Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

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Quadcopter With Stereo Vision

Flying a quadcopter or other drone can be pretty exciting, especially when using the video signal to do the flying. It’s almost like a real-life video game or flight simulator…
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Reddit Is Done Pretending The Donald Is Fine

Reddit is banning one of its most notorious communities today, the subreddit—or forum—dedicated to discussion of President Donald Trump. The ban comes after years of controversy around r/The_Donald and its…

Google updates Photos with a new map view and even more Memories

Google’s latest Photos update brings some long awaited features and a revamped design to the image storing app. Google shared the news in a blog post last week. One of…
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Scotts Miracle-Gro gets into the venture capital business with a $50 million fund, because it’s 2020

Scotts Miracle-Gro, the lawn care and fertilizer giant that has opened up a secondary business as a pioneer in cannabis and hemp cultivation, is launching a $50 million corporate venture…
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DIY Pocket MP3 Player

When [Neutrino-1] saw DFRobot’s DFPlayer module, he decided he wanted to make his own retro MP3 player. This tiny module comes packed with a ton of interesting capabilities such as…
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A Dead Macbook GPU Shouldn’t Stop You, With This BGA Soldering Hack

On some 2011 Macbook Pro models, there is a tendency for the Radeon GPU to fail. This should mean game over for the computer, but surprisingly salvation is offered by…
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Winners and Loser: Apple WWDC takes 2020 by storm, but at Intel’s expense

It’s been one hell of a week in the world of tech with Apple throwing everything but the kitchen sink at developers during its yearly WWDC opening keynote and the…
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Startups Weekly: US visa freeze is latest reason to build remote-first

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. While the US tech industry relentlessly…
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Recreating Paintings By Teaching An AI To Paint

The Timecraft project by [Amy Zhao] and team members uses machine learning to figure out a way how an existing painting may have been originally been painted, stroke by stroke.…
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Fast Charge: Android needs to copy these iOS 14 tricks

It has been a big week for Apple with WWDC taking place and huge announcements dropping that will shape the brand for year’s to come. One of the highlights was…