Review: LIFX Mini takes on Philips with Apple HomeKit - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

The LIFX Mini is about what you'd hope for from an iPhone-compatible smartbulb, and with HomeKit, LIFX is finally ready to go toe-to-toe with the popular Philips Hue platform.

This week on AI: 6.5-inch iPhone in 2018, HomePod pushed back, UK robbery & more - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

People planning to get a HomePod for the holidays were disappointed by a surprise delay. We did, however, get a possible glimpse at future iPhones, including a colossal 6.5-inch m...

Video: How to disable Hidden Lockscreen Notifications on iPhone X - AppleInsider - Frontpage News

The iPhone X has a different approach to lock screen notifications. AppleInsider delves into the difference, how to revert it to its previous behavior, and why Apple may have made...

Pandemic Legacy: Season 2—The world’s “best board game” gets better - Ars Technica

The sequel to mega-hit Pandemic: Legacy is finally here.

Pentagon contractor leaves social media spy archive wide open on Amazon - Ars Technica

Trove included more than 1.8 billion posts spanning eight years, many from US people.

Iconic hacker booted from conferences after sexual misconduct claims surface - Ars Technica

Professor, reporter say meetings with Draper years ago turned inappropriate.

U.S. Nuclear Commander Says He’d Refuse to Carry Out Any “Illegal” Trump-Ordered Nuclear Strike - Stories from Slate

The top U.S. nuclear commander told a security conference Saturday that he would not execute a nuclear launch ordered by President Trump if he considered the order to be “illegal,” CBS News report...

U.S. Joins Search for Argentine Navy Sub That Went Missing Wednesday - Stories from Slate

On Saturday, a U.S. plane and British ship have joined the hunt for a missing Argentine Navy submarine as concern grows over the fate of the 44 crew members on the vessel that officials believe is str...

Tens of Thousands Take to the Streets in Zimbabwe Demanding an End to Robert Mugabe’s Reign - Stories from Slate

After a tumultuous week in Zimbabwe that saw the arrest of longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe, tens of thousands took to the streets in Harare Saturday demanding the 93-year-old step aside. Exuberant pro...

Conservative Activist Perkins Reportedly Covered Up Sexual Assault Against Teenager - Stories from Slate

The head of the Family Research Council allegedly kept quiet about claims that an Ohio Republican lawmaker assaulted a teenage boy in a hotel two years ago. Perkins was told that then-candidate for th...

Trump Puts Decision to Allow Big Game Trophy Imports on Hold - Stories from Slate

After lots of criticism from around the world, President Donald Trump said Friday night that he would hold off on a reversal of a policy that would have allowed hunters to bring back trophies of eleph...

Duolingo Has Mandarin Now. Can It Really Teach You the Language? - Stories from Slate

Duolingo, the immensely popular app for people looking to begin learning a new language, released a Mandarin module this week. The app has been around since 2011 and offers courses in dozens of langua...

The Protection Money Edition - Stories from Slate

Listen to Episode No. 183 of Slate Money Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast feed. Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political-risk consultant Anna Szyman...

Google Lens comes to Assistant on Pixel phones - Engadget RSS Feed

You no longer have to fire up Google Photos if you want to use Lens to glean information from the world around you. Users have noticed that Lens in now available in Google Assistant on both o...

Xiaomi's latest US-ready devices include an action cam - Engadget RSS Feed

Xiaomi has chosen to focus its efforts on dozens of markets outside the US that very few of its products ever make it stateside. It has slowly been bringing its offerings into the country, th...

Giant 'Minecraft' graphics upgrade delayed to 2018 - Engadget RSS Feed

The Minecraft team had a bunch of news at their MineCon Earth convention, but the biggest news may be what's not happening. Mojang and Microsoft have delayed the launches of both the Su...

NASA satellite launch promises accurate week-long forecasts - Engadget RSS Feed

NASA and NOAA know that multi-day weather forecasts can be crucial to tracking hurricanes and their aftermath, and they're about to significantly boost the reliability of those forecasts...

Recommended Reading: The church of AI - Engadget RSS Feed

Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence Mark Harris, Wired You may know Anthony Levandowski from being at the center of Waymo's lawsuit against Uber, but he's also the...

Tesla made a phone battery pack that mimics Supercharger monuments - Engadget RSS Feed

Tesla dropped an electric semi truck and a new Roadster at a recent event, but it apparently launched another product that didn't get any stage time. The automaker has released, of all t...

The Morning After: Weekend Edition - Engadget RSS Feed

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. We'll recap this week's news highlights (take another look at Tesla's new sports car) and check out notable stori...

Bloomberg: Verizon's new NFL streaming deal will stretch to TV - Engadget RSS Feed

Since 2010, Verizon's wireless arm has had an arrangement for streaming NFL games to phones (and, after they became a thing, also tablets), but Bloomberg reports it will stretch to TVs s...

