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Man-made 'breathing' leaf is an oxygen factory for space travel

One of the persistent challenges of manned space exploration is that pesky lack of oxygen throughout much of the universe. Here on Earth, trees and other plant life do us a real solid by taking in our bad breath and changing it back to clean, sweet O2.<p>So what if we could take those biological …

Wikipedia Will Soon Let You Edit from Its Android app

Wikipedia announced today a beta version of its Android app that will add editing features for the first time. The update also includes a new design and faster browsing experience.<p>While Wikipedia users have been able to make edits from their mobile browsers since last year, this is the first in-app …

LG G3 review: the company's best phone yet

Bigger, higher resolution, simpler to use. That's how we described LG's latest flagship, the G3, when we finally got our hands on it last week. The headline feature is, without a doubt, that Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440) screen. I've been gazing at it intensely since the review unit landed in my hand. …

Fast in-flight Wi-Fi coming to Europe

Fast in-flight Wi-Fi is set to come to Europe by the end of 2016.<p>The London-based satellite services operator Inmarsat (IMASF) announced plans on Thursday for a 4G in-flight broadband service that will provide fliers across Europe with fast internet connections on their smartphones, tablets and …

iOS 7 Changed iOS, But iOS 8 Changes Computing

Apple showed off a lot of new stuff today, so much so that it’s actually hard to process. But from a macro perspective, one thing is clear: iOS 8 actually represents much more of a shift than did iOS 7 last year, despite the fact that the visual changes in iOS 7 threw users and Apple-watchers for a …

As Software Eats Up Jobs, Startups Need To Consider Ethics Of Marketplaces

Anger can be a deeply chilling emotion when coursing through politics, and we have witnessed our fair share of it over the past few years. In San Francisco, we watched as protesters blocked buses, broke Google Glasses and demanded billions in compensation in front of tech executives homes. …

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Keyboard Shortcuts Resource List for Your Online Tools

In addition, there are a few regular shortcuts that can make browsing Facebook even faster.<p>j/k = scroll up/down between News Feed stories<p>l = like or unlike a story<p>c = comment on a story<p>s = share a story<p>p = post a new status update<p>/ = search<p>Typing a question mark will open the full list of Facebook …

How To Prove That Light Can Be Converted Into Matter

A decades-old hypothesis gets closer to solidity.<p>In 1934, two American physicists theorized that if one could make two photons collide, the collision would produce two positron-electron pairs—and thus convert light into matter. If proven in a lab, the process would be a pure demonstration of …

This Nigerian College Student Built a Wind- And Solar-Powered Car From Scraps

There’s little question as to why Oyeyiola, who is taking his finals in the next two weeks, would devote so much of his extra-curricular time and …

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‘Smart’ glasses let you watch different scenes on same screen

What if you and your friend can watch two different scenes – one of a hero and one of a villain – at the same time while watching a 3D film? …

Google's cutesy cars are a 'serious threat' to the auto industry, says GM

There's no doubt about it: for a company that makes most of its money from web ads, Google knows how to make an adorable self-driving car. The search giant's automotive prowess isn't going unnoticed by the industry's more established players, either. Mark Reuss, GM's executive VP of global product …

New Heartbleed attack hits Android devices and routers over Wi-Fi

Seven weeks after the bug put the web on high alert, Heartbleed is still causing problems. A new report from Portuguese security researcher Luis Grangeia describes how the same bug could be used over Wi-Fi to enable new kinds of attacks that build on the same vulnerability.<p>The damage will be much …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Ronald McDonald Loses the Jumpsuit, Is Ready for His Selfie

Ronald McDonald is taking a page out of the millennial playbook.<p>The 51-year-old clown revealed an updated wardrobe and a hashtag of his very own …

17 Things We Learned From Old Cartoon PSAs

Remember when you willingly got out of bed at 7 a.m. on Saturdays to watch cartoons?<p>Chances are those days are long over. Some of you probably wake …

10 World-Class Apps from Indian App Developers

Thousands of app developers and only a handful of apps that made a mark. Welcome to India. Which are the ones that made a difference? Are there any …

Sony Xperia Z2 review: Sleek luxury meets lightning performance - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Sony Xperia Z2 has a glorious screen, tonnes of power, a great camera and a beautiful design. It's waterproof too, so it won't conk out when you drop it in the bath.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's expensive, its regular autofocus adjustments during shooting can spoil videos, and the camera resolution is …

Google beats Facebook to acquisition of drone maker

Google has just agreed to buy Titan Aerospace, a maker of high-altitude solar-powered drones that was in acquisition talks with Facebook just a few months ago. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the Mountain View company hopes to use these long-lasting autonomous vehicles to assist its Project …

Samsung exec called iPhone 5 a 'tsunami' that must be 'neutralized'

Apple's iPhone 5 was a "tsunami" that needed to be "neutralized," according to an internal email written by the former chief executive of Samsung's American phone company. In a correspondence from Dale Sohn, who was the president and CEO of Samsung Telecommunications America up until August 2013, …

HTC One M8 on Sprint update brings extreme power saving mode

Sprint customers who've picked up HTC's swanky new One M8 will soon be enjoying a new feature, as a fresh update brings the flagship's 'extreme power saving mode' to bear.<p>The update is number 1.54.651.8, and adds the missing mode, which conserves CPU usage, cranks down the screen brightness, turns …

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Doctor says Google Glass saved a man's life

Google Glass can be used to check emails or search for information on the move. It can also apparently be used to save lives. <i>The Boston Globe</i> reports that Dr. Steven Horng, working at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was wearing Glass last year while working on a man whose brain was …

Land Rover's new concept can make a car transparent

Land Rover is showcasing a new concept that would give drivers a better view of the road through augmented reality. The Transparent Bonnet Concept utilizes cameras mounted in the car's grille to capture a view of the road that's usually obscured by the hood. This data is then fed to a heads-up …

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Microsoft’s stock has stagnated as investors have lost faith in the company’s plans for its future. After peaking at just under $60 a share in early 2000, Microsoft’s stock fell to about $22 later that year and has traded mostly between $25 and $40 a share in the 14 years since then. While revenue …

Harvard students learn about Apple's history through manga

There's no doubt that Harvard's Business School is serious business, but its students are surprisingly learning about the history of Apple's two Steves through a non-traditional medium: manga. Professor Noam Wasserman has been teaching about Wozniak's and Jobs' friendship and eventual falling out …

WhatsApp could add voice calling very soon

WhatsApp users may not have to wait much longer for the chance to make phone calls directly from the app.<p>Volunteers who translate the Hindi language received new translation requests this past week, according to a tip received by Windows Phone Central. Text strings seen in the translations point to …

£120 Micro 3D printer raises $1m in 24 hours

The Micro, a 3D printer that costs $199 (£120), has raised more than $1 million (£600,000) on Kickstarter in just 24 hours.<p>The Micro -- created by a …

Google's modular phones: hot-swapping batteries is just the beginning

Google teased us with a behind-the-scenes look at Project Ara's progress last week, and now it's giving would-be module makers some meat to dig into with its new Module Developers Kit. As the name implies, this release really isn't meant for laymen: it's a set of guidelines for how those bits …