Voyager 2 joins its twin in interstellar space – TechCrunch

Voyager 2, the multi-planetary exploratory probe launched in 1977, has finally entered interstellar space, some six years after its twin, Voyager 1, did the same. It’s now about 11 billion miles from Earth,...

Leica releases the CL Street Kit for all of your decisive moments – TechCrunch

Leica’s pricey – but sexy – CL camera is the closest thing you can get to an original portable luxury shooter without spending more than a used Toyota Corolla. The CL, which...

Hit the trackless nuclear wastes with this Laco RAD-AUX watch – TechCrunch

Laco is a small German watch company famous for its Flieger watches – pieces designed for pilots featuring big crowns and legible faces. Now brand has teamed up with ABlogToWatch on a Fallout-themed...

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 and its new under-display fingerprint sensor – TechCrunch

This week, Qualcomm is hosting press and analysts on Maui for its annual Snapdragon Summit. Sadly, we’re not there, but a couple of weeks ago, Qualcomm gave us a preview of the...

Xavier Niel unveils new Freebox with Alexa, Devialet, Sigfox, Netflix – TechCrunch

Iliad, the telecom company behind Free, just unveiled a new Freebox at a press conference in its office. This is somewhat significant news for French startups as French billionaire Xavier Niel is also...

Researchers use AI and 3D printing to recreate paintings from photographs – TechCrunch

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created a system that can reproduce paintings from a single photo, allowing museums and art lovers to snap their favorite pictures and print...

Rolling, hopping robots explore Earthly analogs of distant planets – TechCrunch

Before we send any planet-trotting robot to explore the landscape of Mars or Venus, we need to test it here on Earth. Two such robotic platforms being developed for future missions are undergoing...

Check out Prague’s Old Town in this 405 gigapixel photo – TechCrunch

Jeffrey Martin takes massive panoramic photographs of the world and his photos let you go from from the panoramic to the intimate in a single mouse swipe. Now he’s truly outdone himself with...

Loro’s mounted wheelchair assistant puts high tech to work for people with disabilities –...

A person with physical disabilities can’t interact with the world the same way as the able, but there’s no reason we can’t use tech to close that gap. Loro is a device that...

The Coinmine One is a box that mines crypto at home – TechCrunch

For $799 you can start mining cryptocurrencies in your home, a feat that previously either required a massive box costing thousands of dollars or, if you didn’t actually want to make any money,...