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3Doodler Pro+ Review An upgrade, not for all

The 3Doodler Pro+ is a 3D printing pen. It‘s very similar to the first several 3Doodler devices, all of which are still very capable tools. The 3Doodler Pro+ tweaks the abilities of the otherwise most advanced 3Doodler 3D printing pen, refining the experience with new materials, new pen tips, and a more sleek industrial design. Your first 3Doodler, PRO or Continue reading

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Planet Computers Cosmo Communicator Review It‘s all about the keyboard

The next time someone tells you all new smartphones look the same, show them Planet Computers‘ Cosmo Communicator. Promising the typing convenience of a physical keyboard, the flexibility of dual-booting Android and Linux, and the pure geek-appeal of anything that looks like a laptop but still fits in a (large) pocket, it‘s a clamshell unlike pretty much anything else on Continue reading

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Aston Martin Racing Vantage Legacy Collection is a car collector‘s dream come true

Aston Martin Racing is celebrating the brand‘s most successful Vantage racing cars with the Legacy Collection. It consists of race cars based on the 2005 Vantage and includes the V8 Vantage GTE, V12 Vantage GT3, and Vantage GT4. ‘For a collector, this trio of Aston Martin Racing Vantages represents the ultimate tribute to a halcyon period for the brand in Continue reading

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Earth was very much like Venus 4.5 billion years ago according to researchers

The team of scientists led by ETH researcher Paolo Sossi have completed an investigation that has implications for the possible origins of life on Earth. According to the researchers, insights into the atmosphere of the earth 4.5 billion years ago show that our planet would be hard to recognize compared to what we know today. In the very distant past, Continue reading

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Researchers bioprint mini human kidneys in the lab

Researchers at the Murdoch Children‘s Research Institute have succeeded in using cutting-edge technology to bioprint miniature human kidneys in the lab. The researchers believe their study paves the way for new kidney failure treatments and potentially for lab-grown transplant organs. In the study, the team used the 3D bioprinted human-made kidneys for screening drug toxicity from a class of drugs Continue reading

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Limited-edition Neon Nights Rolls-Royce Dawn, Wraith, and Cullinan debut

Rolls-Royce has announced a new limited-edition collection of vehicles called Neon Nights. The collection wears very vibrant colors that were inspired by exotic plants and animals. The trio of cars also have the special colors were applied to Technical Fiber fascias. All Neon Nights cars are based on the Rolls-Royce Black Badge editions and include the Dawn, Wraith, and Cullinan. Continue reading

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The ISS is getting a new airlock with a larger door

For the last 20 years, the airlocks aboard the ISS have worked without issue. However, additional researchers and companies want to expand the scope and size of projects sent to the ISS for experiments, meaning a larger door is needed. A company called Nanoracks LLC, headquartered in Webster, Texas, received support from NASA to build a different kind of entryway Continue reading

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Ferrari 488 GT Modificata: Raising the Checkered Flag

The Ferrari 488 Pista is a unique racing-inspired supercar for the street, but the 488 GT Modificata is a different animal. This limited-edition, track-ready race car slots neatly between the hardcore 488 GT3 and 488 GTE. And as such, the 488 GT Modificata is, according to Ferrari, transcending the limits imposed by the FIA Balance of Performance (BoP) regulations, allowing Continue reading

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NASA MOXIE device will create oxygen on Mars

The NASA Perseverance Rover has a device aboard called MOXIE that will convert the air available on Mars into oxygen. The device is a test, and if the technology was used on a larger scale could produce oxygen for humans to breathe on the Red Planet and could be used for rocket fuel. NASA knows that one of the most Continue reading

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Galaxy Z Flip 2 could get this important upgrade

To say that Samsung is obsessed with foldable phones wouldn‘t exactly be an understatement. Ever since it showed off the idea of a flexible display and a foldable device in 2013, it has never stopped working towards that goal, no matter how long it took or costly it became. Despite having launched at least four such devices, there is definitely Continue reading

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Star Wars Squadrons gets 4K, 120fps on Xbox Series X only

New console hardware almost always means more power. That power, however, is lost if the software, that is, games, don‘t take advantage of it. That naturally requires releasing new titles and updating old ones that exploit all that new processing muscle, which is what EA is doing for Star Wars Squadrons running on next-gen, actually now current-gen, hardware. But just Continue reading

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Google TV Android app is mysteriously blocking Netflix

