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The NES Classic is back: here’s where you can pick one up

Bad news for eBay sellers, good news for everyone else<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Nintendo’s NES Classic returns to …

Nintendo’s NES Classic is getting a new wireless controller in time for its relaunch

Nintendo is relaunching the miniature NES Classic today, but that’s not all retro fans have to get excited about. 8BitDo has also announced a new, redesigned wireless controller for the micro console, which is available today for preorder. The company previously made the best wireless option for …

A robotic astronaut named CIMON is on its way to the ISS

There’s a new astronaut on its way to the International Space Station this morning aboard SpaceX’s most recent resupply launch, and it’s only the size of a medicine ball. CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) is an artificial intelligence assistant designed by Airbus and IBM to assist the …

Chromebooks Will Get A Video Editing App With Adobe's Project Rush

Articles extolling the virtues of Chromebooks almost always mention that they have become powerful enough to handle everything most people do with a computer outside of power-hungry applications like video editing. That’s about to change with Adobe’s Project Rush.<p>Project Rush combines editing tools …

Apps

Tech companies just woke up to a big problem with their AI

Tech companies are beginning to accept that the artificial intelligence they’re building their futures on could be flawed. From studies showing that language-processing AI can be sexist to more recent research on facial recognition’s failures on darker skin tones, years of research have erupted …

You Can Shoot Sensual Boudoir Photos at Home with Simple Gear & Natural Light: Here’s How (VIDEO)

There’s a lot of interest in boudoir photography these days, and a recent tutorial on the subject was our most popular story over the past several …

Rush: a band who sparked the teenage imagination like few others

Last weekend, Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson confirmed what many had suspected for a while: that the band are pretty much done. Neil Peart, the drummer (and for lots of fans, the band’s most beloved member), declared himself retired at the end of their 2015 North America tour, and now Lifeson has told …

South Park

Boeing shows its vision for a hypersonic spy aircraft

Lockheed isn't the only one hoping to make a hypersonic spy aircraft. Boeing has provided early details on its own design for a hypersonic tech demonstrator that would lead to a spiritual successor to the SR-71 Blackbird. In some ways, it's a logical extension of the company's X-51A Waverider: the …

Aviation

Apple already fixed Intel’s massive chip flaw in macOS update

The critical design flaw discovered in the way Intel CPUs process information has reportedly already been fixed by Apple in a recent release of macOS.<p>Apple’s fix came out at the beginning of December with the release of macOS 10.13.2. But according to one developer, the company has a few additional …

Apple says Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect all Mac and iOS devices

Updates to protect against Meltdown flaw available for supported iPhone, iPad, Mac computers and Apple TV devices, with more protections being developed<p>Apple’s iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are all vulnerable to the major processor flaws revealed on Wednesday, the company has warned, but it says …

Apple Watch

19-Year-Old Student Hides Spy Camera In His Clothing To Take Secret Street Photos In The 1890s

Carl Størmer (1872-1957) enjoyed a hobby that was very, very unusual at the time. He walked around Oslo, Norway in the 1890s with his spy camera and …

Northern Lights

‘Retrographic’ Colorizes Some of History’s Most Famous B&W Photos

Digital colorizations of historical photos have gotten quite a bit of attention in recent years. <i>Retrographic</i> is a new photo book that brings this …

Top 25 Landscape Photographers of 2017

One of my goals here at CaptureLandscapes is to keep you inspired to go out creating compelling images. Part of that journey involves highlighting …

Tesla's giant battery bailed out a coal power station nearly 620 miles away

Tesla's giant battery is already proving its worth, bailing out a coal power station nearly 620 miles (1,000 kilometres) away.<p>The world's largest …

See the huge rocket set to launch Elon Musk's Tesla to Mars

Elon Musk has offered a first glimpse at the rocket that will launch SpaceX into the heavyweight class of spaceflight in 2018.<p>The CEO of the commercial rocket company and founder of electric car maker Tesla tweeted photos on Wednesday of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket in a hangar in Florida where …

Marvelous Beauty and Fashion Photography by Jeff Isy

<b>Jeff Isy</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and filmmaker, who was born and raised on a little tropical island in the Indian Ocean off to the …

Photography

Russian hackers reportedly found using Kaspersky software

Israeli intelligence officials spying on hackers linked to the Russian government found that one of their target's favorite tools was Kaspersky Lab's antivirus software, which is used by 400 million people around the world, The New York Times reported Tuesday.<p>The Israeli officials, who had detected …

Russian Government

Intel is one step closer to mass production of quantum processors

Quantum computing is far from fiction but it is also out of reach for consumers and businesses with limited budgets. Intel has announced that it has …

Google Introduces Game-Changing Wearable Camera That Doesn't Need a Photographer!?

New tech from Google promises pictures and video that will memorialize your life with a passive, wearable camera that is programmed to take pictures …

Disney’s Big Bet on Streaming Relies on Little-Known Tech Company

For two days in late June, Disney’s board of directors gathered at Walt Disney World in Florida to wrestle with one topic: how technology was disrupting the company’s traditional movie, television and theme park businesses, and what to do about it?<p>The most startling presentation came from Disney’s …

TV shows

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban on killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

The Next Moon Landing Is Near—Thanks to These Pioneering Engineers

Researchers and entrepreneurs pursue a question for the ages: Can someone make money venturing into the great beyond?<p><b>The youthful Indian engineers took their seats,</b> a bit nervously, in a makeshift conference room inside a cavernous former car-battery warehouse in Bangalore. Arrayed in front of them …

Photography Trends 2017 – It’s Not Presets

Trends in photography are always evolving, coming and going, and yet we always seem to circle back to the basics and fundamentals of where everything …

Vibrant Fashion Photography by Pierre Turtaut

<b>Pierre Turtaut</b> is an professional photographer and art director currently based in Paris, France. Pierre studied at Lycée Auguste Renoir, he shoots a …

Photography

Apis Cor: first residential house has been printed!

Donald Trump says 'no computer is safe'

"If you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier."<p>Donald Trump's presidential campaign was marked by verbal attacks on his opponents, with the candidate aiming public criticism at everyone from Ted Cruz to Hillary Clinton, from Megyn Kelly to Gold Star father …

Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Ago: Pictures

How to Convert Old Film Reels With a Raspberry Pi

My grandfather Leo was a self-taught electrical engineer and IEEE member who designed control systems for tire factories. He was also an avid …

First photos from Cassini Saturn probe's new orbit

<b>The Cassini spacecraft has sent back the first views from its new orbit around Saturn.</b><p>Last month, the Nasa probe began a new phase of its mission - one that involves making a series of daredevil manoeuvres over the next nine months.<p>The phase will end with Cassini being destroyed in the atmosphere …

Astronomy