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Google starts adding Duo video call integration to some Android handsets

There are plenty of ways to make video calls using Android, but Google is making the process even quicker and simpler through the integration of its own Duo video chat app. The company has already started rolling out the feature, which allows the cal.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotOct 12th, 2017

"Tetris" is playable in certain Russian trucks, and for a very specific reason

This is basically the car version of the Konami Code, right? There's an incredible Easter egg tucked away in the computer brains of trucks produced by Russia's Gorky Automobile Plant. As the video above demonstrates, performing a specific set of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

Volvo"s wave of electric cars starts with a new brand: Polestar

Volvo made a big commitment earlier this year to put electric motors in all of its vehicles by 2019 — and now the automaker will double down on electrification with an entirely new luxury car brand.  Volvo and its Chinese parent company, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

Google Maps Ditches Walking Calorie Counter After Backlash

Following online backlash, Google is removing a planned feature in Maps that shows you how many calories you'd burn when in walking mode. Google's attempt to promote a healthy lifestyle caused a number of people to lambast the feature on Twitter, cla.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 min. ago

Images hidden in Pokémon Go suggest new Pokémon might appear around Halloween

 If you’re still poking around Pokémon Go, there’s a good chance you’ve caught most of what’s available by now. Good news! It seems Niantic is getting really, really close to adding Gen 3 (or “Hoenn”) Pokémo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 min. ago

Hypnotize friends with this smartphone fidget spinner

Just when you think you've seen it all, fidget spinner technology never fails to keep you on your toes. Behold: the RingSpinner, an attachment that turns your smartphone into a mesmerizing fidget spinner. Read more...More about Videos, Video, Iphone,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

Google adds stronger security features for hacking targets

Google just released its most powerful security feature yet. The search giant announced on its blog Tuesday morning the new Advanced Protection Program, which is intended to protect people who are at a high risk of being hacked. This means high-profi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

Astronauts got to play with fidget spinners in space

NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik posted a video of himself and his fellow astronauts testing Newton's laws of motion by playing with a fidget spinner aboard the International Space Station. Now we can answer the age-old question: would a fidget spinner s.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device

Movies studios, Netflix, and Amazon have teamed up to file a lawsuit against a streaming media player called TickBox TV. The device in question runs Kodi on top of Android 6.0, and searches the internet for streams that it can make available to users.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News30 min. ago

Sony set to publish games for Nintendo Switch and PC under new division

Sony has created a new publishing house under the Sony Music Entertainment arm. The division is called “Unties” and is looking to publish video games for the Switch, PC and PlayStation 4 platforms......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News37 min. ago

Give Google a bone — Google Photos can now identify different pets

Pets are members of the family too, right? Google Photos can now automatically tag individual pets and search by breed. The update uses enhanced computer vision powered by machine learning to recognize different pets. The post Give Google a bone R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

The ESA shows off a new E3 logo to be introduced at the 2018 video game expo

For 20 years, E3 has been one of the biggest dates on the video game industry's calendar, and now the ESA unveiled a new logo that will represent the event for the 2018 edition and beyond. The post The ESA shows off a new E3 logo to be introduced at.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

With the TicHome Mini, you can take Google Assistant with you anywhere

You don't need a Google Home or a Pixel phone to take your Google Assistant everywhere you go. Meet the new TicHome Mini from Chinese artificial intelligence company Mobvoi. Take Google Assistant with you whenever you need to be.  The post With the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

Google Maps turns off its controversial calorie feature after backlash

While Google's calorie-counting feature was intended to encourage folks to forego other forms of transportation in favor of a more environmentally friendly and healthful option, it had a rather triggering effect on some users.  The post Google Maps.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

Android phone startup Essential is sued for allegedly stealing trade secrets

Essential, the Andy Rubin-backed startup behind the Essential Phone, has been sued by Keyssa for allegedly stealing trade secrets. The lawsuit is far from resolved, but here's what has happened so far. The post Android phone startup Essential is sued.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

The MeVideo Globetrotter is a travel-oriented video tripod designed by MeFoto

Colorful tripod company MeFoto is launching a video line, starting with the MeVideo Globetrotter with a leveling head. While not the company's first tripod, the MeVideo is the company's first Kickstarter. The post The MeVideo Globetrotter is a travel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

Your iPhone or Android will see where no other phone can with this wireless endoscopic camera

We cover a ton of different gadgets here at the BGR Deals team, but we’ve never covered anything else that’s quite like the Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera. It flew off of Amazon’s virtual store shelves the last time we to.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News46 min. ago

21 years later, original developer works to fix 16-bit Sonic

Downloadable mod aims to patch decades-old issues with Sonic 3D Blast. The announcement video for Jon Burt's Sonic 3D Blast: Director's Cut At this point, retro-game lovers are well used to fan-made "hacks" of classic titles that can d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News46 min. ago

9to5Toys Last Call: 9.7″ iPad Wi-Fi 128GB $399, SanDisk 128GB Wireless Flash Drive $56, TP-Link Wi-Fi Router $42, 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. 1 min. ago

Levi’s is already working with Google on a second smart jacket

Levi's connected denim jacket went on sale three weeks ago, but CEO Chip Bergh said it's already working with Google on a version 2.0. At Wall Street Journal's D. Live conference, Bergh said that the new one will have even mor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Netflix Desperate To Fuel Subscriber Growth

Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service. The big burden that Netflix is shouldering hasn't been a.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago