The O․MG Elite cable is a scarily stealthy hacker tool

I didn’t think I would be scared of a USB cable until I went to Def Con. But that’s where I first learned about the O.MG Cable. Released at the notorious hacker conference, the Elite cable wowed me with a combination of technical prowess and its extremely stealth design. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/23321517/omg-elite-cable-hacker-tool-review-defcon

Splatoon 3 puts online play, fashion, and hair front and center

Despite feeling uncannily similar to play as past installments, Splatoon 3 is packed with smart changes and updates that will likely lead to people — or at least, me — keeping the game in rotation for much longer than before. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/8/24/23309837/splatoon-3-hands-on-campaign-turf-war-salmon-run-online

Scientists revived organ cells in dead pigs

Medical science is nowhere near overcoming death, but it might be closer to delaying harm in dying and seriously damaged organs. The New York Times reports that Yale University researchers successfully revived cells in the organs of pigs that had been dead in the lab for an hour. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/scientists-revive-dead-pigs-organ-cells-165915907.html

Google, like Amazon, will let police see your video without a warrant

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Arlo, Apple, Wyze, and Anker, owner of Eufy, all confirmed to CNET that they won’t give authorities access to your smart home camera’s footage unless they’re shown a warrant or court order. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/7/26/23279562/arlo-apple-wyze-eufy-google-ring-security-camera-foortage-warrant

GM secures $2.5 billion government loan to build EV battery factories

The Energy Department’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Program (ATVMP) hasn’t offered a loan to an electric car maker since 2010, but it’s ready to offer money once again. As Reuters reports, the Energy Department is providing a $2. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/gm-energy-department-loan-ev-battery-manufacturing-190736000.html

HBO Max will begin streaming ‘Game of Thrones’ in 4K HDR next month

Ahead of the debut of House of the Dragon on August 21st, HBO Max will begin streaming all eight seasons of Game of Thrones in 4K. HBO parent company Warner Bros. Discovery announced the news this week in a programming notice spotted by FlatpanelsHD (via The Verge). via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/hbo-max-game-of-thrones-4k-hdr-august-214332794.html

Apple Watch ‘Pro’ will reportedly introduce first series redesign since 2018

Details about Apple’s upcoming high-end variant of the Apple Watch Series 8 have been trickling out in recent weeks. According to a report Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman published at the start of the month, the wearable will feature the largest display Apple has ever shipped on a smartwatch. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/apple-watch-pro-new-design-report-191442006.html

One America News gets dumped by Verizon, the only major carrier it had left

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Verizon Fios is the latest provider to drop One American News (OAN) network, a move that leaves the right-wing news channel without a major carrier, as reported earlier by The Daily Beast. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/7/24/23276366/one-america-news-verizon-fios-dumped-major-carriers-oan