Month: August 2017

Samsung gets DMV’s OK to test autonomous cars in California

The California DMV has just updated the list of companies that can test self-driving technologies in the state, and there’s one notable addition: Samsung Electronics. In a statement, a company spokesperson confirmed that it’s participating in ……


Spotify’s head of video and podcasting leaves the company

Last year Spotify rolled out a package of original video shows, however, they’ve mostly failed to make an impact and now the executive in charge of the initiative has left the company. Bloomberg first reported that Tom Calderone, a former head……


Amazon’s latest drama ‘Tin Star’ premieres September 29th

Tin Star, a new drama coming to Amazon Prime Video, just got a premiere date and a trailer. The show stars Tim Roth who plays ex-British detective Jim Worth who recently moved his family to a small Canadian town called Little Big Bear. But a b……


Facebook will use AI to help correct skewed 360-degree photos

Ever since Facebook added 360-degree photos to your news feed last year, more and more images of this type have appeared. You can even take and share these full-circle images right from your mobile device, as well, making them even more ubiqui……


Paranormal thriller ‘Oxenfree’ teased for Nintendo Switch

We love Oxenfree around these parts. The paranormal thriller captures the awkwardness of being a teenager incredibly well, tasking players to uncover the mystery of an abandoned military base while managing relationships with friends along for……


Twitch streamers will soon customize their page with new tools

Twitch released a desktop app earlier this month offering more functionality than its browser version, but they saved even bigger news for PAX West. Today at the games show, the streaming channel platform announced that creators will soon be a……


Nintendo ordered to pay $10 million in Wii patent lawsuit

Today, a Dallas jury awarded iLife Technologies $10 million in its patent infringement lawsuit against Nintendo of America. The suit, which was brought forth in 2013, alleged that Nintendo used iLife’s technology when creating its motion-sensi……


Parallels makes Windows apps work with your MacBook’s TouchBar

If you’re one of those Apple users who likes (or needs) to run Mac OS and Windows side by side, you’ll probably be into Parallels Desktop 13. Especially if you have one of those MacBook Pros with a TouchBar. The latest version of the software ……


Second ‘Battlefield 1’ DLC deploys on September 19th

At Gamescom last week, EA showed off a timeline of future expansions headed to Battlefield 1, including the next to come, In The Name of the Tsar. The game’s second DLC just got a global release date on September 19th, but players who bought t……


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update may arrive on October 17th

We’ve known that Microsoft planned to release a large Windows 10 update this fall, but the company has been mum on the exact date. The Fall Creators Update is slated to feature some big changes, too, including built-in AI to fight malware, new……