Design

Holograms to change phones forever

Holo is a mobile mixed reality app that lets you add 3D holograms to your real-world environment and take videos and photos you can share with friends. Courtesy: YouTube/8i App developer 8i is making holograms for people to embed into their own smartphone videos. THIS is what your family movies …

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‘Google regret. It’s the first image that comes up’

50 Shades Darker trailer (2017), the next installment in the worldwide best-selling 50 Shades phenomenon starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan. One Sydney cinema appears to be using subtle marketing to sell the latest Fifty Shades movie. Picture: Doane Gregory/Universal Pictures. EVERYONE knows cucumbers and 50 Shades go together like …

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Hover-taxis are now a thing

Ever hailed a taxi but wished it was a flying quadcopter? DUBAI has tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi, its transport authority said on Monday, with the aim of introducing the aerial vehicle in the emirate by July. The test of the one-man electric vehicle comes as the …

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We’re sending superbugs into space

Can microgravity help us fight superbugs? IT SOUNDS like the plot of a bad 90s sci-fi film, but in a few days we’re about to send a batch of drug-resistant superbugs into space. Although it has all the makings of a galactic version of Snakes on a Plane, NASA researchers …

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Sorry, but there’s no life ‘next door’

Overly active. Under-aged. Proxima B’s ‘parent’ star — one of the galaxy’s most common types — is not stable enough to allow planets to hold their atmospheres. THE closest habitable planet to our Solar System may not be so habitable after all. NASA scientists say it’s likely to have been …

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So hot you could cook an egg on a car

In case you weren?t able to feel the record-breaking heatwave experienced by Sydney-siders, a man demonstrated its intensity by cooking bacon and eggs using only the heat of the sun. Penrith man Josh Vincent braved the extreme heat of his car and served up breakfast by leaving two rashers of …

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Foxtel’s plan to stop piracy

Foxtel is taking legal action against several people who live streamed the Mundine v Green fight on Facebook Facebook and Foxtel have joined forces to stop illegal broadcasts of sporting events. DON’T expect to see any more illegal streams of content being live broadcast on Facebook, with Foxtel and the …

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Cheating husband sues Uber for $62m

A Frenchman has reportedly tried to sue Uber after his wife tracked his sexcapades using the app. A FRENCHMAN is reportedly suing Uber for €45m ($62m) after an app allegedly allowed the man’s wife to track him meeting with his mistress. The man from Côte d’Azur in the south of …

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The drones that could save 1.4 billion jobs

Scientists have warned of the dire threat to human welfare if bee populations disappear. BEE populations are experiencing a truly worrying decline around the world, forcing scientists to imagine contingency plans if their numbers continue to drop off. It’s easy to forget but humans have a close and immensely dependent …

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iPhone 8’s game-changing feature

The iPhone 7 was just released but now Apple have already moved on to ideas for the iPhone 8. Rumoured to feature a curved screen Expert claims there will be three different models of iPhone and they will all come with the cool new charging technology. APPLE’S iPhone 8 is …

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