Digital Trends: Gaming

How an Oregon man’s fight for traffic camera fairness reached a federal court

How an Oregon man’s fight for traffic camera fairness reached a federal court

Oregon resident Mats Jarlstrom looked into the math behind red light cameras, but when he tried to speak up, the state government tried to shut him down. The post How an Oregon man’s fight for traffic
Olympic ski smash highlights the perils of sports photography

Olympic ski smash highlights the perils of sports photography

Professional sports photographers at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang found themselves in the middle of the action last week when a slalom skier lost control and slammed into them, sending several
Uber focuses on safety improvements as it battles to regain its London license

Uber focuses on safety improvements as it battles to regain its London license

In a bid to regain its London license, Uber has unveiled measures to improve the service's safety. Uber lost its license in September over safety concerns, but can operate while it waits for its
Google teams up with 911 to locate emergency callers more easily

Google teams up with 911 to locate emergency callers more easily

Google has been testing a system for 911 dispatchers that allows them to locate a caller much more accurately and faster than the existing system, enabling a quicker response time and potentially
Tokyo is planning to build the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper

Tokyo is planning to build the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper

Sumitomo Forestry in Japan just announced plans for a 1,148-foot tall skyscraper constructed almost completely of wood. Construction of the project will coincide with the 350th anniversary of the
Wear a personal trainer on your wrist with the Suunto 3 Fitness

Wear a personal trainer on your wrist with the Suunto 3 Fitness

The latest smart watch from Finnish company Suunto, the Suunto 3 Fitness promises to deliver a unique approach to fitness, and claims to adapt to training rhythms in order to provide customized
The S-Works 7 may be Specialized’s most technical bike shoe ever

The S-Works 7 may be Specialized’s most technical bike shoe ever

Redesigned from the ground up, the new Specialized S-Works 7 is the company's most technical bike shoe ever, combining both comfort and power to create the optimal footwear for pro and amateur
Tesla is bringing its home batteries to Canada

Tesla is bringing its home batteries to Canada

Tesla is bringing its home and utility-grade power batteries to Canada for a test run. In a partnership with Nova Scotia power, Tesla will see if they can alleviate some of the instability of modern
Alibaba and Disney strike a deal to bring shows and movies to China

Alibaba and Disney strike a deal to bring shows and movies to China

Thanks to a new licensing deal between Alibaba Group's entertainment unit and every child's favorite film studio, viewers throughout China will be able to watch a wide range of Disney's animated shows
High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

Sales of the iPhone X have been lower than expected. That's bad news for Apple and its chief rival, Samsung. The South Korean company supplied Apple with the OLED panels for the iPhone X, but now the
The Best A/V receivers

The Best A/V receivers

There's no one-size-fits-all approach to shopping for a receiver, so we've assembled our favorites for 2018, at multiple price points and all loaded with features, from Dolby Atmos to 4K HDR, and much
Governments are stepping in to regulate social media, but there may be a better way

Governments are stepping in to regulate social media, but there may be a better way

Whose responsibility is it to keep fake news and terrorism off social media? An NYU Stern study suggests social networks, not the government, should be responsible for moderation, but not liable. The
Skiers can protect themselves from crashes with this wearable airbag

Skiers can protect themselves from crashes with this wearable airbag

While the Olympians engaged in downhill races are doubtless some of the most talented folks in the game, the breakneck speeds they're able to reach put them even more at risk for a crash. Luckily, the
U.S. Copyright Office considering exemption for abandoned online games

U.S. Copyright Office considering exemption for abandoned online games

The U.S. Copyright Office is considering extending a DMCA exemption to abandoned online games such as MMORPGs. Various video game companies are opposing the measure. The post U.S. Copyright Office
Can’t get service? Head to an English church, soon to become a Wi-Fi hotspot

Can’t get service? Head to an English church, soon to become a Wi-Fi hotspot

Thanks to a new agreement between the Church of England and the English government, churches in internet "dead zones" are now going to help facilitate the spread of information by facilitating
Microsoft Cortana gradually gains ground on Alexa with new integrations

Microsoft Cortana gradually gains ground on Alexa with new integrations

Microsoft's Cortana recently announced its compatibility with more smart home providers as well as IFTTT, making it easier for users to control smart home devices from anywhere at anytime. The post
The Dark Knight journeys to feudal Japan in the epic anime ‘Batman Ninja’

The Dark Knight journeys to feudal Japan in the epic anime ‘Batman Ninja’

The Caped Crusader, without his trusty gadgets, finds himself a stranger in a strange land with only his wits and his friends to rely on the action-packed English-language trailer for the full-length
Get wireless phone charging for as little as $10 with these Qi chargers

Get wireless phone charging for as little as $10 with these Qi chargers

Wireless chargers are pricier than their cabled counterparts, but they don't have break the bank. Here, David Cogen of TheUnlockr rounds up the best Qi chargers for those looking to pick one up on the
‘Alto’s Odyssey’ aims to amplify adventure, without sacrificing serenity

‘Alto’s Odyssey’ aims to amplify adventure, without sacrificing serenity

Three years since 'Alto's Adventure' was released, the sequel to the highly-praised infinite runner is on its way. On Thursday, video game developer Snowman is launching 'Alto's Odyssey' which takes
How to make a YouTube channel

How to make a YouTube channel

Need to learn how to make a YouTube channel? It's easier than you think. If you have an existing Google account or not, the process is just a few quick steps. Follow along with us here and you'll be