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Microsoft brings Cortana to the Android lock screen

Microsoft brings Cortana to the Android lock screen

Following a series of beta trials, Microsoft officially announced this morning that it’s bringing its virtual assistant Cortana to the lock screen of Android devices. Initially, Microsoft had tested putting an overview of your day…

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Hillary Clinton discusses diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley

Hillary Clinton discusses diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley

Speaking at the PBWC Conference in San Francisco today, Hillary Clinton called on Silicon Valley to improve diversity and inclusion,…

TechCrunch decides: The best and worst emoji of Unicode 10.0

TechCrunch decides: The best and worst emoji of Unicode 10.0

Country Subdivision Flags: GOOD Emoji are wonderful in that they have been embraced across cultures and languages — albeit with different…

Nomos Glashütte’s Metro Neomatik is modern, slim and sophisticated watch

Nomos Glashütte’s Metro Neomatik is modern, slim and sophisticated watch

The smartwatch era has done nothing so much as renew my interest in real watches, which have their own type…

Uber grounds entire self-driving fleet as it probes Arizona crash

Uber grounds entire self-driving fleet as it probes Arizona crash

Uber has now grounded its entire autonomous test fleet in the U.S., following an accident in Arizona which left one of its Volvo…

Weekly Roundup: Apple acquires Workflow, Uber loses its president

Weekly Roundup: Apple acquires Workflow, Uber loses its president

This week, Apple and Amazon both made big acquisitions, the U.S. Senate voted to repeal broadband privacy rules created by…

Tour and activities marketplace Zozi lays off 30% of staff

Tour and activities marketplace Zozi lays off 30% of staff

Zozi, a startup that describes itself as an OpenTable for tours and activities, and which raised $30 million from Richard Branson…

No sweat, Hoop Maps makes finding a game of pickup basketball as easy as a tap

No sweat, Hoop Maps makes finding a game of pickup basketball as easy as a tap

A typically spontaneous activity, pickup basketball can be difficult to just stumble upon if you want to play. It also…

Wright Electric unveils its commercial electric plane business

Wright Electric unveils its commercial electric plane business

Gas is the biggest cost for airlines. The easiest way to reduce these costs? Don’t use gas at all. That…

Twitter launching Live video API tomorrow

Twitter launching Live video API tomorrow

Twitter is about to make it much easier for media publishers to post live video broadcasts with the launch of…

Uber president Jeff Jones is leaving the company amid turmoil

Uber president Jeff Jones is leaving the company amid turmoil

Things just seemingly keep getting worse at Uber, which now is reportedly losing its president Jeff Jones according to Recode.…

SVRF may have the answer to VR’s search problem

SVRF may have the answer to VR’s search problem

Alice Lloyd George Contributor Alice Lloyd George is an investor at RRE Ventures and the host of Flux, a series…

The Atomo Modular Electronics System is like LEGO for electronics

The Atomo Modular Electronics System is like LEGO for electronics

One of the hardest things about Raspberry Pi and Arduino is figuring out where to stick all the pieces. While…

Kaspersky Lab paid former national security adviser more than $10,000

Kaspersky Lab paid former national security adviser more than $10,000

The plot thickens, but doesn’t it always? New documents have emerged detailing former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn’s financial…

Seriously, this skull-drilling robot is good news for humanity

Seriously, this skull-drilling robot is good news for humanity

When someone invents a robot specifically made to drill into the skulls of unconscious, immobile humans, you’d be forgiven for…

Cameras View all

What are the Best Street Photography Camera Settings and Why

What are the Best Street Photography Camera Settings and Why

Did you ever wonder how the photographers of the past did it? All they had were manual cameras and yet…

Review of the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Lens

Review of the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Lens

Portrait sample using the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens. Last summer I had the opportunity to test out the Sigma…

5 Reasons to Use Lightroom for Portrait Retouching

5 Reasons to Use Lightroom for Portrait Retouching

There are some photographers who use Photoshop or plugins such as Portrait Pro to do portrait retouching. There is nothing…

DIY Hack 2-for-1 Luggage and Camera Roller Bag

DIY Hack 2-for-1 Luggage and Camera Roller Bag

Can we really have enough camera bags? In this article, I will show you a DIY hack to easily convert a…


PC & Laptops View all

NAND flash shortage leads to higher SSD prices, fewer drive shipments

NAND flash shortage leads to higher SSD prices, fewer drive shipments

SSD prices are expected to rise in the first half of 2017. The growth in the solid-state storage market has followed the usual path of…

HP shipping Chromebook x360 11 G1 Education Edition next month

Litebook launches $249 Linux laptop

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Samsung will sell a refurbished version of the Note 7 to address environmental concerns

Samsung will sell a refurbished version of the Note 7 to address environmental concerns

The final chapter of Samsung’s lengthy Note 7 saga apparently has yet to be written. Following pressure from environmental groups that culminated with a on-site…

Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung’s pocket watch is a weird concept that raises interesting questions about wearables