Gears & Gadgets

Samsung tries to make ultra-curved office monitors a thing with new T55 lineup

Samsung’s C32T55 curved monitor. Samsung The side view shows just how deep the curve is. Samsung The back of the monitor. Samsung One more angle. Samsung Samsung created this uncited visualization to make its eye-comfort pitch. Samsung Samsung has revealed a lineup of productivity, home, and office-targeted monitors with 1000R curvature. Labeled the T55 series, these […]

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Micro machines: How the next big thing in robotics is actually quite small

A micro bristle bot beside a penny. Max Planck Institute’s Physical Intelligence Department Half a century after Neil Armstrong memorably uttered the words “one giant leap for mankind,” technological innovation has gotten smaller. Yes, we still thrill to enormous, sky-scraping buildings and the gravity-defying power of rockets, but many of the biggest advances take place […]

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This artificial muscle is powered just like the real thing, no battery required

The artificial muscle consists of polymer material, into which the researchers have integrated enzymes. A solution of glucose and oxygen in water powers the polymer actuator, in a similar way as biological muscles. Thor Balkhed/Linköping University Aside from some impressive robotics tech and a synthetic Austrian accent, what’s the most important component for building a […]

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Mark Zuckerberg wrote 1,000 words defending Facebook, but the most interesting thing about it was where he published it

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearingChip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has written a column for the Wall Street Journal defending his company. The op-ed piece’s location is arguably the most interesting thing about it. It indicates Facebook wants to reassure […]