A Year Without Cable, Week 17: One Third Complete
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A Year Without Cable, Week 17: One Third Complete

My first Year Without Cable post was published on April 28. It was that day that I told Verizon I'd be returning my FiOS set top box and eliminating cable TV from my package. Why? Because I was staring down the barrel of … [Read more...]

Twitter Will Now Show You Tweets From Things You Didn’t Follow
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Twitter Will Now Show You Tweets From Things You Didn’t Follow

In light of a recent update, it seems like everyone’s Twitter feed is going to get packed with unsolicited tweets. Twitter is going to start showing you content from accounts you didn’t specifically follow, which … [Read more...]

HTC Windows Phone to Hit Carriers…in Time for Windows 9 Preview?
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HTC Windows Phone to Hit Carriers…in Time for Windows 9 Preview?

Yesterday, HTC announced a new, high end Windows Phone handset that draws some much-needed heat to the beleaguered mobile platform. The issue, though, is that the HTC One M8 for Windows is exclusive to Verizon Wireless … [Read more...]

Mimesis Aegis, An Invisible Android Shield That Encrypts Communication
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Mimesis Aegis, An Invisible Android Shield That Encrypts Communication

A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has been developing a new app called Mimesis Aegis––roughly “imitation shield” in Latin––that provides end-to-end encryption for Android communication apps. It … [Read more...]

Xbox One Gets a Reddit App: Meet ReddX
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Xbox One Gets a Reddit App: Meet ReddX

Late last night, Major Nelson surprised the Xbox One reddit community by announcing that the system would get a reddit app, of all things. Today, ReddX was made available for download from the Xbox One Store. For … [Read more...]

I’m Crowning The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge The Most Successful Viral Campaign, Ever
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I’m Crowning The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge The Most Successful Viral Campaign, Ever

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge may be the most successful social media campaign the Internet has ever seen. Even if you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, its unlikely that you’re unfamiliar with this … [Read more...]

Details on YouTube Music Key Leaked
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Details on YouTube Music Key Leaked

Since last year, we’ve heard mixed reports and rumors about a music streaming service coming from Google’s YouTube, the latest concerning its delays and setbacks towards actually launching. A new treasure trove of … [Read more...]

HTC Unveils One M8 for Windows, $99 on Verizon
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HTC Unveils One M8 for Windows, $99 on Verizon

After weeks of rumors, HTC has officially announced its newest smartphone: the HTC One M8 for Windows. Want to get one? Then you’d better be ready to buy a new two-year contract with Verizon. Starting at noon … [Read more...]

Google Buys Jetpac to Make Image Recognition Soar
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Google Buys Jetpac to Make Image Recognition Soar

It happens all the time: if you make something amazing in the world of tech, you’ll probably be bought by a bigger company for a whole lot of money. Such is the case with this past weekend’s news that Google has … [Read more...]

iPhone 6: 1GB of RAM and No Sapphire Screen?
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iPhone 6: 1GB of RAM and No Sapphire Screen?

The September 9 date rumored to be reserved for Apple’s big iPhone 6 announcement is fast approaching, and with it come yet more rumors about the latest iOS smartphone to bear Apple’s name. There are a new pair of … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Samsung Buys SmartThings; Amazon Launches Local Register
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Samsung Buys SmartThings; Amazon Launches Local Register

Sunday has found us once again, which means it's time to look at the top tech stories of the past week. Companies making headlines include Samsung, Amazon, Microsoft and Comcast. Ready? Let's go. Samsung Buys … [Read more...]

Windows 9 Public Preview Slated for Late Sept
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Windows 9 Public Preview Slated for Late Sept

Things must really be happening over at Microsoft. Every few days, we get a little bit more information about the operating system codenamed Windows Threshold, which is what many believe will become Windows 9. Today’s … [Read more...]