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Losing Headphone Jack Would Allow Thinner, More Functional iPhone 7 0

Losing Headphone Jack Would Allow Thinner, More Functional iPhone 7

By John P. Mello Jr.Dec 2, 2015 11:35 AM PTApple intends to peel the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack from the next version of the iPhone, according to a Japanese blog post published last week.

‘Tis the Season for Online Predators 0

‘Tis the Season for Online Predators

By John P. Mello Jr.Dec 3, 2015 5:00 AM PTWhile visions of holiday shoppers dance in retailers’ heads, those visions are also on the minds of online marauders.

Sluggish Download and Install Subtract From Netrunner’s Pluses 0

Sluggish Download and Install Subtract From Netrunner’s Pluses

Linux Picks and Pans last reviewed Netrunner in 2013 andgave it five stars. This was the standard Netrunner edition built upon Kubuntu, Ubuntu’s KDE desktop version. The Netrunner Rolling edition, released in 2014, is...

Google Updates Android for Web Lite 0

Google Updates Android for Web Lite

By Richard AdhikariDec 3, 2015 9:33 AM PTGoogle on Monday announced an update to Data Saver mode in Chrome on Android designed to make loading Web pages on a slow wireless connection easier.

At $60K, Nokia’s Ozo VR Camera Is Priced Right for Pro Filmmakers 0

At $60K, Nokia’s Ozo VR Camera Is Priced Right for Pro Filmmakers

Nokia this week revealed its Ozo virtual reality camera system. Priced at US$60,000, it will ship in the first quarter of 2016. Nokia is clearly targeting a market a tier or two higher than...

Social Media’s Troubling Terrorist Infestation 0

Social Media’s Troubling Terrorist Infestation

For individuals, social networking means sharing small moments and major events in life. For businesses, social media marketing can help build brands. For terrorist groups such as ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and...

Wikipedia Uses AI to Assist Human Editors 0

Wikipedia Uses AI to Assist Human Editors

By John P. Mello Jr.Dec 4, 2015 11:02 AM PTThe Wikimedia Foundation this week rolled out a service designed to improve the quality of Wikipedia articles.

Yahoo Reintroduces a Messenger for This Millennium 0

Yahoo Reintroduces a Messenger for This Millennium

By David JonesDec 4, 2015 12:05 PM PTIn the midst of takeover speculation, Yahoo on Thursday reintroduced its standby Messenger app in a more robust version, with a set of features designed to breathe...

Porsche Is on an All-Electric Mission 0

Porsche Is on an All-Electric Mission

Porsche on Friday revealed plans to produce its first 100 percent electrically powered sports car under its Mission E project by the end of the decade. The Mission E concept car debuted at the...

Gadget Ogling: Custom Kicks, Heartbeat Tricks, and Office Picks 0

Gadget Ogling: Custom Kicks, Heartbeat Tricks, and Office Picks

Welcome, one and all, to Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the column that probes the latest gadget announcements through the lens of slightly too much eggnog. Yes, even this early in December. In our sleigh...