Tech News from Around the Globe

Craigslist sellers can now specify if they accept bitcoin

Engadget - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 2:59pm
Next time you sell old furniture, you can use it as a chance to add more bitcoins to your stockpile. Craigslist now gives you a way to specify in your listing whether you accept virtual currency. Blockexplorer News has noticed a new checkbox option t...

This beach's rope swing is so Instagram-famous - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 2:23pm
Instagram photos don't always reflect reality. Eric Mack visited a beautiful beach where one simple homemade attraction gets most of the attention online.

Digital audio converter blew my mind, will blow your budget - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 1:47pm
The Audiophiliac has a close encounter with the insane Chord Dave Ultimate Reference DAC.

How to watch the Geminids; the best meteor shower of the year - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 1:33pm
Shooting star fans will want to head outside in December, as the best chance for meteor-spotting also brings a special guest this year.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai 'jokes' about being a Verizon shill

Engadget - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 1:31pm
Many have accused FCC Chairman Ajit Pai of being a telecom shill between his background as a former Verizon lawyer and his determination to ignore all public input (not to mention complaints about comment bots) as he kills net neutrality. And apparen...

The Audiophiliac picks the best headphones of 2017 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 1:16pm
Here they are -- the best of the best headphones of 2017.

Recommended Reading: Making a shed a top-rated destination on TripAdvisor

Engadget - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:00pm
I Made My Shed the Top Rated Restaurant On TripAdvisor Oobah Butler, Vice If you've ever wondered just how many reviews on sites like TripAdvisor are fake, you're not alone. One writer took maters into their own hands to prove the extent of the is...

Tested: The OnePlus 5T is the fastest-charging smartphone right now

Engadget - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:30am
By Mark Spoonauer You just realized that your phone is low on juice, and panic sets in. How much charge can you get in a limited amount of time? We tested 10 of the top flagship phones and found that the OnePlus 5T is the fastest in the land.

Netflix series 'Dark' is a must-see, mind-bending fairy tale - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:28am
Having "Stranger Things" withdrawals? Tune into the eerie, supernatural Netflix series from Germany that will make you think twice about stepping into mysterious caves.

YouTube makes a few of its Red Originals free for the holidays

Engadget - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 9:07am
When you're stuck taking care of kids this holiday season, you could either watch Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for the umpteenth time, or you could keep up with the times and turn to YouTube. The streaming giant has had a YouTube Kids offering for...

iPhone takes top rank as Flickr's most used camera - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:00am
More people are using the iPhone than any other brand of camera combined.

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Engadget - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 7:30am
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. We have some relatively normal Apple news to discuss, the most powerful GPU ever and a movie trailer that anime fans just can't miss.

Watch the CNET Holiday Buyer's Guide Live: Thursday, Dec. 14 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 6:15am
Stream along with CNET at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET for great deals and answers to your burning holiday shopping questions.

Is Apple bringing back the iPhone with a metal back? (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 113) - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:20am
New iPhone 2018 rumors, Amazon Prime Video is finally on the Apple TV and iOS 11 is the worst iOS release we have ever seen. It's not even close.

'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' is actually pretty fun - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 8:00pm
Dwayne Johnson is a jungle VIP in this entertaining sequel to the much-loved Robin Williams caper.

We actually like 280-character tweets, it turns out - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 7:59pm
New data from app maker and analysis firm SocialFlow shows people are responding well to longer Twitter posts the social network started allowing last month.

See the 8 Game Awards video game reveals you may have missed - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 7:28pm
Most award shows are focused on awards, but with The Game Awards you also get to see trailers for the biggest upcoming games.

Apple's Jony Ive is back managing the company's design teams - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 7:04pm
The man who helped create the look of some of the tech giant's most iconic products is once again supervising product design.

What to play this weekend: Hat in Time, PUBG and Zelda DLC - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 6:55pm
The year's almost over, but there's still a ton to play.

The 26 best deals on speakers, headphones, laptops and more - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:10pm
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, but there are still plenty of good deals out there.