Microsoft officially unveiled the Xbox Series X at The Game Awards 2019, and it will be the company’s fastest, most powerful console ever and set a new bar for performance, speed and compatibility. This means you’ll be able to enjoy thousands of games from three generations and more with four times the processing power and support for both vertical as well as horizontal orientation. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Epic Games announced on Dec. 7 that Fortnite’s drive-in theater, Risky Reels, will premiere a scene from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker this weekend, on Dec. 14, at 2:00 PM EST, and director J.J. Abrams will also make an appearance, with doors opening at 1:30 PM. However, fans of the movie and game can put their V-Bucks to good use starting tonight. Read more to see the new Rey, Finn and Sith Trooper Fortnite skins.
The Razer Naga Trinity Gaming Mouse comes with three interchangeable side plates and can be picked up for $54.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. This computer mouse was designed to provide the edge you need in MOBA/MMO gameplay, and lets you configure your mouse for everything from weapons to build customizations. Users will also be able to calibrate the surface to your mouse and personalize your style through 16.8 million colors with Razer Synapse. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Custom limousines aren’t anything new or special, but rarely do you see one based on a 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup. Currently listed on Facebook Marketplace for $7,000 or best offer, this pickup truck has been stretched to 37-feet, thanks to elongated body (longer bed / cabin), but with no extra axles were installed for support. Read more for additional pictures and information.
NASA published in a new paper that provides a map of water ice believed to be as little as an inch below the surface of Mars. This finding will be a key consideration for any potential landing site due to such little room to spare aboard a spacecraft, any human missions to Mars will have to harvest what’s already available for drinking water and making rocket fuel. Liquid water can’t be sustained in the thin air of Mars since due to its minimal air pressure, it evaporates from a solid to a gas when exposed to the atmosphere. Read more for a video and additional information.
You won’t find another Rolls-Royce quite like the “Rose” Phantom. The Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective personalized the interior of this Phantom for a Swedish entrepreneur, embroidering the starlight headliner, door panels and dashboard with a unique flower scene. Its owner decided upon this floral motif because his wife and two of four children are named after flowers. A total of one-million embroidered stitches were used to create this one-of-a-kind vehicle. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Batuhan Ozer via Lets Go Digital
Microsoft is rumored to be releasing two next-generation Xbox Scarlett models in stores next winter, including a more affordable disc-less model, but Sony may have something up their sleeves as well in the form of a PS5 Pro. This console was first mentioned back in September when Japanese journalist Zenji Nishikawa stated that a Pro model would be revealed at the same time as the PS5. Read more for a video and additional information.
Harbour Air’s “eBeaver” took to the skies in Vancouver, British Columbia for a 10-minutes proof-of-concept test flight, piloted by company CEO and founder, Greg McDougall. This aircraft is basically a modified de Havilland DCH-2 Beaver, fitted with a 750 horsepower electric motor from Redmond, Washington-based Magnix. Read more for a video and additional information.
Photo credit: Joshua Perez | New Story
New Story has opened the world’s first 3D-printed community in Mexico, and the first two 500-square-foot homes took approximately 24-hours to print over several days of construction. The company spent around 18-months planning and designing the project, while also partnering with construction technologies company ICON for the initial build. ECHALE a Tu Casa, a nonprofit company based in Mexico, completed the final build-out. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
WT2’s Language Translator Wireless Earbuds are perfect for travel and can be picked up for just $159.99 shipped, today only, originally $299.99. That’s right, these offer simultaneous 2-way translation in multiple languages, which means it covers 85% of the world’s population. WT2 Technologies has partnered with top language engine enterprises in ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition), MT (Machine Translation), and TTS (Text-To-Speech) and will continue to crawl deep into every region to provide the best translation experiences for users. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.