Voyager and Lockheed Martin plan to have their private Starlab space station operational by 2027. The latest development is a partnership with Hilton, which will help design astronaut facilities, including dormitories and other parts of the station. NASA has contracted four private companies to build private space stations ahead of the agency’s planned decommissioning of the International Space Station at the end of the decade.
As part of the partnership, Hilton and Voyager will explore marketing opportunities related to Starlab and travel to one of the first space hotels.
– Mat Smith
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When the fan is in place, the phone’s cooling fins are exposed.
Carrying Gaming PC ROG branding, ASUS’ latest hardcore gamer phone includes a flap that reveals the phone when you attach the included AeroActive Cooler 6 – yes, a giant cooling peripheral. This forces 1,000cc of air per second through the phone. The ROG Phone 6D Ultimate will soon be available across Europe, priced at €1,399 (about $1,400) or £1,199 in the UK. No word on US availability yet.
They contained an early build of the game.
The alleged Grand Theft Auto VI leak appears to be legit. Rockstar Games has confirmed the leak’s authenticity in a tweet, noting that a hacker stole sensitive data including “early development footage” of the next Grand Theft Auto title. The company foresaw no long-term damage to development or live services like GTA Online, but was “extremely disappointed” that details of the future game were revealed. It was a big leak including 90 videos of a very early build GTA VI. The clips appear to confirm rumors from July that a return to Vice City and a Bonnie and Clyde-like male and female protagonist pairing were on the cards.
Manufacturers say supersonic travel is “tangential” and instead focuses on efficiency.
According to a report by Boom recently lost its jet engine partner for the Overture supersonic jet, and other major engine manufacturers are also reportedly uninterested in the project insider. After Boom had already signed an “engagement agreement” with Rolls-Royce for supersonic jet engines in 2020, the latter announced last week that it had left the project. Another jet engine supplier, Pratt & Whitney, cited efficiency as a problem for supersonic jets, while other manufacturers say they are focused on reducing fuel burn — the industry’s top priority amid criticism of air travel’s contribution to global warming.
It has been completely redesigned inside.
iFixit has completed a teardown of this year’s iPhone 14, and it’s clear the device has been redesigned from the ground up with do-it-yourself fixes in mind. The rear glass is easier and cheaper to attach, but the metal midframe keeps the front just as accessible. Apple still requires customers and technicians to activate parts after installation, so you can’t just use an unofficial back cover instead of Self Service Repair components. Still, iFixit claims this is the most repairable Apple phone since 2016’s iPhone 7. In fact, the design is more repairable than many Android phones that only open slightly from the back.
Thanks to its Netflix anime spinoff.
With almost 80,000 concurrent Steam players currently Cyberpunk 2077 is enjoying growing popularity again. While it’s a far cry from the more than a million people who played the game after its troubled launch on PC, it’s still more interesting than the game has been for over a year. That’s probably thanks to the game’s anime spinoff, Cyberpunk: Edgerunnerwhich premiered on Netflix to critical acclaim.
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