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Snowfeet combine skiing and skating into one awesome new sport

Snowfeet are sandal-like footwear that slip on over winter shoes or snowboard boots, turning them into a set of skates that allow the wearer to slide across snow or glide downhill. More>>

This low-maintenance ebike makes it easy to get into urban commuting

Priority Bicycle's new Embark model is an ebike that has been built to be a low-maintenance model built with urban commuters in mind by offering reliable and durable components built to last. More>>

These bike lights use the magic of magnetism to generate power

Magnetic Microlights are a new option for cyclists that use nothing more than magnets to generate power to illuminate a bike light that is bright, eco-friendly, and increases the safety of riders. More>>

Pairs of supermassive black holes spotted in colliding galaxies

Astronomers have discovered several pairs of supermassive black holes in galaxies that are colliding with each other. These black holes will spiral closer and closer together and eventually merge into one supermassive... More>>

WatchOS 5.1 update pulled following reports of bricked Apple Watches

Apple pulled its WatchOS 5.1 software update after a small group of users reported they installed the update only to find their watches bricked. While there's no immediate solution, Apple is working on a fix. More>>

Sony could be working on a screen-equipped PlayStation controller

A patent recently granted to Sony seems to point to the company creating a controller with a touchscreen. The patent was filed in 2017 and granted in October 2018, which could mean it is planned for the next PlayStation. More>>

Apple to boost its Amazon presence with listings for iPhones, iPads, and more

Apple is about to start offering more of its kit on Amazon. The tech giant currently only has very limited listings on the shopping site, but the deal will see the arrival of the latest iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and more. More>>

This hydrogen semi truck could help clean up Europe’s roads, if it gets built

The Nikola Tre is the latest in a proposed line of hydrogen fuel-cell semi trucks from Nikola Motor Company. Nikola hasn't delivered any trucks yet, but claims to have $11 billion in reservations from companies such as... More>>

Samsung W2019 unveiled: High-end flip phone comes with flagship specs

The Samsung W2019 is a high-end flip phone that comes with flagship specifications such as 6GB of RAM and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845. The device features a pair of S-AMOLED displays, a dual rear camera setup, and an... More>>

This old-school bus is now a solar-powered home on wheels

Michael Fuehrer of Nowhere Navigation decided to gut an old yellow school bus and turned it into a tiny home on wheels, complete with a full kitchen and shower inside and a solar panel on top. More>>

Cloudflare’s privacy-enhancing 1.1.1.1 DNS service comes to iOS and Android

Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver service has been ported to mobile devices, and now anyone with an Android or iOS device can download it for free to take advantage of its speed and privacy-boosting features. More>>

Astronomers discover two rogue planets that do not orbit a star

Astronomers have identified two rogue planets in our galaxy which do not orbit around a star. Unlike the vast majority of discovered planets, these rogue planets drift through space alone with no sun to shine on them. More>>

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sale smashes online shopping records

The annual online shopping frenzy that is Singles' Day this year raked in $30.8 billion, up from $25 billion last time around. The Alibaba-organized event generates more in sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. More>>

Jaguar’s rally-ready F-Type roadster is happiest off the pavement

Jaguar is celebrating the XK120's 70th birthday by turning the F-Type roadster into a rally warrior. Built to FIA specifications, the model receives suspension and braking upgrades plus a full roll cage to protect the... More>>

Rocket Lab steps into spotlight with its first commercial rocket launch

Rocket Lab has deployed multiple small satellites into orbit in its first notable commercial launch. Its New Zealand-born boss said the success means "rapid and reliable access to space is now a reality for small satellites." More>>

AMD is pulling ahead in the die shrink race with 7nm CPUs and graphics cards

AMD might have played second fiddle to Intel and AMD for a long time, but it has the potential to leapfrog both when it debuts its new 7nm CPUs and graphics cards in 2019, leading the die-shrink race for the first time in... More>>

Apple will fix these iPhone X, 13-inch MacBook Pro issues for free

Apple launched free repair programs for the iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook Pro with no Touch Bar. Some iPhone X units are suffering from unresponsive touchscreens, while a specific batch of the 13-inch MacBook Pro is prone... More>>

Fired Treyarch tester spills ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies’ secrets

A former Treyarch employee revealed numerous Call of Duty: Blacks Ops 4 Zombies secrets. Among the unraveled mysteries were the Viking Boat puzzle in IX and the purpose of the Engine Room valves in Voyage of Despair. More>>

