Don't-Miss Stories

6 ways to tweak android keyboard shortcuts to favorite emojis

6 ways to take charge of the stock Android keyboard

There's a growing list of customization options available on the "stock" Android keyboard. You can change the color of the keypad; you can also create your own background using an image from your camera roll. Read on for more.

powerdvd3607

PowerDVD 16 gains 360-degree video playback: Here's how it works

The best retail video player has a new feature, and it's very cool.

on techhive.com

Roon on NAS

Roon Labs' audiophile music server now streams tunes from Linux-powered NAS boxes

You no longer need a full PC to enjoy this awesome software.

on techhive.com

alienware alpha r2 beauty pcw

Alienware Alpha R2 review: A tiny PC gets meaner, faster and louder

Alienware's updated Alpha R2 gets a big graphics boost over its predecessor.

Lemmings

Businesses are rushing into IoT like lemmings

Two-thirds of companies are now using or planning to use IoT, according to a global survey by research firm Strategy Analytics. That’s up from just 32 percent last year.

twitter ios app

Now you can ask Twitter directly to verify your account

Twitter opens up the verification process for everyone.

ourmine minecraft

OurMine is now hacking into Minecraft accounts

The same hacking group that took over Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter account has now found a way to break into accounts connected to the hit game Minecraft.

160330 microsoft nadella 7

Microsoft's Azure cloud revenue doubles, but phone sales plummet

Microsoft's cloud push continues to pay off for the company, which reported on Tuesday that its Azure cloud revenue for the second calendar quarter of 2016 had more than doubled compared to the same period in 2015.

Obduction

Myst spiritual successor Obduction delayed days before scheduled release

A mere week before Myst spiritual successor Obduction was scheduled to release, Cyan's delayed it until August.

151027 facebook headquarters 2

Facebook pitches laser beams as the high-speed Internet of the future

Facebook says it has developed a laser detector that could open to airwaves to new high-speed data communications systems that don't require dedicated spectrum or licenses.

pogo bag layout

Here's all the gear you need for a Pokémon Go adventure

Pokémon Go is hotter than a Charizard right now, but the game asks a lot from people who want to play actively. It’s a huge battery hog, and long play sessions require a lot of physical endurance. Here’s what you need in your Go bag to make your time in the field last, based on my year of experience playing Ingress, its predecessor.

acer liquid jade primo horizontal

Acer quietly ships Liquid Jade Primo Windows phone to Microsoft stores

Surprise! Microsoft is now selling Acer's Liquid Jade Primo Windows phone online and in its physical stores, after there was some question whether it would even ship to the United States.

Big Data analytics machine learning

Dark data? Not if Teradata and Nuix can help it

Big data may promise a world of new insight, but if it can't be analyzed, you can kiss that potential goodbye. Enter Teradata and Nuix, which on Tuesday teamed up to bring so-called "dark data" to light.

ios course

Limited time offer: Pre-Order The Complete iOS 10 Developer Course - Deal Alert

Whether you’re mastering the fundamentals of programming, or digging into iOS 10-specific features (improved AI and Siri function, anyone?)--this course will have you covered.

google onhub

15% off Google OnHub AC1900 Wireless Wi-Fi Router - Deal Alert

OnHub provides Wi-Fi speeds up to 1900 mbps to help with smooth streaming, gaming, and downloading. Its unique design and 13 antennas provide reliable speed in every direction, covering up to 2,500 square feet. And OnHub can connect 100+ devices at the same time.