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Supreme Court surveillance opinion nudges us to think nationally, act locally

SUPREME COURT SURVEILLANCE OPINION NUDGES US TO THINK NATIONALLY, ACT LOCALLY

Enlarge / The Supreme Court of the United States, as seen in 2017. Christmas came on Friday, June 22 this year-that is, if you're...

India eyeing a new monster 100GW solar-capacity goal

INDIA EYEING A NEW MONSTER 100GW SOLAR-CAPACITY GOAL

Enlarge / Solar panels in Bangalore, India. Earlier this week, India's energy minister R.K. Singh suggested that the country is considering...

 
 
 
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 review: Chrome OS revives Google's tablet future

ACER CHROMEBOOK TAB 10 REVIEW: CHROME OS REVIVES GOOGLE'S TABLET FUTURE

Enlarge / Hellllloooooo Chrome OS tablets. Chrome OS took over schools with clamshells, but now Google is shaking things up with slabs....

HOW AMERICAN VANDAL EXPERTLY CRAFTED A DOC

The American Vandal creative team chats with Ars at ATX TV Festival 2018. Among the reasons Netflix's American Vandal worked: dedication,...

 
 
 
Tesla fires back against alleged whistleblower: “he is nothing of the sort”

TESLA FIRES BACK AGAINST ALLEGED WHISTLEBLOWER: “HE IS NOTHING OF THE SORT”

Enlarge / Tesla CEO Elon Musk, seen here in April 2018. Tesla is now wholly refuting the claims made by an ex-employee and self-proclaimed...

Buzz Aldrin returns to Twitter, sues his son and former manager

BUZZ ALDRIN RETURNS TO TWITTER, SUES HIS SON AND FORMER MANAGER

Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, meets backstage with former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin, prior to giving the keynote...

 
 
 
Apple launches service program to address MacBook Pro keyboard woes

APPLE LAUNCHES SERVICE PROGRAM TO ADDRESS MACBOOK PRO KEYBOARD WOES

Enlarge / The keyboard on the 2016 Touch Bar MacBook Pro. Apple has publicly acknowledged that the butterfly switch keyboards in some...

Selfies show worm slithered through woman's face for 2 weeks

SELFIES SHOW WORM SLITHERED THROUGH WOMAN'S FACE FOR 2 WEEKS

Enlarge / Doctors were able to extract the worm, a D. repens. A 32-year-old woman who visited a rural area outside of Moscow returned...

 
 
 
More details leak on “Snapdragon 1000,” Qualcomm's chip for Windows 10 laptops

MORE DETAILS LEAK ON “SNAPDRAGON 1000,” QUALCOMM'S CHIP FOR WINDOWS 10 LAPTOPS

Enlarge Details of the SDM1000, tentatively named Snapdragon 1000, a new Qualcomm chip built for Windows 10 laptops, have started...

Tesla to cut nearly 20 percent of its SolarCity installation locations

TESLA TO CUT NEARLY 20 PERCENT OF ITS SOLARCITY INSTALLATION LOCATIONS

Enlarge / Close-up of logo for Tesla Solar, a home solar power generation solution offered by Tesla Motors, San Ramon, California,...

 
 
 
Valve revamps its next controller, should make using hands in VR feel way cooler

VALVE REVAMPS ITS NEXT CONTROLLER, SHOULD MAKE USING HANDS IN VR FEEL WAY COOLER

Valve's march toward launching new virtual reality video games- perhaps up to three of them -got more interesting on Thursday with...

Switch-hacking trolls reportedly loading pornographic profile pictures

SWITCH-HACKING TROLLS REPORTEDLY LOADING PORNOGRAPHIC PROFILE PICTURES

Enlarge / A shot of the leaked DevMenu tool that lets users upload custom profile pictures on the Switch. Nintendo only lets users...

 
 
 
Extinct gibbon in ancient Chinese tomb hints at other lost primate species

EXTINCT GIBBON IN ANCIENT CHINESE TOMB HINTS AT OTHER LOST PRIMATE SPECIES

Enlarge Primates, especially gibbons and other apes, are rare finds in the Asian fossil record. Fossils from the Pleistocene and Holocene...

DEALMASTER: GET AN ECOVACS DEEBOT N79 ROBOT VACUUM FOR $160

Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains , we have another round of deals to share. Today's list is led by a deal...

 
 
 
Huge wave in Venus' clouds changes the length of a day

HUGE WAVE IN VENUS' CLOUDS CHANGES THE LENGTH OF A DAY

Enlarge / This bow-shaped wave forms only in the afternoon. You wouldn't expect a toy spinning top to be rotating at precisely the...

