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Android Phones

Couple making thousands of knockoff iPhones busted by Beijing police

A secret factory in China has been counterfeiting Apple products on a massive scale.<p>Beijing police revealed Sunday they had busted the facility, …

Scientists Can Now Turn Organic Cells Into Tiny Lasers

Strong enough to see through skin, but not to cause harm<p>In the past few months we’ve seen laser internet in the sky and laser-generated holograms, but now lasers are going where they’ve never gone before: inside us.<p>The medical field has been using lasers externally for years in refractive eye …

Nanotech

OnePlus finally reveals the OnePlus 2, its 'flagship killer', starting at $329

OnePlus 2<p>Sandstone Black<p>OxygenOS<p>Rosewood<p>USB Type-C<p>One of the most hyped Android phones of the year has arrived. OnePlus, the Chinese startup behind …

Mobile Technology

Airline complains of 'sinking' terminal at Kuala Lumpur airport

A new international terminal for budget airlines in Kuala Lumpur is sinking, carrier AirAsia has said, complaining that there are cracks on taxiways and pooling water.<p>AirAsia, the terminal’s biggest user, has asked Malaysian authorities to repair the tarmac and fix the problem, the airline’s chief …

Airplanes

Valve Writer Shoots Down 'Mass Effect 3 Derailed Half-Life 3' Rumor

Yesterday, a video was making the rounds from YouTube channel The Know, which excavates video game rumors of varying degrees of plausibility. They’ve scored wins with correct predictions about <i>Dark Souls 3</i> and <i>Rise of the Tomb Raider</i> based on their anonymous sources, but recently seemed to miss by …

Three reasons to hold off on Windows 10

The release of Windows 10 is just around the corner. The operating system will be available as a free update to Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users on July 29.<p>There's a lot to be excited about with Windows 10 . The update adds numerous improvements to the operating system, such as the …

Windows 10

OnePlus raises the curtain on its second phone, the OnePlus 2

The respected upstart smartphone maker OnePlus today took the wraps off its hotly anticipated second phone — the OnePlus 2. The phone offers significant improvements over its predecessor in terms of its cameras, display, and processor.<p>“The One Plus 2 is very important because we have to prove to …

Giant security flaw makes 950 million Android phones vulnerable to texting hack

Android is by far the most dominant smartphone operating system in the world, and it has just been found to be vulnerable to a serious smartphone …

Russian pilot who crashed in Arctic survives encounter with polar bears

Sergey Ananov was rescued by a Canadian ice-breaker after spending three days in the freezing Arctic<p>A Russian helicopter pilot who was trying to become the first person fly around the Arctic circle in a lightweight helicopter but crashed into the sea survived an encounter with polar bears before he …

Global Warming