Fitbit’s smartwatch struggles are real and not just in hardware

Fitbit’s smartwatch woes go beyond GPS and waterproofing: the company is also facing challenges building out the third-party app experience on its upcoming smartwatch, two people familiar with the company’s plans have said. Yesterday Yahoo Finance reported that Fitbit’s not-yet-a … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

How to lock down your iMessages so you don't snitch on yourself like Alabama's (former) governor

We’ve seen politicians sunk by not-so-private tweets. But one of the most recent political scandals saw former Alabama Governor Robert Bentley taken down by his own texts.  The politician, caught using public resources to cover up a torrid affair with a staffer, stepped down from … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Apple might have a secret team working on glucose sensor technology for diabetes

 Apple has hired a group of biomedical researchers to work on a secret project to monitor diabetic patients using sensors, according to a CNBC report. An estimated 371 million people have the disease worldwide and in the last few years, several tech companies have been trying to … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Steve Clifford: Defense was problem for 'disappointing' Charlotte Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Steve Clifford sat behind a table in the Hornets arena lamenting his team's defensive struggles in what he deemed a "disappointing" 2016-17 season. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

After awful season, Phoenix Suns pin their hopes on young talent

PHOENIX -- There was a time, long ago, that the Phoenix Suns were winners playing the most entertaining style in the NBA. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Oscar Robertson endorses Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook for MVP

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oscar Robertson endorsed Russell Westbrook for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award before the Thunder's regular-season finale against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Apple is secretly working to revolutionize how we treat diabetes

Personal computing, phones, watches, and ... diabetes?Cupertino-based Apple has over its 41-year lifespan successfully disrupted the former, but it may be about to revolutionize treatment for the latter. SEE ALSO: Apple just fixed an iPhone flaw that overwhelmed the 911 systemAcc … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Can Airlines Legally Kick Passengers Off Flights?

Do airlines have the legal standing to force passengers off overbooked flights? WSJ's Lee Hawkins has the answer. Photo: AP. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

We're Streaming iOS Games Live on Mobcrush [Wednesday Night Carter]

We're streaming live on Mobcrush right now. There's a couple different ways you can watch the stream, and they all work equally well and it's really just a matter of personal preference as to which method you prefer. The easiest way to watch is just watching the embedded player r … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Apple could soon make selfies way more noisy

What's more annoying than a selfie stick?Selfie drones, which are rapidly becoming more affordable, lighter, and easier to use—and, as of April 12, available in Apple stores around the country. SEE ALSO: Drone crashes through woman's apartment windowWhy would this method of self- … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

3DS sidescroller Hey! Pikmin release date revealed

Pikmin's portable side-scrolling spin-off, Hey! Pikmin, now has a release date of 28th July on 3DS.Nintendo announced the release date at the top of its Nintendo Direct stream tonight. Like other Pikmin titles, this handheld outing puts players in the space boots of stranded astr … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

In Portland, Uber launches initiative to add electric vehicles to its fleet

 With a new electric vehicle initiative, Uber is finally speaking Portland’s language. The company shares a rocky history with the famously green city, but that won’t stop Portland from becoming the first U.S. market where Uber will push a set benchmarks for electrifying its flee … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Eye-catching indie game puts progressive ideals over depressing backdrop

The Man Came Around is a survival RPG about trying to escape a fascist dictatorship within a powerful nation. It’s full of trauma, stealth, moral choices, and death — so, you know, fun. The game, made by Belgian studio Pipette Inc, went live on Kickstarter yesterday. This game is … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

BlackBerry awarded over $814 million back from Qualcomm in royalty overpayments

BlackBerry will get over $814 million back from Qualcomm in royalty overpayments, due to an arbitration decision for the two companies. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Watch the evolution of these Street Fighter characters over 30 years

Street Fighter, as fighting games go, is in a league of its own. After first releasing the title in 1987, Capcom has peppered us with a steady stream of iterative updates and new characters every few years to follow. A handful of characters have been punching and kicking each oth … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

'Super Senso' Will Finally Launch Worldwide in Late April

It's been a long time coming for turn-based strategy game Super Senso. It's been in soft launch for about 15 months now, picking up a publisher along the way in GungHo. It also was one of Apple's ten best games of 2016 on iPad in New Zealand despite not being out worldwide yet. B … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality is coming to this universe next week

