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- Best smart speaker 2019 – CNETWith smart speakers from Amazon, Google and Apple, as well as third-party speakers from the likes of Sonos, it can be difficult to figure out what the best smart speaker is for your needs. We're here to help you do just that. ..... Read More.40 mins ago
- Dare to Dream: The organisation getting women into aviationCaptain Phatsima founded Dare to Dream, an organisation trying to get women into aviation. ..... Read More.2 hours ago
- Volkswagen to bring self-driving electric shuttles to Qatar by 2022Volkswagen Group and Qatar have agreed to develop a public transit system of autonomous shuttles and buses by 2022 for the capital city of Doha. The agreement signed Saturday by VW Group and the Qatar Investment Authority is an expansive project that will involve four brands under VW Group, including Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania, its shared ride service MOIA and Audi subsidiary Autonomous Intelligent Driving, or AID. The aim is to develop the entire transport system, including the electric autonomous shuttles and buses, legal framework, city infrastructure and ride-hailing software required to deploy a commercial service there. The autonomous vehicles will be integrated into existing public transit. “For our cities to progress we need a new wave of innovation,” QIA CEO Mansoor Al Mahmoud said in a statement. “AI-enabled, emission-free transportation technologies will help advance urban mobility, while diminishing congestion and improving energy efficiency. The fleet will include… ..... Read More.3 hours ago
- Fortnite Star Wars event adds lightsabers, Stormtroopers and new challenges – CN...J.J. Abrams shows off a short clip from the film. But it's the new weapon that's the real treat. ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- Fortnite gets lightsabers, courtesy of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ promoThe final installment of the sequel trilogy is getting a lot of creative promotion — even by Star Wars standards. With The Rise of Skywalker out in just under a week, J.J. Abrams (and some spotty server issues) paid a visit to Fortnite. The director showed off an exclusive clip from the upcoming film featuring the familiar trio of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron. That and watching a bunch of stormtroopers dance around is all well and good, but the real fun came next. Darth Galactic Empire Lord Palpatine-Sidious kicked off a final segment that found players rushing to grab the latest Fortnite weapon: a lightsaber. good update imo pic.twitter.com/LgbG0iU4bF — andrew webster (@A_Webster) December 14, 2019 As The Verge notes, there are a bunch of other in-game Star Wars challenges added to the title as part of the promo, but honestly, lightsabers. Just lightsabers. The game… ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- Let’s talk Samsung Galaxy S11We’ve officially entered the mid-December hardware doldrums. Obviously no major hardware maker in its right mind is going to be announcing anything major in the next few weeks, for fear of preemptively cannibalizing holiday sales. Things will, however, heat up immediately after the new year with the kick off of CES. Then, a little over a month later, comes MWC. Sandwiched somewhere in there is the launch of Samsung’s next flagship. This is the device that sets the tone for the company for the whole year. Samsung’s six month flagship release cycle (S series, followed by the Note) affords the company the ability to offer more frequent refreshes, but this first one is really a standard setter for both the company and the industry at large. Samsung Galaxy S10+ review A February 18 launch date has been floated for the next flagship. The timing certainly makes sense. Samsung… ..... Read More.6 hours ago