Skype drops Snapchat-like feature since people weren’t using it

Skype drops Snapchat-like feature since people weren’t using it

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Skype drops Snapchat-like feature since people weren’t using it Microsoft’s about-face on Skype now extends to one of its not-so-subtle attempts to ride the social media bandwagon. As part of a broader app update, Microsoft has revealed that it’s axing its Snapchat-like…

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Twitter is testing threaded replies and status indicators

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Twitter is testing threaded replies and status indicators Twitter wants to be more conversational — and apparently more like a message board and a chat app. In a post retweeted by Twitter chief Jack Dorsey, the company’s head of product Sara Haider…

GoPro Hero 7 leak hints at steadier action shots

GoPro Hero 7 leak hints at steadier action shots

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GoPro Hero 7 leak hints at steadier action shots ‘Tis the season for major device leaks, it seems. Austin Mittelstadt has posted photos of a store display that spills the beans on GoPro’s unannounced Hero 7 action cameras. The leak shows a…

Microsoft sunsets Surface Plus upgrade program after a year

Microsoft sunsets Surface Plus upgrade program after a year

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Microsoft sunsets Surface Plus upgrade program after a year Microsoft will no longer accept enrollments into the Surface Plus Program. The tech giant has quietly shut down the trade-in program on August 31st, just a bit over a year since it launched,…

Sprint’s newest Unlimited plan includes Amazon, Hulu and Tidal

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Sprint’s newest Unlimited plan includes Amazon, Hulu and Tidal Virtually every major US carrier offers one or more free services (however temporary) with at least one of its plans, so how is Sprint going to compete? By including more services, naturally. The…

RHA’s high-end planar magnetic earbuds sound incredible

RHA’s high-end planar magnetic earbuds sound incredible

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RHA’s high-end planar magnetic earbuds sound incredible Planar magnetic headphones don’t use the magnet-and-coil driver typical to most cans. Instead, they use a fixed but flexible diaphragm that undulates to create sound. RHA is the first company to concentrate this technology into…

Honor’s Play gaming phone is far from perfect for ‘PUBG’

Honor’s Play gaming phone is far from perfect for ‘PUBG’

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Honor’s Play gaming phone is far from perfect for ‘PUBG’ The new Honor Play is business as usual for Huawei’s under-brand. A marriage of surprisingly good specs, premium-esque design and a mid-range price tag is Honor’s modus operandi, but the Play was…

Apple reports its first self-driving car crash

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Apple reports its first self-driving car crash Apple has been keeping most of its self-driving car plans and progress under wraps, but every once in a while, we get a small peek at what the tech giant has been doing. It has…

Red Hydrogen One: What we know about the $1,200 ‘holographic’ phone     – CNET

Red Hydrogen One: What we know about the $1,200 ‘holographic’ phone – CNET

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Red Hydrogen One: What we know about the $1,200 ‘holographic’ phone – CNET Yes, the same Red that makes cameras for Hollywood. Continue reading . . . Sean Hollister {authorlink} https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-6bbb.hsjy.htr_/c-6RTWJUMJZX77x24myyux78x3ax2fx2fbbb.hsjy.htrx2fwx78x78x2fwjanjbx78x2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14 CNET Reviews – Most Recent Reviews CNET brings you the top…

Cryptocurrency 101: What is it? Can you trust it? How is it used?

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Cryptocurrency 101: What is it? Can you trust it? How is it used? Cryptocurrency 101: What is it? Can you trust it? How is it used?  Press-Enterprise Full coverage Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://news.google.com/news/rss/headlines/section/q/cryptocurrency/cryptocurrency?ned=us&hl=en&gl=US cryptocurrency – Google News Google News https://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/gnrss.png

Recommended Reading: AI the music producer

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Recommended Reading: AI the music producer How AI-generated music is changing the way hits are made Dani Deahl, The Verge The rise of streaming services is one of many challenges the music industry is currently having to contend with. In the latest…

This audacious curved-screen wearable has a gaudy camera

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This audacious curved-screen wearable has a gaudy camera Just as Google is making Wear OS feel less like a smartphone system squeezed onto a watch, ZTE spinoff Nubia wants to slap a full phone on your wrist. At IFA 2018, the company…

Hearing Aids Are Finally Entering the 21st Century

Hearing Aids Are Finally Entering the 21st Century

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Hearing Aids Are Finally Entering the 21st Century This outdated, expensive tech is getting a big makeover — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading . . . David Pogue {authorlink} http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology Scientific American: Technology Science news and technology updates from Scientific American…

Strategy RPG ‘Valkyria Chronicles 4’ is a wonderful return to form

Strategy RPG ‘Valkyria Chronicles 4’ is a wonderful return to form

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Strategy RPG ‘Valkyria Chronicles 4’ is a wonderful return to form For 99 percent of people, Valkyria Chronicles 4 might as well be called Valkyria Chronicles 2. The first game was a captivating war story that blended top-down strategy with third-person movement…

The 26 most underrated science-fiction books

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You think you know Philip K. Dick because you’ve seen Total Recall, Blade Runner, and Minority Report, right? I submit that you don’t really know Philip K. Dick until you read Clans of the Alphane Moon. Continue Reading . . . https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/the-most-underrated-science-fiction-books/