Google Search, Maps, Assistant Will Soon Let You Order Food Directly

One of the things Google has been working on over the years is to make its products and services easy to use and indispensable. What we’ve seen Google do is try to make all kinds of information readily available right from the jump, thus saving users precious time when they are browsing the web.


Firewatch’s Publisher Just Created Their Own Handheld Console Called ‘Playdate’

When it comes to handheld gaming consoles, it’s really hard to beat the likes of Nintendo and their DS-series of handheld consoles. However, it seems that Nintendo could be getting a challenger in the form of a console called Playdate. This device was created by Panic, better known as the publisher of popular indie title Firewatch.


Google Has An AI That Helps Clean Up Trashy Videos On YouTube

YouTube is home to millions of videos due to the ease of uploading them to its platform where anyone can upload a video at anytime they want. However, more often than not, many of us have probably encountered instances where videos end up being clickbait or are misleading, leaving us frustrated in the process.


SpaceX Successfully Deploys 60 Of Its Starlink Satellites

Earlier this week, it was reported that SpaceX would be attempting to launch 60 of its Starlink satellites into space this Thursday. This was on the heels of a couple of delays and cancellations due to the weather and last minute checks, but it seems that it has all gone to plan because not only did the Falcon-9 rocket achieve a successful lift-off, but they also successfully deployed the satellites.


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A Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Movie Is Reportedly In The Works

Are you a fan of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series of video games? If you are, you might be excited to learn that according to a report from BuzzFeed News, they have learnt from separate sources that a movie based around the video games is reportedly in development and is being written by written by Laeta Kalogridis, the writer behind Avatar and Shutter Island.


Restaurant Is Offering Huawei Customers Discount Following US Ban

As many of you might be already aware, Huawei s facing huge disruptions to its business after the US government blacklisted them from doing business with US companies. This is not only a huge deal for Huawei, but also for Huawei customers who could potentially be left with an obsolete device a lot earlier than they would like.


Walmart Launches Trio Of Cheap Android Tablets

It was reported not too long ago that Walmart would soon launch its own-brand cheap Android tablets that would compete with Amazon’s Fire tablets which have long been the gold standard of cheap Android tablets. Released under its in-house Onn brand, Walmart is selling one 8 inch and two 10.1 inch tablets. Prices start at just $64.


Give Amazon A 3D Scan Of Your Body, Get A $25 Gift Card

If you take part in Amazon’s latest research project you can get a $25 gift card. The research involves digital 3D scans of people’s bodies and those who agree to do it are given a $25 Amazon gift card. This study is reportedly being conducted by Amazon at two locations in New York City.


Outdoor Cabin Converts Harmful Cigarette Smoke Into Clean Air

Cigarette smoke is harmful even when you’re not the person smoking and someone around you is. That’s why it’s prohibited to smoke in most public establishments. Dedicated smoking areas can be found at these places and a new one just set up in Singapore actually converts the harmful cigarette smoke into clean air.


God Of War Sells Over 10 Million Copies

God of War hit the ground running when it first came out for the PlayStation 4 last year. The title was very well received by fans of the franchise who had long been waiting for the latest iteration to arrive. It has continued to do well as the company has now revealed that this PlayStation 4 exclusive game has sold more than 10 million copies.


Exact Air Pollution From All Power Plants Globally Will Soon Be Revealed

Power plants, particularly those that run on fossil fuels, tend to pollute the environment. No wonder countries are increasingly shifting to more renewable and green sources of energy to reduce their impact on the environment. WattTime, a nonprofit artificial intelligence firm, will soon provide valuable data which will track air pollution from every power plant in the world.


New Bill Makes Probable Cause Necessary To Search Devices At Borders

As it stands, customs officials at the border don’t require a warrant or even probable cause to search your electronic devices. This, as you can probably imagine, has led to more than a few incidents where things have gone south. Two U.S. senators have now introduced a bill which would make the entire system more reasonable by mandating that border agents have probable cause to search the device.


Robot Dog Pulls 3-Ton Plane With Ease

There has been a lot of advancement in robotics over the past few years. Robots are now capable of climbing stairs and doing backflips. Now, as a group of researchers from Italy have demonstrated, small robot dogs are even capable of pulling 3-ton airplanes. The video shows the HyQReal robot dog pulling a 3-ton Piaggio P180 Avanti passenger airplane at the Genova Airport in Italy.


25 Percent Of All Google Duplex Calls Are Conducted By Humans

Google’s introduced its AI-based Duplex reservation service at I/O 2018. The AI can make phone calls on your behalf to set up things like restaurant reservations and salon appointments. Duplex has since been rolled out to almost the entire country, however, it still require human intervention from time to time. Google has revealed that 25 percent of calls placed through Duplex are conducted by humans currently.


OnePlus 7 Pro To Get A Camera Update Next Week

The OnePlus 7 Pro hit the market merely a couple of weeks ago. Some early customers have expressed some concerns about the camera software as they feel that it could be improved to enhance the overall imaging prowess of the device. OnePlus has acknowledged that and confirmed that a camera update is being developed for the OnePlus 7 Pro. It could be released as early as next week.


Amazon’s New Wearable Device ‘Reads Human Emotions’

According to a report, Amazon is developing a new wearable device which “reads human emotions.” The device will be wrist-worn and voice-activated with its primary functionality being the ability to read human emotions. It would thus be a health and wellness device unlike any other on the market today.


2019 LG TVs To Get Alexa This Month

Purchased a latest LG smart TV this year? You will soon be able to access another smart assistant on it. The company has confirmed that its 2019 lineup of TVs will be updated with support for Amazon Alexa later this month. LG will be rolling out this update in North America first. Customers in Asia and Europe will have to wait a bit longer to get it.


HBO Says There Won’t Be Any Game of Thrones Sequels

The ending of Game of Thrones, controversial as it may be, might have given some the impression that HBO might develop sequels. The premium cable giant has now confirmed that this won’t be the case. It has previously confirmed that a prequel is indeed in development but it won’t have anything to do with Game of Thrones.


Fugitive Offers To Turn Himself In If His Wanted Poster Gets 15,000 Likes

Jose Simms, a man considered a fugitive in Connecticut, has negotiated the rather interesting terms of his surrender with the Torrington Police Department. He promised to turn himself in if the wanted poster put up by the department on its official Facebook page got 15,000 likes.


Terminator: Dark Fate Trailer Brings Back Linda Hamilton’s Sarah Connor

There has been a lot of anticipation for the new Terminator movie and fans are going to like the fact that the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate has been released today. It brings back a familiar face, Linda Hamilton’s, who is returning to reprise her iconic role as Sarah Connor.


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