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Docomo made a flying spherical display out of a drone

Published on The Verge – All Posts. I wake up every morning and I ask myself: “Will this be the day that a Japanese telecom builds a drone that works as a floating spherical LED display?” Today, Docomo made my […]

New ‘Sonic Forces’ footage feels a lot like ‘Generations’

Published on Engadget. For the last few months, SEGA has been playing coy with Sonic Forces– first only little else beside the game's name and the usual promises of greatness. Then, earlier this month, a new trailer teased new levels […]

If you build a flying car, will they come?

Published on TechCrunch.  Flying cars have been a sci-fi promise for decades, and we’re hearing that they may be a reality soon. Maybe. But are consumers really waiting with bated breath for a flying car? Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle […]

Ars is teaming up with GOG and we’re giving away The Witcher to everyone

Published on Ars Technica. Enlarge The giveaway is back on! We think we’ve squashed our tech issues and anyone can now once again get codes. Here at Ars, we like to celebrate the classics—especially classic video games—and we’ve long been […]

At $129.99, ZTE’s Max XL packs a 6-inch display, 3990mAh battery, and runs Android 7.1.1

Published on Neowin. The current state of Android devices is a bit unnerving, with updates arriving months late and sometimes not at all. Yet, ZTE has a managed to introduce a new budget handset running Android 7.1.1. Read more…

AMD’s New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor

Published on ExtremeTech. AMD’s new Radeon Pro Duo isn’t as fast as the Radeon Pro Duo it launched last year — but it does offer 4x the RAM, a significantly reduced price, and much lower power consumption. The post AMD’s […]

YouTube Kids brings cartoons and bright colors to your smart TV

Published on Engadget. YouTube Kids' mobile app is fine if your young ones are content to watch videos on a tablet, but what if you just want to plunk them down on the couch to watch on the big screen? […]

Researchers built a microprocessor with a 2D semiconductor

Published on The Verge – All Posts. I’ve heard a lot about graphene and carbon nanotubes, but today was my first visit to the “molybdenum disulfide” Wikipedia entry. Researchers at Tu Wien in Austria have developed a microprocessor that uses […]

Here’s how to get your unsupported Windows phone to upgrade to the Creators Update

Published on Neowin. After offering the Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update to the Release Preview ring of the Insider Program today, those with unsupported devices couldn’t get it. Here’s how to fix that. Read more…

‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ gets a surprisingly early release date

Published on The Next Web. People are still analyzing all the clues in the trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ and yet it’s already time to look forward to the movie after it: Disney and LucasFilm today announced ‘Star […]

Study on AT&T’s fiber deployment: 1Gbps for the rich, 768kbps for the poor

Published on Ars Technica. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) AT&T’s deployment of fiber-to-the-home in California has been heavily concentrated in higher-income neighborhoods, giving affluent people access to gigabit speeds while others are stuck with Internet service that doesn’t even meet state and federal […]

Sense360 raises $7 million to track customers in fast food restaurants

Published on TechCrunch.  Physical tracking in shops has been a global trend since at least 2013. Using a cell phone’s location data and video monitoring retailers have been tracking customers’ movements through stores in an effort to regain some of the ground […]

It’s time for a reality check on Microsoft’s grand turnaround vision (MSFT)

Published on SAI. When Satya Nadella took over as CEO of Microsoft in January 2014, he brought a brand-new playbook to the company. Instead of focusing exclusively on Windows, his Microsoft would take a “cloud-first, mobile-first” stance. Just over three […]

Pirate Site Blockades Violate Free Speech, Mexico’s Supreme Court Rules

Published on TorrentFreak. In many European countries it’s a mere formality to order local Internet providers to block access to pirate sites, but this is not the case in Mexico. In 2015 the Government’s Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) […]

Apple AI Expert Says Computers Should Augment Human Failings

Published on MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – All Stories. Apple product designer and Siri co-founder Tom Gruber gave a TED Talk today, where he covered his vision of the future of computers and artificial intelligence. Both Axios and Business […]

The Apple Store is becoming a classroom, with coding, photography and music lessons

Published on The Next Web. Earlier today, Apple announced a new educational initiative which will see its Apple Stores transformed into veritable classrooms, under the name “Today at Apple.” The move will see Apple offer advanced classes on a variety of […]

Spotify took its sweet time getting Behind the Lyrics on Android

Published on Engadget. Over a year ago, Spotify rolled out a slick new Behind the Lyrics integration on iOS that connected the song you were currently listening to with annotated lyrics from Genius. Like a cross between VH1's Pop Up […]

Turns out Verizon’s $70 gigabit internet costs way more than $70

Published on The Verge – All Posts. Yesterday, Verizon announced a new gigabit internet plan that the company said would cost just $70 a month, which would have been an aggressively low price for that kind of speed. But, as […]

Samsung said to be developing display with four curved edges

Published on Neowin. The Galaxy S8‘s dual-curved Infinity Display looks pretty great, but Samsung is reportedly working on a display that curves into all four edges of a device, giving a screen-to-body ratio of 98%. Read more…

A call to action for tech

Published on TechCrunch.  Tech is uniting against Trump. From 127 tech firms teaming up against Trump’s immigration ban, to Google employees’ massive walkout in response to the immigration ban, to Lyft’s $3 million donation to the ACLU, tech has taken […]

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