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Battle royale hybrid 'Darwin Project' is now free to play

It's tough to compete in the battle royale world, especially with <i>Fortnite</i> in the room. How do you convince players to try your game if they aren't immediately enraptured? Scavengers Studio knows how: give it away. The company has turned E3 darling <i>The Darwin Project</i> into a free-to-play title, with a …

Gaming Industry

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

Audiophiles are comparing HomePod to $85,000 speakers—we’ll tell you why on The CultCast

The pre-sales have begun, but we’ll tell you why Apple’s new smart speaker may be a huge flop, this week on The CultCast. Plus: audiophiles are comparing HomePod’s tech to speakers that cost $85,000; Apple adds some long-awaited features to iOS 11; how to backup your iCloud photo library to your PC …

The Supra Is Back, But This Time It's A Toyota-BMW Collaboration

The Supra is back. Yes, the fast, cool-looking Toyota coupe that featured in the <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie series and was once quicker than a Porsche 911, but half the price, will make a long-awaited return after a 16-year hiatus. And given the fact that Toyota and BMW joined forces to co-develop the …

Autos

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Donald Trump

This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

Google Maps is more powerful than you know<p>Most people who use Google Maps do so without much attention to detail. We just need the directions, the right subway route, or the name of that good sushi place. We don’t spend too much time pondering how Google got so good at mapping the world, and what …

Google Maps

The Business Case for Quirkiness

08 Min Read Time - Zappos built a billion-dollar bottom line and a reputation for customer service by letting employees bring their whole, creative …

Mark Hamill destroys the guy who killed Net Neutrality with an epic 'Star Wars' tweet

Net Neutrality is dead thanks to the Federal Communication Commission's idiot chairman Ajit Pai, and Mark Hamill is pissed.<p><i>The Last Jedi</i> star took …

This wearable turns your fingers into a Bluetooth keyboard

Tap offers a new way to hammer out text messages and emails on your phone.<p>As my fingers gently tap the right side of my head, I watch the letters pop up on the iPad in front of me: "A, E, I, O, U."<p>No, I hadn't suddenly become psychic. I'm wearing a finger strap called Tap that allows me to type on …

Wearable Tech

Mazda is downplaying screens to save its soul

Automaker’s minimalist philosophy means giving us information only when we really need it<p>Mazda is a small automaker. Last year, it made about 1.2 million vehicles, which doesn’t sound like an insignificant number. But think about how Audi made more than 2 million in 2016, many of them luxury cars, …

Autos

RED finally explained how its magic holographic display works

Pro camera maker RED came out of nowhere a few weeks ago with a Hydrogen One smartphone of its own, which is supposed to deliver features not …

Augmented Reality

14 Luxury Camping Trips Around the World

We all love camping...at least in theory we all love camping. In practice, some people take pleasure in the exhaustive prep work, set up, and break …

Google Play

Samsung’s Notebook 9 Pro with S Pen is now available

Samsung has released the Notebook 9 Pro, its first laptop with an S Pen. Announced at Computex last month, the Notebook 9 Pro features a 360-degree hinge allowing it to operate as a laptop and a tablet. It comes in 13.3-inch and 15-inch variations.<p>Both versions feature seventh-generation Intel Core …

Intel Corporation

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Operating Systems

This $22 under-bed LED lighting system is our new favorite thing in the world

Remember when we first introduced you to LED backlighting for your TV? Remember how it blew your mind and completely changed your TV viewing …

'How to shoot on iPhone' videos explain why your pictures suck

The iPhone camera has been a consistently emphasized point by Apple, and for good reason. The quality of pictures it can take increases with each iteration, and for most people, smartphone cameras have become their primary way to take photos. Of course, not all of our pictures come out looking like …

Mobile Photography
Telecoms

Jeff Bezos suits up in giant robot armor as Amazon prepares to take over the world

Looking for another terrifying 2017 moment to keep you up at night? We can't imagine why, but here ya go: Jeff Bezos in a giant mechanical robot …

Jeff Bezos

Swift is already one of the world’s most popular programming languages

Apple’s new Swift programming language is being adopted even faster than anyone predicted.<p>In the latest TIOBE Index, which ranks the popularity of programming languages, Apple shot up from the 14th spot last year — and has already cracked the top 10. That may not sound too exciting, but considering …

Your computer’s blinking LED is actually a huge security risk

Researchers have discovered a way to hack into a computer by aiming a drone at the tiny blinking light found on most Windows desktops.<p>The espionage …

Ben-Gurion University

The new wave of ‘unlimited’ data plans: How Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T compare

Over the last week, all four of the major United States carriers either announced new unlimited data plans or made changes to existing plans in an effort to better compete. With all four carriers offering some form of unlimited data, now may be as good of a time as ever to analyze your current plan …

Supreme Court convicts VK Sasikala in illegal assets case, directs her to surrender immediately

The AIADMK general secretary will not be able to contest in elections for six years after her four-year sentence in prison.<p>The Supreme Court on …

India

Essentials: The 45 Gadgets Every Man Should Own

While we are firm believers that everyone should be able to function without their smartphones in their hands at all times, we also understand the …

Gear & Gadgets

I Was Skeptical Of Android Apps On Chromebooks, But Now I’m All-In

Owning a Chromebook is no longer an exercise in self-restraint.<p>Within an hour of setting up Samsung’s Chromebook Pro, I was doing things that used to be impossible on these laptops. I found a decent Markdown editor in Epsilon Notes and used a OneDrive sync application to pull in all my online …

The tech industry has $21 billion worth of open, high paying jobs — here are the top 15

It now includes a salary estimate with every job listing, based on sifting through the millions of self-reported salaries hosted on its site.<p>To celebrate that new feature, it dug into its data to find out which industries and job titles had the most openings.<p>All told, there are a whopping $272 …

Employment

Make Any Headphones Wireless - Jack by Podo Labs

<b>Unlocked</b> - Navy blue/Gold Jack<p><b>Unlocked</b> - Earphones upgraded with volume controls + mic<p><b>Unlocked</b> - Volume control buttons on Jack<p><b>Unlocked</b> - Silicone …

Inside the Startup Behind Silicon Valley's Favorite $100 Light Bulb

Austin-based lighting startup Ketra has built a state-of-the-art LED bulb and a state-of-the-art way to control it. But to sell its wares to the world’s biggest tech companies, it first had to build a state-of-the-art problem.<p><b>Two years ago,</b> as it prepared to build a new office on Manhattan’s West …

Elon Musk explains what the Tesla logo means

An automaker’s logo can and perhaps should be as recognizable as its cars, if not more.<p>That makes logo design a very important task.<p>Tesla’s logo is certainly not anonymous, but it turns out there’s more to it than may be immediately apparent.<p>What looks like simply a stylized “T” is actually a …

7 ways to make sure someone doesn't steal your brilliant app idea

It’s been quite a while since the very first mobile app was developed. Yet, the prospects and idea of trying out a new app still excites users. This accounts for leading mobile app stores teeming with millions of apps and an overwhelming amount of app downloads every year.<p>This is a strong …