Tag Archives: android

Instagram profile tracking app harvests your usernames and passwords

Just because an app has passed iTunes' verification procedure doesn't automatically mean it's safe.

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Facebook lets you know when celebrities are streaming live video

No, Facebook isn't opening up its live streaming feature to the hoi polloi just yet, but it does have the next best thing. It's rolling out a subscription feature to Facebook Live that lets you know the next time your favorite celebrity starts a s...

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T-Mobile: video streaming won’t use up 4G LTE data

T-Mobile, in its latest Uncarrier event, announced that video will now stream “free” from certain video services, with “free” meaning it won’t cut into a subscriber’s existing high-speed data allotment. The initial change will include a total of 24 video services, but the carrier teases that additional video services will be encompassed by the free streaming change in due time. … Continue reading

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These Bluetooth Headphones Custom-Fit To Your Ears in Under a Minute

Custom-fit headphones are the kind of thing that sound like a ridiculous extravagance, right up until the moment when you get your first pair. Unfortunately, that moment normally involves hundreds of dollars and a lot of inconvenience. Well, it used to

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The (Unknown) Inventor of Bitcoin Nominated For the Nobel Prize in Economics

The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences is, as with most Nobel prizes, quite a big deal. Past laureates are a who’s who of economics—and starting in 2016, that list could include the inventor of Bitcoin. Assuming, of course, someone works out who that is

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Snapchat’s video viewing triples in just six months

Have you been watching a lot of video on Snapchat lately? You're not alone..

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Inhabitat’s Week in Green: Obama’s Keystone XL pipeline veto

The world's oceans contain an immense amount of energy -- and this week two pioneering projects sought to unlock it. First Australia announced the world's first wave energy microgrid, and then Scotland gave the green light to construct the largest...

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Playdate: We’ve got the ‘Need for Speed’ on PlayStation 4

It's time to kick some tires and light some fires, folks. The new Need for Speed, out this week, is awesome. More importantly, it shows exactly what can happen when a video game publisher (Electronic Arts, in this case) says that a developer can ta...

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US Army lab develops a way to read soldiers’ brains

Military intelligence analysts spend a lot of time scrutinizing countless images from various sources, such as drones and surveillance systems. An automated program developed by cognitive neuroscientist Dr

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Recommended Reading: The gadgets and cocktails of James Bond

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time

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