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41 min ago | The News-Star

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Facebook privacy settings you should change Choose the Facebook settings that best suit your needs. Check out this story on Kim Komando, shown in this undated file photo, writes a column for the Gannett News Service technology section.


Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Social Software, Country, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Leaked Screenshots Show Microsoft's Virtual Assistant Cortana Is Likely Coming To Windows 9

After the Windows 8 largely failed to convince Windows 7 users to upgrade, Microsoft seems to be shaping Windows 9 into a mixture of old and new. One of Windows 9's new features could actually be something we've never seen on PCs and laptops, and that's Microsoft's virtual assistant, Cortana.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

9 hrs ago | The Gadgeteer

Gadget deals - Save on an iPad Air, ASUS Chromebook, HTC One M8 and more

Today we're going to help you save money on smartphones like the HTC One M8, tablets like the Apple iPad Air, laptop computers like the ASUS C200MA Chromebook, desktop computers like the Lenovo Z40 mini tower, IPS monitors like the 24" Dell UP2414Q Ultrasharp and more. As always, these deals and coupon codes are only valid for a limited time.


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10 hrs ago | Macworld UK

'Phablet,' the word we love to hate

Phablet [fab-lit]: Noun. A mobile device that combines the features of a smartphone and a tablet computer and is larger than a typical smartphone but not as large as a typical small tablet -- Phablet [ fab -lit]: Noun.


Related Topix: Computers,, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

11 hrs ago | [H]ard OCP

Asus Strix GTX 750 Ti Oc Edition Video Card ReviewRounding out our...

Rounding out our look at ASUS' new STRIX technology we have another STRIX capable video card on our test bench today, this time based on the GTX 750 Ti GPU. We will take the ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition and test it against an AMD Radeon R9 270 and AMD Radeon R9 265 to see what reigns supreme under $200.


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11 hrs ago | Switched

Apple Watch and the iPhone 6: Things to Ponder

The most impressive thing about Apple's iPhone 6 launch event was not the hardware, software or the company's fantastic ecosystem. It wasn't Apple Heath or even Apple Pay.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Watches, iPhone

14 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

A wireless router may someday charge your mobile devices

For all intents and purposes, the new Apple Watch is not a mobile device that uses wireless charging. While its charging cable uses magnetic inductive coupling, the wire must still physically attach to the watch in order to work.


Related Topix: Pleasanton, CA, WiTricity

16 hrs ago | The Inquirer

IDF: Wearables, robots, 3D body scanning tablets and wireless everything

SAN FRANCISCO: IT'S BEEN A PRETTY BIG YEAR for Intel so far. Not only did the semiconductor giant kick off 2014 with a bang by announcing a raft of innovations at CES in Las Vegas in January , including the Realsense camera technology and tiny Edison chip, but the company has release innovative technologies throughout the year and now well into autumn.


Related Topix: Startups, Intel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Robots, Science / Technology, Headphones

16 hrs ago | PC World

One-trick laptop: Lenovo's Flex 2 is a bargain that bends backward

With its roomy, touch-enabled, 15.6-inch display; built in DVD burner; and sleek black chassis, the latest Lenovo Flex 2 looks like a pretty good deal for $680. But its poor battery life, uninspiring performance, a somewhat pale display and reliance on 2.4GHz Wi-Fi will be deal-breakers for some.


Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Keyboards, Speakers

19 hrs ago | Pinoy Tech Blog

ASUS G550JK Unboxing and First Look

Over the past few years, ASUS has placed greater emphasis on PC gaming and as a result, the Republic Of Gamers was founded in 2006 to highlight the most innovative hardcore hardware for truly dedicated gamers. We manage to get a hands-on experience on the ASUS latest ROG gaming notebook, the ASUS G550JK and here are our first impressions on ASUS' latest gaming laptop.


Related Topix: Mice

Sun Sep 14, 2014


Com 1 Android Wear Smartwatch

The smartwatch industry is certainly heating up, what with the most recent high profile announcement coming in the form of the Apple Watch last week. Here is the Com 1 smartwatch that will run on the Android Wear platform, and it right now remains as an Indiegogo project, requiring more funding before it can be realized.


Related Topix: Com 1, Computers, Watches, Gadgets


IT vendor partnership helps drive Aussie solar car team

When you're racing a solar powered experiment on wheels across the Australian outback, the last thing you need is IT equipment failure. Thankfully this wasn't the case for the University of Western Sydney's solar car team in 2013's 3000 kilometre race from Darwin to Adelaide.


Related Topix: Computers


Xbook One is Microsoft's console in laptop form

While Nintendo has its 3DS and Sony has its PlayStation Vita to please gamers on the go, Microsoft stands alone as the only major competitor in the modern games industry without a portable device dedicated to gaming. And well, for modder Ed Zarick, that just won't do.


Related Topix: Video Games, 3DS, Televisions, The, Deep Silver, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios

International Business Times

12-Inch Super-Thin Apple MacBook With Retina Display To Come In Gold, ...

The Apple logo is pictured inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo June 26, 2014. Picture taken June 26. Apart from the slim form factor, the upcoming MacBook notebook will also feature the much-loved Retina display and a trackpad with no buttons.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, CPU, iPhone


Feedback Loop: 'Minecraft,' home security, iPhones and more

Happy Sunday, and welcome to another edition of Feedback Loop ! By now, you're probably sick of hearing about the Apple Watch. Thankfully, though, our community members have some great discussions for you this week.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Gadgets

Finextra Research news

6 Ways to Protect your Internet of Things from Hackers - community blog from Robert Siciliano

Everything seems like it is connected to the Internet, just about, including TVs, home thermostats, sprinkler controls, door locks, egg trays , tooth brushes , and more. A study by HP shows that 70 percent of devices have vulnerabilities.

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I don't even use 128 GB on my primary workstation! And I find myself wondering: Who would want or need this much? On the one hand, it's easy to suggest that Apple is going for the market of hipsters who download five zillion songs and podcasts and apps. But on the other hand, this suggests that Apple is even more fervently going after the highly-regulated mega-big data enterprises.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Express India

Asus aims to be among top 5 smartphone players next year

Taiwanese tech major Asus is targeting to be among the top five players in the smartphone space in India. Betting on the success of its Zenfone series of smartphones, Taiwanese tech major Asus is targeting to be among the top five players in the smartphone space in India by the end of 2015.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014


The murky potential of a larger iPad

Samsung's first Android tablet -- the 7-inch Galaxy Tab -- was not a cheap tablet, but it set a precedent for small tablets. This helped ultimately influence the development of Apple's iPad Mini.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups, Keyboards, iPhone

The Gadgeteer

Gear bags and accessories for the college student

My daughter started college this year, and we've discovered the type of backpack she used in high school isn't working for her new environment. In high school, she needed a giant bag to carry a ton of books.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Weather, Computers