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Google’s new Trusted Contacts app lets you share your location in emergencies

With Trusted Contacts, Google is launching a new personal safety app for Android today that allows others to ping you for your location when they think you may have been in an accident or in danger. The idea here is that you define who these trusted contacts are and by doing so, you allow them...

'Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy' Details Revealed: Remastered Levels, New Features And More

After longtime howls from Crash Bandicoot fans for the franchise's comeback, the game will finally return in the form of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, a reworked and remastered three-in-one first announced at this year's E3, after hints of Crash's return made the rounds in early 2016. Surely, the remake is far from an actual new entry, which...

​Xero launches Apple Pay through payments platform Stripe

Cloud accounting firm Xero has partnered with payments company Stripe to allow their small...

Motorola Droid Turbo Starts Receiving Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The Motorola Droid Turbo has finally started receiving a software update that brings over Google's Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The update carries the version number 24.81.5.en-US, bringing over Android M version 6.0.1. The Droid Turbo was released back in 2014 as a Verizon exclusive. At the time, the Droid Turbo beat out the second-generation...

MIT’s DIY design system lets you make the right drone for the job

Drones are fairly off-the-shelf affairs for most people; there’s a wide range of companies making them for both commercial and consumer uses, but ultimately these are all remarkably similar. They tend to favor a quadcopter structure, and are often configured with photography in mind as a primary use. But MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial...

Are smartwatches winding down?

With the coming destruction of Pebble and the announcement by Motorola that it doesn’t “see enough pull in the market to put out at this time,” you would be excused for thinking the smartwatch world is contracting. This is correct,...

Kickass Torrents Defense: Torrents Are Not Copyrighted Material, Case Must Be Dismissed

The legal defense team representing Kickass Torrents founder Artem Vaulin has submitted a motion to dismiss the U.S. government's case against the leader of what was once the world's most popular file-sharing website. The defense rests on the assertion that torrents are not copyrightable material, and therefore, there is no crime committed by...

Shopify acquires digital studio Tiny Hearts, makers of Wake Alarm, Next Keyboard & more

E-commerce company Shopify is doubling down on its mobile product ambitions with today’s acquisition of digital product studio Tiny Hearts. The studio has released a number of mobile apps, games and bots over the past several years, including popular consumer-facing apps like Quick Fit, Next Keyboard, InstaMatch, and Wake Alarm. Prior to the deal, the team...

'Persona 5' English Story Trailer Released: Meet The Phantom Thieves of Hearts As Digital Preorders Launch

The English story trailer for the highly anticipated Persona 5 was revealed at Sony's PlayStation Experience 2016, increasing the hype for the RPG. It was recently reported that Atlus has further delayed the release date of Persona 5 in North America and Europe to April 2017. The game developer said that it will be adding free DLC...

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Stable Version Starts Rolling Out Early: Here's A List Of Devices That Will Be Getting The Update Very Soon

The stable version of the Android 7.1.1 Nougat was previously reported to be launching on Dec. 6. The operating system update is said to coincide with the December security patch. However, a report claims that Google has started to roll out Android 7.1.1 Nougat earlier than the mentioned date, which means that owners of...