26 Nov 2015 - Global
If you aren't ready for Thanksgiving dinner, don't quit cold turkey. There are lots of apps that can help give you guidance, including selecting the right wine to serve. The post Take a deep breath, a... sip of wine, and ace Thanksgiving with these apps appeared first on Digital Trends.
Automotive repair marketplace Openbay has released a new app called OpenbayASP. The app allows mechanics and customers to communicate with texts, pictures, and video, while also streamlining the... scheduling and payment process. The post With the OpenbayASP app, you can monitor your car repairs from your phone appeared first on Digital Trends.
Zach Reino stars in the scripted comedy exclusive to Verizon's mobile streamer go90. The show is loosely based on CollegeHumor's 2008 web series of the same name. The post Verizon’s go90 mobile... video platform launches exclusive web comedy Fatal Decision appeared first on Digital Trends.
Facebook has opened up its Internet.org initiative to those throughout India, enabling users to have access to things like BBC News, Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Wikipedia.
Google has released a set of infographics designed to help shoppers with their holiday shopping, offering information such as when traffic is the lowest and which stores are most visited.
Cyber-thieves are preparing malware and spam campaigns in a bid to catch out retailers and shoppers during the run-up to Christmas, say experts.
KIC 8462852 recently attracted a lot of attention owing to speculation that dramatic dips in the star's light that were detected in 2011 and 2013 by NASA's Kepler spacecraft were due to the presence... of vast superstructures created by an advanced alien race. But a new study centering around analysis of data collected by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope suggests that the mysterious objects occulting the star KIC 8462852 aren't the creations of little green men, but in fact a family of comets. ..
Progesterone supplements do not lower the risk of miscarriage in women who have suffered from repeated miscarriages in the past, a new study finds.
Like Luke, this chrome extension is an unlikely hero that will protect you from the dark side of the Star Wars universe - spoilers! The post The Star Wars spoilers are strong, but the force is strong... with this Chrome extension appeared first on Digital Trends.
Yamaha has unveiled its latest Hi-Fi receiver as a part of the company's new MusicCast multiroom home theater system, loaded with a bevy of ways to wirelessly stream your favorite hi-res tracks... throughout the home, The post Yamaha's new R-N602 receiver boasts hi-res multiroom streaming on the cheap appeared first on Digital Trends.
Although Facebook’s new notification system that warns users if their accounts have been compromised by a state-sponsored attack might seem superfluous, it’s already catching attackers in the... act. According to a report from The New York Times, State Department officials only became aware of attacks from Iranian hackers after Facebook notified them that their accounts had been compromised. DON’T MISS: Once you see these 10 movie mistakes, you’ll never be able to unsee them The report claims that the attackers were hoping to gain access to the email and social media accounts of “officials who focus on Iran and the Middle East,” specifically younger employees who would be more likely to connect with other officials around the department on social media. “It was very...
HBO has high hopes for its new animated series Animals, which will premiere in February. Produced by indie film darlings, the Duplass brothers, the new comedy centers around New York City vermin who... encounter some decidedly human problems. The post HBO to premiere new adult-themed cartoon about NYC vermin in February appeared first on Digital Trends.
Sometimes, the only sign of a serious cardiovascular condition may be vision problems, a new case report shows.
Neural networks are becoming better at seeing things and describing them. One developers took an open-source program, NeuralTalk2, out on the streets of Amsterdam and recorded what it saw. The post... Watch a neural network try to describe the streets of Amsterdam appeared first on Digital Trends.
Messaging app Viber has been updated, and with that update comes a very welcomed feature -- the ability to delete a message from any device, including the recipient's phone. That means the next time... you peck out a message you immediately regret, you can scrub it from every device that received it and, hopefully, move on as if nothing ever …
Satechi’s new Type-C USB Hub announced in October at first glance looks like the perfect solution for using single-port Retina MacBooks with wired accessories and SD cards. It adds three traditional... USB 3.0 ports like MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros so you can plug in flash drives, Lightning cables, and most other USB accessories. It also […]
3D-printer maker Qubea is seeking funds on Kickstarter for what may be the first (relatively) cost-friendly device on the market. The Rever will cost $399 when it launches next year, but early backers... can grab on at a discount. “As a leading developer of 3D printers, we have seen products like ours put to use […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
New research into what caused distant star KIC 8462852 by nearly a quarter in 2011 and 2013 suggests that it could be the result of dust from comet fragments. However, the "alien megastructure" theory... still cannot be ruled out. The post Comet fragments likely to blame for dimming of star KIC 8462852, not aliens appeared first on Digital Trends.
