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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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This gadget adds advanced adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping technology to your car

Published on Jan 9, 2020The Comma.ai CEO rolled out the latest version of his company's assisted-driving hardware here at CES 2020, featuring a more user-friendly interface and a cleaner install. The Comma Two is a piece of hardware about the size of a smartphone that can be mounted on your windshield. A forward-facing camera shows…
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Transform Into Monsters Using A Walkman In Pokémon...

Gif: Bytten Studio (Kotaku)Coming to PC and consoles from Brighton UK-based indie devs Bytten Studio, Cassette Beasts is an ‘80s-flavored RPG in which players transform and fuse together creatures using the awesome power of cassette tape technology. Creators Jay Baylis and Tom Coxon, who have previously worked on games like Stardew Valley, Wargroove, and Starbound,…

Fortnite returns with the launch of a new...

After approximately 48 hours offline, Fortnite has returned from its black hole hiatus with a brand new map for the launch of Chapter 2. The new map features 13 points of interest, and also includes a web of rivers that allow for new water gameplay, such as …

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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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World’s First Airborne Wind Turbine Bringing Renewable Energy & WiFi to Alaska

Wind turbines have become airborne! An enormous helium-filled wind turbine will soon float over the city of Fairbanks, Alaska...

Intel-Funded Study Finds AMD Processors Including All Ryzen Chips Vulnerable To Side-Channel Security Flaw

Academic researchers at Graz University of Technology in Austria have published a paper detailing what they say are security flaws inherent in every AMD processor manufactured from 2011 to 2019, which would include the company's entire Zen lineup. The paper states "additional funding was provided by generous gifts from Intel," so let's start there. The…

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The Mavic Mini is the Right Drone for Most Photographers

Consumer drones were first released in 2010, and over the years, the technology, size and price have improved considerably. The DJI Mavic 2 Pro, for example, folds up to the size of a brick, features a Hasselblad-badged 20MP camera, and cost about $1550. But unless you’re a photographer who specializes in aerial photography, the cost…

Apple’s AR glasses just hit a key developmental milestone

Apple’s rumored AR glasses recently hit a key developmental milestone Apple’s AR glasses may arrive as soon as 2022. Tim Cook has long been a fan of Augmented Reality and believes the technology’s impact could rival that of the iPhone. Amid rumors that Apple may release a pair of Augmented Reality-powered glasses in early 2022,…

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Invention of near futuristic headlights that will turn rain invisible to the driver.

You've probably been there before, perhaps driving in the middle of a deep blizzard or in intensive rain conditions that you you can barely...

They Used Smartphone Cameras to Record Police Brutality—and Change History

In 2008, Steve Jobs had an assignment for a small team of engineers in Cupertino: Make the iPhone record video. After seeing that people liked taking photos with the first iPhones, he wanted to add moving pictures. A year later, Apple released the iPhone 3GS, the first iPhone to record video. About 10 years and…

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…
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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…

The iPhone Isn’t the Cash Cow It Once Was. Apple Isn’t Worried.

For most of the past decade, the story of Apple Inc. has been the story of the iPhone. Yet in that time, Apple has learned a neat trick: how to get roughly 1 billion iPhone owners to fork over money for a strategically expanding number of non-iPhone products and services. The iPhone company has become…

Got an early iPhone or iPad? Update now or turn it into a paperweight

If you own an Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4s or one of the early iPads with cellular connectivity, your device is about to be turned into a vintage technology paperweight by the GPS rollover problem that we wrote about in April. Before we explain why, we should say it is possible to avoid this fate…

Microsoft can nearly eliminate background noise in video chats now

James Martin/CNET Microsoft's been using artificial intelligence technology to teach computers to automatically create closed-captions for voice chats and meetings, teach apps to create to-dos just by listening to you talk, and translate what people are saying in different languages in real time. Now, the company's taking on background noise.The software giant said Monday it's…

Bloomberg: Apple developing ‘less ambitious’ wireless charger following AirPower cancellation

As part of a broader look at the new Nomad Base Station Pro and the Aira wireless charging technology behind it, Bloomberg reports that Apple is working on a “less ambitious” wireless charger for the iPhone. This comes after the infamous announcement, delay, and eventual cancellation of AirPower. Today’s report from Bloomberg corroborates an earlier…

CES, the tech industry’s big show, to feature keynote from Ivanka Trump

By Seattle Times business reporter With the new year, the tech industry’s attention turns to Las Vegas and the stage at CES, where attendees will find … Ivanka Trump. The presidential adviser and daughter will join Consumer Technology Association President and CEO Gary Shapiro to discuss the future of work on Tuesday, opening day of…

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The Solar Powered UAV That Has The Potential To Stay In The Air Indefinitely: The Zephyr 8.

The Zephyr is a unique plane which may be about to become ubiquitous. Version 7 from 2010 boasted a carbon frame and solar panels which charge a lithium-sulphur battery during the day to allow it to fly at night...

Oros’ new hoodie and parka use NASA-inspired aerogel to fight the cold

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…

Remember when TVs weighed 200 pounds? A look back at TV trends over the years

The author sizes up an 85-inch TV. Sarah Tew/CNET This story is part of CNET at 25, celebrating a quarter century of industry tech and our role in telling you its story. If you could point to one tech trend over the last 25 years, it's that gadgets are getting smaller. Phones, computers, watches --…

Kuo: Apple’s AirPods 3 will adopt AirPods Pro’s SiP technology

The next-generation AirPods are expected to be released sometime in 2021 and according to Ming-Chi Kuo, a renowned Apple analyst, the pair will adopt the more advanced SiP technology instead of the current SMT tech. For the record, SiP stands for system-in-package chip solution while SMP means surface mount technology. SiP allows for more components…

How Amazon Convinced Millions of People to Welcome “Listening Devices” Into Their Homes | FRONTLINE

Whether it’s being told to turn on the lights or asked a health question, the voice known as Alexa has embedded Amazon’s technology deep in the lives of hundreds of millions of people since the company first launched its interactive Echo smart speaker in 2014. Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1BycsJWBut the multi-billion-dollar company’s increasingly ubiquitous Alexa…

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The Invention Which Splits Water Into Hydrogen & Oxygen: “Artificial leaf”

It was a glass of tap water with a thumb-sized strip of silicon floating in it. When he held the glass up to the...

