Ali Ansari

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Dell's Precision M2800 workstation is for prosumers who need performance on the cheap (updated)

We know, we know: we're a <i>consumer</i> electronics blog. We get it. But when a workstation is cheap enough that even the most amateur of amateurs can afford it, it may as well be a consumer device. Today's specimen is the Dell Precision M2800, a 15-inch notebook that starts at $1,199 --- an aggressively …

Refueling in space could extend satellites’ lives and spacecrafts’ travels

Just as with a car, regular maintenance will extend a satellite’s lifetime and ensure that a problem like running out of fuel doesn’t cut its …

Engadget Podcast 387 - 3.7.14

Ben Gilbert is joined by Engadget editor and former Best Buy celeb Chris Velazco, along with our social media guru John Colucci who's managed to drag himself away from Grumpy Cat and 3D-printed Oreos long enough to share his thoughts on SXSW. While Ben flexes his verbal <i>Shaq Fu</i> to keep the podcast …

Can an 'electronic lollipop' simulate taste?

Scientists at City University, London have developed a machine that they say is able to simulate taste.<p>When touched on the tongue, the experts claim that the so called "electronic lollipop" is able to trick taste receptors using an electronic signal.<p>BBC Click's Spencer Kelly reports.<p><b>Watch more …

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What Should You Do With the World’s Most Powerful Laser? Study Proteins, Naturally

Forget about making James Bond wince or shooting down drones, scientists have found a much more appropriate use for the world’s most powerful laser — …

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …