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Spider venom messes with our brains—and may help protect them from harm

Australian funnel-web spider venom peptide protected rats’ brains hours after stroke. Enlarge / the Australian funnel-web spider (Hadronyche infensa) (credit: Toby Hudson) It may not be radioactive, but venom from a dangerous spider in Aus.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

Protect your tablet with Logitech’s new Universal Folio case, keyboard

The new Logitech Universal Folio is a case and keyboard dock combination that promises to work perfectly well with any nine or 10-inch tablet, no matter who makes it or which major operating system it is running. The post Protect your tablet with Log.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

DJI is offering huge cash reward in bid to solve an airport drone mystery

Drone maker DJI has been so troubled by a string of rogue-drone incidents at an international airport that it's now offering a large cash reward to help apprehend those responsible. The post DJI is offering huge cash reward in bid to solve an airport.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

Apple Music to get redesign to support growing streaming video library

Apple is hard at work establishing a compelling slate of video content for its Apple Music service, and will apparently overhaul its accompanying app when iOS 11 is released later this year. The post Apple Music to get redesign to support growing str.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

Microsoft Surface sales slip – will we see a new model on May 2?

The most recent rumors surrounding Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 indicate it won't adopt USB Type-C for charging, and will feature a leap to 7th-generation Intel Core hardware. The post Microsoft Surface sales slip – will we see a new model on May.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

T-Mobile may address high phone prices with its next Un-carrier move

T-Mobile's next uncarrier move may have something to do with the price of high-end smartphones -- and making them cheaper. It follows on the heels of the carrier's new unlimited One plan. The post T-Mobile may address high phone prices with its next.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

23 common HTC Vive problems and fixes

Are errors and bugs getting in the way of your VR experience with the HTC Vive? To help you troubleshoot and solve common HTC Vive problems, we've created an easy guide covering potential audio issues, syncing, and the like. The post 23 common HTC Vi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

Bring The Fast & The Furious to life in the backyard with Anki Overdrive

The Fate of the Furious looks to be $1 billion, and hoping to capitalize upon that success is Anki, the robotics and artificial intelligence company releasing a new line of smart toy cars. The post Bring The Fast & The Furious to life in the backyard.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

Minimum PC specs for ‘Prey’ reboot revealed — and they ain’t too bad

The new recommended and minimum specifications for Arkane Studios' Prey have been released, giving us our first idea of what sort of PC you'll need to run the promising new take on the franchise. The post Minimum PC specs for ‘Prey’ reboo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 min. ago

Acer Predator 21 X

Though it costs as much as a decent used car, the Acer Predator 21 X shows how much performance and how many features you can get if you cram every possible high-end component into a gaming laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 min. ago

Internal Uber e-mail reveals Levandowski stepping down from self-driving car job

"I will be recused from all LiDAR-related work and management at Uber." Enlarge / Employees inspect an Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh last year. (credit: Getty Images) Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski will be stepping back from his p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News36 min. ago

Google Fiber building in Louisville despite lawsuit from AT&T and Charter

Google Fiber filing permit to begin construction in Louisville. Enlarge / Google Fiber equipment boxes in a Kansas City home in 2012. (credit: Google Fiber | Bloomberg) Google Fiber is getting ready to build a long-awaited network in Louisvill.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News36 min. ago

Amazon Confirms Advertising Will Become a "Meaningful" Part of Its Business

An anonymous reader shares a report: Amazon's advertising business has loomed quietly in the digital media space for some time but the online behemoth has given the clearest indication yet that it will now come to the fore. Advertisers and agencies h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News44 min. ago

The Cinder is the Terminator’s panini maker

 Come with me if you want to sear. The Cinder, which we first looked at two years ago, is now selling on Indiegogo and I had the unique opportunity to try this clever sous vide-style meat cooker. Basically the Cinder cooks meat perfectly. You pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News52 min. ago

Inhaled nanoparticles can clog up our arteries, spur cardiovascular disease

Human and mouse data suggest that nanoparticles glom onto inflamed plaques. Enlarge (credit: Getty | AFP) Air pollution is a big killer. Researchers estimate that smog—particularly the tiniest particles in the mix—contributes to the early.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 0 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft launches a slew of IoT-related offerings

Microsoft this week announced the launch of Microsoft IoT Central, a software as a service (SaaS) designed to reduce the complexity of deploying internet of things (IoT) solutions. It is a fully managed SaaS offering for customers and partners to.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Meet four of the startups in the Founder Spotlight at TC Disrupt NY

 At Disrupt NY in May, we’re launching the Founder Spotlight, where startup founders will be able to tell the human story behind their company. We’ve already revealed a handful of those companies, and today we’re excited to tel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Chromebooks can zip files, too, and here’s how to do it

Not sure how to create or unzip a .ZIP file on your Chromebook? Here's how, along with some advice on how to open .ZIP files, .RAR files, and those belonging to a handful of other popular file formats. The post Chromebooks can zip files, too, and her.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Asus Strix RX 580 Gaming Top OC review: Proof that size matters

AMD’s release of the new-ish Radeon RX 500 series gives us a chance to tackle a topic that isn’t covered often here at PCWorld: The effectiveness and design of custom designs by different graphics cards makers.While AMD and Nvidia create the g.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

How to master your music metadata (Part 1)

Tired of seeing “unknown track” by “unnamed artist” on your favorite music player? We’ll show you how to automatically identify, tag, and properly rename all your mystery tracks and albums to whip your music library into shape......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

How to use MAME emulator to cure computer game nostalgia

Every once in a while, we get a question about those old games that were once the bleeding edge of entertainment in arcades and bars. Invariably from someone who played them and misses them—not from the current generation of cell-phone gaming ad.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago