Android O is “touching down to Earth with the total solar eclipse” on August 21, Google reveals

As rumored last week, August 21 will be an important day for Google and its mobile operating system. That’s because the company promises we’ll “meet the next release of Android and all of its super (sweet) new powers” on that day, which is also the day of the total solar eclipse. Google will hold a special […]

Galaxy Note8 dummy leaks in the wild, promotional materials reveal specs

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note8 leaked in a press render showing its Deep Sea Blue color version less than a day ago, and now we’re back with more on the highly anticipated device. First off, a Note8 dummy has been caught in the wild somewhere in China, and an impromptu photo shoot resulted. Here are the most relevant images: […]

Blizzard’s keeping the Battle.net name after all

It’s been nearly a year since Blizzard announced it was retiring the beloved Battle.net name—a fact you may or may not have noticed, as you’ve almost certainly kept calling it Battle.net this entire time anyway. Not only was the new “Blizzard App” nomenclature awkward and sterile sounding, but…well, people love Battle.net. So now it’s back. And for good reason. […]

Davis Vantage Vue wireless weather station review: The Cadillac of home weather stations is showing its age

Davis Instruments was putting accurate, near pro-grade weather stations in the hands of consumers for years before the personal weather station became a household gadget. Well, things have changed, and Davis is no longer the only worthy option. If you read my recent My AcuRite review, you know that Davis has strong competition. The Vantage Vue is the consumer-centric station from […]

LG V30 to feature the world’s widest aperture on a phone camera and TouchSense haptics

LG has just shared some camera-related details about its upcoming V30 smartphone. The South Korean company claims the device “will include the world’s largest aperture and clearest lens ever to be featured in a smartphone.” The V30, like its predecessor, has a dual camera setup. However, the company says the main camera module includes an F/1.6 lens […]

Betty Cuthbert: Four-time Olympic gold medallist an inspiration on and off the track

Updated yesterday at 11:09am Media player: “Space” to play, “M” to mute, “left” and “right” to seek. VIDEO: “Golden Girl” Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79 (ABC News) RELATED STORY: Original Olympic ‘golden girl’ Betty Cuthbert dies MAP: Mandurah 6210 Among the many tributes paid to Betty Cuthbert upon news of her death at age 79, a touching tweet from Cathy Freeman […]

The new phones of week 30

The past seven days were exciting, bringing a bunch of new hardware – five different makers announced six smartphones, including a trio of flagships. And just to make sure you haven’t missed any of them – here’s the quick recap. Motorola Moto Z2 Force Motorola brought its Z2 Force to light – a true flagship […]

The Key Movie That Inspired Atomic Blonde’s Most Badass Action Sequence

SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains minor spoilers for Atomic Blonde. If you have not yet seen the film, and don’t wish to have any details at all revealed before your screening, please bookmark this page and save it until after you’ve gone to the movies! Director David Leitch’s Atomic Blonde pulls off something rather extraordinary about three-quarters […]