Tag Archives: the-first

Prototype satellite makes way for 4K ‘Earth observation’

British company Earth-i confirmed the successful launch of a prototype satellite earlier today. Called the CARBONITE-2, it's an early test version of a planned constellation (the Vivid-i) that will be the first network bringing full color, full motio...

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Ford and Postmates team up to deliver orders with self-driving cars

Ford announced at CES today that it has entered a partnership with delivery service Postmates and will begin piloting various programs to see how self-driving vehicles and on-demand delivery can work together. This is the first on-demand delivery app...

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Glasgow subway trains will be the UK’s first with no staff

Glasgow's subway system will be the first in the UK to operate trains with zero staff on board.

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LG’s latest PC monitors bring intense HDR and ultra-wide 5K

LG was one of the first out of the gate with high-end consumer HDR monitors, and now it's ready to spread its wings a bit. It's unveiling three new displays, all of which promise more intense DisplayHDR 600-rated visuals -- that is, they can reach 6...

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Estonia’s e-residency head plans the country’s own cryptocurrency

Estonia might be the first country to offer cryptocurrency as a way to reward its e-residents. "Estcoin" could be used to reward e-residents (people who set up a business online in the country), verify someone's identity online or be used for payment...

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I can finally do cartwheels in VR with HTC’s Vive Focus

After fully unveiling the Vive Focus, HTC finally allowed lucky folks like myself to properly test out the six-degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) standalone VR headset.

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‘Street Fighter’ anthology brings online play to classic brawlers

The original Street Fighter turned 30 this year, and Capcom is marking it in style... if a little late. It's releasing a Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection in May 2018 that not only bundles many of the pre-3D titles (ranging from the first g...

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The Morning After: Monday, December 4th 2017

Hey, good morning! We're back to the start of the week, and Samsung is looking into palm reading. It's also been 25 years since the first text message was sent, which is making us feel a little old.

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Amazon’s Silk web browser is now on Fire TV devices

If you've been looking for a way to browse the web on your Amazon Fire TV, now's the time. The company has just released its Silk Browser for its media gadgets, making it compatible with the first and second generation Fire TVs, the second generation...

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Facebook Messenger’s money transfer tool is heading to the UK

Back in 2015, Facebook introduced the ability to send money to friends through Messenger and now it has brought that capability to UK users. It's the first time Facebook has launched the feature outside of the US.

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