Apple pledges to be 'more upfront' about iPhone battery life

Apple has formally committed to be ‘clearer and more upfront’ with iPhone users about battery life. The commitment comes as part of a new agreement with the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the tech giant has said. The authority raised consumer law concerns with Apple last year after it said iPhone users were not being clearly warned that their […]

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Expired Sunscreen Could Be The Reason You’re Getting Burned

If you can’t remember the last time your bare skin saw the light of day, think twice before applying the first bottle of SPF you find stashed in your bathroom and ask yourself the important question: Does sunscreen expire? Similar to how mascara dries out and gets clumpy, sunscreen also deteriorates over time. “The ingredients in SPF can break down, […]

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Facebook will be overrun by dead people within 50 years: study

Facebook has a grave problem. By the year 2070, dead users could outnumber living ones on the social network, with potential implications for how our digital profiles are stored, according to new research from the Oxford Internet Institute. The researchers predict that at least 1.4 billion Facebook users will die before 2100, with the dead outnumbering the living in about 50 […]

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How drones and sonar will be used to fight floods

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones, supercomputers and sonar that scans deep underwater are helping to maintain flood control projects and predict just where rivers will roar out of their banks. Together, these tools are […]

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Humans will be plugged into a 'Matrix-style global superbrain' this century, scientists predict

The minds of every single human on the planet will be plugged into a ‘global superbrain’ by the end of the century. That’s the prediction from scientists who believe we’ll all be connected to a ‘Matrix-style’ system dubbed ‘the internet of thoughts’. Researchers from researchers at UC Berkeley and the US Institute for Molecular Manufacturing have published a paper predicting […]

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