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The coin-sized devices could let you use your phone to find your important stuff.
Both Android and iOS devices can now help crowdsource obstacles.
Google's eagerly anticipated cloud-gaming service is only a month away. Here's what to expect.
Thank Apple's Project Catalyst for the app's return.
George Clooney, Colin Firth, Ian McKellan, Robert De Niro and Arnold Schwarzenegger are among the celebrities taken on by this voice actor using deepfake software.
John Malkovich, Robert De Niro, Nick Offerman, Christopher Walken and Nicholas Cage are also among the celebrities portrayed in the deepfake video.
Here's how VPNs could be your best weapon against internet throttling.
The Mac gets a wave of new features, but there are some who should wait to upgrade.
LockItTight works quietly in the background to help you track down a lost or stolen PC.
After a decade in iPhone's shadow, the Mac gets a wave of new features.
If you didn't excel at a language in school, it doesn't mean you can't learn one now.
The software titan gets back in the mobile game, thanks to its adoption of a once-rival platform, and the reputation of its Surface devices.
Microsoft's Surface reputation and the embrace of a once-rival platform gets the software titan back into the mobile game.
And it's turning to a rival to get back in the phone game.
The company known for its Windows operating system is getting back into smartphones by embracing its rival's ecosystem.
Religious apps account for hundreds of millions of downloads on the Play Store, but can you trust them with your privacy?
You can now tell Google Assistant to delete your activity history.
Free games, a ridiculously good software bundle, $5 smart plugs and more.
Are your favorite apps in MacOS Catalina's cross-hairs?
While the iPhone gets bug fixes, the iPad gets exclusive new software features.
The update will include bug fixes -- and you'll also be able to access exclusive iPad features with its new software.
The scores include categories like women's and LGBTQ safety, theft, and political freedoms. They also address whether a neighborhood is safe after dark.
The home-sharing site intends to become a publicly traded company sometime next year.
MIT Technology Review editor shows off deepfake tech that can be used in real time. Hope you speak Russian.
Podcasting software Descript uses AI to copy your voice and make audio edits without re-recording.
MIT Technology Review editor shows off deepfake tech that can be used in real time.
Cupertino files trademark application for its term for slow-motion video software found in the iPhone 11.
The super simple tracking tool helps you build those good habits.
The OS update will be ready for the release of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Max phones.
MacOS Catalina sheds some support for your older apps.
The offering is reportedly a subscription service for Android apps and games.
We'll take "new favorite app" for $100, Alex.
It reportedly wants phone numbers and other identifying information too.
New research reveals 30 GPS trackers have leaked location on over 600,000 users.
The app makes it easier to obtain birth control and get treatments for UTIs.
Get them for Mac or Windows, or bundled together for $90 -- now through Sept. 3.
The apps had been installed more than 1.5 million times and were on the Play Store for almost a year, researchers find.
Google has reportedly said the temporary licenses don't apply to new Huawei products.
The video service says it's making it easier for parents to find content.
Get them for Mac or Windows, or bundled together for $90 -- now through September 3.
Almost all the other G7 countries signed it, French President Emmanuel Macron told reporters.
Awesome perks from Apple, Amazon, Groupon, Spotify and more.
If you're going back to school, you can get a year of Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects and more for about $200, plus two free months if you pay upfront.
Technology can save you money without sacrificing your style.
It impacts all Windows systems using Intel processors since 2012.
Google Play isn't the only app store for Android. There's an open-source alternative.
After a 30-year run, the software magazine is coming to an end.
Everything you say to Google Assistant and your Google Home speaker is recorded. Here's how to delete all your voice activity data.
It takes AI to know AI.
Game recognize game: It takes AI to know AI.
The device will reportedly use the same tech as Facebook Portal.
The virtual reality developers conference returns to San Jose in September.
It's fast and easy to set up.
Technology can help seniors stay in their homes and give their kids and caregivers peace of mind.
Whether you're an incoming freshman or plagued by senioritis, these apps will prepare you to get back to school.
Awesome perks from Apple, Groupon, Spotify and more.
Setup and sync your most important Google Docs for offline access in just a few minutes.
The antivirus software pioneer is being released, his Twitter account says.
The antivirus software pioneer has been on the run since 2012.
The tech giant didn't admit to anything, but agreed to the SEC's cease-and-desist terms.
The latest iOS update adds wireless data migration and enhances Apple News Plus.
Strike down media burnout and fake news with old-school tech that has some tricks for 2019.
Thanks to Shameplane, first class might not seem so great anymore.
The tech giant's ElectionGuard software could be used for future electronic voting systems.
Curious to see what you might look like 50 years from now?
German schools are banning the cloud platform in one state.
The drug wouldn't replace the old vaccine but would work with it, according to a report.
Ahead of Thursday's summit, the president renews his criticisms of social media companies and says "we will not let them get away with it much longer."
