Category: Technology News

Augmented Reality Isn’t Practical Yet, and Even Showing It Off Is Hard

Last week’s Magic Leap reveal landed with precious little enchantment, and more the type of thud one might expect from a whale hitting a well-waxed gym floor. It’s...

Formula E Racing Takes New York, Looks to No-Car-Swap Future

The Formula E electric car race series is hot — and getting hotter. Season 4 ended in Brooklyn with competitive racing, great views of the Manhattan skyline, and a...

No Man’s Sky ‘Next’ Expansion Includes Features the Game Should Have Had at Launch

Released in 2016, No Man’s Sky was widely seen as a disappointment following years of big promises from the developers. This space exploration sim felt remarkably...

Valve Temporarily Stops Selling Adult Games

A little over a month ago, Valve announced a new content curation policy that ranked as one of the more shameless attempts to eat its cake and have it too. The...

Google Now Predictive Search Cards Resurface in Google Assistant

Back in the days of Android Jelly Bean, Google focused much of its AI efforts on a feature called Google Now. The idea was Google Now could scrape useful data from your...

US Mobile Download Speeds Shot Up in 2018, T-Mobile Beats Verizon

Ookla has released its annual report on US download speeds, powered by SpeedTest Intelligence. The US improved its download speeds markedly from 2017 to 2018, but is...

World’s Most Sensitive Radio Telescope Peeks at Our Local Supermassive Black Hole

A multi-year project to explore the universe in new ways is one step closer to completion. South Africa has finally switched on a highly sensitive radio telescope called...

Voting Machine Vendor Admits Installing Remote-Access Software on State Systems

In February 2018, Election Systems and Software told the press that it had never installed remote-access software in any of the e-voting systems it has sold in the...

Best Graphics Cards for Every Budget in 2018

Trying to pick a GPU can be a frustrating process if you aren’t already familiar with the array of models offered by AMD and Nvidia. While some buyers arrive knowing...

Motorola Announces Moto E5 Play with Android Go Software

Motorola already announced the Moto E5 Play, which is a regular but inexpensive Android phone. Now, there’s a new variant of the device that runs Google’s Android...