The Blackview MAX 1 may not be the only smartphone to have an integrated projector, but it’s definitely the first to hit the market. At $699, it features a 5.7-inch AMOLED Full HD + Oncell display (2160 x 1080 resolution), dual 16MP rear cameras, a front-facing 16MP camera, a 2.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6763T processor, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, microSD expansion, and a high-capacity 5000 mAh battery that can be charged via USB Type-C (12V / 2A ). Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
The Ferox Azaris, a six-wheeled all-terrain vehicle, looks to be straight from a science fiction film. Sporting four wheels at the rear, each housing an in-house motor driven by a hydraulic liquid that’s 95% water that can produce up to 2,000 foot-pounds of torque combined. What does this mean, you’ll be able to traverse just about any terrain or obstacle that stands in your way. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The Rinspeed microSNAP concept has leaked ahead of CES 2019 next month, and it’s essentially an autonomous electric vehicle designed purely for transporting goods and people. It rides on a skateboard chassis that holds the vehicle’s powertrain as we ll as autonomous driving system, and when the need arises, you’ll be able to easily swap different pods, whether it be for transportation or hauling materials. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Amazon Alexa is right up there with Siri and Google Assistant, but one thing the former lacks is a smartwatch. However, that could soon change, and this device by industrial designer 2-LA shows us one possible design. It would allow users to play / pause music, summon rides, send / receive messages,, and even order food while on-the-go. Aside from the blue LED lighting, its minimalist approach aims to keep things simple. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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Your eyes aren’t playing tricks, the Uropyia meticulodina is bizarre, yet incredible, moth that can perfectly mimic a fallen, dead curled up leaf to perfection. Despite its strange mimicry, the curled up-looking wings are fully functional, and actually as straight as those of any regular moth species. This effect is created by minute scales on its wings that replicate the shading of a curled up dead leaf. Read more for another video and additional information.
Sure, there may be unofficial Star Wars keycaps on the market today, but for those seeking an official alternative, you’ll have to shell out $250. That’s right, the Star Wars Galactic Empire DSA keycap is officially licensed by Lucasfilm, and boasts a color scheme that appears to be straight from a Death Star computer, complete with a lightsaber key. Novel Keys is offering Two two different kits – Full Aurebesh or Aurebesh with English Sublegends – and both come complete with 8 unique novelty keycaps to show your loyalty to the Empire. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Analogue, a company that specializes in high-end retro gaming hardware that plays classic NES, Super NES and SEGA Genesis games, unveils its latest creation, the limited edition Ghostly x Analogue Super Nt. Each all-white console will also come with a matching 8BitDo SN30 wireless controller, 8BitDo Retro Receiver, Super Turrican – Director’s Cut [digital], Super Turrican 2 [digital], STDC Original SNES-style box art, HDMI / USB cables, and a worldwide USB power supply. It’s limited to 1,000-units worldwide and priced at $249.99. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Russia’s Defense Ministry announced today that the new “Peresvet” laser weapons systems has been put on combat duty. It’s capable of “concealing the areas of deployment of intercontinental ballistic missiles” and will be used in air defense and military defense,” said Viktor Murakhovsky, an expert at Russia’s Military Industrial Commission. “Starting from last year laser systems have been entering service that allow disarming a potential adversary and hitting those facilities, which are the targets,’ he added, saying such a device could take out targets ‘within fractions of a second,'” according to Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov. Read more for another video and additional information.
It’s inevitable, a Back to the Future prequel, sequel, reboot, or whatever the movie studios decide, but what could possibly replace the iconic DeLorean DMC-12? The upcoming 2020 Tesla Roadster of course, and visual effects artist Jorge Garcia shows us why. Pre-orders of this next-generation Roadster first began in 2017, with a $50,000 USD deposit required. Here’s something you may not know. Tesla owners how participated in the referral promotion that received 55 confirmed referrals managed to obtain a 100% rebate toward a future Roadster purchase. Read more for another video and additional information.
We first covered Chen San-yuan, a 70-year-old in Taiwan that has been dubbed “Pokémon Grandpa,” a few months back when he was only using 6 devices to play Pokémon Go. Now, he’s using 15 mobile phones at once while riding his bike to catch all the rare creatures that he can. How did it all begin? He learned about the game from his grandson in 2016, and has been playing ever since. “I used one cell phone back then and kept playing and playing. After a month, it became three cellphones, six cellphones, nine cellphones, 12 and 15, like that,” said Chen. Read more to see his 11 smartphone rig from a while back and for additional information.