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Here’s why images in some camera apps on the Nexus 5X are upside down

While taking pictures with third-party camera apps on the Nexus 5X, some users may notice that both the preview displayed by the phone and the image captured are upside down. While this error could easily be attributed with initial Marshmallow incompatibility on the part of the app developer, both …

T-Mobile is discounting iPhone 6s/Plus by $100 when bought on an installment plan or outright

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>T-Mobile just kicked off a special promotion that knocks $100 off iPhone 6s/Plus and many top Android smartphones. This discount …

The Hexo drone is your flying selfie companion

Hiring a film crew to capture your action sport exploits can cost thousands of dollars an hour while trying to take selfies as you barrel full-tilt down the side of a mountain is a great way to wind up in traction. But with the HEXO+ UAV from Squadrone Systems, you won't have to do either. This …

How 2 startups got my attention by being smart and personal

For startups, pitching press can be a minefield. It’s easy to get caught in the maelstrom of a busy inbox, so some founders go too far and enter the ‘creepy zone’ by pitching from the bathroom or sending overly personal Facebook messages. Do that, and journalists won’t want anything to do with …

Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

DUBLIN -- If Bolt Threads has its way, the clothes of the future could be made from synthetic fibres similar to the web fired from Spider-Man's wrists. How's that for wearable technology?<p>Imagine for a moment that someone from the 1950s time-travelled to today. They would no doubt be astounded by …

How one startup connects farmers and restaurants in Japan to eliminate food waste

<i>(By Takeshi Hirano, The Bridge) –</i> Tokyo-based startup Planet Table launched an online food ordering platform called Send in August, aiming to connect food producers and restaurant chefs directly.<p>When crop, dairy and livestock farmers register their data into the platform, consumers such as …

Skip YouTube search results and launch videos instantly with this Chrome extension

It’s odd that Google hasn’t brought the beloved ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ button from its search engine to YouTube. Clicking it instead of the ‘search’ button automatically takes you to the first search result.<p>YouTube’s now pretty good with search, to the point that you almost never have to scroll …

Nexus 6P’s ‘visor’ back camera glass is spontaneously cracking for some users

It seems like smartphones can’t be released anymore without some kind of serious flaw popping up.<p>Nexus 6P owners are reporting that the glass panel covering the phone’s cameras are suddenly cracking, with one user reporting having left the device screen up on a table followed by a loud, …

Facebook ads are about to get even more personal

Site is offering small businesses new location-aware adverts, to let them distinguish between users in different places<p>Already alarmed by how well Facebook’s adverts seem to know you? They are about to get even more specific.<p>The social media company is rolling out two new ad products aimed squarely …

Social Media

Nissan's Full Display Mirror lets racers see through solid objects

Usually, technology created for motorsport tends to trickle its way downward to regular passenger cars -- high-end carbon-ceramic brakes are an excellent example. Every so often, though, a piece of consumer technology turns out to be a great benefit for racers. That's the case with Nissan's Full …

Self-driving cars may already be obsolete before they get here

In 10 years, there's no question that driverless systems will be ubiquitous, but self-driving cars will not be, Ian Pearson, a futurologist, told …

Eat a Huge Call of Duty Hamburger, Support Veterans

Carl of Duty.<p>Fast-food burger chains Carl's Jr.and Hardee's have partnered with Activision to bring Call of Duty from the small screen and put it …

SFMTA Rolling Out MuniMobile Transportation Payments App Nov 16

Out of beta and ready for the masses of San Francisco’s public transportation commuters, MuniMobile will roll out November 16, 2015.<p>MuniMobile is the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) app enabling city riders to load payments for their trip on their smartphone instead of …

Transportation

Toyota plans U.S. artificial intelligence research with focus on self-driving cars

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it will set up a research and development company with a focus on artificial intelligence in Silicon Valley, as competition to develop self-driving cars intensifies.<p>A Toyota logo is seen in a showroom at a Toyota dealership in Warsaw April 11, …

