The puns, they almost write themselves. A cognitive psychologist at McGill University has scanned the brain of Grammy-winning musician Sting to glean insight into how creative people find connections between seemingly very different thoughts or sounds. The results were just published in Neurocase.
Violence is to gaming as, "I'm not here to make friends," is to reality television. Historically, the two have been inseparable.
But there are exceptions to every rule — I'd be shocked if anyone ever said, "I'm not here to make friends," on "The Great British Bake Off," for example.
In 1974, Stephen Hawking put forward a hypothesis suggesting radiation can escape the light-sucking grip of a black hole. This week, and over forty years later, newly published research claims to have observed "Hawking radiation" (as it is known) in...
By addressing specific things that affect performance and power efficiency, Android 7.0 Nougat should make our phones run better and longer between charges.
Every time the software on our phones receives a big update, we hear how it will perform better and use less of our battery. While it's often true, the ideas and how they are implemented need plenty of fine-tuning to meet expectations. Android 7.0 improves on two existing features to help them live up to their full potential: Projects Doze, and Project Svelte.
The goals are simple — find ways to make the phone less power hungry when you're not using it, and better management of background processes. All software is built with an emphasis on performance and efficiency, and an operating system so much more so. We'll take a look at the changes and see how they could have an impact.
Tesla is coming in for some harsh treatment, both in the media and on Wall Street.
Microsoft just announced Xbox Wireless — a new standard that will let you use Xbox One accessories on Windows 10 computers, too.
Microsoft has already been inching towards this announcement, which finally happened Tuesday.
Virtual reality and augmented reality are being touted as the next big thing in truly innovative computing, but they're still not exactly mainstream due to the computing power required and the need to be tethered to a phone or a PC. Intel and Microsoft think they can change that.