The fictional NASA in Life is run by a bunch of psychopaths and idiots

Life, or as stylized during the opening credits, L I F E, is about six astronauts aboard the International Space Station for a fictional “Mars Pilgrim Mission” sometime in the very near future. As you can tell from the title, the film is partly about the meaning of life and partly about a violent space creature who wreaks absolute havoc on More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Maybe Android tablet apps will be better this year

There’s a new Android tablet you can go and buy, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. Here’s our review of it, where Jake notes that apps freeze if they’re not in the foreground. Which is a good reminder: Android More...

By admin On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Qualcomm’s new mobile platform brings 4G to feature phones

Qualcomm is updating its entry-level mobile platform for the first time in three years, bringing 4G connectivity and services to phones designed for sale in markets like India, Latin America, and Southeast More...

By admin On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Google’s new encoder makes JPEGs up to 35 percent smaller

Speed is everything on the internet, and as a general rule of thumb: the smaller the file, the faster it’ll load. To help with that, Google created a new open-source JPEG encoder that will purportedly reduce More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Show Notes: What the world really needs is NFC payment sunglasses

Before every episode of The Vergecast I sit down, read through a bunch of news, and take a bunch of notes. It’s one of the most enjoyable parts of my week, and I started thinking it might be fun to do every More...

By admin On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Journey to Themyscira in the latest Wonder Woman trailer

A new trailer for DC’s Wonder Woman has hit the web, showing off Diana Prince’s training as an Amazon warrior on Themyscira. We’ve seen Diana taking part in the First World War in earlier glimpses of More...

By admin On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Facebook’s Snapchat stories clone, Messenger Day, is now rolling out globally

Last September we had our first glimpse of Messenger Day (Facebook’s attempt to clone Snapchat’s stories function) when it was being tested in Poland. Now, the social network says the feature is rolling More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Yahoo’s new chatbot will nag your family for you

With a pending sale of its internet business to Verizon, Yahoo is undergoing one of the more tumultuous periods in its history. Yet somehow it still managed to put out one of the most useful piece of software More...

By admin On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

US to suspend fast processing of H-1B visas for high-skilled workers

We’re still waiting for President Trump to weigh in definitively on the ongoing H-1B visa reform debate, but his administration just introduced a new change to the system that may be seen as hostile to the More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Nintendo Switch review: pure potential

Nintendo’s best hardware ever, but many questions remain unanswered Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts  More...