Top 10 Oldest Universities Around the World

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…

Microsoft developing bone-conduction headset that guides the blind

While the act of walking down the street might be second nature to most of us, it can be a much more difficult experience for those who are blind or visually impaired. To combat the issue, Microsoft has developed a headset that uses bone-conducting…
Apple iPhone X (2017) rumors and news

Galaxy Note 4: Full Details of Samsung Next Phablet Leak Weeks Ahead of Release

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The listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on the website of Indonesian retailer Eraphone which also lists a full spec sheet. Eraphone The full specifications of the latest product in Samsung's large smartphone/small tablet Galaxy Note range…

Can you own a language?

In its first-ever transparency report, the Wikimedia Foundation revealed a handful of odd stories about takedown requests sent to Wikipedia. Among the claims on public-domain books and monkey selfies was a curious request from 2012: that Wikipedia…

iPhone 6 Reportedly Launching Sooner Than Expected

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When it comes to Apple, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White has a mixed track record. He was the first Apple watcher to reveal that the company planned to launch an iPad mini, though details were scarce at the time, and he also was the first…
Apple iPhone X (2017) rumors and news

Epigenetic Engineering: Silencing A Gene Can Cause Cancer

Cancer doesn't always begin with genetic mutations: simply turning a gene off is enough. Studies with mice has provided the first evidence that turning a gene on or off can cause cancer. The study gives hope on how epigenetic engineering (deliberately…

How Apple Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Big Screen

The line defining smartphones and tablets has been blurring for some time now, but it may reached its peak with the launch of the Fonepad from Asus, which the company describes as a "tablet with phone functions". While this may be an extreme…
Apple iPhone X (2017) rumors and news

Apple’s new ‘Dubai Mall’ has massive motorized solar wings

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Apple has always strived to impress with its stores and physical locations, but the company has absolutely outdone itself with its newly introduced “community” space in Dubai, dubbed the Apple Dubai Mall. The breathtaking building, which…
Nike and Apple collaboration

Nike and Apple are about to drop this collaboration on the public

The Apple Watch just got a sporty boost of refined style, courtesy of Nike. NikeLab, the sportswear company's creative arm for exclusive collaborations with top designers and fashion labels, just announced the Apple Watch NikeLab edition.…
It’s official: Everyone hates the iPhone 8 design that just leaked

How Everyone hates the iPhone 8 design that just leaked

Apples next-generation iPhone 8 is slated to debut this coming September, and it should be released either later that month or sometime soon after. But new flagship iPhones always launch in September, right? While that has been true ever since…
Apple makes sure the Apple Watch doesn't harm you

How Apple makes sure the Apple Watch doesn't harm your skin

An unusual video published on Thursday looks into a funny practice at Apple: it makes fake human sweat so it can test its products in real-world conditions, like when things get a little icky. "We use fake human sweat," Art Fong, green…
iPhone 8 hype

iPhone 8 hype is getting actually out of hand

Look, the iPhone 8 is probably going to be a really great smartphone. Recent advances in technology are making no-bezel smartphones with zero physical buttons a reality; add that to steady increases in power, battery life and camera tech,…
Three new iPhones are coming

Three new iPhones are coming but the best may be delayed

Apple is reportedly building three new iPhones, though the one with the most new features might not launch until a couple of months after the others. Bloomberg said Tuesday that Apple is testing three new phones that it plans to launch this…
Samsung Just Revealed Another Huge Clue It Has Developed an Apple iPhone 8 Killer

Samsung Revealed Another Clue It Has Developed an iPhone 8 Killer

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Samsung Just Revealed Another Huge Clue It Has Developed an Apple iPhone 8 Killer So far so good for Samsung's newest smartphones, likely much to the dismay of Apple (AAPL) ahead of its big iPhone 8 release later this year.an iPhone 8 Killer "It's…
Apple iPhone X (2017) rumors and news

Apple iPhone X (2017) latest rumors and news

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Apples next iPhone isnt supposed to arrive until much later in 2017, but that hasnt stopped legions of fans from fervently speculating about it. This year, things may be a little different as its the 10th anniversary of the iPhone.…