As with its messaging services and, more recently, music streaming, Google‘s video entertainment strategy isn‘t exactly the most consistent. It has flip-flopped on that as well, and its latest attempt is just as confusing. Google TV, which refers to an app as well as an unrelated Android TV skin, tries to consolidate not just Google‘s own videos and movies but Continue reading

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Chrome Actions will turn the address bar into a command prompt

The web browser address bar has long ceased simply being a place where you type in a website‘s URL or address. In fact, there is a growing trend these days to actually hide those addresses in the address bar, ironic as that may sound. That input field has pretty much become a mini search engine where you type what you‘re Continue reading

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Fujifilm GFX100 can now produce 400MP images with a firmware update

Given the onslaught of smartphones, camera makers have had to step up to offer features that would be difficult to pull off with a mobile device. Most have started turning DSLRs and ILCs into webcams, for example, to ride on the wave of video conferencing platforms today. Fujifilm has yet another such feature that would probably be impossible with smartphones Continue reading

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ZTE is still a security threat according to FCC decision

Some might presume that recent political changes in the US government might weaken the campaign against certain US companies but it is far too early to count those eggs. The current government still holds the power and, as far as the Trump administration is concerned, nothing has really changed. Huawei is still on its entity list and TikTok still risks Continue reading

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TikTok given another seven days to sell its US operations

Almost like some of the smooth dance moves you can see on the social network, TikTok has again narrowly dodged what could be the fatal deadline that would end it, at least in the US. As the new November 27 deadline approaches, owner ByteDance was given another week to convince the US government not to ban it outright. That remains Continue reading

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Samsung One UI 3.0 beta for Galaxy Note 10 ends, Galaxy S10 begins

Android 11 was released to the public on September 8, 2020. In the old world order, it wouldn‘t be until January or February the following year at the earliest before Samsung Galaxy phone owners would even hear anything about the update from Samsung. In less than three months, however, Samsung has already rolled out betas for its One UI 3.0, Continue reading

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NASA offers fun ‘virtual passports‘ as part of its next ISS resupply run

Early next month, NASA and SpaceX will launch the next cargo ship destined for the International Space Station, sending with it all the gear the astronauts need during their time in space, as well as scientific experiments and more. The space agency has a fun offer for those who participate in the virtual launch event: a stamp for a launch Continue reading

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Windows 10 might install and run Android apps directly next year

Once upon a time, Windows was the operating system that ran the world, with Mac OS a distant second and Linux holding an invisible world of networks and servers. Today, however, not only have Linux and macOS risen up the ranks, there is also Android, iOS, iPadOS, and even Chrome OS to contend with. Rather than completely conceding defeat, Microsoft Continue reading

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Comcast will usher in 2021 by raising Internet and cable TV prices

Comcast is going to increase prices for its Internet and television services nationwide starting on January 1, an announcement that has come to light days after the service provider revealed that it will expand its Internet data cap. The price increase will impact both monthly subscription prices and some fees. News about the price increase first surfaced on Reddit, where Continue reading

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Fortnite leak reveals Mandalorian skin, but can we expect a crossover?

It seems Star Wars is returning to Fortnite in Season 5, at least in the form of new skins. A leak reveals content from the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian, and includes a glimpse of the show‘s most-loved character: Baby Yoda. It appears the tiny, adorable alien will be available to players as back bling and it may not Continue reading

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Disney+ Star might just swallow up Hulu, ESPN+, and more

This week we‘ve gotten word that the next major release from Disney won‘t be additional content inside Disney+. While the company‘s main streaming service will continue to get programming suitable for the whole family, Disney+ Star will presumably get the rest of the content to which Disney currently has the streaming rights. That includes content from ABC, FX, Searchlight Pictures, Continue reading

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Groundbreaking study finally explains how the Sun shines

Italy‘s Borexino detector has confirmed a decades-old theory, finding the first-ever evidence of a carbon-nitrogen-oxygen (CNO) cycle that produces neutrinos in our Sun. The researchers call this a historic achievement, one confirming an 80-year-old theory about the star and shedding light on the dominant channel in the universe for hydrogen burning.‘ The study, which was recently published in Nature, comes Continue reading

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Electric crockpots sold at big box stores recalled over exploding lids

Electric crockpots sold at select big box stores like Walmart have been recalled after dozens of reports concerning exploding lids. While the crockpots can still be used as a slow cooker, according to the recall notice published by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, consumers should avoid using the pressurized cooking modes because the lid may suddenly detach.‘ The recall Continue reading

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