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Nanoleaf wants to cover your walls in color-changing light

Nanoleaf's color-changing light panels were a game changer for the company. Now, at CES 2018, the company's turning the idea up to 11.<p>Nanoleaf began as a little LED lighting startup selling odd-looking light bulbs and smart bulbs, but those bulbs have since taken a backseat to the company's …

Samsung is working on a phone with screens on both sides — here are three futuristic ideas

Samsung uses curved display technology in phones like the Galaxy S8. Now it's trying to figure out how it's going to use that technology to completely change the way smartphones look in the future.<p>A patent, recently discovered by the Dutch blog LetsGoDigital, reveals several ideas Samsung has for …

Phones

Wireless Charging Station Charges 6 Devices Simultaneously

If like us you have a wealth of mobile devices that need continually charging you may be interested in a new fast charging, wireless charging station …

The best smartphones for 2018

From the iPhone X to the Samsung Galaxy S8, 2017 was a bumper year for premium smartphone releases and choosing the very best handsets has proved more of a challenge than ever.<p>Many of the latest smartphones you can buy offer excellent speed, battery life and looks, complicating the task of choosing …

Samsung just unveiled a monstrous 146-inch TV called The Wall

The Wall uses MicroLED technology for a picture that rivals OLED<p>Samsung has come to CES 2018 with an enormous 4K TV it’s calling The Wall — and it’s also claiming The Wall to be “the world’s first modular TV.” The Wall measures 146 inches and uses MicroLED technology to produce its picture.<p>MicroLED …

Byton's CEO Shares Why His Company's 'Intuitive' Electric SUV Is the Future of Mobility

Entrepreneur spoke with Byton CEO Carsten Breitfeld.<p>CES is ramping up in Las Vegas this weekend, with today marking the global launch of a new Chinese electric vehicle brand.<p>The executive team behind Byton unveiled a nearly production-ready version of what they refer to as their “smart intuitive …

‘Destiny 2’ Offering Major Changes And Good News For Fans

What changes are coming to Destiny 2 in the upcoming development update?<p><i>Destiny 2</i> was one of the most anticipated video games of 2017 and ended up as …

Destiny 2

Nintendo: Switch Is Fastest Selling Console in U.S. History

The Nintendo Switch is now the fastest-selling home video game system in U.S. history, according to Nintendo. The company says it has sold more than …

Panasonic Unveils Two New Hollywood-Tuned OLED TV Ranges

It’s fair to say that OLED technology is no longer just one part of Panasonic’s TV focus. The extraordinary lengths Panasonic’s engineers went to with 2017’s stunning EZ950 and especially EZ1000 (reviewed here) OLED TVs showed that the brand had pretty much fallen in love with the picture quality …

Televisions

Acer just announced the "thinnest computer in the world"

Along with updates to the Nitro 5 and Spin 3<p>Generally, laptops at CES tend to be toward the middle of the pack, with companies saving their more unique or impressive models for less crowded times. While Acer has shown up at CES this year with a trio of updated versions of older models, there is at …

Computer Hardware

Surface Phone: Microsoft Seems To Be Packing A Revolutionary Camera For Its Industry-Changing Mobile Device

The Surface Phone might not just be a powerful workhorse, it might be a really good camera, too.<p>The Surface phone might have escaped the eye of the …

Imaging

The best films of 2018 so far (and the ones worth waiting for)

It's already been a great year for film, and with dozens of long-awaited adaptations, thrilling sequels and bold spin-offs still to be released, …

Movies

LG Display's crazy 65-inch OLED TV can roll up like a poster

It's the world's first big-screen TV that can be rolled up to hide away when not in use. We go hands-on.<p>When you roll your future TV out of sight into a little box, thank LG Display.<p>The leader in big-screen OLED manufacturing, not satisfied to debut the first 88-inch 8K OLED TV, showed off another …

Televisions

Scientists could one day make humans immortal

On Jan. 12, 1967, James Bedford, a psychology professor at Glendale College in California who had just died of cancer, took his first step toward …

Best Free Games on Steam 2018 - Notable Games to Play Now

19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read | Inc.com

What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading. …

Bill Gates

All the science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that everyone will be talking about in 2018

Bookshelf goals<p>With a new year comes the promise of new books hitting bookstores. 2018 is shaping up to have plenty of adventures to delve into — taking readers to distant planets, fantastical realms, and beyond. We’ll meet some authors publishing their first-ever novels, and we’ll become …

15 books you should read before they become movies in 2018

As we gear up for awards season, we have nothing but movies on the brain. The 2018 Golden Globes, hosted by Seth Meyers, are this Sunday, January …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article on the first week back at the office after New Year's and aren't already …

Bill Gates

What to expect from Apple in 2018

We’re only five days into the new year and I’m personally already itching to see what Apple has planned for this year.<p>While 2017 was a disappointment of a year in general, Apple released some brilliant products. But what better way to get excited about the year than rounding up all of the rumors …

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Wonder Woman Scores a Huge Best Picture Nomination

Dunkirk, Lady Bird also land noms.<p>The Producers Guild of America announced the nominees for the 29th annual Producers Guild Awards, and Wonder Woman …

Golden Globes

Insidious: The Last Key Director Talks Spoilers

Adam Robitel details the thinking behind the movie's monster, visual motif, and more.<p>Adam Robitel (The Taking of Deborah Logan) takes over the …

Dragon Ball FighterZ PC Details: System Requirements, Specs, And Release Date Revealed

With the release of Dragon Ball FighterZ drawing closer, Bandai Namco Games took to Twitter to release info about the required specs needed for the game's PC version. The game will release for PC, PS4, and Xbox One on January 25. Developed by Arc System Works, the same team behind the Guilty Gear …

The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild - The Champions' Ballad Review

Slipping back into Breath of the Wild is typically a painless process; spirited moments are never far away, and tranquil scenery makes the time between finding treasure and hard-fought battles consistently captivating. With so many things vying for your attention, it's fair to say that the game …

Breath of the Wild

PUBG review: Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is imperfectly perfect

Making a masterpiece is a messy business<p><i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i>, colloquially known as <i>PUBG</i> (pronounced <i>pub-gee</i>), is if nothing else conceptually efficient. 100 players parachute onto an island. The last one alive wins. An unoriginal idea executed in an original fashion: That’s the merit of</i> …

Google sold over 6 million smart speakers in 2017

Google Assistant is now available on 400 million devices, including more than 6 million Home smart speakers sold since the Home Mini first became available last October.<p>“All told, Google Home usage increased 9X this holiday season over last year’s, as you controlled more smart devices, asked more …

Google Assistant

You make 35,000 decisions a day, and Huawei wants AI to help out

Imagine an artificially-intelligent smartphone so clever that when we point the camera at a beautiful scene, it will guide us to the best spot to …

‘Breath of the Wild’ and ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ lead 2018 GDC Award nominations

Capping off what was widely agreed upon to be a very good year for gaming, the organizers of the 18th-annual Game Developers Choice Awards have …

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Coming to Xbox One, New Mode Added

Coming January 19 for $20 USD.<p>The Vanishing of Ethan Carter will be released on Xbox One on January 19, developer The Astronauts announced.<p>The …

Diablo 3 Brings Back Its Darkening Of Tristram, Diablo 1 Anniversary Event

Diablo III's Darkening of Tristram, a limited-time event meant to celebrate the anniversary of the original Diablo's release, is live once again. Whether you're a fan of that game or someone simply looking to snag some Diablo III loot, it's worth checking out.<p>Similar to how it operated last year, …

Diablo