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After years waiting for Google Fiber, KC residents get cancellation e-mails

Google Fiber cancels customer accounts, doesn't explain why. Enlarge (credit: Google Fiber) Some Kansas City residents who have been waiting years for Google Fiber to install service at their homes recently received e-mails canceling their ins.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Early-bird Disrupt SF ticket savings extended by one week

 Want to attend Disrupt SF 2017 but missed the early-bird ticket deadline? You’re in luck! We’re giving you one extra week to get your hands on these deeply discounted Disrupt tickets, so you now have until Friday, August 25 to secur.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Apple and Comcast reportedly in talks for movie rentals right after theater debuts

Movie studios and other companies may cut down the time between theater and streaming... for a price. As more people find creature comforts in watching movies from home with services like Netflix and Hulu, movie studios could soon skip the wait.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

How to photograph an eclipse with a smartphone

Sure, an interchangeable lens camera will get better shots of the eclipse, but chances are, the smartphone in your pocket can capture some stunning photos, too. Here's how to photograph an eclipse with a smartphone. The post How to photograph an ecli.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago

An astronomer at your fingertips: The 6 best solar eclipse apps

Dozens of apps are popping up in Google Play and iTunes leading up to Monday's solar eclipse. From virtual lunar tours to a basic countdown tools, here are the six best solar eclipse apps currently available. The post An astronomer at your fingertips.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 53 min. ago

As the days get shorter, score a fire pit deal to brighten late-summer nights

Summer isn't over yet, and less daylight just means a little extra night to get your s'more on. In an effort to keep your summer alive, we've rounded up some of the fire pit deals available now. The post As the days get shorter, score a fire pit deal.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 53 min. ago

On ‘To The Bone,’ Steven Wilson crafts accessible songs that transcend time

Where do you go after you’ve reached the pinnacle of your aspirations as a musician? If you’re post-prog progenitor Steven Wilson, you always zig, especially if people expect you to zag. The post On ‘To The Bone,’ Steven Wilson crafts.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 53 min. ago

Pro tips: How to get the best photos of the solar eclipse with a phone or a camera

People living across the continental U.S. will have a chance to see a total solar eclipse for the first time in 99 years next week on Aug. 21, so you might be thinking about taking some pics.  An event of this scale won't happen again until 2316.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Google is Going to Show You Video Previews Now in Search Results

I don’t know that video previews were something I was ever looking for when performing Google searches, but they are coming and they could be cool. Google announced this afternoon that alongside the short text snippets you see for results, you.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Weekly Recap: Next Week is Gonna be Awesome

There’s a lot in store for next week. We’ve got a solar eclipse on Monday, with Google ready to deliver Android O’s official name following that event, then it’s Samsung on Wednesday who will unveil the Galaxy Note 8. Yup, nex.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Google Explains Why It Banned the App For Gab, a Right-Wing Twitter Rival

AmiMoJo shares a report from Ars Technica: When right-wing trolls and outright racists get kicked off of Twitter, they often move to Gab, a right-wing Twitter competitor. Gab was founded by Andrew Torba, who says it's devoted to unfettered free expre.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Learn the graphic design skills you need to get hired

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Almost exactly ten years ago, the first-ever iPhone came into the world. And aside from, you know, revolutionizing communication—it caught on.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

Google to livestream Android O reveal on August 21 during the eclipse

Google late last month released the fourth and final Android O developer preview, nudging the mobile operating system one step closer to its commercial release. We still don’t know exactly when that’ll happen but we should find out soon......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Google figured out how to flawlessly remove stock-photo watermarks

Watermarks are placed on copyrighted images like stock-photos in order to keep people from using them without permission or without paying. And manually removing them requires Photoshop skills, time and being ok with the image not looking it.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Play as David Beckham in his prime in ‘PES 2018’

Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer franchise always vies with EA Sports' FIFA series for the year's best football game. To get an edge over its competitor, Konami packed new features into this year's edition -- along with lice.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Google mobile search shows 6-second video previews

If you've searched for videos often enough on Google, you've probably had that moment where you tapped the wrong video because you weren't quite sure it was what you were looking for. No more: Google has added 6-second video.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Get your Sagan on with these 49 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. The best space photos show off the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and the far corners of the universe. Here are our current favorites. The post Get your Sagan on with these 49 aw.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Retina scan may detect onset of Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms emerge

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and other institutions have discovered that a retina scan could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease years before other symptoms start to emerge. The post Retina scan may detect onset of Alzheimer’s dis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

NBC’s Snapchat news show gains 29+ million viewers in its first month

 NBC News’ first-ever daily show for Snapchat is seeing promising numbers after its first month on the air. In a release sent to reporters this morning, NBCU claims the show has grown its audience to over 29 million unique viewers. That.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

U.S. prosecutors recommend 3 years in prison for VW engineer Liang

Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer James Liang for his role in widespread diesel emissions violations that have cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

Lenovo IdeaPad 720s Review

Lenovo IdeaPad 720s Review is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. To get the best, you must spend more. That’s the way buying a Windows laptop or anything else works. Yet the Lenovo IdeaPad 720s costs just below $900 and it still has almost.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago