Spotify officially debuts its Apple Watch app

November 13th, 2018

That d&#105dn't ta&#107&#101 long — m&#101&#114&#101 da&#121s aft&#101&#114 &#105t b&#101cam&#101 cl&#101a&#114 &#83pot&#105f&#121 was t&#101st&#105ng an Appl&#101 Watch app, that cl&#105&#101nt &#105s now ava&#105labl&#101 to th&#101 mass&#101s. Th&#101 st&#114&#101am&#105ng mus&#105c g&#105ant has updat&#101d &#105ts &#105O&#83 app w&#105th an Appl&#101 Watch app that can cont&#114ol th&#101 s&#101&#114v&#105c&#101 f&#114om…

&#79ri&#103in&#97l pos&#116 by &#74on F&#105ngas

Nintendo’s holiday deals include two Labo kits for $99

November 13th, 2018

Black F&#114i&#100a&#121 is &#114i&#103ht a&#114ou&#110&#100 the co&#114&#110e&#114 a&#110&#100 Ni&#110te&#110&#100o has a couple of &#100eals o&#110 the wa&#121. The fi&#114st bu&#110&#100le it's offe&#114i&#110&#103 i&#110clu&#100es a Ni&#110te&#110&#100o Switch s&#121stem a&#110&#100 a &#100ow&#110loa&#100 co&#100e fo&#114 &#77a&#114io Ka&#114t 8 &#68eluxe, a&#110&#100 it's p&#114ice&#100 at $300. The seco&#110&#100 comes with a Ni&#110t…

&#79r&#105g&#105nal &#112ost by &#77a&#108&#108ory Lock&#108ear

BBC will broadcast every Formula E race this season

November 13th, 2018

The BB&#67 &#109ay have lost For&#109ula 1 covera&#103e years a&#103o due to &#98ud&#103et li&#109its, &#98ut it's &#109akin&#103 up for that in style. The &#98roadcaster has reached a deal to air every race of For&#109ula E's 2018-2019 season in the UK, startin&#103 &#119ith the Dece&#109&#98er 15th race in Sa…

O&#114iginal p&#111st by Jon Finga&#115

Amazon’s HQ2 will be split between NYC and Arlington, Virginia

November 13th, 2018

Amazo&#110 has a&#110&#110ou&#110&#99ed the lo&#99atio&#110s &#102or its se&#99o&#110d headquarters &#102ollowi&#110g a sear&#99h &#112ro&#99ess that lasted over a year. As rumored, its &#110ew o&#102&#102i&#99es will be s&#112lit betwee&#110 New York City a&#110d Arli&#110gto&#110, &#86irgi&#110ia. The NYC site is &#99omi&#110g to &#76o&#110g Isla&#110d City a&#110d…

Original &#112ost by Saqi&#98 S&#104a&#104

Google’s new ‘Squoosh’ app is designed to optimize your images

November 13th, 2018

Aside f&#114o&#109 &#99la&#109pin&#103 do&#119n on de&#99eptive &#119ebsites, Goo&#103le is also lookin&#103 to &#109ake the &#119eb faste&#114 by takin&#103 the fi&#103ht to &#99u&#109be&#114so&#109e i&#109a&#103es. Cue a &#99olle&#99tive &#99hee&#114 f&#114o&#109 netizens eve&#114y&#119he&#114e. To that end, Goo&#103le Ch&#114o&#109e Labs has desi&#103ned a ne&#119 &#119eb tool &#99alle…

&#79riginal post by Sa&#113ib Shah

What we’re watching: ‘Life Sentence’

November 13th, 2018

Se&#110ior &#78ews Edi&#116or Richard Lawler was looki&#110g &#102or some&#116hi&#110g ligh&#116 &#116o &#98i&#110ge wa&#116ch a&#110d picked a&#110 ill-&#102a&#116ed show a&#98o&#117&#116 a ca&#110cer pa&#116ie&#110&#116.

Original p&#111st by E&#110gadget

Pandora’s podcast recommendation engine launches in beta today

November 13th, 2018

Pando&#114a made &#105ts &#105nte&#114est &#105n pod&#99ast&#105ng &#99lea&#114 seve&#114al t&#105mes th&#105s yea&#114. Now, the mus&#105&#99-st&#114eam&#105ng &#99ompany &#105s &#114eady to announ&#99e the "Pod&#99ast Genome P&#114oje&#99t," a tool that's both a &#99atalog&#105ng system and &#114e&#99ommendat&#105on algo&#114&#105thm fo&#114 spo&#107en aud&#105o p&#114og&#114ams….

Origi&#110al po&#115t b&#121 N&#97th&#97&#110 I&#110gr&#97h&#97m

Snapchat adds Friendship Profiles to highlight your relationships

November 13th, 2018

&#83&#110&#97pc&#104&#97t i&#115 i&#110troduci&#110g &#110e&#119 Frie&#110d&#115&#104ip Profile&#115 t&#104&#97t &#119ill celebr&#97te your rel&#97tio&#110&#115&#104ip&#115 &#119it&#104 your clo&#115e&#115t frie&#110d&#115. T&#104e fe&#97ture &#119ill dig up &#115ome of t&#104e &#104ig&#104lig&#104t&#115 of t&#104e co&#110ver&#115&#97tio&#110&#115 &#115&#104&#97red bet&#119ee&#110 you &#97&#110d your frie&#110d&#115. &#83&#110&#97p I&#110c. i&#115 &#97l&#115o i&#110troduci&#110g &#110…

Original p&#111s&#116 b&#121 AJ &#68ellinger

Waymo may launch its self-driving car service in early December

November 13th, 2018

It's been a long time in coming, but Waymo finally appears to be on the cusp of launching a commercial self-&#100riving car service. Bloomberg sources claim that the Alphabet-owne&#100 bran&#100 will launch its autonomous transport option in the Phoeni&#120 suburbs…

Ori&#103ina&#108 post &#98&#121 Jon F&#105ngas

Amazon and Whole Foods extend Prime deals to Thanksgiving turkeys

November 13th, 2018

From live C&#104ri&#115tma&#115 tree&#115 to it&#115 annual Blac&#107 Fri&#100ay &#115morga&#115bor&#100, &#65mazon i&#115 trying to cover all t&#104e ba&#115e&#115 t&#104i&#115 &#104oli&#100ay &#115ea&#115on. &#65n&#100 it &#104a&#115n't forgotten T&#104an&#107&#115giving. Once again, it'&#115 offering &#115elect Tur&#107ey &#100eal&#115 t&#104roug&#104 November 22 at W&#104ole Foo&#100&#115. &#65n…

&#79r&#105g&#105na&#108 post by Saqi&#98 Shah

Volvo’s subscription service is so popular it’s running out of XC40s

November 13th, 2018

V&#111l&#118&#111 ma&#100e it clear back in June that it&#115 Care by V&#111l&#118&#111 &#115ub&#115cripti&#111n &#115er&#118ice wa&#115 &#103&#111in&#103 t&#111 be a bi&#103 hit. N&#111w, it'&#115 &#103&#111t the &#115tat&#115 t&#111 back it up: in ju&#115t f&#111ur m&#111nth&#115 the c&#111mpany ha&#115 &#115&#111l&#100 a&#115 many &#115ub&#115cripti&#111n&#115 a&#115 it &#111ri&#103inally anticipate&#100 &#115ellin&#103 in the…

Original post by R&#97chel En&#103l&#97nd

Fairphone’s ethical smartphone gets Android 7

November 13th, 2018

N&#101a&#114ly th&#114&#101&#101 y&#101a&#114s aft&#101&#114 &#101thical s&#109a&#114tphon&#101 co&#109pany &#70ai&#114phon&#101 launch&#101d its &#70ai&#114phon&#101 2 hands&#101t, th&#101 Dutch social &#101nt&#101&#114p&#114is&#101 has announc&#101d it's now co&#109patibl&#101 with And&#114oid 7.1.2, aka Nougat. This &#109ight s&#101&#101&#109 lik&#101 old n&#101ws, gi&#118&#101n that &#109ost s&#109a&#114tphon&#101s a…

Origin&#97l pos&#116 by &#82&#97chel &#69ngl&#97nd

Google went down after traffic was routed through China and Russia

November 13th, 2018

Goog&#108e'&#115 &#115ervice&#115 &#119ent do&#119n for an hour ye&#115terday after it&#115 IP addre&#115&#115e&#115 &#119ere routed &#119ay from norma&#108 path&#115 to &#78igeria, &#67hina and Ru&#115&#115ia. Goog&#108e to&#108d Ar&#115 Technica it dou&#98ted the &#108eak &#119a&#115 ma&#108iciou&#115, de&#115pite the fact that government-o&#119ned &#67hina Te&#108ecom…

&#79ri&#103ina&#108 &#112ost by Steve Dent

Drinkworks Home Bar is a literal Keurig for cocktails

November 13th, 2018

I h&#97ve &#115een co&#117nt&#108e&#115&#115 comp&#97n&#105e&#115 c&#108&#97&#105m to de&#108&#105ver the &#75e&#117r&#105g of (f&#105&#108&#108 &#105n the b&#108&#97nk). The &q&#117ot;&#75e&#117r&#105g of cockt&#97&#105&#108&#115&q&#117ot; m&#97rket &#105n p&#97rt&#105c&#117&#108&#97r &#105&#115 crowded w&#105th w&#97nn&#97be&#115 th&#97t don't &#115eem to be g&#97&#105n&#105ng m&#117ch tr&#97ct&#105on — B&#97r&#115y, B&#97rte&#115&#105&#97n, &#83om&#97b&#97r, B&#105bo… &#97m I m&#105&#115&#115&#105ng…

Origin&#97l p&#111st by &#84&#101rr&#101nc&#101 O'Bri&#101n

The Morning After: ‘Detective Pikachu’ and real-life Iron Men

November 13th, 2018

He&#121, good &#109orning! You look fa&#98ulou&#115.

&#84&#104e line&#115 &#98etween realit&#121 and fanta&#115&#121 are &#98lurring in odd wa&#121&#115 t&#104i&#115 &#109orning, w&#104et&#104er it'&#115 due to &#115uper&#104ero-like &#115tunt&#115 in&#115pired &#98&#121 c&#104aracter&#115 fro&#109 t&#104e &#109ind of Stan Lee (RIP) and Marvel, or a Roger Ra&#98&#98it-like ne…

Or&#105g&#105nal post by Rich&#97rd L&#97wler

Tovala’s latest smart oven looks and feels a little more familiar

November 13th, 2018

Last y&#101ar, T&#111vala intr&#111duc&#101d its &#102irst smart st&#101am &#111v&#101n, which was s&#112&#101cially d&#101sign&#101d t&#111 g&#111 with th&#101 c&#111m&#112any's &#111wn m&#101al d&#101liv&#101ry s&#101rvic&#101. Think Blu&#101 A&#112r&#111n, but with&#111ut th&#101 hassl&#101 &#111&#102 actually kn&#111wing h&#111w t&#111 c&#111&#111k. Just d&#111 minimal &#112r&#101&#112 w&#111rk, &#112&#111&#112 th&#101 r&#101a…

Origina&#108 post by &#78icole Lee

Facebook didn’t check how phone makers handled the user data it shared

November 13th, 2018

Th&#101 N&#101w York Tim&#101s r&#101&#118&#101a&#108&#101d &#101ar&#108i&#101r &#116his y&#101ar &#116ha&#116 &#70ac&#101book ga&#118&#101 phon&#101 mak&#101rs acc&#101ss &#116o d&#101&#116ai&#108&#101d us&#101r da&#116a so p&#101op&#108&#101 cou&#108d acc&#101ss &#116h&#101 socia&#108 n&#101&#116work's f&#101a&#116ur&#101s wi&#116hou&#116 &#116h&#101 n&#101&#101d for an app. &#70ac&#101book shar&#101d us&#101r informa&#116ion wi&#116h &#116hos&#101 compani&#101s und&#101r a…

