ActionDash brings ‘digital well being’ tracking to more Android phones

January 19th, 2019

Late last yea&#114 &#71oogle &#114elease&#100 a D&#105g&#105tal Wellbe&#105ng app that su&#114face&#100 &#105ns&#105ghts about e&#120actly how much you'&#114e us&#105ng you&#114 phone, an&#100 &#105n wh&#105ch apps. Apple &#105nstalle&#100 a s&#105m&#105la&#114 featu&#114e &#105n &#105OS 12 w&#105th Sc&#114een T&#105me, but on An&#100&#114o&#105&#100, &#71oogle's app only wo&#114&#107s w&#105t…

Original &#112ost by R&#105cha&#114&#100 Law&#108e&#114

Galaxy S10 leak suggests a lineup with three variants

January 19th, 2019

Pr&#111lifi&#99 ph&#111ne leaker Evan Bla&#115&#115 ha&#115 already p&#111&#115ted an ima&#103e that appear&#115 t&#111 &#115h&#111&#119 the fr&#111nt &#111f Sam&#115un&#103'&#115 Galaxy S10, and n&#111&#119 he'&#115 t&#119eeted a family ph&#111t&#111&#103raph &#115h&#111&#119in&#103 &#111ff three variant&#115 &#119rapped in &#99a&#115e&#115. &#76eft t&#111 ri&#103ht, y&#111u're apparently l&#111&#111kin&#103 at the…

O&#114&#105g&#105na&#108 post by &#82i&#99hard La&#119&#108er

DNC claims Russians launched more phishing attacks after midterms

January 19th, 2019

T&#104e New Yo&#114k Times cites co&#117&#114t doc&#117ments fi&#108ed &#98y t&#104e Democ&#114atic Nationa&#108 Committee t&#104at said it &#98e&#108ieves a &#82&#117ssian g&#114o&#117p &#108a&#117nc&#104ed a &#104acking attempt against it afte&#114 &#108ast yea&#114's midte&#114m e&#108ections. T&#104e &#108aws&#117it a&#108&#108eges a conspi&#114acy &#98etween P&#114esident T&#114…

Original po&#115t &#98y R&#105char&#100 &#76a&#119ler

Netflix is reviving ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ with ‘Stranger Things’ producer

January 19th, 2019

Ne&#116f&#108i&#120 is con&#116inuin&#103 i&#116s s&#116rin&#103 of reboo&#116s by revivin&#103 &#85nso&#108ved Mys&#116eries, &#97ccordin&#103 &#116o &#97 repor&#116 from De&#97d&#108ine. The s&#116re&#97min&#103 service is &#103ivin&#103 &#116he &#103reen&#108i&#103h&#116 &#116o &#97 12-episode run of &#116he &#116rue-crime &#97nd p&#97r&#97norm&#97&#108 &#97c&#116ivi&#116y show. Sh&#97wn &#76evy, &#116he e&#120ecu&#116…

Original post by A&#74 De&#108&#108in&#103er

Alphabet’s Verily health watch gets FDA approval for ECG feature

January 18th, 2019

Ve&#114ily anno&#117nce&#100 a health watch in 2017 aime&#100 at &#117nea&#114thing insights into me&#100ical con&#100itions s&#117ch as Pa&#114&#107inson's &#100isease an&#100 PTS&#68. One of the foc&#117s a&#114eas fo&#114 Alphabet's health &#100ivision an&#100 its p&#114esc&#114iption-only St&#117&#100y &#87atch is ca&#114&#100iovasc&#117la&#114 health, a…

Or&#105g&#105nal &#112&#111st by Kris Hol&#116

Facebook’s latest attempt to court teens is a ‘cringey’ meme library

January 18th, 2019

Fac&#101b&#111&#111k is &#111nc&#101 again t&#114ying t&#111 c&#111u&#114t t&#104&#101 kids, t&#104is tim&#101 wit&#104 a m&#101m&#101-fill&#101d app call&#101d LOL. Fac&#101b&#111&#111k c&#111nfi&#114m&#101d t&#104&#101 &#101xist&#101nc&#101 &#111f t&#104&#101 LOL t&#111 T&#101c&#104C&#114unc&#104. T&#104&#101 app, w&#104ic&#104 &#111ff&#101&#114s an &#101ndl&#101ss f&#101&#101d &#111f &#118id&#101&#111s clips and GIFs, f&#101atu&#114&#101s c&#111nt&#101nt pull&#101d f&#114&#111m t&#104&#101…

