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iPhone users can now access Amazon’s Alexa on the go

And you don’t need an Echo, Tap, or Dot to do so. Enlarge (credit: Amazon) Move over, Siri, there's a new voice assistant coming to iPhones and iOS devices. Amazon announced today that its digital assistant Alexa will be integrated into the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 16th, 2017

40% off TurboTax Deluxe 2016 Tax Software Federal & State - Deal Alert

TurboTax coaches you every step of the way and double checks your return as you go to handle even the toughest tax situations, so you can be confident you’re getting every dollar you deserve. Its typical list price of $59.99 has been reduced a.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News55 min. ago

Metabolism and epigenetics play role in cancer development

A new study investigated how epigenetics can modulate human's genetic program -- it can emphasize or silence genes. The new research shows that if epigenetics is disrupted, it might switch on oncogenes (genes that in certain circumstances transform c.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

China says Apple isn"t cloning a local phone maker

Did it seem ridiculous to you that Beijing officials ordered a ban on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus over a dubious design patent claim? You're not the only one. A court has reversed the ban (which was suspended during a dispute process) an.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Cell phones in Amazon trees alert rangers to illegal logging and record wildlife

By stashing solar-powered cell phones in jungle canopies, renown physicist and engineer Topher White leads the charge against illegal rainforest logging — and other potential dangers — in the Amazon. The post Cell phones in Amazon trees alert ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Crashing,’ ‘Gimme Danger,’ and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows streaming now, of course. On the list this week: 'Crashing,' 'Gimme Danger,' and more. The post Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Cras.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Canadian recreational drone users have basically been grounded

New rules governing the use of drones by recreational users prohibits flying near buildings, people, animals, and airports; imposes a $3,000 fine if you’re caught. Drones, quadcopters, or UAVs as they’re officially known, have been a hot consumer.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Um why is there a teddy bear emoji on these leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 camera photos?

Okay, now the Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks are just getting ridiculous. We're just days away from Samsung's big reveal, so, naturally, we've pretty much seen the entire phone at this point. Now, thanks to another intrepid leaker, we have a new batch of hi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 39 min. ago

Ubuntu Linux 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" Final Beta Now Available For Download

BrianFagioli writes: The final beta of Ubuntu 17.04 'Zesty Zapus' became available for download Thursday. While it is never a good idea to run pre-release software on production machines, Canonical is claiming that it should be largely bug free at th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Chance the Rapper sat in on a third grade math class and it looked really fun, TBH

The verdict is in: Yes, math can, in fact, be fun. 'Know this might seem controversial, but hear it out: Chance the Rapper sat in on a third-grade math class during a surprise Career Day appearance at a Chicago elementary school this week, and it loo.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

Uber grounds entire self-driving fleet as it probes Arizona crash

 Uber has now grounded its entire autonomous test fleet in the U.S., following an accident in Arizona which left one of its Volvo SUVs flipped on its side earlier today. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Enjoy ample sleeping and storage space in REI’s newest Quarter Dome tent

REI is now selling the fourth and most recent version of its popular Quarter Dome tent. The updated model adds 28 percent more living space without increasing the weight, a feature REI calls “lightweight livability.” The post Enjoy ample sleeping.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Yes, the "Game of Thrones" showrunners hated HBO"s stupid melting ice stunt as much as you did

If you care about that which is best in life, or if you're (somehow) out of TV to catch up on or binge, then you're probably anxiously anticipating the new season of Game of Thrones like the rest of us.  But now one of the show's lead actors, Ni.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

Anti-Virus Vendors Scramble To Patch Hijacking Exploit Involving Microsoft Tool

"A zero-day attack called Double Agent can take over antivirus software on Windows machines," Network World reported Wednesday. wiredmikey writes: The attack involves the Microsoft Application Verifier, a runtime verification tool for unmanaged code.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Hitting cancer with high-intensity ultrasound, immunotherapy

In a new study, researchers have shown that combining high-intensity focused ultrasound with two immunotherapies (a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor and TLR9 agonist) can produce excellent response rates in mouse models of epithelial cancer. They also found.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

How Viktre tries to bring you closer to athletes you like

Much like entertainers, pro athletes are worshiped for their seemingly superhuman qualities. Social media has made it possible to communicate directly with them, and even if a response isn’t given, the connection can still garner some type of emoti.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

The Simplest Way to Upgrade to Surround Sound Is Also One Of the Cheapest Today

Vizio’s 5.1 channel sound bar systems are the simplest way to add surround sound to any home theater setup, and refurbs of the 40" model are down to $210 on Amazon, the best price we’ve ever seen. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 39 min. ago

After Healthcare Defeat, Can The Trump Administration Fix America"s H-1B Visa Program?

Friday the Trump administration suffered a political setback when divisions in the president's party halted a move to repeal healthcare policies passed in 2010. But if Trump hopes to turn his attention to how America's H-1B visa program is affecting.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 39 min. ago

Sony is working on a thinner PS4 Slim console model – rumor

Work on a new PS4 console revision could be underway at Sony right now......»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

 If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can bui.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

Plan Train Routes For Cute, Lazy Aliens In Cosmic Express

Players will set up the track layout for a space station's train, making sure they can pick up all their lazy passengers in this puzzler. Read Plan Train Routes For Cute, Lazy Aliens In Cosmic Express on Siliconera!.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News9 hr. 18 min. ago