Lenovo, the world’s fourth largest smartphone vendor last quarter, has officially unveiled its new six inch smartphone – the Vibe Z2 Pro. Earlier rumors suggesting that the handset would arrive with a
Changing Planet Illustration shows the suite of instruments that will be on NASA’s Mars 2020 rover. Courtesy: NASA Living off the land looks like the key to survival on Mars, so NASA’s next red planet
BOSTON (Reuters) - Cyber security researcher Ruben Santamarta says he has figured out how to hack the satellite communications equipment on passenger jets through their WiFi and inflight entertainment
Amazon announced a slew of new content deals this morning, setting expectations for what’s to come this year to the young Fire TV. Following recent additions from the Disney Channel and MLB, Amazon touts
Latest leaked images show a white Galaxy Alpha with a metal frame Of all the things Samsung has copied from Apple over the years, the polished metal edges introduced with the iPhone 5 have been one thing
Second Life has devolved into a postapocalyptic virtual world. The weirdest thing is how many people still use it
Remember Second Life? Launched in 2003 by Linden Lab, it was an unprecedentedly wide and open free online world (which allowed real-money purchases). Complete with its own in-game currency, it was a virtual
Apple Loop: Why Update The MacBook Pro, Will We See A Sapphire Screen, And Does Apple Slow Down Older iPhones Before A Launch?
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the new MacBook Pro range, the potential ‘loss’ of sapphire in the iPhone 6, slowing down older handsets ahead the
Apple has updated its Retina MacBook Pro line, with new Haswell processors that edge their predecessors (also Haswell) by small amounts (200MHz), and with new base RAM for the low-end 15-inch model that
And sometimes you can tell you have a virus just by looking. A weird image appears on the screen. Or music starts playing for no reason. The Computer Virus Catalog is a compilation of some of the deadliest
Students in the UK can now get graduate degrees in cyber-spying approved by the masters of the craft at the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters, the British counterpart of the US National Security
Google has a unique campus in Silicon Valley and the world. It was made famous in the comedy film The Internship starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. While it may seem familiar in tech circles, the world
The biggest names in the technology world generally had humble beginnings – many were started in garages or basements and gradually grew into the powerhouses we know today. But with technology now one
At age 23, he invented song-sharing site Songza, bought by Google last month for an undisclosed sum. Raskin wasn't involved in Songza at the time. He sold it back in 2008 to Amazon-backed Amie Street.
Google has taken on its fair share of ambitious projects — digitizing millions and millions of books, mapping the whole world, pioneering self-driving cars. It's a company that doesn't shy away from grand
Here’s something Amazon definitely won’t like: A new extension for Google’s Chrome web browser released earlier this month can turn the giant online retail site into a search engine for pirating ebooks.
When Apple announced its 64-bit A7 processor, I dismissed the speculation that this could lead to a switch away from Intel chips for the Macintosh line for a homegrown “desktop-class” chip. I might have
He doesn't appear to have been exaggerating. In a Tweet last night, Musk said this: Bostrom is Nick Bostrom, the founder of Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute. That group recently partnered with a group
This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog. The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how
When a 4-ounce smartphone can shoot hours of 1080p video, it's easy to think that analog film is dead. But plenty of filmmakers big and small still have intense interest in keeping classic film formats
TabTimes had an interesting article the other day that talked about the future of reading on tablets. TabTimes discussed whether a tablet could adjust to a person reading on it and therefore render glasses
Word around the ol’ rumor mill was that HTC was working on a version of their flagship HTC One (M8) that ran Windows Phone instead of Android. Sure enough, an image hidden away on Verizon’s servers (as