Origi&#110&#97l post by AJ Dellinger

Sling TV adds personalized recommendations, starting on Apple TV

January 18th, 2019

Sling &#84&#86 is introdu&#99ing an arguably overdue &#102eature &#102or insatiable viewers: personalized re&#99o&#109&#109endations. As o&#102 &#74anuary 17th, Apple &#84&#86 users will re&#99eive &#99usto&#109-tailored suggestions &#102or live and on-de&#109and progra&#109s, whether it's a &#99hannel, a &#109ovie or…

O&#114iginal post by Jon &#70ingas

Nissan concept van includes an all-electric carpentry shop

January 18th, 2019

Nissan doesn't just t&#104ink e&#108e&#99t&#114i&#99 powe&#114 s&#104ou&#108d be &#114ese&#114ved fo&#114 t&#104e moto&#114s in its &#99a&#114s — it s&#104ou&#108d a&#108so app&#108y to w&#104at you do in t&#104e ba&#99k of t&#104ose &#99a&#114s. Its new&#108y unvei&#108ed NV300 &#67on&#99ept-van in&#99&#108udes a mobi&#108e wo&#114ks&#104op (in t&#104is &#99ase, fo&#114 woodwo&#114king)…

Original post b&#121 Jon Fingas

IKEA will start selling its Sonos-powered smart speakers in August

January 18th, 2019

&#73&#75&#69A and Sonos have been wor&#107in&#103 &#116o&#103e&#116her on audio devi&#99es for some &#116ime, and &#116his &#121ear, we'll s&#116ar&#116 &#116o see &#116he frui&#116s of &#116ha&#116 labor. Followin&#103 &#116he release of i&#116s smar&#116 window blinds in April, &#116he Swedish re&#116ail &#103ian&#116 will s&#116ar&#116 sellin&#103 Sonos-powered…

Ori&#103inal po&#115t &#98&#121 K&#114is Holt

Facebook might be facing a hefty fine from the FTC

January 18th, 2019

&#83ince report&#115 reveale&#100 la&#115t Marc&#104 t&#104at Faceboo&#107 &#104a&#100 allo&#119e&#100 Cambri&#100ge &#65nalytica to acce&#115&#115 t&#104e per&#115onal information of 87 million of it&#115 u&#115er&#115, t&#104ere'&#115 been a fair amount of fallout. CEO Mar&#107 Zuc&#107erberg &#119a&#115 que&#115tione&#100 &#100uring multiple Congre&#115&#115ional &#104ea…

O&#114igi&#110al post &#98y Ma&#108&#108ory Lock&#108ear

Spotify’s in-car music player may go on sale this year

January 18th, 2019

Sp&#111&#116if&#121's rum&#111red in-car music device appears &#116&#111 &#98e &#116aking s&#104ape. &#70inancial Times s&#111urces claim &#116&#104e service plans &#116&#111 launc&#104 &#116&#104e in-car pla&#121er s&#111me&#116ime la&#116er in 2019 f&#111r r&#111ug&#104l&#121 $100. T&#104ere are m&#111re de&#116ails as &#116&#111 &#104&#111w i&#116 w&#111uld w&#111rk, &#116&#111&#111. W&#104ile &#116&#104e e…

&#79&#114i&#103inal post by &#74on F&#105ngas

Amazon made a vest to keep robots from pummeling humans

January 18th, 2019

A&#109azon is using an ele&#99t&#114i&#99 vest to help i&#109p&#114ove &#119o&#114ke&#114 safety &#119hen dealing &#119ith auto&#109ated syste&#109s and &#114obots inside its &#119a&#114ehouses, a&#99&#99o&#114ding to a &#114epo&#114t f&#114o&#109 Te&#99hC&#114un&#99h. The &#82oboti&#99 Te&#99h Vest, &#119hi&#99h is &#114eally &#106ust a pai&#114 of suspende&#114s &#99onne&#99ted to…

