Those who are looking forward to get their hands on the new iPhone 7 will either be happy or disappointed. A new leak revealed that Apple's new flagship smartphone may not get so much design upgrade compared to its internal components.
iPhone 7 Leak: Edgeless Display Design?
Apple has been known to overhaul the design of their products every couple of years. Apple fans have been anticipating a fresh design for the iPhone 7, but a leak says that there will be only minor upgrades.The most notable design feature on the smartphone will apparently be the edgeless display. This means that the front enclosure, which houses the screen, will likely be made of glass and possibly curved. more >>
Samsung is looking to change the landscape of VR and video content sharing by revamping their Gear 360 VR. It has been remade in order to allow users to upload 360-degree videos and shorts, changing the future of video content sharing and YouTube.
Revamped Samsung Gear 360 VR for 360-degree Videos
Samsung has re-designed their VR device that allows anybody to create, upload and share 360-degree videos. Social media platforms that currently support this kind of content as well as live streaming are Facebook and YouTube. more >>
Dr. Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist and co-founder of the highly regarded String Field Theory, has created a stir in the scientific community by saying he believes there is evidence that the universe was created by a higher intelligence and not by accident.
"I have concluded that we are in a world made by rules created by an intelligence," the scientist said in an an article published in the Geophilosophical Association of Anthropological and Cultural Studies, according to ForcesMente. "Believe me, everything that we call chance today won't make sense anymore. To me it is clear that we exist in a plan which is governed by rules that were created, shaped by a universal intelligence and not by chance."
Kaku, who is not known to believe in any particular religion and appears to believe in Spinoza's God, says he can explain this by theoretical particles known as "primitive semi-radius tachyons," which are capable of unsticking the universe matter or vacuum space between matter particles, leaving everything free from the influences of the surrounding universe. more >>
China made a bold movie by unveiling the world's fastest supercomputer, Sunway TaihuLight. It is a gigantic system with 10.65 million compute cores. Its peak performance is said to be at 124.5 petaflops. A petaflop is equivalent to a thousand trillion(one quadrillion) sustained flotaing-points per second.
Since the inception of the TOP500, this year's list marked the first time that the U.S. is no longer leading the largest number of systems in the world. Based on their detailed report, China leads the competition by having 167 systems compared to the U.S with 165.
Winning the Competition more >>
NASA's latest project is an electric plane, tagged as X-57, which will help demonstrate how this kind of aviation can be cleaner and fast than current practices.
However, cleaner and faster does not always mean sleek and elegant. The designs for the aircraft were unveiled on June 17 during NASA administrator Charles Bolden's keynote speech at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautic's annual meeting.
A Bulkier Design? more >>
When the iPhone 7 launches by the fourth quarter of this year, leaks of the upcoming device reveal that it will have a redesigned and improved home button.
Home Button Similar to MacBook Trackpad?
The touch-sensitive home button could be developed just like the trackpad of the MacBook Pro, providing a better user experience for users. The same report claimed that recent leaks of the much-awaited iPhone release showed that the home button could also be flat and clickable. more >>