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99check wants to keep your kids safe with nothing more than a selfie

99check wants to keep your kids safe with nothing more than a selfie

Digital Trends - Snapchat is more popular than ever among the youth of today, and now, another app is looking to emulate the success of the ephemeral photo-sharing service to keep those youth safe. Meet 99chec…

Google’s search finds a future where devices don’t matter: It’s all AI

Google’s search finds a future where devices don’t matter: It’s all AI

Digital Trends - In the foreseeable future, we likely won’t even notice our devices. That’s the vis…

The FCC is finally replacing old TTY tech with a Wi-Fi based solution

The FCC is finally replacing old TTY tech with a Wi-Fi based solution

Digital Trends - The Federal Communications Commission is making big moves to help those with disab…

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  • Windows 95 on your Apple Watch? Yes, you can, but it runs slower than molasses
    Windows 95 on your Apple Watch? Yes, you can, but it runs slower than molasses Digital Trends

    Finding your Apple Watch useless? Here’s something to do: install Windows 95 on it. Tenigi Insights’ Nick Lee did just that, although getting it to work was another story. By the specs, Apple’s wearable …

    Windows 95 on your Apple Watch? Yes, you can, but it runs slower than molasses

    Finding your Apple Watch useless? Here’s something to do: install Windows 95 on it. Tenigi Insights’ Nick Lee did just that, although getting it to work was another story. By the specs, Apple’s wearable should be able to run Microsoft’s now 21-year-old operating system. The Apple Watch sports a 520MHz processor, 512MB of …

  • Epic Foundation’s new app lets you see where your donations are going
    Epic Foundation’s new app lets you see where your donations are going Digital Trends

    If there’s one sector in which technology has yet to penetrate, it’s not-for-profits. Despite the considerable digital advances of the last decade, many of the 1.5 million registered 501(c)(3)s remain …

    Epic Foundation’s new app lets you see where your donations are going

    If there’s one sector in which technology has yet to penetrate, it’s not-for-profits. Despite the considerable digital advances of the last decade, many of the 1.5 million registered 501(c)(3)s remain woefully behind the times when it comes to their technology. And as a generation of new givers grow up in an increasingly …

  • Become a master caster with these Google Chromecast tips and tricks
    Become a master caster with these Google Chromecast tips and tricks Digital Trends

    Chromecast has become a staple in living rooms across the country, thanks in no small part to the clever device’s rapidly growing app support. Capable of streaming Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Spotify, and …

    Become a master caster with these Google Chromecast tips and tricks

    Chromecast has become a staple in living rooms across the country, thanks in no small part to the clever device’s rapidly growing app support. Capable of streaming Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Spotify, and literally hundreds of others, Chromecast is a worthwhile investment (just $35) for those looking to smarten up their TV …

  • Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special
    Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special The Canadian Press

    OMAHA, Neb. - Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several …

    Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special

    OMAHA, Neb. - Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours ...

  • Over your oven? 3D print new, smarter controls with RetroFab
    Over your oven? 3D print new, smarter controls with RetroFab Digital Trends

    Take a look at your oven and ask yourself whom it was designed for. The controls are set at a particular height, and you have to reach across the burner to turn it on or adjust the heat. That makes it …

    Over your oven? 3D print new, smarter controls with RetroFab

    Take a look at your oven and ask yourself whom it was designed for. The controls are set at a particular height, and you have to reach across the burner to turn it on or adjust the heat. That makes it harder for kids to reach, and the same is true for someone in a wheelchair. “Some user interfaces automatically adapt to …

  • When your phone is too small for big ideas, you need a smart whiteboard Digital Trends

    I’m a little addicted to whiteboards. I love them, I use them daily, and I have multiple whiteboards in my office. Even my desk is a whiteboard. So when I found out about smart whiteboards, I …

    When your phone is too small for big ideas, you need a smart whiteboard

    I’m a little addicted to whiteboards. I love them, I use them daily, and I have multiple whiteboards in my office. Even my desk is a whiteboard. So when I found out about smart whiteboards, I fell in love! I’m not talking about some insanely expensive Microsoft Surface, either. I’m talking about the Smart Kapp, …

  • Buffett: We're figuring out how to deal with internet growth CNBC

    The Oracle of Omaha is still trying to figure out the rapid online growth, something Amazon has done very well.

    Buffett: We're figuring out how to deal with internet growth

    The Oracle of Omaha is still trying to figure out the rapid online growth, something Amazon has done very well.

  • How to get started with any wireless home router Digital Trends

    Want to set up your wireless router, but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. The assortment of cables, ports, and other components stashed in your router leaves most people scratching their heads. …

    How to get started with any wireless home router

    Want to set up your wireless router, but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. The assortment of cables, ports, and other components stashed in your router leaves most people scratching their heads. Every router is different, and the specific steps for setting them up depend on your model. In most cases, the easiest …

  • More than half of Facebook users now connect to the site with just a mobile phone Digital Trends

    Fresh off a blockbuster quarter for the social networking giant, a deeper dive into Facebook’s numbers for the first quarter of 2016 shows that its users are increasingly turning to their phones to access …

    More than half of Facebook users now connect to the site with just a mobile phone

    Fresh off a blockbuster quarter for the social networking giant, a deeper dive into Facebook’s numbers for the first quarter of 2016 shows that its users are increasingly turning to their phones to access the site. 54 percent of all active users logged on to Facebook only through the company’s mobile site or app in the …

