Check out Google's Emoji Scavenger Hunt web game for some AI action

In the mood to kill some time? Using your mobile browser, click on emojiscavengerhunt.withgoogle.com. This is a scavenger hunt game that uses AI and your smartphone’s camera in an attempt to find real life items that match the emoji you are shown. The time you have to find the items decreases with each turn. When you do match an emoji with a real world object, you receive extra time on the clock.

Google’s machine learning platform takes what you are seeing in the real world, and is able to match the image with the proper emoji. The goal, of course, is to find all of the emojis before …


Need a mental massage? Check out #PlotterTwitter.

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We’re frequently on the lookout for a quiet corners of the internet. You know – places to take refuge from the often chaotic online world.

One such corner is the the delightful #PlotterTwitter community, where artists, programmers, tech enthusiasts, and more share their neatest generative art made using different models of plotter printers, which work by physically moving a pen across paper.

straight curves

I like this one because I get a lot of behavior out of straight lines. The paper looks three-dimensional, like it’s been embossed.#plottertwitter #axidraw pic.twitter.com/RacDIgj3XK

— pedro alcocer (@thepedroalcocer) March 27, 2018 Read more…

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Check out all of the official Huawei videos for the P20 and P20 Pro

Earlier today, the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro were introduced. and the latter’s rear-facing triple camera setup is quite impressive. But focusing on the camera (no pun intended, honestly) also detracts from the rest of the phone. There is a lot to like about both the P20 and P20 Pro, although the notch might not be one of those features. Also, we might not see the pair offered in the states, especially since the U.S. has been warning consumers and allies about the company’s close ties to the Chinese government.

Be that as it may, Huawei has still added the pair to its U.S. website, and …

Oppo F7 is official; check out all of the videos released by the manufacturer

The Oppo F7 is now official after being unveiled on Monday. The handset carries a 6.23-inch LCD display with a 1080 x 2280 resolution, which makes the aspect ratio weigh in at 19:9. A MediaTek P60 chipset is under the hood with an octa-core CPU (built with the bigLITTLE architecture) and the Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. There is an iPhone X-esque notch in front, which hosts the 25MP front-facing selfie snapper. Not only does the front-facing camera offer HDR, it uses AI to determine if the subject is male or female, and enhances the image accordingly. The camera also is used for a Facial Unlock feature that …

Samsung Gear S2 gets a massive update, check the new interface and functions

Samsung has a big software update in store for its Gear S2 smartwatch. So big, in fact, that it warranted a dedicate blog post explaining all the novelties that await the owners of its second-gen wearable. The Gear S2 update is available through the Samsung Gear app, and includes interface, as well as functionality enhancements, breathing new life in the affordable wearable. 

To start off, there is a new App Shortcuts widget that arranges your most recent apps in the Gear S-line’s signature circular format automatically, yet you can still …

T-Mobile upgrades LTE coverage on hundreds of towers, check if your city is in

Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroPCS #AcrossTheGrid pic.twitter.com/bO8RSNSDxg— Neville (@NevilleRay) 21 март 2018 г. 
T-Mobile’s Chief Technical Officer Neville Ray took to Twitter to announce a planned LTE upgrade to the mid- and low-bands on hundreds of cell phone towers across the US, making LTE coverage wider and speeds faster. 
You can see all the cities that saw their towers receive the frequency boost in the tailor-made GIF above, …

What if every lock could be opened with a look? Check out Apple's funny new ad for the iPhone X (UPDATE)

Remember the ads for the original Apple iPhone? Some consider those spots to be among the best television commercials ever made for a smartphone because they explained and displayed the features available on the device. Since then, Apple’s marketing of the phone has matured along with the product; the iPhone no longer needs an introduction. So the company has instead deviated between tugging at our heartstrings and tickling our funny bones in order to promote its iconic smartphone, and the latest commercial for the Apple iPhone X uses comedy to show off Face ID.

The ad shows what …

What if every lock could be opened with a look? Check out Apple's funny new ad for the iPhone X

Remember the ads for the original Apple iPhone? Some consider those spots to be among the best television commercials ever made for a smartphone because they explained and displayed the features available on the device. Since then, Apple’s marketing of the phone has matured along with the product; the iPhone no longer needs an introduction. So the company has instead deviated between tugging at our heartstrings and tickling our funny bones in order to promote its iconic smartphone, and the latest commercial for the Apple iPhone X uses comedy to show off Face ID.

The ad shows what …

Check out these photos allegedly snapped by a Huawei P20 series phone

On March 27th, Huawei will unveil its new P20 line which consists of three models. There is the Huawei P20, the Huawei P20 Lite and the Huawei P20 Pro. The biggest buzz has been reserved for the P20 Pro because of its triple camera setup on back. The P20 and P20 Lite both sport two cameras on back. And speaking of cameras, Exif data reveals a series of photographs that was taken by one of the three P20 models.

We can reach that conclusion because of the EML-AL00 model number of the device that took the pictures. Back in December, a published report said that P20 series had the codename of …

Check out this entirely transparent Galaxy S9 rear mod

Granted, iFixit just tore the Galaxy S9 apart, and found it hard to repair because of the copious amounts of adhesive holding it all together, but if you have been wondering what’s behind that metallic nanocoating on the S9’s glass back, wonder no more. The big guy – that would be Zack Nelson from JerryRigEverything – likes peeling things, apart from torching, bending and scratching them.

That love of peel has brought him to one of the most wonderful mods you can have ever since Samsung introduced its Infinity Display design one spring ago. The coating …