Next year, NASA's astronauts will begin riding in a new spacecraft: the Boeing Starliner. The ship isn't the only thing that's new. The Boeing Starliner Spacesuit is the cutting-edge compliment to the new craft, bringing more safety and comfort. Thanks to advances in materials, it's 10 pounds lighter than the exit and reentry suits worn aboard the space shuttle, with the ability to let water vapor out yet keep air in. The new helmet and visor are integrated, the gloves are touchscreen-friendly to accommodate modern controls, and the joints are more flexible, letting the brave men and women who wear it move more freely.
As camera makers have slowed their pace on packing ever higher megapixel counts into their wares, a new focus has emerged: low-light photography. With a maximum ISO of 819,200, the new Pentax KP Camera aims to produce outstanding images even in near-darkness. That potent 24 megapixel APS-C sensor is packed into slim, ruggedized body that's both dustproof and weather-sealed, yet still offers a five-axis shake reduction system and a vertically-tilting LED monitor.
Depending on your age, you might remember having Norton Anti-virus software installed on your computer. Now the same company is back with a product to protect all the connected gadgets in your house. The Norton Core Router uses machine learning, deep packet inspection, intrusion prevention, and other advanced techniques to protect your home network from threats. It has 802.11ac WiFi with a phased-array antenna for consistent, fast speeds, and thanks to its display-worthy design, you won't need to hide it in a corner.
Photography enthusiasts were saddened when Fuji announced that it was stopping production its beloved medium-format shooter three years ago. They should be happy now. The Fujifilm GF670 Rangefinder Camera is making a limited return engagement, giving fans of its images a chance to get their hands on one yet again. It's dual format capable, so it can shoot both 6x7 and 6x6 images, can handle both 120 and 220 film, and thanks to its bellows system, its compact size is far more suitable for street photography than a typical camera of its ilk.
Mechanical switches. Round keycaps. Everything about the Lofree Keyboard reminds you of a classic typewriter. Except the connection. Able to pair with up to three devices simultaneously, it's perfect for use with your computer, tablet, or phone, has three backlight options to easily adapt to different environs, and with the same layout as Apple's Magic Keyboard, it'll be instantly familiar to any Mac user.
Sir David Attenborough has spent decades of his life putting animals and other natural phenomena to film. Attenborough Story of Life is a new app that lets you peruse his work on a subject-by-subject basis. Included in the app are segments from such esteemed shows as Planet Earth, Blue Planet, and Life, covering everything from the tiniest insects to the largest creatures on Earth. A perfect warmup before Planet Earth II comes to the States.