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Skype doubles group call limit to 50 people 2019-04-04 16:54:00Skype has expanded the capacity of group calls to 50 people and has added a notification feature for such calls. It started testing both features last

Twitter is testing new labels for conversation threads 2019-04-04 16:19:00In a tweet today, Twitter announced that it's experimenting with new labels on conversation threads. The labels -- author, mention and follow -- are

Netflix 'Cowboy Bebop' series casts John Cho and 2019-04-04 15:19:00Netflix's upcoming live-action Cowboy Bebop series has a cast. According to Variety, John Cho will take up the lead role of bounty hunter Spike Spieg

Tesla adds '2048' and Atari’s 'Super Breakout' to 2019-04-04 15:10:00Tesla is adding more free games to the dashboard display on Model S, Model X and Model 3 cars. Super Breakout and 2048 are joining other Atari classic

The tiny Palm phone is no longer just 2019-04-04 14:57:00Whatever particular complaints you have about the Palm phone, there's one that people can generally agree on: it's that you have to use it as a seco

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on Samsung's 2TB 2019-04-04 14:30:00This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliat

Snapchat now lets you play live, multiplayer games 2019-04-04 14:20:00Well, it looks as if the rumors were true: Snapchat is, indeed, launching its own gaming platform. Snap made the news official at its Partner Summit,

HBO is available as a premium add-on through 2019-04-04 14:15:00The Roku Channel has added HBO to its list of premium subscriptions available on its streaming platform. Those who own a Roku device can now sample a

Snap expands its short-form original series lineup with 2019-04-04 14:10:00It was only last October that Snap entered the short-form, scripted-video space with the launch of Originals, a collection of titles created from the

Snapchat Stories are coming to Tinder 2019-04-04 14:00:00Tinder ditched its Moments feature in 2015, but that doesn't mean the popular dating app is done with giving users access to ephemeral (aka disappear

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 users more control 2019-04-04 13:52:00The next major Windows 10 update is scheduled for late May, and with it, Microsoft is giving you more control over how you install updates. You'll be

Snapchat 'Landmarkers' bring the Eiffel Tower to life 2019-04-04 13:50:00Snap is kicking off its Partner Summit in Los Angeles with a few announcements about the feature that makes Snapchat tick: augmented reality Lenses. F

Ars Technica » Gear

Android TV update puts home-screen ads on multi-thousand-dollar 2019-04-04 15:53:14Users are reportedly not enjoying Google's "pilot program."

Microsoft going to extreme lengths to ensure May 2019-04-04 12:30:19There'll be a month-long release preview phase, less aggressive end-user deployment, and more.

Watch a Verizon 5G phone hit speeds faster 2019-04-03 18:15:45It was under ideal conditions, but Verizon finally puts real numbers to mobile 5G.

Google’s second Android Q Beta brings us “Bubbles” 2019-04-03 15:14:12Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble.

Microsoft kills off the book store you probably 2019-04-03 12:16:48Anyone who bought books will have them deleted and will receive a refund.

Google Duplex arrives on iPhones, most Android devices 2019-04-03 10:50:04Book restaurants with the Google Assistant's human-like voice AI.

YouTube reportedly ignored extremism in order to boost 2019-04-03 10:42:42Bloomberg report shows how employees offered solutions but were turned down.

Intel’s new assault on the data center: 56-core 2019-04-02 18:20:30Intel wants to sell you more than just some CPUs for your servers.

iPad mini teardown reveals a Frankenstein of components 2019-04-02 15:08:19It's a small iPad Air on the outside and an upgraded iPad mini 4 on the inside.

Visual Studio 2019 goes live with C++, Python 2019-04-02 12:00:51Microsoft's venerable IDE receives its biannual update.

Here lies Google Inbox, a radical rethink of 2019-04-02 11:20:41Preserved here for future generations, this is what Google Inbox was like.

Google and Walmart team up to let users 2019-04-02 09:16:15Amazon's Alexa has a new competitor in the voice-controlled shopping space.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

Apple sells wireless charging AirPods, cancels charger days 2019-03-29 16:54:18“Works with AirPower mat”. Apparently not. It looks to me like Apple doesn’t treat customers with the same “high standard&rdqu

Mars helicopter bound for the Red Planet takes 2019-03-28 18:23:21The Mars 2020 mission is on track for launch next year, and nesting inside the high-tech new rover heading that direction is a high-tech helicopter de

Canon takes on Fuji with new instant-print CLIQ 2019-03-28 14:53:13Instant print cameras have been popular for a long, long time, but they're seeing a renaissance now — led by Fujifilm, whose Instax mini-films

Ocean drone startup merger spawns Sofar, the DJI 2019-03-27 15:22:08What lies beneath the murky depths? SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive wants to help you and the scientific community find out. He’s just led a $7

This self-driving AI faced off against a champion 2019-03-27 14:01:36Developments in the self-driving car world can sometimes be a bit dry: a million miles without an accident, a 10 percent increase in pedestrian detect

FarmWise turns to Roush to build autonomous vegetable 2019-03-27 08:59:36FarmWise wants robots to do the dirty part of farming: weeding. With that thought, the San Francisco-based startup enlisted the help of Michigan-based

Game streaming’s multi-industry melee is about to begin 2019-03-26 12:48:46Almost exactly 10 years ago, I was at GDC participating in a demo of a service I didn’t think could exist: OnLive. The company had promised high

Huawei announces smart glasses in partnership with Gentle 2019-03-26 10:47:03Huawei is launching connected glasses in partnership with Gentle Monster, a Korean sunglasses and optical glasses brand. There won’t be a single

Huawei unveils the P30 and P30 Pro 2019-03-26 09:30:05Huawei unveiled its brand new flagship phone — the P30 and the P30 Pro — at a press conference today in Paris. In many ways, this year&rsq

Mobileye CEO clowns on Nvidia for allegedly copying 2019-03-25 16:29:19While creating self-driving car systems, it's natural that different companies might independently arrive at similar methods or results — but t

Apple introduces its own credit card, the Apple 2019-03-25 13:40:07Today, Apple announced… a credit card. The Apple Card is designed for the iPhone and will work with the Wallet app. You sign up from your

How to watch the live stream for today’s 2019-03-25 12:57:38Apple is holding a keynote today on its campus in Cupertino, and the company is expected to talk about new services. Don’t expect any new device


Best Fermenting Gear: Masontops, Pickle Pipes, Pickle Pebbles, 2019-04-02 07:00:00This is the stuff to buy if you want to start making your own pickles, kimchis, and sauerkrauts.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Review: A Good Reason to 2019-04-01 09:00:00The third time is a charm for Samsung's completely wirefree earbuds.

Things We Loved in March: iPads, AirPods, Fitbits, 2019-03-30 09:00:00These are the best products we tested, handled, and carried with us this month.

Apple AirPods (2019) Review: Little, Better, Not That 2019-03-30 08:00:00You’d think the new AirPods would be leaps and bounds better. That’s not the case.

5 Best Rain Jackets for 2019: Lightweight, Hiking, 2019-03-30 08:00:00We test-drove more than a dozen rain jackets to get you outside this spring. These heavy and lightweight waterproof jackets kept us cool and dry in th

17 Best Deals on Laptops, 4K TVs, and 2019-03-30 07:00:00Peruse our picks from Dell's March Madness sale, along with cheap workout headphones, smart tablets, and more.

Apple's AirPower Gets the Ax, Rickshaws Get a 2019-03-29 20:43:57Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

RIP AirPower: Apple Kills Its Elusive Wireless Charging 2019-03-29 17:52:13The iPhone charging accessory was announced in September 2017 but failed to materialize. And now it never will.

Gadget Lab Podcast: The Case for Male Birth 2019-03-29 15:54:18Contraceptives for men have been explored in some way since at least the 1950’s, but there haven’t been many viable options. A new sperm-r

Twitter's Dark Mode Interface Is Getting an Update 2019-03-28 13:00:00The service is updating its Dark Mode settings, making the color palette more forgiving to users who lurk at all hours.

Best iPhone for 2019: Which Model Should You 2019-03-28 09:00:00Picking the right iPhone has become an increasingly difficult choice, but this breakdown should help you figure out whether you want an iPhone XR or a

13 Best Tablets for Every Budget (2019): iPad, 2019-03-27 09:00:00Whether you prefer Android, iOS, or Windows, these are the best tablets we've tried.

Geeky Gadgets

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iFixit takes apart the new iPad Air 2019-04-03 09:08:06We recently saw a teardown of thew new iPad Mini and now it is the turn of the new iPad Air that Apple announced recently. The updated iPad Air comes

13 Billion Years of the Universe condensed to 2019-04-03 08:58:34YouTube channel Melody Sheep has created a fantastic time-lapse of the creation of the entire universe in just 10 minutes providing an insight into ju

Superbe smart watch never needs charging 2019-04-03 08:36:39NOWA has created a smartwatch for 2019 the form of the Superbe, with a design similar to that of a traditional watch it capable of tracking activity,

Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice arrives on Nintendo Switch 2019-04-03 08:26:29Next week the awesome Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice game will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch priced at £25, after originally launching o

OnePlus 7 design revealed by case renders 2019-04-03 08:20:20We have already heard a number of rumors about the new OnePlus 7 smartphone, the handset is said to come with a notch free display and a pop up Selfie

Next-Gen Ford Mustang rumor is bad news for 2019-04-03 08:15:34A rumor is going around about the next generation Ford Mustang expected in 2026-2029 model year. The problem for fans is that the car is rumored to ge

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LUCI immers wearable display offers 1023 inch virtual 2019-04-03 07:59:59A portable lightweight wearable display called LUCI enables users to watch videos, play games and follow your FPV, by offering a massive virtual scree

da Bomb! indie DEF CON badge for DC27 2019-04-03 07:42:19If you are attending the upcoming DEF CON conference you may be interested in a new hackable electronic badge created