Sean Cochrane

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NASA just released an unbelievable new image of the Earth rising over the Moon

One of the most — if not <i>the</i> most — famous images taken in space is "Earthrise," a photo of the Earth taken by the Apollo 8 crew as they rounded the back side of the Moon. Today, NASA has released an incredible new version of that same type of image, this time taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance …

Astronomy

Witch & Wizard by James Patterson, Gabrielle Charbonnet

The world is changing: the government has seized control of every aspect of society, and now, kids are disappearing. For 15-year-old Wisty and her …

Books

Teen Who Can't Hold Controller Plays Minecraft With His Eyebrows, And It's Awesome

Of the millions who play the video game Minecraft, perhaps few have overcome more to participate than Alexander Kostov.<p>The 19-year-old has spinal muscular atrophy, so he can't hold a controller or use a keyboard, according to the description of the YouTube video above.<p>But that's no longer a …

'Game of Thrones' intro gets the 8-bit treatment

What do you get when you mix the "Game of Thrones" intro with Super Mario World? Something awesome, of course.<p>In the meantime, enjoy Nick's work, and just you try to get that 8-bit audio theme song out of your head.

HTC One (M8): Camera Shootout - Feature Focus

Nest thermostat now available in the UK, first leg of “aggressive” European expansion

Nest, the smart thermostat, is available in the UK starting today, marking the first stage of Nest Labs’ expansion in Europe.<p>The Nest Learning Thermostat can be yours for £179, and is available online on Nest.com and Amazon, as well as in retail locations of Apple, John Lewis, and B&Q.<p>In a blog …

Home Automation

Galaxy S5 mini (SM-G800) specs leak: 4.5-inch 720p screen, quad-core processor, and KitKat

The 2013 Galaxy S4 mini, compared to the Galaxy S4<p>Samsung is gearing up to release a sequel to the Galaxy S4 mini, and if one report from <i>Sam Mobile</i> is to be trusted, the S5 mini’s specs are quite attractive. The website cites its usual insiders, who have provided accurate leaks in the past.<p>First …

Phones

HTC One (M8) Review!

Samsung Galaxy S5 manual now available online [PDF embed]

The Samsung Galaxy S5 manual is now available online for everyone to peruse. The user manual for Samsung’s latest Galaxy contains instructions and explanations on everything from setting up the device for the first time, to using the fingerprint sensor, to gauging your pulse after a workout with …

Electronics Industry
Gear & Gadgets

Zens brings wireless charging to your car’s cup holder

The number of mobile devices that support wireless charging grows by the day, giving Android users an easy way to plop down their devices onto a charger while at home without having to worry about cables. Now Zens is looking to take that same experience and bring it to our automobiles with its ZENS …

Gear & Gadgets

HTC One (M8) review

We got our first look at the HTC One (M8) a week ago and while the latest HTC flagship was probably the worst-kept secret in the tech world, we were left impressed just from looking at it. By refining the amazing design and build quality standards set by the One (M7) and adding the obligatory …

Phones
Comic Books

HTC One M8 Google Play Edition reportedly starting to ship

If you happen to be one of those that ordered a Google Play Edition of the HTC One M8 during the first days that it arrived to the Play Store, you might want to check your inbox. Reportedly the handset is already starting to ship ahead of its original 2-3 week shipping target.<p>For those that ordered …

Cellular Networks

AirBulb isn’t just a smart light bulb, it’s also a Bluetooth speaker

Recently both LG and Samsung announced their own attempts to get into the smart light bulb business, giving us a way to turn their bulbs off and on via our mobile devices. These efforts also include several other features like adjusting the intensity of the light and more, but they have nothing on …

Home Automation

Retro Studios Not Involved With Mario Kart 8 Development

A Nintendo representative has revealed that Retro Studios isn’t involved with the development process of Mario Kart 8. Although it helped with Mario …

Here's another peek at Google's build-your-own-smartphone project

Project Ara has only exploded in prominence since Google unloaded Motorola earlier this year, and now we're getting yet another peek at the work in progress. The Phonebloks team just released a video showing off the progress Google and its partners have made on those modular smartphones, and things …

The Weird Effects You Can Get Out Of The HTC One And Its 3D Camera

The beautiful all-metal design has only been slightly tweaked, the screen is just a hair larger than the previous version's display, and the new One's processor is only a bit faster than the last. But there's one area that's seen a drastic improvement: its camera.<p>HTC has not only added a second …

Mobile Photography