Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Nickelodeon AR app makes slime fly out of your TV - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:08
The app might slime your kids while they watch the network.

Facebook's adding to its AI college partnerships in London, Seattle and Pittsburgh - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:06
The world's largest social network is bringing academics into its worldwide offices in an effort to attract artificial intelligence researchers.

Here's why Siemens' autonomous Mustang had a bad time at Goodwood - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:00
Long story short, it was a confluence of bad luck and bad advice.

GE's Alexa-controlled Scan-to-Cook Microwave makes the simplest appliance even simpler - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:00
Now you don't have to worry about the intricacies of using your microwave.

GE's Alexa microwave cooks when you scan a barcode

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:00
Want to know just how connected even a relatively ordinary microwave has become? Just ask GE Appliances. The brand has unveiled the Smart Countertop Microwave with Scan-to-Cook, which touts both Alexa voice control compatibility and its namesake sc...

Google's Course Kit injects Docs and Drive into educator software

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:00
Back in March, Apple held an entire education-focused event to introduce new tools like Schoolwork, which helps educators collaborate and keep track of student assignments through networks of iPads. Google isn't far behind: Its new Course Kit lets in...

Stranger Things, Rick and Morty growing into Chia Pets - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:58
You can also cultivate a mini-garden of Predator, Golden Girls, Ghostbusters and Gremlins characters.

Hulu's Mars drama 'The First' debuts September 14th

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:42
Hulu has released photos of its upcoming astronaut drama The First starring Natascha McElhone and Sean Penn, and revealed that it will premiere on September 14th. Developed by House of Cards creator Beau Willimon, the series follows the first human M...

First Republican Congressman joins Democrats to save net neutrality - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:36
Will any other Republicans join Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado in supporting the CRA resolution to void FCC's efforts to roll back net neutrality rules?

Tech giants tell Congress they’re not censoring with a political bias - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:24
Facebook, Twitter and Google told Congress what they block on social media, and why.

Google is resurrecting blob emoji again

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:21
Fans of Google's now-dead blob emoji have a reason to be happy today. The company announced that it's resurrecting its cute, flatly designed characters, albeit as a sticker pack for Gboard and Android Messages, as spotted by The Verge. What's the occ...

Jupiter has 12 more moons than we thought, including an 'oddball' - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:13
Astronomers confirm the existence of the moons, pushing Jupiter's total satellites to 79.

Amazon says US Prime Day 2018 sales strong, despite 'ruff start' - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:04
Bezos & Co. are in the doghouse after website outages Monday.

Samsung's new DRAM chip could make your mobile device run faster and longer - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:04
Samsung's LPDDR5 offers speed improvements over the previous generation as well as a new 'deep sleep mode' for better battery life.

Jaguar Land Rover teams with Plugsurfing to simplify charger access - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:01
Plugsurfing lets users use a single card on multiple European EV networks.

Make your classic gamepads wireless with 8BitDo's DIY kits

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 11:00
8BitDo will happily sell you wireless controllers that are vaguely similar to classic gamepads of yore, but it clearly can't sell you the real deal without invoking massive copyright battles. It can, however, offer you the next best thing. The comp...

Raise your game with this portable MSI Vortex desktop: Just $900 - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 10:56
Normally $1,800, it's insanely powerful, but compact enough to transport to LAN parties. Plus: the Sphero R2-Q5 droid has never been cheaper!

Facebook accused of protecting far-right activists that broke site rules - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 10:52
A documentary says some pages are kept safe from deletion by "shielded review."

Verizon will no longer activate your old 3G-only phone - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 10:50
The carrier is transitioning to 4G LTE-only service, so older phones won't make the cut.