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This photo of Earth peaking out between Saturn's rings will make you feel small

This photo of Earth peaking out between Saturn's rings will make you feel small

We have an obsession with looking at ourselves from space.  So it should come as no surprise that we continue to turn our far-flung spacecraft homeward to see what we look like from way out in the solar system. SEE ALSO: Extraterrestrial Oceans Could Host Life A new photo taken by the Cassini spacecraft near […]

It's official -- 'Call of Duty: WWII' will send the series back to the second great war

It's official — 'Call of Duty: WWII' will send the series back to the second great war

The rumors are true — the Call of Duty series is diving back into the world of Axis vs. Allies with Call of Duty: WWII. Activision revealed today the title of its upcoming game Call of Duty: WWII along with a picture of a soldier wearing a U.S. military helmet. More information about the game […]

Orlando promises the future of self-driving cars... at Disney World

Orlando promises the future of self-driving cars… at Disney World

When Walt Disney started building what would become Epcot, he envisioned the city of tomorrow.  Orlando has taken that founding principle quite seriously. The city is launching an ambitious plan to embrace the future of autonomous vehicles — in part by testing them at Disney World and Universal Studios.  “We are trying to push the […]

Google Play Music will now be the default on all Samsung devices

Google Play Music will now be the default on all Samsung devices

Google has partnered with Samsung, the world’s largest Android smartphone maker, with a special version of Google Play Music, the two companies announced on Friday. Samsung previously launched its own streaming service, Milk which was subsequently shut down.  The special partnership will also include integrations with Samsung’s AI assistant Bixby when it launches, which will […]

Bill Gates has some surprising technology restrictions for his kids

Bill Gates has some surprising technology restrictions for his kids

Take a moment to imagine the childhood lives of Bill Gates’ three kids. You’re picturing joyful children leaping and lounging upon heaps of all the coolest and newest tech, right? Shockingly, you’re wrong. Bill Gates, technology giant and co-founder of Microsoft, had pretty surprising technology restrictions for his kids. Gates and his wife Melinda banned […]

Facebook: All reality is virtual, and we're coming for it

Facebook: All reality is virtual, and we're coming for it

Facebook clearly has big, long-term ambitions, and this week we learned just how big. At its annual F8 developer conference, the company let us take a peek into its future technologies, some of them pretty far out — in every sense. On this week’s MashTalk, the team discusses Facebook’s big announcements and what they mean for […]

Yes, you really can turn up the volume on colour (Paid content by Samsung AU)

Yes, you really can turn up the volume on colour (Paid content by Samsung AU)

Any gamer knows that reaction time is crucial. A split second can make or break a game, separating the winners from those doomed to be on potato chip and soda duty; you need to be 100 percent present at all times. Sharp, clear colours are like the secret weapons you never knew you needed – […]

Visualization of how video games detect collision is oddly beautiful

Visualization of how video games detect collision is oddly beautiful

Ever throw your controller in frustration because that punch or that shot didn’t land and you just KNOW it should have? Well, blame the hitbox. Hitboxes are a developer’s way of defining the space around an object — usually one that’s animated — that can be hit in real-time. Some objects will have a set […]

It was chill of Zayn to release the 'Still Got Time' video the day after 420

It was chill of Zayn to release the 'Still Got Time' video the day after 420

Zayn‘s “Still Got Time” video is the perfect thing to watch waking up in a haze on April 21, because 420 isn’t a date on the calendar, it’s a lifestyle, bro.  Director Calmatic, who has worked with Kendrick Lamar, explains in a press release that he simply got a call to fly to London immediately […]

Bill Murray's releasing a classical album because nothing makes sense. Or maybe everything does.

Bill Murray's releasing a classical album because nothing makes sense. Or maybe everything does.

Actor, comedian, and die-hard Cubs fan Bill Murray just found his next big project: conquering the music industry. The New York Times reported that Murray plans to surprise fans by releasing a new musical album this summer. Will he be rapping? Singing unofficial American anthems in a Daffy Duck voice? Nope. For his musical debut, […]

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' won't be the Guardians' only big adventure this summer

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' won't be the Guardians' only big adventure this summer

Can’t get enough of the Guardians of the Galaxy, but don’t have the means to join them in outer space? Well, then, you’re in luck, because the a-holes’ next adventure brings them a little closer to home.  SEE ALSO: This ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ homemade trailer is so similar to the original that […]

Turns out there's a lot of money in reliable answers to the internet's questions

Turns out there's a lot of money in reliable answers to the internet's questions

How much is credible, factual, internet-based information worth? A lot, evidently.  Question-and-answer website Quora has raised a fresh round of $85 million dollars in its quest to become the go-to resource for people with questions — and people with answers.  The round values the company at roughly $1.8 billion, according to a company spokesperson (who […]

This translation device can help you speak up to 80 languages

This translation device can help you speak up to 80 languages

If you don’t have the time to learn a new language, you can typically depend on apps to help bridge a communication gap. For next level intra-language conversations in real-time, though, you might need some extra translation power.   Travis, a remote control-like gadget that’s small enough to fit in your pocket, might be able […]