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 Monday, 17-August-2015  08:29:55 (GMT +10) - by booj

Are you one of those who worries about all the electromagentic radiation whizzing around from phones and WiFi? Want to protect your crown jewels? Grab yourself some shielded undies. A British scientist has developed a new line of underpants called Wireless Armour, that aims to protect male fertility by blocking electromagnetic radiation from Wi-Fi devices such as smartphones and laptops.

Is Apple building a self driving car? The guardian thinks so. Documents show the oft-rumoured Apple car project appears to be further along than many suspected.

Phoronix test the GTX 980 Ti under Linux. For the past few weeks I've been extensively testing the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti on Linux and it's been a rather pleasant experience. Compared to the troubles with the R9 Fury on Catalyst Linux, the GTX 980 Ti has been a pleasant experience and yielding terrific results, assuming you're okay with using NVIDIA's proprietary driver.

Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, better known as the comet visited by the Rosetta probe, has passed perihelion, or its closest approach to the sun.

In case you missed it, Samsung have announced the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Anandtech have a hands on here.

The ongoing court battle over the illegal downloading of Dallas Buyers Club has seen another development with the Federal court effectively ruling against speculative 'license fees' and 'extra damages' The Federal Court has refused an application from the makers of the movie Dallas Buyers Club which would have forced internet service providers (ISPs) to hand over the details of customers who illegally downloaded the film.

Mozilla have introduced a new privacy mode to their Firefox Browser. The new Private Browsing option, released in a pre-beta version of Firefox for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android, takes the existing privacy window and layers on blocking of third-party analytics and tracking systems.

Is 4Gb of video memory enough? The Tech Report try to answer that question. Will a 4GB video card run into performance problems in current games, and if so, when?



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