The technology news of the day distilled down to its essential elements. No fluff, no fuss, just the stories that actually matter to you.
LastPass makes two-factor authentication easier, Apple Watch saves heart attack victim, Instagram jumbles up your feed, YouTube was originally an online dating site, and Siri helps the Cookie Monster bake cookies.
Hack a Chromebook for $100k, buy PlayStation VR for $399, be sure to type URLs correctly, switch from HERE Maps to Windows Maps, and listen to Anonymous launch “total war” on Donald Trump.
Watch out for Windows 10 installing itself, Russia gives Google a kicking, Microsoft announces cross-platform gaming, Netflix tests Data Saver option, and online dating as a man dressed as a woman.
Americans think robots will take their jobs, closing iPhone apps to save battery life, Microsoft no longer loves Bitcoin, pay your credit card through Echo, and The iMom could be your children’s future.
It’s time to update Adobe Flash (again), guns are still available on Facebook, Wikipedia’s iOS app gets better, call 200 people at once on Line, and Dynamo creates everyday illusions for Samsung.
Read reviews of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Google launches Android N developer preview, experiment with Google’s Chrome Music Lab, Steve Chen launches Nom, and YouTubers play real-life Hitman.
The poorest Americans could get a broadband subsidy, Google’s AI has beaten a human at Go, Destinations by Google plans your vacations, Flickr shafts free users, and watch the Game of Thrones Season 6 trailer.
Microsoft delays Windows 10 update to 2017, Skype adds Arabic to Translator, Google opens Project Fi up to everyone, The Internet Archive brings the Apple II back to life, and teens react (badly) to Windows 95.
Mac users get a taste of ransomware, Google named best place to work, Ray Tomlinson passes away @ 74, the new Myst gets its first trailer, and what if Bob Ross had made a Mario level?
Amazon removes Fire OS encryption, Apple supports users through Twitter, Amazon adds new devices to the Echo family, the founder of Oculus VR takes Apple to task, and Morgan Freeman thinks selfie sticks are dumb.
The Pentagon needs white-hat hackers, Windows 10 grows in popularity, Spotify finds new music for you, Amazon’s Alexa is the new Sherlock Holmes, and Where’s Waldo goes full circle.
Microsoft unifies its gaming platforms, Kiddle coddles kiddies, Sony kills off PlayStation TV, Reddit 3016 takes a look at the future, and Gerard Butler answers questions sourced from Google.
Prepare yourself for PC vs Mac, Google’s car crashes into a bus, the Raspberry Pi 3 is available, bar.foo lets Google engineers tell stories, and a GoPro in a lava lamp.
BlackBerry loses WhatsApp support, the wrong emoji can get you in trouble, YouTube is listening, Google temporarily attacks 9to5Google, and Conan and PewDiePie team up to take down mammoths.
Facebook makes everybody emotional, ads appear on the Windows 10 lock screen, Apple wants to make the iPhone impossible to hack, Siri is coming to Mac, and bullying robots looks like fun.
Even your mouse isn’t safe from hackers, nothing compares to Google Compare, Amazon bans the sale of hoverboards, get creative in Fallout 4, and Pac-Man comes out to play.
Linux Mint website hacked, Apple calls for a Government commission, Snapchat’s new temporary custom geofilters, Facebook’s video birthday wishes, and meta-lego building.
Facebook makes detailed population density maps, FBI says all hoverboards are dangerous, Facebook creates a team for social in VR, Legend of Zelda turns 30, and watching 554 Simpsons episodes in 360º VR could actually blow your mind.
Apple actually admits it messed up, Smartwatches overtake Swiss watches, Sony offers PSN for free to everybody, Medal of Honor footage mistaken as real, and Portal goes head-to-head with Half-Life.
The companies responsible for sending emails, Ben Carson wins the Facebook primary, Skype brings group video calling to Android and iOS, India’s $4 smartphone, and the biggest Super Mario Kart race of all time.
Apple stands up for personal privacy, the original Popcorn Time gets resurrected, Kanye West learns the price of piracy, Sega gives games away on Steam, and play Pong on your Apple Watch.
Microsoft wants you to build modular PCs, Netflix passwords are dirt cheap to buy, MixRadio is no more, Sony thinks E Ink is the future, and Kanye West begs Mark Zuckerberg for money.
Google retires Picasa after 14 years, your iPhone has bad memories of the 1970s, Netflix goes all in on Amazon Web Services. the Nigerian scam no one will fall for, and jamming with Google Translate.
Microsoft persuades smartphone manufacturers to install apps, Time buys MySpace, online dating is a growing trend, find out what dog breed you most resemble, and Hardcore Henry, the movie that looks like a video game.