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Strings is a messaging service that lets you delete those drunk texts - Engadget

January 2, 2015 - 12:43pm

SlashGear

Strings is a messaging service that lets you delete those drunk texts
Engadget
It's still early enough in January that if you promise not to drunkenly text pictures of your behind to your friends, it still counts as a New Year's Resolution. Still, in an age where everyone's off-hand conversations can be made public in a flash, it'd be nice to ...
New mobile app lets you take back text messagesGMA News

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Street-sweeper driver charged with drunken driving - Washington Post

January 2, 2015 - 11:26am

CBS Local

Street-sweeper driver charged with drunken driving
Washington Post
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The operator of a street-sweeping vehicle who was spotted driving erratically on a highway has been arrested on drunken-driving charges. New York State Police say Jerry Mitchell, of Brooklyn, was charged with aggravated DWI and ...
Alleged drunken driver leads police on chase in street sweeperNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
Cops: 'Erratic' Street Sweeper Arrested for DWI After Low Speed PursuitLong Island Press

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Alcatel Watch aims to low-end their smartwatch competition - SlashGear

January 2, 2015 - 10:38am

SlashGear

Alcatel Watch aims to low-end their smartwatch competition
SlashGear
Wearable smart devices have not yet been known for extreme ease in ownership here in their early days on the market. Alcatel hopes to change the equation for cash exchanged for smart devices worn on your body with the Alcatel OneTouch Watch series.

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Yes, US workers do still need their email - PCWorld

January 2, 2015 - 10:37am

KMBZ

Yes, US workers do still need their email
PCWorld
The end of email has been foretold many times, but despite these predictions of doom, U.S. workers can't seem to get rid of it. About six in 10 Internet-using workers in the U.S. list email as “very important” to doing their jobs, topping the list of most important ...
Email, Internet remain top workplace tools in US: Pew studyThe Daily Star
Internet Helps Work ProductivityKMPH Fox 26
E-mails, internet 'vital' at workIndependent Online
SiliconANGLE (blog) -Top Tech News
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10 New Year's resolutions for geeks - ZDNet

January 2, 2015 - 10:02am

The Fuse Joplin

10 New Year's resolutions for geeks
ZDNet
Congratulations! If you're reading this, you survived the nasty beast that was 2014. We're now in 2015 and it's time to look forward. According to Wikipedia, New Year's resolutions go back to the ancient Babylonians who promised their gods they would pay ...
Why Google Just Published a Windows Bug Before Microsoft Fixed ItTIME
Google posts Windows 8.1 vulnerability before Microsoft can patch itEngadget

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Osterhout Design Group packs a ton of cool tech into next-generation ... - VentureBeat

January 2, 2015 - 10:01am

VentureBeat

Osterhout Design Group packs a ton of cool tech into next-generation ...
VentureBeat
Osterhout Design Group is unveiling its R-6S augmented-reality smartglasses today as it aims to transfer an expensive technology developed for the military into the consumer wearables market. The San Francisco company spent six years and $60 million ...
New Augmented Reality Smart Glasses System From Osterhout Design Group to ...MarketWatch
ODG just set the new bar for augmented realityGigaom
Secretive Military Tech Company Announces Augmented Reality Glasses For ...Forbes
Yahoo Finance UK
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'Price Is Right' contestants couldn't be more wrong about iPhone cost - Today.com

January 2, 2015 - 9:36am

TheBlaze.com

'Price Is Right' contestants couldn't be more wrong about iPhone cost
Today.com
Smartphones aren't cheap. Anyone who has — or has so much as contemplated purchasing — an iPhone knows that. But despite the fact that some of us consider the devices invaluable, it is possible to overestimate their true worth. That became clear when ...
'The Price is Right' Contestants Bid $7500 on iPhone 6ABC News
Price Is Right Contestants Have Virtually No Idea How Much an iPhone 6 CostsTIME
'Price is Right' Contestants Think Apple iPhone 6 Costs $7500 [Video]Tech Times
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio -FOX CT -Fox 59
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Android to make a significant appearance at CES 2015 - TechGadgetCentral

