• Amazon Echo starts talking to your thermostat

    Feb 12, 2016

    Amazon Echo starts talking to your thermostat Amazon's voice-guided Echo speaker can serve as everything from an exercise coach to a game machine, but its latest addition could be particularly helpful if you're shivering as you read this.The Echo now offers voice control over thermostats, star...

  • NBCUniversal has a streaming service for reality TV fans

    Feb 12, 2016

    NBCUniversal has a streaming service for reality TV fans If you're a fan of American reality TV shows but you live in the UK, Ireland or Australia, you'll soon be in luck. NBCUNiversal announced Hayu, a streaming service dedicated to the high-quality content only reality television can offer. The monthly s...

  • Apple demands court ruling on mobile encryption

    Feb 12, 2016

    In a court letter today, Apple is insisting that the legal system make up its mind on mobile encryption. This is a bit of a surprise, and it’s hardly necessary anymore for the case at hand. The defendant has entered a guilty plea since the question of whether law enforcement could induce Apple to access […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • How Univision is beating the competition to 4K sports streaming

    Feb 12, 2016

    How Univision is beating the competition to 4K sports streaming 4K is everywhere. The technology is rapidly making its way into people's homes, in the form of a wide assortment of 4K-ready devices that includes cameras, TVs and smartphones. Then there are the Netflix and Amazons of the world, which are on a missi...

  • SyFy's futuristic cop show 'Halcyon' will have 5 VR episodes

    Feb 12, 2016

    SyFy's futuristic cop show 'Halcyon' will have 5 VR episodes In the year 2058, virtual reality is so commonplace that big-city police have established a Virtual Reality Crimes Unit. In this branch, detective Julie Dover ends up investigating an incident that shouldn't even be possible -- a real-life murder tha...

  • Study links North Korea to Sony hack and malware campaign

    Feb 12, 2016

    Study links North Korea to Sony hack and malware campaign Cyber-security firms Kaspersky and Alienvault Labs announced at the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit that they had uncovered new evidence linking the massive Sony Pictures hack of 2014 with an ongoing malware attack directed at South Korea. The secu...

  • iOS arcade shooter has a heart on for you this V-Day

    Feb 12, 2016

    Looking to play a fast-paced, arcade-inspired video game on your iPhone or iPad? Polyblast, like a modern mashup of retro arcade favorites Space Invaders, Missile Command and Tetris, has just gotten a Valentine’s Day update, making this simple yet addictive little shooter a fantastic choice for your day of love. If you love simple arcade-style […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • iPad Air 3 and iPhone 5se likely to go on sale March 18th

    Feb 12, 2016

    Once Apple finally unveils its new iPad and 4-inch iPhone, it won’t take long before Apple fans are able to get their fingers all over the two new iOS devices. Both the iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 will be available the same week they are introduced to the public, according to a new report […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • Quake mobile app invites public test

    Feb 12, 2016

    A new app that turns a smartphone into a mobile seismometer is being rolled out by California scientists.

  • Harvard study says Apple's Tim Cook was right: encryption bans, backdoors wouldn't work

    Feb 12, 2016

    Harvard study says Apple's Tim Cook was right: encryption bans, backdoors wouldn't work Efforts by the FBI and certain lawmakers seeking to ban Apple and other U.S. companies from selling products with real encryption will not be effective, note researchers in a study citing 865 encryption products already available in 55 countries--two thirds of which originate outside the U.S.

  • YouTube acquires BandPage to help drive Red subscriptions

    Feb 12, 2016

    YouTube acquires BandPage to help drive Red subscriptions YouTube announced on Friday that it is acquiring BandPage, a platform that acts as a homepage of sorts for musicians. BandPage originally designed landing tabs on Facebook for musicians but lost most of its traffic after the social site redesigned it...

  • How to set up a quality Mac podcasting rig for under $300

    Feb 12, 2016

    Podcasting has been experiencing a renaissance lately, and for good reason. Podcasts can be about a wide variety of topics, from Apple to sports, comedy, storytelling and so much more. It’s a great time to get into podcasting because the barrier to entry is so low and you don’t have to break the bank to […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • Apple's new 4-inch iPhone and iPad Air 3 are rumored to arrive on March 18th

    Feb 12, 2016

    Apple's new 4-inch iPhone and iPad Air 3 are rumored to arrive on March 18th The Apple rumor mill has been in full swing over the last month or so, with as-yet-unconfirmed March 15th event that's said to introduce a new 4-inch iPhone and the iPad Air 3. Those rumors are getting a little more concrete today, as 9to5Mac's Marc...

  • 'iPhone 7' might replace 3.5mm headphone jack with second speaker, analysts say

    Feb 12, 2016

    'iPhone 7' might replace 3.5mm headphone jack with second speaker, analysts say Apple's next-generation iPhone -- expected to abandon a 3.5mm headphone jack -- will probably replace the part with a second speaker, according to a Barclays research memo obtained by AppleInsider.

  • Google is shutting down Picasa in favor of Photos

    Feb 12, 2016

    Google is shutting down Picasa in favor of Photos Google has been steadily migrating its resources towards the Photos ecosystem since the company first announced it at last year's I/O developers conference. It's already shut down Google+ photos in lieu of the newer service and linked Photos to your...

