The Marvel’s Avengers beta hits PS4 first on August 7th

The Marvel's Avengers beta hits PS4 first on August 7th

Creative director Shaun Escayg revealed to IGN the “meaty” beta will offer a taste of all aspects of the game. That includes the campaign, the progression system and co-op modes. It’ll also include Drop Zones, a type of mission Crystal Dynamics hasn’t said much about. It’ll reveal more details about Drop Zones during the second … Read more

How to back up your Gmail

How to back up your Gmail

You may be switching jobs, or maybe you’ve decided to stop using a specific email account, or maybe you just want a copy of all your email just in case. Whatever your reasons, it’s not a bad idea to back up and export your Gmail and other Google accounts using Google’s Takeout feature. In fact, … Read more

Researchers built robotic skin with a sense of touch

Researchers built robotic skin with a sense of touch

The researchers then combined tactile and visual data. They taught the robotic hand to classify containers using both the artificial skin and an event-based camera. They sent the data to a GPU and to Loihi and demonstrated that combining event-based vision and touch, via a spiking neural network, made the system 10 percent more accurate … Read more

Zoom announces a $599 touchscreen device for remote workers

Zoom announces a $599 touchscreen device for remote workers

Zoom, whose user base exploded with the onset of COVID-19, is expanding into hardware. The company has announced a new touchscreen device designed to help with remote work. The appliance, called Zoom For Home — DTEN ME, will cost $599 and will ship in August. The DTEN ME is a 27-inch touchscreen device with three … Read more

Gmail could be getting a huge workplace overhaul

Gmail could be getting a huge workplace overhaul

Google It makes a lot of sense for Google to focus on Gmail as the lynchpin of its workplace collaboration suite. It’s the first thing many workers open up, and it’s a central location they return to every day. The screenshots show a simplified interface for moving between the different services: On iOS and Android, you’ll get four icons at … Read more