Data stolen from HealthCare.gov includes partial SSNs and immigration status

Around 75,000 users have had their user data stolen from government site healthcare.gov, including information on their immigration status, whether they were pregnant, and partial social security numbers. More>>

Michelle Yeoh reportedly in talks for stand-alone ‘Star Trek’ show

Reports claims that actress Michelle Yeoh is in talks to reprise her Star Trek: Discovery role in a spin-off series. The series will focus on Georgiou being recruited into Section 31, a secretive organization within... More>>

Ancient continent discovered beneath the ice of Antarctica

Antarctica could be hiding the remains of a long-lost continent. Scientists created a 3D map of the crust beneath the Antarctic ice sheet which shows a similarity to the crust in Australia and India, suggesting they used... More>>

Quantum-based accelerometer can locate objects without GPS

Researchers have created a quantum "compass" that allows navigation without satellites. The instrument, technically called a standalone quantum accelerometer, is small enough to be transportable and has a very high level... More>>

‘Fallout 76’ day one patch is 52 GB, bigger than the 45 GB game

Fallout 76 is a 45 GB download, but its day one patch is even bigger at a hefty 52 GB. The contents of the patch remain unknown, but it will likely incorporate feedback from the game's beta testers. More>>

Comcast wants you to take control of your smart home through your TV

Comcast is looking to take on Google and Amazon as the center of your smart home. The company is reportedly testing a program that would allow broadband-only customers to turn their TVs into smart home hubs. More>>

Alexa and Amazon Echo devices now in Mexico with local knowledge and a new voice

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant and Echo devices are now available for customers in Mexico. Alexa has been customized for the Mexican market with local knowledge, a new voice, and support for the Mexican version of Spanish. More>>

Get your glamour on with Sephora makeup videos piped through the Google Home Hub

Google Home and Sephora partnered to bring the makeup giant's 2,500+ library of makeup and beauty video tutorials to the Google Home Hub. Just say the Google Home wake-words, "Hey Google," and ask for video help with hair,... More>>

Social media use increases depression and anxiety, experiment shows

A study has shown for the first time a causal link between social media use and lower rates of well-being. Students who limited their social media usage to 30 minutes a day showed significant decreases in anxiety and fear... More>>

The history of Battle Royale: From mod to worldwide phenomenon

Battle royale games like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds’ and Fortnite have become the biggest trend in video games. The genre is also pushing the envelope in streaming and eSports in a way that might hint at the future of... More>>

REI’s annual gear sale brings you 30 percent off top outdoor brands

Starting today and running until Monday, November 19, REI is hosting their annual Gear Up Get Out sale. Each day, you can receive up to 30 percent off exclusive items, with other doorbuster deals happening throughout the... More>>

Virtual newscaster wants to know: Is this the real me or just a fantasy?

China's state news agency introduced a virtual newsreader. The voices, lip movements, and expressions of real news presenters are used to synthesize the virtual readers. The agency says virtual readers will cut production... More>>

Row your way to a healthy bod with the CityRow Go connected rowing machine

Want the connected experience of a Peloton but dislike biking? You can now feel the burn of a cardio-busting rowing session from the comfort of your living room with the new CityRow Go connected home rowing machine. More>>

Your new PC may have shipped with an unsupported version of Windows 10

If you bought or are looking to buy a new Windows laptop or tablet this holiday season, be aware that it could have shipped with an unsupported operating system. The issue is caused by Microsoft pulling its October 2018... More>>

Second live-action Star Wars series will star Diego Luna’s ‘Rogue One’ character

Diego Luna will reprise his role from 2016's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for an upcoming television series on Disney's streaming video platform. The series will explore rebel spy Cassian Andor's early adventures. More>>

Disney+: Here’s what we know so far about the upcoming streaming service

Disney is bringing the full weight of its massive content library to its own streaming service in 2019. How will Disney+ compare to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime? Here's what we know so far. More>>

Google’s storage-management app gets face-lift, is now called ‘Files by Google’

Google has revamped its files management app with a new look and name. Now known as Files by Google, the app received the company's all-white material redesign -- offering the same functionality, but with a cleaner look. More>>

