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Digital Trends Live: iPhone 11 and Nintendo Switch leaks, insect meat, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler and Adrien Warner discuss the biggest trending stories in tech, including confirmation of the new iPhone 11 design, leaked images of the Nintendo Switch mini console, Samsung’s roll-up display phone, a virtual reality massage center, insect meat, and more. Contributing Editor Luke Dormehl joins us […]

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MIT and IBM’s new A.I. image-editing tool lets you paint with neurons

Whether it’s automatically tagging objects in pictures or the ability to tweak lighting and separate subjects from their background using the iPhone’s “portrait mode,” there’s no doubt that artificial intelligence is a powerful force in modern photo-editing tools. But what if it were possible to go one step further, and use the latest cutting-edge technologies […]

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The best drones under $100

Drones, drones, drones Drone flying is a popular hobby, even despite government regulation and angry neighbors outright shooting at drones, but newcomers might find it daunting to get started, given how expensive drones can be. Thankfully, you don’t need to drop $ 2000 on a drone with all the bells and whistles; you don’t even […]

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Research unearths clues about Tunguska event for International Asteroid Day

An illustration of an asteroid in space. NASA/JPL/Caltech Today is International Asteroid Day, marking the 111th anniversary of the most destructive asteroid event in recorded history: The Tunguska event. On June 30, 1908 near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Siberia, an asteroid or meteor slammed into the Earth and caused a huge explosion, flattening over […]

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The Pentagon can now identify people by measuring their heartbeats

As if facial recognition and digital fingerprinting weren’t scary enough, the Pentagon has reportedly developed a method for identifying and tracking people through their heartbeat. Heartbeats are as unique and distinctive as fingerprints, but are distinct in that they can be read from a distance. And it’s this that the Pentagon is taking advantage of, according to […]