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Ask the iTunes Guy: What to do when iTunes goes wild

Some of the questions I get about iTunes issues are relatively easy to solve, but others require a lot of time and exploration. In this week’s column, I look at a single question about an iTunes library that seems to have gone back in time. Ther.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldApr 21st, 2017

Of course Bonnie Tyler has the number one song on iTunes right now

 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee have nothing on Bonnie Tyler and her classic song Total Eclipse of the Heart. And today that hit song from 1983 is on top of the iTunes charts, eclipsing (thank you) Despacito claim the number one song. The timing shou.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 35 min. ago

HTC cuts price of Vive virtual reality system by $200, could spur more enterprise pilots

HTC Vive now goes for $599 and the company may be speaking to enterprises as much as consumers......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News15 hr. 43 min. ago

Guy drops phone while filming on the dance floor and the result is beautifully weird and funny

Accidentally dropping your phone on the ground can be the sign of a great or a terrible night depending on your point of view. When one chap dropped his phone mid-video in a nightclub, he inadvertently captured a pretty brilliant scene.  SEE ALS.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News18 hr. 59 min. ago

Intel promises a 40-percent speed boost with its 8th gen Core chips

 Intel might be sticking to the familiar Kaby Lake architecture for the eight generation of its Core chips, but the its internal testing looks pretty promising as far as performance goes. The company says the chips are capable of a 40-percent in.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 35 min. ago

Guy falls into a giant sinkhole because he was too busy looking at his phone

Let this be a lesson to us all. A man riding a scooter was going down a street in the Chinese city of Guangxi, when a massive sinkhole suddenly opened up ahead of him. SEE ALSO: Giant sinkhole appears overnight, swallows 25 tonnes of fish His arm up,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

8th Gen Intel Core goes to work in HP’s milspec tested Probook 400 series

HP has announced a new line of HP ProBook 400 G5 machines, the ProBook 430 G5, ProBook 450 G5, and ProBook 470 G5. Along with a thinner design and new Natural Silver finish, the machines incorporate Intel 8th generation notebook CPUs. The post 8th Ge.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

Ask Slashdot: How Can You Teach Programming To Schoolchildren?

Slashdot reader SPopulisQR writes: A new school year is approaching and I wanted to ask what are appropriate programming languages for children of various ages. Specifically, 1) what coding languages should be considered, and 2) are there are any sel.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Elon Musk and 115 other experts ask the UN to ban killer robots in open letter

Elon Musk, Google DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman, and 114 other leading AI and robotics experts have joined together to ask the UN to ban the use of so-called killer robots in an open letter published today. The group is concerned about the pot.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Ask Slashdot: What Would You Pay To See Open Sourced?

jbrase writes: It's in the interest of the open-source community to make open-source development as profitable as possible. One potential means of making money from open source is crowdfunding, [but] proprietary vendors aren't likely to be enthusasti.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

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 NewsAug 19th, 2017

Crunch Report | Benchmark vs Kalanick Goes Sour

Reddit is rolling out its own video platform, VR adtech company Immersv raises $10.5 million and Benchmark versus Kalanick goes sour. All this on Crunch Report Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz is giving its ultraluxe Mercedes-Maybach lineup some green cred with the Vision 6 Cabriolet powered by an electric motor with output of 750 hp and a range of more than 200 miles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

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 NewsAug 18th, 2017

Judge Says Waymo Can Tell Jurors That Uber Withheld Evidence

A new ruling in a bitter legal battle over the future of driverless car technology could hurt Uber when the case goes to trial......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Dude"s definition of "role play" is not exactly what his Tinder match had in mind

It's not easy keeping up with every sex term out there. Just ask this guy on Reddit who had a slight miscommunication with his Tinder match.  Reddit user notaninterestinguser posted a screenshot of his conversation with Rose, who might be a scam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power

The eclipse on Monday isn't just a nifty thing to watch -- it'll also be an important test of our power grid's ability to quickly load balance as solar energy goes offline. The post The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Weekly Rewind: Tiny iPhones, injectable bandages, Bitcoin for dentists, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week. The post W.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Google Home guides you through Vogue’s 125th anniversary issue

Google's partnerships with media companies for Home add-ons goes beyond advertisements for Beauty and the Beast. For next month's 125th anniversary issue of Vogue, readers can ask Google Assistant for more information on a quintet.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Quake Champions early access starts next week, adds playable Doom Guy

With the excellent remake of Doom proving so popular, it didn’t come as too much of a shock when id Software revealed a reboot of its other iconic first-person shooter - Quake – at E3 last year. The game finally entered closed beta a few.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Everyone could soon have the powers of Doctor Octopus

Doctor Otto Octavius may have been a power-mad scientist bent on world domination and the utter ruin of his nemesis, Spider-Man, but the guy had some surprisingly cogent thoughts on prosthetics development. And although mind-controlled super.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017