The Galaxy S8’s been out for a week now, which means early buyers have had a chance to test the phone in the wild. As is the case with any new smartphone, various issues were reported so far, including the red display problem that Samsung already patched, Wi-Fi connectivity issues in Korea, and wireless charging problems. Show More Summary
Star-Lord Peter Quill and the gang are back as Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2, out in cinemas now, in another outing of the galactic blockbuster. It’s one of the most fun films I’ve seen in years, combining hilarity with characters you care about, and spectacular visuals that trump the first instalment, Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014. More »
A little over three weeks ago, Samsung felt it needed to explain the design of its gorgeous Galaxy S8 to everyone with yet another annoying design story. If you ask me, the Galaxy S8’s design doesn’t need any explanations, at least as long as they sound as bad as the design posts Samsung used to write when it had to defend its plastic phones. Show More Summary
The HD44780 is one of the first chips we learned about as a kid, and chances are good you’ve used one in your project at some point, and almost certain that you’ve interacted with one in your life. The character LCD is ubiquitous, easy to interface, and very robust. Show More Summary
Perhaps you like the idea of FPV (first-person view) drone racing, but you're a little uncomfortable with the thought of piloting a rapidly-moving quadcopter through the air. If you are, then maybe FPV car racing would be more to your liking. Show More Summary
Nearly 65 years after the last Indian motorcycle raced in flat track racing, the company's return to the sport has given fans the potential to see a revival of the historical rivalry between it and Harley Davidson. But the path to get...Show More Summary
Would you believe that a tiny little piece of plastic changed my life? Would you believe that the same tiny little piece of plastic has a 4.3-star rating with more than 7,100 customer reviews on Amazon? If you know how ridiculous people can be when they’re rating things on Amazon, you know that this feat is nothing short of miraculous. Show More Summary
It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s no data to support a campus rape epidemic) that will supposedly “diversify”… Read more...
For the fifth year in a row, Nintendo will not hold a traditional press conference at E3 in Los Angeles. Since 2013, the company has opted for a pre-recorded live stream over a staged event, and during a financial briefing this week,...Show More Summary
Another day, another analyst shouting BUY BUY BUY on Apple's stock, based on the upcoming iPhone 8 launch. This week, Credit Suisse analyst Kulbinder Garcha raised his estimate for the firm's stock price to $170, based on his beliefShow More Summary
When the Switch console arrived, Nintendo stated firmly that while the home Wii U console was on the way out, they had no intentions of abandoning the DS platform. Today, we’re learning those weren’t just words — Nintendo has announced the 2DS XL, another redesign of the DS, and they’re making it more affordable. Show More Summary
A wearable blanket? Sign us up. Onesies are gaining in popularity, so don’t miss out on the comfiest trend of the year. If you can tear yourself away from your pillow fort, you can even wear them in public — welcome to 2017! We rounded up 25 of the cutest and geekiest onesies the internet has […] This story was originally published at 25 Hilariously Geeky Onesies for Adults
Humans will one day walk on Mars and while it almost certainly won't happen on the fever-dream timeline that Donald Trump seems to think is possible, it'll definitely happen sooner rather than later. The technology to get us there either...Show More Summary
You know Daleks and Davros and Missy the Master, Angels and Silence hell-bent on disaster. But do you recall the most underrated Doctor Who villains of all? Each week, I will dig into […] The post ‘Doctor Who’ Underrated Villain of the Week: Lake Ghosts appeared first on Geek.com.
It’s that time of year when Mother Nature puts on her best fireworks show with pink and white cherry blossoms. By now your Instagram feed is probably clogged with endless shots of cherry trees, but this spectacular drone footage captured by Jack Johnston is still worth your time. Read more...
Who’s the craziest ultra-rich, would-be supervillain in the whole wide world? It’s Elon. Elon Musk. Read more...