Photo credit: Quaternium
Spain-based Quaternium collaborated with EFI manufacturer Löweheiser, a company known for the world’s smallest fuel injection system optimized for unmanned aircraft, to set a new flight record for UAVs. Using the experimental electric hybrid (gasoline + electric) HYBRiX 2.1 drone, the flight began at 8:20 am in the morning with a full tank with 16 liters of fuel and landed at 6:34 pm, or approximately after 10 hours and 14 minutes in the air.
Photo credit: iJustine
Microsoft’s Xbox Series X is set to be released on November 10, 2020, but what better way to get the word out than by sending a few influencers a giant refrigerator shaped like the next-gen console? That’s exactly what happened to Justine Ezarik, better known as iJustine online and Snoop Dogg. They spared no expensive, as the fridge came in a box that resembled what the retail version is going to look like, complete with the 1TB SSD marking.
Bring the cinema experience home with Samsung’s The Premiere projector, which is available in up to 130″ and 120″ models – the LSP9T and LSP7T respectively. The former is touted as the world’s first HDR10+ certified projector with triple laser technology, which means it’s capable of delivering incredible contrast details as the user watches from bright to dark scenes with a peak brightness of up to 2,800 ANSI lumens. There’s also a Filmmaker Mode that lets you enjoy watching movies as director intended.
Amazon’s Luna cloud gaming service has just launched early access, and currently, the library consists of 50 titles. You won’t need a high-powered PC to use this service, just a high-speed internet connection, or to be more specific, at least 10Mbps for 1080p gaming and 35Mbps for 4K gaming. It’s currently compatible with Windows 10 PCs, macOS 10.13+ devices, as well as FireTV (Fire TV Stick – 2nd gen, Fire TV Stick 4K and Fire TV Cube – 2nd gen). Sign up here.
NASA has chosen Nokia Bell Labs’ to build and deploy the first ultra-compact, low-power, space-hardened, end-to-end 4G LTE solution on the lunar surface by late 2022. Nokia is teamping up with Intuitive Machines for this mission to integrate this groundbreaking network into their lunar lander for deployment on the surface, which will then self-configure upon landing, thus establishing the first LTE communications system on the Moon.