Hell Yeah, Netflix Rolls Out Feature for Finding New and Upcoming Releases in Its TV App

Submitted by Gizmodo on August 21, 2019 - 6:20pm

The tsunami of streaming services that have sprung up like weeds in the last few years means we have more options than ever for on-demand entertainment. But if you’re not the kind of user who is content with watching reruns or hastily released garbage, staying on top of what’s coming to your preferred streaming…

Your Xbox Is Listening to You, and So Are Microsoft’s Contractors

Submitted by Gizmodo on August 21, 2019 - 6:10pm

Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of Microsoft contractors who said they’d been hired by the company to review Xbox and Cortana voice commands to improve the technology. This is the same sort of thing…

To Pet Owners, a Dog's Whimpering Sounds Just as Sad as an Infant's Cry

Submitted by Gizmodo on August 21, 2019 - 5:51pm

Devoted pet owners are often said to treat their furry friends like children. A new study out Thursday seems to show that’s not too far from the truth. The study found, among other things, that pet owners rated the sounds of a dog whimpering to be sad as cries coming from a human baby.

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