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ESA’s Swarm Mission Is Mapping How the Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Changing

Data reveals it’s changing quicker than we thought.<p>The Earth's magnetic field acts as a shield, protecting us from damaging cosmic rays and harsh solar winds. It's as important to our survival as water and oxygen, yet it's in a constant state of flux. New research presented this week at the Living …

Samsung Galaxy S7 To Feature Cat 12 LTE

Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is expected to launch in February of next year, the device will apparently be made official …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Curiosity Rover Sees Earth from Mars for 1st Time (Photos)

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has captured its first view of Earth from the surface of the Red Planet — a striking image that shows our home planet …

Samsung is reportedly bumping up the launch of the next Galaxy S phone to compete with Apple

Samsung has in recent years announced new Galaxy S smartphones on the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress trade show, which usually takes place between late February and early March. The world's top smartphone maker unveiled its Galaxy Note 5 device in August this year, however, earlier than the …

Mobile

Pluto mystery: Four huge identical ‘holes’ found on dwarf planet stun Nasa scientists

SECURETEAM•NASA•YOUTUBETyler Glockner, Pluto, and the Death Star<p>Tyler Glockner, who runs the Secureteam YouTube UFO channel, has released a video …

Hubble's sharpest photos of Jupiter ever taken reveal a rare feature that hasn't been seen for over 36 years

In 2009, astronauts installed Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3, which is capable of higher-resolution imaging and a broader field of view than Hubble's previous cameras. NASA recently released a map of Jupiter in 4K ultra high definition (UHD), which is the sharpest you can get next to 8K UHD. Check it …

Most recent images from Hubble space telescope show giant red spot on planet’s atmosphere has continued to shrink and has become more circular<p>The raging storm that creates Jupiter’s great red spot has waned and turned the planet’s famous blemish to orange, according to the most recent images from …

Astronomy

Jeb Bush: A Moon Colony Would Be "Pretty Cool"

During campaign stops this week, Jeb Bush proclaimed his zeal for space exploration, defending Newt Gingrich’s widely mocked plan to colonize the …

Jeb Bush

Closest Northern Views of Saturn's Moon Enceladus

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun returning its best-ever views of the northern extremes of Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. The …

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is such a mishmash of features that I spent a long time trying to suss out the unifying principle behind it all. Turns out, the answer was literally right in front of my face the entire time I was looking at my phone: that new, colorful Google logo.<p>It's divisive, like any …

When is your phone getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow?

Android 6.0 Marshmallow may not be the newest version of Android — that honor goes to Android 7.0 Nougat. But it’s not exactly been put out to …

This wild Galaxy S7 concept is based on an actual Samsung design patent

Samsung pleasantly surprised us earlier this year with its beautiful, trailblazing design for the Galaxy S6 edge. Can it repeat the trick next year …

McDonald's franchisees say all-day breakfast is a nightmare

The new menu is slowing down service, reducing average ticket costs, and causing chaos in the kitchens, franchisees told Nomura analyst Mark Kalinowski in a new survey.<p>"In small stores, the problems are vast with people falling over each other and equipment jammed in everywhere," one franchisee …

The pictures, gathered by the New Horizons spacecraft that swept past the dwarf planet in July, shed new light on Pluto’s mountains, glaciers and plains<p>The newest pictures of Pluto are so up-close and personal that the mission’s top scientist says it “makes you feel you are there”.<p>Nasa released the …

Solar System

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium: Up close and personal with the world's first 4K phone

It had to happen eventually. Even as "Ultra HD" TVs remain out of reach to most buyers, the blistering pace of mobile hardware advancement has …

This photo of Saturn's moon Dione crossing the planet is simply jaw-dropping

An icy moon of Saturn hangs against the face of its giant parent planet in a breathtaking new image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.<p>The photo, which Cassini took on May 21, shows the moon Dione crossing Saturn's disk. Careful study of such "transits" can help astronomers better understand the …

McDonald's Will Offer an All-Day Breakfast Menu

This is basically a whole new way to live your life.<p>Fear not for 10:30 a.m. anymore, as McDonald’s is set to begin offering an all-day breakfast menu from October 6 onward at more than 14,300 U.S. restaurants. Coming as an initiative to boost sales amid a three-year-long domestic slump, the all-day …

Lenovo's mammoth 7-inch phones redefine the phablet

Think the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus and 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 5 are huge phablets? They're tiny compared to Lenovo's two new giant phones.<p>Lenovo …

The long wait for SpaceX's next historic rocket launch is nearing an end

Until then, SpaceX had a flawless launch record for its Falcon 9, which had successfully completed 17 missions since June 2010.<p>Understandably, the company quickly halted future Falcon 9 launches scheduled for late this summer and early fall, and we've been wondering when the company will, once …

Mars Rock Takes Unusual Form

On Mars, as on Earth, sometimes things can take on an unusual appearance. A case in point is a shiny-looking rock seen in a recent image from NASA's …

Sony Releases The SmartBand 2 To Take On Fitbit

Will it be enough? Sony just announced a new Sony SmartBand 2. It is everything you’ve come to expect from fitness tracker. It has a silicon band, it can track your steps for days <i>and</i> it comes with a heart rate sensor.<p>Everybody is trying to come up with a 24/7 fitness tracker. It seems like it’s not …

There is No Asteroid Threatening Earth

Numerous recent blogs and web postings are erroneously claiming that an asteroid will impact Earth, sometime between Sept. 15 and 28, 2015. On one of …

Would you eat ice cream from 300 years ago?

Kensington Palace has decided to reincarnate ice-cream recipes from the Georgian era. But can they possibly be better than modern ice-cream?<p>You’d think that three centuries of culinary advances would have improved our kitchen techniques, wouldn’t you? Turns out you might be wrong, according to …

Ice Cream

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>Sandstone black back feels like light sandpaper, which makes for an easy-to-grip phone.<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/bad577b486617e239ed16bafcbee662d3b7337af/0_0_2100_1260/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The mute slider on the side works well …

Phones

Samsung's fast wireless charger is available for pre-order, sort of

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+, it also revealed a fast wireless charging pad that takes advantage of the smartphones' new, speedier Qi charging spec. Well, you can now pre-order that charging pad... in a manner of speaking. The $70 peripheral is available to purchase on …

Galaxy Note

NASA satellites to predict hurricane paths by studying their cores

NASA may soon eliminate much of the uncertainty in predicting the paths of hurricanes and other giant storms. The agency is building CYGNSS (Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System), a flock of eight microsatellites that should track hurricanes more effectively than any one full-size craft can …

Study Skills

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note is the original phone-tablet hybrid. Each year we get an updated one, and each year we compare the new model with its …

24 hours with the Galaxy S6 edge+ (Video)

If the Galaxy Note 5 and its S Pen aren’t quite your style, maybe a dual edge will do the trick. It’s easy to just call the S6 edge+ a blown up …

India’s Mars orbiter captures beautiful 3D images of the red planet

The Indian Space Research Organisation has released a series of beautiful images taken by the country’s Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter. The images reveal …

Watch hilarious security camera footage from inside the world of GTA 5

Over the past few months, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> has established itself as an endless well of entertainment. We’ve seen recreations of our favorite TV …

Grand Theft Auto