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No, tiny keypads aren"t becoming cool again

So when did Mobile World Congress turn into Mobile World Classic? While the LG G6 and Moto G5s created a healthy amount of buzz in Barcelona this year, the hottest gadgets weren’t the usual cutting-edge marvels. They were retro-flavored release.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwMar 9th, 2017

This giant smartwatch prototype has a shape-deforming backplate

Dartmouth College interaction designers have developed a smartwatch that lets users feel virtual objects Smartwatches are not an easy format for interaction designers. Their tiny screens and lack of buttons make it hard to give the user smart o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News12 min. ago

Sony starts Android Oreo update roll-out for Xperia XZ Premium

Japanese manufacturer Sony has announced that it is starting the Android 8.0 Oreo update roll-out, becoming the first company after Google to release the update. The first Sony smartphone to get the Oreo update will be Xperia XZ Premium, much ahead o.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 10/23/17

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'War for the Planet of the Apes' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Annabelle Creation'. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyrigh.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

Black Friday 2017 sales in Australia: how to find the best deals

We tell you everything you need to know about Black Friday 2017 in Australia – where and how to find the best deals. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales originated in the US, and although they aren’t officially a thing yet in Austr.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

So-called gang of scooter-riding teens cause havoc in city

Truly, nothing says cool like a gang of scooter riding teenagers. Hundreds of them turned up on Sunday in the city centre of Brisbane, Australia, clashing with police and leading to several arrests. Yes, you read that correctly. SEE ALSO: Dangerous f.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

James Toback is the latest filmmaker to be outed as a sexual predator

The Harvey Weinsteins of the world aren't always household names. Frequently, in fact, they're nothing of the sort. So it is with James Toback, a longtime (and relatively obscure) filmmaker who is now facing allegations of sexual harassment leveled b.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

38 women share their stories of vile sexual harassment at the hands of an obscure filmmaker

The Harvey Weinsteins of the world aren't always household names. Frequently, in fact, they're nothing of the sort. So it is with James Toback, a longtime (and relatively obscure) filmmaker who is now facing allegations of sexual harassment leveled b.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 43 min. ago

Nintendo Switch’s first portable dock offers freedom, but with new shackles

Nyko dock delivers a much-needed option—but it comes with serious dealbreakers. Enlarge / The author's Nintendo Switch, inserted into the Nyko Portable Docking Kit. (Cables aren't inserted into its backside for this product shot.) (credit: Sam.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

19 Insanely Cool Underground Homes That You’ll Simply Love

There is nothing more comfortable than being at home. Right, isn’t it? No matter how big or small your home is it is still the most comfortable place in the world. We all love our house and the luxuries we get inside it but have you ever though.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Redesigning the TechCrunch app

 Over the last two years we have been working hard to improve the experience of TechCrunch products for our readers. Our tiny-but-mighty product team launched the brand new TechCrunch mobile app earlier this month and we couldn’t be more.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Lotte de Raadt"s terracotta carafes are designed to encourage people to drink tap water

To encourage people to consume more tap water, Dutch designer Lotte de Raadt presents a range of terracotta carafes that naturally keep liquids cool at this year's Dutch Design Week, which starts today. Read more To encourage people to co.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Take a look at the Gonzo Gizmo author"s favorite tools

My guest on the Cool Tools Show podcast this week is Simon Quellen Field. Simon is a chemist and former Google software engineer and is the author of over a dozen books, including Gonzo Gizmos, Return of Gonzo Gizmos, Culinary Reactions, Why is Milk.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google will now pay $1,000 for critical software bugs found in popular third-party apps

With malware creators becoming more aggressive and sophisticated, a number of tech companies in recent years have instituted "bug bounty" programs that provide monetary rewards to any individual or group that uncovers critical vulnerabilities in soft.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Get 2 magnetic vent phone mounts for inside your car for only $9 [DEAL]

If you hate those bulky one-size-fits-all phone mounts for your car, try one of these magnetic vent mounts that holds your phone easily and without any hassle. One of the annoying aspects of being an Android phone owner is that there aren’.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Against All Odds, Photos Show Qatar"s Determination to Construct World-Class City

The history of the Qatar Peninsula—or Catara, as first labeled on an ancient map drawn by the Greco-Roman polymath Claudius Ptolemaeus—dates back to the Paleolithic Age. By the 1930s, the tiny Gulf state was struggling to maintain its p.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

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 NewsOct 20th, 2017

Wireless CEO’s comments suggest iPhone 8 sales may be even worse than we thought

Amid reports that iPhone 8 sales aren't exactly setting the world on fire, Roger Communications CEO Joe Natale intimated that iPhone 8 sales may be even lower than initially imagined. During an earnings conference call this week, Natale said (via CB.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Watch a Google Pixel 2 XL get put back together again [VIDEO]

iFixit puts the Google Pixel 2 XL back together after disassembly in a pretty informative video. The Pixel 2 XL got the same repairability score as the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The folks over at iFixit get their hands on the latest and greate.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

An aquarium filled with bioluminescent plankton is the perfect gift

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Throw your sea monkeys in the garbage. There's a new tiny pet in town — and this one glows.  This fish bowl is filled with thousands of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Bioluminescent plankton are the grown-up version of sea monkeys

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Throw your sea monkeys in the garbage. There's a new tiny pet in town — and this one glows.  This fish bowl is filled with thousands of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017