Zao's deepfake face-swapping app shows uploading your photos is riskier than ever

[ad_1] Credit: Zapp2Photo/Shutterstock The latest photo app craze can make you look like a movie star. Zao uses artificial intelligence to replace the faces of characters in film or TV clips with images of anyone whose photo you upload to the app. The effect is startlingly realistic and shows just how far this sort of […]

Wii Fit redux: Nintendo shows mysterious exercise ring for the Switch

[ad_1] That is not a good exercise outfit… Remember the Wii Fit Balance Board? Twelve years ago, Nintendo released a device that looked like a bathroom scale but actually acted as a relatively sensitive controller that responded to subtle shifts in weight in specially designed games. Nintendo sold at least 22 million of the suckers […]

Netflix's 'Remind Me' alerts you when new shows arrive

[ad_1] The features first started reaching subscribes in August, but it’ll take a few weeks to roll out to compatible devices. You may have to wait a while depending on your platform, though. Smart TVs and others will see them in the “coming months.” It’s no surprise that Netflix would go this route. Its service […]

Vivo V17 Pro image shows dual-lens pop-up selfie cam

[ad_1] 91mobiles 2019 is quickly becoming the year of the pop-up selfie camera, as phones from all sorts of different companies — including OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, and more — land with the cool feature. It looks like Vivo is ready to one-up those companies by placing two camera lenses into the pop-up on the Vivo […]

How YouTube is changing what it shows kids

[ad_1] Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons arrives for a news conference at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, to announce that Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) YouTube is changing what it […]

Official Vivo Nex 3 promo video shows us everything

[ad_1] Weibo As far as we know, there still is no set launch date for the upcoming Vivo Nex 3 smartphone. However, that didn’t stop the company from posting a video on Weibo that shows off the device from nearly every angle (via The Verge). After watching the video, we now know pretty much everything […]

Disney+ confirms 'Ms. Marvel,' 'She-Hulk' TV shows in the works

[ad_1] At its D23 event this weekend, Disney is revealing a lot more about its plans for the Disney+ streaming service, and has confirmed several new Marvel TV shows that are on the way. In addition to ones we’d heard about like The Falcon and Winter Soldier, Loki, Wandavision and What If?, MCU head Kevin […]

Influencer, celebrity, journalist? Teens are turning to YouTube for news, survey shows

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain The results are in: Teens turn to YouTube to keep up with current events instead of established news organizations. More than 75% of teens 13- to 17-year-olds say it’s important to them to follow current events, yet over half of them get their news from YouTube and social media platforms […]

Check Point Research shows DSLR camera vulnerabilities

[ad_1] A security researcher took advantage of vulnerabilities in a protocol used in digital cameras to infect ransomware into a DSLR camera over a rogue WiFi connection. Ionut Ilascu in BleepingComputer reported on August 11 that flaws were discovered in the implementation of the Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) in a Canon camera offering exploit options […]

New perovskite material shows early promise as an alternative to silicon

[ad_1] To minimize the loss of electrons from CsPbI3 (red, central layer) into adjacent layers, it is important that the energy levels (eV, on the graph) of all layers are similar. Credit: OIST Silicon dominates solar energy products—it is stable, cheap and efficient at turning sunlight into electricity. Any new material taking on silicon must […]