Mobile

Tiny Palm Phone Gets Tiny Service Plan

I am dealing with a huge phone right now. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is so huge it makes hands hurt, and so expensive it makes wallets ache; your wireless sommelier would ideally pair it with a top-of-the-line service plan. So when I heard about a $ 5 service plan for a tiny phone, I […]

Computer

Lenovo ThinkCentre M720q Tiny

Lenovo’s ThinkCentre M720q Tiny ($ 389.99 starting price, $ 764 as tested) is a low-lying small-form-factor PC kitted out for the business set. In our test model, it packs an 8th Generation Intel Core i5 desktop processor inside a compact chassis for space-constrained offices and cubicles. The M720q is designed to sit horizontally, but Lenovo […]

Emerging Tech

Small country, big dreams: Israel’s tiny spacecraft posts a selfie from orbit

Selfie image from Beresheet, taken 37,600 kilometers (23,400 miles) from Earth SpaceIL Curiosity and InSight aren’t the only spacefaring crafts snapping selfies — Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft shared an image of itself floating far above the Earth this week. The first privately funded mission to the moon was launched by the Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL at the […]

Emerging Tech

Researchers use sound waves to levitate up to 25 tiny objects at the same time

[embedded content] Researchers have been using sound waves to levitate tiny objects for a while now. But a new project from scientists at the U.K.’s University of Bristol and Spain’s Universidad Publica De Navarra takes things to the next level. They have created what they refer to as “acoustic tweezers,” which involve levitating multiple objects […]