Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it
Antibiotic immunity is leading us into an age of unstoppable superbacteria, but one Oregon scientist has a plan to reverse the tide by rewriting bacterial DNA with a sophisticated new tool: PPMOs. The post Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet?
The lack of ISP oversight means that customers and companies will have to rely on transparency to navigate around a catastrophic, but avoidable, breakdown in trust. The post Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tribeca Film Festival is ground zero for these pioneering VR experiences
The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival had a bigger showing of VR experiences this year than ever before, featuring 29 VR installations and experiences. Here are our five favorites. The post Tribeca Film Festival is ground zero for these pioneering VR experiences appeared first on Digital Trends.
Vivo V5s first impressions: Still a solid selfie smartphone, but it’s not much of an upgrade
Vivo is keeping its selfie game up and is doing well in India. After launching the V5 and V5 Plus selfie smartphones, it struck a deal with IPL, creating an even stronger presence in the country. The Chinese smartphone maker today launched a bumped up version of the V5 called the V5s, which retails at Rs 18,990. The successor comes with more storage and redesigned antenna bands, and a new matte black colour variant. I used the handset for a bit at the launch event and here is what I think. Build...
Vivo V5s first impressions: Still a solid selfie smartphone, but it’s not much of an upgrade
Vivo is keeping its selfie game up and is doing well in India. After launching the V5 and V5 Plus selfie smartphones, it struck a deal with IPL, creating an even stronger presence in the country. The Chinese smartphone maker today launched a bumped up version of the V5 called the V5s, which retails at Rs 18,990. The successor comes with more storage and redesigned antenna bands, and a new matte black colour variant. I used the handset for a bit at the launch event and here is what I think. Build...
Vivo V5s first impressions: Still a solid selfie smartphone, but it’s not much of an upgrade
Vivo is keeping its selfie game up and is doing well in India. After launching the V5 and V5 Plus selfie smartphones, it struck a deal with IPL, creating an even stronger presence in the country. The Chinese smartphone maker today launched a bumped up version of the V5 called the V5s, which retails at Rs 18,990. The successor comes with more storage and redesigned antenna bands, and a new matte black colour variant. I used the handset for a bit at the launch event and here is what I think. Build...
Grilling the guys behind the Lucid Air, the lux EV that makes Teslas look tame
Lucid Motors CTO Peter Rawlinson and design boss Derek Jenkins walk us through the Lucid Air electric car, and what they think makes this new, high-performance luxury sedan so disruptive. The post Grilling the guys behind the Lucid Air, the lux EV that makes Teslas look tame appeared first on Digital Trends....
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Review: Uncompromising track star
Ford should make you sign a contract committing to go to the track every weekend before they’ll sell you a 2017 Shelby GT350. This 5.2-liter V8 Mustang may be related to the affordable coupe that bears the same nameplate but, by the time Ford Performance is through, it’s a very distant cousin. To be worthy of the rearing snake badge, … Continue reading...
Google Maps feature to now help you find your parked car
Google Maps has introduced a new feature that will help you remember where you parked your car in case you forgot. All that Android users have to do is tap the blue dot and then tap “Save your parking” to add their parking location to the map. This will show a label on the map itself identifying where you parked your car. Users can add additional details about their parking spot by tapping the label to open the parking card. They can also save an image of their parking spot and send ...
Rigiet handheld stabilizer review
Smartphone cameras have become much more than just tools of last resort. But, try as they might, there are still things they will not be able to do well because of the constraints of space and physics. Low-light performance is one, stabilization is another. While even a little OIS helps, you’ll inevitably need some outside help. That is where Rigiet … Continue reading...
