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Oculus Go performance 'significantly better' compared to Galaxy S7, says John Carmack

Oculus Go performance 'significantly better' compared to Galaxy S7, says John Carmack

If you have any technical questions about the Oculus Go headset, just tweet John Carmack, Oculus Chief Technology Officer, and he’ll probably have an answer.  In a Twitter exchange with a curious Samsung Galaxy S7 owner, Carmack assured them that the Oculus Go mobile VR headset will perform “significantly better” than an S7 in aRead more about Oculus Go performance 'significantly better' compared to Galaxy S7, says John Carmack[…]

Discovery of DNA double helix – 65th anniversary of Crick and Watson’s landmark work – an annotated infographic

Discovery of DNA double helix – 65th anniversary of Crick and Watson’s landmark work – an annotated infographic

The 65th anniversary of the publication of the structure of DNA by James D. Watson, Francis H.C. Crick, Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins takes place as scientists debate the ethics of new gene editing techniques. It was Saturday lunchtime on February 28, 1953, when two Cambridge University scientists pushed open the doors of The Eagle,Read more about Discovery of DNA double helix – 65th anniversary of Crick and Watson’s landmark work – an annotated infographic[…]

Samsung to launch the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in India on March 6

Samsung to launch the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in India on March 6

Samsung has announced that their latest flagship phones— the Galaxy S9 and the S9 Plus will be coming to India on March 6. The company has started sending out invites for their launch event. The flagship phones were unveiled at the Mobile World Congress last week, and the pre-booking for India begun on February 26.Read more about Samsung to launch the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in India on March 6[…]

UAE to open Arab world’s first nuclear power plant – an annotated infographic

UAE to open Arab world’s first nuclear power plant – an annotated infographic

The United Arab Emirates is due to commission the Arab world’s first nuclear power station in 2018. The Barakah plant’s four reactors are expected to supply up to 25 percent of the UAE’s electricity needs by 2020. As reported by E&T news in October last year, Saudi Arabia intends to begin the first reactor casingRead more about UAE to open Arab world’s first nuclear power plant – an annotated infographic[…]

Creating a 10MHz scope HAT for the Raspberry Pi?

Creating a 10MHz scope HAT for the Raspberry Pi?

It’s written by your technology editor Steve Bush but is worth highlighting on Gadget Master. The Pi accepts keyboard and mouse connections, of course. And has a capable graphics processor, with a choice of graphics outputs (HD-quality HDMI for a separate monitor, or a DSI output for a 800×480 7in touch screen that can beRead more about Creating a 10MHz scope HAT for the Raspberry Pi?[…]

Best Mac apps: the best macOS apps for your Apple computer

Best Mac apps: the best macOS apps for your Apple computer

It’s simple and not at all essential in the grand scheme of things, but DeskCover is a free and easy way to stay focused when you need to.  For those working on larger monitors over 20 inches, full-screen apps are bound to strain your peripheral vision, and so you’ll have no other option but toRead more about Best Mac apps: the best macOS apps for your Apple computer[…]

Singapore to test done delivery system with help from Airbus – an annotated infographic

Singapore to test done delivery system with help from Airbus – an annotated infographic

To explore how delivery drones could be used, Singapore has turned to Airbus to test a drone delivery service. The Skyways project aims to use drones to provide an efficient delivery service of small parcels to staff and students across the campus of the National University of Singapore. If the university test is successful, theRead more about Singapore to test done delivery system with help from Airbus – an annotated infographic[…]

Gadget Watch: Samsung Galaxy S9 gets IoT-friendly

Gadget Watch: Samsung Galaxy S9 gets IoT-friendly

Features highlighted by Samsung include a new edge-to-edge Infinity Display, a new dual aperture lens for a claimed best-in-class low light camera, super slow-mo video, new stereo speakers for a surround effect supported by Dolby Atmos and – get ready for this – AR Emoji. IoT Interestingly, from an IoT perspective, both the the GalaxyRead more about Gadget Watch: Samsung Galaxy S9 gets IoT-friendly[…]

HomePod tips and tricks: what can Apple's smart speaker do?

HomePod tips and tricks: what can Apple's smart speaker do?

Apple’s HomePod is a musical behemoth, a smart speaker with some of the best audio quality around.  If you’ve decided to invest in the audio powerhouse, you’re probably going to want to know what you can do with it – there’s a fair amount that you probably aren’t aware the HomePod can actually do. SoRead more about HomePod tips and tricks: what can Apple's smart speaker do?[…]