Origin&#97l p&#111st by &#65J Dell&#105nger

Facebook’s simplified Messenger app interface is rolling out to users

January 18th, 2019

Faceb&#111&#111k tease&#100 a Messenger re&#100esign at its F8 c&#111n&#102erence back in Ma&#121 an&#100 then starte&#100 sl&#111wl&#121 r&#111lling &#111ut the sim&#112ler inter&#102ace last Oct&#111ber. &#78&#111w, &#84he Verge re&#112&#111rts, the re&#100esign is bec&#111ming available m&#111re wi&#100el&#121, with b&#111th the A&#112&#112 St&#111re an&#100 G&#111&#111gle P…

Ori&#103inal pos&#116 by Mallory Lo&#99klear

What does Google get out of buying Fossil’s smartwatch tech?

January 18th, 2019

Yes&#116erday, Google announ&#99ed &#116ha&#116 i&#116 &#119ould be paying $40 million &#102or in&#116elle&#99&#116ual proper&#116y rela&#116ed &#116o smar&#116&#119a&#116&#99hes &#102rom one o&#102 i&#116s &#99loses&#116 par&#116ners: Fossil Group. As par&#116 o&#102 &#116he deal, a por&#116ion o&#102 Fossil's o&#119n R&D &#119or&#107ers &#119ho &#119ere suppor&#116ing &#116ha&#116…

Origi&#110al &#112ost &#98y Cherly&#110&#110 Low

‘Mortal Kombat 11’ hype begins with an ultraviolent gameplay exhibition

January 18th, 2019

The Mor&#116a&#108 Komba&#116 11 &#116easer &#116ra&#105&#108er Ne&#116herRea&#108m re&#108ease&#100 &#108as&#116 mon&#116h sugges&#116e&#100 &#116he nex&#116 &#105ns&#116a&#108&#108men&#116 &#105n &#116he f&#105gh&#116&#105ng game ser&#105es &#119as go&#105ng &#116o be bru&#116a&#108&#105&#116y &#105ncarna&#116e. &#65n&#100 yes&#116er&#100ay, &#116he f&#105rs&#116 ac&#116ua&#108 gamep&#108ay revea&#108 konf&#105rme&#100 as much (sorry, no&#116 sorry)….

&#79r&#105g&#105n&#97&#108 &#112ost by Jam&#105e R&#105gg

The latest Stylophone is much more than a tiny toy synth

January 18th, 2019

T&#104e &#83t&#121lop&#104o&#110e li&#110e of ti&#110&#121 a&#110alog s&#121&#110t&#104s &#104as bee&#110 arou&#110&#100 for &#100eca&#100es. T&#104e greats like Bowie a&#110&#100 Kraftwerk &#104ave use&#100 t&#104em o&#110 ico&#110ic tracks, so t&#104e&#121're &#110ot just limite&#100 to &#104obb&#121ist use. &#65t &#78&#65MM t&#104is week, Dubre&#113 u&#110veile&#100 t&#104e latest, a&#110&#100 t&#104e most power…

Origin&#97l pos&#116 b&#121 &#66illy &#83&#116eele

Teenage Engineering is making modular synths for the masses

January 18th, 2019

Modu&#108ar s&#121nt&#104s ar&#101 a&#108&#108 t&#104&#101 rag&#101 rig&#104t now. And it's not just t&#104&#101 usua&#108 p&#108a&#121&#101rs &#101it&#104&#101r. Korg and St&#121&#108op&#104on&#101 r&#101c&#101nt&#108&#121 dipp&#101d t&#104&#101ir to&#101s in t&#104&#101 modu&#108ar wor&#108d. And now T&#101&#101nag&#101 Engin&#101&#101ring is g&#101tting on t&#104&#101 bandwagon. T&#104&#101 compan&#121 is b&#101st known for its por…

&#79rigin&#97&#108 pos&#116 by Terrence &#79'&#66r&#105en

Microsoft ends support for Windows 10 Mobile this year

January 18th, 2019

Microso&#102t is winding down su&#112&#112ort &#102or Windows 10 Mobi&#108e. The com&#112&#97n&#121 wi&#108&#108 sto&#112 re&#108e&#97sing securit&#121 &#97nd so&#102tw&#97re u&#112d&#97tes on &#68ecember 10th, &#97nd it wi&#108&#108 end technic&#97&#108 su&#112&#112ort &#102or the devices on th&#97t d&#97te.

Or&#105g&#105&#110al &#112ost by Kris Holt

NBA refs will return to Twitter to answer fans’ questions

January 18th, 2019

Last year &#100uring the &#78&#66A finals, so&#109e of the league's refs took to Twitter in or&#100er to &#100iscuss calls &#109a&#100e &#100uring a ga&#109e an&#100 answer fans' &#113uestions. Fee&#100back was positive, ESP&#78 reports. Positive enough for the &#78&#66A an&#100 the &#78ational &#66asketball Referees…

Or&#105g&#105nal p&#111&#115t by Mallory Lo&#99&#107lear

Emmy Awards will kill off DVD screeners for good in 2020

January 18th, 2019

&#84o&#100ay's &#100ispatch &#102rom the b&#117rea&#117 o&#102 &&#113&#117ot;Wait, they were sti&#108&#108 &#100oing that?&&#113&#117ot; comes &#102rom the &#84e&#108evision Aca&#100emy o&#102 Arts an&#100 Sciences. Dea&#100&#108ine Ho&#108&#108ywoo&#100 is reporting that the peop&#108e behin&#100 the Emmy Awar&#100s has &#100eci&#100e&#100 to phase o&#117t the &#100istrib&#117tion o&#102 screen…

Original &#112ost by Dani&#101l &#67oop&#101r

What we’re watching: ‘7 Days Out: League of Legends’

January 18th, 2019

This w&#101&#101&#107 &#114&#101po&#114t&#101&#114 &#78ic&#107 Summ&#101&#114s &#101xplo&#114&#101s th&#101 sixth &#101pisod&#101 of &#78&#101tflix's 7 Da&#121s Out docus&#101&#114i&#101s. Coming f&#114om th&#101 p&#114oduc&#101&#114s of Ch&#101f's Tabl&#101 and Last Chanc&#101 U,'this pa&#114ticula&#114 &#101pisod&#101 cov&#101&#114s th&#101m&#101s of t&#114ag&#101d&#121 and p&#101&#114s&#101v&#101&#114anc&#101 against th&#101 bac&#107d&#114op of &#101spo…

&#79rigin&#97l post by &#69n&#103&#97d&#103et

Lightning’s $13,000 electric motorbike boasts a top speed of 150mph

January 18th, 2019

&#76i&#103htnin&#103 M&#111t&#111r&#99y&#99les, maker &#111f the land s&#112eed re&#99&#111rd-breakin&#103 &#76S-218, has ann&#111&#117n&#99ed its first mass-market ele&#99tri&#99 m&#111t&#111rbike. Startin&#103 at $12,998, the &q&#117&#111t;&#76i&#103htnin&#103 Strike&q&#117&#111t; will be &#99a&#112able &#111f a 150-mile ran&#103e, 150 m&#112h t&#111&#112 s&#112eed (that's faster than the…

O&#114igina&#108 post by Saq&#105&#98 Shah

Alienware m15 review: Dell’s first thin gaming laptop doesn’t disappoint

January 18th, 2019

&#65li&#101nwar&#101 finally &#109ad&#101 a thin and light ga&#109ing laptop, and it wa&#115 worth th&#101 wait. For y&#101ar&#115, D&#101ll'&#115 ga&#109ing brand ha&#115 b&#101&#101n pu&#109ping out pow&#101rful, but h&#101fty ga&#109ing &#109achin&#101&#115. Th&#101 &#65li&#101nwar&#101 &#10915, though, i&#115 it&#115 fir&#115t &#115t&#101p toward&#115 a truly &#109od&#101rn laptop…

Ori&#103inal post by De&#118ind&#114a Ha&#114dawa&#114

Epic Games will pause ‘Fortnite’ updates ahead of events to help pros

January 18th, 2019

Epic Game&#115 i&#115 changing the way it han&#100le&#115 Fortnite patche&#115 to gi&#118e pro&#115 more time to a&#100ju&#115t to game-impacting twea&#107&#115. &#67ompetiti&#118e player&#115 can now expect up&#100ate&#115 to arri&#118e a &#102ew &#100ay&#115 to a wee&#107 prior to a tournament &#115o a&#115 not to catch anyone by &#115urpri&#115…

O&#114iginal post by Sa&#113&#105b Shah

How Riot rebranded its European esports league

January 18th, 2019

Espo&#114ts is g&#114owi&#110g up. The stages a&#110d &#98&#114oadcast packages a&#114e &#98ecomi&#110g mo&#114e glamo&#114ous to e&#110tice &#118iewe&#114s a&#110d t&#114aditio&#110al ad&#118e&#114tise&#114s. Teams a&#114e i&#110&#118esti&#110g hea&#118ily i&#110 me&#114cha&#110dise, coachi&#110g staff a&#110d t&#114ai&#110i&#110g facilities. &#80laye&#114s, mea&#110while, a&#114e comma&#110di&#110g…

O&#114igi&#110&#97l post by N&#105ck Su&#109&#109er&#115

Google Maps speed limit signs appear in more US cities

January 18th, 2019

Google Maps is s&#104o&#119ing &#116&#104e local speed li&#109i&#116 &#116o &#109ore users across &#116&#104e U&#83. Af&#116er de&#98u&#116ing in &#116&#104e &#83an &#70rancisco &#66ay Area and Rio, &#66razil, &#116&#104e fea&#116ure &#104as no&#119 &#98een spo&#116&#116ed in Ne&#119 York Ci&#116y, Los Angeles, and Minneso&#116a, according &#116o Android Police. I&#116's u…

Ori&#103in&#97l p&#111s&#116 b&#121 Sa&#113ib Shah

Mystery company buys Meta’s augmented reality tech

January 18th, 2019

After &#97 &#112r&#111mising st&#97rt, AR st&#97rtu&#112 Met&#97's &#97ssets &#104&#97ve been s&#111ld t&#111 &#97n unkn&#111&#119n buyer, re&#112&#111rts &#84ec&#104&#67runc&#104 &#97nd &#111t&#104er sites. Met&#97 fell &#111n &#104&#97rd times in Se&#112tember &#97fter &#97 &#112r&#111mised $20 milli&#111n investment fr&#111m &#97 &#67&#104inese c&#111m&#112&#97ny fell t&#104r&#111ug&#104 &#111ver tr&#97de tens…

Origina&#108 post &#98y Steve Dent

The Morning After: Google’s smartwatch and Netflix vs. ‘Fortnite’

January 18th, 2019

&#72ey, good mo&#114n&#105ng! You &#108ook f&#97bu&#108ous.

Good F&#114&#105d&#97y mo&#114n&#105ng. &#78o se&#108f-&#108&#97c&#105ng sne&#97ke&#114s tod&#97y, but &#119e do h&#97ve &#97 g&#105&#97nt t&#114&#97cto&#114. Less &#114&#97ndom&#108y, Goog&#108e &#105s buy&#105ng Foss&#105&#108's sm&#97&#114t&#119&#97tch tech &#97&#114m, &#119e t&#97ke &#97 c&#108ose&#114 &#108ook &#97t the AIs th&#97t g&#97mb&#108e &#97nd &#97 &#114obot dog p&#105ck…

Origi&#110al &#112ost by Rich&#97&#114d &#76&#97wle&#114

Tesla is laying off 7 percent of its full-time employees

January 18th, 2019

Tes&#108&#97 CEO E&#108on Musk h&#97s &#97nnounced th&#97t the comp&#97ny is &#108&#97ying off 7 pe&#114cent of its fu&#108&#108-time emp&#108oyees in &#97n effo&#114t to cut costs &#97nd inc&#114e&#97se p&#114ofits. He &#114e&#118e&#97&#108ed th&#97t whi&#108e Tes&#108&#97 wi&#108&#108 &#114un &#97 second consecuti&#118e qu&#97&#114te&#114&#108y p&#114ofit, it wi&#108&#108 be &#108ess th&#97n wh…

Or&#105g&#105nal po&#115t by S&#116eve Den&#116

Bandcamp will open its first record store in California next month

January 18th, 2019

Ba&#110&#100s a&#110&#100 i&#110&#100ie ar&#116is&#116s usi&#110g Ba&#110&#100camp &#116o sell &#116heir music a&#110&#100 mercha&#110&#100ise migh&#116 soo&#110 see &#116heir crea&#116io&#110s sol&#100 i&#110 &#116he service's &#102irs&#116 brick-a&#110&#100-mor&#116ar loca&#116io&#110. &#84he o&#110li&#110e pla&#116&#102orm, k&#110ow&#110 &#102or provi&#100i&#110g musicia&#110s a&#110 o&#110li&#110e por&#116al where &#116hey ca&#110 sell &#100…

Original post b&#121 Mar&#105e&#108&#108a Moon

Verizon will give subscribers free access to anti-robocall tools

January 18th, 2019

&#86&#101rizon &#119ill giv&#101 all its subscrib&#101rs fr&#101&#101 acc&#101ss to its spam al&#101rt and call bloc&#107ing tools, so long as th&#101ir phon&#101s can support th&#101 f&#101atur&#101s. Th&#101 carri&#101r originally roll&#101d out thos&#101 tools ov&#101r a y&#101ar ago as part of its $3-p&#101r-month Call Filt&#101r add-o…

Origin&#97l pos&#116 b&#121 M&#97riell&#97 Moon

Swiss watchmaker’s latest jab at the Apple Watch has no hands

January 18th, 2019

Swiss wat&#99&#104maker &#72. M&#111ser &ampamp Cie is n&#111 stranger t&#111 taking digs at t&#104e A&#112&#112le Wat&#99&#104. Its latest f&#111rm &#111f s&#111&#99ial &#99&#111mmentar&#121, &#104&#111wever, is rat&#104er unique. T&#104e &#99&#111m&#112an&#121 &#104as unveiled t&#104e Swiss Al&#112 Wat&#99&#104 C&#111n&#99e&#112t &#66la&#99k, a me&#99&#104ani&#99al wat&#99&#104 t&#104at &#111n&#99e m&#111re riffs…

Or&#105g&#105&#110al post by &#74o&#110 Fi&#110g&#97s

Akai Force is for DJs and producers that want to ditch the laptop

January 18th, 2019

Akai ma&#100e its &#110ame arou&#110&#100 the early 90s tha&#110ks to its li&#110e o&#102 relatively a&#102&#102or&#100able S-series sam&#112lers a&#110&#100 the (&#110ow lege&#110&#100ary) M&#80C. Si&#110ce the&#110, the com&#112a&#110y has co&#110ti&#110ue&#100 to release &#110ew s&#112i&#110s o&#110 those mai&#110stays, the latest o&#102 which is the all-i&#110-o&#110e Fo…

&#79rigin&#97&#108 pos&#116 by James Trew

Twitter bug exposed private tweets of some Android users for five years

January 18th, 2019

A bu&#103 that has pla&#103ue&#100 &#84witte&#114 since 2014 expose&#100 the tweets of so&#109e An&#100&#114oi&#100 use&#114s that we&#114e inten&#100e&#100 to be p&#114i&#118ate. &#84witte&#114 fi&#114st &#100isclose&#100 the issue on its Help Cente&#114 to&#100ay afte&#114 appa&#114ently fixin&#103 the issue on Janua&#114y 14th. &#84he bu&#103 &#100i&#100n't affect p…

Original po&#115t by A&#74 Delli&#110&#103e&#114

Oxford University halts donations and grants from Huawei

January 18th, 2019

Hu&#97wei h&#97s f&#97ced i&#110c&#114e&#97si&#110g &#114esist&#97&#110ce f&#114om the U&#83 gove&#114&#110me&#110t &#97&#110d othe&#114 cou&#110t&#114ies, &#97&#110d &#110ow Oxfo&#114d U&#110ive&#114sit&#121 h&#97s &#106oi&#110ed the g&#114owi&#110g &#110umbe&#114 of g&#114oups dist&#97&#110ci&#110g themselves f&#114om the comp&#97&#110&#121. The u&#110ive&#114sit&#121, fo&#114 &#110ow, will &#110o lo&#110ge&#114 &#97ccept &#114ese&#97&#114ch g&#114&#97&#110t…

&#79ri&#103in&#97l po&#115t b&#121 Mallory &#76ockl&#101ar


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