September 23, 2018

Sennheiser is making spatial audio accessories for Magic Leap

Magic Leap has teamed up with audio giant Sennheiser to help it "explore and enhance [its] spatial audio accessory solutions." The secretive mixed reality-maker's first headset, the One Creator Edition, is equipped with onboard speakers for audio. Ho...
September 23, 2018

Google and uBreakiFix provide free Pixel repairs to hurricane victims

If you own one of Google's Pixel phones and it fell victim to Hurricane Florence, relief might be at hand. Google is partnering with uBreakiFix to offer free repairs for any Pixel phone damaged in the storm So long as you can visit one of uBreakiFi...
September 23, 2018

Logitech’s latest media keyboard is designed for your smart TV

There aren't many media keyboards devoted to smart TVs (they tend to be built for home theater PCs), but Logitech might have just given you another viable option. Its new K600 offers a compact keyboard-and-trackpad combo designed for modern smart TV...
September 23, 2018

Tommy Wiseau’s wonderfully terrible ‘The Room’ is free on YouTube

You no longer have to go to a special screening (or track down bootlegs) to watch The Room. Tommy Wiseau has posted his so-bad-it's-good classic movie on YouTube for free in its entirety. If you've ever wanted to relive every "oh hi" moment or see...
September 22, 2018

White House downplays talk of executive order targeting internet bias

Is President Trump looking at an executive order that would investigate internet companies over his accusations of political bias? Not officially... although the government isn't strictly denying the claims, either. After Bloomberg reported the exist...
September 22, 2018

3D gun distributor Cody Wilson deported to the US

Authorities aren't wasting any time bringing Cody Wilson, the owner of 3D-printed gun maker Defense Distributed, back to the US. Taiwan officials deported Wilson to the US on September 22nd following his arrest a day earlier over his annulled legal s...
September 22, 2018

Comcast to acquire Sky for $39 billion following bidding war

The fierce bidding battle over Sky has come to a close -- Comcast has successfully outbid 21st Century Fox to acquire the UK media giant for $39 billion. It clinched the deal following an unusual blind auction through the UK's Takeover Panel, which...
September 22, 2018

Apple reportedly delays original shows over mature content

Apple has skewed toward safer fare for its upcoming streaming video service (with occasional exceptions), and it now looks like that might be creating problems for a few shows. Wall Street Journal sources have claimed that Apple's push for more famil...
September 22, 2018

NextVR brings virtual reality broadcasts to the Oculus Rift

NextVR provides access to immersive sports and entertainment broadcasts for a number of virtual reality headsets, but it had a huge Oculus-shaped gap in its compatibility list. Now, the platform has finally rolled out support for the Oculus Ri...
September 22, 2018

Google Drive ‘Priority’ AI monitors your team to surface the right files

Google's 'G Suite' of apps and services has been applying machine learning everywhere over the last couple of years, and the latest update it's testing for Google Drive goes a bit further. Two years ago it launched the machine learning-enhanced Quick...