Canon’s new entry-level DSLR is good enough for its target audience

imageAs meaningful as professional cameras like the EOS-1DX Mark II are to Canon's business, the company knows it has to dominate the beginner market as well. Now, with the new $ 500 EOS Rebel T6, Canon has designed a DSLR that sits alongside the T6s and T…

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LG’s phone fingerprint sensor doesn’t need a button

imageExisting phone fingerprint readers are less than ideal. When they're on the back, you can't sign in while the phone sits on your desk; on the front, they chew up valuable device real estate; on the side, they're tiny. That's where LG Innotek might…

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Uber drivers in New York State begin to organize

imageOver 1,000 Uber drivers in New York have formed a labor association, less than two weeks after Uber agreed to allow the practice as part of a $ 100 million settlement. Known as "Alles," for the Amalgamated Local of Livery Employees in Solidarity (Uber…

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Inhabitat’s Week in Green: The Karma Revero, and more!

imageThe Fisker Karma is one of the hottest plug-in hybrid cars ever built. However, production stopped in 2012 when the company went bankrupt. Now the car is set to be reborn as the Karma Revero this year. Meanwhile, Ford is planning to launch a 200-mile…

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TiVo’s cord-cutting DVR gets more storage and drops subscriptions

imageTiVo's Roamio OTA was supposed to fulfill the dreams of cord-cutters who wanted a big-name DVR without the burden of a conventional TV subscription, but it didn't quite live up to that ideal. You could only record so many shows on its 500GB hard dri…

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Nintendo’s ‘Miitomo’ app passes 10 million users

imageNintendo dropped a pile of news on our laps this morning. Along with its earnings, the Japanese game company gave us a release date for its new NX console, announced a pair of new mobile apps and delayed Zelda into 2017. Buried in among these bigger…

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Hubble discovers that dwarf planet Makemake has a moon

imageThe Hubble telescope has spotted a shadowy moon with a charcoal black surface orbiting the dwarf planet Makemake. Astronomers first observed Makemake in 2005, but since it's the second brightest icy dwarf planet after Pluto, it took some time to see…

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Land Rover puts Tile’s stuff-finding Bluetooth tech in an SUV

imageTile's Bluetooth-connected trackers are made to keep you from misplacing all kinds of stuff — keys, bags, phones, laptops, whatever. Now for the first time Land Rover is building the tech into a vehicle that makes it pretty much impossible to leave…

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Pandora pads podcast lineup by adding ‘This American Life’

imagePandora was the "exclusive streaming partner" for season 2 of the popular Serial podcast, despite the show being available through iTunes and other apps. Now, the internet radio service is adding another popular podcast from the creators of that inve…

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Huawei P9 review: New phone, familiar tricks

imageHuawei still isn't a household name in every corner of the world, despite having ousted Microsoft last summer to become the world's third-largest smartphone manufacturer. The company might not have the pedigree of LG, Sony and others, but there are f…

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