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Nissan Develops 'Sweat-Sensing' Car Seat and Wheel

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:54
It's called Soak, and Nissan believes it will help prevent accidents by detecting when a driver is dehydrated.

CamSoda Wants to Teach You to Speak Another Language

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:44
Today the porn site launched a new online language learning program featuring native-speaking webcam models who can serve as your personal tutor.

Andrew House Is Leaving Sony After 27 Years

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:44
House was the president and global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, a role now filled by his former deputy John Kodera.

Fanless PS4 Created Using Wood, Stone, Aluminum

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:44
It's bigger and much heavier than the PS4 Slim, but it runs cooler, is completely silent, and looks stunning.

Microsoft: Groove Music Is Dead, Long Live...Spotify?

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:12
After Dec. 31, 2017, you will no longer be able to stream, purchase, or download music in the Groove Music app. But you can use Spotify.

Bumble Goes to Work With Bizz Networking Service

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:12
The company is branching out with a new networking service called Bumble Bizz, which is launching today on iOS in the US, Canada, UK, France, and Germany

Need to Quick-Charge Your iPhone? Grab This iPad Adapter

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:12
Apple's USB-C quick charging is promising, but for now, nothing beats an iPad power adapter to juice up your iPhone 8 quickly.

It's Time for the 'Smart Gun' Debate

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:12
As a technology journalist and father of a toddler, will you have this uncomfortable conversation with me?

Buy HTC Vive, Get Fallout 4 VR for Free

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:10
Fallout 4 VR includes the complete core Fallout game with 'all-new combat, crafting, and building systems' specifically designed for virtual reality.

Bypassing Publisher Paywalls Via Google? Not Anymore

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:10
Google's 'First Click Free' policy required publishers to provide a minimum of three free articles per day via Google Search and Google News.

Sony Launches PlayStation Credit Card With $50 Store Credit

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:59
The card can be customized with a number of game-inspired designs and includes a generous reward points system for PlayStation and Sony product purchases.

Report: Every iPhone X Earns Samsung $110

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:59
Such is Apple's reliance on Samsung for iPhone X components, the Korean company is going to make billions from its customer and main rival.

Scientists Reconstruct Rosetta Probe's Final Image

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:59
It was taken 20 meters above the surface of comet 67P, just before the probe landed and shut down.

Facebook Testing Facial Recognition Account Recovery

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:59
Your face is your password, but will this become a mainstream feature for the social network?

Roku Unveils $70 4K HDR Streaming Stick

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:59
Roku's new Streaming Stick supports 4K and high dynamic range video.

The Apple Watch Needs 5G

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 11:24
The Apple Watch Series 3's LTE frustrations are inherent to putting LTE into a tiny wearable. What the watch really needs is 5G.

AR You Going to Get to Work?

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 08:23
We look at the companies that are using AR today and explore how it will transform industries tomorrow.

Whole Foods Discloses Credit Card Breach

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:36
Hackers accessed the payment card information used at Whole Foods taprooms and full table-service restaurants.

2 Features I'd Add to the Audi A8

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:36
The 2019 Audi A8 is a tech tour de force, but there's room for improvement in seeing down the road and parking itself.

Watch This iPhone 8, Galaxy S8 Blender Showdown

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:33
Which flagship smartphone holds up better in a blender, and which makes a superior smoothie? Watch the video below to find out. Just don't try this at home.