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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Google Play Store to Push Apps “Designed for Tablets”

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Starting on November 21, if you visit the Play Store from a tablet, your default view will show the apps that are “designed for tablets.” You can still open up the options to see the rest of the Android apps in the marketplace too, but that’s where your default view will lie.

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Early Demand for iPhone 5C Vastly Over-Estimated?

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Before the launch of the colorful iPhone 5C, KGI analyst Mingchi Kuo estimated that Apple would ship approximately 17 million units in September. The early figures are in and they’re several million shy of that estimate. In fact, Kuo is now saying that Apple shipped “only” 11.4 million iPhone 5C handsets last month. That’s still […]

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