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Explainer: Why Apple didn’t put long-distance charging into an iPhone, and won’t for some time

Back when Android manufacturers were adding wireless charging to their phones and Apple wasn’t, one popular theory was that the iPhone maker was skipping contact-based chargers and holding out for long-distance ones. In the end, of course, Apple finally opted for the same contact-based Qi chargers …

Elon Musk Just Launched A Company To Merge Your Brain With A Computer

by Jolene Creighton March 27, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 95519<p>In case you missed it, Elon Musk is rather concerned about the fate of humanity, …

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Mark Cuban's hoverboard will hit Kickstarter in April

Yes, he’s still making a hoverboard<p>Mark Cuban threw his hat into the proverbial hoverboard ring in 2015, smack in the middle of the height of the fad. He signed a letter of intent to buy the patent rights to a hoverboard design from Shane Chen, the (somewhat disputed) creator of the hoverboard. But …

每一步都能反悔的解谜游戏,你玩过吗?| 领客专栏 · 豌豆荚设计奖

解谜玩法似乎是独立开发者们最热衷的类型,不仅有过「纪念碑谷」、「机械迷城」、「银河历险记」等大作,还有不少独具特色的作品获得大家的青睐。小的时候玩《仙剑奇侠传》,看到那句「胜败乃兵家,少侠请重新来过」,总会一阵心痛。长大了,看《春光乍泄》,那句「不如我们重头来过」的台词,又让人心酸难过。难道就要这样一直覆水难收吗?不,有一款游戏,可以让时光倒流。第 278 期豌豆荚设计奖,我们颁给一款构思巧妙的过关游戏——「因果 …

Here's How to Master Throttle Application, According to An Expert

Watch as Bondurant instructor Andy Lee teaches the art of throttle application.<p>Entering and exiting a corner smoothly: How hard could it be? It sounds simple to keep a car pointed in the right direction and keep sliding to a minimum, but when the car is a 707-hp Dodge Charger Hellcat, all bets are …

Latest 'Star Citizen' Footage Looks Amazing, and Hard to Believe

New presentation shows planetary landings, first-person spaceport visits, and more.<p>One of the main selling points of the highly anticipated and somewhat disappointing space exploration game <i>No Man's Sky</i> is the ability to take off from a planet and fly into space (and vice versa), seamlessly, without …

Today in Apple history: Apple’s war with IBM commences

<b>August 12, 1981:</b> The launch of the IBM Personal Computer ignites the long-running Apple-versus-PC rivalry.<p>Secure in the Apple II’s technical superiority over the new PC, Apple welcomes IBM to the personal computing party in the pages of <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Things won’t stay positive for …

雷军:我的理想是改变中国制造业

吴秀波、刘诗诗、刘昊然……连续三天,红米手机的三位“国民”代言人依次揭晓。当然,整个揭晓过程还没有结束。<p>(图自:红米手机官方微博)<p>没有人会想到小米会选择用明星代言的方式作为“二次创业”的开始,但是从小米 Max 发布之前开心麻花团队的预热短片来看,小米的转型早已经开始。<p>(截图自小米 Max 预热视频)<p>这种转型对小米来说,是很有必要的。尤其是在经历第一季度的手机销量排名下滑、甚至跌出前五名的情况之后,小米内部的忧虑可想而知。后来我们也知道,雷军亲自负责手机业务;而此前负责这项业务的周广平被调任首席科学家,负责手机前沿技术的研发工作。<p>在手机业务之外,小米推出的新品牌“米家”也在不断地扩充自己的内涵 …

Science shows these are the only kinds of bug spray that actually work

The virus is spread by aggressive mosquitoes that bite during the day, and in addition to wearing long sleeves and pants, or staying inside, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends anyone over two months old should use insect repellent in areas where mosquitoes are …

this is how a McLaren 570S is built

This week, we learned that Britain has had a fairly productive year when it comes to building cars. And among the 443,581 cars produced between …

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Vettel suggests more car 'equality' for better racing

Sebastian Vettel has suggested F1 should consider standardising some elements of F1 car design in an effort to improve the racing, so long as it …

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How Volvo Stole Energy From Other Cars on a California Highway to Power This SUV

Volvo's new XC90 T8 hybrid is more than just a potential getaway car. It's a twin-engine thief that steals power from other vehicles.<p>At least, that's …

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Heel and toe technique explained in detail

If you drive a car with a manual transmission and frequent this website, chances are that you’ve heard of the term “heel and toe” before. It’s …

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苹果、小米、FB这些品牌,为什么现在不酷了?

