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  1. Google search results on Android get auto-playing video previews

    08.19 / 00:15 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    The feature we first saw hints of weeks ago has started to go live on Android. The company is introducing video previews in its search results on mobile, causing videos to auto-play once they load. Though they’re just arriving on Android at the moment, Google plans to expand the feature to other platforms in the future, and to languages other … Continue…
  2. Apple Pay support disabled for websites selling neo-nazi gear

    08.18 / 23:35 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Certain white supremacists websites can no longer accept payments using Apple Pay following Apple’s disabling of the support. Apple confirmed the news this week via a spokesperson, who pointed toward the Apple Pay guidelines that prohibit use for sites determined to be spreading intolerance, hate or advocating violence. This move follows multiple other companies that have revoked support for various … Continue…
  3. Galaxy Quest TV show project gets new writer at Amazon

    08.18 / 22:56 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Just under two years ago, we learned that Amazon would be making an original television show based on the popular 1999 sci-fi movie hit Galaxy Quest. The show, which was being shopped around by Paramount, was eventually picked up by Amazon Studios, but it derailed at some point in the past, slowing to a stall. That has changed, according to … Continue…
  4. TCL’s 50″ and 65″ P-Series 4K Roku TVs have been cancelled

    08.18 / 22:15 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Chinese company TCL introduced a bunch of TVs in May including the 4K-toting P-Series lineup. That product line was supposed to launch in the near future in 50-inch, 55-inch and 65-inch sizes, but the company has changed its plans. If you were hoping to get a relatively cheap 4K Roku smart TV, you still can, but only in one size … Continue…
  5. YouTube Breaking News category streams important global events

    08.18 / 21:33 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    YouTube users have noted the arrival of a new ‘Breaking News’ category that contains important news videos on major events around the globe. The feature hasn’t been officially announced by Google at this time, but many users are reporting seeing the category, which aids users in finding live and otherwise important news segments in a post-cable world. Once upon a … Continue…
  6. Scientists just revolutionized coffee creamer

    08.18 / 20:52 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Coffee, America’s favorite beverage, just got a little more convenient thanks to some food scientists with Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU). The researchers have created what they call a milk capsule; it is a puck-shaped solid bit of coffee creamer that dissolves after being put into a cup of hot coffee. Unlike the little cups of liquid creamer that currently … Continue…
  7. Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition may revive codename for limited run console

    08.18 / 20:52 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Microsoft is set to release a bunch of new Xbox One X details during its Gamescom presentation on Sunday, but a new leak today might be beating it to the punch. A pair of German retailers have apparently outed a limited edition Xbox One X console, and it seems to revive the Project Scorpio name. Though it may be too … Continue…
  8. Fisker EMotion luxury $129k self-driving EV to spill all at CES 2018

    08.18 / 20:32 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Fisker’s new electric car will make its official debut at CES 2018, with the Fisker EMotion promising not only zero-emissions but full autonomous driving. Preorders of the car began in June, with Fisker taking a $2,000 deposit for what’s expected to be a $129k EV by the time it actually launches. However, so far potential owners have had to take … Continue…
  9. Monster headphones with Melody voice assistant arrive this month

    08.18 / 20:10 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Monster has announced the upcoming launch of is new MonsterTalk headphones, a variety that will sport a voice-powered assistant. This will mark the first time a voice assistant has been available on premium headphones, the company claims. No doubt the move aims to capitalize on the growing popularity of mobile assistants like Alexa, though in this case it is dedicated … Continue…
  10. Amazon free Echo Dot promo goes live for just a few minutes

    08.18 / 20:10 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    A clandestine Audible promotion made Amazon’s Echo Dot free for a short window, though the deal was only stumbled upon accidentally on Friday afternoon. The promotion, only disclosed when Echo Dot buyers had the smart speaker in their cart and had reached the checkout stage, was listed only as an “Audible Promo” credit. However, it reduced the normally $49.99 device … Continue…
  11. Samsung plans just revealed new Holographic AR Glasses

    08.18 / 19:27 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Augmented Reality through 3D-projected images (holograms) are just one part of Samsung’s newly revealed headset plans. Glasses, that is to say, or as Samsung called it, a “holographic see-through optical device.” That’s about as simple as they make it in the plans we’re looking at – a new way to look at the world through augmented reality. This is not … Continue…
  12. Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon trailer easter egg has fans excited

    08.18 / 19:27 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon received a new trailer today, and it has some Pokemon fans excited. At first glance, it seems to be just another Pokemon trailer similar to the ones Nintendo rolled out for the original Sun and Moon. Upon closer inspection, though, it seems to suggest one new location that will definitely be familiar to fans of the … Continue…
  13. Self-driving car tech just took a big step closer to mainstream

    08.18 / 19:27 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Major car part supplier Delphi has inked a deal with a major LIDAR company, baking laser scanners into its turnkey kit for autonomous cars. The deal will see Innoviz Technologies supply solid-state LIDAR scanners to add to Delphi’s work-in-progress system, which should give car-makers a shortcut to vehicles that can drive themselves. While Delphi might not be a household name, … Continue…
  14. Tekken for iOS and Android revealed in trailer: pre-register for bonuses

    08.18 / 19:04 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Bandai Namco just released a trailer announcing the upcoming launch of Tekken for mobile. The game will be available on both iOS and Android. Fans have been advised of a ‘pre-registration’ that is now live for them to sign up. The pre-registration will result in those particular players getting free bonuses. All of this is joined by what Bandai describes … Continue…
  15. Apple’s movie streaming plot will make theater chains furious

    08.18 / 17:59 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    It isn’t exactly a secret that DVD and Blu-Ray sales are hurting, thanks in large part to streaming services like Netflix. To combat this, movie studios have been discussing paid video on demand strategies with companies like Apple and Comcast. What they’re planning, though, is bound to leave theater chains furious. According to a new report from Bloomberg, movie studios … Continue…
  16. Today’s iPhone 8 leak is leather

    08.18 / 17:38 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    The images you’re about to look at show an iPhone 8 casing with a leather exterior. The details on the back and within are exceedingly convincing – embossing and tiny bits of text that usually only show up in legit, Apple-made pieces of hardware. While we’d expect this sort of level of detail on a case for an iPhone made … Continue…
  17. Removing watermarks from stock photos is worryingly easy

    08.18 / 17:38 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Watermarking photos may be the go-to route to prevent copyright theft, but Google researchers have figured out a clever way to remove watermarks altogether, automatically. Watermarking, where a logo is placed somewhere on a photo to show who took it, varies in intrusiveness from a small caption in one corner to the sort of full-image obscuring lines, text, and other … Continue…
  18. 2017 Mazda CX-5: 5 Things You Need To Know

    08.18 / 17:38 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    The 2017 Mazda CX-5 is a near-complete redesign of the brand’s strong-selling compact crossover, and it comes hot on the heels of last year’s unusual 2016.5 model year refresh. With striking looks, simplified drivetrain offerings, and a focus on answering the complaints lodged by previous owners as well as those from SUV shoppers who passed on Mazda’s entry, the latest … Continue…
  19. Car hack affecting millions could be unfixable

    08.18 / 16:29 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    A security flaw that could affect millions of cars has been identified, with researchers warning that there may be no fix available to protect susceptible vehicles. The exploit works by overloading the so-called CAN, or “car device network”, which connects all of the different aspects of modern vehicles together. With the right code, essential parts of the car’s safety features … Continue…
  20. The Solar Eclipse is suddenly an Android O countdown

    08.18 / 16:29 www.slashgear.com Slashgear.com - Technology
    Google has some good ideas for the Solar Eclipse that’s about to blast its way over the United States, one of which involves Android. Users with devices like the Google Pixel will see an update to Android O (whose name will also be revealed) when the Solar Eclipse takes place. There’ll be a big event in New York City to … Continue…