OK GOOGLE, WHAT IS ANDROID AUTO? HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IT

OK GOOGLE, WHAT IS ANDROID AUTO? HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IT

Google, Apple, and car companies are currently in a relentless three-way tug-of-war for control of your dashboard. Automakers generally prefer motorists use their car’s native infotainment software, but rivaling tech giants offer alternatives that are bet...

OLDER IPHONES GET A PRICE CUT AFTER APPLE UNVEILS ITS NEW, EXPENSIVE DEVICES

OLDER IPHONES GET A PRICE CUT AFTER APPLE UNVEILS ITS NEW, EXPENSIVE DEVICES

At Apple’s event on Tuesday, September 12, the company announced its new line of iPhones — the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X — along with its prices. But like clockwork after every Apple launch, the company reduced the pricing of last year’s i...

FACEBOOK WANTS YOU TO FIND FRIENDS WITH SIMILAR INTERESTS IN LATEST APP UPDATE

FACEBOOK WANTS YOU TO FIND FRIENDS WITH SIMILAR INTERESTS IN LATEST APP UPDATE

On Friday, Facebook launched a feature that makes recommending friends of a friend look old-school. The latest version of the social media platform’s mobile app not only suggests similar friends but highlights what you have in common with other users and...

SAVE DATA, SAVE MONEY: HOW TO REDUCE YOUR DATA USAGE ON ANDROID OR IOS

SAVE DATA, SAVE MONEY: HOW TO REDUCE YOUR DATA USAGE ON ANDROID OR IOS

Remember when smartphone plans were all about the number of call minutes and text messages you got, and the data was unlimited? These days, it’s exactly the opposite. When carriers realized what we really wanted was data, there was a shift to unlimited mi...

TWITTER MAY ALLOW USERS TO POST TWEET SERIES IN-APP, NO MANUAL REPLIES REQUIRED

TWITTER MAY ALLOW USERS TO POST TWEET SERIES IN-APP, NO MANUAL REPLIES REQUIRED

Sometimes, tweets just need more than 140 characters to get the point across — and composing a tweet series to achieve that purpose might be getting simpler in the future. A feature that allows users to compose Tweet series, and then post them all at once...

360 SCENE SKEWED? FACEBOOK'S RESEARCH TEAM HAS AN AI SOLUTION FOR THAT

360 SCENE SKEWED? FACEBOOK'S RESEARCH TEAM HAS AN AI SOLUTION FOR THAT

Nothing quite disrupts the feeling of being in the scene like a crooked 360 photo — but Facebook is working on a fix. On Thursday, August 31, Facebook shared a new artificially intelligent program that fixes 360 photos taken when the camera wasn’t held co...

WEIRD JUNK-SEEKING SPACECRAFTS COULD SOON ‘BAG UP’ OUR SPACE DEBRIS

WEIRD JUNK-SEEKING SPACECRAFTS COULD SOON ‘BAG UP’ OUR SPACE DEBRIS

After more than a half century of launches to low-earth orbit (LEO) and beyond, there is plenty of leftover junk orbiting our planet. NASA estimates there may be nearly 500,000 individual pieces of debris currently whirling around Earth and, needless to s...

NEED TO KNOW HOW TO BACK UP YOUR COMPUTER? HERE’S HOW

NEED TO KNOW HOW TO BACK UP YOUR COMPUTER? HERE’S HOW

With viruses, malware, and ransomware an ever present threat to modern internet users, it’s more important than ever that you know how to back up your computer. Making sure all of your most important files and folders are locked away somewhere safe means...

HIGH-TECH SIGN STEALING: MLB SAYS BOSTON USED APPLE WATCH TO GAIN EDGE OVER NY

HIGH-TECH SIGN STEALING: MLB SAYS BOSTON USED APPLE WATCH TO GAIN EDGE OVER NY

Cheating in baseball has been around since the sport’s inception, but teams continue to find new and advanced ways to gain an advantage. The latest incident involves the Boston Red Sox using an Apple Watch to steal an opposing catcher’s signs to his pitch...

MOAI IS LIKE A ROOMBA FOR YOUR FISH TANK THAT ALSO LIVE-STREAMS UNDERWATER VIDEO

MOAI IS LIKE A ROOMBA FOR YOUR FISH TANK THAT ALSO LIVE-STREAMS UNDERWATER VIDEO

Like a Roomba vacuum cleaner for your aquarium, Moai is a glass-cleaning robot that will autonomously propel itself around your fish tank, scouring algae as it goes. Oh, and it can also live-stream video of your fish while it’s at it. “I had a small aq...