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PlayStation Network is down for many gamers

PlayStation Network is down for many gamers

46 minutes ago   |   VentureBeat

Your PlayStation console is probably struggling to get online right now. Sony's PlayStation Network service is experiencing an intermittent outage that has caused connection...
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Doxel uses robots and AI to keep big construction projects on track

Doxel uses robots and AI to keep big construction projects on track

1 hour ago   |   VentureBeat

A new startup called Doxel launched today, promising that its robots and artificial intelligence have the key to solving late and overbudget construction projects. The company...
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Tinder Vulnerability Lets Strangers See Your Photos & Matches

3 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

It is typically advised that if you were to hook onto a public WiFi network that you probably shouldn't conduct sensitive business matters, such as online banking, or maybe...
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Facebook acquires ID verification startup Confirm.io

Facebook acquires ID verification startup Confirm.io

3 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Facebook Inc is buying a software firm that specializes in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the...
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Blizzard's Games Were Vulnerable To Hijacking Exploit

Blizzard's Games Were Vulnerable To Hijacking Exploit

7 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

Given that pretty much all games these days seem to require an always-on internet connection, which also means that gamers might be more susceptible to hacks. That could have...
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Apple Releases tvOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2 With Minor Updates

9 hours ago   |   App Advice   |   12 articles

Along with releasing iOS 11.2.5 to the public , Apple's watchOS 4.2.2 and tvOS 11.2.5 can be downloaded now. Both the Apple TV and watchOS software feature behind-the-scenes...
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Red's Hydrogen One phone with a holographic display will launch this summer

Red's Hydrogen One phone with a holographic display will launch this summer

9 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

Remember that super expensive Hydrogen One phone that Red Studios was making? It's still in the works after all these months of rumors, and now it appears that we won't have to...
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Instagram Introduces Animated GIF Stickers To Stories

Instagram Introduces Animated GIF Stickers To Stories

9 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

Instagram has confirmed that GIF stickers will be the next addition to Instagram Stories. The Facebook -owned social network has put a heavy focus on the Stories feature ever...
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New OpenSignal report crowns T-Mobile as the best overall network

New OpenSignal report crowns T-Mobile as the best overall network

9 hours ago   |   Phandroid

If you live in the U.S. you probably have one of the four big carriers: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon. There's a lot of debate about which network is the “best.” There are...
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Verizon won't be using tax cut to boost spending on network upgrades

Verizon won't be using tax cut to boost spending on network upgrades

10 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's claim that repealing net neutrality rules will boost network investment didn't get much support from Verizon's latest spending forecast...
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Chrome 64 for Android released in the Google Play Store, here's what's new

Chrome 64 for Android released in the Google Play Store, here's what's new

It's been more than a month since Google released the last stable version of Chrome for Android, which brought the enhancements of some existent features. Today, Google is... Read more ...

Apple might release a cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone without the iPhone X's killer...

Apple might release a cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone without the iPhone X's killer feature

We're hardly two months out from the launch of the iPhone X, but rumors for this year's iPhones have already begun to swirl. In addition to an updated 5.8-inch iPhone X and a... Read more ...

DJI Introduces Mavic Air Foldable Camera Drone - Geek News Central

DJI Introduces Mavic Air Foldable Camera Drone - Geek News Central

DJI, the world leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, introduced the Mavic Air. It is an ultra-portable, foldable camera drone that delivers high performance... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Hardware and Software Integration Will Set HomePod Apart...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Hardware and Software Integration Will Set HomePod Apart From Competitors

Apple CEO Tim Cook is spending some time in Canada this week, and yesterday he attended a hockey game and visited the Eaton Centre Apple Store in Toronto. Cook today stopped by... Read more ...

IOS 11.2.5 is now available for iPhone and iPad

IOS 11.2.5 is now available for iPhone and iPad

Apple has officially release iOS 11.2.5 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The release build version is 15D60. more... Read more ...

AppleCare+ For The HomePod Will Cost $39

AppleCare+ For The HomePod Will Cost $39

As far as smart speakers are concerned, Apple's HomePod is easily the most expensive offering, or at least based on initial offerings, Apple is coming right out of the gate... Read more ...

Are you getting the new HomePod?

Are you getting the new HomePod?

HomePod arrives February 9 and is available to preorder this Friday: so will you be getting it? So after all the news, all the hype, and all the amazing-ness, I have one... Read more ...

Siri is Now Actively Used on More Than Half a Billion Devices

Siri is Now Actively Used on More Than Half a Billion Devices

In today's announcement about the HomePod's February 9 launch date, Apple quietly provided new data on how many people are using Siri. According to the company, Siri is now... Read more ...

Man takes a bite of an iPhone battery causing it to explode

Man takes a bite of an iPhone battery causing it to explode

A man replacing the battery on his Apple iPhone visited an electronics store in Nanjing City, China. Not sure about the legitimacy of the cell being offered by the retailer, he... Read more ...

Audiobooks from Google Play are smarter, more social, with no subscription

Audiobooks from Google Play are smarter, more social, with no subscription

Google has launched an audiobooks service in the Google Play Store that allows you to purchase individual books and listen to them on a frankly staggering range of devices. The... Read more ...