Samsung’s House Monitor solves the massive monitor drawback

Samsung’s House Monitor solves the massive monitor drawback 1

Big monitors are great for many obvious reasons. They let you spread your digital workspace out across a larger area and magnify details to make them easier to see at a comfortable distance. Curved ultra-wide monitors provide an immersive experience by surrounding you with a screen. Once you’ve spent any amount of time working on […]

Samsung’s House Monitor solves the large monitor downside

Samsung’s House Monitor solves the large monitor downside 6

Big monitors are great for many obvious reasons. They let you spread your digital workspace out across a larger area and magnify details to make them easier to see at a comfortable distance. Curved ultra-wide monitors provide an immersive experience by surrounding you with a screen. Once you’ve spent any amount of time working on […]

Democrats press Mitch McConnell to take up internet neutrality invoice

Democrats press Mitch McConnell to take up internet neutrality invoice 11

Today, Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) took to the floor of the Senate in an attempt to force a vote on a bill to reinstate net neutrality on the one-year anniversary of its reversal. “Under Sen. McConnell’s leadership, the Republicans are trying to bury this bill in a legislative graveyard,” Markey said, referring to the Save […]

Ten state attorneys basic are suing to dam T-Cellular-Dash merger

Ten state attorneys basic are suing to dam T-Cellular-Dash merger 12

A group of 10 state attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, is filing a multi-state lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint while the US Justice Department’s decision looms. “When it comes to corporate power, bigger isn’t always better,” James said. “The T-Mobile and Sprint merger would not […]

A pc virus has thrown Philadelphia’s courtroom system into chaos

A pc virus has thrown Philadelphia’s courtroom system into chaos 16

Since May 21st, a virus has shut down Philadelphia’s online court system, bringing network access to a standstill. The problems started unexpectedly: suddenly, no one could seem to access the system to file documents. “It wasn’t working,” says Rachel Gallegos, a senior staff attorney with the civil legal aid organization Community Legal Services. “I thought […]

AI is worse at figuring out home items from lower-income international locations

AI is worse at figuring out home items from lower-income international locations 17

Object recognition algorithms sold by tech companies, including Google, Microsoft, and Amazon, perform worse when asked to identify items from lower-income countries. These are the findings of a new study conducted by Facebook’s AI lab, which shows that AI bias can not only reproduce inequalities within countries, but also between them. Algorithms were up to […]

AI is worse at figuring out home items from lower-income international locations

AI is worse at figuring out home items from lower-income international locations 19

Object recognition algorithms sold by tech companies, including Google, Microsoft, and Amazon, perform worse when asked to identify items from lower-income countries. These are the findings of a new study conducted by Facebook’s AI lab, which shows that AI bias can not only reproduce inequalities within countries, but also between them. Algorithms were up to […]

Fb can pay you to let it monitor what you do in your cellphone

Fb can pay you to let it monitor what you do in your cellphone 21

Facebook will once again begin paying people to monitor how they use their phone through a new app called Study. The app will monitor which apps are installed on a person’s phone, the time spent using those apps, the country you’re in, and additional app data that could reveal specific features you’re using, among other […]

Google Stadia hands-on: near-flawless Doom Everlasting working on a Chromebook

Google Stadia hands-on: near-flawless Doom Everlasting working on a Chromebook 26

Google’s presence at the video game industry’s largest annual convention can be felt everywhere. The company doesn’t have a physical presence at E3 here in Los Angeles, not in the way large game publishers like Microsoft, EA, and Nintendo do. But its all-new cloud gaming platform Stadia is top of mind for attendees and companies […]

YouTube is altering its notification system to handle creator frustration

YouTube is altering its notification system to handle creator frustration 27

YouTube creators have long bemoaned the company’s irregular and untrustworthy notification delivery system, but new product changes are looking to address those frustrations. Notifications are now automatically set to personalized, according to a new blog post from the product team. That means that not everyone who subscribes is going to get the same videos delivered […]

iMovie for iOS provides a inexperienced display screen characteristic

iMovie for iOS provides a inexperienced display screen characteristic 28

The latest update for Apple’s iMovie for iOS gives the video-editing app a green screen feature, 80 new soundtracks, ClassKit support, and more. Plenty of other video-editing apps offer green screen functionality, but it’s nice to have the option available within iMovie. The feature lets you remove anything in the background that’s green or blue, […]

Firefox’s new brand has extra hearth, much less fox

Firefox’s new brand has extra hearth, much less fox 30

They warned us that it was coming, and now it’s here: Mozilla took the wraps off its new logo for the storied Firefox web browser today. But before you say “What did they do to that poor fox!” know that the logo you see above actually isn’t the browser logo — that’s the brand-new overarching […]

Instagram will go away up deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg

Instagram will go away up deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg 33

A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg was uploaded to Instagram earlier this week, as first reported by Motherboard, leading to heated speculation as to how the company would react to apparent defamation against its founder and CEO. But according to a spokesperson, Facebook will not be removing the video, following the same policy applied to […]

Pixel four rumors are heating up: movement sensing and a sq. digicam bump

Pixel four rumors are heating up: movement sensing and a sq. digicam bump 34

Google has been releasing Pixel phones in October for three years now, and so we’re expecting a Pixel 4 and a Pixel 4 XL this October too. Like clockwork, the leaks have begun, though at this early date it’s a little hard to nail down precise details with confidence. Still, there are a few pieces […]

The most important information from Elon Musk’s Tesla shareholder assembly

The most important information from Elon Musk’s Tesla shareholder assembly 35

Horses were a somewhat unexpected theme at Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting. After CEO Elon Musk suggested that owning a gas car would be the equivalent of using a horse to get around, a Tesla shareholder asked Musk if the company’s announced pickup would have enough go power to haul her horse. “I didn’t mean to […]

Fujifilm’s Instax Mini LiPlay brings audio to the moment digicam expertise

Fujifilm’s Instax Mini LiPlay brings audio to the moment digicam expertise 36

Fujifilm has just announced its latest Instax camera, the Instax Mini LiPlay. Like prior Instax Mini cameras, the Mini LiPlay takes lo-fi rectangular images that are developed instantly. It also has the ability to capture digital images and audio at the same time, which you can view on its LCD screen or transfer to your […]

DJI’s latest drone is a $499 tank meant to show children how one can code

DJI’s latest drone is a $499 tank meant to show children how one can code 42

Dronemaker DJI has spent the last few years running a massive robotics competition in China called RoboMasters, where students build and code robots that do battle in a literal arena. Now, DJI wants to sell a more approachable version of that idea to kids in the US, China, and Japan, with an educational toy robot […]