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While everyone is taking in the results of the massive election event, Alexis Ohanian, founder of Reddit, put a case forward on today's Web Summit in Lisbon, exclaiming that Reddit is the better option as a second screen for information while watching live events on TV.
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It's a day of saying goodbye to Online Video Services. Not long after the announcement of Vessel shutting down, Twitter's Vine short video sharing service has now given up the ghost. According to their official post, the site will be kept online to access previous posts, but the mobile...
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Vessel, a service used by many popular YouTubers where viewers get to "see the content first ad-free for a fee" before it appears on the popular video sharing site, is being purchased and is shutting down. Such YouTubers include LinusTechTips, Machinima, Pocketnow, Tested, Nerdist, Seananners, Syndicate and more can be found on the site and will be affected by this change.. Customers will be getting October free, and annual customers will be...
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Today marks the Microsoft Surface Event, where they discussed things from VR to a new Surface Studio All-In-One Desktop. One thing of interest is "favourites" which will put your favourite people in your taskbar on Windows 10. In the demo, you could see 5 faces, which linked up with skype conversations and Mail to show important messages and photos. You can drag content onto the faces to share with the...
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It's a week for major announcements, Microsoft will be holding an event on Wednesday, expected with a focus on Windows 10. It has been rumored that they will be announcing a "Surface Studio" all-in-one PC at this event, following predictions from analysts regarding patents. VR with hololens is also expected, and they'll likely want to show off their new version of paint. This event starts at 10AM EDT...
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Let the speculation begin. Apple will be holding a press event on October 27th, with invites sent out with the title "hello again". Many are saying this is for a Macbook refresh, this time potentially with a touchscreen OLED Bar, which will replace the function keys at the top of the keyboard (?!). The press event will be held at the Apple Campus in Cupertino. To see exactly when this event will be in your timezone, check out the...
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A man has been filmed in an electrical store late September in St Austell, Cornwall UK, checking out some high-value televisions, including "a curved Samsung OLED and two Panasonics": [See full post for video] Unfortunately, a TV takes a tumble, taking out the one behind it, where the man moves back, and takes out the two televisions behind him. The Description of the video states that the damage was made to over £5000 (~$6100) worth of equipment. While comments have been disabled for this particular video, some commenters on related videos & sites have suggested that the situation was staged, or that the customer intentionally damaged the TVs. It doesn't appear obvious what happens when the gentleman kneels up to the TV, perhaps checking the weight or testing the strength of the stand? ...
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have those little emojis you type in your messages star in their own film? :frowning: Me neither... :confused: But it's happening courtesy of Sony Pictures Animation. If the picture above doesn't make you either creeped out or cringing :fearscream:, you might be interested in the upcoming "EmojiMovie: Express Yourself" due to release in August 2017....
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has finished his keynote Speech "Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species" over in Mexico, and as the title suggests, he outlines that he wants to transport people to the planet and has a vision of colonizing the area. He also mentioned that the transport system would be used as a "railroad to the solar system", via a 77 meter tall rocket which can fit 100 people & cargo per trip (with plans to expand to 200 or more per flight...
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Google wants you to be able to access the Internet wherever you are, codenaming its endeavour "Google Station". Initially, the service has been rolled out to 52 stations in India, but Google is now seeking partners to offer the Wi-Fi service everywhere, either completely free or monetized with ads. Partners can now sign up at http://station.google.com