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This is SpaceX’s very first human crew

This is SpaceX’s very first human crew

This year, if all goes well, astronauts will launch to space on a private craft for the first time in history. It’s SpaceX’s big chance to show NASA that it can be trusted with the work of ferrying astronauts to and from the international space station. We met the two astronauts selected for this historic…

The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

The new Lenovo Yoga A940 has a hinge that’s similar to Microsoft’s Surface Studio. The Yoga A940 is an all-in-one PC targeted towards content creators, and it includes a stylus and a precision dial to adjust content in apps like Adobe Photoshop. But it also has some neat advantages: the precision dial can be switched…

Google Assistant’s interpreter mode translates 27 languages

Google Assistant’s interpreter mode translates 27 languages

Google Assistant will soon be able to act as your real-life translator in 27 different languages. Google announced today that the voice assistant is getting a new “interpreter mode” that can translate in real time so you can hold conversations with someone who doesn’t share the same tongue. It works, but it’s not magic. Read…

We want this absurd smart desk with a built-in PC

We want this absurd smart desk with a built-in PC

The Cemtrex SmartDesk with a built-in Windows PC is an absurdly over-featured, three-monitor, adjustable standing desk with a dizzying number of other integrated features. It’s the closest approximation to most modern office workers’ dream workstation. The cheapest configuration costs $4,500, but it’s a setup we’ve love to have in our office. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The…

HTC Vive Pro Eye hands-on: first VR headset with eye tracking

HTC Vive Pro Eye hands-on: first VR headset with eye tracking

The HTC Vive Pro VR headset was unveiled today at CES 2019 and comes with built-in eye tracking. The device is called the Vive Pro Eye, and it promises to bring higher-quality VR experiences, thanks to a technique called “foveated rendering.” This renders sharp images for wherever the human eye is looking in a virtual…

Intel CES 2019 event in 9 minutes

Intel CES 2019 event in 9 minutes

Intel is at CES 2019, showing its rivals that it can stay relevant and produce processor circuits small enough to stay competitive. The company is making progress on developing its next-generation 10-nanometer processors, and today during its CES press conference, the chipmaker showed off the first completed designs for what the company is calling Lakefield.…

The USB-C portable monitor you can take anywhere

The USB-C portable monitor you can take anywhere

LG’s 27-inch Neo Art Portable Monitor Display is a prototype that lets you feed it both power and video via a single USB-C cable. That makes the monitor eminently transportable, with a thin and light design that makes it practical to tote around between rooms in your house or office meeting rooms. Read more here:…

Samsung CES 2019 event in 9 minutes

Samsung CES 2019 event in 9 minutes

The Samsung CES press conference opened with huge TVs and closed with adorable blinking robots, with plenty of additional screens, smart features, and bad jokes packed in between. Here’s our trimmed down version of all the announcements. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2RzbE80 Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on…

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro has a much sharper design

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro has a much sharper design

Samsung unveiled the Notebook 9 Pro at CES 2019. Samsung’s last few entries into its flagship Notebook 9 lineup have all been plagued by a similar problem: they looked and felt really, really cheap. Even recent models like last year’s Notebook 9 Pen felt and looked more like a $400 Chromebook than a $1,400 professional…

LG press conference at CES 2019 in 8 minutes

LG press conference at CES 2019 in 8 minutes

LG’s CES press conference opened with smart appliances and a beer-making device, and closed with a futuristic-looking TV that can roll up and hide away when it’s not in use. There are also plenty of awkward moments mixed in. Here’s our rundown of all the highlights. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2CWgVOV Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…