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Google I/O 2015 preview: what Google has in store this year

You never know exactly what will make an appearance at Google’s annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco, but that’s what makes it so interesting. Google I/O 2015 kicks off on Thursday, 28th May, with a two-and-a-half hour keynote that promises to unveil an exciting array of updates and new …

Asteroid passes by Earth on May 14

But, contrary to some media reports, asteroid 1999 FN53 will not “skim” our planet.<p>A space rock has caused quite a fuss in recent days. Some media …

Astronomy

The mystery of India’s rapid drift

India got a geologic boost that accelerated its drift toward Eurasia 80 million years ago, researchers suggest. The speed of the resulting impact …

CERN experiments detect very rare particle decay

While studying proton collisions at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva, Switzerland, physicists discovered a rare subatomic …

Physics

Graphene-coated fibers make a good fit for wearable electronics

Researchers have successfully transferred monolayer graphene to fibers commonly used in the textile industry. The transparent, flexible material …

Nanotech

Iceland in 3D: Photographer’s amazing shots with Lytro’s Illum camera

Iceland: land of Björk, Sigur Rós, and icebergs.<p>But it’s also a place of beauty, according to photographer Chris Burkard. Although the 29-year-old photographer has ventured to Iceland a total of 16 times, Burkard brought a Lytro Illum camera during his visit last month.<p>With the Illum, Lytro’s first …

Samsung's kick start of the virtual reality market

The South Korean tech giant Samsung is holding its annual developers' conference in San Francisco.<p>It has been a chance for experts to get their hands on the company's virtual reality headset, the Gear VR.<p>It is seen as a big step in the push to kick start the virtual reality market.<p>The BBC's …

Google Cardboard finds a home with Volvo, virtually test drive a new car today

Let’s be honest, when Google first announced Cardboard, we were all just a little bit confused. Turns out that the little bundle of actual cardboard, magnets and an elastic band morph into a 3D viewer with virtual reality head gear aspirations.<p>Some months later, Volvo has embraced cardboard. …

Google includes a Feedback option on Nexus Lollipop devices

Once upon a time, Google’s Android OS was not immune to the <i>occasional</i> error/crash/reboot. These days however, things are a bit different as the mobile platform has matured quite a bit and thus become better at seemingly everything. Still, the intrepid programmers at Mountain View are interested in …

Tony Fadell-backed Keyssa’s new wireless tech will link smartphones with a “kiss”

For the last 16 months a Silicon Valley startup called Keyssa has been shopping a new kind of wireless technology to smartphone and other consumer …

Google Nexus 9 review

Pros<p>Good screen, powerful processor, Android 5.0 Lollipop<p>Cons<p>Casework not as classy as some, no expandable memory, no IR blaster<p>Price<p>£319<p>8 / 10<p>The …

Skype for Web brings voice and video calls to your browser

Microsoft is unveiling a beta version of Skype for Web today, a new version of its audio and video calling service designed for browsers. The software giant has been slowly bringing Skype to the web through its Outlook.com service, but today’s beta will work across modern versions of Internet …

HTC Google Play Edition devices to get Lollipop from next week

It’s Android updates season, and this year, it’s an especially jolly season, as OEMs are literally competing to put Lollipop on their devices as soon as possible.<p>HTC has already announced it would release a Lollipop ROM (with Sense) for its flagship One devices within 90 days. Now Mo Versi, a …

This 21-year-old is painting the most insane sci-fi vehicles on the planet

"I don't know what it is about them," Khyzyl Saleem says of his fascination with cars, "but I think it's the personal aspect of them: the ability to make it your own and make it something that reflects you as a person."<p>One quick glance at Saleem's website shows just how deep that fascination is: …

What’s on my iPhone 6? Glad you asked.

One thing that makes iPhones so great is how each one can be so different, thanks to all the applications available, the many different ways to organize your home screen and all the other customization options that help you make Apple’s smartphone your own.<p>In today’s Cult of Mac video, I’ll show …

Apps

Spotify Connect Comes To Samsung's Wireless Speakers

Samsung is keen to take its music streaming partnerships a step further, even after launching its own service Milk Music.<p>After partnering with Deezer earlier this year to attract music fans in Europe, Samsung announced today a partnership with Spotify that will let premium users control their …

With iOS 8, Apple Stands Ready To Ramp Up Consumer Purchasing Power

Apple’s various additions to iOS 8 mean we’re going to see a big shift come September, in terms of what’s available to both consumers and developers, but the group that should be most excited might be marketers and others trying to get users buying things on and with their devices. A few of the new …