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Funny Or Die puts you inside a robot racing toward obsolescence

Its 1982. A young boy named Dennis has just received the birthday present of his dreams. Its you -- a Japanese robot that can repeat words, although for the most part you just watch silently. Thats the premise of Felix amp; Paul Studios 40-minut...

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Gucci‘s latest fashion is a retro sci-fi mashup

While some designers look to the future of fashion and tech, Gucci is going back to what 1960s and 70s Hollywood thought the future would be. For its Gucci and Beyond Winter Instagram campaign, the fashion house showed off some colorful, kaleidoscop...

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Just Eat is trialling restaurant deliveries like Deliveroo

For the longest time, all takeaway sites were the same. You searched by post code or cuisine type and then browsed the businesses listed in your local area. Then Deliveroo came along with its army of couriers and the promise of big-name restaurant fo...

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Google and MLB team up for behind-the-scenes Daydream VR videos

Sports teams are no stranger to VR; after all, the NFL partnered with Google Daydream to produce an exclusive series called All or Nothing last year. Major League Baseball has also collaborated with Google Daydream on a video game and the MLB.com At...

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Airbnb helps you tell everyone why you left that dive early

Airbnb is changing its online reviews system so its easier to leave feedback for a property you vacate before your stay is complete. Previously, the only way to do this was through Airbnbs customer service department, which is something most people...

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‘Marjorie Prime‘ imagines a world where AI keeps us from grieving

Despite humanitys astounding technological advances, the one thing that weve never been able to invent our way out of is our own mortality. But what if you never actually had to lose the ones you love? Thats the premise of upcoming sci-fi flick Ma...

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Sony‘s A7S II camera shot 4K video from outside the ISS

Sony has revealed some dazzling 4K video shot by its low-light champ A7S II from the ISS, showing the US and Japan by day and night. The mirrorless, full-frame model is not the first 4K camera on the International Space Station -- the 6K Red Dragon p...

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Facebook helped blunt Russian meddling in French elections

Facebook played a key role in identifying and stopping Russian interference in the recent French election, a US congressman has revealed. During the attack, Russian intelligence operatives attempted to spy on Emmanuel Macrons election campaign by po...

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Viral cooking videos control Buzzfeed‘s 150 Bluetooth hot plate

If youve ever been reading Buzzfeed and thought this is a company that should get into the hardware business, well, youre in luck. The media company has paired with GE to bring you a Bluetooth-enabled induction cooktop that pairs with their all-n...

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Samsung‘s budget phones are cheap, but that‘s not enough

Samsung leads the pack when it comes to high-end Android phones, but its understanding of the mid-range and budget market is seriously lacking. On Monday, the company unveiled its new Galaxy J7 and J3 unlocked handsets, which cost 220 and 150 respe...

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Samsung‘s PhoneCast app streams videos to your Gear VR

Samsungs Gear VR has a sweet 200-inch virtual screen you can use to watch videos. Unfortunately, what you can watch is limited by the fact that its not compatible with third-party apps. The good news is that the Korean conglomerates new applicatio...

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US scientists have genetically modified human embryos

A team of scientists from Oregon have performed the first known instance of gene editing on human embryos in the US, according to MITs Tech Review. Shoukhrat Mitalipov from Oregon Health and Science University and his team have reportedly corrected...

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LG‘s G6 wasn‘t the hit phone the company craves

After almost breaking even last quarter, LGs mobile division is back to its subpar self. In the last three months, the manufacturers handsets lost it 117.27 million. The company is pinning the blame on weaker than expected premium smartphone sal...

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Google Play Music and YouTube Red to merge into single service

YouTube Red and Google Play Music will eventually merge to create a new service. The move comes after months of speculation following Googles decision back in February to combine its YouTube and Play Music teams. According to The Verge, YouTube Musi...

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Tesla will livestream the first Model 3 deliveries tomorrow

Elon Musk promised to hand over the first 30 Tesla Model 3s at a special soireacute;e tomorrow (July 28th), and buyers and fans of the EV are psyched. Rightfully so -- its the most important electric car ever, with sales estimated at around 400,000...

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The top Twitch clip involves a horror game and Jack Daniels

Tom Wheldon started streaming on Twitch as JurassicJunkieLive two months ago. He was an intrepid tinkerer and a veteran video creator who started making YouTube videos before it was the cool kids multi-million-dollar industry. Wheldon regularly disc...

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GoPro QuikStories automatically creates a sweet edit for you

If youve spent more than five minutes on social media recently, youll know that stories are the hot new currency. Sharing your day with your followers keeps you and your friends coming back for more. While stories have largely been the realm of a...

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A billion people use WhatsApp daily

One billion people check WhatsApp every day. Not every month -- it hit that number way back in early 2016 -- but every single day. The Facebook-owned chat app has announced the milestone number in a post thanking its users, though it was also mention...

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Blizzard is increasing ‘Overwatch‘ penalties for bad behavior

Blizzard is doubling down on its punishments for nefarious Overwatch players. Aside from the permabans in place for cheaters, the developer will also penalize anyone who abuses, harasses, spams, or griefs others. Players in violation of the rules wil...

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Over a million Americans quit Twitter in just three months

Controversial presidential announcements and celebrity revenge porn are all in a days work for the social network everyone loves to hate. Now, Twitter has announced its most recent financial results and things arent looking good for the microblog b...

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Russian charged over 4 billion bitcoin laundering scheme

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has charged a Russian Bitcoin exchange operator with 17 counts of laundering up to 4 billion since 2011. Alexander Vinnik was arrested earlier this week by Greek police, and shortly afterwards, security firm Wizsec...

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The Morning After: Thursday, July 27th 2017

Hey, good morning! Looking good, in that line-drawn, 80s way. Theres now a phone with a miniature screen for your selfie shots, and A-Ha is back in fashion. Oh, and weve got a Boring elevator.

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‘EVE: Valkyrie‘ studio‘s ‘Sparc‘ hits PSVR on August 29th

CCP Games announced last month that it would be following up its popular EVE: Valkyrie VR game with the Tron-like VR sport title Sparc. Today, the studio announced itll come out for PlayStation VR on August 29th for 30.

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Sky‘s made its own surround sound TV speaker with Devialet

Not content with building set-top boxes, internet and satellite-fuelled TV services, Sky is branching out into high-end audio. The company has partnered with premium speaker maker Devialet on the Soundbox, a wireless, all-in-one sound system that sit...

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