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'Titanfall 2' DLC adds another weapon slot and new maps on June 27th

It might be hard to top <i>Titanfall 2</i>'s last DLC release that dropped the first new playable titan since the game launched. But the mech-filled multiplayer shooter's next free content block will add something back that fans have been wanting for months: Another weapon slot allowing players to carry …

Gaming

Timex Waterbury Chronograph

At some point in your life, you are going to own a Timex. Maybe it's the first watch you own as a kid (like me), or that dirt cheap Weekender you buy …

The Dumbo Octopus Is Eight Cute Legs of Stone Cold Murder

Hey, sailors! Welcome back to Animals Are Good: Cephalopod Week edition. Cephalopods, in case you’re wondering, are a class of mollusks to which …

Oceans

Best smart locks

Looking to make your house smarter and safer? Here are the best smart locks full of brains and brawn to protect your home.<p>Whether you're just tired …

Home Automation

WhatsApp wants to be your new go-to file sharing platform

For as long as we can remember, WhatsApp has given its users the facility to share documents, images, and videos, but for some reason, it placed …

Apps

Watch the OnePlus 5 beat three Android flagships in a charging speed test

The reaction to the OnePlus 5 has been generally positive, but there’s no doubt that the Android flagship has its issues. OnePlus has been caught …

Phones

This home theater makes you rethink your priorities in life

Dolby Atmos

Adios, turbulence. Pilots have a new way to outfox you

Airplanes with better Wi-Fi aren’t just good for passengers -- they help pilots avoid troublesome turbulence too.<p>What kind of flier are you? I like the window seat.<p>Once I'm sitting on a plane with my seatbelt fastened, I rarely get up again. This is mostly because I'm usually asleep before the …

Aviation

Google will no longer scan your Gmail for ad targeting

Gmail is the de facto standard for personal email accounts, with more than more than 1.2 billion people using the free service. One criticism, however, is that Google scans your email for keywords so it can better target ads directly to you. Not anymore, though. Just like Google did away with email …

Google

Here's What American's CEO Told Employees About Qatar Airways' Investment Interest

Earlier we learned about Qatar Airways’ interest in acquiring a stake in American. They’re looking to buy somewhere between 3.5-10% of the airline, …

Airlines

First look at Samsung’s Bixby Voice preview for Galaxy S8

You’ll be tapping ‘Let’s improve’ a lot<p>The Bixby button on the side of Samsung’s fantastic Galaxy S8 is finally getting its most important feature: voice support. The company has started rolling out an update to enable Bixby Voice for Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners in the United States who signed up to …

Samsung

Chicago’s new Apple Store has a giant MacBook for a roof

This is bonkers<p>Construction is underway at the new Apple Store in downtown Chicago, and today, as reported by <i>DNA Chicago</i>, a new design element was added: a giant Apple logo. A construction crew laid out the logo on the store’s silver, rectangular roof, making it look like a giant MacBook. It stayed …

Apple

This obscure Android handset might steal the iPhone 8’s signature feature

Our first peek at the iPhone 8 will come in mid-September at the earliest, but we might see one of its signature features in action as soon as next …

Apple

Turns out Android flip phones are still a thing

Samsung's Galaxy Folder 2 appeals to nostalgia -- and it's working.<p>If you miss the days before touchscreens took over and the Motorola Razr reigned supreme, the Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 may be just your speed. It launched on Thursday in Samsung's home country of South Korea.<p>The Galaxy Folder 2 is an …

Samsung

This Level 4 autonomous Range Rover can navigate city streets

Land Rover wants this technology in its road vehicles within the next decade.<p>Ten years from now, your new Land Rover should be able to navigate tricky city streets without a problem -- or help from a human driver.<p>Land Rover is currently developing its Autonomous Urban Drive system, which it hopes …

Trucks

Watch Roborace's self-driving race car hustle around the track

This is the first in-car video showcasing the DevBot's capabilities at near-race pace.<p>Robots are coming for drivers of all shapes and sizes -- regular commuters, truck drivers and even race car drivers. Here's what it looks like when an autonomous race car flies around a track without a driver.<p>The …

Transportation

All the Airbus aircraft at the Paris Air Show

Paris Air Show

Play Sega, Atari and Nintendo classics on your phone

Gaming

Playing Super Mario Bro' in augmented reality

Augmented Reality

Estonia will back up its government in a 'digital embassy'

The rules on what governments can, and can't, do with your personal data is based entirely on where the information is stored. Since tech companies shunt your stuff to servers across the globe, there's a risk that an oppressive regime can use its rights to start peeking at your stuff. That's why …

Estonia

The fall of Uber’s CEO reveals the power of a single blog post

‘Twas a personal essay that slew the dragon<p>Travis Kalanick’s fate was sealed the moment Susan Fowler hit “publish.”<p>To be sure, Kalanick wasn’t ousted last night as the CEO of Uber solely because Fowler, an ex-Uber engineer, went public with her explosive account of sexism, harassment, and …

Uber

Nintendo’s most important new games have nothing to do with Mario

Splatoon and Arms represent a big effort for the company<p>Each time Nintendo releases a new console, it’s safe to assume the usual suspects will follow: a new <i>Mario Kart</i> and <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> are all but guaranteed; new <i>Smash Bros.</i> and <i>Zelda</i> games are likely to make appearances at some point; and maybe …

Gaming

Sega wants to turn its classic catalogue into "the Netflix of retro gaming"

The future of Sega Forever sounds ambitious<p>Sega exited the video game console business nearly 20 years ago, but the company still retains some of the industry’s most iconic characters and beloved classic catalogs. That explains why Sega decided to put resources toward an all-new initiative it’s …

Gaming

This man spent his entire holiday to Singapore in a luxury airport

Airports, for most travellers, tend to fall into two categories. The first is the shoot-me-now domain of the budget airline, where passengers are …

Singapore

Airbus shows off fancy new cabin design

For millions of airline passengers, the cabin can make or break the experience.<p>European jetliner manufacturer Airbus announced Monday at the Paris Air Show it would give the cabin of its single-aisle A320 airliners a glitzy make over starting in 2020.<p>The new design borrows significantly from the …

Aviation

Emirates is looking at Saudi Arabia to make up for a drop in US flight demand

PARIS (Reuters) - Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, is looking to the region's biggest economy, Saudi Arabia, to help make up for a drop in demand that has forced it to keep five aircraft grounded.<p>Emirates has redeployed eight aircraft elsewhere after grounding 13 jets as a result of …

Saudi Arabia

Why Boeing's 737 MAX 10 Deal With United Continental Is So Important

Boeing just got a big endorsement for its new 737 MAX 10 from one of the largest airlines in the world.<p>On Tuesday, <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE:BA) announced its …

Good Food in Economy? Six Airlines Are Making It Happen

Is it really possible for economy passengers on long-haul flights to look forward to the in-flight food? Now, on some airlines, that answer may be a “yes.” While back-of-the-plane cuisine doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being appetizing, and amenities for economy fliers are increasingly few …

Airlines

The Micro Machines Man is back in the game’s latest trailer

I’ve long since accepted that my childhood in the 80s and early 1990s was basically a series of advertisements disguised as cartoons. I even fondly …

Major League Baseball