Adult Swim breakout animated series Rick and Morty is getting its first VR adventure on 20th April with Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality.Coming to Oculus Rift and Vive via Steam, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality is developed by Owlchemy Labs, the studio responsible for mobile … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Yext is set to raise $115.5M in its IPO after final pricing

 Yext today said it would price its initial public offering at $11, meaning the company will raise around $115.5 million in its IPO as it sets up for a debut tomorrow. Yext will be the second enterprise company in the past week alone that will make its public debut tomorrow follo … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

'Baikoh' is a Word Puzzler That Punishes You for Typos

Developer Mum Not Proud is set to bring its word game Baikoh to iOS on April 27th. The game's on Android, if you are like me and enjoy a little taste of the dark side in your life. But if you don't, then, well, it will be on your Apple device of choice soon enough. This word game … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Carmelo Anthony decides to play in New York Knicks' season finale

NEW YORK (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony has decided to play in what could be his final game with the New York Knicks. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Nintendo reveals Joy-Con battery grips and new color, standalone Switch dock

 Nintendo will offer a special battery grip accessory for its Joy-Con controller accessory, which will be offered in sets of two and add more life to the already considerable 20-hour runtime of the Joy-Cons using their built-in power. Nintendo is also going to add a new color opt … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Can Trump ‘Reset’ U.S.-Russia Relations?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, said relations between the countries are ‘at a low point.’ Does President Donald Trump still see an opportunity for a reset? WSJ’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer. Photo: Getty | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Nintendo Direct trailer roundup: Arms, Splatoon 2, Fire Emblem, and more

Nintendo held one of its Direct video events today, and it showed off a ton of new games. The publisher hit fans with a rapid-fire succession of announcements and tidbits, but it also spent some extra time with Arms and Splatoon 2. But we’ve gone ahead and gathered together all o … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Splatoon 2 release date slated for July

Splatoon 2 is coming to Switch on 21st July, Nintendo revealed tonight on a Nintendo Direct stream. While the squid-based sequel doesn't look a whole lot di… | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Will AI-powered robot lawyers still use cheesy billboard ads?

GUEST: In the words of one technology analyst, the legal profession hasn’t really changed since the time of Charles Dickens. And like the never-ending Jarndyce and Jarndyce lawsuit in Dickens’ Bleak House, today’s courtrooms are overburdened and justice often frustratingly slow. … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Nintendo’s new Zelda amiibo explain Breath of the Wild’s mysterious Fierce Deity armor

During one of its Direct live-streams this evening, Nintendo revealed three new Zelda amiibo alongside an avalanche of release dates for new Switch games. These amiibo include Link toys specific to N64 classic Majora’s Mask and the Wii U entries in the franchise, Twilight Princes … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

The Atlantic Daily: Presidential Pivots

What We’re FollowingForeign Policy: Today, in a thorough reversal of one of his most memorable campaign statements, President Trump praised NATO’s role in fighting terrorism and preserving international peace. (He also reversed some of his former key economic positions.) It’s har … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Academies: we need to talk about Members

Our blog articles feature the latest ideas and thinking from our Action and Research Centre and Fellowship staff and guest bloggers. You are welcome to contribute and comment. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Snap prepares to sell its soul as it attempts to turn a profit

Millenials, be careful what you snap, because Snapchat is about to offer advertisers more information on your whereabouts. Snap Inc is set to roll out a new tool for advertisers called “Snap to Store.” This tool collects info and provides data to show advertisers which campaigns … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

The ‘new Google Earth’ will be revealed on April 18

Google is sending out press invites to attend a media event on April 18, where the company will reveal the new version of Google Earth. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Arms release date confirmed for June

Switch-exclusive cartoonish boxing game Arms is slated for release on 16th June.Nintendo made the announcement during a Nintendo Direct tonight where it showed off some of the intricacies of the game's combat system. As it turns out Arms may also have legs.It has kicks, anyway. N … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Arms releases for Nintendo Switch on June 16

Nintendo plans to go into the summer swinging. The Japanese game company revealed during its Direct presentation today that its fighting game Arms will release on June 16 for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo revealed Arms earlier in the year. It features characters with extendable a … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

BlackBerry’s stock had a great day after the company won a big dispute with Qualcomm

