David Matthew Salas Jr

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Galaxy Note 8 SD card: Top things you need to know

With a bump up to 64GB of internal storage, fewer people will find it necessary to pop an SD card into their Galaxy Note 8. But for those who need to …

Former Han Solo directors break silence about getting booted from Star Wars movie: There was ‘a really big gap to bridge’

In June, Chris Miller and Phil Lord were infamously fired from the stand-alone Han Solo movie in what essentially amounted to a Death Star-size …

Star Wars

Uber is buying $1 billion worth of self-driving cars from Volvo

Five months into Uber’s campaign to improve relations with its drivers, the company has inked a deal with Volvo to buy tens of thousands of autonomous vehicles that could eventually replace them.<p>The non-exclusive deal is one of the largest commercial orders for self-driving cars yet, building on a …

Hiromi Tsuru’s Final Lines as Dragon Ball‘s Bulma Will Make You Cry

Hiromi Tsuru, the voice of <i>Dragon Ball</i>‘s Bulma (as well as Ukyo Kuonji from <i>Ranma 1/2</i>, Naomi Hunter from <i>Metal Gear Solid,</i> and more), passed away on …

New Samsung SM-W2018 Flip Phone Leaked On Video

Samsung is expected to launch a new flip phone this year, the Samsung SM-W2018 and now the handset has appeared on video. The new Samsung flip phone …

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

It's Time For A New Aquaman Game

The Justice League movie might not be great, but it potentially sets up DC’s characters for some better stand-alone movies. One of those is the …

The Worst Way To Experience Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released on two new platforms this year. The Switch version has been a nice surprise, performing better than expected and …

Videos: Top 10 Movies You Won't Believe Are Rated PG

The is a new video from WatchMojo that lists the top 10 movies you won’t believe are rated PG. Before the PG-13 rating was instituted, there was way …

A global collaboration to create "artificial organisms" just went live

by Patrick Caughill November 17, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 10154<p>The Brain Code<p>Mindfire, a new foundation with the goal of “decoding the mind” to …

Artificial Intelligence

Deep in The Ocean, There's a 'Shadow Zone' Where The Water Is 2,000 Years Old

An airless, mysterious abyss.<p>The oldest water in the ocean didn't reach its advanced years by accident.<p>Deep in the North Pacific, a vast stretch of …

Seafloor

Women are better in tech than men, says a report

Think men's brains are better suited for tech jobs? Think again.<p>A report from the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution measured men's and women's digital scores, and found that women had stronger skills than men do.<p>The Brookings report, called "Digitalization and the American …

Brookings Institution

Watch the Carnage of the Costly GT World Cup Pileup In Macau

If you only watch racing for the crashes, then you're in luck, because this one's a doozy.<p>FIA GT World Cup<p>James GilboyView James Gilboy's Articles<p>The …

The Incredibles 2 gets its first trailer

Jack-Jack has ... powers!<p>After years of waiting, the first trailer for Pixar’s <i>The Incredibles 2</i>, the sequel to one of the best superhero movies ever made, has arrived.<p><i>The Incredibles 2</i> picks up where 2004’s <i>The Incredibles</i> left off. Director Brad Bird confirmed during Disney’s biennial D23 …

Animation

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can backflip now - CNN Video

Boston Dynamics released a video of its humanoid robot Atlas hopping and doing backflips. It's the second time this week the company has teased an updated robot.

Robotics

The best gaming headphones

The best headsets for PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch<p>I’ll never forget my first pair of dedicated gaming headphones, the venerable Triton AX360. They completely changed my perception of playing games on a console.<p>At the time, I was hooked on <i>Gears of War</i>. Every Friday …

Consumer Tech

How does the new Tesla Roadster stack up against today’s supercars?

Elon Musk has a talent for unleashing bombshell surprises, and he definitely topped himself with the unexpected reveal of the second-generation Tesla …

Roadsters

Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

Game Development

Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is purchasing 25 of the heavy duty all-electric transport trucks (via Canadian Press), with a $5,000 deposit for each upfront …

Blu-ray Review – My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

<b>My Neighbor Totoro</b>, 1988.<p>Written and Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.<br>Featuring the voice talents of Tim Daly, Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, and Lea …

PlayStation 4 Pro vs. Xbox One X: Which should you buy?

Gamers have been politely discussing the merits of owning an Xbox verses owning a PlayStation for a long, long time. Some years, the scales tip one …

Scientists Devise Way to Recharge Smartphones with Light

<i>In brief: Researchers at Dracula Technologies have devised a method to charge cell phones with ambient light. They have created thin, flexible solar cells that can be printed in any shape or color using an inkjet printer.</i><p>LIGHT-POWERED<p>These days, we use our cell phones for a lot more than just …

Solar Panels

Why Chevrolet Chose to Unveil the ZR1 Corvette in Dubai

Dubai, city of cranes, is home to the world’s tallest building (the Burj Khalifa), and a premier grower of artificial islands (google Palm Jumeirah). Yesterday, this tax-free emirate on the Persian Gulf played host to another spectacle of prodigiousness: the reveal of our homegrown superhero, the …

Things to know when switching from iOS to Android

The debate between Android and iOS has been going on for years, and despite both operating systems being quite similar to one another at this point …

Leonid Meteor Shower 2017: What You Need to Know

From the vantage point of space, meteor showers are just trails of space trash, tiny bits of rock and ice left behind by comets as they race through …

Why People are Excited About a Virtual Land Grab

<b>Blockchain Metaverse Decentraland is gearing up for its first online land auction. Tech Trends takes a look at what this means for Social VR.</b><p>VR’s …

Virtual Reality

Noctis from Final Fantasy 15 is coming to Tekken 7

Joins the fighting game roster this coming spring<p><i>Tekken</i> <i>7</i>’s roster is getting <i>Final Fantasy</i> <i>15</i>’s Noctis this spring. The surprise announcement was made at the Tekken World Tour Finals, catching the crowd off guard and receiving a rousing ovation.<p>In the trailer above, Noctis shows off his magical …

The Developer Turning 'Skyrim' Into a Text-Based Adventure

A developer gives himself a tough goal and gets part of the way there.<p>In a fascinating exploration of the differences between visuals and text, Google developer Filip Hracek has described his attempt to turn the popular video game <i>Skyrim</i> into a text-based adventure.<p>At first glance, this might seem …

The Elder Scrolls

Real-life Thor Builds a Flying Mjolnir Hammer That Returns to Him

We all fantasize about what life would be like with the same superpowers that Marvel’s heroes wield. But inventor Allen Pan does more than just …

Comics

Smith Lowdown Focus Review: zen has never looked so rad

Chill looks and chill vibes<p>Meditation is one of those things I’ve always struggled with. The benefits, when I actually do it, are clear to me. I’m calmer, more focused, and less stressed. Yet I do it for a day or two, and then let my practice slip into nonexistence. Or I’ll try to do it, but in …