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Master these 9 features in Apple's Notes app for a more organized life

Master these 9 features in Apple's Notes app for a more organized life

With the updated version of the Notes app released with iOS 9, users got access to a whole variety of new features including the ability to add checklists, links and photos to notes. Below we take a look at how to use 9 Notes' features to take better notes and organize your life: Create checklists in your notes The updated Notes app for iOS 9 allows you to create interactive checklists to ensure you stay on track with your to-do-list. Read the full steps in our tips and tricks for creating checklists in your Notes app. Add images and photos to your notes To add... more »
Bitcoin scammer Ryan Kennedy arrested on rape charges

Bitcoin scammer Ryan Kennedy arrested on rape charges

Ryan Kennedy, the head of former Dogecoin exchange Moolah has been arrested in the United Kingdom on rape charges. According to local reports, Kennedy stands accused of raping five women over the course of eight years and faces a total of 14 charges, 11 of rape, two of assault by penetration and one of causing a woman to engage in sexual activity without consent. The offenses are alleged to have been carried out in Gloucestershire between late 2007 and last year, all during the time Kennedy was defrauding people through his various online schemes. This is not the first time Kennedy has appeared... more »
Here's the best tech ads from Super Bowl 50 | #SB50

Here's the best tech ads from Super Bowl 50 | #SB50

Super Bowl Sunday might be about a game of football but for many the football plays second fiddle to the advertising during the game, and this year was no exception. A number of leading tech companies (and some smaller ones) took the opportunity to advertise what they had on offer and at no small cost: a 30-second advertisement during the Super Bowl this year is believed to have been around $5 million, that's for one play. Here are the best tech ads from Superbowl 50. T-Mobile Drake gets advised to add terms & conditions to a song. Of note at the end is T-Mobile... more »
Twitter is beholden to social justice warriors, that's why they'll change the timeline | #RIPTwitter

Twitter is beholden to social justice warriors, that's why they'll change the timeline | #RIPTwitter

The chattering classes were aghast this weekend over a report Friday from Buzzfeed that Twitter was set to launch an algorithmic timeline as soon as this week. What this would mean is that instead of the current system wherein Twitter presents tweets in chronological order, Twitter would select which tweets a user can see in their timeline, promoting some content over others, or as Buzzfeed describes it, fixing an alleged problem of signal-to-noise on the service. The result of the alleged proposal saw #RIPTwitter emerge as a popular hashtag among users who claimed they would go as far as quitting Twitter should... more »
Report: Google prepping new smartphone supported virtual reality headset

Report: Google prepping new smartphone supported virtual reality headset

Fresh off news in January that it's getting serious about virtual reality (VR), Google, Inc. is said to be preparing to launch a new headset for smartphones, at least according to one report over the weekend. The Financial Times claims that the new headset will be a successor to Cardboard, and will feature better sensors, lenses and a more solid plastic casing. The device is said to be similar to Samsung Electronic Co. Ltd.'s Gear VR, in that it will rely on a smartphone for its display and 'most of its processing power;" the difference here is that Google's existing Cardboard VR headset... more »
Super Bowl tech: Experts tackle the connected stadium | #SB50

Super Bowl tech: Experts tackle the connected stadium | #SB50

What's it take to run stadium Wi-Fi for nearly 80,000 fans, keep them fed and highly entertained? We hear from the tech experts who know a thing or two about scaling IT for today's modern, connected stadiums like Levi's in Santa Clara, CA, host of this year's Super Bowl event. Built in 2014, with a seating capacity at 68,500 to 75,000, the stadium is hyped as the highest-tech sports venue in the country and promises to produce a personalized fan experience for all. It takes a great deal of technological innovation to provide the experience and scale to the demands of a... more »
Valve gets clever with content discovery for the Lunar New Year Steam Sale

Valve gets clever with content discovery for the Lunar New Year Steam Sale

A new Steam Sale is unexpectedly upon us, and PC gamers everywhere are already scouring the Steam Store for the best deals on thousands of games. With such a ridiculously large library of games, it has become increasingly difficult for users to discover new games on Steam, which is bad for both developers and fans, but for the new Lunar New Year Sale, Valve Corp has done something clever by hiding a form of content discovery in a fun "Choose Your Own Adventure" story. On the main store page, there is a brief introduction to a story about a monkey trying to... more »
Machine vs. brain: When are algorithms smarter, and can they be trusted?  | #FastForwardInnovation

Machine vs. brain: When are algorithms smarter, and can they be trusted? | #FastForwardInnovation

The idea that intelligent machines will make humans obsolete in many industries employing today's population is a common concern for everyone except the people building those machines. Case in point, Micha Gorelick, a data scientist and engineer with Fast Forward Labs, doesn't talk glowingly about the superiority of algorithms compared to brains, but rather stresses their limitations. The crucial question people have to ask, he told Jeff Frick, cohost of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, is what problem is this algorithm solving? "It's important to understand how is that algorithm smarter than me and when should I not trust it?" he explained. "When should I trust... more »
Hackers broke into DayZ's forum and gained access to hundred of usernames and passwords

Hackers broke into DayZ's forum and gained access to hundred of usernames and passwords

While most of the gaming world seems to have moved on from DayZ, that does not mean that the game has dropped off of hackers' radars, and developer Bohemia Interactive AS has alerted players that hundreds of emails, usernames, and passwords have been compromised. "A security incident occurred on forums.dayzgame.com recently," Bohemia said in an email to users (via Reddit). "According to our investigation all usernames, emails and passwords from forums.dayzgame.com were accessed and downloaded by hackers." "While the passwords were not stored in plain text, but in a more secure form, it is highly recommended that if you have used the same password... more »
Super Bowl wearables and other hot sports tech: Holo table, Reebok and more

Super Bowl wearables and other hot sports tech: Holo table, Reebok and more

The Super Bowl is known for groundbreaking commercials, but the tech involved with such a large scale event is also impressive and is certain to influence the entire sports industry. Here we take a look at the latest tech developments in sports, from interactive fan apps to wearables that track an athlete's every movement in real time. Super Bowl 50 will kickoff at 6:30 PM ET on February 7, 2016 at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. To football fans, the ability to stream the game on mobile devices or check live updates using an app is already a huge step from... more »
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