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Your cat will love LG’s laser pointer-equipped rolling robot

One of the most fun smartphone accessories to come out of this year’s Mobile World Congress expo has to be LG’s Rolling Bot. It’s a spherical ball that rolls around on command from a smartphone, and includes a camera and laser pointer. The bot can be controlled locally or remotely and is envisaged to be kept at home. When you’re ... Read More »

IBM says its new software links all your IT to the cloud

the digital-transformation imperative looms large in the business world, but it’s not always clear how on-premises software and data fit into the picture. IBM says it can help. The company on Monday announced a new series of “connect” tools for IBM Cloud that are designed to make it easier for companies to extend existing IT investments to the cloud. “There ... Read More »

Do you know your health status?

Are you the kind of person who equates a physical exam to tax returns? Then you will be happy to know that yearly health checkups are a thing of the past. This doesn’t mean that you stop visiting your doctor time and time again. During a typical checkup, your doctor will screen for all conditions that are common in people ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Plumbago app promises to make your chickenscratch legible

In concept, it sounds useful: a Microsoft Garage app that promises to smooth, or “beautify,” your handwriting when you take notes on a Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 tablet, such as the Microsoft Surface. Unfortunately, Plumbago’s smoothing feature doesn’t seem to work, yet. Think of Plumbago as a stripped-down version of OneNote, with an emphasis on easy doodling and adding ... Read More »

How to turn your screencast into a GIF with Recordit

I have a love/hate relationship with animated GIFs. They’re often funny, but they can also be annoying—thank goodness Twitter banned them from profile pictures. There are times, however, when GIFs can be incredibly useful. Take, for example, when you have to demonstrate an action on a PC. Instead of uploading and editing a screencast video, a far easier path is ... Read More »

Why Your Home Or Office Needs On-Site Shredding Services

It might not seem like it in the sleepy edges of the GTA, but commercial and personal identity theft is a real threat; and it can happen because of a single bad decision followed by unlucky circumstances. Alternatively, preventing identity theft from happening to you or your company is just as easy. One simple call to your local shredding service ... Read More »

A new Android trojan steals your banking info and holds your files ransom

A new kind of Android malware steals online banking credentials and can hold a device’s files hostage in exchange for a ransom, delivering a particularly nasty one-two punch. The malware, called Xbot, is not widespread yet and appears to be just targeting devices in Australia and Russia, wrote researchers with Palo Alto Networks in a blog post on Thursday. But ... Read More »

Hot Band is a wacky watch strap that makes your analog timepiece smart

t to attach the Hot Band to a Pebble, too. The audio fob flips open from the band, and then you hold your palm up to your ear to amplify the sound. The effect looks like a game of pretend Telephone, which is a little bizzare. But in a demo last week in New York City, I heard for myself ... Read More »

Your first trade for Tuesday, February 2

Tim Seymour and Guy Adami went head to head on Netflix. Seymour was a seller while Adami said buy it. Dan Nathan was a seller of Exxon-Mobil. Karen Finerman said “don’t chase Alphabet” after the internet giant reported better than expected quarterly numbers. Trader disclosure: On February 1, 2016, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned ... Read More »

Your first trade for Monday, February 1

The “Fast Money” traders gave their final trades of the day. Tim Seymour was a seller of the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF. Brian Kelly was a buyer of CME Group. Dan Nathan was a seller of the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund. Guy Adami was a buyer of the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF. Trader disclosure: On ... Read More »