From time to time we serve you the news from the world of 3D printers, which we think are one of the most important inventions of recent years, and their dissemination will bring real revolution. This time, the topic I'm approaching with less enthusiasm is the rifle of a 3D printer.
Defense Distributed, the Wiki Weapon project decided to create a rifle using a 3D printer. The test of this rifle for the moment did not fall well for the constructors, the weapon fell apart after firing a few shots. Below the test video:
Only plastic outer parts of the rifle were made of plastic, the whole mechanism was metal, but these are parts that can be made in every major workshop. In addition, there are already 3D printers that can "print" metal parts.
It is not too distant future, when after buying the right device you will be able to print out the gun literally for a dozen dollars. Since gun schemes are widely available, there will be a problem with legislation and oversight of these types of printers, as potentially deadly devices can be used.
Apple is constantly striving to slim down their smartphones, but it could still learn a lot from Gionee, whose latest model Elife S5.1 has officially been recognized as the smartest smartphone in the world.
If you are looking for a smarftone that will not be visible in your pocket, then you should opt to purchase the Elife S5.1, the latest Gionee model, officially recognized as the thinnest model in the world. The device is just 5.1 mm thick and this title has been included in the Guinness Book of Records.
Elife S5.1 is not only slim, but also has a very decent technical specification. It features a 4.8-inch AMOLED touch screen displaying 720p images. The quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor is compatible with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of usable memory, but it can not be expanded because the manufacturer has not made a memory card slot. In addition, we have 8 and 5-megapixel cameras, while the battery has a capacity of 2100 mAh.
During an Intel and Google Chrome OS event, we had the opportunity to look at more than a dozen new Bay Trail processor-powered Chromebooks that will be available in store shelves in the coming months.
The variety of presented equipment is huge, so every consumer will find something for themselves. Already in May, new products from HP and LG will be available for sale. At $ 349, the LG Chromebase will be available, an all-in-one computer with a 21-inch touchscreen display and pretty decent components.
For more demanding consumers, more powerful variants with Intel Core i3 processors are available. Such systems will have the Dell Chromebook 11 and Acer C270, which in the basic version will cost $ 350.
Lenovo has prepared models N20 and N20p, as well as Asus. The first one is equipped with an 11.6-inch C200 screen and the second is a slightly larger C300 with a 13.3-inch screen. Both products will be available in stores this summer, although the manufacturer has not yet announced their price.
It is worth emphasizing that Intel intends to push this segment forward, offering manufacturers the latest generation of Bay Trail-M processors that will be passively cooled and provide up to 11 hours of work time.