苹果、小米、FB等很多品牌,现在虽然大部分财务指标都比以前要好(不论是市场占有率、利润率还是年销量),但是却让人感觉不那么酷了。<p>几年前,一个北京白领吃一个20几块的黄太吉煎饼果子都觉得特别酷,还要拍照发朋友圈,而现在却没人觉得那么酷了。<p>如何让品牌变酷?这是一个困扰很多营销人员的大难题。<p>为了解决这个问 …

How to try Ubuntu Linux without risking your Mac

Have you ever wanted to try out a different operating system on your Mac? Ever since Apple started using Intel chips in their computers, it’s been super simple to run Windows and even popular Linux distributions via Boot Camp, virtual environments like Parallels and VMWare Fusion, and the like.<p>The …

Watch BMW’s water-injected M4 GTS lap the Nurburgring with Ferrari-beating quickness

Now that’s what I call high-quality H2O.<p>BMW’s M4 GTS, the first Bimmer to ever feature water injection, is officially the quickest production vehicle …

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Here's How Your Dog Really Feels About You, According To Science

Image: Yaisin Bulut via Getty Images<p>Let’s talk about puppy love. Not youthful romance, but the love between a person and his or her pooch. As every dog lover knows, canine companions make for some of the best friends we could wish for. They play with us, cuddle with us, listen to us and make us …

Zipcar、Buzzcar的创始人认为平台的力量不亚于工业革命,你说呢?

虎嗅注:平台化不仅是一个新的商机,同样也将组成未来重要的经济结构。本文作者Robin Chase(前Zipcar联合创始人兼CEO,Buzzcar创始人)从宏观的角度讲述了平台化对于整体社会的影响,原文标题为《Everything That Can Become a Platform Will Be …

The force awakens: tractor beam becomes a reality

Science fiction becomes fact as scientists develop an acoustic hologram which can hold and move objects, but its uses will be more surgical than Star Wars<p>A sonic tractor beam that can grab tiny objects and move them around has been created by scientists in Spain.<p>They used the same technology to …

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Apple made the iPhone 6s nearly waterproof and didn't tell anyone

Leave it up to Apple to downplay a surprisingly useful engineering feat: A water-resistant iPhone. It turns out the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sport a combination of new technology that makes them far more resistant to liquid damage than past iPhones, iFixit reports. Apple packed in a new gasket around …

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Report: Samsung looking to make round Gear S2 w/ rotating bezel iPhone compatible

Samsung is actively looking in to bringing iOS support to its latest smartwatch, the Gear S2, according to a report from Digital Spy. The UK-based site spoke with one of the company’s spokespeople who confirmed that it was “positively looking into opening it up.”<p>Apart from the Samsung Gear Live — …

iPhone 6 smokes Samsung Note 5 in speed test

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is one of the most beefed up and powerful smartphones the world has ever seen. In terms of raw specs, the Note 5 blows the …

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Forget app circles: Apple Watch hack lets teen run iOS 4.2.1

A 14-year-old modder has apparently managed to replace his Apple Watch’s bubbly default home screen with something a little boxier and more classic: iOS 4.2.1, which launched all the way back in 2010.<p>Billy Ellis, a self-described “iOS app and tweak developer,” posted a video of his project on …

New iPhone 6s bend test reveals super-strong aluminum shell

Apple is hoping to avoid another Bendgate controversy by using a new aluminum shell for the iPhone 6s that’s twice as strong as the iPhone 6 version. We got our first look at the super-strong iPhone 6s last week, when Lewis Hilsenteger got his hands on a leaked shell that indicates Apple will use …

OnePlus 2 Fingerprint Sensor: Better than Touch ID?

John Horton Conway: the world’s most charismatic mathematician | Siobhan Roberts

John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dalí. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career – until he realised that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries<p>On a late September day in 1956, John Horton Conway left …

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