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Steam Client Update Released

<b>Update:</b> this patch was re-issued on March 13 with additional fixes and improvements for issues that were missed in the initial release.<br>A new Steam …

Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1 With 100+ Games; Early Access For Gold Members Starts Today

Earlier this year, we announced Xbox Game Pass, a new digital gaming subscription service that gives you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and …

Gaming

Robot cop begins patrolling the streets of Dubai tomorrow night

A robotic police officer is making its debut on the streets of Dubai tomorrow night — and I hope everyone there has watched <i>Robocop</i>.<p>The uniformed bot greeted visitors to the Gulf Information Security and Expo Conference. After the conference wraps on Tuesday, it will be deployed to the streets of …

Robots

OK Google, Where’s Barb? How to set up Google Assistant shortcuts to Netflix and more

Google Home, Google’s AI-powered smart home speaker, rarely goes a few months without getting a feature. In the past year, it’s gained support for …

Google

This car built by college students gets 2,713 miles per gallon

Imagine making the 2,710-mile trip from Philadelphia to Los Angeles using just one gallon of gas.<p>You might look silly doing it, but students from Université Laval, in Quebec, have theoretically made that outlandish trip possible with their prototype gasoline-powered car that gets 2,713.1 miles per …

Electric Vehicles

The World’s Largest Wind Turbines Have Started Generating Power in England

The engineers responsible for maintaining the hardware at the Burbo Bank wind farm, off the northwest coast of England, will need a head for heights. …

Wind Power

Rare Apple-1 Computer Sells at German Auction for $130,000

A rare working Apple-1 computer that was built in Steve Jobs' garage has been sold at auction in Germany for over $130,000 (via <i>news24</i>).<p>The highly sought-after vintage computer auctioned off in Cologne on Saturday was one of just 200 that the late Apple co-founder and Steve Wozniak designed and …

Apple

Language App Duolingo Finally Added Japanese and It's Great

Duolingo is one of the best free ways to get started learning a new language, and they’re finally answering the pleas of wannabe polyglots everywhere …

Language Learning

MacBook charger not working? Here's what to do

We like to think of our chargers as simple, dependable devices — which is why it’s so annoying when they fail to charge our devices properly, even …

Gear & Gadgets

Velocifire VM70 Review: Cherry MX On a Budget

<b>Unboxing the Velocifire VM70</b><p>The VM70 comes in Velocifire’s standard packaging. Minimalist boxes please me for one primary reason: packaging is …

Laptops

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Glass Is Breakable

Turns out, a phone wrapped in glass with curved edges and a small supporting frame might not be the best move for durability. According to emerging …

Samsung

Tesla retroactively extends free unlimited Supercharging to all current vehicles

In a surprising move, Tesla is now extending free Supercharging to all current vehicles.<p>Tesla had previously announced the change of the program to a paid model after 400 kWh per year, which was supposed to take place starting January 1st. It later extended the deadline for two weeks before making …

Autos

Tesla tempts owners to upgrade at the end of their leases with Ludicrous, Self-driving, and dual motor

Three years into its in-house lease program, Tesla has now thousands of owners coming off of their Model S leases every quarter. The company is trying to take advantage of those opportunity to offer upgrades to its loyal customer base and replenish its pre-owned fleet in the process.<p>They started …

Autos

Shoot 360 Video Like a Pro in 6 Simple Steps

The thing that makes 360 cameras so awesome­—they capture everything happening in every direction—also makes them hard to use. Follow these rules to …

Cameras

A machine that keeps organs alive outside the body, and other inventions set to change the world

There are rules about what you can patent: Your invention must be new, non-obvious and useful. True, it doesn’t always seem to work out that way, judging by patents for a beer umbrella, an anti-eating face mask, and something called a “user-operated amusement apparatus for kicking the user’s …

Inventions

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I have tested 25 or more bluetooth speakers so far, several of them were meant for outdoors as well, so its safe to say that I have lots to compare …

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A U.K. prison just switched on an anti-drone ‘force field’ to stop illegal flights

Why it matters to you<p>If you want drone delivery restricted to law-abiding, non-incarcerated citizens, this innovation may win your approval.<p>The …

Drones

Synopsis: Scattering from the Quantum Vacuum

May 17, 2017<p>Polarized gamma rays could be used to measure how gamma-ray photons scatter off the virtual particles that make up the quantum …

Physics

Overwatch: 3 New Maps Revealed

Several Overwatch Twitter accounts have uploaded a new video, revealing that the game will add at least 3 new maps as part of its Anniversary …

Gaming

Despite resistance from Blizzard, Overwatch made Pornhub's top 20 searches in 2016

Shortly after its arrival last year, a spike in Overwatch-related porn was observed by popular pornography video sharing site Pornhub. At the time, …

Gaming

Vive launching a new VR headset that doesn't need a PC or phone

HTC Vive has announced a new standalone virtual reality headset for 2017 that will operate without a PC or inserted phone. In other words, the …

Virtual Reality

Rumor has it that Microsoft is trying to salvage Scalebound

Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC // Profile & Disclosures<p>Fronts9032Posts1Blogs 36Following182Followers467<p>Chris (Magnalon) has been enjoying …

Microsoft

Are We About to Unlock the Secrets to Peak Performance?

<i>“How many surf bums who can’t keep a job washing dishes will be up at 5 AM putting on a gritty, sandy wetsuit to paddle out in cold, sharky water for</i> …

Emerging Technology

Another Life is Strange game is in the works

The acclaimed adventure game returns<p>Dontnod Entertainment is working on a follow-up to <i>Life is Strange</i>, its popular episodic adventure game from 2015. The development team announced the project in a short video directed at fans, embedded above.<p>“We can indeed confirm that the original <i>Life is Strange</i> …

Adventure Games

LocalBitcoin Seller Guilty of Illegal Currency Exchange

The legal stance of Bitcoin, in the United States, seemingly varies from court case to court case. The IRS calls Bitcoin a piece of property, for all …

Internal Revenue Service

Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells Produced At Last

After 20 years of trying, scientists have transformed mature cells into primordial blood cells that regenerate themselves and the components of …

Biology