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1Password gets Material Design makeover and fingerprint unlock

Engadget - 1 hour 7 min ago
1Password has pushed out an update for Android devices at last, and it brings huge changes to the app. The password manager will look like a brand new application the moment you upgrade to version 6, thanks to its Material Design makeover. Every sect...

Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can

Engadget - 1 hour 52 min ago
It's one thing for computers to spot people in relatively tame academic situations, but it's another when they're on the road -- you need your car to spot that jaywalker in time to avoid a collision. Thankfully, UC San Diego researchers have made tha...

Make VR while you're in VR with Epic's upcoming Unreal Editor (Tomorrow Daily 311 show notes) - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 28 min ago
Who wants to design games for VR on a plain old 2D monitor when you can strap a VR headset on and create virtual worlds interactively? Not us!

Google has the best-paid CEO in the US

Engadget - 2 hours 33 min ago
Google is an enormous company by most standards, but it now has one more notch under its belt: the US' best-paid CEO. A company SEC filing has revealed that Sundar Pichai received the equivalent of $199 million in stock earlier in February, giving h...

What's on your HDTV: NBA ASG, 'Vinyl,' 'John Oliver'

Engadget - 2 hours 55 min ago
We're finally past the big game, and now the NBA is ready to take center stage with its All-Star weekend. Besides sports, AMC is kicking off the second half of this season of The Walking Dead, and anyone who has been keeping up knows some big events...

How do the candidates stack up on social media? - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 5 min ago
Presidential candidates are continuing to take their messages to the Internet, where social media networks offer a digital soap box. Here's how the candidates stack up ahead of the New Hampshire primary.

Tim Cook's blurry Super Bowl photo stuns world - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO tweets a photo of the Denver Broncos' celebrations, presumably taken with his iPhone. It wasn't a good photo.

StubHub wants to be your new box office - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 31 min ago
The leading marketplace for second-hand tickets jumps into direct sales, giving you an alternative to Ticketmaster.

Capcom releases the most badass 'Street Fighter 5' trailer yet

Engadget - 3 hours 40 min ago
Capcom debuted a fully CG trailer for the upcoming Street Fighter 5 release and lo, it is glorious. Each of the game's 16 playable launch characters makes an appearance, M. Bison raises some havoc and Ryu gets super-duper angry. The game hits store s...

Google Cardboard getting an upgrade? (CNET Update show notes) - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 44 min ago
The virtual reality headset may come in a new form this year. Meanwhile, the Super Bowl was streamed online in record numbers, and there are theories to why Venmo had troubles after the big game.

Brain-machine link helps you steer exoskeletons with your mind

Engadget - 4 hours 22 min ago
Right now, mind-controlling a machine isn't pretty: you typically wear a silly cap or headset, or else subject yourself to open brain surgery to get a deeper link. Australian scientists might have a better way, though. They've developed a brain-mac...

Disturbing video of snow-stomping Yeti surfaces online - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 40 min ago
Calling all crytozoologists. We have a fresh Yeti video showing a bizarre ape-like beast at a ski resort, and it's about as amusing (and scary) as you'd expect.

Forget the Broncos. Beyonce, Budweiser and Marshawn Lynch really won the Super Bowl - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 43 min ago
Sure, there was a football game, but tweets and other social media posts showed most people focused on everything but the plays.

Need to call the FBI? Hacker offers you 20,000 numbers - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 50 min ago
The names, titles and contact information of thousands of FBI and Department of Homeland Security employees are allegedly dumped online.

The USAF wants to use the F-35 as a stealth scout plane

Engadget - 5 hours 4 min ago
The F-35 Lightning II is the most advanced multirole fighter America's ever built. Problem is, that to maintain its stealth capabilities, it has to store all of its munitions within its body. This significantly limits the amount of damage it can deal...

'Star Wars' is getting an official electronic music album

Engadget - 5 hours 35 min ago
There are plenty of Star Wars-inspired songs and remixes (such as Meco's disco adaptations), but the legendary space fantasy series is finally getting something official... and you might want to give it a listen. The upcoming Star Wars Headspace will...

SpaceX could try its next sea landing on February 24th

Engadget - 6 hours 6 min ago
The next sea-based landing attempt for SpaceX could be on February 24th, based on an announcement from satellite operator SES. As part of the launch of a new SES-9 satellite, which Elon Musk's company is expected to transport to its orbital slot usin...

Apple may be close to opening stores in India - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 6 min ago
The Indian government is reportedly ready to push through Apple's application to set up retail shops in the country, which is the fastest-growing smartphone market in the world.

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge say hello in leaked photos

Engadget - 6 hours 41 min ago
We're in prime flagship leak season since Mobile World Congress is just a few weeks away, and we might have just gotten our first in-the-wild looks at Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. If this pace keeps up, we could all the most important details dow...

Instagram confirms multiple account support is coming this week

Engadget - 7 hours 19 min ago
The ability to post from multiple accounts inside the Instagram app is a feature users have begged the company to add for quite some time. After making an appearance in both the Android and iOS apps, the tool will go live this week. In addition to ma...