Sony’s new Neckband speaker gives your ears a rest and sits on your shoulders, firing your audio towards your ears in a focused beam. There’s a built-in microphone and Bluetooth connectivity, which means you can take calls or listen to music up to 30m away from your computer – no more excusing yourself from a meeting to make a cup of tea. Unveiled at CES 2022, the N1 is able to project sound to the space directly by both of your ears. By doing this, you will hear the speaker at full volume but those around you will just hear a quiet whisper of sound. With Samsung taking the helm, the world of foldable devices seems to be flourishing recently. We’ve seen plenty of brands launch their own folding smartphone but at CES 2022, Asus went a step further by unveiling a folding tablet.
- Some of these questions have potentially been answered with the construction of the Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland hotel in China.
- It’s where artificial intelligence is used to swap one person’s image in a photo or video, for another’s.
- On top of that, the company is carbon negative, relying on recyclable, fossil fuel-free materials where possible and carbon-offsetting the rest.
- However, more and more charging points are popping up throughout the world.
- Google seemed to have made progress when it unveiled its Duplex system in 2018.
Today, though, biologists are starting to find ways to organise single cells into collectives capable of performing simple tasks. They’re tiny machines, or as biologist Josh Bongard at the University of Vermont refers to them, ‘xenobots’. The idea is to ‘piggyback’ on the hard work of nature, which has been building tiny machines for billions of years. In 2010, Craig Venter and his team created the first synthetic cell, based on a bug that infects goats. Four years later, one of the first products of the synthetic biology era hit the market, when the drug company Sanofi started selling malaria drugs made by re-engineered yeast cells.
Well, the proof is in the pudding really, as since the coronavirus lockdown I’ve been using it to record the Science Focus Podcast – listen to these episodes to get an idea. Streamers will appreciate the zero-latency monitoring, and anyone who does podcasting will be thankful for the multi-directional recording for all potential interviewing situations. It also has a universal screw mount so you can easily adapt it to any kit you already have.
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This creates a mattress that’s firm, ensures two people sleeping in a bed won’t feel each other move around, and is cooler than memory foam. Take your gaming up a notch with the Samsung Odyssey Neo G9, a next-generation monitor that promises to deliver an unparalleled, immersive experience. The bottle-like item mounted to the aluminium frame of the Flux One is actually a battery that powers a motor contained within the hub of the rear wheel. Claimed to provide pedal assistance for 25 miles / 40km, this bike isn’t one for big days out but should prove sufficient for most people’s commutes and short leisure rides. There are controls on the side but the speakers also work with Sonos’s S2 app, which means you can send music seamlessly to different parts of your home, and access the full range of streaming services that plug into it.
This means you can set up the telescope outside (it has a four-hour battery life), jump under the covers and tour the Universe. 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. They’re open-backed, which means the audio will bleed out a little, so you may not want to take these on the train. 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.
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Along with some of the best quality video we tested and a nice square video shape that shows you more of your doorstep than most, we like that it has a built-in siren you can set off from the app if you spot someone suspicious. Offering a good balance between price, premium features, and usability, Arlo’s Video Doorbell is our top choice for the best video doorbell if you want a high-quality smart doorbell that works reliably without being annoying. The AirPods are still all-white, but a smarter, stubbier design means that you don’t look like you’ve stuck a pair of electric toothbrush heads in your ears anymore. Our favourite thing about the watch by far though is its battery life which, though your mileage may vary, will last around 30 days between charges.
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On Mars, the organisms would need a little water to get started, which could come from melted ice, plus a food source. Some mosquitoes have developed resistance against gene drive mutations, but researchers believe they’ll be able to pull off the technique as long as they target the right genes. For safety, scientists are designing ‘override’ drives capable of reversing the edits. The trees and plants are then burnt to generate electricity but the carbon emissions are captured and stored deep underground. The tech world is hoping it can turn back the clock on climate change by removing carbon emissions.
The smart night-vision mode uses two infrared LEDs that can see as far as 30 metres automatically and switches to colour monitoring when it detects human movement. That, along with powerful spotlights, any would-be thief is almost guaranteed to show their face on camera. You’ll get a real-time alert, without needing to be glued to your feed.