Emerging Tech
Emerging Tech

3D printers are better and more affordable. These are the best of 2019

On the hunt for a new 3D printer? We've got your back. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, this list of the best 3D printers has what you're looking for.
Emerging Tech

Wish you could fly? You totally can with these top-of-the-line drones

In just the past few years, drones have transformed from a geeky hobbyist affair to a full-on cultural phenomenon. Here's a no-nonsense rundown of the best drones you can buy right now, no matter what kind of flying you plan to do.
Emerging Tech

How IBM’s cutting-edge A.I. put a losing soccer team on a winning streak

IBM recently applied the amazing artificial intelligence of its Watson computer to make a team of winners out of a losing U.K. soccer team. Here's what it did with its analytics tech.
Smart Home

Think inside the box with these tricked-out shipping container homes

Believe it or not, but sustainability can be sexy. These 30 shipping container homes mesh recycled steel with a wealth of different materials, culminating in a set of spectacular homes that showcase modern design at its finest.
Emerging Tech

Stanford researchers have taken us one step closer to a universal flu vaccine

Do you hate getting a yearly flu jab? Researchers from Stanford University may have just made a breakthrough in their quest to develop a one-shot universal flu vaccine. Here's how it works.
Outdoors

From camping to road trips, these are the best coolers available

Every home needs a cooler. From lightweight softpacks to heavily insulated models, there are so many options to choose from. To help narrow down which cooler is best for you, we've found the absolute best coolers on the market.
Emerging Tech

New task force to take on rogue drone pilots flying near airports

A new task force has been set up to tackle the problem of drone incursions at U.S. airports, with the Federal Aviation Administration saying it now receives as many as 100 such reports a month.
Emerging Tech

U.K. opens its first checkout-free store, but it’s not Amazon Go

The U.K. this week opened its first checkout-free store, but it's not operated by Amazon, the pioneer of the format. Instead, it has been launched by Sainsbury's, one of the nation's biggest supermarket chains.
Computing

Why Windows users will never let Microsoft kill their beloved MS Paint

Microsoft this month confirmed that MS Paint will remain a part of Windows for now. Here's why users remain in love with a simple graphics editor that first shipped almost 35 years ago.
Digital Trends Live

Digital Trends Live: Impossible Burger rollout, Mother’s Day guide, and more

Join us on DT Live as we cover the day’s top tech news, including the Impossible Burger’s nationwide rollout at Burger King, Marriott's plans to compete with Airbnb, Samsung’s vertical viewing TV, our Mother’s Day Gift Guide, and…
Emerging Tech

Who needs a toothbrush when you have a swarm of tooth-cleaning nanobots?

Imagine being able to clean your teeth with an army of nanorobots. It might sound crazy, but that's exactly what researchers from the University of Pennsylvania are working to develop.
Emerging Tech

The massive Airlander 10 flying machine could go all-electric

The British company behind the massive Airlander 10 aircraft has announced plans to build a new version that replaces its diesel-burning engines with electric-powered alternatives.
Emerging Tech

Anki, the startup that made little A.I. robots, is closing down

Anki, a San Francisco-based startup that brought us home robots such as Vector and Cozmo, is reportedly closing down after failing to find further funding to keep the business running.
Emerging Tech

Amazon is using smart technology to track warehouse worker productivity

Think Amazon's warehouse robots are the only use of technology in its fulfillment centers? New documents reveal how human workers are also quantified in terms of their personal productivity.
Emerging Tech

NASA and partners will simulate a potentially deadly asteroid strike this week

This week, NASA and some of the world's other top organizations are meeting to discuss what they would do in the hypothetical event of a deadly killer asteroid strike on planet Earth.
Emerging Tech

DJI tries to debunk rumors that Phantom drones are discontinued

DJI blamed the unavailability of the Phantom 4 on a parts shortage and claimed that images of a Phantom 5 prototype were a one-off design for a customer. The future of the company's drone business, meanwhile, remains unclear.
Emerging Tech

Supermassive black hole resides inside a supermassive galaxy

The eyes of the world turned to Messier 87 earlier this month when scientists released the first ever image of a black hole. Now an image from the Spitzer telescope shows the giant galaxy in which the now-famous black hole resides.
Emerging Tech

Listen in on a stellar symphony to understand the inner workings of stars

Sounds can't travel through a vacuum, but stars nevertheless give off subsonic vibrations from deep inside their structures. An astrophysicist has been working on how this stellar symphony can teach us about the interior of stars.