9 Days Ago Google has just ripped the beta label off Rivet, its free mobile app designed to help young children learn to read. Designed by the company’s Area 120 incubator for employees’ big ideas, Rivet comes with more than 2,000 books for children, categorized by topic and reading level.
14 Days Ago Historically, artists have been defined by the tools available to make their work – sculptors, painters, and music instrumentalists. Rama Allen, executive creative director of London-headquartered studio The Mill, is looking to turn that idea on its head, by using AI to create art in tandem with humans.
15 Days Ago Welcome to the second day of TNW Conference 2019, our flagship technology festival in Amsterdam. Up next on the Art of Tech stage is Rama Allen, Executive Creative Director at London-based VFX and creative studio The Mill.
15 Days Ago Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around the world.
16 Days Ago We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Guy Kawasaki, the genius responsible for building Apple’s cult-like status that remains today.
16 Days Ago Kicking off the TNW2019 Conference in Amsterdam today, tech evangelist Guy Kawasaki shared a number of forgettable pieces of wisdom from his life in the industry over the past few decades.
16 Days Ago We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up first is Guy Kawasaki, the genius responsible for building Apple’s cult-like status that remains today.
17 Days Ago I’m usually all about sound quality when it comes to headphones, but having reviewed several pairs over the years, I’ve come to realize that other attributes, like comfort and weight, are pretty important too.
18 Days Ago When it launched at the end of 2017, VisaDB provided travelers a much-needed service by letting them know which countries they could visit without a visa.
22 Days Ago Over the past couple of years, Seattle-based Analogue has been warming retro gamers’ hearts with its systems that faithfully run 8-bit and 16-bit NES cartridges with high-resolution audio and video output.
23 Days Ago If you ever owned a Nokia dumb phone from the 90s, you probably played the hell out of Snake, which came pre-loaded on most models back then.
24 Days Ago You’ve already seen how AI can be used to generate eerily realistic images of human faces, food, and even Airbnb homestays. Kyoto-based firm DataGrid is taking things a step further to creep you out with complete human bodies conjured afresh from images it’s gleaned.
25 Days Ago Amazon is in the process of a curious hire – a Managing Editor, News – to help bring “breaking crime news alerts” to owners of Ring’s home security gadgets.
29 Days Ago Amazon is set to launch a new music streaming service later this year that will serve up tracks at higher quality than what most mainstream platforms like Spotify offer, reports Music Business Worldwide.
30 Days Ago Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just launched a podcast the same day that his company issued its latest quarterly earnings report. But if you’ve been following his public posts on the social network over the few months, you’ve probably already heard the first two episodes.
33 Days Ago If you’re on the road a lot, it makes sense to invest in an international charger that can plug into a range of power outlets around the world.
37 Days Ago Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Google has updated its Play Store with a handy new feature that lets you set a monthly budget to help keep your app and digital media purchases in check.
38 Days Ago Microsoft has just unveiled the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, a new version of its gaming console that doesn’t include a disc drive. It’s cheaper by $50 than the standard Xbox One S at $249, and it’ll arrive in stores on May 7.
40 Days Ago Over the past few years, artificial intelligence research firm OpenAI has been hard at work training its bots to play a range of games like Chess, Go, and more complex ones like Dota 2.
44 Days Ago Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Google has been working to make it easier to secure your accounts for its services with two-factor authentication over the past few years.
46 Days Ago Ikea’s just begun getting into the smart speaker business, and its new offering is designed to fit into any space in your home – but there’s no denying that it kinda resembles an Apple HomePod.
47 Days Ago The UK‘s set to kick off this week with a move to regulate social media platforms, so as to hold them accountable for the spread of “online harms,” like misinformation, terrorist propaganda, and content depicting child sexual abuse.
50 Days Ago Bloomberg reports that Amazon is working on wireless earphones, similar to Apple’s recently refreshed AirPods – but with support for the company’s Alexa voice assistant built in. The buds are slated to arrive sometime in the first half of this year.
50 Days Ago I’m not remotely a fan of phones ditching the headphone jack, but these are the sad times we live in. One of my biggest gripes with that decision is that the range of USB-C accessories isn’t great, particularly in the field of audio gear.
51 Days Ago Adobe’s just updated its popular After Effects video editing software with an incredibly handy feature: the ability to select and remove unwanted objects from your footage, just like you would cut out a tourist from a photo of a monument in Photoshop.