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- A note to a US agency is the closest we've come to official word from Apple on an autonomous car project. But it doesn't exactly shine brights on the effort.
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- The actor also starred in "Weekend at Bernie's," but horror fans know him best for getting a half-bodied zombie to disclose just why the living dead eat brains.
- Hole lotta nothing? Turns out the hole, a Black Friday-week stunt, was in Oregon, Illinois, and its short life has now ended.
- Photography can easily become a very expensive hobby, especially when hunting down older, well-preserved cameras and lenses. But when it comes to truly historic equipment, that’s where you can easily drain your bank account. Case in point: the oldest remaining Nikon camera — believed to be the third one ever built by the Japanese company — was just auctioned for … Continue reading
- These days, it’s becoming more and more common to see luxury car brand names appear on products that aren’t cars. This includes Ferrari on a phone, BMW on a bike, and even the Porsche Design team, which slaps the German maker’s name on anything it can get its hands on. But this Lamborghini speaker from Italy’s Ixoost takes things to … Continue reading
- Apple Pay officially launched in Spain this week, making it the latest European nation to accept Apple‘s contactless mobile payments service. It also comes shortly after similar debuts in Japan, New Zealand, and Russia. Using compatible iPhone models or an Apple Watch, Apple Pay will allow users to make fast and easy payments at 27 Spanish retailers simply by holding … Continue reading
- Think you're good at building castles and towns in Minecraft's creative mode? Excerpts from 'Beautiful Minecraft' show what serious talent can do.
- This week the FCC sent letters to both AT&T and Verizon, stating that zero-rated data — plans and services that don’t count against users’ monthly allotment — is a violation of net neutrality rules. For AT&T, this applies to their new DirecTV Now streaming video service, and for Verizon it’s their own Go90 video service. The FCC’s wireless communications chief … Continue reading
- The streaming music market is already a crowded one, but that isn’t stopping iHeartRadio, the conglomerate behind over 800 US radio stations, from jumping in. With updates to both its iOS and Android apps this week, the service has debuted two new paid subscription plans that allow users to stream music on-demand, thanks in part to a new partnership with … Continue reading
- How I tried to battle the elements to capture Scotland's stunning wildlife on camera.
- The Creators Update for Windows 10 is still a ways off from its spring 2017 release, but Microsoft continues to share what’s in development and what users can look forward to. The latest blog post from the company details some of the accessibility features that will be included with the update, allowing the Windows 10 OS to be just as … Continue reading
- The social network didn't see a rush of new users, even though it was impossible to ignore.
- The fantasy world of Westeros from "Game of Thrones" looks a lot like our world...because it's largely shot on location on Earth. Here's a tour of several amazing locations, inset with actual scenes from the show.
- The world of Westeros might be fantasy, but the television show is shot in real places all over the world. Here's what several amazing locations look like in real life.
- Officials say AT&T's DirecTV Now, which lets you stream video without it counting as data, violates net neutrality. They're eyeing a Verizon offer too.
- Uber now keeps track of where you go after your ride ends. The tracking spans the first five minutes after you reach your destination. The data gathered from this monitoring is used to improve Uber’s service, including pickups and drop-offs. If you, like many users, aren’t happy about being surveilled by the Uber app, you can disable the feature before … Continue reading
- Set to begin production next year, the film starring Jason Momoa will dive into theaters late 2018.
- Plans are in the works to use drones to help to improve Apple Maps. Apple comes clean about the iPhone 6S battery issue, and AirPods could be coming in the next few weeks.
- Many people have very strong — very negative — opinions about Nestle, and arguably for good reason. That’s neither here nor there, though. The company has just announced something that it calls a scientific breakthrough: the ability to produce chocolate with 40-percent less sugar but no discernible change in flavor. The breakthrough features a sugar structure ‘inspired by nature.’ According … Continue reading
- DigitalGlobe's new satellite just sent down its first image of our planet. Your Google Maps view of the world is about to get better.
- Forget trinkets and figurines and backside-illuminated posters — Columbia has just taken the wraps off a new line of jackets inspired by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and they’re the best Rogue One gear launched so far. The jackets are designed based on three notable rebel garments, with the Rebel Jacket perhaps being the most eye-catching of the bunch. … Continue reading
- One board is way too easy. Play like Kirk and Spock and unfold your game across seven boards, four of which are movable.
- Microsoft is once again serving up a new holiday deal each day in its online and brick-and-mortar stores, starting Monday, December 5 at 12 a.m. PT, or 3 a.m. ET.
- Google’s newly released Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are, in some cases, suffering from a serious camera issue that overlays magenta-colored streaks over images. This issue has been reported by Pixel owners over the last several weeks, and though Google is looking into the issue, there’s no solution at this time. However, some Pixel owners report finding troubleshooting techniques, of … Continue reading
- The social network pledges $20 million to help its Silicon Valley neighbors buy and keep homes in an eye-wateringly expensive housing market.
