Apple is looking to up its selfie game in a new patent awarded to the company by the United States Patent and Trademark Offices today. The new patent would allow iPhone and iPad users to unlock their devices by simply … Read more ›
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) apparently previously advocated far more controversial positions on gay rights than his state's controversial new "religious freedom" law. BuzzFeed reporter Andrew Kaczynski noted on Tuesday that the internet...Show More Summary
A few weeks ago we rounded up some eye-catching widgets for your Android device so it's only fair that we spend some time looking at a selection for iOS too, even if widgets aren't quite the same thing on both platforms. All of these apps will add functionality and flexibility and to the Notification Center on your iOS 8 device, so get busy browsing and installing. Read more...
Pinterest on Tuesday celebrated its fifth birthday, sharing some statistics showing how the company has grown in the last half decade. In the past 5 years: 50 billion Pins collected by people onto more than 1 billion boards 80 percent...Show More Summary
What will the news of the future look like when we’re all busy staring at our tiny smartwatch screens instead of an iPhone or Mac? You’re not likely to scroll through lengthy longform stories on your wrist, so the New … Read more ›
Every year, humanity turns off the lights for Earth Hour. Well, some of humanity. As we learned during this week’s Shooting Challenge, a lot of people leave the lights on. Read more...
Twitter on Tuesday released a new media tool called Curator that is designed to support the company’s ongoing push to display more of its tweets outside of its site and in front of a bigger audience.
Ever had a burning desire to start your own robot army? Well, now might be your chance, provided you have $55,000 to spare. Someone is selling an experimental unmanned military vehicle on eBay. (Death ray not included.) Read more...
Over the years, we’ve updated Google Maps to make it more accurate, comprehensive and useful. From imagery of the coffee shop down the road to the Taj Mahal, or turn-by-turn navigation that helps you get to your first date on time or...Show More Summary
Over a year ago it was discovered that government surveillance programs can use digital ad tracking software to keep tabs on Internet users. Now it appears more widespread than most thought. In fact, 100 popular news sites were found...Show More Summary
Save time and money by purchasing top Mac apps from Cult of Mac Deals. For a limited time you can save up to 69% when you clean up your disorganized iTunes library with TuneUp, manage your AV files with WALTR, … Read more ›
Amazon.com is now offering help around the house for a small price. CNET reporter Bridget Carey has more on the new service.
Amazon on Tuesday unveiled its latest effort to bring more speed and convenience to online shopping: A WiFi-connected gadget called the Amazon Dash Button that allows shoppers to refill orders of household staples with the press of a button. Show More Summary
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Amazon Gold Box – up to 50% off Hard Drives & Networking: 2-Bay NAS $149, 1TB Wi-Fi HDD $120, more Crucial M500 960GB 2.5-inch Internal […]
Our smartphones are more than capable of keeping track of our daily schedules, and our desktops make it simple to stay on top of tasks. It’s not enough that this capability comes included out of the box — there is an overabundance of third-party alternatives. Show More Summary
As the Apple Watch launch draws nearer, with preorders starting April 10th, more and more developers are jumping on board. Uber rolled out a new update of its iPhone app today including its Apple Watch app — originally announced at the March event. The app allows users to request rides in one action and you can check on driver […]
A new bill is sitting on the desk of Oregon's Governor Kate Brown, awaiting her signature, and is heralded as the trigger event that will restart data center development in the state.
Humankind is not depending on me to cure some terrible epidemic. That takes the pressure off and lets me have a little fun as I try a device that turns my iPhone into a fairly powerful microscope. With a clip-on … Read more ›
Running low on Izze sodas? Tide detergent? Olay lotion? A new Amazon product, the Dash Button, will give you a one-click way to get a fresh shipment of what you need, stat.
After more than five relentless days, the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the popular coding site GitHub appears to have ceased. The company, which previously called the attack the largest in its history, announced on Tuesday morning that "everything [is] operating normally." Everything operating normally. Show More Summary