Technology Blog

August 18, 2022

Snap May Be a Camera Company, But Only Its Software Sells

After just four months, Snapchat is sunsetting future development on its easy-to-use “Pixy” drone, “seemingly in part of a broader effort to cut costs after the […]
August 18, 2022

Dodge’s Electric Charger SRT Concept Has Fake V8 Noise, Exhausts

“Dodge has given its electric Charger Daytona SRT Concept a set of fake exhausts and one of the loudest artificial V8 noises we’ve ever heard,” writes […]
August 18, 2022

A Tool That Monitors How Long Kids Are In the Bathroom Is Now In 1,000 American Schools

e-HallPass, a digital system that students have to use to request to leave their classroom and which takes note of how long they’ve been away, including […]
August 18, 2022

Buttons Beat Touchscreens In Cars, and Now There’s Data To Prove It

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: [Swedish car publication Vi Bilagare] tested 11 new cars alongside a 2005 Volvo C70, timing how long […]
August 18, 2022

Google Will Roll Out New Updates To Reduce Low-Quality, Unoriginal Content In Search Results

Google announced today that it’s rolling out new Search updates over the next few weeks that will aim to make it easier for people to find […]
August 18, 2022

Vietnam To Make Apple Watch, MacBook For First Time Ever

Apple is in talks to make Apple Watches and MacBooks in Vietnam for the first time, marking a further win for the Southeast Asian country as […]
August 18, 2022

Def Con Banned a Social Engineering Star – Now He’s Suing

Several readers have shared this report: In February, when the Def Con hacker conference released its annual transparency report, the public learned that one of the […]
August 18, 2022

Old Laptop Hard Drives Will Allegedly Crash When Exposed To Janet Jackson Music

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: It sounds like something out of an urban legend: Some Windows XP-era laptops using 5400 RPM spinning […]
August 18, 2022

The James Webb Space Telescope Runs JavaScript, Apparently

It turns out that JavaScript had a hand in delivering the stunning images that the James Webb Space Telescope has been beaming back to Earth. From […]