Alexander Chai

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Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

Astronomy

The MythBusters take on Corning’s Gorilla Glass to see how it stacks up against the regular stuff (video)

The displays on most smartphones these days, including the iPhone, are made using Gorilla Glass from Corning, Inc., which is stronger and lighter than regular glass. Just how much stronger and lighter, exactly, is a question that was put to the test by MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as …

Rosetta Mission: Comet 67P is not a Comet but Alien Object

Probe landing attracts allegations that 67P is not a comet but alien object kept secret by Nasa and European Space Agency.<p>On Wednesday afternoon, the …

Google's Paul Eremenko on Project Ara | Engadget

Former Apple managers talk of the 24/7 work culture: “these people are nuts”

With the extreme competition for senior jobs at Apple, it will come as no surprise that you’re expected to work hard and put in extra hours. But according to two former managers speaking in a <i>Debug</i> podcast, the demands are far greater than anyone realizes when they join, with immediate responses to …

The clever way this guy got the first iPhone 6 in the world

<b>UPDATED: We got some comments from Dave Rahimi in Sydney.</b> Blogger Dave Rahimi figured out a clever way to be the first person in the world to buy an iPhone 6.<p>Rahimi and his girlfriend, Jasmine Juan, flew thousands of miles from California to Sydney, Australia, to purchase the first two iPhone 6s to …

iPhone 6 production by the numbers: 100 production lines, 200k workers, 540k phones a day

The <i>WSJ</i> revealed some iPhone 6 production numbers as Foxconn struggles to meet demand from pre-orders: the company is operating around 100 production lines around the clock, has 200,000 workers dedicated to production of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – and is manufacturing 540,000 units a day.<p>“We …

Apple Patents Flexible Display Tech That Turns Screens Into Buttons, Microphones And More

Apple has a new patent granted by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) that describes various control mechanisms that could be used with flexible displays, to replace components such as physical buttons with more durable and resilient alternatives, and to create alternate means for detecting sound …