The pen is not mightier than the robot

I have always assumed – which of course makes me an ass – that my chosen career path as a writer was safe from our robot overlords. I also didn’t think that the robot overlords would want my job anyways – which of course makes me a double ass –given that most journalists these da … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

21 Great Examples of Venue Websites

Websites are a fantastic opportunity for an event venue to show off its true potential. As well as great design they have to be informative, seamless and user friendly. Here are 21 top global event venue websites. As an event planner venue websites can often be a let down. In fac … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Face-Off: Resident Evil 4 Remastered

Resident Evil 4 is more than ten-years-old now, and despite myriad ports, we've still yet to receive a definitive edition, a remaster that matches and exceeds the quality of the GameCube original in every way. So when it was announced that Resident Evil 4 was being ported to Xbox … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men

In my Weekend Update Newsletter, I share great content. A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Wacom's digital notepads take you halfway to a Yoga Book

One of the most interesting bits of tech at IFA this year has been the digital notepad feature of Lenovo's Yoga Book. Slip a pad of paper onto the touch panel, start drawing with Lenovo's pen (using real ink!), and your analog scribbles will be immediately digitized on screen, co … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Endless September (10 quick rules)

Every year, IT professionals at colleges have to deal with an influx of newbies, all of whom ask precisely the same questions as the newbies did last year. It's Sisyphean. Of course, every day on the internet is like September,... | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Partikelchen hinterlässt sichtbare Spur auf ESA-Satelliten

Der Solarflügel des Copernicus-Satelliten Sentinel-1A ist von einem millimetergroßen Weltraumpartikel getroffen worden. Der Einschlag hat zum Glück keinen Einfluss auf die Routineoperationen des Satelliten, ist auf dem Foto oben rechts... | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Watch: Seven times video games were just really, really gross

Resident Evil 7 looks pretty good, if you ask me - in all honesty I thought the days in which I could muster excitement for an upcoming Resi title were long… | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Pokémon Go bekommt "Kumpel"-System

Pokémon Go hat einen fulminanten Start hingelegt, seit Mitte Juli aber über 10 Millionen Spieler verloren. Um gegenzusteuern hat Entwickler Niantic Labs ein neues Feature angekündigt: Buddy Pokémon oder auf Deutsch Kumpel-Pokémon.... | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Pokémon Go, mid-life crisis and me, by Ellie Gibson

I will be 40 next year, and I am in the midst of a mid-life crisis. How do I know this? It's not because my idea of a party is staying in with a good Merlot and my complimentary copy of Waitrose Weekend. It's not because I sometimes put Radio 6 Music on extra loud, in the hope my … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

The 10 biggest European tech stories this week

This week, tracked 21 technology M&A transactions, 1 IPO and 56 funding deals (totalling €208.9 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) By far the biggest news this week: The EU hit Apple with … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Chatbots are a creation channel for storytelling

GUEST: I worked at Betaworks this past summer. Pursuing an opportunity to work there was probably one of the best decisions I have ever made. The experiences were invaluable, and I have already documented two of the major lessons I picked up (Permission vs Advice and Influence vs … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Crunch Report | SpaceX Hyperloop Test Track

We take a look at Sanbot’s robot, which serves and protects, Hyperloop test track has been spotted being built in LA, Mercedes-Benz is working on an ‘in-car office,’ Google sets out to prove machines aren’t very good at fashion design, and Google is set to debut Echo competitor a … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

The 4 Mistakes Your Customers See from Your eCommerce Site

Find out the mistake you're making with your e-commerce site that prevents potential customers from buying on your online store. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Amazon, Apple, Google support Microsoft in legal fight for disclosures of government data access

(Reuters) – Technology, media, pharmaceutical and other companies, along with major corporate lobbying groups, filed legal briefs on Friday in support of a Microsoft lawsuit that aims to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

What Are The Benefits Of Accounting Course?