Feature Request is a new regular 9to5Mac series where authors offer their opinion on how to improve popular hardware or software products. With the introduction of iPad Pro, now is the time for Apple... to finally bring Logic Pro to its tablet. Apple has long had Garageband available for iOS devices, offering what is essentially […]
Lawrence explained that the upcoming film is 'like an acid experiment gone terribly wrong.' The Oscar winner's first directing project delves into Colonel James S. Ketchum's chemical warfare... experiments in Maryland during the '60s. The post Jennifer Lawrence to take the director’s chair for Cold War comedy Project Delirium appeared first on Digital Trends.
It's almost Thanksgiving, which means turkey. Have you ever looked at your slow cooker and wondered, could I fit a whole turkey in there? Maybe. But should you? Maybe not. There are a few factors to... consider. The post Can you really make a turkey in a slow cooker? Yes you can, you lazy genius appeared first on Digital Trends.
BlackBerry unveiled its deals for Black Friday, and if you're a fan of BlackBerry OS 10, these deals are for you. If you are interested in any of the discounted smartphones, however, you have until... December 1 to take advantage of the discounts. The post Still rockin’ a BlackBerry? You might want to check out its Black Friday deals appeared first on Digital Trends.
Staples already has a lot of great deals lined up for Black Friday 2015 and it’s just announced another round of deals that are coming on Cyber Monday. Starting on November 30th, you’ll be able to... take advantage of seven new deals on certain laptops and tablets that aren’t on sale as part of Staples’ Black Friday 2015 sale. MUST READ: 9 best Black Friday sales you can shop online right now In short, here are the deals: Toshiba Satellite C55-C5390, $249.99 (reg. $449.99) Toshiba Satellite C55-C5380 : Intel Core i5, sale $399 (reg. $649) Toshiba Satellite C55-C5381: Intel Core i7, sale $499 (reg. $749) HP Pavilion 14-AB166US 14" HD BrightView Intel Core i3, $299.99 (reg. 599.99) Lenovo Idea pad with
Confused about 4K Ultra HD TVs? A lot has taken place in the last few years, so we've put together this comprehensive guide to get you up to speed on just exactly what 4K Ultra HD is, and what it... means for your next TV purchase. The post 4K Ultra HD Buying Guide appeared first on Digital Trends.
Bodle Technologies, a spin-out from Oxford, has made a "smart material" screen that barely draws any power, conserving your battery, while promising a crisp display in bright sunlight. The post... Battery issues will be a thing of the past with this promising 'smart screen' appeared first on Digital Trends.
The Kano DIY computer kit finally has what it's been missing since it's release back in 2013: a screen.
As we enter the holiday shopping season, trying to figure out what devices consumers plan to purchase next becomes a bit of a sport.
If you've visited Amazon's website in recent days, you may have been briefly caught off guard by the advertisements for alternate-history series "The Man in the High Castle." If you've visited a New... York City subway recently, though, you were probably doubly surprised to find Nazi imagery plastered all over seats, walls, and more. The images were part of an …
It might be a short week for most of us here in the U.S., but that didn’t stop us from piling up a whole, well, pile of great content for your long weekend enjoyment. We’ve got all the Black... Friday sale info you can handle, a bunch of sweet gadget reviews (like the rumbling, rabble-rousing […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
The group of conservative- and libertarian-minded technologists hope to bring attention to innovation.
Build-a-bears have appeared with Star Wars bodies on the same day the Motion Picture Association of America has released its rating for The Force Awakens. Coincidence? Well, yes. They really have not... a lot to do with one another, other than the oddity that is the PG-13 rating for the film and the much younger intended audience for the bears. …
This owl-shaped security camera has a two-way mirror for a beak, which conceals the camera, and uses its eyes to communicate its status.
The 5 Series GT hasn't exactly been a hit, but BMW is busily developing a much-improved second-gen model. The 2018 GT will boast a sleek, fastback-like silhouette and a new platform that will make it... 220 pounds lighter than the current model. The post A new BMW 5 Series GT is coming with a more elegant design and a lighter platform appeared first on Digital Trends.
