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Add or upgrade the SSD in your Acer Nitro 5 for superior performance  Windows Central · 6 hours
Acer's Nitro 5, a budget gaming laptop available with AMD or NVIDIA graphics, can be upgraded after purchase in order to boost... more
Fuchsia Friday: ‘Cleo’ prototype likely a smart clock  9to5Google · 22 hours
With CES 2019 now in the rear-view, we’re reflecting on the innovations that were on display, including new ways to... more
Ikea and Sonos to launch Symfonisk speakers in August, says report - CNET  CNET · 24 hours
The Swedish furniture company showcased prototype Symfonisk speakers last year. more
Xiaomi's new in-display fingerprint sensors have a much bigger active area  THE VERGE · 2 days
Xiaomi has been slower to adopt in-display fingerprint sensors than some of its Chinese... more
Molecules 'spin flip' from magnetic to non-magnetic forms dynamically  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Solar cells, quantum computing and photodynamic cancer therapy. These all involve molecules switching between magnetic and nonmagnetic forms. Previously this process, called a "spin flip," was thought to occur slowly... more
SpaceX opts for Texas over LA to build Starship prototypes  TechCrunch · 3 days
SpaceX will center its largest-scale operations not in its Los Angeles-area headquarters but in south Texas facilities, the company said today. Development of its next-generation Starship and Super... more
Stop & Shop is testing self-driving mini grocery stores  THE VERGE · 3 days
Grocery store chain Stop & Shop announced today that it will begin testing driverless grocery vehicles in Boston... more
New quantum structures in super-chilled helium may mirror early days of universe  nanowerk · 3 days
Experimental proof of a decades-old prediction opens a pathway to recreate possible conditions of the early universe here on earth. more
Oppo confirms 10x zoom camera for smartphones  THE VERGE · 3 days
Oppo has confirmed that it’s developing a smartphone camera system with a 10x zoom lens, as rumored. The tech is similar to... more
Mozilla shutters Firefox’s Test Pilot program  TechCrunch · 4 days
Mozilla today announced that it is closing the Firefox Test Pilot program. For the last three years, Test Pilot was Mozilla’s project to trial some of its more experimental Firefox features with a group of users... more
Another Possible Triple-Lens Camera Design in 2019 iPhone Shown Off in Renderings  MacRumors · 4 days
Multiple rumors have suggested at least one of the 2019 iPhone models will feature a triple-lens camera design, but smartphone leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka... more
Multimaterial 3D printing used to develop fast response stiffness-tunable soft actuator  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers have designed and fabricated a fast-response, stiffness tunable soft actuator which is able to complete a softening-stiffening cycle within 32 seconds. more
Nissan IMs blends sedan, SUV virtues into a Detroit Show star - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
This all-electric, autonomous sedan features sleek looks, SUV-height seating and a 3D-printed cabin with virtual avatar. more
How to add rechargeable batteries to your Windows Mixed Reality Controllers  Windows Central · 4 days
There a lot of great things about Windows Mixed Reality, but the batteries in the controllers aren't one of them. Thanks to the wonder of 3D... more
‘The Computer Mouse’ Is a Full-Fledged Computer Fitted in a 3D-Printed Mouse  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
‘The Computer Mouse’ is a DIY 3D-printed mouse which doubles as a full-fledged computer with a colour display and slide-out keyboard. more
A solid-state nanopore platform for digital data storage  nanowerk · 4 days
Using DNA to directly store data is an attractive possibility because it is extremely dense and long-lasting. Currently, though, synthesizing and sequencing DNA molecules for storing large amounts of data involves complex... more
3D-printing ears with nanocellulose  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers are now equipping cellulose with additional functionalities to produce implants for cartilage diseases using 3D printing. more
Upgrade the HDD in your Acer Nitro 5 for more space and better performance  Windows Central · 4 days
Acer's Nitro 5 is a budget gaming laptop that's designed to allow for easy in-house upgrades to keep it relevant... more
3D printing helps heal spinal cord injuries in rats  Sky News · 4 days
Humans with severe spinal cord injuries have been offered hope by scientists who have successfully treated rats with the same condition. more
China Envisions Moon Base After Far-Side Success  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
China will seek to establish an international lunar base one day, possibly using 3D printing technology to build facilities, the Chinese space agency said Monday. more
Nissan IMs Concept is a self-driven Detroit moonshot - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
