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Using Smartphones to Verify Who We Are

8/23/2017
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We use our smartphones to do most things, talk, text, even listen to music. Why not use it to verify who we are? A new study says many people would be on board with that. It would still involve showing a photo: (Mikell) "But your mobile drivers license could simply say that you're over the age of 21 versus showing your exact birth date." Rob Mikell is with Morpho-Trust, which commissioned the study that found well more than half of respondents would go for having a mobile driver's license...

Duration: 00:01:00


Teens Invent App to Prevent Drunk Driving

5/15/2017
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Some Colorado teenagers have devised a new way to prevent drunk driving. FOX’s Monica Rix reports with the latest ‘FOX on Tech’: It’s a concern most people have, you drive to the local watering hole on the weekend, but then, after one too many, you’re worried not just about drunk driving, but leaving your car behind too. That’s where Beck Halbeisen and Vinny Rowe from Broomfield, Colorado come in. The two teenagers developed the Leave No Car Behind app. It connects the tipsy user to not...

Duration: 00:01:00


T-Mobile Committed to Building First Nationwide 5G Coverage

5/3/2017
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T-Mobile is planning to expand service for better coverage and faster speeds, in a move that could propel them to the fore-front of wireless capability. FOX’s Brett Larson has “FOX on Tech”: T-Mobile wants to be first to build a nationwide ‘5G’ wireless network. T-Mobile just scooped up massive amounts of wireless spectrum in a government auction. The space is currently occupied by over-the-air digital TV signals that will soon be relocated. That will give them coast-to-coast coverage that...

Duration: 00:00:59


Malaysian Airlines: First Airline to Use a Satellite Based Tracker

4/19/2017
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A first for one airline company. FOX’s Brett Larson reports: Malaysian Airlines flight 370 and all 239 passengers on board vanished over the Indian Ocean after falling off the radar en route to Beijing and the search for the plane ended after three years of searching, with only pieces of debris showing up in the last few years. Now, Malaysian Airlines will become the world’s first to start using a satellite based tracking system that can keep a watchful eye on an airliner in hard to track...

Duration: 00:00:59


Robot Food Delivery? Just Head to San Francisco

4/14/2017
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Robots are getting your food for you, at least in the city by the bay. FOX’s Brett Larson has “FOX on Tech”: The robots are coming with your food delivery. In San Francisco, robotic startup Marble robots are working with Eat24 to deliver food. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Marble’s Harrison Shei said for now, robots have a human helper: (Shei) “For the robot to have a voice to talk to the people, they’re curious about it. To interact with the local businesses, ask some...

Duration: 00:00:59


Facebook’s Latest Update: Stories

3/29/2017
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Facebook is adding a new features to your timeline. FOX’s Brett Larson explains: Facebook users may notice something familiar coming to their timeline. The new Facebook camera feature will let you add special effects to photos and videos. If that sounds somewhat familiar, it should. It’s very much what users of SnapChat are doing and sharing on Facebook. Facebook’s calling the new feature: Stories. The posts will appear above ‘news feed’ on mobile and though Facebook admits it’s a lot like...

Duration: 00:00:59


Garfield’s Back! Helping Kids & Adults Stay Safe Online

12/22/2016
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He’s been a lazy cat over the past few decades, but Garfield is back, and helping users navigate a changing and sometimes daunting online world. FOX’s Joy Piazza explains in this edition of “FOX on Tech”: When the “Garfield” comic strip first hit newsstands in 1978, “going online” wasn’t a thing. Now that lazy feline is helping kids and adults alike navigate the ‘web safely: (Davis) “We’ve been working very hard to take our analog cat into digital world now.” “Garfield” creator Jim Davis...

Duration: 00:01:03


Apple Reveals New MacBook Pro

10/27/2016
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Apple revealed the long awaited new MacBook Pro on Thursday. FOX’s Steve Rappoport has “FOX on Tech”: It’s here, the long rumored update to Apple’s laptop lineup, rolled out after a video montage of all the previous portable Macs… Apple’s CEO Tim Cook took the wraps off with one simple statement: (Cook) “This is the new Macbook Pro and it is absolutely incredible.” The new MacBook Pro’s are thinner and now feature better battery life and performance, but also something new called Touch...

Duration: 00:01:01


Instagram Makes a Change to Their Logo

5/12/2016
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Instagram has made a bit of a makeover to their logo. FOX’s Jo Ling Kent has “FOX on Tech”: Download audio file (INSTAGRAM_051216.mp3) Outrage online over Instagram and it’s not even about a photo. Instagram fans went into full meltdown mode over the photo app’s new logo.Gone is the old fashioned camera icon.It’s been replaced with a sleeker, flat colorful onethat many users called it boring, generic or plain old basic. Instagram said it was going for simplicity to reflect its massive...

Duration: 00:00:57


Google’s Newest App To Make Emails Easier

11/4/2015
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Too busy to answer all those emails? Maybe you could you use an artificial assistant. FOX News’ Pat O’Neill hasthe story: Download audio file (GOOGLE_110315.mp3) It’s a new twist on the “automated reply” feature. Google has unveiled a newtool designedto write artificially intelligent email responses. The so-called “smart reply” identifies which incoming emails deserve quick responses, then figures out the appropriate wording. Users will have three different reply choices before it’s sent....

