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Know any NASA nerds? This AR space mug and notebook combo makes a great gift.

06.24.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

TL;DR: This futuristic NASA AR notebook and mug bundle is $5 off, dropping the price to $54.99. Space is the place, amirite? Sadly, most of us will never actually blast off on our own voyages of discovery. But for those who still dream about explori... ...

The Raspberry Pi Foundation unveils the Raspberry Pi 4

06.24.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The Raspberry Pi 4 is here — and it’s an awesome upgrade. Earlier rumors said that it would take a while before a major Raspberry Pi upgrade, but it’s available starting today. When it comes to physical design, the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B looks a lot like the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, the ...

Hasselblad’s new medium format camera is a tiny, beautiful nod to history

While mirrorless cameras accelerate into the future, medium format models are hearkening unto the past — and Hasselblad chief among them. Its new digital back fits lenses going back to the '50s, and the tiny 907X camera body is about as lovely a throwback as one can imagine. ...

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs)

Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you'd think. They're not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to catch ourselves when we fall. This particular "stumble reflex" was the subject of an interesting study at Vanderbilt that required its subjects to ...

What it was like to actually use the TRS-80 Model 100 as a journalist on the go

1983's TRS-80 Model 100 is often hailed as the first portable computer, or at least the first laptop, and retains a cultish following, especially among the journalists who depended on it.

Wayne Lorentz was there, and still has the ancient Associated Press terminal software to prove it!

Is the TRS-80 Model 100 a good computer ...

This $99 AirPower knockoff is available for order now

There are a number of key differences between Apple’s AirPower and lookalike knockoff, AirUnleashed. The most pertinent one, however, is that one of the two is actually available for purchase. Apple gave up the AirPower ghost back in March, after having gone silent on the product for some time, citing an inability to “achieve [its] ...