Tag Archives: computing

Gravitational waves might be able to transfer data

We might simply think of gravity as the things that makes apples bop us on the head or keeps us from floating away into space. Gravity, however, is almost everywhere.

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Galaxy Note 9, iPhone XS Max battery test isn’t what you expect

All the advanced features in a smartphone would be pointless if your mobile device doesn’t survive long enough for you to plug it in at the end of the day. In lieu of the long-dead practice of replaceable batteries, OEMs are now being asked, often demanded to put larger batteries into smartphones that are growing larger every year anyway. Naturally, … Continue reading

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Woojer Ryg haptic feedback vest supports all gaming platforms

Company Woojer is seeking funding for Ryg, a haptic feedback vest that supports “pretty much” all gaming consoles, VR systems, PC games, and smartphones. The device adds a new layer of experience to one’s gaming sessions, enabling players to feel actions in their body as they happen on the screen. This can include, for example, feeling the roar of a … Continue reading

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Netflix, Marvel cancel Iron Fist as Disney streaming service looms

Marvel and Netflix’s collaboration to create their own TV show-format superhero universe for the streaming service has been a big success over the last few years. That’s why it came as a surprise on Friday when the companies revealed that Iron Fist was not being renewed after its second season, making it the first cancellation in the Defenders collection of … Continue reading

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DuckDuckGo sets new record for private searches, still trails behind Google

The internet is a huge place, and while there’s a variety of search engines available, it’s undeniable that Google is the top player: it handles roughly 77% of web searches around the world. But with that in mind, it’s still an impressive feat when an underdog reaches a milestone, especially one with goals different from the entrenched leader. That’s the … Continue reading

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Huawei Watch GT is official, almost, and officially not Wear OS

Huawei’s event isn’t until next week but it seems at least one part of the company’s big day has leaked early. And it’s not exactly all good news

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Samsung: Folding phone won’t be Galaxy Round or S10

This week Samsung renewed its promise to bring a foldable Galaxy smartphone to market – with a few details attached to said promise.

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Pixel 3 XL lets you hide the notch or add a second one

The Pixel 3 XL has a big notch, no denying that anymore. It is big and, for some, ugly. It wouldn’t be so bad if you could hide it like some of the other Android phones with notches

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LEGO Overwatch Omnic Bastion arrives as a limited collectible kit

LEGO has launched a new set featuring the character Bastion from Overwatch.

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Defense Department awards rocket contracts to three aerospace companies

The Department of Defense has revealed three companies that have been awarded contracts to develop rockets for national security launches: United Launch Services, Orbital Sciences, and Blue Origin. All three will develop a Launch System Prototype, according to the Defense Department, designed for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. United Launch Services has been awarded $967,000,000 under the contract, its … Continue reading

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