The Worst Bugs in OS X Yosemite and How to Fix Them

There's a lot to like about OS X Yosemite , Apple's brand-new, super-powerful operating system of the future, but a quick glance around the software's official support forums shows that not all users are having a trouble-free experience. If you're st ...

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Soundlazer Snap speaker beams directional audio at your head

A regular speaker is something that we can all understand, you connect it to a smartphone or stereo system, and you can hear the music all over a room or home. A parametric speaker is something altogether different, it produces sound, but that sound ...

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Huawei’s 4-month old Ascend Mate2 is done with Android updates

This week Huawei appears pumped up to announce that one of their newest devices on the market, the Huawei Ascend Mate2, will not be getting any more Android updates. This is the device we reviewed in June of this year - it was released that same mont ...

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Andy Rubin Is Leaving Google To Start A Hardware Incubator

 Andy Rubin, best known for his work on Android at Google, is leaving the company. According to The Wall Street Journal, Rubin will build an incubator for what it describes as companies working with “technology-hardware” products. Google confirmed th ...

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Microsoft gives developers new opportunities with Apps for Outlook.com

At the Inbox Love event in Mountain View, CA, Microsoft revealed the latest way for developers to bring extra functionality to the user. Starting next year, Outlook.com will support third-party apps, known -- uninspiringly -- as Apps for Outlook.com. ...

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The NHS is still clinging on to Windows XP

NHS Trusts across the UK are risking a security meltdown due to the widespread presence of Microsoft’s outdated Windows XP OS with the government looking at another £5.5 million bill from Microsoft for support. Citrix, the mobile workspace company, f ...

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Vulnerabilities in command-line tools prompt wget and tnftp patches

The critical Shellshock vulnerabilities found last month in the Bash Unix shell have motivated security researchers to search for similar flaws in old, but widely used, command-line utilities. Two remote command execution vulnerabilities were patched ...

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Microsoft releases stopgap POODLE protection for Internet Explorer

Microsoft on Wednesday gave Windows customers an easier way to block attacks against Internet Explorer (IE) meant to steal browser session cookies and impersonate victims. Two weeks after Google researchers revealed the "POODLE" attack method and abo ...

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Trialfire Begins Selling Code-Free Analytics Service For Apps And Websites

 Toronto-based startup Trialfire is launching a service so companies can track customers as they interact with applications and websites without the need for data analysts and technical support. The company’s new software allows companies to collect ...

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Microsoft Band can be used to pay for Starbucks purchases

The Microsoft Band activity tracker arrived with a bang last night, and in addition to its roster of features comes partnerships with several companies. Microsoft detailed these partnerships tonight, most of which are right in line with what someone ...

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How important is cross-platform support to the Microsoft Band

It's not really surprising that Microsoft's Band smartwatch will work with Android and iOS as well as Windows Phone as we heard rumors suggesting it would. It's a bigger deal than you'd think though if history is any indication. How important is cro ...

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Engadget Daily: The 'Microsoft Band,' life with the OnePlus One and more!

Been waiting for a Windows-powered smartwatch? Well, you'll have to keep waiting; Microsoft's debut wearable is a Nike FuelBand-like fitness tracker called the Band. That's not all we have on deck, though. Click through for our Nintendo 3DS review,.. ...

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10 clever ways Microsoft could improve Windows 10

Aurélio "Baboo" knows what he wants to see in Microsoft’s next operating system, and has put together his own vision of Windows 10 "build 9928", spending over 50 hours on creating images in Photoshop that show the changes he thinks Microsoft should i ...

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Microsoft enables animated GIF search on Bing

While some people find animated GIFs to be tacky and silly, I find them fun. Sure, many people use the images to flood social media with memes, but they also serve as a great way to show a short animation using a small file size. I often use them in ...

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I typed my entire BlackBerry Passport review on the phone's tiny keyboard

Apparently I'm a masochist. That's an odd way to begin a review. But to give BlackBerry's latest handset, the Passport, as thorough a review as possible, I decided to type the entire thing from the phone itself. My twisted idea came from a...

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Microsoft Band -- RUMOR NO MORE

Microsoft, after slimming down, now wants to stay in shape with the help of its new fitness device. Dubbed the Microsoft Band, the device has been a rumored Microsoft project for months -- but it's now 'official', going on sale in the US starting tod ...

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Microsoft Health platform launches with payments-friendly, $199 Band wearable

Microsoft Health works with Windows Phone, Android and iOS devices. Much of it is based on Microsoft's cloud-based "intelligence engine", and the company wants startups to build health-related services around it. Microsoft Health platform launches w ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook “proud to be gay”

Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly and openly discussed his sexuality for the first time, penning a coming out story in which he acknowledges that "I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me." The letter, whi ...

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Minority Report reality: London Police test Precrime software

A 20-week study in London just completed this week utilized predictive software to spot potential gang-related crimes before they happen. Using software developed by Accenture, this project targeted individuals across all known gangs in each of Londo ...

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EMC cloud really isn’t all about EMC hardware, says EMC product chief

The storage giant has some secrets up its sleeve including how its acquisition of the Andy Becholsheim-backed DSSD startup will help fire up high-performance next-gen apps. EMC cloud really isn’t all about EMC hardware, says EMC product chief origi ...

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