Monthly Archives: November 2014

Watch the first official ‘Jurassic World’ trailer

As reported on The Verge. By Kwame Opam It’s here! The Jurassic World trailer has dropped,¬†two days ahead of the promised Thanksgiving debut. Here, we finally see the park open to the public. However, the scientists running the park made … Continue reading

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NASA launches $5 million contest to find CubeSats for deep space missions

As reported on Engadget. by Mariella Moon Attention, scientists, hobbyists and anyone in between who can design a mean CubeSat, or a mini cube-like satellite, for space exploration: registration is now open for NASA’sCube Quest contest, and the agency’s giving … Continue reading

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One of the first true computers is finally on public display

As reported on Engadget. by Jon Fingas Seeing ENIAC, one of the first true programmable computers, has been tricky; the giant mainframe was partly restored in 2007, but it was only visible in an office building. At last, though, you … Continue reading

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Adobe’s got Photoshop running in Chrome

As reported on The Verge. Here’s how it works By Sean O’Kane Using Photoshop usually requires lugging a typically cumbersome, expensive computer around, and changing that experience has been the dream of many creatives for years. As we found out … Continue reading

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This is what happens when a drone interrupts your Christmas date

As reported on Engadget. by Aaron Souppouris You’re on a date at TGI Friday’s, casually sipping your discount cocktail, trying to ignore the disappointed look on your partner’s face as they attempt to cut into their overcooked steak. As if … Continue reading

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Google’s internet balloons can stay aloft for 100 days thanks to fluffy socks

As reported on Engadget. by Steve Dent While some high profile Google projects (*cough Glass*) have been withering on the vine,Project Loon is a bright spot and even has a carrier partner. Mountain View says it can now autofill the … Continue reading

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How to live for a month in virtual reality

As reported on The Verge. Artist Mark Farid will spend 28 days as someone else in ‘Seeing I’ By Adi Robertson Next year, artist Mark Farid wants to give up a month of his life to virtual reality. If a … Continue reading

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This e-ink watch can change its design at the touch of a button

As reported by Engadget. by Aaron Souppouris It’s not like we haven’t seen e-ink watches before, but we’ve never seen one quite like this. FES Watch uses e-paper not only for its face, but its entire strap, allowing the wearer … Continue reading

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Gorilla Glass 4 shouldn’t shatter when you drop your phone

As reported by Engadget. by Jon Fingas Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Plenty of mobile device screens can easily resist minor cracks and scratches, but let’s be honest — those aren’t the biggest problems. No, the real crisis comes when you … Continue reading

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