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Weekend Open Forum: Tech blunders of 2016

We’ve seen a fair share of technological progress and innovations in 2016, but in order to move forward, you will occasionally have to deal with some bumps on the road as well. Some companies were confronted with this reality in…

Developers can start creating actions for Google Home

Google is ready to step up the fight with Amazon’s Alexa, announcing that it’s opening the doors for developers to start bringing their applications and services to its Google Home speaker. These integrations will be done through what the company…

Get the world's smallest camera drone at a discount

Bigger isn’t always better. The SKEYE Nano 2 Drone’s miniature design gives it an edge over the competition. Outfitted with an HD and Wi-Fi-controlled camera, this nimble flyer lets you take dynamic recordings even in tight spaces. Act now, and you…

Spotify walks away from SoundCloud acquisition

It looked as if Spotify was about to tighten its grip on the music streaming industry back in September, following reports that the Swedish company was in “advanced talks” to acquire SoundCloud. But according to TechCrunch, the deal is now…

UPS is piloting delivery by electric bike in Portland

Aerial drones have the potential to reshape how we send and receive payloads of all sorts. As it sits today, however, technology has outpaced regulators which means companies with large-scale commercial ambitions are left sitting idly while the government (well-known…

The first 10 things to do when your PC can't run a new game

You just got a new PC game! Hoo buddy, you are excited. You’ve been looking forward to this one for years. You load it up and… oh, hell. Something’s off. You go into the options menu and make the usual tweaks. Turn off MSAA. Turn down shadow quality. Turn down reflections. Turn off any feature with a weird name and Nvidia branding. None of it does much to help.

HTC gets into VR content with the launch of Vive Studios

Every new platform needs quality content in order to thrive and HTC wants to make sure there’s enough to go around for the Vive headset. After spinning off its virtual reality team into a separate subsidiary earlier this year, the…

Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature all-screen design

Rumors surrounding Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 keep on rolling. Earlier this week we heard the flagship device device could come in two sizes and feature stereo speakers, with a separate report claiming Samsung will follow in Apple and Motorola’s footstep…
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