Kevin Mabul

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Is this the first ever sci-fi novel?

Long before scientists invented the telescope, literature was already travelling through space. But how do Plato and Lucian of Samosata compare to modern science fiction?<p>Interstellar warfare, travel to distant planets and alien reproduction: all familiar elements of modern science fiction. But all …

Apple's Craziest, Most Futuristic Patents Show How Insanely Ambitious Its Thinking Is

Luckily it's often possible to get a hint of what Apple has in the works, just by looking at its many patent applications.<p>It's important to note that Apple files for many more patents than it will actually use, employing a protective strategy that quickly annoys those tired of legal patent battles …

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USB 3.0 continues to steal Thunderbolt’s thunder

Acer's Aspire S5 was one of the few PC laptops to use Thunderbolt. No longer.<p>For Thunderbolt fans hoping that the high-speed interface will catch on, …

Why Are Some People So Smart? The Answer Could Spawn a Generation of Superbabies

• Author: John Bohannon. John Bohannon Science<br>• Date of Publication: 07.16.13. 07.16.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Zhao Bowen is late for a …

The 22 Coolest Cars At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed

This festival has been held on the grounds of the Goodwood House in West Sussex, England every summer for the past decade.<p>Each year it brings together some of the world's largest and best known automakers to show off — and sometimes debut — their most impressive vehicles.<p>Even Formula 1 racing stars …

Tablets Killing Desktops Faster Than Ever

The contraction of the PC market continues faster than ever, eaten by the rapid growth of the tablet market, which is expected to outsell laptop and notebook devices for the first time this year and all PCs by 2015. But portable PCs may still be the saving grace for PC sales in the years ahead.<p>If …

Keen On … Antitrust: Why Startup Entrepreneurs Should Fear Google

Nobody can accuse Gary Reback, the acclaimed Silicon Valley antitrust lawyer, of being intrinsically anti-Google. After all, it was Reback, back in the 90s, who spearheaded the U.S. government’s efforts to sue Google’s nemesis Microsoft – an enormously consequental event for the tech industry that …

Four elements, four buttons: 'Element4l' is a fun, atmospheric shape-shifter

Once you learn how to play<p>In the first level of <i>Element4l</i>, I died 28 times before making it to the end. It's not because the enemies are particularly tough (there aren't any), or the action is too fast paced (it's pretty relaxed), but because the game's unique control scheme is just so different. …