Monthly Archives: July 2018

Apple may include support for a second SIM card in new iPhones

Could Apple be planning on support for dual SIM cards with the new iPhone? It's possible. 9to5Mac was taking iOS 12 developer beta 5 out for a test drive and noticed something interesting in diagnostic report generation. There are clearly … Read the rest of this entry

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Walmart tweaks employee-based delivery tests after setbacks

Walmart started testing employee-based deliveries in 2017 with the hope that it could counter Amazon using its existing workforce — store staff would deliver your orders after their shifts to speed up your orders while minimizing costs. That doesn'… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Harley-Davidson plans to debut its electric motorcycle in 2019

The Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle has been a long time coming. First announced as Project LiveWire back in 2014, the bike has gone through some design changes as well as becoming only one of the electric bikes the company plans to … Read the rest of this entry

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OpenAI’s Dactyl system improves the dexterity of robot hands

It's still early days in creating the kind of human-like androids we see in the movies, but new research brings us ever closer to the idea. Boston Dynamics has become the de facto image of locomotion for both humans and … Read the rest of this entry

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John Oliver made his own version of Facebook’s ‘we’re sorry’ video

In April, after the Cambridge Analytica scandal erupted, Facebook put out an ad that was meant to reassure users about how their data would be treated going forward. Dubbed the "Here Together" ad, the video points to some of the … Read the rest of this entry

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Netflix launches ‘Riverdale’s’ Sabrina spin-off on October 26th

If you're so hooked on Riverdale that one show isn't enough of a fix, you're in luck. Netflix has announced that its spin-off show Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will debut on October 26th — just before Halloween, and conveniently two … Read the rest of this entry

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Tesla’s latest zero-emissions ride is a $1,500 surfboard

Good news: you won't have to wait until 2020 to try a new Tesla-branded ride. However, you may want to learn how to hang ten first. Tesla has quietly introduced a limited-run (just 200 units) surfboard that matches the company's … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube’s web player adapts to vertical videos

YouTube has acknowledged the popularity of vertical video in its mobile apps, and now it's embracing the format on PCs. The streaming behemoth has updated its web player with better support for different aspect ratios. If you're watching a taller-t… … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon stops asking viewers to vote on Prime Video pilots

Amazon has been relatively unique among streaming giants in not only requesting pilots, but putting them up for a vote by the viewers. Unfortunately, you'll have to kiss that democratic process goodbye. The company's Jennifer Salke has announced th… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Magic Leap offers a sneak peek at its mixed reality OS

Magic Leap has been peeling away one layer of secrecy after another now that it's close to shipping its mixed reality headset. Just recently, it released an AR demo and revealed that it's working with comics industry veteran Grant Morrison. … Read the rest of this entry

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