There may only be 3 North American cities cool enough to host the 2088 Olympics

August 21, 2016 - 10:05 pm in News, Science

The Olympics are planned a few years out to give the host city time to make plans and build the required facilities. However, a new analysis of climate change published in the prestigious […] Source: Science -

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: The best phablet yet-media-6

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: The best phablet yet

August 20, 2016 - 11:24 am in Software, What's hot

Price when reviewed 739 Mobile phones inc VAT (SIM-free) £849.00 From Amazon Katharine Byrne @Byrneinator   With its mammoth battery, blistering…

Acer Chromebook 14 review: A standout Chrome OS laptop-media-9

Acer Chromebook 14 review: A standout Chrome OS laptop

August 19, 2016 - 11:17 am in Software

Laptops Price when reviewed 200 Chromebooks inc VAT (as of 17th August) Nathan Spendelow   Acer's "MacBook Air" Chromebook is an exquisitely made…

Parenting the YouTube generation: What kid-curated video apps won’t solve

August 17, 2016 - 5:37 pm in Apps

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about parenting, it’s that no one has any idea what they’re doing. That strikes me as the right frame of mind to bring to apps like YouTube Kids, which launched Monday. The app serves kid-safe videos to our most naggy,…

How to Stress Test the Hard Drives in Your PC or Server

August 16, 2016 - 5:28 pm in News

Which of your hard drives is the fastest, and is it really as fast as the manufacturer promised? Whether you have a desktop PC or a server, Microsoft’s free Diskspd utility will stress test and benchmark your hard drives.   Click Here to Continue Reading…

Study: Here’s how to beat the stereotypes that keep women out of computer science

August 15, 2016 - 5:17 pm in Life

Image via ShutterstockFor computer science to grow, its most persistent stereotype has to fade. That’s the takeaway from the work of a group of University of Washington researchers that’s showing just how easily the image of the geeky, socially awkward…

NASA releases free Mars Rover video game to celebrate four-year anniversary

August 14, 2016 - 10:58 am in Science

Here’s a sad fact- you’re likely never going to be on Mars, not even if your name is Matt Damon. But people will travel there one day, and it’s all thanks to the […] Source: Science -

Forget doping, Olympic Athletes are now shooting electricity into their brains

August 12, 2016 - 10:55 am in Science

I run the body electric? At the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Rio at least five athletes will be competing using a strange and unproven technology, transcranial direct current stimulation, or tDCS. The […] Source: Science -

Piper Toolkit teaches kids to build electronics with the help of Minecraft

August 10, 2016 - 10:36 am in Science

Can the most popular game in the world teach kids to code? Source: Science -

Why are athletes at the Olympics covered in large red spots?

August 9, 2016 - 1:21 pm in Science

Athletes are a notoriously superstitious bunch, and that means every Olympics is a chance to see what sketchy health treatment is the latest fad. This time, it’s cupping. Photos of US swimmer Michael […] Source: Science -