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Hands-on with the Hyper GaN Stackable USB-C charger [Video]

Last year Hyper launched the world’s smallest 100W USB-C charger thanks to its implementation of GaN technology. Now the company is back with an even more compact and functional way to power up your devices with the HyperJuice GaN Stackable Charger. Follow along for a hands-on look as well as how to get 50% off…

Elon Musk and SpaceX launch Starlink satellite broadband amid pandemic

In vast swaths of the United States and the world, there are millions of people who don’t have reliable internet access. These unconnected people aren’t just in far-flung places like rural America or New Zealand or sub-Saharan Africa, either. There are plenty of people living in dense city centers who struggle to access affordable broadband.…

Epic Games Acquires Kids’ Technology Platform SuperAwesome

12:08 PM PDT 9/25/2020 by Trilby Beresford Rachel Luna/Getty Images; Courtesy of SuperAwesome Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney; SuperAwesome co-founder and CEO, Dylan Collins The company allows developers to create safer digital experiences for children on the internet. Fortnite maker Epic Games on Friday revealed the acquisition of SuperAwesome, a technology platform that…

Gaming companies are reportedly the next targets in the US government’s potentially broader Tencent purge

Some of the biggest names in online gaming in the United States have received letters from the U.S. government requesting information about their relationship with the multibillion-dollar Chinese tec…

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There’s A Leaked Launch Date Planned For Windows 8.1: Coming This September…

New leaks for Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system have been frequent in the past few weeks, and the latest...
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Tracking infected people in minutes -19

Published on Jun 4, 2020South Korea is now aiming to track down people infected with the coronavirus in less than an hour, using the latest technology. The country has had one of the world’s most successful strategies for dealing with the virus, with fewer than 300 people recorded as having died from Covid-19.Meanwhile Boris Johnson…

Oros’ new hoodie and parka use NASA-inspired aerogel...

One of my favorite pieces of wearable technology I’ve tested here at TNW was an actual article of clothing: the Oros Orion Parka. Using an Aerogel-based insulator called Solarcore – Aerogel is the same material used by NASA to insulate equipment such as the Mars Rover – the coat was one of the warmest coats I’ve…

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How America’s war on Huawei may boost Chinese technology

From September 15th the Chinese telecoms giant will no longer be able to buy vital semiconductorsHUAWEI IS ON the ropes. From midnight on September 14th the Chinese technology giant will be cut off from essential supplies of semiconductors. Without chips it cannot make the smartphones or mobile-network gear on which its business depends. America’s latest…

Recommended Reading: Microsoft’s Panos Panay on the Surface Duo

‘It’s 8 P.M. on Election Day.’ Experts Share Their Nightmare Scenarios.The New York TimesWith less than two months left before the US presidential election, you’re not alone if you’re concerned about the potential for inaccurate or delayed results. Several election experts spoke to The New York Times about the things they’re losing sleep over, ranging…

New Nest Thermostat hits FCC with 60GHz radar, hinting at Pixel 4-style Project Soli gestures

Google appears to have a new Nest Thermostat in the works, according to new FCC documentation. It could be equipped with Google’s Project Soli radar motion controls, in what would be a first for the company’s home products, as spotted by Droid Life. There’s very little to go by in the current crop of documents,…

My Favorite Stock To Buy On A Pullback: Nvidia

After watching the notable launch of the Nvidia (NVDA) second-gen RTX GPU, I waited for an article on Seeking Alpha reflecting the importance of this event for Nvidia and its stock. Instead, the most recent article takes a pro-AMD (AMD) narrative. While I am a fan of AMD, I nonetheless see this launch as highly…

Folding phones are the future — they’re just missing one crucial thing

I think we're well beyond the point of labeling folding phones as a fad or simple trend. Even though the form factor has only been around for less than two years, it's clear that companies are pumping tons of money and research into making foldables the next big thing in consumer tech. Just look at…

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Free 15 Day Wi-Fi from Forbes Magazine

Like other tech companies, Microsoft has advertised some of its products in the past by offering free Wi-Fi in...

A Phantasmal Gallery of Angel Art From Peter Mohrbacher

Peter Mohrbacher is a surrealistic painter and has put together a collection of Angel Art between December 2014 and...

Apple’s latest tech acquisition gives us a hint about its future camera plans

Apple has acquired a technology startup named Spectral Edge, and in doing so, has given us a hint at what it may be working on for future versions of the iPhone’s camera. Apple is known for being secretive regarding its company acquisitions, and this only became known when Apple’s corporate lawyer was named as a…

Made in China 8-core x86 CPU arrives to market

Why it matters: Zhaoxin, a fabless chip maker based in Shanghai, has produced a homegrown x86 CPU line that's apparently ready for the DIY scene. The Zhaoxin KaiXian KX-6000 series of processors were originally shown off in 2018, but since then we had heard little about them. Now it seems that the KX-U6780A will come…

Samsung Gives First Look at Clamshell Design for Folding Phone

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Google and Apple team up to develop tracing app for virus cases

