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How Google research can make the internet faster

Raise your hand if you think webpage load times are great -- not too slow at all.No one? Well, Google may have just made big strides to increase load time for websites, while not compromising anything in the process. So how did the tech giant do t.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldMar 20th, 2017

EFF Honors Chelsea Manning, an IFEX Leader, And TechDirt"s Editor

An anonymous reader quotes the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning, Techdirt editor and open internet advocate Mike Masnick, and IFEX executive director and global freedom of expression defender Annie Game are t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Move over, activated charcoal. Try the matte black latte.

Activated charcoal—the trendy margarita ingredient and cleaning agent—is nothing compared to a matte black latte.  The new drink from Round K in New York City is even darker than the activated charcoal recipes that swept the internet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

How to put old photos in your social media stories

Stories started with Snapchat, then Instagram and Facebook added their own versions to try and win our loyalty.  There are crazy amounts of ways to make your story unique within each app. But you might not know that you can also post old photos.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Best shows on Netflix (August 2017): the 50 best Netflix series

Make sure you are getting the best out of your account with our best shows on Netflix guide. UPDATE: It's finally here! The Defenders has arrived and is one of the 50 best Netflix series, bringing together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

We can dream, can’t we? Here’s what our staff wants in the perfect phone

Every time a major new smartphone is released we put it through the paces. But what exactly are we looking for in our perfect phone? We asked the members of our team to find out exactly what they're looking for in a new phone. The post We can dream,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Can’t touch this: The best bike locks to secure your bicycle

An estimated 1.5 million bikes are stolen every year and that number’s not dwindling. To fight against bike theft, you’ll want to get a hold of one of the best bike locks currently available. The post Can’t touch this: The best bike locks t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Aura and artist Jonathan Adler partner to make smart frames

Aura, the smart frame company, has just named Jonathan Adler as its Creative Director in Residence, and as a result of this new collaboration, we'll soon see two limited-edition smart frames.  The post Aura and artist Jonathan Adler partner to make.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Silk Road: Google search unmasked Dread Pirate Roberts

The man who beat the FBI to identify the mastermind of global online drugs market Silk Road......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 22 min. ago

All the features in Apple Maps that’ll make you not hate it

Apple Maps isn't the first app most people are clamoring for when they're lost on a road trip. It's actually one of the first apps I deleted when iOS finally let you get rid of native iPhone apps.  SEE ALSO: GBoard now supports YouTube and Goog.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

How to Turn Your Windows 10 PC into a Wireless Hotspot

How to Turn Your Windows 10 PC into a Wireless Hotspot is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. You know that you can connect your Windows 10 PC to a Wi-Fi and browse the web, but you probably don’t know that you can turn your Windows 10 PC i.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

The 10 best calendar apps for Android and iOS to help you organize a chaotic day

There are numerous calendar apps available on iOS and Android, but separating the good from the bad can be difficult. Thankfully, we've rounded up 10 of the best calendar apps -- from Fantastical 2 to Awesome Calendar -- to help you better organize y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago

WD My Passport SSD 1TB @ LanOC Reviews

When it comes to data storage there are all different form factors and options. If you have a huge computer and don’t need to transport the data you can just toss a hard drive in and you are good to go. I take advantage of network attached.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Facebook zooms in on visual content to help celebrate World Photo Day

August 19 is World Photo Day -- and Facebook wants to make sure users are up to speed on all the latest photo tools. The social media platform also shared some stats on just what kind of photo filters are used the most. The post Facebook zooms in on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 22 min. ago

Make sure your accessories are charged with the updated Microsoft Surface app

Microsoft has updated its Surface app to add some nice new functionality for anyone who connects a Microsoft accessory to their Surface machine. The app now lets you easily check the battery life of connected devices. The post Make sure your accessor.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

Android O is probably going to be called Android Oreo

The next big update to Android is coming on Monday and there's a good chance Google has named it Oreo. Not only did Google officially reveal the launch date and time of Android O yesterday, it also dropped a pretty big hint about what it's.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 2 min. ago

Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database

In partnership with ProPublica, Google News Lab is launching a new tool to track hate crimes across America. The "Documenting Hate News Index" is being powered by machine learning to track reported hate crimes across all 50 states, collecting data fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

Did you notice the huge Marvel easter egg hiding in "The Defenders" finale?

This post contains spoilers for the finale of The Defenders, so unless you've finished episode 8, make like Danny and get lost. We were honestly expecting a higher body count from The Defenders — okay, so Stick and The Hand bit it, but that's.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk?

To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress. Both groups sought to distance themselves from the president last week......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 46 min. ago

How Hackers Can Use Pop Songs To "Watch" You

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Fast Company: Forget your classic listening device: Researchers at the University of Washington have demonstrated that phones, smart TVs, Amazon Echo-like assistants, and other devices equipped with speakers a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Save up to $77 this weekend with our top five Amazon Warehouse tech deals

Give your weekend a boost with the latest tech deals from Amazon Warehouse. We've rounded up the top five discounts going right now, which can save you $70 or more on some awesome brand-name gadgets. The post Save up to $77 this weekend with our top.....»»

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