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WhatsApp gets enhancements and bug fixes in latest update

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2 years ago

Congressional committee meeting to discuss privacy in wake of recent nude leaks

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A congressional advisory committee will be taking the initial step Thursday to discuss the legal ramifications of protecting Internet privacy. Prompted by the recent hacks resulting in the leak of nude photos of celebrities like the high profile case involving actress Jennifer Lawrence, the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee will be discussing the topic of privacy and the legal remedies against hackers, websites, and those partaking in revenge porn.

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How to track your run with the Microsoft Band

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T-Mobile pops up support page for HTC One M8 for Windows

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2 years ago

A quick guide to Guided Workouts on the Microsoft Band

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The Microsoft Band is the newest wearable from Redmond. I've been playing with (and loving) the Microsoft Band for nearly a week now. The Band does a lot. It can track your runs with its built-in GPS, monitor your heart rate during workouts, interact with Cortana, show you incoming text messages and more. But one of my favorite features would have to be Guided Workouts. This feature is a nice surprise and has guaranteed a place on my wrist for the Band.

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2 years ago

Qualcomm Q4 FY2014 earnings boosted by increase in chip sales

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Qualcomm announced its fourth quarter earnings today and despite shipping more chips, earnings were down from the previous quarter. The main news from the earnings report is that the company is reporting net income of $1.89 billion on revenues of $6.69 billion. Revenues and income are both up year-over-year, but down from the previous quarter. In addition, Qualcomm's operating income rose to $1.99 billion, up 25 percent year-over-year, but also down 4 percent sequentially.

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2 years ago

Cortana will soon be speaking a little español

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2 years ago

Review: Urban Armor Gear for the Surface Pro 3

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Review: Urban Armor Gear for the Surface Pro 3

When I think of heavy duty protection for smartphones and tablets, I conjure up the image of a bulky, rubberized monstrosity that resembles more of a fat suit than a case. Sure, it will protect your device from nearly any threat, but it also makes it look like a swollen tick with bad fashion sense.

Urban Armor Gear must have had a similar image in mind when designing their tough case for the Surface Pro 3 because it avoids those very pitfalls. Rather than being a tough and ugly movie monster, the Urban Armor Gear for the Surface Pro 3 is the rugged, handsome action star.

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2 years ago

Join the party for the Halo: The Master Chief Collection launch at all Microsoft Stores on Monday

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2 years ago

EFF releases 'secure messaging scorecard,' ranks Skype against competitors

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has issued security rankings for several popular communication platforms, including Apple's iMessage Google's Hangouts and Skype from Microsoft.

Both iMessage and Apple's FaceTime were named as the best mass market options for secure messaging according to the EFF's criteria. These categories include message encryption in transit, independent code review, and proper documentation of security.

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2 years ago

Yes, WhatsApp now has blue checks for read messages

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WhatsApp is worth billions of dollars, and there seems to be a good reason for that: many of you are using it, at least according to the flood of tips we are now getting.

Today on the backend for WhatsApp they have evidently thrown a switch to make the double checks blue for when someone reads your messages. Previously, they were white, ahem.

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2 years ago

The new Windows 8.1 notebook from Asus is now on sale at Amazon [Update: now $179]

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2 years ago

The best podcast apps for Windows Phone

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2 years ago

American Airlines yanks their app from Windows Phone, reportedly drops support

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2 years ago

Watch Daniel's quick review of the Microsoft Band on the latest episode of Before You Buy

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We've been using the Microsoft Band for nearly a week. Daniel just joined the latest episode of TWiT's Before You Buy to review the Microsoft Band. The episode aired live yesterday but is now available for you to watch on YouTube or your favorite podcast app. Before You Buy is the show in the TWiT network where products and gadgets are reviewed on air. Let's see what Dan thinks of the MIcrosoft Band.

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