Emerging Tech

Liquid metal nanoparticles could tear apart superbugs like tiny Terminators

Could liquid metal be the answer to the major (and potentially deadly) problem of antibiotic resistance? Researchers at Australia’s Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) university believe so — and they’ve got the magnetic nanoparticles to back up their theory. “Currently, there is a rise of drug-resistance among bacteria,” postdoctoral fellow Dr. Vi Khanh Truong, […]

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 […]