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Kickstarter: this Samsung Galaxy S6 case converts wasted energy from your phone to usable power

Battery-packed cases are nothing new, but one firm is looking to create a power case that draws its energy from elsewhere: your phone. This is the …

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Floyd Mayweather team are paying sparring partners to stay away from Manny Pacquiao, insists Freddie Roach

Pacquiao's trainer makes claim and compares Mayweather to Muhammad Ali<p>Freddie Roach has claimed that Floyd Mayweather's team are blocking potential sparring partners by paying them to stay away from <b>Manny Pacquiao</b> ahead of the <b>mega-fight on May 2</b> in Las Vegas.<p>Roach is also prepping Pacquiao for …

Galaxy S6 'Beats' iPhone 6: Samsung Smack Talk Begins

Thought. It’s not a word I associate with Samsung’s ‘more is More’ smartphone strategy of recent years, but with the Galaxy S6 launch imminent the company really does appear to have its thinking cap on.<p>Following a plethora of tasteful teasers and tantalising hints, the marketing hype has now …

What Will The PS5 And Xbox Two Be Like?

Sony and Microsoft are already planning for their next generation consoles<p>The current console generation (or is it the next generation?!) is not yet …

Detroit walker with 21-mile commute receives a new car

For years, James Robertson walked 21 miles a day to get to his job in Detroit. Now the kindness of strangers brought him $300,000—and a brand new car.<p>It's been a whirlwind week for James Robertson.<p>The 56-year-old Detroit resident's story came to national attention this week after an article in the</i> …

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Samsung Packs An 8-Core Processor Into Its New 5.5-Inch Galaxy A7 Smartphone

Last year Samsung released an eight-core version of the Galaxy S5, and now it has outed a dedicated octocore smartphone in its own right: the Galaxy A7.<p>Korean firm teased the phone in 2014 and showcased it last week, according to a report, but now it is official with dual 1.8GHz and 1.3GHz …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Sony's latest wearable is a watch made of electronic paper

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> has uncovered Sony's clandestine involvement in a smartwatch project. Under the name Fashion Entertainment (FES), the company …

Justice Rush: For Some in California, That Felony is Now A Misdemeanor | The Takeaway | WNYC

With the passage of Proposition 47, about 10,000 inmates serving time in California may now be eligible to apply for a shortened sentence.

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Samsung has built its own version of Apple's Continuity called Flow

The keynote of Samsung Developer Conference 2014 was a wide-ranging, 90-minute affair that touched on topics as varied as smart homes, virtual reality, and health. More traditional computing and smartphones were largely put on the back burner, but Samsung did drop some details about a new …

Google must pay Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage in Street View

Google invaded the privacy of a Montreal woman by showing her sitting outside of her house with “part of her breast exposed,” and must pay her …

Are some humans born evil?

Scientists believe they’ve identified the genes responsible for high levels of rage and violence – does that make some men evil from birth?<p>There are many theories about why humans commit unspeakable evil, but none of them are particularly comforting. If the childhoods of serial killers are filled …

4 Reasons Amazon's Fire Phone Was a Flop

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Nobel prize find: search for ‘soul of rat’ revealed brain’s navigation system

John O’Keefe – who shares this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – once jokingly told me that he was searching for the soul of the rat, but missed and struck lucky with his discovery of place cells – a kind of “you are here” mapping signal in the brain.<p>His discovery and the accompanying …

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

iPhone 'Bendgate' Is Apple's Mea Culpa

I like the iPhone 6, a lot. My fellow contributor Ewan likes the iPhone 6 Plus, a lot. Both models have flaws but they also set new benchmarks in smartphone design which rivals need to match. Or at least they did until Apple shot itself in the foot.<p>#Bendgate is the predictable term that has flooded …

Electric beanie hat brings music to your ears

When winter draws in, forget headphones: music-enabled smart beanies are the latest answer to cold heads and boring commutes.<p>French electronics manufacturer Archos’s new wireless Music Beanie is a hat and headphones in one that connects to a smartphone, tablet or other music player via Bluetooth to …

How Sapphire, The Nearly Indestructible Material Now Being Used For Smartphones, Is Made

There's been a lot of buzz around sapphire, an extremely hard material that smartphone makers are using to produce scratch-proof screen displays. Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone maker, unveiled the Ascend P7 with a sapphire display on Friday. The announcement follows rumors that …

Wakie Wakes You With Phone Calls From Strangers

There’s alarm clock apps that force you to spin around, and ones that require you to move closer to your router. Then there’s Wakie, an app that encourages random strangers around the world to wake you up with a phone call.<p>Wakie has actually existed before, as it’s the international version of the …

Experimental app can detect jaundice in newborns with just a snapshot

Want to make sure your newborn baby's jaundice-free? There's an app for that! A team of researchers from the University of Washington have developed an app that can diagnose jaundice among infants just by taking their pictures. Since the condition's typically diagnosed by the excessive yellowing of …

Some Chinese movie theaters are covering their screens in text messages

Making comments during a movie usually earns you the scorn of the audience, unless, of course, you're in a more social environment, trying to shout out zingers at the screen with friends. Companies have been trying to recreate that social experience in theaters for several years now, and apparently …

Samsung's Galaxy S5 Takes the Ice Bucket Plunge, Challenges Apple, HTC and Nokia Phones

Some smart marketing for Samsung, highlighting the fact that the S5 -- unlike many rivals -- is water-resistant.<p>Lots of tech CEOs have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but Samsung’s Galaxy S5 might be the first tech product to do so.<p>And it is some smart marketing, given that the S5 is waterproof …

If body piercings could harvest human energy...

What if you could wear a smartwatch powered by the kinetic energy of your movements, or LED jewels that glow on contact with the warmth of your skin? It's not that far-fetched -- after all, we already have kinetic analog watches, and a high school girl invented a thermoelectric torch last …

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Microsoft is offering free smartphones to laid-off Chinese Nokia employees who leave peacefully

Closing down factories is no easy task in China, where workers have been known to take managers hostage in order to negotiate a better severance package. Microsoft tried a different tactic with the employees of a Beijing factory that it’s shutting down, as part of the 18,000 layoffs it is carrying …

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Apple to Introduce iWatch in September Suggests Apple Journalist John Gruber

Apple may be planning to introduce its iWatch in September, according to a comment from prominent Apple journalist John Gruber. In a post highlighting the charging functionality of the Moto 360, Gruber suggests Apple will be announcing its "wrist wearable thing next month."<p>It looks like Motorola's …