Schlage and Amazon lock up a partnership with devices enabled by Alexa

Schlage has been escalating its integration with Amazon's Alexa and is taken this project to the next level with its latest product, the Schlage Connect Smart Deadbolt, which integrates with the Amazon Key app. More>>

This super-cool tiny home with a living wall lived at the UN this summer

This tiny home is a collaboration between Yale University and Gray Organschi Architecture that can potentially be produced for less than $50,000 and assembled on site within three days. More>>

Best Buy’s Black Friday deal takes $330 off the Surface Pro bundle

Although it was only recently introduced, you can score some big savings on Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 if you have the patience to wait and shop on Black Friday as Best Buy is bundling the tablet and the Type Cover for $999. More>>

Google focuses on making ecommerce safer with the launch of Chrome 71

Starting in December, Google will begin warning web surfers if they're visiting a website with unclear billing terms. Chrome 71 will alert you with a warning when you stumble on a website with deceptive billing practices. More>>

‘Pacific Rim’ and ‘Altered Carbon’ anime series headed to Netflix

Netflix will bring a bunch of new anime series to its streaming library in 2019, including shows based on the Pacific Rim movie franchise and the live-action, sci-fi series Altered Carbon. More>>

Say goodbye to Cortana: An Alexa app is available on all Windows 10 PCs

Amazon revealed today that its Alexa app is now available as a download on all Windows 10 PCs running the April 2018 Update, allowing for all the conveniences of yet another digital assistant. More>>

Fossil Sport smartwatch: Everything you need to know

Fossil has released its first-ever smartwatch featuring Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100. The Fossil Sport comes packed with a heart rate monitor, built-in GPS, NFC, and Google's latest version of Wear OS. Here's everything... More>>

Vine fans, your favorite video-looping app is coming back as Byte

Vine fans were left disappointed in 2017 when its owner, Twitter, pulled the plug on the video-looping app. But now one of its co-founders has promised that a new version of the app, called Byte, is coming soon. More>>

Roborace wants human drivers and machines to work together

Roborace believes the future of racing is autonomous, but it's keeping human drivers in the picture for now. For its first race season, Roborace will use a car called DevBot 2.0 that can be driven by humans or machines. More>>

Nintendo will not offer cross-platform play for its first-party games

Nintendo has confirmed that it has no plans to enable cross-play functionality in any of its first-party games, the majority of which are exclusive to a single system like the Switch or 3DS. More>>

Major video watcher? YouTube is now available on Nintendo Switch

After well over a year, the Nintendo Switch has finally received a free YouTube app. The app's functionality is similar to other devices such as Roku, but with touch support for the Switch's screen. More>>

Amazon Alexa added a skill for Butterball’s annual Turkey Talk-Line

Just in time for Thanksgiving Day meal planning, now you can say "Alexa, ask Butterball" for access to Butterball's Turkey Talk-Line. Alexa will connect you to Butterball experts who can answer any cooking questions. More>>

Pinterest brings followed content front and center with full-width Pin format

Want to see Pinterest recommendations, or just Pins from followed users? Now Pinners can choose with a Pinterest Following feed update. The secondary feed eliminates recommendation and is (almost) chronological. More>>

‘Anthem’ celebrates Mass Effect’s N7 day with new armor screenshot

November 7 was "N7 Day," a celebration of all things Mass Effect, and BioWare's latest project, Anthem, looks like it will pay tribute to the science-fiction saga with themed armor. More>>

Remember the ‘Titan’? Half of Blizzard’s games never see the light of day

Blizzard has revealed in an interview with Game Informer that about half of its total projects are ultimately canceled rather than released. The studio is currently working on multiple games. More>>

Xiaomi chooses Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite phones to spearhead British invasion

Xiaomi has launched its first official smartphones in the U.K., after steadily entering Europe over the past 12 months. The company has brought the Mi 8 Pro and the Mi 8 Lite, along with a selection of connected products. More>>

AMD’s impressive Vega 7nm graphics cards arrive, but they’re not for gaming

AMD's new Vega 20 graphics cards are the first 7nm GPUs to become available, but they won't be rendering your next game. They're more likely to end up in server and render farms, bringing enormous memory bandwidth with them. More>>

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ is free to try on Xbox One right now

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is currently available to try for free on Xbox One. The game typically costs $30 on the platform, and is also available on PC. A mobile version is available as a separate release. More>>