Unfortunately, the test program is already full.
It's all been happening without license holders' knowledge or consent, according to The Washington Post.
The event is set for Thursday.
Here's a look at the changes iOS 13 public beta is delivering to your iPhone's camera.
The drug won't replace the old vaccine but will work with it.
Eighty requests came from around the world.
YouTube is also being bombarded with fake cancer treatment news.
The iPhone 2020 Max screen could get a sizable upgrade, while the regular iPhone screen might lose some headroom.
The video site is testing a feature that would compel users to click before seeing comments.
We compare the big six streaming music services.
The News app is the one that needs a reboot the most.
The research suggests they may be a more accurate predictor than demographics.
The research suggests it might be a more accurate factor than demographics.
Photoshop is being used to alter people's faces, Adobe says. Its AI tool can spot doctored images and revert them.
The free app helps kids improve their vocabulary and storytelling skills using interactive superhero comics.
The search giant is reportedly cleaning house and shuffling its ranks
The cloud storage company's new service encompasses tools like Slack, Zoom and Google G Suite.
Whether you're a small business owner, artist, photographer, writer or consultant, there's a website builder out there for you -- even if you don't know how to code.
The video chat devices might get an upgrade soon.
In its pre-E3 announcement, Google gave us the lowdown on its hotly anticipated gaming service.
Pricing has already been leaked, but here's how to watch Google Stadia's conference for more info.
The Android travel-planning app is scheduled to check out in August.
The WWDC '19 keynote saw the overhauled Mac Pro and an epically bright Apple Pro Display XDR debut, along with iOS 13 dark mode, new iPadOS and an Apple Watch App Store that's actually on the watch.
Apple has made its in-house Facebook and Google rival mandatory for app-makers.
The feature is out of beta testing.
An event packed with new stuff saw the overhauled Mac Pro and epically bright Apple Pro Display XDR debut, along with iOS 13 dark mode, new iPadOS and an an Apple Watch App Store actually on the watch.
The complaint is over Apple's fees and other alleged anticompetitive actions.
Here's everything we know about the Facebook and Google rival.
Here's everything we know about the Facebook and Google rival for iPhone.
The holy-wow Mac Pro and epically bright Apple Pro Display XDR debut, which, along with iOS 13 dark mode, highlight an event packed with new stuff.
Apple may be about spin off a version of iOS specifically for the iPad.
That Apple abruptly scrubbed iTunes social media accounts makes it seem all the more likely the iconic product is about to be replaced.
An American science publisher prohibits the Chinese tech giant from reviewing papers, a report says.
However, enterprise users may be exempt from the changes.
Stats show parents and teens alike are spending more time on devices, even overnight.
A system-wide dark mode is finally coming to iOS.
Microsoft has a handy page that lets you see if a Windows 10 update has issues before you install it.
Autonomous systems might eventually require regulation, but experts say no single policy can govern all artificial intelligence.
A US senator is "very concerned" that Amazon could be indefinitely storing the text transcripts of Alexa audio recordings.
Google is teaming up with delivery services so you can get your next meal without having to open another app.
Google wants to help you find, and order, your next meal.
Earnin says it can help users find financial aid or get installment payments, too.
You can keep websites from watching what your smartphone is doing on the web. Sorry, there's no iPhone version.
If you can't be a panda cuddler, this might be the next best gig.
But Microsoft plans to give its browser a different look than Google's Chrome.
If you're upgrading from Apple Photos or Google Photos, you'll face a fork in the road: Lightroom or Lightroom Classic.
US buyers have until midnight PT tonight, to get a year of Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects and more for about $360.
New editing option won't make people look look artificially beautiful or plasticky, Adobe says.
A new app for the Statue of Liberty museum includes a crazily-detailed Liberty model, and immersive audio tours if you're visiting for real.
US buyers have until Friday, May 17, to get a year of Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects and more for about $360.
Don't worry. They want it to be safe.
CNET Asks: Google's annual developer conference unveiled new hardware and software and we want to know what, if anything, caught your eye.
A new feature in the Nike app lets you use your phone's camera to scan your feet and discover your fit.
You don't have to be jealous of Mac and Android users. In Windows 10, you can turn on dark mode, too.
Giving more weight to recent reviews could be both good and bad for developers.
Commentary: The search giant turns down the creepy on its AI chatbot.
Taxpayers making under $66,000 can file for free, but those services aren't always easily to find, according to the suit.
We also talk about a new Amazon Go store that takes cash, and moar 5G.
Folks in the US are hot to stream video at 5G's superfast speeds -- and maybe watch a football game with a mini 3D field in front of them.
And they believe smartphones won't be the primary device taking advantage of 5G.
Because enterprise expense-report filing software is stuck in 2005.
