Friday, July 19, 2019
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All of the Apollo anniversary swag you can buy from dumb to fun

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission is upon us, and along with the history, remembrances, and tributes comes the inevitable cash-grab. A whole bunch of companies from around the world...

Instagram ‘tag cleaners’ are fighting against digital vandalism

Over the last few days, a teenager named Taylor has spent more than a dozen hours uploading north of 900 photos to Instagram. She listens to music or watches TV while she...

If you can identify what’s in these images, you’re smarter than AI

Computer vision has improved massively in recent years, but it’s still capable of making serious errors. So much so that there’s a whole field of research dedicated to studying pictures that are...

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 is a satisfying blend of superheroes and Diablo on Switch

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order isn’t the latest superhero blockbuster. It doesn’t have a huge, emotional storyline that impacts various facets of the massive Marvel universe, one that expands on...

Microsoft’s Surface and cloud focus helps boost Q4 earnings as Xbox sales disappoint

Microsoft posted the fourth quarter of its 2019 financial results today, reporting revenue of $33.7 billion and net income of $13.2 billion. Both are big increases year-over-year, setting a new record fiscal...

Overwatch’s new ‘role queue’ feature lets you play the hero you want

Overwatch players all know the feeling: you’re in a match with random people, and no one wants to play support. With only a few seconds to make a choice, you’re stuck taking...

YouTube Music now lets you flip between a song and its music video with...

YouTube Music has introduced a neat little feature that lets users flip between listening to a song to watching that song’s music video without any interruption. If a video is available, the top...

How to stop those annoying website notification prompts

Browsing the web on a desktop computer can sometimes feel like a carefully crafted test of your sanity. You’ve got ads and auto-playing videos popping up left and right, and you’ve even...

Fortnite players can now earn loot from watching YouTube videos

Fortnite and YouTube exist hand-in-hand, and now Epic Games is rolling out a new feature that gives players free cosmetics for watching matches on YouTube. The new initiative is called “Drops,” and...

DARPA’s Squad X project pairs Marines and robots to eliminate the fog of war

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), has been working on a project that partners dismounted soldiers with autonomous robots and drones called Squad X. It’s designed to provide soldiers in the...