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Steam bans misleading “bullshots” from its product pages

Concept art and pre-rendered shots no longer allowed on online storefront. Valve used its own Dota 2 concept art as an example of what is no longer allowed on Steam store pages. (credit: Imgur / Valve) Well before Penny Arcade coined the term back .....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaNov 2nd, 2016

1Password"s "Travel Mode" hides devices" data when you"re entering another country

1Password has pushed an update to its app that's aimed at helping hide personal data during unwarranted searches while you're traveling abroad. It temporarily wipes all marked data from the device when engaged. The post 1Password's 'Travel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 21 min. ago

With a waterproof camera and hull, Splash Drone 3 isn"t afraid of swimming

The Splash Drone is back on Kickstarter with its third UAV capable of both soaring through the air and swimming like a boat. Improvements include a new flight controller, 4K camera, and smart propulsion system. The post With a waterproof camera and h.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 21 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. 21 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. 21 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. 44 min. ago

Americans are more satisfied with Apple’s iPhone SE than its larger-screen rivals

While larger screens seem to be dominating the smartphone market, the iPhone SE took first place in the Annual Customer Satisfaction Index -- receiving a score of 87 out of 100. The Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and iPhone 7 Plus trailed closely behind. The po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 21 min. ago

Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai

The first robot officer has joined the Dubai Police force tasked with patrolling the city's malls and tourist attractions. "People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information by tapping a touchscreen on its chest," reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 56 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. 13 min. ago

Software update can fix diesel emissions, FCA lawyer says

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles believes a software update can address U.S. regulators' contention that its diesel vehicles are producing excess emissions, a lawyer for the company said at a court hearing on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 20 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. 29 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. 36 min. ago

Airbnb Is Running Its Own Internal University To Teach Data Science

In an effort to fill the demand for trained data scientists, Airbnb will be running its own university-style program, complete with a custom course-numbering system. Since traditional online programs like Coursera and Udacity weren't getting the job.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

GM to cut jobs at international headquarters, report says

GM will slash headcount at its international headquarters in Singapore as part of efforts to reduce exposure to unprofitable and unpromising markets, Reuters reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 44 min. ago

iPhone 8 rumors: Delayed production schedule could result in blockbuster holiday sales

Poor iPhone 7, only halfway through its first year and already totally overshadowed by whatever is coming next. After all, 2017 marks the iPhone’s 10th birthday, so Apple is reportedly gearing up to make its anniversary edition extra special.We.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

74% off Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth Shower and Outdoor Speaker with 12 Hour Playtime - Deal Alert

The M4 speaker from Omaker is IP54 rated, so its rugged splash, shock and dustproof design makes it ideal for shower and outdoor use. The latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology helps it pair quickly with your device (tap-to-pair with NFC capable device.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

Tannenberg expands Verdun"s World War I horrors to the Eastern front

I still love Verdun. While Battlefield 1 is surprisingly excellent, its take on World War I is still all explosions and Hollywood glitz, glamorous even in its ugliest moments. Verdun always felt like a more realistic representation--grim, no.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Portable AC unit from Frigidaire keeps you frigid in the hottest months

Summer is well on its way, whether you're ready or not. Frigidaire has a new portable air conditioner for 2017, and at 12,000 BTU, it's bound to keep you cool in even the hottest months of the year. The post Portable AC unit from Frigidaire keeps you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

Don’t worry about water — the Splash Drone 3 is a UAV you can’t drown

The Splash Drone is back on Kickstarter with its third UAV capable of both soaring through the air and swimming like a boat. Improvements include a new flight controller, 4K camera, and smart propulsion system. The post Don’t worry about water.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

Toyota hires VW marketing exec Shahani

Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integrated marketing operations. The move is effective June 5......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 4 min. ago

ICY DOCK FlexiDOCK MB522SP-B Review

"flexiDOCK MB522SP-B is a well-built case upgrade device that allows 2x 2.5’’ HDD/SSD installations with variable heights and for additional durability, the outer enclosure is made of metal. This type of product is a very good time saver.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago