The LG G6: This smartphone isall screen
The LG G6 Is a basically a screen with smartphone features. Two of this years most anticipated smartphones are Apples (AAPL) next iPhone and Samsungs Galaxy S8. The big question, though, is: Will the Android-powered G6 even matter when the next iPhone and Galaxy S8 roll out?
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:06:53 -0500
The FCC just gave you a reason to hold off on buying a 4K TV
Over-the-air 4K broadcasts are coming, but you might want to hold off at getting a new UHD set just yet. The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to open discussions on the deployment of a next-generation broadcast-TV standard that should offer picture quality up to 4K Ultra High Definition and better antenna reception than todays over-the-air digital signals. Like 2009s transition to digital TV signals, this upgrades primary sales pitch is about a better picture not just high definition, but the Ultra High Definition (UHD) 4K resolution that today remains largely confined to streaming-video services and Blu-ray discs.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:57:26 -0500
This high-tech air purifier will help you sleep better
Clair-S claims to help you get the rest you need. Its an all-in-one device that sits neatly on your nightstand to make bedtime healthier and more convenient. Its air purifier boasts better performance than a HEPA filter to keep you breathing easy as you rest. Its also a sound machine to promote tranquility and deeper sleep. You can use it as a Bluetooth speaker and an alarm clock, and even wake up to customized messages via the included app. The Clair team is seeking funding through an Indiegogo campaign, where you can reserve your Clair-S for as little as $119. ...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:49:54 -0500
How Google is fighting the war on internet trolls
It seems like for every feel-good story or picture of a puppy playing with a kitten, there are 1,000 trolls rummaging through the depths of their minds to post the most vile comments they can imagine. A kind of high-powered startup inside Googles parent company Alphabet, Jigsaw focuses on how technology can defend international human rights. Available Thursday, Feb. 23,Perspective is the result ofJigsaws Conversation AI projectanduses Googles machine learning technologies to provide online publishers with a tool that can automatically rank comments in their forums and comments sections based on the likelihood that they will cause someone to leave aconversation.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:30:48 -0500
Why 'experience' can hurt tech workers in Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley is an industry whose foundation was built, byte by byte, with youthful innovation. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak were 21 and 25when they co-founded Apple (AAPL).Sergey Brin and Larry Page were twenty-something Stanford University graduate students when they built the search engine that became Google (GOOG, GOOGL) in the garage of a home in Menlo Park, Calif.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:02:50 -0500
Broadband companies cant build out their networks, and it's hurting consumers
Google might have huge name recognition, but even it has trouble installing fiber optic internet lines. You cant get Republicans and Democrats to agree about much these days, especially when it comes to telecom policy. The last three heads of the Federal Communications Commission Obamas picks, Julius Genachowski and Tom Wheeler, and President Trumps chair Ajit Pai all said as much.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:02:05 -0500
Pogues Basics: Use YouTube's built-in stabilizer
A few weeks back, I reviewed handheld stabilizers for your phone or your GoPro. They make a huge difference in the quality of your videosbecause lets face it: Jerky looks amateur.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:08:18 -0500
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