Category : Technology

by Simeon - 2 months ago

Microsoft is now selling Amazon’s Echo devices

Microsoft has now started selling Amazon’s Echo devices in its retail stores. Twitter user WalkingCat spotted that Microsoft is selling the latest Echo Dot and second generation Echo. Both devices are available online and in Microsoft St...

by Simeon - 2 months ago

YouTube is now streaming free, ad-supported feature films

YouTube recently began to roll out a series of feature films that viewers can watch for free, supported by ads. While the selection isn’t large, there are some notable ones to catch, like The Terminator, Legally Blonde, and Rocky. Accor...

by Simeon - 2 months ago

How the hell do you say Eevee’s name?

Of all the original 151 Pokémon, Eevee’s name might just be the easiest to pronounce. E-vee. Eee-vee. It’s exactly what it looks like. Or so I thought, until I started playing Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, where I listened my little fuzzy f...

by Simeon - 2 months ago

How Facebook’s crisis PR firm triggered a PR crisis

Pretend for a moment that you run a large and successful company. After years of outsized success, the company is confronted with a crisis. Public perception has begun to turn — against your company in general, and against you specifical...

by Simeon - 2 months ago

Report: Cheaper, disc-free Xbox One option coming next year

Psht, who needs 'em? (credit: Squirmelia) Microsoft is planning to release a disc-free version of the Xbox One as early as next spring, according to an unsourced report from author Brad Sams of Thurrott.com (who has been reliable with early Xbox-r...

by Simeon - 2 months ago

Verily pauses research on glucose-sensing contact lens

Verily, previously Google Life Sciences, is putting a hold on its program to build a contact lens that can monitor glucose in tears. First announced in 2014, the glucose lens has been one of Verily’s highest-profile projects, even as exp...