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Now you can tell your Google Home to remind you of an event

Tired of making those pesky to-do lists? Let Google Home handle it for you.<p>According to LifeHacker, Google Assistant is reportedly rolling out an …

Google

Bill Gates switches to Android phone

<b>Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has revealed he uses an Android-powered smartphone, rather than a Windows one.</b><p>"Recently, I actually did switch to an Android phone," he said, speaking on Fox News Sunday.<p>Microsoft's own Windows-powered phones have failed to make a significant impact on the smartphone …

Bill Gates

Samsung's big, beautiful Galaxy Note 7 lands August 19th

Another year, another Galaxy Note. Samsung just unveiled its new Galaxy Note 7 in New York this morning, and you'll be able to get one for yourself in the US starting August 19th. We got the chance to take one for a test drive prior to the show, and one thing quickly became clear: Samsung might not …

The workers we trust to look after our mums and dads are changing (and struggling)

Chanmakara Sun has been a registered nurse in an Adelaide nursing home for about three years and is already planning to leave.<p>"The amount of stress …

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents | Ars Technica

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

Medical Research

Android Studio 2.0 stable release with new emulator

Following its announcement last November, Android Studio 2.0 has now been released into the stable channel. The upgraded suite brings developers new tools for emulation, an ‘Instant Run’ build feature, Cloud Test Lab integration, and plenty more. For the non-developers out there, Android Studio is …

Android News

How to make the perfect cup of tea (and cut a cake)

Scientists have been studying tea brewing for at least 150 years. We explain how to make the best tea, and how to cut an Easter cake without letting it go dry<p>Materials scientist Prof Mark Miodownik has been in the news recently because of his claims that there are four basic rules to making a …

Tea

How One Fast-Food Chain Keeps Its Turnover Rates Absurdly Low

Many of us who are hungry for the latest dispatches from the war for talent look to to Silicon Valley. We want to know Google’s secret to hiring the best people or Mark Zuckerberg’s one tip for hiring employees. But in a world where most companies don’t operate on the frontiers of digital …

Fast Food

16 of the coolest apps for Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Google Cardboard is one of the search giant's coolest projects in a long time.<p>Sure, it's not as immediately useful as Google Maps, and you won't find yourself checking it as often as Search — but it's virtual reality! Using your smartphone!<p>With just a piece of cardboard and a compatible smartphone, …

Virtual Reality

NASA’s New Horizons Pluto Pictures Make You Feel Like You’re There

New images from the New Horizons spacecraft capture Pluto’s mountains, glaciers, and plains.

Solar System

Commodore Smartphone That Plays Commodore 64 Games Is Coming

Introducing the Commodore PET smartphone.<p>Commodore 64 fans were teased with the possibility of a Commodore smartphone in February when concept …

Retrogaming

Queensland Government approves mega coal mine in Galilee Basin

Mr Seeney said Adani would be required to reach "make-good agreements with all affected landholders including the identification and provision of …