NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

by on May 24, 2015

Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 trillion suns. That’s how intense “the most luminous galaxy found to date” is, so much so that NASA has created a new cl… See The Story at the original source – Joystiq […]

Performance Analysis: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection revisited

by on May 24, 2015

The idea behind Borderlands: The Handsome Collection was enticing: billed as the definitive console editions of Borderlands 2 and The Pre-Sequel, the remaster promised full HD visuals and a smooth 60fps update on both PS4 and Xbox One. Unfortunately, the launch code felt distinctly uneven and lacking in polish, with a wildly variable frame-rate and […]

Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven was the apex of a lost ninja franchise

by on May 24, 2015

We’re fast approaching the endgame of ITV’s knockabout Saturday night gameshow Ninja Warrior UK, the latest international incarnation of a tried-and-tested Japanese format. Centred around a comically oversized and carefully padded obstacle course, the show is an absolute triumph of non-lethal razzamatazz, with guffawing commentary from former footballer Chris Kamara as competitors negotiate awkward hurdles […]

NASA patched Curiosity rover's autofocus problem over the air

by on May 23, 2015

Pardon me while I say something that might not be entirely popular: Software updates are pretty awesome. Maybe not so much for game consoles, but, I digress because the Curiosity rover recently received a patch that improved the autofocus of its “Che… See The Story at the original source – Joystiq (Right Click – New […]

Orphan Black: "Certain Agony of the Battlefield" Review

by on May 23, 2015

Warning: Full spoilers from the episode follow. Up until now, Orphan Black: Season 3 had mostly been setup — compelling setup, to be fair, but the overarching was ultimately vague. The season didn’t have it’s hook, something for fans to latch onto. But that all changed in this week’s “Certain Agony of the Battlefield,” which finally […]

Firefox browser for iOS is almost ready for testing

by on May 23, 2015

It’s been a long time coming, but Firefox for iOS is nearly here… in a manner of speaking. Mozilla has revealed that it’s about to conduct a “limited” beta test of the web browser, and has already posted source code for early testers. The organizat… See The Story at the original source – Joystiq (Right […]

CIA shuts down program using spy satellites to track climate change

by on May 23, 2015

For most of the past two decades, a handful of climate change scientists have had the CIA’s MEDEA (Measurement of Earth Data for Environmental Analysis) program as an ace in the hole: they could draw on classified info from spy satellites and subs to… See The Story at the original source – Joystiq (Right Click […]

Android Circuit: Galaxy S6's Sales Disaster, New Samsung Galaxy Launch Date, Xperia Z4 Tablet Review

by on May 23, 2015

This week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the low sales of the Samsung Galaxy S6 family, the early arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, early reviews of the Sony Xperia Z4 tablet, Microsoft Office preview for Android, the new OnePlus 2 handset is benchmarked online, Android Wear updates, MixRadio arrives on […]