Category: GAME

  • Apple’s Project Titan self-driving test car has a lot going on up top

    Apple’s Project Titan self-driving test car has a lot going on up top

     When one self-driving technology entrepreneur highlights the efforts of another company working on autonomous vehicles, you pay attention: That’s what happened with Voyage co-founder MacCallister Higgins, who tweeted a short video of the top of Apple’s ‘Project Titan’ test Lexus SUV, outfitted with a suite of sensors and autonomous hardware. This isn’t the first… Read More

  • Earbud translators will bring us closer: The Future IRL

    Earbud translators will bring us closer: The Future IRL

    The moment Google Pixel Buds were used earlier this month to demonstrate real time translation from Swedish to English, people started freaking out about potential use cases for this kind of technology. But the thing is, Google isn't the only company...

  • Wattpad’s storytelling app, now with 60M monthly users, adds a subscription service

    Wattpad’s storytelling app, now with 60M monthly users, adds a subscription service

     Wattpad, the company behind a suite of apps for reading and sharing stories – including a fairly popular “chat fiction” app Tap, a rival to Hooked – is today adding its first ever subscription plan for its flagship application. The option, called Wattpad Premium, will remove the ads from Wattpad’s otherwise free app – a feature users have been requesting… Read More

  • London puts new hybrid electric black cabs on roads ahead of larger rollout

    London puts new hybrid electric black cabs on roads ahead of larger rollout

     London is staring up a pilot test of its electric black cabs (via Engadget), otherwise known as the TX5, after first revealing the vehicles back in 2015. The cars have 70 miles of pure EV range on their built-in battery pack, but can also go up to 400 miles using the onboard gas engine to generate the power for the battery and motor. The vehicles meet the conditions for London’s… Read More

  • Bespoke Post raises $8M to deliver a monthly ‘box of awesome’ for men

    Bespoke Post raises $8M to deliver a monthly ‘box of awesome’ for men

     Thanks to the Internet, you can order regular deliveries of everything from clothing to razors to geeky memorabilia. With Bespoke Post, you’re not just limited to one type of products — it ships its customer “box of awesome” that could be focused on style, travel, alcohol or something else entirely. Co-founder and CEO Rishi Prabhu explained that the goal is to curate… Read More

  • Facebook slips a screen-sharing feature into Live videos

    Facebook slips a screen-sharing feature into Live videos

    Facebook has quietly launched a new feature for Live videos that makes sharing your screen a painless experience. Instead of downloading a third-party service, you can now simply click the "Share Screen" button that appears once you enter the Live mo...

  • Amazon’s Alexa can create lists for virtually anything

    Amazon’s Alexa can create lists for virtually anything

    Amazon's Alexa may boast tens of thousands of skills, but there's probably a handful you keep coming back to. If you're the adventurous type, you might use it to find baby-making tunes, brush up on Eurovision trivia, or play a tickling game. Everyone...

  • Lego’s official ‘Women of NASA’ set goes on sale November 1

    Lego’s official ‘Women of NASA’ set goes on sale November 1

     Lego has a new set that originated by a member of its Lego Ideas fan-sourced creation platform: The Women of NASA, a package that includes NASA pioneers Nancy Grace Roman, Margeret Hamilton, Sally Ride and Mae Jamison, as well as a space shuttle model, the Hubble telescope and display stands for all. The Lego set was originally proposed by MIT News deputy editor Maia Weinstock on the Ideas… Read More

  • Adobe launches a cloud-centric redesign of Lightroom CC

    Adobe launches a cloud-centric redesign of Lightroom CC

     While Photoshop is Adobe’s flagship product for photographers, its photo management and editing tool Lightroom is probably even more popular among photographers as it allows them to easily manipulate the color and other aspects of their photos. Today, Adobe is launching a completely new version of Lightroom CC that will come as a shock to current Lightroom users. Read More

  • Adobe’s XD prototyping and wireframing tool is now out of beta

    Adobe’s XD prototyping and wireframing tool is now out of beta

     XD is Adobe’s tool for helping user experience and user interface designers prototype and wireframe new mobile and web applications. The company started testing this application back in 2016; today, it’s finally coming out of beta. XD (which was previously known as the Adobe Experience Design tool) has not hit its 1.0 release, as the company announced at its annual MAX… Read More

  • Adobe brings visual search to its Typekit font service

    Adobe brings visual search to its Typekit font service

     Say you have a photo of a billboard or poster that you like and you want to find the font the designer used. Typically, that involves a lot of trial and error, but Adobe Typekit is launching a new feature that should make this process easier. With visual search in Typekit, you can now upload an image and the company’s Sensei AI platform will try to match it to an existing font in its… Read More

  • InVision takes on Adobe with the introduction of Studio

    InVision takes on Adobe with the introduction of Studio

     InVision, the collaborative prototyping tool used by more 3 million people, has been around since 2011. But today, InVision is taking on the full stack with the announcement of its own Photoshop competitor. Meet Studio. InVision’s new Studio design tool goes toe-to-toe with Adobe Photoshop and Sketch, offering designers a way to both create and edit their work and then seamlessly send… Read More

  • Adobe launches Dimension CC, its 3D compositing tool formerly known as Project Felix

    Adobe launches Dimension CC, its 3D compositing tool formerly known as Project Felix

     Almost exactly a year ago, Adobe launched Project Felix, its 3D compositing tool for designers who want to combine their 2D images with 3D assets. Today, this tools is coming out of its preview period and the company is launching it under a new moniker: Adobe Dimensions. With this, Project Felix/Adobe Dimension becomes a fully fledged member of the Creative Cloud family. The general idea… Read More

  • Adobe expands its Creative Cloud services for enterprises

    Adobe expands its Creative Cloud services for enterprises

     Adobe is using its annual MAX conference to launch a number of new features that are especially interesting to enterprises today. Usually, when we talk about enterprise software, we’re talking about pretty boring line-of-business applications, but as many of the biggest companies are also bringing their creative agencies in-house, their need for collaborative tools that work across teams… Read More

  • Now part of Cisco, AppDynamics update looks to deepen understanding of business performance

    Now part of Cisco, AppDynamics update looks to deepen understanding of business performance

     When Cisco acquired AppDynamics in January for $3.7 billion, it was a big surprise as the company was on the verge of going public. While it’s probably too soon to say how intertwined it will become in the Cisco product family, it continues to march forward announcing an update to the products set at the AppD Summit today in New York City. Today’s announcements build on the… Read More

  • Amid Brazil’s persistent economic crisis fintech startup GuiaBolso raises $39 million

    Amid Brazil’s persistent economic crisis fintech startup GuiaBolso raises $39 million

     Despite a continuing economic crisis, Brazil’s technology startups are continuing to attract cash and financing, with the mobile personal financial service GuiaBolso raising $39 million in fresh funding. Readers outside of Brazil can think of the company as a combination of U.S. services like Mint, CreditKarma, and Lending Club, all rolled into one. That GuiaBolso has emerged as a… Read More