This 3D printer doesn’t gloss over the details — ScienceDaily

Shape, color, and gloss.

Those are an object’s three most salient visual features. Currently, 3D printers can reproduce shape and color reasonably well. Gloss, however, remains a challenge. That’s because 3D printing hardware isn’t designed to deal with the different viscosities of the varnishes that lend surfaces a glossy or matte look.

MIT researcher Michael Foshey and his colleagues may have a solution. They’ve developed a combined hardware and software printing system that uses off-the-shelf varnishes to finish objects with realistic, spatially varying gloss patterns. Foshey calls the advance “a chapter in the book of how to do high-fidelity appearance reproduction using a 3D printer.”

He envisions a range of applications for the technology. It might be used to faithfully reproduce fine art, allowing near-flawless replicas to be distributed to museums without access to originals. It might also help create more realistic-looking prosthetics. Foshey hopes the advance represents a step

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HP Omen Gaming PC With 5GHz 8-Core 11th Gen Intel Rocket Lake-S CPU Leaks Details

HP Omen Desktop
Intel has not been shy about in letting the world know it plans to update its desktop CPU lineup with its 11th Gen Core processors, codenamed Rocket Lake-S, sometime next year. It is some of the specifics that are currently kept in a Top Secret file within Intel’s labs, like specific CPU models and other details. If you are feeling impatient, however, a new entry at Geekbench sheds some light on one of the SKUs.
Before we get to that, let’s recap what we know for sure, straight from the horse’s mouth, so speak. Rocket Lake-S will feature Cypress Cove cores with up to 8 cores and 16 threads, and a memory controller supporting DDR4 speeds of up to 3200MHz. Intel also has let it be known that Rocket Lake-S will bring support for PCI Express 4.0 (up to 20 lanes), it will have new overclocking features and capabilities, and
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Qualcomm Details Impressive Snapdragon 888 5G Performance Lift And Exciting New Mobile Experiences

At day 2 of its Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital today, Qualcomm execs dove deeper into the advancements of the company’s new Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform for next generation flagship smartphones. Citing significant gains for user experiences in the areas of AI, computational photography, gaming and connectivity, the company claims Snapdragon 888 5G will provide a huge generational lift in performance for premium mobile devices. In detailed briefings with Qualcomm, I learned about the company’s next generation Snapdragon mobile platform that’s manufactured on a cutting-edge 5nm semiconductor fab process, and it sounds impressive to be sure. Let’s step through a few of the particulars.

Qualcomm Kyro 680 And Adreno 660 To Bring Major Performance Lift And New Technologies For Gaming

Though there are a number of key processing engines on board Snapdragon 888, Qualcomm’s new Kyro 680

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Market America | SHOP.COM Shares Details On How It Pioneered Technology To Redefine Virtual, Global Events

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Market America| SHOP.COM, a global product brokerage and internet marketing company that specializes in one-to-one marketing, may have recently held the world’s first truly virtual and interactive global event, in large part, due to the unforeseen global pandemic. Traditionally, Market America | SHOP.COM holds its annual International Convention in Greensboro, N.C., where the company’s global headquarters is based. It is during this event that thousands upon thousands of entrepreneurs from around the world make Greensboro their destination of choice for several days each summer. They fill the seats in the Greensboro Coliseum to hear about the latest science-based products that are being launched, take part in various key training sessions and spend time with their Market America family — colleagues and friends they have made over the years as individual business owners, known as UnFranchise® Owners.

This year, however, COVID-19 changed

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Amazon details cause of AWS outage that hobbled thousands of online sites and services

A past AWS re:Invent conference. (GeekWire Photo)

A “relatively small addition of capacity” to the Amazon Kinesis real-time data processing service triggered a widespread Amazon Web Services outage last week, the company said in a detailed technical analysis over the weekend.

The addition of the new capacity “caused all of the servers in the fleet to exceed the maximum number of threads allowed by an operating system configuration,”  describing a cascade of resulting problems that took down thousands of sites and services.

The outage impacted online services from big tech companies such as AdobeRokuTwilioFlickrAutodesk, and others, including New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Washington Post, which is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, was also impacted by the outage.

It was an especially ill-timed incident for Amazon, coming just days before its annual AWS re:Invent cloud conference. Reliability has

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New Samsung Galaxy Details, Black Friday Android Deals, Android’s Shock Emoji Update

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung’s new folding screen, plans for the Galaxy S21, selected Black Friday deals, Emojis leaving Android updates, the mystery box from OnePlus, Huawei’s EMUI roadmap, and will Microsoft bring Android apps to the Windows store?

Android Circuit is here to remind you of a few of the many things that have happened around Android in the last week (and you can find the weekly Apple news digest here).


Samsung Galaxy, The Frugal Flagship 

Following the lower than expected demand for 2020’s Galaxy S20 and the ongoing economic pressure of the coronavirus pandemic, Samsung is reportedly considering a lower initial run of Galaxy S21 handsets. The new flagship family is expected to be launched in January, and the order numbers reflect the estimated eight million lifetime sales of the

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Global Embedded Multimedia Card (eMMC) Market Outlook 2026: Top Companies, Trends and Future Prospects Details for Business Development

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Apple Wins Smart Fabrics Patent that details Technology that could be applied to Future Over-Ear Headphones, an HMD, Glasses & more


Yesterday the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially granted Apple a patent relating to smart fabrics by forming electrical connections in fabric-based items that could include bags, clothing and be integrated into future products such as: Over-ear headphones, Apple Watch bands, accessory cases, eyeglasses an HMD, automotive seating and more. As for automotive seating, Patently Apple covered this in another patent report back in early July. One of the patent figure images is presented below with smart fabrics highlighted in yellow.  


2a smart fabric in vehicle seats apple patent figure


Technically, Apple’s granted patent covers an item that may include fabric or other materials formed from intertwined strands of material. The item may include circuitry that produces signals. The strands of material may include non-conductive strands and conductive strands. Strands may be intertwined using weaving equipment, knitting equipment, braiding equipment, or other equipment for intertwining strands of material.


The conductive strands may carry the signals produced by the circuitry.

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FIFA 21 Next-Gen PS5 And Xbox Series X/S Details Revealed

EA has released the first details for the next-gen version of FIFA 21, coming to both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S on December 4. Those who already own the current-gen version of FIFA 21 can upgrade to this new version for free by making use of EA’s Dual Entitlement.

EA promises a huge leap forward in visual quality for next-gen FIFA, with a new deferred lighting system called LiveLight Rendering allowing the developer to create ultra-realistic football environments. Aside from recreating the world’s biggest stadiums in more detail than ever before, LiveLight Rendering also combines with muscle flex and strand-based hair technology to bring the sport’s stars to life with the series’ most detailed player recreations yet.

The EA Sports GameCam, meanwhile, is a new gameplay camera inspired by the look and feel of TV broadcasts. This, combined with a series of new pre-match cinematics and Big Goal Moments

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A Heap Of New Details On Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings MMO Have Been Revealed

As part of the acquisition of Leyou by gaming giant Tencent, a number of documents relating to Leyou’s collaboration with Amazon on a Lord Of The Rings MMO have been made public. The documents reveal some juicy new details about a project which, thus far, has been quite secretive.

The documents include a licensing agreement for the Tolkien property, which also makes mention of Lord of the Rings Online, an existing MMO that Amazon’s product will launch in direct competition with. The licensing agreement shows Leyou agreeing to pay over $8 million simply to secure the license for the Middle-earth game.

The documents also include a co-development agreement with Amazon, which involves the broader e-commerce company rather than specifying the gaming-specific Amazon Studios branch.

An amendment to the licensing agreement also includes a production schedule, which shows a rough timeline for the game–though notably the amendment was made prior to

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