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[Watch] SpaceX’s Failed Landing

Published on 12/06/2018 @ 1 AM EST

A SpaceX Dragon capsule is en route to the International Space Station after a successful launch today. However, the rocket landing—which SpaceX has made routine by this point—went off less swimmingly. Or maybe more swimmingly, depending on how you look at it.

The rocket’s first stage booster—the large bottom half of the rocket that gets the craft into space—typically lands back on a platform either on land or at sea. But during Wednesday’s launch, a malfunction caused the booster to land a little off-target. It came down into the water off the coast of Florida, a few hundred feet from the launch pad.

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Not-so-incognito mode

Published on 12/05/2018 @ 6 PM EST

Research from DuckDuckGo shows that Google results are still being personalized even if a user logs out of their Google account or uses incognito mode. Google denies this, claiming the study is faulty.

The Amazfit fitness tracker is available

Published on 12/05/2018 @ 2 PM EST

The Xiaomi-backed wearable offers on-wrist phone calls, NFC payments, Alexa, and 5 days of battery life. With all these features, it still comes at a wallet-friendly $159.

The impressive DJI Phantom 4 RTK drone

Published on 12/05/2018 @ 11 AM EST

Coming in at $6,500, this enterprise Real-Time Kinematic drone offers exceptionally precise mapping but for just half or even a third of the cost of competitors.

Bose Frames bring AR to audio

Published on 12/05/2018 @ 9 AM EST

Frames are sunglasses with a unique flair - out of the box you can listen to music privately, answer calls, and access a smart assistant. Future updates will incorporate augmented reality apps. They’ll be available for purchase in January and come in a round (Rondo) or square (Alto) style.

NYPD is now using drones

Published on 12/05/2018 @ 9 AM EST

The new kit is comprised of 11 DJI Mavic Pros, 2 DJI Matrice 210 RTK quadcopters, and a DJI Inspire 1. The gear will aid in rescue missions, CSI, hazmat, and hostage situations.