Duration: 00:00:58


New Apple iOS 9 Wi-Fi Feature Creating Issues For Some iPhone Users

9/29/2015
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Apple iPhone users may be finding an unpleasant surprise in their next phone bill. FOX News Radio’s Brett Larson explains: Download audio file (IOS9WIFI_092915.mp3) FOX on Tech. Unless you have an unlimited data plan, you may want to ensure a certain setting in iOS 9 is turned off…Called ‘Wi-Fi Assist’, the feature switches your phones data connection from Wi-Fito cellular when your Wi-Fisignal gets weak. Great when you wander outside your home, for example and can’t get a solid signal…But...

Duration: 00:00:37


Most Dangerous Celebrity Searches

9/29/2015
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They’re the most dangerous celebrities in the world… For your computer. FOX News Radio’s Chris Foster reports: Download audio file (DANGEROUSCELEBS_092915.mp3) Country star Luke Bryan is high up on the list of celebrity searches that can lead to websites installing viruses or unwanted software on fans’ computers. That list isput together every year by Intel Security Group. The “most dangerous” celebrity is the Dutch music producer and DJ Armin van Buuren…It used to be Jimmy Kimmel. Luke...

Duration: 00:00:29


Lines Form Around the World for New iPhone 6s

9/25/2015
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Apple’s retail stores around the world begin selling the latest iPhone models today. Fans of the iconic smartphone are known for camping out in front of stores in order to buy one. This debut was no different. Fox News Radio’s Eben Brown reports: Download audio file (IPHONESIX_92515.mp3) Before the sun rose here in the UnitedStates… Apple stores inBeijing, London, and Sydney were open already, selling their new stock of Apple’s iPhone 6sand 6s Plus. Keaton Keller of Chicago couldn’t wait...

Duration: 00:00:33


Apple Strikes Back After Application Hack

9/22/2015
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After an app store hack attack, Apple now says it will let customers know, which apps to scrap. FOX News Radio’s Gurnal Scottreports: Download audio file (APPLEHACK_092215.mp3) Apple has already taken some of the 25 tainted apps out of their app store. These are apps that software developers in China, according to Apple executives, got tricked into using that introduced malware into several downloads. The danger is that malware can extract personal information from devices and upload it to...

Duration: 00:00:35


Facebook ‘Dislike’ Button Coming Soon

9/16/2015
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Facebook users will soon have the option to ‘dislike’ something. FOX News Radio’s Lisa Brady reports: Download audio file (FBDISLIKE_091615.mp3) It’s an idea CEO Mark Zuckberberg has resisted for years not wanting to promote negativity among Facebook’s one-and-a-half billion users. But heacknowledgedlastDecember, they were thinking about a ‘dislike’ button after somanyrequests from users. (Zuckerberg) “People tell us that they don’t feel comfortable pressing ‘like’… because ‘like’ isn’t...

Duration: 00:00:39


Microsoft Launches Windows 10

7/29/2015
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Today’s the day countless PC’s will be able to upgrade, free-of-charge, to Microsoft’s latest version of Windows. But will anybody do it? FOX News Radio’s Eben Brown reports for FOX On Tech: Download audio file (WINDOWS10_072915.mp3) Upgrading to Windows 10 today? Microsoft gives it away free to users of Windows 7and 8. (Laff)“They need it to be free to get people to really look at it. And just because it’s free doesn’t mean people are going to use it, but I think it will get more...

Duration: 00:01:01


Google Gives Users A Way To “Unsend” Emails

6/24/2015
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Google coming up with a way to stop those regrettable emails. FOX News Radio’s Lisa Lacerra reports: Download audio file (GMAILUNSEND_062415.mp3) Ever send an email to someone then wish youhadn’t? Google now offering a way to cancel the delivery of an errant email within 30 seconds of hitting send as part of a settings change made to its Gmail this week. The undo send feature had been available for the past six years in Google’s experimental labs, but it took extra steps to get there....

Duration: 00:00:32


Elon Musk Looks To Provide Internet Service From Space

6/15/2015
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Could the Internet be made to reach far flung corners of the planet too remote or dangerous to run fiber optic cable? One global technology entrepreneur thinks ‘yes’ and has already set out to do it. FOX News Radio’s Eben Brown reports in this FOX on Tech: Download audio file (INTERNET_61215.MP3) FOX On Tech. Billionaire tech guru Elon Musk whose space launch company does work for NASA, wants to put 4,000 satellites in the sky to make the Internet available anywhere on planet Earth. (Musk)...

New Tools To Help During Disasters

6/2/2015
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With hurricane season underway, and with horrible floods leaving many communities in Texas underwater, federal disaster management officials are trying new tactics to not only spread important information, but also to gain data as they work to help people endure and recover. FOX News Radio’s Eben Brown reports from Miami: Download audio file (FEMAAPP_060215.mp3) Hurricane? Tornado? Flood? Earthquake? FEMA now has an app for that. And it’s designed not just to help you, but also allow...

Duration: 00:00:39


Verizon To Buy AOL

5/12/2015
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A big buy for telecom giant Verizon… Breaking out the checkbook to purchase AOLfor a hefty price tag. FOX News Radio’s Gurnal Scott reports: Long-time techies remember it as ‘America Online’ the internet and messaging provider that was always quick to say… (AOL) “You’ve got mail!” While other companies have supplanted AOLas the internet has grown, Verizon still sees some value in it — about $4.4 billion worth. Verizon is seeking to make a bigger splash in mobile communications and take...

Duration: 00:00:32

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