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Matthew Humphries / PC Magazine:
With Google's RAISR machine learning-driven image enhancement technique, images can be up to 75% smaller without losing their detail   —  With unlimited data plans becoming increasingly expensive, or subscribers being forced to ditch their unlimited data due to overuse, anything that can reduce the amount of data we download is welcome.
Jan 16, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Matthew Humphries / PC Magazine:
Researchers: ID codes printed on boarding passes, luggage tags for ~90% of flights let hackers access travelers' personal info, steal reservations, more   —  Booking a flight has become a simple process thanks to the Internet, and once you have flights secured you can relax, right?
Jan 1, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Will Greenwald / PC Magazine:
Onvocal introduces OV Bluetooth headphones, the first headphones that allow access to Amazon's Alexa via a smartphone app   —  Technology startup Onvocal has new Bluetooth earphones, dubbed OV, that offer full voice control of your music and direct access to voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google Assistant.
Dec 15, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Stephanie Mlot / PC Magazine:
A Facebook glitch is causing old posts and photos to be posted as new on some users' timelines; Facebook says it's investigating   —  Did you notice old photos appearing on your Facebook timeline and News Feed this morning?  Rest assured, you're not going nuts; a Facebook glitch appears to have resurfaced images that are months old.
Dec 9, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
BLU phone update prevents rogue application from sending user data to China; all new phones will use Google's OTA update utility in its place   —  It ain't easy being Blu right now.  The Miami-based, low-cost Android phone maker has rocketed to success by selling unlocked smartphones at rock-bottom prices …
Dec 3, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Tom Brant / PC Magazine:
Xiaomi announces Cardboard-like Mi VR Play headset, wrapped in Lycra, compatible with 4.7" to 5.7"phones   —  Xiaomi is making an entry-level VR headset, and developers can buy a pre-release version of it for just $0.15.  —  Called the Mi VR Play, Xiaomi's device is smartphone-based, like the Samsung Gear VR.
Aug 4, 2016, 10:10 PMIn context
Timothy Torres / PC Magazine:
Hands-on: Samsung's $179 Gear Fit2 band and $199 Gear IconX wireless earbuds have heart-rate tracking, 4GB storage; Gear Fit2 has GPS and arrives June 10   —  Samsung has a new fitness band and fitness earbuds, which I tried on for size at a recent event in New York City.
Jun 3, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
David Murphy / PC Magazine:
Asus To Integrate Adblock Plus Into Mobile Browser   —  Do you use Asus' Web browser?  You probably didn't even know that Asus had one.  Well, it does, and this proprietary browser can be found on Asus' Android tablets and smartphones.  Not a lot of people use it—just around 15 million or so …
Dec 24, 2015, 7:30 PMIn context
Angela Moscaritolo / PC Magazine:
Swatch partners with Visa to let cardholders in US, Brazil, and Switzerland “tap and pay” with upcoming NFC-enabled Bellamy smartwatch   —  Swatch, Visa Make it Easy to Pay With Your Watch  —  The world's largest watch maker will soon give those in the U.S. the opportunity to pay for items with a tap of their wrist.
Nov 30, 2015, 3:25 PMIn context
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
T-Mobile adding read receipts, real-time chat, and large file support to texting through Rich Communication Services standard   —  T-Mobile ‘Advanced Messaging’ Beefs Up Texting  —  T-Mobile today announced that it's improving texting with “advanced messaging,” which adds read receipts …
Jul 22, 2015, 5:40 PMIn context

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