Switch owners can now leave game reviews on Nintendo’s website

Switch owners can now leave game reviews on Nintendo’s website

Thanks to the success the Switch found in its first year of availability, more and more developers are being drawn to the console. Whether they're porting existing games over or developing entirely new games for the platform, Nintendo has done a decent job of attracting third parties. With that interest comes a bunch of new games, so how do you figure out which one is right for you?

Continue Reading

Netflix home makeover original series is a first for the company

Netflix home makeover original series is a first for the company

Netflix is branching out into a new type of original content with a series called "Amazing on the Inside." The series, at least according to the report tipping its existence, is a home makeover reality show that'll appeal to TV watchers obsessed with property-related shows. The series was reportedly ordered from Barcroft Productions, a British productions company.

Continue Reading

Xiaomi Cortana smart speaker in works amid Microsoft AI deal

Xiaomi Cortana smart speaker in works amid Microsoft AI deal

With smart speakers featuring Alexa, Google Assistant, and now even Siri on shelves, it's certainly felt like it was only a matter of time before we'd see one featuring Cortana. Though Microsoft's smart assistant is limited to the Cortana app on smartphones, she's a rather central part of the Windows 10 experience for most people, so a speaker boasting her capabilities would make sense. A new partnership between Xiaomi and Microsoft might bring about such a speaker, with a larger focus on AI services in general for the two companies.

Continue Reading

NASA’s Juno time-lapse shows Jupiter’s gorgeous blue south pole

NASA’s Juno time-lapse shows Jupiter’s gorgeous blue south pole

There's no shortage of incredible images from NASA and its variety of spacecraft, and this week's stunning space picture is no exception. The space agency has published a series of images showing Jupiter's south pole in all of its blue glory, each one partially covered in darkness so that the planet's blue mass is only half-visible. The images are part of a time lapse sequence.

Continue Reading

MWC 2018 preview: Galaxy S9, Huawei, Sony and more

MWC 2018 preview: Galaxy S9, Huawei, Sony and more

Mobile World Congress 2018 should reveal new hardware products from a variety of big names in mobile smart devices. This event is a trade show fun by GSMA, and it's the place where some of the most important smart devices of the year are launched. Did I mention devices? Today I'm going to run down the basics in what we expect from MWC at the tail end of this month.

Continue Reading

Apple AirPower charging mat release could be closer than we thought

Apple AirPower charging mat release could be closer than we thought

The introduction of the iPhone X was a big deal for a lot of different reasons, but one important one is that it signaled Apple's long overdue adoption of wireless charging. The iPhone X, just like the iPhone 8 and the latest Apple Watch, are Qi wireless charging capable. While that means they can be used with a bunch of wireless charging pads that already exist, Apple has its own on the way that can charge multiple devices at once.

Continue Reading

Huawei gets weird and dangerous for auto AI at MWC

Huawei gets weird and dangerous for auto AI at MWC

The folks at Huawei have either lost their minds or are on to something pretty fantastic. They've gone and given one of their smartphones the keys to a vehicle. This smartphone's processor needed to be able to use the device's camera to see obstacles in front of it to know when to turn to avoid said obstacles. If the smartphone failed, the dog would be destroyed.

Continue Reading

Porsche: Don’t hold your breath for an electric 911 (992)

Porsche: Don’t hold your breath for an electric 911 (992)

Finding yourself responsible for an icon can be a blessing as a curse, something Porsche is all too familiar with when it comes to the 911. Headed toward its next big update, the Porsche 911 generation 992, the legendary car not only has to keep up with competition from Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and others, but keep true to a 55 year legacy in the process.

Continue Reading

iPhone SOS feature blamed for hundreds of false 911 calls

iPhone SOS feature blamed for hundreds of false 911 calls

A single facility seems to be at fault for hundreds of false alarm 911 calls from Apple devices over the past few months. A report from Elk Grove, California suggests that 911 dispatch in the area took approximately 20 accidental 911 calls a day from Apple since October of 2017. Police reportedly said that calls are all coming from a single Apple repair and refurbishing center off Laguna Boulevard.

Continue Reading

1Password warns you off reusing leaked passwords

1Password warns you off reusing leaked passwords

Making sure that we secure our various online identities with unique passwords can be a tough thing to do, but thankfully, we have password managers to help us out with that. These password managers have varying features but at the end of the day should all do the same thing: allow you to organize and store your passwords securely. 1Password is a service that's frequently brought up in discussions about password managers, and today it's adding a neat new feature that should help you make even better password decisions.

Continue Reading

ARCore 1.0 just released; Android AR apps incoming

ARCore 1.0 just released; Android AR apps incoming

The full launch of Google's ARCore for Android took place on February 23rd, 2018. Google suggested that while just 13 Android smartphones work with ARCore right now, more are in the pipeline. The devices Google's listed as working with advanced capabilities in augmented reality today are just part of the equation. There's a whole lot more coming, and it's coming rather soon.

Continue Reading

Sony Xperia XZ2 leak previews full-screen push at MWC 2018

Sony Xperia XZ2 leak previews full-screen push at MWC 2018

Mobile World Congress is just around the corner, and though the Galaxy S9 will probably be the star of the show, other manufacturers are going to have their heavy hitters on hand as well. Sony may be one of the companies making big announcements next week, as we hear today that it has not one, but two Xperia reveals lined up for the show. These new Xperia devices could represent a big first for the line, as Sony is said to be outfitting them with full-screen displays.

Continue Reading

Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next