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Can these smart glasses do what Google couldn’t?

Can these smart glasses do what Google couldn’t?

Focals smart glasses by North use some of the tech previously seen in Intel’s Vaunt glasses. They project a laser onto your eye and show notifications, map directions, and text messages. Unlike Google Glass though, the Focals do not have any cameras. We reviewed the new smart glasses and found that while the technology might…

Vox Media Files Spurious DMCA Strike over The Verge Parody Video

Vox Media Files Spurious DMCA Strike over The Verge Parody Video

Chrono.GG ► https://Chrono.GG/SidAlpha Patreon ► https://patreon.com/SidAlpha Paypal ► https://www.paypal.me/SidAlpha Twitter ► https://twitter.com/SidAlpha Last night it was announced by Bitwit Kyle that his Parody video “Lyle reacts to The Verge’s PC Build Video” was hit with a spurious DMCA copyright strike by The Verge’s parent company Vox Media. Sources used: https://twitter.com/bitwitkyle/status/1095578571244879872 https://twitter.com/bitwitkyle/status/1095705957856772097 https://www.youtube.com/user/AwesomeSauceNews/featured https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCddiUEpeqJcYeBxX1IVBKvQ/community?lb=Ugzdg7QKci9BjmLy8-V4AaABCQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZRusH5fGIY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFHnaEA5Ua8…

Is gallium nitride the silicon of the future?

Is gallium nitride the silicon of the future?

The global electronics industry has been fueled by silicon from the get-go, but that may soon change. Products are slowly appearing that replace silicon with gallium nitride, a material that promises to shrink technology down while making it more efficient. We take a look inside one of these products to find out how gallium nitride…

Tiny meteorites are everywhere. Here’s how to find them.

Tiny meteorites are everywhere. Here’s how to find them.

Literal tons of tiny meteorites fall to Earth every day, but are next to impossible to find once they land. At least, that’s what the scientific community assumed. In this pilot episode of our “Trial & Error” experiment series, we go on a hunt for micrometeorites with the help of the amateur scientist who showed…

Can AI help crack the code of fusion power?

Can AI help crack the code of fusion power?

Practical fusion power, as the joke goes, has been “decades away…for decades.” But recent advancements in advanced algorithms and artificial intelligence promise to speed up the slow, slow progress towards a fusion-powered utopia. We visit one company that’s using machine learning to try and crack the code on fusion once and for all. Read more…

Your future gadgets might rely on metals from the seafloor

Your future gadgets might rely on metals from the seafloor

As the demand grows for the metals that power electronics, we may have to look farther and farther for mining opportunities. The next big mining frontier is the deep sea: along the seafloor, mysterious vents shoot scalding hot fluid into the ocean. These vents are a haven for miraculous and unique sea life, but they’re…

Your future tech may rely on deep-sea mining

Your future tech may rely on deep-sea mining

As the demand grows for the metals that power electronics, we may have to look farther and farther for mining opportunities. The next big mining frontier is the deep sea: along the seafloor, mysterious vents shoot scalding hot fluid into the ocean. These vents are a haven for miraculous and unique sea life, but they’re…

This is SpaceX’s very first human crew

This is SpaceX’s very first human crew

This year, if all goes well, astronauts will launch to space on a private craft for the first time in history. It’s SpaceX’s big chance to show NASA that it can be trusted with the work of ferrying astronauts to and from the international space station. We met the two astronauts selected for this historic…

The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

The new Lenovo Yoga A940 has a hinge that’s similar to Microsoft’s Surface Studio. The Yoga A940 is an all-in-one PC targeted towards content creators, and it includes a stylus and a precision dial to adjust content in apps like Adobe Photoshop. But it also has some neat advantages: the precision dial can be switched…