Dstl’s Porton Down make important contribution to satellite technology

UK scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are leading an innovative experiment to tackle the growing problem of space junk. Hundreds of thousands of manmade objects orbit the Earth, but fewer than 5,000 are operational satellites. The most congested area sits within 2,000 kilometres of the Earth’s surface, known as low Earth orbit (LEO), where collisions can cause further debris. If this problem is not addressed, space junk threatens to make space exploration and satellite launches impossible. It also poses a hazard to existing satellites, which make…

live.ly brings Face Filter and Collab

Today, the fastest growing social media network musical.ly, announces new features to its live-streaming platform livel.ly. Face Filter and Collab are two new exciting features being introduced to all fans. The Face Filter function will allow fans to live stream to their fans using a real-time face filter. These filters can be used as an overlay to the muser’s (musical.ly user) face when broadcasting a video to their fans. This fun feature provides users with a creative tool to share everyday moments and engage with friends in a creative and exciting way. Six new filters…

Oaxis InkCase for the iPhone 7 Review

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Ever looked at your iPhone 7 and thought “you know what would make this phone better – more screens!”? Well someone at InkCase certainly did and came up with a protective case for your iPhone that has an e-ink screen on the back. The first thing you notice as soon as you remove the case from the package is just how unnaturally light it seems, especially for something that contains a screen, battery, Bluetooth and changing system. It has a very low profile so it really doesn’t add much bulk…

HAVIT Clearance – Great bargains on Amazon

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Amazon retailer Havit are having a bit of a clearance. A couple of items have had prices slashed for clear. Here are two… HAVIT ST003 3.3ft/ 1m USB C to USB C 3.1 Cable [2 Pack] Was £11.99, now £4.99 Up to 10 Gbps of transfer speed Fast charging with 5V/3A output Braided cable Reversible USB C connectors RK Customizable RGB LED Backlit Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard {US Layout} with Brown Switches Was £59.99 now £49.99 with voucher code MHU5EBCO Programmable macros Customizable RGB backlits Easy-to-reach multimedia keys N-key Roll Over

HTC U11 Takes Amazon Alexa On the Go

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HTC today announced the immediate availability of its HTC Alexa app in the UK, taking the powerful and intuitive Amazon Alexa cloud-based voice service on the go with the HTC U11 phone. Whether you’re at work, in the park, or at the beach, you can take HTC Alexa with you to access the very best of Amazon Alexa hands-free from the convenience of your phone. The HTC Alexa app is available to download today for HTC U11 owners in the UK via the Google Play store. The HTC U11 with…