Apple AirTag Privacy, Safety Guide Goes Live

Apple AirTag Privacy, Safety Guide Goes Live

Photo: James D. Morgan (Getty Images) Apple has historically seen a wide range of users with the promise of first-class digital security and a safe, walled up ecosystem. However, its new(ish) AirTags, as critics warn can be manipulated by creeps and criminals to track users have pulled Apple directly in focus on privacy. These growing … Read more

what it means for investors, start-ups

Traders work during the listing of the Chinese company Didi Global Inc on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) floor in New York City, USA, on June 30, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters BEIJING – Investors may have to think twice about investing in Chinese tech start-ups, as new rules are imposed on mainland companies … Read more

When Is Samsung’s Next Galaxy Unpacked Event?

What is the new “epic standard”? We’ll find out on Feb. 9. Image: Samsung Samsung’s next Galaxy Unpacked event is official: The company announced that it will be livestreaming something “epic” on Feb. 9 beginning at 10 am ET/7 am PT on Samsung’s website. Let’s get right to it: We’m expecting Samsung to reveal its … Read more

Elon Musk urges McDonald’s to accept Dogecoin for payment

Elon Musk has repeatedly touted dogecoin, including earlier this month, when he said Tesla would accept the cryptocurrency as payment for some items. Photo: Hannibal Hanschke / Associated Press Updated January 25, 2022 at 19:12 ET Elon Musk wants McDonald’s Corp. MCD -1.16% to start accepting dogecoin for payment. “I would eat a good meal … Read more

The United States is planning sanctions, export controls against Russia if it invades Ukraine

The United States is ready to impose export controls on critical sectors of the Russian economy if Russian President Vladimir Putin invades Ukraine, and is working to mitigate market shocks if Russia withholds energy supplies in retaliation, officials said. By taking a page out of the Trump administration handbook to pressure Chinese telecom giant Huawei … Read more

Nintendo Switch Online Improves N64 Ocarina Of Time Input Lag

It seems NSO emulation is steadily getting better, even though the improvements are coming slowly.Image: Nintendo / Kotaku Last week, we reported that the Nintendo Switch Online’s emulation of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time saw a small graphical tweak with the service’s latest update. It signaled potential good news for the quality of … Read more

NASA’s Newest Spinoff Tech Comes Back to Earth

In March 2020, just as the Covid-19 pandemic began to sweep into the US, it dawned on a group of engineers chatting in the cafeteria of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory how devastating the respiratory disease would become. They knew that more — and better ventilators — would help. Within a couple of weeks, they had … Read more

Nvidia RTX PC GPUs Come Down In Price As Bitcoin, Dogecoin Fall

Image: EVGA / Kotaku The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card you’ve been after to complete your “Extreme Gaming PC”Build is still in short supply but finally getting slightly cheaper. That’s thanks to a drop in crypto mining participation as the value of Bitcoin and other blockchain currencies plummet ahead of what some analysts are … Read more

The picture shows the Webb Space Telescope parked at L2

The small arrow (center of the image) points to the Webb Space Telescope, which arrived at L2 on January 24, 2022.Picture: The virtual telescope project A robotic telescope in Italy has received a faint glimpse of the Webb Space Telescope at its final location about 1 million miles from Earth. The new image comes with … Read more

Voyager’s Kate Mulgrew joins Star Trek Online

Admiral on deck!Picture: Perfect world entertainment What is better than Kate Mulgrew finally repeating his role as Kathryn Janeway for Star Trek online? Since she’s so good, she gets to do it twice at once. STO Developers Cryptic Studios announced today that Mulgrew – made his first voice acting appearance in the game, after missing … Read more