Day: February 2, 2020

Super Bowl 2020 trailers: A Quiet Place 2, Fast and Furious 9, Sonic, Mulan – CNET

Plenty of Super Bowl trailers have already arrived online. Still to come: Black Widow and Top Gun: Maverick. …read more Source:: CNet

Stephen King, Elon Musk Criticize Social Media Policies

CaptainDork spotted CNN’s update about best-selling author Stephen King: “I’m quitting Facebook,” the author said on Twitter Friday. “Not comfortable with the flood of false information that’s allowed in its political advertising, nor am I confident in its ability to protect its users’ privacy….” His Facebook profile has since been deleted. King encouraged his fans…

Watch Super Bowl 2020 commercials released so far starring Jason Momoa, A-Rod, Maisie Williams – CNET

A lot have already shown up online: Mr. Peanut dies, Rick and Morty get in a pickle with Pringles, and Lil Nas X rides the Old Town Road to Doritos’ Cool Ranch. …read more Source:: CNet

Super Bowl movie trailers: Studios are getting stingy with the new stuff – CNET

Hoping for Dune, Black Widow or James Bond footage? The big game may not deliver a touchdown for movie fans. …read more Source:: CNet

A Tiny USB Hub For All Your Hardware Modding Needs

Going all the way hack to the heady days of Eee PC modding, hardware hackers have been on the hunt for small USB hubs that can easily be liberated from their enclosures and integrated into whatever project they happen to be working on. From time to time you see recommendations out there for makes and…

Space-time Is Swirling Around a Dead Star, Proving Einstein Right Again

schwit1 quotes The way the fabric of space and time swirls in a cosmic whirlpool around a dead star has confirmed yet another prediction from Einstein’s theory of general relativity, a new study finds. That prediction is a phenomenon known as frame dragging, or the Lense-Thirring effect. It states that space-time will churn around…

Have a First Aid Question? Don’t Ask Siri Or Cortana.

AmiMoJo quotes Mashable: A new study from the University of Alberta, published Tuesday in the medical journal The BMJ, tested smart assistants Siri, Cortana, Alexa, and Google Assistant on their ability to respond helpfully to first aid questions. While Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa way outperformed Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana, the results as a…

Put an AI personal trainer in your ears for $45 with the LifeBeam Vi Sense Wireless Headphones – CNET

These Harman Kardon headphones work with a human-sounding AI trainer that guides you through you personalized workouts. …read more Source:: CNet

Just in time for game day: The TCL 65-inch 6 Series 4K UHD Roku TV is $500 – CNET

This model is a year old and doesn’t have quantum dot display technology, but you can save $230 and pick it up from Best Buy today. …read more Source:: CNet

Hackers are hijacking smart building access systems to launch DDoS attacks

More than 2,300 building access systems can be hijacked due to a severe vulnerability left without a fix. …read more Source:: ZDNet