Emerging Tech

A projection onto Sydney Opera House causes huge rumpus in Australia

Projection mapping can be a beautiful spectacle, with the digital performance art allowing artists’ imaginations to run riot with colorful creations that splash entertaining imagery onto huge buildings. Suggest projecting an ad onto Sydney Opera House, however, and you could run into trouble. A national debate has been raging among Australians for the past week after […]

Photography

Zeiss puts Lightroom inside a full-frame camera with a huge touchscreen

Previous Next ZEISS ZX1 Zeiss ZEISS ZX1 Zeiss ZEISS ZX1 Zeiss Smartphones offer built-in editing, but dedicated cameras have better image quality — Zeiss thinks photographers shouldn’t have to choose between the two. The Zeiss ZX1 is a compact full-frame camera with Adobe Lightroom CC built-in — and a touchscreen that rivals the size of […]

Gaming

Nvidia Reports Huge Decline In GPU Sales for Cryptocurrency Mining

Demand for graphics cards in the cryptocurrency mining world appears to be plummeting. On Thursday, Nvidia reported a huge drop in GPU sales for cryptocurrency mining rigs during this year’s second quarter, when Bitcoin’s value sunk to a yearly low. Nvidia originally anticipated “cryptocurrency-specific product revenue” reaching $ 100 million during the quarter, but it […]

Emerging Tech

A huge meteorite just splashed into the ocean, and scientists want to find it

[embedded content] Residents of Ocean Shores, Washington, were startled on the evening of March 7 when a bright flash lit up the sky and a tremendous boom rattled the sleepy seaside town. “They thought it was a spaceship,” local resident Brittany Bryson told the Seattle Times. It wasn’t a spaceship, but it was definitely a […]

Gears & Gadgets

Microsoft’s USB Type-C dongle for Surface Pro is finally here, and it’s huge

Enlarge / The dongle’s official name is the "Surface Connect to USB-C Adapter." Microsoft When the Surface Pro was refreshed last year we were surprised and disappointed to see that it joined the Surface Laptop in having neither USB Type-C nor Thunderbolt 3. Instead, Microsoft said that it would be shipping a USB Type-C dongle […]

Top Stories

Pokemon trading has finally come to Pokemon Go – but there's a huge catch and players are frustrated

The good news is that, as promised, Pokémon Go rolled out a new set of social features on Thursday that finally bring the ability to trade Pokémon with your friends, among other perks.  The bad news is that, at least at launch, the feature is only available for players at the game’s maximum level of […]

Gears & Gadgets

Huge Apple Maps outage prevents all users from searching, getting directions [Update]

Enlarge Valentina Palladino Those who attempted to use Apple Maps this morning during their commutes were met with a frustrating situation—Apple’s navigation app hasn’t been working properly for much of the day. Problems appeared around 7am PT/10am ET, resulting in errors when users searched for route directions and for specific locations. The message “Directions not […]

Top Stories

Apple's mistakes with HomePod will cost it a huge new market, according to a brutal Deutsche Bank analysis

AppleEven fancy ads can’t up the HomePod’s appeal. Analysts at Deutsche Bank said Apple’s HomePod smart speaker has “missed the mark” because it’s too limited and expensive compared to Google and Amazon’s competitors. This is important, because smart speakers might be the gateway for big tech firms into the growing smart home market. Amazon and […]

Top Stories

How to find the secret ending to the huge new 'God of War' game on PlayStation 4

SonyThe God of War himself, Kratos, and his son, Atreus. The new “God of War” game has a secret ending. It’s easy to miss, but it’s not hard to find after you finish the game’s main storyline. Here are spoiler-free instructions for how to see the ending. The new “God of War” game is so […]