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PlayStation 4 Gets Suspend And Resume, External HD Backups On March 26

Sony’s upcoming “Yukimura” update for PlayStation 4 brings the console one magic power that many players have been eager to get their hands on: The ability to suspend game play and resume play right where you left off after putting the console into Rest Mode and then waking it up again.<p>The …

Soon Facebook Messenger Will Let You Reach Out To Businesses

During the opening keynote at Facebook’s F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg just announced that you’ll soon be able to reach out to businesses from within the standalone Facebook Messenger app.<p>Instead of emailing a company’s support line to change your order or check tracking progress, you’ll be able …

One year in space: NASA's record-breaking mission is underway

Expedition 43 has successfully left Earth. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka are on their way to the International Space Station, and each one of them is embarking on a record-setting journey.<p>Kelly and Kornienko's 340-day stay will be the …

NASA is working with Russia on a new space station (update: not quite)

Russia is teaming up with the USA to build ISS 2.0 once the current one's funding runs out in 2024 -- at least according to <i>Russia Today</i> and state news agency <i>TASS</i>. The country's space agency, Roscosmos threatened in February to use the Russian ISS modules as a platform for a new base of its own …

Space Science

3 ways to free up space on your smartphone or tablet

You're in the park with your family and one of the kids does something unbelievably cute. You quickly grab your smartphone to take a video and ... "Not enough room.”<p>A full smartphone or tablet can't take pictures, download music, add new apps or even install operating system updates that contain …

iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Here's the difference

These two top flagship smartphones both pack high-end designs and features to boot. Here's how they stack up against each other.<p>Apple and Samsung's flagship phones, the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 , are sure to dominate the smartphone world this year. Both phones are remarkably similar, in design, …

Asteroid to orbit Earth's moon? - CNN Video

NASA says its Asteroid Redirect Mission will allow it to conduct tests that are essential to preparing humans for future deep-space flights.

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Windows 10 Or OS X: Can Hardware Make The Difference?

Would you switch from Mac to Windows to get access to “better” hardware?<p>I resolved that dilemma long ago by becoming, more or less, operating system agnostic.<p>There is one stubborn, undeniable fact in favor of being agnostic: One side offers more choice. That would be Windows, of course. And that …

Windows 10

Five Signs The Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Have Failed

How will the industry know if Samsung’s gamble with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is able to rescue the company and recover from the terrible financial results of 2015? The Samsung Galaxy S6 has to be a success for the South Korean company if it wants to maintain a leading position in the …

Mobile

Microsoft Aims To Kill Google Chromebooks With $149 Windows 10 Laptops

Despite a lacklustre start, Chromebooks are becoming relatively popular in the super-budget end of the portable market. This has worried Microsoft for some time. After all, with a Google-centric experience, not to mention an operating system in the form of Chrome OS, there’s little if anything to …

Consumer Tech

PlayStation's Spotify-powered music service starts today

Good riddance Music Unlimited; welcome to the party, PlayStation Music. The Spotify-powered music service goes live on PlayStation devices in 41 nations starting today. As we've reported previously, this means even if you're listening to Spotify's free, ad-supported tier you can listen to your …

Playlist

Qnovo promises fast charging and long battery life

With mobile battery capacity still left in the dark ages, developers have had to come up with new ways to keep our smartphone batteries topped up. Quick charging is proving the most promising, allowing our phones to sprint back into action from empty in under an hour.<p>Qnovo has its own take on the …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Ellen Pao lost her discrimination lawsuit against VC firm Kleiner Perkins.</b> The jury decided that her gender did not cause her to miss out on promotions.<p><b>2. Apple CEO Tim Cook published an op-ed in the Washington Post.</b> He's angry over a law in Indiana that lets businesses turn away customers for …

PlayStation spins free Spotify tunes on your TV

From the ashes of the Sony Music Unlimited streaming service comes the first way to listen to the free version of Spotify on TVs.<p>Sony on Monday launched PlayStation Music to play tunes on the gaming console, joining forces with Spotify to make the free version of the streaming service work on TVs …