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Analyst slams Amazon's 'confusing' hardware strategy

Although Amazon proudly touted the new devices as some of its best deals yet, not everyone was impressed.<p>In a note to investors, analyst Ben Schachter from Macquarie Research wrote the firm was "frustrated" by the company's hardware strategy, which it thinks "remains confusing" overall.<p>Macquarie is …

The best laptop 2018: our pick of the 15 best laptops you can buy this year

Computex 2018 has been running this week, and while the huge computing show in Taiwan has given us a glimpse of the future of laptops, if you're …

Computer Hardware

This Is How The Porn Industry Changed The Face Of Technology Around The World

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Robotics

AV star Sayaka Miyabi shines in Thailand

Meet The Supernova: An Insane $14,000 Gaming PC

I cover all manner of crazy PCs on Forbes and I even do a monthly roundup of customized computers built by enthusiasts (see March’s roundup here). However, not everyone has the skill or the time needed to build a monster PC. Only a select group of PC stores worldwide have the credentials to offer …

Solar Power Towers Are 'Vaporizing' Birds

But they aren't the deadliest energy source for our feathered friends<p>The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project in Nevada is set to come online in March. Once completed, it will use thousands of mirrors to focus sunlight on a tower, melting millions of pounds of salt contained inside. The molten salt …

Top 10 Sacred Caves

Top 10 Sacred Caves from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Sacred Places of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Actun Tunichil Muknal, Belize</b><br>In myths, journeys to the underworld are never easy, and after visiting Actun Tunichil Muknal (Cave of the Stone Sepulchre), you may feel that you have been through …

Ancient History

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

How To Protect Your Android Phone If It's Ever Lost Or Stolen

Losing your phone or having someone steal it is a nightmare. Fortunately, Google has baked some tools into your Android that could help you find it. Or, at the very least, it'll help you wipe all your data and content so that whoever took it can't wreak further havoc.<p>Here's how to set it up:<p>First, …

Airports of the future: 16 weird and wonderful terminals under construction

Ditch the cigarettes to see comet Lovejoy, says astronomer

Glowing green comet Lovejoy is making its closest approach to Earth at the moment<p>Stargazers hoping to catch a glimpse of comet ‘Lovejoy’ this weekend should ditch the cigarettes, an astronomer has advised.<p>The glowing green comet is making its closest approach to Earth at the moment, proving amateur …

Report: Montblanc 'e-Strap' can turn any watch into a smartwatch

Watch companies have a lot to worry about in 2015.<p>It will be the year of the smartwatch, if Apple has anything to say about it, and traditional watch …

The SteelSeries Sentry Eye Tracker watches every move that pro gamers’ peepers make

You can now get a pro gamer’s view of e-sports.<p>Gaming peripheral maker SteelSeries is launching an eye-tracking control system for video game fans today. Based on technology from Tobii Tech, SteelSeries has tailored its SteelSeries Sentry Eye Tracker for e-sports gaming enthusiasts, enabling them …

Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

Cancer Is The Best Way To Die And We Should Stop 'Wasting Billions' On Trying To Cure It, Doctor Says

We should stop "wasting billions" trying to cure cancer because it is "the best way to die".<p>That is the view of a leading doctor and former editor of …

Cancer

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

The 15 Most Important New Cars Of 2014

2014 has been an eventful year in the automotive world. From developments in new technologies to the quest to perfect more familiar ones, from the arrival of new car companies to the return of long lost ones, the year was filled with important cars and trends.<p>Here are 15 of the most important and …

10 Surprising Pricing Strategies That Can Boost Sales

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Utilizing smart pricing strategies when selling your wares—be they products, services or subscriptions—is a <i>must</i> if you want to succeed in a competitive marketplace.<p>The <b>worse</b> thing you can do …

Photograph: Keith Vanderlinde<p>Auroras over the 10-metre telescope and Bicep (background imaging of cosmic extragalactic polarisation) at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. The 10-metre South Pole Telescope and Bicep both collect data on cosmic microwave background radiation and black …

3 French Guys Created A Titanium Seat That Could Save Airlines Millions Of Dollars

Those seats, made by Germany's Recaro, have the extra advantage of being thinner than conventional options, so rows can be closer together and more paying passengers can be packed onboard.<p>That's a trend in the airline industry, as carriers try to make coach as profitable as possible.<p>Now, three …

New 'Basic' Airline Ticket Is Worse Than Any Low-Fare Carrier Option

Delta recently introduced a new five-tier airfare scheme, including a revamped low-price "Basic Economy" ticket that's the riskiest, most …

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

Watch The First Flight Of The Capsule That Could Take Us To Mars

NASA will attempt to launch the unmanned capsule again on Friday morning<p><b>Update 9:35 a.m.</b> And just like that, the launch has been scrubbed for today. NASA will try again in 24 hours. That's the way rocket science goes sometimes. Check PopSci.com tomorrow for live coverage of the next launch</b> …

Space Exploration

How To Enhance Eyes Using Lightroom

Everyone has heard the saying, "The eyes are the window to the soul." There is a lot of truth to this when it comes to photographs. The first thing …

Suzuki Cup dream alive as Singapore beat Raddy's Myanmar

It was a bittersweet victory for defending champions Singapore when they beat Myanmar 4-2 in an AFF Suzuki Cup Group B match at the Sports Hub in …

A Basketball That Trains You

94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball<p>Embedded sensors measure spin and acceleration, data that’s beamed to a phone in just 100 milliseconds. The ball’s internal battery lasts eight hours and can be recharged wirelessly.<p>Read the story here or dive into the full list of Best Of What's New winners

J.K. Rowling's FANTASTIC BEASTS Script Is "Wonderful" Says Harry Potter Producer

Nissan will build just 45 examples of this 45th Anniversary GT-R

It's been 45 years since the release of the original Nissan Skyline GT-R, so to celebrate, the Japanese automaker has announced this special commemorative edition.<p>Based on the newly updated 2015 Nissan GT-R in Premium trim, the 45th Anniversary edition is done up in a unique shade called Silica …

RHA T10i Review: Gorgeous $200 in-Ear Headphones

The RHA T10i is probably the best looking and best built in-ear headphone for $200. The design is exquisite, featuring noise-isolating stainless steel buds, hand-made drivers, interchangeable sound filters, and an oxygen-free copper cable.<p>There are a lot of excellent in-ear headphones for $200 …