Saturday, July 31, 2021

Bang & Olufsen launches Beoplay EQ true wireless headphones with active adaptive noise cancellation

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B&O's latest true wireless headphone is a first with adaptive active noise cancelling Bang and Olufsen Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Venerable Danish luxury audio maker Bang & Olufsen today launched its $399 Beoplay EQ, the first true wireless earphones with adaptive active…

Gannett relaunches CTV streaming channels as ‘house’ for initial, long-form videos

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Gannett is relaunching its CTV streaming channels — USA Today News and USA Today SportsWire — with more programming and distribution, after seeing a rise in views and time spent watching video content from the news publisher in the past year on free, ad-supported TV platforms.The CTV channels’ distribution will expand to Tubi, STIRR (part…

Dipping a ball in titanium tetrachloride to make the world’s smokiest ball

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This guy bought some titanium tetrachloride which basically turns into white smoke when exposed to air and decided to soak a ball in it to make the world's smokiest ball. A few weeks ago, I bought some titanium tetrachloride which, I heard is one of the most obnoxious chemicals. When exposed to air, almost immediately,…

FDA clears Synchron’s brain-computer user interface gadget for human trials

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A company that makes an implantable brain-computer interface (BCI) has been given the go-ahead by the Food and Drug Administration to run a clinical trial with human patients. Synchron plans to start an early feasibility study of its Stentrode implant later this year at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York with six subjects. The company said…

Google will need coronavirus vaccines for returning workplace staff members

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Google will require its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus before they’re allowed to return to the company’s offices. “Anyone coming to work on our campuses will need to be vaccinated,” CEO Sundar Pichai said in an internal email the company shared on Wednesday. “Getting vaccinated is one of the most important ways to…

State lawyers basic will appeal termination of Facebook antitrust match

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The antitrust lawsuit brought by 48 attorneys general against Facebook isn't dead yet. A federal judge dismissed the suit last month, but the AGs have filed a notice of plan to appeal. “We filed this notice of appeal because we disagree with the court’s decision and must hold Facebook accountable for stifling competition, reducing innovation,…

Activision Blizzard CEO states reaction to harassment claim was ‘tone deaf’

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Following nearly a week of internal unrest, Activision Blizzard has published a letter from CEO Bobby Kotick addressing the company’s original response to the sexual harassment lawsuit brought against it by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) on July 20th. “Our initial responses to the issues we face together, and to your…

James Bond’s renowned Aston Martin is concerning ‘Rocket League’

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Yet another iconic car is coming to Rocket League, and it's one that'll be nigh-on impossible to drive without humming a certain theme tune. James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 will arrive in the Item Shop on July 29th.  Until August 4th, you'll be able to snag the 1963 model of the car, along with a…

Windows 11 Frequently Asked Question: Responses to your many burning Windows 11 concerns

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Updated Get up to speed on Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 11. Mark Hachman / IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More Windows 11 is nearly here. Microsoft has formally announced Windows 11, and we’ve already seen it as…

How to check your laptop’s battery health

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The obscure Battery Report tool in Windows can help you get hard numbers on your laptop's endurance, but you'll never find it if you don't know where to look. We explain all. Gordon Mah Ung/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Battery life is…