Scientists are spotting deep space radio wave bursts at faster rates

Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are brief but incredibly intense flashes of radio waves that originate outside of our galaxy, and these milliseconds-long bursts of light are rather mysterious since we don't know what makes them or where exactly they come fr… Source: Engadget | Scientists are spotting deep space radio wave bursts at faster rates

Windows 10 and Android are now the perfect match

Microsoft's new approach to mobile is pure pragmatism: Play nice with everyone, and get their users hooked on Microsoft apps. With the demise of Windows Phone — a noble effort, especially after the 2011 Nokia partnership — the company really has no… Source: Engadget | Windows 10 and Android are now the perfect match

Sea of Thieves' New Volcanic Region Is Difficult And Hilarious

Rare’s online pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves launched into some rough waters, feeling more like a beta than full game. Since then, the developers have worked to make the seas more treacherous and exciting. Last week’s Forsaken Shores content adds an entirely new region packed with dangerous volcanoes and…Read more… Source: Kotaku | Sea …

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iOS 12 Now Installed on 46% of Devices, Close to Overtaking iOS 11

A little over two weeks after launch, iOS 12 is installed on 46 percent of iOS devices, according to data collected by analytics company Mixpanel. iOS 12 adoption will soon overtake iOS 11 adoption, as iOS 11 is also installed on just over 46 percent of devices in Mixpanel’s daily iOS 12 adoption calculation. At …

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Jarvish’s carbon fiber smart helmets put Alexa on your head

The history of smart motorcycle helmets is a mixed bag, from clip-on heads-up displays to the Skully debacle that ended with a great piece of hardware being cratered by financially irresponsible founders. But technology moves on, and next year a new… Source: Engadget | Jarvish’s carbon fiber smart helmets put Alexa on your head

Photography App Darkroom Gains Support for iOS 12 and New iPhones

Popular photography app Darkroom was today updated with support for iOS 12, introducing several useful new features. The app has been optimized for the larger displays of the iPhone XS Max and the upcoming iPhone XR, with additional space for controls available on the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max. A new Portrait HD option allows Darkroom …

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Review: Scosche's Magic Mount Pro Charge Refuels iPhone in Your Car or on Your Desk

I’ve never been a fan of magnetized iPhone mounts in cars because they require special iPhone cases that stick to the base of the mount to keep the smartphone in place. Since I enjoy using Apple’s own leather and silicone cases, I haven’t had the urge to ditch a case for one that would be …

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Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Philips Hue starter kit

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 Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here. Source: Engadget | Wirecutter's best deals: Save on a Philips Hue starter kit

iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro Systems Must Pass Apple Diagnostics to Function After Certain Repairs

Due to advanced security features of the Apple T2 chip, iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro models must pass Apple diagnostics for certain repairs to be completed, according to an internal document from Apple obtained by MacRumors. For the 2018 MacBook Pro, the requirement applies to repairs involving the display, logic board, Touch ID, and …

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The Story Of Chiller, One Very Messed Up Video Game

The old parental and Congressional outrage about video games was always pretty stupid. The belief that video games represented some phantasmagoric nadir for youth culture, the idea that you could encrypt Satanism into a Super Nintendo, none of that held up.Read more… Source: Kotaku | The Story Of Chiller, One Very Messed Up Video Game

Instagram Launches New 'Nametag' Feature for Adding Friends IRL

Instagram today debuted a new feature called “Nametag,” which is a customizable identification card that’s designed to allow people to easily find your Instagram profile when it’s scanned. The Nametag feature makes it simpler for people who you meet in real life to follow you on Instagram. You can set up your Nametag by going …

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