Enlarge / The (customized) lock screen in iOS 16. Samuel Axon reader comments 63 with 45 posters participating Share this story For the past couple of years, Apple’s annual iOS updates have laser focused on one feature for an overhaul while making smaller tweaks to everything else. Last year, Focus was the, well, focus. The ..
Aurich Lawson / Getty Images reader comments 93 with 66 posters participating, including story author Share this story It was 1983, and Acorn Computers was on top of the world. Unfortunately, trouble was just around the corner. The small UK company was famous for winning a contract with the British Broadcasting Corporation to produce a ..
Enlarge / Dell’s XPS 13 Plus clamshell laptop. Scharon Harding reader comments 87 with 64 posters participating Share this story Specs at a glance: Dell XPS 13 Plus (9320) Worst Best As reviewed Screen 13.4-inch 1920×1200 IPS non-touch screen 13.4-inch 3840×2400 IPS touchscreen or 13.4-inch 3456×2160 OLED touchscreen 13.4-inch 3456×2160 OLED touchscreen OS Windows 11 Home Windows 11 ..
Enlarge / The Ig Nobel Prizes honor “achievements that first make people laugh and then make them think.” Aurich Lawson / Getty Images reader comments 60 with 39 posters participating Share this story Would you give yourself an alcohol enema for science? Test the running speed of constipated scorpions in the lab? Build your very ..
Enlarge / Queen Elizabeth II of England reigned for a record 70 years. She died Thursday at the age of 96. Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images reader comments 123 with 71 posters participating Share this story The passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, signals the end of an era not just ..
Enlarge / The Carbon’s design is striking, lacking a full seat tube. John Timmer reader comments 68 with 45 posters participating Share this story As I was trying to figure out how to position the Urtopia Carbon e-bike so it could get enough signal to join my Wi-Fi network and download new firmware, I took ..
Enlarge / Did you know that Abraham Lincoln was a cowboy? Stable Diffusion does. Benj Edwards / Stable Diffusion reader comments 477 with 201 posters participating, including story author Share this story AI image generation is here in a big way. A newly released open source image synthesis model called Stable Diffusion allows anyone with ..
Enlarge / Volkswagen won’t reveal the US-spec ID Buzz for another year, but it invited us to drive the European version, which it has just launched. Jonathan Gitlin reader comments 138 with 89 posters participating, including story author Share this story Volkswagen provided flights from Washington, DC, to Copenhagen and back, plus two nights in ..
Getty Images | Aurich Lawson reader comments 218 with 132 posters participating Share this story USB has come a long way since the 12Mbps days of the ’90s. It has waved goodbye to USB-B and is inching away from USB-A in favor of the slim, reversible USB-C connector. Data transfer rates have increased so dramatically ..