Elon Musk’s Boring Company finishes first tunnel segment in LA
It may have a boring name, but it is getting exciting boring done. The aptly yet ironically named company has just reached an important milestone in fulfilling Elon Musk’s newest moonshot. The visionary and entrepreneur extraordinaire took to Twitter to almost nonchalantly revealed that boring machine Godot has just completed the first segment underneath LA, while still leaving plenty of … Continue reading...
Samsung’s ISOCELL camera brand could debut in Galaxy Note 8
Samsung might really be paving the way for its silicon to compete in a broader market. Nothing has been formally announced yet, but it is already expected that Samsung will soon be selling its Exynos systems-on-chip (SoC) to other device manufactures. Now at MWC Shanghai, it is perhaps laying the groundwork for doing the same in the mobile camera space. … Continue reading...
Canon EOS 6D Mark II, Rebel SL2 missed the 4K video boat
It’s National Camera Day and what better way to celebrate that than by launching new cameras. Or so says Canon. Although these two new DSLRs won’t be available for purchase until late next month, they have been years in tha making. So what’s a few more weeks’ wait? The new EOS 6D Mark II and the new EOS Rebel SL2 … Continue reading...
eero 2nd-gen Review (2017): Mesh network’s star raises its game
No good idea in the tech world goes without replication, and while eero may have started the home mesh networking segment, it can’t afford to rest on its laurels. Throw open your doors, therefore, to the second-generation eero and the new eero Beacon, promising more flexibility, a more competitive price, and more speed. Indeed, performance is said be as much … Continue reading...
This iPhone 8 dummy is the closest you’ll get to the real deal
With barely three months left, Apple is most likely getting ready to mass produce the iPhone 8. Which also means that changes in design and features are going to be few and far in between. Rumors and insider scoop about the next gen, 10th anniversary iPhone have likewise dialed down, allowing OnLeaks to get a CNC-milled mockup made to excite … Continue reading...
2017 Petya malware actually irreversibly wipes data
It smelled like a ransomware and talked like a ransomware but, in fact, it was worse than a ransomware. Although it has been labeled as a strain of a 2016 ransomware, this year’s “Petya” malware has been mislabeled. According to cybersecurity outfit Comae Technologies, the so-called Petya.2017 is actually a wiper masquerading as a ransomware, doing irrecoverable damage to data … Continue reading...
Xiaomi Mi Laser Projector boasts cinema-like quality at 150″
Xiaomi has taken the wraps off a new Mi gadget, the Mi Laser Projector. This projector is designed for anyone who wants a high-resolution experience without having a physical TV take up space in their room. According to the Chinese company, this is the first ever laser projection ‘TV’ that offers cinema-level quality, a big claim that comes alongside a … Continue reading...
Tinder Gold cuts the mystery, shows all the likes you’ve received
If you’d prefer your Tinder experience to be a bit more efficient, Tinder has a new upcoming subscription option that’s right up your alley. The love-finding app has introduced a new option called ‘Gold,’ and it lets users pay to see how many likes they’ve received from others, helping them jump straight to the potential matches and get the process … Continue reading...
Tinder Gold cuts the mystery, shows all the likes you’ve received
If you’d prefer your Tinder experience to be a bit more efficient, Tinder has a new upcoming subscription option that’s right up your alley. The love-finding app has introduced a new option called ‘Gold,’ and it lets users pay to see how many likes they’ve received from others, helping them jump straight to the potential matches and get the process … Continue reading...
Study: just being close to your phone will impact your cognition (in a bad way)
A smartphone connected to the Internet puts an immense amount of information at your fingertips and that’s a great thing. While the benefit of having such instant access to information is welcomed, the potential cognitive effects a phone’s presence may have on one’s mind isn’t. According to a newly published study coming from the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs … Continue reading...
Aumi Mini smart night light doubles as a notification light
Your phone and tablet and laptop all notify you of new messages, of course, and there’s a decent chance you have a smartwatch that does the same. If that’s still not enough, a new special nightlight will fill the void. Called Aumi Mini, this night light doubles as a notification light, alerting you to certain things including social media mentions … Continue reading...
Google Photos shared libraries feature is rolling out now
In mid-May, Google announced a new inbound feature for Google Photos called Suggested Sharing; with it, users are presented with sharing suggestions made possible via machine learning. That feature is rolling out to users this week, the company has announced, making Google Photos even easier to use; the shared libraries feature is rolling out, too. Once it arrives on your … Continue reading...
Twitch app update allows for mobile streaming from your phone
Back when Twitch first announced its IRL streaming category, it also revealed plans to update the Twitch app to allow for mobile streaming. It looks like we’re getting closer to the launch of that feature, as Twitch has detailed changes coming to its mobile app. This update will add a fair amount of new features, chief among them being functionality … Continue reading...
July’s PlayStation Plus titles make us play the Game of Thrones
As we close out one month and begin to enter another, we are greeted by a fresh batch of incoming PlayStation Plus games. This month, one of the selections coincides with a major event in the TV world: the return of Game of Thrones. Yes, after many months, Game of Thrones will be returning with a new season in just … Continue reading...
Pornhub now supports interactive toys, proving porn paves the way
 Pornhub, an adult content site, has announced compatibility with interactive sex toys like the Kiiroo Onyx – essentially an articulated sex jar – and the Fleshlight Launch – also essentially an articulated sex jar. Certain pre-coded videos played on Pornhub will send signals to these wireless devices, recreating the action on screen with motors and actuators. The company… Read More ...
SNES Classic Edition pre-orders: Why to skip the scalpers
Given how insanely popular the NES Classic Edition was, it shouldn’t be any surprise to see that people want to actually pre-order an SNES Classic Edition this time around. Nintendo hasn’t made any official announcement on whether or not pre-orders will be offered – in fact, the retailers that will be carrying the mini console haven’t even been revealed yet. … Continue reading...
SNES Classic Edition pre-orders: Why to skip the scalpers
Given how insanely popular the NES Classic Edition was, it shouldn’t be any surprise to see that people want to actually pre-order an SNES Classic Edition this time around. Nintendo hasn’t made any official announcement on whether or not pre-orders will be offered – in fact, the retailers that will be carrying the mini console haven’t even been revealed yet. … Continue reading...
Google News redesign goes live: It’s not just you
If you’re noticing that Google News looks quite a bit different today, you certainly aren’t alone. Google has redesigned its news aggregation service, aiming to make it easier to navigate by giving it a new look. This redesigned user interface seems to be going live today for a lot of people, though some still aren’t seeing it just yet. In … Continue reading...
Exclusive: SHINY Pikachu coming to Pokemon GO
This morning we’ve been given a tip about the release of another rare Pokemon for Pokemon GO: Shiny Pikachu. This RARE Pikachu will be similar to event-centric Pikachu of the past – this time coming within the next week.* This lines up with two events, the first being the first birthday of the game itself, Pokemon GO having come to … Continue reading...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 launches to tackle mid-range devices
When we’re talking about mobile processors, a lot of attention is paid to the high-end, like Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835. The mid-range is just as important to many phone manufacturers, however, and Qualcomm wants its processors to feature in those devices as well. With that in mind, Qualcomm has launched its new Snapdragon 450 at Mobile World Congress Shanghai. There are … Continue reading...