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Star Shot (photo: Breakthrough Initiative)

Stephen Hawking’s starship that costs the same as an iPhone

PHYSICIST BACKS INTERSTELLAR TRAVEL USING SPACE SHIPS WITH QUITE LITERALLY A TINY DIFFERENCE TO GO TRILLIONS OF MILES. Nanocraft to reach for the stars Professor Hawking and internet entrepreneur Yuri Milner have unveiled an ambitious plan to fire “nanocraft” into space to reach our nearest neighbouring star system, Alpha Centauri in just over 20 years from launch. Of course, Alpha Centauri is 25 TRILLION miles away (4.37 light years) and it take 30,000 YEARS to reach it using today’s fastest space craft.…

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Your next smartphone could have a touchscreen that you can use with WET fingers

New technology could end the nightmare of touchscreens going crazy when they get a bit of water on them. LCD manufacturer Japan Display Inc has begun making what it calls second generation “Pixel Eyes” LCD modules for premium mobile products that require high performance. Using a new sensor structure and new materials, the new Pixel Eyes display even works with wet fingers. What's best: Apple, Android, Windows or Blackberry phones? It’s also possible to have thinner borders, deep black level and…

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iPhone news – headphone jack to be ‘ditched”

Radical changes to new iPhone 7 could be on the way, according to speculation. Multiple technology news websites are reporting that the 3.5mm headphone socket could be axed on the new iPhone 7 – and that it would allow Apple to make the latest version of its smartphone even thinner. It could also free up space to increase the size of the battery. Should the next iPhone have a headphone jack? The Lightning cable port could instead be used for sound output…

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"IPhone 6S Rose Gold" by World Super Cars at English Wikipedia. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IPhone_6S_Rose_Gold.png#/media/File:IPhone_6S_Rose_Gold.png (edited to create multiple image)

Apple Sells Over 13 MILLION New iPhone 6s & 6s Plus In Just 3 DAYS

Wow! Record sales of latest iPhone models beat previous first weekend sale results by millions of units. Apple boss Tim Cook hailed the figures as “phenomenal” after beating last year’s 10 million unit sales record by more than three million, although several reports have pointed out that the comparison is somewhat distorted by the fact that China was not included in the initial rollout of the iPhone 6. Have You Bought A New Iphone 6S or 6S Plus? Mr Cook…

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Text of email sent by the Queen in 1976 (Screen grab of Tweet by Twitter/@BritishMonarchy)

The Queen was the first monarch to EMAIL

When the Queen ascended the British throne in 1952, the microchip wasn’t even invented. But that hasn’t stopped her embracing technology, including sending an email way back in 1976! Here’s just 8 of the greatest technological inventions from the past 63 years of her reign – the longest of any British monarch. The Microchip – 1959 We all take it for granted now, but the microchip was not yet invented when Princess Elizabeth became Queen in 1952. It was another 7 years…

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The ‘Magic Internet Button’ That Fixes Everything – Click Here

Who doesn’t want a button like this on their keyboard? Aren’t there some days when you’d love a magic button when the web’s having an off day or misbehaving? Okay, so we don’t really have a magic button that fixes everything, but we do have a list of 5 things that could make your online and technology life that bit easier – click on the photos below. 1. Not running out of phone battery at just the worst moment – get this power bank!…

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iPhone Falls 9,300 Feet From A PLANE And Still Works

The Apple iPhone reported its location after falling from a plane over Texas in the United States. The phone could even still make and receive calls after it dropped out of a small aircraft when pressure change caused a door latch to give way by three inches – enough for the device to fall out. Luckily, the owner of the phone and a colleague used the “Find My iPhone app” to locate it under a tree – although it seems the phone was…

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iPhone Photography

“It is often said that your best camera is the one you have with you, this is certainly true of the iPhone,” says photographer Mark Simpson. The iPhone is always with me “My iPhone goes everywhere with me and I have always found it invaluable for reference shots as in good light the exposure and white balance are spot on. I use it a lot while walking to and from landscape locations and hardly ever use a digital compact camera now.” “It…

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How The World’s First Android Phone Was Blown Away By The iPhone

Codenamed “Sooner”, it was the world’s first Android phone but you may never have seen this Android phone. And that’s down to the first Apple iPhone. With a physical keyboard and small non-touch screen, this device also had navigation keys. It’s been described as a messenger-style phone in the style of Blackberry. But it never launched to market, thanks to Steve Jobs unveiling the iPhone in 2007. Blown away by the iPhone “As a consumer I was blown away. I wanted one immediately,” is…

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2015 technology trends: the year of the smartwatch?

Apple Watch could be a “game-changer” in the smartwatch market Sure, smartwatches have been around for a while – but arguably have not yet reached that tipping point when they become a mass consumer item. But could the next 12 months see smartwatches and wearable technology reach a tipping point and hit the mainstream? Apple could sell 30 million Watches in 2015 Apple’s iPad has been credited for helping transform consumer demand for tablets with its style, performance and desirability.…

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