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DxOMark tests the One M9 camera, and the results are not pretty

Reviewers mostly agree: the One M9 is a great smartphone dragged down by a sub-par camera experience. Worse, the same could be said about the last year’s One M8, meaning that HTC failed to fix the one glaring issue holding back its flagship line. But just how bad is the One M9’s camera problem?</i> …

Phones

Forget the internet of things – we need an internet of people

From cars to umbrellas, everyday objects are becoming increasingly connected. But the question we need to ask is – should they be?<p>The internet of things is a vision of ubiquitous connectivity driven by one basic idea: screens are not the only gateway to the ultimate network of networks.<p>With …

Internet of Things

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Humans could download brains on to a computer and live forever

The brain works like a complex circuit board which could be recreated on a computer<p>Humans could download their brain on to a computer and live forever inside a machine, a Cambridge neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Dr Hannah Critchlow said that if a computer could be built to recreate the 100 trillion …

Android M and Nexus updates: The good, the bad and the ugly

Android M is expected to be unveiled later this week at Google I/O, and it will bring several new features to Google’s mobile platform according to …

Google Play

Fact or Fiction: Android apps only use one CPU core

We have had multi-core processors in our PCs for over a decade, and today they are considered the norm. At first it was dual-core, then quad-core, and today companies like Intel and AMD offer high end desktop processors with 6 or even 8 cores. Smartphone processors have a similar history. Dual-core …

Mobile

Android M will reportedly feature clarified Nexus update guarantee

Despite only debuting Android Lollipop last year, all signs point to the launch of Android M at Google I/O later this week, with a full release likely sometime in the fall. We still don’t know a ton about what to expect from Android M other than hints of improved voice control, enterprise security, …

Android News

Smart credit cards are coming. Here's what you need to know

Smart cards want to replace your wallet full of debit and credit cards with one dynamic smart card. Here's what you need to know.<p>At least four startups are betting the world isn't ready for mobile payments.<p>Unlike services like Apple Pay and Google Wallet (which use your phone), all-in-one cards or …

FinTech

Images: Black Holes of the Universe

X-Ray Spex<p>Credit: NASA Marshall Center<p>Black holes are some of the universe's most enigmatic and mysterious objects. Take a tour of some of the most …

Universe

24 eye-opening company culture & employee engagement stats

Building a great company culture and keeping your employees engaged and productive over time is paramount to growing business metrics including revenue, profit and number of customers.<p>By looking at the statistics around company culture and employee engagement, we can start to understand why most …

6 Reasons Why Airbnb is the Best.

The Only 15 Things You Need to Build a Working Wardrobe

If you just got out of college or you're switching careers, start out with these essentials and you'll always be ready for the office.<p>1. Start with 5 Shirts...<p>The shirt should have a supporting role in one's outfit. It's a backdrop–utility is paramount. Keep the color simple and it will go with …

Men's Fashion

Five Top Venture Capitalists Name The Top 10 Tech Trends Of The Next 5 Years

Get ready for the Skynet economy, the death of the car, and the re-emergence of women in tech.<p>Those are three of the top 10 trends coming in technology in the next few years, according to several top venture capitalists. They made their predictions Thursday night at a local Silicon Valley …

Venture Capital