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China Uses Messaging App to Go Digital With State-Issued IDs

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 15:19
The pilot program is being tested in the Chinese city of Guangzhou before its nationwide rollout next month.

Tesla Planning to Make a Pickup Truck After 'Model Y'

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 12:17
'Am dying to build it,' Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote of the pickup truck on Twitter Tuesday.

WhatsApp Bids Adieu to BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone 8.0

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 08:46
'These platforms don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future,' WhatsApp explained.

Report: No 64GB Switch Cartridges for Developers Until 2019

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 08:46
32GB will remain the limit throughout 2018 meaning Switch owners could end up downloading more data or waiting longer for game releases.

Cougar Surpassion Gaming Mouse Includes Embedded LCD Screen

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 08:46
This gaming mouse has an impressive list of features for its $50 price tag.

Energous WattUp Wirelessly Charges Gadgets 3 Feet Away

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 08:46
FCC certification received for this radio frequency charging system that requires no contact and allows multiple gadgets to be charged at once from distance.

Library of Congress to End Wide-Ranging Twitter Archiving

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 19:47
The library has been collecting the public tweets to help preserve the history of US social media.

Most People in the US Still Don't Use Wearables

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 16:46
Although interest in fitness trackers is diminishing, smartwatches are showing signs of growth.

Did You Chat With Alexa on Christmas? You're Not Alone

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 13:01
On Dec. 25, the Alexa app was the No. 1 downloaded app on the App Store and Google Play.

Nintendo Power Relaunches as Official Podcast

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 09:46
The podcast host is Chris Slate, former editor-in-chief of Nintendo Power magazine.

Amazon's Lump of Coal for Music Uploaders (and Ways Around It)

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 09:46
Amazon is ending its music locker service, making it harder to play your own MP3s on Echo speakers and other Alexa devices. Here's how to cope.

Transformers Games Disappear From Steam, PlayStation Store

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 09:46
Activision pulls all its Transformers games as well as The Legend of Korra from sale without warning.

Redbox Secures Same-Day Kiosk Rentals From Universal

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 06:22
Rentals will now be available the same day as Blu-ray/DVD retail releases and Redbox on Demand gets them for streaming, too.

OnePlus 5 to Get OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock Feature

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 17:40
Worry not, owners of the slightly-older OnePlus 5; you, too, will soon be able to unlock your smartphone by looking at it.

Nvidia is Done Releasing Drivers for 32-Bit Operating Systems

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 14:31
If you're one of the few still holding on to your 32-bit version of Windows, and you're a gamer, it's time to upgrade.

Sorry, New Switch Owners: Nintendo's eShop is Offline

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 14:31
Here's hoping you got some game cards in addition to your brand-new Nintendo Switch for the holidays, as Nintendo's eShop is completely offline.

You Can Now Pre-Register for 'HQ' on Android

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 14:31
The (very) popular daily trivia game should launch on the Google Play Store before the end of the month.

Watch Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan Sit in Front of a Fireplace... for Hours

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 15:44
There's no better way to kick off the holiday season than watching Blizzard's take on a Yule log stream.

iPhone X Owners Can't Approve Kids' Purchases with Face ID

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 15:44
With Apple's "Ask to Buy" feature, you can use Touch ID to let your kid make a digital purchase, but you'll have to type in your full Apple ID password if you're using an iPhone X.

With Tweaks, Edward Snowden's 'Haven' App Helps Tracks Intruders

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 12:32
It's not a foolproof way to prevent someone from stealing your stuff out of your hotel room, but the Haven app can give you a little more peace of mind—if you set it up right.