Democratic Congressional candidate says Trump is like Bin Laden – audio recording

A recording in which an Illinois Democrat running for Congress appears to say US President Donald Trump and Al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden have “a tremendous amount in common,” has been made public. Sean Casten, who hopes to replace Republican Peter Roskam, currently representing Illinois’ 6th district in the federal legislature, made the staggering claim […]

The 6-year-old immigrant girl heard on a secret recording from a detention facility has finally been reunited with her mother

The Houston Chronicle/Marie D. De Jes’s via Associated Press A little girl whose voice was heard in a recording from a detention facility has been reunited with her mother after they were separated under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. Six-year-old Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid could be heard on the recording persistently asking officers to […]

August’s smart doorbells now include 24 hours of video recording

Video doorbells are great for spotting visitors, but their live footage only goes so far. What if you don’t pay extra for cloud storage and miss an important guest, or (perish the thought) a burglar? With August, at least, that shouldn’t be an issue — it’s giving 24 hours of free cloud video to Doorbell […]

Desert Island Discs presenter Kirsty Young opens up about recording ‘intense’ interviews

Kirsty spoke candidly about how difficult it can be conducting interviews that are often sensitive in nature and how she manages to wind down afterwards. The 49-year-old presenter admitted that broadcasting the long-running BBC radio 4 show can be “intense” at times. Speaking about how she deals with those types of discussions, she said: “I […]

Google explains the Pixel 2’s super-stable video recording

Google’s Pixel 2 phones have a clever trick up their sleeve when recording video: they can use both electronic and optical image stabilization, delivering largely jitter-free clips even if you’re walking down the street. But how does it meld those two technologies, exactly? Google is happy to explain: it just posted an in-depth exploration of […]

Google Doodle honors the first modern recording studio

Google is celebrating the 66th anniversary of what’s considered the first modern recording studio with a Doodle. Back in 1951, a group of composers founded the Studio for Electronic Music as part of the West German Broadcasting radio. It was ran by and hosted a multitude of forward-thinking musicians at the time, including Karlheinz Stockhausen, […]

Pre-release Google Home Mini goes rogue, starts recording 24/7

The Google Home Mini. It’s listening, even sometimes when it’s not supposed to. (credit: Google) The Google Home Mini isn’t out yet, but Google is already dealing with an issue related to it. Artem Russakovskii, the founder of Android Police, tells the harrowing tale of a Google Home Mini gone rogue. Russakovskii’s pre-release unit, which […]

The Yankees had to pull their starting pitcher after recording just one out in a must-win playoff game

AP Photo/Kathy Willens The New York Yankees’ night did not get off to an ideal start on Tuesday. Hosting the Minnesota Twins in a win-or-go-home American League Wild Card game, the Yankees sent starting pitcher Luis Severino to the mound to start the game. Throughout the season Severino had been one of the most reliable […]

Amazon’s new Fire TV supports picture-in-picture and recording

Amazon is mainly selling the new Fire TV’s hardware-dependent features, such as 4K HDR video and Dolby Atmos sound, but there are some key software improvements, too. The online shopping giant has revealed that the device’s Fire OS 6 underpinnings run on Android Nougat, enabling app features specific to Google’s not-quite-latest platform. You can play […]