NASA backs deep space habitat made with old ISS cargo module

NASA backs deep space habitat made with old ISS cargo module NASA has given Lockheed Martin the go-ahead to build a full-scale prototype of the deep space habitat it proposed for the NextSTEP program. That means in around 18 months' time, it might start testing new space travel technologies for the agency. No,… Source: Engadget […]

BMW denies conspiring with rivals on diesel emissions systems

BMW denies conspiring with rivals on diesel emissions systems VW isn't the only German automaker reeling from the effects of diesel emissions scandals. BMW is denying Der Spiegel allegations that it not only colluded with Daimler and the Volkswagen Auto Group (including Audi and Porsche) on the designs and pri… Source: Engadget Link: BMW denies […]

Apple Teams Up With Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for Siri Movie

Apple Teams Up With Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for Siri Movie Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson today announced that he’s teamed up with Apple for a movie that co-stars Apple’s AI-based personal assistant, Siri. According to the poster tweeted by Johnson, the movie is called “The ROCKxSIRI Dominate the Day.” There are no details on how […]

Dwayne Johnson and Apple made a Siri movie

Dwayne Johnson and Apple made a Siri movie Now here's something you probably didn't see coming. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has revealed that he's starring in a Siri-themed movie (The Rock x Siri) that launches July 24th on Apple's YouTube channel. He's shy about details (other than that it's t… Source: Engadget Link: Dwayne Johnson […]

The best fan

The best fan By Tyler Wells Lynch and Séamus Bellamy This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commis… Source: Engadget Link: The best fan

Forecast data model warns you of tornadoes hours in advance

Forecast data model warns you of tornadoes hours in advance Meteorologists usually only issue warnings for tornadoes when they're imminent, which gives you precious little time to take cover — the American average is just 13 minutes. NOAA researchers may soon give you much more time to get to safety, though… Source: Engadget Link: Forecast […]

'Pokémon Go Fest' issues refunds after tech problems ruin event

'Pokémon Go Fest' issues refunds after tech problems ruin event After an up and down first year of existence, the Pokémon Go Fest was supposed to be a triumphant event where players could work together in news ways and earn unique awards. The event unfortunately suffered as cell networks and the game's ser… Source: Engadget […]

After Math: Do you see?

After Math: Do you see? It was an illustrative week for machine vision. Sony's high-speed eyes allow robots to see at 1000 FPS, IBM trained a neural network to spot schizophrenia, and MIT's AI knows what's in your meal just by looking at it. Numbers, because how else do you… Source: Engadget Link: After Math: […]

Ben Heck's Super Glue Gun: Merging form and function

Ben Heck's Super Glue Gun: Merging form and function The team continues buckling down on its Super Glue Gun project. Felix brings together a custom-designed motor control circuit that will be used for extruding the glue. Meanwhile, Ben cuts up the perfboard to prototype the size of the printed circ… Source: Engadget Link: Ben Heck's […]

Latest Drone Footage Reveals Landscaping Progress in Apple Park's Inner Circle

Latest Drone Footage Reveals Landscaping Progress in Apple Park's Inner Circle Drone videographer Duncan Sinfield posted a new video on his YouTube channel today, offering a “late July” bird’s eye view of Apple Park, the company’s new headquarters in Cupertino, California. Sinfield’s video reveals landscaping around the campus has picked up momentum in the last […]

Nissan preps its semi-autonomous driving assist for the US

Nissan preps its semi-autonomous driving assist for the US Nissan is one step closer to bringing its semi-autonomous ProPilot Assist feature to American roads. The automaker has shed more light on the US-optimized version of the assistant ahead of its launch in the new Leaf near the end of 2017. As Nissan st… Source: Engadget […]

Twitch will stream the '80s arcade gaming show 'Starcade'

Twitch will stream the '80s arcade gaming show 'Starcade' Starcade, the '80s TV show that had participants compete in arcade video games, will be back by the end of August. No, not as a reboot, which is in the works, but as a Twitch marathon. The video gaming platform has teamed up with Shout! Factory, […]

Yes, Microsoft is still working on a 'Halo' TV series

Yes, Microsoft is still working on a 'Halo' TV series Remember the Halo live action TV show Microsoft announced way back in 2013? Unlike Spartans that never die, it sure felt like the project's been dead for quite a while. The tech titan told AR12Gaming in an interview, though, that it has never stopped… Source: […]

Wells Fargo accidentally leaks 50,000 clients' records

Wells Fargo accidentally leaks 50,000 clients' records Wells Fargo accidentally leaked thousands of sensitive documents, but not in the way you think. The bank wasn't hacked, and its computers didn't go on the fritz: it just inadvertently sent 1.4 gigabytes of files to a former financial adviser who subp… Source: Engadget Link: Wells Fargo accidentally […]

'Westworld' season 2 trailer reveals a park gone horribly wrong

'Westworld' season 2 trailer reveals a park gone horribly wrong Westworld won't return to TV until 2018, but we're getting a peek at what that return will entail… and things have clearly gone downhill. A new trailer for the second season reveals that the robots are rebelling against the humans who've treated th… Source: Engadget […]

Latest 'Star Trek: Discovery' trailer shows more of the crew

Latest 'Star Trek: Discovery' trailer shows more of the crew No, CBS' much-delayed Star Trek: Discovery still isn't out yet, but you're at least getting a better look at how the streaming-focused series will play out. The broadcaster has released a hefty second trailer for the show that gives a better look at… Source: Engadget […]

Watch the full 'Stranger Things' season 2 trailer

Watch the full 'Stranger Things' season 2 trailer At last, Netflix is offering more than minuscule teasers for Stranger Things' second season. The service just premiered a full-length trailer for season 2, and it sheds much more light on what to expect. It reveals just how much Will is affected by t… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Apple Stores Getting All-New 'Lead' and 'Schedule Planner' Positions

Apple Stores Getting All-New 'Lead' and 'Schedule Planner' Positions MacRumors has learned that Apple is introducing two all-new Apple Store positions named Lead and Schedule Planner. Apple today informed existing retail employees that applications open Monday, July 24, although it appears that select stores started interviewing candidates as early as a few weeks ago. Apple […]