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Following up on the surprise announcement at the 2017 E3 show, Phil Spencer of Xbox verified that original Xbox backward compatibility for select games will be added to Xbox One later this year in an update.The post Microsoft confirms original Xbox backward compatibility still coming this year appeared first on Digital Trends.
What happens when you use a fidget spinner in a nearly weightless environment? Randy Bresnik and his fellow astronauts on the ISS recently found out, and he shared the experience in a Twitter video.The post Astronauts on the space station are playing around with a fidget spinner appeared first on Digital Trends.
A prototype of Spike Aerospace's upcoming S-512, a supersonic passenger jet capable of speeds up to Mach 1.6, just completed its first test flights. The company hopes to have them airborne for commercial use in just a few years.The post Supersonic passenger jet prototype completes first unmanned test flight appeared first on Digital Trends.
Meet the Mooz, a 3D printer that is not only fully modular, but can also operate as a CNC carver and laser engraver. Because everyone is expected to be a jack of all trades these days, even our machines.The post The Mooz is a 3D printer that also serves as a carver and engraver appeared first on Digital Trends.
Project Loon, Alphabet's balloon-based internet service, might be taking flight in a new way. As per a recent FCC filing, it would appear that Project Loon is being spun out into its very own company.The post Project Loon might soon become its own company as per an FCC filing appeared first on Digital Trends.
With a stunning 6-inch P-OLED screen, you’re going to want to shop for the best Google Pixel 2 XL screen protectors to avoid scratches and cracks. We've got a shortlist for you right here.The post Stay safe with the best Google Pixel 2 XL screen protectors appeared first on Digital Trends.
The race towards driverless technology is now seriously burning up the pavement. The international competition is on like never before as China pursues the development of its very own autonomous vehicles, with Baidu at the lead.The post China’s Baidu, Changan enter the autonomous vehicle fray appeared first on Digital Trends.
OnePlus makes great smartphones, but lately, the company has been embroiled in a bit of controversy over the fact that its phones are collecting data without customer consent. The company has announced that is changing this month.The post OnePlus announces it will allow users to opt out of data collection program appeared first on Digital Trends.
While the FDA has yet to approve the device for medical use in the U.S., the Q-Collar is aimed at preventing brain injuries across all occupations by reducing brain movement in the skull when it sustains impact.The post The Q-Collar draws inspiration from a woodpecker, may help prevent concussions appeared first on Digital Trends.
The Internet is a dastardly place where facts and common sense are often optional or irrelevant. Misinformation can often snowball into a mess in a hurry. With this in mind, here are the five best internet hoaxes of all time.The post The top 6 internet hoaxes, from sex in space to fake time travelers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Here in 2017, technology is pretty great. But for all the good that tech brings us, there are still plenty of ways in which it has the potential to bring about the so-called "techpocalypse." Here are six.The post 6 ways humankind might accidentally bring about the ‘techpocalypse’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Teague labs has created a peripheral any retro video game fan would love – a Power Glove VR controller for the HTC Vive VR system. What's more, the technical specs are freely available so you can make your own.The post Nintendo Power Glove gets new life as a retro HTC Vive VR controller appeared first on Digital Trends.
Looking for an extra advantage when picking and managing your fantasy football team? Check out these five mobile apps and choose which is the best fantasy football app to give you a leg up on the competition.The post Pick the best fantasy football app and win your league this season appeared first on Digital Trends.
The Crowbar is designed to offer crows a tasty treat every time they deposit a cigarette filter. The device may help keep our city streets cleaner by incentivizing crows to do the dirty work.The post Good birdie! This box trains crows to collect cigarette butts for cleaner cities appeared first on Digital Trends.
Samsung just launched a "Dual Pixel" sensor that shoots background blur without two lenses, as well as a new small, high-resolution sensor. Both sensors can potentially be integrated into thin smartphones without that camera bump.The post Samsung ‘Dual Pixel’ tech allows dual-lens effects from single-lens smartphones appeared first on Digital Trends.
Engineers from Michigan Technological University have shown how a new approach to breaking down landfill waste could not just help the environment, but give us a new source of natural gas.The post Unleashing hungry bacteria on our landfills could produce tons of natural gas appeared first on Digital Trends.
Landsec, the U.K.’s biggest listed commercial property company, has given a futuristic upgrade to its most famous London billboard -- letting it identify the cars around it and play relevant ads.The post This massive billboard targets you with ads depending on what car you drive appeared first on Digital Trends.
If you're sitting on a stack of Bitcoins, now might be a good time to sell, as it's reached a new historic high of $5,700. Traditionally though, after breaking records, Bitcoin crashes.The post Bitcoin’s latest boom sends it scorching past $5,000, and likely beyond appeared first on Digital Trends.
There is no reason for you to be lonely in your kitchen again thanks to new programming on Genius Kitchen, the food-focused "multiplatform digital-media brand" comprised of original shows, recipe, cooking demonstrations, and more.The post Genius Kitchen provides inspiration and education for your cooking needs appeared first on Digital Trends.