If you clicked those Jennifer Lawrence photos you can’t complain about privacy

Claire Porter Editor

By Claire Porter in Social on Tuesday 2 September 2014

The latest set of celebrity nude photo leaks has sparked concerns over user privacy when it comes to using iCloud, or any cloud-based services. But while there’s been a marked peak in concern over user privacy, the ‘Hollywood elite’ don’t seem to have been given any such concern.

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Scientists have 3D printed an artificial ‘brain’ that feels pain

Pooiee Contributor

By Pooiee in Exhale on Tuesday 2 September 2014

Scientists at Tufts University Engineering Resource Centre have created a 3D brain structure, with the aim of eventually building a working artificial human brain.

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Apple reportedly partnering with Visa, MasterCard and American Express for iPhone mobile wallet

Kaylene Hong Partner

By Kaylene Hong in Mobile on Tuesday 2 September 2014

The countdown to Apple’s event on September 9, where it will almost certainly announce the next iPhones, has started — and rumours are increasingly piling up. The latest is that Apple will be announcing a partnership with payment facilitators including Visa and MasterCard, as it plans to turn the new iPhone into a mobile wallet, Bloomberg reports.

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New Galaxy Note 4 leak shows handset for the first time ever

Chris Smith Partner

By Chris Smith in Mobile on Tuesday 2 September 2014

A whole bunch of Galaxy Note 4 leaks were reported this past weekend, as various stories further detailed the upcoming flagship smartphone from Samsung. The most interesting rumour comes from TKTechNews, which apparently learned from a source that the Galaxy Note 4 could be available in stores as soon as September 6th in the U.S., or even before the iPhone 6 (its main rival) gets official.

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Stardust@Home: Your chance to click on interstellar material

Luke McKinney Contributor

By Luke McKinney in Social on Tuesday 2 September 2014

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence is technically the most ambitious crowdsourcing project of all time.

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What’s cooler than a Formula One car doing doeys? Watching it in infrared, baby!

Dan Wighton Contributor

By Dan Wighton in Web on Tuesday 2 September 2014

Ever wondered what it would be like to see a Formula One car doing donuts in Predator vision? I have. For longer than I care to admit. Now our collective wait is over.

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Seven of the most massive telescopes being built right now

Janek Speight Contributor

By Janek Speight in Gadgets on Tuesday 2 September 2014

Scientists are constantly craving more information about space, and governments worldwide are throwing billions upon billions of dollars to meet those cravings. So where are the next big telescopes coming from? Here’s a look at the top seven new behemoths which could transform the way we see our universe.

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Smart charging cable automatically backs up your phone’s data


By Leah Gonzalez in Gadgets on Tuesday 2 September 2014

bleep is a plug-and-play charging cable that comes with built-in storage, working with a free mobile app to automatically store your phone data.

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Aussie research shows caffeine helps cancer survivors to exercise

Joe Frost Contributor

By Joe Frost in Apps on Tuesday 2 September 2014

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, so we thought we’d kick of the month of awareness with a bit of good news for those who have suffered prostate cancer: coffee is good for you!

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The mathematic formula for happiness doesn’t involve beer or shopping (some gambling involved)

Joe Frost Contributor

By Joe Frost in Web on Tuesday 2 September 2014

According to Princess Anne High School graduate Pharrell Williams, happiness is best described as feeling “like a room without a roof”. If that explanation is a little too left brain for you, perhaps you’d like the mathematic formula for happiness, which researchers from University College London have discovered.

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