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Anthem video game set for tough debut  BBC · 6 hours
The futuristic squad-based shooter faces stiff competition from lots of established titles, say experts. more
Twitter’s latest test changes ‘Retweet with Comment’ so it looks more like a Reply  TechCrunch · 9 hours
Twitter’s new prototype testing program isn’t the only way it’s working to fix conversations on its site. The company confirmed... more
Can I improve loading times in Anthem?  Windows Central · 9 hours
Best answer: Yes, you can. On an Xbox One you'll want to use an external solid-state drive (SSD). For PC, an SSD is also recommended, specifically an internal M.2. Microsoft: Anthem Standard Edition ($60)... more
German Report Says 'Apple Car' Could Arrive in Form of Electric Van  MacRumors · 14 hours
The so-called "Apple Car" may not be a car after all, but rather an electric van, according to German site Manager Magazin. LiDAR-equipped Apple... more
These are the very best SSDs available for Windows PCs  Windows Central · 17 hours
We're a passionate group of PC builders and we've spent a lot of time with the leading SSDs as we built our rigs. If you're looking for the... more
Twitter Testing Redesigned Conversations Layout With New Prototype Twitter App  Gadgets 360 · 18 hours
Twitter is launching a test of its redesigned conversations layout with a wider set of iOS users and is accepting survey-based applications. more
Twitter opens applications for its ‘prototype’ program, first tests to focus on fixing conversations  TechCrunch · 1 day
Twitter today is opening up applications for its new testing program, first announced at CES in January. The program potentially... more
If you're playing Anthem on PC, you want to get yourself an SSD  Windows Central · 1 day
This is one game that needs a lot of power and a good SSD to run well. No matter what platform you're... more
Samsung’s Galaxy Fold launches April 26, starting at $1,980  TechCrunch · 1 day
The last time we saw Samsung’s foldable on-stage, it was, quite literally, shrouded in darkness. The company debuted a prototype of the upcoming device at a developer conference, showing its... more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 76 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 1 day
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed... more
Combining mechanical computing with 3D printing to create 'sentient' materials  nanowerk · 2 days
Engineers are combining mechanical computing with 3D printing as part of an effort to create 'sentient' materials that can respond to changes in their surroundings, even in extreme... more
Leaked Renders Allegedly Reveal Samsung's Foldable Phone Hours Ahead of Launch Event  MacRumors · 2 days
Alleged leaked renders of Samsung's soon-to-be-unveiled foldable smartphone have emerged online ahead of the company's Unpacked product launch event on Wednesday. Samsung has been... more
Vivo announces V15 Pro with no notch and 32-megapixel pop-up selfie camera  THE VERGE · 2 days
Vivo was one of the most head-turning companies in the smartphone space last year, delivering a series of devices with wild, experimental hardware. Now... more
FDA warning brings controversial young blood transfusion company to a halt  TechCrunch · 2 days
On Tuesday, the FDA issued a warning to anyone who might be inclined to give their old bones a jolt with fresh blood harvested from the... more
Should you invest in a mesh network or range extender for your home?  Windows Central · 3 days
We use hundreds of accessories including routers, mesh networks, and range extenders, to bring you the very best products and recommendations we... more
Galaxy S10 goes ultrasonic? Here's an early look at its likely fingerprint reader - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Qualcomm shows off a prototype fingerprint reader that's tucked underneath the display and potentially headed to Samsung's upcoming... more
SeaBubbles shows off its ‘flying’ all-electric boat in Miami  TechCrunch · 4 days
We were promised flying cars but, as it turns out, flying boats were easier to build. SeaBubbles, a “flying” boat startup that uses electric power instead of gas, hit Miami... more
Apple Acquires Voice App Startup PullString  MacRumors · 6 days
Apple recently purchased PullString, a San Francisco startup that enables the design and publishing of voice apps through its PullString Converse platform, reports Axios.... more
How to choose between Samsung's 970 EVO Plus and 860 EVO  Windows Central · 6 days
We're a passionate group of PC builders who know our way around a solid-state drive (SSD), and this is how to choose between two of Samsung's... more
JPMorgan Chase Unveils Cryptocurrency Prototype JPM Coin  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
The customers would receive JPM Coins that could be transferred to other customers, who are then free to redeem the sum. more
Alita: Battle Angel​'s cutting-edge effects can't save its bland story - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Review: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron team up for a lacklustre blockbuster whose story can't match its glossy looks. more
Biotech AI startup Sight Diagnostics gets $27.8M to speed up blood tests  TechCrunch · 1 week
Sight Diagnostics, an Israeli medical devices startup that’s using AI technology to speed up blood testing, has closed a  $27.8 million Series C funding... more
3D printed nanomaterial shows different transparencies and colors (w/video)  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have 3D printed objects with embedded nanomaterials, showing dichroic effect. more
Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studios released a live-action Anthem short film  THE VERGE · 1 week
District 9 director Neill Blomkamp unveiled a new live-action short film called Conviction from Oats Studios.... more
Upgrade the SSD in your Lenovo IdeaPad 730S for better performance  Windows Central · 1 week
