Guillermo del Toro is making a horror series for Netflix

A horror anthology series by Guillermo del Toro, the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind The Shape of Water, Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy, Pacific Rim and some incisive design critiques about UFOs, is on its way to Netflix. Titled Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight, it will feature horror tales selected by del …

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Panasonic made a rugged point-and-shoot with an electronic viewfinder

Panasonic has announced the Lumix TS7, a new sub-$500 point-and-shoot camera, which also doubles as a rugged camera for the most adverse conditions. The TS7’s core attributes include waterproofing to 102 feet, MIL-STD 810F certification (surviving drops at 6.6 feet), is dustproof, shockproof, and freezeproof down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. …

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Tesla rejected more advanced driver monitoring features on its cars

Engineers inside Tesla wanted to add robust driver monitoring systems to the company’s cars to help make sure drivers safely use Autopilot, and Tesla even worked with suppliers on possible solutions, according to The Wall Street Journal. But those executives — Elon Musk included — reportedly rejected the idea out …

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Westworld may just give The Man in Black a shot at redemption

HBO’s science fiction drama Westworld isn’t just known for its talented cast and its philosophical musings about the nature of reality. It’s also become famous for its reveals, from mind-bending bombshells that link two characters to simple pieces of backstory that bring new insight to a storyline. Watching Westworld is …

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TiVo now rolling out Alexa support for its DVRs

TiVo is ready to launch integration with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. Today the company announced that its series 4 (Premiere), 5 (Roamio), and 6 (Bolt) DVR boxes are receiving an update that will let customers instruct an Alexa-enabled device in their living room to perform core functions like changing channels, …

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