‘Zoom in on this dog’s nose’ is a good excuse to share cute pup pics

If you’re on Twitter, chances are you’ve seen a picture of a dog with instructions to look closely at its nose. The meme seems to have originated with a Tweet from Daniel Alexander. It’s simple: zoom in on the dog’s nose, which has a snippet of text that’s hard to see until you look closely. The text gives you directions to look in another More...

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By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Google’s Allo chat app is finally coming to desktop — eventually

Google’s Allo chat app isn’t blowing up the app charts (not that it ever really did), and part of the reason might be that it’s limited to a single device. Google had the admirable instinct to create More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Amazon brings Alexa to UK TVs with updated Fire TV Stick

The latest version of Amazon’s Fire TV Stick, which comes with Alexa built-in, is heading to UK shores. The device launched in the US last October, but is going on sale April 3rd in Britain for £40 (available More...

By admin On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

New trailers: Ghost in the Shell, Apple’s first TV shows, and more

It’s always fun seeing locations you recognize pop up in movies. It sort of lets you feel like you’re in on the secret, like you know the world these characters exist in better than they do. What’s even More...

By admin On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Apple may replace the home button with a ‘function area’ on the next iPhone

The next iPhone could see the elimination of the Home button and Touch ID sensor in favor of an edge-to-edge design and “virtual buttons” at the bottom of the screen. The rumors come from the well-sourced More...

By admin On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Sonos’ latest ad is a super yuppie version of Apple’s classic 1984 commercial

Tech companies are not exactly shy of using melodrama in their ads, but Sonos’ latest commercial — first shown last week and again during tonight’s Grammy Awards — takes the cake. The 90-second clip More...

By admin On Friday, February 10th, 2017

The Magicians builds a better fantasy show by bringing realism to magic

In the 2000s, the fantasy genre saw a box office boom largely caused by the blockbuster success of the Lord of the Rings movies and the Harry Potter franchise. The drive to cash in didn’t work for everyone, More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Apple hires Amazon Fire TV boss to head Apple TV division

Apple has hired Timothy Twerdahl, the director of Amazon’s Fire TV division, as a new vice president. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman first reported the news, also saying that Twerdahl will be running the Apple More...

By admin On Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Poor US roads mean FedEx is going through tires twice as fast

The decaying state of the United States roadway system can be costly for drivers. For companies where vehicles are central to the business model, it’s no trivial concern. Speaking before a hearing in Washington More...

By admin On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Watch every day from Groundhog Day at the same time

Groundhog Day is a rare film, managing to balance the weight of its central conceit with actual character development and laughs. (Bill Murray as weatherman Phil Connors takes the lion’s share of the credit More...