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  • newHere's how to set up a VPN and protect your data

    Here's how to set up a VPN and protect your data

    On today's internet, having at least some level of protection is essential.A VPN or virtual private network is a tool to get an extra layer of protection — it essentially masks your connection while encrypting your data. The best part is you don't…
    - 10 mins ago, 21 Sep 18, 10:45pm -
  • newWhat Amazon got right about smart speakers that Facebook won't

    What Amazon got right about smart speakers that Facebook won't

    Just hours after Amazon surprised us with more new Alexa-enabled gadgets than we can count, word broke that Facebook's voice-activated smart speaker (reportedly called "Portal") is apparently back on — and launching as soon as next week. Suddenly…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 9:25pm -
  • new7 best cat toys to delight your pet for hours

    7 best cat toys to delight your pet for hours

    There isn’t one way to describe your cat’s daily activities. They’ll hide in Amazon Prime boxes, or drink from toilet bowls. One thing most pet parents can agree on though is that cats need engaging playtime. If your feline is bouncing off the…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 8:10pm -
  • newYouTube just made a major change to its trending page

    YouTube just made a major change to its trending page

    Days after shuttering its dedicated gaming app, YouTube made some more big changes to how users discover content. Now, YouTube’s trending tab breaks down what's popular in five categories: music, live, gaming, news, and movies.SEE ALSO: YouTube…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 7:13pm -
  • newCryptocurrency exchange claimed it was 'practically impossible' to hack. It was hacked.

    Cryptocurrency exchange claimed it was 'practically impossible' to hack. It was hacked.

    I guess we shouldn't be all that surprised. But still, they did say it would be practically impossible. The Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Zaif suffered a major hack last week. It issued a statement on Thursday stating that approximately $59 m…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 6:14pm -

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  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
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  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
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  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 14 Dec 16, 8:30pm -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 14 Dec 16, 7:27pm -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 14 Dec 16, 3:00pm -

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Carbn helps keep human centric data private

- 2 days ago, 20 Sep 18, 12:45am -
Audacy provides a communication network for space

- 2 days ago, 19 Sep 18, 2:46pm -
Apple Watch Series 4 Review

- 3 days ago, 19 Sep 18, 6:00am -
Airfox provides mobile banking for unbanked customers

- 3 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 11:45pm -
Audi goes after the Model X

- 3 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 8:21pm -
3DLOOK mobile body scanning for e-commerce and retail

- 3 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 2:11pm -

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LifeHacker

  • The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    Let’s say you need to send a private message to a group of people, but you’re afraid one of them will leak the message elsewhere, and you won’t know who. Fast Forward Labs has a rough-and-ready solution that will expose anyone who publicly copi…
    - 27 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    Fresh figs are luxury items: they’re so delicious, so expensive (in my neck of the woods, Peapod.com is selling them for $1.17 a piece) and so tragically short-lived. All too often, in my experience (Is it me? My refrigerator?) after I’ve decided…
    - 27 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were Afraid to Ask | Deadspin 10 Years After The Chris Benoit Killings, Pro Wrestling Still Can’t Fix Itself | Jezebel The Tabloids Are Having a Hard…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:03pm -
  • Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Verizon-owned social media platform Tumblr, along with a laundry list of other Yahoo services, is potentially locking users out of their accounts due to an ending partnership between Yahoo and AT&T, according to Techcrunch. If you’re a Tumblr, Flic…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    We’re living in a time of secrets. Whether it’s the health-care bill, Russia’s secret connection with our recent election, or the lies we all tell, secrets plague us all. In this episode of The Upgrade, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, author of “Ev…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -

Engadget

  • newBelkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

    Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

    While we wait to see if Apple's AirPower mat will ever make an appearance, owners of new iPhones and Apple Watches who want to charge both at the same time could consider this Belkin dock. The BOOST↑UP Wireless Charging Dock works with iPhone 8 and…
    - 10 mins ago, 21 Sep 18, 10:45pm -
  • newLawmakers want to expand AMBER Alerts to US territories

    Lawmakers want to expand AMBER Alerts to US territories

    Two US lawmakers have introduced legislation that would help expand the AMBER Alert system to all territories, which include American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Established nationally in 2003, t…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Sep 18, 9:50pm -
  • new'Overwatch' tests new colorblind options and tweaked Torbjörn

    'Overwatch' tests new colorblind options and tweaked Torbjörn

    Ever since Overwatch debuted, Blizzard has continued to poke and prod at the game by adding heroes, game modes, maps and making tweaks to existing content to keep players interested. With a game that functions as a funnel toward its professional espo…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 8:45pm -
  • new'Fortnite' will add more audio cues to help you hunt rivals

    'Fortnite' will add more audio cues to help you hunt rivals

    Play enough Fortnite and you'll know that audio cues can make all the difference -- footsteps are your cue to get ready for a fight (or, let's be honest, run for the hills). To that end, Epic has offered a sneak peek at the development and testing of…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 7:29pm -
  • newOnePlus rolls out its version of Android Pie

    OnePlus rolls out its version of Android Pie

    OnePlus isn't wasting too much time in bringing its version of Android Pie to its phones. A little over a month after Google released the OS, OnePlus is rolling out OxygenOS 9.0, which includes Pie features such as gesture navigation, adaptive batter…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 6:51pm -

BoingBoing

  • newStartlingly simple, brutal political ad

    Startlingly simple, brutal political ad

    There are no crying children, no victims, no poor seniors or struggling patients. But this ad is one of the most brutal I've ever seen. Despite the manifest vileness of its target, Paul Gosar, it is restrained, measured, straightforward, and you sho…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 7:36pm -
  • newThe Yogi Bear Graveyard

    The Yogi Bear Graveyard

    The Yogi Bear Graveyard was a short-lived accidental tourist attraction in North Carolina. After Yogi Bear's Honey-Fried Chicken restaurant chain dwindled to just one location, the owners sold all the fiberglass statues of Yogi, Boo-Boo, Cindy, and R…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 6:00pm -
  • newRelax with this gorgeous 360 VR surfing video

    Relax with this gorgeous 360 VR surfing video

    The Anatomy of Surf rides along with surfing legend Ian Walsh as he describes the sensations of surfing, set to footage of some beautiful waves."Time completely stops when you get into the barrel. Your feet dig into the wax, and your toes start t…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 5:00pm -
  • newLooping GIF of Trump's weird "hiss"

    Looping GIF of Trump's weird "hiss"

    I have looped a GIF of Trump's viral "hiss" from a higher-definition angle. Pray I do not loop it further. Read the rest
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 4:54pm -
  • newMama bear plops her cubs in a minivan in the hopes of a roadtrip

    Mama bear plops her cubs in a minivan in the hopes of a roadtrip

    Look, if a bear can figure out how to open the door of a minivan and get her cubs seated for a ride, I don't think it's too much to ask that she be able to take those kids of hers on a cross-country roadtrip to Disneyland. Hand over the keys. Read…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 3:30pm -

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Apple iPhone XS and XS MAX Review

- 11 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 12:00pm -
Mercedes A-Class Sedan First Impressions

- 14 hours ago, 21 Sep 18, 9:00am -
First Look at Amazon's Alexa Powered Microwave

- 23 hours ago, 20 Sep 18, 11:30pm -
First Look at all the new Amazon Echos of 2018

- 1 day ago, 20 Sep 18, 10:24pm -
Amazon Echo Show First Look

- 1 day ago, 20 Sep 18, 9:21pm -
GoPro Hero 7 review: Social over sports

- 2 days ago, 20 Sep 18, 9:00am -