Category: Technology

Supersonic air travel might be making a comeback

Concorde

Fifteen years after the last Concorde flight landed in 2003, supersonic air travel might be ready to make a comeback. But not everyone’s happy about it. A new documentary short by Verge Science delves into the reasons people are so eager to bring back ultra-fast civilian flights, and why they stopped in the first place.

These are the 20 games that will be included in the PlayStation Classic

Sony has revealed the full list of games that will be included in the PlayStation Classic – a miniaturized version of the original 1997 games console. The list includes many fondly remembered classics from the 1990s – including Final Fantasy VII, Metal Gear Solid and Tekken 3 – along with some slightly more obscure titles

Xbox One or PlayStation 4: Which one should you buy?

XBox vs PlayStation

As Christmas rapidly approaches, you or somebody you know may be thinking about getting a new games console. Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4 (with their respective S/X and Pro upgraded versions) are the two console kings, and are evenly matched in a lot of ways. Can’t decide which to buy? Read on and

Apple and Samsung both fined for deliberately slowing down older phones

iPhone

The world’s two biggest smartphone manufacturers have been fined by Italian authorities for deliberately hampering the performance of older phones, pressuring customers into upgrading. Software updates were found to “significantly reduced performance” of the iPhone 6 and Galaxy Note 4, causing their makers to be fined €10m and €5m respectively. Planned Obsolescence So-called ‘Planned Obsolescence’