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Largest plane in the world to perform test flights in 2016

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen started planning to build the largest plane in the world in 2011, along with several partners -- including Elon Musk. Now, that plane (called Stratolaunch) is under construction at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, and is expected to undergo testing as …

Samsung’s so far behind Apple, it’s ripping off iOS 6

Isn’t it the most Samsung thing in the world to introduce a new technology that’s actually kind of interesting, and then ruin any originality points it picked up by blatantly ripping off Apple?<p>That’s exactly what happened when Samsung recently announced the SE370, the industry’s first computer …

Xbox One And PS4 Got An HD Remaster No One Even Noticed

It’s customary for a last-gen game to announce its HD new-gen remaster with fanfare, trumpets, a choir of angels, etc, but it seems that Activision is realizing that perhaps that’s all growing a bit stale. As such, they’ve quietly released a new PS4 and Xbox One remaster of one of their past …

Nextgen

Mario and Sonic look absolutely stunning in Unreal Engine 4

Unreal Engine 4 has shown us what the next generation of video games can look like: large, realistic and mind-bogglingly gorgeous. Frankly, its tech demos are breathtaking -- technical marvels that show off photo-realistic apartments and stunningly beautiful landscapes; but what happens when you …

Microsoft Says its New Browser Is Insanely Fast

Microsoft’s new replacement for Internet Explorer appears to be faster than its competitors. The new web browser, called Microsoft Edge, beat …

Software

HTC's One M9+ could be the best phone of 2015 so far

HTC's one M9 is one of just a small handful of standout phones to have emerged in 2015 so far, but it's now being joined by a bigger, brawnier …

Mobile Technology

A new startup has emerged to take on Tesla and wants to deliver cars by 2017

Tesla has been the leader in pure EVs for quite some time now. Tesla is one of many Silicon Valley EV startups, but it's the only one to actually make it to production and become profitable.<p>All of these other EV startups are nothing more than smoke and mirrors. New car companies claim to be …

Tesla

Nintendo's next 'Super Mario' game has a bizarre hand that can become a cat paw

"Super Mario" may be an Italian plumber, but that's the last thing you're thinking about while punching question mark blocks. He's just a little cloud of pixels with a tiny brown mustache, right?<p>But in the next "Super Mario" series entry, there's one bizarre, unmissable piece of art that's clearly …

Retrogaming

Let’s laugh at this Forbes article on why ‘you shouldn’t upgrade’ to Windows 10

Oh, <i>Forbes</i> contributors. Is there any opinion too silly for you to have? <i>Forbes</i> contributor Gordon Kelly has written a piece in which he explicitly …

8 reasons Pluto should totally have planet status (pictures)

Astronomy

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many of the devicIes that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.<p>It's a tough world to keep up in.<p>Concerned about what they argue is a lack of funding and appreciation in the US for …

University of Washington

Google self-driving car involved in first injury accident

Google says one of its self-driving cars has been involved in an injury accident for the first time.<p>The tech giant disclosed Thursday that one of its SUVs was rear-ended in its home city of Mountain View, and the three people on board complained of minor whiplash. All were released from the …

Apple and Samsung are said to be working on a technology that would change the wireless industry as we know it

The GSMA, an industry association that represents mobile-phone makers worldwide, is working on a standardized, embeddable SIM card that would let you jump between carriers more easily.<p>Apple and Samsung, two of the world's biggest phone makers, are said to be in "advanced talks" with the GSMA about …

IPad Air

Grill One of These Awe-Inspiring Hunks of Meat This Summer, Because You Can

These huge, juicy cuts of meat for the grill all serve a crowd, have really good rubs, and happen to be idiot-proof.<p>Want to make an impression? Do like <b>Chad Colby</b> at L.A.’s <b>Chi Spacca</b> and grill up huge, Flintstonian cuts of meat—we’re talking a triple-cut pork chop and a beefy <i>bistecca</i>—cooked to …

