Flash pronounced terminal, dead within two years

She’s had a good long life. Back in the pre-YouTube days of the early 2000’s, Flash was the internet’s go-to medium for video content. From Albino Blacksheep to eBaum’s World, it seemed Flash was everywhere you turned. Now, with the rise of video streaming services and the all-powerful gif-killer webm, Flash has become and cumbersome…

Elite Dangerous expansion 'Horizons' heading to Xbox One before Q4 2016

Elite: Dangerous is a hyper-realistic space simulator for Xbox One and PC, created by Frontier Developments. Last year, Elite Dangerous received an expansion pass called Horizons, that promised to bring tons of significant new features to the PC version of the game. So far, Horizons has added planetary landings, allowing pilots to explore, loot and…

Google wants to bring machine learning to everyday devices

Google has struck a deal with the vision processor firm behind its Tango tablets that could bring machine learning to mobile devices independent of the cloud. Movidius today announced that Google will be sourcing the company’s processors and software development environment to "introduce a new way for machine intelligence to run locally on devices." Machine…

What is the prettiest phone of all time?

It wasn’t all that long ago that mobile phones were bulky, cumbersome and sort of cheap feeling. Manufacturers didn’t really start getting good at phone design until a few years ago, when our devices started being considered fashion accessories and not just tiny computers we kept in our pockets. And over the years, there have…

Box gets deeper integration with Office apps for iPhone and iPad

Cloud storage provider Box has announced a new set of integrations with Microsoft Office. This includes some new capabilities for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for iPhone and iPad that make editing documents from Box much easier. On Microsoft’s Office apps for iPhone and iPad, Box can now be chosen as a default storage service, letting…