Rugged Cat phones look to crack U.S. market through its new deal with Sprint

The biggest name in rugged smartphones is launching a new device in the U.S. with Sprint. The Cat S48c is a tough, but affordable phone that can handle drops, water, dust, and extreme temperatures. More>>

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ outdraws its predecessor, sells 17M copies in just 8 days

Hot on the heels of posting the most successful opening weekend in entertainment history, Red Dead Redemption 2 has hit another milestone. In a mere eight days, RDR2 surpassed lifetime sales of the original. More>>

Autonomous package-delivery robots are ready to steal your mailman’s job

Starship Technologies is launching a robot package-delivery service in the U.S. and U.K. For a monthly subscription, customers can get packages delivered at a time of their convenience. More>>

Ares turns the Tesla Model S into a two-door roadster with Italian flair

Italian coachbuilder Ares has done what Tesla won't. It's taking a Model S, chopping off the roof, and sending the rear doors back to the parts bin to create a roadster that's ready for the French Riviera. More>>

Michael Kors Access Runway smartwatch: Everything you need to know

Michael Kors has brought back the Access Runway name it last used in 2016, and this time attached it to a Wear OS smartwatch, complete with new tech, and a cool way of customizing the watch face, too. More>>

The vast majority of YouTube users hit the site for how-to videos

Ever searched for a how-to video on YouTube? Of course you have. The streaming site is bursting with useful guides on how to do stuff, and a recent study has revealed that more users than ever are using it as a learning... More>>

Facebook Messenger will soon let you delete sent messages

A feature coming to Facebook Messenger will let you delete a message for up to 10 minutes after you send it. The company promised the feature months ago and this week said it really is on its way ... "soon." More>>

Bing, Windows search evolve into new, cross-platform Microsoft Search

Microsoft is upgrading its various search tools to provide more contextual help for those seeking it. Bing, Office, and Windows search will all be upgraded over the coming months to provide much more nuanced results. More>>

The MacBook Air’s battery is easier to replace, but you can’t do it at home

Even though Apple is providing tools to service technicians to make it easier to replace the MacBook Air's battery when you take your laptop in for repair, users still won't be able to do swap batteries at home. More>>

Samsung cleans up its Android interface with new One UI skin

At the Samsung Developer Conference, Samsung took the wraps off of One UI, the new user interface for Samsung's Android phones. One UI emphasizes a clean experience that's easy to use with one hand. It will be available in... More>>

Safety driver in Waymo autonomous car causes collision with biker

Safety drivers are supposed to take control of a self-driving car when a potentially dangerous situation occurs during road tests. But a recent takeover by a Waymo driver resulted in an accident with a motorcyclist. More>>

Flickr just expanded Pro tools — but free users may have to delete some photos

If you have more than 1,000 photos on a free Flickr account, you might want to decide which to delete . Flickr announced some changes following an acquisition by SmugMug, including a new way to calculate the free account... More>>

Google confirms it will add Android support for foldable displays

It's already clear a few smartphones of 2019 will be foldable, and Google is embracing the trend. The company announced its adding Android support for foldable devices, which will allow apps to work seamlessly with the new... More>>

Nvidia’s ‘binning’ practice could mean the best RTX 2070s are third-party cards

Nvidia's RTX 2070s are being binned, giving third-party manufacturers access to the better chips for increased clocks and overclocking potential. The binned GPUs even have their own serial number designation. More>>

Nearly 700,000 websites are hacked in bid to steal cryptocurrency

In the latest cryptocurrency hack, up to 700,000 websites were targetted in a breach which primarily aimed to steal the virtual currencies through a malicious Javascript script on websites running Statcounter code. More>>

The matte-black Leica Q-P is a statement piece for affluent introverts

If the all-black, minimalist Leica Q was just too garish for you, the new Q-P may be exactly what you need. Built on the same tech as the standard Q, it comes finished in a new matte-black paint and foregoes the Leica red... More>>

Facebook opens pop-up stores at Macy’s, but they’re not selling the Portal

Facebook has opened pop-up stores at multiple Macy's, though they're not selling Facebook's new Portal device. Instead, they're showcasing small businesses and brands that are already popular on Facebook and Instagram. More>>

This GameCube controller adapter gives you more options for ‘Smash Bros.’

