Category Archives: Technology

Self-driving cars will lead to a rise in car sex: Study

Self-driving cars will lead to a rise in car sex: Study

Self-driving vehicles will lead to a rise in car sex, according to a new study. People will be more likely to eat, sleep and engage in on-the-road hanky-panky when robot cars become the new normal, according to research published in the most recent issue of the journal Annals of Tourism Research. “People will be sleeping in

Samsung Galaxy S10 leak claims to include Infinity-O display

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is likely to be coming soon, and with next-generation features such as an under- or in-display fingerprint scanner. A new leak about this phone aligns with the company’s intentions for flat display technology, which were announced at the recent Samsung Developer’s Conference. By now, we know that Samsung intends to bring real-life, consumer-grade

Volkswagen owners can use Siri Shortcuts to unlock their cars

Volkswagen owners can use Siri Shortcuts to unlock their cars

If you’re a Volkswagen driver, you now have another way to lock and unlock your car, start and stop electric charging and check your remaining estimated mileage. That’s because VW has added Siri integration to its Car-Net app. You can also use Siri to turn on alarms, start the defroster, set the temperature and remind yourself where you parked.

What does the Amazon and Apple deal mean to third-party sellers?

What does the Amazon and Apple deal mean to third-party sellers?

San Francisco — For the past eleven years, AceBeach has been selling hard-to-find electronics online. At one point, Apple products made up half of AceBeach’s business, but in recent years Apple has made it increasingly difficult for third-parties to sell used or new iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches. A new deal between Apple and Amazon

Lawsuit over knockoff watch can be served via WhatsApp, judge rules

Lawsuit over knockoff watch can be served via WhatsApp, judge rules

In a first-of-its-kind ruling, a Queens judge has allowed a lawsuit over a knockoff luxury watch to be served through the messaging service WhatsApp. The landmark ruling comes after Vienna resident Ahmed Alzaabi purchased what he thought was a genuine 2011 men’s Patek Philippe Nautilus from a man named Janoton Timothy Jaskon through the popular

Non-existent bands become top rankings

Riot Games created a hologram K-Pop band made up of characters from its “League of Legends” game and had them perform live during the World Championships in Korea over the weekend. The single by K/DA, voiced by Madison Beer, Jaira Burns and (G)I-DLE members Akali and Miyeon, managed to rake in 13 million views in

Samsung foldable phone can cost over $1,700

Samsung foldable phone can cost over $1,700

Less than a week since Samsung unveiled its “Infinity Flex” display for its upcoming bendy smartphone, a new report from South Korea claims to know the name, price and release date of the device. The Yonhap News Agency‘s industry sources suggest the phone will be dubbed the “Galaxy F” — a name that’s been floated about

This Drone Concept can Save People from Burning Buildings

Drones have become a popular toy for hobbyists and in some cases vital tools for various professions, but could they ever save your life? A group of design students in China think so and they’ve developed a concept they call “Net Guard” that turns drones into life-saving guardian angels. The idea here is that a single quadcopter-style

Robots will soon rival humans in terms of creativity and emotional intelligence

Robots will soon rival humans in terms of creativity and emotional intelligence

As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about when it comes to artificially intelligent machines being able to perform many tasks faster and better than humans can, potentially stealing our jobs in the future and presenting what some technologists worry is an existential threat to humanity, now it appears AI will soon be

Facebook Dating Feature arrives in Canada and Thailand

Facebook Dating Feature arrives in Canada and Thailand

On the heels of Tinder’s plans to go more casual, Facebook is today expanding access to its own dating service, Facebook  Dating. First launched two months ago in Colombia for testing purposes, the social network is today rolling out Facebook Dating to Canada and Thailand. The company is also adding a few new features to coincide with the launch, including

Google details how good the dark mode is for your battery

Google details how good the dark mode is for your battery

Dark mode is visually appealing to many folks, but it also helps prolong battery life if your device features an OLED display. Google re-iterated that point during its Android Dev Summit and confirmed that dark mode puts significantly less strain on the battery than anything else, reported SlashGear. The slideshow (at one hour, 17 minutes, 50 seconds)

You will soon be able to delete Facebook messages within 10 minutes of being sent

Facebook will soon allow you to delete messages that you’ve already sent via its Messenger app. Plans for the “unsend” feature were found in the release notes for the newest Messenger app update made available to iOS users Tuesday. The note states that users will be able to remove a message within 10 minutes of sending it

Dubai police began training flying motorcycles

Dubai police began training flying motorcycles

The flying motorbike is back in Dubai – and you could see the police riding one in the not-too-distant future. A year after California-based startup Hoversurf showcased its hoverbike at tech expo GITEX in the white and green livery of the Dubai Police, the company has returned with a new model and evidence its electric vertical take-off

That’s why you can’t use Alexa to call 911

Amazon’s hardware products that are powered by its virtual assistant Alexa are used for everything from playing music to controlling different aspects of a user’s connected home, telling the weather and more. Amazon and third-party developers are also adding new “skills” all the time to Alexa’s already impressive library. But what many people may not

First Look at Foldable Smartphone by Samsung

Foldable Smartphone by Samsung

SAN FRANCISCO — The smartphone industry has been searching for a breakthrough to revive a market mired in an innovation lull and a sales slump. A potential catalyst is coming with the introduction of phones featuring flexible screens that can be folded in half without breaking. That feat could make the devices more versatile for