Like a Star Wars junkyard, Portland’s Green Century takes in electronics from old cell phones to laptops and finds new life for them, or makes sure they’re scrapped properly. The post From motherboards to FBI phones, Green Century finds new life for old gadgets appeared first on Digital Trends
CNET UK podcast 495: Android Nougat arrives, Pokefever on the wane and five years of Tim Cook – CNET
How has Apple changed after half a decade with Cook at the helm? Plus, Pokemon Go shows signs of decline — but is that so surprising, or even a big problem?
Orlando’s new tourism app is powered by IBM’s Watson AI, which acts as your very own digital travel assistant. The more you interact with the app using detailed speech and text search requests, the more it will cater its results to your preferences.
As CNET cleans up before our remodel, one reader will clean up too. This week’s free goods include a tough laptop backpack, a hardcover book filled with game art and earphones shaped like devil horns.
We took a break from our usual podcast chat about new phones and high-tech gadgets this week to take a look at a tech issue that is really making waves beyond Australia’s shores.
The attack that saw the ‘Ghostbusters’ star’s personal information leaked to the web is now under investigation by US authorities.
Snapchat is courting teens by expanding its live sports geofilters to include high school football games.
Amazon sure is getting a taste for these brick-and-mortar bookstore openings. Having opened its first in Seattle last fall followed by two others, the company says it now has plans for a fourth location, this time in Chicago. The post Amazon is really getting a taste for these brick-and-mortar bookstore openings appeared first on Digital Trends .
Twitter is charging brands $500,000 for Promoted Stickers ad campaigns, claims a new report. The marketing feature was launched earlier this month in conjunction with a high-profile partnership with Pepsi. The post Sky-high smileys: Twitter charging brands $500,000 for Promoted Stickers appeared first on Digital Trends
In possibly the last city for its gigabit fiber, Google Fiber announced sign-ups for Salt Lake City. Faced with challenges, time, and expense of burying cables, Google may switch to high-speed wireless elsewhere
Your smart device’s microphone hasn’t gotten much better in over four years, which means your digital assistant won’t get any better at understanding you. That could soon change, however. The post Lack of microphone innovation holding back digital assistants appeared first on Digital Trends
iPhone maker is developing a handset that will tap FeliCa, the mobile tap-to-pay standard in Japan.
U.S. Cellular’s new Shared Connect plans bump up data allotments, but at cost: Most are more expensive than the tiers they’re replacing. The carrier also debuted new data controls for multi-line plans.
If you live in Australia and are using the Facebook app, you may be surprised to hear sound playing as you scroll past videos on your feed. But whether it’s a good idea is up for debate. The post First it was autoplay of videos in your feed, and now Facebook wants to add sound, too appeared first on Digital Trends .
Facebook is opening sourcing its AI image recognition software, which can detect and label objects in photos. The company hopes it will one day be able to categorize live video and offer detailed descriptions for the visually impaired.
Sony’s own website has leaked the existence of a Xperia X Compact, and it’s likely going to be announced next week at IFA 2016 in Berlin. A leaked image has also given us a glimpse at the front of the device. The post Sony Xperia X Compact news, rumors, and specs appeared first on Digital Trends .
Business travelers’ expense reports are now made a little easier with Lyft’s latest feature. Lyft’s new feature allows for the selection of specific rides to include in expense reports
Code in the newest version of app points to upcoming new features like speed limit notifications and improved integration with food delivery apps. No word yet on when they’ll launch, unfortunately, but it might not be long. The post Google Maps could get speed limit notifications, support for food ordering appeared first on Digital Trends .
Writer, producer and voice actor Justin Roiland says he wants to make “super duper games” through his new VR development company, Squanchtendo Games.
You shouldn’t wait to install the most recent iOS update, as it patches three vulnerabilities that were actively used in a spy operation targeting a recognized human rights defender. The post You should download Apple’s iOS 9.3.5 now as it fixes 3 security vulnerabilities appeared first on Digital Trends .
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- CNET UK podcast 495: Android Nougat arrives, Pokefever on the wane and five years of Tim Cook – CNET
- Visit Orlando’s new app puts an AI tour guide in the palm of your hand
- Crave giveaway: Awesome CNET Moving Day Grab Bag – CNET
- Isolation, desperation and tech in the refugee crisis: Girt by CNET podcast 84 – CNET
- Homeland Security investigating Leslie Jones website hack – CNET
- Snapchat’s live score filters are about to take over your high school football snaps
- Amazon is really getting a taste for these brick-and-mortar bookstore openings
- Sky-high smileys: Twitter charging brands $500,000 for Promoted Stickers
- Google Fiber taking sign-ups in SLC, may switch to wireless elsewhere
- Lack of microphone innovation holding back digital assistants
- Apple reportedly readying iPhone for Japan with tap-to-pay – CNET
- U.S. Cellular debuts Shared Connect plans with more data, higher prices
- First it was autoplay of videos in your feed, and now Facebook wants to add sound, too
- Facebook open sources image-recognition AI with live video in mind
- Sony Xperia X Compact news, rumors, and specs
- Lyft gives business travelers custom expense reports
- Google Maps could get speed limit notifications, support for food ordering
- ‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator wants to hire you for his VR world – CNET
- You should download Apple’s iOS 9.3.5 now as it fixes 3 security vulnerabilities
- One subject’s eye larger than the other? Here’s a quick Photoshop fix
- Adobe to support advanced photo format debuting in Canon’s hot new SLR – CNET
- Office supplies as fingernail art? This tutorial nails it – CNET
- Your best buds for life? OnePlus’ Bullets V2 earbuds are stylish, inexpensive
- Analog DNA computers can perform math inside a test tube
- Norwegian lawmaker caught playing Pokemon Go in parliament – CNET
- Big budget cuts ordered for Google Fiber, likely putting the brakes on rollout
- ClearTaste is a powder that makes coffee — and other foods — less bitter
- Ultrarare Apple-1 falls short of expected $1M auction price – CNET
- Microsoft issues refunds for purchases tied to soon-to-be-defunct Xbox Fitness