January 2, 2015 - 9:29am

TechGadgetCentral

Android to make a significant appearance at CES 2015
TechGadgetCentral
So we're all eagerly awaiting next week's Consumer Electronics Show, also known as CES 2015. There are certainly a lot of things worth looking forward to, from smartphones to wearables, car technology and so, so much more. There's a special kind of buzz ...
What to expect at CES 2015: 4K TVs, Broadwell chips, and the smart homePCWorld

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New Galaxy S6 Leak Claims Radical TouchWiz U-Turn - Forbes

January 2, 2015 - 9:23am

New Galaxy S6 Leak Claims Radical TouchWiz U-Turn
Forbes
Samsung smartphones are known for two things: 1. Selling millions, and 2. Being jammed full of TouchWiz bloatware. But apparently Samsung is about to rethink the second of these with its upcoming radical Galaxy S6. The news comes from an interesting ...

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Phase-in of new Belle Isle access nearly complete - Chron.com

January 2, 2015 - 8:23am

Detroit Metro Times

Phase-in of new Belle Isle access nearly complete
Chron.com
DETROIT (AP) — The state is getting ready to complete the phase-in of recreation passports to allow access to Detroit's Belle Isle park. February marks the anniversary of Belle Isle operating as Michigan's 102nd state park. Starting Feb. 1, all vehicles entering ...
Program searches for winter wildlife on Belle IslemySanAntonio.com

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Opening Apple's 'Lucky Bags' in Japan, where $300 can get you a MacBook Air - Engadget

January 2, 2015 - 8:05am

Engadget

Opening Apple's 'Lucky Bags' in Japan, where $300 can get you a MacBook Air
Engadget
Happy New Year. And when it comes to shopping in Japan, that means sales and fukubukuro. These 'lucky bags' are sold by all kinds of stores, and typically contain products equal in value to what you pay, but sometimes a whole lot more. Even Apple's ...
Apple Annual Lucky Bag Sale in Japan: Here's What iDevice Lovers Get this YearTech Times
Take A Look Inside The Mysterious 'Lucky Bags' Apple Sells In Japan, Where ...Business Insider
What's in Apple's Japanese 'Lucky Bags' — and how you can get oneCult of Mac
iTech Post -Opptrends -RocketNews24
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Are zombie Palm phones coming back to life? - CNNMoney

January 2, 2015 - 6:50am

SlashGear

Are zombie Palm phones coming back to life?
CNNMoney
Long forgotten and sold off for scrap, Palm might be about to make a comeback. The 19-year old tech company was known for its wildly successful "Pilot" personal digital assistant gadgets in the late 1990s and early 2000s. It is also known for its disastrous ...
World, face Palm: PDA brand to RISE FROM THE GRAVEThe Register
Palm may be revived under Alcatel One Touch brandTimes of India
Palm brand apparently acquired by TCL Alcatel for 2015 US smartphone pushTelecoms.com
WantChinaTimes -Digital Trends -NDTV
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2015 is the year of the Apple Watch - Quartz

January 2, 2015 - 5:46am

Quartz

2015 is the year of the Apple Watch
Quartz
The wearables era is officially here. (Try saying that a few times fast.)(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). SHARE. Written by. Dan Frommer@fromedome. Obsession. Internet of Everything. a minute ago. From Apple's financial followers to the culture pages, ...
5 predictions about the coming Apple WatchNJ.com
Venture capitalist predicts Apple Watch will failITProPortal
Apple Rumors: Here's What 2015 May Bring For iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches ...The Inquisitr
Realty Today -Times of India -StreetWise Journal
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Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta Preview - a New Hope? - NDTV

