Toto hopes to woo Americans with high-tech toilet showroom

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 25.3.2017 Comments Off on Toto hopes to woo Americans with high-tech toilet showroom

Japanese toilets have long been a mainstay in Asian households, but the concept is still something of a curiosity in much of the Western world. Toto, Japan’s biggest toilet maker, has attempted to market its high-tech commodes to American audiences f… Powered by WPeMatico

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Facebook tests GIFs in comments like it's 1995

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 24.3.2017 Comments Off on Facebook tests GIFs in comments like it's 1995

It’s time for Facebook to fully embrace the animated GIF. The social network is about to start testing the ability to add GIFs to comments and your feed will never be the same. Powered by WPeMatico

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Google kills Talk, thins its messaging herd

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 24.3.2017 Comments Off on Google kills Talk, thins its messaging herd

Google has a frankly absurd ecosystem of chat, messaging and texting apps. In theory, the company would like enterprise users to get on board with Hangouts while directing people to Allo for their day-to-day personal chats and texts. In practice, how… Powered by WPeMatico

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How to adult at security

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 24.3.2017 Comments Off on How to adult at security

You’re a grown-ass adult — so stop using the same password for everything. Seriously, your cat’s name followed by your birthday isn’t fooling anybody. Don’t be that guy (of any gender) who gets totally owned by ransomware. Pull up your big-person pa… Powered by WPeMatico

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Treasury secretary doesn't see AI as a threat to jobs

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 24.3.2017 Comments Off on Treasury secretary doesn't see AI as a threat to jobs

Anyone who’s been paying attention to the rise of machine learning and artificial intelligence over the last decade likely will admit that those technologies are going to effect the economy in ways we can’t fully predict quite yet. For treasury secre… Powered by WPeMatico

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We're playing 'Splatoon 2's Global Testfire and you should too

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 24.3.2017 Comments Off on We're playing 'Splatoon 2's Global Testfire and you should too

You won’t be able to buy the follow up to Nintendo’s hit Wii U competitive shooter until Summer, but if you have a Switch you play the game today. Over the course of the next three days, Nintendo will hosting the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire — an onli… Powered by WPeMatico

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Jaguar follows Chevy with unlimited LTE for your car

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 23.3.2017 Comments Off on Jaguar follows Chevy with unlimited LTE for your car

In-car WiFi is only worth having if you’ve got enough mobile data to make use of it. Following Chevy’s lead, Jaguar Land Rover will offer a pre-paid, unlimited AT&T data plan for $20 a month. The luxury automaker says that you can connect as many… Powered by WPeMatico

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German researchers built a molecule-splitting artificial sun

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Scientists from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) are testing a novel way to generate hydrogen, a potential green energy source, by using a massive array of lights normally found in movie theaters. Powered by WPeMatico

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Google and Howard University partner for more diversity in tech

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Diversity (or the lack thereof) at Silicon Valley companies like Google has been a hot topic in the tech industry of late — just about every major tech company out there now is publishing diversity numbers and pledging to make their workforces more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Apple explores using an iPhone or iPad to power a laptop

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The notion of using a phone to power a computer isn’t new — we’ve seen companies like HP and Motorola try, and ultimately fail, to make it a reality for years. But that’s not stopping Apple from considering the idea. The USPTO issued a patent filing… Powered by WPeMatico

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