When a enterprise expands it is obvious that there’s a greater want of human and financial useful resource to manage the increasing business. Most corporations make investments numerous time and vitality into the method of job value accounting. Note: The CEF per-prefix counters … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

3 Reasons Your Small Retail Business Should Accept Payment By Credit and Debit Card

If you run a small retail business like a boutique, independent convenience store or even a stall at a farmer’s market, then it may seem like the easiest option is to accept only cash payments. This means you don’t have to worry about having the infrastructure in place to perform … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

John McAfee sues Intel to challenge trademark infringement threat

John McAfee and MGT Capital Investments, a publicly traded company that in May announced that it had acquired McAfee’s anti-spying company D-Vasive and appointed McAfee as its chief executive, today filed suit against chipmaker Intel. The filing comes three months after an Intel … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Mesmerizing GIF shows the slow death of a sea

LONDON — Prior to 1960, the Aral Sea in Central Asia had been one of the four largest lakes in the world. Now, a series of NASA satellite images reveals how the once impressive body of water has been depleted to just 10% of its original size.SEE ALSO: Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Annua … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

World of Warcraft: Legion Day 4 journal — torn between Tauren and demons

It’s time for high adventure on Highmountain. I started my third Legion zone during my fourth day with World of Warcraft’s newest expansion. It’s a beautiful location, but it hasn’t grabbed me the same way Azsuna and Stormheim did. My World of Warcraft: Legion journal Day 1 Day 2 … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Apple is using wizardry to tweet without tweeting

Apple is pulling a Samsung by using ‘dark’ tweets to remind Twitter users about its upcoming event. Much like Samsung did back in February, Apple is responding to messages through paid Twitter advertising (or this trick) — a move that keeps the tweet from appearing on its own tim … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A New Frontier debuts in November

The third season of Telltale’s smash hit narrative series, The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series — A new Frontier, debuts in November. The new season features Clementine, a young girl who seems to be getting older, even as she’s growing up in the horrific zombie universe of The W … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

The TouchArcade Show - 272 - Something's Not Right Here

Eli's at PAX West and Jared had to follow an urgent Sasquatch sighting tip in the Alabama wilderness, so this week's episode is a bit different. It's the Carter and Shaun Podcast Takeover 2016! We chat about the new Lumines: Puzzle and Music [$2.99] that just came out, and discus … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Hackers found an exploit to bring banned Twitter accounts back from the grave

When Twitter bans an account, nobody expects it to come back from the dead. Yet, that’s exactly what happened recently when a group called ‘Spain Squad’ managed to resurrect several accounts Twitter had recently taken offline. Accounts like @DarkNet, @1337, @Hell and @LizardSquad … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Deal: Pre-owned Galaxy Note devices going for $350 or less

Act today and you can snag a refurbished device from Samsung's Galaxy Note line at some impressively low prices from | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Telltale's The Walking Dead returns in November for season three

Telltale Games' The Walking Dead adaptation is delivering more of its compelling interactive narrative this November with "A New Frontier," the third season in the series. The plot, having jumped a few years, now features one of the protagonists from season one, Clementine, as a … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

The invisible @apple tweet

Here’s a silly thing because it is the ass end of a Friday. Apple just started using the Twitter account — @apple — that they’ve had since 2011. And they’re using it to send out an ‘invisible’ tweet. Read More | Continue reading | 2 years ago

VR adoption among Steam users has crashed to a halt

The hot days of summer have not led to gamers looking for an escape in virtual reality. The number of new HTC Vive owners on Steam grew only 0.3 percent in July and was flat in August, according to a survey (via Reddit) of customers that use Valve’s distribution network. The Ocul … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

How to make sense of human resources technology

GUEST: The world of human resource management is under siege. Human resources technology has been changing the way HR personnel manage all that they do for years. And there is no sign of slowing. Recruiting, scheduling, employee training and the many other HR functions are being … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Instagram will be gaining pinch-to-zoom on Android

It's a user interface feature that we've come to accept as part of the everyday design language of mobile, but now it's finally coming to Instagram. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

If You Like TouchArcade, Please Support Our Patreon

Hey everyone, it's Friday and we're close to the end of the week of TouchArcade blasting stories out (unless anything cool happens over the weekend we need to cover), but the fact still remains: To survive, we very much need your support. The business of running a web site is tri … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

This WARN winch drags off-roading tech into the 21st century

If I were forced to list the top five most antiquated activities a person can partake in, from least advanced to most, it would look something like this:Jumping ropeChurning butterOff-roadingSpearfishingMicrowaving a burritoAs you can see, dead center in that list is "off-roading … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Samsung's handling of Galaxy Note 7 recall raises conerns for US officials

