• Huawei presents ‘the scary index’: how smartphones may lead to life after death

    Huawei presents ‘the scary index’: how smartphones may lead to life after death

    Change of that nature can be quantified on a scale, Ho explained, calling it “the scary index.A digital world exists in parallel to the real world today, he explained.
  • Amazon Alexa Now Tracks Flights, Plans Trips

    Amazon Alexa Now Tracks Flights, Plans Trips

    Who better to brief you on the latest in DDoS attacks and prevention than the ones working on the The Kayak travel search engine is now accessible on Amazon's Alexa to let users search for and track flights.Now, instead of reaching for your smartphone to check the flight's status, you can ask Amazon Echo, which can tell you if your flight is on time or delayed.
  • Logitech ZeroTouch Wants to Make Your Dumb Car Smart

    Logitech ZeroTouch Wants to Make Your Dumb Car Smart

    The ZeroTouch, which can be attached to a car's vent or dashboard, is geared to those drivers who might not have a car with a fancy touch screen that supports things like Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.The result is the Logi ZeroTouch.
  • Pebble Smartwatch Updates Include Expanded Health, Fitness Features

    Pebble Smartwatch Updates Include Expanded Health, Fitness Features

    With Pebble Health, which the company detailed in a blog post May 10, the smartwatches have features that extend beyond daily step counts and sleep tracking.If users aren't automatically asked to update their Pebble, they can use the Pebble app to update the watch to Firmware 3.
  • How Bimodal IT Can Kill Your Company

    How Bimodal IT Can Kill Your Company

    This "bimodal IT" scenario is the key to successful big-enterprise IT, experts say.Gartner defines bimodal IT like this: Bimodal IT is the practice of managing two separate, coherent modes of IT delivery, one focused on stability and the other on agility.
  • 6 Reasons Designers Prototype

    6 Reasons Designers Prototype

    Download It's almost counter-intuitive.When creating a new product - whether that's a sexy pair of audio headphones or building an iOS/Android app, slowing down to build a prototype will invariably speed up the launch.
  • Samsung’s Galaxy Surfboard is every bit as absurd as you imagine

    Samsung’s Galaxy Surfboard is every bit as absurd as you imagine

    The Galaxy Surfboard has a massive LED display on one end showing all your messages, tweets and emails, along with handy weather conditions, wave information, and other stuff surfers definitely need.Connectivity is provided by a Galaxy S7 that’s slotted into a little drawer on the side of the board.
  • Nvidia Car Learns To Drive By Watching Humans

    Nvidia Car Learns To Drive By Watching Humans

    There is a renewed focus on risk data aggregation and reporting (RDAR) solutions, as financial ins With a convolutional neural network, Nvidia researchers have trained a car to drive using video captured during road trips taken by people.Using an Nvidia DevBox (a workstation with GPUs optimized for machine learning), Torch 7 (a machine-learning library), and an Nvidia DRIVE PX self-driving car computer, company researchers mapped the pixels of videos from a car's front-facing camera to steering commands.
  • DT Premiere: World’s first FaceSwap music video is equal parts creepy, impressive

    DT Premiere: World’s first FaceSwap music video is equal parts creepy, impressive

    Up-and-coming musicians employ celebrity cameos in their music videos all the time, but New York songwriter Anthony D’Amato is the first to take just their faces and shoot the whole video himself.Throughout the new video for his single, Rain On A Strange Roof, D’Amato uses an iPhone 6 to swap his mug with that of numerous male and female celebs, creating a new genre of music media in the process: The Selfie FaceSwap Music Video.
  • Top 10 Highest Paying Tech Companies

    Top 10 Highest Paying Tech Companies

    Here's a cheat sheet based on Glassdoor's list of the highest paying US tech companies in 2016.Six-figure salaries are the norm when it comes to the top 10 tech companies that offer the highest pay in 2016, according to a recent survey from jobs and recruiting site Glassdoor.
  • The oldest name in luxury tech is ready to ride the wave it created

    The oldest name in luxury tech is ready to ride the wave it created

    “If we’ve been quiet,” Jon Stanley told Digital Trends, “it’s just part of the process after coming out of a successful sale.“We’ve long been the sole voice in luxury tech,” added Gordon Watson, Vertu’s new CEO, “and more brands mean a louder voice.
  • When you live in a cellular desert, WeBoost's Eqo makes it rain

    When you live in a cellular desert, WeBoost's Eqo makes it rain

    My summers as a teenager spent on my grandparents’ farm would have been a lot more bearable if I had WeBoost’s Eqo cell phone signal booster in my arsenal.In this case, you might opt for something like the WeBoost Eqo, which claims to be discrete, compatible, and powerful enough to be worthy of your attention.
  • 7 powerful smartphones you can buy for $400 or less

    7 powerful smartphones you can buy for $400 or less

    Motorola Moto X Style Pure Edition ($335+) Motorola’s $400 flagship phone may be the most expensive on our list, but it’s a great option for those who can spend a bit more.We do recommend waiting until the 2016 Moto X arrives — rumors point to a launch this summer.
  • Souvenyr analyzes your thousands of photos to track down the best shots

    Souvenyr analyzes your thousands of photos to track down the best shots

    Of course, you don’t have to transfer photos manually — thanks to the Souvenyr app, photos taken on a phone can be automatically synced to the device.The real draw to Souvenyr isn’t photo storage — it’s photo analysis.
  • PC Sales Topple To 2011 Levels, Tablets Continue Decline

    PC Sales Topple To 2011 Levels, Tablets Continue Decline

    The future of the global PC market looks bleak, as indicated by Q1 sales figures from market research firm Canalys.During the first quarter of 2016, worldwide PC shipments reached 101 million units.
  • iPhone 7 Rumor Wars Confuse Apple Watchers

    iPhone 7 Rumor Wars Confuse Apple Watchers

    We're just about four months out from the iPhone 7's expected debut, and I can't keep track of what features the device will or will not have.Then the iPhone 7 was believed to include a Smart Connector, but now some disagree on that.
  • Xiaomi Unveils 6.4-Inch 'MiMax' Phablet, Its Largest Yet

    Xiaomi Unveils 6.4-Inch 'MiMax' Phablet, Its Largest Yet

    The Chinese company on Tuesday introduced its largest phablet yet: Mi Max, which sports a monster 6.To put that in perspective, the Mi Max dwarfs Xiaomi's 5.
  • FCC, FTC Probe Carriers' Mobile Security Patch Protocols

    FCC, FTC Probe Carriers' Mobile Security Patch Protocols

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are joining forces to help determine how long it takes mobile device security updates to roll out to consumers.First, the FTC has ordered eight mobile device manufacturers to provide the agency with information about how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.
  • FCC Moves to Limit Debt-Collector Robocalls

    FCC Moves to Limit Debt-Collector Robocalls

    The FCC last week proposed to limit the number of times debt collectors can use robocalls on those who owe money.The proposal, now open to public comment, will only allow three robocalls per month per delinquency.
  • Ubiquiti AmpliFi Aims To Fix Home WiFi

    Ubiquiti AmpliFi Aims To Fix Home WiFi

    But home WiFi networks can still present a challenge, now that so many mobile devices, streaming boxes, and IoT devices demand network access.Google took a stab at improving home networking last year with its OnHub router.