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Apple reportedly testing a new Apple TV, but it may not be a huge step forward

Apple reportedly testing a new Apple TV, but it may not be a huge step forward Despite being one of the original streaming media players on the market, the Apple TV has been anything but forward-thinking in recent years.While other players focus on features and picture quality, the main thing the Apple TV has to offer is tight integration with the rest of the company’s ecosystem.

More than 25 wireless carriers are already testing high-speed 5G tech

More than 25 wireless carriers are already testing high-speed 5G tech On Thursday, research firm Viavi Solutions revealed that as many as 25 mobile operators are testing next-gen technologies.Most of the testing remains relegated to the lab, but 12 of those carriers have progressed to field testing.

Trends with Benefits: 5G may allow you to cord cut everything & home exoskeletons are becoming a reality

Trends with Benefits: 5G may allow you to cord cut everything & home exoskeletons are becoming a reality Exoskeletons are closer to reality: Roam Robotics from San Francisco believes they will have consumer exoskeleton devices available commercially by 2018.Each week, we gather a round table of tech experts from the Digital Trends staff, along with the occasional celebrity guest, to discuss all things tech.

Uber does a U-turn and applies for a California self-driving permit

Uber does a U-turn and applies for a California self-driving permit Just a couple of months after taking its prototype self-driving cars out of San Francisco following a spat with the authorities, Uber is set to perform a notable U-turn by bringing them back to the company’s home city.The run-in with California regulators in December centered on whether the ride-hailing giant had the necessary permission to test its autonomous cars on state roads.

Who says drones have to be land or air-based? Norway is testing autonomous boats

Who says drones have to be land or air-based? Norway is testing autonomous boats In Norway’s Trondheim Fjord, you can now find a testing site for water-based drones.Because land and air-faring machinery shouldn’t be the only ones having autonomous fun, right?

Truly driverless tests (those without humans) may soon take place in California

Truly driverless tests (those without humans) may soon take place in California Sure, we’ve been testing self-driving cars for years now, but we haven’t really been testing them.After all, the whole point of having driverless technology is to see how a car would truly behave sans driver.

Working like a dog

Working like a dog So at my work we started testing our products ondogs.I feel really bad about it and Fm not sure it' seven legal.

Facebook is testing a new look for its comments that looks a lot like Messenger

Facebook is testing a new look for its comments that looks a lot like Messenger Why it matters to you Conversation seems to be one of the primary purposes of Facebook and the social network is testing out a new format for people to engage in those conversations thanks to a Comments redesign.In efforts to make all your mediums of communication seem increasingly indistinguishable from one another, the social media giant appears to be testing a new design that makes comment threads look a whole lot like messaging app threads, complete with message bubbles and all.

Uber puts the brakes on its self-driving fleet after Arizona car crash

Uber puts the brakes on its self-driving fleet after Arizona car crash Photos of the accident scene in Tempe, Arizona, showed one of Uber’s Volvo SUVs on its side, while another car nearby was pretty beat up.She added that the accident occurred when the other car  apparently failed to yield to Uber’s vehicle at a left turn.

Tech CEO busted for riding in driverless car to his own convention

Tech CEO busted for riding in driverless car to his own convention There were clearly no human hands guiding the way as the car zipped around, the steering wheel adjusting on its own.You can check out the video shown onstage of Li in the self-driving car via Shanghaiist.

Apple granted FCC license to test 5G wireless technology

Apple granted FCC license to test 5G wireless technology The FCC has officially granted Apple approval to begin testing experimental 5G technology, according to  DSLR Reports.The iPhone maker now has permission to begin using something called "short-range millimeter wave spectrum" at two locations in California.

Electromagnetic railgun ready for testing

Electromagnetic railgun ready for testing mortuz prev nextrandom PrevTopNextComment Each projectile fired from the rail gun travels at a speed that exceeds Mach 6 or six times the speed of sound.When something travels this fast, there is no need to add conventional explosives to the round.

Samsung will test its mysterious self-driving cars in the U.S.

Samsung will test its mysterious self-driving cars in the U.S. The California DMV just gave the South Korean tech company permission to test autonomous vehicles on the state's public streets, signaling a new expansion of Samsung's self-driving program.The agency keeps a running tally of all the companies with permission to test self-driving tech on its website, which has become a veritable who's who of the autonomous development space.