Tuesday, April 24, 2018

U.S. Marines Embrace 3D Printing as Quick Fix


Oohrah! U.S. Marines based in Okinawa, Japan, are 3D printing replacement parts for combat aircraft. Members of Combat Logistic Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, have embraced additive manufacturing—a technology that builds 3D […]

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GEEK PICK OF THE DAY: The Ultimate Clapback is Cards Against Black Twitter


In a world dominated by both high-tech video games and white people, we cherish the opportunity to highlight analog card games… and Black people. Fortunately, The Ultimate Clapback combines both of those things, […]

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Amazon’s New Blockchain Service to Compete With Oracle, IBM


Amazon Web Services last week announced a new blockchain program—with a little help from The Not Ready For Prime-Time Players. “Many of today’s discussions around blockchain technology remind me of the classic Shimmer […]

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Pro-Tip, Don’t Say You Write for Geek.com to Steal Stuff


We’ll admit it, one of the best perks of this job, one of the reasons many of us get into this job, is getting cool stuff before anyone else- and free – as […]

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Apple Offers Free Battery Replacement to Faulty MacBook Pros


Apple is providing free battery replacement for certain 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) laptops. In a limited number of units an unnamed component may fail, causing the built-in battery to expand, according […]

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Streaming Cameras Just Got a High-Definition Boost


Engineers at the University of Washington developed the must-have accessory for Coachella 2019: high-definition video-streaming glasses. Superior to wearable cameras with batteries too small to power HD content, this prototype relies on backscatter—a […]

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Apple Plans to Ruin the iPhone SE, Too

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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. Mobile phones have advanced to a point where there just aren’t that many meaningful new features to add to them. That sounds like a […]

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Take On The Real World With These Geeky Graduation Gifts


Graduation time is almost here, and as your geeky grad heads out in the world, they’re going to need all the help they can get to be successful. School was only one part […]

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