Third radiation belt can wrap around Earth, probes reveal
With the flip of a switch, a pair of instruments designed and built by the University of Colorado Boulder and flying onboard twin NASA space probes have forced the revision of a 50-year-old theory about the ...
Peugeot unveils petrol hybrid using compressed air
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen unveiled Tuesday a petrol hybrid engine that stores energy using compressed air which it hopes will be a game-changing technology to improve energy efficiency.
Microsoft retools Office for touch screen, Web use
Microsoft is selling a retooled version of its Office software to consumers as an online subscription service for the first time in an attempt to extend one of the company's key franchises beyond personal ...
Review: It's not an iPhone 5, but so what?
To some people, Apple's new iPhone 4S isn't the complete overhaul they have been hoping for. Its model number, which doesn't include a "5," reeks of the status quo.
Apple nears music deal with labels
Apple Inc. is close to securing deals with all four major recording companies on a music service that will allow users to stream songs stored on remote computer servers, presumably to an array of portable ...
Review: Samsung's Galaxy Nexus a sweet smartphone
As fans of Google's Android mobile software well know, each new version is named after a sugary treat, such as Gingerbread or Honeycomb. Android is about to get even sweeter with Ice Cream Sandwich - a smooth, ...
Analysis: Should you buy the new iPhone 5?
After months of speculation and rumors that often precede new Apple products, the iPhone 5 has arrived. And with pre-orders set to begin Friday, the question is: Should you buy one?
Droid X makes right connections
Trying out an Android phone from Verizon is quickly becoming the same old song, but it's a genuine classic that never gets dull. This time it's the Droid X, released July 15, from Motorola, which has built ...
Cloud backup services offer more than just reassurance
Your email is likely in the cloud. Your photos and music may be there, too. So is it time to back up all the files and data from your computer to the Internet? Some storage experts and a growing number of consumers say yes. ...
Review: Backing up may be hard to do, but I'm giving it another try
For many people, backing up their computers is like getting exercise or eating more vegetables: They know it's the right thing to do, but they just can't seem to get around to it. I know, because I'm like that.
Drivers would pay extra to cut carbon emissions
Most drivers are willing to pay for onboard technology that will reduce carbon emissions, as well as sacrifice some fuel economy and storage space, in order to cut greenhouse gases resulting from combustion engines, say University ...
Google combines cloud storage for Gmail, Drive, Google+ services
Cloud storage for three of Google's more popular services - Gmail, Google Drive and Google+ - are being combined to give users more control over how they want to use the storage space.
Review: I'm not charged by Ford's Focus Electric
I love the idea of electric cars. But I wasn't enamored with the Ford Focus Electric.
Testing Mars and Moon soil for sheltering astronauts from radiation
(Phys.org)—Humans venturing beyond Earth orbit deeper into space face increased exposure to cosmic radiation, so ESA has teamed with Germany's GSI particle accelerator to test potential shielding for astronauts, ...