57 Results for

blackbird

Editors' Take

Aries BlackBird X10 Quadcopter

Available exclusively from electronics' retailer Adorama, the BlackBird X10 is a ready-to-fly quad for your sky-snapping pleasure.

By December 8, 2014

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Alpine Blackbird

The Alpine Blackbird is a feature-rich vehicle GPS system and entertainment device all rolled into one sharp-looking package, but it hits a couple of roadblocks with its short battery life and sluggish route calculation.

By June 1, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating June 1, 2006

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Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.

By November 1, 2013

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HP Blackbird 002

HP's Blackbird 002 earns the highest rating this editor has ever given a desktop PC. Its design rivals the Apple Mac Pro, it takes risks that benefit your upgrade path, it's fast, and it's competitively priced. If you can afford it, and you want a high-end gaming PC, buy this one. End of story.

By September 5, 2007

5 stars Editors' rating September 5, 2007

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Historic hangars: Tours of the American Air Museum and Imperial War Museum Duxford

The American Air Museum and the Imperial War Museum in Duxford house everything from an A-10 to an SR-71 to a B-52 and a B-29. Here's a full photo tour.

By November 10, 2014

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Alpine PMD-B200 Blackbird II

The Alpine PMD-B200 is a decent portable navigation system, with good Bluetooth integration and traffic services. But the lack of text-to-speech functionality and inefficient route recalculations doesn't make it worth the high price tag.

By October 30, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating October 30, 2007
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Skunk Works: 70 years of cutting-edge aircraft

In June 1943, Lockheed made a bold pitch to the U.S. Army that it could build a jet fighter, and build it fast. Since then, the Skunk Works has conjured up the U-2, the SR-71, the F-117, and more, and it's still going strong.

By June 23, 2013

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Microsoft challenges poor grade for Security Essentials

The antivirus program didn't do so hot in a recent test, which isn't sitting well with the folks at Redmond.

By January 17, 2013

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Newly flush with wine, Facebook Gifts rolls out to all U.S. users

The social network brings the first alcoholic beverage to its e-commerce offering.

By December 11, 2012

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Camera lens falls from sky through roof of house

A 9-inch Canon camera lens comes flying through the roof of a house in Petaluma, Calif. Police aren't yet sure it even came from an aircraft.

By September 16, 2011