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Apple taught iPhone users not to care about specs. Now it’s Google’s turn.

For as long as I can remember, Android flagships have largely been defined by their specs. Whereas Apple users know the newest iPhone is always the best iPhone, Android’s diversity means researching processors, RAM, etc, is a regular part of choosing a new phone. But…

Comments Off on Apple taught iPhone users not to care about specs. Now it’s Google’s turn. / 18 View / October 16, 2017

Github launches new tools to say when your project’s dependencies get pwned

Github today announced the introduction of more robust security features for its users, which will help developers identify vulnerable dependencies in their code. The announcement came at the company’s flagship Github Universe conference, taking place at Pier 70 in San Francisco….

Comments Off on Github launches new tools to say when your project’s dependencies get pwned / 14 View / October 14, 2017

Oculus Go is VR’s biggest milestone, and its greatest compromise

It’s easy to dismiss Oculus Go. Not unlike Gear VR or Daydream, Go offers the world yet another headset that’s stripped of everything that makes VR so promising. It’s not attention grabbing, certainly isn’t sexy, and it doesn’t offer anything others don’t, at least…

Comments Off on Oculus Go is VR’s biggest milestone, and its greatest compromise / 8 View / October 13, 2017

Quickly add the Google Play store to your new Amazon Fire 10HD

Last time I bought an Amazon tablet adding the Google store was a real pain! It takes about 3 minutes and one reboot on the new Amazon Fire HD 10. In order to get the most out of my new 7th generation…

Comments Off on Quickly add the Google Play store to your new Amazon Fire 10HD / 28 View / October 11, 2017

After On Podcast: The Tim O’Reilly Interview

In this week’s episode of the After On podcast, I interview Tim O’Reilly – one of the most original and influential thinkers in tech. His new book, WTF, debuts today. And it doesn’t stand for what you think. We talk about that book, and about…

Comments Off on After On Podcast: The Tim O’Reilly Interview / 30 View / October 10, 2017

Stevie Wonder’s vision restored, O.J. Simpson’s hookers, and Hugh Hefner didn’t have to die, in this week’s tabloids

Stevie Wonder can see again, the Las Vegas killer joined a cult before the massacre, and Tom Petty could have been saved, according to this week’s fact-distanced tabloids. How wrong can the tabloids get? Having killed off country music star…

Comments Off on Stevie Wonder’s vision restored, O.J. Simpson’s hookers, and Hugh Hefner didn’t have to die, in this week’s tabloids / 14 View / October 8, 2017

Facebook announces $199 Oculus Go standalone VR headset

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get a billion people to live and play in VR. But the company won’t get there with premium VR headsets like the Oculus Rift, which require expensive gaming PCs. Mobile VR headsets like the Gear VR are…

Comments Off on Facebook announces $199 Oculus Go standalone VR headset / 78 View / October 7, 2017

Zuckerberg sets a giant goal for virtual reality, but without a timeline

That’s about 13 percent of the world’s population. Zuckerberg threw out that goal as he opened the Oculus developers conference on Wednesday. He talked about using virtual reality to create jobs for people who live in areas where there is…

Comments Off on Zuckerberg sets a giant goal for virtual reality, but without a timeline / 16 View / October 5, 2017

Millions of Pornhub users tricked into downloading malware on their PCs in the UK and US

A large-scale malvertising attack saw millions of users of adult video website Pornhub tricked into installing malware on their computers, according to security researchers. The campaign was active for more than a year, exposing millions of potential victims in the…

No Comments / 67 View / October 4, 2017

How to root your Android phone

Android devices command a touch of freedom in comparison to Apple’s locked in jail cell but there’s still some locks on the gates to Android’s playground. This is where rooting comes in. Since the introduction of Marshmallow, Nougat and Oreo,…

No Comments / 38 View / October 2, 2017