Category: Technology News

The ‘Doomsday Clock’ is now at 2.5 minutes to midnight

Beginning in 1947, members of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (an academic journal) have taken time each year to evaluate the state of the world and estimate how...

Full details, photos of the Samsung Galaxy S8 just leaked

It’s never easy keeping a lid on the various details of a smartphone, but some companies try much harder than others. Apple, even in the post-Jobs era, tries to keep...

Researchers claim they compressed hydrogen into a metallic state

Researchers have been chasing the dream of metallic hydrogen for decades, ever since the material was first theorized by Princeton University scientists Eugene Wigner...

Upcoming Xbox One patch will snip console’s Snap mode

Microsoft’s Xbox One unveil back in spring 2013 didn’t have a lot of high points, but the console did feature a new mode Microsoft clearly hoped would be a key...

Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray burners pack 4K playback, but good luck meeting the PC requirements

Pioneer announced a brace of new UHD Blu-ray burners today, the first we’ve seen debut for the PC market. Currently, if you want UHD playback, you need to pick up...

New crackdown on VPNs meant to further empower China’s Great Firewall

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology plans to conduct a 14-month “clean-up” of Internet access services, including a major crackdown on virtual...

Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

Details on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio and how it might handle 4K gaming have been hard to come by ever since Microsoft announced the new platform. All we’ve known...

Microsoft’s new Creators Update amps up Windows 10 security settings

Ever since Windows 8, Microsoft’s control panel and software settings have been split between the old Windows 7 Control Panel-style interface and the newer Settings...

Debris from ancient asteroid explosion still peppering our planet

At a time when terrestrial plant life was just beginning to take hold here on Earth some 466 million years ago, a massive asteroid collision happened someplace nearby....

This week in space: a wave on Venus and a mysterious object in Cygnus A

Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died on Monday, January 16. He was 82. NASA didn’t state the cause of Cernan’s death, but they did note that he had...