Canon 5D Mark III mounted on a satellite snaps photos of earth

Canon 5D Mark III mounted on a satellite snaps photos of earth

There's a Canon camera on a satellite right now that you can use to "take photos" of Earth. This camera is part of an interactive demonstration of the powers of the camera - coupled with a 40cm telescope - pointed at our planet. The camera that's mounted to the company's CE-SAT-I satellite is a "lightly modified" Canon 5D Mark III DSLR.

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Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes tipped for 25th anniversary

Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes tipped for 25th anniversary

Ever since the days of the Game Boy Advance, Game Freak has been remaking classic Pokemon games. So far, we've seen generations 1, 2, and 3 remade for more modern platforms, with generation 1 - Pokemon Red and Blue - even technically being remade twice thanks to the existence of Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee. For years, players have been expecting remakes of the 4th generation Pokemon games - Diamond and Pearl - and according to new rumors, they might finally get those games in 2021.

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Revolutionary iMac redesign plus Mac Pro mini & new Apple display details leak

Revolutionary iMac redesign plus Mac Pro mini & new Apple display details leak

Apple's Mac reinvention looks set to crank into high-gear in 2021, with new reports suggesting a huge change to the iMac is imminent along with Mac Pro and display news. The Cupertino company promised in mid-2020 that, over the course of two years, it would completely transition its Mac computer line-up to use its own Apple Silicon chipsets, shifting away from Intel processors.

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Sony PS5 restock today was another disaster

Sony PS5 restock today was another disaster

Yesterday, Sony Rewards starting advertising a PlayStation 5 restock, which of course piqued the interest of a lot of folks who are trying to secure one of those consoles. Those consoles went in stock just a short time ago, and it seems that the situation quickly turned into another restock disaster for a lot of people, with consoles selling out in the blink of an eye as people struggled to even add a PlayStation 5 to their carts.

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Twelve bottles of wine went to space – now it’s almost time to taste them

Twelve bottles of wine went to space – now it’s almost time to taste them

Twelve bottles of wine that boldly went where no Bordeaux has gone before have returned from the International Space Station, with a tasting planned to see just how near-zero-gravity might have impacted them. The unusual cargo - along with 320 vine canes from the French region - was aboard SpaceX's Dragon when it splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean this week, having returned from the orbiting research platform.

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Mortal Kombat 2021 movie teaser: “Gore, blood, and fatalities”

Mortal Kombat 2021 movie teaser: “Gore, blood, and fatalities”

Today a big teaser was released (without a video, sadly) for Mortal Kombat 2021. This movie is a reboot, rather than a sequel to the first two films released in 1995 and 1997. This is also different from the series Mortal Kombat Legacy (the web series which was pretty neat in and of itself). Today the film spilled a few images ahead of the first trailer, which should be coming soon.

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Signal is down as rush of new users swamps secure messaging service

Signal is down as rush of new users swamps secure messaging service

Secure messaging service Signal is down this morning, with users reporting an inability to log into their account and check their encrypted messages. The company reported a huge influx of new registrations over the past week, accelerated by chatter that Facebook-owned WhatsApp planned to share user data with its social network parent.

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Simple $40 wiretap planted in iPhone of Russian activist

Simple $40 wiretap planted in iPhone of Russian activist

An interesting little device was discovered planted in the iPhone of Russian anti-corruption activist Lyubov Sobol's campaign manager over the new year. On December 21, 2020, Sobol's campaign manager Olga Klyuchnikova was taken into custody by the Russian FSB. She spent a week in jail on "administrative charges" and was released - but something was amiss.

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Bungie is deleting a bunch of classic Halo data soon

Bungie is deleting a bunch of classic Halo data soon

We are quickly approaching the end of an era for some classic Halo games. Bungie has revealed that it will soon be taking down stats pages for a lot of classic Halo games, so if you have anything you want to save from way back when, now is the time to do it. It actually isn't as bad as it sounds at first blush because the website Bungie is taking offline hasn't been updated in nearly a decade, but some of those who played the Bungie-made Halo games when they were new may appreciate the opportunity to save their data anyway.

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Mercedes-Benz EQA electric crossover reveal dated – What we already know

Mercedes-Benz EQA electric crossover reveal dated – What we already know

Mercedes-Benz is preparing to reveal its next all-electric vehicle, with the new EQA promising to bring its EV tech to a more attainable model than what we've seen from the automaker so far. Third in the EQ family after the EQC electric SUV, and the upcoming EQS electric luxury sedan, the EQA will be an electric compact vehicle, the automaker has confirmed.

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Windows 10 bug corrupts with simple command

Windows 10 bug corrupts with simple command

There's a Windows 10 bug out there in the wild today that can corrupt your computer with the greatest of ease. With a issue has to do with directing Windows 10 to open a file - or extracting a ZIP file, or opening an HTML file - and the list goes on. At the moment, this vulnerability remains live and in-effect for the masses. Microsoft is aware of the issue and is apparently working on a fix right this minute.

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Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro Review – ANC in the big leagues

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro Review – ANC in the big leagues

Active noise cancelling earbuds were arguably the stand-out product of 2020, and Samsung is starting out the new year with its latest offering, the Galaxy Buds Pro. Launching alongside the Galaxy S21 family of smartphones, the new earbuds promise not only audio isolation from the hubbub of homeschooling and working from home, but the option to intelligently blend the real world with your bubble of silence.

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