Bizarre drum machine beats to a different rhythm to raise CHD awareness

At first glance, building a drum machine that uses the heartbeats of children with congenital heart disease might be considered very poor taste. But audiovisual artist Love Hultén and Teenage Engineering have created the CHD-4 to raise awareness of the condition, and raise funds for the Heartchild Foundation.Continue ReadingCategory: Music, TechnologyTags: Synthesizer, Heart Disease, Modular, Charity … [Read more...]

Focal takes aim at travel noise with premium wireless ANC headphones

French high-end audio brand Focal has unveiled its first pair of wireless ANC headphones in the shape of the oddly-named Bathys. The eye-catching cans come with proprietary drivers, boast two optimized ANC modes, support aptX Adaptive and promise long battery life.Continue ReadingCategory: Wearables, TechnologyTags: Noise Canceling, Bluetooth, Headphones, Luxury … [Read more...]

Xiaomi joins the 200-MP camera party with launch of 12T Pro handset

Earlier this year, Samsung treated us to the kind of image madness we could expect from its new 200-megapixel camera sensor by pasting a huge photo of a cat on the side of a building. The honors for the first smartphone to feature such a monster sensor went to Motorola last month, and now Xiaomi has joined the rather exclusive 200-MP party.Continue ReadingCategory: Mobile Technology, TechnologyTags: Xiaomi, smartphones, Photography, Cameras … [Read more...]

Dallas debut for 136-inch 4K Micro LED luxury television

LG recently rolled into the CEDIA 2022 home technology expo in Dallas for the public debut of its MAGNIT 4K 136-inch luxury television, which combines AI-enhanced processing, a smart TV platform and Micro LED technology for the promise of "an extraordinary home cinema, digital art and entertainment experience."Continue ReadingCategory: Home Entertainment, TechnologyTags: LG, Micro LED, Luxury, Television, 4K UHD … [Read more...]

Wisk Aero reveals 6th-gen autonomous four-seat electric air taxi

Air mobility startup Wisk Aero has bumped up the passenger-carrying capacity of its upcoming air taxi from two to four, and none of those will be a pilot. The company intends to take its 6th-gen autonomous electric city hopper to market, and will now be seeking FAA type certification.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Wisk, Air Taxis, Autonomous flight, eVTOL … [Read more...]

Delfast motors into new territory with 100-mile mid-drive California ebike

Back in 2017, the Ukraine's Delfast hit Kickstarter with a high-performance ebike/e-moped called the Prime. The company has now announced its return to crowdfunding later this month for a new Class 3 ebike called the California, which offers a hundred-mile range, pedal-assist up to 28 mph and a tasty 160 Nm of torque.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: Delfast, ebikes, Indiegogo, Pedal-assisted … [Read more...]