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    How I Made My Own Android Phone – in China

    Uh-Oh Did I buy a locked board? The problem here is that I haven’t used Android so long. I don’t really know what to do about this. I set out to build my own iPhone a couple of years ago and it took me down this crazy rabbit hole into the Chinese cellphone markets and ever since people have been asking me “Okay, when are you gonna build your own Android?” and I kept saying I didn’t want to make that same video again Just building a different phone But I keep thinking about it and I realized that I learned so much building that first iPhone and there’s entire…

  • The Largest Black Holes in the Universe
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    The Largest Black Holes in the Universe

    We’ve never seen them directly, yet we know they are there, lurking within dense star clusters or wandering the dust lanes of the galaxy, where they prey on stars or swallow planets whole. Our Milky Way may harbor millions of black holes, the ultra dense remnants of dead stars. But now, in the universe far beyond our galaxy, there’s evidence of something far more ominous, a breed of black holes that has reached incomprehensible size and destructive power. Just how large, and violent, and strange can they get? A new era in astronomy has revealed a universe long hidden to us. High-tech instruments sent into space have been tuned to…

  • Galaxy Buds review: everything but the basics
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    Galaxy Buds review: everything but the basics

    – This video’s about disappointment. It’s like I was so ready for the future to change my present, yet here I am stuck in the past. – Disappointed! – You know, there’s always next time. But right now, this is not the future, and if anything, it’s a teeny tiny step back. This is a Galaxy Buds review. (mellow hip hop music) So I’ve been waiting for technology to slim down, cut cords, and be forgettable in a way for a long time, and these $129 Galaxy Buds were my shiny gleam of hope towards that in the Android ecosystem. (mellow music) Now, I’ve tried AirPods. I didn’t like all…

  • ★ How to Get to Mars. Very Cool! HD
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    ★ How to Get to Mars. Very Cool! HD

    We don’t fire a rocket motor all the way to mars. We don’t need to You just place the spacecraft on a trajectory to mars and let it coast for seven months and 300 million miles until it reaches the planet Atmospheric entry in 3.. 2.. 1.. Just passed in one minute that atmospheric entry current altitude 121 miles, current velocity 12,084 miles per hour We are now at an altitude of 73 miles moving at a speed of 12,192 miles per hour expected parachute deploy in five seconds four three, two, one, Mark We’re awaiting confirmation parachute has deployed Parachute was detected Heat shield deployed event Spacecraft reporting the…