AR Pianist app is fun to watch, but that’s about it

AR and VR company Massive Technologies has just released an app called AR Pianist which superimposes virtual musicians on pianos to give you “piano concerts from the comfort of your living room.” The app was first teased last December, when a tweet went viral with a video that showed virtual pianists popping up on-screen as […]


U.S. fugitive wanted in connection with husband’s 2002 murder, arrested in Rome

An American fugitive wanted in connection with the 2002 death of her husband, whose remains were so badly burned they were not identified for more than a decade, has been arrested in Rome, police in the Italian capital said Thursday. Beverley McCallum was picked up after she checked into a hotel, Rome Police confirmed. Hotels […]


Anthony Davis, Patrick Beverley, more return to sweet home Chicago for All-Star Game

For Anthony Davis, it means a lot of things. Like snow. “I don’t get to see the snow as much now. Me and my cousins would go outside and have snowball fights almost every day after school,” Davis said. “I kinda miss that.” And deep-dish pizza. “Giordano’s pizza is my go-to,” Davis said. For Patrick […]


M&S unveils their ‘Love Cucumber’ to get you going this Valentine’s Day

We’re sure you remember the excitement surrounding Marks & Spencer’s Love Sausage – the entirely innocently named Valentine’s Day treat. This year M&S is back with another super romantic and not-at-all-rude-sounding offering: their Love Cucumber. While the Love Sausage was simply a regular sausage arranged in the shape of a heart, the Love Cucumber has […]


Fire damage at Exxon’s second largest U.S. refinery leaves restart uncertain

Exxon Mobil Corp does not have a timeline for restarting fuel-producing units at its second-largest U.S. refinery following a fire Wednesday that cut production, sources said, as the shutdown boosted gasoline prices on Thursday. Some units remain in operation at the refinery including a crude distillation unit (CDU), gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) and […]


The Galaxy S20 is the first high-refresh display phone many people will own

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 lineup innovates on many fronts. For most consumers, the S20 will be the first 5G device they ever lay their hands on, the first phones with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 865 processor, and the debut of Samsung’s much-hyped 108-megapixel sensor (at least on the S20 Ultra). But the most important feature the S20 […]


Voatz smartphone voting app has significant security flaws, MIT researchers say

A recent version of a smartphone voting app that has been used in limited capacity in federal elections scattered across four states has significant security flaws, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology study has found. The app, Voatz, made by a startup of the same name based in Boston, uses a combination of blockchain software and […]