A huge week of tech news and product launches from just about every major tech company
If you're a fan of cool gadgets and are constantly on the lookout for the next big thing, this week is a veritable bonanza in the tech world. Major tech companies are ramping up to launch products before the 2012 holiday season, and new gear is coming fast and furious. From Microsoft to Apple, tablets to phones, software to hardware, across most of the major categories and including virtually all of the big players, the week has all of the ingredients for the perfect storm.
It all started last week when months of rumours were put to rest as Apple's Phil Schiller lifted the cover on the company's new iPad Mini. Here's a breakdown of everything else coming out.
A mutant strain of cockroach that can outsmart the sugar traps used to kill them has evolved, scientists in the US have found.
Date 22 hrs ago, Duration 1:54, Views 1619
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Date 13-05-24 4:23
Tooltip Information:Why Do These Women Stretch Their Necks?Video by:Description: Starting at an early age, women of the Padaung tribe wear a coil of brass rings around their necks. This collar, and the elongated appearance it gives their necks over time, are Padaung symbols they wear proudly. In their native Myanmar, Padaung people often faced persecution over these visible tribal symbols. Now, having relocated to a Thailand refugee camp, these Padaung women continue this centuries-old custom, memorializing the struggles of the past and maintaining a link to their tribe's history.Rating: 4Views: 2611
Date 13-05-24 2:04
Tooltip Information:The Narwhal's Mysterious TuskVideo by:Description: This species of whale has an unusual and mysterious tusk, once harvested and sold as a unicorn horn for 10 times its weight in gold.Rating: 5Views: 2274
Date 13-05-23 2:59
Tooltip Information:Watch The Birth of a TornadoVideo by:Description: May 21, 2013—Two days before a tornado—with winds clocked at 190 miles per hour—tore through suburban Oklahoma City on May 20, National Geographic explorer and storm researcher Tim Samaras captured this video of a tornado forming in south-central Kansas. Video courtesy Tim Samaras.Rating: 4Views: 3240
Date 22 hrs ago 1:54
Tooltip Information:Cockroaches evolve to beat trapsVideo by:Description: A mutant strain of cockroach that can outsmart the sugar traps used to kill them has evolved, scientists in the US have found.Rating: 4Views: 1619