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All the crazy visuals from the latest Mad Max Fury Road trailer

Possibly the last of the official <i>Mad Max Fury Road</i> trailers dropped this morning, and it doesn't give a lot more of the plot away than previous trailers.<p>Basically, <i>Fury Road</i> has all the post-Apocalyptic themes you'd expect from a <i>Mad Max</i> film. The twist in this fourth instalment appears to revolve …

Movies

2016 Lexus RX - The Official Photos

The RX350 and RX450h return, both sporting a version of the NX's spindle-grille-centric angular styling. They debuted at the New York International Auto Show.<p>The RX350 and RX450h return, both sporting a version of the NX's spindle-grille-centric angular styling. They debuted at the New York …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge review: curves for pleasure, not function

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The curved glass edges feel great in the hand.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/1/1427876439087/5e9b28bb-1c87-46e2-a739-81cb633557a1-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The curved glass edges feel great …

Tiger Woods plays 18 holes at Augusta as Masters return moves closer

Tiger Woods played 18 holes at Augusta National on Tuesday as speculation intensifies that the 14-times major winner will make a spectacular return to competitive golf at next week’s Masters.<p>On a day that highlighted how newsworthy Woods remains despite a recent fall from grace which has seen him …

President Obama signs orders allowing sanctions over cyberattacks

President Obama has signed an executive order paving the way for sanctions against groups that carry out digital attacks on the US. The news was reported by <i>The Washington Post</i> last night and officially announced this morning in a press release. "I'm, for the first time, authorizing targeted …

Microsoft launches MS-DOS mobile to reboot its struggling smartphone efforts

Microsoft is going back to the basics for a joke at the expense of Windows Phone today. What do you do when your smartphone operating system has less than three percent market share worldwide? Reboot. While the software giant isn’t quite dramatically rebooting all over again, it has genuinely …

Windows Phone

Microsoft unveils iPad-priced $499 Surface 3 as Google shows sub $100 Chromebit HDMI stick, $149 Chromebooks

Microsoft shifted its focus when it introduced the Surface Pro 3 last year to target both the iPad <i>and</i> the MacBook, but today the company announced a more consumer level iPad-like version of its tablet simply called the Surface 3 with the same $499 starting price as the iPad Air 2.<p>Google also …

IPad Air

IBM gets serious about Internet of Things with $3 billion investment

If you're driving home from work and an unexpected storm is headed your way, consider how helpful it would be to get a digital notification pushed to …

Internet of Things

It's a Subaru BRZ STI, sure, but it's not that simple

The Subaru STI Performance Concept is a toe dipped daintily into the waters of a performance BRZ variant. How deep it'll go is an open question.<p>Subaru wants to crowd out its third-party aftermarket tuning parts, sold as Subaru Performance Tuning (SPT) at dealers, and get serious about letting …

Watch NASA spin-test its Mars-bound 'flying saucer' this afternoon

Plus a Q&A on the future of landing in space<p>As NASA prepares to send more spacecraft, and eventually humans, to Mars, its scientists are having to rethink the parachute. Mars is what NASA calls a tricky "in-between" environment: unlike the Moon, its atmosphere is too thick to land with rockets …

Samsung Galaxy S6 review

It’s not okay to make a cheap-looking phone anymore.<p>Now that Apple is finally making big phones, and even the cheapest Android phones feel nice, we all expect more from Samsung — and rightly so. A flagship phone has to be great or it’s going to get laughed out of the room. If the Galaxy S6 was …

Iran nuclear talks marathon to continue in morning after deadline passes

Iran,United Nations,Middle East and North Africa,Nuclear power,World news,Nuclear weapons<p>Ministers of six nations adjourn in Switzerland after 17 hours but hoping to reach framework for agreement on Wednesday<p>Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a deadline on Tuesday night, but …

South Asia

US outlines how it will cut 28 percent of greenhouse gas emissions by 2025

The United States began to outline today how it will achieve the goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent by the end of 2025. In a submission to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the United States says that it will use executive actions, largely under the Clean Air Act, …

Where to buy HTC's One M9 in the UK

This year's MWC trade show was unquestionably headlined by mobile heavyweight duo HTC and Samsung. Not only did they both have fresh VR headwear to show off, but they arrived in Barcelona with new Android flagships in hand, too. Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 edge make their way to the UK on April …

SnapPower Charger Adds a USB charger to Every Power Socket

SnapPower, the company that made the simple-to-install nightlight that clips onto power outlets, has launched a new crowdfunding campaign in a bid to bring easily retro-fittable USB-equipped power socket cover plates to market.<p>Looking to raise $35,000, the project has already secured more than …

