Matthew Brand

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Could we harness power from black holes?

It might seem like an absurd idea, but physicists have long pondered whether black holes could one day be tapped for energy, says Phil Ball. But how possible is it?<p>Imagine the scene: highly advanced civilisations get enormous amounts of energy from black holes, be it extracting it from collapsed …

Physics

UK giveaway: Win a Cube 3D printer courtesy of Cartridgediscount.co.uk

You'd better put that coffee down before you exhale it through your nose. Why? Because thanks to the very kind folk at Cartridge Discount, you could win a 3D printer. A second generation Cube by 3D Systems, to be precise. Not only would this make any tech-lover's Christmas, it solves your shopping …

Any.DO's Cal is a smarter, more beautiful calendar app for Android

Any.DO’s Cal is now available for Android, bringing a better calendar experience with tight to-do list integration to all users.<p>The new Cal app from Any.DO aims to make the calendar on your phone smarter by integrating social networks and third-party apps. The app lets you see who is attached to …

Apps

Infiniti to Reveal F1-Inspired Q50 Eau Rouge Concept at Detroit Auto Show

For Formula 1 obsessives, the mere mention of the words “Eau Rouge” makes the hairs on the back of their neck stand on end. Making up turns three, four, and five of the famed Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, Eau Rouge has earned its reputation as one of the most demanding corners in …

Red Bull Racing

EA CEO: Google, Apple Are Serious Competition For Xbox One, PS4

Microsoft and Sony get a chance to breathe now. The Xbox One and PS4 are both on the market, and they’re selling very well. Sony has moved 2.1 million consoles since its worldwide launch, and Microsoft sold 1 million worldwide on Day 1. Sony appears to have a lead, but but both consoles are …