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KeyPoint wants you to try its multilingual smart keyboard for iOS 8

There's soon going to be a glut of custom keyboards for iOS 8, many of which will have word suggestions in multiple languages. However, they might not be as well-versed as KeyPoint Technologies' upcoming Adaptxt for iOS. Besides supporting over 100...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

Google is adding free WiFi to Uber cars in Philadelphia, but only for the summer

We have no scientific data to back this up, but we suspect most of you are not tough enough, not resilient enough, to work on a laptop in a moving vehicle without hurling. If you're that special sort, though -- or if you just like to have your phone...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

Atari's betting its future on gays and gamblers

"If I had a hole in New Mexico, maybe that one [the Project Runway game] would have made it there." Todd Shallbetter, Atari's chief operating officer, is just joking of course. He's referencing the company's infamous 1983 move to bury countless...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

The next Dance Central launches September 2nd on Xbox One

So the Kinectless Xbox One has arrived, and you're now left wondering if the motion sensor from your launch-era system will ever be useful for more than starting games and taking orders from Aaron Paul. Thankfully, it should for at least a little...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

NVIDIA's new Shield is a tablet built for gaming

In January 2013, NVIDIA unveiled its first end-to-end consumer product: NVIDIA Shield. In our review, I wrote, "NVIDIA Shield is a truly strange device" One year later, that statement stands -- only now it applies to NVIDIA's second consumer product...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

Give your OnePlus One a bamboo back for $49

The OnePlus One's a handsome little devil as is, but there's always room to accessorize. Though you're probably still waiting on the actual handset to turn up, OnePlus has announced the phone's first "SwapStyle" cover will arrive at the end of...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

Comcast's customer losses are slowing, which is no surprise since it's so hard to leave

Even as cable giant Comcast tries to get bigger by absorbing Time Warner Cable, its own revenue grew in the last quarter to $16.8 billion, up 3.5 percent from last year, and net income hit $1.99 billion. The most important number for a subscription...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

Verizon enjoys a rush of new tablet users as smartphone plans stagnate

Verizon's money machine continues to plow on, but much of its wireless growth this quarter came from tablets, not smartphones -- a trend that started last quarter. Big Red added some 1.4 million net retail connections, of whom a whopping 1.15 million...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs are required to prevent its...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link

Totes amazeballs added to the dictionary, because YOLO

When dictionary makers use internet slang, we always feel the same as if our parents had gotten a Justin Bieber tattoo. Chambers Dictionary is the latest wordy tome to get an update for 2014, which now includes YOLO, Bitcoin and totes amazeballs as...
Published on: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | link