Peter Tabor

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How mobile phones are making cash obsolete in Africa

When he rolls into a gas station to fill his tank, Barkhad Dahir doesn't get out of his car. He punches a few buttons on his cellphone and within seconds he has paid for the fuel.<p>With the same quick keystrokes on his phone, he pays for virtually everything he needs: groceries at the supermarket, a …

NASA Invests In 3-D Food Printer For Mars Missions

Making pizza out of insect meal, instantly<p>It would take a lot of food to get astronauts to Mars, but what if they could get whatever they wanted at the push of a button?<p>NASA is funding an ambitious 3-D printing food project that wants to make that happen, <i>Quartz</i> reports. The space agency's handing …

Interview: Fred Ritchin On Establishing Standards For Digital Manipulation

<i>With the recent controversy surrounding this year's World Press Photo award winner, the photographic community has once again been engaged in a familiar argument. Has the image been subject to too much manipulation? And just how much is too much anyway? Author and NYU professor, Fred Ritchin has</i> …

15 best Android Widgets for your home screen!

Widgets have been around for a long time. It used to be one of the features that made Android better than iOS. These days, our reliance on widgets has waned. Between better designed apps, quick settings, Android Nougat’s app shortcuts, and more powerful notifications, there aren’t too many reasons …

New Nexus 7 release date: new report suggests July

<i>A report from a supplier of tablet components adds further credibility to rumors about a new Nexus 7 coming this summer.</i><p>By now, the fact that a new version of the Nexus 7 is coming is almost confirmed. Many expected to see it at Google I/O, and were disappointed when Google called it a day without …

Cameron Says 'We Will Never Give in' as London Attack Suspects & Victims ID'd

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Great Britain is still stunned by yesterday's brutal public terroristic murder on the streets of …

The Real Story Behind the Beatles’ Last Days

Sunday marked an anniversary most Beatles fans would rather forget: the day in 1970 when Paul McCartney announced to the world that the Beatles were …

Music

7 Amazing Images Of The Future, From 1947

From the Popular Science archive: Weather control, looped cities, moon microwaves, and more!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>When <i>Popular Science</i> published these dazzling visions of the future in May 1947, science seemed to be propelling humanity faster and faster into a strange new world: engineers …

Abandoned Star Wars Sets And Other Amazing Images From This Week

How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

Wearable Tech

Museums at Night

Is good grammar still important? http://gu.com/p/3fmnf/tw The inaugural Bad Grammar award has gone to a group of academics for an open letter in which they criticised education secretary Michael Gove. Are we too hung up on the correct use of language? Photograph: John Stillwell/PA