Day: October 1, 2018

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE gets mild-hybrid boost, MBUX tech – Roadshow

Mercedes’ new GLE-Class hits US showrooms in spring 2019. …read more Source:: CNet

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE packs mild-hybrid tech and seating for seven – Roadshow

New suspension technologies and MBUX infotainment should make Mercedes’ new GLE easier to live with and better to drive. …read more Source:: CNet

You cannot stop the wind in the Smart Forease concept – Roadshow

Smart’s new concept celebrates 20 years of making strange little runabouts. …read more Source:: CNet

Adobe Patches 47 Critical Flaws in Acrobat and DC

The update includes a security bypass bug that enables privilege escalation. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Watch Tesla’s new ‘Mad Max’ autonomous lane-change mode in action – Roadshow

Tesla’s updated Software Version 9 can make autonomous lane changes for passing slower cars and for maneuvering the vehicle onto different routes per the navigation system. …read more Source:: CNet

Sun billionaire Khosla discovers life’s a beach after US Supreme Court refuses to hear him out

Hi, Vinod, is that permit application in your pocket or are you just unhappy to see us? The US Supreme Court has put an end to the embarrassing eight-year legal battle over access to a California beach by refusing to hear an appeal from Sun Microsystems co-founder and obstinate billionaire Vinod Khosla.… …read more Source::…

Handy humanoid robot uses a screwdriver, installs drywall – CNET

This Japanese robot just wants to help you remodel. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple Watch Apps Instantly Went 64-Bit Thanks To Obscure Bitcode Option

Jeremy Horwitz, writing for VentureBeat: An obscure feature in Apple’s Xcode development software enabled Apple Watch apps to make an instant transition from 32-bit to 64-bit last month, an unheralded win for Apple Watch developers inside and outside the company. The “Enable Bitcode” feature was introduced to developers three years ago, but the Accidental Tech…

Free for every Reg reader – and everyone else, too: Arm Cortex-M CPUs for Xilinx FPGAs

Like the blueprints we gave away last time… but… better XDF If you’ve ever wanted to embed cheap-and-cheerful Arm Cortex CPU cores into your Xilinx FPGA designs, well, now’s your chance.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

High Detail 3D Printing With An Airbrush Nozzle

On a fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printer, the nozzle size dictates how small a detail you can print. Put simply, you can’t print features smaller than your nozzle for the same reason you’d have trouble signing a check with a paint roller. If the detail is smaller than the diameter of your tool, you’re…