Google’s Street View Camera Will Fit Any Car With a Roof Rack

Google's Street View Camera Will Fit Any Car With a Roof Rack

Check out Google’s new Street View camera, which I call the Owl Cam!Photo: Google Google deploys a new View from the street camera that can be attached to any car with a roof rack. The cute new camera reduces hardware, which means any vehicle can become a Google Street View car, without any modifications. New … Read more

Australia’s Fortescue pursues quantum leap in green hydrogen quest

Australia's Fortescue pursues quantum leap in green hydrogen quest

Andrew Forrest, founder of Australian band Fortescue Metals, poses with Jeremy O’Brien, co-founder of Silicon Valley-based PsiQuantum, in the alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Dmitry V. Zhdannikov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DAVOS, Switzerland, May 26 (Reuters) – Fortescue Metals Group (FMG.AX) is funding a quantum computing company’s … Read more

V Rising Adds Offline Solo/LAN Mode, Sells 1 Million Copies

V Rising Adds Offline Solo/LAN Mode, Sells 1 Million Copies

Picture: V rising I wrote about V rising yesterday, and noted that it had sold over 500,000 copies. Well, it has now sold far more than that, having hit the million mark less than a week after its release. The milestone was announced by the Stunlock developers earlier today: It’s a fun fact, but it’s … Read more

Here’s the Last Selfie From the Fading InSight Mars Lander

Here's the Last Selfie From the Fading InSight Mars Lander

NASA has shared the final self-portrait that will be taken by the InSight Mars lander, showing dust-covered solar panels that blend into the surrounding regolith. The InSight mission is scheduled to end this year, and the lander will need all of its remaining power to gather as much scientific data as possible. At a press … Read more

How To Enable Parental Controls on iOS and Android

How To Enable Parental Controls on iOS and Android

It’s finally happened: your child is old enough to have their own smartphone. From the age of 11, half of all young people in the US have a cell, and your first thought after making the purchase will probably be how you are going to set up parental controls for keep them from wasting too … Read more

Genetically engineered super tomatoes offer big boost for vegetarians and vegans

Genetically engineered super tomatoes offer big boost for vegetarians and vegans

Two medium-sized tomatoes a day could keep the doctor away, if British scientists are successful. A new study has changed the genetic makeup of tomatoes to make them a solid source of vitamin D. Vitamin D regulates nutrients like calcium that are essential for maintaining healthy bones, teeth, and muscles. Watch the latest news on … Read more

New Quantum Well Solar Cell Just Set a World Record For Efficiency

New Quantum Well Solar Cell Just Set a World Record For Efficiency

Scientists keep on pushing the efficiency of solar panels higher and higher, and there’s a new record to report: a new solar cell has hit 39.5 percent efficiency under the standard 1-sun global illumination conditions. That 1-sun marker is simply a standardized way of measuring a fixed amount of sunlight, and almost 40 percent of … Read more

How to Help Convince Tech Companies to Make a Smaller Smartphone

How to Help Convince Tech Companies to Make a Smaller Smartphone

Photo: Mr Mikla (Shutterstock) On A long time ago, smartphones were small. Like, really small. Previously, such a device had to fit perfectly in the hand, so that you could do everything you need using only your thumb. They ccertainly don’t do them like before. In 2022, most “smaller” smartphones are still huge, sports screens … Read more

Samsung’s Putting Its Earbuds Inside a Poké Ball Charging Case

Samsung's Putting Its Earbuds Inside a Poké Ball Charging Case

Given that they’ve become part of many people’s daily lives, wireless earphone makers have good reason to be more creative with the charging cases these devices rely on: within reason. Avoiding handheld capability altogether, Samsung has created a Poké Ball case for the case, his Galaxy Buds 2 are charging, and it will only be … Read more

Boeing Starliner OFT-2 launch: What’s at stake

Boeing Starliner OFT-2 launch: What's at stake

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft on board is seen as it rolls out to the launch pad for the OFT-2 mission due to lift off on May 19, 2022. Joel Kowsky | Nasa Boeing is preparing to make another attempt to reach the International Space Station with its Starliner … Read more