 Earlier today, BlackBerry’s stock hit its highest point more than a year, and all it took was a lousy $814.9 million arbitration win. It’s a healthy bounce back for the embattled company, which has spent the last year working to make a major shift from all-in phone maker to soft … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Splatoon 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch on July 21st

The squid kids are back. Today Nintendo announced that the sequel to multiplayer ink shooter Splatoon will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on July 21st.The original Splatoon debuted on the Wii U in 2015, and marked Nintendo’s first proper foray into the world of competitive mult … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Splatoon 2 launches July 21 with cooperative horde mode

Splatoon 2 will have more than a competitive multiplayer. Nintendo revealed today that its ink shooter launches July 21. And it will have a cooperative four-player horde mode called Salmon Run where players will team up to take on waves of enemies. Your team must collect special … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Nintendo introduces new neon yellow Joy-Con color and controller battery pack

Nintendo today announced a few hardware add-ons to its one-month-old Switch console, revealed during one of its Nintendo Direct live-streams. There’s now a neon yellow Joy-Con color option for both the left and right controllers and the wrist strap. The company is also introducin … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

You can buy a second Nintendo Switch dock on May 19th

Nintendo will start selling standalone Switch docks on May 19th. The company announced the release date today, saying that the docks will be available in “limited quantities” next month. They’ll be available to purchase from Nintendo’s online store as well as select (though unann … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition launches digitally on May 11

Minecraft is building a bridge to another platform. Nintendo announced during its Direct presentation today that the Switch version of the hit block-building game is coming out digitally on May 11. A physical version will show up in stores at a later date. Minecraft is one of the … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Minecraft is coming to Nintendo Switch on May 11th

Minecraft is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. Today Nintendo revealed that the best-selling crafting game will launch on its new console on May 11th. The Switch edition looks to be much the same as the Wii U version, complete with Super Mario Bros.-themed content exclusive … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Nintendo introduces yellow Switch Joy-Cons and a battery pack

Nintendo Switch is getting a new color. You no longer need to settle for gray, blue, or red Joy-Cons when it comes to your Nintendo Switch. The publisher revealed during a Direct video event today that it is introducing a yellow option as well. You can buy these separately for $8 … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Let’s meet in Longmont, Colorado next week

 As part of the NewTech Meetup we will be holding a very cool pitch-off at the Oskar Blues The Oak Room at 1800 Pike Road in Longmont, CO. We are holding it on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 starting at 6:00pm. The pitch-off will happen at about eight. You can RSVP here. To apply to p … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Google Home now helps you track flight prices

Owners of the Google Home connected speaker can now ask it to track the prices of airline flights so they can be alerted of any changes. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

You can totally get rid of that stupid ad on the Windows 10 lock screen

I'm usually a fatalist when it comes to technology. If something doesn't work the way I want it to, or the way I expect it to, and there's no dotfile nearby to hack on, I throw up my hands in despair and curse the sad state of the entire industry.That's why I only today decided t … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

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Cloud, Bayonetta, Corrin, and more Links are getting new Amiibos

Make some room on your shelf, Nintendo fans. Nintendo revealed new Amiibos during its Direct presentation today. Amiibos are Nintendo’s toys-to-life line. The figurines can interact with the Switch, Wii U, and 3DS systems, unlocking content for certain games. The Amiibos include … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Nintendo’s wild Switch fighter Arms is launching June 16th

The Nintendo Switch lineup is getting a bit more violent very soon. Today the company announced that Arms, a motion-controlled fighting game for Switch, will be releasing on June 16th. It was previously pegged for a spring launch.Arms is part of a small-but-growing list of origin … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

The Genesis GV80 is a luxury SUV that just happens to run on hydrogen

The hydrogen fuel cell bandwagon is getting crowded. Despite the limitations of the technology (California is the only state with fueling infrastructure), major brands like Honda, Hyundai, Toyota, and Kia say they want to mass-produce more zero-emission, fuel cell vehicles. Now G … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

'Sine Mora EX' Enhanced Port Leaked for Mobile by Brazilian Ratings Board

The other day, with Sine Mora [appprice url=""] going on sale for $0.99, I remarked that with the announcement of Sine Mora EX, it'd be nice if the enchanced version of the game also came to iOS. I wasn't ne … | Continue reading | 2 years ago