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The app promising to make anyone an astronaut

The company plans to recruit a pipeline of everyday astronauts through its Space Nation Navigator app, available for free on Android and iOS. The app’s range of minigames, quizzes and other challenges function as a sort of test — how you perform will decide whether you have what it takes ...

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Hands on with the Echo Dots Kids Edition

Earlier this year, Amazon introduced an Echo Dot for kids, with its $80 Echo Dot Kids Edition device, which comes in your choice of a red, blue, or green protective case. The idea is to market a version of Amazon’s existing Dot hardware to families by bundling it with an existing ...

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Recommended Reading: Fixing Apple Maps

Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up Matthew Panzarino, TechCrunch It's no secret that Apple Maps has lagged behind other options like Google Maps and Waze, but that may not be the case for much longer. TechCrunch has details on how Eddy Cu… Source link

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Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids Edition adds support for Spotify

Amazon is addressing one of the larger issues with its Echo Dot Kids Edition — support for Spotify’s streaming music service, with the option to filter out explicit lyrics. The news was announced on Friday alongside new content from Disney for the Kids Edition device. However, Amazon says the Spotify support ...

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How France beat Russian meddling (and we could, too)

This is a song people have been singing for a while — that Trump’s completely not-compromised-by-Russia cabinet of crazies has been ignoring the issue and avoiding doing any work on preventing more of what happened 17 months ago. Unless, of course, cyber-warrior John Bolton is preparing to rip off his ...

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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata review: Pure driving fun – Roadshow

During a week with the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club, a couple of passengers note my enthusiastic driving behavior. Launches from stoplights are brisk with the engine regularly climbing near redline, slowing for entrances into parking lots has me working the pedals to match revs. When our long-term 2016 MX-5 ...

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HTC prepares Vive VR for the 5G future in China

The partners are hoping that the project can discover and lead to the development of new applications for virtual reality before 5G’s commercial rollout in 2020. Any new applications and uses they conjure up are bound to make their way to the rest of the world, so we could all ...

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