Red Bull Music Academy uses 100 cars to make the largest synth orchestra ever
For Red Bull Music Academy Festival, artist Ryoji Ikeda used 100 cars to create the largest synth orchestra ever. Each car was attached to a sine wave synthesizer controlling the octave and volume the note 'A' sounds. The post Red Bull Music Academy uses 100 cars to make the largest synth orchestra ever appeared first on Digital Trends....
Disputed DNA analysis software’s code open for inspection after court order
 If you’re going to convict or acquit based on evidence provided by a piece of software, you’d better be damn sure that software is reliable. One such program, a DNA analysis tool used in over a thousand cases, has been called unreliable by critics — and a federal judge has just ordered that its code be opened for all to see so we can find out one way or the other. Read More ...
Get your Sagan on with 50 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier
Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. The best space photos show off the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and the far corners of the universe. Here are our current favorites. The post Get your Sagan on with 50 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier appeared first on Digital Trends.
Rebecca Kaden joins Union Square Ventures as general partner
 Rebecca Kaden has announced that she’s leaving Maveron to join Union Square Ventures as a general partner on the investment team. She’ll be the first female partner at USV. “While their investments in many category-defining businesses speak for themselves, I quickly learned that their passion around entrepreneurs and innovation, deep curiosity, hunger, and belief in… Read More ...
Amazon Echo (2017) review
The all-new Echo is shorter, cuter, and comes with several different color and fabric choices. But our Amazon Echo review reveals the sound quality doesn’t measure up to the original. The post Amazon Echo (2017) review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Google says 64% of Chrome traffic on Android now protected with HTTPS, 75% on Mac, 66% on Windows
 Google’s push to make the web more secure by flagging sites using insecure HTTP connections appears to be working. The company announced today that 64 percent of Chrome traffic on Android is now protected, up 42 percent from a year ago. In addition, over 75 percent of Chrome traffic on both ChromeOS and Mac is now protected, up from 60 percent on Mac and 67 percent on ChromeOS a year ago. Read More ...
Need to heat things up in the bedroom? Here are the 5 best space heaters
During the winter months, even well insulated homes can sometimes still use a little extra warmth. That said, here are five of the best space heaters to crank up the temperature on those chilly evenings. The post Need to heat things up in the bedroom? Here are the 5 best space heaters appeared first on Digital Trends.
The Information reveals the startups in its first media accelerator and plans hiring spree
 Business is looking for good for subscription-based tech news site The Information. This summer it announced plans for an accelerator program to encourage others to leap into paid media and today, at its summit event, it revealed the five successful applicants in batch one as well as its own hiring plans. The accelerator has a pretty diverse bunch which cover subjects that include tech —… Read More ...
Be sure you’re breathing clean air with the Atmosphere Sky Air Treatment System
Our residential lives expose us to smoke, fungal spores, and chemicals -- all inside our homes. But the Atmosphere SKY Air Treatment System promises to remove up to 99.99 percent of allergens. The post Be sure you’re breathing clean air with the Atmosphere Sky Air Treatment System appeared first on Digital Trends.
Jaybird’s Run totally wireless earbuds are wire-free wonders for everyone
 The market for totally wireless earbuds is really maturing fast, with many entries from both new and established companies. Jaybird recently joined the crowd, with its own Run earbuds. The Logitech-owned company has long been a really solid competitor when it comes to Bluetooth headphones, and its Freedom and X-line, and in fact made some of the very first wireless sport earbuds that proved… Read More ...
Why Audi’s new naming system won’t be coming to America anytime soon
Audi introduced a new two-digit naming system for its entire lineup. It was initially announced as a global plan, but company officials have confirmed to Digital Trends that the new names won't make the trip across the pond. to the U.S. The post Why Audi’s new naming system won’t be coming to America anytime soon appeared first on Digital Trends....
Nokia 3310 3G review
Haven't gotten your daily does of nostalgia yet? You're in for a a doozy with the Nokia 3310 3G, Nokia's famous handset reborn. Here's everything you need to know about the phone's specs, pricing, and availability. The post Nokia 3310 3G review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Smart Watches for Children Are Dangerous Garbage
A recent analysis of popular smart watches intended for children has revealed that the fledgling market is littered with devices that, at best, fail to…Click Here to Continue Reading
Watch a tiny turtle get a 3D-printed mask
 Today is your lucky day because, in my mind, it’s Terrapin Friday! In today’s episode we present Patches, a black-breasted leaf turtle who lives at the Knoxville Zoo. This 30-year-old turtle was living high on the hog for a number of years until she developed a hole near her nostril, probably caused during mating (“Male turtles are very rambunctious when they are trying to woo… Read More ...
If you unleash this tuned Mercedes, make sure your life insurance is paid up
This Mercedes-AMG GT S modified by German tuner IMSA produces a staggering 848 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. It's also substantially lighter than a stock GT S, making for one beastly machine. The post If you unleash this tuned Mercedes, make sure your life insurance is paid up appeared first on Digital Trends.
Six Month Review: The Nintendo Switch Delivered On Its Lofty Promises
The Nintendo Switch came out earlier this year and the hardware looked great, but a few questions still lingered…Click Here to Continue Reading
Grab raises $700M in debt to add more drivers to its ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia
 Grab is in the process of raising $2.5 billion for it ride hailing service in Southeast Asia, but that hasn’t stopped the Uber rival from tapping banks for $700 million in debt facilities to develop its business. The Singapore-based company said it had pulled in the financing from “leading global and regional banks” to expand its car rental fleet in Singapore and Indonesia,… Read More ...
Daniel Radcliffe talks ‘Jungle’ survival and lessons gleaned from Harry Potter
Daniel Radcliffe has spent his post-Harry Potter career playing an eclectic array of characters on stage and in film, and returns to the big screen in Jungle, the real-life story of one man's struggle to survive in the jungle. The post Daniel Radcliffe talks ‘Jungle’ survival and lessons gleaned from Harry Potter appeared first on Digital Trends....
Insteon is working with Microsoft Cortana to make your home even smarter
As part of the launch of the new Cortana Home, Microsoft selected IoT company Insteon as a core partner, which means that you can now command your Insteon devices right out of the box with nothing but your voice. The post Insteon is working with Microsoft Cortana to make your home even smarter appeared first on Digital Trends.
How to Make Banner Notifications Stick on Your iPhone’s Screen (Instead of Disappearing)
Almost all iOS apps show a temporary banner when you receive a notification. It appears at the top of the screen, and then after a few seconds disappears—although you can still see it in the Notification Center.