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Adobe will reportedly bring the full Photoshop to the iPad

Announcement is expected in October ahead of a 2019 release<p>Last year’s release of iOS 11 from Apple was all about turning the iPad into a full-fledged PC, but there remained a set of core desktop apps that were still stubbornly off Apple’s mobile platform, the full-fat version of Photoshop being …

Apps

Scientists Invented AI Made From DNA

Researchers made a neural network out of DNA that can recognize handwritten numbers.<p>Last Wednesday, researchers at Caltech announced that they created an artificial neural network from synthetic DNA that is able to recognize numbers coded in molecules. It’s a novel implementation of a classic …

Machine Learning

Epigenetics study finds fathers pass cold weather "experience" down to kids

While your genes are more or less set in stone, the way they're expressed can be changed by environmental or lifestyle factors, and there's evidence …

Genetics

Interactive Map Lets You Pinpoint Your Address on Earth Millions of Years Ago

Ever wonder where your house was located 300 million years ago? Thanks to software engineer Ian Webster, now you can. His interactive map tracks how the globe has changed over the course of the last 750 million years as tectonic plates caused landmasses to shift. And in a clever twist, the website …

interactivemap

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

Neuroscience

Microsoft’s Surface Go tablet has a 10-inch screen and starts at $399

The smaller Surface has returned<p>Microsoft is getting back into the cheaper tablet game today with the new Surface Go, a smaller, less powerful take on the popular Surface Pro device. The Go features a 10-inch screen, integrated kickstand, Windows 10, and a similar design to the Surface Pro, and …

Gear & Gadgets

This amazing new web tool lets you create microsites that exist solely as URLs

Long live the open web<p>Former Google designer Nicholas Jitkoff, who’s now the vice president of design at Dropbox, has created a really nifty new web tool he’s calling itty bitty sites, or self-contained microsites that exist solely as URLs. You can create your own by following this URL: …

QR codes

Einstein Is Right About Gravity Again - Even With Ultra-Dense Neutron Stars

If you take away all air resistance, a hammer and a feather will fall down at the same rate – that’s the nature of gravity as expressed by Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.<p>It’s a concept that was first explored by Galileo all the way back in the 1500s and famously proved to hold true in space by …

Space

Heat Maps Reveal Record-Breaking Temperatures Across the Globe

This week was brutal.<p>Cities across the Northern Hemisphere witnessed exceptionally high heat this week, with records breaking in North America, …

Global Warming

Birth of a planet captured for first time as gas giant bigger than Jupiter swirls into existence

Even by astronomical standards it is a discovery that is out of this world.<p>Scientists have for the first time witnessed the birth of a planet, a huge gas giant many times the size of Jupiter, swirling into existence 370 light years from Earth.<p>The theory of how gas planets form from a vortex of …

Astronomy

Gmail app developers have been reading your emails

It’s a common practice that’s gone largely unnoticed<p>Third-party app developers can read the emails of millions of Gmail users, a report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> highlighted today. Gmail’s access settings allows data companies and app developers to see people’s emails and view private details, …

Apps

Bose’s new $250 Sleepbuds play soothing sounds instead of music

Is quality sleep worth that much cash?<p>After a couple years of development and early prototype testing through an Indiegogo campaign, Bose is commercially releasing its noise-masking Sleepbuds. They go on sale tomorrow, June 21st, for $250 from Amazon, Best Buy, Bose, and other retailers. The …

Consumer Tech

Find your perfect player two: These are the best dating sites for gamers

You know what they say: Don't hate the player, hate the game.<p>Let's be honest, dating can be difficult — even at the best of times. Whether its …

Relationships

Boeing GoFly winners unveil exotic personal flying machines

The jetpack has long been at the forefront of our vision for futuristic personal flying transportation.<p>In 2017, a Boeing-sponsored competition challenged the world to invent a new kind of flying machine though the GoFly Prize, and hundreds of designs flew in. GoFly announced the 10 Phase 1 winners …

A child in Idaho was treated for plague in the first human case in the state in 26 years

A boy in Idaho is recovering after contracting plague – the first human case in the state in more than two decades, health officials say.<p>Christine …

E3 2018: Sony Responds To Anger Over Fortnite Cross-Play Block

Epic's massively popular battle royale game Fortnite launched for Nintendo Switch during E3 earlier this week, and like most other versions, it supports cross-play and cross-progression with PC, Xbox One, and iOS--but not PS4. As with Rocket League, Sony has faced criticism for blocking cross-play …

Samsung's Folding Galaxy X Smartphone Costs $2,000

The Galaxy Note 9 has some significant upgrades, but it has lost its headline feature and will be an incremental update at best. The reason is that Samsung is working on something far more exciting and now we know it will also be far more expensive…<p>Early next year Samsung will unveil the so-called …

Mobile

The 6 biggest highlights from Apple WWDC 2018

Apple kickstarted its annual WWDC event today with a keynote led by CEO Tim Cook, where he introduced all the latest updates for iOS 12 and the new macOS. The keynote this year comes off of a quieter season for Apple. The company just had a press event back in March for its educational iPad launch …

iOS

Scientists Have Figured Out When And How Our Sun Will Die, And It's Going to Be Epic

Too bad humans won't be around to see it.<p>What will our Sun look like after it dies? Scientists have made new predictions about what the end will look …

Criminals are now using swarms of small drones to befuddle law enforcement

Criminals are no longer restricted to burner phones, guns, and getaway cars. They’re finding new, sophisticated ways to smuggle contraband, conduct …

We could move to another planet with a spaceship like this

Sinelab<p>Space<p>Our best guess for what it would take to get to planets that are really, really far away.<p>Proxima b, our nearest neighboring exoplanet, is almost 25 trillion miles away. Even one of our fastest spaceships—the 31,600-​mile-​per-​hour New Horizons—would take hundreds of thousands of years …

Your cable company’s worst nightmare is a little box that only costs $40 on Amazon

It’s hard to believe that giant telecommunications company might be scared of a tiny little $40 box on Amazon, but believe us when we tell you that …

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: the 10 best new features

Lots of hidden features<p>Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is arriving for PCs and tablets today. Like the previous Fall Creators Update, it’s full of small features that improve Windows 10 without dramatically changing the platform. Microsoft is only adding one major feature with this update, and …

Apps

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

Nanotech

19 Brain Teasers That Will Leave You Stumped

Solving logic problems boosts brain power, keeps your memory strong, and entertains everyone to no end. See how many you can figure out—without …

Mexican Walking Fish may hold key to helping paralysed people walk again

An endangered salamander may hold the key to helping paralysed people walk again, scientists believe.<p>The axolotl, or Mexican salamander has the astonishing ability to regenerate limbs and even spinal cord if it has been injured.<p>But now a new study by the University of Minnesota in the US has …

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Physicist Michio Kaku has some powerful predictions for the future

by Jolene Creighton March 26, 2018 Future Society 53759<p>No one knows more about the world of tomorrow than Michio Kaku.<p>Equal parts theoretical …

Physics

Apple is ready to fight Google’s Chromebooks with cheaper iPads

Expect cheaper iPads not MacBooks at Tuesday’s event<p>Apple has a big problem. Just five years ago, its iPads and Mac laptops reigned supreme in US classrooms, accounting for half of all mobile devices shipped to schools in 2013. Apple has now slipped behind both Google and Microsoft in US schools …