The University of Michigan's Wolverines will be playing the University of Utah tomorrow at the Ann Arbor stadium, and it had planned to deliver the game ball in a notable manner: via drone. Unfortunately, those plans have been cast aside, with the FAA saying it can't proceed in doing that.
Ubuntu could finally be seeing native support for Netflix in the near future, according to some emails that have been flying around this week. The video streaming service's Paul Adolph seems keen on making it happen, and he has been asking some questions to get the ball rolling.
WiFi calling is one of the neat features available on iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, but not everyone is ready to make it happen for you. The function still needs carrier support, and that’s not up to Apple. Now that the major carriers have chimed in, we get a full rundown of which support WiFi calling — and why you might not even care if they don’t yet.
If you’ve ever back a crowd-funded campaign, you know that feeling you get just after submitting your cash. It sometimes comes back months later, when the project goes off the rails or hits a snag. Will you ever see the thing you paid for? Kickstarter is making sure you will, even threatening litigation.
Cadillac is ramping up the luxe with the announcement that it plans to build a new sedan to take on the best of its Germany rivals, with the new uber-car set to go into production at the end of next year. The as-yet unnamed four-door will challenge Mercedes-Benz's S-Class, BMW's 7 Series, and Audi's A8, and will be both based on a unique architecture and made in the US, Cadillac says.
Earlier today we released two articles about Virtual Reality with Oculus Rift, Unreal Engine 4, and most importantly, NVIDIA’s VR Direct. What I want to do right now is to go over one very important element: Asynchronous Warp. That’s the software feature that’ll be changing how easy it is for the common user to see how awesome virtual reality can be today.
Samsung has a lot of wearables on offer, and a good number of them are smartwatches. Like any other smartwatch, theirs primarily serve as a notification center on the wrist. Now that Apple Watch is out, Samsung may be following suit with a new wearable tied directly to mobile payments.
That big ‘ol iPhone 6 Plus has many iFans reaching for their wallets, but it could have them reaching even further. A new report, showing how we typically use a phone, suggests the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might be a bit more than we can handle. Using a “heat map” of the average smartphone user, it seems you’ll need both hands for the new iPhones.
The folks at Sennheiser make some of the finest headphones around. They have for quite a while. But some of the most visible headphones in the world today come from a brand with a big "b" on the eardrums. Do they sound better than Sennheiser’s newest slick-looking set of headphones, the Urbanite? No, they do not.