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Sonos made a playlist for Apple's HomePod launch

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A slew of reviews for Apple's new smart speaker HomePod dropped on Tuesday, and they all come to the same conclusion: It's good - if you can afford it and only use Apple products such as the iPhone and services such as Apple Music. - Do I need an existing Apple device for it to work? Note that the $199 Sonos One is able to use Alexa now, is adding Google Assistant support via a software update in the near future, and will have support for streaming music via Apple's upcoming ... Read More »

The FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) Raised to "Overweight" at Stephens

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The company reported a profit of 1 cent per share for the fourth quarter ended December 31, compared with analysts' average estimate of a net loss of 1 cent. Shares of FireEye (FEYE) traded up $0.95 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $15.07. Institutional investors own 68.18% of the company's stock. Read More »

NASA's New Horizons satellite snaps farthest image ever made from Earth

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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has turned its telescopic camera toward a field of stars - and made history. "And now, we've been able to make images farther from Earth than any spacecraft in history", Stern added. And with the probe continuing to hurtle through space at a speed of 700,000 miles (1.1 million km) per day, it will continue to collect more and more distant views of the universe. Read More »

Apple News Launches Coverage of 2018 Winter Olympics

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Apple has introduced a new section in Apple News that offers coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Apple has opened a live news section on its TV app for the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, which offers US users a few channels to pick from. Read More »

New Type Of 3D Vision In Praying Mantis Discovered

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To investigate how the praying mantis 3D vision works and differs from our own, the British researchers devised special, tiny 3D glasses that were temporarily glued to the heads of mantises with beeswax. The simplicity of the mantis's vision makes it an attractive model for vision in robotics, the scientists say. In comparison, human eyes tend to match up all the details seen by each eye to form one image. Read More »

Apple says DON'T fear about leaked source code - experts say DO

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IT security consultant/hacker Hector Martin downplayed how much of a security risk the iBoot leak could pose for Apple and its customers. While clarifying, the company said that the iPhone security doesn't rely on source code secrecy. Having access to such source code is one way for security researchers to find flaws in source code and report any bugs they might throw up that could potentially be exploited by hackers. Read More »

Metroid Prime 4 Release Date, Trailer, and Everything Else We Know

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Metroid Prime 4 was announced at E3 a year ago, though no lead developer was revealed, and no gameplay or trailer was shown. Do you want this rumour to be true? That particular job posting states that Bandai Namco Singapore is looking for a lead designer to work on an unannounced IP first-person shooter/action adventure game exclusive for Nintendo Switch, among other games. Read More »

Asteroid expected to pass near earth early on Saturday, says NASA

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This GIF from Nasa shows how close the rock's trajectory will get to the earth, relative to the moon's orbit. A small, newly discovered asteroid passed near Earth earlier his week and a second one is expected to follow suit Friday, according to scientists with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Read More »

Logan Paul is facing a serious backlash from PETA

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YouTube's Twitter account for vloggers today tweeted it had temporarily banned adverts from his channel "i$3 n response to Logan Paul's recent pattern of behaviour". He also said his reactions to the dead body were "raw and unfiltered", and that he regretted recording and posting the video. "This is not a decision we made lightly", YouTube said in a statement Friday. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Ban on 47 Russian athletes and coaches upheld

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Abe said before leaving for the Olympics he wanted to convey to the world that cooperation among the United States, Japan and South Korea on the North Korean threat "will not waver". In the aftermath of that decision, the International Olympic Committee decided not to extend an invitation to those with overturned bans - saying the decision "had not lifted the suspicion of doping". Read More »

Salman Khan to return in "Kick" sequel

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Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala and Salman Khan will reunite for Kick 2 , the sequel to their 2014 blockbuster action comedy. Now finally the director has announced its sequel, from last one year Sajid, was busy in the writing the script of this sequel film and it looks like finally, he has locked up one script. Read More »

Why The Latest Snapchat Update Has The Internet Going TF Off

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Snapchat users make up 36% of all moviegoers and 50% of all movie ticket sales in the US, according to that data , which was collected by the National Research Group ( NRG ) on behalf of Snap Inc. Copy the older Snapchat APK file that you retrieved from another device into the Download folder. The best way to prevent this update is to simply turn off the automatic app updates in the smartphone's settings. Read More »

