Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Windows 10 will get option for Windows Store-only apps

We already knew that Windows 10 had lot of inspiration for the mobile platforms, but the upcoming Creators Update will blur the lines even more, with a new option that allows you to restrict app installation to those downloaded via Windows Store alone.

Monday, February 27, 2017

SpaceX will fly 2 tourists around the moon in 2018

Elon Musk and SpaceX show no sign of wanting to slow down their space program, and they're even considering taking two tourists on a trip around the Moon (and back) next year.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Google's Gboard keyboard for iOS gets voice transcription

Google's keyboard for iOS was missing a nifty feature that you have on Android for a long time, but they finally found a way to bring it to its competitor's platform: voice recognition.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Portugal would receive Tesla's Gigafactory with open arms

It's still nothing but wishful thinking, but a Facebook group with over 70k people is hoping Elon Musk can consider Portugal as a viable place for the planned Europen Gigafactory.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

New malware tricks Chrome users via "missing font" warning

Attackers are always devising new ways to trick victims, and there's a new round of attacks going on as we speak, trying to trick Chrome users into installing malware by telling them there's a font missing.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

How to see icons from email senders on Gmail

There are countless tools that aim to make it easier to manage your email; but if all you're looking for is a way to see who's really sending you an email, then check out this Gmail Sender Icons.

Monday, February 20, 2017

LOVE record player spins its head instead of the record

Long gone are the "good'old" days of the vinyl records, but it's also true that these records have been experiencing a somewhat nostalgic increase in interest by new (and old) generations. Now, there's even a record player that turns things upside down, and plays a record while keeping it standing still.

Friday, February 17, 2017

5 ways to snap screenshots on Windows

Capturing a screenshot is one of the thing that, sooner or later, every user has to do, and most Windows users now that they can use the PrtScr ("Print Screen") key to do it. However, you may be surprised there are a few extra ways to grab screenshots, and some may even help you save valuable time.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Android and iOS rule 99.6% of the market

Should there be any doubts regarding the state of mobile platforms at the present date, Gartner's latest statistics show what you were probably imagining for a long time: Android and iOS rule the world, and BlackBerry and Windows Phones are dead.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Apple's patent shows display that can read your fingerprint

Going for a full-display iPhone (as expected for the next iPhone 8) comes with a lot of side-effects, and finding a way to read your fingerprint without having a TouchID "button" is one of them. Thankfully, Apple seems to be working on displays that can read your fingerprints no matter where you touch them.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Apple orders extra 60M OLED displays from Samsung

It seems Apple has definitely fallen in love with OLED screens for its next iPhone, and confirming it is an order for an additional 60 million OLED displays won by Samsung Display.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Google Maps gets private and public lists for places and locations

Tired of having to use an external app to keep track of places of interest? Well, you'll now be able to create and manage lists of places directly on Google Maps app.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Tesla's frunk can be opened in under 5s using nothing but a screwdriver

If you own a Tesla Model S or Model X, beware of what you leave on the "frunk", as it can be opened quite easily in just a couple of seconds using nothing a but a screwdriver - and it's intended to be that way.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Sony's new sensor can capture Full HD video at 960fps

Sony is one of the world's best image sensor manufacturers, and one of their upcoming image sensors will really be a game changer, by adding a DRAM layer directly to the sensor itself.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Google's AI can enhance 8x8 pixel images

A few months ago we saw Google's super-resolution upscaling in action, but not it's taking thing even further, adding detail and making sense of even low resolution 8x8 pixel images.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Turn Touch home remote

Tired of having a smart home that requires you to pick your smartphone to do even the most basic things? Well, Turn Touch is a small and natural remote control that reminds us that some things are better left to actual physical buttons.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Ulefone Metal comes with 3GB RAM for $113

You don't have to spend a fortune to get a high-end smartphone. In fact, you can get one for just a but over $100, as my friend Luis Costa tells us regarding the Ulefone Metal.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Europe competes for 2nd place after "America First"

Donald Trump's America First has become a source of inspiration for countless other countries wanting to be... second.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Chrome for iOS gets QR Code reader

Tired of fumbling around trying to find a QR Code reader app on your iPhone when you need it the most? Well, look no more, as Chrome for iOS can now scan QR Codes with ease.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

LG UltraFine 5K doesn't work near WiFi routers

LG's UltraFine 5K monitors are Apple's recommended Thunderbolt 3 monitors for their MacBook Pro... but be aware you might not be able to use this ultra-high resolution screen if you have a WiFI router nearby.

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