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Two new TP-Link routers use the new technology for the fastest speeds yet  Windows Central · 11 hours
New routers. For gamers. Built to last. TP-Link has announced two new Wi-Fi routers designed to make use of the latest technology... more
Using machine learning to design peptides  nanowerk · 19 hours
New algorithm incorporates experimental data to find best sequences for peptides. more
2020 Volkswagen Passat Prototype first drive review: Staying the course - Roadshow  CNET · 19 hours
VW’s refreshed Passat gets a new look, more torque and different features across its trim levels. more
Bionic 3D-printed arm 'gives confidence' to young amputees  BBC · 1 day
Open Bionics has developed the world's first medically-certified 3D-printed artificial arm more
Why you need a supercomputer to build a house  TechCrunch · 2 days
When the hell did building a house become so complicated? Don’t let the folks on HGTV fool you. The process of building a home nowadays is incredibly painful. Just applying... more
Sails make a comeback as shipping tries to go green  CBC · 5 days
As the shipping industry faces pressure to cut climate-altering greenhouse gases, tech companies are pitching futuristic... more
Plant roots inspire 3D-printed automotive sensors  nanowerk · 5 days
A robot arm that encompasses sensors, motors, gears and a tiny 3D-printing module all within the tip can mimic root movements through the soil. more
Rise of the robo-vegetal hybrid society  nanowerk · 6 days
Plants can grow elaborate shapes for public spaces through a network of sensors and 3D-printed robotic nodes. more
Qualcomm just gave us our best glimpse yet into the 5G revolution - CNET  CNET · 6 days
From Qualcomm showing off a 5G prototype phone to Verizon, AT&T and Samsung talking up their 5G plans, it's starting... more
Qualcomm 5G phone prototype teases our mobile future - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The company, hosting a conference this week, is making a big push with the next-generation wireless technology. more
Qualcomm debuts new ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor technology  Windows Central · 7 days
We're already moving on to the next generation of in-display fingerprint sensors. Alongside the announcement of the new Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, Qualcomm is also debuting new in-display fingerprint technology that is... more
Qualcomm’s 5G-capable prototype phone teases our mobile future - CNET  CNET · 7 days
The company, which is hosting a conference this week, is making a big push with the next-generation wireless technology. more
Google’s Flutter toolkit goes beyond mobile with Project Hummingbird  TechCrunch · 7 days
Flutter, Google’s toolkit for building cross-platform applications, hit version 1.0 today. Traditionally, the project always focused on iOS and Android apps, but as the company announced today, it’s now looking... more
Researchers demonstrate electrochemical techniques for monitoring microbial growth  nanowerk · 7 days
Scientists have demonstrated the use of electrochemical techniques to monitor the growth status and energy levels of microorganisms used in biotechnology industries. more
Samsung 860 QVO Range of Affordable SSDs Launched in India, Starting Rs. 11,249  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Samsung on Tuesday launched its recently unveiled affordable solid state drive (SSD) lineup in India, the Samsung 860 QVO SSD. more
Samsung SSD 860 QVO Review  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Samsung SSD 860 QVO series will tempt buyers with high capacities and low prices, thanks to brand new QLC flash memory technology. more
Move over Andromeda — here comes Surface 'Centaurus'  Windows Central · 1 week
Photo credit: The Verge Microsoft and Intel may be working together on a new dual-screen Surface PC that runs Microsoft's new modern Windows Core OS and is designed to kickstart a new... more
Don’t expect a 5G iPhone before 2020  THE VERGE · 1 week
A new report from Bloomberg today reiterates what we’ve been hearing about Apple’s timeline for adopting the next generation of cellular connectivity,... more
Researchers use AI and 3D printing to recreate paintings from photographs  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created a system that can reproduce paintings from a single photo, allowing museums and art lovers... more
Airbnb Will Start Testing Prototype Homes as Soon as Next Year  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Airbnb announced Thursday that it will begin testing prototype homes as soon as next year to accommodate the needs of owners or occupants who rent and... more
Airbnb is designing and building houses now - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The lodgings company plans to unveil prototypes of pre-fabricated homes in 2019. more
Scientists find a way to enhance the performance of quantum computers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have demonstrated a theoretical method to enhance the performance of quantum computers works, an important step to scale the transformative technology. more
A prosthetic arm that decodes phantom limb movements  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
About 75 percent of amputees exhibit mobility of their phantom limb. Using this information, researchers have developed a prototype capable of detecting these movements and activating a prosthetic arm. The prosthesis does... more
Google keeps failing to understand tablets  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
What is a tablet? What is a tablet supposed to be and do? Nine years ago, these questions were foremost in debates about new... more
Intelligent framework aims to optimize data transfer in 5G networks  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New technology is designed to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently in order to improve end-to-end data transmission rates. In simulations, the... more
Abner’s 9to5Google Gift Guide: Best futuristic tech gifts  9to5Google · 2 weeks
The theme for my annual guide is futuristic tech gifts and how to live a life filled with pleasurable, little... more
YouBionic adds creepy hands to SpotMini, the creepy robot dog  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
If you’ve ever wanted to add creepy, 3D-printed hands to your creepy robot dog, YouBionic has you covered. This odd company is offering an entirely 3D-printed arm solution... more
Samsung 860 QVO Affordable Multi-Terabyte Storage SSD Launched  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Samsung has announced the affordable Samsung 860 QVO SSD, with 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB storage options. more
NASA Hears MarCO CubeSats Loud and Clear from Mars  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
NASA's MarCO mission was built to see whether two experimental, briefcase-sized spacecraft could survive the trip to deep space, and the two CubeSats proved more than able. After cruising along... more
Microsoft Garage's Sketch 360 lets you create VR scenes with Windows ink  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The Microsoft Garage's latest project could be a boon for designers working with 360-degree scenes. The Microsoft Garage, Microsoft's home for experimental apps from... more
Samsung's new 860 QVO SSD brings high-capacity storage on the cheap  Windows Central · 2 weeks
With capacities of up to 4TB and prices starting at $150. Samsung today announced the new 860 QVO SSD, a high-capacity SSD drive for consumers with... more
VW turned its electric cargo van concept into a race support vehicle  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
VW Group has put a new spin on its all-electric I.D. Buzz Cargo van concept. This time, the German automaker has reimagined the concept... more
LG patent hints at a 16-lens smartphone camera  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Phone cameras are an arms race of sorts, and LG might be looking to escalate things dramatically with a future... more
Draw-your-own electrodes set to speed up development of micro detection devices  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Miniature devices for sensing biological molecules could be developed quicker thanks to a rapid prototyping method. more
Save big on Crucial's MX500 SSDs including the 500GB for just $65  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Upgrade to a highly-rated SSD for less than ever. The Crucial MX500 500GB SATA solid state drive is down to $64.99 on Amazon. That's... more
Speaking to Microsoft about the delayed development of Crackdown 3  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Crackdown 3 has been notorious for its delays and for its cloud-powered destruction promise, but the full package has a lot more to offer. We spoke to Microsoft... more
Did cutting-edge DNA analysis point police to Marrisa Shen's killer?  CBC · 3 weeks
The former lawyer of the man accused of killing 13-year-old Marrisa Shen says investigators used a... more
Seagate's Black Friday sale has high-capacity hard drives and speedy SSDs  Windows Central · 3 weeks
One-day only sale. Amazon is discounting a dozen Seagate hard drives and solid state drives for Black Friday today. The drives include everything from the 8TB... more
Should you buy the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme or MacBook Pro?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
After using countless notebooks and relying on them for work when not in front of the desktop PC, we can recommend whether you should go Mac... more
Sci-fi style 'ionic wind' plane with no moving parts takes flight  Sky News · 3 weeks
An experimental electric plane with no moving parts has been successfully designed and flown by scientists in the US. more
First successful flight for experimental electric plane  Sky News · 3 weeks
An experimental electric plane with no moving parts has been successfully designed and flown by scientists in the US. more
Radical Experimental Plane With No Moving Parts Wows Scientists  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
The aircraft, called Version 2 EAD Airframe, or V2, weighs only 5.4 pounds (2.45 kg) with a wingspan of 16-1/2 feet (5 meters). more
Experimental plane flies silently, without propellers or jets  CBC · 3 weeks
A nearly silent, drone-sized aircraft has shown it can fly, thanks to a scientist who was inspired by watching "Star... more
Experimental plane flies silently, may lead to quiet drones  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A nearly silent, drone-sized aircraft has shown it can fly, a possible step toward quieter drones more
Quantum Machines raises $5.5M to build control and operational layer for quantum computers  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Quantum Machines, an Israeli startup launched by three Ph.D. physicists, wants to build the operational and control layer for quantum computing. Today,... more
