Posts Tagged: water

SpaceX rocket survives an intentional water landing

Right now, SpaceX is only reusing rockets to a limited degree — it's disposing of vehicles after a short while when they're unlikely to survive their next flight. With its latest launch, though, it got lucky. Elon Musk has confirmed that the Falco…
Engadget RSS Feed

Researchers create flexible battery that can run on salt water

When it comes to making batteries for wearables or implantable medical devices, there are a few features that have to be incorporated. The batteries need to be flexible and remain functional while being bent or twisted, and ideally, they'll be absent…
Engadget RSS Feed

When will every phone be water resistant? We asked an expert

Water damage is the second biggest cause of smartphone death, so why isn’t every phone waterproof? We spoke to water resistant coating specialist P2i to find out when we can expect water resistant phones as standard.

The post When will every phone be water resistant? We asked an expert appeared first on Digital Trends.

Android Army–Digital Trends

SoundCloud takeover by Spotify is dead in the water

Spotify was fairly recently aiming to purchase SoundCloud, but it looks like those talks have fallen through and Spotify has backed out of the deal. There aren’t any concrete details about what derailed the plans, but it might have something to do with Spotify’s plans to go public next year. That’s also mostly speculation at […]

Come comment on this article: SoundCloud takeover by Spotify is dead in the water

Visit TalkAndroid


TalkAndroid

Nanotubes can turn water solid when it should be boiling

Scientists have long known that under the right conditions, small amounts of water can be coaxed into changing its boiling or freezing point. A pot of water takes less energy to boil on the top of Mount Everest, for instance, and liquid under pressur…
Engadget RSS Feed

Stop using plastic water bottles and check out smart water cooler Bevi

Staying hydrated may be good for you, but if that hydration involves using thousands of plastic bottles, it may not be so good for the planet. Luckily, there’s a solution that will keep you healthy without destroying the planet – meet Bevi.

The post Stop using plastic water bottles and check out smart water cooler Bevi appeared first on Digital Trends.

Cool Tech–Digital Trends

Let there be water! OnePlus will merge Oxygen OS and Hydrogen OS for faster updates

OnePlus announced it will merge Oxygen OS and Hydrogen OS, the company’s two Android skins. According to the company, it will do so in an effort to deliver faster software updates to its users.

The post Let there be water! OnePlus will merge Oxygen OS and Hydrogen OS for faster updates appeared first on Digital Trends.

Android Army–Digital Trends

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Water drones, fire-spewing speakers, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can’t buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Water drones, fire-spewing speakers, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

Cool Tech–Digital Trends

The best way to play ‘Splatoon’ is with a hacked water gun

Researchers and makers over at Kougaku Navi in Japan have been working hard on a playable Splatoon gun since March, and the latest model really looks the part. It combines a Wii U GamePad, controls transplanted inside a Splatoon-themed water pistol a…
Engadget RSS Feed

Despite being made of 90 percent water, MIT’s hydrogel superglue is ridiculously strong

MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering developed a synthetic hydrogel that is strong enough to compare with industrial superglue, but is made of 90 percent water. The synthetic adhesive is inspired by natural occurring hydrogels, like in barnacles and mussels.

The post Despite being made of 90 percent water, MIT's hydrogel superglue is ridiculously strong appeared first on Digital Trends.

Cool Tech»Digital Trends

Stories you missed: Netflix price hike, water on Pluto, Lyft hacks Uber

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That’s why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Netflix upping its subscription price to an attempted hack of Uber linked to competitor Lyft, it’s all here.

The post Stories you missed: Netflix price hike, water on Pluto, Lyft hacks Uber appeared first on Digital Trends.

Android Army»Digital Trends

Teflon chemical a possible health risk for 6.5 million people with contaminated water supplies

A recent study from two environmental scientists suggests the industrial chemical PFOA, a component used in the manufacturing of Teflon, is a much more serious contaminant than previously thought.

The post Teflon chemical a possible health risk for 6.5 million people with contaminated water supplies appeared first on Digital Trends.

Cool Tech»Digital Trends