Google just launched three new photography apps

Google just announced three new photography applications: Storyboard (Android only), Selfissimo! (iOS and Android), and Scrubbies (iOS only). The releases are part of a new “appsperiments” program that Google just launched. The new program was inspired by the company’s Motion Stills app, which was released last year with the goal of taking technology in development […]

Swagway tells customers to stop using its hoverboards until they're deemed safe

Swagway, one of the leading hoverboard sellers in the country, is telling customers to stop using its devices after the US Consumer Products Safety Commission deemed nearly all hoverboards unsafe yesterday. The CPSC’s letter — sent to manufacturers, importers, and sellers of the self-balancing two-wheeled scooters — says the devices pose an “imminent hazard” and may be seized […]

Hey, Siri, I bet you can't figure out what's in this picture!

Apple’s AI team publishes their first academic paper on adversarial training. Artificial Intelligence (AI) researchers at Apple have published their first paper. Called ‘Learning from Simulated and Unsupervised Images through Adversarial Training’, it was submitted on December 22, and credited to Ashish Shrivastava, Tomas Pfister, Oncel Tuzel, Josh Susskind, Wenda Wang, Russ Webb. The Cornell […]

The Galaxy Note 7 is dead

The Galaxy Note 7 is dead Update 11.10.2016: Samsung reports that it will ask retailers to discontinue selling the Galaxy Note 7 and the South Korean smartphone giant is taking the phablet off the market, for good. This is in light of problems with the replacement Note 7s reported by AndroidPIT yesterday. Given this new set of concerns, Samsung […]