NASA’s MacGyver of sensors is a 3D printed nanomaterial marvel

NASA’s MacGyver of sensors is a 3D printed nanomaterial marvel

A potentially groundbreaking nanomaterial sensor could revolutionize how NASA explores planets, dramatically shrinking existing technologies into a far more capable form-factor. After refinement, the 3D printed sensor could find itself equipping future NASA missions to the moon and Mars, monitoring astronauts, and on the robotic arms of robots like the ill-fated Opportunity rover.

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BlackBerry wants to power your self-driving car

BlackBerry wants to power your self-driving car

BlackBerry is aiming to reinvent itself as a heavyweight in autonomous and connected vehicles, announcing a huge investment into its QNX platform. The expansion will see BlackBerry invest more than $310m into the new project, while the Government of Canada will inject $40m more courtesy of its Strategic Innovation Fund.

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Android release of Stardew Valley finally in Google Play, sort of

Android release of Stardew Valley finally in Google Play, sort of

The Android version of the game Stardew Valley is finally almost, nearly, so very close to release - and is on Google Play now. This works as a sort of pre-registration deal and includes the final mobile price: approximately $8, the same as it is on iOS. This game is the full version of Stardew Valley as it exists elsewhere, up to version 1.3. That's everything up to but not including multiplayer functionality.

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Fortnite aim assist exploit fix backtracks after community outcry

Fortnite aim assist exploit fix backtracks after community outcry

Yesterday, Epic delivered Fortnite version 7.40, and with it came a bunch of changes. Chief among these changes was a fix to a console issue that allowed players to exploit the game's auto aim function, which is automatically applied when using a controller. This exploit could potentially give controller players an alarming degree of accuracy, and while it seems that most agreed that it needed to be addressed on some level, the consensus is that Epic's fix went a little too far in the other direction.

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Apple’s star-studded video service may launch later than expected

Apple’s star-studded video service may launch later than expected

Apple's video service may be officially revealed at the Cupertino company's rumored March 25 event, but we'll apparently have to wait longer for its first original series to actually arrive. The event - which is expected to be held at the Steve Jobs Theater at the Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino, CA - is believed to be a star-studded affair, with Apple inviting a number of celebrities to attend.

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2020 Kia Soul EV range confirmed

2020 Kia Soul EV range confirmed

The 2020 Kia Soul EV already made a splash with its neon-green paint job back when the all-electric hatchback made its debut in November 2019, and now we know how far it should go on a full charge. The second version of the electric car - based on the new, third-generation Kia Soul - has the biggest battery so far, and that unsurprisingly pays dividends.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e puts Bixby in a super-slim tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e puts Bixby in a super-slim tablet

Samsung's big Unpacked event is just a few days away, but it turns out the company isn't saving all of its reveals for the show. Today it unveiled the Galaxy Tab S5e, which serves up a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display and a battery that Samsung claims can go the distance.

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Nintendo Switch emulator released for Android

Nintendo Switch emulator released for Android

There's a Nintendo Switch emulator in testing for Android right this minute, and it goes by the name MonoNX. This might be a surprise to some Nintendo Switch users, the lot of which already own the system and can't likely imagine wanting to use an Android device to play the games they've already got on their Switch. But for the Android emulator-loving universe, the question was never IF there'd be a Nintendo Switch emulator, but WHEN it'd be made a reality.

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Samsung has 3 new US stores for its Galaxy S10 launch: Here’s why

Samsung has 3 new US stores for its Galaxy S10 launch: Here’s why

Samsung doesn't just have the Galaxy S10 making its big debut next week: the phone-maker will also open up three new stores in the US on the same day. The Galaxy S10 - indeed multiple versions of the phone - will be revealed on February 20, and at the same time Samsung will have new retail locations in three cities in the US for the first time.

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Incredibly lightweight and durable ceramic aerogel could protect future spacecraft

Incredibly lightweight and durable ceramic aerogel could protect future spacecraft

Researchers from UCLA and partners from eight other institutions have created a new material that is a lightweight aerogel made of ceramic that is very durable. The material is so durable that it could one day be used in some of the most extreme conditions known to man, such as to protect spacecraft from heat during re-entry to the Earth's atmosphere. Ceramic aerogels have been used for such purposes in the past.

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Suzuki Jimny Black Bison toughens up the adorable Jimny

Suzuki Jimny Black Bison toughens up the adorable Jimny

One of the coolest things that Suzuki has produced in many years is the new Jimny SUV. The Jimny is a tiny SUV that isn't being sold in the US, and many people are upset by that. Suzuki pulled out of the US market a while back as its sales were poor, but it sounds as if its new SUV might do well here if it had the chance.

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Study of decades-old earthquake data reveals mountains hundreds of kilometers underground

Study of decades-old earthquake data reveals mountains hundreds of kilometers underground

Back in 1994, a massive earthquake happened in Bolivia. That earthquake occurred on June 9, 1994, and registered a massive 8.2 magnitude, and was so powerful that shocks were felt as far away as Canada. Earthquakes of that magnitude are very rare, and this one happened to be among the first to be measured with a modern seismic network.

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