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The Radclo Mini Drone flying outdoors.

Best drone deals for January 2023: Holy Stone, Vantop, and more

Buying a drone? Here are answers to the most common questions and the best drone deals available right now.
Digital Trends CES 2023 Tech For Change Award Winners Feature

Digital Trends’ Tech For Change CES 2023 Awards

Best of CES 2023 Awards Our Top Tech from the Show Feature

Digital Trends’ Top Tech of CES 2023 Awards

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This AI cloned my voice using just three minutes of audio

Demonstration of NeuBoat level 2 autonomous navigation system at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

CES 2023: HD Hyundai’s Avikus is an A.I. for autonomous boat and marine navigation

EcoFlow DELTA 2 on table at campsite for quick charging.

The best portable power stations

baseball hitter swings and misses

Meet the game-changing pitching robot that can perfectly mimic any human throw

Meta Quest Pro enables 3D modeling in mixed reality.

Don’t buy the Meta Quest Pro for gaming. It’s a metaverse headset first

The RTX 4090 and RTX 3090 sitting on a table side-by-side.

RTX 4090: Everything we know about Nvidia’s next flagship GPU

Truck caught in gale force winds.

The best hurricane trackers for Android and iOS in 2022

image depicting AI, with neurons branching out from humanoid head

Why AI will never rule the world

A researcher looks at a protein diagram on his monitor

The next big thing in science is already in your pocket

the wikipedia logo on a pink background

Meta wants to supercharge Wikipedia with an AI upgrade

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has proposed a surprisingly simple way to make Wikipedia articles more transparent and trustworthy
Artificial intelligence digital eye closeup.

Optical illusions could help us build the next generation of AI

Computer vision algorithms can't see optical illusions as we humans can -- and scientists are using that quirk to their advantage
Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 300 sits on a table at a camping site next to a drone.

This Jackary solar generator is a steal at $210 for Prime Day

This Jackary solar generator is a steal at $210 for Prime Day

We found an excellent Prime Day solar generator deal for a 300-watt Jackary power station you can take with you outdoors.
A man and woman ride their Segway Ninebot KickScooter Maxes through the city.

This Segway electric scooter is $170 off in Best Buy’s Prime Day sale

This Segway electric scooter is $170 off in Best Buy’s Prime Day sale

Best Buy has a great Prime Day deal taking place, as you can get the Segway Ninebot KickScooter Max for just $830 while Prime Day deals last.
Ecoflow generator on the floor next to a laptop.

There’s a huge sale happening on solar generators for Prime Day

There’s a huge sale happening on solar generators for Prime Day

As part of its biggest event of the year, Amazon is offering some great solar generator Prime Day deals.
Prime Day 2022 drone deals graphic.

Best Prime Day Drone Deals 2022: What to expect this week

Best Prime Day Drone Deals 2022: What to expect this week

Prime Day is close, and we're checking out what to expect from the Prime Day drone deals happening this week.
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How will we know when an AI actually becomes sentient?

Many scientists and technologists believe AI will eventually become sentient. But how will we know when that happens? Currently, there's no good way to tell.
A robot being developed by Dyson.

Dyson lifts lid on ‘top secret’ project

Dyson lifts lid on ‘top secret’ project

Electronics firm Dyson has revealed it's planning to take on hundreds of engineers for a major new robotics-based project.
A person using Walletmor chip arm implant to make a payment.

Implantable payment chips: The future, or cyberpunk pipe dream?

Implantable payment chips: The future, or cyberpunk pipe dream?

Implantable payment chips are here -- enabling users to pay for things with a wave of their hand. Is this the wave of the future, or merely a flash in the pan?
Primeval Foods' lion burgers.

Tiger steaks and lion burgers: Lab-grown exotic animal meat is on the way

Tiger steaks and lion burgers: Lab-grown exotic animal meat is on the way

Most cellular meat startups focus on growing familiar foods (like beef and chicken) in a lab, but Primeval Foods has its sights set on something more exotic.
A woman's hand is held by a robot's hand.

Finishing touch: How scientists are giving robots humanlike tactile senses

Finishing touch: How scientists are giving robots humanlike tactile senses

Giving robots sight and hearing is fairly straightforward these days, but equipping them with a robust sense of touch is far more difficult.
brain with computer text scrolling artificial intelligence

Analog A.I.? It sounds crazy, but it might be the future

Analog A.I.? It sounds crazy, but it might be the future

Digital transistors have been the backbone of computing for much of the modern era, but Mythic A.I. makes a compelling case that analog chips may be the future.
Annie Easley poses for a picture at NASA.

The most influential women in tech history

The most influential women in tech history

With their big ideas and clever inventions, these inspirational women left an indelible mark on the world and set us on a path to a brighter future.
Marie Curie In Her Laboratory.

10 female inventors who changed the world forever

10 female inventors who changed the world forever

The women on this list have risen above inequality, creating products and services that have truly changed the world.
astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have measured the amount of ozone in Earth’s atmosphere

Why the moon needs a space traffic control system

Why the moon needs a space traffic control system

As interest in lunar exploration ramps up across the globe, scientists think we need a space traffic control system to avoid collisions and complications.
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How 5G is changing journalism

How 5G is changing journalism

A collaboration between The New York Times and Verizon has given rise to 5G journalism lab.
ClipDart founder, Kyle Parker.

ClipDart is an on-demand barber app aimed at people of color

ClipDart is an on-demand barber app aimed at people of color

Finding someone who can cut your hair is pretty easy -- unless you're a person of color who lives outside of a major city. ClipDart aims to fix that.
A student has a EEG Cap placed on his head.

Inside the U.K. lab that connects brains to quantum computers

Inside the U.K. lab that connects brains to quantum computers

Scientists at the University of Plymouth are in the early stages of developing tech that would allow humans to control quantum computers with their thoughts.
Flying DJI FPV drone with audience in VR view.

This FPV drone package deal is $300 off at Best Buy today

This FPV drone package deal is $300 off at Best Buy today

This DJI FPV Dron is going for just $1,000 down from $1,300 and includes the drone, a controller, and an excellent set of goggles.
The Protect3d 3D scanning process.

Fighting football injuries with 3D-printed, hyper-personalized pads

Fighting football injuries with 3D-printed, hyper-personalized pads

Protec3d is on a mission to replace generic, one-size-fits-all football pads with 3D printed, hyper-personalized ones that offer more protection for players
Ekto's motorized VR boots.

Solving VR’s ‘infinite walking’ problem with moon boots

Solving VR’s ‘infinite walking’ problem with moon boots

For decades, engineers have been dreaming up creative ways to solve the infinite walking problem in virtual reality. Ekto thinks it has a new one.
Kang Hyewon NFT from KLKTN.

K-pop NFTs are here, but I’m not convinced they’re worth it

K-pop NFTs are here, but I’m not convinced they’re worth it

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are the latest piece of merchandise the dedicated K-pop fan can buy. But is it really worth it, and what do you really get?