Apple and Google have announced they are working together to develop technology that will alert people when they have been close to anyone infected with the novel coronavirus. The idea is to help governments roll out apps to run on both Android devices and iPhones.Al Jazeera's Alexi O'Brien reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe -…

Mysterious ‘Humane’ technology company hires Apple VP of Engineering ahead of product reveal

Not much is known about the mysterious technology company called Humane aside from their growing roster of former Apple veterans. Rubén Caballero is Humane’s most recent hire, Humane has announced, joining the company after a 15 year career at Apple. Caballero is credited as one of the leaders of the early iPhone team and most…

Impressive $45 BeagleBone Linux PC Goes On Sale, For Your Robot Building Or Developer Needs

The market for cheap single-board computers is becoming one of the most surprisingly competitive spaces in the tech industry. On the heels of the...
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Apple In Talks With James Bond Franchise, Pac-12 Conference To Boost New TV Service: WSJ

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) earlier this year held talks with Beverly Hills-based media company MGM Holdings, Inc. and the San Fransisco-based athletic collegium Pac-12 Conference to explore possible cooperation for its new video-on-demand service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.What HappenedThe Cupertino-based technology giant launched the Apple TV+ service in November, priced at $4.99…

FDA Approves First 3D Printed Drug: Levetiracetam

In a first, the Food and Drug Administration has given approval to a drug that is produced on a 3-D printer. The pill, produced...

Inspirational Typography From The Hands Of Sean Wes

Introducing Sean Wes, a typographer who's quite inspiring.           All images © Sean McCabe. For more information, check out his TV Video Series.

Gartner forecast: 2020 to see 0.9% bump in global device shipments thanks to 5G, then 2 more years of decline

The analysts at Gartner have published their annual global device forecast, and while 2020 looks like it may be partly sunny, get ready for more showers and poor weather ahead. The analysts predict that a bump from new 5G technology will lead to total shipments of 2.16 billion units — devices that include PCs, mobile handsets,…

Windows 10 version 1809 will reach end of support in May 2020

by Martin Brinkmann on February 17, 2020 in Windows - Last Update: February 17, 2020 - 21 comments Microsoft dropped support for the popular Windows 7 operating system as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 in January 2020 except for business and Enterprise customers who pay the company for extended support. Windows 10 version 1803…

Microsoft acknowledges Windows 10 Start Menu issue on Answers forum

by Martin Brinkmann on October 12, 2019 in Windows - Last Update: October 12, 2019 - 10 commentsSome Windows 10 users reported issues with the Windows 10 Start Menu after installing the KB4517389  on computer systems running the operating system. Microsoft released the cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1903 and Windows Server 1903 on…

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Can mobile contact-tracing apps help lift lockdown?

Can mobile contact-tracing apps help lift lockdown? Smartphone contact-tracing technology has played a role in easing lockdown in China, and other countries are following suit. But are contact-tracing apps all they're cracked up to be? WWith Covid-19 showing no signs of slowing its spread across the globe, public debate is moving on from how to…

Meet Gentry Underwood: The Man Who Sold His App, “Mailbox”, to Dropbox for $100 million.

Boy, are we jealous. While many dream of designing an app that will sell for millions, one man had this dream fulfilled when his...

Google is testing memory reducing Tab Freeze functionality in Chrome

Google is testing a new memory reducing feature in the company's Chrome web browser currently that freezes background tabs to reduce memory consumption of the web browser. Chrome is the most popular desktop browser currently; while it is doing really well in many fields, e.g. performance or web compatibility, it lacks when it comes to…

Britain’s NHS working with Google, Apple on app to track coronavirus contact: Sunday Times

FILE PHOTO: Visitors pass by the logo of Google at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau(Reuters) - The technology arm of Britain’s National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Inc’s Google and iPhone maker Apple that the…

Researchers Just Set a New Record For The Fastest Internet Speed Ever

(MirageC / Moment / Getty Images) The internet has transformed most areas of our lives over the last few decades, and the technology keeps improving: researchers just set a new record for data transmission rates, logging an incredible speed of 178 terabits per second (Tbps). That's around a fifth faster than the previous record, set…

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NBA Reveals Actual Heights of LeBron James, Kevin Durant and More

The NBA recently decided to get more serious when it comes to recording players’ ages and heights in an effort to avoid purposeful inflation and deflation of the important statistics. Players will often exaggerate their height to stay within a certain position’s range, but back in September, NBA spokesman Mike Bass confirmed to The New…

Tagpro With Friends: Capture The Flag On Speed

For those unfortunate souls who haven’t experienced the phenomenal world of Tagpro, here's some explanation of the magic behind the game. Tagpro is a...

Just In Time For Christmas: Apple Macintosh Prototype For Sale

We do love a bit of retrotechnology around our workspace. But we have to admit, we really want to find this prototype Apple Mac under the tree this year. There’s only one problem. There’s only one for sale and only two like it known to exist, for that matter. The auction house thinks it will…

Everton to sign midfielder Fernando as replacement for Fellaini

Everton have agreed a £15 million deal for Porto midfielder Fernando – this basically means that Marouane Fellaini is on his way to Manchester United. Anxious...