SynTouch, a tactile sensing company, just unveiled its recent breakthrough in prosthetics, showing off its BioTac fingers that can accurately sense applied force, vibrations, and temperature. The post... This robotic prosthetic hand knows exactly how hard to grab an egg without crushing it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Is your Nest Cam watching you when you thought it was turned off? The WiFi streaming camera has found itself at the center of a security maelstrom this week, after research questioned just what was... happening when the indicator light shuts off. Turns out, as with the Internet of Things in general, it's complicated. Speculation about Nest Cam began following …
No one really expected the Fantastic Four reboot to be great, but I can’t imagine anyone saw it turning out so disastrously either. In an age where superhero movies are raking in hundreds of... millions of dollars in record time, Fantastic Four could barely break even, so even though it potentially killed any hope of another take on Marvel’s first family any time soon, you knew it would at least be great fodder for an Honest Trailer from Screen Junkies. SEE ALSO: Once you see these 10 movie mistakes, you'll never be able to unsee them And it was! Honestly, these parody trailers can be hit or miss at times, but Fantastic Four is an endless bounty of bad writing, uninspired acting
When it comes to angling for big predatory fish, live bait is almost always the best way to go. Those bait fish must be caught and kept in a special "live well" aboard the boat, however, plus they'll... inevitably tire out after spending much time at the end of the line. That's why Boston-based Magurobotics created the Zombait - it's a vaguely creepy device that makes dead bait fish move as if they're still alive. ..
Let's say you want to watch your favorite shows and movies on your Apple TV, but don't want to disturb anyone with the audio. No problem: just use headphones. Now how about making that happen without... getting tangled in wires running from your TV to your head? The Mac Observer's Jeff Gamet shows how to connect Bluetooth headphones to your Apple TV in this video tip.
Driving while intoxicated is reckless and, unfortunately, too common, especially among young drivers. Various organizations and auto makers have come up with ways to tackle the problem, the latest of... which is Ford. The company recently unveiled its 'Drugged Driving Suit,' a suit of sorts that simulates what it is like to drive while under the influence of various illegal …
It has been said that the upcoming smartphone that will carry Nokia's logo will be known as the Nokia C1, although that has not been confirmed by any party just yet. Apart from that, we do know that... new mobile devices that bear the Nokia name will be arriving next year, but no leaks on the hardware specifications or even its looks have occurred – but at least we have an interpretation of the alleged C1’s design today thanks to a leaked render in which you can see above. It remains to be seen whether this is the final design of the Nokia C1, so take this with a huge pinch of salt, especially since the tipster who picked up this render is far from having a reliable track record for the simple fact that it is a first time leak. The interesting point about this leak would be the idea that...
Smart TVs are nothing special these days, as we have seen major manufacturers take up the mantle in recent times, so much so that it can be rather difficult to pick a model to suit your needs due to... the kinds of choices that you are flooded with. Well, LG has added more company to the party with their new range of Roku-powered Smart TVs that will sit in the entry-level niche. Do take note that LG is adamant that these entry-level smart TVs will be a one-off effort, and they do not intend to drop WebOS anytime soon. Apparently, the launch of these Roku-powered smart TVs happened to be done on the quiet, as they were launched via Best Buy just a few days ago. The new range comprises of the 55" 55LF5700 and the 65" 65LF5700, where apart from the screen size difference, they are pretty much...
Fancy getting paid to walk? Yes, that is certainly a novel idea never mind the fact that the currency in which you will get paid in would be in Bitwalking dollars. Bitwalking will be launched first in... four nations, where Japan is one of them. Being a digital crypto-currency that is generated by human movement, you do not need to "mine" this currency, but rather, make use of your two legs. An app on your smartphone will count and verify the number of steps that you take, where approximately 5 miles' worth of walking will result in 1 BW$ thereabouts. How will you be able to spend Bitwalking dollars? Well, you can do so in an online store, or take the more conventional route and trade them for cash. Nissan Bahar and Franky Imbesi are the founders for this project, and have so far attracted...
Investing in making your home more energy efficient can help the environment, lower your utility bills and possibly help you fetch a higher sale price.
Pakistan is set to invite global online payment giants PayPal and Alibaba to offer their services in the country, the IT ministry has said, after easing its e-commerce rules.
The cagiest deals of Black Friday 2015 are back in stock, if you hurry. We've seen the Brother HL2380DW for $80 and the DCPL2540DW for $85 already this week, but they both disappeared within hours. At... least for now though, they've available and ready to depose your awful Inkjet.
The best part of Thanksgiving stuffing is the crispy outside. Chef Trae Basore from Pearl & Ash shows us how to get a bit more of that delicious crust.