A first look at Sony's A6600 flagship APS-C mirrorless camera

[ad_1] If you’ve ever held one of Sony’s APS-C mirrorless shooters, the A6600 and A6100 will feel quite familiar. They’re slightly lighter and less bulky than, say, the full-frame, 61-megapixel A7R IV, which is great for photographers or videographers who would rather carry around a more compact body — and, most importantly perhaps, who aren’t […]

Facebook once again tightens requirements for US political advertisers

[ad_1] You’ll also see more info regarding those advertisers when you choose to dive deeper. Tapping the “i” icon will show whatever information Facebook has verified, including those organization and FEC ID numbers. If an ad looks shady, you’ll have a better way to validate (or refute) your suspicions. Facebook is also reshuffling its approach […]

Russia aims high with new passenger plane

[ad_1] The showpiece of this year’s MAKS air salon in is the new civilian aircraft MC-21, to be formally shown Wednesday to potential clients after more than a decade in the making and multiple delays Russia is set to unveil on Wednesday its new passenger plane MC-21, billed as a competitor to Boeing and Airbus […]

Ride-hailing firm Grab to invest $500 million in Vietnam

[ad_1] The latest investment in Vietnam will be used on a range of services as well as expanding transport, food and payment offerings Ride-hailing giant Grab said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million over five years in Vietnam, the company’s latest expansion in a key Southeast Asian market. The Singapore-based firm has grown rapidly […]

ONR tech makes sure aviators and aircraft are a perfect fit

[ad_1] Nick Sievert, a machine learning developer at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren, uses the computerized Anthropometric Measurement Device to measure a student naval aviator to gauge what type of aircraft cockpit will best accommodate the aviator’s body. The device, developed through support from the Office of Naval Research Global TechSolutions program, features enhanced optical […]

Samsung increasing parts sales to Chinese OEMs

[ad_1] It’s no secret that Samsung’s dominance within the smartphone industry is challenged by many different Chinese manufacturers. These OEMs are chipping away at Samsung’s sales and even coming close to stealing the company’s crown as the top global smartphone maker (until that idea was stamped out for now). Amidst all this competition, it appears […]

Water harvester makes it easy to quench your thirst in the desert

[ad_1] The latest version of UC Berkeley’s water harvester blows ambient air over a cartridge filled with MOF, which is visible inside the plexiglass box. The MOF pulls water from arid air, which is then removed from the MOF by mild heating. The concentrated water vapor is blown out through the tube at right to […]

Apple fires hundreds of contractors hired to listened to Siri recordings

[ad_1] More contractors throughout Europe may have been let go. As The Guardian reports, many are upset that Apple fired so many people with just one week’s notice. Even those who were concerned with the program’s ethical implications expressed their frustration. Apple previously promised that “as part of a future software update, users will have […]

US traffic agency plans to test rearview camera systems for vehicles

[ad_1] In particular, the agency plans to monitor how the technology affects “driving behavior and lane change maneuver execution.” It will start its tests on smaller passenger vehicles before moving to larger ones. Side and rearview cameras are already allowed in other regions like Europe and Japan, which is why automakers are already working on […]

Watch the official trailer for Netflix's 'Top Boy' revival

[ad_1] Netflix announced back in 2017 that it was planning on reviving popular UK drama Top Boy — now you can finally watch its first proper trailer. The long-awaited third season — made a reality thanks to Canadian megastar Drake — will pick up from where it left off, with Dushane returning to the gritty […]