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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

Ask Slashdot: ISPs That Respect Your Online Privacy?

New submitter Rick Schumann writes: According to this story just posted here on Slashdot, Comcast is playing about as dirty as they can get. This is just about the last straw for me; are there any ISPs in the United States that actually respect your.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

Google"s Jamboard goes on sale as connected whiteboard market gets crowded

What do the Google Jamboard, Cisco Spark Board and Microsoft Surface Hub have in common? They all expect you to live in and on their silos and stacks......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News16 hr. 42 min. ago

Drivers walk away unharmed as epic rally-car jump turns into an epic fail

A rally car goes airborne, and things don't go well after that. The driver and co-driver walked away from this crash during the World Rally Championship's Rally Portugal, although the driver's ego may have been bruised. The post Drivers walk away unh.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 2 min. ago

Video shows that jumping a World Rally car isn’t the easiest thing to do

A rally car goes airborne, and things don't go well after that. The driver and co-driver walked away from this crash during the World Rally Championship's Rally Portugal, although the driver's ego may have been bruised. The post Video shows that jump.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 34 min. ago

Huawei goes after Apple’s MacBook with new thin-and-light Matebook X

A fingerprint sensor, extra USB Type-C port, and included dock help it stand out. Video shot/edited by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) Huawei has only been making PCs for a few years now, but the company has been paying attention to its compet.....»»

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

Need Mood Lighting to Go With Your Music? Ask Alexa. No App Required.

The e-commerce giant Amazon plans to connect its voice-command Echo technology to Ikea’s new line of smart lighting products......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Smart prices 2017 electric 2-seat coupe from $24,550

As it goes to an all-electric strategy, Smart USA is dropping the price of its redesigned 2017 Smart Electric Drive coupe by $1,200 when it goes on sale this summer......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Senators ask FCC why reporter was “manhandled” after net neutrality vote

Senators to FCC: Don’t roughhouse journalists who are trying to ask questions. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Atypeek) Two Democratic senators have asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to explain why "FCC security pers.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown says VCs need to ask harder scientific questions

 Impossible Foods has raised over $200 million to make a burger that tastes at least as good as ground beef but which is engineered from plants. The CEO of the five-year-old food startup, Patrick O. Brown, is a famed Stanford geneticist who prev.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Amazon’s Echo Look companion app goes live

 Amazon’s odd foray into the world of selfie cameras via the Echo Look is now complete with the launch of a companion application for iOS and Android devices that works with the new connected camera. The app allows Echo Look owners to vi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Ask Alexa to play your favorite shows on a Dish Hopper DVR

If you're a Dish subscriber, it just got ridiculously easy to control your TV. The satellite provider has introduced an Alexa skill that lets control any Hopper DVR or Wally using an Amazon Echo. You can ask the set-top box to tune in.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Doctor Who review: The Time Lord goes in search of the truth in Extremis

Lost in the dark, trapped in a computer game. Will the Doctor and his companions escape? Enlarge (credit: Simon Ridgway/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who: Extremis. River Song always warned the Doctor against spoilers, so be.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

Self-driving AI is teaching itself to drive in GTA V live on Twitch

As autonomous vehicles continue to become a “thing,” software developers will continue to program the AI that goes into such vehicles. The problem with working on AI driving software is having a practical way of testing it. While some are.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Hundreds of newly-discovered plants may yield new crops or drugs

Even as we discover promising new wild relatives of key crops and medicinal plants, some of them are already endangered by pests and climate change  .....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

The BergHOFF Table BBQ Pan – grill meat in tiny spaces

Who doesn’t love getting together with friends and grilling some tasty food together? The best part about having a BBQ is that you don’t really have to worry how the party goes since people are just standing around to eat food. The only p.....»»

Category: blogSource:  coolestgadgetsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Weekly Rewind: ‘Roseanne’ returns, Apple’s pizza boxes, golden egg saunas

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 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

I"m Afraid to Ask The Internet to Name This New Moon

Good news! Three space telescopes, including Hubble, have combined their celestial powers to spot a moon orbiting a dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt —the region beyond Neptune where Pluto and countless other icy bodies live. According to NASA, the d.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Lab-grown stem cells could replace blood donations

Stem cells are kind of wild and can be used to create just about anything. Now, scientists have successfully created blood in a lab using the wundermaterial. As New Scientist points out, this could mean that certain cancer patients wouldn�.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

I"m Afraid to Ask This Internet to Name This New Moon

Good news! Three space telescopes, including Hubble, have combined their celestial powers to spot a moon orbiting a dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt —the region beyond Neptune where Pluto and countless other icy bodies live. According to NASA, the d.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing your iTunes library

The bigger your iTunes library, the harder it is to keep it coherent. In this week’s column, I answer two questions about managing a library. The first asks how to sort artists by their last name instead of their first name, so it’s easier to.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017