The Lenovo IdeaPad 730S is an impressive 13-inch notebook that does a lot right without adding a ton of half-baked features. One of its best features... more
Check out the first interior view of Honda’s Urban EV prototype  TechCrunch · 1 week
Honda has been teasing its all-electric urban vehicle in 2017, when the automaker showed off its vision of the future — that had a distinct 1970s... more
Star Trek anyone? 3D printing method creates objects in one piece (w/video)  nanowerk · 1 week
It looks like something you might find aboard the Starship Enterprise. A projector beams a three-dimensional video into a container of photosensitive resin. The... more
It's convertible vs. notebook in this IdeaPad 730S and Yoga 730 showdown  Windows Central · 1 week
We test and review a ton of laptops from myriad manufacturers here at Windows Central, including those from Lenovo. If you're interested in its... more
Investors are pouring money into Latin America’s logistics and shipping businesses  TechCrunch · 1 week
New technology companies are poised to transform the shipping and freight industry across Latin America. Startups like Liftit, a Colombian provider of trucking services, and Nowports,... more
Nanotechnology enables engineers to weld previously un-weldable aluminum alloy  nanowerk · 1 week
Super-strong but lightweight, AA 7075 now could be more widely used in automobiles and other manufacturing thanks to nanotechnology research. more
OnePlus 5G Smartphone Prototype Will be Shown at MWC 2019 in Partnership With Qualcomm  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
OnePlus has invited MWC 2019 attendees to try out a 5G smartphone prototype ahead of the promised launch of its... more
Google Venture Firm Taps David Schenkein to Lead Life-Sciences Investments  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Schenkein was previously chief executive officer of Agios Pharmaceuticals, which he grew from a small closely held startup to a $3.1 billion biotechnology company more
GV hires cancer, biotech veteran to co-lead life science investments  9to5Google · 1 week
Reflecting technology’s increased focus in health and medicine, GV today announced its hire of biotechnology veteran... more
HyperX Savage Exo Portable SSD Review  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
HyperX Savage Exo is a portable USB SSD that promises to speed up your games on an Xbox or PlayStation. Is it worth it? We find out. more
OnePlus to show off 5G phone prototype at MWC 2019 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The phone maker will give us a sneak peek of its upcoming 5G phone at the conference, which kicks off Feb. 25. more
New Face ID patent seems likely to fix the 3D-printed mask issue  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
A new Apple patent suggests that the company has boosted the security of Face ID in order to defeat the attack method demonstrated in... more
Resin or Filament 3D printing: Which is best for you?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Best answer: If you're looking to make large 3D printed pieces or you want to finish your prints then a filament printeris the best choice for you. If... more
This is the largest 3D-printed metal car part video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
This 3D-printed metal car part is the largest ever made and implemented into a running vehicle. more
Scientists image conducting edges in a promising 2-D material  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Experimental study on monolayer tungsten ditelluride could lead to more energy-efficient electronic devices. more
New methods to create microfluidic devices with fluoropolymers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new rapid prototyping technique for fluoropolymer microfluidic device. This microfluidic device was fabricated by two steps: (1) cutting commercially available fluoropolymer films using a computer controlled cutting plotter... more
Apple fixes FaceTime flaw, Google pulls Fiber service from Louisville video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
In today's most important stories, iOS gets a very important update that restores Group FaceTime. Meanwhile, Google's gamble with an experimental construction... more
Futuristic fabric adjusts with the temperature to keep you comfy - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Scientists use carbon nanotubes to create a material that's hip to hot and cold. more
Google Fiber's secret weapon in its gigabit comeback has failed - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Exclusive: An experimental process for more cheaply and quickly rolling out speedy fiber internet didn't pan out, forcing Google Fiber to pull out of... more
Robot teaches itself to ice-skate  BBC · 2 weeks
The 3D-printed robot showed off its skating skills at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos. more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 75 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed... more
Tiny satellites fall silent after proving new tech at Mars  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Two tiny satellites have fallen silent millions of miles away, after proving new technology at Mars more
Speed up your computer with this discounted 1TB Samsung 860 Evo SSD  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Not all solid-state drives are created equal, and Samsung’s 860 Evo SSDs are held in high regard among gamers (and non-gamers, too) for their... more
Kelly Robson on burlesque and privacy in a futuristic Toronto  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In Kelly Robson’s “Skin City,” a street burlesque dancer becomes infatuated with a privacy-shrouded woman and... more
New 3D Printing Process Creates Solid Objects Using Rays of Light  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The new approach carves an object out of a synthetic resin that solidifies when it comes into contact with particular patterns and intensities of light. more
