Facebook Will Now Tell Your 'Friends' When You Are Nearby (yahoo, also huffpo)
Facebook has always been creepy. But now it's allowing you to be creepy, too! The site started rolling out an "optional" new mobile feature Thursday called Nearby Friends, which...
Facebook introduces new Nearby Friends feature for location sharing (talkandroid)
Facebook is introducing a new feature that’s going to make its privacy-conscious users cringe. The new feature,...
Facebook will soon let you share your exact location with Nearby Friends (digitaltrends)
Facebook just introduced Nearby Friends, a new feature that would let your friends know whenever you're in their...
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Amazon Fire TV's voice search expands to cover Hulu Plus and Showtime, but not... (engadget, also yahoo)
Fire TV came out of the gate with an impressive initial effort, however one of its rough edges is that the voice search is actually quite limited. At launch it could only provide results from...
Amazon Expanding Fire TV Voice Search. No Netflix Yet (yahoo)
In introducing it's $99 set top box, Fire TV, last month, Amazon played up its voice search function as...
Amazon heats up Fire TV voice search with trio of new partners (techradar)
Despite many positive early reviews, early adopters of Amazon's streaming media box have been underwhelmed by many...
Samsung says Galaxy Note 4 will launch with a new form factor, could it look... (phandroid)
Samsung says the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 will (finally) introduce a form factor different than what we're used to from the OEM. If this recently uncovered design patent is any indication, it could be...
The Samsung Galaxy S5 S-View Flip Case (androidcentral)
It's expensive, but highly functional — so long as you can keep the window clean The Samsung Galaxy S5 S-View Flip...
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5s (phandroid)
The Galaxy S5 has quickly made a name for itself, garnering a mixed reception and leaving some buyers on the fence....
Dropbox acquires Loom, will shut down its cloud photo service on May 16th (yahoo, also reddit)
Loom, a popular service that offers cloud-based photo storage, has just been acquired by Dropbox. "We look forward to this transition as the next step in creating a home for all of your photos...
Dropbox Buys Photo Stream Alternative ‘Loom’ For Its New Carousel App (cultofmac)
Dropbox has been very busy lately. After announcing big updates to Mailbox and the all-new Carousel photo app, a new...
Dropbox Acquires Startups Loom, Hackpad in Push to Expand Services - Wall... (google)
ValueWalkDropbox Acquires Startups Loom, Hackpad in Push to Expand ServicesWall Street JournalDropbox has quietly been...
MLB.TV Steps Up to Chromecast's Plate (pcmag)
Watching baseball games on your smartphone or tablet is fun, but it's time to put that giant living room TV to work.
MLB.TV knocks it out of the park with Chromecast support (talkandroid)
It’s a little late, but we will give them a pass on this one since they didn’t wait until the All Star...
MLB.TV update to bring Chromecast support today (phandroid)
The Major League Baseball season is in full swing (see what I did there?), and there's no good reason you shouldn't be...
NASA's found an Earth-sized planet that could support life (engadget, also yahoo)
NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered a veritable bounty of alien planets, but none of them have been quite like Earth -- until now. Today, the agency announced that Kepler-186f is the first...
- NASA spots first Earth-sized planet in habitable zone around star (theregister)
What We Know About the First Earth-Sized Planet In a Habitable Zone (gizmodo)
When you're looking for alien life, the best place to look is somewhere like Earth; the only place we know of that...
Xubuntu 14.04 Available For Download [Video, Screenshots] (webupd8)
Xubuntu 14.04, the Xfce Ubuntu flavor, was released today along with the other Ubuntu flavors. Let's take a quick look at what's new.Xubuntu 14.04 videoHere's a quick video in which you can see the...
Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 Available to Download — Here’s What’s... (omgubuntu)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has been released and so has its family of flavours. In this post we'll give you a quick overview of...
Google Developers Make Glass XE16 Factory System Image Available For Download (androidpolice)
Two days ago, Google Glass received the XE16 update that bumped the device up to KitKat, introduced photo bundles,...
Don't wait for SportsCenter, SlingPlayer update brings the highlights in... (engadget, also yahoo)
Slingbox has pushed out a handful of updates for SlingPlayer on iOS and Android, adding new features on both platforms. On the Android side, Slingbox joined forces with sporting-app Thuuz. Now if...
PlayStation App 1.70 Update Also Coming; Brings Ability To Upload Your Profile... (n4g)
Apparently the 1.70 version of the PS4 firmware isnt the only update coming to the PlayStation family. The...
Adobe Photoshop Express update brings borders and ‘pet-eye’ fix (androidcommunity)
Adobe Photoshop Express for Android is seeing an update, bringing in a few editing features. We can now add borders to...
Heartbleed Bug Sends Bandwidth Costs Skyrocketing (wired)
The exposure of the Heartbleed vulnerability last week had a number of repercussions, one of which was to set off a mad scramble by companies to revoke the SSL certificates for their domains and...
Tor's anonymity network may have to shrink to fight the Heartbleed bug (engadget, also yahoo)
Bad news if you're relying on the Tor network to evade surveillance or otherwise remain anonymous: you're not immune...
Automate Discovery and Remediation of the Heartbleed Bug (dzone)
Given the length of time the vulnerable code has been available it’s likely your server is vulnerable if you are...
The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One (gizmodo)
You're heading to the store to get an Xbox One right now, and need to know which games to get. (Land the plane, first, of course.) Or you're at work or in school, daydreaming about what you want to...
Nifty open world, randomly generated horror game Grave coming to Xbox One (digitaltrends)
Broken Window Studios' open world, randomly generated survival horror game Grave looks to turn out the lights on Xbox...
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 won't swing onto Xbox One at launch (joystiq)
With only a couple of weeks before the launch of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 across ... like, every platform, the Xbox...
Longtime iPhone devotee heaps praise on the Galaxy S5′s camera (bgr, also yahoo)
iPhone fans are fanatically loyal to their favorite device but they can also give credit where it’s due. iMore writer Allyson Kazmucha, who writes obsessively about how to get the most out of...
iPhone 5S vs Galaxy S5: Which is stronger? (itproportal)
Samsung's new Galaxy S5 is more durable than its predecessor and other popular Android handsets, but can't withstand...
Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 pitted against iPhone 5s in extensive camera shootout (androidcentral)
We put the latest and greatest camera phones head-to-head to see which one shoots the best It's a great time of year...
You can see exactly where your Facebook friends are in real time, but only if... (yahoo, also bgr)
Facebook on Thursday took the wraps off of a new feature that, depending on your perspective, is either incredibly cool or incredibly creepy. For this reason, the company has wisely decided to make...
Facebook is now tracking your friends in the real world — for your benefit,... (venturebeat)
Facebook’s new Nearby Friends feature helps you track…well, your friends. Activate it. Find out...
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- The first HTC One will get Sense 6 in US and Canada by the end of May (engadget)
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