Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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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…

New Horizons passes Neptune orbit on way to Pluto encounter

Like a traveler on a very long road trip, a deep space probe has passed the last sign post before its destination. NASA has announced that its New Horizons probe has passed the orbit of Neptune – its last milestone before it flies by Pluto…

One way Windows Phone may have a crucial advantage over Android

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The limitations of Windows Phone — primarily the lack of high- quality new apps in its app store — are already well known. However, it looks as though Windows Phone might have a very important advantage over Android in one crucial metric: Battery…

Huawei says it has ‘no choice’ but Android because consumers don’t want Windows Phone

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Windows Phone has been going nowhere fast over the last year, although Microsoft is hopeful that things will finally pick up now that it’s made the platform free for OEMs to use and it’s signed up a lot more manufacturing partners. Nonetheless, the…

Don’t buy Samsung’s metal Galaxy Alpha when it launches

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Even if you’re interested in buying Samsung’s new somewhat- metallic Galaxy Alpha smartphone, you should probably wait a little bit before picking it up. The reason? There might be an even better version of the device on the way. SamMobile’s…

Microsoft set to unveil new Windows software

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A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8. The US software titan could hold an event as early as the end of September to…

iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5s: Why You Shouldn't Upgrade And Why You Should - 3 Reasons

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Anyone who cares about Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 knows that the smartphone is coming out in September. Most media outlets point to a September 9th release date, with pre-orders expected to be opened on September 12th in the US, UK and other…

This robotic suit lets you sit in mid-air instead of a chair

14 inShare Factory workers who do rote work through long shifts risk developing back pain or other problems, and a Swiss company called Noonee has developed a solution: the "Chairless Chair," an exoskeleton for your legs that lets…

Exclusive - Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Suppliers to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources…