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Apple Recovered More Than A Ton Of Gold From Recycled Devices

The company salvaged about $43.6 million worth of gold, reducing the need for future mining efforts.<p>Helping the environment pays back -- in Apple’s case, to the tune of millions.<p>The tech company says it recovered more than a ton of gold from recycled devices last year -- 2,204 pounds, according to …

Apple Music now has its own Android widget

Apple is embracing Android's strengths instead of ignoring them<p>Home screen widgets still don't exist on iOS, but that's not stopping Apple from taking advantage of Android's unique strengths. Today the company updated its Apple Music app with a new widget that can be dropped onto your phone or …

Eero thinks its tiny box can fix all your WiFi issues

While many of the devices we use every day depend on WiFi -- everything from our smartphones to our TVs -- most home WiFi networks are still woefully slow compared to their wired alternatives. Enter Eero, a small San Francisco startup that aims to bring home WiFi into the future. How? By combining …

Right Now, Apple Risks Missing Out On The Next Big Thing In Technology

The initial reactions to the HoloLens have been overwhelmingly positive.<p>Business Insider's Matt Rosoff got to try it for himself on Wednesday. He says he's "convinced personal computing is on the verge of a major change," predicting head-mounted displays like these will "be a huge leap over the …

The Coolest Thing About The New 'Legend Of Zelda' For Wii U

Nintendo had a good showing at the Game Awards Friday night.<p>The company won Developer of the Year, took Best Fighting Game for <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> and Best Racing Game and Best Family Game for <i>Mario Kart 8.</i><p>(You can read about all the winners of the 2014 Game Awards here.)<p>But perhaps the very best …

QuickFlics archives your smartphone videos to DVD

Smartphones and tablets are great for shooting videos on the go, but then what? Do they just pile up, rarely viewed because the screen is so small? Or do you offload them to cloud storage, where they're even less likely to get watched?<p>QuickFlics is a new app/service (currently for iOS, coming soon …

Microsoft makes a ‘functional’ Surface Pro out of cardboard (video)

Microsoft is sending out kinda-sorta functional, cardboard-crafted versions of its Surface Pro tablet to raise awareness about the device launching in 25 different countries soon.<p>While the cardboard versions of the Surface are little more than marketing promotional materials, they do feature a …

Intel's tiny 3G modem will put always-on data in your smartwatch

There are already smartwatches and other wearables with cellular data built-in, but the bulky hardware they need for that wireless access makes them less than elegant. Intel clearly isn't happy with this state of affairs, as it just unveiled an extra-tiny modem that should put truly sleek, …

The Android Wear smartwatch conundrum: Notifications at a glance v. engagement

It’s time to come clean.<p>Months before Google announced its Android Wear software for smartwatches I had said that the first company to put …

China's Future Submarine Could Go The Speed Of Sound

Thanks to a gas bubble and a liquid lubricant<p>The submarine of the future may come to America in a super fast bubble, traveling under water. Researchers at China's Harbin Institute of Technology developed a new concept for submarine “supercavitation,” where an underwater vessel creates a pocket of …

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Galaxy Mega 2 shown off in detail ahead of formal announcement

We’ve been hearing rumors about a next-gen Galaxy Mega for months now, with the most recent report claiming that the Mega 2 would only come in one screen size, 6-inches. Although Samsung has yet to formally announce the handset, we can now safely say that the rumors are true. Interestingly enough, …

This Kickstarter project turns your smartphone or tablet into a universal remote, no IR blaster needed

The dawn of the Internet of Things is upon us. However, even if household appliances and everyday objects are increasingly becoming connected, not all devices are already capable of connecting to the grid via the Internet. Some analog devices like television sets, air conditioners, music players …

Samsung announces curved Gear S smartwatch with 3G

Tizen lives!<p>Not to be outdone by LG's teaser of the new G Watch R, Samsung has revealed the next iteration in its own smartwatch family: the curved-display Gear S. This new smart wearable features a curved 2-inch Super AMOLED display, not unlike that found on the Gear Fit, and is similarly built …

Samsung at the Oscars – two commercials and a new Twitter record [video]

The night is finally over, and Samsung has scored three major award night achievements, thus dominating the Oscars in their own way.<p>Samsung at the oscars started with a 30 second teaser for the Samsung Galaxy S5, which was announced this past week at MWC and will hit the market in April. The …

#theLIST: Oscars 2014: The 10 Best Dressed

BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.<p>BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.

