Google co-founder Larry Page backed flying car startup Kitty Hawk has revealed Cora, a pilotless flying-taxi. This all-electric aircraft uses 12 fans to take off / land vertically, and once in the air, it uses a single propeller to maneuver, all the while carrying two passengers comfortably. When fully charged, it has a range of about 62-miles, and a top speed of 110 mph. In case of a catastrophic power failure, the plane comes equipped with a parachute. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a metal waterfall.
Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are still fairly new, but analysts speculate that its successor, the Pixel 3, will be released sometime in Q3 / Q4 2018. If the leaks are accurate, the Pixel 3 XL should provide some competition for Apple's new large 6.1" iPhone model, whether if it's called the X Plus or an entirely different name. Featuring a 6" QHD AMOLED display, dual 12MP rear cameras, and a Snapdragon 845 processor. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The Google Pixel 2 is known for its excellent camera, and its successor will most likely follow up on that. Set for release in October, the Google Pixel 3 is rumored to boast a 7nm Snapdragon 845 octa-core Kryo 385 CPU with four 2.8GHz high-power cores and four 1.8GHz low power cores, 6GB of RAM, up to 128GB of internal storage, and an 18:9 pOLED display. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Been using Instagram, Twitter or Facebook these past few days? Then you may have noticed that your friends are sharing photos of themselves and their classical artwork doppelgangers using the Google Arts and Culture app. It just got updated with a new feature called face match, and it's exactly as it sounds, matching your selfies with historical paintings that look like you. Continue reading for more examples.
Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence algorithm has learned hundreds of years of chess knowledge and then surpassed it in just four hours. That's right, AlphaZero quickly mastered the classic game, before devising completely new strategies, which are now being analyzed by grandmasters. In comparison, IBM's Deep Blue supercomputer, the one that beat Gary Kasparov in 1997, was already programmed with the best moves. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of nine fascinating space travel facts.
We have seen the future of robots, and it includes Google / Boston Dynamics' Atlas. In their latest demonstration video, the biped robot manages to perform a backflip, and quite easily to boot. "Atlas' control system coordinates motions of the arms, torso and legs to achieve whole-body mobile manipulation, greatly expanding its reach and workspace. Atlas' ability to balance while performing tasks allows it to work in a large volume while occupying only a small footprint," according to the company. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one that explains what happens when you upload your mind to the internet.
Google-owned Boston Dynamics has unveiled their latest creation, SpotMini, and it moves more fluidly than ever. Unfortunately, it isn't powered by AI just yet, which means it won't be able to charge itself, nor learn new tricks on its own. This version is not just the bare chassis, but rather everything has been covered in yellow plastic, with the 3D vision cameras located on the exterior. To make things slightly less creepy, the company also removed the manipulator arm, which sat up top (bottom video). Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing five ice cream gadgets being put to the test.
Let's face it, Chromebooks have not been the most popular laptops on the market, mainly due to their limited capabilities, but what if Google released a product that integrated all of their most popular devices into one? Introducing the Google Link. Simply put, it's a smart device capable of connecting via the internet to all other IoT gadgets in your house. Thanks to its modular designer, you're also able to break it apart into a speaker dock that doubles as an AI Assistant, a wireless speaker too, laptop or tablet. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Google officially revealed both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL today at a press event, offering more features than ever in their flagships smartphones. First up, we have the Pixel 2, which is water-resistant, and offers a 5" OLED display, a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB or 128GB of storage, as well as an "Active Edge" function that lets you squeeze the handset to activate certain functions, all running on Android 8.0 OREO. Continue reading for a hands-on video, more pictures and information.
Smartphone insider Evan Blass gives us a first look at the Google Pixel 2 XL's redesigned home screen, which features a search bar relocated from the top to the very bottom, beneath the app dock. This would enable Pixel users to take advantage of search features much more conveniently, since it's right by the home button. Continue reading for another encased picture and more information.