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Asteroids with satellites

Detections by space-based imaging are detections with the Hubble Space Telescope along with a single detection from a space probe (the Galileo …

Three Critical Steps For Samsung To Reclaim Smartphone Success

Thanks to the promotion of Dong Jin Koh to run Samsung’s mobile division, there is a rare opportunity to reposition Samsung in the world’s smartphone market. With the South Korean company’s falling profits, reduced sales of flagship devices, and a general feeling of malaise around the mobile …

Selling

VR Web browsing might ultimately be one of Samsung and Oculus' best tricks

Of all the things to be excited about regarding virtual reality – gaming, 360-degree movies, and all sorts of cool new experiences – the last thing I expected to intrigue me is a virtual reality Web browser.<p>Yet after trying Samsung’s new browser made for the Gear VR, I think it might ultimately end …

Virtual Reality

America's Broadband Embarrassment: We Are 19th to 55th in the World in Wired & Wireless Broadband Speed Rankings

<b>Year-End Review for the Year 2015</b><p>According to most sources, America's wireline or wireless broadband speeds are not even in the Top 20 in the world, much less are reasonably priced:<p><b>Wired Broadband</b><p><b>ZDNet --</b> 41st Average Speed of Fixed Broadband• <b><br>Internet Society --</b> 21st in Fixed Broadband Speeds• <b><br>Akamai</b> …

The Lure Of Large Drives

The amount of digital data being created and stored is growing rapidly, by some estimates by over 40% annually. This rapid growth in stored digital content is leading to large data repositories. These repositories need a lot of storage in a limited space. They must also store this content cost …

Clean Energy

iPad buyer's guide 2018

Apple offers the iPad in three models and four screen sizes: iPad (9.7 inch), iPad Pro (10.5 and 12.9 inch), and iPad mini 4 (7.9 inch). Each of …

Apple is making a bold claim about the next iPad that will be very hard to back up

The iPad Pro, which goes on sale Wednesday, is the largest and most powerful device in Apple's iPad lineup. It has a 12.9-inch screen, while the iPad Air 2 has a 9.7-inch screen. You can also get an optional keyboard cover and a stylus.<p>And Apple is making a bold claim about the iPad Pro that will …

Android 5.1.1 factory images available for the 2012 and 2013 Wi-Fi Nexus 7, Nexus 10

A couple of days ago we’ve seen a certain T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 being allegedly updated to Android 5.1.1, and, if true, this could be an …

More iPad Pro schematics (iPad Air Plus) get leaked with quad speakers and dimensions

Now that most of the phones from the first half are already official, the rumor mill could stop, if it weren’t such a <i>perpetuum mobile</i>. And with the …

Video: Meet the Galaxy Note 5 of your dreams

Samsung will unveil its fifth-generation Galaxy Note phablet in September, and the first traces of the handset have already been discovered online …

Phones

Game-changing Google experiment could deliver Android apps that run at 120 frames per second

Right now the standard maximum frame rate for Android apps is 60 frames per second, although most apps don’t run at 60FPS on a consistent basis. …

Apple’s 64-bit chip ‘gimmick’ is just about to deliver a huge blow to 2015’s iPhone rivals

When Apple launched the iPhone 5s in late 2013, it sported a special 64-bit processor that was unlike anything seen on a mobile device. At the time, …

Mobile

New iPad Pro might not be enough to save Apple’s declining tablet sales

As recent quarters have shown, Apple’s tablet sales aren’t as spectacular as they used to be, yet the company is still selling millions of iPads each …

The Plug-In Hybrid Is From the Future, But It's Not the Car of the Future

The Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is an amazing, efficient ride, and a rolling science project<p>The first thing you should know about the car is that it's two cars.<p>Imagine a vertical line that runs down through the center of the steering wheel, cutting the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid's digital …

Review: Apple Watch as a design piece

Precision. That’s the word that immediately came to mind the minute I picked up my Apple Watch for the first time. Something about this device felt different, on an almost subconscious level, from any other Apple product I’ve used before. Perhaps I was just caught up in the moment. After all, the …

Smartwatches

Congressman with computer science degree: Encryption back-doors are ‘technologically stupid’

The debate over whether companies should be forced to build in ways for law enforcement to access communications protected by encryption took a tense turn this week in a congressional hearing.<p>On one side were law enforcement officials, including a high-ranking FBI official. On the other were …

Privacy

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts

These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages.<p><b>1. Some continents have more languages than others</b><p>Not all continents are equally diverse in the number of spoken languages. Whereas Asia leads the …

Language

Photographing the stars—the story of the Hubble telescope, told by its chief scientist

When it comes to iconic images of astronomical pillars of gas and dust, views of galaxies soon after they were formed, or glimpses of the accelerating universe driven by Dark Energy, the public can’t seem to get enough. The Hubble Space Telescope is undoubtedly one of the most popular science …

Telescopes

Here's how silly taking a call on Apple Watch might be

Technically Incorrect: A parody video shows just one of the dilemmas that people might soon be suffering when they have a watch and a phone that take calls.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Technology is there to solve your problems. The …

Apple Watch

Defects In Apple MacBook Pro With Retina Display Laptops Leads To 'Staingate'

If you own a MacBook Pro with Retina Display, then you may be upset to hear that its screen may be susceptible to stains and scratches. Hundreds of Apple customers are complaining about the anti-reflective coating on their MacBook Pro with Retina Display laptops wearing off or scratching. The …

MacBook Pro

Broadband companies sue over new Net neutrality rules

A pair of lawsuits challenge agency's new Internet traffic rules, calling them a violation of federal law.<p>Less than two weeks after the Federal Communications Commission unveiled new Net neutrality rules, US broadband providers have filed lawsuits to overturn the Internet traffic regulations.<p>The …

Net Neutrality

God Mode Bookmarklet for Netflix

Great news folks! Netflix heard our voice and is redesigning their interface!<p>Read the interview of Netflix's Navin Prasad here.<p>As a result God Mode …

Cool Stuff

Tag Heuer is working on exciting vaporware to take on the Apple Watch

Reading Tag Heuer’s announcement about its intentions to develop a luxury smartwatch in partnership with Google and Intel certainly sounds …

T-Mobile found guilty of blocking employees from organizing

The CWA (Communications Workers of America) is celebrating today after a judge found T-Mobile guilty of violating federal labor laws. The company was found to have illegally restricted employees from organizing or even discussing work issues with each other. Judge Christine Dibble cited the …

Watching porn on OS X Safari isn’t as ‘private’ as you think

If you ask Apple, switching on “Private Browsing” in OS X Safari should keep everything you do online free from prying eyes. Not only does “Private …

4KTV Standards Are A Mess, and Only 41% Even Know What 4K Is

While 4K isn't the gimmick 3D TV was in the eyes of many consumers, a new study shows the standard has a lot of work to do before sales of the sets …

Should you buy the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon?

Critic Reviews <i>7.8</i><p>Laptop Mag<p><i>Score:</i> 8<p>"The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an excellent business ultraportable, offering strong performance, long battery life and …

The Greatest Case; another fix for smartphone UI design incompetence

We’ve talked about this problem with smartphone UI designers here on Pocketnow many times before. It was a big part of “8 ways to tell if your mobile …

Windows 10

Trailer for the Scientology Documentary GOING CLEAR