Although Samsung moved quickly to stop shipments of its Galaxy Note 7 amid reports the batteries could catch fire or explode, federal officials expressed concern Friday that the company opted not to follow traditional procedures.Typically, recalls in the US that involve safety is … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Jeremy Bloom on sports technology and his new startup show

He’s a U.S. Olympian, NFL alum, startup CEO and now a TV host. Jeremy Bloom sat down with TechCrunch to tell us about his new show “Adventure Capitalists,” which he characterizes as “Shark Tank meets the great outdoors.” The CNBC series takes a look at investment opportunities in … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Samsung spills the details of its Note 7 exchange program in US

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you’ve probably already heard about the recall. But the specifics differ for each region, and Samsung just now released the details for what your options are here in the land of the free. Read More | Continue reading | 2 years ago

What if cybersecurity followed physics?

The first cybersecurity unicorn kernel popped in late 2013 with the announcement of CloudFlare’s $50 million Series C investment. Today, 10 privately held companies hold membership in the ultra-exclusive cybersecurity unicorn club. With the addition of each new member, eyebrows a … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Riff Racer: Race Your Music'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn't necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the hi … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

OLED tunnel features spectacular views of space, Northern Lights

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, LG created a special OLED Tunnel for its IFA 2016 exhibit in Berlin, Germany. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Ifa, Ifa 2016, Ocean, and Northern Lights | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Telltale's 'The Walking Dead' S3 Is Called 'A New Frontier', Releases November

So, we finally know the title for the new Telltale The Walking Dead [Free] season, and it's the short and subtle The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier. Telltale announced the title today during its PAX West panel and also said that the game will release on all pl … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Samsung and BlackBerry cooperate on ‘spy-proof’ tablet

Samsung and BlackBerry have joined forces to create an incredibly secure variant of the Galaxy Tab S2, and you won't believe the price tag. | Continue reading | 2 years ago

What is the meaning of crunk? Ask the bot

EXCLUSIVE: launched a Facebook Messenger bot today to help people look up words and in the future to share the Word of the Day. The bot gives word definitions when a user types a single word or full sentence questions like “What’s a synonym for awesome?” or “What t … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Multi-process Firefox brings 400-700% improvement in responsiveness

Earlier this summer I wrote about Mozilla’s efforts to rollout a multi-process architecture, codename Electrolysis, for Firefox. In the months since, Mozilla has completed its initial tests on 1 percent of its user population and the initial numbers are good, according to Asa Dot … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Supercell Says No 'ClashCon' This Year So It Can Improve 'Clash of Clans'

[appicon]If you were one of those saving to go to ClashCon this year, you are unfortunately out of luck. Supercell announced today that it won't organize a ClashCon like it did last year; instead, the team wants to put all its attention to benefiting the entire community of Clash … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Allstate Insurance embraces drone technology to process claims faster

Allstate — an American insurance company — used drones to inspect over 20 home roofs in an area outside of San Antonio Tuesday. Each of the homes had varying levels of damage caused by (in some cases) softball-sized hail that left holes in roofs “you could see through” according … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Note 7 Recall: Samsung will pay you $25 and issue exchanges starting next week

After recalling the Galaxy Note 7 due to the risk of an exploding battery and halting its sales, Samsung has now clarified its exchange program in the US. Basically, you’ll have two options: Exchange your Note 7 for another Note 7 Exchange your Note 7 for an S7 or S7 Edge (as wel … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Firewatch spreading to Xbox One later this month

Coming-of-middle-age drama Firewatch is getting an Xbox One port on 21st September, developer Campo Santo has announced.The contemplative relationship story about a sad man in Wyoming will also be getting a couple of new modes for all platforms.One of these is called Firewatch Au … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

'Justice Monsters Five' Review - Justice Denied

You know, I actually had a small shred of hope for Justice Monsters Five [Free]. It looked like a take-off of the enjoyable Monster Strike [Free], had some nice-looking artwork, and its status as a Final Fantasy 15 spin-off, the first playable non-demo anything based on Final Fan … | Continue reading | 2 years ago

Project Ara has reportedly been axed (Update: Confirmed. She’s dead, Jim)

Project Ara, Google’s ambitious modular phone, has reportedly been shelved. The cancellation comes as a shock. At Google I/O in May, Google said it would release developer units this fall and launch the first Ara devices commercially in 2017. | Continue reading | 2 years ago