Google Launches Assistant Interpreter Mode

Available today on iOS and Android, Interpreter Mode translates conversations in real time through a process similar to Google’s preexisting Translate page. According to the company, the feature can be prompted by saying phrases like, “Hey Google, help me speak Thai” or “Hey Google, be my German translator.” Simply recite a phrase and an automated process will translate it and play it back in the …

The World’s First Fully-Electric Commercial Flight

Though it was a seaplane and not a jet, Harbour Air and magniX’s fully-electric flight was a first-ever for the industry, signaling potential for adoption on larger planes. That change surely would be welcomed by travelers, who’d see no notable difference in their flight experience but the output of emissions would be drastically reduced. This is especially pressing as emissions from commercial flights are set …

David Lynch’s Twin Peaks VR Game

Working with developer Collider Games and publisher Showtime, David Lynch has made his beloved, spooky Twin Peaks show into a VR game. Players can explore familiar locations (like the Red Room, Black Lodge, and Sheriff’s office) while solving puzzles to help Special Agent Cooper and Gordon Cole. From searching for evidence like Laura’s half-heart necklace to encountering some of the show’s scariest villains (Bob!), the …