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This Startup Is Developing Supersonic Planes for Virgin Group

The Concorde might have failed, but it’s not over for supersonic commercial flights.<p>Boom, a nascent startup based in Colorado, is working on its own …

How the 'Internet of Things' will impact consumers, businesses, and governments in 2016 and beyond

For more than two years, BI Intelligence has closely tracked the growth of the IoT. Specifically, we've analyzed how the IoT ecosystem enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to, and control, their IoT devices in 16 environments, including manufacturing, the …

Galaxy J3⑥ launched in China with 5-inch AMOLED display and 2,600 mAh battery

Remember that time when Samsung said it would cut down on the number of models it released? Well, a year later, it didn’t quite happen. Especially in the entry-level market, where Samsung is happily churning out new models, dumping old naming conventions for new and increasingly fanciful …

Scientists Discover Evidence Of A 435,000-Year-Old Murder

Two episodes of "localized blunt force trauma" to the skull with "an intention to kill." 3-D imaging to re-create the injuries. Bodies dropped down a 43-foot-deep vertical shaft into a mass grave. A murder case — more than 435,000 years old.<p>It's all detailed in a study in the journal <i>PLOS One</i> called …

Anthropology

New Species of Human Ancestor Found in Ethiopia

Fossil jaws over three million years old speak to close relative of Lucy<p>More than 3 million years ago, when “Lucy” was roaming the savannah of present-day Ethiopia, she may have encountered other two-legged apes not unlike her own species, <i>Australopithecus afarensis</i>—yet still just a wee bit …

Anthropology

Lenovo Cast official, competes with Google Chromecast

Google introduced its Chromecast nearly two years ago and since then, we’ve seen a myriad of competitors also launched. Today, at its TechWorld keynote in Beijing, Lenovo has announced the Lenovo Cast, a competitor to Google’s streaming device with a difference as it also supports the DLNA and …

GoPro turns focus to drones, virtual reality

GoPro plans to take extreme videos to new extremes with two new future products that will introduce the company into the drone and virtual reality markets.<p>The camera-maker for adventure enthusiasts plans to roll out a six-camera product later this year that is capable of capturing spherical …

Virtual Reality

Lenovo dreams of dual-screen smartwatches and wacky projector phones

Smart Cast smartphone and Magic View smartwatch go all-in on gimmicks<p>Lenovo is the biggest PC seller in the world, but it apparently isn't content just hawking laptops. At today's Lenovo Tech World event — the Chinese company's own Beijing-based conference — it showed off concepts for a dual-screen …

30 Awesome Galaxy S6 tips and tricks to make you a Samsung master

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is a beautiful phone that’s going to prove very hard to resist. If you’ve been seduced, then you’ll be delighted to learn that …

YouTube Subscription Service To Cost $10 A Month

Google are apparently getting ready to launch their new YouTube Subscription service and pricing for the new service is said to be around $10 a month.<p>…

Cops are routinely using this secret cell phone tracking tool

Big federal agencies with ominous-sounding three-letter acronyms aren't the only ones that spy on your activities -- your local police might be doing it, too. Take for instance, the police department of Erie County, New York, which was recently caught using stingray devices in at least 47 instances …

Surveillance

New paid tier will launch later in 2015, but channel owners who opt out will have to make their videos private<p>YouTube is planning to launch a subscription version of its online video service, for which viewers will pay to remove its advertising.<p>The Google subsidiary announced its plans in an email …

Internet

Hollywood Be Damned, the 'Netflix for Pirated Movies' Just Launched an iOS App

Popcorn Time found a way around Apple's vetting process.<p>Popcorn Time is an inspiring bit of programming. Whereas, in the past, someone scooping up a humongous torrent would sit, wait, and pray for the download to go uninterrupted, Popcorn Time locates all the versions of the file across the web, …

One company is trying to sell a smartwatch that powers phones, tablets, TVs, and more

Near the end of 2013, a company called Neptune came out with a crazy idea: build a playing card deck-sized smartwatch that could run without a smartphone. It accomplished that feat at the expense of being large and ungainly, making Android Wear behemoths like the Moto 360 look svelte by comparison. …

15 Gmail Tips Every Teacher Should Know About

February 20, 2015<br>Over the past few months Gmail has witnessed the addition of a lot of interesting features and functionalities that enhanced its …

Sony Announces Pre-Orders Of SmartEyeglass Developer Edition, Starting Today In The UK And Germany For $840

Sony slipped the official SmartEyeglass app into the Play Store yesterday, and now here we are with an official announcement on availability (sort …