Top analyst says Apple will use cheaper iPhone battery technology to offset cost of adding 5G

Last year Apple surprised many by beefing up the capacities of the batteries used with the iPhone 11 line. For example, the top-of-the-line iPhone 11 Pro Max lasts up to 5 hours more than the 2018's iPhone XS Max according to Apple. As a result, even power users can make it through the day with…

Apple Begins Selling Standalone 2-Meter Thunderbolt 3 Pro Cable for $129

Monday June 22, 2020 11:40 pm PDT by Eric SlivkaApple has quietly started selling its 2-meter Thunderbolt 3 cable priced at $129, offering a braided design and active cable technology that supports full Thunderbolt 3 data transfer speeds of up to 40Gb/s. This marks the first time the cable has been available as a standalone…
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New Leaked Documents Show Hacking Drones Being Build By Boeing To Infect Targets Via Wi-Fi

Hacked messages between the Italian "Hacking Team" and Boeing subsidiary Insitu revealed that drones carrying malware to infect targeted computers via Wi-Fi by flying over their...

Eclipse: New Dawn For The Galaxy – Board Game To App

Eclipse development is finally done they say. No more waiting and you can finally put out your torches and drop the pitchforks. The game...

NVIDIA Intros DLSS 2.0: Ditches Per-Game Training, Adds Motion Vectors for Better Quality

While NVIDIA’s annual GPU Technology Conference has been extensively dialed back and the bulk of NVIDIA’s announcements tabled for another day, as it turns out, the company still has an announcement up their sleeve this week. And a gaming-related announcement, no less. This morning NVIDIA is finally taking the wraps off of their DLSS 2.0…

In Memoriam: Technology That Died in 2019 | News & Opinion

Death comes for us all, even once-great Silicon Valley giants. Here are the apps, startups, devices, and sites that drifted off into the great beyond in 2019. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Every year, we see favorite apps, buzzworthy startups, and…

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NVIDIA Intros DLSS 2.0: Ditches Per-Game Training, Adds Motion Vectors for Better Quality

While NVIDIA’s annual GPU Technology Conference has been extensively dialed back and the bulk of NVIDIA’s announcements tabled for another day, as it turns out, the company still has an announcement up their sleeve this week. And a gaming-related announcement, no less. This morning NVIDIA is finally taking the wraps off of their DLSS 2.0…

A Newly Developed Fusion Engine Could Cut Down Travel To Mars In Only 30 Days

It's not just science fiction anymore, NASA, and plenty of private individuals, want to put mankind on Mars. Now a team at the University...

The Future Of Drones: DJI Inspire One

The drone game has changed, which might sound a bit overrated, but with such a first impression we were blown away while experiencing the...
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Animal Double Exposure Portraits By Norwegian Visual Artist Andreas Lie

Norwegian visual artist Andreas Lie merges verdant landscapes and photographs of animals to creates subtle double exposure portraits. Snowy mountain peaks and thick forests...

Google launches Google Kids Space, a ‘kids mode’ feature for Android, initially on Lenovo tablets

Streaming services have built-in kids’ profiles, so why not devices? Google today is responding to parents’ demand for a better way for their children to interact with technology with the launch of the new “Google Kids Space,” a dedicated kids mode on Android tablets which will aggregate apps, books and videos for kids to enjoy…

A Unique Dual Story Penthouse Design in the Heart of Quebec City

The penthouse is situated on the 27th floor and offers a panoramic view of Quebec City, though that is not what makes it unique. It happens to...

Elon Musk Says He’s `Fired Up’ as SpaceX Steps Toward Crewed Flights

259K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don't like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Jan 21, 2020Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company passed a crucial…

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Snow and Ice Pose a Vexing Obstacle for Self-Driving Cars

In late 2018, Krzysztof Czarnecki, a professor at Canada’s University of Waterloo, built a self-driving car and trained it to navigate surrounding neighborhoods with an annotated driving data set from researchers in Germany.The vehicle worked well enough to begin with, recognizing Canadian cars and pedestrians just as well as German ones. But then Czarnecki took…

New Nest Thermostat hits FCC with 60GHz radar, hinting at Pixel 4-style Project Soli gestures

Google appears to have a new Nest Thermostat in the works, according to new FCC documentation. It could be equipped with Google’s Project Soli radar motion controls, in what would be a first for the company’s home products, as spotted by Droid Life. There’s very little to go by in the current crop of documents,…

Verizon’s 5G comes to (parts of) Los Angeles

The clock is ticking on Verizon’s plans to bring 5G to 30 cities. Short of an actual Christmas miracle, things are looking rough. On the upside, the carrier (and, disclosure, parent of TechCrunch) just brought the next-gen technology to a nineteenth city. And it’s a doozy. Verizon announced this morning that it has flipped the…

Star Citizen Alpha 3.8 is now available to all backers, key features and new trailer revealed

Cloud Imperium has announced that Star Citizen Alpha 3.8 – New Frontiers is now available to all backers. According to the team, Alpha 3.8 is a massive update to the Star Citizen Universe with additions spanning technology, progression and content.Alpha 3.8 also debuts the first iteration of “Server-side Object Container Streaming” (SOCS) technology that automatically…