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22 Hours Ago   The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are the best smartphones Samsung's ever made, but its next flagship release, the Note 9, could be even better. What big marquee feature might Samsung's most expensive phone have?

23 Hours Ago   Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNN he'd be glad to testify on the Cambridge Analytica data breach and now he's getting his wish. The House Energy and Commerce Committee sent Zuckerberg a formal invitation to testify on the mishandling of user data from that's pissed everyone off and pushed many to #deletefacebook, according to Reuters.

Yesterday   The Google Assistant just learned another new trick: Sending money to your friends. The new peer-to-peer money transfer feature lets iOS and Android users use Google's digital assistant to send and receive money to each other using Google Pay (formerly Android Pay and Google Wallet).

Yesterday   Poor Huawei is getting screwed over left and right in the U.S. First, AT&T reportedly pulled out of a carrier partnership to sell the Chinese tech giant's flagship Mate 10 Pro Android phone.

2 Days Ago   On iOS 11, Apple introduced a new way to protect user privacy by letting you hide the contents of your notifications on your iPhone's lock screen until you unlock the device with Touch ID or Face ID.

2 Days Ago   Lytro had big plans to change the photography industry with its unique, rectangular-shaped "light field camera" that let users refocus photos after they'd taken them. Now, Lytro is being acquired by Google for as much as $40 million, TechCrunch reports.

3 Days Ago   Think your 1TB, or 5TB, or even 30TB solid-state drive can store a lifetime of documents, music, movies and games? Think again. Nimbus Data has now shattered the previous 60TB 3.5-inch SSD drive record with the world's first 100 terabyte drive.

6 Days Ago   D'oh! What are you doing Microsoft? Do you really think it's a good idea to only let users open links from within Windows 10's default Mail app in the Edge browser?

6 Days Ago   On March 27, Apple's holding a special education-focused event at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago. As always for Apple, the invite is a bit cryptic.

6 Days Ago   Pop quiz time! Who owns Tinder, OkCupid,, and Plenty of Fish? If you said Match Group, Inc., you're correct and you should treat yourself to a cookie.

6 Days Ago   Last month, the Venezuelan government launched Petro, the world's first state-issued cryptocurrency, in hopes of boosting its struggling economy and circumventing U.S. and European sanctions. The Trump administration, however, isn't buying into the country's new digital currency, which has been called "snake oil" by some financial experts.

8 Days Ago   Google's Android Wear is dead — the name, not the platform. Ahead of Baselworld, an annual watch and jewelry show, Google is rebranding its smartwatch software as Wear OS.

8 Days Ago   Apple's iPhone, iPad, Mac, and various other devices all come with limited parental controls that can be used to restrict usage and features for kids. But honestly, who really knows how to use them when they're buried within the ever-confusing Settings app?

9 Days Ago   It's no secret that Siri is way behind other voice assistants like the Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa when it comes to comprehension and total number of skills.

9 Days Ago   Broadcom is no longer pursuing plans to buy Qualcomm after Trump issued an executive order blocking the $117 billion takeover proposal over fears the deal would "impair the national security of the United States." "Although we are disappointed with this outcome, Broadcom will comply with the Order," the Singapore-based company that's currently in the process of redomiciling to the U.S., said in a press release on Wednesday.

10 Days Ago   Hold onto your butts! Apple's just announced its annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 18) will take place on June 4-8. The week-long conference will once again take place at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, where Apple is expected to introduce iOS 12, macOS 10.14, watchOS 5, and more.

10 Days Ago   The wait for Apple's 3-in-1 AirPower wireless charging pad that can charge an iPhone 8 or X, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at once may soon be over.

10 Days Ago   Another day, another gadget recall. Working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Amazon's recalled six of its own AmazonBasics portable battery banks over "risk of overheating" that could "cause the power bank to overheat or melt, presenting a fire hazard." SEE ALSO: Bose's AR sunglasses use sound, not a screen to augment reality According to an email sent out to customers and obtained by Mashable, if you purchased an AmazonBasics Power Bank battery sold between December 2014

12 Days Ago   Bose — yes, the speaker and headphone company — is developing augmented reality sunglasses. But unlike the failed Google Glass and other smart glasses designed to overlay digital objects and information on top of the real world, Bose's AR glasses have no screen and no camera.

12 Days Ago   What's better than delicious sushi? How about 3D-printed sushi that looks like it belongs in an 8-bit video game? At SXSW, Open Meals showed off a "Pixel Food Printer" that 3D prints edible pixelated sushi.

13 Days Ago   Attendees of the the Westworld panel at SXSW got a surprise visit from Elon Musk. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO used the panel to not only inspire a new generation on space exploration, but also drop two epic highlight reels of the Falcon Heavy rocket launch that carried Starman riding in a Tesla Roadster into deep space.

13 Days Ago   Ever wonder how much fun it would be to roll around in a hamster ball? It’s hell. SEE ALSO: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ review: The Android phones to beat At SXSW, my colleague Karissa Bell and I got to experience this fun activity at Sony's Wow Studio activation thanks to the power of cameras, projections, and a Microsoft Kinect sensor (RIP).

14 Days Ago   Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 and S9+ each have an impressive new camera lens that can intelligently switch between two different apertures to capture the best daytime and low-light photos.

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