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Meet the $250 Verizon device that lets hackers take over your phone

Meet the $250 Verizon device that lets hackers take over your phone | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Femtocells can help boost your cell phone signal. They can also make you vulnerable to hackers, according to new research.
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Guys Pretend To Work At Apple, Recommend Microsoft Products Instead

Guys Pretend To Work At Apple, Recommend Microsoft Products Instead | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple is a company that has managed to draw a lot of fans and critics to itself. There are some who absolutely love every product Apple has put out...
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Police stations are becoming common Craigslist meetup locations

Police stations are becoming common Craigslist meetup locations | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A good rule of thumb when meeting strangers off of Craigslist is to meet in public places. But you know what's safer than that when your gut's telling yo
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Facebook's call-center KILLER: Messenger will replace TALKING, says Zuck

Facebook's call-center KILLER: Messenger will replace TALKING, says Zuck | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Using your voice 'doesn't feel like the future' – hence chat app revamp
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Twitter's Periscope app takes on Meerkat

Twitter's Periscope app takes on Meerkat | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The microblogging social network wants you to broadcast live video from your mobile, and encourage other streamers with floating hearts.
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HTC One M9 to begin selling in the US on March 27 - Android Community

HTC One M9 to begin selling in the US on March 27 - Android Community | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The highly anticipated new HTC flagship smartphone, the One M9 will finally be arriving on US shores this coming March 27 online and in-store on April 10. Aside
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Finally, A Really Ridiculous Looking BMW i3 Knockoff Can Be Yours

Finally, A Really Ridiculous Looking BMW i3 Knockoff Can Be Yours | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Have you always wanted a BMW i3, but for religious or moral reasons you're against speed and quality? If so, today's a fantastic day for you, my friends, since you can move to China and buy yourself a Jinma JMW2200. Think of the money you'll save! And, if everyone who sees it is really, really drunk, everyone will think you have a BMW!
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It takes how much water to grow an almond?!

It takes how much water to grow an almond?! | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Why California's drought is a disaster for your favorite fruits, vegetables, and nuts.
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Amazon ‘Unlocked’ Will Give Away Paid Apps For Free

Amazon ‘Unlocked’ Will Give Away Paid Apps For Free | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Amazon has been working hard to build up the popularity of its Android-based Appstore with consumers and developers -- borrowing from the well-thumbed Amazon..
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Huawei Watch: Everything you need to know about the stylish smartwatch

Huawei Watch: Everything you need to know about the stylish smartwatch | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Huawei Watch may not be the most eye-catching name in the Android Wear world but the build and design of the now official smartwatch may impress a few doubters. Hands on: Huawei Watch review The latest Android Wear contender is a round-faced watch that will go head to head with the likes of the…
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Acer's Chromebook 15 is a $350 computer worth considering

Say the word "Chromebook," and the image that comes to mind for most people is a small, cheap, basic computer. That’s exactly what most Chromebooks are. The best Chromebooks you can buy have 11- or...
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T-Mobile guarantees it will never raise the price of your rate plan

T-Mobile's doing even more to try prying wireless customers away from Verizon and AT&T. At this morning's Uncarrier 9.0 event, John Legere announced the "Un-contract," a commitment on T-Mobile's...
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Why I Hope The Apple Watch Fails

Why I Hope The Apple Watch Fails | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple has had failures before. It has had products that have come off the stage to meet an eager audience that have been written off as failures scant months later. And while the label may fit in the first few months you can be sure that the Apple Watch is going to follow the same trajectory to success as other failed Apple product lines... straight to success.
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The Steve Jobs You Didn't Know: Kind, Patient, And Human

The Steve Jobs You Didn't Know: Kind, Patient, And Human | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The untold story of Tim Cook's friendship with Steve Jobsand why Jobs wouldn't let Cook try to save his life.
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Freightliner SuperTruck More Than Doubles The Average Big Rig's MPG

Freightliner SuperTruck More Than Doubles The Average Big Rig's MPG | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After five years and $115 million of development, the Freightliner SuperTruck is Daimler's answer to a lofty challenge set by the Department Of Energy: "improve semi-truck fuel economy by at least 50 percent." This concept blows that benchmark out of the water.
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Amazon does an about-face on controversial warehouse worker non-compete contracts

Amazon is rolling back a controversial non-compete clause in its contracts for warehouse workers (including temporary ones) that could have kept them from working at competing companies for a year...
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Ditch Your Office Chair for a New 'Standing Desk' | WIRED

Ditch Your Office Chair for a New 'Standing Desk' | WIRED | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Considering switching to a standing desk? Here are your best options.
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LG Watch Urbane LTE to launch in South Korea on March 27

LG Watch Urbane LTE to launch in South Korea on March 27 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The LG Watch Urbane LTE is set to go on sale in South Korea on March 27. Priced at 650,000 KRW ($590), the company will use its premium range of watches to compete directly with the Apple Watch. The LTE capable smartwatch is the first wearable in its class that supports the fast transfer of data supported by LTE. Since the watch sports its own SIM card, the wearer is actually able...
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The Apple Watch screen is totally different to what's in your iPhone

The Apple Watch screen is totally different to what's in your iPhone | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Apple Watch's AMOLED screen is a big step forward for Apple.
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The Apple Watch: Do Entrepreneurs Love It Or Loathe It?

The Apple Watch: Do Entrepreneurs Love It Or Loathe It? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In order to enter the commercial mainstream the Apple Watch will have to win over more than just the company’s (admittedly huge) fan base. Apple’s gargantuan sales means that even if it shifts millions of units, the watch could still be seen as a failure. Nearly 75 million iPhones sold in Apple’s [...]
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Taking a ride in the Mercedes-Benz F 015, a self-driving car from 2030

"Please, go ahead."

The gleaming silver spheroid resting before me on the tarmac has a pleasant, female voice. It’s friendly, almost conversational, were it not for the monotonous whirring of a...
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Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era

Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The computer-controlled driverless car is barreling down the road of the future towards us. We've known this for a long time, but the speed and the matter-of-factness with which...
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Smartwatches might cause cancer, says article based on ‘expert’ who pushes holistic breast cancer treatments

Smartwatches might cause cancer, says article based on ‘expert’ who pushes holistic breast cancer treatments | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Fitbits probably won't give people tumors, but articles like the one The New York Times ran this week might give me an ulcer.
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Google X Boss Says Google 'Encouraged Too Much Attention For Google Glass'

Google X Boss Says Google 'Encouraged Too Much Attention For Google Glass' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google X's boss Astro Teller recently spoke about the Google Glass and how Google marketed it as a finished product, despite the fact that it was largely an experiment.
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Android Wear hacked to take calls from an iPhone

Android Wear hacked to take calls from an iPhone | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google is said to be working on bringing Android Wear support to iPhone, but in the meantime, it's up to third-party developers to marry the two.
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