Simon Woollatt

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​What is Heartbleed, anyway?

If you're an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you've been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of days about "this Heartbleed thing."<p>"Do I need to update my antivirus?"<p>"Can I login to my bank account now?"<p>"Google already fixed it, …

Galaxy S5

The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is examined by a visitor to the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, after its unveiling. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Samsung's ChatOn Lets You Recall Messages, Brings 1GB File Sharing

ChatOn, Samsung’s very own take on a messaging app, has been updated with a feature that takes a leaf out of Snapchat’s “ephemeral” book. It now lets you recall messages you have sent to a friend in 1:1 chat rooms, even if the other party has already read them. All you have to do is tap and hold …

Samsung promises truly flexible electronics sooner with graphene breakthrough

Graphene. It was going to reinvigorate the electronics industry. Better than silicon, flexible yet more durable than steel and with high heat conduction, it all sounded like The Dream for thinner components and wearables.. but it kinda faded away. Well, it's back, according to Samsung. In a …

Samsung graphene breakthrough set to turn 'wonder material' into wearable tech

Samsung has made a breakthrough in a new 'wonder material' poised to build the next generation of wearable technology. The company's biggest brains have cooked up a technique for growing graphene on a larger scale that could take the atom-thin material from the lab to the real world.<p>Waving smoke …

Project Ara video reminds us why we want a modular phone

Google sold most of Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.9 billion earlier this year, but it kept one small part of the phone manufacturer. Motorola's Advanced Technology and Projects group had been working on Project Ara when it was incorporated by Google — an ambitious plan for a modular smartphone …

HTC One (M8) Review: A Better HTC One – is That Its Problem?

In one way, pretty much everything was known about HTC’s new range-topping One (M8) handset well in advance of its launch. Photos leaked, specs leaked, and most of the info was pretty accurate. The result is that it wasn’t a launch full of surprises.<p>Nonetheless, it’s one thing to know the straight …

Here’s how the blocks in Google’s Project Ara modular phone stay put (video)

The first Project Ara developer conference takes place in two weeks to move Google’s(s goog) modular phone platform effort forward. The project aims …

Electronic tattoo tracks the heat running through your veins

Wearable sensors can tell more and more about what happens inside us<p>Thermometers don't seem like they need reinventing. Just stick one beneath your tongue, wait a minute, and everything you need to know is right in front of you. But there's a lot more that temperature can tell us if we're paying …

Rush – review

A true story of chalk-and-cheese Formula One drivers – one hot-headed, the other coolly calculating – locked together in a life-and-death rivalry may well seem familiar to UK filmgoers. Yet Asif Kapadia's brilliantly dramatic documentary <i>Senna</i> remains largely unseen by mainstream audiences in …

A dark future for the Star Trek series

Commenting on the Critics with Simon Columb…<p>Frazier Tharpe reveals for Complex Pop Culture J<i>.</i>J. Abrams’ decision to not direct <b>Star Trek 3</b>:<p>“<i>Abrams has</i> …