Razer Destiny 2 peripherals collection is made for PC gamers
Razer has taken the wraps off a new line of PC gaming peripherals, all of them branded with Destiny 2 imagery. The collection is comprised of a keyboard, mousepad, and headphones, all of them designed specifically for gamers; the game itself, of course, doesn’t arrive for a couple months, and so it’s no surprise the peripherals aren’t available yet, either. … Continue reading...
San Diego Comic-Con 2017
Where are you ever going to see the actors, directors, and producers of your favorite TV and films in one place at the same time? Comic-Con. Or San Diego Comic-Con International, if you insist on it’s official name. Once just an expo for the graphic novels in its name, the event has evolved into incomparable […] The post San Diego Comic-Con 2017 appeared first on Digital Trends....
Game of Thrones pirates beware: HBO is watching you
One of the most popular television shows is also one of the most pirated television shows: Game of Thrones. The series has been marred by piracy in various ways throughout its life, not the least of which was the major leak that resulted in a handful of episodes hitting torrents networks before airing on HBO. Now that the seventh and … Continue reading...
Surftech and Bloom team to create stand-up paddle boards made with algae
Surftech is teaming up with Bloom to create greener deck pads for their 2018 paddle boards. Using Bloom foams, a single Surftech paddle board returns 176 gallons of clean, filtered water to the habitat. The post Surftech and Bloom team to create stand-up paddle boards made with algae appeared first on Digital Trends.
SoFi loses another senior executive, as chief revenue officer Michael Tannenbaum departs
 Online finance startup SoFi has lost yet another senior executive, TechCrunch has learned. Chief revenue officer Michael Tannenbaum is the latest exec to leave, following a string of departures in the company’s senior ranks. Read More ...
Ancient human ‘ghost’ species revealed by saliva protein
A simple salivary protein has revealed a so-called ‘ghost’ species of ancient humans, a new study reveals, hinting at the existence of an archaic species that swapped genetic material with human ancestors. It is well known that ancient hominin species contributed to the rise of modern humans, not the least of which is the Neanderthals and lesser known Denisovans. Such … Continue reading...
Get your Sagan on with these 47 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 these 47 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier appeared first on Digital Trends.
Chrome OS lock screen apps hinted by notes feature
It seems a new feature is inbound for Chromebooks, and it’ll involve being able to take notes from the lock screen. The feature was spotted recently in the Chromium repository, and it indicates the feature will be arriving soon as a new tool for the laptop’s primary account holder. The feature itself, though, is part of a larger effort that … Continue reading...
It’s all-out war in ‘The Walking Dead’ season 8 trailer from Comic-Con
AMC brought an extended, five-minute trailer for Season 8 of The Walking Dead to its Friday panel at San Diego Comic-Con, offering a preview of the war to come in the popular zombie drama. The post It’s all-out war in ‘The Walking Dead’ season 8 trailer from Comic-Con appeared first on Digital Trends.
Playbuzz unveils a new editor for writing articles chock full of interactive content
 Playbuzz helps online publishers make their content more interactive by adding elements like polls and galleries. Until recently, those elements have taken the form of widgets that publishers can embed into their stories, but that’s changing with the launch of Playbuzz’s new Storytelling platform, where writers are creating entire articles, not just one-off widgets. While it… Read More ...
Splatoon 2 release could be ruined by Nintendo’s online ineptitude
After months of waiting, today is the day that Splatoon 2 arrives. Through numerous test fire events, Switch-owning gamers should already have a good idea if this game is for them, and for everyone who’s on the fence, the stellar reviews for the game may push them to take the plunge. It should be an exciting day for Switch owners, … Continue reading...
Splatoon 2 release could be ruined by Nintendo’s online ineptitude
After months of waiting, today is the day that Splatoon 2 arrives. Through numerous test fire events, Switch-owning gamers should already have a good idea if this game is for them, and for everyone who’s on the fence, the stellar reviews for the game may push them to take the plunge. It should be an exciting day for Switch owners, … Continue reading...
Facebook could be next to try out modular devices, a patent suggests
Could a Facebook modular smartphone be next? The social media company just patented a modular device to reduce waste and eliminate the need to buy an entirely new device to upgrade. The post Facebook could be next to try out modular devices, a patent suggests appeared first on Digital Trends.
Phobos makes surprise appearance in Hubble Mars photo
NASA‘s Hubble Space Telescope recently captured a time lapse of Phobos, a tiny rock-like moon, orbiting around Mars. The resulting composite image of the 13 total exposures shows what appears to be a bright dot of light near Mars…it looks something like a spec of dust that reflected light back at a camera. That ‘speck of dust,’ though, is a … Continue reading...
Phobos makes surprise appearance in Hubble Mars photo
NASA‘s Hubble Space Telescope recently captured a time lapse of Phobos, a tiny rock-like moon, orbiting around Mars. The resulting composite image of the 13 total exposures shows what appears to be a bright dot of light near Mars…it looks something like a spec of dust that reflected light back at a camera. That ‘speck of dust,’ though, is a … Continue reading...
That viral ‘live’ storm-cloud video? It’s basically a fake and definitely a GIF
Facebook's algorithms may be working to punish fake live video, but millions tuned into a live video that was actually an old GIF. The storm itself was real -- but it actually happened back in 2015. The post That viral ‘live’ storm-cloud video? It’s basically a fake and definitely a GIF appeared first on Digital Trends....
Why the future of deep learning depends on finding good data
In the second part of our “A Mathless Guide to Neural Networks”, we’ll take a look at why high-quality, labeled data is so important, where it comes from, how it’s used, and what solutions our eager-to-learn machines can expect in the near-term future. Read More ...
This robot can grow and it may help perform surgery one day
Researchers have developed a proof-of-concept robot that is able to grow, a functionality that may have big implications for the medical field in coming years, though there are other potential uses for such a creation. The robot doesn’t grow how you’re likely imaging — it’s not like a human, that is. Instead, the growing robot can be imagined as something … Continue reading...
Disney uses neural net technology to see if you love its movies like you should
Disney Research is figuring out ways to make you love its movies even more, such as applying neural net technology to determining if audiences are reacting as they should to Disney's latest films. The post Disney uses neural net technology to see if you love its movies like you should appeared first on Digital Trends.
Sami Atiya from ABB says industrial robots will add jobs, not take them away
 In and interview earlier this week at the TechCrunch Robotics Session held on the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA, Sami Atiya, president of ABB’s Robotics and Motion division, said he believes bringing robots into the manufacturing process actually adds jobs instead of killing them. ABB certainly has some data points with over 300,000 industrial robots installed worldwide, and Atiya… Read More ...