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Apple’s mini LED display screen sporting iPad and MacBook Pro apparently releasing in Q4 2020

Apple has been rumored to be working on mini LED displays for the high-end iPad and MacBook models. Earlier reports suggested that these devices with the new displays would be introduced sometime in 2020. Now, a recent report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via 9to5Mac) suggests that these devices will see the light of the…

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Verizon’s Edge Computing Collaboration With Amazon Is What 5G Is All About

Forget faster speeds for consumers, 5G mobile networking technology is all about business. America’s largest mobile network recently announced a new joint effort with Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services division. Verizon (NYSE:VZ) used AWS’ re:Invent conference to reveal that its new 5G mobile service will be the first-ever available as a network edge computing service. It…

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This T-shirt uses your body heat to generate electricity

What if your morning run through a park could generate electricity, which could then charge batteries or maybe even power the phone you’re running with? If you’re wearing the right T-shirt, that might be a possibility.Researchers from the University of Málaga in Spain and the Italian Institute of Technology have designed a T-shirt that generates…

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You’re drinking early morning coffee in 2019. These eggheads are in 2119 landing drones on their arms like robo-falconers

With the help of what looks like vibrating dinner plates Have you ever wanted to land a drone on your arm as if the gizmo were some sort of metallic bird of prey? Well, if so, you’re in luck. Sort of. Enter the SwarmCloak… which may as well be called the SwarmDinnerPlate. Or the SwarmGardenGlassTopTable.…

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Why smartphone betting is on the up amongst African millennials

When one talks about young Africans using smartphones, the dominant narrative is that these gadgets serve mostly as platforms for connection so that users can communicate and share greetings and information via text and images. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Signal take pride of place in that description, despite their murkier side. What has perhaps…

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Premier League streaming on Amazon Prime – was broadcaster’s launching a success?

Amazon Prime streamed a whole round of Premier League fixtures over three nightsIt was a historic moment in Premier League football this week as a whole round of fixtures were streamed online via Amazon Prime.After decades of traditional broadcasting methods, this was a step into the unknown and a glimpse at what the future of…

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Volkswagen Is Finished With Gas-Powered Motorsports

Image: VolkswagenAutomakers love to remind us how “close” our electric and autonomous future is, while a lot of major racing divisions they participate in remain powered, at least partly, by internal-combustion engines. But Volkswagen is done with all of that, apparently. It plans to only race electric cars from now on.Volkswagen announced the plans Friday,…

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‘People now view England as a threat’ – Q&A with England supervisor Southgate

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘England are a threat’ – Gareth Southgate on his squad, Wembley & Euro 96 England manager Gareth Southgate believes his team will be seen as a threat to win Euro 2020 next summer.After a surprise run to the World Cup semi-finals in Russia last year, England are…

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adidas’ Creative Director of Running Explains 4D Innovation

adidas 4D completely rethinks how a sneaker’s sole is made. The revolutionary design uses a form of 3D printing known as Digital Light Synthesis to create a cushioned, responsive, and light sole unit. Although, in theory, the process of making a 4D sole is no more complex than more common sole manufacturing technologies such as injection molding, the process is still…

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