How easy is it to make an HD camcorder? Even Thanko, proprietor of all gadgets weird and crappy, has pooped one out. Akihabara News has some not terribly telling sample video, but says for the price ($US175), it's "decent." [AkihabaraNews]
Even Thanko Makes Sorta Decent Cheapo HD Camcorders Now
Trending Stories Right Now
On the surface, it’s easy to see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as a rejection of the more subversive elements of The Last Jedi—it re-litigates the origins of our heroes, dredging up a past its predecessor was more than happy to move on from. It could, if you wanted to get a little bit conspiracy-brained, read as corporate skulduggery. But where it counts, Rise backs up one of The Last Jedi’s most fundamental themes.
Japanese tire giant Bridgestone is hoping to beat Michelin’s so-called Tweel to the airless tire market with a new model launching soon for semi trucks, according to a report from Automotive News. Bridgestone’s airless tires use a web of recycled thermoplastic instead of pneumatic pressure to keep a vehicle rolling. These new tires have been tested to hold upwards of 5000 pounds (2267kg) each, and provide a major benefit to truckers as they never lose pressure, and are completely puncture proof.