Happy Monday! Every carrier is pushing unlimited data plans right now, but do you really need one? It’s so easy to think “I sure do like things without limits, so this is the wireless plan for me.” But if you only use 3GB of data per month across your entire family, you’re basically giving money away. Let us help you figure out if it’s worth your hard-earned moneydollars or if switching to a limited plan to save some coin is the best way to go.
The Pentagon admitted that UFOs are real and verified a leaked video shot by Navy personnel. Things are about to get weird.
Unlimited data plans are more popular than ever, to the point that it’s hard to find anything else on carriers’ websites. But limited data plans exist, and they often cost $20 less per line than unlimited options. Here’s the breakdown on unlimited data plans, plus some tips on how to reduce your data usage for a cheaper, limited data plan. Read More »
These days most newer vehicles have a USB port or two for charging smartphones, but that’s about it. And whether you have USB ports or not, most don’t put out enough power for bigger accessories. So, if you want to charge multiple devices at a time, run a laptop, or even power a fridge to live that vanlife, these are the best power inverters for your car. Read More »
In early October 2020, Peak design, a company known for camera bags and accessories, announced a new ecosystem of mounts, chargers, and even a wallet that connected using magnets and launched on Kickstarter. Now the company says it needs to delay delivery from its May target to August. Read More »
If all goes according to plan, humans will return to the moon during NASA’s 2024 Artemis mission. And thanks to a $2.9 billion contract, they will descend to the lunar surface in a SpaceX human-landing system. Read More »
Ever wondered how cats in video games like Assassin’s Creed, Final Fantasy, Warhammer, Halo, and Call of Duty look so realistic? Cat motion capture, of course. That’s right—just like we do with humans in movies like Lord of the Rings or Avatar. Read More »
If you’re always on the go but don’t want to be apart from your Nintendo Switch, take it with you in this protective carrying case. The deluxe case is actually big enough to hold your dock, pro controller, joy-con grip, adapters, straps, HDMI cable, and up to 18 games, so you can easily bring your entire setup with you on road trips or while staying in a hotel. It’s made of a hard EVA shell case to keep your gear safe from bumps and drops, but has smooth interior grooves, pockets, and straps to hold your gear without damaging it.
If you’ve ever been to an aquarium, you probably spent a moment watching a school of fish swim. Now, scientists have taught 3D-printed fish how to swim in a group, a feat that could improve decentralized autonomous robotics in the future. Read More »
If you don’t like spiders and spiderwebs, maybe don’t read this article. But if arachnids fascinate you, then you may be interested to know researchers have turned spiderwebs into music. It’s a virtual look into the world of spiders and the vibrations they sense. Read More »
The Department of Defense confirms that leaked photos and videos of a pyramid-shaped UFO are authentic, and were captured by Navy personnel. Verification of the sighting comes as U.S. intelligence agencies prepare to share declassified UFO reports during a congressional hearing in June. Read More »
Led by mechanical engineering professor Rolf Mueller, a team of researchers at Virginia Tech developed a new, bat-inspired technology to help robots accurately determine a sound’s origin. The team hopes that its new technology will improve robotics for agriculture, environmental surveillance, and of course, defense and security. Read More »
This week is huge for Netflix. The streaming service is dropping a slew of original content including a highly anticipated novel adaptation, Shadow and Bone, as well as a new documentary from none other than David Attenborough. Read More »