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Microsoft Announces How It'll Fix Window 8

Microsoft Announces How It'll Fix Window 8 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft says a planned update to its Windows 8 operating system will be made available for free later this year.
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Big Brother, Thy Name Is FBI

Big Brother, Thy Name Is FBI | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the U.S. carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behin
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Man gets speeding fine for driving the speed limit

Man gets speeding fine for driving the speed limit | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
An unlucky Queensland man has been fined A$151 for driving not too fast, not too slow, but just right.
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The Patriot Act's broadest surveillance powers have expired

The Patriot Act's broadest surveillance powers have expired | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Central portions of the Patriot Act are now expired, after a late-night Senate vote failed to extend the provisions. Those portions include Section 215, which applies to business records requests...
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Ah, the beauties of Congressional vacations.

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Sprint CEO says unlimited data plans won't stay around forever

Sprint is one one of the biggest wireless carriers still offering unlimited data plans, but don't expect them to always be there. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said at the Code Conference today that...
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Steve Case: Get ready, the Internet is about to change again. Here’s how.

Steve Case: Get ready, the Internet is about to change again. Here’s how. | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The AOL co-founder reflects on the company’s first 30 years and what’s to come.
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The Patriot Act May Be Dead Forever

The Patriot Act May Be Dead Forever | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The most controversial elements of the spying bill may never be coming back, lawmakers from both parties tell The Daily Beast. Here’s why.
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What would an Apple smartphone have looked like in 1984?

What would an Apple smartphone have looked like in 1984? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Sometimes, when we let our imaginations run wild, incongruous visions appear. Artist Pierre Cerveau tried to imagine what an iPhone might have looked like in the era before the cell phone…
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LG Watch Urbane Review: Why Android Trails Apple

LG Watch Urbane Review: Why Android Trails Apple | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Clunky interface and design, plus too many alerts, plague the smartwatch.
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Dead wrong!

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Revealed: the most hated airlines on social media 

Revealed: the most hated airlines on social media  | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Ten major US and European airlines were assessed on Twitter to see which ones were complained about most, with some surprising results.
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The best email app for Android

If we all have one thing in common, it’s that we hate dealing with email. Whether it’s personal or professional, it’s something we just can’t escape. The best way to deal with email is still at the...
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Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Powered Weather Station

Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Powered Weather Station | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
DIY weather stations are a cool way to monitor the weather in your area. Instructables user kkingsbury shows off how you can build your own, powered b...
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Colbert's Commencement Speech Was Simply Spot-On

Colbert's Commencement Speech Was Simply Spot-On | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
“I hope you find the courage to decide for yourself what is right and what is wrong, and then please, expect as much of the world around you. Try to make the world good according to your standar
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Driving a Stake Through the Heart of POTS? | EE Times

Driving a Stake Through the Heart of POTS? | EE Times | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Attempts by network providers such as Alcatel-Lucent to replace the Plain Old Telephone Service with all-IP alternatives will continue to meet resistance.
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People who work in offices should stand for 2 hours a day

People who work in offices should stand for 2 hours a day | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
British experts are recommending office workers stand for at least two hours a day, in a warning against the dangers of prolonged sitting.
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Man fined for using Apple Watch while driving

Man fined for using Apple Watch while driving | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Jeffrey Macesin is believed to be first person fined for using Apple Watch while driving, but plans to appeal as he claims it's not a handheld device
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Woman Meets The Man Who Wears Her Brother's Face

Woman Meets The Man Who Wears Her Brother's Face | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Rebekah Aversano hadn't seen her brother's face since Joshua was killed by a van while crossing the street three years ago.

Richard Norris didn't have much of a face at all until 2012, when a team
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Hands-on with Google's first Android M preview

[The Verge] After loading Google's first developer preview of Android M onto a Nexus 6, we've just had our first peek at what's to come when the big update is ready for consumer release in Q3. For starters,...
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2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting

2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Study found short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity
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iPhone text crash bug hits Twitter and Snapchat

iPhone text crash bug hits Twitter and Snapchat | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Unfixed iOS bug allows booby-trapped messages to break Snapchat text chat and can be sent via Twitter direct messages or mentions
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Pebble Time review: an underdog among smartwatches

Pebble Time review: an underdog among smartwatches | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
For two years, Pebble was the smartwatch company to beat. In 2012, it raised over $10 million on Kickstarter for its simple, monochrome e-paper wristwatc
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Google I/O keynote: Join us at 9:30 a.m. PT Thursday (live blog) - CNET

Google I/O keynote: Join us at 9:30 a.m. PT Thursday (live blog) - CNET | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google will make its pitch to software developers as it lays out a plan to power devices from smartphones to cars to, well...cardboard!
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Hyundai becomes first with Android Auto

Hyundai becomes first with Android Auto | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES -- Whether it's hunting for directions or tracking down trivia answers, Hyundai thinks it has found the most seamless way yet to let drivers integrate their smartphones seamlessly into their car.
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There is a crazy theory going around Prague that says Google will acquire Twitter

There is a crazy theory going around Prague that says Google will acquire Twitter | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It makes perfect sense!
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