Essential Phone Now Available for Pre-Order at Sprint, Other Retailers Today

Today appears to be Essential Phone launch day! Both Essential and Sprint just dropped announcements, saying that you can buy (or pre-order) the phone this morning. If you want the unlocked version, you’ll want to head directly to EssentialR.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeAug 17th, 2017

Equifax Hit With "Dozens" of Lawsuits from Shareholders and Consumers -- Plus a Possible Class Action

An anonymous reader quotes the Washington Post: Since it announced a massive data breach earlier this month, Equifax has been hit with dozens of lawsuits from shareholders, consumers and now one filed by a small Wisconsin credit union that represents.....»»

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Don’t Buy a Surface Book Right Now

Don’t Buy a Surface Book Right Now is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. Do not buy Microsoft’s Surface Book now. If you do, you will regret it. It’s not that the Surface Book isn’t a very good Windows 2-in-1. Releas.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News28 min. ago

Little girl has no idea how to use a GameBoy because it doesn"t have a touchscreen

Prepare to feel old. Picking up an old Game Boy will likely fill most with pure nostalgia. Toss it into the hands of today's youth and they'll likely be utterly confused. The problem? Most kids play games on tablets or phones, which all have touc.....»»

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The 7 best free iPhone games of the week

Now that iOS 11 has arrived, you're probably looking for as many reasons as possible to mess with your iPhone, especially if you got an iPhone 8 on Friday. Why not download a bunch of free games that just hit the App Store, some of which take advanta.....»»

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These 3D lamps made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs

 The force might be an intangible spiritual power, but it is definitely strong with these Star Wars 3D Illusion Lamps. They’re available in the Boing Boing Store right now.These lamps are made from custom-fabricated LEDs that can assume any 3D.....»»

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Metroid: Samus Returns" Ending Explained

What's up with that ending cutscene? Also: Here's what item collection, speedruns and other challenges unlock......»»

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Cloudflare Pays First $7,500 Bounties In War Against Patent Troll

Cloudflare declared war on a group of lawyers that files patent lawsuits against tech firms, by offering bounties for the discovery of patent-invalidating "prior art." Now an anonymous reader writes: On Thursday, Cloudflare announced it has paid out.....»»

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Tech Startups Using AI To Disrupt the Recruitment Industry

Hiring the best talent and creating a diverse workforce is a top priority for businesses -- and is arguably one of their biggest challenges. But help is now at hand from a new generation of tech startups using artificial intelligence (AI) to give emp.....»»

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Should You Upgrade? Four Things To Know About Apple"s iOS 11 Update

Holding off on upgrading your trusty old iPhone? You won't need a spiffy iPhone 8 in order to get new maps, photos and other features with a free software update Apple began rolling out Tuesday. The iOS 11 update brings a variety of enhancements, in.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Japan"s Emoji Creator Saw Nuance in Pictures

The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood film. The emoji is heir to a tradition o.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Trump proposed an NFL boycott because irony means nothing in 2017

Donald J. Trump, the 45th president of the United States, has explicitly asked football fans to give up on the National Football League "until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country." In other words: He's calling for a boycott. If NFL fans re.....»»

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Cry your eyes out with these five essential "This Is Us" episodes

Maybe you started watching This Is Us because you craved a new drama. Maybe you missed Parenthood or couldn't resist Milo Ventimiglia Sterling K. Brown. Whatever the reason, millions of viewers tuned in for NBC's breakout drama of the 2016-2017 s.....»»

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UK-based food delivery startup Deliveroo raises $385M led by Fidelity and T Rowe Price, now valued at $2B+ (Sam Shead/Business Insider)

Sam Shead / Business Insider: UK-based food delivery startup Deliveroo raises $385M led by Fidelity and T Rowe Price, now valued at $2B+  —  Deliveroo has raised $385 million (£285 million) from investors in a huge funding rou.....»»

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Take a "cell-fie" using your phone and this small microscope adapter

This device lets you turn a regular microscope into a digital one, allowing you to record and take pictures of cells and other tiny things. Read more...More about Apple, Iphone, Photography, Science, and Mashable Video This device lets you turn a re.....»»

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It may be time to replace your pillows and you can do it now for under $40

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. They say a good pillow can be the key to a good night's sleep. They also say you should replace your pillow every year. If neither of these things.....»»

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Chrome now lets you browse all of the web in virtual reality

Pretty soon you'll never have to take off your VR headset again as Chrome adds support for viewing any site in virtual reality. While flying through space or shooting up zombies might sound like more fun ways to make use of VR, virtual reality.....»»

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Twitter Lite begins testing on Android for slow data speed markets

Facebook may have paved the way with the “lite” versions of its various apps, but now other social networks, including Twitter, are getting in on the trend of offering scaled-back apps for users in countries with slow data or unreliable c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Zotac GTX 1080 Ti Mini Review – the worlds smallest!

Since the launch of Nvidia’s GTX 1080 Ti back in February, we have seen plenty of aftermarket cards from the likes of ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte to name just three. Today we analyse the Zotac GTX 1080 Ti Mini, most notable for its diminutive s.....»»

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Best laptops for photographers and photo editing

From processing power to display quality: today's laptops make photo editing easier than ever before. A decent computer is is a must for editing high resolution raw files and getting stuck in with advanced effects. Today's enthusiast laptops ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

The Ben Heck Show: Motor control

Stepping onto the other side of the camera, Max decides he wants to learn more about motors, from motor control to motor drivers. Luckily, Felix is on hand to play teacher as he takes Max on a comprehensive tour. Will the combination of.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago