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New material could up efficiency of concentrated solar power

New material could up efficiency of concentrated solar power

23 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge With the price of photovoltaics having plunged dramatically, solar is likely to become a major contributor to the electrical generating mix in many countries. But the...
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Digital detox: The rise of the stripped-down secondary phone

Digital detox: The rise of the stripped-down secondary phone

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat

With an explosion of "companion" phones hitting the market, here's a look at the options and what a perfect secondary phone might look like.
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Whisper Mode Comes To Amazon Alexa, Here's How To Enable It

Whisper Mode Comes To Amazon Alexa, Here's How To Enable It

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines

In short : Amazon had teased that Whisper Mode was coming to Alexa , and now it is finally here. It is essentially a mode for Alexa to speak quieter to you, and also hear you...
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Which iPhone XR color did you pick when you pre-ordered?

Which iPhone XR color did you pick when you pre-ordered?

1 day ago   |   Phone Arena   |   9 articles

We've been hearing that Apple will resurrect its colorful past with the most affordable member of its 2018 iPhone crop - the 6.1" LCD model, dubbed XR and, lo and behold, it...
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Shimabun IoT Helmet Monitors Workers Safety

Shimabun IoT Helmet Monitors Workers Safety

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo

When you need a hard hat at work, it means that you're already exposed to a dangerous environment. If something were to happen, the question is how fast can help come because...
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ALPS Shows Next Generation Car Input And Control At CEATEC

ALPS Shows Next Generation Car Input And Control At CEATEC

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo

When it comes to car interfaces and interiors, demos from companies such as ALPS often offer a peek into the near future, because the company is a huge component supplier to...
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New tests prove that updating to iOS 12 really does speed up your old iPhone or iPad

New tests prove that updating to iOS 12 really does speed up your old iPhone or iPad

1 day ago   |   BGR   |   4 articles

Much like the iPhone XS, Apple's latest iOS update is more concerned with performance improvements than it is with new features or functionality. If you visit Apple's landing...
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Philips Hue Smart Light Kit $30, Google Assistant Speakers $20, APC 10-Outlet UPS $150, more

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Philips Hue Smart Light Kit $30, Google Assistant Speakers $20, APC 10-Outlet UPS $150, more

1 day ago   |   9to5Google

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don't forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys...
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Security firm reminds police not to look at iPhones equipped with Face ID

Security firm reminds police not to look at iPhones equipped with Face ID

2 days ago   |   BGR   |   2 articles

Now that the FBI and other law enforcement agencies have started forcing suspects to unlock their iPhones with Face ID, a forensics company is warning authorities that they...
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Samsung begins making 7LPP chips, commercializing 7nm EUV lithography

Samsung begins making 7LPP chips, commercializing 7nm EUV lithography

2 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Samsung has succeeded in commercializing an extreme ultraviolet light technology to etch ever-shrinking chips, and is now making 7-nanometer processors.
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Chelsea vs Man United live stream: how to watch today's Premier League...

Chelsea vs Man United live stream: how to watch today's Premier League football online

It's one of those games that divides friendship groups between blue and red. Chelsea take on Manchester United at Stamford Bridge and we're here to help you live stream the... Read more ...

Google Assistant has a new dedicated ‘Lists and Notes' web app

Google Assistant has a new dedicated ‘Lists and Notes' web app

Our upcoming APK Insight of Google app 8.33 uncovered a URL for a new “Lists and Notes” web app that ties into the Google Assistant. It comes as Google is working on allowing... Read more ...

Behind the Scenes video shows the Pixel 3 in action recording Eminem's NYC...

Behind the Scenes video shows the Pixel 3 in action recording Eminem's NYC performance

Earlier this week, we showed you the official video of Eminem's performance inside and outside the Empire State Building, recorded in part by the new Google Pixel 3. The clip... Read more ...

OnePlus schedules new OnePlus 6T launch after being upstaged by Apple

OnePlus schedules new OnePlus 6T launch after being upstaged by Apple

Yesterday, Apple announced a press event where bezel-lite iPad Pros and new MacBooks are expected. That October 30th launch happens to coincide with the unveiling of the... Read more ...

Google Play begins P2P app install beta w/ partners, Files Go support coming

Google Play begins P2P app install beta w/ partners, Files Go support coming

Peer-to-peer sharing of apps is common in developing nations where data is limited due to connectivity or price. Over the past few months, Google has been working to make the... Read more ...

How to delete apps on iPhone and iPad

How to delete apps on iPhone and iPad

If you're looking to free up some space on your iPhone or iPad, deleting apps will likely be the first thing you'd want to do. Follow along for how to delete apps on iPhone and... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on Bloomberg to retract its Chinese spy story

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on Bloomberg to retract its Chinese spy story

Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on Bloomberg Business to retract a story that said his company was the victim of a hardware-based attack carried out by the Chinese government... Read more ...

Apple iPhone XR price, deals and financing at Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T...

Apple iPhone XR price, deals and financing at Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, Costco and Best Buy

Apple is done and dusted with all of its iPhone XR pre-order details, pricing and availability as what may prove to be itsbest-seller for the year just went up for grabs. It is... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3XL's front-facing speakers have different volume levels by design

Google Pixel 3XL's front-facing speakers have different volume levels by design

There have been some complaints made about the just released Pixel 3 XL's front-facing speakers, namely that the speaker volume is not balanced. In other words, one of the... Read more ...

Rimworld: Food Poisoning Causes and Prevention

Rimworld: Food Poisoning Causes and Prevention

Every Rimworld game has at least one instance of food poisoning, it happens. The trouble comes along when at least one of your pawns is getting food poisoning on a regular... Read more ...