Image: kanye image: David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock, ‘The Terminator, ‘ Orion Pictures By Adario Strange2017-03-18 17:40:56 UTC Before Kanye West gets to the White House, first, we’ll have to survive the robot apocalypse brought about by his A.I.-powered doppelgänger.  No, this isn’t science-fiction. It’s a very real...

In our Uber-powered world, people call upon strangers to take them wherever their typing fingers take them. For Uber, riders are in control of Points A and B—drivers are glorified chauffeurs.  With Roadie, it’s put in reverse (just to back it up). The startup, backed by rapper-turned-movie star-turned-tech entrepreneur Chris “Ludacris”...

With news that Netflix is changing up reviews, Google Home is playing unwanted ads and Spotify is hinting at premium-only albums, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps. We’ve kept up for you. Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, to keep you in the loop with everything coming...

Keyboard nerds like me could become a dying breed if the voice-controlled future accelerates at us quite as quickly as companies like Alexa-owning Amazon hope. But in the interim, with screens still loitering in the orbits of our fingertips, texting remains the done thing (well, not counting kids who prefer recording voice messages to...

For Facebook, Snapchat isn’t an app to be feared.  It’s a feature to be absorbed. The world’s largest social network  relentlessly taunts Snap Inc., their much-smaller competitor, known mostly for its disappearing messages app, by lifting Snap’s core functionality, and dumping it into a variety of products it doesn’t really...

If you launch a new console with a massively successful game like Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it’s not that hard to sell your console. This is exactly what is happening with the Nintendo Switch as Nintendo is ramping up production for the next 12 months. Nintendo already said that the company was planning to sell 2 million consoles for the month of March....

Tab clutter is no good. Image: Shutterstock / gpointstudio By Brett Williams2017-03-17 23:04:07 UTC Facebook constantly tweaks its user experience to give its members what they want, but the latest update is sure to drive pop-up haters, i.e. everyone, up the wall.   We spotted a new feature Friday that threads comment replies into a new pop-up window,...

Apple is trying to tap into local talent by building new research centers around the world. As spotted by MacRumors, the company just announced on its Chinese website that it is going to build two new R&D centers in Shanghai and Suzhou. This is going to be a significant investment as Apple plans to spend 3.5 billion yuan, or a little bit more than $500 million....

It looks like WIkiLeaks’ promise to work with tech companies to fix their security vulnerabilities may come with a few strings attached after all. In a move that’s surprising to exactly no one, WikiLeaks has reportedly told Apple, Microsoft and Google that it won’t share details related to the CIA’s hacking techniques until the companies...

One of the hardest things about Raspberry Pi and Arduino is figuring out where to stick all the pieces. While both of these systems work well alone – you can have a lot of fun with just a board and an Internet connection – it’s also fun to add little things like printers and screens to make fun projects. That’s where the Atomo comes in. This...