Researchers propose a novel fault diagnosis algorithm for pulse width modulation converter

Sep 24, 2022

Fig. 1. The architecture of the proposed model. Credit: Zhang Li A research team led by Prof. Gao Ge and Jiang Li from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has investigated the fault diagnosis of a pulse width modulation converter and proposed a neural network fault diagnosis algorithm to solve existing problems in this field. Results were published in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Pulse width modulation has the advantages of high effi ...read more

Huawei Mate 50 series launch event: How to watch and what to expect

Sep 24, 2022

(Pocket-lint) - Huawei is set to unveil its next premium flagship Mate series phones. The company has even taken to social media to tease the phone's launch event. If you're interested in tuning in to watch the unveiling yourself, here's how. When is Huawei's next event? Huawei has confirmed via Weibo that it will hold an event on 6 September 2022 for the Mate 50 series. The manufacturer hasn't announced a specific time yet, but as soon as it does we'll update this piece to reflect. It is a Chi ...read more

Apple Will Help You Repair Your Own Mac

Sep 24, 2022

Earlier this year, Apple revealed its long-awaited self-repair program for iPhones, which turned out to be incredibly complicated and a huge mess. Now the company is expanding that program to include fixing MacBook laptops. Just like the existing program for iPhone, Self Service Repair allows people to fix their devices without taking it to an Apple Store or other authorized repair center. Apple recommends it only for “customers who are experienced with the complexities of repairing el ...read more

USB-C Portable Apple Watch Charger Drops from $29.99 to $16.99 at a 43% Discount

Sep 24, 2022

Urian B. , Tech Times 16 August 2022, 12:08 am Charging an Apple Watch can on the go be quite difficult, but what if there was an accessory that basically lets owners charge almost anywhere? The USB-C portable Apple Watch Charger has dropped its prices from $29.99 down to just $16.99 at a 43% discount. The Convenience of Having a Portable Apple Watch Charger Apple Watch owners on the run know what it's like to run out of juice during the most unexpected of times, and although they mi ...read more


Acer’s Vero 514 puts an eco-conscious spin on Chromebooks

Sep 24, 2022

Acer recently announced the latest addition to the eco-conscious Vero series. Enter the Acer Chromebook Vero 514. It’s the first Chromebook in the Vero lineup, joining Windows laptops and monitors we’ve generally liked, and it’s made up of both ocean-bound and PCR plastics. How rad is that? This is awesome for the environment, as it helps reduce plastic waste, which we tend to generate A LOT of. According to the laptop manufacturer, the laptop has “30% of PCR plastics i ...read more

Uber moves into UK car rentals with Uber Rent

Sep 24, 2022

(Pocket-lint) - Uber now offers car rental in the UK through its smartphone app. Uber Rent is operated in conjunction with CarTrawler and enabled users to book and hire a car from sites across the country. In addition, if a user has to take an Uber cab to the rental location, the taxi service will knock £10 off the journey. - The Uber Rent tile is now available in the Uber app (once updated) and all you need to do is enter your rental parameters, then browse the marketplace of cars available f ...read more

Agexa — Right information, at the right time, for each unique person

Sep 24, 2022

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Remote heart rate sensors can be biased against darker skin. UCLA team offers solution

Sep 24, 2022

The mobile multimodal sensing platform uses camera and radar to remotely collect plethysmography data. Credit: Visual Machines Group/UCLA As telemedicine has grown more popular, so have devices that allow people to measure their vital signs from home and transmit the results by computer to their doctors. Yet in many cases, obtaining accurate remote readings for people of color has proved a persistent challenge. Take remote heart rate measurements, for example, which rely on a camera ...read more

A Strong Solar Storm Interrupts Intelsat's Transmission Satellite

Sep 24, 2022

International Telecommunication Satellite Organization's (Intelsat) transmission services have recently been taken down by a strong geomagnetic storm that ejected solar shock waves.  After a breakdown on August 19, Intelsat is attempting to regain control of the Galaxy 15 broadcast satellite, according to a report by Space.news.  (Photo : SOHO/ESA/NASA/Getty Images) FILE IMAGE - OCTOBER 25: Astronomers at the Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) captured this image of a solar prominence ...read more