- Commentary: The famous physicist pleads for humans to work together, as this is "the most dangerous time for our planet."
- Russia lost transmission with a Soyuz rocket set to take 2.5 tons of supplies to the International Space Station.
- Hulu has announced that it now supports 4K streaming, just a couple of days after the same announcement came from YouTube. 4K streaming is available today to all Hulu subscribers, but it seems that you’ll be limited in what and how you can watch for the time being. In short: if you don’t like Hulu’s original series or James Bond … Continue reading
- Roadshow pits three popular mid-size hybrids against each other to see who win the trophy for best fuel-sipper.
- Social Studies: I discovered a YouTube channel that's all about crazy inventions, huge explosions, punk rock, and a guy that really enjoys what he does.
- Today we celebrate the legacy of Justin Yu at CNET as we send him off in style.
- The brave new world of live television is upon us, and it comes in three forms: PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and DirecTV NOW. Having multiple products to choose from is never a bad thing, but it does require more leg work. Which service has the features you can’t live without? Is there some hard-to-find fine print you should know about? … Continue reading
- This week another Android device less than 2-years old has been announced to be at its end-of-life for Android updates. It is my opinion that this happens all too often – that while it isn’t necessarily Google’s fault this happens, it should be made more clear. Clarity should be the name of the game when it comes to the promise … Continue reading
- The original series' second season could wind up with a new home before too long. The show's producer reportedly intends to shop it around.
- Commentary: The former Dos Equis pitchman pitches up in a new ad for Luma Wi-Fi. He curses quite a bit.
- Google is continuing its plan to phase out Flash in favor of HTML5 today by launching Chrome 55. With this new update, many sites around the web will begin defaulting to HTML5 instead of Flash. There are a few exceptions, but Chrome 55 largely implements the measures Google laid out earlier in the year. Google has been working to limit … Continue reading
- The future of American trucking is hydrogen-electric, ambitious startup Nikola Motors claims, and we’ve now seen the 1,200 mile range semi it thinks will start the revolution. Unveiled this week, the Nikola One may look at first glance like a traditional diesel truck, but under the skin it’s a very different story. A smarter powertrain, connected cabin, and longer running … Continue reading
- Time to pull the MP4-12C out of storage!
- Jonas Bendiksen used a Range Rover to get around Norway as he shot a series of photos chronicling its natural beauty. The result is, well, see for yourself.
- Motorola has big plans for the Moto Z and its accompanying Moto Mods as we move into 2017. Now with seven different mods offered for its Moto Z family of phones, Motorola senior vice president of product management John Touvannas suggested at a press event yesterday that a 5G mod could be in the pipeline. Obviously such a mod would … Continue reading
- Apple made a statement about the iPhone 6s this morning in China, adding details to a battery issue reported by users in China and the USA. This battery issue has affected a “small number of iPhone 6S devices,” said Apple. In addition to what was reported by Apple earlier, they’ve revealed details on the exact cause of the device switching … Continue reading
- Amazon and Intel are teaming up to spread Alexa, with stronger voice control skills as well as faster ways for third-parties to build devices with the assistant baked in. The news, announced at Amazon’s AWS-focused re:Invent conference this week, sees Intel renew its efforts to get its silicon into places where, traditionally at least, you might expect to find ARM-based … Continue reading
- Niantic is expected to hold a holiday season event right around Christmas this year for Pokemon GO. Previous events suggest that the next event will have at least two bonuses for users around the world: XP and Stardust. What we’re still hammering out is whether Niantic will once again bring a spawn-wave of rare Pokemon like Snorlax, the sleepy Pokemon. … Continue reading
- The 2016 Fiat 500 Abarth had an advantage as soon as it gurgled onto my driveway. I’m a sucker for a small Fiat, though as with so many of my flaws I blame my parents for my weakness. Growing up, my mom had a series of tiny city cars from the Italian automaker: a bright red original 500, a rattling … Continue reading
- This week the folks at Samsung were tipped to drop a plan for an advanced camera system with two lenses for the Galaxy S8. This new lens system would have put Samsung in more direct combat with Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus, still expected to wield its own 2x camera setup. This back-facing set of cameras would have utilized two different … Continue reading
- Using a set of mirrors and computer chips, Digital Light can display HD images on the ground and provide anti-dazzle protection for oncoming cars and cyclists.
- Today we’re getting our first extended look at next year’s Prey reboot, thanks to a new trailer from Bethesda and Arkane. In the video, Prey creative director Raphael Colantonio and lead designer Ricardo Bare walk us through the opening stages of the game. They show off some of the weapons and powers we’ll be able to use, along with a … Continue reading
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