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Could New Console MMO Skyforge for PS4 Outshine the Elder Scrolls Online?

Sci-Fi/ Fantasy MMO Skyforge Coming to PS4 Later This Year Packs 14 Playable Classes and Unprecedented Instance Control<p>In the world of Massively …

60 Super-Romantic Places To Elope

To some, the term “elope” still conjures images of hasty lovers stumbling into clandestine chapels, or frugal pairs looking to save a few pennies on …

Galaxy S8’s best feature might have its own dedicated button

Looking to lessen its reliance on Google and further differentiate itself among a crowded field of Android handsets, Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 …

The biggest barrier to Windows 10 success is still Windows 7

The fate of Windows 10 lies in the hands of users that are still deeply in love with Windows 7.<p>This year's CES saw plenty of shiny new Windows 10 …

This Early Video Shows That The iPhone Could Have Been Way Different

In 2017, it's pretty hard to image life without iPhones, but it's somehow even <i>weirder</i> to imagine life with iPhones that look totally different. Tech …

This Chinese bike-sharing firm has put 70,000 bicycles on the streets in just a month

SHENZHEN, China — There’s a saying that everything in life comes full circle. In southern China, that is more apparent than ever as a new crop of …

No hardware Escape key on new MacBook Pros? Don’t fret, macOS Sierra lets you remap the Escape action to a modifier key

After seeing the leaks for the upcoming MacBook Pro, many people have wondered how their workflows might be hindered by the removal of the hardware Escape key. While it’s very likely that an Escape key will be able to be mapped to the OLED Magic Toolbar, macOS Sierra contains another handy …

MacBook

10 hot design tools you absolutely must try

A recent design tools survey conducted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America”, shows that Photoshop is slowly losing its popularity among designers.<p>Answers from over 4,000 participants hailing from almost 200 countries prove that designers are open to new …

Bonjour is a smart alarm clock powered by artificial intelligence

I hate my alarm clock, and I bet you hate yours. I mean, who doesn’t? They’re machines that drag you from your comfortable slumber into the cold drudgery of everyday life. Fuck everything about them.<p>I don’t think I could ever like an alarm clock. But could I be impressed by one? Sure I could. And …

The Immotor Go Electric Scooter has a 20 mile range and iPhone-connectivity

Going electric for your transportation needs is a no-brainer when you think about it. Low fuel costs, easy recharging, and compact designs are just a few reasons to make the switch. The new Immotor Go Electric Scooter is just the latest in a string of attractive new releases to hit the crowdfunding …

Crowd Funding

Memes are finally bigger than Jesus

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I hold out despair for humanity.<p>There's nothing wrong with that.<p>Holding out hope, which I did for a very long time, brought limited results. I'm now going for a little reverse psychology. Which, in itself, …

E-diesel cars will have same carbon footprint as electric, says Audi

Over the course of the next 24 years, fossil fuel consumption is set to increase by 13.4 percent. To help reduce emissions and increase fuel …

Google phones target Apple but could leave Samsung vulnerable

Google���s product launch on Tuesday was as much a jab at Apple Inc���s iPhone as a sales pitch for its new Pixel phones, with executives from the Mountain View internet search company taking shots at their competitor at every turn.<p>But any gains Google makes with the $649 Pixel, billed as …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google announced a range of new devices at its biggest product launch event of the year.</b> Devices include the Pixel smartphones, a Home speaker, and a virtual reality headset called Daydream View.<p><b>2. Facebook says a "technical issue" caused illegal listings to flood its new Craigslist competitor.</b> …

Google’s new VR headset is a hipster Daydream

Looking cool has never been Google’s strong suit. This is the engineer-led company that brought us Google Glass, after all. Yet some beanie-clad Mountain View designer seems to have had a vinyl-fueled revelation.<p>Google is late to the game of non-cardboard virtual reality headsets. Oculus, Samsung, …

