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...
A KiwiBot, an automated food delivery robot which is present on UC Berkeley's campus, caught fire on Friday afternoon.In a post, the company explained the incident was due to a faulty battery which had been mistakenly installed instead of a functioning one. SEE ALSO: Postmates reveals its cute,
Hillary Clinton knows a thing or two about tough election losses.That's apparently what compelled the former 2016 candidate for president to write a letter to 8-year-old Martha Kennedy Morales. The school-aged girl recently faced off against a boy from her class in an election for class president,
The Boring Company pushed back the opening of its Hawthorne underground tunnel in Los Angeles, but recent signs point to the Tuesday event happening.On Saturday,
White House Senior Policy Advisor Stephen Miller appeared on CBS news show Face the Nation Sunday afternoon sporting a...new hairdo. It's certainly new hair, anyway.Well, paint. It looks like paint. And Twitter is having an absolute field day with his new look. SEE ALSO:
Here's your chance to go deep in the bowels of a man's soul — his bathroom.A Twitter thread posted Friday asked women what's the weirdest thing they've seen in a dude's bathroom. It starts off with a plunger-hairbrush hybrid contraption that must be used for plunging and then scrubbing the bowl.
Square Enix's hotly anticipated Kingdom Hearts III isn't supposed to be on the market until Jan. 25, 2019, but some copies have already made it to market, leading fans to brace themselves for a deluge of early spoilers. SEE ALSO:
Essentials Week spotlights unexpected items that make our daily lives just a little bit better. From Twitter to Reddit to Instagram, tons of internet folks are raving about a glorified tarp. Weighted blankets, also known as gravity or anxiety blankets,
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.
"Staphylococci," "esquamulose" and "feuilleton" are perfectly acceptable words to misspell on the first (or fifth) tryBut when it comes down to everyday writing, the most commonly misspelled words are a lot simpler than you might expect.See also:
谷歌的Chrome团队发布了Chrome 39的稳定版本，更新包括Web应用程序Manifest规范、Beacon API和ES6 Generator支持。 By James Chesters Translated by 谢丽
提到近年隨身高階音響，各位 unwire 讀者會想到什麼呢？相信無論答案為何，當中總少不了 Astell & Kern 的大名吧！
The Windows Alarms & Clock and Windows Maps apps have just received an update on Windows 10 PCs and due to their Universal nature, have also updated on phones running preview versions of Windows...The post Windows Alarms & Clocks and Maps apps updated on Windows 10 appeared first on WinBeta.
援引The Verge的Tom Warren报道，在最新的Windows 10版本的设置应用中微软尝试在默认应用设置中给原生应用第二次机会，当用户尝试使用第三方应用程序来替换原生应用程序的时候，微软会显示相应的提示。
尽管苹果的多名高管在多个场合反复说明了自己的立场，但正式提交文件还是第一次。威锋网消息，苹果今天正式向美国地方法院提交了拒绝执行解锁恐怖分子 iPhone 法令的文件。这一条法令，是美国地方法院于今年 2 月 16 日向苹果下达的，当时法院要求苹果协助 FBI 解锁一部恐怖分子所持有的 iPhone 5c，而这名恐怖分子于去年 12 月在美国参与制造了一起致 14 人死亡的袭击案件。 苹果在向美国地方法院提交的正式文件中表示，他们的这一决定是经过“深思熟虑”的。据了解，美国地方法院已经为苹果和 FBI 制定了 3 月 22 日的一个听证日期。
Fennec foxes are the corgis of 2016.Two baby fennec foxes — also known as 'kits' — were born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, DC, Feb 4. The little guys are named Teddy and Hokees and their big ears and tiny bodies might make you melt into a puddle of love.SEE ALSO: