No matter what kind of home assistant or smart speaker you’re on a first name basis with, chances are you’ve reached co-dependent status with it — because no one wants to physically do things when you can yell at a piece of plastic to do it instead. Playing actual board games? It’s not 1984.
It only took me a few hours to get cozy with my new assistant. "Alexa," I barked at the nine-inch black cylinder on my coffee table, "Shut up." The lights on top of the cylinder went dark; the embarrassing 90s music playing from its speaker cut out. "Alexa, what's the weather?
Are you still tracking your own packages, flights, and deliveries while tapping on your mobile device's screen like a caveman? Not when we're done, you won't be. Here are seven simple steps you can take to turn Google Now into your personal digital secretary.Read more...
Microsoft unveiled its newest version of Windows last week. While the company was more than happy to tell us abouta bunch of new features , naturally they left a few out. Here are some of the best things we found while poking around with the new OS.Read more...
The first time I saw CarPlay in action, I couldn’t believe it . You could plug your plug your iPhone into the infotainment system and then get iOS on your dashboard?! It seemed like Apple finally found a way to turn an automobile into a rolling computer like Knight Rider.Read more...
After we published reader IT job horror stories , we received more than a 1000 comments, and you kicked it up to a whole other level. From finding porn on church systems to working IT in actual warzones, you’ve been to computerized hell and back. Read more...
Apple has a new version of OS X coming to Macs this fall, and for the first time ever, it’s giving up to 1 million members of the public the opportunity to test it out in advance – for free, and without requiring they register as a developer, starting this Thursday.
The original Moto X, which debuted last year, was a different breed of smartphone. Rather than trying to build a beast with the best screen and the most horsepower, Motorola focused on the user experience above all else.
With each passing year, Apple releases a new iPhone. And with each passing year, I’m faced with the question of upgrading. On one hand, I want to be practical and save money. My phone still works great and runs the latest version of iOS without limitation, so it’s not imperative that I upgrade.
Until recently, buying a Windows Phone probably meant buying a Nokia phone. But it doesn't need to be that way. HTC has just turned its flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One (M8), into the best all-purpose Windows Phone you can buy.Read more...
For roughly 30 years the FBI has virtually ignored a system meant to help cops track the behavioral patterns of violent criminals.Read more...
Colin Kaepernick and his former teammate, Eric Reid, have reached a settlement in their suit against the NFL. The players sued the league in 2017,
Samsung is throwing in the towel on Blu-ray players, in the U.S. at least."Samsung will no longer introduce new Blu-ray or 4K Blu-ray player models in the US market," the company told CNET, in response to an earlier report in Forbes. SEE ALSO: Welp,
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been one of the most outspoken critics of Amazon's now-abandoned HQ2 plan for New York City, and now the online mega-retailer is hitting back...nicely.
When Oscar voters cast their ballots ahead of the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24, Disney wants them to remember Incredibles 2."For your consideration" ads and social media posts are a common sight in the run-up to the big show every year.
Want a new basketball jersey? In the future, it may be as simple as pushing a button.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver showed off a concept for the "NBA jersey of the future" that does just that. Silver, who was speaking at the NBA's All-Star Technology Summit demoed the futuristic tech,
Uh-oh, this doesn't look good.You know how when you delete a Twitter DM and you're expecting it to, like, be erased and non-retrievable ever again? Turns out Twitter's still keeping archives of deleted DMs according to a security researcher who shared his discovery with TechCrunch.SEE ALSO:
5G phones — real ones you can actually buy soon — are coming.OnePlus and Samsung have already pledged to release 5G smartphones sometime in 2019, but LG might beat everyone to launching one first if a newly leaked image of its alleged 5G-ready V50 ThinQ ends up being real.SEE ALSO:
Leftover season is upon us, which means that now is the time to invest in some solid Tupperware. You may be thinking that the mix-matched menagerie of lids and plastic containers you have tucked away in your kitchen will do the trick, but I regret to inform you that it will not.
When you're hailing a ride, you probably flip between the Uber and Lyft apps to see which one will give you the best deal. But what if one of them offered you rewards in exchange for your loyalty?Lyft is banking on that idea with its forthcoming rewards program.
Someone really though a millennial version of Monopoly might be a fun idea.The very bitter people behind the board game known for tearing apart friend groups and getting children written out of wills released an especially cursed version of the game titled Monopoly For Millennials.
开发者Dong Nguyen最终还是下架了前段时间大热的游戏Flappy Bird，当时他并没有给出太多的解释，只是提到自己受不了成为关注的焦点。今天在接受采访时，Nguyen指出媒体的过度报道使得自己的生活发生了很大变化。
It's Google's latest and greatest build of Android, but 5.0 Lollipop is not without a few faults left to iron out. According to Google's issue tracker, the mobile operating system may be causing the battery of certain older handsets to deplete more quickly than they should.Read more...
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt may not be running the ship any more in Mountain View, but he remains one of the most opinionated tech luminaries when it comes to the future of technologyOn Saturday,
苹果上周发布了 iOS 9.1 正式版，对一系列系统漏洞进行了修复。一周的“缓冲”过后，苹果在今天停止了对 iOS 9.0.2 的验证，意思就是设备升级系统时只能选择 iOS 9.1。不久之前，盘古越狱团队发布了针对 iOS 9.0-9.0.
MANCHESTER — Donald Trump is back on top.The brash billionaire has won New Hampshire's Republican primary, according to The Associated Press which called the race.See also:
据外媒报道，为了证明FBI提出的解锁iPhone要求是一个“不合理的负担”，今日，苹果专门谈论了若同意为FBI请求所带来的负面影响。这家公司表示，如果他们在与FBI的交锋中输了，那么他们就不得为其开发一套定制系统，它将协助FBI破解圣贝纳迪诺枪击案罪犯之一Syed Farook的iPhone 5c。苹果将这套系统成为"GovtOS"。
最近北上广的房价蹭蹭的往上涨，如果你不买房房价再高和你一点毛关系都没有；但是大多数的人还是要面临买房子的。 北上广IT创业比重还是相当高的，所以众多的程序员面临着贵如天价的房子，有苦说不出。 无论房价怎么的涨，无论房价怎么的高，我们写程序的要笑对生活；要热爱工作，热爱人民，热爱社会主义，始终拥护党的