People looking for the latest breaking news on their mobile devices may be more inclined to use Facebook after an update the company released today. Facebook’s Android app now shows off trending stories on the social network. An upcoming update to Facebook’s iOS app will also include the feature. It’s an attempt to become more competitive in breaking news, which traditionally has been dominated by Twitter. Facebook’s curated News Feed has meant that major events in the past didn’t see serious coverage on the social network until well after they were in progress, or over. In January, Facebook began the … Read More on GeekWire
If you’re looking for cool tech gifts this season, look no further — here are half a dozen products your Mac will love you for.
Apple’s speedy Thunderbolt I/O is smart enough to handle FireWire 800, HDMI, Mini DisplayPort and Ethernet traffic so long as you have the right cables, but you may sometimes need to handle more devices than your have ports for. This is where Belkin’s solution comes into its own, offering two Thunderbolt 2 ports, three USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, Gigabit Ethernet, a speaker and a headphone audio port in one attractive AC-powered device. If you want to drive multiple peripherals (two monitors, a backup drive and a video camera) on your Mac, you could probably use one of these. ($299).