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Bhutan: No medals yet in the Asian Games _ but still happy

Bhutan: No medals yet in the Asian Games _ but still happy

Bhutan: No medals yet in the Asian Games _ but still happy JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan has never won a medal of any kind at the Asian Games, much less the Olympics. The country's fame, instead, comes from its billing as one of the happiest places on earth. In fact,…
Brewing company to open a beer garden in Disneyland

Brewing company to open a beer garden in Disneyland

Disneyland to open a brewery that sells craft beers and speciality ales (now it really WILL be the happiest place on earth) The happiest place on earth looks set to become even happier, at least for adults - with the opening of a brewery.San Diego-based brewers Ballast Point Brewing has announced it is to open…
Google’s lifesaving Undo Send feature comes to Gmail for Android

Google’s lifesaving Undo Send feature comes to Gmail for Android

Google’s Undo Send feature has been saving people from embarrassing typos, mistakes, and other email taboos for years on the web version of Gmail. Now, the feature is being carried over to the official mobile version of Google’s email app, starting with a release on the official Android version of Gmail, according to Android Police.…
This pixel animation backpack has crossover appeal for kids and ravers

This pixel animation backpack has crossover appeal for kids and ravers

Imagine carrying around an animated Lite-Brite screen on your back. Now you can, with Pix, the “first smart animative backpack,” which is currently funding on Kickstarter. The backpack can display pictures, animations, and playable 8-bit games like Tetris and Snake, all synced through an iOS and Android app. Early-bird backers can get the backpack for…
Airmail issues fix for security flaw that could let hackers read your email

Airmail issues fix for security flaw that could let hackers read your email

Airmail has issued an update today to patch a vulnerability that security researchers said could let malicious third parties access email databases and read a user’s messages. Security consulting firm Versprite outlined the issue in a blog post this morning, noting how Airmail 3 uses both a custom URL scheme and a so-called “deterministic” file…
Latest Pixel 3 leaks purportedly show off the notch and wireless charging

Latest Pixel 3 leaks purportedly show off the notch and wireless charging

We’ve been seeing a steady stream of Pixel 3 leaks since June, and even more photos and videos have surfaced today, including purported sample photos taken with the Pixel 3 XL camera. The images appeared on Russian tech blog Rozetked, which reveals basically everything about the phone before the Pixel’s official launch. The leaks show…
Weather app Dark Sky gets a major design update on iOS

Weather app Dark Sky gets a major design update on iOS

Weather app Dark Sky has been updated for iOS today with the same visual-focused upgrade that came to Android users several months ago. The update brings a few new features, most prominently the merging of forecasts into a single page that you can scroll through, which lists current weather conditions over the next hour, day,…
Huawei put a 7-inch screen on its latest smartphone

Huawei put a 7-inch screen on its latest smartphone

Huawei is introducing a new phone in its Honor Note series, and this model is coming with the line’s biggest screen yet: just a touch under seven inches. Back in an ancient smartphone era of, I guess, 2013 or like two years ago, that size was considered a tablet. The Honor Note 10 isn’t the…
Get 15 percent off of any purchase today at Rakuten

Get 15 percent off of any purchase today at Rakuten

Rakuten is hosting a site-wide sale that ends later today at 11:59PM PT. The promotion knocks 15 percent off of any purchase with offer code SAVE15, allowing up to $50 to be knocked off of your final shopping cart cost. We’ve successfully applied the coupon to expensive products, like the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil,…
Samsung Q2 2018 earnings: weak Galaxy S9 sales, strong chip performance

Samsung Q2 2018 earnings: weak Galaxy S9 sales, strong chip performance

Samsung Electronics’ quarterly earnings are in, and as ever they’re right in line with guidance, meaning that the company’s run of record profits is at an end. Samsung made an operating profit of 14.87 trillion won on sales of 58.4 trillion won; revenue was down 4 percent year on year. According to Samsung, the drop…