Stalkscan Shows You Just How Much Of Your “Private” Facebook Activity Is Actually Public

It’s a common story - you access Facebook’s privacy settings and lock down your account, to prevent your data falling into the wrong hands. But how much of your activity, in spite of changing those settings, is still public? Well, a Belgian white hat hacker made the site ‘Stalkscan’ to find out.

Stalkscan Shows You Just How Much Of Your “Private” Facebook Activity Is Actually Public

Snapchat Spectacles Review: Do They Hold Up Without The Hype?

Now that Snapchat Spectacles are available online, the sheen of vending machine-related exclusivity is now off. That makes this the perfect time to post a long term review of my own pair.

Snapchat Spectacles Review: Do They Hold Up Without The Hype?

One Step Closer To A Healthcare Breakthrough... Indian DNA Fills Gap In Worldwide Genomics Data

Global Gene Corp and GA4GH (Global Alliance for Genomics and Health) are delighted to announce the launch of ggINDIA, the first ever beacon for Indian genomics data. This Beacon joins those already on the Wellcome Genome Campus supplied by EMBL-EBI and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. I will get the obvious question out the way - what on Earth is genomics data? Let's find out...

One Step Closer To A Healthcare Breakthrough... Indian DNA Fills Gap In Worldwide Genomics Data

Having Trouble Sleeping? Researchers Say Go Camping Without Your Smartphone

Struggling to sleep? You’re not alone, as 22% of Britons feel the same way. Luckily, research has found a cure - spending time outdoors away from artificial light sources, such as your smartphone or laptop. Doing this can reset your biological clock and help you sleep longer.

Having Trouble Sleeping? Researchers Say Go Camping Without Your Smartphone

The Latest iPhone 8 Leaks Reveal Dramatic Redesign And A Long-Awaited Feature

With the tenth anniversary of iPhone being this year, many of us are expecting a big redesign with new features - that is exactly what the “best Apple analyst on the planet” has said. Finally, late to the party, wireless charging will be coming to Apple’s smartphone this year.

The Latest iPhone 8 Leaks Reveal Dramatic Redesign And A Long-Awaited Feature

The Twisted History Of VR Starts In The 1860s

When photography was invented in the early 1800s, it wasn’t long before people realised that you could develop a 3D image if you overlaid the same image at a slightly different angle. This gave birth to Victorian Stereoscopes, which was the first step the human race took towards 3D pictures, movies and Virtual Reality.

The Twisted History Of VR Starts In The 1860s

Facebook Has Some Marketing Tips To Exploit Lonely People On Valentine’s Day

Breakups are an inevitable part of life – one that we all hate. But it’s good news for social media marketers, as Facebook has some top tips for brands on promoting their products to newly single people.

Facebook Has Some Marketing Tips To Exploit Lonely People On Valentine’s Day

This Wearable App Uses AI To Detect Emotions With Amazing Accuracy

Researchers at MIT have built a smartwatch app that can detect emotions presented through non-verbal communication, serving as a “social coach” for people with anxiety or Asperger’s.

This Wearable App Uses AI To Detect Emotions With Amazing Accuracy

Scientists Turn Hydrogen Into Metal - A Breakthrough 80 Years In The Making

Scientists at Harvard University have successfully turned hydrogen, the lightest of all elements, into metal - achieving a near-100-year-old dream and theoretically enabling a revolution in technological capability.

Scientists Turn Hydrogen Into Metal - A Breakthrough 80 Years In The Making

Study Shows The Video Game Genres That Women Play Most

It's common fact that there isn't a gender gap in gaming, as an Entertainment Software Association report claims about half of the players are women. But what exactly are they playing? Well, Quantic Foundry conducted a study showing what genres have a female monopoly.

Study Shows The Video Game Genres That Women Play Most

CES 2017 - Hug Someone From Across The World With This Internet-Connected Teddy Bear

It’s rare that a gadget makes you smile - like, really smile with a simple intention of bringing joy to one’s life. Parihug, an internet-connected teddy bear that let’s you hug a loved one from across the globe, is one of those rare times.

CES 2017 - Hug Someone From Across The World With This Internet-Connected Teddy Bear

HTC Vive Wins CES 2017 With Wireless VR And Motion Tracking For Real-Life Objects

HTC announced some new upgrades for their Vive VR platform - including a new motion tracker, wireless adaptor and improved audio. But is this new hardware any good? I went to their private event at CES 2017 and found out...

HTC Vive Wins CES 2017 With Wireless VR And Motion Tracking For Real-Life Objects

The Best TVs Of CES 2017

Another year, another tonne of TV announcements at CES 2017 - but what were the best screens out there in Vegas? I found out and wrote a feature for BBC's Science Focus Magazine!

The Best TVs Of CES 2017

Subscribe For The Chance To Win A Monster Superstar Hotshot Portable Speaker

Everybody hates Blue Monday - the gloomiest day of the year according to research. Well, let's cheer things up with the chance to win a Monster Superstar Hotshot: one of the best bluetooth speakers I've ever tested. To enter, just subscribe to New Rising Media's mailing list.

Subscribe For The Chance To Win A Monster Superstar Hotshot Portable Speaker

CES 2017 - TinyMOS Tiny1 Is The World's First Astronomy Camera Made Small, Cheap And Easy To Use

We all love to take pictures of the starry skies at night. But to achieve the same incredible astronomy photography seen on desktop wallpapers and magazines, it takes some incredibly expensive and cumbersome equipment. That is until now, as the Tiny1 reproduces incredible space pictures with the form factor of a smartphone.

CES 2017 - TinyMOS Tiny1 Is The World's First Astronomy Camera Made Small, Cheap And Easy To Use

CES 2017 - Holosonics Audio Spotlight Is The Speaker That Only You Can Hear

Ever wished you could just shut out the times when your friends decide to watch terrible shows on the TV? Well, with Holosonics Audio Spotlight speakers, now you can - built to project sounds like a beam of light to the person sitting right in front of it.

CES 2017 - Holosonics Audio Spotlight Is The Speaker That Only You Can Hear

Does The Nintendo Switch Stand A Chance?

Way back in October, I wrote a somewhat controversial piece about why the Nintendo Switch is set up for failure - highlighting some key problems the company should avoid if they want to stand a chance against Sony and Microsoft. Did they listen? Let's take a look at what they announced in Tokyo.

Does The Nintendo Switch Stand A Chance?

CES 2017 - Kino-mo Holographic Technology Is The Future Of In-Store Displays

When you think of in-store posters, chances are you imagine a simple poster hanging in the window. But Kino-mo are looking to innovate with their brand new Hypervsn technology - bringing 3D holograms to stores.

CES 2017 - Kino-mo Holographic Technology Is The Future Of In-Store Displays

Snapchat Spectacles Took Over CES 2017 Without Actually Being There

As the next Snapchat Spectacles location was revealed just outside the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, Snap Inc. quickly became one of the most influential companies at CES without actually being on the show floor.

Snapchat Spectacles Took Over CES 2017 Without Actually Being There

CES 2017 - Emotech’s Olly Is A Robot With Feelings

Meet Olly - a CES Innovation Award-Winning robot by Emotech which they claim has both “feelings,” and a “personality.” As someone who was equally amazed and terrified when watching Her, I’m going to give this device the benefit of the doubt.

CES 2017 - Emotech’s Olly Is A Robot With Feelings