New study dissects FCC net neutrality commenter backgrounds

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New study dissects FCC net neutrality commenter backgrounds Mark Wilson via Getty Images A new study out of Stanford University has found that while nearly every unique comment filed in response to the FCC’s proposal to repeal net neutrality opposed the agency’s…

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How Accurate Are Online DNA Tests?

How Accurate Are Online DNA Tests?

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How Accurate Are Online DNA Tests? The age of consumer genomics has arrived. Nowadays you can send a vial of your spit in the mail and pay to see how your unique genetic code relates to all manner of human activity—from sports…

Insta360 turned a Nerf rocket into a VR camera holder

Insta360 turned a Nerf rocket into a VR camera holder

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Insta360 turned a Nerf rocket into a VR camera holder Insta360 did a pretty impressive job with its portable 4K VR camera, the One, with its handful of unique tricks that barely any rivals had kept up with, especially when it came…

California bans default passwords on any internet-connected device

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California bans default passwords on any internet-connected device In less than two years, anything that can connect to the internet will come with a unique password — that is, if it’s produced or sold in California. The “Information Privacy: Connected Devices” bill…

‘Spacesuits’ protect microbes destined to live in space

‘Spacesuits’ protect microbes destined to live in space

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‘Spacesuits’ protect microbes destined to live in space Scientists have created a unique system that pairs light-absorbing semiconductors with anaerobic bacteria to capture light and fix carbon dioxide: an artificial leaf. The bacteria turn carbon dioxide into chemicals useful in space colonies….

Birds’ voiceboxes are odd ducks

Birds’ voiceboxes are odd ducks

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Birds’ voiceboxes are odd ducks Birds’ voiceboxes are in their chests instead of their throats like mammals and reptiles. Scientists aren’t sure how or why birds evolved these unique voiceboxes, but a new study sheds some light on how they came about….

Lenovo Legion Y530 review: Part gaming laptop, part ThinkPad, all good     – CNET

Lenovo Legion Y530 review: Part gaming laptop, part ThinkPad, all good – CNET

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Lenovo Legion Y530 review: Part gaming laptop, part ThinkPad, all good – CNET While its insides match the competition’s, the Y530’s unique workstation-like design helps make this budget-friendly gamer one to strongly consider. Continue reading . . . Joshua Goldman {authorlink} https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-6bbb.hsjy.htr_/c-6RTWJUMJZX77x24myyux78x3ax2fx2fbbb.hsjy.htrx2fwx78x78x2fwjanjbx78x2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

Acer’s Triton 900 gaming laptop has a truly unique convertible hinge

Acer’s Triton 900 gaming laptop has a truly unique convertible hinge

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Acer’s Triton 900 gaming laptop has a truly unique convertible hinge A few years ago, Acer gave us an intriguing twist on a convertible PC the Aspire R14, which featured an easel-like hinge that rotated the screen. Now, it’s bringing that feature,…

Acer’s new Windows Mixed Reality headset has detachable parts

Acer’s new Windows Mixed Reality headset has detachable parts

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Acer’s new Windows Mixed Reality headset has detachable parts Acer has launched a new Windows 10 Mixed Reality headset at IFA 2018, and the manufacturer says it has a unique detachable design that’s a first in the category. Called the OJO 500,…

Researchers target protein that protects bacteria’s DNA ‘recipes’

Researchers target protein that protects bacteria’s DNA ‘recipes’

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Researchers target protein that protects bacteria’s DNA ‘recipes’ In a new study, biologists describe some of the unique characteristics of the protein Dps, which protects bacteria like E. coli and makes it so resilient. This could lead to more targeted antibiotics to…

Acid coastal seas off US putting common fish species at risk

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Acid coastal seas off US putting common fish species at risk Scientists have shown that coastal waters and river estuaries can exhibit unique vulnerabilities to acidification than offshore waters. This acidification, detected in waters off the United States West Coast and the…

Differences in immune responses create a genetic conflict between sexes

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Differences in immune responses create a genetic conflict between sexes, A unique study has discovered that there is a genetic sexual conflict in the immune system in animals. In females, the variation in central genes of the immune system is too high,…

Amazon stops asking viewers to vote on Prime Video pilots

Amazon stops asking viewers to vote on Prime Video pilots

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Amazon stops asking viewers to vote on Prime Video pilots, Amazon has been relatively unique among streaming giants in not only requesting pilots, but putting them up for a vote by the viewers. Unfortunately, you’ll have to kiss that democratic process goodbye….

Mikme’s clever wireless microphone gets cheaper and more useful

Mikme’s clever wireless microphone gets cheaper and more useful

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Mikme’s clever wireless microphone gets cheaper and more useful , Mikme’s wireless microphone was one of the most unique devices we saw last year. It works as a standalone audio recorder, but most impressively, it can also connect to your phone and…

We Happy Few’s dystopia is held together by drugs and denial

We Happy Few’s dystopia is held together by drugs and denial

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We Happy Few’s dystopia is held together by drugs and denial , We Happy Few has come to fruition in a unique way. Compulsion Games first captured attentions in 2015 with its creepy, atmospheric trailers, also launching a successful Kickstarter campaign to…