8BitDo has announced the GBros. wireless adapter, a device that lets you use your old GameCube controllers on your Nintendo Switch via Bluetooth. The adapter will launch alongside Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. More>>

Is Walter White back? ‘Breaking Bad’ movie is on the way from the show’s creator

AMC is developing a Breaking Bad movie based on the award-winning television series, with show creator Vince Gilligan overseeing the project. Cameras are expected to begin rolling on the film before the end of 2018. More>>

Follow the yellow brick road? New pee-based ‘bio-bricks’ cut construction costs

University of Cape Town graduate students recently revealed the results of a long-term project: bio-bricks created from human urine, sand, and bacteria. Bio-bricks harden at room temperature and can be made in any shape... More>>

No subscription, no problem. Free Spotify users can soon use Spotify Connect

Spotify Connect, which allows users to stream their favorite tunes to any Connect-enabled speaker, has long been one of the best premium-only features on the Swedish streaming service. Soon, free users will get it too. More>>

Cigar-shaped comet may actually be an alien probe, scientists suggest

The story of the cigar-shaped comet called 'Oumuamua just got a little bit weirder now that researchers from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics released a study claiming the outer-space object may be an alien... More>>

Misfit Vapor 2: Everything you need to know

Misfitlaunched its latest smartwatch in the Vapor lineup, the Misfit Vapor 2. The smartwatch comes with improved heart rate tracking, built-in GPS, runs Google's latest version of Wear OS, and more. Here's everything you... More>>

Fans bedeviled by report that Blizzard scrapped ‘Diablo 4’ BlizzCon announcement

It seems like Blizzard could've avoided the Diablo Immortal backlash altogether. According to a report from Kotaku, Blizzard planned to announce Diablo 4 at BlizzCon, but changed its mind in the final hour. More>>

No, ‘Amazon Day’ isn’t yet another shopping event, but you may find it useful

Don't worry, Amazon Day isn't yet another online shopping extravaganza aimed at wrecking your monthly budget. Instead, it's a delivery option being tested for Prime Members that could actually be pretty useful. More>>

The new sleek, light, and powerful Asus Zenbooks are now available

Announced at IFA 2018, Asus' 13-inch, 14-inch, and 15-inch Zenbook laptops are now available for purchase. The devices pack slim bezel displays and come configured with Intel's eighth-generation Whiskey Lake processors... More>>

You can ship all the things on Amazon for free, but only for a limited time

The online retail wars are heating up. From now and onward for a "limited time," all items will ship for free on Amazon, for everyone, with or without Prime membership with no minimum purchase required. More>>

Mark your calendars for rolling Amazon device deals leading up to Black Friday

You don't have to wait for Black Friday for deals on Amazon devices. Four rollout dates with different deals let you plan ahead for bargains in Fire tablets, Echo smart home devices, Fire TV devices, and Blink Home... More>>

‘What We Do In The Shadows’ turns Jemaine Clement into a creature of the night

With a career as unique as the man himself, Jemaine Clement’s star is still rising. From his HBO show (and band) Flight of the Conchords to his TV spinoff of What We Do in the Shadows, we dig deep into the funnyman’s many... More>>

Harley-Davidson teases components and style of its electric LiveWire

Harley-Davidson released many but not all details for the all-electric 2019 LiveWire. Pricing and specifications won't be revealed until January 2019, but now we know its major components, and what the long-awaited... More>>

Aussie teen bags $24,000 top prize at World Drone Racing Championships

A 15-year-old Australian lad has been crowned the world's best drone racer after finishing top among 127 other competitors from 34 countries. Rudi Browning also picked up a $24,000 cash prize for his winning effort. More>>

‘Night of the Living Dead’ will get a sequel from original creators’ script

Night of the Living Dead, Part II is being adapted from an unproduced script penned by Night of the Living Dead co-writers George A. Romero and John Russo. The direct sequel to the 1968 horror classic is targeting a 2019... More>>

Rain or shine, take your tunes outside with Focal’s new speaker line

French speaker manufacturer Focal is bringing its high-fidelity pedigree to your backyard with two new models. The 100 OD6 and 100 OD8 speakers will allow you to listen to your favorite tunes in high quality, rain or shine. More>>

Woman says abusive ex-partner used smart home tech to stalk, harass her

A woman was reportedly harassed and stalked by an abusive ex-partner using smart home technology. He was able to monitor her activity using surveillance cameras and disrupt her nights with loud music and flashing lights. More>>

