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  • Earthquake-proof house can fold in half and cost as little as £19,000

    December 8, 2017 12:05 PM 54

    The houses take just one day to be asembled. An Italian architect has designed a foldable and "earthquake-proof" house that takes less than a day to put up. The M.A.Di homes, designed by Renato Vidal, can fold flat and use cross-laminated wood to help brace for earthquakes. Because of the foldable design, the homes are easily movable and can be used as safe houses

  • Is Google dropping a powerful iOS exploit that could allow full iPhone jailbreak?

    December 8, 2017 10:59 AM 14

    The upcoming release may just be the first part of more public releases to be made by Google. The infosec community is reportedly freaking out after a Google security researcher took to Twitter to announce an upcoming release of a powerful iOS exploit. The tweet has reportedly stirred up excitement because iOS exploits are fairly rare. For instance

  • LG releases smartphone even more expensive than iPhone X

    December 7, 2017 12:15 PM 17

    LG has taken Apple's unflattering title of most expensive smartphone following the announcement of the Signature Edition. The limited edition "super premium" phone will hit shelves in South Korea and only 300 units will be made. The phone will sell for 2 million South Korean won (£1,370), exceeding the most expensive iPhone X by more than £200. The Signature

  • Speech-impaired toddler loves Google Home so much his first word was 'Google'

    December 6, 2017 12:48 PM 11

    "My son's first (and currently only) word is Google," says proud dad Patrick Crispen. A father is claiming that Google Home and its animal noises helped spur his speech-impaired son to say his first word. That word was "Google". The 39-second YouTube clip shows a mother and son making use of "OK Google" to request the home speaker to play animal noises

  • Supermoon 2017: Twitter reacts to the celestial event with spectacular photos and hilarious memes

    December 4, 2017 8:05 AM 14

    As a supermoon illuminated the sky on Sunday (3 December) night for the first and last time in 2017, Twitter lit up with some stunning pictures of the lunar event along with a slew of hilarious memes and jokes. A supermoon occurs when the moon is full and its elliptical orbit brings it closer to Earth than usual. According to Gordon Johnston, a program

  • Datally: The new app from Google that makes your monthly data go further

    November 30, 2017 3:43 PM 14

    Only Android users are getting the app. Sorry iPhone owners. Google has released an app to help Android users manage the amount of data they use each month. Datally will allow smartphone users to limit their daily usage, control how much data each app uses and shut off connections to apps that are too demanding. A pilot test was run in the Phillipines

  • 'Total moron': Eric Trump roasted over his 'ridiculous' defence of his father's 'Pocahontas' insult

    November 29, 2017 11:33 AM 38

    Twitter swiftly responded to the 33-year-old's "bizarre reasoning" with a myriad of jokes, comments and memes. US President Donald Trump's son Eric tried to defend his father's recent controversial comments calling Senator Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas" by comparing it to Disney, but he was mercilessly roasted for it instead. Trump came under fire this week for poking

  • Eugene Kaspersky says he would abandon Moscow before spying, slams US 'conspiracy'

    November 29, 2017 1:06 AM 17

    Kaspersky said that he would abandon Russia before caving to Kremlin spies. In a sharp rebuke to critics, Eugene Kaspersky, the founder of the cybersecurity company that bears his surname, said on Tuesday (28 November) that recent bad press around his firm was likely due to a co-ordinated campaign by US politicians, law enforcement and media. And slamming

  • Russian space agency loses contact with Meteor satellite as it blasts toward orbit

    November 28, 2017 12:48 PM 18

    Roscosmos failed to establish communications with the Meteor M 2-1 satellite. Russia's space programme has been hit by another blow after its latest weather satellite failed to enter orbit. Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, said it had been unable to establish communications with the Meteor M 2-1 satellite which was launched atop a Soyuz-2 booster

  • Black Friday 2017: GAME UK deals on Xbox One, PS4 consoles, games and accessories

    November 24, 2017 9:35 AM 19

    GAME has unveiled its Black Friday deals, which are set to go live from 8pm tonight - four hours before the actual biggest day in retail kicks off. GAME has announced that all of its stores across the UK will reopen at 8pm tonight to offer gamers some fantastic offers on PS4 consoles, Xbox One S consoles, games for all formats, and more. The retailer