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Complete guide to iMovie for iOS

Learn how to make movies on your iPhone with the surprisingly powerful yet easy-to-use iMovie mobile app.<p>iMovie for iOS lets you become a mobile movie maker. With the mobile app, you can skip the process of transferring video to your Mac and get started right on your iPhone, where your videos …

iOS

Two Teams Have Simultaneously Unearthed Evidence of an Exotic New Particle

A few months ago, physicists observed an new subatomic particle—essentially an awkwardly-named, crazy cousin of the proton. Its mere existence has …

Physics

Apple Inc.'s Big New Feature for Its 2019 iPhones Revealed

Apple's adding a new technology that'll make its 2019 iPhones into excellent augmented reality devices.<p>On Nov. 14, Bloomberg published a report …

IPhone X

Fisker patents EV battery with a range of 500 miles that can be charged in 1 minute

It might sound too good to be true – but Fisker is working on an electric vehicle battery that can charge up to 100% in just one minute. They’ve …

Batteries

The best Bluetooth audio receiver for your home stereo or speakers

<i>By R. Matthew Ward</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After doing 13 hours of research and …

Audiophile

The Tesla Roadster will start at $200,000

Watch out, Italy<p>During Tesla’s semi truck event tonight, CEO Elon Musk had a surprise up his sleeve — a new version of the Tesla Roadster, and now we know how much it will cost. The base model will start at $200,000, and with a $50,000 deposit required upfront. Interested parties can place their …

Trucks

WiZ smart lighting Review: LED bulbs and projector

We’ve been using a set of WiZ smart LED lights for the past week to see how they stood up to their closest competitors. In the world of smart bulbs – …

Home Automation

The new Tesla Roadster just blew our minds

The Dodge Demon raised our expectations for performance, but the new Roadster should move things to another planet.<p>The company we know as Tesla launched with the Roadster, a repurposed, eviscerated Lotus with its guts largely replaced with a freezer-sized battery pack and a repurposed electric …

Car Tech

This is the Tesla Semi truck

500 miles of range and more aerodynamic than a supercar<p>The Tesla Semi truck is a hulking and menacing hauler, with the presence of Darth Vader lurking from above when cast in the black hue, or more like an apparition in metallic silver-white. In other words: it’s exactly what we expect to see from …

Trucks

Firefox add-on armageddon arrives: How to see if you are going to be hit

Firefox Quantum is set to speed up Mozilla's browser, but there is a price to be paid.<p>Firefox 57 is set to bring the biggest shake-up that Mozilla's …

Software

Apple is working on a laser-based 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone

The 2017 iPhone X has only just come out, and everyone is still soaking in the animoji novelty, but rumours about Apple’s <i>2019</i> iPhone are already emerging. Bloomberg has come out with a report today that suggests Apple is developing a new “3D sensor” for the rear of the 2019 phone that will be used …

Augmented Reality

Shinola is getting into headphones with four stylish, expensive models

After making its name in watches, Shinola moved into bikes, journals, bags, gloves, wallets, jewelry, phone cases, and more in just the past six years. Last year, the company began moving into audio gear with its first turntable, and today Shinola is announcing its very first headphones. It’s …

Headphones

Cricket does away with its 8 GB and 12 GB data options

Cricket is making a change to its data plan lineup. The AT&T-owned MVNO recently added more data to its cheapest plans, but now it’s removed two others completely. Customers will no longer have the option to select 8 GB or 12 GB data allotments.<p>Now, the only options are a $30 plan with 2 GB of …

