Category: Technology News

2016.5 Mazda CX-5 long-term update: rock solid, great people hauler in a compact footprint

With more than 12,000 miles under its belt, our 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 long-term test car continues to be a competent daily commuter and an spacious weekend touring car,...

Stop to smell the virtual roses: why scent could be the next frontier for VR

By popular demand, the only thing missing from the VR version of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the smell of rotting corpse. Now even that could change, thanks to the...

This week in space: Boeing, SpaceX, and tiny satellites

Boeing is headed for the wild blue yonder — with an emphasis on blue. Just this week Boeing showcased a new line of sleek spacesuits made to go with its Starliner...

LG will fix shielding on future 5K monitors to prevent router disruption

Earlier this week, we reported on the LG 5K UltraFine monitor’s problems with content when a router was placed near the display. LG has confirmed the issue and...

Samsung expected to unveil Galaxy Tab S3 at Mobile World Congress

Android tablets (and tablets in general) are not the hot sellers they once were. Cheaper Windows laptops, Chromebooks have, and larger phablet-style phones have all...

AMD posts strong Q4 2016 results, confirms Ryzen, Vega launch dates

AMD posted its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 this week and provided additional details on its plans for its upcoming Ryzen and Vega products. Both of...

Microsoft’s guidance for Windows PCs in 2017 won’t reverse sales decline

Microsoft has unveiled its own wish list for its OEM partners in 2017, highlighting the features the company wants companies like HP, Dell, and Asus to emphasize and the...

Nintendo stands by Switch’s sparse launch lineup, doubles down on 3DS

Nintendo released its annual financial report this week, and president Tatsumi Kimishima defended the Switch’s sparse launch lineup, along with giving additional...

Leaked video of ‘nightmare-inducing’ new robot from Boston Dynamics

Marc Raibert, the founder of Boston Dynamics, has been spotted on stage showing off their latest creation: Handle. “No one has seen this,” Raibert told an audience...

The brains of astronauts change during spaceflight

At the dawn of human spaceflight, we weren’t even sure people would be able to eat in space. Today, we’ve moved on to bigger questions like, “what happens to your...