flying robots

The first wireless Robotic insect takes flight powered by frickin’ laser beams

Insect-sized flying robots could help with time-consuming tasks like surveying crop growth on large farms or sniffing out gas leaks. These robots soar by fluttering tiny wings because they are too small to use propellers, like those seen on their larger drone cousins. Small size is advantageous: These robots are cheap to make and can […]

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Logitech G Gaming Mouse

Logitech G Unleashes Next-Generation Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse

Logitech’s extremely-low-latency Lightspeed technology was largely reserved for well-heeled gamers when it first hit the scene last June, but it’s a much different story a year later. The peripheral maker has unveiled the G305, a Lightspeed-equipped mouse that costs $60 — much more justifiable than the pricier G703 and G603. You won’t get a particularly […]

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Google Chrome

Google Chrome team rolls back the update that muted many web games

Automating muting for Web Audio has been delayed until Chrome 70 in October. With the release of Chrome 66 last month, the browser began automatically muting sound on videos by default. The only problem is that this tweak silenced a number of web games and art projects, which weren’t built for the new feature. Now […]

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Microsoft Surface Hub 2

Microsoft Unveils the New Surface Hub 2 is designed for an office of the future

Microsoft today announced the successor to its high-end Surface Hub whiteboard, the Surface Hub 2. While we don’t know very much about it yet, Microsoft showed off the new model’s sleek design and shared some information about key features, such as an improved display and portrait mode support. Microsoft will likely share more information before […]

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Youth Portal

Facebook launches Youth Portal is designed to educate teens, how their data is being used

There’s probably an important gap in attention being paid at internet companies to young kids that are good targets for parental controls and older ones who are having to learn to use the internet in a responsible way on their own. Today, Facebook is releasing a new Youth Portal that offers some guidance to teens […]

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SteamVR

SteamVR Input supports a lot of different controllers and adapt to any VR game

SteamVR supports a lot of different controllers, and it can be difficult for developers to keep up with all of them. Today we are excited to release the first Beta for the new SteamVR Input system. SteamVR Input allows users to build binding configurations for their favorite games, even for controllers that didn’t exist when […]

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Volkswagen Pikes Peak

Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak electric race car – Race to the Clouds

The I.D. R paves the way for Volkswagen’s electro-mobility strategy Electric racer shows sporting potential of the MEB powertrain Volkswagen R and Volkswagen Motorsport enhance their collaboration The world’s most famous hillclimb is set to run on June 24 in Colorado Volkswagen has named its latest motorsport project the I.D. R Pikes Peak. This all-electric […]

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eye tracking

Tobii partnership with Qualcomm to bring eye-tracking tech to its mobile VR + ARkit

Eye tracking enables new possibilities in virtual reality – from improved HMD performance through Foveated Rendering to a range of powerfully immersive user experiences. Tobii’s eye tracking platform can be adapted and optimized for you VR headset. We see two ways that eye tracking improves AR and VR technology. First, integrating eye tracking into an […]

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DJ controllers

Latest Pioneer’s DJ controller adds more features like push-button ‘scratching’

Pioneer upgraded one of the most popular Serato DJ controllers to create the two-channel DDJ-SB3, designed for dedicated use with Serato DJ Lite (earlier known as Serato DJ Intro). The new controller offers an intuitive interface for beginner DJs to craft professional performances and develop their skills.  The interface of the DDJ-SB3 is even […]

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Samsung's dual camera

Samsung Dual Camera ‘Bokeh’ tricks come with budget phones

The dual camera smartphones with advanced low-light photos and fancy, defocused “bokeh” behind subjects are beautiful new and until now, have been reserved for high-end smartphones. Showing how quick things can move nowadays, however, Samsung has revealed a new “Isocell dual” camera module for low-cost mobile phones. With built-in software & algorithms, they especially allow […]

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