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The Morning After: Everything you need to know 2019-08-08 07:21:00Welcome to Thursday! If you missed it, Samsung unveiled two new Galaxy Note phones, one a little bigger than the other. There's also a plant-based me

Samsung's smaller Galaxy Note 10 5G model won't 2019-08-08 06:35:00Samsung is making 5G versions of both the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus, but only the latter version is coming to the US, according to a grap

Google Maps' AR walking directions comes to many 2019-08-08 06:00:00One of Google's coolest apps, by far, has yet to see the light of day for most users. I'm talking about Maps' live AR walking directions -- now kno

Apple warns iPhone users against third-party battery repairs 2019-08-08 05:29:00Apple really, really doesn't want you replacing your own iPhone battery. It has rolled out new software that detects if a battery has been installed

Netflix signs a $200 million deal with 'Game 2019-08-08 04:32:00David Benioff and Dan Weiss, whom you probably know as the showrunners for that little HBO series Game of Thrones, are moving to a new home. According

Microsoft is closing its long-running MSDN developer magazine 2019-08-08 03:05:00Microsoft will stop publishing its developer-focused MSDN Magazine this November, after a 19-year run. The magazine, which started out as two separate

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in 2019-08-08 01:55:00Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all the

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 isn't compatible with its 2019-08-08 00:47:00Samsung's newly announced Galaxy Note phones won't work with the Gear VR headset, the tech giant has confirmed to Engadget. You won't be able to us

Apple (gently) taps ASMR fans with its latest 2019-08-07 23:27:00Apple wants to show that it's hip to what the kids are watching, and that apparently includes latching on to one of YouTube's biggest trends: ASMR v

Dell's revamped XPS 13 2-in-1 goes on sale 2019-08-07 22:48:00Dell wasn't exactly clear on when its updated XPS 13 2-in-1 would be ready, but it's finally here... well, almost. The company told Engadget that it

Amazon and Google continue to list gun accessories 2019-08-07 22:03:00Sales listings for shotgun rounds, magazines and other firearm accessories are slipping through the cracks at Google and Amazon -- despite algorithms

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of 2019-08-07 20:46:00Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ad platform a

Ars Technica » Gear

Polar Ignite review: Clever fitness perks marred by 2019-08-03 11:30:37It's a powerful fitness watch, but the $229 Ignite misses the mark as a smartwatch.

Amazon to kill Dash button functions on August 2019-08-02 14:02:40Amazon stopped selling the $5 plastic buttons in February. Don't let yours die.

Intel reveals final details on Ice Lake mobile 2019-08-02 12:52:04Ice Lake boasts significant power savings and much-improved integrated devices.

Google confirms “Play Pass” subscription service for Android 2019-08-02 12:20:52Screenshots show $4.99 a month service for "hundreds" of apps and games.

Apple releases macOS 10.14.6 Supplemental Update to fix 2019-08-01 18:44:07This is one of the last macOS updates we'll see before Catalina.

Apple hones its focus on services with new 2019-08-01 18:10:37It's another move to get Apple's entertainment services available in more places.

Ars reviews three cell signal boosters—and they actually 2019-08-01 09:00:20Cellular signal boosters do work—but are they worth the cost?

Samsung won’t let Android tablets die, announces the 2019-07-31 14:19:31Would you believe Samsung is removing the headphone jack from tablets?

Android Auto’s biggest upgrade ever is finally rolling 2019-07-31 11:25:42It has a darker design and more multitasking capabilities.

Virtually every Apple business grew in every region 2019-07-30 19:22:21CEO Tim Cook called the quarter a "blowout" for wearables.

Samsung to unpack new Galaxy Tab and Galaxy 2019-07-30 18:27:17Expect to see big changes in the next tablet and little ones in the smartwatch.

Soon you’ll be able to watch PBS on 2019-07-29 18:36:21It's the first time PBS will stream live over the Internet.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

On second attempt, hoverboard inventor successfully crosses Channel 2019-08-04 10:49:23Following a failed attempt in July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the Channel on top of a hoverboard this weekend. Starting his t

Watch a Tesla Model 3 play chess against 2019-08-01 14:07:14Tesla cars can now take on human players in a game of chess, thanks to a software update it pushed out to vehicles last month. Its programmers likely

Ikea’s Sonos Symfonisk speakers are available starting today 2019-08-01 13:09:53The somewhat zany mash-up of Ikea and Sonos ended up providing great results, in the form of the Symfonisk line of wireless speakers, including the $9

The Samsung Galaxy Dongle 2019-08-01 10:02:51This, friends, is the Samsung Galaxy Dongle. The NSFW photo arrives courtesy of SamMobile. The story isn’t the image itself, so much as what it

Calling all hardware startups! Apply to Hardware Battlefield 2019-08-01 00:00:05Got hardware? Well then, listen up, because our search continues for boundary-pushing, early-stage hardware startups to join us in Shenzhen, China for

Cryptographic ICE Cube tests orbital cybersecurity protocols aboard 2019-07-31 19:12:48Encryption in space can be tricky. Even if you do everything right, a cosmic ray might come along and flip a bit, sabotaging the whole secure protocol

