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Nyan Cat Crypto Art Sells for Over $560K in Blockchain-Powered NFT Auction

Is it possible to sell rare versions of digital art for a decent amount? After today, the answer would be a resounding yes. Chris Torres sold his Nyan Cat art, or to be more specific, a unique cryptographic hash of it, for 300.00 ETH (about $569,427 USD currently) in a blockchain-powered NFT auction

Artificial Intelligence Remasters Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up in 4K and 60FPS

"Never Gonna Give You Up", released on 27 July 1987, is the debut single recorded by English singer and songwriter Rick Astley. In the past decade, it has become an internet meme called "rickrolling," which involves an unexpected appearance of the music video. The use of this song as a meme dates ba

Joby Aviation's eVTOL Air Taxi Could be the Future of Ridesharing - The Flighter

Joby Aviation has spent the past decade developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi set to operate as a...

Artificial Intelligence Used to Upscale and Colorize "A Day in 1920s Paris" Short Film to 4K - The Flighter

"A Day in 1920s Paris" captures some of the energy during this vibrant time period. AI was then used to upscale and colorize the footage...

This is Not a Folding Fan, Just FOLD, an Innovative USB-Powered Fly Swatter

Summer is just months away for those in the northern hemisphere, and that means lots of pesky flies. FOLD may appear to be a standard folding fan, but it's actually an innovative USB-powered fly swatter. When not in use, it folds into a compact case and can be charged via USB-C. Open it up? The mesh

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Captures First Color Image of Mission from the Surface

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover is already hard at work after touching down yesterday, and NASA engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California are already hard at work, awaiting its next transmissions. So far, it has sent back one high-resolution image taken during the rover’s

When Dragonfly Meets Remote-Controlled Ornithopter, This is the Result

Unlike other insects, the dragonfly's wings use a rowing motion along an inclined stroke plane, which means when hovering, the body lies almost horizontal. In other words, its wings push backward, downward, and at the end of the stroke, feather and slice upward and forward. What if this was turned i

Qualcomm Takes Augmented Reality to the Next Level with the Snapdragon XR1 AR Smart Viewer

Qualcomm has just unveiled its first augmented reality (AR) reference design based on the Snapdragon XR1 platform, which is equipped to deliver high-performance, immersive experiences, and lower power consumption. Put simply, it's an AR smart viewer with versatility to tether to a compatible smartph

Extremely Rare SEGA R360 Arcade Machine Found Dumped in Field

SEGA's R360 (Rotate 360) is a motion-based arcade cabinet first released in Japan in 1990. As the name implies, this machine boasts the ability to spin 360 degrees in any direction on two metal axis, allowing the player to freely move as the cabinet mimics the in-game action, including the ability t

OPPO Wireless Air Charging Gets Tested on Company's Rollable Smartphone

Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS) 2021 attendees will not only able to see the OPPO X 2021 rollable smartphone, but also the company's new Wireless Air Charging technology as well. The OLED display on this smartphone smoothly expands from 6.7 inches to 7.4 inches and their proprietary Warp Track

Apple iPhone Fold Concept Opens to Reveal an 8-inch OLED Display, Touch ID Sensor

Omdia, a global communications and digital media research organization, speculates that Apple could launch a foldable OLED smartphone in 2023, alongside an activity pen. If this rumor were to be true, the press event would be held sometime in September, 2023, and to prepare, LG as well as Samsung ar

Sitting on Air (Invisible Chair) Levitation Trick Revealed, Here's How it Works

You may have encountered street performers that are seemingly ‘levitating’ in mid-air, almost as if they were sitting on an invisible chair. Supernatural powers are definitely not in use, just a clever contraption. Simply put, it consists of three sections made of steel rods / plates: the seat, sha

Huawei Mate X2 Foldable Smartphone Officially Unveiled, Here's a First Look

Priced from $2,784 USD, the Huawei Mate X2 builds upon its predecessors and is in direct competition with the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2. Featuring a 6.45" (2700×1160) 90Hz OLED panel, an interior 8" (2480×2200) 90Hz OLED screen, a Kirin 9000 chipset, 8GB of RAM, up to 512GB of internal storage, a quad

NASA Releases New Video of Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Descent and Touchdown

NASA has just released new video of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover's entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the Red Planet on Feb. 18, while a microphone captured the first audio recording of sounds from the surface. As you can see, from the moment of parachute inflation, the camera system covers th

Google Researchers Reveal Updated NeRF in the Wild Algorithm That Turns 2D Photos Into Realistic 3D Models

Google researchers have revealed their updated NeRF-W (Neural Radiance Fields in the Wild) algorithm, which basically creates detailed 3D models of locations around the world by using the reference data from 2D tourists’ photos. This algorithm can also remove unwanted objects and normalize the light

Samsung AR Glasses Lite Leak in New Videos, Shows How They Might Work

With Apple developing their own augmented reality glasses, it's no surprise that Samsung also has something in the works. Two videos were released by technology leaker "WakingCat" on Twitter earlier today, the same person who tipped the public off on the Galaxy Chromebook 2, on Glasses Lite. This de