Apple announced iOS 16 during the WWDC 2022 keynote. The upcoming software for iPhones is full of new features, but there are a few that are going to be extra nice when you can get your hands on iOS 16 later this fall. Here are the five best features of this upcoming operating system. Edit, unsend, […]
IOS 15.4 just got released today and look at the new Face ID detection.
Sources: FTC to file a complaint against Amazon alleging that Alexa-powered speakers collect data about kids under 13 without parental consent, violating COPPA (Josh Sisco/Politico)
Josh Sisco / Politico: Sources: FTC to file a complaint against Amazon alleging that Alexa-powered speakers collect data about kids under 13 without parental consent, violating COPPA — The case, if filed, would be the first in a potentially long list of enforcement actions against the tech giant.
Q&A with Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney and EVP Sax Persson on an open metaverse, walled gardens, user-generated content, a metaverse programming language, and more (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Q&A with Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney and EVP Sax Persson on an open metaverse, walled gardens, user-generated content, a metaverse programming language, and more — At its State of Unreal event last week, Epic Games showed off not only the visual magic of 3D graphics of games in the future.
The Jetson Rogue. | Image: Jetson Another hoverboard is being recalled due to fire risk. According to a notice on the US Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) website, the 42-volt Jetson Rogue is being recalled because the lithium-ion battery packs in the hoverboards can overheat. A fire marshal in Pennsylvania determined that a Jetson Rogue […]
Image: Disney Issue You’re watching Disney Plus and it’s too damn dark to see. So damn dark you’re likely to be eaten by a grue. What the heck were these filmmakers thinking? Quick fix Turn off Dolby Vision, and maybe turn off HDR, in your set-top box or TV’s settings menu. Screenshot by Sean Hollister […]
Amazon’s smart speakers may’ve landed the tech giant in hot water.
Don’t let a bad mattress be the cause of your aches and pains. Here are the top recommendations for the best mattresses to combat back pain from CNET’s sleep experts.
LeBron James, William Shatner, Seinfeld actor Jason Alexander, and some other celebrities with millions of followers say they won’t pay for Twitter Blue (Amanda Silberling/TechCrunch)
Amanda Silberling / TechCrunch: LeBron James, William Shatner, Seinfeld actor Jason Alexander, and some other celebrities with millions of followers say they won’t pay for Twitter Blue — April 1 is the dumbest day on the internet, and this year, it’s not just because brands will try to prank you by selling “hot iced coffee.”
Simone Giertz pulls up in her freshly detailed and upgraded Truckla. | Image: Simone Giertz Remember that Tesla Model 3 that was chopped up to make an all-electric pickup truck many years ago? Well, it’s still alive! Inventor and YouTuber Simone Giertz — the self-described “queen of shitty robots” — uploaded a new video on […]
A gardener facing water shortages checks his tomato plants in southern France in August 2022. | Image: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP via Getty Images New research challenges assumptions that the plant kingdom is silent. Turns out, plants make a lot of noise when they’re stressed. Other plants and animals might even be able to interpret those sounds. […]
Image: Sega Oh, Mario went missing once? Big deal — Sonic’s just been murdered! In a very sudden, very confusing surprise, Sega has shadow dropped a new Sonic the Hedgehog game for PC and Mac. The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog, as baffling as that sounds, is a free murder mystery game on Steam you […]