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Twitter previews new beta program with algorithmically sorted responses, thread-based timeline, more

In an effort to make the Twitter app more appealing, the company will begin rolling out a beta program to a select group of users in the coming weeks that will be testing new and upcoming features for the platform.   The goal of the new beta program is to help Twitter gauge whether or not it […]

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The U.S. Marines Want the Ability to Sink Ships

Yes, the U.S. Marines are well known for invading islands and wresting them away from others during a conflict. They also have a lesser-known responsibility to defend them, and the Corps may be getting new ship-killing missiles to aid them in that task. U.S. Marines occupied Iceland during World War II to prevent Germany from […]

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What We Know About the U.S. Navy’s Drone Fleet of the Future

The Navy of the future will have two kinds of drone ships to extend the reach of its manned vessels, making the fleet more capable than ever. A new report lays out this vision and says that at least one of the two types of unmanned ship will be equipped to carry weapons. The report […]

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More Samsung Galaxy M20 details outed thanks to sketches from the manual

Samsung’s new M series smartphones are supposed to finally launch later this month. In the meantime, more and more details are leaking out. Today we get a couple of images that seem to be part of the upcoming M20’s manual. They show us that water drop notch (for Samsung’s Infinity-V display), as well as the fact that the headphone […]

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Apple says Qualcomm refused to sell modems for iPhone XS and XR, citing legal battle

As Apple and Qualcomm’s FTC trial continues today, we’re learning more details about the quarrels between the two companies. As reported by CNET, one of the more interesting tidbits from Apple’s COO Jeff Williams was that the company wanted to put Qualcomm’s 4G chips in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, but Qualcomm refused to sell […]

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Report: Apple developing new iPod touch, 2019 iPhones could switch to USB-C

According to a new report from supply chain blog Macotakara, Apple could be in the process of developing a revised iPod touch. Further, the report says the 2019 iPhone might make the jump to USB-C, just like the 2018 iPad Pros. The report is rather vague, with Macotakara citing supply chain sources. Details on what changes […]

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Should the U.S. Navy Turn Merchant Ships into Floating Missile Magazines?

The U.S. Navy could buy older civilian merchant ships on the cheap and convert them into floating arsenals. The concept, outlined in the U.S. Naval Institute, envisions adding dozens—if not hundreds—of multiuse missile silos to the ships to provide additional firepower to the Navy while it struggles to reach its 355-ship goal. The idea is […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate review | A riotous fighter and generous video game celebration

early twenty years after the first Super Smash Bros, the core appeal of Nintendo’s raucous fighter remains the same: being able to give Pikachu a good shoeing. Or using Donkey Kong to ground Fox McCloud by headbutting him into the dirt. Or allowing Princess Peach her ultimate revenge, belting Bowser into the stratosphere using a […]

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Research Study Says Social Media Might Make You Lonely And Depressed

Social media provides a lot of value to the world, but a new study suggests that we should start taking it in smaller doses – ideally no more than 30 minutes per day. The experimental study was conducted by Melissa G. Hunt and others at the University of Pennsylvania, and indications so far show that modest use […]

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Hacker Performs Awesome Tesla Model 3 Ubuntu Linux Infotainment System Mod

There’s a lot to like about Tesla’s Model 3, but as with most things with prepackaged entertainment (or infotainment) systems, even this beautiful electric car leave people yearning for a bit more. In the case of one reddit user, Tesla’s infotainment system didn’t satiate his/her entertainment hunger, so they decided to do what’s perhaps one of the most […]

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