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Samsung 'Level Over' Headphones Review: Made From The Spare Parts Of Kanye's Jet?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
The Samsung Level Over headphones are available now for £299.99 from Samsung and Amazon. Key Features: - Noise Canceling - Wireless with Bluetooth aptX - Touch-sensitive control - 15 hours playback - NFC connectivity The Pitch: "The Samsung Level-Over headphone uses a 50mm driver unit and high-quality neodymium magnets to...

The OM/ONE Bluetooth Speaker Literally Floats In Mid-Air

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Bluetooth speakers are almost entirely boring. Yes, they're neat if you've never owned one before. And yes they fulfil a useful function. But they're essentially a commodity item at this point, as cheap or as expensive as you want them to be, and most of the time indistinguishable except...

'Beats Powerbeats 2 Wireless' Review: Run To The Beat

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Beats' Powerbeats 2 Wireless earphones are out now for £169. Key Features: IPX4 water resistance Tangle-free wraparound cable Remote control Bluetooth 4 wireless Hard shell carrying case Lightweight (24 grams) The Pitch: "The next level of performance has arrived. Completely redesigned, Powerbeats² Wireless revolutionizes the workout experience. Inspired...

Nasa's 'Witch Head Nebula' Is Wonderfully Spooky

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
For all its Moon-walking, Space Station-building and planet discovering achievements, Nasa does have a habit of posting images of things in space that sort-of, but don't, look like other things. Except for this one. This picture of a star-forming nebula in deep space is nicknamed the...

Google Fined £1,250 For Exposing Woman's Breasts On Street View

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Google has been fined $2,250 in Canada for accidentally uploading a picture of a woman's breasts onto Street View. The woman from Montreal was pictured by the service's omnipresent Street VIew cameras sitting outside her house, with part of her breast exposed. The search and mapping giant was found to...

Assassin's Creed: Unity To Feature WW2 Paris?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
A new Assassin's Creed: Unity trailer puts forth the intriguing possibility that you could be playing in multiple time periods including what looks like an alternate version of World War 2 Paris. The new trailer gives little to no explanation for the action-packed piece of in-game footage which...

Astronomers Find 'Ghost' Galaxies With Hubble Space Telescope

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
NASA and ESA's Hubble Space Telescope has seen some amazing things in the sky since it was launched in 1990. Until now it hadn't actually seen any ghosts. Scientists have reported the discovery of light from galaxies which were thought to have been torn apart by gravity in...

A Hidden Virus In Lakes Is Affecting Our Brains

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Scientists at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska have discovered an algae virus which is potentially affecting the mental abilities of humans. The virus itself, chlorovirus, is usually found in lakes on algae and was until now, believed to be unable to transfer to humans. What the...

Watch The Horrifying Reality Of Having A Tattoo Removed With Lasers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
YouTube channel Smarter Every Day initially brought us the fascinatingly disgusting slow-motion video of getting a tattoo. Well now they're back and they're showing the other side of it, getting a tattoo removed, using lasers. It's an incredible process when you think about it. Tattoos essentially...

Parallel Universes Exist - And Could Explain All Physics, Says Griffith University Study

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
At the upper levels of complexity, physics -- even to physicists - seems to break down into what essentially comprises a lot of arm waving and confused looks. But that's no reason to give up. As Richard Feynman once said, "it is my task to convince you not to...

Russian Politician Wants To Ban Tim Cook For Being Gay

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Just hours after Tim Cook's emotional blog was published revealing that he was gay, a Russian politician has called for the CEO to be banned from entering Russia. According to Buzzfeed Vitaly Milonov spoke to FlashNord saying, “What could he bring us? The Ebola...

This Father And Son's MechWarrior Halloween Costume Is Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 31 October 2014 | UK Comedy
Ryan Bowen - and your six-month-old son Geraint - we applaud you. For your Halloween costume is really quite something. Specifically: it's the Sunder from the MechWarrior video game series. Source: Imgur "My husband...

This Lego Minifig 'Emmet' Costume Just Won Halloween

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Halloween is a lot easier to cope with when you're a kid if your dad can make you a Lego minifig costume so good that it looks like you're actually a giant toy come to life. Also, if his cousin then posts it on Imgur and

Someone Is Flying Drones Over France's Nuclear Power Stations

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
The French government is investigating a series of unauthorised drone flights over seven of its nuclear power stations. In the space of two weeks, UAVs of various sizes flew over the nuclear power plants during the early hours of the morning and through the late evening. It's believed...

Deadline App Uses HealthKit To Predict Your Death

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Deadline is an app designed to do one thing: terrify you into living a healthier life by showing you when you'll die. How does it work? Well this is the unsettling bit: as well as the usual quiz questions it actually uses Apple's HealthKit data. So while...

Occupy Hong Kong Protests Have Been Around So Long They Now Appear On Google Maps

Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Occupy HK, the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement, is still filling the streets of the city kinda-state even as the torturous process of negotiation and intimidation drags on in the halls of power. In fact it's now been going on so long that the protest actually appears in Google...

10 Best Headphones You Can Buy In 2014

Michael Rundle | 31 October 2014 | UK Tech
Headphones. 2014. The perfect match? Why? Because there's no better way to spend the wettest winter and spring on record than by totally blocking out the droning traffic, train and noise left over in the wake of the festive season. With 4K increasing in popularity it seems only fair that...

Backup Your DNA Using Bitcoins

Thomas Tamblyn | 30 October 2014 | UK Tech
Genecoin is a 'service' that will reportedly take your sequenced DNA, turn it into digital data and then store it in the Bitcoin network keep it 'safe' for all time. It wants to back you up. In bitcoin. Now from the outset, let's just state outright that this...

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Preview And Launch Day Details: Livestream, Reviews, Early Access And More

Michael Rundle | 30 October 2014 | UK Tech
'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' launches around the world on November 3, on a predictably voluminous range of formats, collectors editions, Day Zero packs and other whatnot. Now we have some new details for how launch day is going to work. Activision has announced that on November 3rd,...

Assassin's Creed Unity As 'Played' By David Attenborough, Schwarzenegger, Alan Carr And Morgan Freeman

Michael Rundle | 30 October 2014 | UK Tech
If you've ever pondered whether David Attenborough, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alan Carr and Morgan Freeman ever get together online to play co-op Assassin's Creed, then the answer - we're sad to say - is no. Nope. Not even once. That said, if you've ever wondered what such a thing might be...
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