NASA Announces Discovery of 715 New Planets

NASA has announced the discovery of 715 new planets. The planets were discovered using the Kepler space telescope. The chart below shows the number …

Is Planet Earth Under New Management?

A hundred million years from now, when we're all dead and gone, a team of geologists will be digging in a field somewhere ...<p>... and they will discover, buried in the rocks below, a thin layer of sediment — very thin, about the width of a cigarette paper, says British stratigrapher Jan Zalasiewicz. …

Apple Reportedly Ramping Up For New iPad Mini With Retina Display Later This Year

Apple is indeed gearing up to put a Retina display in next version of the iPad mini, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The new version of Apple’s smaller, 7.9-inch tablet will have a high-resolution screen provided by Samsung’s display supply wing, as well as LG and Sharp. …

Space telescope spots distant planets well placed for life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - - Scientists using NASA’s Kepler space telescope have found the best candidates yet for habitable worlds beyond the solar system, including a pair of potentially life-friendly planets orbiting the same star, officials said on Thursday.<p>Relative sizes of Kepler …

New strain of avian flu in China is deadlier to humans than birds, researchers report

Researchers in Japan and the US have analyzed the genes of a new strain of avian (bird) flu that's killed at least 17 people in China in recent weeks, and discovered that some of the new H7N9 viruses have mutated to be more effective and deadlier in humans than they are in birds. The findings …

Most Earthlike Planets Found Yet: A "Breakthrough"

New exoplanets are at right distance from sun to support life, scientists say.<p><b>Planet hunters are significantly closer to their goal of finding an "Earth twin" with the discovery of two planets similar in size to our own, astronomers with NASA's Kepler mission announced today.</b><p>The planets, described …

Stonehenge occupied 5,000 years earlier than previously thought

Stonehenge may have been occupied five thousand years earlier than previously thought, archaeologists claim.<p>Excavation of a site just a mile from the stone structure provided what researchers claim is the first firm evidence of continuous occupation from as early as 7,500BC.<p>Earlier evidence had …

Kepler telescope spies 'most Earth-like' worlds to date

<b>The search for a far-off twin of Earth has turned up two of the most intriguing candidates yet.</b><p>Scientists say these new worlds are the right size and distance from their parent star, so that you might expect to find liquid water on their surface.<p>It is impossible to know for sure. Being 1,200 …

Apple heads to lows not seen since Steve Jobs died

The last time Apple ran into serious trouble, its founder Steve Jobs was there to save it. But now, the stock is crashing back to levels not seen since the company's visionary leader died.<p>Shares of Apple (AAPL) continued their vicious slide Friday, falling another $1.52 to close at $390.53, after …

Microsoft working on 'small touch devices' with Windows, due in 'coming months'

Microsoft has long been rumored to be preparing 7- and 8-inch Windows devices, and the company has all but confirmed its plans today. Speaking on an investor call, Microsoft CFO Peter Klein revealed Microsoft is working closely with OEMs to produce "a new suite of small touch devices powered by …

Microsoft shrugs off the impending death of the PC

<b>The numbers:</b> Software company Microsoft beat analyst expectations with a profit of $6.06 billion, or $0.72 earnings per share in its fiscal third quarter. Revenues rose to $20.49 billion, representing an almost 18% jump from the same period a year ago.<p><b>The takeaway:</b> Shareholders and investors alike …

Google brings ‘Find my iPhone’-like service to Android

The Android Device Manager will show a location, and give options to ring or wipe the phone.<p>Forgetful and unlucky Android phone and tablet owners will be happy to hear that their lost or stolen devices will now be trackable with a free service much like Apple's "Find my iPhone."<p>The Android Device …