Do you have a metric tonne of questions about Game of Thrones? Don't spend every waking hour pondering, staring into the ether like Bran Stark, call the hotline. In April, Jimmy Kimmel kindly rounded up the cast of HBO's big time series, currently rampaging through your emotions in its final, eighth season, to answer the big questions. For $2.99 a minute, you can ask Liam Cunningham what Kit Harington smells like ("a mixture of old yoghurt and Axe body spray, it's a real turn-off,"), or ask Isaac Hempstead Wright where you left your keys. Just don't piss off Maisie Williams, or you'll get on her list.
Hoping to ditch your clunky car because of an impending utopian future in which self-driving cars render car ownership obsolete? While autonomously driving vehicles have been all the talk for a few years now, they're still a distant dream (the closest thing is Waymo's new app, which has a waitlist). That doesn't mean you have to constantly lug your car to the mechanic for the smallest of issues. Here's a game-changing hack: Get an OBD scanner. WTF is that, you ask?
Ending five years of anything is hard, but you'd ideally like to go out in a blaze of glory. It's not quite the situation that saw the unlucky end of a five-year run of Minecraft, reportedly the longest known on the game's hardcore permadeath mode. SEE ALSO: 'Minecraft' update removes in-game references to its controversial creator As Polygon reports, talented Twitch streamer Philza ended his lengthy five-year run after being attacked by a dreaded zombie baby in magic armour, and finished by a spider. That's how I die?" said Philza as the screen suddenly flicked over to'Game Over.' "Of all the things, I knew it was going to be something stupid." Playing for that amount of time in permadeath mode -- once you die in the game, that's it, no respawning and the world is reset -- is truly impressive feat, but that doesn't make this moment any less brutal.
If you can see through your tears, the scenes for next week on Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4 is here. And it is all about the bloody aftermath that will seemingly follow the Long Night we just survived. "We Have won the Great War," Daenerys says. "Now we will win the Last War." Surprisingly, this strongman tactic appears to work on the ice cold northerns, who seem to finally be warming up to their new dragon king. Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler are caught up with crime in Netflix's'Murder Mystery'
Elon Musk really went for it this week at Tesla's Autonomy Day, ripping into widely used self-driving technology like laser sensors and (over)promising to put 1 million self-driving Tesla taxis on the streets next year. These bold claims certainly stirred up some feelings among autonomous vehicle experts and industry leaders. On Friday, Velodyne president Marta Hall released a long statement -- with a lot of ALL CAPS -- defending her company's main product, LiDAR sensors for autonomous vehicles. Tesla only uses cameras, ultrasonic sensors, and a radar unit for its sensor suite. "I personally like the Italian designed Tesla aesthetics and I applaud his leap toward the electrification of cars! However, I would not trust its'Autonomy,' claim, because the company has claimed its Auto Pilot feature is, 'Almost Autonomous.' IT IS NOT ALMOST AUTONOMOUS and it gives autonomy a bad rap," Hall wrote in an email statement.
The Battle of Winterfell is finally happening on this week's Game of Thrones, and the only thing that could possibly make that more exciting is the opportunity to watch it in glorious 4K on a huge TV -- and Walmart has just the thing. Transform your home theater setup with this stellar 4K TV from Vizio -- it's $130 off right now at Walmart, and you'll be really happy that you made the investment. First things first -- this TV looks gorgeous. Value and quality truly come together in this device, combining 4K resolution, a slew of smart TV apps, high dynamic range, and voice control functions -- it's extremely inclusive. Booting up Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video has never been easier, and the built-in Google Chromecast is a luxury that you never knew you needed.
Tesla's Model 3 will launch in the UK on May 1 or 2, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Thursday. Launches in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong will follow "shortly thereafter," Musk said. SEE ALSO: Tesla's new video shows a Model 3 driving itself like it's no big deal Musk later clarified that the UK order page will go live either on May 1 or May 2. The company will delay the $1,000 Full Self-Driving (FSD) price hike until May 10 to accommodate those who were unable to order in time (previously, the price increase was scheduled for May 1). On Friday, Musk also added that he's hoping to cover "all of Eastern Europe" in 2019. Tesla Model 3 was officially unveiled in 2016, but first units were delivered in the U.S. in the second half of 2017.
Dating apps have a dick pic problem. Unsolicited lewd photos and harassment have become part and parcel of dating app culture in recent years. Bumble has decided to put its weight behind combatting the issue that has long dogged dating app users. Bumble is launching an AI tool that will warn users when they've been sent an obscene photo. SEE ALSO: OkCupid launches anti-dick pic pledge to cut down on harassment.
It can see you when you're sleeping, it knows when you're awake, it knows if you've been bad or good, so pray an Amazon employee with access to audio recordings of your Alexa conversations doesn't also avail themselves of the ability to look up your home address for goodness sake. Although, to be fair, your prayers likely won't do much good. According to Bloomberg, some Amazon employees who listen to and transcribe customer conversations with Alexa can look up the location data of those customers. Mashable was able to independently confirm that some Amazon employees do indeed have access to Amazon device location data. SEE ALSO: Reminder: Your'smart AI' often involves a low-paid contractor surveilling you This news follows a report earlier this month, also from Bloomberg, that Amazon employs a mix of employees and contractors spread across the globe to listen to recordings of some people's interactions with Alexa.