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iPhone Phablet on the way? Apple is exploring bigger iPhones with up to 5.7″ screens

While we’ve been hearing quite a bit about Apple’s plans for a cheaper iPhone over the past few months, the company’s plans to go bigger have been more cloudy.<p>Now it sounds like Apple aims to go into phablet territory, a term for giant smartphones over 5-inches that may as well be tablets. Apple is …

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Why we have to turn electronic devices off on planes

Mobile phones and other gadgets could interfere with sensitive electronic systems, some theories suggest. So why is it still so difficult to prove the truth behind the claims?<p>I have a guilty secret to confess. My plane was preparing for take-off from London’s Heathrow Airport in March when a flight …

Electronics

What would happen if all satellites stopped working?

We don’t always realise how much we depend on satellites orbiting our planet. Our space correspondent imagines the impact on the planet if we completely lost transmission.<p>We may not always realise it, but we depend on space technology orbiting the Earth. So what would happen if it all stopped …

Container Ship

Does coffee really sober you up when drunk?

It’s an appealing idea that caffeine can cancel out the effects of too much alcohol. Sadly, studies reveal it is not that straightforward.<p>A few years ago I went to a play at my local theatre with some friends. My husband arrived late and a little jolly, having been to his office Christmas lunch and …

Alcohol

3D printing powered by thought

Imagine if you could print objects just by thinking about them. Camila Ruz visits one company to see whether this is far-fetched dream or a real possibility.<p>It’s definitely not a bird. Nor is it a plane. The garish orange piece of plastic, small enough to hold in the palm of a hand, could pass for …

3D Printing

Reuters: Apple building a $100 iPhone in a variety of colors, planning 5-inch iPhablets for next year

I’ll admit this is a hard report to take at face value. Reuters is reporting that Apple has plans to release a $99 iPhone in a variety of colors later this year. While we’ve heard the plastic/color option on many occasions from analysts, leakers, and reports, it would seem impossible for Apple to …

US prosecutors call for smartphones to be built with a "kill switch"

Possibly one of the best upgrades shown off at the iOS7 unveiling was the enhanced security features which help prevent thieves from using stolen iPhone’s. Extra security is certainly a deterrent to would be thieves, and we were also recently wondering what other manufacturers could do to improve …

San Francisco

The consumer version of Google Glass should be priced lower

If you were planning to buy a pair of Google Glass, but the $1,500 price tag was just too much for you to swallow, fear not, because it looks as if Google Glass will be released to consumers at a much lower price.<p>After the guys and gals at <i>Catwig</i> performed a teardown of Google Glass, we began to …

Google Glass

The Galaxy S4 Family: what you need to know

What started off as a single flagship device has quickly expanded into one happy family full of Galaxy S4 branded devices.<p>Now there there are five different members to the S4 family, how do you know which one is right for you? In the end, it all comes down to the features you want or need. Some …

Phones