New leak says you shouldn’t expect Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (Update)

Update, May 11 2020 (8:22 AM ET): It looks like we have even more Galaxy Note 20 series leaks courtesy of a display industry insider. DSCC executive Ross Young tweeted that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 Plus will have a slightly bigger screen (from 6.8 inches to 6.87 inches), as well as a 3,096 x 1,444…

Kami launches battery-powered outdoor security camera for $90

Yi Technology's Kami subbrand is known for its inexpensive but well-built smart home devices, including security technology. After introducing its first wire-free, battery-powered indoor camera a few months ago, the company has now taken the wraps off a similar cordless outdoor camera that's rated for up to six months of battery life on a single…

Future Apple Pencil Could Have Sensor to Sample Colors From the Real World

Apple is exploring new Apple Pencil technology that could allow the device to sample colors from the real world to use in digital art, drawings, edits, and more, according to an Apple patent application published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office this week. Titled "Computer System With Color Sampling Stylus," the patent describes…

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…

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…
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New mystery OnePlus screen technology is coming very soon

A post on Chinese social media site Weibo (via 9to5Google) has revealed that OnePlus is prepping to unveil some mysterious new screen technology. The company sent out press invites to a January 13 event about its recent display developments, but it doesn’t give us any official information about what we will see.Weibo At CES 2020,…

Apple granted patent for socially distanced group selfies

 | June 10, 2020 11:08 AM Apple has been granted a patent for new technology which will help make taking group selfies easier during the era of social distancing. The patent, approved by the U.S. Trade and Patent Office, covers iPhone camera software that would create "synthetic group selfies," allowing a single user to initiate…

Facebook sells virtual-reality tool used in movies, video games

California investigates FacebookMorning Business Outlook: California details an 18-month investigation into Facebook's privacy policies and says the social media network is not cooperating.Facebook is selling Oculus Medium, a 3-D virtual reality sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games, to software giant AdobeFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg bought Oculus, a technology and virtual reality company, in 2014 for $2…

The Solar Powered UAV That Has The Potential To Stay In The Air Indefinitely: The Zephyr 8.

The Zephyr is a unique plane which may be about to become ubiquitous. Version 7 from 2010 boasted a carbon frame and solar panels...

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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…

The Ultimate In Collecting Digital Art Online: A Look Into Neon Mob.

NeonMob is a platform and community for discovering and collecting awesome, original, limited-edition, digital art. For those who grew up collecting comic books, cards,...

CES, the tech industry’s big show, to feature keynote from Ivanka Trump

By Seattle Times business reporter With the new year, the tech industry’s attention turns to Las Vegas and the stage at CES, where attendees will find … Ivanka Trump. The presidential adviser and daughter will join Consumer Technology Association President and CEO Gary Shapiro to discuss the future of work on Tuesday, opening day of…
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Startup headed by ex-Apple engineer aims to eliminate smartphone buttons

(Reuters) - Sentons, a startup led by chip industry veterans, on Thursday began marketing technology that aims to do away with gadget buttons and said it is working with two smartphone makers in addition to an existing contract with Asus Computer Inc (2357.TW). Jess Lee, Chief Executive Officer of technology startup Sentons Inc, demonstrates the…

Deal Alert: The Motorola Razr is Back and It’s Buy One, Get One Free Right Now

Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The iconic Motorola razr is back, and the mobile company is celebrating the flip-phone’s return with one of their best deals yet. Motorola…

Bionic eye with better vision than humans coming in five years

The world's first 3D artificial eyeball -- capable of outperforming the human eye in some ways -- may help droves of people who are partially or fully blind in as little as five years, according to experts.Researchers from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have devised an electrochemical eye whose structure and performance mimic those of…

Apple granted patent for socially distanced group selfies

 | June 10, 2020 11:08 AM Apple has been granted a patent for new technology which will help make taking group selfies easier during the era of social distancing. The patent, approved by the U.S. Trade and Patent Office, covers iPhone camera software that would create "synthetic group selfies," allowing a single user to initiate…

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Deal Alert: The Motorola Razr is Back and It’s Buy One, Get One Free Right Now

Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The iconic Motorola razr is back, and the mobile company is celebrating the flip-phone’s return with one of their best deals yet. Motorola…

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…

A Fascinating & Simply Stunning View Of Chicago via Flash Street Photography

Many of Satoki Nagata’s images might seem to be multiple exposures or to have been manipulated in post production, but all are single exposures...

AI Supercomputer

An illustrated Kevin Scott, Microsoft’s chief technology officer, talks about building one of the world’s largest, cloud-hosted supercomputers and the benefits of it to accelerate projects large and small at Microsoft Build 2020.Learn more: https://news.microsoft.com/build2020/Art by Craighton Bermanhttps://studio.craightonberman.com/Subscribe to Microsoft on YouTube here: https://aka.ms/SubscribeToYouTubeFollow us on social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/micr... Twitter: https://twitter.com/MicrosoftFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/Microsoft/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/microsoft/For more…