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Freelance Journalist and Writer — PC World
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Freelancer for @pcworld, @greenbot, @techradar, @macgasm, others. Oakland A's fan. I tweet about all the things. Not a cat. #CatChat. nmediati at gmail dot com

How to install Android Marshmallow on your Nexus device — The big 6.0 release of Android, named Marshamllow, will bring a whole host of new features and enhancements. If you have a recent Nexus device, you can download an image from Google and flash your phone to run the OS right now.

iOS 9 bug makes several apps appear zoomed in for some iPhone 6s users — Do some apps on your iPhone 6s look as if they're zoomed in? You're not alone. MacRumors reported late last week that some iPhone 6s users who upgraded from an iPhone 5, 5s, or 5c report that certain apps on their phones look as if they've been zoomed in.

Cortana coming to the Xbox One in 2016 — On Friday evening, Microsoft's Larry Hryb-better known as Major Nelson- took to his blog to make a couple announcements. First, a new update to the Xbox Beta app for Windows 10 is on its way. We'll get to that in a moment, but the big news is that Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant technology, will make its way to the Xbox in 2016.

52 OS X El Capitan tips and tricks — 52 OS X El Capitan tips and tricks | OS X El Capitan isn't the big overhaul that Yosemite was, but you'll still find lots of smaller additions and improvements. How To | TechRadar

Amazon Echo learns some new tricks, can now control Insteon lights — The Amazon Echo seems a little like something out of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Speak a command, and a centralized home computer carries it out accordingly. And thanks to a new collaborative effort between Amazon and Insteon, you can now control Insteon Hub-controlled lighting and devices through your Amazon Echo.

LG's new Nexus 5X models appear in the FCC's database — Google's big September 29th media event is almost upon us. and thanks to the FCC, we're learning a little more about a probable new Nexus phone, the Nexus 5X. According to Android Police, the FCC recently published documents pertaining to the LG-H790 and LG-H791, which onlookers believe are two variants of the new manufactured Nexus 5X.

Twitch fires back at YouTube with video playlists, HTML5 playback, PS4 app — Last month, YouTube launched YouTube Gaming, a new livestreaming platform that goes head-to-head against Twitch, the biggest name in e-sports streaming. Twitch isn't taking its newfound competition lying down, though: At this year's TwitchCon, the company announced a whole host of improvements to its livestream viewing experience-and a new app for PlayStation users.

10 weird and wild cutting-edge security threats

Microsoft's Edge browser will soon support Skype calls without a plugin — Windows 10 preview build 10547 features plenty of new tweaks and improvements, and among them is a preview of the Object RTC (ORTC) APIs for Microsoft Edge, a collection of tools that will make it easier for developers to build audio and video calling into Web apps without requiring any browser plugins.

Nasty URL bug brings Google Chrome to a screeching halt — If you use Google Chrome, you'll want to watch out for this bug: According to VentureBeat, a specific character string of text could bring your browser crashing to the ground. According to VentureBeat, merely appending "%%30%30" to the end of a URL will cause Chrome to hang and crash.
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Oct 04, 2015

@joeserrato1 this A's team will be remembered as the team that couldn't do anything right. Couldn't even tank.

Oct 04, 2015

@rallyplantain @gallopingael @sniff009 And may Josh Phegley not get hit in the head by a teammate's bat.

Oct 04, 2015

@gallopingael @sniff009 And maybe figure out how to get First-Half Jesse Chavez to stick around a full season!

Oct 04, 2015

@quaylow @gallopingael @rallyplantain Hey, you gotta find *some* positives in this season. :P

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