News: Tech & Science

Airbus will test its Vahana electric ‘flying car’ by the end of 2017

Monday  18:56,   13 november 2017
The Verge

Airbus is making progress on its new electric-powered vertical take-off and landing aircraft — colloquially (and incorrectly) known as a “flying car.” Airbus has said it wants to build a fleet of electric, autonomous, multirotor VTOL[...]

Airbus will test its Vahana electric ‘flying car’ by the end of 2017

Monday  18:56,   13 november 2017
The Verge

Airbus is making progress on its new electric-powered vertical take-off and landing aircraft — colloquially (and incorrectly) known as a “flying car.” Airbus has said it wants to build a fleet of electric, autonomous, multirotor VTOL[...]

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103 billion takeover bid

Monday  18:55,   13 november 2017
Reuters

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc on Monday rejected rival Broadcom Ltd's $103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer "dramatically" undervalued the U.S. company. Shares of Qualcomm were up, while those of Broadcom fell."After a[...]

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103 billion takeover bid

Monday  18:55,   13 november 2017
Reuters

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc on Monday rejected rival Broadcom Ltd's $103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer "dramatically" undervalued the U.S. company. Shares of Qualcomm were up, while those of Broadcom fell."After a[...]

Google cracks down on apps that misuse accessibility features

Monday  18:55,   13 november 2017
Engadget

Android's accessibility services are supposed help disabled folks by letting app-makers integrate spoken feedback, voice commands and more. If you aren't already doing so, you must explain to users how your app is using the[...]

Google cracks down on apps that misuse accessibility features

Monday  18:54,   13 november 2017
Engadget

Android's accessibility services are supposed help disabled folks by letting app-makers integrate spoken feedback, voice commands and more. If you aren't already doing so, you must explain to users how your app is using the[...]

Google’s Pixel Buds have started shipping

Monday  18:54,   13 november 2017
The Verge

It might feel like Google is following Apple’s script right now: remove the headphone jack from your flagship phone, ship the phone with a depressingly bad dongle adapter, and announce a new pair of revolutionary Bluetooth headphones to divert the[...]

Google’s Pixel Buds have started shipping

Monday  18:54,   13 november 2017
The Verge

It might feel like Google is following Apple’s script right now: remove the headphone jack from your flagship phone, ship the phone with a depressingly bad dongle adapter, and announce a new pair of revolutionary Bluetooth headphones to divert the[...]

iPhone X ‘notch remover’ now available in App Store

Monday  14:52,   13 november 2017
The Verge

<p>If you have a burning hatred of the so-called "notch" on your new iPhone X then boy do I have good news for you. Apple just approved an app called Notch Remover despite its urging of developers to embrace the notch by not masking[...]

Did Nintendo File Trademarks For New Games?

Monday  14:52,   13 november 2017
International Business Times

It was found out recently that Nintendo has apparently filed for trademarks for various franchises.GoNintendo learned just this Sunday that the Kyoto-headquartered company recently filed for several image trademarks. The image trademarks were for[...]

Some iPhone X units suffer from crackling speakers at high volume

Monday  14:51,   13 november 2017
Engadget

The iPhone X appears to have multipleteething troubles, albeit ones that aren't necessarily common.We've asked Apple for comment and will keep you updated. Apple support reps are already collecting diagnostic info, so they're at least[...]

Privacy fears over artificial intelligence as crimestopper

Monday  14:51,   13 november 2017
AFP

Police in the US state of Delaware are poised to deploy "smart" cameras in cruisers to help authorities detect a vehicle carrying a fugitive, missing child or straying senior. The video feeds will be analyzed using artificial intelligence[...]

What can fly, swim and dive? This tiny robotic insect.

Monday  09:45,   13 november 2017
PRI

Researchers have designed a new RoboBee that can fly, dive, swim and launch itself back out of the water. They described their work recently in the journal Science Robotics. Co-author Farrell Helbling, a Ph.D. candidate in the John A. Paulson[...]

12 essential widgets that belong on your Android home screen

Monday  09:45,   13 november 2017
Popular Science

Trick out your[...]

The best tablets for kids 2017

Monday  09:26,   13 november 2017
T3

The market is swamped with kids' tablets, so we’ve made a list to help you pick the perfect birthday or Christmas presentAnd while some parents are happy to give their child a brand spanking new iPad installed with a range of handy educational[...]