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Facebook has a new plan to enter China — a secret app called Colorful Balloons

As per a New York Times report, Facebook is making a new attempt at entering the all-important market of China by authorizing the release of a new photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons. The post Facebook has a new plan to enter China — a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsAug 12th, 2017

How to watch a pair of Nintendo Direct live-streams during Gamescom

Nintendo will host a pair of Nintendo Directs during Gamescom. We will get a new look at two worlds inside Super Mario Odyssey and an in depth look at Metroid: Samus Returns. Here's how to watch both conferences. The post How to watch a pair of Ninte.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 min. ago

Nintendo Reveals Super Nintendo-Themed New 3DS XL

The SNES nostalgia train is going full steam ahead at Gamescom this year. Nintendo has revealed the (deep breath) New Nintendo 3DS XL - Super Nintendo Entertainment System Edition. It's prettier to look at than it is to read. Announced during.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News21 min. ago

Nintendo adds PayPal support to the Nintendo Switch

 Nintendo has added a new payment option for eShop purchases on the Nintendo Switch and on its website. Starting today, you can now link your Nintendo account to your PayPal account and pay for future purchases using your PayPal balance or any p.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News21 min. ago

AccuWeather for iPhone might be watching you without your permission

AccuWeather might be spying on iPhone users without their permission. A security researcher recently discovered that the AccuWeather app for iOS was sending location information to a data monetization firm, even when users opt out of location trackin.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 min. ago

New game "Biomutant" is basically Rocket Raccoon adventuring in a beautiful open world

We don't know much about the upcoming game Biomutant, but our first look at gameplay shows a beautiful, promising, and weird-in-an-awesome-way game. Biomutant was revealed with a cinematic trailer at Gamescom earlier this week, starring a raccoon.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 min. ago

Banks are more worried about Amazon and Facebook than actual fintech startups

Fintech startups are trying to disrupt banking. Turns out, their efforts aren't really what have major banks worried.  Legacy financial institutions are more concerned with the threat of tech giants like Amazon and Facebook than about startups t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 min. ago

Sonos Says Users Must Accept New Privacy Policy Or Devices May Cease To Function

An anonymous reader writes: Sonos has confirmed that existing customers will not be given an option to opt out of its new privacy policy, leaving customers with sound systems that may eventually "cease to function". It comes as the home sound system.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 min. ago

VMware partners with Google to manage Chrome devices

VMware's AirWatch subsidiary has partnered with Google to enable unified end-point management (UEM) of all Chrome OS devices in an enterprise.Through VMware Workspace ONE's cloud portal, IT admins will be able to manage Chrome devices in their com.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News22 min. ago

FreedomPop Rolls Out $49 Annual Mobile Phone Plan

Tired of forking over what amounts to nearly a car payment worth of dollars for your mobile phone plan every month? Los Angeles-based FreedomPop has rolled out a new, annual mobile phone plan which costs a mere $49 for an entire year, including 1,000.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News22 min. ago

Laser Lighting Trial Starting in China

For perhaps the first time in the world, trials taking place in China next month will use lasers for street lighting, an innovation aimed at saving energy and eliminating the cost of expensive cabling infrastructure......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News50 min. ago

Everything you need to set up your TV

This guide tells you everything you need to set up your tv, from location to HDMI cables to picture settings. Get the right accessories and make the right tweaks to enjoy your new TV to its full potential by learning what you need, here. The post Eve.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News50 min. ago

Stranger Things Creators Say Series Will End With Season 4

Matt and Ross Duffer confirmed a third season is coming, with a fourth likely to follow and conclude the series. Stranger Things creators the Duffer brothers plan to conclude the hit Netflix series with four seasons. In an interview with Vultu.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News57 min. ago

Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Space Battles Are Faster than Ever

We went hands-on with the Empire and Rebellion in Battlefront 2’s sleek new dogfighting mode. It’s easy to die in Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Starfighter Assault mode. In a few hands-on sessions, I succumbed to enemy fire multiple times, bu.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News57 min. ago

WhatsApp now supports coloured text statuses like Facebook

Today, WhatsApp officially announced its support for text-based statuses with coloured backgrounds. This new feature has already started rolling out to the latest versions of the popular messaging app for both Android and iOS. WhatsApp has just.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News57 min. ago

The Cleveland Browns held the largest NFL national anthem protest yet

The Cleveland Browns held what has been the largest national anthem protest so far in the NFL on Monday night when a dozen players knelt in prayer during the anthem before the team's preseason game against the New York Giants. It was also notable bec.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News57 min. ago

Chrissy Teigen gets real about her experience with alcohol abuse and sobriety

There's no one who keeps things really real like Chrissy Teigen. The model has built a career off of being open and honest—from everything about how she's feeling politically to the normal but unspoken things that go on with one's body.  I.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News57 min. ago

Cambridge Cancer Genomics offers a better way to gauge effective cancer treatments

 John Cassidy’s family has been at the forefront of cancer research for three generations now. The Cambridge-educated co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of cancer diagnostics company Cambridge Cancer Genomics was just following in his.....»»

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

The Obsession with New Things Is Burdening Our Brain

The Obsession with New Things Is Burdening Our Brain.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

Facebook’s evolutionary search for crashing software bugs

Ars gets the first look at Facebook's fancy new dynamic analysis tool. Enlarge (credit: Adobe Stock) With 1.3 billion daily users, the Facebook site and its apps are the most-used pieces of software in the world. Only a handful of software co.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

Danish submarine mystery takes gruesome, bizzare turns

Woman's torso floats ashore as Peter Madsen maintains innocence in Kim Wall's death. Enlarge / The UV3 Nautilus in early sea trials in 2008. (credit: Frumperino) On Monday, a Copenhagen Police spokesperson released new information regarding th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago