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Leftover hardware from Mars mission to be used on the Moon

Leftover hardware from Mars mission to be used on the Moon

Enlarge / One of the designs for NASA’s commercial lunar delivery service. On May 5, 2022, the seismometer on board the InSight lander recorded an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on the Martian surface, despite the epicenter being 2,250 km from the lander. It was one of the largest earthquakes recorded on Mars and the largest …

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An Apple iPad Pro 11 (2021) on a table, with a keyboard

iPad’s software and now hardware is a mess – it needs to get back to basics

We are days away from iPadOS 16.1 debuting for iPads, alongside new iPads having been announced, but it still seems as though the entire product line is in a tailspin. Without sounding like a character in a soap opera, a broken clock is right twice a day, and it feels as though the iPad line …

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Report: Google 'doubling down' on Pixel with added focus on its own hardware as Samsung bleeds

Report: Google ‘doubling down’ on Pixel with added focus on its own hardware as Samsung bleeds

With the launch of the Pixel 7, Google made it clear that it had a vision to make devices in its own hardware family work better together. Now, a new report claims that Google is planning to “double down” on Pixel phones and its own hardware, betting on its own success over partners. Google’s ambitions …

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Everything Amazon Announced at Their Big 2022 Hardware Event

Everything Amazon Announced at Their Big 2022 Hardware Event

It’s that time of year, again, where Amazon announces a lot of new gadgets. In recent years, Amazon has introduced new Echo smart speakers and smart displays, a wide variety of smart home devices, wearables, drones and even robots. This year, we got plenty of new gadgets, too, including the first Kindle with a pen, …

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Intel Demos Sapphire Rapids Hardware Accelerator Blocks In Action At Innovation 2022

Intel Demos Sapphire Rapids Hardware Accelerator Blocks In Action At Innovation 2022

With Intel’s annual Innovation event taking place this week in San Jose, the company is looking to recapture a lot of technical momentum that has slowly been lost over the past couple of years. While Intel has remained hard at work releasing new products over time, the combination of schedule slips and an inability to …

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Elon Musk Twitter deposition, Bed Bath & Beyond earnings, Amazon hardware event top week ahead

Elon Musk Twitter deposition, Bed Bath & Beyond earnings, Amazon hardware event top week ahead

State Street Global Advisors chief investment strategist Michael Arone tells ‘The Claman Countdown’ to expect more market volatility as the Fed raises rates to fight inflation. Investors are in for another wave of key earnings and economic data. Wall Street will also be watching for developments in the Musk-Twitter legal battle as the world’s richest …

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What to expect from Microsoft’s fall 2022 Surface hardware event

Microsoft is gearing up for its annual Surface fall event, with this year being a special milestone as the company celebrates the 10th anniversary of Surface. As we always do here at Windows Central, here’s a roundup of everything we’re hearing and expecting to see Microsoft announce at this year’s Surface event. The event is …

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Losing faith in Google: Bug sends my Pixel 6 Pro into "hardware coma";  Pixel 6A security issues

Losing faith in Google: Bug sends my Pixel 6 Pro into “hardware coma”; Pixel 6A security issues

I think I’ve had enough… The Pixel 6 Pro is the best-looking phone I’ve ever owned, and it comes with the best camera on a phone I’ve ever had. Especially that 4x periscope zoom lens, as I wrote in a number of stories. But the bug situation on Google’s Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, and …

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Books You Should Read: The Hardware Hacker's Handbook

Books You Should Read: The Hardware Hacker’s Handbook

Here on Hackaday, we routinely cover wonderful informative writeups on different areas of hardware hacking, and we even have our own university with courses that delve into topics one by one. I’ve had my own fair share of materials I’ve learned theory and practical aspects from over the years I’ve been hacking – as it …

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