Mario Tennis Aces review: Turning tennis into a fighting game

MARIO TENNIS ACES REVIEW: TURNING TENNIS INTO A FIGHTING GAME

Enlarge / BEHOLD YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE! Batting a ball back and forth is one of the oldest concepts in video games, dating back to the...

 
 
 
After being pulled from a spaceflight in January, Jeanette Epps speaks up

AFTER BEING PULLED FROM A SPACEFLIGHT IN JANUARY, JEANETTE EPPS SPEAKS UP

Enlarge / Jeanette Epps, left, is shown as an Expedition 54-55 backup crewmember on December 5, 2017. She was pulled from Expedition...

Google's AR “Measure” app comes to all ARCore Android phones

GOOGLE'S AR “MEASURE” APP COMES TO ALL ARCORE ANDROID PHONES

Back when I tested Google's first augmented reality product, Project Tango , one of my favorite use cases was the Google Measure app....

 
 
 
Under “right-to-try” law, therapy may go for $300K-with no proof it will work

UNDER “RIGHT-TO-TRY” LAW, THERAPY MAY GO FOR $300K-WITH NO PROOF IT WILL WORK

Enlarge A small biotech company called Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. is among the first companies considering selling an experimental...

Study: US oil and gas methane emissions have been dramatically underestimated

STUDY: US OIL AND GAS METHANE EMISSIONS HAVE BEEN DRAMATICALLY UNDERESTIMATED

Enlarge / PINEDALE, WY - MAY 3: A natural gas facility stands on the Pinedale Anticline, on May 3, 2018 in Pinedale, Wyoming. (Photo...

 
 
 



Samsung will offer three Galaxy S10 models, one with a triple-camera setup

Samsung will offer three Galaxy S10 models, one with a triple-camera setup

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Following reports just a few days ago that stated Samsung would offer the Galaxy S10 series in two sizes, a new report from ET News reconfirms this and also... Read more ...

Amazon Prime discounts for Whole Foods purchases will cover the whole U.S...

Amazon Prime discounts for Whole Foods purchases will cover the whole U.S. from June 27

Amazon is expanding its Prime members discounts program to cover all Whole Foods stores in the U.S. from June 27. The ecommerce giant first started offering Amazon Prime... Read more ...

Facebook Could Introduce a ‘Time Spent' Feature To Its Platform

Facebook Could Introduce a ‘Time Spent' Feature To Its Platform

A couple of months ago, it was reported that Instagram was testing out a new feature that would tell users how long they've spent on the app. Now it looks like Facebook is... Read more ...

Plantronics RIG 500HX Gaming Headset for Xbox One , Save 36%

Plantronics RIG 500HX Gaming Headset for Xbox One , Save 36%

We have a great deal on the Plantronics RIG 500HX Gaming Headset for Xbox One in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today. The Plantronics RIG 500HX Gaming Headset for Xbox One is... Read more ...

BlackBerry KeyOne To Get Android Oreo This Week In Canada

BlackBerry KeyOne To Get Android Oreo This Week In Canada

It looks like the Android Oreo update will be released for the BlackBerry KeyOne in Canada some time this week. Rogers Canada has revealed that they will start rolling out the... Read more ...

Wallet-friendly Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro and Mi Pad 4 are official

Wallet-friendly Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro and Mi Pad 4 are official

After invading Europe this month, Xiaomi will hopefully continue its march towards US shores, as its phones are some of the best value-for-money offerings there are currently... Read more ...

Reprisal Movie 2018 Starring Bruce Willis & Frank Grillo Premiers August 31st

Reprisal Movie 2018 Starring Bruce Willis & Frank Grillo Premiers August 31st

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming revenge action movie Reprisal, premiering in theatre screens worldwide on August 31st, 2018 as well as being available on... Read more ...

Google Podcasts receives 'Trim silence' feature in latest update

Google Podcasts receives 'Trim silence' feature in latest update

Google finally launched a standalone podcast app for Android last week, while the latest update for the Google app brings some welcome improvements to the podcast... Read more ...

LG's next smartwatch may be called the Libre

LG's next smartwatch may be called the Libre

Late last year we heard reports of LG working on two new smartwatches, with details coming from trademark applications, and now a new filing in South Korea may have just... Read more ...

Apple's 6.1

Apple's 6.1

After a CAD-based render, a dummy, and a screen protector set, it's time for a case-maker render of Apple's upcoming 6.1" iPhone with an LCD display. This one will sit at the... Read more ...