  • Rumor: New 4" iPhone, 'iPad Air 3' will go on sale Friday, March 18

    Feb 12, 2016

    Rumor: New 4" iPhone, 'iPad Air 3' will go on sale Friday, March 18 Just a few days days after Apple announces its anticipated latest product updates, customers could be able to get their hands on the latest iPhone and iPad refreshes, according to a new report.

  • Game algorithm could help win elections

    Feb 12, 2016

    Game algorithm could help win elections There's a particular strain of game theory, Colonel Blotto, that many believe could predict the outcomes of everything from elections to sports matches.It asks two sides to distribute soldiers over a battlefield, and hands wins to whoever has the m...

  • Mitsubishi uses sound and WiFi to locate you indoors

    Feb 12, 2016

    Mitsubishi uses sound and WiFi to locate you indoors There have been many attempts at locating you indoors when GPS fails, but they usually come with catches.WiFi alone isn't very accurate, for example, while a ton of beacons isn't always practical.Mitsubishi may have a good answer to those problem...

  • This coffee maker makes mornings suck less

    Feb 12, 2016

    Lust List: Fresh Brew Plus coffee maker by Zojirushi Every coffee fiend has a morning ritual. For me, it’s getting up before my wife and brewing a half-pot of strong black coffee that we can share. She usually gets up much later than me (lucky her), so a thermal carafe works wonders for us: I […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • First Apple Music TV series to star Dr. Dre, will feature 'no shortage of violence and sex'

    Feb 12, 2016

    First Apple Music TV series to star Dr. Dre, will feature 'no shortage of violence and sex' Apple is reportedly set to get into the original content business, competing with the likes of HBO, Netflix, Amazon and others, with a new TV show starring one of its own employees: Dr. Dre.

  • Apple’s first original TV series will be a Dr. Dre production

    Feb 12, 2016

    The first piece of original programming to come out of Apple may star none other than the company’s own employee: Andre Young, aka, Dr. Dre. The hip-hop mogul turned Beats co-founder is reportedly starring and executive producing the first-ever scripted TV series bankrolled by Apple, but it’s still unclear how Dre’s production will be distributed. […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • Dr. Dre will reportedly star in Apple's first original TV series

    Feb 12, 2016

    Dr. Dre will reportedly star in Apple's first original TV series Rumors have swirled about Apple building its own TV service for untold months now -- and the company has also been rumored to be creating its own original content, ala Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and basically every other streaming service worth its salt....

  • Killer deal drops Retina MacBook to lowest price ever

    Feb 12, 2016

    There’s never been a better time to buy Apple’s gorgeous gold Retina MacBook, thanks to a new deal from authorized retailer B&H that cuts up to $350 off the price tag of the sleek little notebook that debuted last year. The price cut is the biggest discount we’ve ever seen on the new MacBook. At […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • RIP: Adblock Plus

    Feb 12, 2016

    RIP: Adblock Plus I got a little too excited when the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) chief called Adblock Plus (ABP) "an unethical, immoral, mendacious coven of techie wannabes." I immediately wanted to know when the next coven meeting was and how many stars to...

  • AT&T lays plans to begin testing 5G data in 2016, brings back 2-for-1 iPhone deal

    Feb 12, 2016

    AT&T lays plans to begin testing 5G data in 2016, brings back 2-for-1 iPhone deal AT&T on Friday announced its plans to test 5G network technology, beginning with lab tests in the second quarter done in collaboration with Intel and Ericsson.

  • Nintendo should turn this Mario Kart/Star Wars video into a real game

    Feb 12, 2016

    Star Wars and Mario Kart don’t seem to have much in common at first glance, but when you mash the two mega-universes together at hyperspace speeds, the results are more than super. Dark Pixel created an incredibly fun new video called Star Kart that imagines what it’d be like if Mario and his pals cruised […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • uTorrent offers ad-free option for $5 a year

    Feb 12, 2016

    uTorrent offers ad-free option for $5 a year uTorrent recently opted to monetize with ads, but it turns out that pirates hate those as much as paying for content. Now, parent BitTorrent is trying something else -- offering a subscription to eliminate ads for $5 per year. That may not seem like...

  • Google gives My Maps for Android a much-needed revamp

    Feb 12, 2016

    Google gives My Maps for Android a much-needed revamp Google's My Maps for Android hasn't received a lot of affection lately, but the company is making up for that in style.It quietly released a big upgrade to the custom mapping app that, on top of a "new look and feel," throws in features that arguab...

  • Awesome archive brings ancient Windows games to your browser

    Feb 12, 2016

    Remember the days before high-speed broadband and photo-realistic graphics, when the best games you could get on PC were things like Win Pool, Brickbuster, and Gopher-It? Now you can go back in time and relive them right inside your web browser. Archive.org is preserving classic Windows 3.1 apps and games by making them available to anyone who has access to […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

  • iPad Pro could use much faster 29W charging, if Apple allows USB 3 Lightning cables

    Feb 12, 2016

    iPad Pro could use much faster 29W charging, if Apple allows USB 3 Lightning cables The USB 3 capable Lightning port on Apple's iPad Pro could use an incoming charge of up to 29 watts, matching the abilities of Apple's 12-inch MacBook. But without any USB 3 Lightning cables yet available on the market, this power remains untapped for now.

 

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