Phantom v2640 High-Speed Camera Can Film 11,750fps in Full HD
This camera records at greater than HD resolution, but that's not the impressive part. No, the impressive part is that it records at greater than HD resolution at a mind-boggling 6,600 frames per second. You can push it even higher at lower resolutions.
Spine-like Battery Could Power Flexible Electronics
Researchers from Columbia University have developed a prototype for a flexible battery based on the shape of the human spine, and it has properties similar to non-flexible batteries.
Samsung Begins Manufacturing ASIC Chips for Mining Cryptocurrency
Samsung isn't mining coins itself, but it is using its massive manufacturing capacity to produce so-called "application specific integrated circuits" or ASIC chips for use in mining rigs.
New Material Efficiently Generates Hydrogen from Water
Generating hydrogen from water requires a lot of power and expensive materials, but researchers from Washington State University may have developed a method that could make it a viable way to store energy cheaply and efficiently.
LG ‘Bootloop’ Lawsuit Settlement: $425 in Cash or $700 Rebate
Owners of the LG G4, V10, V20, Nexus 5X, and G5 filed a class action lawsuit against the company last year, and the parties have apparently reached an agreement.
How to Build a PC in 2018: Choosing the Right Components
Everything you always wanted to know about building a PC, but were afraid to ask.
EA Remains Committed to Microtransactions, and That’s Partially Our Fault
With total revenue of $1.23 billion in the last quarter, a whopping $787 million of that comes from live services. Only $260 million came from full game sales.
Samsung Bets Future Growth on Flexible OLEDs…and Bixby?
Samsung is telling investors it plans to differentiate itself with folding OLEDs and Bixby AI services in 2018. We're not sure those are the two ideas to bet the company on, metaphorically speaking.
The Essential Phone Will Skip Android 8.0 and Go Right to 8.1
There have been three releases of the Oreo beta so far, but Essential says it's identified several stability issues that have been difficult to solve.
Shadow of the Colossus PS4 Remake Is Exactly What We Hoped for
When game developers discuss their biggest influences, the beloved PS2 title Shadow of the Colossus is bound to come up. More than a decade later, Bluepoint Games has rebuilt the entire game for the PS4, and the results are stellar.
NASA Makes Contact With Satellite Thought Lost 13 Years Ago
NASA's IMAGE satellite has reactivated itself after over a decade of silence. Is there any data left to find?
Ransomware Scammers Get Scammed Themselves By Tor Proxy Hack
Ransomware payments are being diverted via a man-in-the-middle attack, which is some sort of perverse justice. Still, it won't do the original ransomware victims any good.