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Google's Latest Pixel Feature Drop Is Packed With Useful Tweaks

Google’s regular software updates have become one of the best parts about its Pixel phones. I admit this month’s new feature drop isn’t a game-changer, but it does comes with some handy new additions for underwater shooting, the Recorder app, adaptability, and more. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Mobile Phones, Pixel, Google Pixel, Google camera, Google Allo, Pixel 3, Pixel Phones, Pixel 4a, Technology Internet, Jose Ricardo Lima


Scientists Have Invented Light-Up OLED Tattoos

Tattoos are usually considered a form of personal expression, but a team of researchers in Europe have created what they’re calling the world’s first light-emitting tattoo based on OLED screen technology that, besides presumably looking kind of cool, could also serve as a visible warning about potential health…Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Technology, Electronics, Oled, Tattoo, Light Emitting Diode, Molecular Electronics, Emerging Technologies, Display technology, Organic Electronics, Conductive Polymers, Technology Internet, Electronic Engineering, Led Tattoo


Lime Expands Fleet With New E-Bike That Uses the Same Battery Pack as Its Scooters

The middle of a pandemic might not seem like a great time to expand a fleet of shared transportation gadgets, but Lime is pushing ahead anyway with a new e-bike that runs on the same battery packs used in its scooters. Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, Transport, Sharing Economy, Jump, Lime, Electric Bicycle, Micromobility, Wayne Ting, Technology Internet, Hospitality Recreation, Land Transport, Cycling In New York City, Cycling In Chicago, Kick Scooters, Shared Transport


The Moto G Power Proves a $200 Phone Has Its Perks

The latest Moto G Power isn’t very pretty, and it’s not that fancy either, but for a simple, well-built phone that starts at just $200, it’s got practically everything you need. And when it comes to its name, the G Power definitely delivers, with battery life that can actually last multiple days. Sure, this phone is…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Science, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Moto G, Motorola Mobility, Motorola Moto, Google Pixel, G Power, Moto E, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Moto G Power, iPhone 12 Pro Max


Verizon Tells Consumers to Turn Off 5G to Preserve Battery Life Then Instantly Regrets It

In an effort to be helpful, Verizon accidentally stuck its foot in its mouth on Sunday, and then furiously backtracked. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Technology, Samsung, Verizon Wireless, Mobile Phones, Telecommunications, Huawei, Lte, Verizon Communications, Mobile telecommunications, 5g, T Mobile US, Technology Internet


Use This Visual Search Engine to Find Images With Similar Energy

Sometimes you see a pattern on something—like a piece of clothing you can’t afford, or vintage wallpaper in a historic home—and fall in love. Sure, you can snap a photo of it and use it as a comparison, but that only gets you so far. If only there was a way to search for images using an actual image, instead of…Read more...
Tags: Pinterest, Instagram, Image Search, Software, Lifehacks, Computer Vision, Operating Systems, Kevin Kelly, Jacob Jackson, Internet Search Engines, Applications Of Computer Vision, Technology Internet, Image Retrieval




Boost Your PC Gaming Experience With 15% off a Redragon Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Redragon K552 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | $34 | Amazon | Clip couponRead more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Computing, Apple Inc, Professional Wrestling, Apple Keyboard, Redragon, Computer Keyboard, Technology Internet, Hospitality Recreation




HBO Max, I Beg You, Give Me the Like and Dislike Buttons Already

We’re creeping closer to the one-year mark and HBO Max is still tinkering with its platform. Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Television, Disney, Netflix, App Store, Allen, Farrow, Home Box Office Inc, HBO Max, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Cable Television In The United States


We Are Tech Is the Exact Edtech Startup the U.S. Needs Right Now

“The action of amplifying [Black voices] has been necessary, but what is the next step?” said Brittany Jenkins, the founder of the We Are Tech edtech startup. Jenkins is on the frontlines of working to foster diversity and equity in the tech industry. We Are Tech is not the first organization to address these issues,…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Internet Of Things, Science, Education, Microsoft, Ed, Wearable Technology, US education, Jenkins, Ambient Intelligence, Ubiquitous Computing, Inside Higher Ed, Kevin Clay, Humancomputer Interaction, Technology Internet, Distributed Computing Architecture