Artificial Intelligence

Toyota brings hybrid tech to the RAV4 for the first time

<b>The Good</b> All-wheel-drive comes standard in the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, and it averages over 30 mpg. Toyota's Entune Apps integrates online search and third party services into the navigation system.<p><b>The Bad</b> The navigation system is not very aggressive about avoiding traffic, and Toyota does not yet …

JBL Pulse 2 vs Marsboy Orb: Bluetooth speakers at ends of the LED light display spectrum

If you are looking for some differentiation in your Bluetooth speakers, the JBL Pulse 2 (<b>$199</b>) and the Marsboy Orb (<b>$30</b> after <b>SPDJVX3R</b> code) offer varying degrees of light show to accompany your music. While the JBL Pulse 2 is essentially a very good Charge 2+ with a light show wrapped around the …

Google to talk AI ethics with top minds in the industry

Shutterstock<p>To some it’s scary and to others it’s exciting, but the scientific consensus is that artificial intelligence will have a drastic impact on humanity, probably within our lifetimes.<p>What exactly that will look like is a debated range of sci-fi scenarios. Stephen Hawking made waves when he …

Temperature-adjustable Ember coffee mug is hot on Indiegogo

Ember Technologies is touting its upcoming Ember as "the world's most advanced mug." The mug, which is scheduled to ship next April, is being sold on crowdfunding site Indiegogo for $130, which is a $20 price break from its expected $150 retail price.<p>Sounds like a lot of money for a mug that keeps …

Crowd Funding

HTC’s new One A9 now officially available to buy in stores and online

HTC has announced that its latest device, the One A9, is now officially available to buy in stores and online. The phone comes in Opal Silver, Carbon Gray, Deep Garnet and Topaz Gold and can be purchased direct from HTC, AT&T or Sprint, and is also available as an unlocked international version on …

Running without iPhone makes Apple Watch inaccurate

Runkeeper is one of the first big-name running apps to offer full watchOS 2 support, which means you can log a run on your Apple Watch even if you leave your iPhone behind.<p>The Apple Watch’s built-in Workout app has always offered this feature, but it is new for third-party apps. I had never tried …

Sony Xperia Z5 review: A decent phone overshadowed by the competition

At the start of 2015, Sony effectively gave up on making smartphones in the hope of recapturing former glories. Its mobile division now loses the company nearly $2 million per day even after being slimmed down to a fraction of its former size. The few devices that it launches each year are merely …

Phones

Mazda's new Miata is all about connecting with the road

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata<p>One of a kind<p>Front-end, mouth agape<p>Swoop-y sidelines<p>Micro rear-end<p>The rear spoiler<p>The modern interior<p>The infotainment system<p>The …

iOS App Store Gains New 'Shopping' Category

Apple will be updating the iOS App Store today to introduce a new Shopping category that will allow iOS users to better find shopping-related apps. According to <i>TechCrunch</i> the Shopping category will be available to users worldwide and will encompass apps that offer shopping, auctions, price …

Live the VR dream with the Homido Virtual Reality Headset

We’ve all dreamed of a future where our games and movie experiences are fully immersive, a virtual reality adventure to bring you inside the action. The sci-fi daydream is now a surprisingly affordable reality with the Homido Virtual Reality Headset, now $69.95 – that’s 30 percent off the MSRP from …

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

Engineering

Nissan's car made of origami looks like something out of a video game

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Origami

‘Shot on iPhone 6’ photographers surprised with physical photo books from Apple

Apple’s Shot on iPhone ad campaign was largely deemed a huge success, with the campaign taking home the top prize at the Cannes Grand Prix festival over the summer. Separately, a photo featured in the campaign won its own Cannes Lions award. Now, Apple is rewarding those photographers who had their …

BlackBerry Priv: Android with a hardware keyboard is wonderful

BlackBerry has finally given in: The Canadian company has created an Android phone. Not only that, but the BlackBerry Priv is a beautiful, expensive, and powerful device.<p>My first smartphone was a BlackBerry. Like many fans, I have long missed having the hardware keyboard that made BlackBerry phones …