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Morgan Freeman can now be the voice of your sat nav

Imagine finding your way around town to the sound of Morgan Freeman's voice. But what exactly is it about Freeman's voice that makes it so interesting? Some believe it's the actor's portrayal of good characters that makes us love him, while others be...

Facebook keen to shift focus to other parts of internet.org

With the development of new video-streaming and virtual reality products, Facebook Inc.is finding it increasingly needs faster mobile phone data networks to enable its products to work better and faster. The way he sees it, we first had text, then ...

Facebook debuts its new "reactions" today, including smiley emojis

From Wednesday, users can click that their reaction is " Love ", " Angry ", " Sad ", "Wow" or " Haha " as well as "Like". "Initially, just as we do when someone likes a post, if someone uses a Reaction , we will infer they want to see more of th...

With its new S7 phone, Samsung looks even more like Apple

The display technology used by each is different, with Samsung favouring Super AMOLED, while the LG G5 uses IPS LCD. Xiaomi has a reputation for making good phones at incredible prices. The Galaxy S7 has " Always On Display " feature allowin...

Mark Zuckerberg Is On Apple's Side Even Though Most Americans Are Not

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the keynote. During an on-stage interview with journalist Jessi Hempel here at Mobile World Congress , Zuckerberg sought to draw a connection between faster Internet access and connecting the 4 billion pe...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge hands on

Since there's been less than a year between the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S7 ranges, are there any changes that will dramatically improve the user experience on the new range? The devices also support IP68 water and dust resistance, which...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Confirmed, Offering Gear VR for Free

Prior to the official launch, a teaser video of the Galaxy S7 had been leaked which showed off the device featuring waterproof capability and wireless charging feature. The improvement in battery is impressive in the Galaxy S7 , as it's still got th...

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Protecting Your Vision During Upcoming Solar Eclipse

NASA Planetary Science Director Jim Green says that students should experience the eclipse, with the right precautions in place. The general public will be able to visit Ralph...

Twitter now has a totality emoji to celebrate the solar eclipse

Click play to watch the Do's and Don't for the upcoming solar eclipse . Some retailers have pairs remaining, but if you don't happen to find a pair, you can safely make an ecli...

Local libraries giving out free eclipse glasses

Florida is not in this path of totality, but everyone in North America, South America and parts of Europe will get to see a partial solar eclipse . On the day of the event, St. ...

4 apps that will make Solar Eclipse 2017 epic

Free , 1:30 p.m., MIT Kresge Oval , 77 Mass. There will be little to no cloud coverage. There's a new scam in Illinois.counterfeit solar eclipse glasses that are being sold to...

Jaguar E-Pace: Designed to Cross Over

Jaguar claims that the new chassis hardware developed for the E-Pace maximises its interior space while also providing the strong foundations for the vehicle's all-surface dynamic ...

11 ways iOS11 is better than previous version

It's seen as a maintenance release. At the same time, iOS 11 lays ground work for the future, in that it "opens up to unbelievable possibilities for augmented reality in games a...

Kirby is coming to Nintendo Switch

Based on what we've seen so far, Super Mario Odyssey is one of the oddest titles yet. Who knows what this means for future Nintendo games , if they are kid-proofing all thei...

Apple Announce ARKit, An Augmented Reality App Platform

Settle down, iPhone lovers - these, unfortunately, aren't new iPhones . The feature, called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", will be part of Apple's iOS 11, a new version of th...

Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker

Will you be interesting in buying the new HomePod for your home? Despite Amazon's dominance, the smart speaker market is still considered a worthwhile investment due to its...

Apple Gets into WiFi Speakers with HomePod

Analysts say Apple has been slow to improve its Siri virtual assistant and launch a smart speaker, after Amazon launched its Echo in 2014. Apple says that the speaker can...

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Can't resist texting while driving? Apple wants to make you stop

It will cost $349 and is expected to be Amazon Echo and Google Home's competitor. Apple's AR software is capable of running on any iPhone or iPad that at least has an A...

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

On its website, Apple describes it simply as getting an immersive listening experience no matter where HomePod is placed. Apple is also updating the operating software fo...

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX plans to return the actual rocket, called Falcon 9, back to Cape Canaveral after it detaches from the capsule ( Dragon ). More than 2,000 kilograms of that is scientific ha...

Apple's Siri speaker to be an audiophile-pleasing smart home hub

Sources say Apple employees have been testing the speaker in their homes for several months. There have been rumors about Apple making a smart speaker. Regarding the manufa...

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony recently released a new System Software Update for the PlayStation 4 that was meant to bring new icons and more stability, however, it appears to have destabilized som...

Ariana Grande says she will hold benefit concert in Manchester

Grande was playing her sixth European date on her Dangerous Woman tour when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers as they were leaving her concert at Manchester Arena , kill...

Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans

The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by almost one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing ...

Destiny 2's PC Launch May Be a Later Date

Destiny had a ton of hype in 2014. This will be the first game developed by a separate studio to arrive for Battle.net, which has only offered Blizzard-developed games until now. ...

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Zimbabwe is one of the countries targeted by the massive cyber-attack called WannaCry ransomware which has hit computers in 104 countries including the Russian Federation , the UK,...