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After Years Waiting For Google Fiber, KC Residents Get Cancellation Emails

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Some Kansas City residents who have been waiting years for Google Fiber to install service at their homes recently received e-mails canceling their installations, with no word on whether they'll.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Radeon owners rebel when AMD drivers stealth drop Quake Champions links on desktops

AMD graphics card owners rebelled against Radeon graphics drivers that forced ads for unrelated software onto users on Thursday, after the new Radeon 17.4.4 drivers automatically plopped a tracking code-infused link to the Quake Champions beta web.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 min. ago

Uber Will Finally Let You Delete Your Account Without Begging

After weeks of bad press, Uber finally did something that isn’t totally dishonest or gross. The popular ride-hailing service said today that it’s going to make life easier for people who want to delete their Uber accounts permanently by letting t.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 min. ago

Dark Patterns: How Websites are Tricking You into Giving Up Your Privacy

Open up a web browser or power up a smartphone—pretty much essential for modern-day living—and you’re walking straight into a privacy minefield. That much you know. Especially after the news earlier this week that Unroll.me, a popular service t.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 min. ago

The Circle Director Had to Create the Biggest, Best Tech Company Ever, and Make a Movie Too

Creating a fictional company that’s basically Facebook, Google, and Apple rolled into one is no easy task. We know those brands. We live those brands. But in The Circle, co-writer and director James Ponsoldt had to do just that and so much more.Rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 min. ago

Apple Music to get redesign to support growing streaming video library

Apple is hard at work establishing a compelling slate of video content for its Apple Music service, and will apparently overhaul its accompanying app when iOS 11 is released later this year. The post Apple Music to get redesign to support growing str.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

Acer Predator 21 X

Though it costs as much as a decent used car, the Acer Predator 21 X shows how much performance and how many features you can get if you cram every possible high-end component into a gaming laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 min. ago

Google Fiber building in Louisville despite lawsuit from AT&T and Charter

Google Fiber filing permit to begin construction in Louisville. Enlarge / Google Fiber equipment boxes in a Kansas City home in 2012. (credit: Google Fiber | Bloomberg) Google Fiber is getting ready to build a long-awaited network in Louisvill.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News36 min. ago

The Cinder is the Terminator’s panini maker

 Come with me if you want to sear. The Cinder, which we first looked at two years ago, is now selling on Indiegogo and I had the unique opportunity to try this clever sous vide-style meat cooker. Basically the Cinder cooks meat perfectly. You pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News52 min. ago

GM supports Trump tax plan, but wouldn"t benefit for years

GM broadly supports President Trump's plan to cut corporate taxes but wouldn't benefit for about five years because of the huge losses it incurred leading up to its 2009 bankruptcy......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News52 min. ago

How to use MAME emulator to cure computer game nostalgia

Every once in a while, we get a question about those old games that were once the bleeding edge of entertainment in arcades and bars. Invariably from someone who played them and misses them—not from the current generation of cell-phone gaming ad.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

Five to Try: Star Wars: Puzzle Droids activates, and Google Classroom opens up to everyone

Need some new Android apps? We've got a few for you......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

Sorry Pixel owners, Google won"t be updating your phones past Android P

When the Pixel came out last year, it was a clear departure from the Nexus program. With a Google logo stamped on the back, the phones weren’t just crafted around the purest vision for Android, they gave us hope that we would finally have a phon.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

America Is Dropping So Many Bombs That We"re Literally Running Out

President Trump has said that America needs to rebuild its military, which is laughable in many ways. But he’s right in one respect. We need more bombs. Why? Because the US has dropped so many bombs in the fight against ISIS over the past two years.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

Facebook Messenger keeps on growing, now boasts 1.2 billion users

Facebook Messenger is growing. After reporting last year that it had 1 billion users, it's now up to a massive 1.2 billion. Facebook attributes that growth to new launches like Facebook Messenger Lite. The post Facebook Messenger keeps on growing, no.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

America Is Dropping So Many Bombs on ISIS That We"re Literally Running Out

President Trump has said that America needs to rebuild its military, which is laughable in many ways. But he’s right in one respect. We need more bombs. Why? Because the US has dropped so many bombs in the fight against ISIS over the past two years.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

AT20 Giveaway Day 3: Intel Core CPUs, SSDs, & Optane Memory Too

Good morning everyone! We’re now on day 3 of our 20 day celebration of AnandTech’s 20th anniversary. After yesterday’s HTC U Ultra giveaway, today we’re back to PC parts, courtesy of Intel. For today’s giveaway the 8.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple"s autonomous test vehicle photographed in Silicon Valley

Almost two weeks after Apple secured permission to test its autonomous-car technology in California, the first images of the vehicle have been captured on Silicon Valley roads......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

How to get LAN Sponsors @ LanOC Reviews

With a lot of the aspects of hosting a LAN event, you can normally find someone with experience in the area. That isn’t always the case when it comes to getting and keeping event sponsors. Most people fly blind when they start and f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Barking Mad Head Transplant Doctor Claims He"ll Revive Frozen Brains in Three Years

An Italian neuroscientist who says he’s planning to perform the world’s first head transplant later this year has told a German magazine that he intends to thaw a cryogenically preserved brain and transplant it in a donor body within three years......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Apple’s Amazon Echo killer may be in its final design stage

Apple never gives much away, but in recent years leaks have grown more frequent. So make what you will of the news that the tech giant is apparently close to launching a device to rival Amazon's Echo/Alexa speaker. The post Apple’s Amazon Echo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago