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Tech Tip: Reading E-Books on a Bigger Screen

If you dislike reading on a phone or tablet, you can likely read your electronic books and magazines on your computer’s display instead......»»

Category: topSource:  nytApr 12th, 2017

Journalist Quinn Norton says author and tech evangelist Robert Scoble sexually assaulted her at an O"Reilly unconference in the early 2010s (Quinn Norton)

Quinn Norton: Journalist Quinn Norton says author and tech evangelist Robert Scoble sexually assaulted her at an O'Reilly unconference in the early 2010s  —  Foo Camp, the original unconference thrown by O'Reilly every year, is one.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News32 min. ago

We love this 55″ 4K TV from Samsung, and it’s never been cheaper

Unless you're buying a TV for a very large room, 55 inches is probably the ideal size. It's big enough that you can enjoy that nice ultra high-definition screen from anywhere in the room, but not so big that it looks silly. If you're in the market fo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

The old Android menu button is lurking in the Google Pixel 2"s interface [Update]

Clicking on the lower right corner of the screen brings up the menu, but turns out this is a bug that won't be around for long. Update: The hidden Android menu button in the Pixel 2 is indeed a bug, Google confirmed on Thursday, just as we theo.....»»

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

Google Pixel 2 XL screen issues

Google Pixel 2 XL screen issues.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Almost Half of Tech Workers Worry About Losing Their Jobs Because of Ageism, Says Survey

An anonymous reader quotes a report from SiliconBeat: More than 40 percent of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of age, a new survey shows. Jobs site Indeed also found that 18 percent of those who work in the tech industry worry "all.....»»

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

Watch a jacked Jeff Bezos christen Amazon"s new wind farm atop giant turbine

Jeff Bezos’ image has morphed over the years in much the same way his company has. In the early days as an online bookseller, the Amazon founder looked like someone that would sell books on the budding Internet. Today, he looks like he sells &n.....»»

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

Palmer Luckey’s new defense company Anduril looks interested in AR and VR on the battlefield

 Palmer Luckey’s new defense startup Anduril has aspirations well beyond a high tech border wall. According to new information on the company’s website and its hires, Anduril intends to apply its virtual reality pedigree to “re.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

Dirty display? Here’s how to clean a laptop screen without risk of damage

Whether your laptop's display is merely dusty or is covered in oily fingerprints and grime, you don't have to put up with it. Here, we'll teach you how to clean a laptop screen with a few quick methods. The post Dirty display? Here’s how to cle.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

What washing dishes, driving a truck and working in a cemetery taught me about the power of ‘blue-collar’ software

 I work in VC. But it wasn’t long ago that I stocked shelves, drove a truck, washed dishes, waited tables and even hauled dirt at a cemetery. This isn’t the usual route to a job in tech and VC, but it opened my eyes to a corner of th.....»»

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

Neil Gaiman wants to read his books to you and we are totally on board

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you're a fan of books and somehow haven't read any of Neil Gaiman's work, chances are they've at least been recommended to you at some point. Hi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Profile of William H. Alsup, a Judge Who Codes and Decides Tech"s Biggest Cases

Sarah Jeong at The Verge has an interesting profile of William H. Alsup, the judge in Oracle v. Google case, who to many's surprise was able to comment on the technical issues that Oracle and Google were fighting about. Alsup admits that he learned t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Atlassian is on one heck of a run

 When Atlassian went public at the end of 2015, it was a bit of an anomaly: a tech IPO whose numbers looked quite good with some profitability. It’s been almost two years since that IPO, and since then, the company’s valuation is at.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 11 min. ago

International patients increasingly seek in vitro fertilization treatment in US

The use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in the US by non-US residents is growing, research shows. These 'reproductive tourists' are more likely, compared to Americans, to use egg donors and carriers and genetically screen early embryos......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 30 min. ago

Linux support is coming to Samsung DeX, along with big-screen mobile gaming

Samsung's DeX hub, which makes it possible to run your smartphone on a desktop display, will soon feature full Linux support through the Linux on Galaxy app. Samsung is also looking to bring popular mobile games to bigger screens. The post Linux supp.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 32 min. ago

Throat-reading voice ID system can’t be tricked by impressions or recordings

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a voice-reading security system that's able to identify who's speaking not just by what they say, but by how their throat moves when they say it. The post Throat-reading voice ID system can’t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 32 min. ago

ZTE Axon M vs ZTE Axon 7: Can ZTE’s foldable phone beat its mid-range classic?

The new ZTE Axon M is a pretty interesting device, offering a unique dual-screen experience. But can it beat the ZTE Axon 7, which is one of the best budget handsets currently available? We put the phones to the test to find out. The post ZTE Axon M.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 32 min. ago

Redeigned Audi A7 Sportback refines a familiar shape, and a ton of new tech

The 2019 Audi A7 Sportback features more technology than ever, including numerous driver-assist systems, an elaborate infotainment setup, and a standard 48-volt mild-hybrid system. The post Redeigned Audi A7 Sportback refines a familiar shape, and a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 32 min. ago

Intel and Amazon partner on voice recognition tech

Intel and Amazon are partnering to put the former's silicon and smarts into the latter's Alexa voice platform. The chipmaker has introduced the Intel Speech Enabling Developer Kit to provide a "complete audio front-end solution for.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

How to Add Your Xbox One Pins Back to Home

How to Add Your Xbox One Pins Back to Home is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. You need to know how to add your Xbox One pins back to your console’s home screen. Without them, accessing your favorite games and apps on Microsoft’s Xbox.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News7 hr. 12 min. ago

Verizon Drops Screen Replacement to $29 in Total Mobile Protection Plan

Verizon announced this week that its Total Mobile Protection plan now offers cracked screen repair for just $29. It used to cost $49, so yeah, a $20 discount on screen replacement is a solid change. Thanks, Verizon. Starting today, if you are interes.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago