Sam Forbes

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What would happen if we actually found life on another planet

We've looked near, by sending a lander to the Moon and rovers to Mars, and we're looking far, sending satellites on missions outside our solar system and analyzing the spectra of planets orbiting other stars in the "goldilocks zone."<p>But recently, with the discovery of a saltwater ocean on Jupiter's …

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

Microsoft Aims To Kill Google Chromebooks With $149 Windows 10 Laptops

Despite a lacklustre start, Chromebooks are becoming relatively popular in the super-budget end of the portable market. This has worried Microsoft for some time. After all, with a Google-centric experience, not to mention an operating system in the form of Chrome OS, there’s little if anything to …

This Guy Remade Super Mario 64’s Most Iconic Level In HD And Playable In Your Browser

On Christmas morning of 1996, the first level of Super Mario 64 was blowing the minds of millions of kids around the world simultaneously.<p>It looks a bit rough around the edges nearly 20 years later — but it’s still truly excellent. And now it’s been remade in glorious HD.<p>Now, don’t go looking for …

iOS Dominates Android As Windows Phone Takes Third Place In North American Smartphone Usage

While Chitika’s latest survey focuses on Windows Phone confirming its third place in the North American smartphone market, their usage statistics once more highlight the dominance of iOS for online activities over the more voluminous Android platform.<p>The survey data is gathered through Chitika’s …