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Scientists directly write flexible circuits with high-conductivity graphene inks - ExtremeTech

By on May 17, 2016 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Soft circuits — circuits based on …

The Hover Camera, a selfie stick with wings, lands $25 million in funding

Preorders for the tiny drone won't start until the summer, though, and challenges remain.<p>The Hover Camera may look like the skeleton of an old VHS tape, but its carbon-fiber casing unfolds to reveal a tiny drone capable of offering a high-quality aerial close-up.<p>Like Lily before it, the idea of the …

Drones

Google reaches into customers' homes and bricks their gadgets

Revolv is a home automation hub that Google acquired 17 months ago; yesterday, Google announced that as of May 15, it will killswitch all the Revolvs …

Home Automation

US Navy Is Speed Testing Sub-Hunting Robot Ship

Last week, the Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a Pentagon agency responsible for developing and testing cutting-edge military …

There can be only One: MSI modular motherboard will support both Intel and AMD CPUs - ExtremeTech

By on April 1, 2016 at 8:59 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Once upon a time (read: 20 years …

Make This DIY Camping Grill Using Just a Log

This makeshift camping grill is called a Swedish Torch, and will burn at an even temperature long enough to cook your meal.<p>Cooking while camping typically requires a burner and grill, but if you've forgotten your gas grill or just don't want to pack it, you have an alternative to cooking over the …

U.S. Navy’s sub-hunting drone ships will hit the open ocean this summer

Drones may known for their prowess in the skies, but thanks to some new developments at the U.S. Navy, they’ll soon be turning the open seas into …

Military

Apple unveils 29-armed robot designed to disassemble old iPhones - ExtremeTech

By on March 22, 2016 at 4:50 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Apple cranks out millions of …

Robotics

Miniature fuel cell to keep drones aloft for over an hour and phones charged for a week

Drones are being utilized in everything from parcel delivery to search and rescue, but their limited flight times are restricting their ability to …

Energy

Behold the NANDstrocity: Samsung now shipping monster 16TB SSD - ExtremeTech

By on March 3, 2016 at 4:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>At CES this year, Samsung was …

Computer Hardware

Apple Macs hit with first-ever ransomware - ExtremeTech

By on March 7, 2016 at 10:37 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>One of the long-time arguments for …

Scientists create touch-sensitive bionic finger - ExtremeTech

By on March 9, 2016 at 11:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Dennis Aabo Sørensen can feel the …

Robotics

Tomorrow's Warplane Is a Mothership Packed With Expendable Drones

The planes of the future will carry fleets of small drones that will be their eyes, ears, and weapons, too.<p>A new breed of air-launched drones is giving pilots a close look at places they would fear to fly, like the heart of a hurricane or inside a zone of heavy anti-aircraft fire. Sometimes called …

Samsung now producing 256GB ultra-fast memory chips for smartphones - ExtremeTech

By on February 26, 2016 at 1:37 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When we talk about smartphone …

How Do SSDs Work? - ExtremeTech

By on March 19, 2018 at 11:18 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Here at ExtremeTech, we’ve often …

Raspberry Pi 3 launches with faster 64-bit processor and Wi-Fi for the same $35 - ExtremeTech

By on February 29, 2016 at 9:20 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Over the past four years, the …

Google, Microsoft back Apple on encryption; Trump blasts Apple - ExtremeTech

By on February 18, 2016 at 1:14 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Earlier this week, a federal …

Privacy

Build These DIY Drill Holsters Out of PVC

This simple storage solution will give you instant access to your most-used power tools.<p>The cordless drill is probably your most-used power tool, so why not make it as easily accessible as possible? Instead of searching through tool cases every time and then trying to locate a charged battery, keep …

DARPA Released Official Images Of Its Cutting Edge Sub Hunter Drone Ship

Just yesterday <i>Foxtrot Alpha</i> gavethe world its first glimpse of DARPA’s submarine hunting unmanned drone ship. Now the Pentagon’s “bleeding-edge” …

Military

AMD is supposedly planning a 32-core CPU with an eight-channel DDR4 interface - ExtremeTech

By on February 12, 2016 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Rumors have continued to swirl …

Star Citizen splits single-player, MMO into separate games - ExtremeTech

By on February 16, 2016 at 7:47 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen …

Report: NVIDIA Working on Another GeForce GTX 950 GPU

A report from VideoCardz.com claims that NVIDIA is working on another GTX 950 graphics card, but not the 950 Ti you might have expected.<i>Reference GTX</i> …

Supercomputers

Star Citizen Creator Wishes He'd Explained Game's Development Schedule Better

One of the critiques of ambitious PC space sim Star Citizen is that it's been a long time coming. The game's original Kickstarter campaign started in 2012 and, though some portions of the game are playable right now for backers, the full, finished product isn't. Now, in an interview with the BBC, …

New satellites could bring 1 terabit of internet bandwidth to remote regions - ExtremeTech

By on February 12, 2016 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Delivering internet access to …

This video card's 'VR Edition' is clever

HDMI on the front!<p>So how do you design a video card specifically for virtual reality? EVGA thinks it has at least one answer. The EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti VR EDITION isn't just a powerful card, it comes with hardware to make the act of using your virtual reality headset a bit easier.<p>The secret is in …

Virtual Reality

Make a working laptop with just a Raspberry Pi Zero and a Lapdock

In recent years, devices like the Raspberry Pi and Arduino have dramatically expanded the scope of what hobbyists can achieve with DIY computing …

Raspberry Pi
Mobile Technology

Ten Electronic Hacks That Will Improve The Things Around You

Rule #1 of DIY: Never settle for what you're given. You can upgrade and improve just about anything with knowledge and elbow grease, especially if …

Hacking

Don't Even Think About Flying Your Drone Near the Super Bowl | Inc.com

Silicon Valley will be a no-drone-zone on Super Bowl Sunday.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration is banning all drones within 32 miles of San Francisco's Levi's Stadium from 2 p.m. to midnight on Sunday. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.<p>F.A.A. regulations state that "The United States government may use …

Silicon Valley

Seagate faces class-action lawsuit over 3TB hard drive failure rates - ExtremeTech

By on February 2, 2016 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Almost a year ago, we covered …