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Watch the first full trailer for Netflix's divisive 'Ghost in the Shell' series

Netflix has unveiled a new trailer for its 3DCG anime series Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 and announced that it will arrive in April of 2020. The video reveals... → Read More

Vine successor Byte vows to fix its spam problem

Vine replacement Byte already seems to be a success, gathering not only former Vine users but the TikTok crowd, too. With that popularity has come a new problem... → Read More

Honda E first drive: Futuristic and incredibly fun to drive

Honda's E is futuristic, fun to drive, but there's a caveat. → Read More

Boston Dynamics gives its robot dog a developer SDK

Boston Dynamics has released the source code for its robotic dog Spot to any developer who wants it. → Read More

FBI seizes site dedicated to selling data breach information

The FBI took down a site called WeLeakInfo that offered subscriptions for indexed access to breached data. → Read More

Samsung appoints Roh Tae-moon as its new smartphone CEO

Samsung Electronics has named Roh Tae-moon CEO of its key smartphone division, according to Bloomberg. He'll take over the position from DJ Koh, who will contin... → Read More

Jennifer Aniston lands Apple TV+ a SAG award for 'The Morning Show'

Jennifer Aniston won the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) award for best female actor in a drama series (The Morning Show). That netted Apple TV Plus a second major a... → Read More

Xiaomi is spinning off its Poco brand into a new company

Xiaomi is spinning off its powerful but cheap Poco F1 into an independent company. → Read More

Facebook canceled two original Watch series

Can you name a single scripted original on the streaming service Facebook Watch? Me neither, which might be why Facebook appears to be cutting back on on them.... → Read More

Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA

The IT world is waiting on pins and needles today for a high-profile Microsoft Windows 10 security patch, and now we know why. The US National Security Agency (... → Read More

Google quietly removed 'Guest Mode' casting from Home speakers

Google first introduced Guest Mode on Chromecast to let your friends easily cast from their phone to your TV just by entering a four-digit PIN code. Later on, i... → Read More

Most websites don't follow European cookie consent laws, study shows

Websites that operate in Europe are supposed to follow GDPR rules that make it easy for consumers to opt out of cookie-type tracking. However, most sites are ma... → Read More

'Westworld' season 3 premieres March 15th

Westworld's third season will hit HBO and HBO Go on March 15th, according to a tweet from the show's official Twitter account. HBO also released a new trailer t... → Read More

Mazda purposely limited its new EV 'to feel more like a gas car'

Mazda deliberately limited not only the range but the torque on its MX-30 EV. → Read More

CES 2020 recap: It's a wrap!

CES can be predictable, but what devices blindsided us in 2020? The Vision S EV did because Sony isn't known for building cars. While meant to show off Sony... → Read More

CES 2020 recap: Day three

CES 2020 isn't a PC show per se, but recently manufacturers have used it to show off their most outré prototypes. Take Intel's Horseshoe Bend, a 17-i... → Read More

CES 2020 recap: Day two

It was Bizarro day at CES as Sony built an EV and Hyundai unveiled a flying car. → Read More

Crock-Pot's latest slow cooker comes with Alexa voice control

Belkin has quietly unveiled a 6 quart Crock-Pot slow cooker with a new twist: you can control it with Amazon Alexa. Using the voice assistant, you can not only... → Read More

CES 2020 recap: Day one

On day one at CES 2020 we got to see a lot of bleeding-edge TVs. To start with, Samsung showed off its Q950 8K TV with a minimal 15mm frame and AI processor... → Read More

Google Play now supports Samsung's HDR10+ alternative to Dolby Vision

Samsung unveiled HDR10+ as a way to bring HDR tech on par with Dolby Vision without paying Dolby's royalties. So far, it hasn't attracted a lot of other TV make... → Read More