We’ve covered the Evercade before, but if you haven’t yet heard about it, this portable Atari handheld has just launched with an expanding library of cartridges, including Namco Museum (Pac-Man, Dig-Dug and Galaxian), Atari (Asteroids, Centipede and Pong), Interplay (Earthworm Jim and Clayfighter) and more. So far,over 100 games have been confirmed for the system, and each one comes loaded with 6-20 games in classic numbered plastic cases. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
The all-new OPPO Ace2 x EVA Limited Edition smartphone has just been released, and is modeled after the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion, complete with a unique white capsule-like box. It features a 6.5-inch (1080×2400 pixels) full-HD+ AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, 12GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage, a quad camera setup (48MP main camera with f/1.7 aperture; 8MP ultra-wide with f/2.2 aperture; 2MP portrait; 2MP monochrome lens with f/2.4 aperture), and a front-facing 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on look, and additional information.
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Sure, being out in the sun can kill novel coronavirus on frequently touched surfaces or objects, like a smartphone, but what about when you’re inside? Introducing Time to Toast. Simply place you smartphone in the slot, press the handle down, and you have a clean device in about 10-minutes. Yes, the UV light will kill all viruses on the surfaces of your device. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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There’s Google Assistant, Apple Siri, and Sony Ellie? Considering that there are no game consoles to date with a dedicated voice assistant, it would not be too outlandish to imagine one for the upcoming PlayStation 5. Players would be able to ask Ellie to save / load games, download updates, provide game tutorial walkthroughs, and lots more. Read more for a video showing how it might work.
Ford unveils a new heated software enhancement for its 2013-19 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, and it’s available now in the United States, Canada as well as other countries around the world. How does it work? The software heats the vehicle’s interior until all the viruses inside are inactivated. It uses the powertrain / climate control systems to enable vehicles to elevate passenger compartment temperatures beyond 133 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Kingston’s 480GB A400 Internal SSD is compatible with desktop PCs and laptops, offering incredible boot, loading as well as file transfer times, all for $53.99 shipped, today only, originally $63.99. It’s powered by a latest generation controller for read / write speeds up to 500MB/s and 450MB/s, making it ten times faster than a traditional hard drive for higher performance, ultra-responsive multi-tasking and an overall faster system. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
First announced at CES 2020 in January, the LG 48-inch CX OLED 4K TV is finally hitting stores late next month, priced at $1499 USD. In addition to featuring 4K UHD (3,840×2,160) resolution with a pixel density of 8 million pixels, it is NVIDIA G-SYNC compatible for a silky smooth gaming experience. It also supports dynamic HDR10 and Dolby Vision at up to 120 frames per second for 4K UHD content, complete with advanced HDMI specifications such as auto low latency mode (ALLM), enhanced audio return channel (eARC) and variable refresh rate (VRR). Read more for two videos and additional information.
Pablo Escobar’s biological brother, Roberto de Jesús Escobar Gaviria, announced today a limited edition run of gold-plated iPhone 11 Pro 256GB handsets, and they’ll set you back just $499. The one caveat is that these were formerly damaged phones, or to be more specific, damaged screen damage and / or water issues. They were bought, fixed, and then gold-plated. Read more for two videos and additional information.
NASA and SpaceX have determined that the weather is permittable to launch two astronauts to the International Space Station, marking the first crewed mission for Elon Musk’s company as well as the first launch of NASA astronauts – Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley – from American soil since the retirement of the space shuttle program in 2011. Read more for the livestream and additional information.
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NISMO came up with the concept of the Z-tune back in 2002 when Nissan was planning to end R34 Skyline production. The first model was built in 2003, using a used 2002 Skyline GT-R V·Spec II chassis, and came equipped with a concept RB26DETT ‘Z1’ engine, which was based on Nissan’s Le Mans GT2 and GT500 racing experiences. This 2.8L engine boasted upgraded turbochargers proudcing 493 hp at 6800 rpm 398 lb⋅ft of torque at 5200 rpm, enabling it to hit 62 mph in just 3.8-seconds, while topping out at over 203 mph. Read more for a video of the briefcase that came with this rare vehicle.