Facebook’s ‘New Time Unit’ Is No Gimmick

Facebook has created its own unit of time dubbed “a flick.” It’s a tiny fraction of a second and, surprisingly enough, might be genuinely useful. The flick is 1/705600000 of a second. It will take the spot of the shortest unit of time that’s still longer than a nanosecond, but that’s not the point. Instead […]

Smart Home Must-Haves for Every Room in Your Home

We are now in the age of home automation, and that’s a good thing! Why? Because it leaves you more time to do the things you love doing, rather than tinkering with gadgets, tech and appliances. Sound far-fetched? Well, it’s not. What if you could set up your AC so it drops the indoor climate […]

This Small Robot Arm Will Play Chess Against You!

This small robot arm, built by Youtuber DIYprojects, can play a match of chess against you! The robot was built using an Arduino Leonardo controller, four TowerPro SG90 mini servo motors, and some wood. Check it out in action in the video above! [DIYprojects]

Understanding How a TV Works at 380,000 Frames Per Second

If you are reading this, you’ve seen a screen with your eyes. But have you REALLY seen it though? Like real proper seen it (at 380,000 frames per second)? Don’t worry, Gav is here to help you out. This is How a TV works in Slow Motion. [The Slow Mo Guys]

Tracking Firm Promises VR Play Without ER Stay

A new virtual reality headset technology might stop you tripping over furniture, without the need for external hardware. Occipital says its approach includes live tracking of the surrounding room to cut down on embarrassing tumbles. To date virtual reality systems fall into two category. Some, like the Oculus Rift and Vive, use separate devices to […]

User Interface Blamed For Bogus Missile Alert

A badly written and designed drop-down menu was responsible for a mistaken alert that Hawaii was under missile attack according to reports. Local officials will redesign both the menu and the system to reduce the chances of a repeat incident. The message came from the Hawaiian Emergency Management Agency and appeared on phone screens reading […]

10 Ways Cryptocurrencies Are Changing The World

With the massive breakout of crytocurrencies in 2017 and the likes of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple gaining multi billion dollar market values, it is clear that the monetary world is changing. But what effects will it have? [AllTime10s]

Google Phone Screens Could Sing

Google has bought a company that’s developing a way to make smartphone screens double-up as speakers. It could mean slimmer phones or longer battery life. The buyout of Redux actually happened last year but has only just been made public. It involves technology that works in two contrasting ways, the first being to vibrate the […]