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Samsung’s folding phone breaks for reviewers

Steve Kovach, however, didn’t remove the film - and said he still had major issues. The device the BBC handled, incidentally, was taken away by Samsung shortly after filming was finished, so our team hasn’t had a chance to see these…

TED 2019: 10 years of ‘ideas worth spreading’

Dr Andrew Bastawrous gave a TED talk in 2014, showing off an app that allowed any smartphone to diagnose sight loss. Since then, the research project has grown into a major social enterprise based in seven countries, including Kenya,…

Tech Tent: Should we relax about screen time?

Robust study Critics have pointed out that some of the Oxford data dates back to 2011. Since then, adolescents' screen time and the nature of what they are viewing has changed. There is plenty of anecdotal evidence that no matter how…

storing energy at ultra high temperatures

Maximising the conversion of such stored heat into electricity is key. For that to happen, researchers need to pay particular attention to the electrons. "When a given material reaches a certain high temperature, it releases electrons.…