Microsoft Announces Intel Atom-Based Surface 3 With Windows 8.1 for $499

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the Surface 3 tablet with Windows 8.1, available in May for a starting price of $499. The latest iPad competitor is designed to be a complete laptop replacement, running full Windows, including desktop applications, and delivering all-day battery life. Surface 3 also …

4G LTE

WhatsApp finally adds voice calls for all Android users, iOS coming soon

Android users can finally make voice calls on WhatsApp, thanks to a quiet but major update. The feature has been teased for months, with the update hitting select users a few weeks ago. Now, however, it seems it's available to all, with the latest version of WhatsApp offering a new, cleaner layout, …

Bank of America thinks Tesla's home battery being a smash hit is a 'long-shot at best'

Following this news, Business Insider's Ben Zhang and Matt DeBord said that based on previous commentary out of the company, it looks like the company will probably announced some sort of home battery to power a home.<p>In a note to clients on Tuesday, John Lovallo at Bank of America Merrill Lynch …

Tesla

First Click: a Mac user installs Windows 10

One of Spartan’s more impressive features is the ability to annotate notes with a pen. While recently leaked builds of Spartan didn’t feature this, today’s preview will include this new Web Notes function. You can write or type directly on to a webpage, and share the comments through email, social …

Car that tried to crash NSA gate was stolen from Maryland hotel, police say

One person was killed and two others, including a police officer, were injured Monday after police confronted a car that tried to crash through a gate outside National Security Agency headquarters at Fort Meade, Md., the agency confirmed.<p>NSA police opened fire when the car rammed into a police car. …

A scientist who wants to contact aliens has a plan to beam the entire internet into space

One scientist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute, doesn't want to send just one message: He wants to broadcast billions of messages by transmitting the entire internet into space.<p>"Such a large corpus — with its text, pictures, videos and sounds — would allow clever …

Aliens

Expect LG's next flagship phone on April 28th

LG has sent out invitations to events on April 28th and 29th in New York, London, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, and Istanbul, at which it's likely to announce its latest flagship smartphone. The tagline is "See the Great. Feel the Great," with the "G" rendered as the logo used for the company's G series …

Air strike on Yemeni refugee camp by Saudi-led coalition kills at least 40

Displaced Yemeni civilians among those killed and injured in air strike on al-Mazraq camp in province bordering Saudi Arabia<p>An air strike in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition has killed at least 40 people and wounded about 200 at a camp for internal refugees, a human rights group has said.<p>Of the …

Nest Learning Thermostats in the UK Fail to Spring Forward

Some people in the UK woke up a little colder over the weekend as the Nest Learning Thermostats encountered a glitch while updating to British Summer Time.<p>Users reported on the company’s help forum that their thermostats appear to have updated the time correctly but have failed to change to their …

Schadenfreude

Apple lets you trade in some of its rivals' smartphones

Yes, the rumors of Apple expanding its trade-in program were true -- the company's stores (both online and retail) are now willing to take your competing smartphone in return for credit toward a new iPhone. If you live in Canada, France, Italy, the UK or the US, you can trade in certain Android, …

New app solves maths equations in seconds

While helping their children solve basic math problems is possible for most parents for a while, it can become tricky as the exercises get more and more complicated.<p>That’s why a Croatian entrepreneur decided to create an app using character recognition software, that allows smart phones to solve …

Navy’s Long-Range Drone Will Patrol The Oceans Of The Future

Fixed wings for the high seas<p>DARPA’s latest drone program just took a turn for the better. The Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node (TERN) is designed as a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) flyer for the U.S. Navy. Like their avian namesake, TERN will be a sea-based flyer. (It is unlikely …

The real 'Terminator?' Chinese scientists create liquid metal machine

It’s the rise of the machines – a Chinese research team has developed shape-shifting, liquid metal machines. No, this isn’t the idea for a new “Terminator” sequel. Scientists from both the Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University’s …

Apple Stores Now Lets You Trade-In Non-iOS Smartphones

Apple’s getting a bit friendlier about trading in your device through its Reuse and Recycling program.<p>The company now lets you bring in non-Apple smartphones – including Android Windows, and BlackBerry devices – to one of its stores for credits towards a new purchase of an iPhone 5c, iPhone 6 or …

Ford to bring back Lincoln Continental, with eye on Chinese market

For America's rich and famous, the Lincoln Continental once was the last word in automotive luxury. From the 1940s through the Cold War, the elegant sedan was a staple at Hollywood premieres and presidential motorcades.<p>Ford Motor Co. stopped making the Continental in 2002. It lost its allure as …