Month: May 2018

Inside the automotive startup taking EVs off-road

The Tesla Model X is the "least capable SUV ever made," according to Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe. It sits too low to the ground, for one, and yet, somehow, most American garages aren't tall enough for the rear doors to open. It's something that looks grea… Source: Engadget

Evernote Adds Ability to Transcribe Voice-to-Text Notes via AirPods, BeatsX, and More

Note-taking app Evernote was updated over the weekend with a new feature that allows you to connect your Bluetooth headphones to the app and use them to record audio and transcribe voice-to-text notes. The company says that as long as the headphones have a microphone they will work, so if you own AirPods or BeatsX …

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Nintendo Switch game streaming starts in Japan this week

The Nintendo Switch might not be the most capable piece of gaming hardware on the market today, but it never ceases to surprise us. Case in point: This morning Capcom announced that last year's terrifying Resident Evil 7 biohazard will be available o… Source: Engadget

Speculative Report Claims 'Low-Priced' HomePod Will Fall Under Beats Brand

A questionable new report from Apple’s supply chain claims that the company’s rumored “low-priced” version of the HomePod will be placed under the Beats by Dre brand instead of the expected Apple branding. The report comes from Chinese news site Sina, which also says the $199 speaker will have MediaTek as the supplier, a change …

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'Procreate Pocket' Gets Major 2.0 Update With New Interface, Hundreds of Handcrafted Brushes, and More

Illustration app Procreate today updated its Procreate Pocket iPhone app to version 2.0, which developer Savage describes as “reengineered from the ground up” and “an entirely new app.” Procreate Pocket 2 is powered by Silica-M, the same graphics engine that powers Procreate for iPad, as well as Apple’s own Metal technology. Savage says that with …

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How to View All Events as a List in Your Mac's Calendar App

Some third-party calendar apps (Fantastical, for example) allow you to view all your upcoming events as a vertical list. Many users find this sort of viewing mode beats staring at the regular calendar interface, since it provides a quick at-a-glance summary of their entire schedule over the coming days and months. Fantastical 2 for Mac …

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Thousands of Apple ID Passwords Leaked by Teen Phone Monitoring App Server

ZDNet reports that a server used by an app for parents to monitor their teenagers’ phone activity has leaked tens of thousands of login credentials, including the Apple IDs of children. The leaked data belonged to customers of TeenSafe, a “secure” monitoring app for iOS and Android that allows parents to view their child’s text …

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The best home security system

By Rachel Cericola and Grant Clauser This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here… Source: Engadget

Tesla releases source code for some of its in-car tech

Tesla doesn't have many fans in the open source crowd. It based its car platforms on open platforms like Linux and BusyBox, but it has gone years without sharing the source code their license (the GPL) requires. The company is finally setting thing… Source: Engadget