Current in News

swipe
The once-cult mobile brand ‘BlackBerry’ finally shuts down

The once-cult mobile brand ‘BlackBerry’ finally shuts down

It was once the most sought-after phone of the moment. But now, BlackBerry is just another sign of the times; a window into our relentless wanting for something new. In the 2010s, high flying businessmen, celebrities, and status-hungry teenagers were all bound by one thing: the BlackBerry’s QWERTY keyboard. For better or worse, it offered BBM messaging (pause for nostalgic flashback) and the full breadth of the internet in one...

By Brighton, UK
Tech company Framework designs modular laptop to reduce e-waste

Tech company Framework designs modular laptop to reduce e-waste

American tech company Framework has created a new laptop with modular components that can be easily repaired and replaced. It will help increase the lifespan of laptops and reduce the e-waste produced per unit. Laptops can be tricky products to purchase successfully, at least as far as getting the right thing that will last a long time. They tend to break seemingly without reason and you can easily wind up spending...

By London, UK
NASA hires theologians to prepare humanity for extra-terrestrial life

NASA hires theologians to prepare humanity for extra-terrestrial life

A priest and other religious experts have been called on to determine how different religions around the world would react to contact with aliens. As favourable as it is to live in blissful ignorance and choose to disregard the fact that we’re tiny creatures on a rock floating through space, at one point or another I’m sure you’ve been hit by the mind-blowing reality that there’s a vast amount...

By London, UK