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Google Fi’s Wi-Fi Assistant comes to all Nexus devices

Google's intelligent Wi-Fi switching tech is coming to all Nexus devices. It automatically identifies and connects to public hot spots seamlessly in the background, via a virtual private network.
Mobile

Russian search engine Yandex uses machine learning to identify ads you'll accept

See an ad you don't like? Search engine Yandex's machine learning algorithms will ensure you see less like it in the future -- at least if you use the company's Android web browser.
Mobile

T-Mobile makes calls, texts from U.S. to Italy free in aftermath of deadly earthquake

In response to the earthquake in central Italy, T-Mobile has made calling and texting to Italy free. The earthquake struck early Wednesday morning, at a magnitude of 6.2.
Gaming

Looking to kill some time? Microsoft Solitaire Collection coming to iOS, Android

If you feel like your smartphone or tablet doesn't help you waste enough time already, the Microsoft Solitaire Collection is coming to iOS and Android to help you out. It's currently entering a beta test phase with insiders, but will soon…
Computing

AMD reveals the naked details of its new ‘Zen’ processor architecture

AMD has disclosed major technical details behind its "Zen" processor core technology that will be used in its upcoming line of "Summit Ridge" processors. The first product will arrive in the form of desktop CPUs for "enthusiasts."
Mobile

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is being delayed in some markets due to supply issues

It looks like the Galaxy Note 7 is even more popular than Samsung thought it would be -- so much so that it's having trouble keeping up with demand, and had to delay the release of the phone in some markets.
Home Theater

How to master your equalizer for the perfect sound

You may know what an EQ is, but do you know how it works and what to do with it? We go through the basics of a graphic EQ and lay out some guidelines for how to achieve the sound you want from your devices.
Mobile

Leaked documents show Chase will begin supporting Android Pay on Sept. 7

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system, which turns your phone into a wallet and negates the need to pull out your credit card in stores. Chase Bank will add support on Sept. 7.
Wearables

Fitbit can keep operating in U.S. after judge rules it did not steal trade secrets

It seems as though Fitbit will continue to be able to sell fitness trackers in the U.S. A judge has ruled that Fitbit did not steal trade secrets from Jawbone in a case that has lasted over a year.
Mobile

Simple Habit's new meditations help stressed-out students who have 5 minutes to spare

Meditation doesn't only have to mean sitting cross-legged on the floor for hours. Choose the right method, and the benefits could come after five minutes. The Simple Habit app guides you through the process, and has been updated with a…
Mobile

Lenovo phones are about to come preloaded with Microsoft services

Lenovo and Microsoft have inked a deal that will see Lenovo's smartphones coming preloaded with Microsoft apps like Skype and Office. While the news may be helpful to some, others suggest that the move represents a new wave of bloatware.
Mobile

‘Touch Disease’ infects iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units with a fatal touchscreen bug

A latent manufacturing defect called "Touch Disease" appears to be rendering iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units usuable. And the repair process is an arduous one: the entire motherboard must be replaced.