Tag: General

DeWalt DCB094 Brings USB-C To Power Tools

At Ubergizmo, we’re huge fans of USB charging because we travel worldwide and would rather not carry any adapters. From laptops to toothbrushes, it should all be USB-charged. Yet, the world of power tools is largely plagued with proprietary adapters and connectors. The $99 DeWalt DCB094 USB adapter makes things a bit better by bringing […]

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Snapchat Desktop App: Snapchat for Web

Snapchat is now accessible from outside a smartphone, and it will bring a better and more productive experience for heavy users. Like any other social media app, being able to chat and video-call from a computer is extremely useful sometimes. Interestingly, this Snapchat web app only runs on Chrome, but not Apple’s Safari. Fortunately, Mac […]

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Netflix and Sennheiser Introduce Spatial Audio For All

Netflix and Sennheiser have announced that Netflix users can experience Spatial Sound, thanks to Sennheiser’s AMBEO technology, regardless of their playback device, irrespective of the physical speaker setup. Obviously, the hardware is still relevant in regards to the sound quality. However, this means that any speaker or headphones hardware can output ‘some’ spatialization. AMBEO is […]

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Mojo Vision CEO Wears Micro-LED Display Contact Lens

The idea of a “contact lens display” concept could become the ultimate way of implementing Augmented Reality (AR) someday, but it’s a highly challenging endeavor. MojoVision is one of the companies working to make it happen, and its CEO has demonstrated a Mojo Lens prototype placed on his eye. The Mojo Lens is a contact […]

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Bacteria 5000 Times Larger Than Usual Found

When you encounter a single-cell bacteria visible to the naked eye, you know there’s something very uncommon going on. That’s what biologist Jean Marrie Volland experienced when he stumbled upon this bacteria specie that can be 20mm big! (the image above is an artistic rendering, Mangrove photo by Pierre Yves Pascal; Illustration by Susan Brand/Berkeley […]

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Are Massive Solar Flares Dangerous?

We’re alerted by news organizations now and then about an impending “massive solar flare” that might fry the Internet or even the electric grid. In theory, it’s possible, but there’s also a click-bait factor to this gloom and doom coverage. But first, what’s a solar flare? Solar flares are immense bursts, or eruptions, of electromagnetic […]

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Apple M2 Processor 20% CPU Boost Confirmed By Benchmark

During its recent WWDC developer conference, Apple mentioned that the next-generation Apple M2 processor CPU cluster would be “18%” faster than the current M1. Numbers found in the Geekbench database are the first 3rd party data points that corroborate Apple’s claim. It’s not surprising because chipmakers usually provide reliable and accurate performance estimates for their […]

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