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Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

Smart TV

5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

10 futuristic gadgets for the early adopter

A few years from now, people might reminisce about a time when they watched movies on screens and manually closed their bedroom curtains.<p>We're in the …

9 Things Computers Can Do Now That They Couldn’t Do A Year Ago

2014 had its fair share of “firsts” in hardware, software, and robotics. Here’s our highly subjective selection.<p>Software and silicon are sometimes the poor relations of the science world, their advances eclipsed by more glamorous breakthroughs in physics, genetics, and space exploration. Progress …

Quantum Computing

28 incredible skyscrapers of the future

PlayBox Mod Combines Xbox One And PS4 Into A Single Laptop

One of the hardest decisions for gamers is whether to buy an Xbox One or a Playstation 4. What if you could have both and carry them around as if it were a laptop? Eddie Zarick, a firefighter from Fort Myers, Florida, has successfully combined an Xbox One and a PlayStation 4 into a single Vizio …

Selling

Sony's Zombie Survival Game 'H1Z1' Debuts With Unusual Microtransactions

In the wake of hugely successful Steam games from small developers in the zombie survival genre, Sony has tried their own spin on the “Day Z” model with “H1Z1.”<p>And continuing with Stream tradition, the Sony Online Entertainment title has debuted on Early Access, where players can opt to jump into a …

Ammunition

[Updated] If You Paid For H1Z1 Early Access, You're Part Of The Problem

<b>[UPDATE: SOE President John Smedley has engaged me on Twitter concerning this article, and he's been very honest and transparent. As such, I've sprinkled the article with various replies from him. After all, there are at least two sides to every story.]</b><p>Hopefully this article doesn’t become a magnet …

Selling

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Scientists 'Have No Handle On' Radio Bursts Coming From Deep Space

<i>A succinct blip of sound detected from far beyond the Milky Way Galaxy amid deep space has left scientists saying they “really have no handle on” the</i> …

Scientists: We're 'very close' to finding another Earth

Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.<p>That was the consensus of a panel on the search for life in the universe held at NASA headquarters Monday in Washington. The discussion focused not …

NASA's Abandoned ISEE-3 Spacecraft To Fly Past Moon

In a few days time, ISEE-3 will begin its long goodbye, as it zips some 12,000 kilometers above the surface of the moon on Sunday before continuing …

Puerto Rico

Mysterious Shifting Lights Observed Near Huge Black Hole

A NASA spacecraft has spotted strange light shifts near the heart of a supermassive black hole that could help scientists better understand the inner workings of these monstrous objects.<p>The agency's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Arrayprobe, or NuSTAR, looked on as a mysterious X-ray source, …

Lost: Huge Chunk Of Europa's Icy Crust

If you have any information about the whereabouts of this missing ice block, please contact NASA.<p>Europa, long one of the Solar System's most fascinating worlds, might be subject to forces very similar to those that form the surface of Earth: plate tectonics.<p>One of the four largest moons of Jupiter, …

Earth Science

Why astronauts get the ‘space stupids’

Space can do strange things to the mind, from warped thinking to eerie feelings of disorientation, discovers David Robson.<p>As he was hurtling into orbit, Cosmonaut Gherman Titov had the distinct feeling that his body was cartwheeling through the air. It started as soon as Vostok 2 separated from its …

Space Exploration

Rosetta selfie, bands of Mars and ghostly spokes of Saturn – in pictures

Our monthly roundup of best space-related imagery in the known universe includes the second largest spiral galaxy found by Hubble Space Telescope, the North America Nebula and a snap of the cosmos filled with millions of galaxies<p>The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft, above, approaches the International …

NASA eyes crew deep sleep option for Mars mission

A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.<p>The deep sleep, called torpor, would reduce astronauts’ metabolic functions with existing medical procedures. Torpor also can occur naturally in cases of …

The Spaceport Boom

<b>Rocket and spacecraft company</b> SpaceX recently announced its plans to open a spaceport in Texas, while Virgin Galactic is making noises that it …

Virgin Galactic

PhoneSat: Nasa Turns Your Smartphone into a Satellite

<b>NASA turns your mobile phone into a satellite by sending it into outer space.</b><p>When President Kennedy issued the moon mandate in 1961 and ignited the …

Space Exploration

99942 Apophis (2004 MN4)

<b>UPDATE!</b> (April 2013) See notes below for preliminary 2012-2013 radar results and news<p>Summary<p>Researchers at NASA/JPL, Caltech, and Arecibo Observatory …

National Science Foundation

We Might Totally Misunderstand Galaxies, NASA Experiment Finds

The dark spaces in between the massive but often far-flung galaxies of the universe are not as dark as they seem, and that has scientists redefining what a galaxy actually is.<p>An experiment involving NASA sounding rockets has detected an unexpected amount of infrared light in those dark spaces, …