US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At Airport And Told To Hand Over Smartphone

US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At Airport And Told To Hand Over Smartphone

Science knows no boundaries, unless it’s US passport border control. Cybersecurity experts at NASA are currently investigating a smartphone thatwas taken off one of their scientists at an airport by US border control. Sidd Bikkannavar, aUS-born scientist who works at NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), was detained at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, […]

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How To Make 3D Holograms With Your Smartphone

How To Make 3D Holograms With Your Smartphone

All you need is an old CD case, a sharp knife, some tape, a pen, a ruler and graph paper. The videos that make use of this device play the same video from four directions, and when these are reflected in the panes of your new device, it looks like a floating 3D hologram!

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Dear smartphone manufacturers, your phablets are too damn big

Dear smartphone manufacturers, your phablets are too damn big

Bigger isn't always better.Image: DenPotisev/Getty Let’s face it: Phones have gotten too large. Ever since the advent of the smartphone, the dimensions of our pocket-sized communication devices have increased at a rate that would suggest cargo pants are roaring back into style. Because before too long, that’s the only place your fancy new phone will […]

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Is it wrong to let my child play on my smartphone?

Is it wrong to let my child play on my smartphone?

Weve often been told that screen time for children should be limited. But what if the real danger is our own addiction to our phones? I have a two-year-old son who likes nothing more than to play on my iPhone. Should I let him? The first thing to say about this is that if you […]

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The smartphone ‘notch’ is a horrible idea

The smartphone ‘notch’ is a horrible idea

The Bezel-less screen, except for the part in the middle.Image: Concept Creator/YouTube There’s a horrible trend in smartphones happening right now, and I’m afraid it’s not going away very soon. I’m talking about the smartphone notch. It’s the way the newer, edge-to-edge screens on several upcoming top smartphones are cut to make room for the […]

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