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Nintendo Switch’s first portable dock offers freedom, but with new shackles

Nyko dock delivers a much-needed option—but it comes with serious dealbreakers.<p>Nyko had clearly been watching my Nintendo Switch coverage. The …

Happy Aphelion! Earth Is Farthest from the Sun Today

Earth gets farther from the sun today (July 3) than it does at any other point during the year.<p>The moment of greatest separation, known as aphelion, …

Japanese astronauts could be first on Moon in decades

Japan could send astronauts to the Moon by about 2030, according to the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). To do so, the agency plans to …

Monster Black Holes Spotted Orbiting Each Other for 1st Time Ever

For the first time ever, scientists have directly spotted a pair of supermassive black holes orbiting each other, a new study suggests.<p>This orbital …

Watch SpaceX launch a communications satellite live right here

<b>Update 7:37 PM EDT:</b> SpaceX aborted the countdown at T-9 seconds. More info about the cause of the abort, and whether that’s a wash for today’s launch, should be available shortly.<p><b>Update 7:41 PM EDT:</b> SpaceX has confirmed that the computer triggered an abort at T-10 seconds because something wasn’t …

Space Travel

The iPhone was made because Steve Jobs hated this guy at Microsoft

The design of the original iPhone has surprising origin story.<p>The now iconic design came about because of a personal grudge Steve Jobs had against a …

Multi-Touch

10 amazing Google apps and tools you probably never knew existed

More so than any other company in the tech space, Google has a tendency to work on many projects out in the open, allowing users to access things …

Parrot’s Drone Revenues Were Up 356% Year-Over-Year

Parrot saw a big bump in drone sales between its first quarter for 2015, and the same period last year – there was a 356 percent increase in revenue derived from the category between those two measurement spans, with consumer drones leading the big increase with 483 percent revenue growth. Pro …

Drones

Chernobyl Fox Makes A Bacon Sandwich

In science fiction exposure to radiation often gives characters superpowers. But that's ridiculous, right? All that too much radiation will give you …

Chernobyl

Scientists Develop Enzyme That Can Convert Any Blood Into Universal Donor Type

When you’re rushed into the hospital for a blood transfusion, what happens if they don’t have your blood type? It’s a problem that scientists have …

US Military's 'Self-steering' Bullets Can Hit A Moving Target

Well, this is terrifying. As if the U.S. Department of Defense’s research into robotic pack animals wasn’t scary enough, it’s been revealed that a …

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Skid Row - In A Darkened Room (Official Music Video)

Google’s delivery drone prototype fails, new design in the works

Google‘s drones were part of its drone-delivery system Project Wing, under the Google Project X research lab. The goal was for these delivery drones …

Microsoft's crazy new holographic computer blew everyone away — but there's one big problem with it

Business Insider's Matt Weinberger and Julie Bort played with the HoloLens on Thursday, and wrote that the HoloLens' small field of view was disappointing:<p>The field of view was the biggest disappointment.<p>The actual holograms are projected into a little box that hovers in front of your face, perhaps …

Augmented Reality

Google introduces app-approval process for Android developers

Google just made changes to its Play Store policies that will affect every Android developer.<p>Android developers now have to wait for apps to be …

Windows 10 to launch this summer in 190 countries

Microsoft is planning to release its Windows 10 operating system in the summer. While the software maker isn’t naming an exact date, Windows chief Terry Myerson is committing the company to a summertime launch today. "We continue to make great development progress and shared today that Windows 10 …

Coming to Windows: Use Your Finger or Your Face as a Password

Microsoft says its next version of Windows will support biometric authentication<p>Microsoft is putting its weight behind the crusade to kill the password.<p>The company said its next version of Windows will support biometric authentication—that is, the ability to log into a Windows computer, tablet or …

Windows 10

Lenovo's first Windows phone is coming this year

But is it Windows Phone or a Windows 10 phone?<p>Lenovo is finally launching a Windows-powered smartphone. Microsoft unveiled the Chinese giant as a new partner at the WinHEC conference in Shenzhen, China today; CNBC reports that the devices will be offered through China Mobile later this year.<p>It's …

Windows Phone

Sun unleashes first X-class solar flare of 2015

The sun unleashed its first superpowerful flare of the year on Wednesday, and the intense eruption was aimed directly at Earth, space weather experts …

NASA confirms there's an ocean on Jupiter's moon Ganymede

'Almost everywhere we look there's water.'<p>The largest moon in our solar system is hiding an ocean under its surface, according to observations made with the Hubble Space Telescope. Aurorae spotted by the telescope, confirmed the long-standing theory, and the findings were announced during a NASA …

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