January 2, 2015 - 3:04am

NDTV

Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta Preview - a New Hope?
NDTV
Xbox One gamers have been waiting for the announcement of Halo 5 since the game was first announced but the game - which was supposed to launch in early 2015 - has been pushed back to nearly the end of the year now. The developers have still gone ...
Halo 5 Guardians Beta Update Improves Dedicated Server SelectionGamenguide
Halo 5 Is Removing FlinchCinema Blend
Gamers Can Play 'Halo 5: Guardians' at Best Buy This Weekend.Chinatopix

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Is this the next HTC flagship smartphone? - IBNLive

January 2, 2015 - 1:41am

IBNLive

Is this the next HTC flagship smartphone?
IBNLive
A set of purported leaked photographs posted on a Chinese website gives us a look at what appears to be the next flagship smartphone from HTC that is being referred to as the HTC Hima, and also as HTC One (M9). If the images are to be believed the new ...
HTC's next Desire phone may take great selfies, and launch at CES 2015Digital Trends
Two HTC Desire Smartphones Due at CESMobile Burn
HTC One M9 Hima vs Samsung Galaxy S6 – Rumored Specifications Of These ...The Fuse Joplin
The Horn -Load The Game -Phones Review
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What to expect from Apple in 2015 - Times of India

January 2, 2015 - 1:24am

Times of India

What to expect from Apple in 2015
Times of India
2015 could be one of the most interesting years in Apple's history. It's moving into a whole new world with the Apple Watch, a device that's as much about high fashion as high tech, and with the tablet market showing signs of saturation it needs some bright ...

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Apple offers free iPhone 6 replacements for as-yet unfixable glitch - GMA News

January 2, 2015 - 12:11am

The Guardian

Apple offers free iPhone 6 replacements for as-yet unfixable glitch
GMA News
Could this be one of the early bugs of Apple Pay or the iPhone 6—or both? An enthusiast site is reporting some owners of the new iPhone 6 cannot add back their cards into Apple Pay after they perform a restore. In posts on an Apple Support Communities ...
Phones 4U liquidation may bend Apple's pricing rulesSlashGear
Review: How to Use a Borrowed Phone With Your Own Phone NumberRe/code
5 Smartphone Wishes For 2015InformationWeek

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Which app will the breakout hit of 2015? - IBNLive

January 2, 2015 - 12:09am

IBNLive

Which app will the breakout hit of 2015?
IBNLive
New York: Uber, Facebook, Instagram - sure, they've been all the rage, but with 2015 already here we're all ready for something fresh. From ride-hailing to photo sharing, here are a few up-and coming apps and startups to watch in in 2015. Which will be the ...
In with the new: Snappy apps for 2015Chicago Daily Herald

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Marriott Petitions FCC to Block Personal Wi-Fi Hotspots - Tech Times

January 1, 2015 - 10:07pm

Tech Times

Marriott Petitions FCC to Block Personal Wi-Fi Hotspots
Tech Times
Marriott has petitioned the FCC to grant the hotel chain permission to block the personal Wi-Fi and Mi-Fi devices of hotel guests. The request cites security issues as its reason. (Photo : Elliott Brown). Marriott is requesting the Federal Communications ...
Brazen Attempts by Hotels to Block Wi-FiNew York Times
Are hotels already blocking guests' wi-fi hotspots?ConsumerAffairs

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UPDATE 2-General Motors issues 3 new recalls, cites ignition systems - Reuters

January 1, 2015 - 6:58pm

Daily News & Analysis

UPDATE 2-General Motors issues 3 new recalls, cites ignition systems
Reuters
(New throughout, adds background on recalls in 2014). By Ryan Vlastelica. NEW YORK Jan 1 (Reuters) - General Motors Co began the new year by announcing three new vehicle recalls on Thursday, as the ignition switch crisis continued to dog the ...
GM issues three more recalls to close out 2014MarketWatch
General Motors Starts 2015 with More RecallsWTAJ
General Motors announces new round of recallsFOX43.com
Automotive News -Times of India -WILX-TV
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