Scientists are modelling artificial intelligence after baby brains. Why would they want to make computers similar to beings whose favourite pastimes are drooling and pooping? It makes perfect sense when you think about how malleable a baby's gray matter is.
Vodafone Throws Its Toys Out of the Pram Over Ofcom's Approval of Everything Everywhere's 4G-in-2012 Plan
Well that didn’t take long; Vodafone’s out complaining about Ofcom’s approval of Everything Everywhere’s push to trade 3G for 4G on the 1800MHz spectrum, giving us Brits LTE before Christmas. It said it’s not in the best interests of the consumer, but it sounds a lot more like it’s not in the best interests of Vodafone rather than us.
Our favourite jeans company, Naked and Famous, has made a pair of jeans out of the heaviest denim in the world. Two to three times the weight of your average high quality denim, these Naked and Famous jeans are made from 32oz selvedge denim and are so heavy and rigid, the jeans can stand on their own.
Today in grandiose space ambitions that would make even Richard Branson balk: a £40 billion, 1,000-mile long, 12-mile high, 20,000-miles-per-hour maglev train that starts on the ground and arrives in low Earth orbit. The minds behind the Startram project think it could reduce the cost per kilo for cargo from roughly £6,500 to just £32.
There's a never-ending stream of scientific explanations for obesity. The latest suggests that CO2 contributes to our weight gain and that as we pump more of it in to the atmosphere, the fatter we become. But can that really be the case?
Apple’s announced that it’ll open its stores across the UK at 8AM this Friday, March 16th, to sell the new iPad. If you’re after one anytime soon and don’t already have your pre-order down, now you know when you’ll have to be in the queue by; probably 8AM Thursday.
Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin is one of the greatest songs ever recorded. Don't try to argue it, you can't. It's so good, you can play it at your wedding and your funeral. But it's not quite as good as when Apple's robosistant tries to take the lead.
Wouldn't it be great if your full-sized tablet could fit in your pocket? It would! You'd have that big-screened wonder with you everywhere. Cool, so to accomplish that, we're going to cut that tablet in half and leave a fat bezel in the middle. Wait, what?
Good news early Xperia S buyers: you can now buy and play a small handful of PSOne games courtesy of Sony’s PlayStation Store, which is now live and ready for your downloading pleasure.
Space conspiracy theorists have been going nuts over a video taken from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, saying that a dark sphere visible in the Sun’s corona must be a planet-sized UFO, a world-ending super weapon, or even a tiny black hole. It certainly looks like a large spherical object is sucking the plasma out of our Sun in this video, but according to NASA it’s nothing.
But not painlessly. As demonstrated by these Russian youths, all it takes is a large wooden cable spool of some sort, and a long incline. And a dearth of everything else.
The arrival of Netflix in the UK and the growth of rival LoveFilm on the film delivery scene could help BSkyB out of its current fix with the Competition Commission, which has asked for more time to consider competitiveness in the UK's broadcasting world thanks to the new streaming upstarts.
Well, so much for relying on the kindness of strangers. Symantec studied the reactions of average people who found a lost cell phone in public. The results are less than what you'd call "upstanding."
We’ve heard before about HTC’s plans for Ice Cream Sandwich, but now it's come out and listed the 16 lucky phones that’ll grab the Android 4.0 update soon.