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A leaked screenshot shows a rumoured Microsoft Surface phone

Leaked screenshots obtained by WMPowerUser reportedly show the specs of a new Surface phone code-named "Juggernaut Alpha" that, according to the source, will be branded as Surface Mobile and will launch at the end of 2015 or early on into 2016.<p>The new handset will feature a 5.5-inch AMOLED display …

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Hands on with Microsoft's Phone Companion app, your hub to syncing with Windows 10

When Windows 10 is released to consumers around the world in less than a month, it will come with a new app that makes pairing your desktop and …

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June 2015

How breaking a glacier makes the Earth quake

Calving icebergs squish glaciers and pull on the Earth.<p>In the 1960s, the network of seismometers around the world expanded rapidly. It wasn’t because …

Antarctica

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Will Have 20-Player Multiplayer

It's "INSANE".<p>Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5's will feature 20-player multiplayer for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but there will be no online mode for …

2016 Audi TT/TTS and Q7 Virtual Cockpit First-Drive

I’m not going to lie, I feel pretty damn lucky to be one of a handful of American press with the privilege of experiencing Audi’s Virtual Cockpit in …

Uber's latest service takes you across continents in a speed boat

Never mind using ridesharing services to get across cities -- Uber wants to take you across continents. The company has launched a permanent version of its UberBoat service in Istanbul that shuttles you between Asia and Europe (that is, both sides of the city) in a speed boat. It'll cost you at …

Lotus rolls-out fastest road production car – the 180 mph 3-Eleven

The Lotus 3-Eleven comes in two versions: The Road, which squeaks in as a road-legal ride, and the Race, which is based on the Road, but has an …

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

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Samsung's next-gen tech would nearly double your phone's battery life

Don't like that your Galaxy S6 conks out before you're finished for the day? Samsung might offer some relief in the future. Its scientists have developed lithium-ion battery technology that promises much longer-lasting power packs. They use a silicon anode (which promises much more capacity than a …

Ancient Man Had Neanderthal Great-Great Grandfather

Analysis of the jawbone of a man who lived about 40,000 years ago reveals the closest direct descendant of a Neanderthal who mated with a modern human.<p>A modern human who lived in what is now Romania between 37,000 and 42,000 years ago had at least one Neanderthal ancestor as little as four …

Jailbreak your iPhone or iPad with TaiG before its too late

If you are a regular reader of iOSHacker or subscribe to any Apple related website then you would know that TaiG jailbreak for iOS 8.3 has already …

NASA tests nonstick aircraft wing coatings that let bug juice slide

Who knew that keeping bug guts off airplanes could be a mission for NASA?<p>It turns out that insect "residue" splattering on the wings of big aircraft as they take off is a real problem looking for a serious solution.<p>"They are really small," conceded Christopher Wohl, senior research materials …

Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4 Beat Apple iPhone 6 in Performance Comparison

Tom's Guide has put the Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G4, Apple iPhone 6, and several other popular smartphones through a series of performance tests.<p>The …

Giant stinking 'corpse flower' blooms for first time in 12 years

A giant Titan Arum, nicknamed the "corpse flower" because of its stench of rotting flesh, has flowered at Paignton Zoo in Devon.<p>The flower is one of …

How That Lexus Hoverboard Actually Works

This week, Lexus introduced a short teaser video for SLIDE, a hoverboard that appears to not just live up to our <i>Back to the Future II</i> dreams but, at …

Steve Wozniak: In the future, robots will keep humans as pets

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is pretty certain artificial intelligence is taking over, but he's having a hard time deciding whether that's a good …

Biking the streets of Paris during today’s wild Uber protest

Outside the 'peripherique,' a sense of calm<p>Every few days, I ride my bike from my apartment near the Louvre to Paris’ 6th arrondissement, just across the Seine River. It’s a short, 10-minute ride, and it’s usually the most enjoyable slice of my day — a chance for me to space out on SoundCloud and …

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Science inches closer to 'home brew' heroin

About a month ago, researchers and policymakers started fretting about a nightmare scenario for drug enforcement: the possibility that the impending invention of morphine-producing yeast could make it easy for many people to start manufacturing highly addictive opiates.<p>"Home brew" narcotics, they …

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Android 5.0 comes to AT&T's HTC One M8, original One

Google's Android 5.0 update has commenced for a pair of HTC One smartphones from AT&T.<p>HTC's VP of Product Management, Mo Versi announced in a tweet that the Lollipop update will arrive for the One M8 over the next few days. The original HTC One , however, should see its own dose of candied …

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