Google Is Really Good At Design

Joshua Topolsky, writing for The Outline: The stuff Google showed off on October 4 was brazenly designed and strangely, invitingly touchable. These gadgets were soft, colorful... delightful? They looked human, but like something future humans had mad.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 12th, 2017

Project Loon"s LTE balloons are floating over Puerto Rico

About a month after Hurricane Maria's devastating landfall on Puerto Rico, and a couple of weeks after the FCC gave clearance, Project Loon is bringing wireless internet to people on the island. Part of (Google parent company) Alphabet&.....»»

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Think you can hack Tinder? Google will pay you $1,000.

Hackers, it's your time to shine.  Google, in collaboration with bug bounty platform HackerOne, has launched the Google Play Security Reward Program, which promises $1,000 to anyone who can identify security vulnerabilities in participating Goog.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

Google wants to pay you to find bugs in popular third-party Android apps

Google teams up with HackerOne to offer a bounty program focused on reducing phishing and malicious code downloads. Google is eager to clamp down on security flaws associated with some of the most high-profile apps in its Android library, so it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News32 min. ago

Acer Mixed Reality AH101 Headset Review

The Acer Window Mixed Reality AH101 Headset offers an easy plug-and-play setup and a comfortable design, but it suffers from a small selection of apps, along with some tracking issues......»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News48 min. ago

Objects of Common Interest presents homeware based on classical geometries

Marble tables, coloured glass vases and bowls, and mirrors with concrete bases are among pieces by design studio Objects of Common Interest on show at New York gallery Matter. Read more Marble tables, coloured glass vases and bowls, and mi.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News56 min. ago

Porsche Design and Huawei Introduce the Ultimate in Luxury and Functional Design with Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10

LONDON, October 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stunning new device combines sophisticated aesthetics and high performance, powered by artificial intelligence Porsche Design extends its prestigio read more.....»»

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Archaeologists are mystified by ancient “gates” in Saudi lava fields

Google Earth reveals hundreds of geoglyphs in the desert, possibly 9,000 years old. Google Earth For almost a century, aerial photographers have been documen.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

If Jeff Bezos really wanted to rule the world, he"d pose for corny photos like he used to

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos might be jacked and powerful now, but his photo shoot panache has really taken a nosedive. In the early years of Amazon (the mid-to-late '90s, when all style was perfect), Bezos seemed to have a penchant for corny, delightful ph.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Bitcoin hits another milestone as it climbs past $6,000

If you own Bitcoin, October has been good to you. The value of one bitcoin climbed over $6,000 for the first time on Friday less than two weeks after it pushed past $5,000. SEE ALSO: Bitcoin broke through $5,000—but there are major risks ahead.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

9to5Toys Last Call: 9.7-inch iPad Pro LTE $302 (refurb), Logitech Circle $120, eero Mesh Wi-Fi System $300, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Google"s efforts to highlight non-secure websites is paying off

Online security is at the forefront of public conscious, and rightfully so. Given the sheer number of people that now use the Internet and the treasure trove of personal data that’s ripe for the picking, it’s no surprise that we’re.....»»

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Nyko Nintendo Switch dock users report permanent damage to consoles

A Nyko dock designed for the Nintendo Switch appears to be capable of breaking the console, according to users on Reddit. The dock is one of several released to address the bulky design of Nintendo's original dock. The post Nyko Nintendo Switch dock.....»»

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Google’s AlphaGo Zero charts a startling new course in AI research

Google's AlphaGo Zero gaming AI's stunningly Go training regimen, H/K Invokes Cortana, Samsung's 360 Round VR camera escapes from The Matrix. The post Google’s AlphaGo Zero charts a startling new course in AI research appeared first on Digital.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

Pixel 2 looks pretty fragile in this torture test for durability [VIDEO]

Zack of JerryRigEverything finally got his hands on the Pixel 2 and puts it through his classic torture test. The Pixel 2.... does poorly. The Pixel 2 is the latest and greatest (debatable) Android device from Google, but it wouldn’t be.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Google won’t void the warranty on your rooted Pixel 2

Google customer support has confirmed that the company will not void the warranty for any Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL owners who have rooted their devices. While many folks have moved away from the world of rooting due to the improvements of Android a.....»»

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Ancient stone gates spied on Google Earth have experts confused

Researchers have found hundreds of mysterious stone ‘gates’ scattered throughout the Saudi Arabian desert, a discovery made possible in part thanks to satellite footage published on Google Earth. These gates aren’t exactly what you&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Science says there’s a very, very good reason why you’re afraid of spiders

If just the sight of a spider or snake is enough to send a shiver up your spine you already know you're not alone, but did you ever stop to think about where that fear comes from? You might imagine seeing the creepy critters throughout your life has.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

The “Made for Google” site is live with accessories from over 20 partners

Google has updated the Made for Google website with a list of 22 brands that are included in the program. Not only is Google taking hardware more seriously these days, but also accessories to go with that hardware. The “Made for Google&rd.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

DEAL: Google Home for Only $86 With This Coupon Code

For a limited time, you can grab a Google Home for just $86.39 via Rakuten, thanks to a coupon code. The unit is already marked down from its usual price of $129, but with the code, you get an additional 20% off. Not bad at all! To get in on this dea.....»»

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