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Ben Heck's mini pinball game: Integrating IR sensors

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The team is laser-cutting, CNC-routing and designing another PCB this week. Tune in as Ben uses Autodesk Eagle to design an infrared ball detector for the mini pinball build instead of relying on mechanical detectors, which should help keep cos... Go To Full Article

Tag Heuer made a smaller modular smartwatch

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Those of us with smaller wrists may have noticed that most of the connected smartwatches out there are, well, kind of huge. Tag Heuer's Connected Modular 45, for example, was a lovely device with a 45mm case diameter, perfect for… Go To Full Article

TiVo sues Comcast again over alleged patent infringement

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Though TiVo and Comcast just wrapped up a round of patent infringement litigation, TiVo's looking for another go. Yesterday, it filed lawsuits in California and Massachusetts alleging that Comcast's X1 set-top boxes are infringing on no less than eig...… Go To Full Article

Amazon’s ‘Electric Dreams’ anthology arrives on Prime Video

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If you blew through all of the latest season of Black Mirror when it came out just before the new year and need your science fiction anthology fix, your ship has come in. Amazon's new series Philip K. ****'s Electric… Go To Full Article

Ford's 2019 Ranger unveiled with automatic emergency brakes

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After a few years away (at least in the US) Ford's midsize truck, the Ranger, will return for the 2019 model year. Just unveiled ahead of the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, it's one of two new… Go To Full Article

Ressence made a mechanical watch that pairs with your smartphone

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Many hybrid watches only resemble classic timepieces on a superficial level. If you want a watch with a true mechanical movement, you have to forego modern conveniences. Ressence wants to fix that with its newly unveiled Type 2 e-Crown Concept.… Go To Full Article

NASA is investigating X-Ray navigation in space

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X-rays aren't just for investigating artworks or photographing black holes. NASA scientists just used them to demonstrate a new technique: Navigating the stars. In an experiment, equipment mounted on the International Space Station measured radiation... Go To Full Article

Google's Project Fi international data service goes down

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We hope you weren't depending on Project Fi to stay in touch while abroad this weekend. Subscribers to Google's wireless carrier have reported that international data hasn't been working in many places around the world, including Canada, Germany, Hon...… Go To Full Article

Scythe Mugen 5 PCGH CPU Cooler Review

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By using two low-speed 120mm Kaze Flex fans in push and pull configuration the brand new Mugen 5 PCGH CPU Cooler by Scythe is not only completely inaudible but it also rivals the cooling efficiency of the original Mugen 5. Go To Full Article

'Cosmos' returns for third season in spring 2019

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You won't have to wait nearly as long for the third season of Cosmos as you did for the second. Fox has announced that Cosmos: Possible Worlds will premiere worldwide in spring 2019, with Fox itself airing the show in… Go To Full Article

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