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Month: July 2018

More Details on Intel’s Z390 Chipset Exposed

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A couple of days ago we revealed that ASUS had published a list of its upcoming motherboards on the currently unofficially announced Z390 chipset. While we know a little bit about what can be expected from the upcoming Intel 300-series platform, newly revealed slides from two sources give a broader insight into the new Z390 chipset. […]

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Please don’t try vaginal rejuvenation devices, warns FDA

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The US Food and Drug Administration has declared that it is cracking down on “vaginal rejuvenation” devices that use lasers to reshape the vagina. Though these have been approved for specific purposes, like treating cancer or removing genital warts, they are increasingly being used for purposes like dryness and menopause-related issues. There is no evidence […]

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Facebook confirms new social media campaign is trying to influence US midterm elections

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Facebook is preparing to announce later today that it’s identified a new political influence campaign that has been operating on its platform with the intention of influencing the US midterm elections scheduled for November, according to a report from The New York Times. It is unclear which organization or country is behind the campaign, although […]

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Topher Grace is the latest Hobbit fan to recut the bloated Peter Jackson movies

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Fans have been trying to recut Peter Jackson’s overstuffed trilogy of The Hobbit films for about as long as the third movie in the series (based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s roughly 300-page novel) has been out on Blu-ray. The latest edit comes from an unlikely place — actor Topher Grace, who IndieWire reports has edited down […]

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Wake up with your favorite Spotify playlists in new Google Clock update

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At long last, Google is making it super easy for you to set music as your alarm sound in the Clock app. By way of a new update that’s starting to roll out today, users will be able to connect their Spotify accounts to the clock app and wake up to their favorite playlists and […]

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Zillow now lets you apply for apartments and pay rent online

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Applying for an apartment rental is about to look a lot like submitting a job application online. As anyone who’s been through the hell of apartment hunting can attest, finding a home can be a grueling experience, and Zillow is looking to simplify it by centralizing the entire process. Starting today, Zillow is offering renters […]

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MoviePass’ latest survival plan: increase prices, gut first-run movie access

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July has not been good for MoviePass, the embattled all-you-can-watch movie ticket subscription service. The company ran out of money and shut down for a night last week. It’s compensated by shutting people out of popular movies like Mission: Impossible — Fallout. The company has claimed lately that technical difficulties are keeping users from getting […]

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Huawei put a 7-inch screen on its latest smartphone

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Huawei is introducing a new phone in its Honor Note series, and this model is coming with the line’s biggest screen yet: just a touch under seven inches. Back in an ancient smartphone era of, I guess, 2013 or like two years ago, that size was considered a tablet. The Honor Note 10 isn’t the […]

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Facebook might start holding singing competitions among its users

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Facebook appears to be working on a talent show feature that would have users record themselves singing and then submitting their videos for critique. In the app’s code, researcher Jane Manchun Wong spotted an interface that would let users choose a popular song and then record themselves singing it. The feature might let users compete […]

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Sony’s new Master Series 4K TVs make Netflix look better than ever

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Sony is taking the unusual step of launching new TV models in the middle of summer. The company announced updated OLED and LCD 4K HDR TVs back at CES, but it’s not quite done for this year. At an event today in New York City that had the tagline “a masterpiece unveiled,” Sony Electronics president […]

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