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Wednesday March 6, 2019. 06:00 PM
Enlarge / Tesla CEO Elon Musk in December 2018. (credit: Robyn Beck/Pool via Bloomberg) When Earl Banning bought his Model 3 last May, he paid $5,000 for the 'Enhanced Autopilot' package, which offers lane-keeping and adaptive cruise control. Then in early October, he...
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Enlarge / GTA, Call of Duty, and FIFA dominate PlayStation's most popular games, according to new trophy-based public estimates from Gamstat. (credit: Gamstat) Back in December, a holiday promotion for Sony's PlayStation Network inadvertently leaked total player counts for...
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The Galaxy S10 and S10e get stripped down. [credit: iFixit ] In the lifecycle of any important gadget, after the announcement and release comes the teardown. iFixit has gotten a hold of the Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, and S10e and has stripped them all down to their base...
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Enlarge / The iPhone XR led iPhone sales, but iPhone revenue was down 15 percent year over year. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple has reportedly updated the rules of its strict repair program to be a bit more lenient toward iPhones with aftermarket batteries. Internal company...
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Using the schlieren photography technique, NASA was able to capture the first air-to-air images of the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic aircraft flying in formation. [credit: NASA ] It wasn't an easy shot to get, but the end results of NASA's efforts to...
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The new Versa Lite smartwatch sacrifices features for a more affordable price of $159. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Instead of doubling down and trying to make the next best Apple Watch killer, Fitbit is focusing on potential users and prices. Today, the company...
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Enlarge / Elon's folly, or the best thing since sliced bread? As you might expect, the answer lies somewhere in between. (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) Few cars have been the subject of as much intense Internet debate as the Tesla Model 3. To Muskophiles, it is quite simply the...
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Enlarge / The Uber vehicle after it struck Elaine Herzberg. (credit: Tempe Police Department) A prosecutor in Arizona has decided not to press charges against Uber in the March 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg. One of Uber's self-driving cars crashed into Herzberg as she...
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Enlarge / A folding phone by Oppo. (credit: Brian Shen) According to Wired, glass-maker Corning is 'working on ultrathin, bendable glass that's 0.1 millimeters thick and can bend to a 5 millimeter radius' that may be usable for smartphone displays within two years. Corning...
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Enlarge / A double charging station with a 'CCS plug' and a 'CHAdeMO plug.' (credit: Roland Weihrauch/picture alliance via Getty Images) Last week, Tesla formally asked the New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) to reconsider a February 7 order that would give utilities ...
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Enlarge / Artist's conception of HIV attached to a cell. (credit: Ohio State) The identification of HIV ultimately led to the development of therapies that specifically target the virus' ability to make new copies of itself. These therapies have radically altered the lives...
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Tuesday March 5, 2019. 11:34 PM
Enlarge / Wine tears are due to a difference in surface tension across the top of the wine, resulting from the alcohol evaporating faster than the water in the wine. (credit: YouTube/Applied Science) Perhaps you've noticed a ring of clear liquid near the top of your glass...
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Enlarge / 'The Great Wave off Kanagawa,' a 19th-century woodcut print by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. (credit: Public domain) Last week, D-Wave announced a new version of its quantum annealing computer. The new machine includes a number of technical improvements, as...
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Enlarge (credit: TechBargains) Update (3/6/2019): As expected, the one-day sales on Anker and HyperX gear have now expired. We've updated our deals list accordingly. Our original post is below. Original article: Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains,...
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Enlarge / Deputies of the 13th National People's Congress listen to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's speech during the opening of the Two Sessions at The Great Hall of People on March 5, 2019 in Beijing, China. (credit: y Andrea Verdelli/Getty Images) As the National People's...
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Enlarge / Entrance to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC. (credit: Trump International Hotel) T-Mobile USA says it has spent $195,000 at President Trump's hotel in Washington, DC, over the past 10 months while it has lobbied for government approval of its...
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First full trailer for HBO's final season of Game of Thrones shows the humans readying for battle against the Night King's undead army. It's been a long, long wait, but winter is finally here for fans of HBO's Game of Thrones. The first full trailer for the hotly...
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Edge-on-Chromium's homepage. [credit: Neowin ] Some early screenshots of Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser have leaked to Neowin. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft seems to be working on a development cycle that's similar to that of Chrome, with pictures of both a Canary...
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The most controversial National Security Agency surveillance program, originally exposed by documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, has apparently ended quietly, according to the National Security Advisor to Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy....
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Mercedes-Benz brought the Concept EQV to the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. It will go into production in 2020. [credit: Mercedes-Benz ] The Geneva International Motor Show just got underway in Europe, which means a flood of new car reveals. Audi showed off a...
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