‘Fortnite’ will add more audio cues to help you hunt rivals Play enough Fortnite and you’ll know that audio cues can make all the difference — footsteps are your cue to get ready for a fight (or, let’s be honest, run for the hills). To that end, Epic has offeredRead More →


Amazon’s new Echo Dot offers better sound at the same price As rumored, Amazon isn’t playing around and it’s getting ready to launch a slew of Alexa-powered devices. First up, it’s a new Echo Dot, which the company says offers better sound than before without a price increase — it’sRead More →

Apple iOS 12 review: Less mess The wait is over: After a splashy announcement at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June, iOS 12 is finally ready. And the best part? While it’s far from the flashiest iPhone update ever — there’s no visual overhaul here or many hyped-up new… ContinueRead More →

Sony’s reborn Aibo robot is available for pre-order in the US Sony’s relentlessly adorable Aibo robot is finally ready to return to American shores. After months of waiting, you can pre-order a First Litter Edition of the robo-pup in the US ahead of an expected mid-December ship date. You’ll beRead More →

Ubtech introduces a new construction-themed STEM robotics kit Believe it or not, the holidays are quickly approaching, which means that companies are getting ready for prime gift-buying season. Ubtech, an AI and robotics company, just released a brand new STEM-focused kit aimed at students ages 8 and up. It’s c…Read More →

Firefox brings the thrills of web browsing to VR Mozilla’s headset-focused web browser is finally ready for your cranium: Firefox Reality is available for HTC Vive, Oculus and Daydream devices through their respective stores. The software is designed from the start for AR and VR hardware, with an i… ContinueRead More →

Amazon might launch eight Alexa devices this fall Amazon is ready to drop a whole slew of new Alexa devices, CNBC reports. At least eight new devices including a microwave oven, an amplifier, a subwoofer and some sort of in-car gadget are reportedly set to be released before the endRead More →

Aston Martin offers peek at all-electric Rapide E sedan Aston Martin is nearly ready to unveil its first purely electric road car after years of work. The company has provided an early look at the Rapide E, an EV edition of its high-performance luxury sedan. It’s not providing complete visualsRead More →

Sharp’s 8K satellite receiver is ready for broadcasts to start in Japan As we learned during IFA last month, the 8K hype train is here whether we’re ready or not. In Japan everything is timed to coincide with the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, and as such broadcaster NHKRead More →

Get ready for Big Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency industry opens a DC lobbying arm Get ready for Big Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency industry opens a DC lobbying arm  Washington Post The Potential of the Cryptocurrency Market – Why Giving in to FOMO Isn’t a Bad Idea  newsBTC Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Market Analysis, Industry Size, Share Leaders,Read More →

Apple Pay and Google Pay can buy you a Slurpee at 7-Eleven After years of holding out, 7-Eleven is finally ready to embrace tap-to-pay in earnest. The convenience store chain has followed through on earlier teasers by supporting Apple Pay and Google Pay at its US stores. “Most” American locationsRead More →

HP’s Metal Jet could be a huge leap for commercial 3D printing Just a few years after launching its Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer, HP is ready to get into the world of 3D metal printing with Metal Jet, a new commercial platform. (Did you expect it to be calledRead More →

Amazon’s checkout-free Go store is heading to New York Amazon is getting ready to open an Amazon Go store in New York, The Information reports. Job listings for a new Amazon Go location popped up Thursday night and the company confirmed to The Information that it has plans for aRead More →

Are We Ready for the Future of Warfare? The way we fight is evolving, and our science and technology must evolve with it — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading . . . Terry C. Wallace, Jr. {authorlink} http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology Scientific American: Technology Science news and technology updates from Scientific AmericanRead More →

Dolby Vision HDR is ready for testing on Xbox One Microsoft promised Dolby Vision HDR support for the Xbox One and starting today, testers with an Xbox One S or Xbox One X (and a compatible 4K TV) can try it out with Netflix streaming. Dolby’s expansion on HDR10 —Read More →