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Best USB microphones for streaming: Upgrade your stream with high-quality audio

Jan 7, 2023

Whether you’re streaming games to Twitch, doing voiceovers for your YouTube videos, or just video chatting, your audience needs to be able to hear you clearly. If you’re still using microphones built into your laptop, webcam, or headset, it’s time to make an upgrade. These mics often produce weak audio and just don’t compare in sound quality to a proper full-size microphone. Thankfully, you don’t have to blow your budget on pro-level audio equipment to signific ...read more

What Is the Service Host Process (svchost.exe) and Why Are So Many Running?

Jan 7, 2023

The Service Host process (svchost.exe) is a shell for loading services from DLL files. Services are organized into groups, and each group is run inside a different instance of the Service Host Process. There are usually many instances of svchost.exe running because Windows requires numerous services to operate correctly. If you’ve ever browsed through Task Manager, you may have wondered why there are so many Service Host processes running. You can’t kill them, and you sure didn’t star ...read more

Reprogrammable materials selectively self-assemble

Jan 7, 2023

With just a random disturbance that energizes the cubes, they selectively self-assemble into a larger block. Credit: MIT CSAIL While automated manufacturing is ubiquitous today, it was once a nascent field birthed by inventors such as Oliver Evans, who is credited with creating the first fully automated industrial process, in flour mill he built and gradually automated in the late 1700s. The processes for creating automated structures or machines are still very top-down, requiring hum ...read more

This New European Political Party is Headed by an AI Chatbot

Jan 7, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) is pretty much everywhere at this point - from the fields of medicine, education, engineering, and the arts - AI is here to stay. But what if someday we can have AI in the field of politics? Will AI robots earn a seat in our governments someday? A new political party run by AI is currently making headlines, and they want to increase public awareness of the technology's effects on people's lives. (Photo : Rob Pinney/Getty Images) LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 11: ...read more


YouTube Premium's Family Plan Is Getting A Price Hike

Jan 7, 2023

AngieYeoh/Shutterstock By Rob Rich /Oct. 21, 2022 4:44 pm EDT There have been several adjustments and tests for YouTube Premium throughout the years, and now it looks like some users will be paying a bit more for the perks. The Premium Family plan, which has been $17.99 per month for quite some time, is getting a $5 hike — up to $22.99 per month. The same applies to YouTube Red (an older iteration of Premium) users, who will see a jump from $14.99 per month to the same $22 ...read more

How to use full-screen apps on Galaxy Z Flip 4’s cover screen

Jan 7, 2023

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is one of the most fascinating phones on the market. The clamshell form factor is wrapped in nostalgia, while the inner foldable display is a true technological marvel. The Galaxy Z Flip 4's secondary outer display is functional enough for you to get basic information, but if you want to make the most out of it, we have a few effective methods of using the Galaxy Z Flip 4's outer display to run full versions of apps. These methods are also applicable to the Galaxy Z F ...read more

Upspace — A social platform for all things wellness

Jan 7, 2023

Home  →  Product  →  Upspace Free Embed Upspace is a social platform for all things wellness. Find or create workouts. Join wellness communities or create your own. Connect with friends and see how they're staying healthy, mentally and physically. On Upspace it's all about going up! Launched in Health Fitness, Social Media, Community by Upspace Source: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/upspace-2 ...read more

What Is a 403 Forbidden Error (and How Can I Fix It)?

Jan 7, 2023

ninefotostudio/Shutterstock.com A 403 Forbidden Error occurs when you do not have permission to access a web page or something else on a web server. It's usually a problem with the website itself. However, you can try refreshing the page, clearing your cache and cookies, and disconnecting from any VPN you might be using. A 403 Forbidden Error occurs when a web server forbids you from accessing the page you’re trying to open in your browser. Most of the time, there’s not much you ca ...read more

Shinify — Get a Shiny R server for your ML model with one line of code

Jan 7, 2023

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Tentacle robot can gently grasp fragile objects

Jan 7, 2023

Soft gripper grasps succulent. Credit: Harvard Microrobotics Lab/Harvard SEAS If you've ever played the claw game at an arcade, you know how hard it is to grab and hold onto objects using robotics grippers. Imagine how much more nerve-wracking that game would be if, instead of plush stuffed animals, you were trying to grab a fragile piece of endangered coral or a priceless artifact from a sunken ship. Most of today's robotic grippers rely on embedded sensors, complex feedback loops, ...read more