Walmart Launches Trio Of Cheap Android Tablets

It was reported not too long ago that Walmart would soon launch its own-brand cheap Android tablets that would compete with Amazon’s Fire tablets which have long been the gold standard of cheap Android tablets. Released under its in-house Onn brand, Walmart is selling one 8 inch and two 10.1 inch tablets. Prices start at just $64.


Give Amazon A 3D Scan Of Your Body, Get A $25 Gift Card

If you take part in Amazon’s latest research project you can get a $25 gift card. The research involves digital 3D scans of people’s bodies and those who agree to do it are given a $25 Amazon gift card. This study is reportedly being conducted by Amazon at two locations in New York City.


Outdoor Cabin Converts Harmful Cigarette Smoke Into Clean Air

Cigarette smoke is harmful even when you’re not the person smoking and someone around you is. That’s why it’s prohibited to smoke in most public establishments. Dedicated smoking areas can be found at these places and a new one just set up in Singapore actually converts the harmful cigarette smoke into clean air.


God Of War Sells Over 10 Million Copies

God of War hit the ground running when it first came out for the PlayStation 4 last year. The title was very well received by fans of the franchise who had long been waiting for the latest iteration to arrive. It has continued to do well as the company has now revealed that this PlayStation 4 exclusive game has sold more than 10 million copies.


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Exact Air Pollution From All Power Plants Globally Will Soon Be Revealed

Power plants, particularly those that run on fossil fuels, tend to pollute the environment. No wonder countries are increasingly shifting to more renewable and green sources of energy to reduce their impact on the environment. WattTime, a nonprofit artificial intelligence firm, will soon provide valuable data which will track air pollution from every power plant in the world.


New Bill Makes Probable Cause Necessary To Search Devices At Borders

As it stands, customs officials at the border don’t require a warrant or even probable cause to search your electronic devices. This, as you can probably imagine, has led to more than a few incidents where things have gone south. Two U.S. senators have now introduced a bill which would make the entire system more reasonable by mandating that border agents have probable cause to search the device.


Robot Dog Pulls 3-Ton Plane With Ease

There has been a lot of advancement in robotics over the past few years. Robots are now capable of climbing stairs and doing backflips. Now, as a group of researchers from Italy have demonstrated, small robot dogs are even capable of pulling 3-ton airplanes. The video shows the HyQReal robot dog pulling a 3-ton Piaggio P180 Avanti passenger airplane at the Genova Airport in Italy.


25 Percent Of All Google Duplex Calls Are Conducted By Humans

Google’s introduced its AI-based Duplex reservation service at I/O 2018. The AI can make phone calls on your behalf to set up things like restaurant reservations and salon appointments. Duplex has since been rolled out to almost the entire country, however, it still require human intervention from time to time. Google has revealed that 25 percent of calls placed through Duplex are conducted by humans currently.


OnePlus 7 Pro To Get A Camera Update Next Week

The OnePlus 7 Pro hit the market merely a couple of weeks ago. Some early customers have expressed some concerns about the camera software as they feel that it could be improved to enhance the overall imaging prowess of the device. OnePlus has acknowledged that and confirmed that a camera update is being developed for the OnePlus 7 Pro. It could be released as early as next week.


Amazon’s New Wearable Device ‘Reads Human Emotions’

According to a report, Amazon is developing a new wearable device which “reads human emotions.” The device will be wrist-worn and voice-activated with its primary functionality being the ability to read human emotions. It would thus be a health and wellness device unlike any other on the market today.


2019 LG TVs To Get Alexa This Month

Purchased a latest LG smart TV this year? You will soon be able to access another smart assistant on it. The company has confirmed that its 2019 lineup of TVs will be updated with support for Amazon Alexa later this month. LG will be rolling out this update in North America first. Customers in Asia and Europe will have to wait a bit longer to get it.


HBO Says There Won’t Be Any Game of Thrones Sequels

The ending of Game of Thrones, controversial as it may be, might have given some the impression that HBO might develop sequels. The premium cable giant has now confirmed that this won’t be the case. It has previously confirmed that a prequel is indeed in development but it won’t have anything to do with Game of Thrones.


Fugitive Offers To Turn Himself In If His Wanted Poster Gets 15,000 Likes

Jose Simms, a man considered a fugitive in Connecticut, has negotiated the rather interesting terms of his surrender with the Torrington Police Department. He promised to turn himself in if the wanted poster put up by the department on its official Facebook page got 15,000 likes.


Terminator: Dark Fate Trailer Brings Back Linda Hamilton’s Sarah Connor

There has been a lot of anticipation for the new Terminator movie and fans are going to like the fact that the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate has been released today. It brings back a familiar face, Linda Hamilton’s, who is returning to reprise her iconic role as Sarah Connor.


Google Pay Is Coming To New York’s MTA

Google has been working with transit agencies across the globe to bring Google Pay support and make it easier for users to pay for their public transit journeys. New York City is now joining that list. The city’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority is going to enable the “pay per ride” feature for phones starting May 31st as part of a public pilot at select subway stations and Staten Island buses.


The Last Of Us 2, Death Stranding Expected To Launch For The PS4

With Sony confirming that the PS5 is in development, many are no doubt wondering what this means for games that have yet to be launched. For example, titles such as The Last of Us 2 and Death Stranding are some of the more highly-anticipated titles to launch on the PlayStation, but due to the fact that they haven’t been released, some have speculated that Sony could be “saving” them for […]


Fujifilm GFX100 Medium Format Mirrorless Camera Announced

Several years ago, Fujifilm decided to dive into the medium format camera market by launching the Fujifilm GFX 50S. The company has since released new models and successors since, but this could possibly be the company’s biggest update to yet. Fujifilm has announced a new mirrorless camera in the form of the GFX100.


Apple Sends Out Media Invites To WWDC 2019 For June 3

Are you excited to see what Apple has in store for its Mac and iOS devices? If you are, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the company is gearing up for its upcoming WWDC 2019 event. They have started to send out invites to the event which was previously confirmed to take place on the 3rd of June, 2019.


WhatsApp Confirms That Ads Will Start To Show Up In 2020

Despite WhatsApp having been around for years and with Facebook paying a whopping $16 billion to acquire them, the company has yet to figure out how exactly monetize the app. Previously, WhatsApp could be bought as a one-off purchase, and later it was suggested that this could be an annual subscription, but ultimately the app ended up being completely free.


DJI’s Drones Will Get Aircraft Detection Next Year

Drones are immensely useful tools for all kinds of things, whether it be for photography, videography, or search and rescue. However, much like most tools, they can be useful or downright hindrances depending on their users. As we have seen in the past, drones have the potential to disrupt flights by flying too close to airports which raises concerns about drones possibly crashing into the engines of planes.


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