Best Tech Stories around the web #226

This week: NASA unveils its new combinations, DIY Vinyl Presser lets you make your own records at home, Holoride makes its in-car VR available to the public, Microsoft dedicates emoji keys on its new keyboards, and the International Conference on Digital and Interactive Arts in Portugal.

INNOVATION

NASA unveils its new combinations to go on the Moon by news1.news

Less rigidity for more fluid movements: the new combinations that will soon put American astronauts were presented Tuesday by NASA. In front of a huge American flag, at the headquarters of the space agency in Washington, engineers donned suits that will soon be used to walk on the moon. Read more

DESIGN

DIY vinyl presser lets you make your own records at home by designboom.com

Vienna-based startup has created a ‘home vinyl recorder’ that lets you create and record your own vinyl records. the analog device cuts 10-inch records in real-time, using a diamond stylus to etch soundwaves onto the vinyl surface. Read more

CREATIVE CONTENT

Holoride makes its in-car VR available to the public for the first time by techcrunch.com

Audi spin-out Holoride is launching to the general public for the first time, through a collaboration with Ford and Universal Pictures. Read more

QUERKY

Microsoft has dedicated Office and emoji keys on its new keyboards by theverge.com

Microsoft’s latest keyboards now include dedicated Office and emoji keys. The software giant was previously experimenting with an Office key on keyboards earlier this year, and now the company is launching a new Ergonomic and slim Bluetooth Keyboard that include the dedicated button. Read more

EVENT

ARTECH 2019 

Digital Media Art Ecosystems is the 9th International Conference on Digital and Interactive Arts, hosted in the city of Braga, Portugal. Discover the event