Category: Ciência e Tecnologia

Feeling patriotic? Here’s How to Add a Flag to Your Facebook Profile Pic

Feeling patriotic? Here’s How to Add a Flag to Your Facebook Profile Pic

Facebook now lets you revel in your national pride by adding a country’s flag to your profile photo. The icon will appear at the top left of your main pic either permanently or for...

Direct-to-Consumer Outdoor Gear is a Win-Win for Consumers and Manufacturers

Direct-to-Consumer Outdoor Gear is a Win-Win for Consumers and Manufacturers

Many large companies—Patagonia, for example—have some version of the same origin myth: An entrepreneurial founder puts two nickels together and begins selling pitons or skis to friends out of the trunk of a car....

Facebook is bringing ad breaks to more live and on-demand videos

Facebook is bringing ad breaks to more live and on-demand videos

Get ready to see ad breaks in more Facebook videos on your News Feed. The company announced on Thursday it is expanding its mid-roll ads feature test to target both live and on-demand video...

Whirlpool 36-inch french-door fridge review

Whirlpool 36-inch french-door fridge review

Featuring more refrigerator real estate than most families may need, Whirlpool’s 36-inch French-door refrigerator is a bona fide beast. While it’s not perfect, what it does get right absolutely shines. The post Whirlpool 36-inch...

HTC hands out prizes to winners of the first annual Viveport Developer Awards

HTC hands out prizes to winners of the first annual Viveport Developer Awards

The HTC Viveport Developer Awards, which honor — and financially reward — the best virtual reality apps in HTC’s Viveport app store. That contest has now concluded, and HTC announced the winners on its...

Whoops: Huawei Watch 2 images leak right before MWC 2017

Whoops: Huawei Watch 2 images leak right before MWC 2017

It's hard to resist peeking at presents the day before Christmas, so forgive us for taking a look at leaked images of the Huawei Watch 2 just days before its official unveiling. Reputable leaker...

Google Play Music could soon link with Clock for musical alarms

Google Play Music could soon link with Clock for musical alarms

Google has updated Google Play Music, bringing a range of features like a new “Recents” menu item and a smaller app size. Not only that, but that app also now includes code that hints...

Google Play Music 7.4 brings smaller app size and musical alarms

Google Play Music 7.4 brings smaller app size and musical alarms

Google has updated Google Play Music, bringing a range of features like a new “Recents” menu item and a smaller app size. Not only that, but that app also now includes code that hints...

JetSmarter, the Uber of private planes, expands its services with a new partner

JetSmarter, the Uber of private planes, expands its services with a new partner

Earlier this week, the private jet company announced an exclusive strategic digital partnership with TMC Jets, making JetSmarter the exclusive digital distribution channel for TMC Jets’ fleet. The post JetSmarter, the Uber of private...

So long, Irrational Games — Ghost Story emerges with a new project in the works

So long, Irrational Games — Ghost Story emerges with a new project in the works

Irrational Games has adopted a new name with a new concept of storytelling. Now called Ghost Story, the small studio was founded by 12 former Irrational Games developers and is working on a new...

World’s Only Sample of Metallic Hydrogen Has Been Lost

New submitter drunkdrone quotes a report from International Business Times: A piece of rare meta poised to revolutionize modern technology and take humans into deep space has been lost in a laboratory mishap. The...

Video shows 10 tips to take your images ‘from basic to boss’

Video shows 10 tips to take your images ‘from basic to boss’

Photography is an art and as such much of it is subjective, but even so, there are some common things that professionals get right to set them apart from the sea of amateurs. Here...

Uber é acusada de roubar tecnologia de carros autônomos do Google

Uber é acusada de roubar tecnologia de carros autônomos do Google

A Waymo, empresa que faz parte do conglomerado Alphabet e que nasceu a partir do projeto de carros autônomos do Google, decidiu processar a Uber. A acusação é que a Uber e sua subsidiária...

Uber é acusada de roubar tecnologia de carros autônomos do Google

Uber é acusada de roubar tecnologia de carros autônomos do Google

A Waymo, empresa que faz parte do conglomerado Alphabet e que nasceu a partir do projeto de carros autônomos do Google, decidiu processar a Uber. A acusação é que a Uber e sua subsidiária...

Trippy VR self-portrait takes you inside its artist creator’s body

Trippy VR self-portrait takes you inside its artist creator’s body

Los Angeles artist Theo Triantafyllidis’ latest creation, “Self Portrait (Interior),” is a virtual reality tour that doesn’t just take you inside his head — but gives you a tour of the rest of him,...

Ambiotherm may look goofy, but it lets you feel the warmth of a virtual sun

Ambiotherm may look goofy, but it lets you feel the warmth of a virtual sun

Ambiotherm is a wacky virtual reality accessory that promises to mimic the feeling of the wind and sun on your face and neck by… well, blowing air and pumping heat in your direction. The...

Judge Rules Against Forced Fingerprinting

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Stack: A federal judge in Chicago has ruled against a government request which would require forced fingerprinting of private citizens in order to open a secure,...

Bionic Leaf project creates natural fish food out of thin air — sort of

Bionic Leaf project creates natural fish food out of thin air — sort of

Forget turning water into wine. A new project wants to turn air into food. It’s called the Bionic Leaf, and it’s a new, almost sci-fi technology that claims to employ the power of the...

Here’s everything we know about ‘Death Stranding,’ Hideo Kojima’s next video game

Here’s everything we know about ‘Death Stranding,’ Hideo Kojima’s next video game

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has revealed very little about his upcoming game, ‘Death Stranding,’ but the title’s cinematic trailers point to the involvement of some big names. Here is everything we know...

Wix merges art and web design with its acquisition of DeviantArt

Wix merges art and web design with its acquisition of DeviantArt

Today, the web design platform Wix announced the acquisition of DeviantArt, an online community for artists and designers. As part of the change, DeviantArt’s longstanding web design will likely be getting a modern refresh....

You are what you tweet: Researchers predict dieting success from social media traits

You are what you tweet: Researchers predict dieting success from social media traits

Researchers studied the words and phrases of more than 2 million tweets and over 100,000 daily fitness app entries. They found that people who use more positive phrases were more likely to stick to...

Novo Status do WhatsApp revolta e confunde usuários brasileiros

Novo Status do WhatsApp revolta e confunde usuários brasileiros

O status do WhatsApp foi lançado no Brasil há cerca de 24 horas, e a reação inicial do público brasileiro não poderia ser pior. São raríssimos os comentários que fazem elogios ao novo recurso,...

Novo Status do WhatsApp revolta e confunde usuários brasileiros

Novo Status do WhatsApp revolta e confunde usuários brasileiros

O status do WhatsApp foi lançado no Brasil há cerca de 24 horas, e a reação inicial do público brasileiro não poderia ser pior. São raríssimos os comentários que fazem elogios ao novo recurso,...

Cellebrite Can Now Unlock Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus

Patrick O’Neill writes: A year after the battle between the FBI and Apple over unlocking an iPhone 5s used by a shooter in the San Bernardino terrorist attack, smartphone cracking company Cellebrite announced it...

Valve Releases SteamVR For Linux

New submitter JustNiz quotes a report from GamingOnLinux: Valve has launched SteamVR for Linux officially in beta form and they are keen to stress that this is a development release. You will need to...