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Category Archives: iTunes

Here’s What’s New in iOS 12 Developer Beta 6

Apple on Monday released the sixth beta version of its upcoming iOS 12 operating system update. And while the new beta doesn’t change a lot, there are still some notable additions. It’s only been a week since Apple rolled out iOS 12 beta 5. We’re also rapidly approaching the general release of iOS 12 itself, so these latter beta versions are likely ... Read More »

Remains of historic aircraft found

DEDAVE is an innovative autonomous underwater vehicle developed by researchers at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Now the deep-diving robot has had its first chance to prove itself in action as it helped hunt down historic test models of a Canadian interceptor aircraft in Lake Ontario. The mission has been a success, with two of the confirmed eight aircraft models already tracked down. ... Read More »

Twitter Blames Bug for NeedtoImpeach.com Error

Twitter on Monday said a bug prevented people from tweeting the URL needtoimpeach.com over the weekend. “This was due to a bug that we quickly fixed as soon as we became aware of it,” a Twitter spokesperson said in an email. Twitter users last night noticed that efforts to post tweets with the URL needtoimpeach.com were being rejected. “We’re sorry, ... Read More »

The Best Gaming Keyboards of 2018

If you’re a gamer, you take your choice of keyboard seriously. When your keyboard doubles as your game controller, it’s more than just a tool for typing. It is to you what the katana is to a samurai (or cyborg ninja): an extension of yourself, your interface with the digital world. If you care about PC gaming, it pays to know ... Read More »

Smartphone-controlled paper airplanes prove everything is better with Bluetooth

Adding Bluetooth, a propeller, and steering to a paper airplane is the future we always dreamed of. A Kickstarter project, PowerUp Dart, is a Bluetooth-enabled paper airplane kit that makes the 12-year-old in all of us smile. And so far, it’s raised over a million dollars in crowdfunding, with 7 days to go. The Dart comes with a foldable template (or several ... Read More »

Facebook announces $199 Oculus Go standalone VR headset

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get a billion people to live and play in VR. But the company won’t get there with premium VR headsets like the Oculus Rift, which require expensive gaming PCs. Mobile VR headsets like the Gear VR are nice, but they don’t offer the same immersion. Facebook’s solution? Oculus Go, an all-in-one standalone VR headset that doesn’t require ... Read More »

Sony Tips $5K 4K Projector, $25K Laser Projector

It used to be the case that projectors were noisy, hot, and expensive pieces of kit that suffered from low resolution and limited brightness. But 2017 certainly looks like the year that changes. Back in June we got a 100-inch 4K projector from Dell for $5,999, now Sony is unveiling its own $5,000 4K projector at CEDIA 2017 in San Diego. Touted as ... Read More »

Is Facebook trying to get you to date your friends?

Jacob Dubé at Motherboard noticed something strange on his Facebook app this week. He reports that a notification popped up saying, “[Name redacted] and 15 others may want to meet up with you this week.” He was then shown photos of his friends and asked if he wanted to meet up with them. His response would apparently be kept private unless both he and ... Read More »

Creative Halo is a Bluetooth speaker with integrated light-show

The Bluetooth 4.2 wireless speaker has an eight hour battery life, built-in speakerphone and 12 light patterns you can remotely control. Who doesn’t love a good rainbow? The Ancient Greeks thought they were the path of a messenger deity Iris; In Norse Mythology – and the recent Marvel films – a rainbow called the Bifröst bridges the gap between gods and humans. Aborigines ... Read More »

What Sears’ recent troubles could tell us about Amazon’s future

Sears has been having severe financial challenges as of late. Its stock has dropped dramatically, and it’s closing many of its Kmart and Sears stores. In fact, there is speculation it may not survive. While many of the problems may have been self-inflicted by not changing with the times, the situation does give us a potential window into where Amazon ... Read More »

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