Cutting Edge Digital Sun Feb 25 6:17 AM
Cortana Catches up on Smart Home with IFTTT
Night mode San Francisco, US, February 16, 2018 Microsoft keeps pushing their assistant AI Cortana, in competition to Siri, Alexa, the Google Assistant, and works together with IFTTT to reach more devices and users. Cortana might be the forgotten contender from the voice assistant wars, as Microsoft-powered mobile devices fall into oblivion.
Feb 23 9:25PM TechAcute

Augmented Reality will be given focus by Google at the MWC 2018
It's happening. The Mobile World Congress 2018 is almost upon us.
Feb 23 5:00PM Android Community

Light Dims Are the Perfect Solution to Blindingly Bright Gadget LEDs
Whether you have a few or a few dozen gadgets in your house there's one thing that's a practical guarantee: at least one or more of them will have an LED indicator light that's four times brighter than the sun. Light Dims are a super simple solution to that problem.
Feb 23 2:04PM

How IoT and connected devices could be affected by net neutrality
When the FCC voted to end net neutrality, removing the rules preventing Internet Service Providers from blocking or slowing traffic, many people took it as a wake up call and then promptly forgot about it. Stories at the start talked often about how mobile carriers, television and Internet will be affected.
Feb 23 10:51AM Gearbrain

Welcome To The Era Of Self-Destructing Gadgets, From Phones To Drones
The old Mission Impossible TV series was 1960s cool. But star Peter Graves never told us how those recorded messages were able to self-destruct in five seconds.
Feb 23 5:09AM Fast Company

UV Gadgets and Virtual Docs Take On a Very Bad Flu Season
Editor's Picks Hand sanitizer just isn't cutting it this winter. Much of the US remains in the throws of its worst flu season this decade, according to federal officials.
Feb 22 3:35PM IEEE Spectrum: Technology, Engineering, and Science News

Apple said to debut voice-activated Siri AirPods in 2018, water-resistant model in 2019
Apple is preparing a couple of updating models of AirPods, according to Bloomberg. The popular fully wireless earbud-style headphones that Apple introduced last year are currently on track for a refresh in 2018 with the addition of a new version of the W line of chips that Apple created specifically to manage and improve Bluetooth-based connections between gadgets.
Feb 22 12:17PM TechCrunch

Apple Rumored To Release Two New iPad Models According To Latest Database Filing
Subscribe to newsletter Like us on Facebook Apple is rumored to be releasing new iPad Pro models later this year with the 'Face ID' feature, but a recent filing from the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) hints that two non-Pro models could possibly be introduced within the next few months. Companies are legally required to register gadgets that use encryption before their release.
Feb 22 11:15AM

Smart Home Gadgets That Financially Make Sense
Merely living in your home is just not enough. With the advent of latest technologies and gadgets for your aid, it has become necessary to upgrade your homes as well.
Feb 22 5:07AM One Cent At A Time

Washington Post seeks global business reporter
The Washington Post is looking for an intrepid and experienced reporter to cover global business. This writer will explore a wide-ranging beat about the most important business trends around the world - and the implications for policymakers, workers, and the U.
Feb 22 2:30AM Talking Biz News

Apple In Talks To Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners
97760299 story An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Apple Inc. is in talks to buy long-term supplies of cobalt directly from miners for the first time, according to people familiar with the matter, seeking to ensure it will have enough of the key battery ingredient amid industry fears of a shortage driven by the electric vehicle boom.
Feb 21 11:30PM Slashdot

Spotify's hardware ambitions seem like a risky distraction
Look, it's no secret that Spotify is out to make its own hardware. As of last April, Spotify was already looking for people to help craft "a category-defining product akin to Pebble Watch, Amazon Echo and Snap Spectacles.
Feb 21 9:19PM Engadget

That didn't take long: Children who use smart assistants like Alexa and Siri are foregoing manners altogether
(Natural News) While earlier generations didn't grow up with smart assistants that made everyday life easier, kids today can simply command Amazon Alexa or Apple's Siri to answer various questions. But this convenience comes at a cost, and these smart assistants are causing young people today to forget their manners when talking to other people.
Feb 21 9:11PM

The best Android accessories you can buy from USB-C cables to VR headsets
TheInsider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.
Feb 21 8:27PM Business Insider

Circuit Breaker Live: DIY iPod hack, smart toothbrushes, and the finest iPad accessories
Today's Circuit Breaker Live is going to be a good time. As a reminder, we're on every Tuesday starting at 4PM ET, and the archived version lives on our YouTube page until the end of time.
Feb 20 4:09PM The Verge

5 Super Handy Travel Gadgets You Should Use on Every Flight
One of the strangest things about flying for me is that it is the perfect time to work. I grab a nice set of earbuds, a laptop, and for about three or four hours on a trip to Vegas or Dallas I'm in the zone, cranking on my email or chatting away on Slack.
Feb 20 3:44PM

The 3:59 is celebrating its 359th podcast episode
To mark the one and only 359th episode of The 3:59 podcast, we're running a marathon episode for our awesome fans. On Wednesday, our special edition will last 3 hours and 59 minutes, in honor of our typical 3 minute and 59 second daily podcast.
Feb 20 12:43PM CNET

How Does Black Panther Tech Genius Shuri's Tech Gadgets Work
Batman has Alfred. James Bond has Q.
Feb 20 12:03PM TechYaYa

Cyborg Movie Reportedly On Track for 2020 Release
Ray Fisher, who stars as Cyborg in DC's Justice League movie, has confirmed rumors that DCEU is preparing his standalone film for a 2020 release. Fisher made the announcement during his City of Heroes special guest panel on Saturday (May 20).
Feb 20 1:32AM All Black Media

The Worst Gadget EVER On Unbox Therapy...
This gadget might be the worst I've featured on Unbox Therapy. So much promise that was never truly delivered.
Feb 19 7:03PM YouTube