World Space Walk Sees Martian Space Suits Demonstrated

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Last week was World Space Week and as part of those activities, three teams tested out space suits that may one day be used by human explorers of the Red Planet. The event, dubbed World Space Walk, had its tests coordinated from Innsbruck with an additional team in Marseille monitoring the telemetry data.

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Vivo XPlay 3S Android Smartphone Debuts 2560×1440 2K Display

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hile not quite reaching the mind-blowing resolutions of 4K TVs, the Vivo XPlay 3S just might be the world’s first smartphone with a 2K display. That’s an effective resolution of 2560 x 1440, which (aside from the difference in aspect ratio) is roughly the same resolution as a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

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Clash of Clans Dev Supercell Injected with $1.5 Billion from Softbank, GungHo Online

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You may have never heard of Supercell, but with a huge $1.5 investment, the Finnish game developer could soon become a household name in the gaming industry. That $1.5 billion comes by way of two Japanese companies: telecom provider Softbank and game publisher GungHo Online.

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Carbyne Is Twice as Strong as Carbon Nanotubes

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In the ongoing search for the world’s strongest materials, Rice University reseachers may have found the discovery of the century in what is being called carbyne. It’s a monodimensional chain of carbon atoms that is reportedly twice as strong as the already very strong carbon nanotubes and it has three times the stiffness of a […]

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Leaked: Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner for iPad 5 Too

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Apple debuted its Touch ID fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 5S last month, so it would make sense that they’d continue to implement that technology in future devices too. And what we see here is the Touch ID indeed making its way over to the tablet side with implementation in the upcoming iPad 5.

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