Robotics

Fabricating fully functional drones

From "Star Trek" replicators to Richie Rich's wishing machine, popular culture has a long history of parading flashy machines that can instantly output any item. While 3-D printers have now made it possible to produce a range ...

Hardware

Overclocker uses liquid nitrogen in Intel i9-7980XE push to 6.1 GHz

(Tech Xplore)—Joel Hruska in ExtremeTech notes that the all-core clock on a Core i9-7980XE drops to 3.4GHz under full load, to keep power consumption at a manageable level. But then there is liquid nitrogen and an overclocker ...

Engineering

Voltera team designs circuit board prototyping machine

Circuit boards made easily... where have you heard that before? You probably saw the news back in July about a Kickstarter campaign for Squink, a personal electronic-circuit factory for making circuit prototyping as easy ...