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Snowden iPhone case tells you in real time when you are being spied on - ZDNet

July 22, 2016 - 4:28am

ZDNet

Snowden iPhone case tells you in real time when you are being spied on
ZDNet
introspection-engine-concept-rendering.jpg bunnie:studios. Law enforcement and other interested parties can dupe mobile devices into transmitting data and signals even if such settings are turned off -- and so in the interests of privacy, Edward ...

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Police Request For 3D-Printed Fingers To Unlock A Murder Victim's Smartphone - Tech Times

July 22, 2016 - 3:50am

Tech Times

Police Request For 3D-Printed Fingers To Unlock A Murder Victim's Smartphone
Tech Times
The police approached a Michigan State University professor with the unusual request to create 3D-printed fingers. The authorities will use the replica to unlock the smartphone of a murder victim. ( Peter Macdiarmid | Getty Images ). Advertisement. The ...
Police create a 3D mold of a dead man's finger to unlock an iPhoneDigital Trends
Police 3D-printed a murder victim's finger to unlock his phoneThe Verge
A 3D-printed finger might unlock a phone and solve a murder mysteryMashable
Engadget -Daily Caller -New York Daily News -Cult of Mac
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Verizon will disconnect its heaviest 'unlimited' data users - Engadget

July 22, 2016 - 12:05am

Engadget

Verizon will disconnect its heaviest 'unlimited' data users
Engadget
Starting September 1, Big Red will cut off anyone going through more than 100GB per month. Andrew Dalton , @dolftown. 43m ago in Mobile. 1 Comments. 289 Shares. Share (341). Tweet (102). Share (30). Save. There's a limit to "unlimited," it turns out.
Verizon will kick customers off unlimited data if they use over 100GB per monthThe Verge
Verizon to Cut Off Unlimited Data Customers Who Exceed 100GB of Usage Per MonthMac Rumors
Verizon to disconnect unlimited data customers who use over 100GB/monthArs Technica
CNET -9 to 5 Mac -Gizmodo -Ubergizmo
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'Pokémon Go' finally comes to Japan with McDonald's tie-up - Mashable

July 21, 2016 - 11:33pm

Mashable

'Pokémon Go' finally comes to Japan with McDonald's tie-up
Mashable
Pokémon Go launched on Friday in Japan, making it the first Asian stop for the mobile title that has topped the charts in every other country of its release. Game maker Niantic announced that the game has "finally started broadcasting" in Pikachu's ...
Pokémon Go is live in Japan (update)Polygon
Opinion: Pokémon GO Is A Poor Start To The AR RevolutionAndroid Headlines
Pokémon Go is FINALLY out in the country that discovered PokémonThe Verge
Huffington Post -Forbes -USA TODAY -Bloomberg
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Surprise! Nvidia reveals a new Pascal-powered Titan X and it looks like an utter monster - PCWorld

July 21, 2016 - 10:24pm

PCWorld

Surprise! Nvidia reveals a new Pascal-powered Titan X and it looks like an utter monster
PCWorld
While much of the United States was either preparing to tuck in for the night or watching Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was doing what he does best: Surprise launching beastly, ...
Nvidia launches new flagship graphics card, the $1200 Titan XTechCrunch
Nvidia announces the new Titan X, an absurdly powerful $1200 graphics cardThe Verge
Nvidia's new $1200 Titan X graphics card runs at 11 teraflopsVentureBeat
Hot Hardware -Road to VR -Legit Reviews -Gizmodo Australia
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The Nintendo NES Classic Edition is a great deal: Here are the numbers that prove it - CNET

July 21, 2016 - 7:35pm

VentureBeat

The Nintendo NES Classic Edition is a great deal: Here are the numbers that prove it
CNET
Nintendo's $60 retro NES Classic Edition is already at the top of many holiday wish lists -- but is it actually a good deal? Spoiler alert: the answer is "yes." But let's back up a bit. The product in question is a tiny shrunken down replica of the ...
Here's what classic games will actually look like on the HD NES Classic EditionArs Technica
Nintendo's new NES commercial will toy with your nostalgiaEngadget
A Souped Up NES Clone Ruined My ChildhoodGizmodo
Bleeding Cool News -The Verge -Polygon -Comicbook.com
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New Overwatch Art Book and Graphic Novel Slated for 2017 - GameSpot

July 21, 2016 - 3:12pm

GameSpot

New Overwatch Art Book and Graphic Novel Slated for 2017
GameSpot
Blizzard and Dark Horse Comics today announced plans for future Overwatch releases, including a pair of books coming next year. Up first is an original, hardcover graphic novel based on Overwatch that's slated for release in April 2017. It's described ...
Blizzard & Dark Horse Team Up For Overwatch ComicsUbergizmo
Overwatch DLC: More New Heroes After Ana In Upcoming Graphic Novel?The Bitbag
Dark Horse Announces 'Overwatch' Art Book, Original Graphic Novel, And More [SDCC 2016]ComicsAlliance

