Wi-Fi May Damage Sperm

A team of scientists has suggested that Wi-Fi-connected laptops sited too close to chaps’ gonads could damage their sperm. Argentinian and US boffins collected semen from 29 healthy males, divided each sample into two containers*, then exposed one “to an internet-connected laptop by Wi-Fi for 4 hours”. The second sample “was used as control, incubated… Read more Wi-Fi May Damage Sperm

Tablet Showdown

We looked at the latest challengers to Apple’s iPad 2, and found some worthy contenders. Which tablet came out on top? THIS YEAR SHAPES up as the year of the tablet—for real, this time—as the hugely popular, impressively svelte Apple iPad 2 competes with an array of challengers, most of them running Android. For this… Read more Tablet Showdown

Toshiba Thrive – iPad’s Worst Nightmare?

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.), has announced that their upcoming 10.1-inch Thrive Tablet is available for pre-order at Amazon.com, with models starting at a suggested retail price of $429.99. Formerly known simply as The Toshiba Tablet, Thrive is the company’s first Android-based tablet for the U.S. market, and… Read more Toshiba Thrive – iPad’s Worst Nightmare?

Smartphone Spying

IT SOUNDS LIKE a B-movie plot: Millions of smartphone owners are being tracked by their phones. In addition, their mobile apps are eavesdropping on them. And information on their whereabouts is being sold to third parties. But it isn’t science fiction. If you own a smartphone and download popular apps, the odds are good that… Read more Smartphone Spying