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Google Maps Lets You Record Your Parking Location, Time Left At the Meter

Google Maps has received a neat feature that will help users remember where they parked. "This appears as a new menu option when you tap the blue dot, and will place a 'P' icon on the map so you can find your way back to your spot," reports Ars Techn.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Some beers, anger at former employer, and root access add up to a year in prison

Ex-tech pleads guilty to smart meter network attack; changed a password to "f***you." (credit: Alan Stanton) The Internet of Things' "security through obscurity" has been proven once again to not be terribly secure thanks to an angry and possi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 min. ago

Dealmaster: Today only, get an Amazon Echo for just $130

Plus deals on laptops, monitors, printers, and more. Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains, we're back with new deals to share. Now you can get an Amazon Echo for one of the best prices we've seen: just $130. This is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 min. ago

The ‘e-Mosquito’ wearable is like an Apple Watch that sucks your blood

Fancy a wearable device that sits on your wrist and sips your blood several times a day? No? Well, researchers at Canada’s University of Calgary have built one just in case you change your mind. The post The ‘e-Mosquito’ wearable is lik.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 min. ago

AR Measure turns your phone into an AR-powered measuring tape

If you're looking for a way to introduce some augmented reality into your life in a really useful way -- meet AR Measure, a new app that lets you measure things with your phone so you don't have to carry around a ruler. The post AR Measure turns your.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News25 min. ago

How Robotic Process Automation Fits in Your Contact Center

Automation has introduced efficiency throughout enterprises for decades now.  One example comes from the world of customer service. Contact centers have long embraced automation in the form of Interactive Voice Response (IVR), much to the dis.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News41 min. ago

"Most-American" car ranking gets makeover -- and only three vehicles qualify

Think 'American-made' doesn't mean what it used to? You're right, at least if you're talking about how to define the world's 'Most-American' vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News41 min. ago

Clever website turns Donald Trump"s bad tweets into poetry

Still can't get enough of Trump's Twitter account for some reason? Well, you are in luck, my friend. Reddit user Darby_Crash created a website called Poet in Chief that randomly generates a beautiful* poem out of the president's tweets.  SEE ALS.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

F1 2017 Preorder Guide

Where to find the best deals and preorder bonuses for the upcoming F1 2017. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. If you’re familiar with Codemasters.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Lego collector uses artificial intelligence to sort pounds of bricks at a time

This amazing piece of homemade machinery uses a neural network and computer vision to determine the color and shape of Lego bricks and is capable of sorting pounds of pieces at a time. The post Lego collector uses artificial intelligence to sort poun.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 16 min. ago

You could do so much better than those Sonic the Hedgehog shoes

To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's 26th birthday this summer, Anippon teamed up with Sega to create some Sonic-inspired shoes for all the fans who took one look at Sonic's classic red and white shoes and thought, "I need those." The shoes cost about $.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Here are all the tweets Donald Trump has deleted since becoming president

Donald Trump has a Twitter problem.  In addition to his penchant for delivering surreal, stream-of-consciousness rants at any time of day on the microblogging platform, Donald Trump can't seem to stop deleting tweets.  Many times, his tweet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

These early reviews of "Harry Potter" will make you grin

In case this article is the first thing you're seeing on the internet today, it's been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was released. As the book (and subsequent books) grew in popularity, you'd be hard-pressed to find a negative review for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

This cloud-connected fidget spinner takes uselessness to a whole new level

Fidget spinners — yeah, they're still a thing. So why not capitalize on the phase if you can? Ben Parnas, an electrical engineer at Formlabs, and his buddy Greg Daneault, an associate software engineer at Carbon Black, did just that. The tw.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Who Americans Spend Their Time With

Data scientist Henrik Lindberg has a series of fascinating charts based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics that show who people in the United States spend their time with over the course of their lifetime. Check out the charts here. From.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Ex-technician convicted of (possibly drunken) attack on smart water meter system

Sentenced to a year in prison for disabling networks, he changed a password to "f***you." (credit: Alan Stanton) The Internet of Things' "security through obscurity" has been proven once again to not be terribly secure thanks to an angry and p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Lyft adds pickup suggestions for smoother ride routing

 Lyft will offer pickup suggestions in the latest version of the Android or iOS app, making it easier for drivers to pick riders up without having to do traffic gymnastics, while also hopefully saving riders time. The pickup suggestions only tri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

Sorry, the “You Wouldn’t Steal a Car” Anti-Piracy Ad Wasn’t ‘Pirated’

Who doesn't know the Piracy It's a Crime campaign? You wouldn't steal a car, right? But would you use pirated music for an anti-piracy advert? According to popular belief, this is what the creators of the campaign did, but 'unfortunately' it's not tr.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Facebook Is Telling Your Friends Where You Are at All Times. Here’s How to Stop It

Snapchat isn't the first app that allows users to track friends' locations. Snapchat made headlines earlier this week with the introduction of “Snap Map,” a new feature that allows users to see their friends’ location on a map.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Nintendo Just Announced a Super Nintendo Classic Edition

And it comes with an unreleased Star Fox sequel The Super Nintendo Classic Edition exists, and you can buy one on September 29, Nintendo revealed Monday in a surprise (and bombshell) press release. The pint-sized version of the company’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

GLOW: Season 1 Spoiler Discussion

If you've finished all 10 episodes of GLOW: Season 1 then check out what we thought of the ending......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago