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Half-Life VR Hinted at by Mystery Code

Is this leaked code intentionally pointing people towards HLVR, or is it a mistake? Some leaked code could be pointing towards a possible upcoming virtual reality Half-Life game. According to the Valve News Network, an update to Dota 2 last week con.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignOct 10th, 2016

Acer Swift 3 versus Asus ZenBook UX330UA: A battle between two value laptops

In our Acer Swift 3 versus Asus ZenBook UX330UA showdown, we pit two recent value laptops against each other to see which provides the best performance, build quality, battery life, and more for the money. The post Acer Swift 3 versus Asus ZenBook UX.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 39 min. ago

Bargain laptop battle: Acer Swift 3 versus Asus ZenBook UX330UA

In our Acer Swift 3 versus Asus ZenBook UX330UA showdown, we pit two recent value laptops against each other to see which provides the best performance, build quality, battery life, and more for the money. The post Bargain laptop battle: Acer Swift 3.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 31 min. ago

Marcus Hutchins" Code Used In Malware May Have Come From GitHub

troublemaker_23 quotes ITWire: A security researcher says code has been discovered that was written by British hacker Marcus Hutchins that was apparently 'borrowed' by the creator of the banking trojan Kronos. The researcher, known as Hasherezade, po.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

So bad they’re good: iPhone 8 survey results

Is this glass half full or half empty? Is it even a glass? What is water? What if it was fire instead?The progression of these questions may seem odd, but that’s just how you start thinking about Apple survey results if you write for CNBC.Todd H.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Make sure your accessories are charged with the updated Microsoft Surface app

Microsoft has updated its Surface app to add some nice new functionality for anyone who connects a Microsoft accessory to their Surface machine. The app now lets you easily check the battery life of connected devices. The post Make sure your accessor.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

 While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday life as well: an autonomous guide for blind people, for instance, or a kitchen bot that helps disabled folks cook.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Live your laziest life with this super convenient charging pad

You come home from work. It’s been a long day—you’re tired, you’re hungry, and of course, your phone has died. The last thing you want to do is go crawling on the floor, looking for the gosh-darn cord to plug your phone in......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

The Verge"s Essential Phone Review: An Arcane Artifact From an Unrealized Future

An anonymous reader shares Dieter Bohn's review of the Essential Phone: Even though it was announced less than three months ago at the Code Conference, there's already enough mythology surrounding the Essential Phone to fill a book. It comes from a b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

‘Robotarium’ lets you remotely control a swarm of robots — with your own code

Georgia Tech is opening a new 725-square-foot “Robotarium” lab, where users from around the world can upload their own code and use it to remotely control a swarm of almost 100 robots. The post ‘Robotarium’ lets you remotely control a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Keep an eye on Microsoft accessory battery life with the updated Surface app

Microsoft has updated its Surface app to add some nice new functionality for anyone who connects a Microsoft accessory to their Surface machine. The app now lets you easily check the battery life of connected devices. The post Keep an eye on Microsof.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Code chunk in Kronos malware used long before MalwareTech published it

Marcus Hutchins, the researcher who stopped WCry, complained his code was lifted. Enlarge / Marcus Hutchins, security researcher for Kryptos Logic. In May, he registered a domain name that neutralized the WCry ransomware worm. In August, he was.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

‘Marjorie Prime’ explores the limits of AI built from memories

Marjorie, 86, is dying. In her final months, she finds solace in an artificially intelligent holographic recreation of her late husband Walter, called "Walter Prime." They talk every day, recounting special moments of their life together. Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Microsoft could release an Xbox One X ‘Project Scorpio’ edition

Microsoft used "Project Scorpio" as the code name for the Xbox One X, its powerful new gaming console set to release on November 7th. According to a couple of leaks on German website Xbox Dynasty, the company will celebrate the launch with a.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

New ‘Robotarium’ lets you remote control a swarm of robots — with your own code

Georgia Tech is opening a new 725-square-foot “Robotarium” lab, where users from around the world can upload their own code and use it to remotely control a swarm of almost 100 robots. The post New ‘Robotarium’ lets you remote control.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Let’s Get Device Season Started

On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we’re counting down the minutes until the next wave of Android phones is announced and in our hands for review. The list of upcoming devices includes the Galaxy Note 8 (unveiling next week), LG V30 (days.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Download of the day – Raft

Our daily pick of the best free software: a game of extreme survival and carpentry on the high seas. Raft sets you adrift in an endless ocean, where your life depends on your ability to scavenge flotsam and jetsam, hunt for food, and fend off p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Developer Accidentally Deletes Three-Month of Work With Visual Studio Code

New submitter joshtops writes: A developer accidentally three-month of his work. In a post, he described his experience, "I had just downloaded VScode as an alternative and I was just playing with the source control option, seeing how it wanted to st.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

‘Yakuza 6’ will release worldwide more than a year after its Japanese launch

Sega confirmed the international release date for Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, which launched in Japan in December, alongside details of its alcohol-centric After Hours limited edition. The post ‘Yakuza 6’ will release worldwide more than.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Deep Silver and Ys Net sign publishing deal for Kickstarter darling ‘Shenmue 3’

As the publisher, Deep Silver confirms that Shenmue 3 will release both physically and digitally exclusively on the PlayStation 4 and PC. The release date is currently scheduled for the second half of 2018. The post Deep Silver and Ys Net sign publis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

This plastic card could be the ultimate life hack

FORMcard is basically Play-Doh for adults. The multitool becomes moldable to whatever shape you want after it's immersed in hot water. You can shape it to be a phone stand or wrap it around a broken tool handle or whatever needs fixing. It's super st.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017