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How to create a crazy synth from a single sine wave using delay

<b>When we think of delay, we usually think of echoes - sonic repeats that make a sound deeper and more involved. However, over the last decade and a</b> …

Synthesizers

Elon Musk teases an upcoming update to Tesla’s Autopilot feature

Though Tesla introduced its Autopilot feature with a great deal of fanfare a few years back, things haven’t exactly turned out as planned for the EV …

George Clinton's 'Gon Make U Sick' Of All This Funk In 2018

We're dang near a quarter-century into the new millennium and George Clinton is still out here slingin' gut buckets of funk. At this point, the good Dr. Funkenstein is more than a living institution; he's half-man, half-amazing.<p>This week he dropped a new single — featuring the rapper Scarface — and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Is Real And It Looks Perfect

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt has shown up just in time for the 50th anniversary of the film and its epic car chase scene. Between the green paint, …

Sports Cars

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A 900-horsepower electric utility van beat a Ferrari and a Nissan GT-R in a drag race

By now, most people are well aware of the Model S sedan, the Model X SUV, and the forthcoming Model 3 entry-level sedan.<p>In the last couple of years, Tesla has touted its cars' ridiculously fast drivetrains which, in the case of the Model S P100D — the fastest version you can buy— can surge from …

Samsung Galaxy S9 box image leaks ahead of MWC 2018 announcement

Samsung is holding off on the launch of the Galaxy S9, but that does not mean news about the new device was not swirling around CES 2018. While …

Smart wearables are finally taking off

Basic fitness trackers aren't doing it for consumers like they used to. Now we're all about devices that can tell us how to improve our lives.<p>Smart wearables are really catching on.<p>Worldwide shipments of wearable devices reached 26.3 million units in the third quarter of 2017, an increase of 7.3 …

Wearable Tech

Mark Cuban's pricey new hoverboard wants to turn the 2-wheelers into grown-up transportation

Nick Fragnito and Evan Williams, the founders of Radical Transport, weren't overly concerned though. They knew their board, the Radical MOOV, would be going after a different market. And they had Mark Cuban's wallet and strategy team behind them.<p>Cuban told Business Insider that he viewed the …

Hoverboards

Shure’s SE535 earphones are a little bit perfect

Asking me to tell you what the best headphones are is like asking WeRateDogs to pick its favorite canine. In both cases, there’s far too much variety, diversity, and idiosyncratic charm to crown just one specimen as the very finest. That being said, I do have a favorite pair (of headphones, not …

Kodi: Everything you need to know about the streaming app

Kodi is an open-source media center app that's been developed and built out over the past decade. Its latest build is one of the most complete media …

Raspberry Pi

Don’t drone drunk

A cautionary tale<p>Like most days that end in tragedy, I woke up filled with anticipation. The weather forecast was excellent: 80 degrees, sunny, and very little wind — a rarity for the unpredictable Dutch coast, especially for a Sunday. Perfect conditions for my friend, a gregarious Frenchman, to …

Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone

Another stab at making phones modular<p>The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. It’s an incredibly audacious and ambitious project, with an outlandish screen and the beginnings of a modular ecosystem.<p>First, the Android phone basics: the …

Mobile Technology

Klay Thompson's Autopilot System Failed In The Middle Of An Interview

Sometimes you’re just digging around in your bag of platitudes, and you come up empty-handed.<p>I like how you can gradually see the light go out in his …

London street musician captivates crowd with an unreal acoustic guitar-tapping performance

It's hard out there for a street performer. To get attention, you either have to have a unique act or incredible skill.<p>The man in this video, known …

Kardashian Sisters At War With Caitlyn Jenner: ‘Disgusted’ By Her Publicity-Hungry Ways

Is this the start of World War III? The Kardashian household has never been more divided following Caitlyn Jenner’s tell-all interview with Diane …

High Heels

Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows Edition

Inspired by the Royal Air Force's official aerobatic unit, the Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows Edition resembles a ground-bound jet. As you'd …

New Up-Close Image of Jupiter's Stormy Clouds is Mind-Blowing

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back the most mesmerizing images from Jupiter. The pictures are so good they’ve created a community of citizen …

Google and Levi's smart jacket shows what's coming next for wearables

Google and Levi's showed off last week a new joint project: a $350 smart jean jacket.<p>While this jacket literally puts tech on your sleeve, it does it in a subtle way that doesn't require putting another screen on your body. In doing so, it offers a glimpse of what smart fabrics can do and of the …

Wearable Tech

Five of the Most Futuristic Cars Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show

The Cars of the Future<p>The cars of the future will run on renewable energy. Or, at the very least, will be hybrids. At the annual Geneva International …

Archaeologists discovered a massive statue of one of Egypt’s greatest rulers

I met a traveler from an antique land...<p>On Thursday, Egyptian and German archaeologists extracted a 26-foot (8-meter) statue in the El Matareya district of Cairo. It’s believed to depict Pharaoh Ramses II, one of Egypt’s greatest rulers.<p>The statue, carved out of a tough rock known as quartzite, was …

Ancient History

6 Health Risks of Taking Too Much Vitamin D

By Franziska Spritzler<p>Vitamin D is extremely important for good health.<p>As a hormone, it plays several roles in keeping your body's cells healthy and …

Why This Part of the Universe Makes No Sense to Scientists

New data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and the Herschel Space Observatory is undoing a century of scientific evidence, boggling astronomer’s …

Kirsten Dunst's SAG Awards dress proves this trend is coming back for good

Perhaps she was channeling her inner Marie Antoinette — a character she once played on film! — but Kirsten Dunst’s SAG Awards gown is definitive …

Samsung's new phablet looks impressive, but good luck getting one

The Galaxy C9 Pro has a 6-inch screen, 6GB of RAM and 16MP cameras on both its front and back. But it's only officially available in China.<p>You've certainly heard of Samsung's Galaxy S line of phones, and probably heard of the Galaxy A and Galaxy J ranges, too. But what about Samsung Galaxy C phones?<p>…

Phones

Why Amazon's Echo is totally dominating — and what Google, Microsoft, and Apple have to do to catch up

In 2016, the Amazon Echo line of devices appeared to have a great sales year, with the cheap Echo Dot smart speaker finishing out the holiday shopping season as the best-selling item on all of Amazon.com. Forrester research estimates that 6 million Amazon Echo devices were sold by the end of …

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

HTC is readying a Vive-branded smartphone (update: not necessarily)

For weeks, HTC has been teasing a January 12th event that will show what it has in store "for U" in 2017. But just what does that cryptic clue mean? We <i>might</i> have a better idea. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has obtained a promo video (below) showcasing HTC's future smartphone efforts, and it's clear …

Rugged Tablet PCs: Winmate M800BW PC

<b>Winmate M800BW</b><p><b>Compact, rugged, lightweight 8-inch Windows Tablet PC for public safety, security, point-of-sale and vehicular applications</b> (by Conrad …