The US Army is moving ahead with its augmented reality headset, a gadget that has had a turbulent history. In an announcement shared January 5, the Army announced that Microsoft had been awarded a contract for version 1.2 of the ...Read More »
The best productivity presents for home and office
We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › If the 2020s have taught us anything, it’s that the line between your home and office is blurrier than ever. It ...Read More »
Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max review: Welcome to the Dynamic Island
We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › I leave my smartphone sitting face down on my desk most of the day. I hear it vibrate. I pick it ...Read More »
Voyagers made it to Hawaiʻi thousands of years ago with no compasses. Here’s how.
THE MOST IMPORTANT moments of a day on Hōkūleʻa, a 62-foot-long deep-sea canoe, are sunrise and sunset. That’s when the navigator can know for sure where the sailboat is headed. In between, the swell—the direction of the waves—helps hold course, but “you ...Read More »
Why do we love watching people defy death?
DAN BLOCK has an easy charm and a twinkle in his eye—a natural charisma that would surely serve him in all manner of glamorous professions. That makes it all the more jarring to see him stick a power drill up his ...Read More »
Many airplanes are unequipped for in-flight medical emergencies
This article was originally featured on KHN. In March, a Frontier Airlines flight was headed from Phoenix to Las Vegas when a female passenger stopped breathing. The flight attendant yelled in the cabin for help. A passenger who was trained as ...Read More »
Some cameras now have bird autofocus modes. Do they work?
This article was originally featured on Popular Photography. We like to say it’s not about the gear, that a photographer with any camera can create good photos. And in most situations that’s true. Then there’s bird photography. To get the ...Read More »
Scientists just got one step closer to solar-powered recycling plants
Wasting resources is a huge cause of environmental degradation. At our current rate, we’re on track to 3.4 billion metric tons of solid trash by 2050. This route is completely untenable for both civilization and the overall environment, but given ...Read More »
Moondrop Venus planar-magnetic headphones review: Second time’s the charm
We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › What happens when an esteemed in-ear monitor (IEM) company decides to change course and make over-ear headphones? While it might seem ...Read More »
Mercedes-Benz makes a hefty promise to install 2,500 EV fast chargers across the US
One of the biggest issues holding back many drivers from making the switch to electric vehicles is the comparative lack of supportive infrastructure like public charging stations. After decades of fossil fuel guzzling cars traversing the country, the US now ...Read More »