The RTX 3060 Will Be the First of Nvidia's New Graphics Cards to Get a Frame Rate Boost

Those who were able to purchase one of Nvidia’s new RTX 3060 graphics cards yesterday now have access to the company’s long-awaited Resizable BAR support, which is the feature PC users can enable at the BIOS-level to let the CPU and GPU talk directly to one another. This is a big deal, because that instantly helps…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Intel, Computing, Nvidia, Colorful, Gpu, EVGA, Video Card, Ati Technologies, Advanced Micro Devices, Graphics Processing Unit, Chipset, Fabless Semiconductor Companies, Graphics Hardware, Technology Internet


How to Automatically Delete All Telegram Messages

ASetting your messages to “auto-delete” is great, because it kills two birds with one stone: your various apps and social networks won’t get clogged up with conversations that no longer matter, and you won’t have to worry about the privacy concerns that come with leaving your messages sitting around forever. I …Read more...
Tags: Social Media, Software, Messages, Lifehacks, Telegram, Operating Systems, Mobile Applications, Communication Software, Instant Messaging Clients, Cross Platform Software, Technology Internet, Ios Version History, Comparison Of User Features Of Messaging Platforms


This New Image of Venus Shouldn't Actually Exist

A recent flyby of Venus by NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has resulted in an unexpectedly good image of the scorched planet, along with the revelation of a previously unknown capacity for one of the spacecraft’s instruments.Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Environment, Nasa, Venus, Plasma Physics, Solar Wind, Applied Sciences, Naval Research Laboratory, Space Science, Brian Wood, Parker Solar Probe, Light Sources, Technology Internet, Solar Phenomena, Space Plasmas


Facebook's Making a Good Case Why You Should Never Wear Its Smart Glasses

Everyone and their mother is supposedly building a pair of smart glasses now, Facebook included. However, a BuzzFeed News report notes that apparently, Facebook is thinking about building facial recognition into its forthcoming pair of AR glasses. Um, no thank you.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Technology, Buzzfeed, Surveillance, Eyewear, Computing, Augmented Reality, Andrew Bosworth, BuzzFeed News, Display technology, Smartglasses, Face Id, Biometric Information Privacy Act, Wearable Computers


The Grift and Cybercrime Blight on the Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

Last August, federal agents searched the Redmond, Washington, laboratory of Johnny Stine, a bootleg biotechnician whom they’d been investigating since March. As they fanned across Stine’s warehouse, they encountered your typical scientist fare: lab equipment, test tubes, a microscope, but also “empty beer bottles and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, Medical Research, Vaccine, Phishing, Stine, Redmond Washington, Promise, Check Point Software, Nikos Passas, Moderna, Health Sciences, Blight, Mark Ostrowski, Johnny Stine


Sony Will Reportedly Start Supporting SSD Upgrades for the PS5 Later This Summer

One of the PS5's few shortcomings compared to the Xbox Series X is its smaller built-in storage. However, based on a new report, it seems Sony is working to address that by adding support for the PS5's SSD expansion bay later this summer. Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Playstation 4, Solid State Drive, Activision, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, PS5, Home video game consoles, In Video Gaming, Xbox Series X And Series S, Technology Internet


How to Use Spatial Audio on AirPods Pro & Max

When Apple announced the launch of their pricey AirPods Max, they highlighted a new, unheard of feature: something they called “Spatial Audio”. Granted, “Spatial Audio” is a term made up by Apple to sell headphones, but it’s basically surround sound inside your headphones.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Tablet Computers, Ipad Mini, Lifehacks, Ipad Pro, Apple Inc, Portable Media Players, Max, Dolby Atmos, iPad 2, Touchscreens, AirPods, Portable Electronics, AirPods Pro


