You might soon have an easy way to let Google Maps users know when you’re hosting a big get-together. Android Police has discovered that Google is quietly giving at least some Android users the option to create public events.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/24/google-maps-public-events/
Bohemian Rhapsody has reignited the public love affair with Queen’s iconic frontman. It also introduced many to the greatest love of his life.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/films/1104699/Bohemian-Rhapsody-Mary-Austin-Freddie-Mercury-love-gay-Queen-band-music-film
Apple will hold its show time event tomorrow from the Steve Jobs theater at its Cupertino headquarters in California.
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Coupling Internet of Things (IoT) with a Raspberry Pi can lead to plenty of fun and opportunity, but you really need to have the right tools at your disposal.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.windowscentral.com/raspberry-pi-3-ultimate-starter-kit-includes-four-courses-and-over-10-hours-content
Microsoft’s upcoming Chromium-powered Edge browser has leaked online. Download links for the browser have been posted to file sharing sites and popular beta sharing forums. The leaked version appears to be an early copy of what Microsoft is expected to release in public preview soon.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/24/18279566/microsoft-edge-chromium-browser-download-leak
Tesla says that it has begun to roll out a new feature for Autopilot called Autosteer Stop Light Warning, which is included in the latest vehicle software update. The feature is as it sounds: divers using the Autosteer feature will get a warning if they’re about to run a stop light.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/24/18279536/tesla-autosteer-stop-light-warning-autopilot-software-update-red-light
Apple is expected to announce new services in TV, news, and finance (with a rumored credit card linked to Goldman Sachs) at its March 25th event. But there’s a chance we might also get a look at the company’s iOS game subscription service come Monday, as well.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/23/18278450/apple-gaming-subscription-service-iphone-ipad-march-25-rumor
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! While we prepare for Apple’s “show time” event — check in with us live at 1 PM ET on March 25th — it’s time to look back at some of this week’s highlight stories.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/23/the-morning-after/
Robots might be a little more appealing — and more practical — if they’re not made of hard, cold metal or plastic, but of a softer material. Researcher at Brown University believe they’ve developed a new material that could be ideal for “soft robotics.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/22/brown-university-3d-printed-hydrogel-robotics/
The Microsoft Surface Headphones are like many modern Bluetooth headsets in that they can get over-the-air firmware updates to improve or add functionality. Since its release, the Surface Headphones have not had any updates, but that’s changing now as version 184.108.40.206.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-headphones-first-firmware
“Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke revealed on Thursday that she suffered from two life-threatening brain aneurysms that have prompted her to launch SameYou, a charity to advocate for stroke and brain-injury patients.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-emilia-clarke-aneurysms-brain-surgery-20190321-story.html
While EVs have come a long way — even Ford is making electric trucks — they’re still a far cry from perfect. One of the biggest complaints is that the batteries need to be plugged in and recharged, and even when they’re charged, they have a limited range.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/22/umass-lowell-hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric-vehicles/
GoFundMe is removing anti-vaxxers from its platform, according to an exclusive report by The Daily Beast. The company is currently conducting a review for anti-vax campaigns on the platform and will ban any fundraisers found to be promoting bad science. GoFundMe confirmed the report to The Verge.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18277367/gofundme-anti-vax-campaigns-remove-pledge
AT&T has been accused of slapping a 5G label on top of what is effectively still a 4G LTE network, and now there appears to be some evidence to support that theory.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/22/opensignal-study-att-5g-e-speeds/
In the search for more sustainable building materials, scientists have discovered a way to transform human waste into bricks that can be used for building. However, human feces only accounts for 25% of the material in the bricks, the remaining 75% is made out of traditional clay.
Continue Reading . . . https://truththeory.com/2019/02/03/scientists-discover-how-to-make-bricks-out-of-human-waste/
Samsung conducted an internal investigation of its US marketing operation and laid off a number of employees as a result, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18277171/samsung-marketing-audit-probe-report-marc-mathieu-wsj
Ahead of Monday’s Apple event event, Apple announced updates to a few of its products: the iPad Air, the iPad mini, the Macs, and AirPods.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18267119/apple-ipad-mini-review-google-stadia-vergecast-346
The crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 have rocked the aviation industry, sparked numerous investigations, and resulted in the grounding of hundreds of Boeing 737 Max jets worldwide.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18275736/boeing-737-max-plane-crashes-grounded-problems-info-details-explained-reasons
This morning, two astronauts will spacewalk on the outside of the International Space Station, in order to replace the vehicle’s aging nickel-hydrogen batteries with newer lithium-ion ones. NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Nick Hague are set to work for 6.5 hours today on the ISS’s exterior.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18276996/nasa-iss-spacewalk-lithium-ion-batteries-anne-mcclain-nick-hague-watch
Microsoft’s Clippy has had a hard life. Born in Office 97, Clippy politely offered hints for using Microsoft’s Office software.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18276923/microsoft-clippy-microsoft-teams-stickers-removal