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Amazon takes on TCL's Roku TV with low-cost HDR Fire TV television

AMAZON TAKES ON TCL'S ROKU TV WITH LOW-COST HDR FIRE TV TELEVISION

Enlarge / Seeing is believing when it comes to HDR, and this mock-up comparison of the display tech hints at what awaits for Toshiba...

AT&T sued over hidden fee that raises mobile prices above advertised rate

AT&T SUED OVER HIDDEN FEE THAT RAISES MOBILE PRICES ABOVE ADVERTISED RATE

Enlarge / An AT&T retail store in Chicago in 2018. AT&T is facing a class-action complaint over its practice of charging a $1.99-per-month...

 
 
 
Bill Gates calls failure to fight Android his “greatest mistake”

BILL GATES CALLS FAILURE TO FIGHT ANDROID HIS “GREATEST MISTAKE”

Enlarge / Bill Gates speaks to Village Global. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates recently gave a wide-ranging interview to VC firm Village...

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks

DHS CYBER DIRECTOR WARNS OF SURGE IN IRANIAN “WIPER” HACK ATTACKS

Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone...

 
 
 
The 2019 Audi A7 might be all the car anyone ever needs

THE 2019 AUDI A7 MIGHT BE ALL THE CAR ANYONE EVER NEEDS

I apologize for the use of Audi's stock images, but it rained a lot during my time with the A7 and none of the pictures I took were...

Capuchin monkeys have a 3,000-year archaeological record

CAPUCHIN MONKEYS HAVE A 3,000-YEAR ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD

Enlarge (credit: By Tiago Falótico - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,) The archaeological record of human tools use dates back about 2.5 million...

 
 
 
Ex-chair of FCC broadband committee gets five years in prison for fraud

EX-CHAIR OF FCC BROADBAND COMMITTEE GETS FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR FRAUD

Enlarge The former head of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee was sentenced to five years in prison for...

The Raspberry Pi 4 launch site runs on a Pi 4 cluster

THE RASPBERRY PI 4 LAUNCH SITE RUNS ON A PI 4 CLUSTER

The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B has launched. It's a pretty big upgrade from the Raspberry Pi 3, with the company claiming that the device...

 
 
 
German regulator says it discovered new illegal software on Daimler diesels

GERMAN REGULATOR SAYS IT DISCOVERED NEW ILLEGAL SOFTWARE ON DAIMLER DIESELS

Enlarge / (Photo by TF-Images/TF-Images via Getty Images) Over the weekend, Germany's auto regulator told Daimler that it would have...

“FUCT” up: Supreme Court protects “immoral” trademark registration

“FUCT” UP: SUPREME COURT PROTECTS “IMMORAL” TRADEMARK REGISTRATION

Enlarge Federal law prohibits the registration of trademarks that are "immoral or scandalous." At least it did until today, when the...

 
 
 
Review: Jessica Jones S3 is flawed but packs a powerful payoff in the end

REVIEW: JESSICA JONES S3 IS FLAWED BUT PACKS A POWERFUL PAYOFF IN THE END

Enlarge / Last Defender standing: Jessica Jones ponders what it means to be a hero in the final season. Jessica Jones makes its final...

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages

ANCIENT PERUVIAN ENGINEERING COULD HELP SOLVE MODERN WATER SHORTAGES

Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into...

 
 
 
Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX's “most difficult launch ever”

FALCON HEAVY ROCKET SET TO ATTEMPT SPACEX'S “MOST DIFFICULT LAUNCH EVER”

The Falcon Heavy rocket is seen in its hangar in Florida before rollout to the launch pad. [credit: SpaceX ] SpaceX's Falcon Heavy...

The Raspberry Pi 4 brings faster CPU, up to 4GB of RAM

THE RASPBERRY PI 4 BRINGS FASTER CPU, UP TO 4GB OF RAM

The Raspberry Pi 4. [credit: Raspberry Pi ] Today, Raspberry Pi is introducing a new version of its popular line of single-board computer....

 
 
 

REVIEW: TEENAGERS MUST WARD OFF MISCHIEVOUS SUPERNATURAL BEINGS IN JINN

Supernatural creatures threaten a group of high school students in the new Netflix series Jinn . A high school field trip to the ancient...

Via the BBC, find out how Apollo 11's Eagle actually landed

VIA THE BBC, FIND OUT HOW APOLLO 11'S EAGLE ACTUALLY LANDED

Enlarge With the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing fast approaching, there's a veritable deluge of programs, events, and...

 
 
 
It's possible to build a Turing machine within Magic: The Gathering

IT'S POSSIBLE TO BUILD A TURING MACHINE WITHIN MAGIC: THE GATHERING

Enlarge / Assemble just the right deck, and draw just the right cards, and you'll get the equivalent of a universal Turing machine...

Minnesota cop awarded $585,000 after colleagues snooped on her DMV data

MINNESOTA COP AWARDED $585,000 AFTER COLLEAGUES SNOOPED ON HER DMV DATA

Enlarge / The most recent graduate from Ford's police academy, the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan. In 2013, Amy Krekelberg received...

 
 
 
Jedi: Fallen Order hands-on: Finally, a solid EA Star Wars game⁠-is that enough?

JEDI: FALLEN ORDER HANDS-ON: FINALLY, A SOLID EA STAR WARS GAME⁠-IS THAT ENOUGH?

Cal and BD-1 scope out upcoming danger. [credit: EA / Respawn ] LOS ANGELES⁠-How much is a solid single-player Star Wars adventure...

CLAIMS OF TESLA HACK WIDE OF THE MARK-WE DIG INTO GNSS HACKING

On Wednesday of this week, an Israeli firm called Regulus Cyber issued a press release stating that "spoofing attacks on the Tesla...

 
 
 



Apple Releases the First Public Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Apple Releases the First Public Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

If you've been waiting for Apple to release its first Public Beta of iOS and iPadOS before jumping on board, then today is your day. Apple had originally said the Public Beta... Read more ...

How to Install iOS 13 Public Beta on iPhone

How to Install iOS 13 Public Beta on iPhone

Apple has released the first public beta of iOS 13 for compatible iPhone and iPod touch models, enabling users who aren't signed up for the Apple Developer Program to test the... Read more ...

Fateforge 5th Edition RPG hits Kickstarter from $15

Fateforge 5th Edition RPG hits Kickstarter from $15

A new fifth edition role-playing game has been launched via Kickstarter this month in the form of Fateforge created by Studio 2 Publishing, Jim Searcy together with other... Read more ...

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive

Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a distant memory, because Google is... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will almost certainly land in August

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will almost certainly land in August

It was always likely that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 would be announced in August, given that all recent models in the range have been, but it now looks to be almost confirmed... Read more ...

Apple releases first public beta of iOS 13

Apple releases first public beta of iOS 13

In addition to the first public beta of macOS Catalina, Apple is also today releasing the first public beta of iOS 13. The update is available now via Apple's beta website... Read more ...

Mark it in your calendar, Amazon Prime Day 2019 start July 15

Mark it in your calendar, Amazon Prime Day 2019 start July 15

The official Amazon Prime Day 2019 dates have been announced, and just as we had suspected, it's happening on the third weekend of July - less than a month away. Amazon Prime... Read more ...

How to install the iOS 13 public beta on your iPhone

How to install the iOS 13 public beta on your iPhone

Apple today surprisingly released the first public beta of iOS 13 following just three weeks of developer beta testing. Apple initially said the public beta would be available... Read more ...

Apple Might Have Just Scrapped Plans For Quantum Dot Cameras For Future iPhones

Apple Might Have Just Scrapped Plans For Quantum Dot Cameras For Future iPhones

A lot of the focus and emphasis these days when it comes to marketing phones seems to be mostly focused on the camera and how well the phones can take photos. Apple has long... Read more ...

Huawei's U.S. research arm Futurewei attempts to separate its identity

Huawei's U.S. research arm Futurewei attempts to separate its identity

The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei - Futurewei - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent. Read more ...