Image of a single suspended atom nabs science photography prize

A university student named David Nadlinger has won the top prize in a science photography contest held by UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council after capturing a photo of a single atom. The photo, titled “Single Atom in an Ion Trap” shows a single atom suspended in midair. It was captured using a standard […]

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How the private space industry could take over lower Earth orbit — and make money off it

The Trump administration wants to end direct NASA funding for the International Space Station by 2025 — but that doesn’t necessarily mean the US will stop sending people into orbit around Earth by then. Instead, NASA hopes to transition the domain of lower Earth orbit, where the space station resides, to the commercial space industry […]

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Sony is selling PSVR bundles as low as $200 for two weeks

Sony is putting the PSVR on sale again with discounts that make picking up the PlayStation 4’s virtual reality headset look a lot more affordable. It’s offering discounts on three PSVR bundles, the best of which is a $199.99 package that includes Gran Turismo Sport, the original PSVR headset, and the PlayStation Camera, which is […]

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The Corsair One gaming PC gets updated with Intel’s latest eighth-gen processors

The Corsair One gaming PC came out last year offering an interesting idea: a gaming PC in the same vein as traditional consoles, meaning it was a preconfigured, prebuilt box that users could expect just to work without any tinkering around with internal parts or power supplies. And now, Corsair is releasing a pair of […]

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Ikea shares early look at its portable party collection with Teenage Engineering

Last year, Ikea announced it was collaborating with Teenage Engineering to create a line of products called FREKVENS (which translates to “frequency”) “in order to throw a really good music party wherever you are.” Now, Ikea has just shared the first look on Instagram of some final prototypes for the collection, which is set to […]

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ASUS CES 2018: Republic of Gamers Adds Strix SKT T1 Laptop, GL12 Case, & Bezel-Free Monitor Kit

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) also has some updated wares for CES 2018. There’s a new Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition gaming laptop, ROG G703 update, ROG Strix GL12 gaming desktop, and some accessories. ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition ASUS is announcing a limited-edition gaming laptop which is a collaboration between ROG and the […]

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HP Recalls 50,000 Laptop Batteries Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

HP has initiated a voluntarily recall of a number of laptop batteries. These batteries are used inside various Envy, ProBook and ZBook notebooks over the past two years due to fire and burn hazards. The manufacturer claims that it had received eight reports of battery packs overheating, melting, or charring. In total, HP intends to […]

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Russian nuclear scientists arrested for ‘Bitcoin mining plot’

Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies. The suspects had tried to use one of Russia’s most powerful supercomputers to mine Bitcoins, media reports say. The Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov, western Russia, is a restricted area. The centre’s press service said: “There […]

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