Tag Archives: olympics

Leica C-Lux features 15x zoom, 20MP, and 4K video

Long-zoom, compact cameras may not be the hottest devices in photography right now, but that isn’t stopping Leica from bringing a little elegance to the range. The high-end camera-maker has just introduced its new C-Lux model, a compact camera with zoom optics, all in a flattering design.

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Why Mirai Nagasu’s Olympic Earrings May Have Helped Her Land That Legendary Triple Axel

Figure skater Mirai Nagasu made history in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when she became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics . The insanely talented athlete certainly did her fair share of practice to flawlessly land the complex and risky trick (which requires three-and-a-half midair rotations, just FYI). But it looks like there was a secret weapon helping her power through the challenge when she glided onto the ice during the Olympics figure skating team event: her earrings.

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Robots had their own skiing competition at the Winter Olympics

The Olympics aren't just an event for the most talented athletes to strut their stuff on the world's stage. No, The Games are where robots can find honest work and leisure, too. Some 85 robots (spread across 11 different models, humanoid and otherwis...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 benchmarks look good but not good enough

In just a few weeks, we’ll be getting a glimpse of the next generation of Android smartphones slated for this year.

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After Math: It’s bobsled time!

The 2018 Winter Olympics are starting up but Pyeongchang won't be the only place crowning champions. This week we've already seen Waymo win out over Uber in court; Sasha 'Scarlett' Hostyn, the most successful woman in eSports, was victorious in an Ol...

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PocketSprite is a tiny open source ‘Game Boy’ for retro games

A tiny palm-sized “Game Boy” called PocketSprite has appeared on a crowdfunding website where it has nearly hit its funding goal. PocketSprite is small enough to fit on a keychain, but is fully functional despite its tiny size. The miniature gaming console offers a variety of retro games and presents them all on a tiny high-contrast OLED display

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Hulu Live TV adds 60fps support for Showtime, Adult Swim, NBC and more

Hulu has just introduced 60fps support on its Live TV service.

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DJI Olympics no-fly zones will make sneaking an aerial shot difficult

DJI is making it difficult for drone owners to fly their UAVs during the 2018 Winter Olympics Games. Such drone use is forbidden during the Games, but that’s not likely to stop everyone from trying to sneak a couple aerial shots or videos.

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What’s on TV: Winter Olympics, ‘Shadow of the Colossus’

Now that football is done, it's time for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics to take center stage. NBC will make all the programming available for live viewing this year, which should be easy since so much of it will occur during prime time viewing hours....

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Huge T-Mobile port out scam revealed: Here’s what to do

This week massive amounts of T-Mobile users were sent a text message that warned of a “port out scam.” This text was indeed real, and most certainly did play out in a most negative way for at least a few users quite recently. Today we’re going to have a brief chat on what this means and what you can do … Continue reading

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