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Meet the One, OnePlus' $299 Nexus killer

Rarely do we see a tech startup spending five months actively hyping up an unborn product; and when we do, most of them end up being vaporware. Luckily, that's not the case with OnePlus. Today, the Shenzhen-based company has finally unveiled its first smartphone, the One (not to be confused with …

Samsung planning Galaxy S5 for January 2014? - Pocket-lint

Samsung management is making plans to launch its next-generation Galaxy S5 flagship in January, to go on sale in February, a report from Korean site …

Phones

iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint scanner: How does it work?

We take a closer look at the iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint scanner to find out how it works.video supplier<p>Apple's flagship <b>iPhone</b> 5S will feature a new chip that offers what Apple claims is desktop computer calibre performance, an improved camera and a fingerprint security scanner.<p>The fingerprint …

Mobile Technology

China is set to land its first rover on the moon

China is preparing to launch Chang'e-3, an unmanned probe that will soft-land on the moon, some time before the end of the year, according to state-owned news sources. China launched Chang'e-1 and Chang'e-2, unmanned lunar probes, into orbit around the moon in 2007 and 2010. Chang'e-3 is the first …

Graphene: A new miracle in the material world

Britain is investing £60m in developing graphene. But are our businesses already falling behind in the race to exploit it, asks Rebecca Clancy.<p>It is lighter than a feather, stronger than steel, yet incredibly flexible and more conductive than copper. It has been hailed as “the miracle material”, …

Nanotech

Tomorrow's cities: Do you want to live in a smart city?

<b>How do you fancy living in a city with which you can interact? A city that acts more like a living organism, a city that can respond to your needs.</b><p>Around the world such cities are already being built, from Masdar in Abu Dhabi to Songdo in South Korea. Now the chaotic city near you may be in line …

Crowdfunded cups and straws quickly detect 'invisible' date rape drugs

The odorless and tasteless nature of "date rape drugs" can make them impossible for victims to detect before it's too late. But soon your drinking glass may able to warn you if dangerous chemicals have been slipped into your cocktail. Next month, DrinkSavvy will begin shipping plastic cups and …

Inside the Hyperloop: the pneumatic travel system faster than the speed of sound

It is called “The Hyperloop” and, according to the designer, it will be a revolutionary “fifth mode” of transport, eclipsing trains, planes, boats and automobiles.<p>The “cross between Concorde, a rail gun and an air hockey table” will deliver passengers between US cities faster than the speed of …

High-speed Rail

IFA 2013: Will Samsung smartwatch be making an appearance?

Techradar have the latest on what to expect from the Berlin trade fair at the start of next month.<p>Last year the IFA technology fair saw the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and the debut of Panasonic's 145-inch TV, so what can we expect from this year's event?<p>Experts are predicting we may see …

Galaxy Note

One year on from the Higgs boson find, has physics hit the buffers?

Despite the success of the Large Hadron Collider, evidence for the follow-up theory – supersymmetry – has proved elusive<p>A little over a year ago, physicists put the finishing touches to the most successful scientific theory of all time: the Standard Model of particle physics. When the Higgs boson …

LIDAR system uses lasers to detect clear air turbulence before it hits

Fact: turbulence is no fun at all. Aside from the brief moments of bone-deep terror it can cause passengers, clear air turbulence (CAT) can also prove costly for airlines in terms of damages. To help pilots deal with difficult-to-spot areas where CAT is likely to occur, the German Aerospace Center …

Wirelessly-charged electric buses start public route in South Korea

Wireless charging might seem perfectly suited for smartphones and tablets, but the city of Gumi, South Korea is putting the tech to use with something a <i>little</i> larger: buses. A pair of Online Electric Vehicle (OLEV) motorcoaches, which recharge by driving over specially-equipped asphalt, are now …

Needs ketchup: sniffy verdict on £220,000

It was billed as the world’s first test tube burger; one that, despite its £220,000 price tag, could provide a solution to livestock farming challenges and our insatiable demand for meat.<p>It was an experiment straight out of a science fiction film, though one that, if successful, could one day be …

Bill Gates

BBM For Android Headed To Samsung Apps Store In Africa

Samsung and BlackBerry have announced that BBM for Android will be available from the Samsung Apps store in Africa, as well as the Google Play</i> …

Apps

Toys'R'Us leaks PS4 and Xbox One launch dates

UK retailer Toys’R’Us has published release dates for the PS4 and Xbox One on its website<p>Both the Xbox One and PS4 will be available in the UK in time for Christmas, according to release dates leaked by retailer Toys’R’Us.<p>The company's website states that Microsoft's Xbox One console will launch on …

Xbox

Study finds 3D printing could save the average home up to $2,000 a year - http://tcrn.ch/14ijuFB

Woolly mammoth DNA may lead to a resurrection of the ancient beast

Technical and ethical challenges abound after first hurdle of taking cells from millennia-old bodies is cleared<p>The pioneering scientist who created Dolly the sheep has outlined how cells plucked from frozen woolly mammoth carcasses might one day help resurrect the ancient beasts.<p>The notional …

The 3D Printed Car

We have featured a number of 3D printed projects here at Geeky Gadgets, although the latest one from Ivan Sentch who lives in Auckland New Zealand …

3D Printing

Wifi tooth to monitor eating and speaking habits

An artificial tooth that monitors eating, drinking and smoking habits along with how often someone coughs and even spends speaking has been developed.<p>The tooth, which is designed to be worn much like an artificial denture, collects data on the movement of the mouth before transmitting it to a …

Holistic Medicine

MasterCard MasterPass Digital Wallet Arrives In The UK

This week Mastercard has launched their MasterPass Digital Wallet service in the UK, with hops to roll out the service throughout Europe if all goes …

Banking

Microsoft Xbox One Smart Match Player System Detailed

With the launch of their new next-generation Xbox One games console edging ever closer to launch before this year’s holiday season, Microsoft has …

Gear & Gadgets

FAA approves first drones for commercial operations in US airspace

Insitu's Scan Eagle X200 and AeroVironment's Puma (above) are the first UAVs to snag FAA approval for commercial operations, and they're set to take to the skies later this summer. Prior to this, the only way the private sector could fly an unmanned vessel in US airspace was with an experimental …

Xbox One review: less Kinect and a greater focus on what matters

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Kinect

The First Affordable Home Security System That Can Think For Itself

"Your cat is just chasing a reflection. Maybe I shouldn't alert the homeowner about this. Or, wait...maybe I should."<p>Canary, a new networked home security system, was posted on Indiegogo this morning. There are lots of similar inexpensive systems out there--most notably the Dropcam--but we're …

Could An Asteroid Impact Knock The Moon Into Earth?

"If an asteroid hits the moon, it will just get another crater," says Gareth Wynn-Williams, an astronomer at the University of Hawaii. It would take a moon-size object to move the moon, says Clark Chapman, a planetary scientist at the Southwest Research Institute, and most likely the moon wouldn't …

Galaxy S4 was stellar for Samsung, but phone growth expected to slow

Sammy is bringing up the rear in this whirlwind week of earnings results, today outing figures for the second quarter 2013.<p>While there were plenty of …

ISS Astronauts Discuss Mission with the Media