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Noise Machine is a tiny MIDI controller for creating music on the go

You don’t have to look far to find a capable MIDI controller in 2020, but most aren’t as small as the Noise Machine. The diminutive device measures in at 2.1 x 2.3 x 0.4 inches, making it compact enough to … Read the rest of this entry

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Boring Company steers its latest machine with an Xbox controller

It might not be all that exciting to dig tunnels, but The Boring Company may have a way of livening things up a bit: give the operators a gamepad. The Elon Musk-owned outfit has posted a video showing a test … Read the rest of this entry

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Machine learning can ‘fingerprint’ programmers

Programmers tend to have their own distinct styles, but it's not really feasible to pore over many lines of code looking for telltale cues about a program's author. Now, that might not be necessary. Researchers have developed a machine learning … Read the rest of this entry

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Machine learning could lead to smarter mobile notifications

Push notifications on phones are both a blessing and a curse. After all, it's important to get information you need when it happens. But some apps send way too many push notifications, which often leads to turning off notifications for … Read the rest of this entry

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Buoy uses AI and machine learning to keep your water bills low

Buoy is a device that puts machine learning to work to save on your water bill. The IoT device connects to your home's WiFi network and water supply to monitor how much is going where on a use-by-use basis (faucet … Read the rest of this entry

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Voting machine supplier exposes 1.8 million voter records

Cybersecurity firm UpGuard has discovered that personal information from over 1.8 million Chicago residents was unintentionally exposed by voting machine supplier Election Systems & Software (ES&S). The backup files of voter data were found o… Engadget RSS Feed

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Buy Snapchat’s Spectacles at this weirdo vending machine

Spectacles, Snapchat's odd but intriguing move into wearable hardware, is starting to make its way into the wild. The company just announced how you'll be able to purchase Spectacles, and it's about as weird as you'd expect. The glasses will … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Snowstorm’ personal flying machine lifts off in Singapore

What you're looking at above is Snowstorm, a personal flying machine. This electric-powered aircraft, designed and built by a group of students from the National University of Singapore, can be controlled by a human pilot and is capable of a … Read the rest of this entry

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Oddball machine makes ‘analog’ techno music with vinyl records

Many techno DJs are used to playing music on vinyl, but creating it? That's another matter. However, Graham Dunning has found a wonderfully strange way to make that idea work. His Mechanical Techno device produces full-on dance tracks by driving … Read the rest of this entry

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Steamboy, or Smach Zero, is a portable handheld Steam Machine

It’s a great idea in theory: a handheld device running SteamOS, which can play Steam games on the run. Whether it works or not is another thing, and the Smach Zero – formerly known as the Steamboy – isn’t due … Read the rest of this entry

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