Senate passes Music Modernization Act

SENATE PASSES MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT

The US Senate has approved the Music Modernization Act of 2018, S.2334, with unanimous consent, bringing the first reform for music...

You thought Dieselgate was over? It's not

YOU THOUGHT DIESELGATE WAS OVER? IT'S NOT

It's been an electrifying month for the German auto industry. Mercedes-Benz presented its first all-electric SUV. BMW offered a glimpse...

 
 
 
AMD's new Ryzen 45W laptop chips will take on Intel's Coffee Lake H series processors

AMD'S NEW RYZEN 45W LAPTOP CHIPS WILL TAKE ON INTEL'S COFFEE LAKE H SERIES PROCESSORS

AMD has made two new processors to counter Intel's Coffee Lake H series chips , which are often found in gaming notebooks and mobile...

The easiest way for Elon Musk to raise money for SpaceX might be tourism

THE EASIEST WAY FOR ELON MUSK TO RAISE MONEY FOR SPACEX MIGHT BE TOURISM

Before Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa can fulfill his dream of seeing the Moon with an artist collective , SpaceX still needs...

 
 
 
Google releases Chrome OS 69 with new Material Theme design and Linux support

GOOGLE RELEASES CHROME OS 69 WITH NEW MATERIAL THEME DESIGN AND LINUX SUPPORT

Google's big Chrome overhaul that arrived on desktop and mobile earlier this month is coming to Chromebooks today with the release...

Amazon Kindle e-reader and Fire tablets are discounted for Prime members

AMAZON KINDLE E-READER AND FIRE TABLETS ARE DISCOUNTED FOR PRIME MEMBERS

Amazon has discounted the cost of its Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets for subscribers of Amazon Prime. We're seeing prices for most...

 
 
 
Amazon is letting developers make their own Alexa Gadgets

AMAZON IS LETTING DEVELOPERS MAKE THEIR OWN ALEXA GADGETS

Amazon first introduced its line of “Alexa Gadgets” - devices that are meant to enhance Echo devices in “fun and playful” ways - with...

SpaceX's Moon loop will affect passengers' health - here's how

SPACEX'S MOON LOOP WILL AFFECT PASSENGERS' HEALTH - HERE'S HOW

Moon tourism means puking, probably

 
 
 
Hulu's live TV service hits 1 million subscribers

HULU'S LIVE TV SERVICE HITS 1 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS

Hulu's live TV streaming service now has more than 1 million subscribers, as reported by USA Today. That number only accounts for a...

Hollywood had a breakdown trying to justify itself at the 2018 Emmys

HOLLYWOOD HAD A BREAKDOWN TRYING TO JUSTIFY ITSELF AT THE 2018 EMMYS

There have now been 70 Emmy Awards ceremonies. That was made abundantly clear throughout this year's telecast, with jokes like, “Things...

 
 
 
Times Newer Roman is a sneaky font designed to make your essays look longer

TIMES NEWER ROMAN IS A SNEAKY FONT DESIGNED TO MAKE YOUR ESSAYS LOOK LONGER

As someone who is ostensibly a professional writer, I can say with some authority that sometimes, writing is hard. And when you're...

You can now use Google Maps with Apple's CarPlay in iOS 12

YOU CAN NOW USE GOOGLE MAPS WITH APPLE'S CARPLAY IN IOS 12

With iOS 12, Apple added support for third-party mapping services, namely Google Maps, to its CarPlay service, a much-needed feature...

 
 
 
Nintendo Switch Online launches today - here's how to join

NINTENDO SWITCH ONLINE LAUNCHES TODAY - HERE'S HOW TO JOIN

Nintendo Switch Online is scheduled to launch later today, September 18th, shortly after 11PM ET / 8PM PT. Once it arrives, the free...

Facebook wanted banks to fork over customer data passing through Messenger

FACEBOOK WANTED BANKS TO FORK OVER CUSTOMER DATA PASSING THROUGH MESSENGER

For years, Facebook has publicly positioned its Messenger application as a way to connect with friends and as a way to help customers...