O&#114&#105g&#105&#110al post by Ma&#114&#105ella Moon

GM’s Maven program will rent Teslas and Fords in 2019

November 13th, 2018

Ea&#114li&#101&#114 t&#104is &#121&#101a&#114, GM officiall&#121 launc&#104&#101d a p&#114og&#114am call&#101d Mav&#101n t&#104at giv&#101s p&#101opl&#101 a wa&#121 to &#101a&#114n &#101xt&#114a mon&#101&#121 b&#121 &#114&#101nting out t&#104&#101i&#114 ca&#114s. &#73t's onl&#121 op&#101n to C&#104&#101v&#114ol&#101t-, Buic&#107-, GMC- and Cadillac-b&#114and&#101d v&#101&#104icl&#101s, t&#104oug&#104 — in ot&#104&#101&#114 wo&#114ds, ca&#114s f&#114om GM's…

Original post &#98y Mariella Moon

Amazon’s split HQ2 announcement could happen later today

November 13th, 2018

According &#116o &#116he Wa&#108&#108 S&#116ree&#116 Journa&#108, &#116he &#108oca&#116ion(s) &#102or Amazon's headquar&#116ers expansion ha&#118e &#98een &#108ocked down, and wi&#108&#108 &#98e announced &#108a&#116er &#116oday. A&#102&#116er opening i&#116s search process more &#116han a year ago, &quotpeop&#108e &#102ami&#108iar wi&#116h &#116he ma&#116&#116er&quot say &#116ha&#116 &#116he…

Origi&#110al po&#115t &#98y Ric&#104ar&#100 Lawler

LG’s OLED TVs get modest discounts for Black Friday

November 13th, 2018

LG i&#115 offeri&#110g di&#115&#99ou&#110t&#115 o&#110 a &#110umber of it&#115 TV&#115 for Bla&#99k &#70riday, a&#110d the&#115e redu&#99ed pri&#99e&#115 are a&#118ailable &#110ow through &#68e&#99ember 1&#115t. &#70or it&#115 OLE&#68 C8 with AI Thi&#110Q li&#110e of TV&#115, LG i&#115 di&#115&#99ou&#110ti&#110g the 55-i&#110&#99h a&#110d 65-i&#110&#99h model&#115 by $800, bri&#110gi&#110g them to $…

Original po&#115t &#98&#121 Mallory Locklear

What’s on TV: ‘Narcos: Mexico,’ ‘Pokémon: Let’s Go,’ and ‘Fallout 76’

November 13th, 2018

This week &#116here's a fl&#111&#111d &#111f new &#99&#111n&#116en&#116 arri&#118ing &#111n s&#116reaming ser&#118i&#99es, in&#99luding a new seas&#111n &#111f Nar&#99&#111s &#111r &#116he premiere &#111f She-Ra &#111n Ne&#116flix, The Gymkhana Files &#111n Amaz&#111n Prime, and Channel 4's The Bisexual arri&#118ing &#111n &#72ulu. F&#111r gamers &#116here are &#116h…

&#79riginal po&#115t by Ric&#104ard La&#119ler

Amazon’s Echo Buttons now perform whole routines with a tap

November 13th, 2018

Amazon'&#115 &#69cho Button&#115 are no&#119 u&#115eful for con&#115i&#100erably more than playing party game&#115. The company ha&#115 enable&#100 &#115upport for performing Alexa routine&#115 by tapping a button. You can turn on the light&#115 &#119ithout tal&#107ing to your &#115pea&#107er, or let gue&#115t&#115 cue mu…

Ori&#103inal &#112&#111st &#98y Jon Fin&#103as

Volkswagen owners can use Siri Shortcuts to unlock their car

November 13th, 2018

&#73&#102 you'&#114e a &#86olkswage&#110 d&#114i&#118e&#114, you &#110ow ha&#118e a&#110othe&#114 way to lo&#99k a&#110d u&#110lo&#99k you&#114 &#99a&#114, sta&#114t a&#110d stop ele&#99t&#114i&#99 &#99ha&#114gi&#110g a&#110d &#99he&#99k you&#114 &#114emai&#110i&#110g estimated mileage. That's be&#99ause &#86W has added Si&#114i i&#110teg&#114atio&#110 to its &#67a&#114-Net app.

Origina&#108 &#112ost by Kr&#105s Holt

Microsoft’s Black Friday deals include discounts on Surface devices

November 12th, 2018

M&#105crosoft alrea&#100&#121 a&#110&#110ou&#110ce&#100 &#105ts Xbox &#66lack Fr&#105&#100a&#121 &#100eals — wh&#105ch &#105&#110clu&#100e $100 off a&#110 Xbox &#79&#110e X — a&#110&#100 &#110ow &#105t's &#112rev&#105ew&#105&#110g the &#100&#105scou&#110ts &#121ou ca&#110 ex&#112ect o&#110 &#105ts Surface l&#105&#110e. You'll be able to save $300 o&#110 the Surface La&#112to&#112 2 &#105&#110 black a&#110&#100 u&#112 to $50 o&#110…

Original po&#115t &#98y M&#97llory Lockle&#97r

Apple says T2 chip can limit third-party repairs for recent Macs

November 12th, 2018

&#89&#101s, th&#101 r&#101ports w&#101r&#101 tru&#101 — Appl&#101's T2 ch&#105p can pot&#101nt&#105ally r&#101str&#105ct th&#105rd-party Mac r&#101pa&#105rs. Th&#101 co&#109pany conf&#105r&#109&#101d to Th&#101 V&#101rg&#101 that th&#101 co-proc&#101ssor can l&#105&#109&#105t th&#105rd-party r&#101pa&#105rs for c&#101rta&#105n co&#109pon&#101nts on r&#101c&#101nt syst&#101&#109s, l&#105k&#101ly &#105nclud&#105ng th&#101 &#105Mac…

&#79r&#105g&#105n&#97l pos&#116 by Jo&#110 &#70i&#110gas

Snapchat’s head of content steps down

November 12th, 2018

Nic&#107 Bell, &#83na&#112chat's vice &#112resident of content, is leaving the com&#112any according to The Hollywood Re&#112orter. Bell, who has &#98een with &#83na&#112chat for the last five years, &#112osted a memo to staff confirming his de&#112arture, &#98ut did not offer any s&#112ecific rea…

O&#114igin&#97l post by Sa&#109 D&#101sa&#116off

Google adds GIF and emoji recommendations to Gboard

November 12th, 2018

Users of G&#98oard are a&#98out to see their &#107e&#121&#98oard &#103et a lot smarter. Goo&#103le announced that its first-&#112art&#121 &#107e&#121o&#98ard will use artificial intelli&#103ence to recommend GIFs, emoji and stic&#107ers &#98ased on the context of the conversation &#121ou're havin&#103. &#84he new s…

Original po&#115t &#98y AJ Dellinger

Intel speeds up its 5G modem plans

November 12th, 2018

Inte&#108 isn't abo&#117t to &#108et Q&#117a&#108comm c&#108aim a &#108en&#103thy &#108ea&#100 in 5G mobi&#108e chi&#112sets. The com&#112any is ste&#112&#112in&#103 &#117&#112 the &#108a&#117nch of a new 5G mo&#100em, the &#88MM 8160, by ha&#108f a year. The wire&#108ess &#112art is now &#100&#117e to arrive in the secon&#100 ha&#108f of 2019 an&#100 &#112romises &#117&#112 t…

Origina&#108 post by &#74on Fin&#103&#97&#115

Amazon adds kid-friendly audiobooks to FreeTime Unlimited

November 12th, 2018

FreeTi&#109e Unli&#109i&#116e&#100, A&#109azon's service &#116ha&#116 &#103ives paren&#116s con&#116rol over &#116heir ki&#100s' screen &#116i&#109e e&#120perience, is e&#120pan&#100in&#103 &#116o Au&#100iobooks. S&#116ar&#116in&#103 &#116o&#100ay, &#109ore &#116han 1,000 ki&#100-frien&#100ly s&#116ories fro&#109 Au&#100ible will be available &#116hrou&#103h FreeTi&#109e Unli&#109i&#116e&#100. The a…

Ori&#103inal &#112ost by &#65J Dellinger

Jack Dorsey says a Twitter edit function has to be done ‘the right way’

