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Hyperloop One Reveals Test Track Progress

Hyperloop One has released the first photographs of its "proof of concept" test track near Las Vegas, Nevada, and there's now also a couple short videos online. Slashdot reader angry tapir quotes Computerworld: The company revealed its progress on Tu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 12th, 2017

Acer equips its gaming arsenal with a 4K HDR monitor and student-savvy laptops

Despite the back-to-school theme, Acer isn't forgetting the PC gaming crowd in its lineup of devices arriving late this summer. The new batch includes one Nitro 5 laptop, two Predator-branded laptops, and a Predator desktop with HDR support. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News52 min. ago

FAQ: How to skip a Windows 10 upgrade

Enterprises that try to slow down Microsoft's upgrade train by skipping one of the twice-yearly Windows 10 refreshes will have to hustle to stay in support, according to the company's latest scheduling disclosures.Corporate users of Windows 10 may.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Snag a Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage for only $265 on Amazon

Right now you can score one of the most popular gaming systems at a great price. This Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage normally retails for $300 but is currently discounted to just $264 on Amazon, saving you $35 or 12 percent. The post Sna.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Smartwatches need to distinguish themselves with software as well as hardware

 If I had to give companies looking to enter the smartwatch space in 2017 one piece of advice, it would be, simply: don’t. Failing point one, due to investor pressure or the spirit of a long dead financial partner’s ghost visiting yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Watching Someone Make a Camera Lens From Scratch Explains Why No One Makes Camera Lenses From Scratch

The next time you complain about spending thousands of dollars on a precision camera lens, stop and think about all the all hard work that went into its design and creation. As camera maker Mats Wernersson reveals, were you to make a lens yourself, y.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Victoria Justice"s past pettiness towards Ariana Grande has become an incredible meme

One woman's petty is the internet's comedy. A long, long time ago Victoria Justice and Ariana Grande starred together in the hit kids' show Victorious.  A Twitter user posted a lost interview this week with the show's cast, in which all the memb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job

Chloe Bridgewater is only 7 years old but she's already getting paid to test products for a computer company.  Her new side hustle comes only a few months after she wrote a letter asking "Google boss" Sundar Pichai for a future job in tech. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Present day Joe Biden signed that hot pic of young Joe Biden

Ravin Hassan and Milena Michael already had the ideal Joe Biden decoration hanging in their kitchen: a huge print of that internet-approved throwback photo. (Yeah, yeah, the hot one.) Now, that print is even better — not only has it been signed.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

Mom lets daughter"s school know her 10-year-old is "done" with homework

Making tough calls for your children is a vital aspect of parenting. One brave mother stepped up to the parenting plate for her child, sharing an email she sent to her daughter's school explaining that her 10 year old is "done with homework" because.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

Score a Garmin Vivofit 3 Activity Tracker for only $76 right now on Amazon

Get in shape just in time for summer with one of the most popular fitness trackers. The Garmin Vivofit 3 Activity Tracker normally retails for $100 but is currently discounted to $76 on Amazon. The post Score a Garmin Vivofit 3 Activity Tracker for o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ review

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' may not be a brand new game, but it’s still one of the best experiences on the Switch yet. The post ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ review appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Alien: Covenant"s Rover Might Actually End Up Going to the Moon

Alien: Covenant has a lot of far-flung futurist tech in it, which will inevitably be smeared in bits of the cast by the time the xenomorphs are done with them. But one piece in the movie is actually a bit of present-day technology: a small Rover prov.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

"The Chances" is breaking new ground for TV, and it"s about time

File this one under "this shouldn't be a big deal, but..."  AMC-backed streaming service Sundance Now has given its first ever straight-to-series order to The Chances, a show centered around two best friends: Kate (Shoshannah Stern), who is adju.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Oh my god, you can book a reservation at the Taco Bell test kitchen

PSA: The Taco Bell test kitchen — a magical mystery land for fast food lovers — is opening its doors to the public.  That means you — yes, you — can book a reservation to dine at the very same test kitchen that thought a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

7 Best Nintendo Switch Screen Protectors & Why You Need One

7 Best Nintendo Switch Screen Protectors & Why You Need One.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

Acer goes crazy with Triton 700, Helios 300 gaming laptops, and a 4K HDR gaming monitor

Despite the back-to-school theme, Acer isn't forgetting the PC gaming crowd in its lineup of devices arriving late this summer. The new batch includes one Nitro 5 laptop, two Predator-branded laptops, and a Predator desktop with HDR support. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Bourge Design’s Arc Hub is a handy 7-in-one port hub with a design that works against it

 Anyone who has a Touchbar MacBook Pro knows the awful truth of using it: a beautiful machine that sacrificed functionality for aesthetics. Now, you’re going to need a dongle for everything: HDMI, SD cards, regular old USB 3.0 Type-A and a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

How Google and Amazon think about multi-cloud workloads

It was not a big announcement from Google this week, but in a way it could be seen as a symbolic one.In a blog post, Google announced new functionality that will allow its Cloud Endpoints API (Application Programming Interface) management platform.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Who needs the ‘net? New Paddle Partner app tracks GPS without an internet connection

A company called Paddle Partner developed an off-the-grid app that lets kayakers and canoeists track their location without internet. The goal is to offer GPS tracking for convenience while also keeping paddlers safe. The post Who needs the ‘ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

Pebble Time Round reborn? Acer Leap Ware is the newest circular smartwatch

Acer's new smartwatch is a sleek-looking wearable with a fitness focus, but it looks to lack one key feature. Acer unveiled a new smartwatch today, called Leap Ware. It's a sleek-looking circular wearable with a fitness focus, and while it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago