News, analysis and tips on the Google Android operating system, and devices and apps that use it.
Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.
Not sure if you have a malicious toolbar or extension messing with your settings? Check out this tool from Google to investigate what's going on with Chrome.
An upcoming platform game lets you twist space to access two, three and four dimensions.
But Samsung says allegations China-based supplier HEG Electronics employes children under the age of 16 at its facility are false.
Researchers are trying a new approach to artificial intelligence: instead of demanding the AI be as intelligent as an adult, they're attempting to teach it as if it were a toddler (complete with childlike voice and CG renders). Yes, it's as creepy as it sounds, but we love it.
During the Emmys broadcast, Netflix runs ad featuring Ricky Gervais and says that it's "The Entertainment Of Today."
A 3D printer on Kickstarter hopes to turn the tide away from filament and over to pellets to save techies money and expand printing options.
The social network sends billions of emails to users daily and says adoption of the encryption standard it uses has skyrocketed among webmail providers.
A deal to allow bitcoin as payment would apply only to eBay's PayPal Braintree business and not to eBay itself or to its PayPal subsidiary, says The Wall Street Journal.
Travel back with us to a Friday the 13th in 2011 for today's classic rerun.