How to Turn Your Microwave into a Camera

You can turn a microwave into a camera and I’ll teach you how in a minute, but before I do, let me share this news item. In a recent interview with a reporter from the Bergen Record, Kellyanne Conway was asked about surveillance. She responded: “There are many ways to surveil each other now, unfortunately. […]

Gmail can now stream video attachments on the desktop

From Google: Today, we’re rolling out a quality of life improvement to Gmail desktop users that makes previewing video attachments in Gmail much smoother and quicker. Previously, in order to view a video attachment in Gmail, you would have to download it to your computer and open it with a media player. Starting today, when […]

A Jacket Made From Electronic Thread Goes on Sale This Year [video]

We have been trying to update our clothing for quite some time now. From clothing that can help us with our work out to something that can change to a new design on command, the concept of “smart clothing” isn’t entirely new. But when the biggest names in tech and fashion come together to sponsor […]

Google’s DeepMind makes AI program that can learn like a human

I don’t know what to think about this. I’m going to need to consult my computer Researchers have overcome one of the major stumbling blocks in artificial intelligence with a program that can learn one task after another using skills it acquires on the way. Developed by Google’s AI company, DeepMind, the program has taken […]

NVIDIA Working with PACCAR on Self-Driving Trucks

NVIDIA announced today that it’s working with PACCAR, a leading global truck manufacturer, on developing solutions for autonomous vehicles. The collaboration was shared by NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang during his keynote at the Bosch Connected World conference in Berlin. Separately, he provided details of NVIDIA’s partnership with Bosch, the world’s largest automotive supplier, […]

Malware found preinstalled on 38 Android phones used by 2 companies

A commercial malware scanner used by businesses has recently detected an outbreak of malware that came preinstalled on more than three dozen Android devices. An assortment of malware was found on 38 Android devices belonging to two unidentified companies. This is according to a blog post published Friday by Check Point Software Technologies, maker of […]

Twitter to open live streaming service

Twitter is expected to open its live-streaming API, which will allow media companies to use the platform to stream content to users. The move will allow media firms to post livestreams directly to Twitter. Companies previously had to organise a streaming arrangement with Twitter or use the Periscope app. “Twitter will also announce partnerships with […]

The Latest Version of Chrome Will Prevent Tabs From Killing Your Battery Life

The latest version of Google Chrome (which is available now) will finally do something to prevent background tabs from killing your laptop’s battery. Google Chrome is the world’s most popular web browser, but anyone who uses it heavily on a laptop knows that with a lot of tabs open in the background, your battery lifeā€”as […]

Consumer-focused Vuze VR camera breaks price barrier

Humaneyes Technologies has finally launched its much-anticipated consumer-focused VR camera. The Israeli firm debuted the Vuze VR camera last May, opening the device for preorders. While shipping was initially expected to commence late last year, the date was pushed forward to March, 2017. Today at SXSW, Humaneyes announced that the Vuze is shipping this week […]