• Microsoft Prepares to Kill MS Paint

    Microsoft Prepares to Kill MS Paint

    Later this year Microsoft will release the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10.For example, Outlook Express is being removed, as is Reader app and Reading List (functionality is being integrated with Microsoft Edge).
  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Made a Siri Movie

    Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Made a Siri Movie

    Yesterday, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson tweeted that he had teamed up with Apple "to make the biggest, coolest, sexiest, funnest (is that a word?Now, while The Rock may call this a movie, at under four minutes I'd call this a very well-crafted and expensive advertisement paid for by Apple.
  • Sony Using Copyright Law to Stop Spread of Leaked PS4 Dev Kit

    Sony Using Copyright Law to Stop Spread of Leaked PS4 Dev Kit

    5 of Sony's PS4 software development kit (SDK) leaked on to the Internet.Public access to the SDK increases the chances of vulnerabilities being identified and therefore a new jailbreak solution being found for the PS4 and PS4 Pro.
  • Microsoft's Unveils GLAS, a Stylish Cortana-Powered Thermostat

    Microsoft's Unveils GLAS, a Stylish Cortana-Powered Thermostat

    Unveiled in a YouTube video Thursday, GLAS (pronounced "glass") is the result of a partnership between Microsoft and Johnson Controls, a maker of HVAC, fire, and security systems.Check out the video below for a peek at the stylish thermostat, which features a see-through touch screen.
  • The Best Mobile Scanning Apps of 2017

    The Best Mobile Scanning Apps of 2017

    If you intend to capture text as PDF, consider whether those need to be encrypted files (which Intsig CamScanner, for example, supports).Some mobile scanning apps assume that you want to do everything on your phone.
  • Motorola's Police Body Cams Getting an AI Upgrade

    Motorola's Police Body Cams Getting an AI Upgrade

    According to Defense One, Motorola will utilize Neurala's AI to add intelligence to its cameras, and in particular the Si500 Police Advanced Body Warn Camera.According to Paul Steinberg, Chief Technology Officer, Motorola Solutions, "This can unlock new applications for public safety users.
  • Mozilla Asks Everyone to Donate Their Voice

    Mozilla Asks Everyone to Donate Their Voice

    The idea behind Project Common Voice is to "build an open-source voice recognition engine that anyone can use to make innovative apps for devices and the web.The Project Common Voice website includes an option to donate your voice.
  • AI Lip-Syncing Could Make Fake News Look Real

    AI Lip-Syncing Could Make Fake News Look Real

    The University of Washington just unveiled a new AI system that's just as good as Lyrebird, but focused on lip-syncing audio to recorded video.It's good enough that the video is lip-synced perfectly and it would be hard to tell it wasn't real unless you were looking for it.
  • Amazon May Let Developers Read Your Alexa Chats

    Amazon May Let Developers Read Your Alexa Chats

    The way to respond to competition is by improving the Echo/Alexa service.However, in order to do that Amazon is considering stepping into the risky area of sharing private data with third-party developers.
  • The Best iPhone Keyboards

    The Best iPhone Keyboards

    Go to the "third-party keyboards" list at the center; click one to add its full functionality.While in Settings, click the Edit button on the keyboards page, then swipe left to delete any of the keyboards in rotation—including Apple's.
  • 15 Things to Know About Amazon Prime

    15 Things to Know About Amazon Prime

    The savings only get better if you spend $99 a year on Amazon Prime, thanks to the service's most basic feature: free two-day shipping.For example, Amazon last year added a special add-on for those not willing to spend the $99.
  • Report: Samsung Working on Bixby Speaker

    Report: Samsung Working on Bixby Speaker

    The Korean electronics giant is working on a voice-activated speaker codenamed "Vega" with Bixby built in, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.Neither the device's exact feature set nor its release date are clear, but if Bixby does make the move to a dedicated speaker, it would join rival speakers (both existing and upcoming) from Apple, Google, and Microsoft in addition to the Echo.
  • How to Get the Best Amazon Deals and Discounts

    How to Get the Best Amazon Deals and Discounts

    If you're a frequent Amazon shopper, Amazon Prime is a must-have.Another section of Gold Box Deals, Amazon Warehouse Deals is the open box and used products hub of Amazon.
  • Amazon Dash Wand With Alexa

    Amazon Dash Wand With Alexa

    The Dash Wand lets you shop both from Amazon and the Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service.However, the Dash Wand isn't a media device, and Amazon's extensive media libraries can't be accessed with it.
  • Google Photos Will Now Automatically Share Your Snaps

    Google Photos Will Now Automatically Share Your Snaps

    Haven't uploaded those Memorial Day barbeque photos to Facebook and tagged your friends yet?You might decide not to, now that Google Photos can do much of the legwork for you.
  • 'Never10' Tool Stops Accidental Windows 10 Upgrades

    'Never10' Tool Stops Accidental Windows 10 Upgrades

    If you're tired of being nagged by Microsoft to upgrade to Windows 10, well-known software developer Steve Gibson has a solution.1 and disables Windows from automatically upgrading to Microsoft's latest operating system.
  • Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in May

    Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in May

    But everyone needs a moment to veg out on the couch, no matter the month, and here's what you can expect from Netflix this month.Marseille – May 5A Netflix original by the creator of Carlos, Marseille is set in the city of the same name and is filled with beautiful scenery, political intrigue, drug lords, and revenge.
  • The Best Cloud Storage and File-Sharing Services of 2017

    The Best Cloud Storage and File-Sharing Services of 2017

    We've rounded up the best cloud storage and file-sharing and -syncing services to help you decide which you should use.Distinct from but overlapping in some cases with cloud storage are online backup services.
  • 15 Games We're Most Excited to See at E3

    15 Games We're Most Excited to See at E3

    If you're someone who loves video games, then you're no doubt excited about the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo.In fact, E3 2016 could potentially have more games announced and on display than any other E3 in recent history.
  • The Best VR (Virtual Reality) Headsets of 2017

    The Best VR (Virtual Reality) Headsets of 2017

    Modern VR headsets fit under one of two categories: Mobile or tethered.Tethered headsets like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR are physically connected to PCs (or in the case of the PS VR, a PlayStation 4).