Technology

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China’s harried youth

BEIJING (AP) - Wang Zhuyin studies 10 hours a day preparing for a series of tests to obtain a US physician’s licence. But like...

Snapchat redesign sparks backlash among some users

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Snapchat’s latest app redesign, aimed at broadening the appeal of the youth-oriented social network, sparked a backlash from many users complaining...

East Ukraine blackout spurs hunt for cell phone signals

|    Yuliya Silina    |   DONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) - Every day dozens of people in the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk gather on a windswept railroad...

Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of Oman

DHOFAR DESERT, Oman (AP) — Two scientists in spacesuits, stark white against the auburn terrain of desolate plains and dunes, test a geo-radar built...

Gabon fights elephant poachers with hi-tech tracker collars

LIBREVILLE (AFP) - Ever tried to put a GPS real-time tracking collar on a five-tonne animal? Well in Gabon conservationists have begun trying to use...

Four tips for surviving work from home

|     Anke Dankers     | LYING in a hammock, notebook computer on lap, perhaps a coffee in hand - the reality of working from home is...

Voice assistant in your ear: Google’s Pixel Buds put to the...

|     Till Simon Nagel     | FEW other new innovations are getting more hype at the moment than voice-activated technology. Now Google is letting users put...

From 8-bit jingle to dynamic music: Rise of the game soundtrack

|     Dominik Schott    | VIDEO games have now been part of entertainment culture for more than 40 years. Since genre pioneers like Pac-Man, games have...

A stunning new take on ‘Shadow of the Colossus’

|     Christopher Byrd     | A DECADE or so ago when the "Can video games be art?" debate was in full flare, no other popular game...

You can now make interactive cardboard toys out of a Nintendo...

NINTENDO is giving owners of its portable Switch console the ability to make fishing rods, cars, houses and even a piano of it using...

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