The Google I/O developer conference starts Tuesday, May 7. Here's how to watch the keynote address live.
Forget using a third-party service to digitally sign a document -- Google Docs to the rescue!
The Google I/O developer conference starts this Tuesday, May 7. Here's how to watch the keynote address live.
The annual Google I/O conference starts Tuesday, May 7. Here's how to watch the keynote address and developer event live.
The three-day Google I/O developer event starts this Tuesday, May 7. How to watch the keynote address and conference live.
Google's annual Google I/O developer conference begins Tuesday, May 7. Here's how to watch the event live.
An expired Mozilla security certificate started causing problems for many who'd customized the browser with add-ons.
An expired Mozilla security certificate started causing problems for many who'd customized their browser with add-ons.
The annual Google I/O developer conference kicks off Tuesday, May 7. Here's how to watch.
The date, how to livestream it and all of the rumors.
Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo? How do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Let's mull these questions -- over a margarita or Mexican beer.
The Google I/O developer conference starts this Tuesday, May 7. Here's how to watch.
It's only a website experiment, but it's enough to get some photographers looking for alternative photo editing tools.
Facebook updated its Marketplace app this week.
The social network faces privacy and safety concerns as groups become easier to find.
A New York Times report says Apple targeted third-party apps designed to limit phone use after releasing its own screen-time tools.
Calendar lets you search for names, locations, and anything included in an event. Plus, the renamed Microsoft Defender expands to other platforms.
You can play games with your friends right from the Snapchat app.
Taxpayers who make less than $66,000 a year can file for free, but Intuit is making it hard to find those services.
The 3D Home feature is designed to give a more authentic view to help people fretting over a potentially very expensive purchase.
The festival's first AR-equipped stage will feature larger-than-life celestial objects floating above the crowd.
Follow along as we walk you through moving your two-step verification codes to your new phone.
The Brave Rewards system lays the foundation for advertisers to pay you, too.
Single people lose yet another ally in computational photography.
Commentary: Cryptocurrency transactions, peer-to-peer loans -- all this data ought to just flow straight into my tax return.
Commentary: Cryptocurrency transactions, peer-to-peer loans -- why can't all this data just flow straight into my tax return?
The Oculus Quest experience at Star Wars Celebration Chicago was impressive... most impressive.
A new browser version aims to reduce power consumption to help enable laptops with days-long battery life.
A report says the human reviewers aim to hone the service.
If you want to check out an early version of Microsoft's reworked Edge browsing, here's your chance.
Available for Chrome now and Firefox soon, the insanely great Library Extension saves you time and money.
We may finally get the separate music, podcast and video apps that we deserve.
Companies like Intuit and H&R Block have lobbied for years to prevent the agency from creating its own free electronic system, ProPublica reports.
It's only in testing for now, but Mozilla plans to cut off cryptocurrency mining and fingerprinting by default in the future.
Folks know what you read last summer.
For now, it looks a lot like Chrome, but Microsoft promises differences will come.
Apps and software programs make it easier for you to use the library, but they also create a data trail.
Ian Goodfellow is known as the father of GANs, tech that's been used to create deepfakes.
With its latest update, Microsoft gives more control to users.
Previously a Pixel exclusive, the Call Screen feature is rolling out to more Android phones.
The Spark and Spike email apps want to pick up where Google's beloved Inbox left off.
Spark Mail and Spike Mail want to pick up where Google's beloved Inbox app left off.
We say no to "permission spam" 97 percent of the time, a Firefox study finds.
CEO Jon Von Tetzchner also calls for privacy regulation to block companies from tracking us online and explains why his company doesn't block ads on the web.
Meanwhile, Android users have had this feature for nine months already.
Looking for better online privacy on your phone or mobile device? Here are your best options.
Today only, a very nice freebie when you pick up a 12-month subscription to Office 365 Home. Plus: One of the best Blue Yeti microphone deals ever!
For now, the protections are only available for Windows Insiders.
The changes are coming with iOS 12.2 and WatchOS 5.2 updates.
The newest version of iOS is here with News Plus and more.
If you've been procrastinating, this is a great opportunity to get started on your taxes -- but the deal ends today.
If you've been procrastinating, this is a great opportunity to get started on your taxes.
More power on the way for creatives and gamers.
The app is an iOS exclusive (for now).
Because a videoconference call can never be too big or too annoying.
The new Android OS has major upgrades to privacy and security.
As we head into GDC 2019, Valve expands Steam Link with the ability to stream games from a desktop to phones and other devices on different networks.
OK, you can finally post that one status about Facebook being down.
The California senator introduces a bill that would give money to state and local governments to modernize their digital services.
If you want to have four more more active devices on your account, you'll have to pay up.
That's why your status updates have't been working. Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus also had issues.
Still no word on what the "Q" stands for.
Google's Android Q beta is here for early adopters.
