Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: A bunch of Amazon devices is back down to Prime Day prices

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: A bunch of Amazon devices is back down to Prime Day prices

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Prime Day Flashback — A quick PSA if you were interested on Prime Day but don’t have Prime. Ars Staff – Aug 4, 2018 3:00 pm UTC Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is back with a quick PSA for anyone who was interested in a new Amazon Echo or Kindle on Prime Day but didn’t want…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Uber driver who struck, killed young girl is convicted of vehicular manslaughter

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Uber driver who struck, killed young girl is convicted of vehicular manslaughter

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Wheels of justice turn slowly — Syed Muzaffar struck a family while driving through San Francisco on December 31, 2013. Cyrus Farivar – Aug 4, 2018 12:30 pm UTC Enlarge / A woman walks into the Uber Corporate Headquarters building in San Francisco, California on February 05, 2018.JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty ImagesA now-former Uber driver who struck…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | The Mind: Most polarizing card game of the year?

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | The Mind: Most polarizing card game of the year?

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Mind meld — Though up for “Game of the Year,” some question whether it’s a game at all. Charlie Theel – Aug 4, 2018 12:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Numbers. On cards. And that’s… basically the game!Charlie TheelWelcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Another Windows 10 SKU is on its way, this time for remote desktops

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Another Windows 10 SKU is on its way, this time for remote desktops

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If in doubt, add another SKU — The new SKU is an install option for the latest Insider builds. Peter Bright – Aug 3, 2018 10:45 pm UTC Enlarge / A VT100 remote terminal, which is basically the same thing as Windows Remote Desktop.Most of the Windows 10 builds published in the Insider program don’t…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | After seven difficult years, a fine day for NASA and human spaceflight

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | After seven difficult years, a fine day for NASA and human spaceflight

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Let’s fly — NASA is about to get back into the launch game in a big way. Eric Berger – Aug 3, 2018 10:08 pm UTC Do you think these astronauts are pumped? Victor Glover, shown here, will fly on the second crewed Dragon flight. NASA/Bill Ingalls Doug Hurley, a former space shuttle pilot, will…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Motorola and Verizon kick off the 5G smartphone hype with the Moto Z3

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Motorola and Verizon kick off the 5G smartphone hype with the Moto Z3

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That’s, like, so many “G”s — The first announced 5G hardware comes with a ton of asterisks. Ron Amadeo – Aug 3, 2018 6:37 pm UTC The Moto Z3. That little bump on the top is the clip-on 5G mod. Here’s the back, with the 5G mod attached. This 5G mod is pretty thick, but…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Confirmed: Fortnite on Android will drive its bus past Google’s 30% cut [Updated]

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Confirmed: Fortnite on Android will drive its bus past Google’s 30% cut [Updated]

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Ninja cut — Epic confirms the Google Play bypass in lengthy FAQ, says money is a main reason. Sam Machkovech – Aug 3, 2018 5:25 pm UTC Enlarge / Fortnite’s season five outfits and cosmetics. If XDA’s report is accurate, Epic Games won’t have to give up 30 percent of Android purchases of these outfits…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | A NASA satellite revealed what a lunar eclipse looks like from Mercury

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | A NASA satellite revealed what a lunar eclipse looks like from Mercury

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The moon is seen during a lunar eclipse over Cairo, Egypt July 27, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh The longest total lunar eclipse of the century happened last week, on July 27. Although the event looked stunning from many parts of Earth, a 2014 video from NASA’s Messenger satellite reveals what the event would have looked…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Chandrayaan 2 Delayed, Israel Could Beat India In Race To Moon’s Surface

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Chandrayaan 2 Delayed, Israel Could Beat India In Race To Moon’s Surface

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Bengaluru: India’s ambitious mission to the moon piggybacking a lunar rover is postponed once again with a possible lift-off only in 2019. The Chandrayan-2 mission was earlier slated for October 2018 and is now rescheduled because of technical glitches. This delay may now give Israel an opportunity to edge past India with its moon landing.Israel through a…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Commercial Crew Astronauts Prepare for Launch — What Will They Wear?

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Commercial Crew Astronauts Prepare for Launch — What Will They Wear?

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SpaceX and Boeing are working to launch commercial crewed vehicles into space — so what will the astronauts wear? As part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, SpaceX and Boeing will fly crewed test flights in 2019, according to new schedule changes. These flights will follow uncrewed test flights that are scheduled for late 2018. Today…