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  • The bizarre scented candle that smells like a freshly unboxed Apple Mac is getting an update

    October 19, 2017 7:38 AM 15

    Twitter, naturally, had some thoughts on the "New Mac"-scented accessory. Apple accessory company Twelve South made waves last year when it released a candle that claimed to smell like a cool, freshly unboxed Apple Mac. For $24 (£18), the hand-poured, 100% soy wax candle included scents of mint, peach, basil, mandarin, lavender and sage and swiftly sold out on on the website

  • Project Titan: video provides best look yet Apple’s self-driving car tech

    October 18, 2017 9:01 PM 11

    We’ve seen images of Apple’s Project Titan self-driving test car before now, but nothing like the video posted on Twitter on Wednesday. The short clip, posted by Voyage co-founder MacCallister Higgins, showed what appeared to be a massive fully-contained roof array unit sitting on top of a Lexus SUV test vehicle. Higgins called it “The Thing” and pleaded

  • Apple smartwatch app 'saves man's life' after heart rate spike turns out to be blood clot

    October 16, 2017 2:38 PM 12

    "Never thought a stupid lil wrist computer I bought 2 years ago would save my life." An Apple smartwatch application helped save the life of a US man who was later diagnosed with a life-threatening blood clot by warning him about a rise in heart rate. James Green, a 28-year-old podcaster and former MTV employee living in New York, first described his ordeal

  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange tweets mysterious code – is a new leak about to be released?

    October 16, 2017 11:48 AM 8

    WikiLeaks is known to release "insurance files" before major document leaks. Julian Assange, the founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, has published a mysterious 68-digit code on Twitter that many believe indicates a fresh disclosure is on the horizon. The string of letters and numbers, which appears to be an encryption key, or hash, sparked a frenzy

  • UK Video Game Deals: Nintendo Switch bundles, VR headsets, Persona 5 and more

    October 14, 2017 8:00 AM 13

    Your round-up of the week's best gaming deals and discounts. This week's round-up of the best video game deals and discounts in the UK includes three different Nintendo Switch bundles, plus two bundles for the Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR virtual reality headsets. When it comes to games there's Persona 5 for a little over £30, Bungie shooter Destiny

  • Subaru key fobs can be 'hacked' and used to unlock cars for just $25

    October 13, 2017 4:17 PM 73

    The car company said that the flaws does not impact vehicles sold in the UK. A computer engineer called Tom Wimmenhove said on GitHub, an online code repository, that he found the Subaru key fob's rolling code – the internal system used to securely lock and unlock car doors – was "predictable" because it was sequential, rather than random. "An attacker

  • Japanese steel scandal grows as Kobe admits more cases of falsified information

    October 13, 2017 10:53 AM 11

    Kobe Steel announces further instances of faked inspections data as its shares get a hammering in Asian trading. Japanese steel maker Kobe Steel has disclosed nine new cases of falsified information about products and materials it sold for use in cars, aeroplanes and a slew of other products, as the ongoing scandal escalated further on Friday (13 October)

  • Rare photos taken by legendary Nasa astronauts being sold to the highest bidder

    October 12, 2017 11:44 AM 11

    Many of the photos bear original Nasa marks, captions and identifying numbers. John Glenn was the first person to snap a photograph of Earth from outer space. Neil Armstrong took the first picture from the moon's surface. The original prints of those are among 445 rare photos taken by American astronauts that are being sold by Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers

  • US military drone fleet infected by computer virus that 'keeps coming back'

    October 8, 2017 9:44 PM 12

    The virus has not yet interfered with pilots' navigation. Update: This report was mistakenly based on a 2011 article from Wired and presented as contemporary news. The US military drone fleet has reportedly been infected with a computer virus which keeps returning despite efforts to remove it. Wired.com reported in 2011 that the military's Host Based

  • Here's how Nasa plans to chase Neptune's moon Triton as it casts a shadow on Earth

    October 6, 2017 12:47 PM 34

    Nasa shared the specifics of the mission in a post on Tumblr. Nasa is currently studying and analysing Neptune's largest moon Triton with the help of the flying telescope Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (Sofia), after the planetary body cast a faint shadow on the Earth on Thursday (5 October). Nasa shared the specifics about how they plan to go about