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  • Flashback: Sony Ericsson Satio and a look at how far camera phones have come in the last decade
    The Satio was Sony Ericsson’s first phone with a 12MP camera. It very nearly became the first 12MP phone ever, but it was beaten by a few months by rival Pixon12 from Samsung. This is a rivalry that we will revisit in just a bit. Even if it couldn’t claim... Read more »
  • Oppo Watch 2 leaked image reveals calling support
    The Oppo Watch 2 arriving on July 27 will have calling support, reveals one of the images shared by leakster Evan Blass. But that's hardly a surprise since its predecessor, Oppo Watch, also came with this functionality. It also had eSIM support in China but not in other countries, so... Read more »
  • MediaTek Dimensity 1300T to potentially be unveiled on July 26, specs suggest a beefed-up Dimensity 1200
    Info on a fancy upcoming high-end Honor V7 Pro tablet surfaced yesterday, mostly teasing the design and suggesting a MediaTek Dimensity 1300T chipset at its core. Press release A new source now claims to have a bit more detail on the unannounced Dimensity chip. A photo showing a confidential MediaTek... Read more »
  • Samsung Galaxy A80 gets updated with July 2021 Android security patch
    Samsung's been busy updating its smartphones across different price segments with the July 2021 Android security patch. The Korean conglomerate recently released one for the Galaxy A51, and now it is the Galaxy A80 that's getting the latest security patch with a new update. The new firmware has version number... Read more »
  • You can now block other users on Google Drive
    Google Drive excels at many things and convenience is chef among them. Storing, sync and editing of files personally is one thing, but a lot of the platform's true power lies in its collaborative aspects, especially if you use some of Google's paid offers, like Workplace or G Suite Business.... Read more »
  • Poco X3 GT confirmed to feature 67W charging
    Poco recently confirmed that the X3 GT arriving on July 28 will be powered by the Dimensity 1100 SoC. Now the company has announced that the smartphone will support 67W Turbo Charging. Poco hasn't detailed the X3 GT's specs sheet yet, but rumors claim this isn't an entirely new device... Read more »
  • Poco X2 units start receiving MIUI 12.5 update in India
    Hot on the heels of the Poco X3 Pro MIUI 12.5 update, from earlier this month, its Poco X2 predecessor is now joining in on the action as well. The build number to look out for is V12.5.1.0.RGHINXM, which is labeled as "Stable Beta". For the time being, only a... Read more »
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  • NASA taps SpaceX for yet another mission, this time to Europa
    NASA has announced the recipient of its Europa Clipper Mission contract and you can already guess who won it: SpaceX. The private space company has been tapped by NASA many times over recent years for a variety of missions, including cargo launches to the International Space Station. This time around,... Read more »
  • Researchers discover an ancient Roman road in the Venice Lagoon
    It’s widely known that parts of the modern world that are underwater were, in the distant past, dry land. Recently, researchers discovered a Roman road submerged in the Venice Lagoon. The finding suggests that extensive settlements may have been present in the Venice Lagoon centuries before the founding of Venice... Read more »
  • Alpha Motors Superwolf is a completely decked out electric pickup
    Alpha Motors unveiled a new version of its all-electric pickup called the Superwolf. The difference between this particular version of the truck and the ones that have been shown before is that the Superwolf is completely decked out with all sorts of accessories you might expect to find only on... Read more »
  • Acoustic tweezers don’t need to touch an object to pick it up
    Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have devised a new technology that allows the manipulation of small objects without having to touch them. The small objects are manipulated using sound waves. Researchers used a hemispherical array of ultrasound transducers to generate a 3D acoustic field that stably trapped and lifted a... Read more »
  • HBO Max 2022 movie plans detailed: Pandemic influence is here to stay
    The pandemic disrupted the movie industry in a big way and it looks like its influence is here to stay. WarnerMedia has revealed that several Warner Bros movies will be released on its HBO Max streaming service the same day they’re released in theaters next year, a sort of continuation... Read more »
  • Study finds mice can learn to manipulate dopamine impulses
    A neurological messenger in the brain known as dopamine is described as the “feel-good” chemical related to reward and pleasure. Dopamine is present in the brain of humans and the brains of other animals, including mice. The purpose of the neurotransmitter is to carry signals between brain cells, and dopamine... Read more »
  • Classic 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Trans Am racer heads to auction
    When it comes to muscle cars of the 60s, one of the most iconic is the Chevrolet Camaro. The value of a normal Chevrolet Camaro from the era is often very high. The value of this 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Trans Am is even higher as it’s an actual successful... Read more »
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  • 6 router settings you should change right now
    Router settings are crucial in fending off hackers—or letting them slip right in. DepositphotosProtect your device from vulnerabilities. The post 6 router settings you should change right now appeared first on Popular Science.... Read more »
  • Inside the surprisingly complex engineering process that creates an Olympic torch
    The unique Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch, designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, was inspired by the cherry blossom flower. The torch is fashioned out of 30 percent recycled aluminum. Courtesy of Tokyo 2020A torch like the one in the Tokyo games is so much more than just a simple vessel for flame.... Read more »
  • VideoThe US military’s first experiment with portable nuclear reactors was short and tragic
    Joseph Franklin (right) poses by pieces of the decommissioned PM-2A reactor at Thule Air Base. U.S. Army, from Franklin Family, Dignity MemorialNaturally, they're trying it again. The post The US military’s first experiment with portable nuclear reactors was short and tragic appeared first on Popular Science.... Read more »
  • VideoRussia’s new stealth fighter is a bargain worthy of a Bond villain
    A US F-35 in 2014. Joshua D. King / US Air ForceThat's Checkmate, Mr. Bond: What to know about a mysterious new fighter jet out of Russia—and its superficial similarities to the F-35. The post Russia’s new stealth fighter is a bargain worthy of a Bond villain appeared first on... Read more »
  • Google Maps made some key changes. Use them to improve your commute.
