Health officials and CDC discussed no-fly list for measles patients

Officials at both the local and state levels consulted with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about putting some people who were potentially infected with measles on the Do Not Board list, it has been revealed. The discussions aimed to reduce measles exposure to unsuspecting travelers, some of whom may have been vulnerable to the infection. The talks … Continue reading

iPhone 11 feature leaks release for 2019 and 2020

The future of the iPhone is in flux, with predictions of some features appearing while others fade away. According to a report published today, we won’t see 5G in an iPhone in 2019, but we WILL see said feature in 2020. That means another year of waiting – maybe. It might also be that 5G changes the game for every … Continue reading

Inside the Transformers 35th Anniversary Celebration Box

This week the folks at Hasbro sent out a number of sizeable cardboard boxes to the media. These boxes contained large arrangements of toys – Transformers toys. It’s the 35th anniversary of the original release of Transformers into our collective conscious – and it’s apparently time to celebrate. This celebration is connected to the hashtag #morethanmeetstheeye, because of course it … Continue reading

SpaceX launches first bunch of satellites for its Starlink mega-constellation

Falcon 9 on the launchpad ahead of the Starlink mission

The first of SpaceX's functional Starlink satellites have been launched into space, with the company successfully putting the first pieces in place for what it hopes will be a vast network blanketing the entire globe in high-speed broadband internet.

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NASA says car-sized meteor caused fireball over Australia

Earlier this week, Australian media reported that two different fireballs streaked over the nation’s southern skies, including one on Tuesday that resulted in a stunning flash of light. The event was recorded by a number of cameras throughout South Australia, revealing the brief presence of a glowing ball that, in some videos, appeared like a blue sphere across the horizon. … Continue reading

Your OnePlus 7 Pro may have a touchy issue

An issue appeared on a number of OnePlus 7 Pro units over the past week having to do with its touchscreen. Several users reported their OnePlus 7 Pro triggering its touchscreen in either the upper-right or upper-left of the display – without their finger. Does your OnePlus 7 Pro have an issue such as this? The Ghost Touch Issue The … Continue reading

Project xCloud adds big-name studios as next-gen Xbox tech gets interesting

We still don’t know a ton about Project xCloud – Microsoft’s push into game streaming – but today, the company pulled the veil back just a little bit further. Microsoft delivered what is essentially a development update on Project xCloud today, announcing that it has deployed Project xCloud blades to datacenters in 13 Azure regions. That probably doesn’t mean a … Continue reading

Vogi VTOL drone uses swingin' props to keep things simple and efficient

The Vogi seen from the front, with its four main propellers tilted forward

Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) drones typically have four horizontal propellers for moving up and down, along with a vertical rear "pusher" prop for moving forward in more efficient fixed-wing flight. A new aircraft, however, uses the same four props for everything.

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Category: Drones