Tesla Earnings: Model 3 Production Is Ramping Up

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Regions Financial Corp had 108 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jennison Associates LLC raised its position in Tesla by 17.1% during the 4th quarter. Shares of the Palo Alto, California-based company were barely changed in extended trading. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an equal weight rating and set a $317.00 target price on shares of Tesla in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Read More »

Overwatch Lunar New Year Event Is Live; Here Are All The Skins

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Allow me to break down what awaits you with this year's Lunar Event. Among the updates is a new map based on Thailand and some new mechanics for Capture the Flag. LOOT! Unlock over 50 new seasonal items-including legendary skins like Black Lily Widowmaker, Qinglong (Azure Dragon) Pharah, Xuanwu (Black Tortoise) Zarya, and Baihu (White Tiger) Genji-alongside gear from last Lunar New Year , available at reduced credit costs. Read More »

Auto expo gets electric push

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The move is also in line with the government's mission of having only electric vehicles being sold by 2030. "We are making a serious commitment towards innovation and investment in the launch of a full range of products that will connect the aspirations of our customers", he added. Read More »

Microsoft to Bring Progressive Web Apps to Windows 10, Including Microsoft Store

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Now, in the latest Windows Insider update preview, the company has called passwords "inconvenient and insecure" while showing off a new authenticator-based login system for Windows 10 S testers. PWAs are already supported in the Chrome and Firefox browsers, on desktops and mobiles, and will be supported in Windows 10's Edge following the Redstone 4 update . Read More »

Vampyr release date confirmed with final webseries entry 'Stories from the Dark'

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Vampyr will release for PC on June 5. Anything from the studio behind Life is unusual is interesting, but Vampyr in particular is a fascinating change of pace for the team behind the quietly dramatic sun-drenched teen drama. Are you excited to finally get a release date? The goal is to create a total immersion, which is why they also used motion capture to create realistic facial animations. Read More »

Recent Price Moves Of: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

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Koshinski Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $205.71 billion market cap company. It also reduced its holding in Amazon.Com Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 42,112 shares. Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $1.21 million activity. Read More »

Metal Gear Survive second beta set for February 16 to 18

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The game's first beta started on January 18 and featured three missions across two maps in co-op mode for up to four players online. There will be special daily challenges for you to try out, as well as the ability to get in-game rewards for the full game once you initially complete the creation of your character in the beta. Read More »

Falcon Heavy's third booster damages drone ship

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Just a dummy wearing a space suit nicknamed "Starman" as a tribute to David Bowie , according to SpaceX's CEO Elon Musk . Musk said the rocket - which is more than twice as powerful as any other rocket on the market - is ready to launch whatever SpaceX clients can dream up. Read More »

Why A Huge iOS Leak Means New Hacking Risks For Your iPhone

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The source code that was leaked online comes from the three-year-old iOS 9, though since it pertains the iPhone's boot process, it is likely still included in the latest version of Apple's mobile OS. For instance on its site, Apple clearly states that an iBoot system disclosure could be worth as much as $200,000 since it is such an integral part of the iPhone's source code. Read More »

Nintendo will convert Gold Points into Switch game discounts

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But for the entirety of the Switch's existence so far, it has remained an outside to this system. Of course, you can also continue to redeem your points for existing My Nintendo rewards for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS systems. Full details are available on Nintendo's website , it gives you the rundown of how much you'll earn on each purchase, and you can still earn gold coins on the Wii U and 3DS but can only use the discounts on the Switch. Read More »

Toddlers' eyebrows waxed at daycare, parents say

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Speaking about the response she got from an employee, she said, "She was like, 'I trust my staff, ' and then she giggled". The day care has since released a statement revealing it was "aware" of the complaint and are now "conducting their own" investigation'. Read More »

Ford Transit Connect Wagon debuts in Chicago

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If you're looking to replace your aging Windstar or your older Transit Connect, this 2019 goes on sale in the fall. Today's announcement at the Chicago auto show applies exclusively to the Wagon version of the Transit Connect with seats and windows. Read More »