Chris Colquhoun

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JouleBar is a Minimal and Portable Power Strip

How to power your laptop or charge mobile devices when all power outlets have been used by others in public or your room? Take a look at JouleBar, …

New Star Trek Series To Premiere In 2017

Until then, live long and prosper<p>This is the best news you will read all day: <i>Star Trek</i> is coming back. The franchise will get a brand new series in January 2017, one year after it turns 50.<p>CBS made an announcement today, stating that Alex Kurtzman, who co-wrote the two latest <i>Star Trek</i> films will be …

NASA reveals that Antarctica is actually gaining more ice than it is losing

Antarctica's ice floes have been found to be growing faster than they are shrinking despite fears over global warming<p>NASA scientists have shattered the conventional wisdom that Antarctica's ice surface is shrinking and revealed that the amount of ice is in fact growing.<p>Though accepting that …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

Google cancels plans to open its first store in New York City — after spending $6 million on renovations

We first heard about Google's plans to open a brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood, about a block away from the Apple store, last year.<p>The idea was to give consumers a place to get their hands on products like its Chromebook laptops or Nexus smartphones.<p>The company opened a …

Google's head of design just ripped Windows 10 for looking like XP

Matias Duarte, Google's VP of Design, is not impressed with Microsoft's new Windows 10, judging from a pair of sick burns on his Twitter earlier on Monday:<p>Duarte himself is a designer with a fine pedigree in building operating systems: In a past life, he worked on ahead-of-its-time projects like …

BlackBerry’s new Android smartphone could be its final device

BlackBerry Ltd.'s new Android phone hitting the market this week could be the company's last attempt at making its devices profitable before ending production.<p>The Canadian company has unveiled several new phones in the two years since chief executive officer John Chen took over, but none has …