When Iron Man movie came out, we’d bet there wasn’t a single hacker that left the theater without daydreaming about having a few robotic lab assistants of their own. But unlike most of them, [Tony-Lin] decided to turn his celluloid dreams into a reality and started work on his robotic …read more
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalkerwill mark the final chapter in the Skywalker trilogy, and prestigious British auction house Sothebys is marking the occasion with a new event.
Star Wars Online collects trinkets, art pieces, and classic toys from the original trilogy, spanning between 1977 and 1983. That includes action figures of important characters like Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia from A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. Theres even a still of Darth Vaders head, entitled by Bring Me the Head of Darth Vader, designed by director and artist Clive Baker.
There are silk screen banners and action figures still in their original packaging an integral part to Star Wars…
Whether we’re on a long commute or marathon workout, the right soundtrack makes all the difference. And with all the thought we put into our playlists, the kind of earbuds we play it on is worth at least as much consideration. When it comes to sound, wearability, and durability, there are few models that hit all the marks like these HYPHEN Wireless Earbuds.
The design is extremely ergonomic, with a selection of eartip sizes to fit nearly anyone. But the controls are a particular highlight here, with intuitive one-touch commands to answer calls, increase the volume, switch tracks and more.
All that tech is well protected behind an IPX5 water-resistant case, so you won’t have an issue from sweat or rain. Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity lets the earbuds pick up a signal from up to 15 meters away. Wireless charging? It’s got that too and can pick up a full charge in 30 minutes.
These HYPHEN Wireless Earbuds are sale-priced at more than 20% off retail, but you can knock an extra 20% off by using the Black Friday discount code BFSAVE20.
Ah, Black Friday. The day of a zillion “deals” some good, many bad, most just meant to clear the shelves for next year’s models. Hidden amidst ten thousand “LOWEST PRICE EVER! ONE DAY ONLY!” e-mails, though, are a handful of solid sales on legitimately good stuff. Whether you’re trying to save some coin heading […]
Many of us rely on a single hard drive to store precious files. This strategy is risky, but many alternative backup solutions are pretty expensive. Polar Cloud Backup breaks the mold, providing secure storage at a price that anyone can afford. The service runs on reliable Amazon architecture and gives users total control over their data.
Available to download on PC and Mac, Polar Backup allows users to choose which files and folders to upload. All file types are supported, including videos, images, audio, documents, and more. The apps also have a scheduling feature, which ensures that the backup wont disrupt your Netflix movie.
Polar Backup provides enough space for thousands of files, and the storage is both secure and private. The data is protected by military-grade AES-256 encryption, while the servers meet with GDPR regulations.
Along with files on your PC or Mac, Polar Backup covers any connected external drives. Even if you delete files locally, they wont be removed from cloud storage.
The Epic Games Store isnt the only digital PC shop with great deals for Black Friday. GOG.com, best-known for its robust collection of classic games and lack of DRM, is offering discounts on a huge range of games, including excellent indies, old-school RPGs, recent releases like Gris and A Plague Tale: Innocence, and slightly older but still excellent titles like No Mans Sky, Firewatch, and The Witcher 3. Theres a lot to go through and you can check out the full deals list here but a few of the best are highlighted below. The sale is on until December 3rd.
Peak Design has evolved from a crowdfunded upstart into a trusted accessory brand for photographers everywhere, and this week it introduced updates to its ‘Everyday’ line of backpacks and bags. These new and improved designs offer stuff that impresses anyone who was previously a fan of Peak’s work, and should also win the company brand […]
The newest, fastest iteration of the Roku Ultra is now half price for Black Friday. You can snag the streaming box, which supports 4K and comes bundled with JBL headphones, for $48 on Amazon right now. The media player typically costs $99. While the 2019 version of the Ultra looks virtually identical to its predecessor, it comes with a few welcome changes beyond the included earbuds. That includes a faster quad-core processor, additional memory, and a remote with customizable shortcut buttons. Its the higher-end streaming option amongst Rokus various offerings which makes todays sale even more enticing.
My sons teacher has banned me from decorating my sons bananas as they were causing too much of a ruckus in class & honestly… knowing my art caused a class of 6yos to riot is probably one of the best compliments Ive ever recieved. I wish I took more photos before the ban. pic.twitter.com/FU1YKIdT0d
When fiddling around with old computers, you can occasionally find yourself in a sticky situation. What may be a simple task with today’s hardware and software can be nearly impossible given the limited resources available to machines with 20 or 30 years on the clock. That’s where [bison] recently found …read more
Dayton-raised artist Keith Rankin has an eye for the surreal and an ear for the avant garde. He puts these to good use not only in his professional illustration practice, but also as the co-founder of Orange Milk Records, where he scouts new talent, art directs album packages, and also releases his own music.