  • 17 best keyboards for every iPad from the Mini to the Pro Digital Trends

    There are multiple components to note when you first unpack an iPad, from the device itself and a power adapter, to the user manual and a USB cable, but a keyboard isn’t one of them. The iPad’s functionality …

    17 best keyboards for every iPad from the Mini to the Pro

    There are multiple components to note when you first unpack an iPad, from the device itself and a power adapter, to the user manual and a USB cable, but a keyboard isn’t one of them. The iPad’s functionality has grown since its initial inception in 2010, yet many users still find Apple’s tablet somewhat incomplete despite …

  • 10 annoying LG G5 problems, and how to fix them Digital Trends

    The most innovative entry in the latest flagship fleet belongs to LG. The company’s G5 is a sleek, powerful smartphone with a great camera, and an exciting new modular system. Unfortunately, every new …

    10 annoying LG G5 problems, and how to fix them

    The most innovative entry in the latest flagship fleet belongs to LG. The company’s G5 is a sleek, powerful smartphone with a great camera, and an exciting new modular system. Unfortunately, every new phone has some issues and the G5 is no exception. We’ve been testing, perusing forum posts, and gathering a selection of …

  • Protect and power your iPhone 6 or 6S with the iGlaze Ion battery case Digital Trends

    At some point, every smartphone user has experienced the trauma of seeing a “low battery” notification pop up on their screen when there’s not an outlet in sight. An external battery can help keep you …

    Protect and power your iPhone 6 or 6S with the iGlaze Ion battery case

    At some point, every smartphone user has experienced the trauma of seeing a “low battery” notification pop up on their screen when there’s not an outlet in sight. An external battery can help keep you powered throughout the day, but they’re often clunky and awkward to carry around. Battery cases are another alternative, …

  • Edit, sign, append, and save with 9 of our favorite PDF editors Digital Trends

    PDFs are popular among businesses attempting to go green, as they essentially cost nothing to produce and assure documents will appear the same to anyone, anytime, anywhere. The files are also interactive, …

    Edit, sign, append, and save with 9 of our favorite PDF editors

    PDFs are popular among businesses attempting to go green, as they essentially cost nothing to produce and assure documents will appear the same to anyone, anytime, anywhere. The files are also interactive, if desired, and can be partially or completely editable by peers. While often considered a resource hog, the .PDF is …

  • Daimler hires Deloitte for internal emissions probe Reuters

    Daimler has hired auditor Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to help with an internal investigation into its diesel-engine emissions technology requested by the U.S. Department of Justice, the luxury car maker said. …

    File photo of logo of Daimler's Mercedes-Benz luxury-car division in Moscow

    Daimler has hired auditor Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to help with an internal investigation into its diesel-engine emissions technology requested by the U.S. Department of Justice, the luxury car maker said. The investigation is to see if Daimler used devices to manipulate emissions tests and comes after another German carmaker, …

  • Vodafone picks BofA, Kotak, UBS, other banks for India IPO - sources Reuters

    By S. Anuradha and Sumeet Chatterjee SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, (Reuters) - British telecoms operator Vodafone has picked Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA), Kotak Investment Banking and UBS as joint global …

    Vendor selling "paani puri", a traditional Indian snack, walks past closed shops displaying an advertisement for Vodafone in Jammu

    By S. Anuradha and Sumeet Chatterjee SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, (Reuters) - British telecoms operator Vodafone has picked Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA), Kotak Investment Banking and UBS as joint global coordinators of its Indian unit's IPO, people familiar with the matter said, kicking off its long-awaited listing plan. …

  • Google, Fiat Chrysler working on self-driving car deal - sources Reuters

    By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are close to agreeing on a partnership that could break boundaries between Silicon Valley and the auto industry in the race …

    A Google self-driving car is seen at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California

    By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are close to agreeing on a partnership that could break boundaries between Silicon Valley and the auto industry in the race to develop self-driving cars, people familiar with the discussions said on Friday. Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, and …

  • Facebook hit with lawsuit over plan to issue new stock Reuters

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Facebook Inc shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company's plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an …

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds a pair of the touch controllers for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets during the Facebook F8 conference in San Francisco, California

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Facebook Inc shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company's plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an unfair deal to entrench Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg as controlling shareholder. The lawsuit, filed in the Delaware …

  • Bragi Dash review Digital Trends

    It’s 2016. Drones fill the skies, electric cars drive themselves, and ecommerce giants are flying rockets into space that land themselves when they’re done. Why, then, is it so hard to create well-functioning, …

    Bragi Dash review

    It’s 2016. Drones fill the skies, electric cars drive themselves, and ecommerce giants are flying rockets into space that land themselves when they’re done. Why, then, is it so hard to create well-functioning, fully wireless earbuds? This task is a lot harder than you’d think, apparently. While a few companies have made …

  • Computer Deals of the Week: April 29, 2016 Digital Trends

    In the market for a new PC? How about a hard drive? A sleek Windows tablet to carry around campus? Regardless of what you’re looking for, this list rounds up the best of the best deals this week and confines …

    Computer Deals of the Week: April 29, 2016

    In the market for a new PC? How about a hard drive? A sleek Windows tablet to carry around campus? Regardless of what you’re looking for, this list rounds up the best of the best deals this week and confines them into one neatly wrapped package. HP Envy 750se with GTX 980Ti graphics card Sale price: $1,135 Original …

  • Hillary Clinton slams Donald Trump on Snapchat CNBC

    Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attacked Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Snapchat.

    Hillary Clinton slams Donald Trump on Snapchat

    Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attacked Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Snapchat.