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The new DJI Mavic Pro Platinum flies longer and quieter

The new DJI Mavic Pro Platinum flies longer and quieter

DJI has a new pair of drones for discerning aerial pros including updated versions of both the DJI Phantom 4 Pro and Mavic Pro. The drone maker kicked off its event with The DJI Mavic Pro Platinum, which has seen significant upgrades that extends its flight time by 10% longer and makes it quitter inRead more about The new DJI Mavic Pro Platinum flies longer and quieter[…]

Ultra Electronics extends Japanese partnership during PM May’s visit

Ultra Electronics extends Japanese partnership during PM May’s visit

The deal will see Ultra’s products being deployed in Jupitor Corporation’s aerospace technologies, which it supplies both in Japan and the surrounding region. Few other details of the new arrangement have been made public, although Ultra’s ability to offer technology that is not subject to US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) has been citedRead more about Ultra Electronics extends Japanese partnership during PM May’s visit[…]

Sony Xperia XZ Premium will get 3D scan skills with Android Oreo update

Sony Xperia XZ Premium will get 3D scan skills with Android Oreo update

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium will receive improved camera features and a 3D scanning application when its Android Oreo update hits later this year. Sony confirmed that its 4K-toting smartphone will get the latest version of Android as part of the launch of the new Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at IFA 2017, and withRead more about Sony Xperia XZ Premium will get 3D scan skills with Android Oreo update[…]

u-blox enables narrowband IoT street lighting.

u-blox enables narrowband IoT street lighting.

Having identified NB‑IoT as strategically important, InteliLIGHT chose to partner with u‑blox on the development of its FRE‑220‑NB range of NB‑IoT compatible luminaire controllers. The new family of controllers can be embedded into most luminaire designs and enables the individual remote control (on/off, dimming) of LED street lights with electronic ballasts up to 400W. TheRead more about u-blox enables narrowband IoT street lighting.[…]

The best cheap Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge deals in the US for August 2017

The best cheap Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge deals in the US for August 2017

If you’re in the market for a new Galaxy S7 Edge, you might be in for an uphill battle. Some carriers are no longer carrying new units of the Galaxy S7 Edge, and other’s don’t have the best prices. If you were hoping to get a quality Samsung experience at a reduced price, you’ll wantRead more about The best cheap Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge deals in the US for August 2017[…]

iPhone 8 reportedly ditching home button in favor of gesture controls

iPhone 8 reportedly ditching home button in favor of gesture controls

The iPhone 8 will ditch the home button in favor of gesture controls, according to a new report.  The oft-accurate Mark Gurman of Bloomberg saw images of the upcoming high-end iPhone and spoke with the standard “people familiar with the gadget.” Gurman says the so-called iPhone 8 will feature some of the biggest changes we’veRead more about iPhone 8 reportedly ditching home button in favor of gesture controls[…]

Picture of the Day: The Stuxnet Throw

Picture of the Day: The Stuxnet Throw

Thanks to New Atlas for this one, highlighting “digital glitch aesthetics”, where traditional textiles match with, er, modern malware. Rich Haridy writes: Several artists and designers have been creating compelling textiles out of wholly digital patterns, fusing one of the oldest forms of material production with a thoroughly modern style. For several years now artistRead more about Picture of the Day: The Stuxnet Throw[…]

WhatsApp is reportedly getting serious with a business app for Android

WhatsApp is reportedly getting serious with a business app for Android

WhatsApp is preparing to enter the business arena, with the chat giant apparently readying a mobile app for businesses and implementing a system of verified accounts for companies. The firm is allegedly currently working on an Android mobile app aimed at businesses, which was mentioned in a job listing (spotted by Business Insider) for aRead more about WhatsApp is reportedly getting serious with a business app for Android[…]