Encrypted chat app Signal sidesteps censorship in Cuba and Oman

Signal, the messaging app that prides itself on circumventing government censorship, has a few new places where its flagship feature works. Last week it was Egypt, and now users in Cuba and Oman can send messages without fear of them being i.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetDec 30th, 2016

"Stranger Things" pop-up bar in Chicago is so cool even Barb would be like "Okay let"s party"

If you live near Chicago and like demonic beings from other dimensions, mixed drinks, and waffles: you're in luck. A Stranger Things pop-up bar has opened and it is cool as hell. Unfortunately, most of the show's cast will need to wait about a decade.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 min. ago

The 3D-printed Aslan robotic arm could help translate for the deaf

Meet Aslan, a new 3D-printed structure meant to "minimize the communication barrier between the hearing and the deaf." Intended to serve as a translator, Aslan can hear spoken language, then turn it into sign language. The post The 3D-printed Aslan.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 min. ago

Discover the Full Story of Doctor Who in America

Trace the tale of the classic British character's ascent in the U.S. in the new book Red White and Who......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 min. ago

Five Fixes for Splatoon 2

We pick five things we'd like Nintendo to improve, from matchmaking to friend support. On the latest episode of our weekly show, Nintendo Voice Chat, we talked about what improvements we’d like to see made to one of our favorite Nintendo Swit.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 min. ago

Daily Deals: $6 Mega Man Tee, Alien Loot, Persona, and ArtFX Collectibles

10% off Xbox Gift Cards, 6-Month Xbox Live Gold for under $30, 55" 4K Smart HDTV for $399.99, and more Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, I.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 min. ago

Father John Misty writes heartfelt eulogy to the Chuck E. Cheese animatronic band

Grief takes many forms, and we've all been grieving over the loss of Chuck E. Cheese's animatronic band in different ways. Musician Father John Misty's grief led him to write a poetic and emotionally charged eulogy for Chuck E.'s robotic band of thre.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 min. ago

The eclipse: From ancient paganism to American history, it"s been a thing

Nothing reminds us that we are on a celestial island surrounded by the abyss like watching our planet's energy source turn into a gaping black hole.  But don't take my word for it. From occult and pagan lore to American history and yes, Hollywoo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 min. ago

Jerry Lewis, legendary entertainer and humanitarian, is dead at 91

He called Dean Martin a pal, he was absolutely adored by the French, and he did true good in the world as the national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Jerry Lewis will be missed. The legendary comedian, singer, actor, filmmaker, produ.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 min. ago

"Wing Commander" Music Composer Runs Kickstarter Campaign

DMJC writes: George Oldziey, the music composer from Wing Commander 3 and 4, is running a Kickstarter campaign to re-orchestrate the music from the venerable series. The Kickstarter is in its final week and has approximately $2000 left to go before i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 min. ago

Negotiators wrap up first round of NAFTA talks

Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early 2018 could slip in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News30 min. ago

Roofr wants to use satellite imagery to disrupt the roofing industry

Meet Roofr, a Y-Combinator startup that uses satellite imagery software to analyze your roof and determine whether or not you need to hire a roofing contractor for repair or replacement.  The post Roofr wants to use satellite imagery to disrupt the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

Best new songs to stream: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out, Julien Baker, (Sandy) Alex G, and more. The post Best new songs to stream: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News46 min. ago

This nefarious Trojan may impersonate your favorite ridesharing app

Be careful the next time you hail a ride from your favorite transportation app. As per a recent report from Kapersky Lab, a mobile Trojan "has been caught recently stealing bank data by impersonating the interfaces of taxi-booking apps." The post Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News46 min. ago

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

 Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Xbox One X: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know Today

Xbox One X: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know Today is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. The Xbox One X release date is closing in, and there is a very good chance that the Xbox One X pre-orders start today and that we will learn about a new trad.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

The case comes two months after court’s “offensive” trademarks ruling. Enlarge (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) Is the term "google" too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That's the question before the US Suprem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

Here is where and when to watch Microsoft"s Gamescom conference this weekend

Microsoft is expected to reveal new information about the Xbox One X, including pre-order information, at its Gamescom conferenceow. Forza Horizon 7 and Sea of Thieves will be shown as well. Watch it right here with us! The post Here is where and whe.....»»

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

Gillmor Gang: Ah-Clem

 The Gillmor Gang — Philip Proctor, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, August 19, 2017. The Firesign Theatre’s Phil Proctor joins the Gang. Topics preclude: will the realDonaldTrump.....»»

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

ICYMI: Email Is King, IBM Talks Headless CMS

Combining work and fun: these are a few of my favorite things. Catch up with the latest headlines from CMSWire this week. Quick, Give Me the Headlines: Haters are going to hate, but email still reigns supreme in the communication game &n.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Google Home gets voice calling and the ability to put responses on your TV

At Google I/O 2017, Google Home got some upgrades that rival Amazon Alexa's recent updates. You'll be able to make phone calls with it, get important notifications, and see visual information on your phone, tablet, or TV. The post Google Home gets vo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago