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Nvidia says its new supercomputer will enable the highest level of automated driving

No steering wheels, no pedals, no mirrors<p>Nvidia, one of the world’s best known manufacturers of computer graphics cards, announced a new, more powerful computing platform for use in autonomous vehicles. The company claims its new system, codenamed Pegasus, can be used to power Level 5, fully …

Here's a Brief Look At How Microsoft Made the Xbox One X So Small

Just a month from its launch, Microsoft recently posted a behind-the-scenes look at how it made the Xbox One X, which, it claims, will be the most …

Xbox One X

SNES Classic Hacking Is Moving Rapidly

The Super Nintendo Classic has been out only a week and already there are videos circulating about how to add your own games. Like the NES Classic …

PlayStation Store releases for 10th October, 2017

<b>Here’s the full lineup of PlayStation Store releases coming to the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on 10th October 2017.</b>With 21 games hitting the …

Gaming

Jump into massive interstellar battles with 'Project Aurora' on your phone

<i>Eve Online</i> is one of the biggest games ever made; a massive multiplayer online (MMO) universe with millions of players that’s been around since 2003. …

The Week in Video Games – 8th October, 2017

<b>This week in video games: PUBG in talks to extend Xbox exclusivity, Fortnite boosted by Battle Royale, and Street Fighter V to get an arcade mode.</b> …

Gaming

Get your first look at the dinosaurs in ‘Jurassic World Evolution’

If you’ve ever wanted to run a world-class theme park filled with deadly prehistoric dinosaurs, you won’t have long to wait. At the recently …

20 Virtual Console Games We Want on Nintendo Switch

<b>The Blade Runner point-and-click adventure game still looks stunning</b>. Westwood Studios’ 1997 adaptation was groundbreaking at the time for having …

Blade Runner

I Can't Get Enough Of Star Wars Battlefront II's Leaves

There are Storm Troopers, Jedi, and tons of blasters. But the latest <i>Star Wars</i> game also has whirlwinds of leaves blowing through the city streets on …

Apple iOS 11.1: Hundreds Of New Emoji Are Being Added This Month

When Apple releases iOS 11.1, there will be hundreds of new emoji added to iPhone and iPad keyboards. Apple said the new emoji — which include new smiley faces, food types, animals, gender-neutral characters and mythical creatures — will actually begin appearing for iOS 11.1 beta 2 next week. And …

Apple Pay

The Next Generation Display Micro-LED Technology Innovates Smartphones And Smartwatches

Micro-LED, the next-generation display technology, looks promising for smartphones and smartwatches. Companies such as Apple, Samsung, and Facebook’s …

Facebook just sneakily launched a Slack-like workplace chat app

Facebook sneakily released an official Slack competitor, hoping to bring its consumer messaging prowess to the workplace.<p>The chat app designed for …

Apps

This is what an exploding smartphone looks like

We've all become familiar with the images of the aftermath of an exploding smartphone, whether it be a completely destroyed phone, the damaged nearby property, or even bodily injury.<p>But we rarely see the moment a phone catches fire and the panic that ensues.<p>A recent video shows the moment a …

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Making Edible Gelatin Robots That Can Function Inside Your Body

In the near future, you may be able to eat a robot that will heal you or provide nutrients.<p>It may sound like science fiction, but researchers are …

Intel’s impressive ‘visual processing unit’ powers the on-device machine learning in Google Clips

Google Clips was one of the only genuine surprise announcements from Google’s October 4th event earlier this week. Designed to unobtrusively capture moments, it has a strong focus on privacy thanks to on-device machine learning. This cloud-free processing is in part thanks to a chip that Intel’s …

Machine Learning

Researchers create a fast-sealing surgical 'glue' for closing wounds

Closing up wounds typically calls for sutures or staples, but neither are able to create a complete seal. And when it comes to internal injuries that are harder to get to and wounds on organs that move a significant amount, such as lungs, treatment becomes even more difficult. Sealants offer a …

'Eve Online' Massively Multiplayer Spinoff Coming to iPhones and iPads Next Year

Developer CCP Games has revealed that a mobile spinoff of its massively multiplayer game <i>Eve Online</i> it coming to iOS next year. Launched back in 2003, <i>Eve</i> became famous for its vast sandbox universe and spectacular space battles involving thousands of players, even going on to spawn its own history, …

Faceted Classification

Nintendo aims to produce 2 million Switch consoles per month

The Nintendo Switch has been a resounding success for the Japanse gaming icon. The console has outsold the competition several months in a row. …

Nova Launcher just hit 50 million downloads on the Play Store

It's not often that apps that aren't made by a giant company or preloaded reach a threshold as monumental as 50 million downloads, but TeslaCoil …

Magic Leap will get Madefire mixed reality comics on launch day

Magic Leap is getting Madefire's mixed reality comics from day one. Reps from both companies announced their partnership at the New York Comic Con, revealing that they've actually been working together for the past five years. They promise you'll be able to view comic panels like they're 3D …

More iPhone 8 Plus Units ‘Burst Open,’ Fresh Reports Suggests Battery Issues In Apple’s New Device

The saga of Apple’s bursting iPhone 8 Plus units continues after more complaints involving damaged units emerge. Just a week ago, there were two …

Apple is Expanding its AI Efforts with Acquisitions

Apple acquired a small AI-focused messaging startup Init.ai earlier this week. This is just the latest in a string of recent acquisitions for Apple that have all been related to AI or machine learning. Last week saw Apple purchase the French computer vision company Regaind. Earlier in the year …

Amazon’s new iPhone dongle is now cheaper than Belkin’s

Charge your phone and listen to music at the same time for $30, instead of $35<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>With Google’s …

Tech Trends

LunaR is a solar-powered smartwatch with plenty of features and an elegant design

Smartwatches nowadays can do all kinds of neat things. In fact, they are becoming more independent than ever, some even featuring wireless data connectivity, killing the need for a companion smartphone. But there is one thing manufacturers haven’t handled well – battery life and charging.<p><b>Other</b> …

Forget stealing data — these hackers hijacked Amazon cloud accounts to mine bitcoin

A report from the security intelligence group RedLock found at least two companies which had their AWS cloud services compromised by hackers who wanted nothing more than to use the computer power to mine the cryptocurrency bitcoin. The hackers ultimately got access to Amazon's cloud servers after …

Central Banks

The Trend That Is Increasing The Urgency Of Owning Bitcoin And Ethereum

Everyone has heard of ICOs, but an older approach involving airdrops and hard forks is gaining new traction and holders of Bitcoin and Ethereum stand to benefit significantly if the trend continues.<p>In an ICO, participants contribute capital to buy tokens whereas, in an airdrop (or hard fork), …

Cryptocurrency

Airbnb will offer business travelers spots at WeWork locations

Airbnb is testing out a new feature that should make business travelers pretty happy. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the company has partnered with WeWork to launch a pilot test that allows travelers with business accounts to reserve desks at WeWork locations.<p>The pilot program will take place in New York …

iPhone X with new wallpaper shown off in the wild thanks to new video

<b>Update</b>: More photos of the iPhone X in the wild have emerged, this time on Reddit and via an anonymous tipster. Check them out below.<p>The iPhone X will officially become available later this month, but one user as seemingly gotten his hands on a unit ahead of time. Posted on Instagram and …

Mobile Technology

A Japanese designer makes moving paper ornaments that intertwine like mechanical gears

Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura makes moving ornaments completely out of paper, imitating movements seen in mechanical gears.<p>The self-taught designer has videos that are instructional, showing viewers how they can make their own similar designs. He first creates the designs on the computer before …

Crafting