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As major cellphone service providers continue to re-introduce unlimited data to their content-hungry customers, it looks like folks are spending more time surfing the web on their phones in Wi-Fi free zones.The post As unlimited data plans grow more popular, Wi-Fi loses its dominance appeared first on Digital Trends.
Amazon has a brand-new patent to its name, but it's nothing to do with retail. The internet giant now has a patent on the ability to identify Bitcoin owners through the use of amalgamated sales and telecoms data.The post Amazon patent wants to unmask Bitcoin users, sell data to law enforcement, others appeared first on Digital Trends.
When technology meets the legal system, things can get pretty weird. From monkey selfies to the evils of autocomplete, here are seven of the strangest tech-themed lawsuits in history.The post From monkey selfies to Intel allergies, here are the 7 weirdest tech lawsuits ever appeared first on Digital Trends.
Blue Origin, the rocket company founded by Jeff Bezos, announced that its new rocket engine would have the capacity to launch "100 full missions," as per CEO Bob Smith. The BE-4 should soon be ready to launch.The post Blue Origin is working on the BE-4, a rocket engine that can launch 100 missions appeared first on Digital Trends.
Intel hints that it's getting ready to shut down its New Devices Group, the division responsible for its wearable devices. The company will either move these developers over to other divisions, or end their employment.The post Intel to close its New Devices Group, signaling a retreat from wearables appeared first on Digital Trends.
Microsoft is demoting its OneNote 2016 desktop application, replacing it with the Windows 10 OneNote app instead and adding new features only to the latter. OneNote UWP will also be the default version for Office 2019.The post Microsoft gives OneNote Windows 10 a promotion, kills off OneNote 2016 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Researchers in Switzerland have developed a smart superhero-style exosuit which allows users to pilot a drone by pretending to be one. Let's just hope you're not too shy to use it in public!The post A sensor-packed exosuit lets you fly a drone by pretending to be one appeared first on Digital Trends.
Trend Micro discovered two variants on the XiaoBa ransomware that carries a cryptocurrency-mining payload. More specifically, it injects the Coinhive script into webpages cached on your PC while browsing the internet.The post Hackers modify ransomware to deliver a Coinhive cryptocurrency-mining payload appeared first on Digital Trends.
Fake ad blockers is real news! These malicious extensions generated more than 20 million downloads on the Chrome store and their popularity shows that many internet users are still susceptible to malicious software.The post 20 million Chrome users are fooled into downloading fake ad blockers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Amazon wants to welcome you to the dongle life with its MacBook deal of the day! If you're getting this first-generation refurbished MacBook, you may want to pick up some accessories to connect to that lonesome USB Type-C port.The post Apple’s first-generation MacBook is Amazon’s Deal of the Day appeared first on Digital Trends.
We tried out a range of universal earplugs designed specifically for musicians and live music listeners. There are a few different approaches manufacturers take to attenuate dBs without distorting sounds. Here’s our non-exhaustive look at a few earplug options for live music.The post Rock stars wear them, and so should you: A review of earplugs for concertgoers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Bolt Thread's Mylo vegetarian leather grows from mushroom root networks in days without the environmentally harmful gases cattle produce for years until harvested for their meat and hides.The post Mylo vegetarian leather grows from mushroom roots in days appeared first on Digital Trends.
Ghost is a more affordable augmented reality (AR) headset allows you to create infinite MacOS windows that hover around you in virtual space. Get ready to take multitasking to the next level!The post Low-cost Ghost AR headset promises MacOS multitasking on steroids appeared first on Digital Trends.
Chrome OS will soon combine notifications and quick system settings together in one menu. The new look, similar to Windows 10's Action Center, could be part of what many consider to Material Design 2.0.The post Chrome OS notification center redesign borrows from Windows 10 Action Center appeared first on Digital Trends.
The latest and greatest 2018 Lexus LS could receive a plug-in hybrid, an all-electric, and potentially even a hydrogen fuel cell variant in the span of its current generation over the next few years.The post Lexus LS may get plug-in hybrid, EV, and hydrogen fuel cell variants appeared first on Digital Trends.
Researchers have demonstrated how a pair of robot arms can be used to assemble a flat-packed Ikea chair in minutes. Best of all? They can do it without having a massive argument, too.The post By assembling Ikea chairs, robots steal the one job we never wanted appeared first on Digital Trends.
In a recent interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook said he doesn't believe customers want MacOS and iOS to merge. Doing so would water down both for the convenience of one operating system. A merge would mean trade-offs and compromises.The post Tim Cook doesn’t believe customers want MacOS and iOS combined appeared first on Digital Trends.
Meet the Canon Ivy Mini Photo Printer, a 2 x 3 photo printer with a compact design from cartridge-free printing. The printer uses Zink paper with embedded ink crystals, while an app tosses in editing tools like AR face filters.The post Hold your Instagrams in your hand with Canon’s new tiny pocket printer appeared first on Digital Trends.
Of course you want the best drone apps for your personal drone. Whether you're checking the weather, inputting an automated flight, capturing the perfect half-pipe run from above, these are the apps you need.The post The best drone apps appeared first on Digital Trends.
Have your food and eat it too? New augmented reality menus will allow diners to preview a dish using a Snapchat AR Lens before ordering, putting a lifelike model of the food right on the table.The post You AR what you eat — augmented reality menus are coming to Snapchat appeared first on Digital Trends.