Traditional Japanese aesthetics and a James Bond vibe are folded into this futuristic electric EV codenamed "Moonraker." more
Open Bionics closes $5.9M Series A for its affordable and cool bionic limbs  TechCrunch · 5 days
The world wowed a few years ago when a very clever startup from Bristol, UK, came up with 3D printed bionic limbs... more
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Shows Off Prototype of Mars-Bound Rocket, Starship  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Musk posted pictures on Twitter late Thursday of the Starship Hopper prototype, which awaits its first flight test in Texas in the coming weeks. more
Hybrid Air Vehicles will no longer use its ‘flying bum’ prototype airship  THE VERGE · 6 days
A couple of years ago, UK-based Hybrid Air Vehicles captivated the world when it unveiled the Airlander 10, a lighter-than-air airship designed as an... more
Poop research might get a more polite name  THE VERGE · 1 week
A poop by any other name is still a poop, but scientists are proposing a new name to describe the... more
Cartilage could be key to safe 'structural batteries'  nanowerk · 1 week
Your knees and your smartphone battery have some surprisingly similar needs and that new insight has led to a 'structural battery' prototype that incorporates a cartilage-like material to make the batteries highly... more
2D materials may enable electric vehicles to get 500 miles on a single charge  nanowerk · 1 week
A number of their 2D materials, when incorporated into experimental lithium-air batteries as the catalyst, enabled the battery to hold... more
Intel’s New Optane Memory H10 SSD Uses Optane With QLC Flash for Speed and Capacity  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The new Intel Optane Memory H10 SSD combines high-speed Optane Memory with high-capacity QLC flash on a single... more
Gaming is driving the wildest PC experiments  THE VERGE · 1 week
PC gaming companies continue to make a splash at CES with experimental and sometimes outlandish devices that may never again see the... more
Should you upgrade to the new HP Spectre x360 15?  Windows Central · 1 week
Best answer: Yes, if you need the latest specifications, LTE support, or more privacy you should upgrade to the latest HP Spectre x360 15. HP: Spectre x360 13-ap0038nr... more
Biggest trend in new car technology? Super-sized screens  CBC · 1 week
An electric vehicle startup has unveiled a jaw-dropping, 48-inch screen inside one of its prototypes at the global technology conference... more
Hands-on with Ledger’s Bluetooth crypto hardware wallet  TechCrunch · 1 week
French startup Ledger unveiled a new hardware wallet at CES this week. While the device isn’t going to ship until March, the company let me play with a prototype version of the device. The... more
These slick new AR glasses project shockingly high-quality visuals  THE VERGE · 1 week
Like virtual reality before it, augmented reality is the newest, hyped-up technology ripped straight from science fiction that... more
1TB SD cards are finally a thing you can buy  THE VERGE · 1 week
The first flash memory products under the Lexar brand following its acquisition and revival are here,... more
Bose invented a noise-canceling system for your car  THE VERGE · 1 week
Bose wants to bring its acclaimed noise-canceling technology from your headphones to your car. The Framingham, Massachusetts-based company just unveiled... more
Experimental app might spot drug overdoses in time to help  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Researchers are creating a cellphone app that can tell if someone's overdosed on opioids and summon help more
The most interesting PCs, laptops and tablets of CES 2018 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
CES brought computer lovers much to gawk at, from futuristic concepts to machines you'll be able to buy in the coming months. more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 73 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 1 week
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology... more
The five types of robots you meet at CES  THE VERGE · 1 week
Robots are a staple of the CES show floor. They’re fun to film, they grab attention, and, most... more
9to5Mac Best of CES 2019 Awards  9to5Mac · 1 week
In our third annual 9to5Mac Best of CES Awards, we want to celebrate new technology for the Apple ecosystem in four categories: best entertainment... more
Dremel's advanced 3D printer is down to its lowest price  Windows Central · 1 week
Easy setup. Easy operation. Get to creating. You can now get the Dremel Digilab 3D40 3D Printer for just $807.50 on Amazon thanks to a price drop to... more
Verizon's first 5G phone, Google's interpreter service video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Today's major news from CES 2019 include Verizon's first 5G phone, Google's slew of announcements and interpreter mode and IBM's first commercial quantum computer. more
Samsung's Foldable Phone Prototype Reportedly Showcased at CES 2019  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Samsung's foldable smartphone is expected to come in the first half of this year with a starting price at GBP 1,500 (roughly Rs. 1,34,500). more
The world’s first foldable phone is charmingly awful  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The Royole FlexPai is the sort of device that companies rush out when they feel the absolute imperative to be... more
Riding in Daimler’s new semi-autonomous big rig  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In 2015, Daimler told the world it was building the world’s first self-driving semi truck. It pulled out all the stops for... more
Royole FlexPai's foldable phone returns at CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
There was a chance Samsung's foldable phone prototype could have been at CES, but Royole is flying solo. more
Origin PC brings a 16-inch gaming laptop to CES 2019 video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Highlights of the company's CES lineup include RTX graphics everywhere, and a prototype motorized gaming desk. more
SanDisk’s prototype 4TB flash drive is the biggest one ever  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Flash drives are good. Bigger flash drives are better. At CES 2019, SanDisk has the biggest... more
CES 2019: Sci-fi gaming in Audi and Disney's in-car VR experience video - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Startup Holoride is developing new technology to let car passengers experience immersive virtual reality games and movies. A demo at... more
AT&T mocked over 5G phone icon 'update'  BBC · 2 weeks
US mobile operator AT&T rebrands phones to give the impression they are on a futuristic 5G network. more
Daily Crunch: The age of quantum computing is here  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you... more
IBM unveils its first commercial quantum computer  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
At CES, IBM today announced its first commercial quantum computer for use outside of the lab. The 20-qubit system combines the quantum and classical computing parts it takes to use a machine like this... more
Jabra 85h wireless noise-canceling headphone has cutting-edge features video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Jabra thinks its new premium wireless headphone has the goods to compete with Bose and Sony. more
LG Display made a portable 27-inch monitor, and it’s kind of awesome  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
LG Display is reliably one of the more exciting companies at CES, as every year it comes to the Las Vegas convention with something... more
Roll-up TV that can disappear from view among CES reveals  Sky News · 2 weeks
Electronics company LG has unveiled a futuristic 4K TV that can roll down into its base and disappear from view at the touch of a button. more
GE's Kitchen Hub is back at CES 2019 with a bigger price tag - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
GE brought the Kitchen Hub to CES last year as a prototype. Now, it's here with built-in Google... more
LG’s groundbreaking roll-up TV is going on sale this year  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
It’s been a year since we saw LG Display’s 65-inch rollable TV prototype at CES, and... more
Quantum scientists demonstrate world-first 3D atomic-scale quantum chip architecture  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists have shown for the first time that they can build atomic precision qubits in a 3D device - another major step towards a universal quantum computer. more
Seagate unleashes a slew of new storage drives at CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The company's new products include the Seagate Backup Plus HDDs, LaCie Mobile Drive, LaCie Mobile SSD, FireCuda 510 internal SSDs and IronWolf... more
Powerful X-ray beams unlock secrets of nanoscale crystal formation  nanowerk · 2 weeks
High-energy X-ray beams and a clever experimental setup allowed researchers to watch a high-pressure, high-temperature chemical reaction to determine for the first time what controls formation of two different nanoscale... more
Razer gets into the gaming monitor game with the 27-inch Raptor display  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
CES 2019 is here, and that means it’s time for the near-annual tradition of Razer’s cool new hardware prototype. This year, Razer is showing... more
Foldimate’s laundry-folding machine actually works now  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Back in 2018, Foldimate was one of two laundry-folding machines exhibiting at CES that promised to make folding clothes a thing of the past.... more
Foldimate promises a working prototype of its laundry-folding bot - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
At long last! Foldimate says it has a working version of its laundry-folding robot. more
Stop & Shop is testing self-driving mini grocery stores
Bose invented a noise-canceling system for your car
The five types of robots you meet at CES
Google’s Project Soli radar is sensitive enough to count sheets of paper and read Lego bricks
FCC approves Project Soli, allowing Google to continue with radar-based input method
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3D-printed robot hand plays the piano