Audeze’s motion-aware headphones will soon recreate your head gestures in-game

Audeze’s motion-aware headphones will soon recreate your head gestures in-game

If you’re a big fan of first-person shooter games, Audeze has a cool new feature to tell you about. Its Mobius headphones, launched last year with precise head tracking, can now accept Head Gesture Keybinds, which is to say you’ll be able to do the equivalent of pressing a button on the keyboard with the motion of your head. So if you’ve always wanted to lean out of cover by actually leaning your head, this…

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Elizabeth Warren’s first question at an Iowa event: Why release your DNA results?

Elizabeth Warren’s first question at an Iowa event: Why release your DNA results?

”My decision was to put it all out there.” In her first official campaign swing through Iowa, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is already heading off questions about her claims of Native American ancestry. At an event in Sioux City on Saturday morning, an audience member confronted the Massachusetts Democrat, asking why she decided to release the results of her DNA test proving her Native American heritage, even as it gave President Donald Trump “more fodder to…

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London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports have purchased their own anti-drone systems

London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports have purchased their own anti-drone systems

At the end of December, Gatwick Airport, the second largest airport in the UK was shut down after a drone was reportedly sighted flying nearby. Flights resumed at the airport three days later, after the British Army reportedly brought in an Israeli-built drone defense system. To protect themselves from future incidents, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports have invested in their own anti-drone systems. Heathrow and Gatwick confirmed that they’ve spent millions to acquire and install…

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Apple trolls CES with a giant dig at Android and Alexa privacy

Apple trolls CES with a giant dig at Android and Alexa privacy

There’s a giant ad on the side of a building in Las Vegas, making a wordplay on the classic “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” line. Nothing unusual about that, except it’s been set up by Apple just in time for the Consumer Electronics Show’s arrival in town, an event that the iPhone maker traditionally pretends isn’t even happening. In spite of never having a formal presence at CES, Apple has always been the…

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TSA agents are calling in sick rather than work without pay during the shutdown

TSA agents are calling in sick rather than work without pay during the shutdown

The Trump administration underestimated the full scale of a long-term shutdown. Airport security workers around the country are opting to call in sick rather than work without pay, widening the ripple effects of the partial government shutdown to include travelers and everyday Americans. According to union leaders, hundreds of employees with the Transportation Security Administration called out of work at major airports across the country this week, with TSA officials acknowledging the uptick in absent…

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The government shutdown is driving users to illegal router settings

The government shutdown is driving users to illegal router settings

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission closed the majority of its operations, a result of the ongoing government shutdown. The FCC enforces the rules for all the wireless broadcasts in the United States, and many of most of its important enforcement mechanisms are now closed for the duration of the shutdown, which President Trump recently warned could last months or even years. This means that — hypothetically! — if you wanted to illegally broadcast in…

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Mystery Brand responds to scam, gambling accusations after YouTube controversy

Mystery Brand responds to scam, gambling accusations after YouTube controversy

Mystery Brand, the controversial loot box-style website promoted by YouTube creators like Jake Paul and Brian “RiceGum” Le, has confirmed it doesn’t own some of the prizes offered to users, and collects others through a public online marketplace. The quality of prizes offered to users through Mystery Brand varies from cheap fidget spinners to California mansions and luxury cars. Mystery Brand teamed up with Paul and Le for sponsored videos, reportedly paying at least $100,000…

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