Last week, I took a day off work — a well deserved break from the Gizmodo office.
Instead, I spent my work day behind the steering wheel of a $400,000 Aston Martin DB11.
Everybody knows by now that the delivery drone ambitions of companies like FedEx and UPS amount to marketing stunts. But what happens when those stunts don't go quite as planned? UPS knows because it recently crashed a delivery drone in front of a bunch of reporters.
Qantas' fast, free in-flight Wi-Fi is still a few months away from its real-world debut, but it's passed its first proper test with flying colours. A test flight filled with Qantas volunteer staff designed to stress the Aussie carrier's inflight Wi-Fi to its breaking point has delivered impressive results.
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Some of the biggest names in the smartphone business — including Apple, LG and Huawei — now make phones with dual-lens cameras installed, and other manufacturers are tipped to follow suit soon. Not all phone makers use two lenses in the same way: on the Huawei P9 one takes shots in black and white to tease out more information about light, whereas on the iPhone 7 Plus you get the advantage of 2x optical zoom for a closer look at your subjects (one lens is wide-angle, and one is telephoto).