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Get ready Samsung Galaxy S7 owners, Android Nougat is here

For Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, a software update has been long overdue. Samsung began officially rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to the devices this week, the company said in a blog post on Thursday. Keep in mind this version of Android isn’t the most recent, that happens to be Android 7.1.1 which is […]

Urbana police seeking new software in addition to officers

URBANA — The fervently debated proposal to hire more police officers goes before the city council Monday for the first of two votes. But it won’t be alone. In response to council requests for additional crime data, the police department has proposed the purchase of crime-mapping software. According to a city staff memo to the […]

A Batmobile gadget, or the latest police chase technology?

It might look like something out of a Mad Max or Bond flick, but it’s a real-world tool designed to help police deflate the dangers of high-speed car chases. It’s called the MobileSpike, and it attaches to the front of a squad car. When officers race up alongside a suspect’s vehicle, the gadget uses compressed […]