Yes, there is another robot on Mars. Friday, the Chinese space agency announced a successful landing for its Tianwen-1 mission which was launched last summer. It joins NASA’s Perseverance and UAE Hope as successful missions to reach the planet in 2021.
Now his golf cart-sized Zhurong rover is self-testing to explore the surface, so stay tuned for more photos of Mars, though you probably already were.
– Richard Lawler
Android 12, Assistant and more.
Last year, as people really started to tackle the pandemic, Google decided to cancel its 2020 I / O Developer Conference entirely. (We can’t say we blame them.) This year, however, I / O is back – just in a different form. The online-only event kicks off on May 18 and all signs are that this is a major event.
We’re not sure what Google has in store for Google I / O 2021, but we have some educated guesses – and some things we hope. Here’s everything we know about the show so far, and what to expect once the event gets underway.
Poor quality software is great hardware.
The Galaxy Book Pro series includes the AMOLED panels that Samsung is famous for on its phones, as well as an ultra thin and light design with a long battery life. So, everything is fine, right? Not so fast – as Cherlynn Low explains, this entry actually takes a few steps backwards with finicky software and a terrible webcam that just isn’t compatible with the Zoom era.
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Why are Apple and Epic fighting?
This week, Cherlynn and Devindra are chatting with , author of the GameDev Business Handbook and co-host of the , about the ongoing legal battle between Epic Games and Apple. What does this mean for the app economy? And is Apple really a monopoly in the app world? In addition, they discuss the new 11th Gen Intel H-series processors, NVIDIA RTX 3050 and 3050 Ti on laptops and HTC Vive’s VR Pro 2 and Focus 3 headsets.
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