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Be careful what you believe about screen time making you blind

If you believe the headlines that have been circulating over the past few weeks, staring at screens is ruining our eyes. “Blue light from phones, tablets could accelerate blindness and hurt vision, study finds,” USA Today declared. Only, that particular study didn’t actually test the blue light that comes out …

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Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

Bloomberg reports today that Amazon is reportedly working on a new device that’ll record live TV with the goal of letting users play content back on their phones later. The device, which is internally called “Frank,” would have physical storage and connect to Fire TV boxes. It’d rely on the …

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The Caracas drone attack won’t be the last of its kind

On August 4th, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was reportedly attacked by two drones armed with explosives while making a speech at a public outdoor event in Caracas. The president and his entourage escaped largely unharmed, but for many, this incident introduced the idea of the potential threat from drones outside …

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Google Goggles is dead; long live Google Lens

Google Goggles was launched in 2009, an early example of Google’s ambition to make the visual world as searchable as the internet. Times have changed though, and with the unveiling this year of the faster, slicker, deep learning-powered Google Lens, it’s time to take the goggles off for good. As …

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