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John Carmack, consulting CTO for Meta's virtual reality efforts, states he is leaving the company as he is "wearied of the fight." Carmack joined Oculus in 2013 as CTO, prior to its acquisition by Facebook. The news about Carmack leaving Meta came yesterday as people familiar with the situation shared an internal... Read more...
OnePlus is adding to its product line with its first-ever mechanical keyboard. The keyboard is scheduled to launch in February of next year and will feature an all-aluminum body, swappable and mappable keys, as well as other customizable features. OnePlus is best known for its stellar smartphones and accessories... Read more...
Steam Deck designers recently gave in-depth insight into the future of the highly-popular handheld gaming device. From plans to update the software indefinitely, to continue to experiment with new hardware, the team does not plan to take its foot off the gas. Since Valve launched its Steam Deck, it has run into its... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) captured a stunning image of one of the first medium-deep wide-field images of the cosmos, including a region of the sky known as the North Ecliptic Pole. The image is part of the Prime Extragalactic Areas for Reionization and Lensing Science (PEARLS) GTO program. A... Read more...
Universal Studios Hollywood's Super Nintendo World is slated to open in February of next year, just a few months before the release of The Super Mario Bros. Movie. The highly-immersive and interactive theme park will include a Mario Kart ride, a Toad-inspired cafe, and other features inspired by Super Mario video... Read more...
An international team of researchers is calling a stunning fireball from the most distant region of the Solar System a game changer. The meteor that was spotted over Alberta, Canada last year is challenging the currently favored Solar System formation models. The Oort Cloud is a group of celestial bodies that begin... Read more...
Industry-awarded projector and laser TV brand XGIMI has announced its upcoming MoGo 2 Pro projector. It will be showcased at the upcoming CES 2023 event next month. CES 2023 promises to deliver a wide array of new technology being announced by companies. XGIMI will be one of those exhibiting new products, with one... Read more...
Apple's iOS 16.2 and iPadOS 16.2 updates bring a plethora of new features, which include the Freeform app, the new Apple Music Sing app, and the return of external display support to M1 and M2 iPad Pro tablets. Many device updates are filled with mundane security and bug fixes. However, Apple's most recent updates... Read more...
In order to celebrate the release of it's asteroid toolkit, the European Space Agency (ESA) has issued a challenge to find a mystery asteroid. The Christmas asteroid poses no threat to Earth, but the agency says it does not know much about 2015 RN35, which presents an opportunity for learning more about... Read more...
A team from the Department of Energy's Livermore Lab made history by achieving fusion ignition. The enormous breakthrough promises to change the future of clean power and the United State's national defense. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it had made a breakthrough decades in the making... Read more...
The United States Air Force has successfully tested the first All-Up-Round AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW). The test took place off the coast of California on December 9, 2022. Eglin Air Force Base announced in a recent tweet that a B-52H Stratofortress had successfully tested the first launch of... Read more...
Apple is rumored to be changing up the name of its upcoming high-end iPhone, and its price as well. The new name is said to fall in line with a few other name changes in the family of Apple devices. The iPhone 14 lineup has only been out a couple of months, but that has not stopped the rumor mill from beginning to... Read more...
The cosmos' holiday gift of the Geminid meteor shower is upon us, with its peak on December 14, 2022. During the peak, skywatchers can hopefully expect 30-40 meteors per hour in the Northern Hemisphere, and up to 150 if one is lucky enough to have perfect weather conditions for viewing. The Geminid meteor shower... Read more...
The 2023 Ford GT Mk IV is a limited edition, 800 HP, last-of-its-kind halo car that only approved clients will be able to get their hands on. This track-only model will be built all by hand, and cost a cool $1.7 million. The recently announced 2023 Ford GT Mk IV model gets its name from the 1967 Le Mans-winning GT... Read more...
NASA's Orion spacecraft is on the last leg of its inaugural flight, as it prepares to make re-entry into Earth's atmosphere later today. The spacecraft is set to splashdown off the Baja Coast near Guadalupe Island at approximately 11:39 a.m. CST (12:39 p.m. EST) on Sunday, December 11, 2022. The Artemis I mission... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has reached yet another milestone, as it has discovered the earliest galaxies confirmed to date. The galaxies that were unveiled date back to less than 400 million years after the big bang. The Webb telescope has been busy since its launch earlier this year, from revealing... Read more...
As Netflix continues to look for ways to bolster its bottom line, co-Chief Executive Ted Sarandos says the company is looking to  multiple ad-supported tiers to its subscription service. This follows the recent rollout of the company's first ad-supported option. Netflix admitted back in July of this year that the... Read more...
A group of astronomers sorted through 200,000 images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in order to look for any residual background glow in the sky. The highly-ambitious project called SKYSURF, found an extremely small amount of excess light, equivalent to the "steady glow of 10 fireflies spread across the entire... Read more...
The Federal Trade Commission has voted to issue an administrative complaint against Microsoft Corp.'s acquisition of game developer Activision-Blizzard. The announcement follows Microsoft's agreement with Nintendo concerning the highly-popular Call of Duty franchise. Just a mere two days ago, Xbox CEO Phil Spencer... Read more...
In the true holiday spirit, Amazon has announced that new and existing owners of an Echo Show 15 will have free access to Fire TV in the coming months. The company tweeted out the news saying that 70 percent of owners already use the device to watch videos. Smart devices are found throughout homes nowadays, with... Read more...
A team of astrophysicists has upended a long-held belief that long gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) only resulted from the collapse of massive stars. A new study, led by Northwestern University, presents new evidence indicating at least some long GRBs can also result from neutron star mergers, previously thought to only... Read more...
As NASA's Orion spacecraft began its journey back to Earth, it captured more awe-inspiring images, with our home planet finding a way to photo-bomb a few. Orion is set to make splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, December 11, 2022. The Artemis I mission had a bit of a rough start, with several delays to its... Read more...
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