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PlayStation 5 release is really happening in 2020, according to Sony

October 9, 2019

Sony has made it official. The PlayStation 5 is coming at the end of 2020, according to a post-Tuesday on the PlayStation Japan website. The US PlayStation site also has a post confirming the release window of the PS5 for the US as being the 2020 holiday season.

Instagram gets dark mode for iOS 13, Android 10

October 9, 2019

Late-night scroll-athons on Instagram might be getting easier on your eyes now that a much-anticipated feature has arrived. Following recent moves from Gmail, WhatsApp, Twitter and Pinterest, Instagram launched its new dark mode feature Tuesday for iOS 13 and Android 10 devices.

Robot racing drone that could beat human pilots by 2023

October 9, 2019

Lewis Hamilton may not be able to clinch a sixth world championship at the typhoon-threatened Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, but knows he can knock all but teammate Valtteri Bottas out of the title race.

UPS Flight Forward Attains FAA’s First Full Approval For Drone Airline

October 2, 2019

UPS announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given authorization to the parcel shipping business to run a drone fleet to deliver OTA packages. The normal certification of Part 135 grants UPS clearance to use UAV (Unmanned Air Vehicles) for BLVOS operation (beyond line of sight) for any cargo exceeding 55 pounds, even at night.

This big drone takes off like a helicopter, flies like a biplane, and can carry 70 pounds

September 18, 2019

A typical quadcopter drone is a small gadget that takes off and lands vertically, like a helicopter, using four propellers. And at first glance, a Bell cargo-carrying drone called the APT 70 looks a bit like one of those flying devices-until you know it's 6 feet tall, spans 9 feet broad, and can carry a 70-pound payload 35 miles away.

The tall twisting tower is made from wood that shapes itself as it dries

September 16, 2019

Complex, curved wood structures can now be made easier by harnessing the tendency of wood to swell and decrease in reaction to moisture. The method was used in Germany to build a big twisting tower.

Google Maps update provides transportation instructions for ride-sharing and biking

September 8, 2019

Google Maps has been providing directions for public transport for quite some moment, as well as Uber features in some cities where ride-sharing services are available. Now, together with biking facilities, the company is adding them.

Canon launches EOS M6 Mark II and EOS 90D

September 6, 2019

Canon has announced two new cameras in the mid-range segment, the EOS M6 Mark II, which is a mirrorless camera and the EOS 90D, which is a DSLR. The EOS M6 Mark II has a 32.5 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with Canon's M-mount. It also features Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which works for both stills and videos.

Microsoft will may release the HoloLens 2 in September

September 4, 2019

Microsoft announced previously this year at MWC the second version of its AR headset–the HoloLens 2. Reuters reports the headset is prepared for sale at a cost of $3,500 in September.

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Attached to Mars 2020 Rover

September 2, 2019

In the High Bay 1 cleanroom at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, engineers attached NASA's Mars Helicopter, which will be the first aircraft to fly to another planet. Together with the Mars Helicopter Delivery System, the twin-rotor, the solar-powered helicopter was linked to a tray on the rover's belly