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"Family Link" app gives kids their own child-safe Google accounts

For some time, child-proofing your tech meant using kid-specific login profiles to wall-off your progeny into the most harmless corners of your tablet. That's hardly a delicate or complex safety setup. Google has released an app, Family.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 15th, 2017

Google can now erase watermarks from stock photos

It turns out that Google discovered an algorithm that allows them to automatically erase watermarks from images, including pictures from stock photography organizations, according to Gizmodo. The post Google can now erase watermarks from stock photos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News39 min. ago

This nefarious Trojan may impersonate your favorite ridesharing app

Be careful the next time you hail a ride from your favorite transportation app. As per a recent report from Kapersky Lab, a mobile Trojan "has been caught recently stealing bank data by impersonating the interfaces of taxi-booking apps." The post Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News39 min. ago

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

 Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 22 min. ago

Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

The case comes two months after court’s “offensive” trademarks ruling. Enlarge (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) Is the term "google" too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That's the question before the US Suprem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Google Home gets voice calling and the ability to put responses on your TV

At Google I/O 2017, Google Home got some upgrades that rival Amazon Alexa's recent updates. You'll be able to make phone calls with it, get important notifications, and see visual information on your phone, tablet, or TV. The post Google Home gets vo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Let’s review some of tech’s big second quarter financial stories

 Now that the second-quarter “earnings season” — when all of the biggest public tech companies spill their financial guts to the public — is over, and it was filled with a lot of weird stories that seemed a little outside.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

6 of history"s greatest minds that I could easily defeat in Mario Kart 64

Through the annals of history, there have been many historic figures that changed the world with their ingenuity. Whether they mark a scientific achievement, a military victory, or an artistic undertaking, these geniuses left their influence on the w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Nintendo Iran Club: The community fighting for recognition in Iran

When logging on to Nintendo.com, web users are greeted with a world map and prompted to choose their country of origin from an extensive list. The gaming giant's most popular regions -- North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan -- are all accounted.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

The Voyagers at 40: Their greatest hits still look amazingly great

“Time after time, we discovered things that we hadn’t even imagined.” NASA Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of Voyager 2 which, at the ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Eclipse: Google needs your help to create celestial ‘Megamovie’

If you're planning to be in the path of totality for Monday's solar eclipse, then how about helping Google and UC Berkeley to create a "Megamovie" of the celestial event? The post Eclipse: Google needs your help to create celestial ‘Megamovie’ ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

Please enjoy all these hedgehogs being washed with toothbrushes

If your pet hedgehog needs a bit of extra TLC, take heart. A truly compelling experience awaits you.  Many hedgehog owners occasionally remove dirt (and poop!) from their prickly friends' quills and feet using a toothbrush. If it's done right, m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

TVAddons Decimated Without Trial, Here’s a View of the Damage

Bell Canada, TVA, Videotron, and Rogers are collectively suing Kodi addon repository TVAddons. Before obtaining a civil search warrant, ostensibly to preserve evidence, the companies admitted to the court that the destruction of TVAddons was their tr.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

Two great updates from Google

Google made two great anticipated updates for its mobile search and Home speakers......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News8 hr. 22 min. ago

Were you one of the lucky few who snagged a free Amazon Echo Dot yesterday?

Folks who were meandering their way around Amazon yesterday received a delightful little surprise – a free Amazon Echo Dot. Alas, my friends, the deal for this $50 smart speaker has since expired. The post Were you one of the lucky few who snagged.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Google and UC Berkeley to create movie from eclipse images

The pictures of the total solar eclipse will also be used to study the Sun's outermost atmosphere......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

Google introduces six-second previews to video search results

If you conduct a search on one of Google's mobile apps, Google will let you watch a silent six-second clip of a video to help you determine if you need to see anymore. It's only available on mobile for now. The post Google introduces six-second previ.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

For a hot second, the Amazon Echo Dot was on sale for free

Folks who were meandering their way around Amazon yesterday received a delightful little surprise – a free Amazon Echo Dot. Alas, my friends, the deal for this $50 smart speaker has since expired. The post For a hot second, the Amazon Echo Dot was.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Google Warns Webmasters About Insecure HTTP Web Forms

In April Chrome began marking HTTP pages as "not secure" in its address bar if the pages had password or credit card fields. They're about to take the next step. An anonymous reader quotes SearchEngineLand: Last night, Google sent email notifications.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 54 min. ago

Microsoft Avoids Washington State Taxes, Gives Nevada Schoolkid A Surface Laptop

theodp writes: The Official Microsoft Blog hopes a letter from a Nevada middle schooler advising Microsoft President Brad Smith to "keep up the good work running that company" will "inspire you like it did us." Penned as part of a math teacher's assi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago

Should Plex Stop Allowing Users To Opt Out of Data Collection?

Slashdot reader bigdogpete writes: Many users of Plex got an email that said they were changing their privacy policy which goes into effect on 20 September 2017. While most of the things are pretty standard, users found it odd that they were now not.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 54 min. ago