Sit down. Be humble. Rapper Kendrick Lamar’s latest hit “Humble” blasted in the background. A giant screen wrapping around a circular room showed an iPhone that displayed tweets. This was the beginning of Twitter’s first-ever NewFront, a presentation dedicated to wooing advertisers. Did @jack choose the soundtrack for the @twitter #newfronts or what? pic.twitter.com/cxuO1RwW30 — […]
The race to produce a self-driving car just got a little more crowded. Samsung Electronics Co. is taking its autonomous vehicle program out of the shop and onto the street, following a decision by the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to allow the company to test its sensor-laden vehicles on public roads. […]
While we love to hate Apple’s virtual assistant, Siri, she has been hailed a hero by some fishermen in Florida, who claim that it saved their lives. Though it seems like Siri is incapable of doing anything well aside from dishing out sass, the assistant is actually pretty good at making hands-free phone calls. (Reminder: […]
The brand of the malfunctioning hoverboard that erupted in flames and led to the deaths of two children in March has been identified. On Monday, following a month-long investigation, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) revealed that it has evidence that the product involved in the incident was the LayZ Board hoverboard. The deaths of […]
The more we learn about Fitbit’s upcoming foray into the general smartwatch market, the more it looks like the activity tracking company’s fans could be in for a major letdown once the device finally drops later this year. A Yahoo Finance report published last month claimed to have some insider dirt on the project’s tumultuous […]
Those stoplight cameras that catch us committing the tiniest traffic infractions might not be as accurate as we’ve been led to believe, according to a very persistent Oregon resident whose nearly four-year battle against the system was recently profiled by Wired. It’s not the cameras themselves, it’s the math controlling the timing of stoplight signals […]
What would virtual reality on the Nintendo Switch look like? YouTuber Nintendrew decided to find out by attaching the device to a Durovis Dive 7 VR headset. The end result: A bulky-ass clunker on your face that looks unpleasant to use. Nintendrew’s VR simulation is a surface-level look at VR—really more like 360-degree video—on the […]
If you have an original Apple Watch with a swollen or expanded battery, some good news: You’re now eligible for extended repair coverage. In a note obtained by 9to5Mac, Apple has quietly updated its service coverage for original Apple Watches for an additional two years beyond their 1-year limited warranty. SEE ALSO: Nike and Apple […]
‘Archelis’ by Nitto is a leg brace designed for professions who work long hours, standing on their feet, that supports your glutes as you bend your legs.
‘Jetfoiler‘ can fly over water. This surfboard uses hydrofoil, which can lift up the board out of the water when you lean back. It also uses an electric motor to propel yourself. This surfboard can go up to 27 mph. Surf’s up!
Multi-company tech mogul Elon Musk recently laid out plans for his traffic-defeating Boring company during a talk at the TED conference, but now, we finally have the full video of his appearance. And he delivers a few more interesting comments. Answering a question regarding how long it will be before we can hop in our […]
Facebook has apologised for reportedly allowing advertisers to target emotionally vulnerable people as young as 14, as a 23-page leaked document obtained by The Australian revealed. According to the news outlet, the document prepared by two top Australian Facebook executives uses algorithms to collect data (via posts, pictures, and reactions) on the emotional state of […]