André Costa

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New Windows 10 update adds Cortana languages and simpler reminders

Fast ring testers can try it out now<p>Microsoft is today rolling out a new Windows 10 update to its "fast ring" testers that's largely focused on Cortana, the operating system's built-in personal assistant. First, Cortana is expanding its list of supported languages to include Spanish (Mexico), …

Xiaomi in the U.S.: Challenges and opportunities

Nearly every American is familiar with Apple, the crown jewel of technology firms, but it’s just as likely they’ve never heard of a company dubbed the “Apple of China”: Xiaomi.<p>On the surface, the two companies have opposing strategies; Apple products sell for a premium at industry-leading margins, …

Anonymous Wants To Take Down Donald Trump

Hacktivist group Anonymous appears to have a new target: Donald Trump. The group started taking down websites affiliated with Trump’s presidential run and business holdings earlier this week. In a statement on YouTube, Anonymous said it is focusing its efforts on Trump due to his deeply bigoted …

The New PS4 Uncharted Collection Shows How Much The PS3 Evolved

If you asked a bunch of people to list the most influential games of the last console generation, there’s a solid chance most of them would include …

Uncharted

First Steam Machine costs as much as an Xbox One

<b>Update:</b> iBuyPower has also revealed that its Steam Machine will be priced at $499 (about £307, AU $547) when it goes on sale next year, which means …

Steam Machines

DIY Computer For Kids Maker Kano Ships Its Build-Your-Own Screen Kit

Learn-to-code startup Kano is now shipping a 10.1-inch HD display to go with its keyboard plus Raspberry Pi DIY computer kit for kids. Back in May the startup announced a $15 million Series A funding round, in part to develop additional hardware add-ons for their core product, such as the screen …

Nintendo needs to make this Gameboy concept a reality

Nintendo has been hinting at having a new console in the works, but what I’d really like to see from the gaming giant is a portable system based on this beautiful Gamboy-inspired concept by Munich-based designer Florian Renner.<p>Renner reimagined the 26-year old Gameboy with a horizontal form factor …

Xbox 360 Celebrates Its 10th Birthday

Over the weekend Microsoft’s old generation Xbox 360 celebrated its 10th birthday after being made available via retail on November 22nd 2005.<p>To …

Gear & Gadgets

PlayStation 2 Classics Are On Their Way To The PlayStation 4 Via Emulation According To Sony

The PlayStation 4 is a pretty damn solid console, or at least it is until you want to play a game from Sony’s vast back-catalog of PSOne, PS2 and PS3 games. Sony’s most recent system isn’t backwards compatible, and there aren’t any PSOne or PS2 classics available in the PlayStation store. You can …

Final Fantasy

Paris attacks: Anonymous declares war on Isil

Hacker group Anonymous says in a video that it will "hunt" Islamic State after its terrorist attacks in Paris, France on Friday<p>Anonymous has posted a video declaring war against Islamic State following a series of terror attacks in Paris that have left at least 129 people dead.<p>The hacker group, …

Joystick jihad: Sony's PlayStation 4 could be terrorists' communication tool, experts warn

After Friday’s horrific terror attacks on Paris, security experts are weighing the frightening possibility that Sony’s PlayStation 4 has become a communication tool for terrorists.<p>Three days before Friday’s terrifying events in the French capital, Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon warned that …

France’s RoboCARE bets robots can keep elderly healthy and teach the French to speak better English

TOULOUSE, France — Robots may not yet be able to experience emotion, but one French company believes that they can be used to improve connections between humans in areas such as health care and education.<p>RoboCARE Lab, a company based in Toulouse, France, has launched an ambitious campaign to place …

Meet Chronos, the adhesive disk that can make almost any watch more like an Apple Watch

Traditional watch fans no longer have to consider forgoing their expensive wrist-wear to have technology on their arm. Chronos, a small disk that fits on the underside of any watch, brings core smartwatch functionality without making you decide on a platform.<p>At a mere 3mm thin and 33mm in diameter, …

Nintendo's PlayStation Shown Off, Actually Powers Up

When images of the fabled "Nintendo Play Station" console made the rounds over the summer, not everyone believed that the prototype console was actually real, but instead an elaborate hoax. It no longer seems that way, as the ultra-rare console--created as part of a failed partnership between …