Senators propose 'USA Liberty Act' to reauthorize NSA surveillance - Engadget RSS Feed

The question of how to reign in monitoring enabled by Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) has been in the spotlight ever since the Edward Snowden PRISM revelations...

10 Thanksgiving Necessities You Should Just Order on Amazon Prime Now Instead of Running to the Store Like a Fool - Washingtonian

You may think Costco on a Saturday morning is a hot mess, but does anything really compare to overrun grocery stores on the week leading up to and during Thanksgiving? The problem is, no matter how pr...

10 Botanical Photos You Won’t Believe Were Taken in Downtown DC - Washingtonian

Get the best #jungle shots at the Botanic Garden. Allison + Brian.

Drink your Thanksgiving at Hank’s, Now Serving Turkey and Sweet Potato Cocktails - Washingtonian

Thanksgiving with the extended family can make you want to drink your dinner instead of eat it. At Hank’s Cocktail Bar in Petworth, that urge can be fulfilled. Beverage director Jessica Weinst...

The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: November 18-19 - Washingtonian

Falls Church Park Where: 6805 19th Rd., North How Much: $627,000 When: Saturday, 2 to 4 pm Why: This three-bed, two-bath Cape Cod features fireplaces in both the family and living rooms. The exterio...

You Can Record Your Love Story for the New York Times’ “Modern Love” Podcast on Saturday - Washingtonian

From ancient fables to saucy newspaper and magazine columns, love stories have always been a source of entertainment. But none quite capture the wacky, weird, and utterly heartwarming ways humans conn...

Hundreds of “Acting” Government Officials Just Lost Their Decision-Making Authority - Washingtonian

President Trump likes to excoriate Senate Democrats for holding up the process by which he’s filling the 612 executive-branch positions that require confirmation. Yet even if the upper chamber&#...

4 New Breakfasts and Brunches to Try This Weekend - Washingtonian

All-Purpose 1250 Ninth St., NW Chef Mike Friedman’s pizza joint serves a brand new Sunday brunch menu of Italian-American eats. The pies look as good as ever, but we’re excited to explore daytime ...

He Proposed to The Lumineers’ “Ho Hey” While They Were Moving Into Their New Home - Washingtonian

When Jessica Kesler’s friends coaxed her out of the house on a Friday night after a long week, the last thing she expected was to bump into a handsome suitor. But after a night of conversation and c...

10 Thanksgiving Necessities You Should Just Order on Amazon Prime Now Instead of Running to the Store Like a Fool - Washingtonian

You may think Costco on a Saturday morning is a hot mess, but does anything really compare to overrun grocery stores on the week leading up to and during Thanksgiving? The problem is, no matter how pr...

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers cleared to play Sunday against the Bills - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

The streak lives. Philip Rivers will make his 195th consecutive start Sunday after the Chargers quarterback was cleared by an independent neurological consultant to play against the Buffalo Bills ...

Tesla's Semi and Roadster impress, but 'production hell' raises doubts about follow-through - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

Elon Musk wowed the world with the introduction of a new Tesla Semi heavy-duty truck Thursday night, as well as a sexy new $200,000 Roadster sports car that goes from zero to 60 mph in an unheard-...

Gracie Gold withdraws from U.S. figure skating championships - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

Two-time U.S. figure skating champion Gracie Gold, who finished fourth at the 2014 Winter Olympics and was considered a potential medalist in Pyeongchang, South Korea, withdrew from the U.S. figur...

Steve Aoki is known for ‘caking’ his music fans, but getting them dressed is his latest move - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

DJ Steve Aoki is going beyond the music with the U.S. launch of his high-end men's streetwear label, Dim Mak Collection, at selects Saks Fifth Avenue stores. This year, he has been busy launching ...

Trump names five more Supreme Court contenders - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

Letters: Fans don't feel super about UCLA's young men of steal - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

The three knuckleheads said “I'm sorry” for being caught stealing items in China, The head coach said “I'm sorry” I have to indefinitely suspend the three knuckleheads from basketball … ...

Portion of Glenneyre Street in Laguna to temporarily close - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

A portion of Glenneyre Street between Agate Street and Bluebird Canyon Road in Laguna Beach will close to cars on Nov. 28, according to the city. The closure will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. so th...

Al Franken photo is 'really bad,' says Trump, but president remains silent about Roy Moore allegations - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

President Trump has steadfastly refused to answer questions about Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama accused of molesting a teenage girl and making advances on others decades ag...

'We all started screaming': Two boys killed, mother seriously injured when sheriff's vehicle careens onto sidewalk - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

Dropping to a knee, Luis Hernandez lit a small white candle and placed it beside a bed of flowers near the intersection where his little brothers’ lives ended the night before. “I got the call...

Trump welcomes college sports champions to White House - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

Christmas arrives at Hogwarts Castle, and so has all that new Harry Potter merchandise - latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is adding a holiday light show that splashes images of falling snow, flying owls and wizards on broomsticks on the 200-foot Hogwa...




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