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Japanese people are more likely to reach 100 years old than anyone else in the world, a fact that some researchers attribute to their diet. So, are they right – and is eating tofu and squid the place to start? http://trib.al/3le5e5E (Photograph: Getty Images)

What is a quantum computer?

QUANTUM mechanics and computers traditionally don't mix. The strange fuzziness of the quantum world is a big obstacle for chip designers, who work …

NEC Announces New 23-inch LED Backlit EA234WMi Display

NEC has announced that it is added a new high-end LCD display to its desktop display line. The screen measures 23-inches and is model number …

Samsung releases TecTiles 2 NFC tags for Galaxy S 4, available for $15 today

Remember Samsung's TecTiles NFC-enabled stickers? Well, much to our dismay, they don't work with the company's flashy new handset, and Galaxy S 4 owners haven't had an alternative to stock up on until today. Samsung's new TecTiles 2, which can perform tasks similar to the smartphone maker's …

Toshiba Kirabook review: Toshiba tries to reinvent itself with a flagship Ultrabook

It's not like Toshiba is new to laptops -- it's been making them for decades -- but for whatever reason, US consumers don't seem to trust the company with top-shelf products. Four-hundred-dollar machines, maybe, but a designer laptop? An Ultrabook, no less? Toshiba has an image problem, to be sure, …

Apple supplier struggles to improve labour conditions

A shortage of staff is making it difficult for Foxconn, the firm that assembles Apple's iPhone, to improve conditions and reduce working hours, a watchdog has said.<p>Foxconn faces a “challenging” task in trying to meet a July deadline for cutting work hours and improving union participation, said the …

Samsung Galaxy S4 review

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is now two and a half years old, and not only was it replaced by the Korean firm's 2014 flagship offering, the Galaxy S5, but …

Google Glass review

• <b>Update:</b> Our Google Glass review has been updated to note that it ceased production in 2015. But Google's the novel head-worn computer experiment may …

The future of Bitcoin: 3 predictions from experts

Advertisement<p>23 Comments<p>Bitcoin is a cyber-currency of growing interest to speculators, the media and — most recently — the U.S. government. Many …

Formlabs ships first Form 1 3D printer, Kickstarter backers should see theirs next week

Some might say it's been a long, long while since October -- with "some" referring to the swath of Kickstarter backers who've been waiting oh-so-patiently for a Form 1 to call their own. Formlabs has just confirmed via a company blog post that the very first Form 1 3D printer shipped out today, as …

University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)

Most approaches to capturing 3D models of real-world objects involve multiple cameras that are rarely cheap, and are sometimes tricky to calibrate. The University of Glasgow has developed a method that ditches those cameras altogether. Its system has four single-pixel sensors stitching together a …

Watch and record live TV on your Raspberry Pi

Many of those set-top boxes hidden under televisions are already running Linux. And despite their lack of CPU power, they're all more than capable of …

What the UK's Silicon Roundabout Needs to Do to Take on Silicon Valley

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Craig Le Grice is a member of BIMA‘s Executive Committee, and Chair of the organisation’s Silicon Roundabout group, he is an industry advocate for entrepreneurship and next generation talent. Follow him on Twitter: @craiglegrice.</i><p>Silicon Roundabout, Tech City, Old Street Roundabout – …

Google I/Overload? http://tcrn.ch/12CUSCZ

Make your laptop battery last longer in Windows 8

Windows 8 is a perfect match for the new breed of touchscreen laptops thanks to its touch-friendly interface.<p>This means you'll be using your mobile …

Template code for Google Glass app creation released online by developer

By T3 Online<p>Developer Chris Maddern has released an open-source code online that could allow almost anyone to start working on apps for Google …

Arduino Robot launches at Maker Faire, we go hands-on (video)

There's a new kid on the Arduino block, and it's called the Arduino Robot. Launched yesterday at Maker Faire Bay Area, it's the company's first product that extends beyond single microcontroller boards. The Roomba-like design, which we first saw in November 2011, is the result of a collaboration …

£2 app makes phone calls secret

A £2 smartphone app called Seecrypt can now provide military grade encryption for mobile phone calls and texts.<p>Seecrypt is backed by a Dubai-based investment firm and run from the Cayman Islands. It claims to make it impossible for police and the security services to track numbers being used, or to …

Google Glass year in review - http://tcrn.ch/13EH4Jk

How to hack a nation's infrastructure

<b>I'm watching a live video feed of people visiting a cafe in London.</b><p>It's a small, busy place and is doing a good trade in tea, coffee and cakes. That woman has dropped some money. A child is running around. Later, another customer thinks they have got the wrong change.<p>Nothing too gripping, you might …

Hey, hardware hackers! There's a WiFi-enabled Arduino now - http://tcrn.ch/17RdOlS