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Here's how hybrid laptops are going to save the tablet market

They’re not new, but 2-in-1 hybrids—which combine the features of a laptop and tablet into a single device—are proving to be the only high point in …

Intel and Google want your phone to see in 3D

Intel's RealSense camera tech can sense and scan three-dimensional objects, while Google's Project Tango sensors are adept at motion tracking and 3D-mapping. It just makes sense for the two to come together, which is exactly what was announced today at Intel's Developer Forum. The two have …

Augmented Reality

Bezos says Amazon's drones will be as common as mail trucks

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I wonder what proportion of the world is already looking forward to having their talcum powder and garden tools delivered by drone.<p>Ever since Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos floated the notion, I've been excited …

James Martin

Google's Artificial Intelligence Speaks, and She's a Woman

Stephen Hawking is a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, and all around academic bad ass. There’s no doubt in my mind that he’s one of the …

DC Comics is working on a show for NBC that's like 'The Office' but with superheroes

NBC has found a new way to revisit "The Office," as well as take part in the superhero craze.<p>It just gave a pilot production commitment for DC Comics' and Warner Bros. Television project "Powerless."<p>Here's the description for the show, which Business Insider acquired from WBTV:<p><i>Single-camera</i> …

Humans, Not Robots, Are the Real Reason Artificial Intelligence Is Scary

Intelligent weapons are too easily converted by software engineers into indiscriminate killing machines.<p>Unfortunately, much of the recent outcry against artificial-intelligence weapons has been confused, conjuring robot takeovers of mankind. This scenario is implausible in the near term, but AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Darth Vader PS4 bundles cater to your 'Star Wars' cravings

Between <i>The Force Awakens</i>, <i>Battlefront</i> and <i>Disney Infinity</i>, you're about to get your fill of <i>Star Wars</i> -- and Sony is determined to capitalize on that sci-fi feast with some special PlayStation systems. It's releasing two limited edition Darth Vader PS4 bundles that each include a distinctive 500GB …

Darth Vader

'Disney Infinity' Reveals 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Figurines and Game-Play

<i>Disney Infinity</i> gets Star Wars The Force Awakens playset, four player Marvel Battlegrounds playset, Kingdom Hearts cross over weapons and illuminated “Light FX” lightsabers for figurines.<p>At this years D23 fan expo event for <i>Disney Infinity</i> there was an emphasis of new and upcoming playsets that …

There's going to be a Darth Vader edition PlayStation 4

Here at D23 Sony just announced there there's going to be a new themed variant of the PS4 console — and that theme is Darth Vader himself. The console features an etching of Darth Vader's profile across the front of the console, and will come in two different bundles: one with the deluxe edition of</i> …

A new age of transportation is upon us and it's self-driving

We're on the cusp of change: Self-driving cars have begun to hit the streets with the goal of making transportation safer. The dream of a self-driving-car future, it would seem, is becoming a reality and it's been a long time in the making. A steady flow of engineers have, over the years, …

Art installation brings drone killings to life

It can often be hard to grasp what numbers really represent. The thousands of deaths caused by drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, and elsewhere over the years are easily obscured when they're communicated simply as black print in a newspaper.<p>A new installation by Los Angeles artist Jonathan Fletcher …

Amazon staffer defends his company against New York Times

Amazon was hit hard by <i>The New York Times</i> this Saturday, with the publication of a highly critical piece depicting the e-commerce giant as a brutal …

Samsung Unveils Its Gear S2 Smartwatch

Giving Apple a run for its money.<p>Just one day after revealing its first teaser at Unpacked 2015, Samsung debuts its new Gear S2 smartwatch with a curiously fashion-centric lookbook. Opting for a round screen (in comparison to Apple’s rectangular watch while Google’s Android Wear offers both square …

D23 2015: New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Poster Revealed

Drew Struzan's new take on Episode VII's characters.<p>At its D23 Expo today, Disney revealed a new poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.<p>Artist Drew …

Crackdown 3 (finally) proves why Microsoft put Xbox One's head in the cloud | Polygon

"Frankly, I stopped talking about it"<p>"In the multiplayer, it's 100 percent destructible, and it's forever — forever, as long as the game lasts"<p>"We always have the compute power on demand"<p>"Crackdown is a perfect example of a game that we decided to start on with a real technical challenge around …

Xbox

One statistic tells you why HTC collapsed and why Android is in so much trouble

In layman's terms, that means that if you could theoretically acquire all the shares of HTC, it would cost you less than the cash HTC holds — meaning HTC would effectively be paying you to acquire the entire company. In investors' terms, it means people think the company is essentially …

The most beautiful plane never flown is just weeks from its maiden flight

The year was 1939. Ettore Bugatti — one of the most interesting and innovative individuals involved with the auto industry's formative years — was furiously working on his company's only aircraft. But this wasn't just any aircraft: like his cars, Bugatti's 100P was a technological marvel, featuring …

Moto G (2015) review: this is Motorola's real flagship

When Motorola introduced its latest series of smartphones last week, all eyes were on the Moto X. For several years, the Moto X has been Motorola's top-of-the-line phone — the one we all look to when divining Motorola's fortunes. But Motorola made it clear that its fortune is now tied up in …

Here's When Windows 10 Is Coming To Xbox One

Windows 10 may be already out on PCs, but anyone using Microsoft’s Xbox One is still stuck with those old green blocks that defined Microsoft’s brief and unsuccessful foray into new territory with Windows 8. Windows 10 and DirectX 12 is already getting some positive feedback from gamers — even if …

How Computers Are Changing the Way We Explain the World

Imagine it’s the 1950s and you’re in charge of one of the world’s first electronic computers. A company approaches you and says: “We have 10 million …

Mathematics

I Bought a Dumb Watch to Rescue Me From My Phone

I’m 34 years old, and I’m wearing a watch every day for the first time in my life. No, I haven’t discovered the joys of midlife accessorizing. I’ve …

L.L.Bean

Gamescom 2015: Xbox Live Officially Coming to Microsoft Hololens

Achievement unlocked.<p>Microsoft's Hololens is officially getting Xbox Live support as part of the Universal Windows Platform.<p>During a Gamescom …

Now you can put Palmer Luckey's TIME cover photo anywhere

The surprising joy of transparent PNGs<p>Today the cover of <i>Time</i> Magazine is graced by Oculus founder and sandal-wearing wunderkind Palmer Luckey, for a feature story entitled "The Surprising Joy of Virtual Reality and How it's Going To Change the World."And to demonstrate the limitless, future-melting …

'Not Gay' -- A Book With An Intriguing Theory On Male School Sports Hazing

I have to admit, I’ve not read a new book called “Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men,” by Jane Ward, an associate professor of gender and sexuality studies at University of California Riverside. But given the number of stories every year about male athletes committing sexual assault in the …

'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' Shows Off Its Scope With New Gameplay Walkthrough

In a new thirty minute walkthrough we get to see a lot of updated functionality in <i>Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain</i>, with specific emphasis on the player’s center of operations; Mother Base.<p>Despite being heavily customizable, Mother Base is also modular and can be increased in size based on what …

Miles Teller hits out at Esquire after interviewer brands him 'a dick'

Miles Teller, the star of the Oscar-nominated drama Whiplash and Fox's new superhero movie Fantastic Four, has hit out at a recent Esquire interview, describing it as "very mispresenting".<p>In the profile piece, Esquire writer Anna Peele paints a picture of the 28-year-old actor as a young man "on a …

Windows 10 May Finally Mean The End Of Passwords

Windows 10 has been available for over a week now and tens of millions of PCs around the world have already upgraded to the latest flagship operating system from Microsoft. Windows 10 represents an evolution of the concept of what a desktop OS should be or the role it plays in an increasingly …

Review: Fantastic Four desperately doesn't want to be a superhero movie

How do you solve a problem like the Fantastic Four? Created back in 1961, Mister Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the Thing were Marvel Comic’s first great superhero team, predating the Avengers by two whole years. They’re the foundation, paving the way for icons like Spider-Man …

Pebble's next smartwatch is here

Pebble’s latest smartwatch, the Pebble Time, has been widely available for purchase for just a couple of weeks. But the company isn’t slowing down: today it’s opening up preorders of the Pebble Time Steel, with shipments due in six to eight weeks. (Kickstarter backers of the Time Steel will see …