Category: Tech

Spotify brings its “Behind the Lyrics” annotations to Android

Spotify brings its “Behind the Lyrics” annotations to Android

Over a year ago, Spotify inked a deal with music annotation startup Genius to provide the backstory to the songs you’re streaming through a feature called “Behind the Lyrics,” which pops up additional commentary as you’re listening to tracks on …

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Motorola’s Z2 Play sacrifices battery life for sleekness

Motorola’s Z2 Play sacrifices battery life for sleekness

Motorola’s first Z-series smartphones were as impressive as they were divisive. Remember, the Z was insanely thin, the Z Force was nearly indestructible and both could be augmented with Moto Mods, but they were among the first devices to completely …

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I replaced my smartphone with a Nokia 3310, and I never want to go back

I replaced my smartphone with a Nokia 3310, and I never want to go back

Nokia 3310. The new one.

For the last week or so, my Android smartphone was benched—I put it into a drawer, and for the next week, barely touched it. Instead, I used the new Nokia 3310, a reboot of Nokia’s …

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Air-free non-pneumatic tires are coming to a bicycle near you

Air-free non-pneumatic tires are coming to a bicycle near you

Few things are more annoying for cyclists than changing a flat, especially on a back tire. Non-pneumatic tires that have proven workable for off-roading and other vehicle prototypes are now getting tested for bicycles. Their design incorporates a resin inner …

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8 must-eat dishes from the best restaurants on earth

8 must-eat dishes from the best restaurants on earth

You may not realize it, but we are currently living in the midst of a culinary revolution. Chefs all over the world are more courageous, creating ornate dishes with inventive and exciting flavours. The big question is: Where do you …

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Theater announces a women-only screening of ‘Wonder Woman’ and of course men are upset

Theater announces a women-only screening of ‘Wonder Woman’ and of course men are upset

"But what about the men, Diana?!"

Behind every great women’s event is a man upset that he wasn’t invited.

This week, the Alamo Drafthouse theater in Austin announced a women-only screening of Wonder Woman – and predictably, it didn’t take …

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The 17 NBA teams participating in the ‘NBA 2K’ esports league

The 17 NBA teams participating in the ‘NBA 2K’ esports league

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Seventeen NBA teams signed on to participate in the NBA’s first-ever gaming league — the NBA 2K eLeague. The NBA 2K eLeague, expected to launch in 2018, will be the first esports league created by an …

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Augmented reality glasses may be the future, but this AR window is what you can use today

Augmented reality glasses may be the future, but this AR window is what you can use today

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We hear a lot of talk about the possibility of augmented reality glasses in the future, but it turns out there’s another way engage the technology that might be more social: through an interactive window.

That’s the idea …

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Announcing the Disrupt NY Hackathon prizes and workshops

Announcing the Disrupt NY Hackathon prizes and workshops

The Disrupt NY hackathon is this weekend! Check out the bevy of tools and prizes that will be featured as the assembled hacking teams compete for glory (and prizes.)

Sponsors

Our sponsors have provided some amazing prizes. Check out these …

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Google is building AR and VR that knows where you are

Google is building AR and VR that knows where you are

Google made plenty of VR- and AR-related announcements at I/O, its annual developer conference, today. Not only will Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and LG’s upcoming flagship be Daydream-compatible, the company also announced that it’s working on standalone Daydream VR headsets. Enabling …

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