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Nintendo tries to salvage 'Star Fox: Zero' with a late demo - Engadget

July 21, 2016 - 2:14pm

Engadget

Nintendo tries to salvage 'Star Fox: Zero' with a late demo
Engadget
Find out if you have what it takes to pilot an Arwing, three months late. Sean Buckley , @seaniccus. 13h ago in AV. Comments. 478 Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Save. Despite being one of Nintendo's most highly anticipated Wii U games, Star Fox: Zero ...
Pokemon Go Isn't The Solution to Nintendo's Problems. It's a Symptom of ThemWIRED
Refurbish Sale on Wii U, New 3DS XL at Nintendo eBaySiliconera
Star Fox Zero now has a low key demo on the Wii U eShopDestructoid
Christian Daily -Wii U Daily -Nintendo Insider -Comicbook.com
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Facebook and Twitter Add Video Features as the Streaming Race Heats Up - Fortune

July 21, 2016 - 1:32pm

Fortune

Facebook and Twitter Add Video Features as the Streaming Race Heats Up
Fortune
Changes for both Facebook Live and Periscope. The future of television—or whatever we want to call it in the digital era—is being reinvented daily, and social platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter's Periscope are the big players, whether ...
Twitter ups Periscope's live-streaming gameCNET
You can now embed Periscope broadcasts anywhere on the webThe Verge
Periscope Rolls Out 'Highlights' Feature, Enables Broadcast Embeds Anywhere Across WebTubefilter
PR Newswire (press release) -VentureBeat -Mashable -Variety
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'Final Fantasy' maker is developing a role-playing game just for Apple Watch - Mashable

July 21, 2016 - 12:53pm

Mashable

'Final Fantasy' maker is developing a role-playing game just for Apple Watch
Mashable
The Apple Watch is many things — a fitness tracker, a smart home controller, a notifications device, etc. — to many people. And soon it could become a more robust platform for games. Let that sink in for a second. Fully-featured games. On. Apple Watch.
Square Enix to release exclusive Apple Watch game Cosmos Rings this summerAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Square Enix teases their first Apple Watch RPGPolygon
Square Enix teases Apple Watch role-playing gameArs Technica
9 to 5 Mac -The Verge -Mac Rumors -Digital Trends
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Google just made reading comics on smartphones a lot easier - CNET

July 21, 2016 - 12:30pm

VentureBeat

Google just made reading comics on smartphones a lot easier
CNET
Google's software automatically detects speech bubbles. Google. It's not exactly the ideal reading experience: Opening up a digital comic book on your smartphone or tablet and having to zoom in on different parts of the page to read what each character ...
Google now uses machine learning to make reading comics on phones easierTechCrunch
Google's new Bubble Zoom feature will make reading comics on your phone easierThe Verge
Google makes smartphone comic book reading easier with machine learningArs Technica
Tech Times -Engadget -VentureBeat -Recode
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Verizon is launching virtual network services - TechCrunch

July 21, 2016 - 12:29pm

TechCrunch

Verizon is launching virtual network services
TechCrunch
My corporate overlords at Verizon (which owns AOL, which owns TechCrunch) have launched a new service today that they hope aims to take the pain out of networking for business. Called “Virtual Network Solutions” and announced in a press release filled ...
How AT&T and Verizon Are Cutting Costs by Mimicking Cloud Data CentersFortune
Like AT&T, Verizon is going virtual for enterprisesComputerworld
Verizon to offer virtual CPE services in 30 markets by the end of 2016FierceTelecom
Light Reading -RCR Wireless News -Network World -PR Newswire (press release)
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Facebook's Aquila drone completes first test flight - USA TODAY

July 21, 2016 - 11:01am

USA TODAY

Facebook's Aquila drone completes first test flight
USA TODAY
As the summer sun rose over the Arizona desert, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his team watched the Aquila lift off the runway at a military installation near the California border, the first time the unmanned solar-powered aircraft had ...
Here's video of Facebook's internet-beaming, solar-powered airplane in flightRecode
Watch Facebook's internet-shooting solar plane take offTechCrunch
Facebook's Aquila solar-powered plane completes first full-scale test flightVentureBeat
Popular Science
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Without a new Apple Watch, smartwatch shipments decline in Q2 - Engadget

