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ZTE isn't nearly as big a name in the US as Samsung or Apple, but that's something the company is trying to change with the Axon. Unlike many of ZTE's previous handsets, the new device has the premium design and specs you'd expect from a flagship.
Before today, Apple hadn't updated the iPod touch since late 2012. But the iPhone without a phone isn't dead yet, with the company today announcing a new version of the device, as well as updated colors for the entire iPod range.
HTC has outed four brand new Desire smartphones with screen sizes ranging from 4.5 to 5-inches. They might not be the company's highest-end offerings, but all the new devices are powered by quad core chips, offer LTE connectivity and expandable microSD card storage.
A team of scientists, led by the University of Washinton's Dr Chuck Murray, has successfully crowdfunded a project to sequence the genome of the black rhinoceros – a species that's been poached to near extinction. The effort is an important step in the conservation of the species, of which there are barely more than five thousand remaining.
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released the first results of an infrared and visible light southern sky survey that aims to shed light on the most abundant and elusive substance in the Universe – dark matter. Forming part of the Kilo-Degree Survey (KiDS), the results represent just seven percent of the entire project.
ESA astronomers have turned the Fermi, Swift and Integral telescopes towards a distant supermassive black hole, using an opportune gravitational lens to make observations that would otherwise have been impossible. The findings represent the first time that gamma rays have been observed using a cosmic lens.
A team of researchers from the Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM) has conducted a study involving the use of communications modules secreted by stem cells to help limit the damage caused by a heart attack. The team performed tests on mice, with extremely promising results.
LG's display subsidiary has announced that it will begin mass producing notebook displays using Advanced In-Cell Touch (AIT) technology. The application of the tech, which does away with the dedicated layer for touch sensors you'll find in conventional panels, should lead to some of the thinnest and lightest notebooks yet.
The Wii U hasn't had the strongest couple of years. Hitting shelves a full year before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and offering an ambitious dual screen experience, there was some excitement building for the system back in 2012. Fast-forward to the present, though, and a drought of raw power and lack of third-party support have seen the console easily overtaken by its younger rivals. But is there finally enough quality content on the platform to make it a worthwhile purchase?
According to the Center for Disease Control, breast milk will stay good for around 6 hours at room temperature, five days in the fridge and two weeks or more in the freezer. That might sound pretty straight forward, but when you're dealing with the stresses of raising a child, it can be difficult to keep track. Mommy's Watches is a new device that attaches to breast milk bottles, and is designed to help mothers, fathers and other care givers assess whether milk is still safe to use.