Category Archives: Tech News

C-Turtle: The landmine-detecting robot 'turtle'

A disposable landmine detecting robot has been developed by Arizona State University. Current de-mining robots can handle repeated blows but are big and expensive. The disposable C-Turtle is made from cardboard, powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero computer and costs £50 ($65). BBC Click’s Nick Kwek finds out more. See more at Click’s website and […]

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HP Spectre x2 (2017) Review: The 2-in-1 Laptop to Beat

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In the high-walled world of 2-in-1 Windows tablets, it has been Microsoft’s Surface Pro that has caught the eye of consumers, critics, and Wall Street. The Surface Pro is the device against which every other 2-in-1 device maker compares its wares – and some, like HP’s latest version of the Spectre x2, are beating Microsoft […]

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Will Smith's Netflix film Bright gets a totally orc-some new trailer

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It’s San Diego Comic Con time again, meaning we can expect to see a number of new trailers for sci-fi, fantasy and comic book movies released throughout the week. While that scene is normally dominated by big studios like Disney and Warner Bros., the streaming service Netflix has its thrown its own geek-friendly trailer into […]

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Who is the laziest?

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Image copyright NRL Image caption Australian rugby league fans could see how fast and active each player was during the game Sports teams have used wearable sensors in training for several years as a way of tracking player development and fitness. But now live streaming of such data during matches and races is ushering in […]

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Apple adds Disney and Pixar characters to Clips

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Apple’s super simple video editing app Clips just got its first significant upgrade since launching in April. There are a couple of feature updates in the mix, but the biggest additions are content — including, most notably, a bunch of licensed characters from the Disney/Pixar universes, adding animated overlays and transitions starring familiar faces like […]

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All the Gear You Need to Stay Secure While You Travel

With these accessories in your luggage, you can take your Opsec program everywhere you go. Source link

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Moto G5S and G5S Plus release date, news and rumors

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There’s going to be no shortage of Motorola phones to choose from this year, as following the launch of the impressive Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus earlier in 2017 the company now looks to be coming back with improved versions, known as the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus. These new phones are set […]

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Google to add 'news feed' to website and app

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Image copyright Google Image caption A continuous feed of news articles, videos and websites will appear on the Google homepage Google is adding a personalised Facebook-style news feed to its homepage – Google.com -to show users content they may be interested in before they search. It will display news stories, features, videos and music chosen […]

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IBM expands its cloud footprint with new data centers in London, Sydney and San Jose

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IBM reported its quarterly earnings this week and while the company’s overall results were once again disappointing, cloud revenue was up 15 percent year-over-year and accounted for $3.9 billion in revenue. It’s no surprise then that IBM is doubling down on its cloud strategy and to keep its momentum going, the company today announced the […]

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The Curious Comeback of the Dreaded QR Code

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment QR codes became a joke. Was it the guy who scanned one of those black and white squares on the back of a Heinz bottle and landed on a page full of porn videos? Or when Gillette ran an ad inviting you to scan a code to “read […]

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