Ethan J.

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Kitchn Editors Share Their Favorite Chicken Recipes — Recipe Roundup

The thirst for new chicken recipes on the internet will never be quenched. It doesn't matter that there is a seemingly endless well of recipes to …

Cooking

Here’s how — and why — to use Safe mode with an Android phone

Safe mode can help you to track down the causes of problems you may be having with your smartphone. When you boot your phone into Safe mode, it …

Android News

Gigantic Honor Note 10 to launch on July 31 (Update: specs leak via TENAA)

<b>Update, July 23, 2018 (04:40AM EST):</b> The Honor Note 10 is expected to launch next week, but a new filing on China’s TENAA regulatory website (h/t: <i>BGR.in</i>) may have spoilt a few surprises early.<p>The filing for an upcoming Honor phablet (model number RVL-AL09) doesn’t show the device, but does reveal a …

Mobile Technology

India regulator threatens to ban iPhones from carrier networks over resistance to anti-spam app

Last weekend, a report suggested that Apple had sold fewer than 1 million iPhones in India so far this year. Now, it appears that iPhone sales numbers are just one of the company’s worries in the country…<p>The India Telecom Regulatory Authority, or TRAI, has introduced a new revision to its policy …

Regulation

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

The Macallan distillery opens up for 4D virtual reality tours

Not everyone has the means to travel to Scotland and visit their favorite distillery a la Ron Swanson. To help connoisseurs live out their dreams of traipsing through its facilities, The Macallan has created the Macallan Distillery Experience. <i>VRFocus</i> describes it as a "4D multi-sensory" group tour …

Virtual Reality

Microsoft, Best Buy, and RavPower are offering some good back-to-school deals

Plus, exclusive offers for Verge readers<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Amazon Prime Day is behind us, but there are still a …

Dragon Ball

Google Translate's AI Is Rendering Gibberish Into Spooky Religious Prophecies

Artificial-intelligence algorithms have been known to do some odd things when left to their own devices. The ones that power Google Translate have …

Language

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Block 5 Launch Kicks Off a New Era in Reusability

Early Sunday morning, SpaceX will conduct a fairly routine launch that also marks a new era for the company. From this point on, SpaceX will only …

Space Travel

Google Earth for iOS receives handy measure tool to calculate distance and area

Google Earth on iOS has been updated with one of the most requested features: a measurement tool.<p>Announced in a blog post, Google shared that after previously coming to Chrome and Android, it has brought the popular feature to iOS.<p>Ever wonder how far your hometown is from the North Pole? Or maybe, …

Google Earth

Cheaper Huawei phones are set for a big boost with Kirin 710 chipset

Huawei<p>Huawei has revealed a brand-new chipset, the Kirin 710, with its Nova 3i smartphone.<br>• The new chipset represents the biggest leap in power for Huawei’s lower-tier phones since 2016.<br>• It’s unclear whether the processor is indeed a successor to the Kirin 650 series of budget chips.<p>Huawei has …

Mobile Technology

Futuristic system uses nothing but Wi-Fi waves to detect motion anywhere in your home

Home security camera systems are all the rage right now, but they never give you 100% coverage. It would obviously be hugely inappropriate to install …

Home Security

Computer monitor buying guide

Whether your old monitor has died or you finally decided you need to upgrade for the latest movies or games, buying a new computer monitor is a big …

4K resolution

The next evolution in smartphone design might be the 'camera island'

Smartphone manufacturers, now more than ever, are pushing for a bezel-less future. The infamous 'notch', as seen on countless phones this year, is …

Phones

Boston Dynamics Is Gearing Up to Produce Thousands of Robot Dogs

Boston Dynamics, maker of uncannily agile robots, is poised to bring its first commercial product to market — a small, dog-like robot called the …

Robotics

Three more cities will get super-fast AT&T 5G this year

AT&T promised to bring the next generation of cellular wireless technology to a dozen cities before the end of this year. It just hasn’t revealed which ones yet.<p>The carrier started the teasing process a few months ago, announcing that Atlanta, Dallas and Waco, Texas, will get mobile 5G.<p>Today it …

4G LTE

Virgin Orbit will launch the first-ever flights to space from British soil

In a new partnership, Virgin Orbit and Cornwall Airport Newquay in South West England will be setting up a spaceport that offers rocket launches and passenger airline services side by side. This partnership could see Virgin Orbit launch its first ever rocket from a plane instead of a terrestrial …

Space Travel

Amazon Video Announces New TV Shows And Movies For August (2018)

While Amazon’s list of new movies and TV shows for August isn’t as long as usual, there are definitely some big hitters on there.<br>Starting with Amazon’s home-grown Original content, Amazon Prime subscribers can expect four new TV shows and one movie.<br>The film is <i>Gringo</i>. This stars Charlize Theron, …

Entertainment

Propelling deep space flight with a new fuel source, Momentus prepares for liftoff

Mikhail Kokorich, the founder of Momentus, a new Y Combinator-backed propulsion technology developer for space flight, hadn’t always dreamed of going to the moon.<p>A physicist who graduated from Russia’s top-ranked Novosibirsk University, Kokorich was a serial entrepreneur in who grew up in Siberia …

Space Travel

Jeff Bezos plans to charge upwards of $300,000 for a ticket to space

Jeff Bezos really wants to make space tourism a thing. According to a report by <i>Reuters</i>, the Amazon CEO’s rocket company, Blue Origin, could begin shuttling humans into space as early as next year.<p>The cost of the trip? A mere $200,000 to $300,000 per ticket.<p>For the price of a decent house in most …

Space Travel

Microsoft adds AI and IoT cautionary language to its earnings

Microsoft reported its Q4 2018 earnings yesterday, with highlights like surpassing $100 billion in revenue for the fiscal year, all three operating groups seeing double-digit year-over-year growth, and as a result the stock soaring past $800 billion in value. All of that meant a smaller tidbit …

Artificial Intelligence

AT&T adds three more cities to mobile 5G rollout plan

AT&T is thinking big -- and midsize -- when it comes to its rollout plan for mobile 5G.<p>The wireless giant said Friday it's added Oklahoma City, as well as Charlotte and Raleigh, both in North Carolina, to the list of cities slated to get access to AT&T's super speedy network this year. The three …

T-Mobile

Facebook is developing an internet satellite after shutting down drone project

Facebook wants to bring the world online<p>Facebook is continuing its initiative to develop hardware that beams down high-speed internet, though its moving the effort to space. According to documents obtained by <i>Wired</i> through Freedom of Information Act requests, the social network is working on an …

Internet

Ridesharing livestreams on Twitch raise privacy worries (update: Uber cuts access)

When you step into a ridesharing car, you probably assume that whatever you do inside the vehicle won't be recorded for posterity. But what if it turned out that you were not only on camera, but live on the internet? Like it or not, that's happening -- and not always with permission. The <i>St. Louis</i> …

Internet

Data breach exposes trade secrets of carmakers GM, Ford, Tesla, Toyota

Security researcher UpGuard Cyber Risk disclosed Friday that sensitive documents from more than 100 manufacturing companies, including GM, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Tesla, Toyota, ThyssenKrupp, and VW were exposed on a publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics.<p>The exposure via Level One …

Security

This Kitchen Hack for Softening Butter is a Magic Trick for Bakers

A cold stick of butter can really ruin a morning. It’s virtually impossible to spread, and can do a number on hot, crumbly toast. Sure, you could zap …

Physical Attraction Can Be Explained by More Than Just Evolution

A recent study sparks new debate about an age-old question.<p>Scientists still haven’t figured out exactly why humans are attracted to each other. …

Evolution

Netflix is testing a new, pricier ‘Ultra’ subscription tier

Would you pay $17 per month for Netflix in 4K and HDR?<p>Netflix is reportedly testing out a new “Ultra” subscription tier that would up the monthly price even higher than the company’s current $13.99 “Premium” option, according to a report from <i>TuttoAndroid</i>, which first spotted the new plan (via …

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This LED headlight conversion kit is blowing people’s minds, and it’s just $44 for any car

So many car accidents each day are the result of poor visibility at night or in inclement weather. What’s crazy is that two simple purchases can help …