Android Creator Lost Out On a Big Investment, and Apple May Be To Blame

Earlier this year, we learned that Andy Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, has built a new company called Essential. The company was reportedly working on a "high-end smartphone with a large edge-to-edge screen that lacks a surrounding b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Forget Tinder: This hot app wants to be your hookup for hooking up

Tinder may have rock solid reputation for being the hookup app, but there's a new player in town. CasualX is an app that's catering exclusively to people who want encounters with no strings attached. It's billing itself as “Tinder Minus Marriag.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News57 min. ago

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey out at Facebook

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey is leaving Facebook. The company confirmed his departure in a statement to UploadVR Thursday, saying the 24-year-old Oculus creator "will be dearly missed."  SEE ALSO: Oculus Rift promised us the future of VR. Here.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News57 min. ago

Sculptor of that widely mocked Ronaldo bust compares himself to Jesus

When a bust of Cristiano Ronaldo was unveiled Wednesday in his home country of Portugal, its — we'll be charitable here — creative take on the soccer star's visage was mocked across the internet. There were so many jokes, and so many Phot.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News57 min. ago

Paralyzed man feeds himself for the first time in eight years thanks to some incredible technology

Doctors at Case Western Reserve University are helping a paralyzed man move his arms again and feed himself using brain implant technology.  Read more...More about Real People, Real Time Video, Motor Functions, Feeding, and Arms Doctors a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News57 min. ago

How this portable stove can change the way you camp

BioLite’s line of compact wood-burning stoves generate power to charge your devices and emits 90 percent less toxic emissions than traditional open fires. Read more...More about Portable Stove, Real Time, Portable Battery, Power, and Biolite B.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News57 min. ago

"Street Fighter V" community is on a mission to prove just how much Akuma sucks

Street Fighter V's cast of characters has an array of strengths and weaknesses, but nobody is easier to kill than Akuma. Akuma, the red-haired devil, is what's known as a glass cannon — he dishes out tons of damage but can't take much. Out of a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News57 min. ago

LG G6 Launched at Verizon Today, and You Can Still Free TV With Purchase

I know that world is still focused on yesterday’s big Samsung Galaxy S8 event, but the LG G6 launched today at Verizon. And we’re talking full launch, as in, you can walk into a Verizon store and buy one. Pre-orders are done, man. If the.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News57 min. ago

Still waiting for Android Wear 2? This bug is to blame

A bug found during late-game testing is pushing back Google’s new wearable software for many early adopters. Still looking at the time on your Android Wear smartwatch with hopes of seeing an update to Android Wear 2 pop up? You’re not.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News57 min. ago

Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook – what does this mean for Oculus Rift?

Best known as the creator of Oculus Rift, Luckey departs three years after selling to Facebook. Palmer Luckey is leaving Facebook and Oculus, the company he co-founded and eventually sold to the social network for $2 billion in 2014.Luckey is b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News57 min. ago

Twitter Will No Longer Count Usernames Against a Tweet"s 140-Character Limit

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PhoneDog: Last year, Twitter updated its service so that photos, videos, and other media wouldn't count against your 140-character limit. Now it's excluding another feature from that limit. Twitter is now roll.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News57 min. ago

DDR5 memory is on its way, twice as fast as DDR4

More DDR memory is on the way, despite many predictions that its time would soon be up.Development of specifications for the new DDR5 DRAM has started, and it will be finalized next year, JEDEC, a memory standards-setting organization, said on Thu.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Razer gear is available at a steep discount today, including $100 off a Razer Blade Stealth

When the Razer Blade Stealth first rolled out a little over a year ago, it was an impressively capable ultrabook at a good price. Today, the price for one version of the Stealth is even more impressive. Today Amazon is selling the Core i5 model of.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Out at Facebook

Where in the world is Palmer Luckey? Well, he’s not at Facebook.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

A Minor PC Gaming Miracle

Building and maintaining your own gaming PC is the best. It’s also occasionally the worst. This week I upgraded my PC, fully expecting it to be a pain in the ass. Instead, something magical happened. Windows 10 actually came through.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Lamborghini delivers a Huracan to Italian police for an important mission

A Lamborghini Huracán police car will join the Italian Highway Patrol, where its performance capabilities will be put to good use delivering organs and responding to roadside emergencies. The post Lamborghini delivers a Huracan to Italian police for.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Pioneer’s 2017 A/V receiver lineup boasts 5.1-channel model with Dolby Atmos

Pioneer has announced the first A/V receivers in its 2017 lineup, including the 5.1-channel VSX-832, which features Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos in 2.1.2 and 3.1.2-channel configurations. The post Pioneer’s 2017 A/V receiver lineup boasts 5.1-c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

‘God of War’ rumors and news

The new 'God of War' is one of the most exciting reboots on the horizon. Though we still know little about the forthcoming title, we've rounded up the latest news, rumors, and anything we can find about Kratos' next adventure. The post ‘God of.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Sprint’s new benefit lets subscribers pay for a loved one’s plan in Latin America

Sprint is rolling out a new benefit that will let postpaid subscribers pay for their loved ones' plans in Latin America. It's thanks to a partnership with Telefónica-owned Movistar Mexico and El Salvador. The post Sprint’s new benefit lets sub.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

From Marvel to DC? Joss Whedon in talks to direct stand-alone Batgirl movie

Joss Whedon left his mark on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and he's ready to do the same for the DC Extended Universe. The filmmaker is reportedly closing in on a deal to direct a stand-alone Batgirl film for Warner Bros. The post From Marvel to DC?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Upcoming AMD Radeon RX 500 Series cards appear in photos as engineering samples

AMD is slated to ship refreshed Polaris-based graphics cards next month under the Radeon RX 500 brand, and recent hands-on photos are proof that they are on the way. The photos reveal two engineering samples: The RX 570 and RX 580 The post Upcoming A.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago