Latest Stories

Europe's top court rules the Safe Harbor data transfer agreement with U.S. is invalid

The Safe Harbor data protection agreement is invalid, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled in a case brought by a European Facebook user

Panasonic DMR-UBZ1

Panasonic shows world's first UltraHD '4K' Blu-ray player

Panasonic will soon begin selling in Japan a Blu-ray Disc player compatible with 4K UltraHD discs, the first such player in the world.

sharp robohon

Sharp's Robohon is a cute little robot that doubles as a phone

From the country that brought you pretty much every crazy robot you've ever seen, Sharp on Tuesday showed off a prototype robot that doubles as a smartphone -- or is that a smartphone in the form of a robot? It's not entirely clear, but it is cute.

16Lab Ozon

16Lab shrinks its sensor-laden wearable computing ring, preps dev kit release

Japanese wearable gadget maker 16Lab has reduced the size and increased the functionality of its Bluetooth gesture controller ring and plans to put it and a development kit on sale soon.

facebook thumbs up sign

Global civil rights groups coalition wants changes to Facebook's real-name policy

A large group of human rights, digital rights, LGBTQ, and women’s rights advocates, has said that Facebook's system "disregards the circumstances of users in non-western countries, exposes its users to danger, disrespects the identities of its users, and curtails free speech."


A week with Samsung Pay, and why Android Pay might still be better

Despite a successful week of using Samsung Pay and Android Pay, I'm still a little wary about leaving my wallet at home.


TiVo Bolt

TiVo Bolt review: The best DVR gets better

Whether you’re a cord cutter or a cable-TV devotee, this is the DVR you should be using.


150817 google marshmallow 07

Google patches second round of Stagefright flaws in Android

Google has issued patches for two new Stagefright-related software vulnerabilities, one of which affects Android versions going back to 2008 and puts millions of users at risk.

OneNote 2016 on a Surface Pro 3

Microsoft improves sharing in OneNote Class Notebooks as school year plows on

Microsoft is trying to make its note-taking program the best option for teachers in a competitive education technology market.

falcontiki 100571806 large

Steam Machines revealed: Full details and pictures for every model

Valve's Steam Machine lineup is as varied in hardware as it is in price. Here's everything we know about all 15 models announced thus far.

alienware steam machine

Steam Machine mini-stores are coming to GameStop and other retailers

Valve plans stores within stores at retailers to get Steam hardware in front of gamers


Google Fiber competition makes AT&T cut cost of gigabit service in some areas

In locations where Google offers its high-speed gigabit Internet service, AT&T's prices are competitive, but the company charges an extra $40 a month in cities where consumers have little or no choice of providers.

google play movies tv

Google Play Movies & TV app now helps you binge watch your favorite shows

The version 3.9 update also gets cozier with Roku streaming devices thanks to some easier setup options.


Infamy and alias: 11 famous hackers and their online handles

On the Internet, nobody knows you're not in the mafia

150817 google marshmallow 07

Android Marshmallow factory images are live for Nexus devices

If you don't want to wait for an over-the-air update, go grab the software right now for the Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, and Player.