Irfan Morshed Ahmad

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Mysterious Xbox Watch uncovered years after Microsoft abandoned the project

While the Xbox One continues to sell well (despite its disappointing lack of exclusive games), the Xbox brand doesn’t always guarantee success. Back …

Windows 10 keyboard offers emoji suggestions in latest preview

Windows 10 Insiders in the Fast Ring were the first to try out Microsoft's emoji 5.0 bonanza in June, before support rolled out widely with the Fall Creators Update. And, the tech giant is bundling yet more emoji goodness in its latest preview, which also packs Microsoft Edge improvements. The new …

Video Shows North Korean Soldier's Dramatic Sprint Across Border

The closed-circuit television footage is silent, but that makes it no less dramatic.<p>A jeep speeds through the North Korean countryside, crossing what is known as the 72-Hour Bridge.<p>Inside the vehicle is a North Korean soldier, making a desperate escape. All but the headlights disappear behind tree …

How to switch from Chrome to Firefox Quantum in under 2 minutes

Having used Chrome for ages, I’ve gotten used to the browser’s sluggish performance and gluttony for system memory, and I’ve a feeling I’m not alone.<p>With the launch of Firefox Quantum, we can finally break free from those shackles: the latest version of Mozilla’s browser uses an all-new CSS engine …

Google

Ban on killer robots urgently needed, say scientists

The movie portrays a brutal future. A military firm unveils a tiny drone that hunts and kills with ruthless efficiency. But when the technology falls into the wrong hands, no one is safe. Politicians are cut down in broad daylight. The machines descend on a lecture hall and spot activists, who are …

Artificial Intelligence

Hackers Say They've Broken Face ID a Week After iPhone X Release

<i>This article has been updated below with another, more convincing video demonstration of Bkav's Face ID spoofing, which the firm revealed two weeks</i> …

Face ID

The iPhone X’s Face ID can be broken with a 3D printer and a whole lot of time

Apple’s Face ID is supposed to be the most secure biometric security system ever put into a smartphone. The company claims a false-positive rate of …

The best Google Assistant commands: What is Google Assistant and what devices can I get it on?

We've rounded up the best Google Assistant commands, allowing you to make the most of your Google Assistant app and devices<p>Like Apple’s Siri, …

Hangouts v23 Easter eggs show love to Futurama's Zoidberg and Corgis [APK Teardown]

Hey, remember that time when a Hangouts update added a shruggie code? How about a month later when the following version expanded to a whole library …

GoPro bravely sacrifices itself to capture first-person view of being devoured by lava

Not many people have been swallowed up by lava and survived — in fact, the number has to be somewhere around zero, if I had to guess — and the same …

Google Assistant is now available with Sony’s Android TV

Early this year Google announced that Google Assistant will be available for selected televisions. In the month of september Google …The post Google …

Android TV

Original Fallout is free on Steam today

Celebrating the game’s 20th anniversary<p><i>Fallout</i>, the 1997 original (subtitle: <i>A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game</i>) is free on Steam today, in observance of the 20th anniversary of its launch.<p>Users have until 11:59 p.m. tonight PT (that’s 2:59 a.m. Oct. 1, ET) to add it to their Steam library. It’s for …

Are Climate Change and Global Warming the Same Thing?

Global Warming Is Only One Symptom of Climate Change<p>Global warming and climate change are science's odd couple — you hardly hear one mentioned …

Climate Change

This Is the Real Difference Between White and Brown Rice

Keep yo' self educated.<p>April 26, 2016<p>We all know the struggle — you're standing in the Chipotle line, anxiously awaiting your overflowing burrito — …

YouTube gets a makeover with a new logo and app redesign | tech

Google-owned YouTube has redesigned its logo for the first time. It has also rolled out some major design changes to its mobile and desktop …

The Highest Paid YouTubers

If you believe the hype, YouTubers are the future of the entertainment industry. If we’re all migrating towards the internet anyway to consume our …

Meet Android Oreo’s all-new emoji

The newest version of Android (Oreo, officially) doesn’t bring a ton of new stuff to the mobile operating system, but it does overhaul something near and dear to most smartphone user’s hearts: Emoji. Google has done away with its “blob” style smileys in favor of more traditional-looking (I guess?) …

Android O is delightfully named Oreo, is rolling out in phases 'soon'

You can now relax: Android O is officially named Oreo.<p>In an announcement timed – a little melodramatically – to coincide with the solar eclipse in New York, Google revealed the name of its latest and greatest version of Android.<p>Thankfully, it went with the obvious choice, instead or repeating the …

YouTube Won’t Sell Ads On Channels Before They Get 10K Views

People who earn a living by producing videos and taking a share of YouTube’s ad revenue from them have a problem: YouTube’s ad sales system also …

YouTube TV Is Here

I got an email yesterday afternoon informing me that YouTube TV is available in the Philadelphia Area. I signed up for the free trial immediately. …

YouTube TV

YouTube Requires 10K+ Views Before Placing Ads

Following a wave of criticism from advertisers unhappy about their ads appearing next to offensive content, YouTube is tightening the screws for the …

Is YouTube Cancelling Low-Viewed Videos? Almost

You’re not getting 10,000 views for your pokey little YouTube video? You won’t be getting much in the way of any advertising revenues.<p>Google’s …

Advertising

YouTube removes ads from channels with less than 10k views

YouTube is moving to restrict ads to channels that only have 10,000 lifetime views or more. It says this move will protect content creators — and probably advertisers as well.<p>The company opened its YouTube Partner Program (YPP) to everyone in 2007. Anyone could apply to have their videos monetized, …