Whether you're in the Fast Ring or hanging back in the Slow Ring, there are lots of new features in Microsoft's latest beta update to Windows 10. Highlights include a new Cortana animation and a metric ton of bug fixes.
Custom-made cameras have shown what dolphins do when humans aren’t around. From playing with kelp to rubbing each others flippers, the footage is the first time these behaviors have been captured away from direct human contact.
NASA is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket, designed to eventually send crews to Mars. The space agency's human exploration chief said Friday that his boss and the Trump administration asked for the feasibility study. The Space Launch System, known
This Sunday (Feb. 26) brings the first solar eclipse of 2017. Unlike the total solar eclipse that will cross the continental United States in August, Sunday's spectacle is an annular eclipse, which means a sliver of the sun's surface will still be visible around the moon. Skywatchers positioned
The Asus Designo Curve MX34VQ was announced in 2016, and it's now making its way to the market. It sports an 1800R curvature with 178-degree viewing angles in both directions, combined with thin bezels for a classy look.
Scientists at the University of Utah and other research labs have developed long-lasting, opioid-free pain medication, based on the venom of a tiny, red-shelled marine snail.
Also today: Companies developing self-driving tech unleash the lawyers, Mobile World Congress 2017 is set to heat up the smartphone industry.
The TRAPPIST-1 system is home to seven planets that are about the size of Earth and potentially just the right temperature to support life. Perhaps one of the most dramatic things that visitors to the TRAPPIST-1 system would notice is the view of the other six planets in the sky. This chart shows the
Security experts at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have demonstrated how hackers could extract data from your computer using a drone, USB stick, and the blinking lights on your machine.
Just in time for the Oscars, the three leads of "Hidden Figures" share their take on futuristic forms of spaceflight and whether they'd want to make an out-of-this-world journey. "Hidden Figures" is in the running for three Academy Awards this Sunday (Feb. 26): Best Picture,
Sprays of tiny diamonds against the black velvet sky, occasionally sprinkled with gems of ruby or topaz — open star clusters are among the most beautiful sights available to amateur stargazers. In this edition of Mobile Astronomy, we'll focus on using your favorite astronomy app to highlight the
A safety oversight panel expressed concern Thursday about an idea, currently being studied by NASA, to put astronauts aboard the first flight of the heavy-lift Space Launch System rocket. In a meeting yesterday (Feb. 23) at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA's independent Aerospace Safety
Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge users can now encrypt their most sensitive files and apps with Samsung's Secure Folders, months after the feature launched on the company's defunct Galaxy Note 7.
The FAA has not confirmed an aircraft collision with a drone but it has been busy with more potential sightings than before. About 1,200 sightings were investigated between February and September in 2016.
iPhone owners may be horrified to find out that their trusty personal assistant is giving them up. That's right -- Siri, who you've always trusted to help you out in a tight spot, may not be as loyal as you think.
LG's new lineup of Gram notebooks with Intel's Seventh Generation processors are officially here, and already in stores. They carry the Gram's mantle of lightweight performance, and the heaviest is just 2.4 pounds.
Apple may be planning a comprehensive new range of iPad tablets in 2017, including refreshed versions of the 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models, and a new iPad with a 10.5-inch screen. Here's everything we think we know about them so far.
Rumors of a successor to Xiaomi's 2016 Mi 5 flagship smartphone have begun to heat up, but the company has cooled off any hype by announcing that it will skip Mobile World Congress this year.
Pentax is expanding their full-frame lens lineup with two brighter prime options and a currently unnamed telephoto zoom. The new lenses will expand the current eight lens lineup with a brighter aperture.
NASA is hosting a teleconference today (Feb. 24) at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) to discuss their study of the possibility of adding crew to the first flight of NASA's Space Launch System and the Orion spacecraft. The mission is currently slated to launch in September 2018 without a crew on board. You can
The worm was studied by researchers from the University of Bristol, Lund University in Sweden and the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Websteroprion armstrongi, which belongs to the Eunicida family, is like something out of a science fiction film.
Kyocera claims its new flip phone meets 18 U.S. military standards, including water and dust resistance, survival in extreme temperatures, meter-high drops, and prolonged exposure to humidity and solar radiation.
We've compiled a list of our favorite Chromebooks, systems that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run the lightweight Chrome OS.
Leaked information suggests that AMD's Ryzen 5 series will be made available in the second quarter of 2017, and will be priced to compete with corresponding processors manufactured by Intel.