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Spam callers be gone! Today, we’re beginning to update your Google Phone app with spam protection on #Nexus and #AndroidOne devices to warn you about potential spam callers and give you the ability to block and report these numbers. If you already have Caller ID turned on, spam protection will be available on your phone once your app updates to the latest version. Learn more: https://goo.gl/FFRCP1
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Oh I need that...
So tired of daily spam calls. Block 1 number and get 3 more.
Still haven't figured out how they spoofed my own number... 🤔
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Interesting concept...
 
Andromium’s $99 Superbook Converts Your Android Smartphone Into a Laptop
Andromium's Superbook is a $99 Device which leverages your smartphone to become a full-fledged laptop. Read on to know more about the Kickstarter for this!
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Police departments across the country should be holding events like this. Not necessarily with free food (not sure if it was at this event), but getting into places where they can talk with the community they serve as a person of the community and not an authority figure...
Photos show uniformed police officers talking with smiling residents, dancing and playing basketball at McAdams Park in Wichita, Kan.
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For some reason, I'm doubting they used the slogan Black and Blue Lives Matter. Sounds rather interesting, though.
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Wow, that's really cool!
Want a taste of the future? There's a new web app that uses advanced "deep learning" research to magically auto-colorize black-and-white photos. The app us
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Here's a reason to be on a Nexus device. I'd say root and get a Nougat ROM, but that can also open you up to other vulnerabilities...
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Interesting, may have to give it a try on my old desktop that Windows 10 seems to have slowed to a crawl...
One of the greatest aspects of Linux is its flexibility—it can be whatever you need it to be. It can be a massive server for big data, a desktop for rendering video or editing audio. A graphic designer’s studio. An every-day, get things done machine. Or something in between.
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Right on. Or, uh, ride on.
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Only 3 years? This thing is worth every penny if you ask me. I've steamed podcasts, movies, TV shows, slideshows, and music. I've even bought one for each of the kids. Well worth the $35...
Has it already been three years since the original Chromecast came out? My, how the time flies when you're streaming video. Google marked the occasion on t... by Michael Crider in Chromecast, News
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I was looking at a little Chromecast package just yesterday. It sounds rather interesting, for those with TVs, tablets, and smartphones to put it to use.
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Everyone should check this periodically...
 
Every day, data makes our services work better for you. Now there’s a new place to review and control your Information: My Activity. http://goo.gl/OF94fM
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This proves that the only ones getting any benefit from software patents are the patent trolls and their lawyers. Companies in this group are still making millions of dollars, so how do software patents help protect them?
 
Linux isn't just in your car. The car manufacturers are getting serious about getting deeply into Linux.
Toyota and other car companies have joined the Open Invention Network patent non-aggression community.
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Let me emphasis one word EVERY version. Patch. Patch now.
The flaw lets an attacker install malware on systems running Windows Vista and later.
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That's why I skip Norton and McAfee, which don't provide protection from anything, and chose avast! when it found 600+ virii on my system that the other two couldn't.
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I just don't really get this huge push into electric vehicles. A vast majority of the electricity (at least in the US) is produced by burning fossil fuels. This means that we really aren't saving anything regarding emissions. So then the argument becomes eliminating the fossil fuel use. What do I say to that? Natural ways (hydroelectric dams, wind mills, and solar) just aren't efficient enough to produce what we need now. It'll be even worse if everyone needs to charge their car constantly. Are we going to cover every square inch of the planet with solar panels? That may work in places like California, but not in places like New York. And wind mills on every hill or in every field? That won't work either as the wind doesn't always blow. How about we put a dam on every river? Perhaps that would work in New York but not in Georgia where they're still experiencing massive droughts that have reservoirs 15 feet or more below normal. And that's beyond the huge environmental impact any of these extreme solutions would have. And the last option is moving to all nuclear production. There are a lot of issues with that as well. Most people don't consider the fact that there is a limit to the usefulness of those fuel rods. And once they are spent, they are still so highly radioactive that they are a danger to humans.

I don't have the answer, but moving the emissions from one place to another certainly isn't the answer either. This company has solved the speed issue with electricity, but that's it. It's not a long term solution to save the planet.
Recharging an electric bus can be as fast as refilling a diesel one, apparently.
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Nice: Google Now On Tap can now recognize barcodes and QR codes. No need for a third-party app to handle that anymore!
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I can usually find a way to complain about anything but in a fun way.

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It was an alright room for the price. Would have been better if the heater in the room wasn't so loud and if breakfast was earlier than 8am.
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Much better then going fast food for about the same price. Small menu but everything I've had is really good.
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Used to be decent BBQ, no longer worth even considering! The wife's brisket was chewy and looked like it was reheated. My pulled pork was flavored with liquid smoke. Horribly small kid's menu with only one BBQ option! Don't waste your hard earned money...
Food: Poor - FairDecor: GoodService: Poor - Fair
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