In the battle of the virtual assistants, Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant and Microsoft’s Cortana, the latter hasn’t had much success off the Windows 10 platform — its iOS app is ranked No. 1,295 on the top charts, for example. In an effort to give its assistant broader appeal, Microsoft is ...
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) gave the green light to Bluetooth 5 this week, a new spec that promises some pretty radicular performance enhancements over its predecessor, according to the organization. The latest version of the ubiquitous wireless technology is said to offer t...
How can the iPad be made even better? Can this even be possible? This article endeavors to show you a few tips and tricks which will make your iPad an amazing computing machine, whether you want to use it to take high-quality video to post on Youtube or to surf the web while in the bathtub. If you w...
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The tech revolution, as commonplace as it may seem nowadays, continues to barrel forward, and 2017 will see some of the most innovative and evolutionary disruptions we have seen thus far. There will be more connection, more automation, and more significant impact in business and investment than ever...
You turn your back for just a minute and — subdivisions. Well, maybe not a minute in real life. But in the Google-verse, yes. The search-engine giant has a nifty new diversion that allows anyone to see a 30-year sequence of satellite photos of virtually anywhere on Earth. And there...
The monthly Android security update released this week fixes the serious Dirty COW privilege escalation attack that can allow malicious apps to take full control of devices. Dirty COW (copy-on-write) is a privilege escalation vulnerability that has existed in the Linux kernel for the past nine ...
Google has released an update to its mobile app which sees the cards reorganized into one section for personal interests, and another section for upcoming information. This update is available now for Android and is coming soon to iOS. On the personal interests side you’ll find the lates...
Cloud data center traffic will exceed 14 zettabytes in 2020, an increase of 262 percent from 2015, according to the Cisco Global Cloud Index (PDF). Released Thursday, the report projects total global data center traffic to reach 15.3 ZB annually by 2020, with 92 percent of all workloa...
Every day, millions of people all over the world use their smartphones, but many people don’t realize that these phones are not completely secure. If you own an Android smartphone, you need to take steps to protect yourself from fraud and identity theft. You can lose a whole lot more than just con...
A smartphone virus has compromised more than 1 million Google accounts and although not technically a ‘hack’, people with Google accounts are being warned to stay on guard. Experts claim that the software could attack up to 74 per cent of the world’s Android phones. The malware has been nickna...
We live in a time where there is a need for speed. An average person performs multiple tasks during each day besides their regular work. We organize our time as best as we can to do as much as possible. Still, efficiency is the key. Luckily, with modern technological advancements we can get the info...
Dr. Chris Brauer will tell the Globes Israel Business Conference that computers will free us to be more creative, but warns that machines are making unexplained decisions. "Sorry I'm late," Dr. Chris Brauer apologizes. "I was preparing a bot for a bank, and it got a little crazy. We had to correct ...
We've all turned to Google for helping find the best happy hour deal, or to check when our favorite store closes. But now, the search engine is introducing its most useful feature yet: As of December, Google's Map and Search feature includes a "live preview" section that offersreal-time updates of h...
In a bid to become the world leader in robotics, driverless cars and medical diagnostics technology, Japan plans to arm its manufacturers with a platform for research by building the planet’s fastest supercomputer. Currently China boasts several of the world’s fastest machines, but the ambitions...
iOS 10 problems continue to plague iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users as we head into 2017. If you’ve run into an iOS 10 problem on your device try a fix from this list before taking your device down to the local Apple Store. The iOS 10 beta killed off some nasty bugs but iOS 10 prob...
It’s been a long time since tablets were the up-and-coming hotness. Companies learned years ago that people just weren’t going to buy a new tablet every year—and that’s led some to abandon the form factor altogether. In fact, some of our favorite tablets from 2015 such as the Dell ...
There’s a reason 3D printing is so popular these days: it’s awesome. Instead of having to spend thousands of dollars working with a prototyping company, you can create a physical object yourself in no time at all. Of course, you’ll need to know how to use 3D design software before you can 3D p...
Just Eat has delivered its first take away with a delivery robot to a customer in Greenwich, launching a pilot project that will involve transporting food in the city using autonomous vehicles.    Following extensive testing, Europe's biggest online delivery food company Ju...
The internet is an essential employment resource for many of today’s job seekers, according to a new survey by Pew Research Center. A majority of U.S. adults (54%) have gone online to look for job information, 45% have applied for a job online, and job-seeking Americans are just as likel...
Browsing the web on your mobile device doesn’t have to be an exercise in futility. Sure, some of the stops along the information superhighway butcher its best practices, as anyone who’s had the displeasure of encountering undissmissable ads, oversized typography, and confusing&nbs...
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The makers of Firefox are today introducing a new mobile web browser for iOS users that puts private browsing at the forefront of the user experience. Called Firefox Focus, the mobile browser by default blocks ad trackers, and erases your browsing history, including your password...
60 Minutes showed how hackers only needed a congressman's phone number to record his calls and track his location. The congressman said people at intelligence agencies, who are aware of the SS7 flaw and abuse it, should be fired. You might know that if a hacker has nothing more than your phone numbe...
New coin sized device lets you track anything for less than you think. Now you don't need an expensive tracking unit or annoying monthly subscription service to keep tabs on your car. You can track your vehicle's last known location anywhere in the world without breaking the bank and it's easie...
Not every phone is a winner. Check out the handsets that will only crush your mobile dreams.   We review a lot of phones here at CNET. A lot. A few are standouts, most are decent and affordable, and a very few just aren't worth the trouble, low price be damned. Gathered below is the rogues...
Columnist Jim Yu outlines Google's long march toward a mobile-first index and explains why optimizing for mobile devices is no longer optional. Eric Schmidt predicted that sales of smartphones would surpass PCs more than six years ago, as the then-Google CEO prepared the world for the “m...

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