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5 Advanced Mobile Phone Concepts

  Mobile Script Cell Phone The Mobile Script has been designed to act both as a mobile device and as a laptop in your pocket. All of the laptop functions are located on the large screen (9.5 inches), which is located inside the phone in a minimized state. To access these functions all you have to do is pull the flexible screen from the main phone and you have your

Russian scientists claim to have found woolly mammoth blood in preserved carcass

RUSSIAN scientists claim to have discovered blood in the carcass of a woolly mammoth, adding that the rare find could boost their chances of cloning the prehistoric animal. An expedition led by Russian scientists earlier this month uncovered the well-preserved carcass of a female mammoth on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean. Semyon Grigoryev, the head of the expedition, said the animal died at the age of around 60

Cisco challenges Microsoft purchase of Skype in EU court

Cisco Systems Inc., the world’s leading network equipment maker, will try to convince Europe’s second highest court on Wednesday that it should overturn the EU’s approval of Microsoft Corp.’s purchase of Skype. If Cisco wins the challenge at the Luxembourg-based general court, the European Commission would have to annul its decision, which allowed Microsoft to buy the Internet video and voice company without having to make any concessions. Cisco, which

Europe investigates Apple's iPhone tactics

The European Commission is investigating whether Apple is using anti-competitive iPhone sales tactics and technical restrictions to squeeze out rival smartphone makers from the European market, according to documents seen by the Financial Times. According to a questionnaire sent last week to several European mobile network operators, the Commission is focusing on distribution terms that might favour Apple by ensuring no rival can secure a better sales deal. Apple said

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active - Leaked.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, the rough and tough version of the flagship Samsung Galaxy S4 has been making the news since a couple of weeks. Though Samsung is yet to confirm the device, images and even a video have been spotted doing rounds of the net. One picture of the phone shows the results from an AnTuTu test, pointing towards a quad-core Qualcomm 1.9GHz processor along with an Adreno 320

Scientists finally clone human embryos

For some time, scientists have been able to craft precise genetic copies of many creatures. Whether they are animals, or single cells, they are similarly referred to as clones. For various technical and perceived ethical reasons, the procedures involved have been difficult to replicate for humans. Scientists in Oregon successfully used cloning to harvest human embryonic stem cells, a major scientific breakthrough that could help doctors develop tissue replacement treatment

Mobile Phones Can Be Beamed Onto Palms Using New Technology

Researchers are developing a revolutionary new technology that puts the mobile phone on the palm of your hand — literally. Using a special camera that combines high-speed vision and two rotational mirrors, Masatoshi Ishikawa and colleagues at the University of Tokyo have found a way to project a device’s display or keyboard onto the palm or any other surface, so that one can operate it remotely at home or office.

BlackBerry Messenger Coming Soon for Android, iOS

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins announced the rollout of the legendary BlackBerry Messenger, better known as BBM, to platforms other than BlackBerry OS. The BBM will now be available for iOS 6 and Android 4.0 ICS and above. The news is definitely a welcome news for BBM enthusiasts and lovers of the traditional messenger as they can now stay connected with their friends using other operating systems too. While BlackBerry is

Apple to Launch iPhone 6, not iPhone 5S on June 20?

There have been loads of rumours and news surrounding the release and features of the next iPhone, the iPhone 5S. However, this news tops them all! According to reports by Tech site Stuff, the next iPhone will not be the iPhone 5S but the iPhone 6. The site reportedly received a tip in the form of an image from Vodafone UK’s inventory listing stating the next iPhone will be the iPhone

Your Future Samsung TV May Bend and Twist

  Wouldn’t it be nice if you could catch the perfect TV viewing angle from anywhere in your living room? That idea may not be too far off, according to a newly published patent from Samsung. The filing describes a TV with a flexible display that viewers could bend by using a remote control, just like changing the channel. In addition to adjusting the physical display, the remote control would

Stephen Hawking says he wants to go into space

British theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who has suffered from a degenerative disease for decades, said during a public appearance that he would like to go into space, a media report said. The 71-year-old Hawking said he would like to travel into space aboard the private spacecraft that mogul Richard Branson is developing, the Daily Telegraph said Wednesday. Hawking made the rare public appearance at an event organized in

X-51A Waverider Hypersonic Vehicle Reaches Mach 5.1

The U.S. military launched an experimental hypersonic aircraft on its swan song test flight Wednesday (May 1), accelerating the craft to more than five times the speed of sound in the longest-ever mission for a vehicle of its kind. A Boeing X-51A WaveRider unmanned hypersonic vehicle achieved the longest air-breathing, scramjet-powered hypersonic flight in history, flying for three and a half minutes on scramjet power at a top speed of