 
 
 
Punkt made an LTE version of its super-minimalist phone

PUNKT MADE AN LTE VERSION OF ITS SUPER-MINIMALIST PHONE

We were introduced to Swiss company Punkt's MP01 phone during the recent minimalist phone trend, which brought us the new wave of “dumbphones”...

Which artists should SpaceX send to the Moon?

WHICH ARTISTS SHOULD SPACEX SEND TO THE MOON?

Yesterday, Elon Musk announced that SpaceX would send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the Moon. Maezawa then announced that...

 
 
 
Netflix planning live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender with original creators

NETFLIX PLANNING LIVE-ACTION AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER WITH ORIGINAL CREATORS

Nickelodeon's animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender might go down in history as one of the best TV shows of all time, but when...

The 2018 Emmys broke diversity records - quietly, with no one watching

THE 2018 EMMYS BROKE DIVERSITY RECORDS - QUIETLY, WITH NO ONE WATCHING

Last night, the biggest winner of the Emmys, sweeping up five awards, was The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The director, cast, and show all...

 
 
 
Tesla's long-awaited dash cam functionality will arrive in the next software update

TESLA'S LONG-AWAITED DASH CAM FUNCTIONALITY WILL ARRIVE IN THE NEXT SOFTWARE UPDATE

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed via Twitter that the automaker's long-awaited dash cam functionality is currently in final testing,...

Fortnite is not the biggest game on YouTube this year

FORTNITE IS NOT THE BIGGEST GAME ON YOUTUBE THIS YEAR

This year, it's felt like Fortnite has taken over the world: seemingly every teen is playing it, big sports events always have stars...

 
 
 



This week's best Deals with Gold for Xbox One

This week's best Deals with Gold for Xbox One

It's that time of the month again! Microsoft has posted their new Deals with Gold discounts. We've assembled a short and sweet version, highlighting only the best deals you can... Read more ...

YouTube's revamped gaming hub offers faster access to top streams

YouTube's revamped gaming hub offers faster access to top streams

YouTube is as determined as ever to compete with Twitch, and it's giving its dedicated gaming portal a makeover to make sure that happens. The new YouTube Gaming hub borrows... Read more ...

Geek Deals: Nintendo Switch Online Starts Today, 25 Percent off HP's Omen...

Geek Deals: Nintendo Switch Online Starts Today, 25 Percent off HP's Omen Gaming PCs

If you're a Splatoon 2 diehard, watch out. Nintendo's for-pay online service for the Switch starts today, and you can pick up either a three-month pass or a whole-year... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3 press renders leaked with details

Google Pixel 3 press renders leaked with details

The Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL both leaked this morning in official press renders almost certainly made by Google. I say almost certainly because nothing is truly... Read more ...

Tesla is reportedly under criminal investigation for Elon Musk's tweets

Tesla is reportedly under criminal investigation for Elon Musk's tweets

The US Department of Justice is investigating Tesla over statements made by CEO Elon Musk concerning his desire to take the company private, according to Bloomberg. Federal... Read more ...

Fortnite's getting its very own Nintendo Switch bundle

Fortnite's getting its very own Nintendo Switch bundle

Nintendo's releasing a Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle, giving fans of the game added incentive to pick up the console if they haven't done so already. The new bundle comes... Read more ...

Share your pick for best sub-$700 2-in-1 for Windows Ink

Share your pick for best sub-$700 2-in-1 for Windows Ink

PCs that support Windows Ink allow you to draw directly onto the device, but are there any good ones for less than $700? The beauty of the PC ecosystem is that there's so much... Read more ...

Review: iPhone XS and the power of long-term thinking

Review: iPhone XS and the power of long-term thinking

The iPhone XS proves one thing definitively: that the iPhone X was probably one of the most ambitious product bets of all time. When Apple told me in 2017 that they put aside... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL press renders are our best look yet at the phones

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL press renders are our best look yet at the phones

With less than a month to go before the launch event in Paris (and with the iPhone XS reveal out of the way), focus has begun to shift to Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL... Read more ...

IOS 12's Security Features: The Good and the Bad

IOS 12's Security Features: The Good and the Bad

Apple's iOS 12 update adds several new promising security and privacy features, though a couple might lead to further problems. Read more ...