Peter Jaxon

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The Superbook is a $99 laptop shell for your Android phone

The dream of the Motorola Atrix lives<p>The dream of turning your smartphone into a laptop will never die. From Motorola's Atrix to this crazy HP Windows Phone, there have been a number of companies that have tried (and largely failed) to build a smartphone that can be attached to a dock and turned …

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

Residents in an eco-village project piloted in the Netherlands will produce solar and biogas power, grow their food and recycle waste into fertiliser<p>“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of …

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Watch the moon 'photobomb' Earth in this Nasa timelapse

For only the second time in a year, Nasa has captured an incredible view of the moon as it moved across the sunlit side of Earth.<p>The images were …

Rio Olympics 2016: Inspirational sporting stories from Brazil

<b>Sport has the ability to inspire individuals to great things and change people's lives. Reaching for Rio is a collection of inspiring stories of individuals whose lives were changed by sport or where sport inspired them to change the lives of others.</b><p>Heroes<p>Lars Grael is a two-time Olympic medallist …

Spectacularity—While it lasts

Human Journey<p>The high Arctic is—well, it’s cold. It’s the Arctic after all. And we are very far north. Far north of Iceland, way up at 78º N and way north of Norway, in the waters around an astonishing group of rock-and-ice islands known as Svalbard.<p>Greenpeace has invited me to join them for a …

'Water-resistant' Samsung Galaxy S7 Active fails water resistance test

A Samsung phone that is advertised as being "water resistant" actually isn't, accoring to Consumer Reports.<p>The problem appears limited to the Galaxy S7 Active, a rugged model available only through AT&T in the US. The standard S7 and S7 Edge models have the same claims on water resistance and …

EU Referendum: EU exit would hit poor hardest, says David Cameron

<b>The poorest and most vulnerable people in the UK would be hit hardest by the economic consequences of leaving the EU, David Cameron has warned.</b><p>Leaving the union would see prices rise and threaten jobs, the prime minister said, in a move seen as an attempt to reach out to Labour voters.<p>Writing in …

Donald Trump warns of 'not very good relationship' with David Cameron after he called him stupid for Muslim ban proposal

Donald Trump has warned that he may not have a "very good relationship" with David Cameron after the Prime Minister branded his proposal to ban Muslims from the US as "stupid".<p>The presidential hopeful also sniped at new London Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling him "ignorant" for comments he made after …

Premier League review: Foxes fairytale, stumbling giants and manager mayhem

<b>Leicester City's run to the title captured the world's sporting imagination - but there was plenty going on underneath that main headline to make this the Premier League's most unpredictable season.</b><p>If the champions were a surprise package, the collapse of previous holders Chelsea also sent …

How to delete a Google or Gmail account

A Google account gives you access to all of Google’s services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google+, Drive, and more. But what if you’ve had enough and want out? Can you delete Gmail account information? Yep, you can absolutely delete Gmail account info forever.<p><i>Read more: How to delete everything</i> …

My England starting XI

<b>Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has backed the team to win Euro 2016 this summer.</b><p>But the Swede, who led England at three major tournaments during five years in charge, says Roy Hodgson's squad must cope with the pressure of penalties if they are to triumph in France.<p>"They have a good …

Colombia seizes record cocaine haul in Turbo

<b>Police in Colombia say they have seized their largest ever domestic haul of illegal drugs - nearly eight tonnes of cocaine.</b><p>The drugs had been hidden on a banana plantation near the north-western coastal town of Turbo.<p>President Juan Manuel Santos congratulated officers on Twitter, saying: "Operation …