Google Glass

How-To: Update your old MacBook, Mac mini, or Mac Pro hard drive with a fast SSD

My Mac is now silent. After installing a solid state drive (SSD) with no moving parts, the drone of my iMac’s hard drive and fans has given way to such an absence of sound that I only hear the high-pitched squeal of my office lights.<p>My Mac is now fast. Even with 400GB of available space, OS X …

Computer Hardware

One-way Mars trip: shortlist includes seven Australians

Seven Australians have made a shortlist of 100 candidates competing for a one-way trip to Mars to establish the red planet’s first colony.<p>Nineteen-year-old Sare Teah, stand-up comedian Josh Richards and geoscientist Electra Navarone were among the Australian finalists for the Mars One project, …

Mars

Hackers stole from 100 banks and rigged ATMs to spew cash

Hackers have stolen approximately $1 billion in what could be one of the largest bank heists ever, according to a new report from the Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab.<p>Kaspersky said Sunday it has uncovered how hackers surreptitiously installed spying software on bank computers, eventually …

ATMs

iSaber? Apple's Jony Ive inspired new 'Star Wars' lightsaber

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>If you're suddenly given the task of making a new "Star Wars" movie, you need to make a few changes from the old movies, don't you?<p>The world has changed since the times of Sith and vengeance. And you're JJ …

Jony Ive

This Is What Apple’s ‘Titan’ Car Could Look Like

Ford 021C concept car<br>Ford<p>1 of 6<p>iGiant Apple is reportedly working on a much bigger smart device: a car. After rumors of such a project began making …

Samsung hints that Galaxy S6 could support multiple wireless charging standards

One “special function” of the Galaxy S6 could be wireless charging that works with any of the current standards.<p>In a new post on its <i>Samsung Tomorrow</i> blog, the maker of the Galaxy series extols the virtues of wireless charging and promises that 2015 will be a “landmark year” for the technology. This …

The Most Anticipated PS4 Games for 2015

The following titles should be very familiar to most PS4 gamers out there, after all, they've pretty much been endlessly hyped in various trade shows (some for years now).<p>Yes, 2015 could indeed be a banner year for Sony's leading console in terms of significant and stunning upcoming PS4 …

Go Ahead, Boston, Dump Your Snow Into The Harbor

A snowier version of the Boston Tea Party, with a pollution-laced caveat<p>Boston’s having a rough go with snow. In the past 30 days, six feet of flakes have buried Beantown. There’s so much snow on the ground, in fact, that the city and surrounding regions are considering dumping it into the ocean to …

Roads

This Star Wars sculpture is anger turned to hate, hate turned to vengeance

The man behind the sculpture Icons of Doom, a handmade representation of the classic shooter that the designer John Romero himself bought for $6,000, is at it again. His latest masterpiece is called Childhood Religion, a response to a lifetime spent under the thumb of the Star Wars licensing empire.<p>…

Star Wars

50-foot-long 'dragon' dinosaur species discovered in China

Sauropods, a category of dinosaurs that includes the Diplodocus, typically had necks that comprised up to a third of their body size. A new species of dinosaur described in a recent Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology had a neck that could stretch up to 25 feet long, which is half its body …

University of Alberta

Q 3D Printer Aims To Offer An Easy Printing Experience Straight Out Of The Box (video)

Anyone in the market for a 3D printer looking for a solution that is capable of being used straight out of the box, might be worth giving the new Q …

'New 3DS XL' Review: Nintendo's Best Handheld Yet

Nintendo is one of the most interesting and peculiar companies in the tech world.<p>This is a 126-year-old company that began as a playing-card business, and has adapted to become the most famous video game company of all time, with over 4 billion software units sold to-date.<p>It’s a company that is …

Retrogaming

Ermac is back in Mortal Kombat X (update)

NetherRealm Studios unveiled the latest returning fighter for <i>Mortal Kombat X</i> today, psychokinetic combatant Ermac.<p>During a livestream for <i>Mortal Kombat X</i>, NetherRealm's Tyler Lansdown, Derek Kirtzic and Paulo Garcia showed off Ermac in battle for the first time. Many of his trademark moves, like his …

Mortal Kombat

Deal: Get Omaker 10,000-mAh power bank for $16.99 on Amazon

If you still haven’t got yourself a power bank or if you want another one (can one have too many?) Amazon has got you covered.<p>The excellent Omaker Brilliant 10,000-mAh power bank is currently available for $21 in both black and white. That’s already a good deal for a high-capacity external battery, …