With its turd-burning toilet, this tiny house is for septic skeptics

Designed to be virtually indestructible, the True Studio is a tiny home developed by Oregon-based Modern Dwellings that features heated floors, smart home controls, and an incinerating toilet. More>>

Patented camera inside microwave ovens will let you watch food blow up

If you've always wanted to watch your food cook inside a microwave oven, your ship just came in. The U.S. Patent Office granted a patent for a microwave oven with a camera to BSH Appliances. BSH may use the camera for... More>>

Biolite’s head engineer explains the wizardry behind its smokeless fire pit

The new BioLite FirePit uses an innovative design and a built-in fan to create a smoke-free environment for cooking and enjoying a backyard bonfire. The device makes sitting around a fire a much more enjoyable experience. More>>

Want a GTX 1080 Ti? Buy one now before the stock runs out

Nvidia's GTX 1080 Ti might be a popular alternative to the more expensive, and only slightly-more-capable, RTX 2080, but following a halt in its production, stock around the world is starting to run low. More>>

Forget the glamour: A rugged Jeep pickup will make a splash at the LA Auto Show

Jeep will introduce the long-promised Wrangler-based pickup truck at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Tentatively named Scrambler, the model was designed to conquer the great outdoors, not for the construction site. More>>

Pizza Hut tricks out a Toyota Tundra to whip up a pie in 7 minutes

Spotlighting the importance of future technology for both companies at the 2018 SEMA Show, Toyota and Pizza Hut built the Tundra Pie Pro. The robotic kitchen in the truck bed cranks out freshly cooked pizzas in under seven... More>>

20 Awesome cosplays we saw at BlizzCon 2018

Cosplay is a tradition at BlizzCon and this year, Digital Trends got to capture stunning photos of fans dressed up and posed as their favorite Blizzard characters. Take a look at the 30 photos of the coolest cosplay we saw... More>>

OnePlus 6T: Everything we know

According to a recent report, the launch of the OnePlus 6T could be different from any other OnePlus launch in history. How? It could have the backing of a major U.S. carrier. Here's everything we know about the OnePlus 6T. More>>

Former luxury car buyers turning to premium pickup trucks instead

Luxury car brands face pressure from a once unlikely source: pickup trucks. Ford, Chevy, and Ram trucks are selling faster than ever and the greatest demand is for the top-trims. High-end pickups are attracting former... More>>

Yongnuo’s smart mirrorless camera will use Android 7.1, Canon lenses

Yongnuo offered a teaser for an upcoming mirrorless camera and now we know more details, including a good chunk for the specifications. The Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera will use an Android 7.1 operating system and... More>>

‘The Walking Dead’ isn’t quite done with Andrew Lincoln yet

Andrew Lincoln will remain involved with The Walking Dead franchise long after his departure from the television series, thanks to a series of original movies AMC announced shortly after Lincoln's farewell episode aired. More>>

Apple AirPods 2: Everything we know

Apple plans to release new AirPods much the same as it does new iPhones, and a wireless charging case, water resistance, and better Siri integration are among the improvements we can expect in future models. More>>

Olloclip’s latest smartphone lenses appease the budget-minded and pixel peepers

Olloclip just launched both its cheapest lens yet and its most advanced -- and no, they're not the same lens. The Olloclip Pro lenses offer the highest image quality yet from the company, while the new Intro series starts... More>>

To make more room for livestock, the Dutch will moove cows to a floating farm

A Dutch company is developing a floating dairy farm, which they hope to use as a proof-of-concept for future agricultural systems. The farm will use automated cleaning and milking robots, while recycling waste into... More>>

HBO’s ‘Deadwood’ movie begins production, will finally give series an ending

Production has officially begun on the Deadwood movie, which will be set 10 years after the events of HBO's award-winning drama of the same name that was canceled in 2006 but is widely regarded as one of the best TV series... More>>

YouTube on Nintendo Switch may finally become reality on November 8

The official Nintendo website apparently revealed that YouTube on the Nintendo Switch will arrive on November 8. The release date was leaked in the same manner as the final title of the upcoming Yoshi game. More>>

Next ‘Hearthstone’ expansion ‘Rastakhan’s Rumble’ is filled with trolls

Blizzard revealed Rastakhan's Rumble as the next Hearthstone expansion. The new set will feature nine legendary troll champions, nine primal gods known as the Loa, the new Overkill mechanic, and a single-player adventure... More>>