Nike's self-lacing Mags are hot, won't catch fire

For Nike, yesterday was the culmination of a passion project which began in 2007. It was then that iconic designer Tinker Hatfield, who is behind the most popular Air Jordan models, took on the task of creating an innovative shoe based on the one worn by Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) in <i>Back to the</i> …

Shoes

Apple works to fit the smart home under a single roof

Wait for others to take the first steps, let things mature a bit, then swoop in with a simpler, more unified solution. It’s the first entry on the first page of the Apple playbook. And it tends to work like a charm.<p>If you’re reading this, odds are pretty good that you’re in possession of some small …

Pulp lets you create your own short music videos straight from your iPhone

Have you seen that episode of South Park with “Jennifer Lopez”? You know, Fat Butt and Pancake Head, where Cartman tarted his thumb up with some lipstick, stood in front of a green screen, and sung a catchy, albeit wildly offensive song about Mexican food? That one?<p>Well, Pulp is a bit like …

Ring Ring Goes The Bell! The School’s Out Playlist

“Here comes summer,” noted the sharp-eyed Jerry Keller as the sun got its hat on in 1959. “School is out, oh happy day.” 57 years later, his words …

What Listening to Music at Work Does to Your Brain (It's Pretty Amazing)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press Play, …

VHS is dead, but at least it outlived Betamax tapes by nine months

Last remaining VHS VCR producer will cease manufacturing recorders at the end of this month, bringing the 40-year-long analogue videotape era to an end<p>The 40-year-war between Betamax and VHS is finally over, but while victorious 28 years ago, the VHS video cassette recorders only managed to outlive …

This AI can analyze an image and create an appropriate soundtrack

We’ve seen... er, heard, Google’s artificial intelligence engine, Tensor Flow, help project Magenta compose original music in stunning fashion. Now, …

Artificial Intelligence

Israel struggles to counter Palestinian rock-throwing threat

JERUSALEM (AP) — After finding high-tech solutions to halt suicide bombings and rockets, tech-savvy Israel is struggling with the resurgence of a …

Israel

Top execs at Amazon’s and Line’s India businesses are quitting

India is front and centre for most tech companies right now due to its powerhouse economy, expected to become the world’s second-largest smartphone market, behind China, by 2020.<p>The country also has an absurdly huge population, and, like China, it’s hard for outsiders to grasp just how <i>big</i> it really …

Why is the scientific revolution still controversial? podcast

David Wootton's new book challenges the notion that knowledge is culturally relative and truth is simply consensus<p>Why did the scientific revolution come about when it did? Why could previous generations not make the great strides made during the Enlightenment? And why is the scientific revolution …

Pico Cassettes are retro game cartridges for your phone

Smartphones now come with vast amounts of storage — if you're willing to pay extra, at least — and the thought of using physical media with one sounds anachronistic in the extreme. But Japanese startup Beatrobo thinks that we've lost something in the transition, and has produced the Pico Cassette …

South Korea's government hit with 114,000 cyberattacks in 5 years

South Korea may have the fastest Internet speed in the world, but it looks like the country needs to ramp up its security. South Korea's government has been hit by more than 110,000 cyberattacks in the past five years.<p>Im Su-kyung, a member of the National Assembly's Public Administration & Security …

Obama has vastly changed the face of the federal bureaucracy

By Juliet Eilperin<p>, Reporter<p>Friday afternoon announcements in Washington are usually aimed at attracting as little attention as possible, but last Friday was different. President Obama’s decision to nominate Eric Fanning — an openly gay man — to head a branch of the military which only four years …

The White House

Female Libido Pill Fires Up Debate About Women And Sex

For 15 years, Carla Price and her husband's sex life was great. But then things began to change.<p>"Before, I would want to have sex," says Price, who is 50 and lives in central Missouri. "But over the years my sexual desire has just dwindled to nothing."<p>Price has no idea why. She's healthy. She's not …