Adobe brings Photoshop and Illustrator to the web

Adobe has announced that it’s taken “a major step forward for collaboration” by bringing its Photoshop and Illustrator apps to the web. The idea is not to do let you do complex work from a web page, but allow collaborators to open and view your work from a browser to provide comments and feedback —…

The Famous Oura Smart Ring Is Getting Even Smarter

Image: Oura Health You might have seen headlines last year about a smart ring being used by NBA and WNBA players as part of reopening plans to keep athletes safe during the the pandemic. Maybe you read a few studies that mentioned a smart ring that might be able to detect infections—including covid-19—early. Or perhaps you…

The Morning After: Sony’s Xperia Pro-1 is camera first, smartphone second

Sony’s smartphones have never quite set the world on fire. It’s one of the last storied tech companies still willing to try to sell phones, despite the dominance of Apple and Samsung. The company seemed to turn a corner with its Xperia 1 series — phones that leaned into Sony’s camera knowledge, both when it…

Facebook Deletes Video From Brazilian President Who Falsely Said Vaccines Give People AIDS

File photo showing President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro coughing at Planalto Palace on December 9, 2020.Photo: Andre Borges (Getty Images) A bizarre video message from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro posted to Facebook on Friday was finally deleted early Monday morning because it was spreading misinformation about covid-19. What did Bolsonaro say in the video that could…

US retailers stop selling security cameras made by some Chinese companies

Home Depot and Best Buy have pulled the products of Chinese tech surveillance makers linked to human rights abuses from their shelves, according to TechCrunch. Both US retail giants have stopped selling products from Lorex and Ezviz, while Lowe’s no longer carries products by the former. Lorex is a subsidiary of Dahua Technology, whereas Ezviz…

Microsoft Insider update offers easier Twitch streaming on Xbox consoles

Streaming to Twitch on the PS5 is relatively easy, but not so much on the Xbox Series X or S — you currently need to download the Twitch app and run through a series of steps. However, Microsoft is introducing “Console Live Streaming” on its latest update Xbox Insider preview, making Twitch access easier and…

Sony’s Xperia Pro-I is a $1,800 phone with a 1-inch camera sensor

At the start of 2021, Sony introduced the $2,500 Xperia Pro. It was a phone the company made for video professionals. Now, Sony is back with a second professional-grade smartphone designed to appeal to photography enthusiasts. The headline feature of the Xperia Pro-I is a 1-inch sensor borrowed from the company’s RX100 VII point-and-shoot camera….

Marvel Considered Guardians of the Galaxy Shorts Prior to Original Movie

The Guardians of the Galaxy could have had a different introduction.Image: Marvel Studios Thanks to their appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Guardians of the Galaxy are now household names. Today, everyone loves Star-Lord, Drax, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon, and, of course, Groot. Before the first film, though, Marvel Studios had an idea to introduce…

Britain Wants to Use Its New Cyber Command to ‘Hunt’ Ransomware Gangs

Sir Jeremy Fleming, director of GCHQ, Britain’s intelligence and cybersecurity agency.Photo: ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP (Getty Images) The United Kingdom wants to use a recently formed cyber command to “hunt” and hack ransomware gangs, a high-level government official recently revealed. Advertisement Jeremy Fleming, the director of Britain’s signals intelligence agency, GCHQ, divulged the plans at this year’s…