Several readers share a report: Germany is widely seen as a world leader in the fight against climate change. Thanks to its investments in renewable power, wind and solar energy provide a third of its electricity, more than double the U.S. share. Germany’s goal to lower carbon-dioxide emissions 40 percent by 2020 is significantly more […]
Enlarge / A page from the mysterious medieval Voynich Manuscript, which is probably a health manual for women. The latest claim to “decode” it is being debunked by scholars. (credit: Beinecke Library) Last week, a history researcher and television writer named Nicholas Gibbs published a long article in the Times Literary Supplement about how he’d […]
Commentary: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 and Apple’s upcoming iPhone are on track to be more expensive than a phone should be. I’ll take one of each, please.
Samsung has revealed its second dual-camera phone, and while it's not exactly a budget device, it's definitely more affordable than its first one. The Korean conglomerate's Thai website has officially launched the Galaxy J7+, which has one 13-megapix…
Some of us like sports but don’t want to pay for channels we’ll never watch. Fortunately there are ways to watch the NFL without cable for the 2017-2018 season. I’m a Baltimore Ravens fan, and I live in San Francisco. It will cost me $17.87 per game to watch every Ravens game from the 2017-2018 […]
Google's Tango augmented reality technology isn't new, and its debut last year on Lenovo's Phab2 Pro left a lot to be desired. I mean, honestly, as neat as AR apps can be, an enormous phone with a mid-range chipset wasn't the best vehicle for them. M…
It’s been a while since we have been witnessing leaks and rumours about LG’s upcoming smartphone, being called as V30. However, it looks like the launch is nearing. The company has recently shared a teaser for a launch event happening on August 31, giving hints about the smartphone being successor to the last year’s V20. […]
A Delta IV Heavy rocket launches a national security satellite in 2016. (credit: United Launch Alliance) In 2014, the US Government Accountability Office issued a report on cost estimates for the US Air Force’s program to launch national security payloads, which at the time consisted of a fleet of rockets maintained and flown entirely by […]