3D printed tires and shoes that self-repair  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Instead of throwing away your broken boots or cracked toys, why not let them fix themselves? Researchers have developed 3D-printed rubber materials that can do just that. more
Intel Optane SSD 800p Review  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Intel Optane 800p SSD is a whole new class of SSD that promises incredible speed and endurance, but the cost might put a lot of potential buyers off. more
Apeel partners with Nature’s Pride to bring spoilage resistant fruits and veggies to Europe  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Apeel Sciences, the developer of a new technology that makes fruits and vegetables more resistant to spoilage, and Nature’s Pride,... more
Instagram testing new ‘Main Account’ feature to make managing multiple logins easier  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Facebook is looking to further deepen user connection to Instagram with new login features. According to a report from TechCrunch, Instagram is prototyping a... more
2020 Toyota Supra first drive review: More reset than reboot - Roadshow  CNET · 3 weeks
While you're waiting for a review of the production Supra, we're here to whet your whistle with an in-depth prototype drive of Toyota's Super... more
CNET UK Podcast 550: Robert Rodriguez reveals the secrets of Alita video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Director Robert Rodriguez and producer Jon Landau discuss the film's cutting-edge effects and working with James Cameron. more
Alita: Battle Angel​ looks nice but talks too much - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Review: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron team up for a lacklustre blockbuster whose story can't match its cutting-edge effects. more
This light-powered 3D printer materializes objects all at once  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
3D printing has changed the way people approach hardware design, but most printers share a basic limitation: they essentially build objects layer by layer, generally from the bottom up. This... more
Carbon is 3D printing custom football helmet liners for Riddell  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Just in time to ride the last of the pre-Super Bowl buzz, Carbon today announced that it’s teaming up with sports equipment giant Riddell to 3D print customized... more
Is this Samsung’s first foldable phone?  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Samsung Vietnam has reportedly posted, and removed, a video teaser for the upcoming Samsung Unpacked event scheduled for February 20th. In it, the company... more
WATCH: New technology allows ski resorts to keep slopes open in higher temperatures  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A ski resort in Lake Tahoe, California, gives an inside look at their snowmaking machines that helps them stay open for longer,... more
Alita: Battle Angel​ should be awesome, but it's all talk - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Review: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron team up for a lacklustre blockbuster whose story can't match its cutting-edge effects. more
What's the deal with upgrading RAM in Lenovo's IdeaPad 730S?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Best answer: No, the RAM in Lenovo's IdeaPad 730S cannot be upgraded. Despite being able to remove the back panel and access the laptop's internal hardware, all models... more
Upgrade your computer with the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB down to a low price  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Upgrade today. The SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB solid state drive is down to $119.99 with code SAVESSD36 at Newegg. Without... more
Firm abandons plan to help endangered salmon in Maine river  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A plan to test the use of a new technology to help endangered salmon in a Maine river has been abandoned, at least for now more
How Rivers Solomon turned award-winning Afrofuturist song The Deep into a book  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
In 2017, Chicago Public Radio program This American Life aired an episode called “We Are in the Future,” which explored the nature of Afrofuturism,... more
How well does the Surface Book 2 hold up after a year?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
It's been a year since I got my hands on my Surface Book 2. I've put it through a lot, and it's still ticking.... more
Material systems used in 4D printing  nanowerk · 3 weeks
4D printing allows a 3D printed structure to change its configuration or function with time in response to external stimuli such as temperature, light, water, pH, etc. The basic idea is to manipulate materials at nano... more
Tesla says the Model Y is coming in 2020  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The Tesla Model Y — the SUV electric vehicle that CEO Elon Musk has been teasing and talking about since 2015 — will begin volume production by the end of... more
The 500GB Samsung 970 EVO Plus is the sweet spot in the lineup  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Best answer: For most people, the best value is offered by the 500GB version of the Samsung 970 EVO Plus. Amazon: Samsung... more
Watch SpaceX launch a trio of spacecraft, including a lander bound for the Moon
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This wireless AI camera runs entirely on solar power
Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studios released a live-action Anthem short film
Ford made a conveyor belt mattress to keep bed hoggers in their own lane
Samsung Galaxy S10+ leak suggests screen protectors could interfere w/ ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
5G connected OnePlus device to be shown at MWC 2019
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How Rivers Solomon turned award-winning Afrofuturist song The Deep into a book
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Insane Xiaomi foldable phone surfaces and looks better than any we’ve seen thus far