Daily Archives: February 25, 2019

Visa will help bring tap-to-pay to more buses and subways

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/25/visa-planeta-tap-to-pay-mass-transit/ Tap-to-pay is incredibly convenient for mass transit, but it’s also incredibly inconsistent. There’s no guarantee you’ll find it in every big city, let alone smaller burgs that can’t justify revamping their turnstiles. Visa wants to fix that — it’s … Continue reading

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Suicide instructions spliced into kids’ cartoons on YouTube and YouTube Kids

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1464029 Enlarge / A girl watches a video on youtube. 10 with 10 posters participating Tips for committing suicide are appearing in children’s cartoons on YouTube and the YouTube Kids app. The sinister content was first flagged by doctors on … Continue reading

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How to Completely Google-ify Your iPhone

https://gizmodo.com/how-to-completely-google-ify-your-iphone-1832789295 Maybe you’ve got yourself some Apple hardware, but you prefer Google’s apps and services, or maybe you just find Google a less scary Big Brother in your iPhone than Apple (though both companies should inspire concerns about privacy)—to what … Continue reading

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Android is (unofficially) coming to the Nintendo Switch

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/24/android-nintendo-switch-mod/ Ever since the Nintendo Switch launched, there’s been a lingering question: can it run Android? It’s a reasonably powerful ARM-based tablet, after all. Two years later, the answer is finally "yes…" sort of. Developers Billy Laws and Max Keller … Continue reading

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TCL Low Cost Foldable Display for Everyone: Patented DragonHinge

https://www.anandtech.com/show/14006/tcl-readies-dragonhinge-foldable-smartphones-for-everyone Out of the top smartphone manufacturers, Samsung has clearly beat its competitors to the punch with its foldable smartphone, but it certainly will not be the only company to offer such a product. TCL, the company behind such brands … Continue reading

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‘Cultured’: A Look At How Foods Can Help The Microbes Inside Us Thrive

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/02/24/696272090/cultured-a-look-at-how-foods-can-help-the-microbes-inside-us-thrive?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news The foods we put in our bodies affect the kinds of bacteria that live and flourish there. A new book explores this collaboration — and the cultures whose dishes maximize the relationship. (Image credit: 4kodiak/Getty Images) via NPR Topics: … Continue reading

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