Framework upgrades modular, repair-friendly laptop to latest Intel CPUs

Laptops of yesteryear were never the easiest things to upgrade or repair yourself, but today’s machines are even less so. The Framework Laptop is very much designed for user tweaking, and has now been upgraded to 12th Gen Intel Core processors.Continue… Continue reading Framework upgrades modular, repair-friendly laptop to latest Intel CPUs

World’s Smallest Hair Straightener For Fixing Old LCD Ribbons

The hairclip-embedded tool being used on a Tiger 99x game console, clipped onto a spot where the plastic ribbon meets the LCD panel itself, heating it up

[Stephen] writes to us about an LCD repair tool he has created. We’ve all seen old devices with monochrome LCDs connected by thin film, where connections between the PCB and …read more Continue reading World’s Smallest Hair Straightener For Fixing Old LCD Ribbons

SpaceX to launch Northrop Grumman’s robotic satellite repair spacecraft

Northrop Grumman’s SpaceLogistics subsidiary has signed an agreement with SpaceX and Australian telecommunications company Optus to put its Mission Robotic Vehicle (MRV) spacecraft and Mission Extension Pod (MEP) into regular commercial service.Continu… Continue reading SpaceX to launch Northrop Grumman’s robotic satellite repair spacecraft