Six Flags' new VR roller coaster is both breathtaking and broken

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 25.2.2017 Comments Off on Six Flags' new VR roller coaster is both breathtaking and broken

Imagine screaming through deep space, swerving through the wreckage of exploding starships in a high-octane scene plucked straight out of a science fiction movie. Suddenly the universe stops, frozen in time as your body continues to hurl through the… Powered by WPeMatico

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BlackBerry's KEYone is an exciting return to form

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With a global launch in the works and the hopes of diehards at an all-time high, the pressure was on BlackBerry and TCL to deliver on all that Mercury hype. We can’t render an official verdict yet, but my gut tells me they’re onto something. Say hell… Powered by WPeMatico

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BlackBerry's 'Mercury' phone is now the KEYone

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What was once known as the BlackBerry “Mercury” is now the KEYone. (Yeah, I don’t like the name either.) At a press conference in Barcelona, TCL — the new steward of BlackBerry’s hardware efforts — introduced, or rather re-introduced, its first And… Powered by WPeMatico

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We're live from BlackBerry Mobile's MWC 2017 press conference!

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And so it begins. The first big press conference of MWC 2017 is all about BlackBerry, specifically the so-called “Mercury.” We were pretty big fans when we first met the QWERTY keyboard-packing phone at CES, a lot of you were too — hopefully today’s… Powered by WPeMatico

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Solar-powered drone switches from helicopter to plane mode

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 24.2.2017 Comments Off on Solar-powered drone switches from helicopter to plane mode

Ever since the wobbly autogyro went out of fashion, engineers have tried designing a craft that gets the vertical lift of a helicopter’s blades with the horizontal thrust of a plane is difficult to pull off. Popular successes, like the AV-8 Harrier s… Powered by WPeMatico

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Sling TV launches new Extra channel bundles

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It’s no secret that Sling wants to overthrow the sluggish cable providers. But as more an more people start cutting the cord, Sling is finding out that some of them aren’t quite ready to ditch the channel packages that they’re used to. Now, to cover… Powered by WPeMatico

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Arctic seed vault grows as defense against food crisis

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In light of President Donald Trump’s rise to power, some people are seriously worried about the planet’s health. Count The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists among that group, since they recently pushed the Doomsday Clock to two and half minutes to mi… Powered by WPeMatico

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LG's ultralight Gram laptops now available starting at $1,000

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One of the most exciting things we saw at CES 2017 was LG’s 14-inch Gram laptop, particularly because of its lightweight design (2.3 pounds). Today, the company announced that the device is now available, along with the 13.3 and 15.6-inch versions. R… Powered by WPeMatico

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Twitter and PBS will livestream Trump's speech to Congress

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Twitter has been livestreaming everything from Presidential debates to boxing matches and NFL games to see what sticks. And just like it did with the inauguration, Twitter will once again pair with PBS to broadcast President Trump’s address to a join… Powered by WPeMatico

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Acer is making an air quality monitor

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Acer’s next project is a different type of monitor than you might expect from the company. It’s an air quality monitor, actually. No, wait; where are you going? “The Acer Air Monitor features a sleek and simple design, the device allows real-time mon… Powered by WPeMatico

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