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VAIO's first post-Sony laptops transform into tablets

Sony jettisoned VAIO more than a year ago now, but the iconic PC brand isn't dead. Sold to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners, VAIO is back with two new PCs, announced today in Tokyo. The VAIO Z and the VAIO Z Canvas are the first devices designed and put out by VAIO itself — the former is …

Spain says yes to chess as game is made compulsory in schools

Politicians vote to make chess a compulsory subject in Spanish schools - something your correspondent has been trying to make happen in the UK<p>Cross-party support ensured that a resolution to make chess a compulsory subject in Spanish schools was passed unanimously last week in the Spanish …

Why Solar-Powered Datacenters Are A Big Deal

Solar-powered datacenters are all the rage these days.<p>Earlier this month, Apple announced it will buy $848 million worth of solar from a 130MW power plant created by First Solar for its offices and datacenters and other facilities. The company also said it will also spend $2 billion on a global …

Solar Power

Interview: Afterlife Empire And Creating A Game In A Divisive Industry | One Angry Gamer

There’s a really cool game on the horizon that you probably won’t hear much about thanks to the media blackout on The Fine Young Capitalists. …

Indie Gaming

Can You Create Content To Attract Maximum Viral Social Shares?

Viral Social Shares: 3 Secrets To Boost Content Shareability<p>Do you feel it’s impossible to create content that’s a viral social share success?<p><b>93% of</b> …

The Next Big Anime Adaptation Could Be 'Crossbone Gundam'

In a recent Japanese poll, readers were asked to choose which manga they most wanted an anime adaptation of. The classic Crossbone Gundam came out top. To understand why this is more than a fandom footnote, there are two important points you need to understand. The first is that this was a large …

Anime

Nintendo’s rejigged 3DS console has dramatically improved 3D effects, but there’s no change to the disappointing screen resolution

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Even with Watson brains, robots need practical skills

What do you get if you take a cute humanoid robot and pair it with one of the world’s best artificial intelligence programs? A smarter humanoid with few practical skills.<p>Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank introduced a talking household machine called Pepper last year, and it’s now hooking up with …

Robotics
Prehistory

The paradox of popping back in time

Time travel often appears in the movies, but it’s a pity that the science never matches up with the fiction, argues Quentin Cooper.<p>Here we go again. The movie Predestination, released in the UK this week, is the very latest in the long history of time travel films. There’s been more than 100 since …

Science Fiction

NASA celebrates Solar Dynamics Observatory 5-year anniversary

NASA is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Solar Dynamics Observatory or SDO. During the five years the SDO has been looking at the sun, it has …

How to transfer files between a PC and Android mobile over the Wi-Fi

<b>AirDroid App lets to transfer file between PC and Android phone with WIFI connectivity</b><p>Just imagine if we could transfer files from our PC to your …

Apps
Kelley Blue Book

Researchers discover molecular 'switch' that controls replication, transcription of mitochondria DNA

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

16-Year-Old Irish Girls Win Google Science Fair 2014 With World-Changing Crop Yield Breakthrough

Irish teenagers Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow, all 16, have won the Google Science Fair 2014. Their project, Combating the Global …

Farming

Mars One Picks 100 to Compete for One-Way Red Planet Trips

The Dutch-based Mars One venture says it's winnowed down its list of applicants to 50 men and 50 women who will compete for the chance to take a one-way trip to Mars. Yes, that's the reward — not the punishment. The Mars One project plans to put on a reality-TV competition to select 24 prospective …

Mars

Cmoar Virtual Reality Headset Launches On Kickstarter (video)

A new virtual reality headset called the Cmoar has launched the Kickstarter crowdfunding website this week and has already passed the halfway point …

You Can Now Create and Publish Educational Textbooks Using Kindle Textbook Creator

February, 2015<br>Amazon has recently released Kindle Textbook Creator to enable educators to create and publish textbooks and other educational content …

VLC now looking for beta testers for its upcoming tvOS app

VideoLAN has released a new version of its VLC for Mobile app that adds improved support for Apple’s latest hardware and software.<p>Version 2.8.6 includes adjustments to the user interface on the taller, 5.8-inch iPhone X OLED display. The latest version also includes “full support” for 4K videos …

Panta rhei — motion in the Milky Way

<i>Panta rhei</i> is a simplified version of the famous greek philosopher Heraclitus' teachings. It basically means, everything flows. And everything in the …

Astrophysics

Amazon Won't Be Delivering Packages by Drone Anytime Soon

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the country’s Department of Transportation have unveiled proposed rules for drone flights. The plan [PDF] aims to maintain aviation safety standards, but will also make it difficult for companies hoping to use drones as couriers.<p>According to the …

Drones
Mobile
Raspberry Pi

Reviewed: Finally, a Tablet That Beats the iPad Mini

This new business-minded tablet is making Apple a little nervous.<p>Like most journalists, I've made it fairly obvious that Apple consistently produces amazingly good products, both for consumer and business use. The iPhone and iPad are both groundbreaking, game-changing, world-dominating mobile …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Details Revolutionary New iPhone Camera

If this recent patent filed by Apple is anything to go by, future iPhones and similar devices could contain cameras unlike any before seen on a smartphone, including technologies as radical as multiple zooming lens elements, wobbling mirrors and even a built in periscope.<p>Picked up recently by the …

Mobile Photography

NASA Video Reveals New Views of Asteroid with Small Moon

A new video from NASA reveals a sharper look at a large asteroid zipping through space while a small moon orbits it.<p>New images from NASA and the …

Drones will dance, fight and race in upcoming drone circus

Drones can do all sorts of things — take great videos, race or even smuggle meth — but how good are they at entertainment? We'll likely find out this …

What are the 12 risks to human civilisation

Now, researchers have been able to find out which of these could become a reality.<p>The University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute and the …