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Google now offers a free Android app every week

Google now offers a free Android app every week Called "Free App of the Week," the section is only available to U.Today, for instance, it's offering for free Cartoon Networks' Card Wars game, which usually costs $2.

Politician's baffling quote about hashtags gets the mocking it deserves

Politician's baffling quote about hashtags gets the mocking it deserves Home Secretary Amber Rudd has called for tech companies that provide "completely unacceptable" end-to-end encrypted messaging services to work with law enforcement.Rudd's interview with BBC's Andrew Marr Show came after reports that the Westminster Bridge attacker, Khalid Masood, had sent a WhatsApp message prior to the incident that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted.

Stay Connected During a Power Outage With This Deeply Discounted UPS

Stay Connected During a Power Outage With This Deeply Discounted UPS This 850VA/450W APC UPS battery backup gives you a few options during a power outage: So needless to say, people don’t think they need a UPS until they really, really need a UPS, at which point it’s too late.So go ahead and pick one up from Amazon’s Gold Box today for an all-time low $73.

Facebook Messenger update helps you find your friend's exact location

Facebook Messenger update helps you find your friend's exact location A new location-sharing feature called "live location" that allows you to share your real-time location inside of a chat for an hour at a time.Useful if you're staying in one spot, but less so if you're moving around.

Terrorists wanting to hide explosives in an iPad is one reason behind laptop ban

Terrorists wanting to hide explosives in an iPad is one reason behind laptop ban According to a Guardian report, which cites a security source, there was more than one reason why the laptop ban — as it's often called — was introduced in the U.A terrorist could cause much more damage by detonating a bomb inside the passenger cabin than in the cargo bin.

A new update will finally kill the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 once and for all

A new update will finally kill the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 once and for all The last remaining Galaxy Note 7 phones that haven't been returned will finally be put out of their misery.Earlier this year, Samsung said 97 percent of Note 7 devices had been recalled in the U.

'Tinder for elites' is coming to London because dating isn't already hard enough

'Tinder for elites' is coming to London because dating isn't already hard enough Just when you thought dating couldn't get any harder, a super-exclusive dating app for the crème de la crème of "ambitious intellectuals" is about to land in London.The League — which has been dubbed "Tinder for the elites" — claims to cater to "the intelligent, educated and ambitious" who are looking for a "'power couple' dynamic in their partnerships.

The new head of the White House Office of American Innovation has never tweeted

The new head of the White House Office of American Innovation has never tweeted Jared Kushner, son-in-law and Senior White House Adviser to President Donald Trump, is, according to The Washington Post, leading the brand new White House Office of American Innovation, which will be devoted to modernizing the federal government with ideas plucked form the world of business.To better understand how Kushner sees the role innovation can play in modernizing government, we dug up the former real estate mogul and New York Observer publisher's Twitter account.

The secret weapon that will make your next computer super fast

The secret weapon that will make your next computer super fast On Monday, the chip maker announced the ship date for Optane, a memory module that can change the data game.Working with system software, Optane can pre-cache frequently-used apps, which means they could load almost instantly.

How to decapitate annoying 'Chat Heads' in Facebook Messenger

How to decapitate annoying 'Chat Heads' in Facebook Messenger You never have to be interrupted by your friend's floating head again.The feature uses profile pictures of the people you're talking to on Messenger as shortcuts for the chat—they pop up on your screen, regardless of what you're doing, and invite you to tap into the conversation.

Samsung is never really going to let the Galaxy Note 7 die

Samsung is never really going to let the Galaxy Note 7 die The company announced in a statement today it will look to sell refurbished models of the Note 7 in the near future.The new life for the Note 7 phones comes as part of a three-pronged sustainability campaign, which Samsung rolled out after pressure from environmentalists to publicly address how the estimated 4.

NATO stocks up on data-sucking surveillance drones

NATO stocks up on data-sucking surveillance drones The alliance is buying five Global Hawk surveillance drones, according to The Wall Street Journal.While it's a bit unclear how those surveillance drones will be used, there is a chance they will be deployed in Eastern Europe.

Snapchat desperately wants businesses to pay for geofilters

Snapchat desperately wants businesses to pay for geofilters The ones that are actually bringing in revenue are sponsored geofilters, made and paid for by brands.Barry's Bootcamp, the workout chain with 18 locations (including one by Snapchat's HQ in Venice, California), is one of the latest sign-ups for sponsored geofilters.

Uber's self-driving cars are back on the road in San Francisco 3 days after crash, report says

Uber's self-driving cars are back on the road in San Francisco 3 days after crash, report says An autonomous Uber vehicle was involved in a high-profile accident in Tempe, Arizona, over the weekend, prompting the company to pull its fleet of self-driving cars off the roads there and in its other testing regions in Pittsburgh and San Francisco.An Uber spokesperson told Mashable shortly after the news broke that the program was being paused while the company looked into the incident.

WhatsApp says it won't create an encryption backdoor, and that's a good thing

WhatsApp says it won't create an encryption backdoor, and that's a good thing Build a backdoor allowing government officials, and potentially nefarious actors, a future way in?But it's not like WhatsApp doesn't want to help.

The new emoji coming this year include broccoli, a T. rex and this oddly sexy insect

The new emoji coming this year include broccoli, a T. rex and this oddly sexy insect Unicode, the organization that standardizes characters across devices, released its final list of 2017 emoji on Monday.There are 56 new emoji—69 if you count gender variations—and they're really all over the place.

iOS 10.3 is here: Everything you need to know

iOS 10.3 is here: Everything you need to know We're still a while away from the iPhone 8, but the new iOS 10.After shutting down a similar third-party app, Apple now helps track down misplaced AirPods via the Find My iPhone app.