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Reddit is letting some users upload video right to the site

Reddit has grown and maintained its internet prominence by staying simple, meaning it has to be cautious about introducing new features (its users, erm, arent fans of change). Last year, the platform added native image hosting to let users avoid the...

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Reply to Instagram messages with pictures and video

Instagram users have a new means of expressing themselves via direct messages as of Thursday. They can now reply to shared Direct posts with images and video of their own.

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Tribeca‘s TV Festival aims to be a curator for television‘s ‘golden age‘

A lot has changed since the Tribeca Film Festival debuted in 2002. Netflix and Amazon, for instance, hadnt even launched their video-streaming services -- and now theyre both two of the biggest players in the TV and movies industries. The event, fo...

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‘Splatoon 2‘ Switch bundle is a 380 Walmart exclusive

In case youve been holding off on picking up a Nintendo Switch until it had a pack-in game, youre in luck. Nintendo has announced that its releasing a special Splatoon 2 version of the console replete with neon green and pink Joy-Cons, a carrying...

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Loupedeck‘s hands-on controls make you better at Lightroom

Adobes Lightroom can do wondrous things to photos, but fiddling with a mouse can impede your speed and creativity. This is where a product called Loupedeck comes in. Its a control panel designed especially for Lightroom that lets you adjust white b...

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‘World of Tanks‘ adds single-player campaigns on August 22nd

The multi-player competitive game World of Tanks is getting its first single-player campaign mode next week. On August 22nd, Wargaming will release War Stories -- episodic gameplay that users can experience both solo or cooperatively. As the first c...

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PS4‘s next update finally lets you squelch notifications during movies

We knew a few things PlayStation 4 owners would be getting with the systems next big software update thanks to a leak last week. But it goes beyond enabling PS4 Plus owners to stream on Twitch in 1080p at 60 frames per second. While only pre-selecte...

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Turner‘s sports service will be the home of Champions League soccer

Not to be outdone by ESPN, Turner Broadcasting has announced a sports streaming service of its own. And to start, its partnering with UEFA on a three-year deal to stream Champions and Europa League games beginning with the 2018 - 2019 season. Thatl...

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Andy Rubin‘s Essential Phone is up for pre-order through Sprint

Starting today, Essential Phone is available for pre-order from Sprint -- the exclusive carrier of the smartphone. While the phone is compatible with all major networks and can be purchased unlocked from Essential, Sprint is offering payment plans an...

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Hyundai shifts focus from fuel cell cars to EVs

Fuel cell champion Hyundai is changing direction with its product strategy, announcing that it will now focus on electric vehicles. The shift comes after Tesla and other electric vehicle manufacturers have gained traction in the field, and following...

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DNP Electric Jukebox

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Samsung, Foxconn back ‘Kiss‘ high-speed wireless transfer tech

Samsung, Foxconn and other smartphone industry firms are backing a new standard that would let you wirelessly download large files in seconds. Called Kiss, it was developed by a company called Keyssa, which has investors like former Apple and Googl...

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Shazam brings its music-recognition skills to Samsung TVs

Samsung and Shazam have partnered up to put an end to the head-scratching torment of hearing an unidentifiable song on TV. Samsungs newest update for its 2017 smart TV platform will give viewers access to Shazam at the click of a button, allowing th...

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Facebook shut down an internal forum because of harassment

Last year Facebook was home to an internal forum spouting sexist and racist comments, according to reports in The Wall Street Journal and Business Insider. The forum, called FB Anon, was set up in May 2015 for employees of the company to voice their...

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Google tests a version of its Search app for data-lacking locales

Google is testing a lite version of its search app in Indonesia, according to reports from Android Police. The company placed ads on Facebook in the country inviting users to try out the app, which is being called Search (Test App) for now. This ap...

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Twitter livestream will chase the eclipse across the US

Twitter is teaming up with The Weather Channel to live-stream the eclipse. But, this isnt just any live video feed, oh no. After all, Twitters competing for your attention with the likes of CNN and NASA (both of which will have their cameras traine...

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LG V30 leak shows a refined, almost bezel-free phone

We already knew that LGs incoming V30 smartphone would have one of the best cameras on the market, face and voice unlocking, a 6-inch, 18:9 OLED screen and high-end specs. Now we can see the exact design, thanks to a new image from leaking champ Eva...

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Self-healing polymers make for tougher soft robots

Robotic teams around the world are working on soft robots, because some situations call for a touch gentler than what a rigid machine can give. They can squish into tight locations for search-and-rescue missions, for instance, and pick up fragile obj...

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AT&T offers new DirecTV Now customers a free Apple TV, again

ATamp;Ts offered plenty of goodies to entice customers into subscribing to DirecTV Now in the past. But, if a years worth of HBO or a free Roku box wasnt enough to lure you in, maybe youll take a liking to the carriers latest deal. As of Wednes...

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What does a fancy toothbrush tell me about myself?

Last month, I finally caved. After weeks of seeing the same ad in my Instagram feed over and over again, I did something I thought I would never do: I bought something directly from the app. It was a pair of womens flats from Rothys, a brand that ma...

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This Infiniti EV defies all logic, but you will want it anyway

We rarely buy cars based on logic, its usually about the emotional reaction to a vehicle. How it looks, how it drives and the way it makes you feel when youre seen behind the wheel often seals the deal. Sometimes, though, cars are thrust upon us. Y...

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‘Collegiate Rocket League‘ is invading campuses this fall

The world of competitive gaming has broken out of livestreams and plugged itself into network television. These days, eSports sit alongside traditional sports and popular TV shows on networks ranging from ESPN to TBS. To ensure this industry continue...

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Xfinity Mobile arrives to all of Comcast‘s markets

If youre using Comcasts Xfinity internet service anywhere in the US, you can now get on the companys Xfinity Mobile service, too. Just over four months after it was first revealed, Comcast has completed the rollout of the service (powered by Veriz...

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Electric Jukebox has a new music streaming karaoke machine

You might recall the Electric Jukebox, a wand-style microphone and streaming stick that let you sing along to a Spotify-style music catalog at home. The company is still around mdash; in fact, according to Music Ally, its first device sold out five...

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