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Google Nexus 7 Still Has One Serious Weakness

Google recently launched the new and improved Nexus 7 tablet. Despite the preponderance of great reviews and glowing praise, though, the flagship Android tablet still has one fatal flaw: Android.<p>Admittedly, that sounds like an overtly “fanboy” thing to say, but stick with me.<p>The Nexus 7 seems to be …

Microsoft Only Generated $853 Million In Revenue From Its Surface Tablet Last Year — Apple Did $25 Billion In The Same Time Frame

According to the company's 10-k, it only did $853 million in sales from the Surface between October of last year and June of this year.<p>It's not exactly a fair comparison, but over the same time frame Apple did ~$25 billion in iPad sales.<p>Microsoft's Surface was an attempt to create a strong Windows …

Greek police kill prison escapee after four-month manhunt

Greek police say they have killed Marian Kola, the Albanian mastermind of a daring prison escape, in an intense firefight after a four-month manhunt.<p>Kola and fellow escapee Ilir Kupa clashed with a police patrol near the border with Albania, in northwest Greece.<p>According to a police statement, Kola …

Crime

Dozens Killed After Bus Plunges into a Ravine in Italy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>At least 39 people were killed on Sunday night when a bus burst through a guardrail and fell nearly …

Apple’s iPad market share chopped in half as Android takes over

Pope Francis Discusses Gay Catholics: 'Who Am I To Judge?'

Gay people should be integrated into society instead of ostracized, Pope Francis told journalists after his weeklong trip to Brazil. Answering a question about reports of homosexuals in the clergy, the pope answered, "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to …

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Why the Price Tag for Global Warming Just Went Up by $60 Trillion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>$60 trillion dollars is enough money that you could spend $1 million every minute for a century and …

Playstation Gaming

“Angry Birds” Comes To The Kennedy Space Center

There are many reasons to visit the Kennedy Space Center. But if seeing rocket ships up close and learning from real astronauts what it’s like to be in space seems old hat, there’s now an exciting new exhibit that’s sure to engage and impress: <i>Angry Birds.</i><p>The 4,485-square-foot, seven-exhibit …

Space Exploration

Apple profits drop again but iPhone sales rise

Apple's profits fell for the second successive quarter on Tuesday – down by 22% – but the company managed to beat analysts' estimates, recording a …

Bentley's New SUV Will Be Its Best-Selling Model Ever

Bentley announced today that it has received the go-ahead from Volkswagen Group to begin making a SUV.<p>The vehicle, which will be sold as model-year 2016, will be the automaker’s fourth model and will be assembled at the company factory in Crewe, England.<p>Executives there have declined to give …

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy, third in line to the throne

The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a son on Monday, the third in line to the throne, a baby destined to be the 43rd monarch since William the …

Volvo sees crash-free car by 2020

A promotional video by Volvo details many of the active safety technologies it has developed and is in the process of developing, all with the goal of eliminating accidents.<p>In the above video, Volvo details some of the technologies it is developing in its quest toward accident-free driving. This …

Volvo

Japan commuters free woman trapped under train

The woman was taken to hospital but suffered no serious injuries<p><b>Dozens of Japanese commuters worked together to help a woman who fell between the platform and the train during rush hour in Tokyo.</b><p>The unidentified woman, in her 30s, slipped into the gap at Minami-Urawa station, north of Tokyo, on …

Incredible Online Gallery of High-Res Film Scans from Every Apollo Mission

The title sort of gives it away, but did you know that there is an online archive that contains high-resolution film scans from every Apollo mission? …

US bombs dropped on Great Barrier Reef pose low risk to wildlife: agency

Four unarmed bombs dropped by the US military into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park pose a low risk to wildlife and a joint mission will aim for …

Falling TVs send a child to the ER every 30 minutes

Enormous flat-screens are in millions of homes, but come with a risk that many parents may not realize: children can be seriously hurt in a TV tip-over.<p>The number of kids injured by a TV falling on them grew 125 percent between 1990 and 2011, according to a new study of emergency room records that …

Apple reportedly tinkering with larger screens for iPhone, iPad

The company has been testing iPad screens in recent months that measure almost 13 inches diagonally, The Wall Street Journal reports.<p>Apple is testing versions of its iPhone and iPad with larger screens, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The gadget maker has been testing iPad screens in recent …

Wall Street

Should Microsoft keep bashing Apple, Google?

Despite financial disappointments, Microsoft has offered a new, more aggressive stance toward competitors. Instead of telling people that Apple is bad, should Microsoft start telling people why it's good? Or is that too hard?<p>When I think of Microsoft these days I think of a slightly aging mastiff …

Bill Gates

Vibrating pen checks your spelling as you write

The Lernstift Linux smart pen on Kickstarter monitors your spelling as you write, vibrating when you make a mistake.<p>Spell-check can be pretty …

What Games Are: Apple Needs To Make An iJoypad

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>I’ve been an iPhone loyalist since the beginning. Although I never owned one of the original phones, I was always a big …

Plastic skin lights up on contact, may lead to touchscreens everywhere (video)

Flexible circuitry is frequently a one-way affair -- we've seen bendy displays and touch layers, but rarely both in one surface. UC Berkeley is at last merging those two technologies through a plastic skin whose display reacts to touch. By curing a polymer on top of a silicon wafer, the school's …

Apple Ramping Up For Stylish iWatch, Curved Casing Could Be Liquidmetal

Reports this week indicate that Apple is building a substantial team of veterans from multiple industries to build a stylish, multi-functional iWatch. The timing of the hires points to a late 2014 release, according to an analyst report and a story in the <i>Financial Times</i>. Far from being a bad sign …

Moto X press shots leak ahead of August 1st announcement

The Moto X is set to be revealed very soon, but it's already far from being a well-kept secret. Thanks to prolific phone leaker @evleaks and <i>The Unlockr</i>, the phone's basic colors, contours, and stock Android operating system are now all but confirmed thanks to leaked press shots. (Lo and behold, the …

Touch: Where Microsoft Went Wrong

Microsoft had a pretty bad week. The software giant announced disastrous earnings, which prompted its stock to tank more than 11 percent the next day. One reason for the bad quarter was the $900 million charge it took against “Surface RT” inventory adjustments, but even without this writedown, its …

Wearable computers might use a new paper-thin interactive “e-skin,” the first made of plastic

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: University of California-Berkeley<p>As consumer demand for wearable electronics grows, researchers are very interested in …