Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of May 17th…
- Introducing the Xbox Adaptive Controller
Google announces YouTube Music and YouTube Premium
Google is breaking up its premium YouTube Red service into two new offerings: a YouTube Music streaming service, available either for free with ads or for $9.99 per month, and a YouTube Premium for original video content, costing $11.99 per month.
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of May 15th…
- Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub 2
- Rage 2, official gameplay trailer
- Bohemian Rhapsody: The Movie, official teaser trailer
Supreme Court declines to hear "podcasting patent" case, handing win to EFF
Personal Audio’s US Patent No. 8,112,504 describes a “system for disseminating media content representing episodes in a serialized sequence.”
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of May 14th…
Decade-old Efail attack can decrypt previously obtained encrypted e-mails
Unfixed bugs in widely used e-mail programs make it possible for attackers to obtain the plaintext of messages that are encrypted using the PGP and S/MIME standards, researchers said early Monday morning. The attacks assume that an attacker has possession of the encrypted e-mails and can trick either the original sender or one of the recipients to open an invisible snippet of one of the intercepted messages in a new e-mail.
Digital Photocopiers Loaded With Secrets
Nearly every digital copier built since 2002 contains a hard drive - like the one on your personal computer - storing an image of every document copied, scanned, or emailed by the machine.
Klout is out
Klout, a service that tracks how much social media attention its users draw and rates their expertise based on the content of their posts, will be switched off on May 25—an announcement that has ironically had Klout trending on Twitter today.
Contributed by Julian Moffatt and Wil Alambre over the course of May 9th…
The Best Place for Error Messages on Forms
Emergency Alert Compatible Devices Lookup
To learn more about how emergency alerts are broadcast in your region, when a test alert will take place, and what devices are compatible with it, choose your wireless carrier from the provided pulldown.
Valve will soon let you stream Steam games to phones and tablets
The free Steam Link app will be available for phones and tablets running Android or iOS (though Android support will be in beta for launch) starting the week of May 21. Apple TV and Android-based TV platforms will also run the software, Valve said, essentially turning those set-top boxes into versions of Valve's own standalone Steam Link hardware.
Chrome OS is getting Linux app support
“We put the Linux app environment within a security sandbox, running inside a virtual machine,” Liu told VentureBeat. “We made sure the user experience is seamless to the user. Whether you use a web app, whether you are using an Android app, or whether you are using a Linux app, the window treatment and the way you launch the app from the launcher is the same.”
- The New Material.io
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of May 8th…
- Google I/O 2018 Keynote
An online collection of high-res scans of M.C. Escherâs prints
The Boston Public Library has digitized their collection of M.C. Escher prints. The level of zoom you can get to with these images is amazing.
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of May 7th…
- Luke Cage, season 2 trailer
- Microsoft Build Keynote 2018
Hundreds of big-name sites hacked, converted into drive-by currency miners
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of May 2nd…
- Red Dead Redemption 2, official trailer 3
Google Maps Platform
Beginning on June 11, 2018, you’ll need to enable billing with a credit card and have a valid API key for all Google Map projects. When you enable billing, Google will give you $200 free usage every month for Maps, Routes, or Places. Based on the millions of users, 98% of customers can continue to use Google Maps Platform API for free with this credit.
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of May 1st…
- Ant-Man and The Wasp, official trailer
Pure CSS Francine
HTML/CSS drawing in the style of an 18th-century oil painting. Hand-coded entirely in HTML and CSS, minimal SVG. Because of the artistic nature of this project, artist did not concerned themselves with cross-browser-compatibility, so the live preview looks best in Chrome.
Google opening up ".app" TLD registration
"Starting today at 9:00am PDT and through May 7, .app domains are available to register as part of our Early Access Program, where, for an additional fee, you can secure your desired domains ahead of general availability. And then beginning on May 8, .app domains will be available to the general public through your registrar of choice."