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News: Tech & Science

Now you can listen to Audible on your Apple Watch

Friday  10:55,   21 september 2018
msn

WatchOS 5 lets you listen to your Audible books without your...[...]

Instagram is testing a native resharing feature for the feed

Friday  10:30,   21 september 2018
msn

Will it revive the feed — or break it?The feature, known internally as “seamless sharing,” introduces a new “share to feed” option into the “...” menu that appears in the top-right corner of every post in the feed. Reshared posts appear in the feed...[...]

Amazon's Echo devices get redesign on the way to world domination

Friday  10:30,   21 september 2018
cnet

An Alexa-powered microwave and wall clock were just the tip of the Alexa iceberg today.In comparison, Apple designs its sports-car-like devices as artwork -- with a price to match. Drop an Apple product and the neighbors will know about it from your [...]

Instagram is testing geo-restriction for stories and posts

Friday  08:55,   21 september 2018
msn

Instagram is testing a geofencing feature for stories and posts. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong pointed out on Twitter that while creating posts, users will be able to choose specific countries where they want to show their content. It seems...[...]

You can now download PlayStation Now games directly to your PS4

Friday  08:55,   21 september 2018
msn

Sony today announced PlayStation Now subscribers would be able to download their games in order to play them offline. According to Senior Marketing Manager Brian Dunn, the service is bringing over several classics (if you don’t count Until...[...]

Flip phones are coming back in style - but with a twist

Friday  08:55,   21 september 2018
msn

In less than a year, you could have a flip phone back in your pocket. The rumors that have been circulating about the development of a smartphone with a foldable screen by Huawei have been confirmed by the company's deputy chairman, Ken Hu at...[...]

Facebook's new Dating service is ready to take on Tinder

Friday  08:55,   21 september 2018
cnet

The social network, still grappling with how it handles users' privacy, is getting ready to find you a date -- but only if you live in Colombia.The social network on Thursday launched Facebook Dating, the matchmaking service it announced in May, [...]

Google Maps will now suggest a parking spot when you’re close to your destination

Friday  08:55,   21 september 2018
bgr

Google has been testing parking features in Google Maps for a while now, since parking is obviously such a crucial part of the entire driving and navigating experience. What’s also interesting is that there’s no way to enable or disable the new [...]

YouTube’s trending tab is there to lure in new users, not views

Thursday  14:25,   20 september 2018
msn

Why you don’t see more creators trending.How important is YouTube’s trending section for getting views? According to YouTube chief business officer Robert Kyncl, it has less of an impact than people might believe. In an interview posted today,...[...]

Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says

Thursday  14:10,   20 september 2018
washingtonpost

An Arkansas-based firm predicts an explosion of spam calls, marking a leap from 3.7 percentage of total calls in 2017 to a projected 44.6 percentage by early 2019.Nearly half of all cellphone calls next year will come from scammers, according to...[...]

Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A7 has a triple camera setup

Thursday  13:50,   20 september 2018
engadget

Triple-camera smartphones are officially the new normal. Samsung has unveiled the mid-range Galaxy A7 with three cameras at the rear: an 8-megapixel shooter with an ultra-wide 120-degree lens, a 24-megapixel main camera, and a "depth" lens to give...[...]

Apple Music now works with Android Auto

Thursday  13:50,   20 september 2018
msn

The Android version also adds song search by lyrics.Apple hasn’t ignored some of Android’s conveniences; Apple Music also supports microSD card storage, something that doesn’t exist on...[...]

NASA's mission to 'touch the sun' beams back first images

Thursday  13:30,   20 september 2018
cnet

Sun not...[...]

Facebook building a 'war room' to battle election meddling

Thursday  13:05,   20 september 2018
msn

Facebook on Wednesday said it will have a "war room" up and running on its Silicon Valley campus to quickly repel efforts to use the social network to meddle in upcoming elections. "We are setting up a war room in Menlo Park for the Brazil and US...[...]

Elon Musk promises Tesla dashcam feature coming soon

Thursday  10:56,   20 september 2018
cnet

Dashcam mode would use the cameras on the vehicle normally used for Autopilot and will be released with Tesla software version 9 as a beta...[...]