How many people does it take to make an Overwatch character? Over 150

During a BlizzCon 2018 panel, Overwatch developer Blizzard revealed that more than 150 people are involved in the design and implementation process for every one of the game's heroes. More>>

You’ll soon be able to wear your favorite NFL jersey in ‘Fortnite’

Epic Games has partnered with the NFL to bring NFL jerseys to Fortnite. Starting this Friday, users can purchase jerseys from all 32 NFL teams with V-bucks. Jersey numbers can be changed at any time, and you can even... More>>

Bentley claims connected car bragging rights with super-fast in-car Wi-Fi

Bentley and Viasat offer new super-fast in-car connectivity for all 2019 Bentley models. Bentley Advanced Connectivity aggregates mobile operator signals in a secure virtual private network to support multiple simultaneous... More>>

Bethesda says ‘Fallout 76’ servers will be online ‘forever’

Bethesda's Fallout 76 requires an internet connection in order to play, but according to communications chief Pete Hines, the company has no plans to ever take the servers offline. More>>

Snoop Dogg will get a copy of ‘Spyro Reignited Trilogy’ delivered by the dragon

Spyro the Dragon -- or a fire-breathing drone of him -- is flying across the United States to deliver a copy of the Spyro Reignited Trilogy to Snoop Dogg. The rapper made the request on Twitter. More>>

Nintendo may finally bring ‘The Legend of Zelda’ and ‘Donkey Kong’ to mobile

Nintendo trademark filings revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks and Mario vs. Donkey Kong may be the company's next mobile games. The ports are not yet confirmed, but the two games may translate well to... More>>

Hot Wheels is turning this insane, jet-inspired custom car into a toy

Hot Wheels has selected the winner of its 2018 Legends contest. It will turn the 2JetZ, a custom-made machine that exists at the intersection of planes and cars, into a toy and sell it all around the world. More>>

Starman and his Tesla Roadster on a lonely journey out beyond Mars

Elon Musk's SpaceX company has confirmed that their space-faring Tesla Roadster and its driver Starman have passed beyond Mars and will soon reach their point furthest from the Sun. More>>

Powerful data privacy legislation drafted by Oregon senator Ron Wyden

Senator Ron Wyden has drafted a data privacy bill which proposes sweeping changes to data laws to make data more transparent and accessible, aiming to give customers more control over the sharing or selling of their data. More>>

Sun sets on NASA’s Dawn spacecraft after 11 years studying asteroid belt

After 11 years spent studying the dwarf planet Ceres and the giant asteroid Vesta, NASA's Dawn mission has drawn to a close. The craft has run out of fuel and will no longer be able to communicate with Earth. More>>

Autonomous underwater drone will reseed coral reefs damaged by climate change

Scientists from Queensland University of Technology have announced that they will repurpose autonomous underwater drones to rebuild areas of coral reefs that have been damaged by rising sea temperatures. More>>

See the National Forests like never before in this awe-inspiring drone video

What's the difference between a National Park and a National Forest? Drones. With no ban on drones in National Forests -- at least, not yet -- filmmakers have a way to capture the immensity of these locations with stunning... More>>

‘Fortnite Mobile’ improvements on the way: 60 FPS, controller support, and more

Epic Games revealed in its State of Mobile Development - November 2018 announcement that there are some important Fortnite Mobile improvements coming soon. The new features include a more customizable HUD, 60 FPS, and... More>>

Autonomous drones perform search and rescue without the need for GPS

Researchers at MIT have developed an autonomous drone that can explore densely forested areas and produce collaborative maps. The drones could be used to find lost hikers who cannot be seen by helicopters or traditional... More>>

Scientists confirm supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy

New data from the Very Large Telescope confirms what scientists have believed for some time now: that there is an enormous supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A* at the center of our galaxy. More>>

Privacy is becoming obsolete, but not everyone thinks you should fear its demise

As technologies like Alexa and Siri that require more information about us continue to develop, is privacy going to fall at the wayside, or can we take back control of our data to retain our privacy? More>>

Microsoft Has #*!@ed up to-do lists on an epic scale

Microsoft has mucked up to-do lists on a scale you simply can’t imagine, a failure that spans multiple products and teams, like a lil’ bit of salmonella that contaminates the entire output from a factory. More>>

First images of the Bennu asteroid sent by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft

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