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Windows 10 Will Download Some Updates Even Over a Metered Connection

Reader AmiMoJo writes: Until now Windows 10 has allowed users to avoid downloading updates over metered (pay-per-byte) connections, to avoid racking up huge bills. Some users were setting their ethernet/wifi connections as metered in order to prevent.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Take the guesswork out of your WiFi connection with this touchscreen router

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Rejoice, websurfers, because the Starry Station is here to relieve all of your WiFi woes. Gone are the days where you impress your parents when you.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

If you enjoy stuffing your face with pizza, then we found the job for you

There are a lot of odd jobs out there. Some people are paid to drink beer or even gin, but don't you wish you could get paid to eat your favorite food? Well, now you could have that chance to eat pizza for a living as well.   SEE ALSO: Pizza Hut.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

Frustrated by Airpods? This Kickstarter campaign might be what you need.

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The EOZ Air Wireless Headphones are sleek, fashionable, and if their Kickstarter video is to be believed, might even be more functional than those.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 45 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 News3 hr. 45 min. ago

This smart paper plane just raised close to 2 million dollars on Kickstarter

The 'POWERUP DART' crushed it on Kickstarter. With an original goal of just $25,000, it raised almost $2 million dollars.  The smart paper airplane is app controlled and can do all sorts of tricks. Looks like people really aren't over how flimsy.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 45 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 News4 hr. 25 min. ago

Smart lock company August Home purchased by actual lock company Yale

Smart-lock outfit Yale's parent company is buying August Home, in a move that may consolidate some of the smart lock market. The regulatory bodies involved are expected to approve Sweden-based Assa Abloy's purchase by year's e.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

Google is charging a $30 premium at Pixel 2 pop-up stores

Google's pop-up stores for the Pixel 2 are now live in New York and Los Angeles, but it appears they're charging a $30 mark up over web prices......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

Help sought from complementary, alternative medicine to remedy health problems

It found that complementary and alternative medicine is being used in connection with various health problems, particularly in situations where help provided by conventional medicine is considered by the patient to be inadequate......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update does not play well with Razer laptops

For all its bells and whistles, Microsoft’s Windows 10 Fall Creators Update does not get along with all makes and models. In fact, according to a post on the Razer Insider forum, Windows 10's newest iteration causes annoying problems with t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Google could update Chrome to address pesky in-browser cryptocurrency miners

In-browser cryptocurrency mining is becoming a serious issue. While some sites like The Pirate Bay are open about the behavior, others (knowingly or otherwise) attempt to use your CPU cycles without your permission......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Facebook starts rolling out the "Explore Feed" to all desktop and mobile users

Back in April, it was reported that Facebook had started testing what was essentially a second news feed on some mobile users. While not all the social network’s experiments get full releases, it seems this one is here to stay. The company has.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Rumor: iPhone 8 Production Slashed in Half On Weak Demand

Apple has supposedly slashed its iPhone 8 production not even six weeks after launching the device. If true, this doesn't bode well for the company's quarterly results. The post Rumor: iPhone 8 Production Slashed in Half On Weak Demand appeared first.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

The Saber portable power pack can keep your MacBook pro running for days

The Saber battery pack from Romeo Power offers 86 watt-hours of power that you an carry in the palm of your own hand. The device can recharge phones, tablets, and even a MacBook Pro with its built-in AC inverter. The post The Saber portable power pac.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

Here are some Alexa answers that prove the AI is smarter than you think

Alexa is not only a virtual assistant, it can also be a talking encyclopedia, a joker, a calculator, a musician, and even a therapist. Here are a few Alexa answers, where the AI proves it's a pretty big smarty pants. The post Here are some Alexa answ.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 45 min. ago

Sockbot Android malware discovered in eight popular apps on Google Play

If you still aren't being cautious about which apps you choose to download on your Android phone or tablet, perhaps this latest report will convince you to start taking the warnings seriously. This month, Symantec discovered a new type of Android mal.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Release Date Tips & Tricks

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Release Date Tips & Tricks is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. The Battlefield 1 Turning Tides DLC release date is still several weeks away, but there are some things you can do, right now, to prepare for its arr.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Tesla gets testy over story about a new harassment lawsuit

Tesla has once again found itself facing an onslaught of news stories about discrimination lawsuits filed against the company.  The wave began earlier this week, when The Mercury News reported that three black former Tesla factory employees.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 9 min. ago

Latest Google beta allows you to customize the Search widget

The latest beta of the Google app (7.14.15) get some cool customization tools for the Search widget......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News5 hr. 25 min. ago

Chance the Rapper just shared the most adorable unboxing video featuring his Grammys and daughter

Chance the Rapper's wait is finally over. After convincing the Grammy Awards to recognize independent artists in their ceremony—and winning three awards himself—the rapper finally can throw the tangible recognition of his hard work and fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 45 min. ago