The FCC Just Authorized a $3.2 Billion Dollar Program Meant To Bring Low-Income Americans Online

The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted late Thursday to adopt the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program—a $3.2 billion dollar initiative meant to lower the cost of internet services for the tens of millions of families struggling with connectivity during the ongoing pandemic.Read more...
Tags: Science, Net Neutrality, Government, Articles, Broadband, Telecommunications, Internet Access, Federal Communications Commission, US Networks, Huawei, Pell, Jessica Rosenworcel, Lifeline, Universal Service Fund, Technology Internet, Emergency Broadband Benefit Program


Why Is My PC Always Trying to Open a File When It Boots?

There are times when your Windows PC seems to have a mind of its own—launching programs, windows, browser tabs, or whatever else without your direct input. There’s always a reason for this activity. Your system hasn’t become sentient. However, tracking down what’s causing this chaos is always a fun exercise. And…Read more...
Tags: Malware, Software, Security Breaches, Windows 10, Computer Virus, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Malwarebytes, Computer Architecture, Antivirus Software, Microsoft Defender, Technology Internet, S Tech, Abidemi






TikTok to Pay $92 Million Settlement in Nationwide Class-Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Privacy Violations

TikTok has agreed to fork over $92 million to settle a class-action complaint regarding alleged privacy violations, including claims that the app and its predecessor, Musical.ly, collected personal data without users’ consent for tracking and ad targeting purposes. Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, Identity Management, Articles, Software, Gizmodo, Terms Of Service, John Lee, Internet Privacy, Privacy Law, Video Software, Bytedance, Musically, Tiktok, US TikTok, Application Software


Leave the + Alone Already

Why has something that’s become synonymous with streaming seemingly so controversial?Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Television, Disney, Companies, Att, Streaming, Espn, Hulu, Multimedia, Sling TV, Apple Inc, Mass Media, Victoria Song, Home Box Office Inc, Television Technology


The Pentagon Sent a Pizza Box-Sized Solar Panel Into Space, But I'm Sure Everything Is Fine

Here is a completely normal and totally not-nefarious thing that is happening: Scientists from the Pentagon sent a solar panel about the size of a pizza box up to space to test if it’s possible to send extraterrestrial electricity back to Earth. Read more...
Tags: Energy, Ipad, Science, Environment, Articles, Renewable Energy, Nature, Pentagon, Photovoltaics, Solar Panel, The X Files, Earth Read, Defence Department, Spaceplanes, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Energy Conversion


'Hey Facebook,' How About Not?

Chances are you’re probably familiar with using a command like, “OK Google,” “Hey Siri,” or “Alexa” to summon a voice assistant. But now, the company that brought you pokes and likes—and who could forget fake news?— is trying to add, “Hey Facebook” to your rotation.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Technology, Social Media, Siri, Software, Computing, Oculus, Alexa, Human Interest, Social Information Processing, Technology Internet


Xbox Live Has Been Down for Hours With Users Unable to Log In [Update: It's Back]

If you’ve been struggling to get into your Xbox Live account, you’re not alone. Microsoft’s online gaming service has been down for hours this Thursday afternoon, with widespread reports of Xbox players being unable to log in at all. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Xbox One, Xbox, Xbox Live, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Xbox System Software, Technology Internet, Xbox 360 Technical Problems


Xbox Live Has Been Down for Hours With Users Unable to Log In

If you’ve been struggling to get into your Xbox Live account, you’re not alone. Microsoft’s online gaming service has been down for hours this Thursday afternoon, with widespread reports of Xbox players being unable to log in at all. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Xbox, Xbox Live, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Xbox System Software, Technology Internet




Twitter Passes Stimulus Package for the Very Online

Twitter is finally rolling out a way to get paid for tweeting that doesn’t involve putting a Venmo link in your bio, promoting a Patreon, or using the app to hunt for a rich spouse.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Pandora, News Feed, Computing, Operating Systems, Venmo, Real Time Web, Text Messaging, Elliott Management, South of Market San Francisco, Samantha Cole