New York Public Library Ends Its Free Movie Streaming Service

For many New Yorkers, the Public Library’s free movie streaming service has been one of the city’s best kept secrets. That will no longer be the case starting next week. It has been confirmed that the iconic New York library is shutting down the service since its partnership with Kanopy, a multimedia streaming service, has ended.


BMW Aims To Have 25 Electrified Cars By 2023

Like many of its rivals, BMW has also embraced the future of mobility which almost certainly includes electrified cars. The company is best known for making some of the best combustion-engine powered sportscars on the market but it’s also heavily invested in leading the charge for electrified vehicles. BMW has said that it will put 25 electrified vehicles on the road by 2023.


Apple Thought About Putting A Camera Inside The Apple Watch’s Band

The Apple Watch has never come with an integrated camera and it’s unclear if it ever will. However, a recently discovered patent suggests that Apple has toyed with the idea of allowing people to take pictures from their wrist. One of the solutions it dreamt up involved putting a camera inside the Apple Watch’s band.


Microsoft Introduces 2FA-Locked ‘Personal Vault’ To OneDrive

Microsoft is adding an additional layer of security to its OneDrive storage service. It has introduced a new OneDrive Personal Vault feature which is essentially a folder which locks sensitive material behind two-factor authentication or an extra identity verification step such as PIN or facial/fingerprint authentication.


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T-Mobile Launches 5G Service On June 28th

T-Mobile is joining its rivals in launching its 5G network in the United States. The carrier confirmed today that its new 5G network will enter service from Friday, June 28th. The service will be extremely limited initially as it will only be available in parts of six cities. It will no doubt increase in the coming months.


Airbnb Luxe Lets You Travel In The Lap Of Luxury

If you use Airbnb frequently when you travel, you might have had a bad experience once or twice. Either the property isn’t what the images made it seem like or the area isn’t as good as you thought it would be. All of these concerns go out the window for the company’s new tier, Airbnb Luxe. If you’re willing to dig deep into your pockets, you can now access unique […]


Next-Gen BMW Cruise Control Can Stop At Traffic Lights Automatically

Adaptive cruise control technology has been around for quite some time now. The car can slow down automatically if the car in front of it does and then go back up to the set cruise speed without disengaging. BMW has been working to enhance the capabilities of its adaptive cruise control technology. It has demonstrated a new capability which will enable the car to stop automatically when it pulls up […]


Google Drive Offline Support Extended To Non-Google Files

It’s currently possible to use Google Chrome to make Google Drive files like Sheets, Docs, and Slides available for offline use. As part of a new beta test, Google has now decided to extend this functionality to other content stored in Drive. This can include Microsoft Office files, images, PDFs, and additional non-Google formats.


Amazon Prime Day 2019 Kicks Off On July 15th With Massive Sales

Not content with Black Friday being one of the biggest online shopping events, Amazon created its own Amazon Prime Day event a few years ago. This annual event provides customers with significant discounts on a wide variety of products available through the retailer. It has confirmed that Amazon Prime Day 2019 will bring amazing discounts for customers come July 15th.


Google Developing Palm Rejection For Always-On Displays

Always-On displays are very useful since they show important information such as the time or notification without lighting up the whole display. This doesn’t just make it easier on the eyes at night but also helps conserve battery life. However, since it doesn’t support palm rejection, merely taking your phone out of your pocket will cause the display to light up. One user has requested Google to develop this feature […]


New Matrix Movie Could Be In The Works

The first Matrix movie was kind of revolutionary and many have had a fond memory of it. Its sequels are still up for debate, with some feeling that the sequels kind of lost the magic that made the first movie great, while others seem to enjoy the trilogy as a whole. For fans of the franchise, the good news is that we could be getting a new Matrix movie.


Razer And Ducky Team Up To Create A New Mechanical Keyboard

In the world of mechanical keyboards, the more mainstream brands that come to mind would be Razer. Then there are also lesser-known brands that might not be familiar to the masses, such as Ducky, which are actually a pretty popular choice in the mechanical keyboard community amongst those who are looking to get into the hobby.


Researchers Have Created A Shape That Can Block All Sound

https://www.fastcompany.com/90316833/scientists-have-discovered-a-shape-that-blocks-all-sound-even-your-co-workers


Mario Kart Hot Wheels Track Set Unveiled

We’re sure that many of us have grown up playing with Hot Wheels, which for those unfamiliar are a series of die-cast toy cars, some of which have been designed to resemble actual car models. For those who are still collecting, you might be interested in the company’s latest offering.


Leica Launches Its ‘Entry-Level’ M-E (Typ 240) Rangefinder Camera

Leica’s cameras aren’t exactly known to be cheap and have typically been priced well out of the range of many photographers. However, if you’d like to get your hands on a Leica camera, the company has announced a new M rangefinder-style camera that is one of its more “affordable” offerings.


Samsung Launches A New Range Of SmartThings Devices

If you’re looking to trick out your home to make it smarter, there are a plethora of choices of choose from, but if you’d rather not spend too much time looking around, Samsung could have the perfect solution for you. The company has recently announced a bunch of gadgets part of its SmartThings lineup that could be worth checking out.


This Photo Editing App Uses AI To Remove People From Photos

There are a ton of beautiful and scenic spots in the world that many people go to take photos of. However, most touristy places tend to be pretty crowded and filled with tourists, all of whom are trying to take the same photo. This usually results in a photo that is less than ideal due to the sheer number of people in them which can distract from the photo.


Google’s New Curriculum Wants To Teach Kids How To Spot Fake News

The internet is a great place for information, but we’re sure that back in the day, we never really thought that the internet could be abused to help spread fake news or misinformation. Unfortunately, that is a reality that we are dealing with today, and it also seems like being able to detect it is harder than ever.


Apple Might Have Just Scrapped Plans For Quantum Dot Cameras For Future iPhones

A lot of the focus and emphasis these days when it comes to marketing phones seems to be mostly focused on the camera and how well the phones can take photos. Apple has long had a reputation for creating cameras that can take pretty amazing photos (not necessarily the best of the best, but it’s pretty solid), although it seems that the company could have recently scrapped plans that would […]


Microsoft Does Not Want Its Employees Using Slack Or Google Docs

Microsoft makes a lot of products for productivity, but given that it’s hardly the most niche of categories, it’s not surprising that there are a ton of (free) alternatives out there to what Microsoft has to offer. We imagine that the company would much prefer if people used its products, and as such, we’re not surprised to learn that the company has banned a bunch of competitor products from being […]


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