Day: January 13, 2021

Opportunity knocks to get a Nest Hello video doorbell for $130 – CNET

One of CNET’s favorite smart doorbells usually sells for $229, so this deal won’t be beat anytime soon. …read more Source:: CNet

Cyberpunk 2077 studio co-founder explains what went wrong – CNET

Marcin Iwinski appeared in a video on Twitter apologizing for the debacle. …read more Source:: CNet

Hex Matrix Clock Does It With Six Sides

LED matrixes were once a total headache, requiring careful consideration to make the most of limited I/O pins and available microcontroller resources. These days, addressable LED strings have made it all a cinch. Thus, going a little out of the box isn’t so daunting. [w.r.simpson] did just that with this hex-matrix clock. Relying on hexes…

Frank Zappa is the perfect figure for the internet generation – CNET

On CNET’s I’m So Obsessed podcast, director Alex Winter and Frank Zappa’s son Ahmet discuss making the documentary Zappa. …read more Source:: CNet

PS5 restock updates for Best Buy, Walmart, GameStop, Amazon, Target and more – CNET

How long do we have to wait for PlayStation 5 inventory to drop at retailers? Here is the latest news on when Sony will restock the console. …read more Source:: CNet

BeagleV is a $150 RISC-V Computer Designed To Run Linux

New submitter shoor writes: Seeed Studios — the makers of the Odyssey mini-PC — have teamed up with well-known SBC vendor BeagleBoard to produce an affordable RISC-V system designed to run Linux. The new BeagleV (pronounced “Beagle Five”) system features a dual-core, 1GHz RISC-V CPU made by StarFive — one of a network of RISC-V…

NASA: You’re about to get a rare chance to spot elusive planet Uranus – CNET

Uranus is usually faint, but the moon and Mars will help guide your eyes on Jan. 20. …read more Source:: CNet

Dropbox literally decimates workforce, COO logs off: Cloud biz promises to be ‘more efficient and nimble’

CEO says he is ‘truly sorry for painful but necessary’ cuts Dropbox is decimating its workforce, firing 11 per cent of staff in an effort to become “a more efficient and nimble” company, its CEO announced on Wednesday.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

NASA Curiosity rover celebrates 3,000 days on Mars with extreme panorama – CNET

What’s the right gift for a 3,000-Martian-day anniversary? Rocks? …read more Source:: CNet

Wonder Woman deepfake replaces Gal Gadot with Lynda Carter – CNET

See what ’70s Wonder Woman actor Lynda Carter looks like as Gadot in 2017’s Wonder Woman movie in these impressive deepfake videos. …read more Source:: CNet