Microsoft this week will try to resolve a startup failures issue by uninstalling recently installed updates. But if you want to keep them, here's how to reinstall the updates.
Some users saw a message saying the apps were "down for maintenance."
You can now swipe to access the camera, just like on Snapchat.
Microsoft's goal: to keep your system running.
After almost 20 years, Corel takes another stab at luring Mac users to its CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2019.
The company recommends Creative Cloud instead.
The startup is trying to fix privacy and performance problems that come with conventional ads.
Despite new voice commands and features to help keep our hands on the wheel, distracted driving remains the No. 1 cause of car accidents in the US.
Android users should start to see the feature in their Excel apps.
Sale ends at midnight PT tonight.
Replacing the old My Office app, the new version offers quick access to your Office programs, documents and account.
On the surface, it's a good deal -- but the subscription lock-in isn't far behind. Available through March 1.
Google's answer to Apple's FaceTime expands beyond its largely mobile roots.
But its backward-forward cache technology will use more memory, and Chrome engineers need to rework the browser to protect privacy and security.
Augmented reality is a new engineering challenge for web browsers.
Version 13.0.3 of the software addresses reports of blown speakers on 2018 MacBook Pros running the previous release of the video-editing software.
Pinterest plans to seek a valuation of at least $12 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The new app focuses less on Office 365, more on free stuff.
With Google+ nearing its end, Tapatalk offers communities a new home.
Sayonara, Microsoft Office! That's a fraction of what you charge for your overstuffed suite.
It's the same technology that helps power apps on Alexa and Google Home Assistant
And 40 percent lower power usage, too. But other browsers get similar results with ad blockers.
The social network sometimes monitors the location of users and ex-employees if the threat appears credible.
The social network sometimes tracks the location of Facebook users and ex-employees if the threat appears credible, CNBC reports. Facebook said the list is "a standard in terms of corporate security."
The social network sometimes tracks the location of Facebook users and ex-employees if the threat appears credible, CNBC reports.
Free up gigabytes of space on your desktop, laptop or tablet -- no special tools required.
"Enhance details" overhauls the most foundational aspect of high-end photo editing in Adobe's software. Also: Lightroom CC gets big improvements.
G Suite users will get the feature starting Monday.
Reports of blown speakers on 2018 MacBook Pros popped up on Adobe's forum in conjunction with release 13.0.2 of the video-editing software.
Password managers are a convenient and secure way to remember all your passwords. Do you trust them to keep you safe?
Because of course it is.
Free users can collaborate with up to three developers on private projects.
Microsoft is testing new features to help prevent updates from running at inconvenient times.
The governor wants Tesla to help modernize the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's signal system, says a report.
Customers spent over $322 million on New Year's Day 2019.
The sensor allows you to control your gadgets and device features with hand gestures.
The esports player had a really good 2018.
Make no bones about it, Rover deserves animated selfies made specifically for dogs like him.
Good, 'cause I could use some new dance moves.
You'll get a heads-up on your phone if an Echo device in your home detects a worrisome sound.
For a limited time, SoftMaker will donate 10 cents to charity for every FreeOffice download. It's available for Windows, Linux and Mac. Plus: The last good Nintendo Switch bundle before Christmas?
Whether you're part of the #DeleteFacebook crowd or the 'Time Well Spent' movement, these are your best alternatives to the world's largest social network.
Mozilla also builds better tab management abilities into Firefox 64.
The ad-blocking browser says hello to Chrome extensions by moving closer to Google's software.
Google's Chrome project will now become that much more dominant.
Today only, you can save $45 on the six-user edition of this popular suite. Plus: Lenovo's 10-inch Smart Display is on sale for a great price.
Before the fix, iOS 12 made it harder to switch between your front and rear camera while using FaceTime.
Microsoft says the redesign places an emphasis on efficiency and ease.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have a lot to address during his keynote speech.
Niantic's new PVP Pokemon Battles fit in perfectly with Pokemon Go's existing gameplay, but may not appeal to hardcore players.
The programs also support live subtitles in multiple languages.
But the bigger your catalog of Lightroom photos, the harder it is to switch.
Currently worth $72 billion, the mobile-first region is expected to experience rapid growth in the next few years.
The company will look for startups focused on artificial intelligence for devices.
Software could help improve patient treatment and reduce costs.
Too bad fewer people are using Mozilla's web browser.
Google dodges gender bias in an AI tool.
Learn how to lower the profile of Google's shipping notices on your iPhone or disable them altogether.
Silk Labs develops AI software that's compact enough to work on smaller devices.
It's not just about the math, it's about the tar pit.
The simplified web pages load a whopping 20 to 27 times faster, the startup says. The AI-based tool protects privacy better, too.
The deal has the studio producing multiple films over the next few years.
Tired of the bleeps and bloops constantly coming from the Facebook app? Us too.