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Moore's Law

Bugatti's $2.6 million Chiron is the fastest car in the world

Bugatti Chiron<p>You might think the super-wealthy have it pretty easy, what with their private islands, private jets and the ability to buy just about …

Oscars: Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Academy Award

Leonardo DiCaprio has finally done it.<p>More than two decades after his first Academy Award nomination, he has claimed the coveted best actor Oscar for …

Wall Street

Galaxy S7 Vs Galaxy S6 Vs Galaxy S5: Should You Upgrade?

This week Samsung launched the Galaxy S7 and in doing so the company did something remarkable: <i>it listened to customers</i>. The result is a phone which looks to combine the beauty of the Galaxy S6 with the practicality of the Galaxy S5. But did Samsung succeed and is the Galaxy S7 worth your hard …

Phones

Galaxy S7 Vs Galaxy S7 Edge: What's The Difference?

Here we go again! After months of extensive leaks, Samsung’s 2016 flagship smartphones are here: the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The good news is they provide a potentially class leading combination of beauty and brains. The bad news is you have to look a little more closely to see it.<p>So let’s …

Phones

Why cabin lights are dimmed for landing

Ever wondered why planes dim the lights for landing? A pilot has explained the unsettling reason.

Health and Safety

How to Make Your Dumb Car Smart

TIME’s latest cover story chronicles the rise of today’s smart cars and imagines a future without pesky steering wheels. Makes at all price points …

Android Auto

Here's How You Can Keep YouTube Playing on Your Phone After You Close The Window

FINALLY!!<p>One of the biggest first-world problems of the past decade has been our inability to listen to our favourite songs on YouTube while doing …

Tech Trends

Windows 10 tip: How to access Cortana's secret calculator

Who needs Windows Calc? Cortana can do simple math, and with one extra keystroke you can display a full-featured calculator in the Start menu.<p>You …

9. The Division

Suffering delay after delay, when fans finally got their hands on The Division in the form of the recent open beta, it didn't exactly reignite the …

Gaming

Sorry, Tesla: The world’s fastest electric car is made in... Croatia?

Croatian carmaker Rimac Automobili apparently couldn't contain itself; it just pulled the digital veil off a car that the company claims is the …

Astronaut shows off Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality in space

You probably thought you'd already seen the geekiest moments from the International Space Station (ISS). But astronaut Scott Kelly just upped the …

Watch this drone make the record 72-minute flight across the English Channel

Sure — short distances and quick jaunts are no problem, but lengthy drone trips rarely make the news (mostly because they just don't happen all that often).<p>But now, one British pilot has upended the drone world, guiding a custom quadcopter across the English Channel in a stunning 72-minute flight. …

Drones

Whoops, Looks Like Ubisoft Forgot To Give Far Cry Primal A Season Pass

Pop quiz: What makes <i>Far Cry Primal</i> different than all the other games Ubisoft has released over the past year? No, it’s not the mammoths. Not the …

Ubisoft

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

A new video released by the space agency discusses the possibility of speeding up our missions to other worlds by harnessing the power of lasers.<p>Ever since NASA announced plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s and Hollywood got in on the action with "The Martian," the Red Planet has …

Space Travel

Verizon's Hum connected car gadget is now a teen driver's worst nightmare

Hum, the aftermarket connected car add-on from Verizon, is about to get a little less friendly to the younger drivers in the household. An update rolling out later this month will enable geofencing and speed alert features, which are exactly what they sound like: a car's owner will be able to get …

Handsfree

The $4 smartphone Freedom 251 will run Lollipop (update)

<b>Update (2/19):</b> <i>Surprise, surprise – people like cheap things! It seems that after getting 600,000 hits per second on its website, the company couldn’t handle all the orders (and accompanying traffic), and so it had to suspend orders for now. Don’t worry though, Ringing Bells (the handset maker)</i> …

Mobile

Fallout 4 getting three add-ons this spring and more later, season pass price going up

The first DLC packs of many, apparently<p><i>Fallout 4</i> publisher Bethesda Softworks announced the first details of its downloadable content schedule for the game today, saying that it has plans for "more than $60 worth" of add-ons coming in 2016 — and therefore, an increase in the price of the DLC season …

Sinclair ZX Spectrum targets retro fans — and U.S. gamers — with a new handheld console

A little over a year after reviving the ZX Spectrum brand with a microcontroller computer that plugs straight into your TV, Sir Clive Sinclair and Retro Computers have returned to Indiegogo to crowdfund the next incarnation of the retro games machine, and this time he’s bringing a handheld console …

Engineers asked children to come up with useless inventions then actually made them

There's something about children's innocence and unspoiled imagination that makes them brilliant at coming up with surreal hypothetical …

Fab Lab

Jennifer Jason Leigh Shares Sadness About 150-Year-Old Guitar Accidentally Destroyed in 'Hateful Eight'

"Kurt felt terrible; he had no idea."<p>“Whoa whoa whoa!” Jennifer Jason Leigh blurts out in <i>The Hateful Eight</i>, responding to Kurt Russell snatching an …

Jennifer Jason Leigh

Here's how The Division's map compares to GTA 5 and Fallout 4

We all know on an intellectual level that it isn't the <i>size</i> of the map, it's what the game does with it that counts. But it's still satisfying to put …

Grand Theft Auto

It Took 125 Years To Notice THIS In A Painting Millions Have Seen

We've all seen this classic piece of artwork, <i>Starry Night</i>, painted by Vincent Van Gogh.<p>WikiArt<p>What many don't know is that Van Gogh painted <i>Starry</i> …

Vincent Van Gogh

Apple Loop: New iPhone Leaks, iPad Air 3's Launch Date, iOS 9.2.1 Reveals Secret iPhone Powers

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the reveal of the iPhone 5SE, why it has limited storage, the secret features inside iOS 9.2, analysis on Apple’s quarterly results and guidance, why new iPhone sales are flat, the new iPad Air, the paywall …

IPad Air

Speck’s CandyShell Clear lets users choose the right time to upgrade their iPhone

Apple’s Q1 2016 earnings results were historic in more ways than one. While Apple’s revenue during the holiday quarter was an all-time record for the company, Apple did indicate that iPhone unit sales would drop year-over-year for the first time next quarter. “We do think that iPhone units will …

This gun can stop small rogue drones without destroying them

We've seen a couple of brute force anti-drone devices designed to snatch the tiny machines out of the sky, but Battelle's DroneDefender is one of the …

Drones
Electric Vehicles

Dan Bilzerian has a New Video Game And It's Exactly What You'd Expect

611<p>SHARES<p>If professional poker player and Instagram fame ball Dan Bilzerian were ever to have a game made about his life partying with gorgeous …

Machinima

Finland's warm welcome for refugees – in pictures

Giles Duley arrives on the remote island of Nagu in Finland, as part of his photo-reportage work for UNHCR documenting the plight of refugees across Europe, and finds the locals offering touching hospitality to their ‘guests’.<p>• ‘The refugees are warm, emotional people. There’s a lot we can learn’

North Africa