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Here"s What the Original, Far Less Tragic Ending of Rogue One Would Have Been

By now, it’s common knowledge that Rogue One does not end happily for any of the main characters. Sure, they accomplish their goal, and that goal makes many major things possible, but they never get to see the fruits of their labor. In early versio.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 20th, 2017

Acer just can’t wait for Computex, announces new laptops, 2-in-1s early

Acer introduced four new mobile devices on Thursday: two Iconia-branded Android tablets, one gaming laptop, and a thin-and-light 2-in-1. The gaming laptop will be sold in Intel- and AMD-based configurations, along with discrete GPUs. The post Acer ju.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Before Peter Parker swings back to the big screen, here"s everything to know about "Spider-Man: Homecoming"

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are bringing Peter Parker into Marvel's cinematic universe in July 2017. Here's everything we know so far about the web-slinger's return to the big screen. The post Before Peter Parker swings back to the big screen, h.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Xbox Game Pass officially opens its doors to Gold subscribers ahead of June 1

Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One now have access to the free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new game "rental" service. The subscription includes 40 Xbox One games and 72 backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles. The post Xbox Game Pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 22 min. ago

Pizza guy or assassin? Kuna AI recognizes cars outside your home instantly

Home security firm Kuna Systems has debuted Kuna AI, a platform that allows its smart devices to identify vehicles almost instantly. Kuna AI can recognize a car’s color, make, and model in less than a second, and will match the vehicle to its owner.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 22 min. ago

MSI Announces the Z270 GODLIKE GAMING Motherboard

MSI has been teasing this new motherboard for a number of weeks, and today they have finally announced the Z270 GODLIKE GAMING. This subtly named model is the new flagship Intel Z270-based motherboard in MSI's Gaming series, and thus displa.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News4 hr. 30 min. ago

Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program

schwit1 quotes a report from Vocativ: The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles has been caught using facial recognition software -- despite a state law preventing it. Documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont describe such a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Jacque Fresco, Futurist Who Envisioned a Society Without Money, Dies at 101

A self-taught industrial designer, Mr. Fresco promoted an alternative society where resources would be distributed equitably by computers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Facebook Signs BuzzFeed, Vox, Others For Original Video Shows

Facebook has signed deals with Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks. The social media company is reportedly set to pay up to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

Intel to make Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free in bid to spur adoption

And the company has promised that it'll put Thunderbolt 3 controllers into its processors. Enlarge / It was either this or yet another picture of some lightning. (credit: Airwolfhound) We're big fans of Thunderbolt 3 here at Ars, attracted by.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Ricoh revamps its budget waterproof camera with the $280 WG-50

The new Ricoh WG-50 may not have the best-in-class speed but it does boast a pretty low price point at $280. The camera arrives after the WG-40 was only announced in Japan last year. The post Ricoh revamps its budget waterproof camera with the $280 W.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 30 min. ago

Here’s everything we know about ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ so far

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are bringing Peter Parker into Marvel's cinematic universe in July 2017. Here's everything we know so far about the web-slinger's return to the big screen. The post Here’s everything we know about ‘Spider-.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 30 min. ago

Intel Drops Thunderbolt 3 Royalty, Adds CPU Integration and Works Closely With Microsoft

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Windows Central: Over the last few days, Thunderbolt 3 has been a hot topic amongst Windows users especially with its notable absence with the new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop. Part of the problem is adoptio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 38 min. ago

Xbox Live Gold members can now start their free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass

Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One now have access to the free 14-day trial of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new game "rental" service. The subscription includes 40 Xbox One games and 72 backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles. The post Xbox Live Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

New affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous lines with high-tech design

If you're an audio fanatic with an eye for style, you may want to check out the new Expanse electrostatic Bluetooth speakers from startup IC One Two, currently seeking funding on Indiegogo. The post New affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeou.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 22 min. ago

New EU legislation could force social media platforms to address hate speech

Hate speech is being dealt a blow in Europe. On Tuesday, European Union ministers approved proposals that would force social media companies to address hateful content on their respective platforms. The post New EU legislation could force social medi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 22 min. ago

Kickstarter success ‘Divinity: Original Sin 2’ exits early access in September

Larian Studios has announced that Divinity: Original Sin 2, the sequel to the 2014 RPG hit Divinity: Original Sin, will exit early access on September 14. The official launch brings the D&D inspired Game Master mode to Rivellon. The post Kickstarter.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

No cuffs necessary! This sensor can read blood pressure from your fingertip

Researchers at U.S.-based biometrics company Valencell have invented new technology that lets users measure their blood pressure level simply by touching their phone. It could arrive with future smartphones. The post No cuffs necessary! This sensor c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

Affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous lines with high-tech design

If you're an audio fanatic with an eye for style, you may want to check out the new Expanse electrostatic Bluetooth speakers from startup IC One Two, currently seeking funding on Indiegogo. The post Affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous li.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

If you’d bought $1,000 of Bitcoin in 2010, you’d be worth $35M

Price of Bitcoin has doubled in 2017, and other currencies have jumped even more. Enlarge (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The price of Bitcoin, the most popular the digital crytpo-currency, has skyrocketed this year. Accor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

Prey Review: Dark Stars, Darker Thoughts

Prey is Arkane's twisted mind-bending magnum opus, and here's every reason you should buy this game ASAP."... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago