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Former MythBusters host Adam Savage back on TV with Savage Builds

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first_img TV and Movies Sci-Tech 2019 TV shows you can’t miss Meet the kids joining Savage for MythBusters Jr. MythBuster builds ‘The Martian’ spacesuit Savage cosplays as Chewbacca with C-3PO in tow Share your voice One episode has Savage attempting to create a working version of one of history’s most notorious engineering failures — the British military’s World War II rocket-propelled explosive weapon called The Great Panjandrum. NASA engineer Adam Steltzner will be on hand to help with the design.For the titanium Iron Man suit episode, Savage asks Gravity Jet Suit maker Richard Browning to help out.  I can’t wait to show you guys what I’ve been working on! I can finally tell you that the show is called #SavageBuilds, and that I worked with some of my favorite & amazing minds on it, including @SimoneGiertz @ToryBelleci @steltzner Peter Jackson, @laura_kampf and others. [1/2} pic.twitter.com/WJA2MgUT39— Adam Savage (@donttrythis) April 24, 2019 Tags Comment Adam Savage holds the remote controller and is ready to launch the Panjandrums’ first test on his new show, Savage Builds.  Reilly Savage Former MythBusters co-host Adam Savage will be back on TV in June with a new show called Savage Builds. The eight-episode series on the Science Channel features Savage making epic creations like a 3D-printed titanium suit of armor that’s inspired by the Iron Man films and actually flies.Each Savage Builds episode will focus on one project as Savage collaborates with experts, colleagues and friends who include filmmaker Peter Jackson, former MythBusters cast member Tory Belleci and others, according to a series of tweets from Savage Wednesday. 50 Photos 1 #SavageBuilds is the best thing I’ve yet made and produced and it’s about absurd engineering (the type I’m most experienced with). We made real IRON MAN ARMOR. We played laser tag with WW1 AIRPLANES. We had fun. Hopefully you will too. Coming in June to @ScienceChannel. [2/2] pic.twitter.com/gdQEPu7395— Adam Savage (@donttrythis) April 24, 2019 More Adam Savage NASA Roboticist Simone Giertz and maker Laura Kampf help Savage build three Mad Max-inspired, post-apocalyptic monsters of destruction using only junk cars and the materials they can salvage from a scrapyard. “This new series is a culmination of sorts, as I get to work with some of the most brilliant minds out there as we attempt to solve really absurd ideas that I’ve had in my head for a long time, but have never had the opportunity to dive into,” Savage said in a statement. “Of course, the most absurd ideas are often what generates the most innovative engineering.”Savage Builds debuts in June on Science Channel and later on Discovery.last_img read more

HP Reveals Their Ipaq Data Manager Voice Messenger Smartphones

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first_img(PhysOrg.com) — HP’s mysterious new smartphone entrants have just been revealed. The HP Voice Messenger will sell for €399 ($532) on November 5th and the Data Messenger will be selling for €499 ($665) on November 22nd. The two models will be available either SIM-free through HP resellers, or with a wireless contract through Vodafone Europe-wide. Citation: HP Reveals Their Ipaq Data Manager & Voice Messenger Smartphones (2008, October 21) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2008-10-hp-reveals-ipaq-voice-messenger.html This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. HP Unveils iPAQ 500 Smartphonecenter_img Explore further The HP Ipaq Data Manager smartphone is a Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional device which features a slide-out keyboard, 2.8 inch QVGA screen, WiFi, Bluetooth, Quadband GSM, Tri-band 7.2 Mbps HSDPA (European bands), HSUPA, A-GPS and a 3.1 Megapixel camera with LED flash. There is also 128 MB RAM and 256 MB ROM, supports microSD expansion and comes with a 1140 mAh battery.The Data Manager smartphone is 160g and 5.7 x 1.74 x 11.4 cm, and has a 2.5mm headphone jack. The phone is bundled with Opera Mobile, Google maps mobile and comes with a 30 Day Trial of Webraska Turn-by-Turn Navigation.The HP Ipaq Voice Messenger has similar specs to the Data Manager, but instead of the slide-out keyboard it has a 20 key suretype-style keyboard. The non-touchscreen Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard device has a 2.4 inch QVGA screen. The connectivity and GPS is the same, but the device is much lighter at 107 g and measures 5.0 x 1.36 x 11.4 cm. This smartphone comes with a larger 1260 mAh Lithium-Polymer battery.Both smartphones feature micro-USB ports for synchronization and a new optical sensor that replaces the five-way navigator key common to many phone designs. You navigate through the menus by just gliding your thumb over the disk, and tapping it when you want to select something.Both models have a power saving mode that minimizes power consumption if the battery charge level starts to get low while the user is out on the road. HP said that the iPaq Voice Messenger is aimed at users that want a phone for voice calls first, but who may also need to receive emails while on the go. last_img read more