July 21, 2016 - 10:38am

Engadget

Without a new Apple Watch, smartwatch shipments decline in Q2
Engadget
Until now, the smartwatch market had seen year-over-year growth each quarter since the devices made their debut. For Q2 2016 though, that wasn't the case. Global smartwatch shipments were down 32 percent, totaling 3.5 million gadgets during the period.
Apple Watch falls to 47 percent marketshare, but retains lead among smartwatchesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Smartwatch shipments drop 32-percent in the second quarterTechCrunch
IDC: Smartwatch shipments fall for the first time; Apple only company in top 5 to declineVentureBeat
Recode -USA TODAY -ZDNet -Investor's Business Daily
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Edward Snowden designed an iPhone attachment that detects unwanted radio transmissions - The Verge

July 21, 2016 - 10:24am

The Verge

Edward Snowden designed an iPhone attachment that detects unwanted radio transmissions
The Verge
Edward Snowden thinks about phone security a lot more than the average person. And with good reason, as the world-famous whistleblower revealed methods of government data collection on phone calls, and even from his exile in Russia, still remains a ...
Snowden Designs a Device to Warn If Your iPhone's Radios Are SnitchingWIRED
Snowden designed an iPhone case: Guess what it doesCNET
Edward Snowden wants to make your iPhone more secure with this snoop-proof accessory9 to 5 Mac
TechCrunch -Ubergizmo -UPROXX -IT PRO
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'Candid,' the anonymous chat app, enforces civility with AI - Engadget

July 21, 2016 - 8:00am

Engadget

'Candid,' the anonymous chat app, enforces civility with AI
Engadget
If Twitter, 4Chan and Reddit are any indication, people will exploit even the barest of anonymization to be complete and utter asshats online. Just look at the recent attacks against Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones, or Reddit's self-induced purge of ...
This New Social Network Strives To Unbreak AnonymityForbes
Can an anonymous social network ever work?CNNMoney
Google vet launches app Candid for anonymous sharing that puts trolls in their placeCNET
VentureBeat -Tom's Guide
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The Moto Z is the best modular phone yet - The Verge

July 21, 2016 - 8:00am

The Verge

The Moto Z is the best modular phone yet
The Verge
Lenovo's new Moto Z and Moto Z Force are the best test yet of whether a “modular” approach to smartphones can truly reinvent what these devices can be, beyond slabs of internet-connected glass. In reviewing them, I've been trying to figure out whether ...
Moto Z: Is this the Droid you've been looking for?Computerworld
Moto Z DROID ReviewDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Moto Z's mods are marvelous, but they can't mask its flawsDigital Trends
BGR -Engadget -Mashable -PC Magazine
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Last known VCR maker stops production, 40 years after VHS format launch - Ars Technica

July 21, 2016 - 7:59am

Ars Technica

Last known VCR maker stops production, 40 years after VHS format launch
Ars Technica
40 years after the first VHS video cassette recorder rolled off the production line, the last known company making the devices is ceasing production. According to Japanese newspaper Nikkei, Funai Electric, a Japanese consumer electronics company, will ...
The last-ever Japanese VCRs will be made this monthThe Verge
Say farewell to VHS (if you hadn't already)Engadget
Japan will make its last-ever VCR as the Netflix generation takes overDaily Mail
The Consumerist -Gizmodo -SlashGear -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Tinder users can now swipe right on group dates - CNET

July 21, 2016 - 5:01am

NDTV

Tinder users can now swipe right on group dates
CNET
Tinder now lets you swipe away on whole groups of people. Tinder. Tinder already revolutionized the way we date, now it wants to change the way we hang out with friends too. The app is going to begin giving users the ability to make matches as groups ...
Tinder Social, helping friend groups plan their night out, launches globallyTechCrunch
Tinder Social lets you find friends, not loveFast Company
Tinder's Facebook-powered group-socializing feature 'Tinder Social' launches in 6 marketsVentureBeat
BBC News -GeekWire -BuzzFeed News -Engadget
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The Man Who Runs the World's Biggest File-Sharing Site Has Been Arrested in Poland - TIME

July 21, 2016 - 1:17am

TIME

The Man Who Runs the World's Biggest File-Sharing Site Has Been Arrested in Poland
TIME
The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) is seeking to extradite Ukrainian national Artem Vaulin who was arrested in Poland Wednesday and is believed to be the man behind Kickass Torrents, the most popular site for peer-to-peer file sharing. Vaulin, 30 ...
Man behind web's biggest illegal film site arrested following (legal) iTunes purchaseTechCrunch
Is KickassTorrents Down? Will Kat.cr Return?Heavy.com
KickassTorrents seized and taken offline as owner is arrestedBetaNews
SiliconANGLE (blog) -Gospel Herald -The Japan Times -The Register
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