Whispers about graphene's electrical properties  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists report the experimental results of studying the response characteristics in a millimeter wave band whispering gallery mode sapphire resonator to single-layer graphene at different distances of graphene from the resonator. They found that the evanescent field of... more
Make something new with Monoprice's $230 Maker Select 3D Printer  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Ever wanted to take a stab at 3D printing? The Monoprice Maker Select 3D printer v2 is down to $229.99 on Amazon. This 3D printer has been selling... more
Inkjet printers can produce cheap micro-waveguides for optical computers  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists ave proposed a new technology for creating optical micro-waveguides using inkjet printing. Using this method it is possible to quickly create waveguides with the necessary parameters without expensive equipment... more
America’s nuclear arsenal relies on this brand-new supercomputer  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
In an expansive white-tiled room in Livermore, California sits Sierra, the world’s second most powerful supercomputer. Sierra looks like an... more
The WT2 in-ear translator arrives in January, with real-time feedback coming soon  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Timekettle was eager to show us the progress it’s made on the WT2 since it first showed us its wearable translation device at TechCrunch... more
Bending light around tight corners without backscattering losses  nanowerk · 3 weeks
New photonic crystal waveguide based on topological insulators paves the way to build futuristic light-based computers. more
A major step toward non-viral ocular gene therapy using laser and nanotechnology  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Gold nanoparticles, which act like 'nanolenses', concentrate the energy produced by the extremely short pulse of a femtosecond laser to create a nanoscale incision... more
Atomic scale, 2D electronic kagome lattice promises energy efficient devices, quantum computers  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists have successfully created an atomic scale, two-dimensional electronic kagome lattice with potential applications in electronics and quantum computing. more
Musk's Boring Company 'On Track' to Launch First Test Tunnel  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
"Boring Company just broke through the other side! Congratulations @BoringCompany on completing the LA/Hawthorne tunnel! Cutting edge technology!," Musk tweeted. more
Black Friday pricing takes $300 off various Google Pixelbook models  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The best prices we've ever seen on these high-performance Chromebooks. Amazon is offering a number of Google Pixelbook models on sale in its Black Friday deals week, with... more
The Huawei MateBook X Pro 13.9-inch laptop is $150 off today  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Time to get some stuff done. The Huawei MateBook X Pro signature edition 13.9-inch laptop is down to $1,349 at B&H and Microsoft. The same laptop... more
Best Black Friday 2018 deals: Storage, SSD, flash drive discounts - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Here's a list of the top storage deals as they are revealed for the biggest shopping day of the year. more
Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
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We're giving away an HP Spectre x360 laptop - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
We joined forces with HP to give away this 13-inch laptop that comes with 8GB of memory; 256GB of SSD storage and Windows 10 Home 64. This sweepstakes... more
Get acquainted with the upcoming Quest headset from Oculus  Windows Central · 4 weeks
The upcoming standalone headset from Oculus is sure to fill a gap in the VR market. Oculus is one of the first companies most people think of when it comes... more
Here's what's going on with the next-gen Rift VR headset  Windows Central · 4 weeks
A new version of Oculus Rift is still coming, but it's probably not what we were expecting. If you were excited about all the prototype "Half Dome" VR... more
Neural network for 3D printing of metal products  nanowerk · 4 weeks
In order to accelerate the mathematical modeling for 3D printing, researchers have developed a neural network. more
EU US Roadmap Nanoinformatics 2030  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists with different scientific backgrounds, working in the field of nanotechnology, have cooperated with the main objective to provide as broad an overview as possible about the young and rapidly evolving field of nanoinformatics. more
Join us for a ride in Ford's prototype self-driving car video - Roadshow  CNET · 4 weeks
Self-driving cars aren't quite ready for prime-time, but we're getting close and Ford's work with Argo AI in Miami is helping get... more
HRE's 3D-printed titanium wheels are basically witchcraft - Roadshow  CNET · 4 weeks
Thankfully they're just conceptual, because there's no way to keep that wheel clean. more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 70 With Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements  MacRumors · 4 weeks
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced over two years ago in March of 2016.... more
G-Technology G-Drive Mobile SSD R-Series Review  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
G-Technology might not be a recognised name for many buyers, but the high-end storage solution company's new portable SSD has wide appeal. more
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