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Nissan Qashqai comes to America as 2017 Rogue Sport (Video)

Nissan Qashqai comes to America as 2017 Rogue Sport (Photo)

A week before the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, news broke that the Nissan Qashqai would be making its way over from Europe to the US. Now on the first day of the show the Japanese automaker has revealed this, the Rogue Sport. Yes, the name “Qashqai” has been dropped in favor of something Americans are more familiar with. Compact crossovers ... Read More »

Scientist makes improvements to surgical masks

Scientist makes improvements to surgical masks

A Scientist at the University of Alberta has found a way to improve one of the most fundamental pieces of medical equipment, and he did it using something you’d find on your kitchen table. Hyo-Jick Choi, a professor in the University of Alberta Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, noticed that many people wear a simple surgical-style mask for protection ... Read More »

Life in heavy traffic zones causes dementia, says new research

Researchers Think Heavy Traffic Could Be Causing Dementia

A study on six million adults in Canada indicated that living next to a crowded motorway or highway raises dementia risk by 7 percent. Researchers from the University of Toronto and Public Health Ontario tracked 6.6 million people in Ontario, Canada, over the decade to 2012. They found that the closer people lived to busy roads, the greater their risk ... Read More »

Samsung’s Gear smartwatches now work with iOS app

Samsung's Gear smartwatches now work with iOS app

Samsung has announced that the Gear S3, Gear S2 and Gear Fit2 are now compatible with iOS via new Gear S and Gear Fit apps available now available on the App Store. The Samsung Gear S app brings iPhone connectivity to the company’s Gear 2 and Gear 3 wearables, while the Gear Fit app offers similar compatibility for Gear Fit2 ... Read More »

Aliens Finally Discovered in Elite Dangerous Space Game (Video)

Aliens Finally Discovered in Elite Dangerous Space Game

After years of searching and many mysterious hints and clues, an Elite: Dangerous player finally makes contact with the elusive Thargoid alien species. Elite Dangerous is a unique kind of game, based around exploration and trading in the far reaches of space. Available on PC and Xbox One, the space simulation has captured the imagination of thousands of players thanks ... Read More »

Inmates mutilated and killed in Brazil jail riot

Inmates mutilated and killed in Brazil jail riot

At least 33 inmates have been killed in an uprising in a Brazilian prison in the northernmost region of Roraima, local government officials said on Friday. Most of the killings were carried out with knives, a local government spokeswoman said. Officers and heavily armed military-like riot squad were deployed to the prison, officials said. The governor confirmed today that order ... Read More »

iOS 10 Hits 76 percent adoption rate; according to Apple’s stats

iOS 10 Hits 76 percent adoption rate, according to Apple's stats

Apple has released its latest iOS adoption numbers, revealing that the version 10 of its mobile operating system now powers 76% of compatible devices. iOS installation rates have grown significantly over the holiday period, jumping up 13 percentage points between the end of November and the beginning of January. On November 27, 2016, iOS 10 was installed on 63 percent ... Read More »

Google kills Hangouts API In April

Google kills Hangouts API In April

Google quietly revealed that it will shut down the Hangouts API, preventing new apps from being built and shutting off existing apps on April 25th. Google hasn’t addressed this change in a blog post, but has instead updated the Hangouts FAQ page and sent an email to developers who were using the API. The email, obtained by TechCrunch, reads as ... Read More »

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting leaves at least five dead

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting leaves at least five dead

Two of the five victims who died in the mass shooting at a Fort Lauderdale airport Friday were identified by friends and family members. The suspected shooter was identified as Esteban Santiago – a 26-year-old Army Reservist and former Alaska National Guardsman – whose family said he may have been struggling with mental illness. Law enforcement officials say the shooting ... Read More »