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‘Master prints’ could be used to unlock nearly any phone’s fingerprint sensor

Computer scientists at New York University and Michigan State have been working on developing digital “master prints," capable of tricking a variety of fingerprint sensors. Here is how they work. The post ‘Master prints’ could be used t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 14th, 2017

You could do so much better than those Sonic the Hedgehog shoes

To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's 26th birthday this summer, Anippon teamed up with Sega to create some Sonic-inspired shoes for all the fans who took one look at Sonic's classic red and white shoes and thought, "I need those." The shoes cost about $.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

Here are all the tweets Donald Trump has deleted since becoming president

Donald Trump has a Twitter problem.  In addition to his penchant for delivering surreal, stream-of-consciousness rants at any time of day on the microblogging platform, Donald Trump can't seem to stop deleting tweets.  Many times, his tweet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

Critical Flaw Found in Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake Processors

A newly identified defect in Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake processors could cause devices with hyper-threading enabled to "dangerously misbehave," a Debian project researcher warned yesterday. Users with 6th- and 7th-generation Intel core processor.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News18 min. ago

Review: Amazon’s New Echo Fixes the Original’s Biggest Shortcoming

It fixes the original Echo's biggest shortcomings As I rolled over to silence my alarm the other morning, I reached instinctively for my phone to read the news. But then I remembered — on my nightstand, a 7-inch glowing screen was rolling.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News29 min. ago

Preacher: Season 2 Premiere Review

Preacher kicks off its second season as Jesse Custer and the gang hit the road with an unstoppable killer hot on their trail. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. If I were to lob any one complaint at the first season of Preacher, it's.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News29 min. ago

Latest Overwatch Patch Namechecks New Hero and Event

Will we finally, finally see Doomfist appear? A new update could be suggesting so... The latest update to Overwatch's public test servers appears to be internally referred to as "Doomfist / Summer Games", referencing a long-rumored new hero and.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News29 min. ago

Rayz Rally is a pocket-sized Lightning-powered conference speaker

Ever wished that your speaker would be able to pack more of a punch, without losing any of its efficiency while sporting a very reasonable price tag? Pioneer has more or less successfully achieved this via the Rayz Rally. The Rayz Rally carries the d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated News30 min. ago

Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers

The machines can switch reversibly between two different shapes and could be used to make nanotech sensors, amplifiers and even a molecular computer. The post Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers appe.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News30 min. ago

The Nokia 3310 is no match for Glastonbury festival

I brought a Nokia 3310 to Glastonbury expecting it to be the ultimate festival burner phone, and it failed to live up to expectations.  Since Nokia started teasing the renaissance of its most popular classic model, the write-ups have been mixed......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

Your bag of Cheetos could have $50,000 in it

The Cheetos Museum is looking for your weirdest looking Cheeto in your bag of Flamin' Hot or Cheesy Cheetos. Use your imagination and upload a clean photo of your Cheetos, describe it, and you could be $50,000 richer. Some already submitted Cheetos t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

You can now experience what Notre Dame looks and sounds like - thanks to VR

A trip around Paris' Notre Dame could show the next stage in convincing VR. When we talk about virtual reality's ability to transport us to whole new worlds, we often focus on the visual elements – the resolution of the displays, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News30 min. ago

Facebook looking to TV shows as the next big thing to keep you glued to the site

Facebook's nailed social, now it's on to media. It used to be so simple for HBO and the other TV networks. They had a monopoly on scripted television as there was nowhere else TV writers could go to sell their wares. Then Netflix came alon.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News30 min. ago

OnePlus 6: what we want to see

Here's everything we know about the OnePlus 6 and everything we want from it. The OnePlus 5 is a remarkably accomplished phone considering it comes from such a young company and at such a low price. It has a strong new design, a great new camer.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News30 min. ago

DRAM Prices Expected to Climb

With DRAM chips being used in more applications, ASPs projected to grow even while smartphone and PC shipments remain tepid......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News54 min. ago

"Why I Decided To Disable AMP On My Site"

Web developer Alex Kras on Monday listed a number of reasons why he dislikes Google's AMP project, and why he pulled support for it on his website. From his post: Back in the day we used to have WAP pages -- specific web pages that were presented onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

Amazon said to be working on translation services for AWS customers

 Amazon is working on an offering that would allow developers building apps and websites using AWS to translate their content to multiple languages, CNBC reports. The machine translation tech used to provide the multi-lingual versions of client.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

What if you could charge a smartwatch by tapping it on your phone?

Rumors are gathering about the Samsung Gear S4 smartwatch, a follow-up to last year's Gear S3. There's a chance it may arrive in September, and come with a new wireless charging system that works with a case on your phone. The post What if you could.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 9 min. ago

Building a new PC? Check out these 5 awesome cases before you start

There's an incredible variety of PC cases on the market, but a few stand above the rest. Any of our five best PC cases will make your desktop look and work great, no matter what your budget. The post Building a new PC? Check out these 5 awesome cases.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 9 min. ago

Memo to IT: You do know that a mobile phone is still a phone, right?

Technologists have always been drawn to bright and shiny objects. That's why mobile development has focused on geolocation, streaming video, biometrics and impressive app gymnastics. But the core of the mobile phone — at it's heart, it is a tele.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

Samsung wants to charge the Gear S4 smartwatch by touching it to a phone

Rumors are gathering about the Samsung Gear S4 smartwatch, a follow-up to last year's Gear S3. There's a chance it may arrive in September, and come with a new wireless charging system that works with a case on your phone. The post Samsung wants to c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago