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Folding Drone Can Drop Into Inaccessible Mines

Prometheus can boldly go into places forbidden to humans and other robots Inspecting old mines is a dangerous business. For humans, mines can be lethal: prone to rockfalls and filled with noxious gases. Robots can go where humans might suffocat.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekFeb 23rd, 2021

Typing my way down the mechanical keyboard rabbit hole with the Drop CTRL

Customizable, mechanical keyboards can be an expensive niche—this is a nice entry point. It's a beauty: The Drop CTRL keyboard [credit: Iljitsch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Google promises to drop personalised ad tracking

The tech giant says it will not develop workarounds once it abandons third-party tracking cookies......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

EA confirms it isn’t secretly “fixing” FIFA matches

Lawyers drop "Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment" lawsuit after talking to EA engineers. Enlarge / EA has convinced a set of class-action lawyers that there isn't a secret algorithm affecting the results for FIFA Ultimate Team squads like this one. (.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

A Folding iPhone Could Be Coming In 2023

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that Apple could be launching a folding iPhone in 2023, and that the phone could have a screen between 7.5 and eight inches. The Verge reports: There have been numerous reports about Apple prototyping a folding iPhone, but a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Dew & Drop pendant light by Ocrum Studios

Dezeen Showroom: New York's Ocrum Studios has created a pendant lamp from two hand-blown glass hemispheres, designed to resemble a dewdrop in the moment before it falls. Read more Dezeen Showroom: New York's Ocrum Studios has created a penda.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Review: DJI’s New FPV Drone is Effortless, Exhilarating Fun

It can be a little scary to fly, but DJI’s FPV drone is a solid, easy to use intro to an otherwise very challenging and expensive sport In my experience, there are three different types of consumer drone pilots. You’ve got people for whom d.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

“Locked” for 300 years: Virtual unfolding has now revealed this letter’s secrets

Practice of intricately folding letters to secure them is known as "letterlocking." In 1697, a man named Jacques Sennacque wrote a letter to his cousin, a French merchant named Pierre Le Pers, requesting a certified death cer.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Energy-related emissions up in December despite pandemic

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose slightly in December compared with the same month of 2019, indicating the sharp drop seen due to the pandemic was short-lived......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

I crashed the DJI FPV drone the first time I took it for a spin

The DJI FPV drone is a beast that can only be tamed by seasoned pilots. I thought I was worthy, but I crashed it on my first test flight......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

DJI FPV drone accelerates faster than a Tesla Model S. Yeah, it’s that quick

The new DJI FPV drone is an all-in-one FPV solution for those looking to take their drone game to the next level......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

DJI launches an all-in-one FPV drone system

DJI has flirted with FPV goggles before, of course. The company got on the burgeoning FPV movement with the launch of its DJI Goggles back in 2016. It was a logical extension for the company that controls around 70% of the drone market, at last count.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

How to watch DJI unveil its new FPV drone live online today

Drone giant DJI will unveil its latest quadcopter during a livestreamed event on Tuesday, March 2. Here's how you can watch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Google’s March Feature Drop for Pixels brings a small slate of niche additions

Google's quarterly Feature Drop for Pixel is usually something to get excited about. For March, a lot of people will be let down by a slate of niche additions......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Need for mines to power EVs could create political quandary for Biden

President Joe Biden's vow to set aside at least 30 percent of U.S. federal land and coastal areas for conservation could clash with his promises to environmentalists and labor unions to support electric-vehicle output......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

How to watch DJI unveil its new FPV drone live online on Tuesday

Drone giant DJI will unveil its latest quadcopter during a livestreamed event on Tuesday, March 2. Here's how you can watch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Autonomous drone maker Skydio raises $170M led by Andreessen Horowitz

Skydio has raised $170 million in a Series D funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund. That pushes it into unicorn territory, with $340 million in total funding and a post-money valuation north of $1 billion. Skydio’s fresh.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Zero gravity, fully cute: New Japanese drone in space

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has released the first set of images and videos taken by its debut zero-gravity camera drone or "Int-Ball," the cute orb of a drone, will optimize communication between crew in space and on Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Dropping Nearly 20%, Bitcoin Suffers Worst Weekly Drop in a Year

"Bitcoin's rally this year has hit a speed bump, putting it on track for the worst weekly slide in almost a year amid wider losses in risk assets," reports Fortune: The largest cryptocurrency slumped as much as 20% this week, the most since March, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Work-life balance in a pandemic: A public health issue we cannot ignore

Before the pandemic, a common objection to remote working was the suspicion that staff would disengage and productivity levels would drop. But recent evidence suggests the opposite is true—working from home effectively means working more. In the UK.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Why do men publish more research papers than women? Motherhood plays key role

Despite strides in family-leave offerings, and men taking a greater role in parenting, women in academia still experience about a 20% drop in productivity after having a child, while their male counterparts generally do not, according to new Universi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021