Walmart employees are out to show its anti-shoplifting AI doesn’t work

Enlarge (credit: Roberto Machado Noa | Getty Images) In January, my coworker received a peculiar email. The message, which she forwarded to me, was from a handful of corporate Walmart employees calling themselves the “Concerned Home Office Associates.” (Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, is often referred to as the Home Office.) While it’s not unusual …

Samsung Galaxy A51 review: Great screen, bad performance

The Samsung Galaxy A51 is one of Samsung’s biggest mid-range entries for 2020. This is the first time Samsung’s A-series has been available in the US, arriving as an affordable option for people who want a Samsung smartphone but don’t want to pay $1,000 to get one. With so much competition in the mid-range, is …

Setting this image as wallpaper could soft-brick your phone

This is a screenshot of the image in question. We didn’t embed the original just to play it safe. Editor’s note: Proceed with caution – this issue is real, and we don’t know yet why it’s happening. Update, May 31, 08:50AM EST: The same issue (seemingly) has been reported in Google’s Android issue tracker back …

Apple doubles cost of RAM upgrade for entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro

Apple has quietly adjusted the pricing for RAM upgrades in the entry-level $1299 MacBook Pro. Until today, Apple had charged $100 to upgrade from 8GB of RAM to 16GB of RAM, but now that upgrade costs $200 in the United States. more… The post Apple doubles cost of RAM upgrade for entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro …

How to cancel your Sling TV subscription

Sling TV has a great selection of content available for free, but you must pay to “get the whole enchilada”, as the company says. But while it’s one of the best live streaming TV services, it can get very pricey. The lowest plans go for $30 a month, and even with discounts the price doesn’t …

The best Snapdragon 865 phones you can get

Credit: David Imel / Android Authority If you’re a demanding user, getting one of the Snapdragon 865 phones that are available is the way to go. Qualcomm’s latest and greatest chipset can handle just about any task you throw at it with ease. It’s usually paired with loads of RAM and a great GPU, so …

SpaceX’s astronaut launch marks the dawn of the commercial human spaceflight industry

SpaceX on Saturday launched two NASA astronauts aboard its Crew Dragon spacecraft, and the accomplishment is a tremendous one for both the company and the U.S. space agency. At a fundamental level, it means that the U.S. will have continued access to the International Space Station, without having to rely on continuing to buy tickets …

NASA astronauts successfully pilot SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft manually for the first time

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley took over manual control of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on Saturday, shortly after the vehicle’s historic first launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Crew Dragon is designed to fly entirely autonomous throughout the full duration of its missions, including automated docking, de-orbit and landing procedures, but it has manual control …

Hands-on: Incipio Organicore biodegradable iPhone cases (+ iPhone SE giveaway)

Incipio’s new line of Organicore biodegradable iPhone cases offer an environmentally friendly option for your iPhone with a fully compostable material that doesn’t skimp on protection or design. The new cases are available for the 2020 iPhone SE and iPhone 11/Pro models. Head below for our hands-on video with the new case lineup. We’ve also …

Director Ani Acopian breaks down her drone-shot video, ’A World Artists Love’

“A drone is a camera,” Ani Acopian begins simply. “And it can fly. It’s basically a flying super-camera! I’d love to see more film and TV productions embrace the nimble and magical nature of drones and use them for more than bird’s eye view establishing shots.” The director’s video for London-based record label AWAL (Artists …