Yearly Archives: 2015

BBC Thinks We Evolved from Chimps

I studied anthropology at university. I have an MA in the field. I can assure you that I am not a ‘Creationist‘ and that chimps are NOT our ancestors. In a story published by the BBC on April 27, 2015,

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Just in time for Marvel’s Ant Man Movie

The BBC reports that tiny robots called “micro tugs” can pull 2000 times their own weight; the equivalent of a person lifting a blue whale! Thanks to feet designs based on the gecko, micro tugs are also capable of effortlessly climbing walls

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Best Phone Camera in the Galaxy?

If you are choosing your next phone based on the quality of the camera you might want to choose the Galaxy S6 by Samsung over the Apple 6. According to a recent article on CNET the Galaxy S6 has a

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  • Bixby 2.0 coming to upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - Daily News & Analysis May 25, 2018
    Daily News & AnalysisBixby 2.0 coming to upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9Daily News & AnalysisThe Korea Herald reports that Samsung is likely to debut the latest-generation version of its Bixby intelligent personal assistant in the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, landing before the end of the summer. It is then expected to roll out ...Samsung […]
  • Apple's $539 Million in Damages Is a 'Big Win' Over Samsung - NDTV May 25, 2018
    NDTVApple's $539 Million in Damages Is a 'Big Win' Over SamsungNDTVApple won $539 million (roughly Rs. 3,700 crores) from Samsung Electronics Co. in the final throes of the companies' US court struggle over smartphone technology, seven years after the start of a global patent battle. Apple sought about $1 billion ...Apple wins $539 million after […]
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 Naming Decision Explained, Specifications Leaked; Offline Stores Display Pre-Order Details - NDTV May 25, 2018
    NDTVXiaomi Mi 8 Naming Decision Explained, Specifications Leaked; Offline Stores Display Pre-Order DetailsNDTVXiaomi Mi 8 launch is already confirmed for May 31. But ahead of its formal debut, Xiaomi has explained why it uses the Mi 8 name instead of Mi 7 for the successor to last year's Mi 6. The next Xiaomi flagship is […]
  • Instagram Now Lets You 'Mute' Accounts Without Unfollowing Them - News18 May 25, 2018
    News18Instagram Now Lets You 'Mute' Accounts Without Unfollowing ThemNews18Facebook-owned Instagram has rolled out a new feature that allows users to mute some accounts so that they can continue following them without having to stumble upon their posts repeatedly. "Muted accounts will not be made aware that they've been ...and more »
  • Hey Alexa, come clean about how much you're really recording us - Washington Post May 25, 2018
    Washington PostHey Alexa, come clean about how much you're really recording usWashington PostWe're learning an important lesson about cutting-edge voice technology: Amazon's Alexa is always listening. So are Google's Assistant and Apple's Siri. Putting live microphones in our homes has always been an out-there idea. But tech companies ...Amazon Alexa-Powered Device Recorded and Shared User's Conversation […]
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