The Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit combines the magical 'Harry Potter' franchise with coding education for children. Through the system, kids will be able to create their own spells, with a wand that contains a small computer and electronic sensors.
Gadgets July 25, 2018
A Viagra drug trial involving pregnant women has gone wrong, resulting in the death of 11 babies due to lung problems. The erectile dysfunction drug was supposed to help promote better blood flow to underdeveloped placentas.
Medicine July 25, 2018
The Commodore 64 Mini will finally arrive to the United States in a few months. The retro console was inspired by Nintendo's NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition, but it remains to be seen how well it will do.
Video Games July 25, 2018
Microsoft is reportedly working on two versions of the next-generation Xbox console, codenamed Xbox Scarlett. The first version is the traditional hardware, while the second version is a cloud-only model focused on the upcoming Xbox video game streaming service.
Video Games July 24, 2018
Scientists identified two periods in the distant past when the moon may have supported life. A study based on the analysis of rock and soil samples showed that the moon is not as dry as previously thought.
Space July 24, 2018
Physical security keys, such as Yubico's YubiKey Security Key, have protected all Google employees from phishing attacks since early 2017. Here is how the $20 devices work as an alternative approach to two-factor authentication.
Google July 24, 2018
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be more expensive than the Galaxy Note 8, according to a new leak from Europe. The smartphone's starting price may reach four figures, like Apple's iPhone X.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 24, 2018
Nintendo filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LoveROMs and LoveRETRO, which are major online sources for ROMs of games for classic Nintendo consoles such as the NES and SNES. The legal action follows Nintendo's attempt to curb Nintendo Switch piracy.
Video Games July 23, 2018
Apple is struggling with iPhone sales in India, but it may face an even bigger issue soon. The government may ban iPhones if Apple continues to refuse approval for an anti-spam app developed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
Apple July 23, 2018
Blizzard revealed the Nerf Rival Overwatch Reaper Wight Edition blaster at Comic-Con International: San Diego. The Hellfire Shotgun-inspired blaster is the first in a series of new Nerf guns that will be based on weapons of various 'Overwatch' heroes.
Video Games July 23, 2018
Officials have found dozens of dead raccoons in New York's Central Park, killed by a viral outbreak that is causing the animals to exhibit zombie-like behavior. What is happening to the animals, and should people stay away from them?
Public Health July 23, 2018
The European Space Agency announced a contest to help name the ExoMars rover, which is scheduled to land on the Red Planet in March 2021. Will it be named Marsy McMarsface?
Space July 22, 2018
Niantic Labs finally placed its campaign against 'Pokémon GO' cheaters into writing with its Three-Strike Discipline Policy. In most cases, cheaters will get their 'Pokémon GO' accounts banned after three infractions.
Video Games July 22, 2018
The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale has returned, giving players a chance to buy discounted Xbox One games. Some of the best deals in the annual sale include 'Assassin's Creed: Origins,' 'Far Cry 5,' 'Fortnite,' PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Sea of Thieves.'
Video Games July 20, 2018
A new armored dinosaur species discovered in Utah has been named Akainacephalus johnsoni, with its first name meaning 'thorny head.' The ankylosaurid further confirms that there were at least two immigration events that happened in the late Cretaceous period.
Ancient July 20, 2018
Motherboard investigated a $100 fake iPhone X that one of its writers purchased in China. The counterfeit iPhone X looked like the real thing, but it was discovered to be filled with malware and backdoors.
Apple July 20, 2018
The Samsung Galaxy S9 did something in the second quarter that no other Galaxy S device has ever done. Samsung is likely hoping that its next flagship device, the Galaxy Note 9, will not do the same thing.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 19, 2018
A baby snake fossil has been found preserved in amber from the Kachin region of Myanmar. The discovery is important because it revealed that snakes may have moved to forests from coastal regions earlier than previously thought, among other things.
Ancient July 19, 2018
Microsoft's Larry Hryb said that new Xbox One bundles and accessories will be unveiled at Gamescom 2018. An earlier version of his blog post, however, raised speculations that the Xbox Two is on its way.
Video Games July 19, 2018
A consortium made up of virtual reality rivals such as Oculus, Valve, Microsoft, AMD, and Nvidia worked together to create the VirtualLink specification. The technology will look to solve the tangled wires problem of VR headsets.
Gadgets July 19, 2018
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