News : Technology

Mars Is More Similar To Earth Than The Moon

Monday  20:36,   27 february 2017
International Business Times

The Red Planet might be even better suited to hosting a human colony than previously thought.The similarities between Earth and Mars have generally been considered few and far between. The Red Planet, laden with dust and rock, has long been thought[...]

Middle Earth: Shadow of War announced with stunning new trailer

Monday  20:06,   27 february 2017
The Daily Dot

Thanks to a leak from Target over the weekend, Lord of the Rings fans might not be too surprised to hear they're getting a sequel to 2014's well-received Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. An official announcement trailer for Middle Earth:[...]

GoPro's deal with Huawei gives it a foothold in smartphones

Monday  18:52,   27 february 2017
Engadget

The P10 and P10 Plus will ship with GoPro's video editing app.Appropriately, GoPro is sprucing up the stand-alone Quik app for Android and iOS users. There's an easier editing flow with new options to both personalize and stylize videos (similar [...]

Lenovo brings fingerprint readers and premium design to its new Yoga 720 laptops

Monday  18:52,   27 february 2017
The Verge

Lenovo is unveiling its latest Yoga laptops at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. Unlike the series 900 Yoga laptops, the new Yoga 720 isn’t designed to be a premium Windows laptop. At a $859.99 starting price, the 13-inch Yoga 720 does[...]

Sony launches $1,587 projector that turns any surface into a touchscreen

Monday  18:52,   27 february 2017
CNBC

The Xperia Touch has built-in speakers and can project against both a horizontal and vertical surface with a screen of up to 80 inches. However, at 80 inches, the image loses its touch capabilities, something Sony said it is working on to[...]

The 5 best free password managers

Monday  18:51,   27 february 2017
The Daily Dot

As research has shown time and again, people are generally terrible at creating passwords for their online activities. People use the Mel Brooks special (“1-2-3-4-5”) or they’ll cleverly put down “password” as a way to thwart would-be[...]

Sony's Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra round out its mid-range lineup

Monday  18:51,   27 february 2017
Engadget

With a 4K screen and Snapdragon 835 chip, the new Xperia XZ Premium has plenty of appeal, but there's probably a reason Sony didn't mention the price. Sony's camera expertise is really the main reason to buy the Xperia XZs, as $700[...]

Best phones of Mobile World Congress 2017: THESE are the top tech-packed handsets from MWC 2017

Monday  18:51,   27 february 2017
T3

T3 is reporting live from Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona and, so far, it's been one hell of a show.  T3 is reporting live from Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona and, so far, it's been one hell of a show. Hot new[...]

New NASA Probe May Solve Big Mysteries About the Sun

Monday  18:51,   27 february 2017
NBC News

Humans have sent spacecraft to the moon, the red planet Mars and even distant interstellar space, but could we send a spaceship to the scorching sun? The answer is yes, and it's happening soon.The answer is yes, and it's happening[...]

Stunning views of rare "ring of fire" eclipse

Monday  17:51,   27 february 2017
CBS News

Sunday's eclipse was the first of two in 2017, and the next one will offer quite a show for viewers in the U.S.The annular eclipse — which occurs when the Earth, moon and sun all align, with the moon appearing to block out the sun — was visible[...]

Supernova 1987A: The Story So Far

Monday  17:51,   27 february 2017
International Business Times

Scientists believe that further observations of SN 1987A — an object that once blazed with the power of a 100 million suns — could reveal how elements are dispersed through interstellar space.When a star goes supernova, it seeds the universe with[...]

Samsung started its Barcelona press conference by talking about its exploding phones fiasco

Monday  12:07,   27 february 2017
Tech Insider

<p>Samsung kicked off its first press conference since its global Galaxy Note 7 recall by admitting that "the past six months has undoubtedly been one of the most challenging periods in our history."</p>David Lowes, Samsung's[...]

Nokia 5: Nokia’s full metal bodied smartphone

Monday  12:07,   27 february 2017
Expert Reviews

The Nokia 5 is a full metal bodied smartphone that was announced at MWC 2017.Nokia has a long running history of making solid, zombie-apocalypse ready smartphones. Step forward the Nokia 5, a budget smartphone with a premium look, design and most[...]

Nokia 3310 review: Hands-on with Nokia’s nostalgia-filled comeback

Monday  12:07,   27 february 2017
Alphr

Nokia’s beloved 3310 is back, but does it bring anything new to the table?Cast your eyes back to the turn of the century and you’ll spot a familiar handset crammed in most pockets, Nokia’s 3310. Having since achieved near-cult status as the[...]

Samsung adds a controller to Gear VR; includes a touchpad for easier interaction

Monday  12:07,   27 february 2017
T3

Gear VR gets a power up to make it more like Google's Daydream View.So now Samsung has added a controller with a touch pad to enable easier and better interactions with apps (like dragging and dropping as well as the ability to[...]