Technology

Samsung Goes Rugged For Galaxy S7 Active

Those looking for a tough smartphone now have a new option, at least if they’re on AT&T. AT&T and Samsung have once again partnered to create a more durable version of the latest Galaxy, announcing the Galaxy S7 Active on Monday. The companies have been working on tougher Galaxy S devices since …

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Visa Inc. Gives Select Athletes Wearable Payment Ring for Rio Olympic Games

Visa Inc. Gives Select Athletes Wearable Payment Ring for Rio Olympic Games

This is probably pretty far down everyone’s list of necessary Olympic athletic equipment to pack for the 2016 Rio games, but Visa’s gonna be Visa, because it’s everywhere you want to be and life takes Visa, etc. The credit card giant is offering up a new NFC-enabled payment ring to Team Visa athletes, …

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Driver Naps While Autopilot Drives His Tesla Model S

Driver Naps While Autopilot Drives His Tesla Model S

Well, that didn’t take long. Just when you thought people were already misusing Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system, something comes up that trumps everything else. A new video on Facebook has exposed another Tesla owner forgetting that his Model S isn’t an autonomous vehicle. In the video, a man was caught in Los Angeles traffic …

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Segway Creator Dean Kamen Teaming With Toyota on Motorized Wheelchair That Climbs Stairs

Segway Creator Dean Kamen Teaming With Toyota on Motorized Wheelchair That Climbs Stairs

Toyota Motor Corp. said it will work with Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway human transporter, to develop advanced wheelchairs for disabled people and aging populations worldwide. The agreement announced Saturday gives the world’s largest automaker a license to use balancing technology that Kamen has installed in prior generations of …

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Uber Starts Testing Self-Driving Cars in Pittsburgh

On Thursday, Uber unveiled the launching of their test to their very own self-driving car in Pittsburgh where the blossoming Advanced Technologies Center is based. This is their big leap towards achieving their goal to make transportation as reliable as running water – everywhere and for everyone. Surrounded with lasers …

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Facebook Apologizes for Rejecting Photo of Plus Sized Model

Facebook Apologizes for Rejecting Photo of Plus Size Model

The Australian feminist group Cherez la Femme was outraged after Facebook refused to allow the group to advertise an event on the Social Networking site because their ad featured a plus sized model. The advertisement, meant to promote a “feminism and fat” panel discussion organised by Cherchez La Femme, showcased Tess Holliday, a tattooed, …

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Review: Jaybird Releases New Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Review: Jaybird Releases New Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

IF YOU’VE RESEARCHED running headphones at all in the last few years, you’ve no doubt encountered many glowing words about Jaybird’s X2 earbuds. Rightly so. The company’s Bluetooth earbuds are comfortable, have great sound, and—thanks to removable fins that nestle into the folds of your ear—they stay put when you sweat. The …

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Azealia Banks Targets Zayn Malik with Racist Tweet

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and all sorts of blogs are parts of the expansive and ever-growing field that is social media. Of course, social media is not limited to these and that is actually part of the consumers’ and users’ experience and interaction with social media. The intricate networks …

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Netflix Now Offering Users Data Control Settings

Netflix now allows users to control how much data is being streamed from their smartphones. Cellular data rates can go through the roof when users stream shows or movies on the go without a Wi-Fi connection. It doesn’t offer the option for users to download and save shows and movies, …

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Dish Network Launches Smartphone Repair Service in US

Dish Network Launches Smartphone Repair Service in US

Dish Network is one of two leading satellite television providers in the United States, and it’s also an internet service provider ever since it first launched its DishNET offering. Starting today, however, Dish is thrusting itself into an entirely new category: smartphone repair. No, that’s no typo, Dish on Tuesday morning announced …

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