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How a College Kid Made His Honda Civic Self-Driving for $700

Who needs a Tesla when you can build your own automated copilot using free hardware designs and software available online? Brevan Jorgenson’s grandma kept her cool when he took her for a nighttime spin in the Honda Civic he’s modified to drive itself on the highway. A homemade device in place of the rear-view mirror […]

Review: Forza Motorsport 7 is the best looking video game ever made

I was on the fence about whether Xbox One X made any sense until I played Forza Motorsport 7. The game has, hands-down, the best graphics of any game I’ve seen, and it’s only going to look better on Microsoft’s upgraded console in November. Forza Motorsport 7, releasing on Xbox One and PC today for those […]

Games

Sony Made Real Platinum Trophies For An Australian Contest

Earning Platinum Trophies in PlayStation games is a challenging and rewarding experience. Today, Sony announced a new Platinum-themed promotion, and the prize is an actual, real-world Platinum trophy–but it’s extremely limited and only available in Australia. The PlayStation Plus Platinum Hunters campaign challenges players to earn the Platinum trophy (which you do by completing all […]

Software

Fix ‘An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format’

If you’re getting the ‘ERROR_BAD_FORMAT‘ error code 11 with the ‘An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format‘ description, follow the troubleshooting steps listed in this article to fix it. ERROR_BAD_FORMAT: Background The error “An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format” is quite a mysterious error code. […]

Computer Hardware

Google Researchers Made An Algorithm To Delete Watermarks From Photos

“Researchers at Google have found a vulnerability in the way watermarks are used by stock imagery sites like Adobe Stock that makes it possible to remove the opaque stamp used to protect copyright,” writes Khari Johnson via VentureBeat. “The consistent nature in which the watermarks are placed on photos can be exploited using an algorithm […]

Apple

News: Cochlear reveals first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor

Cochlear Limited is rolling out its new Nucleus 7, the first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor to aid the hearing impaired. The new implant allows users to stream the sound directly from compatible iPhones, iPads and iPods over Bluetooth. Reuters reports that Cochlear’s previous sound processors only worked with mobile phones when implant […]

Software

Apple Leasing Equipment to Suppliers to Make Sure Key iPhone 8 Components Get Made

Apple recently purchased expensive production equipment to produce the rigid flexible printed circuit board for the iPhone 8, reports The Korea Herald. Apple doesn’t plan to use the equipment itself, but is instead leasing it to suppliers to ensure it can get the components it needs for the iPhone 8 amid rumors of production difficulties. […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Are Made for Summer; Smartphone Use Spikes in the Summer According to New Survey

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Are Made for Summer; Smartphone Use Spikes in the Summer According to New Survey RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. – June 29, 2017 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. reveals results from a new survey around smartphone use during the summer. In a survey of 1,000 smartphone owners, Samsung found smartphone use […]