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US Marines create 3D-printed concrete barracks hut in 40 hours

The US Marine Corps is testing the use a large concrete-based 3D printer to rapidly create barracks. The project has taken place at the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Illinois, where the I Marine Expeditionary Force used the printer to create a 500-sqft barracks hut in only 40 hours. Such technology could be used following natural disasters, … Continue reading

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Apple’s first autonomous vehicle crash in California revealed by DMV

Apple has experienced its first autonomous car crash in California, state DMV records reveal. The incident happened on August 24 and, based on the publicly available report, was the result of a different vehicle that struck the rear of the autonomous car.

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Razer BlackWidow Elite mechanical gaming keyboard detailed with on-board memory

Razer BlackWidow Elite was revealed today, bringing the original gaming-ready mechanical switch-toting keyboard back with a new set of features. This version of the keyboard has the ability to run with green, orange, or yellow Razer Mechanical Switches, allowing the end user the exact sort of switches they desire most.

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Sony’s XAV-AX3005DB car audio receiver has massive 6.95-inch screen

Sony has unveiled a new in-car AV receiver that has a gigantic touchscreen called the XAV-AX3005DB. That screen is 6.95-inches and the receiver supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on compatible devices

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Lenovo’s Smart Home Essentials are an IoT starter for Smart Displays

Lenovo’s Smart Display works with any connected home tech the Google Assistant supports, but now it’s getting into the action with a range of Smart Home Essentials. The new line-up of accessories kicks off with three products, all of which will work with the Lenovo Smart Display as a hub. The Lenovo Smart Bulb is a white 9W LED bulb … Continue reading

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ALMA snaps most detailed view of monster starburst galaxy ever

Scientists have captured a new image of a monster galaxy that is 12.4 billion light-years away from our own galaxy. The image is the most detailed ever taken of this galaxy and was captured with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

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HTC U12 Life touts dual cameras, dual finish, familiar design

No, you’re not seeing double or getting a sense of deja vu. This isn’t the OG Google Pixel. You can immediately tell by the lack of thick bezels on the front and the dual cameras on the back

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DC Universe big bang: what’s coming next month

DC fans will perhaps begrudgingly admit that Marvel’s properties, direct or otherwise, have saturated the market for a few years. DC definitely had a few good ones but few of those have stuck

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Nikon D3500 is a DSLR designed for smartphone graduates

Some camera makers have more or less conceded defeat to smartphones, shifting their focus and products to professional DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Others, however, are trying to get back at smartphones by taking advantage of one of the biggest trends in the mobile market: photography. Nikon is one of those and its D3500 is a clear example of that strategy.

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Polaroid Originals OneStep+ instant camera packs Bluetooth and two lenses

Polaroid Originals has launched an update to its existing OneStep 2 camera with the new OneStep+. The upcoming model features a retro Polaroid camera design, but improves upon the OneStep 2 with several new features: Bluetooth, multiple lenses, and more. This isn’t a digital camera, instead printing instant photos like the older, more iconic camera models

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