Emerging Tech

There’s a giant EMP blaster in New Mexico. Don’t worry, it’s here to protect us

Sandia National Laboratories When you hear about the potential risk of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) disabling virtually every electronic device within a country, there’s a good chance you think, “Hey, I remember that James Bond movie plot.” But just because the threat of an EMP emitted by a nuclear weapon exploded in the skies above […]

Mobile

Here are the 3 ways Apple could bring A-series chips to Macs

If you’ve been following Apple since the early iPad days, you’ve probably noticed that an increasing percentage of the company’s devices run on Apple-developed chips. Mac computers seemed destined to eventually move from Intel to Apple processors, except Intel’s chips maintained a healthy performance lead over Apple’s. That changed last week when Apple debuted the A12X, […]

Emerging Tech

Meet the autonomous starfish assassin bot that’s here to protect coral reefs

[embedded content] We’ve covered a number of underwater drones at Digital Trends, but we can safely say that we’ve never covered one quite like RangerBot. Created as a collaboration between Australia’s Queensland University of Technology, Google, and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, it’s an underwater robot intended to look after the world’s largest coral reef […]