After months of speculation, the creator of Android, Andy Rubin, is finally showing off his company's new products. Since leaving Google in October 2014, he has been working tirelessly on launching a smartphone that he claims could shakeup the tech industry. Today, we got our first look at it thanks to The Verge. Behold: This is Andy Rubin's super secret mystery phone project.
For some, winter means warm sweaters, skiing, and tropical travels. For others it means dry air, cracked skin, and uncomfortable sinuses. But instead of digging out the humidifier as the temperatures drop, you can instead build yourself this perfectly safe living room tornado machine that works using water mist.
A common complaint about the Transformers movies is that the robots take a backseat to the humans. Sam Witwicky, Cade Yeager — these are the main characters of the Transformers movies, not Optimus Prime and Megatron. You might think a spinoff film focusing on one specific Transformer could change that. But don't hold your breath.
Not every hacker on the planet is a callous basement dweller. Many are actually using their skills to make the world a better place, securing our favourite websites and vital infrastructures — not to mention all those tiny internet devices with cameras and microphones we've idiotically placed throughout our homes where we eat, sleep and do yoga in the nude.
Alas, this is not a story about those unsung heroes.
In terms of functionality, Apple's generic, preloaded keyboard has certainly improved, but even after adding its own App Store, complete with stickers and apps, it's still a little bland. What I do love about Apple is its support for third-party keyboards. You can ditch the generic offering and download enough keyboards for every conceivable customisation option you want.
Today, NASA reminded the world it will soon be performing the ultimate act of wish fulfilment on behalf of all humanity: In winter 2018, the space agency plans to launch a probe right into the Sun's atmosphere. While the mission will sadly not be crewed, the 3m-high Solar Probe Plus, now officially the Parker Solar Probe, will get closer than any of us will to the hot ball of gas — and death.