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Apple’s iPhone X leads Android manufacturers to embrace facial recognition

Apple’s iPhone X leads Android manufacturers to embrace facial recognition Whether or not you are a fan of Apple, the Cupertino company remains one of the top leaders in the world of smartphones.Some of the recent editions of the iPhone have only featured minor upgrades, but that changed with the reveal of the iPhone X, which featured Face ID.

Why smartphones won’t be replacing action cams anytime soon

Why smartphones won’t be replacing action cams anytime soon In truth, there is not much difference in image quality between smartphones and action cams.In fact, many sensors and image processors found inside action cams are the exact same pairings found tucked inside the latest and greatest smartphones.

Solar Challenge sets sun-powered cars in race across Australia

Solar Challenge sets sun-powered cars in race across Australia Being cooped up inside one of the cars racing in Australia’s biannual World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide looks like the most uncomfortable experience ever for those behind the wheel.You can imagine the drivers having to be lifted out of the vehicle by a small crane once they cross the finish line, their limbs having seized up somewhere south of Uluru.

Jodie Foster's 'Black Mirror' episode turns parental control into a nightmare

Jodie Foster's 'Black Mirror' episode turns parental control into a nightmare The trio shared a five-minute clip of the Arkangel episode Foster directed for Black Mirror season 4, and shared a few details about the upcoming season.Last year, the Black Mirror episode Playtest from season 3 world premiered at NYCC 2017.

Walmart shopping app to challenge Amazon by speeding up in-store returns

Walmart shopping app to challenge Amazon by speeding up in-store returns When you consider that nearly a third of items ordered online end up getting returned, ecommerce companies need to ensure that the process of sending something back is as simple and straightforward as possible.Launching in November just as the busy holiday season moves into full swing, shoppers with an unwanted item bought online can hit the app to notify Walmart they no longer want it, and then head straight to the nearest Walmart store to offload it.

‘Blade Runner 2049’ stalls out after strong start, still wins the box office

‘Blade Runner 2049’ stalls out after strong start, still wins the box office Denis Villeneuve’s long-awaited Blade Runner sequel started off like a blockbuster in the making, but Blade Runner 2049 fell apart as the weekend progressed.The follow-up to Ridley Scott’s 1982 cyberpunk classic was the top film at the box office, but the $31.

The tabletop wargame classic ‘Ogre’ roars into the digital age on Steam

The tabletop wargame classic ‘Ogre’ roars into the digital age on Steam His company, Steve Jackson Games, was a prolific publisher of sci-fi themed wargames in the ‘70s and ‘80s with titles like Car Wars and GURPS, the “Generic Universal Role-Playing System.”  Now, thanks to a monstrously successful Kickstarter campaign, one of the company’s biggest hits is available for PC on Steam.

Get your first look at the dinosaurs in the new ‘Jurassic World Evolution’ game

Get your first look at the dinosaurs in the new ‘Jurassic World Evolution’ game At the recently concluded Frontier Expo in London, the Jurassic World Evolution developers revealed more details about their upcoming prehistoric park management sim, including information about the game’s objectives and some great dinosaur footage rendered using the in-game engine.With Evolution, Frontier promises to deliver the “core fantasy that’s in the movie.

Harvey Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Company Three days after a New York Times exposé detailed his decades-long history of sexual harassment, Harvey Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Company.Said the studio in a statement (via TheWrap):  Weinstein co-founded The Weinstein Company with his brother, Bob Weinstein, in 2005.

Here are all the best ‘Made for Google’ accessories you can buy

Here are all the best ‘Made for Google’ accessories you can buy There isn’t anything particularly special about Belkin’s Made for Google USB-C Car Charger from the outside.Thankfully, it doesn’t sacrifice style for protection — the Tycho comes in a metro black finish that complements the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL’s colors.

Boeing acquires major drone, aerospace developer with focus on more autonomy

Boeing acquires major drone, aerospace developer with focus on more autonomy The American multinational corporation known as the Boeing Company has just made some very interesting plans, according to CNN Money.The aerospace corporation, founded in 1916, is planning on purchasing Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, which is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced automated drones and aerospace platforms.

X-Files Season 11 trailer at New York Comic-Con is a show stealer

X-Files Season 11 trailer at New York Comic-Con is a show stealer At New York Comic-Con 2017, X-Files creator Cris Carter, along with series stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, and Mitch Pileggi stunned fans by releasing the first trailer for the highly anticipated 11th season of the sci-fi drama.The trailer shows a world on the brink of extinction and the nefarious Cigarette Smoking Man trying to cut a deal with Skinner.

Best new songs to stream: Haim, Spoon, Sharon Van Etten, and more

Best new songs to stream: Haim, Spoon, Sharon Van Etten, and more Every week, there are thousands of new songs hitting the airwaves — and it’s just too much for your two ears to handle.With all those options, you can’t be wasting your time on tracks that deserve a thumbs-down click — you want the best new songs to stream right now.

Keep warm when the temperatures drop with one of the best down jackets

Keep warm when the temperatures drop with one of the best down jackets When we do, it’s imperative to have a warm jacket capable of keeping cold air out and stopping us from shivering and cursing at the sky.In fact, some of the best winter pastimes, like skiing, snowboarding, backcountry touring, alpine climbing, snowshoeing, involve getting out in the snow — thus, require bundling up and facing the elements.

When you need big sound on a tight budget, Polk's Signature Series deliver

When you need big sound on a tight budget, Polk's Signature Series deliver In our Polk Signature Series speaker review, we take Polk’s latest and greatest for a spin, discovering some impressive sound at a price that just about any budget can shoulder.As the biggest of the bunch, the S60 towers easily make the most dramatic first impression.

The portable FlexSafe will keep your valuables secure no matter where you are

The portable FlexSafe will keep your valuables secure no matter where you are It’s got a programmable combination lock, a motion detector with an alarm, and it’s made from slash- and water-resistant material.’” The product was eventually called AquaVault, a portable lockbox that attaches to almost any piece of beach furniture.

World View nails longest flight yet with data-gathering Stratollite balloon

World View nails longest flight yet with data-gathering Stratollite balloon The Stratollite is an uncrewed and remotely controlled vehicle that’s taken to the edge of space by a system of high-altitude balloons.“This is our first successful attempt at testing all of the Stratollite’s integrated critical systems over the course of multiple days, and we’re thrilled with how everything worked,” said Jane Poynter, World View founder and CEO.

Microsoft VP confesses Windows 10 Mobile is effectively finished

Microsoft VP confesses Windows 10 Mobile is effectively finished The conversation started with a tweet to Belfiore asking if it was time to leave the Windows Mobile platform.7 percent of the global smartphone operating system market, and Windows 10 Mobile held only 14 percent of that figure.

Carl gets the spotlight in AMC's sneak peek at Season 8 of 'The Walking Dead'

Carl gets the spotlight in AMC's sneak peek at Season 8 of 'The Walking Dead' The new season is expected to pick up where things left off in the seventh season, with war looming between the army of Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s vicious character Negan and the united groups of survivors that oppose him.The teaser for season 8 of the series is titled We’ve Already Won and was released ahead of the show’s panel at New York Comic Con.

Cubibot brings affordable 3D printing to the masses

Cubibot brings affordable 3D printing to the masses Part of the appeal of the Cubibot, of course, is its accessible entry price point of $149.Heralded as the world’s most compact 3D printer, the Cubibot boasts cloud-printing capabilities, a heated bed, and of course, a companion mobile app.