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There’s a bizarre 80’s computer app hidden in Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’ reissue

There’s a very bizarre Easter egg hidden in Radiohead’s latest album. Buried within the boxed edition of the band’s OK Computer anniversary release is a computer program for a 1980’s computer with a hidden message. SEE ALSO: Type ‘spinner’ into Google for a fidgety surprise Discovered by a group of dedicated fans on Reddit, the program is for a ZX Spectrum, an 8-bit computer that was popular ... Read More »

WD My Passport 4TB review: A good budget choice that’s just a little slow

WD’s My Passport 4TB mobile USB 3.0 drive lets you stuff a lot of data in your pocket without emptying it of cash. While not as fast with sequential transfers as the LaCie and Seagate drives we’ll be comparing it to, it’s certainly fast enough. And, at $115 on the street, it’s considerably cheaper. Design and specs Because the 4TB ... Read More »

ZenFone 3 Laser units in Canada not able to make 911 calls, Asus says working on a fix

Asus has issued a formal statement following reports that the Canadian variant of its ZenFone 3 Laser smartphone is unable to make 911 calls. The Taiwanese company has said that it’s working to fix the issue. “On July 6th, 2017 we were made aware that there had been a reported case of a ZenFone 3 Laser device in Canada being unable to ... Read More »

A Hipper Honda Rebel

All of a sudden, it felt like I was sitting in the basement. I’d just ridden in to Honda for a bike exchange, swapping a VFR1200X for a new, low-slung Rebel 500. Which meant that instead of scrambling for toe purchase from the lofty heights of a tall adventure bike, I had been dropped about a half-foot lower, scrunched behind a small ... Read More »

Oculus drops Rift and Touch prices, selling a $399 bundle for the ‘Summer of Rift’

When Oculus announced the Rift would launch at $599—or $799 with the motion-tracked Touch controllers—the Internet-at-large rioted. Years of Palmer Luckey’s promises to hit a $350-400 price sticker with the first consumer model were undercut in an instant. But it’s put up or shut up time for the holdouts now. Oculus announced the “Summer of Rift” this morning, slashing $200 ... Read More »

Meizu Pro 7 stars in a Chinese TV commercial

All the major Chinese makers released their 2017 flagships except Meizu. The Meizu Pro 7has appeared in numerous leaks, revealing a secondary display on the back, but is yet to officially debut. That might happen soon though as the device has just been spotted in a TV commercial.   The video shows a man on a trip, stopping to take some pictures. ... Read More »

Should the Future of Education Include a ‘Personalized Prescription’ of Video Games?

Adam Gazzaley, a neuroscientist at the University of California at San Francisco who studies the effects of games and other physical and cognitive challenges, says they can improve memory and multitasking, and even treat attention-deficit disorders. This segment is part of a special series of video highlights from the ASU + GSV Summit produced by The Chronicle. Goldie Blumenstyk writes about ... Read More »

Apple Acquires SensoMotoric, a German Firm Specialising in Eye-Tracking Tech

HIGHLIGHTS Apple CEO Tim Cook has previously talked about potential of AR The company announced ARKit at WWDC 2017 Apple has not officially confirmed the acquisition If Apple’s announcement of ARKit at WWDC 2017 was not proof enough for company’s dedication towards augmented reality, it has now acquired a computer vision company that specialises in augmented reality. As per the ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 receives OxygenOS 4.5.3 update; second OTA update in a week

The recent update is the Oxygen 4.5.3 available for download via OnePlus forums brings many optimizations and bug fixes. The update resolves the issues related to expanded screenshot display and occasional Wi-Fi drop. It also fixes the Google Translate issue that exists. There are optimizations brought in to the system stability and camera effects and stability. The auto-brightness adjustment effect also ... Read More »

Alleged Nubia Z17 Lite spotted on TENAA: Features a slightly smaller battery

Nubia launched its flagship device Nubia Z17 in the beginning of this month. It is undoubtedly one of the best smartphones of 2017 with sleek design and powerful specifications. Now, it looks like the company is working on the launch of the Lite version of the Z17 with watered-down specs. We say this as a Nubia handset bearing the model ... Read More »