Posts Tagged ‘Launch’
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 16, 2017 under General Tech, Science
Space X has returned to Low Earth Orbit once again, with the successful launch of a Falcon 9 rocket over the weekend. In its first launch since a random unscheduled disassembly (RUD) on the launchpad ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 9, 2017 under General Tech, Science
Space X has had to push back its first launch since a refuelling accident late last year, to the 14th January. Although it was initially scheduled to launch its Falcon 9 rocket with a payload of Iridi... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 7, 2016 under Science
The radio frequency resonant cavity thruster, otherwise known as the electromagnetic drive, or EM Drive, that so flummoxed scientists around the world over the past couple of years, is set to have its... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Brian Smith on August 19, 2016 under Event
Following the huge success of the Cloud and Cloud II headsets, HyperX is now moving into the gaming keyboard market. The move toward peripherals makes sense from a branding and marketing point of view... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 11, 2016 under Science
One of the coolest things about rockets, is that they go unbelievably fast - relatively speaking. But that makes actually seeing everything they do rather difficult, especially when you factor in all ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 29, 2016 under Science
After a troubled 2015, Space X has been landing first stage boosters from its Falcon 9 rocket all year. But the only way these recycled boosters can save the company money is if they can actually be r... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 26, 2016 under Science
Space X is looking to build two new landing pads at the Cape Canaveral Air Force base in California, so that it can attempt to land all three Falcon 9 rockets used to make up a Falcon Heavy launch. Ho... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 26, 2016 under Console
Nintendo's next generation console may blend the future with the past, as a number of rumours are now suggesting that it will support cartridges for games. That tie to the past won't mean you're tied... more.
26 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 22, 2016 under Graphics
By all accounts, Nvidia was expected to unveil its uber-high-end Pascal GTX Titan-X at Gamescom in August, but out of the blue it dropped last night. Nvidia came bearing images, specs and a swanky vi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 27, 2016 under Software & Gaming
In the last year, two shipments of Nintendo products have been stolen in transit here in the UK and now the same thing is happening to Sony, as a "violent assault" resulted in early copies of Uncharte... more.
29 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 25, 2016 under Graphics
Right now, rumour is pointing towards AMD finally launching its dual-Fury graphics card, the AMD Radeon Pro, later this week and now that looks even more likely as some benchmark results for the card ... more.
23 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 19, 2016 under Graphics
A couple of weeks back, we got out first look at what could be the new cooler design for Nvidia's upcoming series of Pascal graphics cards. At the time, the image was of a 'work in progress' model but... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 12, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Oculus has been facing some issues with the launch of the Rift, last week the company revealed that it was facing a component shortage and now this week, customers are being warned of lengthy delays a... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 8, 2016 under Cases
Corsair is well-known in the PC hardware world for its cases and today, the company is switching things up a bit with a bold new angular design for the Carbide SPEC-Alpha case. This is a mid-tower cas... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 8, 2016 under Science
Following a successful testing of the Falcon 9 rocket engines and a readiness review the day after, Space X's latest launch is all set to go ahead at 4:43pm ET (8:43PM GMT) today, 8th April. The miss... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 5, 2016 under Virtual Reality
The HTC Vive began shipping out to customers today and alongside that, Valve has officially launched SteamVR, which has around 120 games and experiences listed already for early virtual reality headse... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 5, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Amidst the news that Oculus has run into some difficulties with its shipping, the first HTC Vive virtual reality headsets have started arriving on the doorsteps of consumers all over the world. From T... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 1, 2016 under Software & Gaming
Dark Souls 3 has been out in Japan for a little while now and the speed runners have wasted no time in getting to work dissecting the game and figuring out the quickest ways to blast through it. One ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 1, 2016 under General Tech
Tesla has been advancing the production, marketability and availability of electric vehicles around the world for a number of years now, but it's never really made them affordable for the average cons... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 15, 2016 under Graphics
AMD may have waited a little while to debut its dual Fiji XT graphics card, but it seems like the wait was worth it. AMD has today begun showing off the monstrous card, with an equally insane price t... more.
50 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 11, 2016 under Graphics
Nvidia is gearing up to launch its new Pascal GPU architecture this year. While early rumours pointed towards a Q1 2016 release it is clear that the timeline has shifted a bit. The latest unofficial w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 11, 2016 under General Tech, Science
Among many advances, the biggest contribution Space X stands to make to humanity's space-faring efforts, is in bringing the cost down for launches. With its reusable Falcon 9 first stage rocket, Space... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 26, 2016 under Science
Space X has a lot of planned launches in 2016, more so than any previous year in-fact - that's why it's now mass producing the Falcon 9 rocket. However the second launch attempt since the new-year has... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 25, 2016 under Science
Even without the billionaire sarcasm war between Space X CEO Elon Musk and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, there's no denying that Blue Origin's efforts to get people into space are still exciting. That's ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 21, 2016 under Mobile
This year at the Mobile World Congress event, HTC was initially expected to reveal its 2016 flagship HTC One smartphone. However, the device maker has now confirmed that it will be skipping the event ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 12, 2016 under Science
Although Space X spent much of 2015 not launching rockets after a singular failure, it's starting 2016 off with a bang by launching a new payload into orbit this weekend. Better yet, after proving tha... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 5, 2016 under Virtual Reality
The commercial release of virtual reality hardware is closer than ever before and with the announcement of Oculus Rift CV1 pre-orders opening up on 6th January, the hype train is hitting maximum speed... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 28, 2015 under General Tech
Next year is set to be big for virtual reality, we'll have the HTC Vive in April, the PlauStation VR headset in the second half of the year and perhaps most excitingly, the final version of the Oculus... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 22, 2015 under Science
Space X made history in the early hours of this morning, when it launched its new and improved Falcon 9 rocket into Low-Earth Orbit, separating the first stage booster part-way through the ascent, and... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 21, 2015 under Science
"Punting 24 hours," sounds like a very relaxed way to push back the launch of a $50 million rocket, but that's exactly what Space X CEO Elon Musk did on Sunday, via Twitter. His announcement means tha... more.
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