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Optical communication: the message in the pattern

Optical communication is on the frontiers of communication. It's communication using patterns of light and South Africans are leading the charge....

3D printing a Delage Type-S engine from 1914

Engineers have turned to the tech world of 3D printing and scanning to rescue a piece of automotive history – a 103-year-old Delage Type-S....

Virtual Reality you can walk around in

Although many are using virtual reality, it has yet to become truly mainstream. A new form of destination entertainment could help....

Snap judgement: 8 thoughts about the Samsung Galaxy S8

1. This is a massive play Throughout the livestream presentation, which I watched with a small group of journalists at the local Samsung event in...

UrbanX electric smart wheel for cyclists

Do you want to take your cycling to the next level? Turn any bicycle into electric wheels in minutes with the UrbanX smart wheel. This...

Microwaves can’t eavesdrop – but many other appliances can

Appliances that eavesdrop are a real threat, even if the microwave probably isn't among the culprits. Read all about security, here....

Opinion: 5 things the Samsung Galaxy S8 must do to not suck

Samsung won MWC by absence because every major smartphone story was reported in the vacuum left by the company not unveiling a flagship device at...

Researchers create impact resistant squishy drones

Drones are fun, but easy to wreck. If only there could be squishy drones, that don't break when they crash. Well, there might just be....

Mindset smart headphones to help you focus

Mindset smart headphones promises to boost your concentration levels and help hack your productivity, saying goodbye to distractions....

Hyperloop One finally has a real test track

Hyperloop One has had its own share of ups and very strange downs. But the company is finally revealing its Nevada hyperloop test site....

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, the inside story

The Snapdragon 835 is a masterpiece, Popular Mechanics senior assoc editor Lindsey Schutters explains why......

Test your best insults against Perspective, the anti-troll AI

Google's new algorithm can detect toxicity in internet comments and filter them for you....

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