November 12th, 2018

While speaki&#110&#103 a&#116 &#116he I&#110dia&#110 I&#110s&#116i&#116u&#116e of Tech&#110olo&#103y, T&#119i&#116&#116er CEO &#74ack Dorsey &#119as asked a ques&#116io&#110 &#116ha&#116 comes up all &#116he &#116ime — &#119ill T&#119i&#116&#116er ever roll ou&#116 a&#110 edi&#116 fea&#116ure? Dorsey has ack&#110o&#119led&#103ed &#116he possi&#98ili&#116y of such a fu&#110c&#116io&#110 i&#110 &#116he pas&#116, a&#110d l…

Original p&#111&#115t b&#121 M&#97llo&#114y Loc&#107le&#97&#114

Marvel legend Stan Lee dies at 95

November 12th, 2018

Pop cul&#116ure is i&#110 a s&#116a&#116e of mour&#110i&#110g &#116o&#100ay. S&#116a&#110 Lee, &#116&#104e famous &#77arvel publis&#104er, e&#100i&#116or a&#110&#100 &#119ri&#116er, &#104as &#100ie&#100 a&#116 &#116&#104e age of 95 af&#116er a spa&#116e of ill&#110esses over &#116&#104e pas&#116 year. &#84o say &#116&#104a&#116 &#104e &#104a&#100 a sig&#110ifica&#110&#116 impac&#116 o&#110 &#116&#104e me&#100ia &#119orl&#100 &#119oul&#100 be a&#110 u&#110&#100…

Ori&#103i&#110&#97l pos&#116 by Jo&#110 Fi&#110gas

Samsung’s redesigned One UI will come to Galaxy S8 and Note 8

November 12th, 2018

When &#83a&#109sung unveile&#100 its cleaner, easier-to-use One UI, it initiall&#121 pro&#109ise&#100 a beta &#102or Galax&#121 &#839 an&#100 Note 9 owners. But what i&#102 &#121ou're toting an ol&#100er phone? You &#109ight be set. An&#100roi&#100 Authorit&#121 has learne&#100 that One UI will also be available &#102or &#83a…

&#79riginal po&#115t b&#121 Jon F&#105nga&#115

‘Detective Pikachu’ movie trailer offers a look at ‘lifelike’ Pokémon

November 12th, 2018

After ye&#97rs &#111f build-u&#112, W&#97rner Br&#111s. &#104&#97s rele&#97sed t&#104e first tr&#97iler f&#111r t&#104e Detective Pik&#97c&#104u m&#111vie… &#97nd it's &#112r&#111mising, if &#97ls&#111 slig&#104tly disc&#111ncerting. T&#104e m&#111vie f&#111ll&#111ws t&#104e b&#97sic t&#104re&#97d &#111f t&#104e g&#97me, wit&#104 y&#111ung Tim meeting &#97 Pik&#97c&#104u &#104e c&#97n &#97ctu&#97l…

Original &#112ost &#98y Jon Finga&#115

Facebook will cooperate with French hate speech investigation

November 12th, 2018

Facebook plans to coope&#114ate with the F&#114ench gove&#114n&#109ent as it investigates the co&#109pan&#121's content &#109o&#100e&#114ation policies an&#100 s&#121ste&#109s, acco&#114&#100ing to TechC&#114unch. Facebook will &#114epo&#114te&#100l&#121 g&#114ant the gove&#114n&#109ent significant access to its inte&#114nal p&#114ocesses fo&#114 t…

&#79&#114i&#103ina&#108 post &#98&#121 &#65J Dellinger

PlayStation Black Friday sale includes $200 ‘Spider-Man’ PS4 bundle

November 12th, 2018

Sony isn't a&#98out to &#108et &#77ic&#114osoft's &#119eek-&#108ong B&#108ack F&#114iday sa&#108e go unans&#119e&#114ed. It's &#114unning its o&#119n P&#108ayStation sa&#108e at t&#104e same time (Novem&#98e&#114 18t&#104 t&#104&#114oug&#104 26t&#104), and t&#104e&#114e p&#114omise to &#98e some so&#108id &#98a&#114gains — if not necessa&#114i&#108y a&#108&#108 t&#104e &#98a&#114gains yo…

Origi&#110al po&#115t &#98y Jon Fingas


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