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‘Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Imperial College London Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London’s Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV presented their findings in a paper published […]

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Even BMW’s ‘Vantablack’ X6 gets caught by LiDAR

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links BMW decided to paint one of its X6 SUVs black. But not just any black; Vantablack the darkest pigment ever created. Then they brought it to the Frankfurt Auto Show and put it in a room with flashing lights and a video screen. But seriously, if they just put it […]

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BMW shows off a fuel-cell version of its X5 SUV

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Roberto Baldwin / Engadget Sure, the fuel-cell infrastructure issue hasn’t been solved yet, but that hasn’t stopped automakers from showing off new hydrogen-powered vehicles. At the Frankfurt Auto Show BMW showed off the i Hydrogen Next development X5 SUV. Because it’s always good to have a backup plan in case […]

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Walmart takes its $98 Delivery Unlimited service nationwide

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Andrei Stanescu via Getty Images Walmart began trialling its Delivery Unlimited service — its grocery-based take on Amazon Prime — at select locations earlier this year. Now, the company is rolling it out to a further 1,400 stores across all 200 metro areas where regular grocery delivery is already available. […]

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Color-changing smart skin gets an upgrade thanks to chameleons

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ACS Nano Color-changing smart skin is nothing new, but scientists have had a hard time working out the kinks. Current smart skin is fragile and buckles after being exposed to varying temperatures. To help remedy that problem, scientists turned to analyzing detailed videos of chameleons’ skin. This helped them develop […]

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Google puts drug addiction recovery info front and center

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Moussa81 via Getty Images The opioid epidemic is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths per year. Google hopes to make it easier for the 23 million Americans in recovery to find a support group or find a pharmacy where they can purchase naloxone, the opioid-overdose reversal drug. The tech […]

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Scientists discover water vapor on an exoplanet with a rocky core

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Boris SV via Getty Images Water vapor is common in gas giants; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune all have H2O floating around in their atmospheres. But water on a rocky planet is exceedingly rare, making the discovery of water vapor — and possibly even rain — on the exoplanet K2-18 […]

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Volkswagen teases the ID.3’s larger EV sibling

Engadget RSS Feed The automotive world loves a splashy debut. Lights, loud music, flashy presentations and sometimes there’s a special guest. The ID.3 got that treatment as it was finally freed from its camouflage. But the first public appearance of the ID.4 SUV has become the Easter egg of the Frankfurt Auto Show. Gallery: Volkswagen […]

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All the important news from Apple’s iPhone 11 event

Engadget RSS Feed Apple premiered its vision of the future today at its big September event in Cupertino, California. As expected, the company unveiled three new smartphones: the iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. New to the iPhone is the “Pro” naming convention for its flagship models, aimed at […]

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Audi teases the E-Tron Sportback with a short cameo

Engadget RSS Feed At the Frankfurt Auto Show, Audi gave attendees a sneak peek at the upcoming Audi E-Tron Sportsback via a rave-worthy light show. The vehicle isn’t supposed to be unveiled until the LA Auto Show in November. Gallery: Audi E-Tron Sportback cameo | 6 Photos 6 +2 While the car wasn’t covered in […]

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