WhatsApp has arrived on KaiOS, the OS used by the Nokia 8110

KaiOS, the phone operating system used on feature phones like last year’s Nokia 8110 remake, finally has an official version of WhatsApp. The app can be downloaded from the KaiStore for KaiOS devices with 256MB or 512MB of RAM, and it will come preinstalled on select phones starting in the third quarter of this year. The KaiOS version of the app More...

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By admin On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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A Lego designer talks about designing spaceships and collaborating with NASA

In 1978, Lego launched the first sets in its line of space toys, almost a decade after the Apollo 11 mission landed on the Moon for the first time. Since then, the company has consistently released sets featuring More...

By admin On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Fortnite’s mecha-monster battle was its most impressive and cinematic live event yet

Fortnite players who happened to boot up the game this afternoon were treated to a cataclysmic showdown between a giant robot and a terrifyingly large monster. The result was a kaiju-inspired battle reminiscent More...

By admin On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Hulu has released Veronica Mars season 4 a week early

Well, this is a surprise. Hulu had previously announced that its revival of the mystery series Veronica Mars would debut on July 26th, but the service has bumped the release date up by a week. The eight-episode More...

By admin On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Microsoft’s Surface and cloud focus helps boost Q4 earnings as Xbox sales disappoint

Microsoft posted the fourth quarter of its 2019 financial results today, reporting revenue of $33.7 billion and net income of $13.2 billion. Both are big increases year-over-year, setting a new record fiscal More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Democrats warn campaigns against using FaceApp because it’s from a Russian company

FaceApp — the photo editing app that uses neural networks to create dramatic photo edits — is skyrocketing to social media popularity again, thanks to a new aging filter, but the Democratic National Committee More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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The LG G8 can now tap to pay at practically any magstripe sales terminal in the US

Four years after Samsung introduced a tap-to-pay mobile wallet that works practically anywhere your credit card does — even older magnetic-stripe card readers — and two years after LG started testing it More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Trump’s vehicle emissions rollback is dicey, so he’s lowering the fine for guzzling gas

President Trump’s administration has fought to roll back Obama-era vehicle emissions standards since his inauguration, and a final version of the looser rules is expected to be revealed later this summer. More...

By admin On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Page through computer history with this complete scan of NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog

An amateur computer historian has unearthed a cool piece of technology paraphernalia: NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog. Kevin Savetz recently scanned the entire 138-page book, and posted the files to Archive.org. More...

By admin On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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The US Army will test armored robotic vehicles in 2020

The US Army says that it will conduct live-fire tests of a new Robotic Combat Vehicle next year. While the tests won’t involve vehicles ultimately slated to go into combat, they will be used to show off various More...