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Why RSS Feeds Still Beat Facebook And Twitter For Tracking News

You'd be forgiven for thinking RSS died off with the passing of Google Reader, but our old friend Really Simple Syndication (or Rich Site Summary) still has a role to play on the web of 2017. It's faster, more efficient, and you won't have to worry as much about accidentally leaking your news reading habit to all your Facebook friends. Show More Summary

Australian Scientists Are Using Artificial Intelligence To Prevent Blindness In People With Diabetes

Australian scientists have developed an artificial intelligence-driven technology that could make it easier to prevent blindness in the 1.7 million Australians with diabetes. Patients usually wait up to six weeks for a specialist to screen them for diabetic eye disease. Show More Summary

The iPhone 8 makes the Galaxy Note 8’s price seem even more absurd

Before Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone X last week, Samsung’s $930 price for the Galaxy Note 8 seemed perfectly acceptable. It’s still more expensive than any smartphone to date, but it seemed in line with what’s expected from a 2017 iPhone rival made by Samsung. Show More Summary

A Big Leak Just Revealed Google's 4 Most Important Devices 2 Weeks Early

Even though Google's big October 4 event is still a couple of weeks out, it seems we've just gotten a really good look at the four most important devices we expect the company to announce there. The leaks come courtesy of Droid Life,...Show More Summary

Australian Churches: Their Stance On The Same-Sex Marriage Vote

Last week, Australians began to receive postal survey forms enabling them to have their say on whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalised. For some people, this is a matter of conscience and human rights but for others, the...Show More Summary

Google is finally making a convertible MacBook killer

Google has persevered with the Chromebook Pixel, its flagship Chromebook meant to showcase its laptop OS. The device has previously existed as a curiosity for developers, but if this leak is real, things are about to get a lot more serious. Droid Life has a source that says Google is going to announce a new Google Pixelbook at its event in October. Show More Summary

Gin Wong, LA Architect Who Inspired The Jetsons, Dies At 94

You may not know the name Gin D. Wong, but you definitely know his work. He's responsible for some of the most iconic buildings in Los Angeles, including the Theme Building at the Los Angeles Airport (pictured above), and he even inspired the designers of the legendary 1962 animated TV show The Jetsons. Wong died on September 1 at the age of 94. More »      

Report: Rising Electricity Costs Are Driving A Huge Increase In Australian Home Battery Installations

6,500 home battery systems were installed across Australia in 2016. In the first half of 2017 alone that number has jumped to 7,000 - with analysts predicting at least 20,000 battery installations by the end of the year. The cost ofShow More Summary

Google has a cheaper, cuter version of the Home coming

About a year ago, Google unveiled its first AI-powered smart speaker, a device it appropriately named Google Home. Featuring a sleek form factor, Google Home was designed to fit in nicely with most any living room and performs the type of tasks you'd expect from a smart speaker. Show More Summary

Fat alchemists turn white to beige for weight loss

In ancient times, alchemists sought to convert one substance into another more highly prized substance, such as turning lead into gold. While we now know that much of what they were attempting is impossible, the modern-day alchemists that are the biologists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Show More Summary

NASA is about to send a spacecraft to steal rocks from an asteroid

When it comes to studying samples of otherworldly material, scientists on Earth are in a bit of a bind. We've brought rocks back from the moon, and our Mars rovers take samples, process them, and then send the data back to us, but it's pretty difficult to gather rocks from other celestial bodies. Show More Summary

Fresh Rumours About Marvel's Plans To Bring Power Pack to The Big Screen

There are some very weird rumours about Supreme Leader Snoke's appearance in The Last Jedi. Loki's plans in Thor. Ragnarok are revealed. Josh Brolin smashes a mirror for Deadpool 2. Plus, new images from Once Upon a Time's return, Star Trek. Discovery episode titles, and new footage from Kingsman. The Golden Circle. Behold, spoilers! More »      

Media giant Viacom dodges bullet over massive security breach

Viacom, the media conglomerate that owns Paramount, Comedy Central, MTV, and hundreds of other properties, has had a giant security flaw exposed by a security firm. The good news is that hackers don't appear to have taken advantage of...Show More Summary

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