How Infiniti stopped aping Germany and learned to go bold
Infiniti design boss Alfonso Albaisa discusses how to tell a story with design, and how emerging technologies like electric power and autonomous driving will change the way cars look in the future. The post How Infiniti stopped aping Germany and learned to go bold appeared first on Digital Trends.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A review: One of the best entry-level smartphones, but only if you can get your hands on it
Xiaomi has been a popular brand in India, and according to a recent report, has also become the most preferred brand in the country, over Samsung and Apple. Ever since the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 3 back in mid-2014, Xiaomi has been consistently releasing smartphones while offering a good to unbelievable value proposition. Other smartphone players have also caught on to Xiaomi’s strategy, and there has definitely been stiff competition in the last one year, but Xiaomi still has a ...
Upcoming Oppo R11 with dual camera setup leaked in China
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is said to be doing well with its R-series of smartphones in China, and it recently launched the R9 and R9 Plus in India as well. While the company is preparing to launch the F3 Selfie Expert smartphone in India next month, new reports of an R-series smartphone have emerged. Expect Oppo to unveil the R11 soon as GizmoChina has reportedly got live images of the handset being used in a TV commercial. The leaked pictures show the handset in the...
Maruti showcases the all new Dzire in India, to go on sale next month
Maruti Suzuki today unveiled the new third generation Swift Dzire in India today but is just calling it Dzire. While the pricing is not yet confirmed, the new subcompact sedan will be officially launched on 16 May and bookings will begin from first week of May. The new Dzire comes with Suzuki’s B platform which is also called ‘Heartect’. This is the same platform that was seen on the Baleno. It is said to be lighter than the previous version and now uses high tensile steel in i...
Maruti showcases the all new Dzire in India, to go on sale next month
Maruti Suzuki today unveiled the new third generation Swift Dzire in India today but is just calling it Dzire. While the pricing is not yet confirmed, the new subcompact sedan will be officially launched on 16 May and bookings will begin from first week of May. The new Dzire comes with Suzuki’s B platform which is also called ‘Heartect’. This is the same platform that was seen on the Baleno. It is said to be lighter than the previous version and now uses high tensile steel in i...
Maruti showcases the all new Dzire in India, to go on sale next month
Maruti Suzuki today unveiled the new third generation Swift Dzire in India today but is just calling it Dzire. While the pricing is not yet confirmed, the new subcompact sedan will be officially launched on 16 May and bookings will begin from first week of May. The new Dzire comes with Suzuki’s B platform which is also called ‘Heartect’. This is the same platform that was seen on the Baleno. It is said to be lighter than the previous version and now uses high tensile steel in i...
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Review: Electric all-rounder
All it took was one road trip and I was a Bolt EV convert. Chevrolet’s all-electric car may not be the automaker’s first attempt at the category – and indeed it joins the similarly-named Volt hybrid on dealership forecourts – nor the first to market, but it’s undoubtedly the first that feels ready not only for electric early-adopters but the … Continue reading...
Google ‘Copyless Paste’ feature to be launched in Chrome app running on Android
Google has introduced the first code for a new feature called ‘Copyless Paste’ in its Chrome app running on Android OS that will take data from Chrome usage and use that to improve the experience in other apps. Users can now enable ‘Copyless Paste’ in chrome://flags in Chrome Canary for Android, although turning it on might not do anything, a report in VentureBeat said. “If you looked at a restaurant website and switched to the Maps app, the keyboard would offer the...
Need to loosen up? Let the author of ‘Cork Dork’ help you find the best wine apps
Bianca Bosker went from tech writer to wine expert in 18 months, so we thought she was the perfect person to help pick out the best wine apps. The post Need to loosen up? Let the author of ‘Cork Dork’ help you find the best wine apps appeared first on Digital Trends.
Missed out on the NES Classic? Don’t worry, building one is easier than you think
Nintendo may be discontinuing the NES Classic, but that doesn’t mean you must give up on playing classic Nintendo games. Crafting your own is as easy as picking a few parts off Amazon and formatting a memory card. The post Missed out on the NES Classic? Don’t worry, building one is easier than you think appeared first on Digital Trends....