Muhammad Asif

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Here's how Sony's Xperia Z5 phone with 4K screen can have two day battery life

That amazing 4K phone display has a special trick: It won't actually show everything at a super high resolution; just 4K content itself, which can …

This Is the Super Common Phone-Charging Mistake That Kills Your Battery

Battery life is the number one complaint when it comes to iPhone user satisfaction. More worrisome is the fact that the iPhone 6S actually has a lower battery capacity than the iPhone 6 (though reports say that the battery life is supposedly “identical to its predecessor.”) If only the hydrogen …

Exclusive: China trying to undercut Germany on submarine offer to Egypt | Reuters

SINGAPORE/CAIRO (Reuters) - China is trying to sell two submarines to Egypt that are cheaper than vessels on offer from Germany, industry sources told Reuters, as Beijing looks to expand weapons exports beyond its traditional customer base in Asia.<p>Beijing has sought to undercut Western submarine …

China

How Daydreaming Can Make You Depressed Men's Health

Say <i>what</i>?<p>“You do not want your airplane pilot or your surgeon to mind wander,” Dr. Axelrod continues. “The same idea holds for every one of us.”<p>That logic seems fishy. Sure, if somebody is doing open-heart surgery, it’s probably not the best time for them to daydream about their upcoming …

Meanwhile in the Future: We Just Made Alien Contact

Humans spend a lot of time and energy wondering if there’s anybody else out there. But what if we got unequivocal evidence that there was?<p>In this …

Here's the disturbing impact that space has on the human body and mind

The mission saw a cosmonaut clock up more days in space than any other human being, the launch of the most audacious twin study in the history of science, and astronauts eating lettuce grown in space for the first time.<p>The crew have taught us plenty about how to survive beyond our own planet - …

Space Science

Rumor claims Samsung will unleash its craziest smartphone ever in January

The Galaxy S6 edge is one of this year’s most striking smartphones but it looks like it might be a mere warmup for what Samsung has planned for next …

12 Theories of How We Became Human, and Why They’re All Wrong

Killers? Hippies? Toolmakers? Chefs? Scientists have trouble agreeing on the essence of humanity—and when and how we acquired it.<p>What a piece of work is man! Everyone agrees on that much. But what exactly is it about <i>Homo sapiens</i> that makes us unique among animals, let alone apes, and when and how …

Cold War weaponry and modern military hardware: Inside the ISIS arsenal

In January the U.S. Central Command announced that U.S. and coalition airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria destroyed some 184 Humvees, 58 tanks and nearly 700 other vehicles. The number of ISIS military vehicles destroyed may seem significant, but is really just a drop in the …

Putting your wet phone in rice probably won’t save it. But do it anyway

Correlation is not salvation<p>Recently, while spending a weekend in Upstate New York, I jumped into a lake with my shorts on. Unbeknownst to me, my battered iPhone 5S sat snugly in my pocket. Sometime during my swim, the phone slipped out and disappeared. I had no idea where it had gone until 26 …

iPhone

New hybrid solar cells generate 5 times more energy by harnessing sunlight and heat at the same time

Scientists have developed a new hybrid solar cell that harnesses the sun’s light and heat to create more energy than ever before, thanks to the …

Clean Energy

Saudi troops enter northern Yemen after Houthi clashes

Saudi Arabian troops have crossed into northern Yemen for the first time since the conflict with Houthi rebels began in March.<p>Footage published on Wednesday showed soldiers taking positions in a mountainous area overlooking the southern Saudi province of Jizan.<p>Houthi shelling and rocket attacks on …

Middle East