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Westworld’s digital marketing is giving fans sneak peeks at the show’s biggest secrets

Westworld’s digital marketing is giving fans sneak peeks at the show’s biggest secrets

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Warning: mild spoilers below for the first five episodes of Westworld season 2, including the promotional teaser for episode 6. For most of the people watching HBO’s science fiction series Westworld, when Betty Gabriel’s character Maling mentions “the Cradle” in the second season’s third episode, it’s just a throwaway reference. But hardcore fans know better […]

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Pornhub launches its own VPN

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Pornhub is launching its own VPN service today with free and unlimited bandwidth. The VPN is supposed to help users avoid ISP throttling and geographic limitations. It’s also designed to let users transmit data anonymously without saving or collecting any of that data. To get started, you download the VPNHUB app on your device and […]

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Airbnb’s new Travel Stories feature lets people show off videos from their trip

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The increasingly popular “stories” format has infiltrated yet another app: Airbnb. The company quietly launched a new feature called Travel Stories that allows guests to create and upload video sequences in order to show off highlights from their trip, as spotted by TechCrunch, In an FAQ, Airbnb gives several tips on how to make effective […]

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Apple patent shows Siri providing smart replies when you can’t answer the phone

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Apple is exploring ways that Siri could play a helpful role in explaining why you had to decline a phone call. As AppleInsider notes, a new patent shows that by factoring in context (such as your iPhone’s location or whether Do Not Disturb is enabled) and analyzing who the call is from, Siri might be […]

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US Department of Justice is investigating Bitcoin price manipulation

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Bitcoin has always been contentious, especially as prices of the decentralized currency rise and fall at rapid-fire rates. The United States Department of Justice is taking a closer look at that by opening a criminal probe into price manipulation of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies), according to a report from Bloomberg. According to the report, investigators […]

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The TicWatch Pro uses a transparent second display to save power

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Aside from seeing the name go from Android Wear to Wear OS, not much has changed about Android-powered smartwatches over the past couple years. But one being announced today is trying to introduce a twist: Mobvoi’s TicWatch Pro comes with a second screen that sits on top of the smartwatch’s main display. Both screens aren’t […]

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Pool on your iPhone is better when it’s more like a video game

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Microsoft expands data privacy tools ahead of GDPR

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Microsoft has announced it will extend its data privacy tools to individual users of the company’s products and services worldwide. Microsoft’s Data Subject Rights include the right to know about the data the company collects on you and the ability to correct the data, delete it, or move the data elsewhere. Microsoft’s privacy dashboard will […]

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The perfect platformer comes to the perfect platform

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It’s a cliché at this point to talk about how perfect a game is or would be for the Nintendo Switch, but hell if I can think of a better example than N++. Metanet Software’s magnum opus was endlessly engrossing when released on the PS4 three years ago, and its freeform structure and bite-sized stages […]

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Synology Introduces DiskStation DS1618+ with Intel Denverton

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Synology recently introduced their much-awaited hardware platform upgrade in the DS1618+. Over the last several years, Synology has introduced a number of SMB NAS units with the Intel Rangeley SoCs (Atom C2xxx). Even though other vendors (such as Netgear) moved to the Denverton (Atom C3xxx) platform in early 2017, Synology continued to introduce Rangeley models. […]

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