Last week, like a lot of you, I imagine, I watched the State of the Union and tried to figure out what was true and what was fiction. Tied into several of the live-streamed press fact-checking streams, I found that the comments validating or invalidating what the president said came in so far after the […]
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Over the last two years, Amazon has aggressively marketed its facial recognition technology to police departments and federal agencies as a service to help law enforcement identify suspects more quickly. Now a new study from researchers at the M.I.T. Media Lab has found that […]
Enlarge / This 110MW non-adiabatic compressed air plant in McIntosh, Alabama, has been operating since 1991. (credit: Power South) Decarbonizing the world’s electricity grids won’t be an easy task, but it is a necessary one if we’re going to mitigate some of the worst effects of climate change. Since wind and solar power are intermittent, part […]
According to a leaked image from Evan Blass, Samsung’s new flagship device could come in three different versions — the Samsung Galaxy S10, the Samsung Galaxy S10+ and the Samsung Galaxy S10E. That new leak lines up with previous leaks. As you can see on the photo, the new devices don’t have a notch. They […]
Our galaxy may be headed for a crash that could create space fireworks and exile our whole solar system. Fortunately, we have a little time to prepare.
Three-quarters of Canadians own smartphones– and 94% of 15- to 34-year-olds. But this week the Globe and Mail profiled “digital refuseniks” who are “deliberately logging off — and they say it’s done wonders for their imaginations and peace of mind.” They are hidden among us, neither jobless nor friendless, and living quite happily. Cut off […]
shanen writes about Vitaminwater’s latest “publicity stunt,” where they will pay $100,000 to one select contestant who can live without their smartphone for a year: All you have to do is come up with the most amusing entry [about how you will spend 365 days without the device] and have sufficient willpower to give up […]
It’s up to Samsung. We went hands-on with new features in the Snapdragon 855 chip.
Here are six ways Qualcomm’s new processor can benefit Samsung’s phone and others in 2019.