    Outsmarting public transit is only a few taps away. Samson Katt / PexelsMoving around town has never been easier. The post Google Maps made some key changes. Use them to improve your commute. appeared first on Popular Science.... Read more »
  • 7 fun features that you need to try on your Kobo e-reader
    Kobo e-readers come in a variety of shapes and sizes. KoboSupercharge your Kobo experience. The post 7 fun features that you need to try on your Kobo e-reader appeared first on Popular Science.... Read more »
  • VideoInside the ambitious video game project trying to preserve Indigenous sports
    Julia BernhardBy digitizing games like Multicolored Turtle and ear pulling, UNESCO wants to make traditional game tourism a widespread possibility. The post Inside the ambitious video game project trying to preserve Indigenous sports appeared first on Popular Science.... Read more »
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    Ubergizmo

  • Corning Will Be Bringing Its Gorilla Glass To Smartphone Cameras
    Corning is a name that many of you might be familiar with. The company’s Gorilla Glass series has been used in smartphones for its display covers, but now it looks like Corning wants to expand to cover more than that. The company wants to start protecting the cameras of your... Read more »
  • iOS 15’s Photos Will Be Better At Recognizing People
    One of the features of a lot of photo sharing platforms is facial recognition. This is something that Apple has built into its own Photos app. For the most part, we have to say that it does a good job at picking out faces, even if it’s in a group... Read more »
  • Moment’s New Galaxy S21 Cases Brings MagSafe To Samsung’s Phones
    MagSafe is Apple’s proprietary “wireless” charging technology that uses a magnet to attach a puck to the back of an iPhone to help it charge. In a way, it’s similar to the same tech that they use to charge the Apple Watch, and prior to that, their MacBooks as well.... Read more »
  • Apple’s Next Pro Display Could Sport An A13 Chipset
    A lot of times, displays are kind of boring in terms of their features. This is because for the most part, they only do one thing and that is to display things on its screen, but we don’t really use it beyond that. So as long as it can show... Read more »
  • iPhone 13 Could Come With Support For Faster Charging Speeds
    These days, Android phones are coming with some pretty insane charging speeds. Take the recently announced OnePlus Nord  2, where despite it being a budget phone, it still supports the company’s 65W Warp Charge technology. This is versus Apple’s flagship iPhone 12 which only supports speeds up to 20W.However, there... Read more »
  • Mini LED MacBook Air Expected In 2022
    Earlier this year, Apple announced a refresh of the iPad Pro lineup where they gave it a new mini LED display. It has since been rumored that the MacBook Pro refresh will do the same, and there have even been suggestions that the rumored iPad mini refresh could be given... Read more »
  • German YouTuber Sends AirTag To Tim Cook Who Sends It Back With A Letter
    Apple’s AirTag accessory has been designed to help you keep track of items like keys or bags. It’s not necessarily meant to be used to locate items halfway around the world, which is what German YouTube channel MegaLag wanted to find out when he sent several AirTags around the world.He... Read more »
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  • iPhone 13 to support 25W fast charging
    The iPhone 13 is expected to be made official at a press event in September and now it looks kike we have some more details about the handsets. According to a recent report, the new iPhones will support 25W fast charging, the current iPhone 12 models only support 20W charging.... Read more »
  • Audi RS Q e-tron unveiled for 2022 Dakar Rally
    Audi has unveiled their new Audi RS Q e-tron which is designed to compete in the 2022 Dakar Rally and the car will compete in daily stages of up to 800 kilometers. The Audi RS Q e-tron comes with a 2.0 TFSI engine and of course an electric drivetrain, the... Read more »
  • Samsung Galaxy F42 5G gets benchmarked
    The last thing we heard about the new Samsung Galaxy F42 5G smartphone was back in May when it received WiFi certification  and now the handset has been spotted on some benchmarks. The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G recently appeared on the Geekbench benchmarks, the device is listed with the model... Read more »
  • New Audi RS3 available to order
    Audi recently announced their new RS3, the car is available in both Sedan and Sportback models and they are now taking order of the car in Europe. Pricing for the Audi RS3 Sportback starts at €60,000 and the Sedan starts at €62,000, both cars come with 400 horsepower. The new... Read more »
  • Glo Rev 2 smart Arduino LED controller from $18
    The engineers at Anaveo Labs have created a new Arduino LED controller allowing you to customize the lighting of up to 300 LEDs. The small LED controller comes with its own companion smartphone application and features rugged connectors a USB-C port various modes and supports both three and four pin... Read more »
  • New AirPods 3 to launch with iPhone 13 in September
    We recently heard that the new AirPods 3 headphones would go into production next month, this suggested that they could launch in September along with the new iPhone 13. According to a recent report from Digitimes, Apple are planning to launch their new AirPods 3 at the iPhone 13 press... Read more »
  • Deals Reminder: TidyTabs Windows Manager Professional Lifetime License
    Just a quick reminder for our readers about the great deal on the TidyTabs Windows Manager Professional Lifetime License in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store this week. The TidyTabs Windows Manager Professional Lifetime License is available in our deals store for just $9.99, that’s a saving of 44% off the... Read more »