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GoPro launches Trade-Up program to swap old cameras for discounts – TechCrunch

GoPro is willing to take that old digital camera stuffed in your junk drawer even if it’s not a GoPro. Through a program called Trade-Up, the camera company will discount the GoPro H6 Black $50 and Fusion $100 when buyers trade in any digital camera. The company tried this last year for 60

By | 2018-04-18T18:34:45+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments

A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook’s new GDPR privacy changes

Facebook is about to start pushing European users to speed through giving consent for its new GDPR privacy law compliance changes. It will ask people to review how Facebook applies data from the web to target them with ads, and surface the sensitive profile info they share. Facebook will also allow European and Canadian users

By | 2018-04-23T11:05:38+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Android, Facebook, Gadgets, Tutorials|Tags: , |0 Comments

StudioBricks is a Barcelona-based startup that sends you a studio in a box – TechCrunch

My friend Rick is a voiceover artist and works in Ohio – right along the flight path for jets taking off and landing at the Columbus airport. As a result, he said, he had to record late at night when the airport closed, a limitation that he found exasperating. Enter StudioBricks, a cool

By | 2018-04-18T14:14:34+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments

Building the Moon without leaving the London area – TechCrunch

Hardware isn’t easy — especially if you decline to take advantage of the global manufacturing infrastructure, build everything in a flat in London, and use only local labor and materials. But that’s what the creators of successful Kickstarter project Moon did, and they have no regrets. Back in 2016, I got a pitch

By | 2018-04-17T19:16:47+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments

Watch SpaceX launch NASA’s latest exoplanet-hunting satellite – TechCrunch

SpaceX is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket today during a 30-second window at 6:32pm EDT. On board is NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), designed to find exoplanets. SpaceX said this morning there’s an 80 percent chance of launching today. Following the launch, SpaceX will attempt to recover the Falcon 9

By | 2018-04-16T20:51:57+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments

Tesla updates user interface, web browser in older Model S and Model X vehicles – TechCrunch

A recent update is bringing an improved user interface to older Tesla vehicles. According to this report citing forum users, the v8.1 (2018.14) update improves the speed and capability in Model S and Model X vehicles equipped with an Nvidia Tegra 3-powered MCU. This was expected; Elon Musk stated in late December 2017

By | 2018-04-16T19:49:10+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments

Elon Musk’s latest SpaceX idea involves a party balloon and bounce house – TechCrunch

Elon Musk took to Twitter Sunday night to announce a new recovery method for an upper stage SpaceX rocket. A balloon — a “giant party balloon” to quote him directly — will ferry part of a rocket to a bounce house. Seriously. If anyone else proposed this idea they would be ignored, but

By | 2018-04-16T16:36:25+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments

Sega to release Mega Drive Mini this year – TechCrunch

Just like Nintendo before it, Sega is releasing a mini version of its iconic Mega Drive game system. The system is supposed to be available sometime in 2018 and the company also announced at least 15 classic Sega games will hit the Switch this summer to celebrate the system’s 30th anniversary. Sega turned

By | 2018-04-16T15:27:45+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments

The Roadie 2 tuner ups your guitar game – TechCrunch

The first Roadie tuner was a modern marvel. An automatic guitar tuning system, the little device connected to your phone to listen to your guitar strings and then set them to the proper tuning using an internal motor. The new model, the $129 Roadie 2, is even cooler. I’ve been using the Roadie

By | 2018-04-13T16:34:33+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments

Arcade fame turns to infamy as Billy Mitchell’s record-setting Donkey Kong score is invalidated – TechCrunch

The record-setting score that settled the Donkey Kong arcade rivalry, made famous by the documentary The King of Kong, has been invalidated by Twin Galaxies, the de facto arbiter of arcade world records. What’s more, Billy Mitchell, the occasionally controversial player who set the scores, has been permanently banned from consideration for future

By | 2018-04-12T20:52:15+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|0 Comments