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Article: "It"s Still Loading?!" Long Load Time Just One Reason People Quit Watching Video

New research into consumers’ digital video viewing habits confirms the importance of delivering high-quality video streams......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerApr 21st, 2017

Doctor Who: Thin Ice review

Bill and the Time Lord tackle different types of serpents in a classic Who episode. Enlarge (credit: Jon Hall/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who. River Song always warned the Doctor against spoilers, so be sure to watch the e.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it

Antibiotic immunity is leading us into an age of unstoppable superbacteria, but one Oregon scientist has a plan to reverse the tide by rewriting bacterial DNA with a sophisticated new tool: PPMOs. The post Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 41 min. ago

It"s Ok to Be Bored. You Don"t Have to Be Busy All the Time.

It"s Ok to Be Bored. You Don"t Have to Be Busy All the Time......»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

NVIDIA & Netflix Now Previewing 4K Streaming Support on GeForce GTX 10 Series Cards

Way back in May of 2016 when NVIDIA launched the Pascal architecture powered GeForce GTX 10 series, one of the notable features they announced for the product family was support for Netflix’s newly launched 4K streaming option. At the time no.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Developer Shares A Recoverable Container Format That"s File System Agnostic

Long-time Slashdot reader MarcoPon writes: I created a thing: SeqBox. It's an archive/container format (and corresponding suite of tools) with some interesting and unique features. Basically an SBX file is composed of a series of sector-sized blocks.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

The Magic in Sleight Makes Up for an Otherwise Familiar Tale

The marketing for Sleight includes a quote calling the film “Chronicle meets Iron Man.” Watching it, that comparison kind of makes sense, but it also sets up an unrealistic expectation versus what Sleight actually is.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News7 hr. 33 min. ago

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Optical Gaming Mouse Review

HyperX just released their very first gaming mouse called the Pulsefire FPS and as you will see in our review it follows the same exact "principles" as their very successful Alloy FPS mechanical gaming keyboard.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

So long Yik Yak — popular messaging platform bids users adieu

Anonymous trolls may have a slightly harder time starting rumors and spreading gossip, particularly around college campuses, now that popular messaging app Yik Yak has announced its shuttering. The post So long Yik Yak — popular messaging platf.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago

Protect your BlackBerry KeyOne with one of these cases

If you’re a physical keyboard fan, the KeyOne is an obvious choice, but you’ll want to protect that aluminum body and 4.5-inch screen. It’s time to shop for the best BlackBerry KeyOne cases and covers. The post Protect your BlackBerry KeyOne wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 33 min. ago

Some Of The Pentagon"s Critical Infrastructure Still Runs Windows 95 And 98

SmartAboutThings writes: The Pentagon is set to complete its Windows 10 transition by the end of this year, but nearly 75% of its control system devices still run Windows XP or other older versions, including Windows 95 and 98. A Pentagon official no.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

Startups Struggle For Survival As Investors Turn "Picky"

An anonymous reader quotes The Wall Street Journal: Eighteen months ago, Beepi Inc. was rapidly expanding its online used-car business to 16 U.S. cities where people could buy cut-rate vehicles adorned with giant shiny bows. Beepi doesn't exist anymo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Project Scorpio: Xbox Chief Talks Up Plans for Console Domination

Earlier this month, Microsoft did something console manufacturers haven't done for many years. It announced key details of its forthcoming Project Scorpio console -- an update to the Xbox One -- via a set of exclusive features on the video game news.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Theme Parks: Comcast"s Under-the-Radar Growth Driver

One of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions -- or making movies and TV shows, or selling TV ads. It's been theme parks. Since 2011, when Comcast first took over NBCUniversal's film and TV studios,.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Middle East startups are growing fast, and that’s even before the flying taxis arrive

 The flight from Tehran to Dubai is about two hours, similar to the flight from New York to Chicago. The flight from Cairo to Beirut is one hour and 15 minutes. In more peaceful times, the drive from Beirut to Damascus in Syria would take you le.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Weekend Watch: The Mesmerizing Timelapse of Machine Embroidery

Watching timelapse videos of embroidered designs come to life is almost as fun as learning how to do it yourself! Read more on MAKE The post Weekend Watch: The Mesmerizing Timelapse of Machine Embroidery appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Star Trek Fan Forced to Surrender "ASIMIL8" License Plate for Being Offensive

A Star Trek fan in Canada has been forced to turn over his personalized license plate after people complained its message, ASIMIL8, was insulting to indigenous people.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

May’s most exciting games include ‘Prey’ and ‘Injustice 2’

Gamers looking for new games in May have a lot of things to get excited about, including comic-book fighter Injustice 2, long-delayed sci-fi shooter Prey, and Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia on 3DS. The post May’s most exciting games in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

Wikipedia Is Being Blocked In Turkey

Nine hours ago, Ilgaz wrote: The Turkey Blocks monitoring network has verified restrictions affecting the Wikipedia online encyclopedia in Turkey. A block affecting all language editions of the website [was] detected at 8:00AM local time Saturday 29.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

Bits: Farhad’s and Superior Mike’s Week in Tech: There’s No Flying Car

The so-called flying car is really a hovercraft, people. Also we chat about net neutrality, earnings and Uber......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

NVIDIA & Netflix Now Previewing 4K Support on GeForce GTX 10 Series Cards

Way back in May of 2016 when NVIDIA launched the Pascal architecture powered GeForce GTX 10 series, one of the notable features they announced for the product family was support for Netflix’s newly launched 4K streaming option. At the time no.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News13 hr. 49 min. ago