Google’s latest research aims to make mixed reality videos a little less alien
 Consumer VR has been around for a nearly a year and there are a ton of questions floating around that still boggle even the sharper minds in the industry. One that’s been answered (to some degree), however, is how on earth developers can show consumers what VR is actually like without needing them to experience it in person. Researchers have made pretty quick work of answering… Read More ...
Strava fitness app arrives for Apple Watch Series 2
The fitness app Strava has arrived for the Apple Watch Series 2, the company behind it has announced. This gives athletes and other users the ability to use the Strava app and the Series 2 wearable without an iOS tether, and enables the fitness app to fully utilize the watch’s GPS feature, among other things. This announcement follows Strava’s support … Continue reading...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 news and rumors
Boasting a better processor than the Galaxy Tab S2, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 could be one of the best Android tablets of the year. Here's everything we know about the upcoming device so far. The post Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 news and rumors appeared first on Digital Trends.
Byron Scott Says Lakers Can Be NBA Champs In 5 Years ... With Magic's Help (VIDEO)
Byron Scott is expecting BIG things from the Lakers now that his friend, Magic Johnson, is running things -- telling TMZ Sports the Lake Show will be right back on top of the league in less than 5 years. Scott not only coached the Lakers from 2014…
Dick Costolo joins Maybe Capital — a new satirical board game about Valley VC
 As the TV show ‘Silicon Valley‘ has shown, the tech community there is ripe for satire. So it’s not surprising that the next ‘product’ to be born into this satirical ‘vertical’ is a board game where you must go through the sometimes tortuous process of raising money. The Maybe Capital Board Game launched this week on Kickstarter, and its launch… Read More ...
Homeland Security workers are having trouble accessing agency networks
Employees with the Department of Homeland Security are having trouble logging into some of the agency’s computer networks, according to sources that have surfaced, an issue that doesn’t have a readily apparent cause. The problem is said to have started around 5AM this morning, and can reportedly be bypassed in some cases by using a VPN. Sources state that login … Continue reading...
Patch Tuesday may have been delayed, but Windows still has an update for you
Microsoft decided to delay its February 2017 Patch Tuesday update for a month, due to some issues with the update package. However, the company has decided to release an Adobe Flash Player update in the meantime. The post Patch Tuesday may have been delayed, but Windows still has an update for you appeared first on Digital Trends....
Wyclef Jean Reminds President Trump to Respect Black People's Sacrifices (VIDEO)
President Trump needs a refresher on the everyday tragedies African-Americans faced for years ... according to Wyclef Jean. We asked 'Clef about Trump's Tuesday visit to the National Museum of African American History -- with Dr. Ben Carson -- and…
KasperskyOS announced; a secure solution for IoT and more
Cybersecurity and antivirus software experts Kaspersky today announced its all-new KasperskyOS. The software is a secure operating system designed to work on network devices, industrial control systems and of course IoT. According to Eugene Kaspersky’s official blog, the company has been working on this project for 14 years. The same was codenamed 11-11 because the idea was conceived on November 11. The idea was to build a secure OS that combat the growing threat of unsecured devices....
Incubating innovation
 Stanford University is regularly credited for playing a key role in the economic and technological success story that is Silicon Valley. So what should universities elsewhere be doing to emulate that same success? One academic says the schools of the future should be great, big incubators. Read More ...
Trump's new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster. ...
Dyson patent details ‘high-velocity’ brush that can dry and curl hair
Dyson has patented a new device described as a ‘high-velocity’ hairbrush that can dry and curl hair as well as untangle it. The patent shows a long cylindrical brush with rows of bristles on one end and what appears to be a power cord on the other. This would essentially be a hot brush with the ability to blow air … Continue reading...
LG’s WebOS 3.5 smart TV platform is the first to be certified by UL as secure
Are you worried about your TV spying on you? LG announced on Tuesday that webOS 3.5, the latest version of its smart TV platform, is the first to be certified by UL's 2900-1 Cybersecurity Assurance Program. The post LG’s WebOS 3.5 smart TV platform is the first to be certified by UL as secure appeared first on Digital Trends....
Rick Fox to Kobe Bryant -- JOIN MAGIC, SAVE THE LAKERS! (VIDEO)
Rick Fox is fired up for the new Magic Johnson era with the Lakers -- and says the only thing that could be cooler is if Kobe Bryant signed on, too!!  Fox says he was on the set of the OWN Network show, "Greenleaf," when he heard the news…
HTC U Ultra and U Play launched in India: Prices, specifications and features
Taking the competition from Apple’s iPhone 7 and Google Pixel head on in the premium segment in India, Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corporation on Tuesday launched HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play devices which are priced at Rs 59,990 and Rs 39,990, respectively. HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play will be available in the Indian market from March 6 and mid-March, respectively. Both the devices come with 3D-contoured, liquid-adaptive HTC U sonic technology for personalised hearing experience and a uniq...
Uber board member Arianna Huffington releases statement after company all-hands
 Following a scathing report of sexual harassment at Uber over the weekend, CEO Travis Kalanick hosted an all-hands meeting today, along with board member Arianna Huffington and Chief Human Resources Officer Liane Hornsey, to discuss the company’s next steps.  Huffington has now released an update to what was discussed in that all-hands meeting this morning in a post on Uber’s… Read More ...
U.S. Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks: sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter. ...
Amazon Go futuristic convenience store will sell beer, too
Amazon’s recently unveiled futuristic convenience store, Amazon Go, will also sell alcohol, it has been revealed. This convenience store, currently existing as a concept in Seattle, aims to revolutionize corner shops by eliminating the human element (mostly) and replacing it with a variety of machine learning, sensors, and cameras. Rather than paying for an item via a cashier or automated … Continue reading...
Han Solo movie: News, trailers, and everything we know so far
Everyone knows he shot first, but there's still a lot we don't know about Han Solo. Here's everything we've rounded up so far about the 2018 anthology movie that will explore the Star Wars smuggler's early years. The post Han Solo movie: News, trailers, and everything we know so far appeared first on Digital Trends....
Is It Safe to Use a Hard Drive While rsync Is Running?
If you are just getting started with rsync for the first time and have multiple large hard drives to make backups of, is it safe to actually use one or more of them during the long process? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a worried reader’s question.Click Here to Continue Reading...