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Ever wonder what the first detonation of a nuclear device looked like? If so, the test codenamed “Trinity” and conducted by the United States Army at 5:29 a.m. on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project. It happened in the Jornada del Muerto desert approximately 35-miles southeast of Socorro, New Mexico, on the former USAAF Alamogordo Bombing and Gunnery Range, now part of White Sands Missile Range. Read more for a video and additional information.
Razer has just unveiled the all-new Blade Pro 17 professional gaming laptop, complete with either a 17.3-inch 4K 120Hz display for creators requiring a high-resolution workstation and a Full-HD 300Hz option for gamers that need silky smooth gameplay. It comes equipped with an Intel 8-core i7-10875H processor capable of clock speeds up to 5.1GHZ with Intel Turbo Boost and up to an NVIDIA RTX 2080 SUPER graphics card that features 8GB of high-bandwidth GDDR6 memory. Read more for a hands-on video review, additional pictures and information.
DJI’s OSMO Action Camera bundle comes with a 128GB microSD card as well as Care Refresh 2-year warranty, all for $288 shipped, today only, originally $499.99. Featuring the ability to record 4K videos at 60 frames per second as well as advanced, reliable stabilization technology for professional and amateur filmmakers alike. It also has a dual-screen camera for vlogging or selfies. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review that pits it against the GoPro Hero 8 Black and additional information.
The 2020 Toyota GR Supra has an official top speed of 155 mph, but one owner discovered that the electronic limits aren’t what they seem to be. In other words, their factory A90 Supra managed to hits 163 mph (263 kilometers per hour), according to external GPS speedometer. For those who don’t know, the Autobahn in Germany has several speed-unrestricted stretches, which makes this top speed run legal in that country. Read more for the video.
Looking Glass Factory has officially started shipping its holographic 8K display, which made its public debut back in 2018. Whether it be business applications or gaming, its 33.2 million pixels and 45-element light field ensure an immersive 3D effect. Unfortunately, there’s no pricing information available nor if they are shipping to non-enterprise clients. Read more for a video and additional information.
The Sony ZV-1 is a new point-and-shoot digital camera designed for content creators and vloggers. Unlike other models in the RX100-series of cameras, this one boasts a side flip-out 3.0″ touchscreen for front-facing recording, along with a directional 3-capsule microphone and a Multi Interface Shoe for attaching a variety of accessories. Pre-order page here. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Triumph reveals the Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition, inspired by the custom stunt bike featured in the upcoming “No Time to Die” (November 25, 2020 release) film, and it’s limited to just 250-units worldwide with just 30 heading to the United States. At $18500, it comes equipped with a unique billet riser clamp sporting a laser-etched individual serial number plate, complete with a special Bond Handover Pack that includes a numbered certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Triumph’s CEO Nick Bloor, as well as a premium backpack. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have completed a countdown dress rehearsal of the launch day events. The two are set to launch aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket and fly to the International Space Station, marking the first crewed mission for the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Reddit user IMOKRUOK took an old NES console, gutted it and then used the shell to make a functional Nintendo Switch dock. Aside from the original shell, all the other parts you see have been laser cut and finished with a router. This was accomplished by first making a vector file of the shapes required, before cutting them out in layers on a laser and then gluing them together. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Amazon’s all-new Kindle now has a sharper display with a front-light, and can be picked up for $59.99 shipped, today only, originally $89.99. This e-reader’s adjustable front light lets you read indoors or outdoors and at more times of day, thanks to its glare-free touchscreen display that reads like real paper, even in direct sunlight. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.