The new larger version of Google’s Nest Hub smart display has been garnering mixed reviews. It has a 10-inch screen, compared to its predecessor’s 7-inch display, and it sells for $229, compared to $129 for the Nest Hub introduced at Google’s I/O conference in June. “I like the big screen on the Nest Hub Max, […]
Enlarge / The famous cathedral lives on in interactive digital form. At this point, we’re actually a little tired of stories about “review bombing,” where various put-upon groups of gamers gather together to leave a flood a negative user reviews, often for issues that have nothing to do with the game itself. But this week’s […]
Reader simpz writes: The Register is reporting that the EU is looking to block users from tinkering the firmware/software of their RF devices. This seems to have been very under reported, with a fairly short consultation period that has now expired. It could force manufacturers to lock down phones and routers etc to stop you […]
Enlarge / Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg departs after testifying before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) In recent weeks, a dust-up between the maker of a forgotten Facebook bikini app and […]
Stores around the world open their doors to those seeking the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4.
Enlarge (credit: Amazon) Amazon is actively courting law-enforcement agencies to use a cloud-based facial-recognition service that can identify people in real time, the American Civil Liberties Union reported Tuesday, citing the documents obtained from two US departments. The service, which Amazon markets under the name Rekognition, can recognize as many as 100 people in a […]
The Department of Homeland Security wants to make sure your votes aren’t hacked in future elections. Not every state is interested in its help.
Technically Incorrect: When you play the Google AI game “Quick Draw,” don’t be too quick on the draw.
The iPhone 7 may be the best version of Apple’s smartphone to date, but it’s garnering lukewarm reactions from reviewers and pundits. The practical improvements in the new iPhone are praiseworthy, but they come at a cost. “Waterproofing and better battery life have been common iPhone feature requests for years, and the camera and speed […]