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Samsung Display shows off next-gen tech at SID 2021

Samsung Display shows off next-gen tech at SID 2021
Samsung Display is participating in “Display Week 2021,” which is part of the SID 2021 tradeshow. The exhibition is entirely online, and Samsung Display is showing off future products in its virtual booth at the show. For 2021, Samsung display is focusing on next-generation OLED products. The next-generation technologies include “S-foldable”, “slidable”, and “UPC”. S-foldable…

2022 BMW 2-Series Coupe fully unveiled wearing digital camouflage

2022 BMW 2-Series Coupe fully unveiled wearing digital camouflage
The 2022 BMW 2-Series Coupe is arriving this fall, and we couldn’t be more excited. Despite the presence of BMW’s front-wheel driven 2-Series Gran Coupe, the two-door Coupe version will still come with a standard rear-wheel drivetrain (with available AWD) motivated by either a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four or a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six motor. BMW recently…

Parler returns to Apple App Store with some content excluded

Parler returns to Apple App Store with some content excluded
The iOS app for conservative-leaning social media platform Parler is back in the Apple App Store today, after what the company says were “months of productive dialogue with Apple.” “The entire Parler team has worked hard to address Apple’s concerns without compromising our core mission,” Parler interim CEO Mark Meckler said in a statement emailed…

Twitch is lowering subscription prices — but says streamers will earn more...

Twitch is lowering subscription prices — but says streamers will earn more money
Twitch is announcing a big change to subscription prices — but not for users in the US. Most countries outside of the US will be getting lower prices that will be localized to their specific country, starting with Turkey and Mexico on May 20th. Those lower prices will mean less money for streamers, but Twitch…

Microsoft Teams launches for friends and family with free all-day video...

Microsoft Teams launches for friends and family with free all-day video calling
Microsoft is launching the personal version of Microsoft Teams today. After previewing the service nearly a year ago, Microsoft Teams is now available for free personal use amongst friends and families. The service itself is almost identical to the Microsoft Teams that businesses use, and it will allow people to chat, video call, and share…

Another report claims Samsung will ditch Tizen for Wear OS with...

Another report claims Samsung will ditch Tizen for Wear OS with next smartwatch
Samsung seems ready to ditch its own Tizen operating system in favor of Google’s Wear OS for its upcoming smartwatches, according to a new report from SamMobile. The company reportedly has as many as three smartwatches on the way soon, including one with a rotating bezel, and two others with sportier designs. Although Samsung’s smartwatches…

19 Deals That Make Great Last-Minute Graduation Gifts

19 Deals That Make Great Last-Minute Graduation Gifts
The class of 2021 had a weird senior year, but whether students just graduated high school or college, brighter days are ahead. The classic gift—Oh, the Places You'll Go!—should probably get an update to include such thrilling post-Covid locations as “the grocery store” or “a party.” We compiled a list of discounts on WIRED-recommended gear to…

6 Great Next-Gen Xbox Series X/S Games You Can Play Now

6 Great Next-Gen Xbox Series X/S Games You Can Play Now
The Xbox Series X is a big console, and it's chock-full of powerful next-gen hardware. However, it can be tricky to find games that really make the most of all that brawn. Which games are going to serve the most delicious and irresistible eye candy? We've tested dozens of Xbox titles on Microsoft's latest hardware,…

Google IO 2021: How to Watch It, and What to Expect

Google IO 2021: How to Watch It, and What to Expect
The misty chill of a May morning, the smell of freshly cut green grass, the sound of baseball on the radio. You know what that means: It's developer conference season. Up next, Google IO.After canceling the 2020 iteration of its yearly developer shindig because of the pandemic, Google is bringing IO back for 2021. The…

Vietnamese Myth and Magic Come Alive in Hoa

Vietnamese Myth and Magic Come Alive in Hoa
The announcement trailer for Hoa shows off the game’s Ghibli-inspired art style and the Vietnamese cultural influences. However, game director Son Cao Tung mentions that the Vietnamese influence is applied on a much grander scale than any specific part of the game’s look or at specific points in the storyline. Growing up in Vietnam, one…

Covid Forced America to Make More Stuff. What Happens Now?

Covid Forced America to Make More Stuff. What Happens Now?
Growing up in Duluth, Minnesota, in the 1990s, Lloyd Armbrust always figured he’d work at a factory. His father managed a lime processing plant in the city, which was dominated by manufacturing—until it wasn’t. Midwestern factories withered as companies started finding cheaper labor and supplies overseas. Armbrust instead found work in publishing and then ad…

Neutrons unlock the secrets of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek’s microscopes

Neutrons unlock the secrets of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek’s microscopes
Lens crafter — His most powerful microscope holds a lens likely made with Robert Hooke's 1678 recipe. Jennifer Ouellette - May 16, 2021 9:48 pm UTC Enlarge / First microscope by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. Tetra Images/GettyIn the late 17th century, a Dutch draper and self-taught scientist named Antonie van Leeuwenhoek earned renown for building some of…