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Panasonic's cinema-centric S1H mirrorless camera can shoot 6K video

Panasonic has added a third full-frame mirrorless camera to its L-Mount lineup with the launch of the video-oriented Lumix S1H, revealed at Cine Gear Expo 2019.... → Read More

Gigabyte's next-gen SSD shows the incredible potential of PCIe 4.0

When AMD launched its third-gen Zen 2-based Ryzen processors, it also introduced the next generation PCIe 4.0 controllers. Now, Gigabyte has launched one of the... → Read More

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook is lying about Russian manipulation

Nancy Pelosi said Facebook's refusal to take down a manipulated video shows it was a willing accomplice in Russia's 2016 election attack. → Read More

Google Maps speed limits and radar locations arrive in 40 countries

After running limited tests in the US and elsewhere, Google Maps is rolling out speed limit warnings and both fixed and mobile radar locations in over 40 countr... → Read More

Qualcomm made a headset to remind the world it has an AR chip

Last year, Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon XR1 chip just for virtual reality devices, but so far, we haven't seen any headsets built to use it. Now, for Augmen... → Read More

Automatic's original car adapters won't work after August 31st

Automatic made its mark by launching an ODB-II car adapter and app that can monitor many of your vehicle's functions, but it just made a move that may upset its... → Read More

Sony built an IoT chip with a 60 mile range

Sony is quietly launching a chip that could change how e-bikes, cars, street lamps and all kinds of other connected devices can relay information. The module, w... → Read More

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition

A facial recognition study for US intelligence services used student photos without permission. → Read More

Why Sony still dominates the full-frame camera market

Before Canon and Nikon even launched their all-new full-frame mirrorless camera systems, I figured they'd have a tough time against the entrenched leader, Sony.... → Read More

AMD partner leaks two mid-range Navi GPUs

AMD is set to announce more GPUs based on its 7-nanometer Navi tech, according to a leak from Sapphire, one of its largest graphics card partners. At Computex,... → Read More

Anna Kendrick will star in 'Love Life' for WarnerMedia streaming

WarnerMedia is slowly developing its own content for its upcoming streaming service, as Pitch Perfect's Anna Kendrick will star in and produce a half-hour roma... → Read More

Petzval unveils its first lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras

It's been a while since we've heard about Petzval lenses, but Lomography just unveiled an interesting (and much needed) model for the latest full-frame mirrorle... → Read More

LG brings Alexa to its 2019 ThinQ TVs

At CES, LG announced that its 2019 ThinQ AI TVs would support Amazon Alexa, and now the voice assistant has arrived in 14 countries. On top of Google's Assistan... → Read More

DJI drones will detect and warn of airplanes and helicopters

DJI has announced that all its consumer drones over 250 grams will use "AirSense" tech to help operators see and avoid airplanes and helicopters. They'll be equ... → Read More

Fujifilm's 102-megapixel GFX100 camera goes on sale next month

While there are four full-frame mirrorless cameras battling it out for supremacy, Fujifilm is content to stick with APS-C and medium-format. Now, it has announc... → Read More

One of these models doesn't exist

Virtual humans are gradually scaling the uncanny valley, and like artificial intelligence, they're coming for our jobs. A case in point is Imma, a digital Insta... → Read More

Vizio's 2019 4K TVs arrive with promise of AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support

Vizio has released its 2019 4K TV lineup to the market and announced that Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit will be coming to current and older models. While the co... → Read More

Ultra-private Tor browser officially arrives on Android

VPNs and incognito modes can help, but if you want to jump to a whole 'nother privacy level, there's the infamous Tor Browser. It has finally come out of beta a... → Read More

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival

ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg... → Read More

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans'

Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonat... → Read More