Lost in translation: 13 iPhone emojis that look way different on other phones


LANGUAGE BARRIER Lost in translation: 13 iPhone emojis that look way different on other phones Daniel Bean March 3, 2016 If emoji is indeed the fastest growing language in the world, then we may have…

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Amazon wants to be in more rooms of your home with two new Echo devices


The Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, and the Echo. (Business Insider) Amazon is getting serious about its voice-controlled speaker Echo, and it just made a move that will make Echo a bigger part of its business….

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Apple launches tech support account on Twitter


Apple’s Geniuses are now on Twitter. Apple has never fully embraced Twitter, but we’ve seen a sort of glasnost in recent years as executives and CEO Tim Cook have taken to the microblogging platform to…

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J.J. Abrams makes movies about Google’s robots-on-the-moon XPrize: what’s not to like?


If the prospect of privately-funded robots crawling across the moon as part of a $30 million competition doesn’t entice you, would a series of short films about the teams building those bots get you more…

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Save data and money with this backup power supply for your home office (Deal of the Day)


If you have a home office, and rely on it for your livelihood, preparing for power outages means more than just having a flashlight handy. Unless you plug your essential work tools into a UPS…

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Avegant Glyph: The big screen that you wear on your face (but it’s not VR)


You’ve probably heard plenty about all the virtual-reality (VR) headsets that will be weighing down nerdy heads later this year: Very expensive goggles that you can put on and, by turning your head, look around…

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‘Hack the Pentagon’ and get paid legally in new program


Attention hackers: Time to re-watch “WarGames” and crack your knuckles, the Pentagon is about to pay you to break into some government systems. Today Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the military’s first-ever “Hack the Pentagon”…

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Use Gmail’s ‘Unsubscribe’ and ‘Block’ buttons to clean up your inbox


BASICS Use Gmail’s ‘Unsubscribe’ and ‘Block’ buttons to clean up your inbox Daniel Bean March 2, 2016 Trying to keep your head above water in an email inbox – it can be a pain in the neck….

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Don’t call it a store! Samsung wants its NYC flagship to be a ‘cultural hub’


For geeks and creatives, the newest tourist destination in New York City comes from a familiar name: Samsung. In the heart of one of Manhattan’s trendiest neighborhoods, the Meatpacking District – across from the popular…

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This upside-down snap of Adele is freaking everyone out


The photo that’s baffling the Internet. [Photo: Twitter/Turn Your Phone] A photo that’s doing the round on Twitter is freaking everyone out. Big time. The image, which shows a snap of Adele turned upside-down, may…

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