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More refined than the Fitbit Charge 2, the Charge 3 is one of the company’s most accomplished devices. It has a more lightweight design than the last-gen, and it looks better on your wrist. It’s our number one all-round fitness tracker since the price has dropped slightly recently, and it offers a lot of insight into your overall health. What’s more, there’s a wide range of customization options, so you can really make the Dell XPS 13 the best laptop for your needs.

The Move comes with enough plates to make each of its two dumbbells a 25 pounder, and the system recognizes how much you’re lifting to tweak your workout accordingly. Coupled with data from an included heart-rate monitor, the Move’s tracking capabilities, price, and form factor put strength training within reach for anyone with enough space for a yoga mat. For its Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones, Google built its own system-on-a-chip specifically to handle ambitious tasks like image processing and real-time translation and transcription—without needing to call the cloud. The Tensor chip includes two high-performance cores, a pair of moderately high-performance cores, and four efficient cores. The efficient ones handle most typical tasks while the more-powerful modules are free to crunch away.

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Medicare has been investing in AI for quite some time, and with some great results to show for it. Science experiments in fields like neuro-linguistic programming, biotechnology, and neural networks are not only invaluable for the evolution of humanity but are also progressively expanding the job market. Along with these smart touches, it’s an ergonomic body, easy in the hand with sensibly-placed controls and a massive, bright EVF. If you’re already on the Nikon train, you’ll be pleased to hear that a simple FZT adapter will let all your existing F mount lenses work just fine. Whether a pro or an enthusiast looking to upgrade, there’s lots to enjoy here.

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In New York, the Lowline Project is turning an abandoned subway station into a park. Expected to open in 2021, it uses a system of above-ground light-collection dishes to funnel enough light into the underground space to grow plants, trees and grass. Perhaps the best example of BMIs’ potential came in October 2019 when paralysed Thibault used one to control an exoskeleton that enabled him to walk. Deeptrace, a company set up to combat this, says in just the eight months between April and December 2019, deepfakes rocketed by 70 per cent to 17,000. “Each of those parts also then has a constellation of functions,” Gordon says. Eventually, there should be enough detail in the map to explain how neurons in certain brain circuits function at a molecular level, to produce specific behaviours.

FLAIM Systems, a local company specialized in training solutions, has developed an app that combines IoT and VR in the process of training firefighters. In the process of development and optimization, this trend in technology will create a wealth of new jobs. Another trend worth mentioning is the increased interoperability available between the set of neural networks supporting artificial intelligence.

  • But it does make them lighter and more comfortable to use at home for long periods and it’ll make the audio sound roomier than a closed-back pair.
  • This year, Finnish engine maker Wärtsilä teamed up with the Norwegian logistics giant Grieg to bet on carbon-free ammonia to propel future ships.
  • This 65-storey inverted pyramid has been suggested as a way to provide office, retail and residential space without having to demolish the city’s historic buildings or breach its 8-storey height restriction.
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Without a top or bottom frame, the wraparound specs give the wearer a sweeping, unencumbered field of view. Designed mainly for athletes like cyclists or runners, the sunglasses weigh just 34 grams, sitting in front of the face like a snug, sweeping visor. Some top-loading washing machines have an agitator in the center—a bulky rod that jostles clothes around to get them clean—while others rely more on your garments rubbing against one another to scrub themselves clean. Leave the 1.15-pound agitator in place for heavy washing jobs and pull it out for a gentler cycle. A spring-loaded cap plugs the hole so your clothes won’t get snagged and torn. One of the things we think a lot about here at Popular Science is how to do more with less.

The new battery-powered truck maintains the familiar F-150 design and comes with up to 563 horsepower and 775 pound-feet of torque, enough to shoot from 0 to 60 in 4.5 seconds or tow up to 10,000 pounds when properly equipped. As for range, batteries come large enough to cover up to 300 miles on a single charge. And if juicing up from the road, a 150-kilowatt fast charger can add an additional 54 miles of range in just 10 minutes—not all that much longer than a typical pitstop in a combustion car.

This model from Phillips boasts an ultra-fast response time at ultra-HD resolution, which means you’ll have no excuses left when you’re sniped by an energy-drink-riddled 12-year-old from the other side of the map. There’s a stunning clarity to dialogue, a fullness to bass and stacks of detail across the frequency range. Its creator, the Swedish design studio Transparent, says that its speakers use durable, recyclable materials. Each of the devices can be used alone as a Bluetooth speaker, paired together as a stereo sound system, or plugged into existing audio equipment.

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The chip launched with refreshes to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, laptops that obliterated benchmark tests for their classes. Apple also stuck its new silicon into the Mac Mini and the new ultra-slim iMac. The company has already updated the M1 with the new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, which popped in October. Laptops with those guts are already outperforming pricier Mac Pros using the old architecture. It was a big swing for Apple and, at least so far, it has been a massive achievement. They are the first so-called mRNA vaccines—a technology that has been in development for decades.

All this means is that if you decide to invest in improving your home workspace, the monitor needn’t go back into the cupboard when it’s safe to go outside again. Offering up a hard-to-beat balance of features, design, ease of use and performance, the Sonos Arc, the company’s first Atmos soundbar, is an easy product to love. The cans are kitted out with the latest surround sound so that you can really hear those footsteps creeping up behind you. There’s a smart, retractable microphone inside, which can isolate your speech and tune down background noise.