As impressed as we were with the Galaxy S10 hardware when we got our hands on it late last month, the software is apparently not living up to expectations.
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On Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai met with President Trump to discuss contracts and other ongoing partnerships with the US government. “I just met with Sundar Pichai, President of Google, who is obviously doing quite well,” President Trump tweeted after the meeting.
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NASA, Boeing and Uber have each announced plans for electric and hybrid passenger aircraft, but a smaller aviation company might beat them to the punch. Yesterday, Harbour Airlines announced that it will convert all of its seaplanes into electric aircraft.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/27/harbour-airlines-electric-seaplanes/
It’s public knowledge that Apple added silicone membranes to its third-generation MacBook keyboards to prevent debris from getting in, but how well does that work, really? Not necessarily as much as Apple would like.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/27/apple-3rd-gen-butterfly-keyboard-problems/
Four “robocalling” companies, including an operation that allegedly scammed businesses by pretending to be Google, have shut down and settled lawsuits with the Federal Trade Commission.
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Apple’s newly announced credit card sounds attractive on paper: no late or international fees, up to 3 percent cash back paid daily, and a physical card made of titanium. So are there any catches?
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I’m a huge fan of simple ideas that will create immediate effects for your photography. Photography is a vast subject and learning all the intricacies of your camera, shooting on manual, as well as processing can seem overwhelming.
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Cryptocurrency (and we’re not talking Bitcoin here) mining is growing in popularity and is a big part of why graphics cards (GPUs) are so expensive right now.
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A great gaming mouse is very important if you’re looking to seriously get into PC gaming, but if you aren’t careful, you may spend much more money than you need to. In reality.
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Google didn’t completely scrap its robotic dreams after it sold off Boston Dynamics and shuttered the other robotic start-ups it acquired over the past decade. Now, the tech giant has given us a glimpse of how the program has changed in a blog post and a New York Times report.
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Tracking the location and mood of 15,000 people, researchers found that scenic beauty was linked to happiness—including near urban sights like bridges and buildings. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/scenic-city-sights-linked-to-higher-happiness/
Among the most tangible announcements at Apple’s services event yesterday was also its most interesting: a credit card, aptly called the Apple Card, with both a physical and digital version that gives you up to 3 percent cash back.
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Just because American internet providers are facing looser privacy regulations doesn’t mean they’re avoiding all scrutiny.
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Today at the fifth meeting of the National Space Council, Vice President Mike Pence declared that the Trump administration is committed to sending humans back to the Moon by 2024, four years earlier than NASA’s previous target of 2028.
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The video game industry is a volatile place, and job security isn’t guaranteed. A few weeks ago, we reported that Activision-Blizzard was laying off roughly a thousand employees due to missed sales targets. Now, it looks like its rival EA is also doing the same.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.windowscentral.com/ea-lays-350-employees-across-marketing-publishing-and-more
Google today announced a new external advisory board to help monitor the company’s use of artificial intelligence for ways in which it may violate ethical principles it laid out last summer.
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Broadband and cable providers already have a pretty scummy reputation for hidden fees and inconvenient setup times, but I’m not sure they’ve ever committed a cardinal sin — until now.
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Autonomous delivery drone networks are coming to the US in earnest. UPS and Matternet are launching a drone “airline” that will use the robotic aircraft to carry medical samples between WakeMed’s health care facilities in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/ups-drone-airline/