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Stanford researchers make nanowires three atoms thick

Stanford researchers make nanowires three atoms thick

“What we have shown here is that we can make tiny, conductive wires of the smallest possible size that essentially assemble themselves,” says Stanford’s Hao Yan, “the process is a simple, one-pot synthesis. You dump the ingredients together and you can get results in half an hour. It’s almost as if the diamondoids know whereRead more about Stanford researchers make nanowires three atoms thick[…]

Amazon Digital Day sale: the best deals in the US

Amazon Digital Day sale: the best deals in the US

The Amazon Digital Day sale is officially underway today, with the online retailer offering discounts on non-physical merchandise. That means all December 30 long downloadable games, movies, TV shows, apps and music deals have been flooding the Amazon.com store. It goes hand in hand with the new phone, tablet or computer you just bought (orRead more about Amazon Digital Day sale: the best deals in the US[…]

TechRadar’s Game of the Year awards 2016

TechRadar’s Game of the Year awards 2016

There were hundreds of great games in 2016 – from complete surprises like the release of The Last Guardian and masterclasses in design like Total War: Warhammer, to Nintendo’s excellent take on the short-form mobile game in Super Mario Go.  And while we’d love to recognize every game from the last 365 days individually, there’s simplyRead more about TechRadar’s Game of the Year awards 2016[…]

Foxconn automating its production lines

Foxconn automating its production lines

Foxconn has ten ‘lights out’ fully automated production lines at its Chinese factories and is increasing automation levels on other lines by deploying 10,000 new robots a year, reports Digitimes. Foxconn makes its own robots which it calls Foxbots. It has already installed 40,000 at its factories. Foxconn’s eventual aim is to automate entire factoriesRead more about Foxconn automating its production lines[…]

On test: can a wearable really correct your posture?

On test: can a wearable really correct your posture?

How many ‘good posture hours’ did you manage today? Wearables are going to become so much more than just a watch – fitness trackers and smartwatches are merely the first wave; we’re already reaching into a new era of wearables that go way beyond the bracelet design.  In 2016 we’ve seen jewellery that vibrates whenRead more about On test: can a wearable really correct your posture?[…]