BBQ

IBM chip breakthrough shows Moore's Law isn't dead

IBM has unveiled a new ultra-dense chip design that is four times as powerful as the best silicon of today. The company has built a test processor of …

Quantum Computing

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview build for PCs featuring Wi-Fi app

Microsoft today announced the release of a new preview build of Windows 10 for people enrolled in the fast ring of the Windows Insider Program, ahead of the official release of Windows 10 on July 29. The big deal here in build 10166 is the inclusion of the Microsoft Wi-Fi app.<p>Details of Microsoft …

21 New Updates from iOS 9 That Will Transform Your iPhone

Ever since WWDC 2015 teased us about the upcoming iOS update last month, we’ve been itching to try it. Apple pre-released the third iOS 9 beta to developers yesterday and the public beta today. We managed to get our (super excited!) hands on it and wanted to share all of the good, the awesome + the …

Apps

Apple adds Raw support for ten cameras to Mac OS X Yosemite

Apple has released version 6.05 of Raw compatibility software for Mac OS X Yosemite. This update adds support for ten cameras to Apple's Aperture, …

Cameras

7 Ways To Lose Weight After 50

While 50 may be the new 30, there are some physiological truths that can still make you look and feel like 50—especially when it comes to losing …

Google now uses an artificial neural network to fight spam, debuts Gmail Postmaster Tools to cut false positives

Google today announced it is now using the same artificial intelligence developed for Google Search and Google Now to fight spam. This is on top of the machine learning the company already uses to train Gmail’s filters (every time you click the “Report spam” and “Not spam” buttons, you’re teaching …

Honey & Co book: Courgette, golden raisin and pistachio cake

Nicknamed 'the green goddess’, this spiced cake has a subtle sweetness from the juicy golden raisins, courgettes and ginger<p>At the end of our street is the head office of Caprice Holdings Ltd, the group that operates some of the best and glitziest restaurants in London. Alvin and Kate work there, …

PlayStation 4 makes way more money for Ubisoft than Xbox One

Ubisoft is one of gaming’s top publishers, and it has revealed that Sony’s latest console platform is where its biscuit gets the most butter.<p>The French company shared the results of its fiscal first quarter today, and as part of that report, it broke down the sales of its games by platform. And it …

A first look at iOS 9: Little changes add up to something big

Apple's still pretty new to this whole public beta thing, but that didn't stop it from dropping <i>two</i> consumer previews today. We've already taken a closer look at Apple's latest desktop OS, so it's high time we dug a little deeper into what it's like using an early version of iOS 9. Spoiler alert: …

7 Foods That Are Healthier Than Dietary Supplements

Everyone starts the day with a routine that often includes taking a quick shower, starting a pot of coffee, and popping some dietary supplements. …

Nutrition

Galaxy Tab S2 certified in Korea, pricing details also leaked

The Galaxy Tab S2 has proven to be a rather elusive product with information (leaks) coming from every-which-way, save for Samsung itself. Detailed rumors have been abound for months now, dating as far back as February. The size and shape is all but cemented. The device posed for some glamour shots …

Phones

5 Quick Tips for Making Delicious Steakhouse Burgers at Home

You don't need to drop $15 to enjoy a delicious steakhouse-style burger. Make them in your own backyard with these 5 easy-to-follow tips:<p><b>1. Use readily available 85% lean ground beef.</b> There's no need to grind your own meat or use a custom blend.<p><b>2. Mix your beef with a panade.</b> This is a mixture of …

BBQ

Mira los beneficios del aguacate o palta y descubre porque debes consumirlo diariamente

El aguacate es considerado uno de los alimentos más perfectos a nivel nutricional, ya que tiene un gran variedad de vitaminas que el hombre necesita …

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update & Latest Features | See What’s New in Windows 10

Windows 10 keeps getting better<p>The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update extends your creativity and productivity with immersive new realities, 3D …

Apps