Rankin knew he would never have a regular job. He was obsessed with drawing and fantasy stories as a child, and in his teens, music too. He was also a terrible student, dropping out a year into high school and later struggling to finish some college courses. It wasnt until he started the record label that he would begin to really hone his skill an an illustrator and settle into his style, which I can only describe as nostalgic…
Black Friday officially starts tomorrow, November 29th, but retailers like Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Amazon, and more are making today feel like the party has already started. Compared to other years, weve seen more deals (good ones, too) launch earlier than before, specifically right now. There are so many that we thought it was only right to share them with you before you think about braving the packed parking lots and stuffed aisles.
Weve pulled together a bite-sized list of the best early Black Friday deals for each major product category. These arent all of the deals you can expect this year, though some of them will debut starting tomorrow. If a deal isnt showing up for you, find out when your favorite retailers Black…
It’s been a fruitful time for AMD’s CPU team over the last year, with a lot of praise heaped on its current processor product stack. The launch of the new AMD Threadripper 3970X 32-core and the Threadripper 3960X 24-core processors has brought the brand new TRX40 chipset to market, and out of all the motherboard partners, there is a new chipset and 12 new motherboards to dissect. In this article, we’ll be analyzing the 12 new boards, which as a priority feature enables a PCIe 4.0 x8 link between the CPU and chipset.
There are many task schedulers for ASP.NET. Two of the more famous ones are Quartz.NET and Hangfire. Both of these are amazing tools, and I have personally used Hangfire myself with great success. But, they both suffer from a lack of flexibility and/or complexity in usage.
Quartz.NET suffers from an overly complex API, based upon configuration files, in a difficult to understand format, giving you no syntax highlighting or AutoComplete when you declare your tasks. In addition, the amount of code required to actually create a simple task sometimes feels staggeringly large and unnecessarily complex. The fact that it was "ported" from Java shows as you try to learn its API.
Hi all, this is Adi. Today, I wanted to share with you my experience in setting up Tailwind CSS with Parcel Bundler. if this interests you, continue reading.
I am a long time fan of Bootstrap since version 2. I have used it for nearly all my projects. Bootstrap 4 introduced many new utility classes that have made my life a little easier and my markup more readable. But lately, I have been hearing so much about the brand new CSS framework named Tailwind CSS. I am quite confident that you might have heard about it as well. So, I decided to give it a try. I read through their documentation, and it was as though it was made for me… this framework is so generic, it will feel the same for anyone.
If you haven’t switched to wireless charging for your devices yet, it’s a pretty good bet that you’re not using more than one device. Juicing up your iPhone doesn’t require much planning, but once you add an Apple Watch or pair of AirPods into the mix, you’ve got a logistics problem.
If you’re in that fix, there are few charging systems as effective as this 3-in-1 Wireless Power Bank – especially if you’re on the go.
The shape of the thing is an innovation all by itself. You can wrap your Apple Watch around it conveniently, pop your AirPods into the slots on the end, and charge up your iPad or iPhone through the USB port.
The best thing, though, is that you can charge them simultaneously. The 5200mAh capacity gives you more than enough juice, and the safety protocols ensure things don’t overcharge or overheat.
The 3-in-1 Wireless Power Bank is already on sale for 60% off the MSRP, but you can take an extra 20% off by using the Black Friday code BFSAVE20.
Stained glass is an art form that goes back many centuries, with the churches and cathedrals of Europe boasting many stunning examples from the mediaeval masters of the craft. You do not however have to go to York or Chartres cathedrals to experience stained glass, for it remains a vibrant …read more
New Yorkers can see Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir (“an ecstatic group of 35 activists who sing harmoniously while trespassing inside corporations”) in a performance called “Earth Riot” at Joe’s Pub that runs Nov 24-Dec 22.
The 40 activists-who-sing, The Stop Shopping Choir, return from risking arrest to take the stage for their annual run at Joe’s Pub. The “church” comes back each holiday season with songs created from improvisations in climate-killing banks, pipelines, immigration prisons, and churches hiding sanctuary families.
“The Church of Stop Shopping takes on the trinity of consumerism, corporate greed and environmental destruction. Reverend Billy’s antics remain difficult to categorizepart Brecht, part PT Barnum…” Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker.
We’ve said it before but it’s worth repeating: rolling your own hardware solution is ridiculously easy these days. If you want to make a network attached environmental sensor, you wire a DHT11 up to an ESP8266 and you’re done. Time to move onto the software. In fact, it can take …read more