Monthly Archives: March 2017

Pornhub adds HTTPS to keep your kinks hidden

Now that your ISP will soon be able to sell your browsing history to advertisers, it's good to know which companies have your back, privacy-wise. Around the web, the recent switch to HTTPS encryption has been a step in the … Read the rest of this entry

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Homemade ‘Iron Man’ suit requires a special kind of crazy

Remember the, insane record-shattering flight of a jet-powered hoverboard? UK inventor Richard Browning thought that riding on top of a jet pack wasn't crazy enough, so he strapped six kerosene-powered microjets to his arms. That transformed him into… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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UK broadband prices to fall as Ofcom prioritises high speeds

Ofcom says millions of UK broadband customers could soon pay less for superfast broadband under new plans to limit the amount Openreach charges other ISPs to access its fibre network. The communications regulator said today that it wants to slash … Read the rest of this entry

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Now Twitch streamers can choose both 1080p and 60fps

After chasing Steam and expanding into direct game sales, Twitch is ready to give its core product a framerate boost and fresh set of troubleshooting tools. The Amazon-owned streaming platform just announced new support for 1080p video at 60 frames … Read the rest of this entry

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The Wirecutter’s best deals: A Sony 55-inch XBR 4K TV drops to $1,290

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their c… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Lyft tests a new fixed-route ‘Shuttle’ service for commuters

Now that shared rides represent a sizable portion of Uber and Lyft's business, both companies have been looking for new ways to expand their offerings while making the whole system more efficient and affordable at the same time. According to … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 can sign into websites using your face

The Galaxy S8's face and fingerprint detection are about more than unlocking your phone… if Samsung has its way, you'll use them to sign into seemingly everything online. The company is expanding its Samsung Pass feature to use biometrics to … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: Wednesday, March 29th 2017

Welcome to mid-week. We've got sub-$ 1,000 4K TVs in decent sizes, the US government voted on whether ISPs can sell your browser history, and IKEA is getting into the smart lighting game. You might have heard — the device … Read the rest of this entry

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Dell’s 8K monitor is available for $5,000

Dell introduced its 31.5-inch 8K monitor at CES, which the company claims is the world's first consumer screen to meet such a ridiculous resolution. While it took a backseat to the artist-aimed Canvas at the tech show, the Ultrasharp 32 … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: Monday, March 27th 2017

Hey, good morning! Hello from Monday morning. Over the weekend, we welcome the return of a 1998 gaming classic, toured the fanciest toilet showroom you'll ever see, and reported on a self-driving Uber crash. Oh, and in case you forgot, … Read the rest of this entry

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