Tyler Payton

1,274 Flips | 6 Magazines | 1 Like | 4 Following | 921 Followers | @TylerPayton | Keep up with Tyler Payton on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tyler Payton”

Vizio's new soundbars start at $179 and all come with Google Cast

The battle with Sonos begins<p>Just as it's done with TVs over the last few months, Vizio is now bringing Google Cast to the soundbars that go beneath those sets. Today the company is announcing a new Sound Bar System lineup that starts out with a 38-inch 2.1 model and goes up to a 45-inch unit with …

TRANSFORM - Amazing Technology Invented By MIT

Amazing Technology Invented By MIT - Tangible Media

An LA judge ordered a woman to unlock a phone with her fingerprint

A federal judge recently signed a warrant requiring a woman to use her fingerprint to unlock her phone, <i>The Los Angeles Times</i> reports. The woman, Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan, was sentenced for identity theft the same day the warrant was signed, but it's not clear why exactly the FBI wanted to unlock her …

The Brooklyn Museum's app acts like AI, but there are humans behind it

If this visitor had previously wanted an answer to his question, his best bet would have been emailing the museum or hoping Google had some ideas. Ask fills that void, Shelley Bernstein, the museum’s vice director of digital engagement and technology, told <i>The Verge</i>. Hawkes and his five coworkers …

NASA Just Announced It's Building an Electric Propulsion System to Take Us Into Deep Space

Could it get us to Mars?<p>We've made it to the Moon, but if we're going to start exploring the rest of our Universe, we're going to need better …

Boat Belonging to Missing Florida Teens Found Near Bermuda

Officials confirmed on Saturday that a boat found last month off the coast of Bermuda is the one that belonged to two Florida teens who went missing …

Microsoft sues US government over 'unconstitutional' cloud data searches

'People do not give up their rights when they move their private information from physical storage to the cloud.'<p>A major tech company and the US government are at odds once again. Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department, claiming that it's "unconstitutional" to force the …

FBI's iPhone unlock doesn't work on newer iPhones

The director of the FBI has said the method used to unlock the San Bernardino killer's iPhone doesn't work on newer models.<p>James Comey, speaking at …

This is the first action camera with built-in stabilization

It's a clever solution, and the Arc is one of the most unique action cameras coming to the market because of this built-in stabilization. Until now, action camera users were stuck using accessories like Feiyutech's handheld gimbals, or buying purpose-built, all-in-one rigs like the DJI Osmo. (In …

War Dogs: How Two Teenage Stoners Won a $300 Million Arms Deal

Presented By Warner Bros<p>We all know about the black market, but what about the gray market? You know, the place where war lords, gun runners and international arms dealers make quasi-legal—and super illegal—deals. Where upstanding governments from world-leading countries pay shady shell …

The History Behind This Abandoned Town In Pennsylvania Is Bizarre But True

The Concrete City is built in the International Style architecture, which became popular in the 1920s and 30s. It emphasized a plain, efficient …

This Creepy Abandoned Cemetery In Pennsylvania Will Give You Nightmares

Mt. Moriah was incorporated in 1855 and grew to encompass 380 acres. Its entrance is marked by a massive, Romanesque brownstone structure, located on …

Malware scam appears to use GPS data to catch speeding Pennsylvania drivers

A new malware scam is posing as a speeding ticket email with a fake link that is said to load malicious code onto users' computers. The emails, sent to at least few local residents in Tredyffrin, Pennsylvania, purport to come from the local police department. Malware emails that masquerade as …

Google's $150 Nik Collection of Photo Editing Software Is Now Completely Free

Nik Collection, seven powerful photo editing desktop plug-ins from Google, has dropped its price from $150 to being completely free for …

iKamper's Hardtop One is like a pop-up trailer for your car's rooftop

One of the most annoying aspects of camping is setting up a tent, especially for those of us who are prone to forgetting important things like stakes …

Road Trips

The best time to buy an Android phone is April

The world of Android smartphones can often be chaotic and disorganized, but this year it seems to have settled on the month of April for the debut and availability of the widest range of attractive new devices. Six months after Google’s release of Android Marshmallow, all the hardware manufacturers …

We Could Have a Moon Base for As Little as $10 Billion

A big increase in a NASA budget could put a permanent base on the moon in six years.<p>Everything has a price, and the one for getting a moon base going might not be as much as you'd think. A group of NASA researchers, Google Lunar X Prize foundation leads, and other stakeholders assembled in secret …

Real Talk About How Much It Actually Costs To Travel The World

Everyone these days seem to be telling you to travel. Quit the grind. Meet people. Enrich your life. See the world. But no one ever likes to talk about money. They expect you to figure that bit out on your own.<p>Travel isn’t free and it’s not always easy, either. Sometimes it’s expensive and hard at …

Engineers Turn Robot Arm into F1 Ferrari Simulator

Now Lyft drivers need not own a car: Lyft and GM start short-term rental program

General Motors Co. and ride-hailing service Lyft are launching a short-term car rental program that is expected to eventually evolve into an autonomous vehicle network.<p>The companies said Tuesday that the Express Drive program, aimed at prospective Lyft drivers who don't have qualifying cars, will …

The Apple Pencil: an illustrator's review

Just another Apple product or a digital magic wand? Guardian illustrator <b>Chloe Cushman</b> takes it for a spin<p>The Apple Pencil is a cursed product, haunted by a single Steve Jobs quote from 2010: “If you see a stylus, they blew it.” Jobs thought that the stylus, a pen-like device used to write or draw …

A typo partially stopped hackers from stealing $1 billion from a Bangladesh bank

Hackers attempted to steal up to $1 billion from Bangladesh's central bank last month — but their plans were partially stopped after they made a typo in an online transfer request, <i>Reuters</i> reported.<p>The hackers allegedly gained access to the bank's transfer codes, using them to send dozens of payment …

Skiing Legend Jon Olsson Is Building The Ultimate Lamborghini Huracán

Jon Olsson is a freestyle skier, entrepreneur and Gumballer, and he certainly doesn’t do things by half. In the past few years he’s built a 1000bhp …

Google surprises with early preview of Android N

Google unexpectedly announced the Android N Developer Preview today. And to make things even easier for developers — and adventurous users — the preview is available as an over-the-air update.<p>The expectation was that Google wouldn’t start talking about Android N until its I/O developer conference …

Android News

One of the FBI’s Major Claims in the iPhone Case Is Fraudulent

Does the FBI need to worry about the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone self-erasing?<i>“We have enormous computing power in the US government, but we need</i> …

Privacy

You can now sign up for Google’s Project Fi cell service without an invite

You can now sign up for Project Fi, Google’s first foray into offering its own cell phone service, without an invite.<p>The service, which launched ten months ago, was an invite-only project until now — though getting an invite wasn’t all that hard. Starting today, anybody in the U.S. can simply sign …

California's bullet train is delayed three years, but will be cheaper to build

Major obstacle: earthquake-prone mountains<p>California's new 220-mph bullet train won't begin accepting passengers until at least 2025, three years later than the initial schedule, according to a new business plan released by the agency overseeing the long-gestating project. But there's a silver …

Police drone can be hacked with $40 kit, says researcher

<b>A security researcher has reported finding a way to hijack a high-end drone, using parts costing as little as $40 (£29).</b><p>The expert says it is possible to start the octocopter's engines, engage auto-takeoff, control its camera and, potentially, crash the machine.<p>He will present his findings at the …

Drones