iPhones and iPads are remarkably simple to use. And yet they are also incredibly powerful — and incredibly complicated — devices. Sometimes getting them to do exactly what you want isn’t as straightforward as you might like. In today’s video, … Read more ›
The development of Dickson reminds us how important it is to plan new developments around the needs of motorists now and into the future. Science fiction writers and the concept car division at Toyota have exhausted themselves looking for alternative transport solutions. Robert Heinlein even proposed a network of rolling treadmill-like roadways moving at graduated speeds. [...]
During today's earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared new information on the state of the iPad, including details on overall sales since the product launched a little over four years ago, recent growth in different markets, and hints at future plans. Show More Summary
Apple and U.S.-based wireless carrier AT&T have begun sending out $40 checks to buyers of the original iPad WiFi + 3G in the United States over a “bait-and-switch” regarding the device’s data plan. The backstory is that when Steve Jobs announced the 3G iPad in January 2010, he announced a deal with AT&T for a […]
This is not a nightmare, Brazilian fans: Dunga has really been officially presented as the new Brazil manager. With Luiz Felipe Scolari resigning (before he was royally sacked) in the wake of Brazil’s horror-show World Cup, the notion of Dunga resuming charge of the Seleção must have seemed like a bad joke a week ago, […]
The Guardian report this evening that Arsenal have agreed to a £3m deal for Nice keeper David Ospina, who starred for Colombia at the World Cup. At Nice since 2008, Ospina was relatively under the radar until this summer, where his performances en route to Colombia’s quarter final path made him one of the stand-out keepers, […]
With Barcelona’s World Cup participants still on holidays, and Luis Suarez serving his ban on the beach (probably), it’s pretty low-key at the Catalans’ training complex for the moment. It just doesn’t look right without the likes of Iniesta, Xavi or Messi around the place, with a bit of a reserves feeling about proceedings. Gerard […]
ByCorvetteKid: Bad enough that the Brazilian national team was embarrassed by Germany in their home stadium during the recent World Cup. But Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), the once iconic national oil company, has stumbled badly in recent years. Show More Summary
Real Madrid XI 2014-15 Get your money on them now to win the Champions League :) pic.twitter.com/8xGvRrTgit — 101 Great Goals (@102greatgoals) July 22, 2014 With World Cup winner Toni Kroos and World Cup sensation James Rodriguez added to the Real Madrid squad this summer, the European Champions starting XI has suddenly taken on a whole […]
After a reluctant summer off work (Poland missing out on the World Cup), Robert Lewandowski has arrived for Bayern Munich’s pre-season in great shape. The Polish striker has looked very sharp in training, and looks intent on making some serious headway before those who played in Brazil get back to camp. Lewandowski scored his first […]
George Clooney? Kim Kardashian would love to do him. Barack Obama? That guy is really into change. Selfies? What else is there in life?!? Kim Kardashian hasn't just done come crazy people in her time (Nick Lachey? Miles Austin? Ray J?!?),...Show More Summary
The Hurricane Imaging Radiometer, known as HIRAD, will fly aboard one of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft during NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel or HS3 mission from Wallops beginning August 26 through September 29. One of the NASA Global Hawks will cover the storm environment and the other will analyze inner-storm conditions. Show More Summary
During Apple’s earnings call today for its fiscal Q3, the company shared an update on iPad sales into the education market noting that it’s now up to 13 million iPads sold worldwide. That’s up from the 8 million units worldwide it reported in February of last year meaning the company sold 5 million iPads into […]
Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, Chandra has helped revolutionize our understanding of the universe through its unrivaled X-ray vision.
In late June 2013, an exceptional binary containing a rapidly spinning neutron star underwent a dramatic change in behavior never before observed. The pulsar's radio beacon vanished, while at the same time the system brightened fivefold in gamma rays, the most powerful form of light, according to measurements by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.
Though iPad sales have fallen two quarters in a row, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday he isn't concerned, and teased that his company is working on new innovations that could help reinvigorate growth.
Not to be outdone by Barcelona’s signing of World Cup biter and ex-Liverpool striker Luis Suarez of Uruguay for a record $128.5 million (or so) transfer fee last month, Real Madrid got in on the high-priced action by scoring James Rodriguez on a six-year deal today. Madrid agreed to pay Monaco a $108 million transfer […]
Although the World Cup in Brazil went off despite a few hitches, FIFA still has a tarnished reputation. Today, English Football Association Chairman Greg Dyke compared FIFA to North Korea. “[It's] like something out of North Korea at times — hail to the leader,” Dyke said jokingly on Tuesday to reporters after appearing before a […]
Real Madrid has made official the anticipated transfer of World Cup star James Rodríguez. The transfer fee is ~$108 million according to the New York Times, which would be the fourth largest transfer fee ever. That is a staggering sum...Show More Summary
Apple on Tuesday fell just short of Wall Street expectations for its third fiscal quarter of 2014 amid disappointing results for the iPhone and iPad, though the Mac continued to outpace the PC market. Following the announcements, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.