Phones

The iPhone X doesn't actually need Face ID for Animoji, apparently

Ever since the iPhone X was unveiled, Apple’s Animoji have been lauded as the greatest innovation to grace smartphones since multi-touch. So advanced, in fact, that Apple had to create a fancy new sensor just to map your mug to a poop emoji.<p>Sarcasm aside, it turns out animoji apparently don’t <i>need</i> …

iOS

BenQ made a surprisingly inexpensive 4K HDR projector

‘Inexpensive’ is a relative term here<p>Projectors are actually pretty good these days — just ask former <i>Verge</i> editor Chris Plante — but if you want 4K, you’re probably looking at price tags that are around 10 times what a 4K TV costs.<p>BenQ’s latest projector, the W1700 (known as the the HT2550 in the …

Gear & Gadgets

Bose is crowdfunding noise-cancelling earbuds that can help you sleep

The newest Bose headphones hope to “put an end to sleepless nights” by cancelling out barks, snores and other irritating noises while you sleep — and it’s the smallest product they’ve ever made.<p>The noise-masking Sleepbuds, as they are called, are small wireless earbuds that you place into your ears …

Headphones

Polaroid's new gadget turns your phone into an instant camera

Instagram addicts may now have a new reason to give Motorola's Moto Z another look.<p>Polaroid and Motorola have teamed up on a new Moto Mod for the …

Gear & Gadgets

Google tidies up its Maps with new icons and color keys

Google today announced it’s bringing a new look to Maps. The new experience has brighter colors, clearer icons and an overall improved user experience.<p>Over the next few weeks users will be introduced to new color keys and icons depending on the category, such as orange for food and drink and pink …

APIs

Deezer's New Desktop App for macOS Lets Subscribers Stream Lossless Audio

Music streaming service Deezer released a desktop macOS app on Wednesday that offers high-definition lossless audio playback in the popular FLAC format.<p>The app not only eliminates the hassle and additional step of opening up a new browser but desktop users with Premium+ account, who download the …

Audiophile

Paramount to launch VR movie theater experience

Studio to host 3D showing of "Top Gun" next month at a virtual reality cinema.<p>Want to get out to the movies more often but don't want to deal with crowded parking, overpriced popcorn or yappy patrons Paramount Pictures might be able to help.<p>The movie studio is creating a virtual reality movie …

Virtual Reality

Android Auto is now available on some Alfa Romeo models, as well as one more Fiat and two head unit manufacturers

Android Auto has been hitting more and more cars. Having just reached one Italian car manufacturer, Google's in-car OS has just spread to another: …

Transportation

How to switch Animoji characters after recording

As a popular phenomenon, Animoji will probably disappear as quickly as Pokemon Go. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t fun, and this tip will make it even more fun. You know how when you record a little Animoji clip, and you wish you’d done it with the robot instead of the cheeky monkey? It’s easy to …

iOS

Garmin Speak uses Alexa to tell you where to go

Earlier this year, navigation giant Garmin teamed up with Amazon to announce the Garmin Speak, a nano-scale Amazon Echo ($179.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond) for your car's dashboard. The pint-sized product promises to bring the flexibility of Amazon's Alexa voice service and Garmin's navigation and …

Amazon

Bug bounty hunter reveals DJI SSL, firmware keys have been public for years

Opinion: The researcher has discarded $30,000 to ensure there is full public disclosure of the drone maker's poor security and revealing how not …

Security

Will we ever stop using passwords?

1Password’s Jeffrey Goldberg answers your questions about security and password management on Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>On the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode spoke to Jeffrey Goldberg, 1Password’s Defender Against the Dark Arts — and yes, that is his real title. …

Security

When did the TVs start working like smartphones?

Since cutting the cord, I have learned a few things I didn’t expect. I knew I was going to have to adapt to a new way of watching TV. What I didn’t anticipate was how familiar that different way of doing things was going to feel.<p>When you cut the cord, you need to fill the TV gap with a number of …

Televisions

Huawei's Watch 2 is a good smartwatch, but not an essential buy

If you've decided you want a smartwatch, consider Huawei's latest, which offers 4G connectivity. Hold off if you're on the fence about wearables, though.

Smartwatches

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can backflip now

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.

Robots

Apple Park's visitor center is now open for business

Apple Park