drone harrassThe technology used in drones have advanced to such a point where it can actually biodegrade in the event of a crash, and there are also drones which target professionals. Well, since the price of the average drone has dropped, more and more laypeople will be able to gain access to it, which is why police have reported a rise in reports from folks who felt that they have been harassed – by drones.

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navy laser deployedEarlier this year, we did bring you word that the U.S. Navy is all set to deploy their first laser weapon, and that historic moment happened a couple of days back. This particular laser weapon might actually usher in the age of Star Wars, so to speak, where it is capable of destroying a target from afar without having to go through the usual missile deployment. The amphibious transport ship USS Ponce has the honor of being fitted with a prototype 30-kilowatt-class Laser Weapon System, where the laser has been mounted to face the bow, and it can be fired in a few modes.

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Now, Minecraft has been a wildly successful game across many different platforms, making it an exception to the rule. After all, blocky graphics are not exactly a strong selling point these days, taking into consideration the amount of pixels that game developers try to pack in with each new release. What you see above is a fan effort as to how Minecraft might look like if it were to arrive in a far higher resolution than the blocky graphics on which millions enjoy each day without complaining.

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goat mmo simWhen we first heard about the Goat Simulator, we were pleasantly surprised that a game idea like this could actually take off – not to mention it being quite successful in its own right, too. Having said that, it is not that much of a surprise any more to hear about this winning formula, so to speak, being improved upon – with a free expansion for Goat Simulator that intends to transform this game into a fantasy multiplayer game.

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hp pro tablet 10 fccWhen it comes to the world of tablets, there are dime a dozen models for one to choose from. In fact, it can be quite a selection headache if you do not have an idea on what you are looking for. Having said that, with each piece of consumer electronics that are meant to be released in the US, it will have to go through the FCC first, and the HP Pro Tablet 10 EE G1 happens to be one such tablet that has just appeared over at the FCC earlier this week. A quick look at the support document on HP’s very own website does confirm a tablet that is known by that name, and it will be different from the other tablets in the Pro range.

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1963 batmobileJust like how there are new models of vehicles from time to time in order to keep up with the times, along comes new Batmobile models with each new iteration of the Batman movie. Having said that, the classic Batmobile is now up for auction, where this particular four wheeler has been specially styled to look like the one found in the original Batman comics. If you intend to own a piece of comic-dom history, then be prepared to fork out at least $90,000, assuming no one else decides to bid for this mean looking ride.

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lollipop flashlight bugSo, you’re pleased as punch that your Nexus device has Android 5.0 Lollipop running on it, as you give a smug look to the rest of your friends who are still stuck on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Having said that, this major OS update does have at least a bug of its own for you to live with until it is fixed – that is, the flashlight feature that can be turned on from the quick settings menu found on devices that run on Android 5.0 Lollipop. This flashlight bug affects Nexus 5 handsets in particular – and it “works” this way.

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keep updateHave you used Google Keep before? This app has its fair share of advantages for sure, but it does not seem to get all that frequent updates as compared to the rest of the Google ensemble. Hence, Google Keep has more or less remained rather simple when it comes to features compared to the other similar note taking apps that are on the Play Store. Hopefully with word of the new update to Google Keep, perception might change, with new collaboration features being thrown into the mix such as note sharing capability and real-time collaboration.

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tianhe 2The list for the Top 500 supercomputers in the world is updated twice a year, and it used to be an extremely exciting race, but in recent times, it starts to hark back to a period of domination by one particular nation, making it a whole lot more predictable as competition grows stagnant. The Chinese National University of Defense Technology’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer once again sits right at the top of the list for the 4th straight time.

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russiankeyboardA Russian government agency is currently working on doing their job by enforcing new restrictions on the Internet, and hence, they have enlisted the help of Twitter and Facebook so that representatives from the two Internet companies will drop by Russia to discuss on the new laws that are being formed. According to a spokesman for Russian government media regulator Roscomnadzor, the planned meetings have already been confirmed, where the new laws would make it compulsory for bloggers to register with the government, as well as Internet data which concern Russians to be stored in Russia – and nowhere else.

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