Cable Vs. DSL Speeds

How your cable company could get some real competition – even without Google Fiber

How your cable company could get some real competition – even without Google Fiber

By about 21 mins ago.

As anyone who is stuck with only one high-speed broadband provider in their neighborhood knows, the state of competition for home Internet services in the United States is not very good. However, there’s a promising new technology that’s being developed that could give your cable provider a run for its money and will hopefully give you a second option that doesn’t involve praying for Google Fiber to roll into your city. More →

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Xbox One November Update

November update brings a few great new features to the Xbox One

November update brings a few great new features to the Xbox One

By about 1 hour ago.

Microsoft announced on Monday that the November system update had begun rolling out to members of the Xbox One update preview program. The November update is another set of relatively minor improvements and additions, but brings one highly anticipated feature to the console that was hinted at earlier this month: custom backgrounds. More →

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Hit List

Coolest Wearable Computers Dorothy

This brilliant ‘smart shoe’ accessory will let you call Uber just by clicking your heels

This brilliant ‘smart shoe’ accessory will let you call Uber just by clicking your heels

By about 2 hours ago.

When you were a kid, did you ever imagine what it would be like to be Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz? While you’ll likely never get swept away by a tornado and whisked away to an enchanted kingdom, a clever new accessory will let you find your way home just by clicking your heels. More →

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World's Best Smartphone Apps PhotoMath

Ingenious new app is every math teacher’s nightmare come true

Ingenious new app is every math teacher’s nightmare come true

By about 3 hours ago.

If your school doesn’t already collect your smartphones before you go to class, we’re certain that it will start doing so after seeing this new mobile app. Per Engadget, an app called PhotoMath is every math teacher’s worst nightmare come to life as it will solve equations for you just by using your smartphone’s camera. More →

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Game Changers

Apple iPhone Wireless Car Patent

In the future, Apple wants to let your iPhone control your car

In the future, Apple wants to let your iPhone control your car

By about 4 hours ago.

On Tuesday, Apple published an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that describes a technology called “accessory control with geo-fencing” that would surround a vehicle with a virtual field or boundary known as a geofence. This geofence would detect your proximity to the car through your iPhone and automatically perform tasks like unlocking the door, starting the vehicle, and opening the trunk.

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T-Mobile CEO John Legere Vs. AT&T Verizon

Research suggests Legere is singlehandedly dragging some customers away from rivals

Research suggests Legere is singlehandedly dragging some customers away from rivals

By about 4 hours ago.

John Legere might literally be the first — and likely last — American telecom CEO to have his own personality cult. Research firm Comlinkdata has analyzed 2.7 million of social media messages posted on Twitter for the past three years of people who said that they were switching to a rival carrier and found that “John Legere” was one of the more commonly cited reasons for people switching from AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. More →

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2011 MacBook Pro Yosemite

How to force Yosemite’s Continuity feature on your unsupported MacBook Pro

How to force Yosemite’s Continuity feature on your unsupported MacBook Pro

By about 5 hours ago.

One of the coolest features of Yosemite, is Continuity / Handoff, which lets iOS and OS X device users continue a certain action even after switching devices — including placing phone calls and sending regular text messages on a Mac. Unfortunately, not all Macs and MacBook models can support it, as older models do not have Bluetooth 4.0 LE chips inside. Luckily, after some digging, a Mac user revealed on MacRumors’ forum that 2011 MacBook Pros can support Continuity / Handoff features after a little tinkering. More →

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Staples Credit Card Breach

Is Staples the latest retailer to get hit with a huge credit card breach?

Is Staples the latest retailer to get hit with a huge credit card breach?

By about 5 hours ago.

Brian Krebs, the man who originally reported the Home Depot data breach earlier this year, now believes that Staples has been subjected to a data breach of its own. Krebs says that at least six banks noticed a pattern of debit and credit card fraud in several Staples branches, indicating that card data might have been accessed. More →

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LEGO Iconic Movie Scenes

Film’s most iconic scenes were amazingly recreated with Legos

Film’s most iconic scenes were amazingly recreated with Legos

By about 5 hours ago.

With the success of the recent Lego movie, a 15-year old stop motion animator from Kilbarchan, Scotland named Morgan Spence decided he would use Legos to recreate some of the most iconic movie scenes of all time.

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Windows 10 Preview Update

New Windows 10 preview update brings a key Windows Phone feature to your desktop

New Windows 10 preview update brings a key Windows Phone feature to your desktop

By about 6 hours ago.

Three weeks after the launch of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft is rolling out the first new build to members of the Windows Insider Program. Build 9860, as Microsoft has so eloquently named it, comes to Insiders automatically through Windows Update. As long as your computer is on or sleeping, the update will download and install on its own. More →

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Apple Pay Loyalty Program

New report reveals how Apple plans to get you hooked on Apple Pay

New report reveals how Apple plans to get you hooked on Apple Pay

By about 6 hours ago.

Google is pretty savvy when it comes to getting consumers to adopt new technology, but even it couldn’t get Android fans to use Google Wallet with any consistency. Via MacRumors, a new report from BankInnovation claims that Apple is planning to roll out an Apple Pay loyalty program that will start offering users some great rewards by the end of the year. More →

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iPad Air 2 Benchmark A8X CPU

Benchmark suggests the iPad Air 2 will be even more powerful than you imagined

Benchmark suggests the iPad Air 2 will be even more powerful than you imagined

By about 6 hours ago.

Apple has yet to officially release the exact specifications for the pumped-up A8X processor that powers the iPad Air 2, but these new benchmarks show the immense power that iPad Air 2 will have by suggesting the device’s CPU will have 2GB of RAM and 3-core CPU.

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Review
Disney Fantasia Music Evolved Review

‘Fantasia: Music Evolved’ review: New groove

‘Fantasia: Music Evolved’ review: New groove

By about 7 hours ago.

Releasing an original rhythm game in 2014 is a bold move; the age of the plastic peripheral has passed, and rhythm games are reliant on either controllers or cameras to work. Developers have to understand and account for the limitations of those accessories, but rather than concede to the shifting sands, Harmonix took the evolution of the genre in stride with Dance Central, its third consecutive hit series and the first to prominently feature the Kinect.

Now the team faces the challenge of moving into the new generation with a fresh, licensed property. So how did it fare? More →

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