Mattel’s Power Glove will celebrate its 33th anniversary this year, and gamers are still finding new ways to use the controller accessory. One of them is YouTube channel ‘Will it Work?’ who attempts to connect it to the PlayStation 5, and although he was successful, there were just too many issues for extended gaming sessions.
Called the Sky Cruise, designer Al-Ghaili envisions a futuristic nuclear-powered sky hotel concept that could one day become the largest aircraft ever. It would theoretically be powered by a highly controlled fusion reaction to provide it with unlimited energy, enabling the aircraft to stay in the sky for extended periods.
YouTube and Commodore PET computers aren’t synonymous, but one programmer managed to get a video playing on a 40-year-old device. That’s right, Thorbjörn Jemander found a Commodore PET 600 with 128GB of memory and monochromatic green CRT display. The latter is typically used to display letters, numbers, etc., that is until…BlixTerm was created.
The Novitec Ferrari SF90 Stradale takes an already capable supercar into hypercar territory. This was achieved by modifying the ECU and exhaust system to boost the output of its turbocharged V8 hybrid powertrain to 1109 hp and and 667 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to hit 62 mph in a mere 2.4-seconds, while topping out at 211 mph.
NASA / ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured what appears to be a delicate ribbon of gas floating in our galaxy that is actually a very thin section of a supernova remnant caused by a stellar explosion, called SN 1006, that occurred over 1,000 years ago. This supernova was like the brightest star ever seen by humans back on May 1, 1006 A.D. visible even during the day for weeks.
The LG C1 Series 48″ 4K Smart OLED TV is touted as the best gaming / work display on the market, and you can get one for $796.99 shipped, today only, originally $1499.99. Why? Firstly, it has a Game Optimizer mode, which puts all of your game settings in one place, allowing you to toggle between NVIDIA G-Sync and FreeSync technologies for a smoother gaming experience. Product page.
Available for pre-order now in China from $895 USD, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra smartphone launches on July 6th and features a giant 1-inch camera sensor that was co-engineered with Leica. More specifically, a Leica Summicron 1:1.9-4.1 / 13-120 ASPH camera system that comprises the triple rear cameras: a 50.3MP Main (23mm, f/1.9), 48MP Ultra-Wide (13mm, f/2.2) and the 48MP Periscopic (120mm, f/4.1).
Available September 2022, priced from $899 USD, the GPD Win Max 2 handheld gaming laptop can be configured with either an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U or Intel Core i7-1260P Alder Lake CPU. The base model features the AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor, 16GB of RAM, a 128GB SSD, microSD / SD card slots, 2 x Thunderbolt 4 or USB4 port, 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, an HDMI 2.1 port, quad speakers, 3.5mm audio jack, and an HD webcam.
SpaceX gives us a first look at a Super Heavy booster rocket equipped with 33 Raptor engines ahead of its first orbital flight. In case you missed out on Elon Musk’s announcement, the Starship is basically a two-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle, which consists of the Super Heavy booster stage and the Starship second stage, with the latter having four main variants: cargo, crew, propellant tanker, and lunar lander.
At any given time, there are at least 500,000 small pieces of space debris hurtling around our planet at 15,000 mph, according to ISS astronauts. One unnamed source who works in the aerospace field posted an image of what happens to a block of solid aluminum when it’s hit by a 0.5 oz piece of space debris at that speed and it’s quite shocking to say the least.