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Why the iPhone 4 is the best iPhone ever (video)

The iPhone 4 is the best iPhone ever. Ever. In the latest episode of Adventures in Tech, we explain why Apple's fourth mobile is the best it's built.<p>Hit play now to hear our reasoning.<p><b>Fours of nature</b><br>The Retina display. The lightning-fast A4 chip. A stunning new design. And a front-facing camera for …

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Gift Guide For The Home Automation Enthusiast

It’s never been easier to make your home work for you. In the past, installing home automation devices was a laborious and obnoxious task, reserved for only the most committed geeks. But now home automation items can be wrapped and given as gifts. Best yet, these products are fully functional on …

Watch this: iQi wirelessly charges iPhones without the bulky case accessory

Last week, I noted an Indiegogo campaign for the iQi: A super-thin wireless charging accessory for iPhones(s aapl) and iPod touch devices that use …

Let’s build a semantic web by creating a Wikipedia for relevancy

Everyone is always asking me how big our ontology is. How many nodes are in your ontology? How many edges do you have? Or the most common — how many …

This Water Droplet Maze Is Mesmerizing

Watch it in action. Plus: learn something about the Leidenfrost effect.<p>Have you heard of the Leidenfrost effect? If not, it's about to be your favorite effect. If yes, same.<p>The basic idea is, when a liquid comes in contact with something really hot--about twice as hot as the liquid's boiling point, …

It took a long time for a taikonaut to join the list of cosmonauts and astronauts who have gone into orbit around Earth and (in a few cases) ventured beyond that, to the Moon. But China has now arrived as a space power, and one mark of this has been the International Astronautical Federation's decision to hold its 64th congress in Beijing http://econ.st/191TteS

Playing video games on Xi3's Piston living room PC / game console

The long-running distinction between dedicated game consoles and gaming PCs is disappearing with Valve's announcement of its own operating system, SteamOS. The hardware is changing too, with next-gen consoles from Microsoft and Sony offering much more than the ability to play disc-based games, not …

Tesco says 35,000 Hudl tablets have been sold in the two days since launch - Pocket-lint

UK retailer Tesco launched its own-branded tablet on 30 September, to take on Google's Nexus 7 as a budget device for media consumption. It seemed …

Sony updates PS3 to version 4.50, adds auto-downloading store content for all - Pocket-lint

As we wait for the PlayStation 4 release later this autumn, that isn't stopping us from playing the PlayStation 3 - and Sony realises that. The …

NASA ends Deep Impact comet-hunting mission after eight years

After more than eight years, NASA's comet-hunting Deep Impact mission has come to an abrupt close. The agency has stopped trying to communicate with the mission probe after losing contact on August 8th. It's not clear what went wrong, but NASA suspects that it may have lost orientation control, …

SanDisk's CFast 2.0 card is the world's fastest memory card of any kind

About a year after the CompactFlash Association announced the CFast 2.0 draft spec, SanDisk has revealed its new Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 memory card. The first of its kind, SanDisk says read speeds of up to 450MB/s and write speeds of up to 350MB/s make it the world's fastest memory card, period. …

The pootoo bird always looks like it’s seen something completely horrifying.