Tag: Gadgets

The Morning After: Mars 5K

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

This morning we’re serving up Apple updates, some information on Elon Musk’s next big tunnel plan and a check-in on a very long Martian road trip.

Small, but big.The Big Picture: A trapped atom is……


Samsung has the world’s largest SSD, again, at 30TB

Nearly two years ago Samsung released a 15.36TB drive that it said had the most capacity of any SSD. Now, it has topped that with a new effort that it claims features twice the capacity and performance. Inside its 2.5-inch frame, the PM1643 ha……


Create your own AI-powered voice assistant with Matrix Voice

The Matrix Voice development board is a Raspberry Pi add-on you can use to build your own voice assistant. I got my hands on a review unit to see if someone who is “code illiterate” could make something out of it. Some people have an affinity for progr……


Apple updates all of its operating systems to fix app-crashing bug

It took a few days, but Apple already has a fix out for a bug that caused crashes on each of its platforms. The company pushed new versions of iOS, macOS and watchOS to fix the issue, which was caused when someone pasted in or received a singl……


Apple updates all of its operating systems to fix app-crashing bug

It took a few days, but Apple already has a fix out for a bug that caused crashes on each of its platforms. The company pushed new versions of iOS, macOS and watchOS to fix the issue, which was caused when someone pasted in or received a singl……


NASA’s Opportunity rover sees its 5,000th day on Mars

This weekend, NASA’s Opportunity rover spent its 5,000th day on Mars. While that is a feat in and of itself, it’s even more impressive when you consider that it was only planned to last 90 Martian days, or sols. Both Opportunity and its compan……


Samsung patents a flying screen that could be used for hovering video

Samsung was awarded a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office last week for what it’s calling a “flying display device.” The patent, spotted by LetsGoDigital, was filed for in 2016 and describes a drone-like device with a screen that coul……


The best portable SSD

By Justin Krajeski

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Mattel’s ‘Jurassic World’ dino-bots are surprisingly realistic

Mattel’s last Kamigami STEM robot was an adorable DIY lady bug. Now, the toy company is aiming for something bigger with its new Jurassic World bots. You’ll still have to put them together first, but what you end up with is a complex robo-dino……


Device provides years of power through temperature swings

Eventually, you might not need a battery or a conspicuous external power source to keep a device running for years on end. A team at MIT has created a device that produces energy by exploiting the temperature swings that occur between day and ……