Sex tech companies and advocates protest unfair ad 2019-07-31 11:31:02A group of sex tech startup founders, employees and supporters gathered outside of Facebook’s NY office in Manhattan to protest its advertising

DJI aims for the best first-person drone experience 2019-07-31 10:13:10New gear from DJI will equip you with everything you need to become the best first-person drone racer that’s ever graced the Earth — you&r

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa 2019-07-30 05:03:46Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the Africa

Analogue’s Mega Sg is the Sega Genesis Mini 2019-07-29 17:22:20The official Sega Genesis Mini is coming in September and hopes to capitalize on some of the retro gaming hype that turned the Super Nintendo and NES

Tesseract makes spacecraft propulsion smaller, greener, stronger 2019-07-29 14:27:05Launch vehicles and their enormous rocket engines tend to receive the lion's share of attention when it comes to space-related propulsion, but launch

Google’s Pixel 4 smartphone will have motion control 2019-07-29 12:47:38Google’s Pixel 4 is coming out later this year, and it’s getting the long-reveal treatment thanks to a decision this year from Google to g


BedJet 3 Review: A Better Way to Blow 2019-08-05 08:00:00The third generation of the novel device is smaller and has a much-improved remote control.

5 Best Compact Cameras for 2019: Cheap, Rugged, 2019-08-04 08:00:00Your phone's portrait mode is no match for a real point-and-shoot camera's portrait lens. These are the best small pocket cameras we've tested.

Digital Textbooks Are Forcing a Radical Shift in 2019-08-04 07:00:00Digital-first. Open source. Subscription. The way textbooks are bought and sold is changing—with serious implications for higher education.

Specialized Turbo Creo SL Expert EVO Review: An 2019-08-03 08:00:00This high-performance electric bike is built to meet the demands of long trips across gravel roads and trails.

19 Best Weekend Deals: Camping Gear, Games, Accessories 2019-08-03 07:00:00August is the start for end-of-summer sales on everything from camping stoves to affordable headphones.

Gadget Lab Podcast: Charting Our Robocar Future 2019-08-02 08:00:00WIRED writer Alex Davies joins us to discuss the challenges companies face as they race to get self-driving shuttles and delivery vehicles onto street

Sony Xperia 1 Review: Big, Tall, and Expensive 2019-08-02 08:00:00Sony's latest flagship Android phone is nice—just not nice enough to justify its $950 price tag.

Best Sonos Setup: Which Speakers, Soundbars Should You 2019-08-01 10:00:00We’ve tested every Sonos speaker and Soundbar at WIRED, including the Ikea Symfonisk models. We like them all, but which ones are worth buying?

Intel Ice Lake Processors: Specs, Details, Release Date 2019-08-01 09:00:00Today, the chipmaker provided details about its long-hyped Ice Lake processors, which will start showing up in laptops around the holidays.

Hasselblad X1D II Review: A Compact Hasselblad 2019-08-01 08:00:00Hasselblad greatly improves its X1D mirrorless medium format camera, which can do things DSLR's can't, but it's still slow and pricey compared to r

From Robots to E-Scooters, All the Things We 2019-07-31 09:00:00Plus: Sony’s newest camera, a collaboration between Sonos and Ikea, and big changes from Twitter and Pinterest.

Jaybird Vista Review: Sporty Earbuds Worth a Listen 2019-07-31 03:00:00Jaybird’s latest sweat-proof fully wireless earbuds feel almost weightless, and hold an impressive charge.

Geeky Gadgets

Death Stranding no longer a PlaySation 4 exclusive? 2019-08-08 07:39:55 The highly anticipated Death Stranding game will be officially launching on November 8th, 2019 offering both single and multiplayer modes to enjoy. T

VAIO SX12 mini laptop available to order from 2019-08-08 07:28:24 VAIO has announced availability of its new VAIO SX12 mini laptop throughout the United States making it available to preorder from $1,119. The Window

Pinhole Pro X 18-36mm camera lens hits Kickstarter 2019-08-08 07:15:36 The team at Thingyfy has created a new pinhole camera lens in the form of the Pinhole Pro X 18-36mm, offering a pinhole zoom lens for both video and

PJRC Teensy 4.0 USB development board 2019-08-08 06:59:32 Adafruit has announced the availability of the PJRC Teensy 4.0 USB development board today making it available to purchase just under $20. The small

Massless VR Stylus now available to preorder 2019-08-08 06:45:00 Preorders have now opened for the Massless Pen VR Stylus allowing those interested in utilising the virtual reality stylus a 50% discount of the reco

Xiaomi 100 megapixel smartphone camera teased 2019-08-08 06:27:02 It doesn’t look like we will have to wait long for 100 megapixel cameras in our smartphones. As this week smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has te

Zotac ZBOX Magnus-E Mini Creator PC announced 2019-08-08 06:09:42 Mini PC manufacturer Zotac has announced the imminent availability of two new mini PC systems in the form of the Magnus EN52060V fitted with a 9th Ge

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