Carl Franzen
at 10:52 AM Aug 26 2016
Mobile // 

If you have an iPhone, stop what you're doing and update it to the latest operating system, iOS 9.3.5 (to do this, go to your Settings app, tap "General," and then "Software Update." Then tap "Download and Install"). Why? As Motherboard reports today, security researchers have found a new malicious program that can secretly bypass the security on your iPhone and capture almost all of your data, including all your texts, phone calls, emails, even burrowing into your Facebook and Gmail apps.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 10:31 AM Aug 24 2016
Gaming // 

Pokémon Go is having a rough time with the long-haul game plan. After setting plenty of records and monopolizing the news in July, the game has lost some 15 million regular users.

Brittany Vincent
at 10:31 AM Aug 24 2016
Gaming // 

Pokemon Go is still massively popular with mobile gaming savants, and developer Niantic remains on top of things by continuing to roll out new updates to keep things fresh. But up until now the Team Leaders, appointed to each team, haven't seemed to serve any real purpose beyond letting me rep a special team by slapping a sticker on the back of my car or sporting a T-shirt with their logo emblazoned on it. Niantic is changing this, as the Team Leaders will now be tasked with evaluating which one of your Pokemon is prime for training with special items called Candy and Stardust earned in-game.

Corey Mueller
at 11:53 AM Aug 23 2016
Gaming // 

NBA 2K17 released its newest trailer today, previewing the game's new features and the league's biggest stars on their new teams.

Ryan F. Mandelbaum
at 14:27 PM Aug 18 2016
Gadgets // 

When you crack open a week-old box of Chinese takeout, you stick your nose in it. When you flip the tab on a brew that's been sitting in the sun for a few days, you stick your nose in it. We use our noses to tell whether food is fresh or stale, and whether we think it's safe to eat or not. But your nose probably can't pick out a single disease-causing microbe or staleness-signaling chemical that appears in aged food.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 10:34 AM Aug 10 2016
Gadgets // 

Fender is a legendary name in the guitar business, but will it be able to recreate the magic with a digital subsidiary? That question may be answered by its first app, Fender Tune.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 09:56 AM Aug 8 2016
Gaming // 

It's pretty hard to argue that Pokémon Go hasn't impacted modern society, at least in the short term. But game maker Niantic's CEO John Hanke apparently has a much larger vision for how the game could change the world around us—and how we would see it.

 
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