DJI makes drone safety improvements

Drone-maker DJI is improving the technology that prevents them being flown near airports. The changes come after drones disrupted flights from the UK’s Gatwick airport in December. A more sophisticated geo-fencing system will create a 3D no-go zone surrounding runway flight paths and other sensitive facilities. This improves on the simple circular structures previously used […]


‘Fortnite Mobile’ improvements on the way: 60 FPS, controller support, and more

Epic Games revealed in its State of Mobile Development – November 2018 announcement that there are some important Fortnite Mobile features on the way which will further improve the playing experience on smartphones and tablets. Get an update on current development efforts for Fortnite Mobile in our November State of Dev! https://t.co/6ehPAFnwl0 pic.twitter.com/BWYFVleeXZ — Fortnite […]

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“P is for Power”—Android engineers talk battery life improvements in Android P

Enlarge / This interview is all about battery life. With the last version of the Android P Developer Preview released, we’re quickly heading toward the final build of another major Android version. And for Android P—aka version 9.0—battery life is a major focus. The Adaptive Battery feature will dole out background access to only the apps […]


Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Edge, Fluent, display, and Registry Editor improvements

Microsoft today released a new preview for PCs with improvements to Edge, Skype, Diagnostic Data Viewer, video, typing insights, font, security, Task Manager, accessibility, container, and mixed reality. This build is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company plans to release later this year. Windows 10 is being developed as […]