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Stanley Kubrick Almost Moved to Australia Before Dr. Strangelove Because He Was Worried About Nukes

Perth, Australia is the most remote major city on the planet. Which is apparently why it appealed to legendary director Stanley Kubrick. New research reveals that Kubrick was so concerned with the possibility of nuclear war that he actually planned t.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMay 18th, 2017

HP stuffed the best gaming desktop perks into the 10-pound Omen X laptop

An enthusiast's gaming laptop that leaves (almost) nothing to be desired. Enlarge (credit: HP) HP gave its Omen gaming line a big boost before this year's E3 with the launch of new gaming PCs, peripherals, a GPU accelerator, and a VR backpack.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 38 min. ago

Bixby Voice released globally a day before Galaxy Note 8 launch

Samsung's Bixby voice assistant is now available in the UK and Australia, along with 200 other countries. UPDATE: Staying true to its word, Samsung has launched its Bixby voice assistant in 200 countries, including the UK and Australia. Samsung.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

What you need to consider before buying a projector

There's an allure to owning a projector, but figuring out if your home theater can accommodate one can be overwhelming. So should you buy a projector or not? There's a lot to consider, so we've put together this explainer to guide you through the pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

China PCB firms step up capacity expansion

China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their production capacities eyeing a bigger piece of the global PCB market, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

Out There: A Reverie for the Voyager Probes, Humanity’s Calling Cards

Launched 40 years ago, the spacecraft have sailed beyond the solar system, artifacts of a civilization that may be gone before they’re found......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

9 Things to Do Before Installing Android 8.0 Oreo

9 Things to Do Before Installing Android 8.0 Oreo is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Prepping your Pixel or Nexus device for the Android 8.0 Oreo update could go a long way toward preventing problems and serious headaches. Google’s A.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News8 hr. 38 min. ago

Father"s Day gift guide Australia 2017

The Australian TechRadar deals team has rounded up some of the best devices and tech toys that dad would love to play with this Father’s Day It’s always hard shopping for Dad and the temptation is often just to make a beeline for the l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News9 hr. 2 min. ago

Energy Firm Slapped With $65,000 Fine For Making 1.5 Million Nuisance Calls

A UK firm offering people energy-saving solutions has been fined after making almost 1.5 million unsolicited calls without checking if the numbers were registered on the UK's opt-out database. From a report: Southampton-based Home Logic used a dialle.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 2 min. ago

Here’s how to figure out what size TV to buy

Here are a few tips for picking what size TV to buy for any situation, including where to find a TV’s measurements, ideal viewing distance, and picture quality vs. size. What you need to know before buying a TV. The post Here’s how to figure.....»»

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

Our collective facepalm has gotten so bad, AI researchers are dedicating time to it

 OK, perhaps the events of the last few months have only moved the needle a bit, but the fact remains that we take a heck of a lot of pictures of ourselves with our hands covering our faces. And it turns out that’s a fairly serious problem.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

America"s traffic sucked today because of that total solar eclipse thing

Well, everyone, it happened. The 2017 solar eclipse has come and gone, and it was truly a sight to behold.  Those lucky enough to be in the path of totality witnessed a few short minutes of complete darkness in the middle of the day — some.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

How to choose the right enterprise mobility management tool

It’s almost redundant to refer to a “mobile workforce,” because so much of the workforce today is using mobile devices in some fashion. Managing this large and expanding environment continues to be a huge challenge for IT, and for a growing.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

Our collective facepalm has gotten so bad AI researchers are dedicating time to it

 OK, perhaps the events of the last few months have only moved the needle a bit, but the fact remains that we take a heck of a lot of pictures of ourselves with our hands covering our faces. And it turns out that’s a fairly serious problem.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

Despite being a space reporter, this total solar eclipse completely freaked me out

It's really difficult to explain what I just saw.  I'm a space reporter. I know the science: The moon moved in front of the sun from Earth's perspective, blotting out our nearest star's light and plunging us into an eerie twilight here in Lenoir.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 10 min. ago

When is Android Oreo Coming to Your Phone?

Don’t own a Pixel or Nexus and want to know when your phone is getting Android Oreo? According to Google, it could be before the end of 2017. During the Android Oreo announcement, Google listed out a handful of companies that they have worked w.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News12 hr. 54 min. ago

"Game of Thrones" is not good anymore because there aren"t any stakes

Spoilers below, obviously, for anything up to and including Season 7, episode 6 of Game of Thrones. Don't act like you haven't been warned. Game of Thrones is not good anymore.  Like wind erosion on an ancient Valyrian pillar, too many character.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 38 min. ago

Android 8 Oreo is here: What"s new, what"s changed, and what"s awesome

Get your phones ready because Android Oreo is finally here. (That’s right, it’s called Oreo, not Orangina.) After months of betas, an eclipse-themed countdown, and the usual rampant naming speculation, Google has lifted the veil of secrecy fro.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News14 hr. 2 min. ago

Killer robots are coming, and Elon Musk is worried

Technology leaders warn autonomous drones could become "weapons of terror." Enlarge (credit: Carolco Pictures) Dozens of AI-focused technology executives, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, are urging a United Nations working group to push forwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 30 min. ago

Governance Propels the Digital Workplace Forward

Martyn Perks recently wrote about how governance gets in the way of the digital workplace. He makes a good argument for changing the default environment, but his solution is an overcorrection. It's the equivalent of burning down the forest because a.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

Supreme Court Asked To Nullify the Google Trademark

Is the term "google" too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That's the question before the US Supreme Court. From a report: What's before the Supreme Court is a trademark lawsuit that Google already defeated in a lower court......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 46 min. ago