A Broken 3D Printer Inspired This Futuristic Fabric

Photo: Jack Forman/MIT Media Lab 3D printers usually work by extruding long strings of molten plastic onto a surface. When MIT Media Lab researchers spotted a broken printer squirting out plastic erratically, they had an idea: By programming a normal home 3D printer, they could simulate that erratic extrusion and create a sort of light,…

Sir Sean Connery, the Enduring Face of James Bond, Has Died

Connery in one of his greatest looks, and finest performances as James Bond in Goldfinger.Image: United Artists Sir Sean Connery, star of stage and screen and the legendary actor who catapulted Ian Fleming’s spyfi novel hero into a movie and pop-cultural icon, has passed away at 90. Advertisement Connery’s career on stage and on-camera has…

‘League of Legends’ RPG ‘Ruined King’ will launch in early 2021

Almost a year ago, developer Riot Games unveiled Ruined King, a story-driven title set in the League of Legends universe. We haven’t heard much about the game since then, which isn’t surprising — the company has been busy with Valorant, Legends of Runeterra, Teamfight Tactics and countless other projects. Today, though, we finally have a…

SSC NA promises a re-run of the Tuatara’s top speed record attempt

[embedded content] Since then, SSC NA has said the wrong video may have come out, but stood by tis numbers, and said the record was certified using Dewetron GPS equipment. However Dewetron said it could not certify the results, and did not have the raw data, as Autoblog’s explainer breaks down in full. Now, early…

YouTube TV drops Boston regional sports network NESN

At the end of September, a dispute with Sinclair cut off YouTube TV’s deal for Fox regional sports networks across the country, and as October comes to an end it’s also dropping Boston network NESN. NESN broadcasts games for the Red Sox and Bruins, as well as local college sports. An first reported by The…

Apple ordered to pay VirnetX $503 million for VPN patent lawsuit

The seemingly endless legal battle between Apple and VirnetX still rages on, and the latest development may cost the tech giant half a billion dollars. A jury in Tyler, Texas has ruled that Apple has to pay VirnetX $502.8 million in royalties for VPN on Demand, the iOS feature that lets users configure their devices…

TikTok Lives to See Another Day as Yet Another Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump’s Ban

Photo: Olivier Douliery (Getty Images) There’s a new development in the seemingly neverending game of chicken between TikTok and President Donald Trump over a nationwide ban. On Friday, a federal judge in Pennsylvania blocked the Trump administration from outlawing U.S. transactions with Tiktok, which was set to take effect Nov. 12. Advertisement Unlike last month’s…

Apple program will replace AirPods Pro buds with crackling, ANC issues

“An affected AirPods Pro may exhibit one or more of the following behaviors: Crackling or static sounds that increase in loud environments, with exercise or while talking on the phone Active Noise Cancellation not working as expected, such as a loss of bass sound, or an increase in background sounds, such as street or airplane…