We’ve had it up to here (points to forehead) with mediocre movie tie-in apps. If it’s not your badly concocted shooting game, then it’s an “easy out” endless runner – yes, we’re looking at you “Despicable Me”.
It’s been a while since we talked about NASA and its plans to put three Android smartphones into orbit. NASA first announced its plans for the PhoneSats in the summer of 2012. The smartphones at the heart of the small and
HTC and NASA have teamed up to launch a few of their powerful smartphones into the outer depths of space. This certainly isn’t the first time we’ve talked about this. Back in 2010 NASA sent the Nexus One to the outer
It’s been a big summer for NASA. A few weeks back, it landed the Curiosity rover on the surface Mars, and it announced earlier this week that we’ll be going back to Mars in 2016 – this time to find out how the
A British satellite company called Surrey Satellite Technology is working on a nano satellite that uses off-the-shelf consumer technology to save money. Traditional satellites can cost millions of pounds apiece to build whereas
We’ve seen Android slip the surly bonds of Earth to touch the face of God (or at least slip past the upper sections of the atmosphere) before, but at least one developer wants to make it an everyday occurrence.
Lets talk about a different Samsung device for a minute, this is the Google Samsung Nexus S and its made the long trek to space. Back in July we told you about the Nexus S joining the space shuttle Atlantis for its last trip to
Researchers at Surrey Satellite Technology are prepping an Android device to launch with their Strand-1 satellite into orbit around the Earth later this year. In an attempt to see how well the device stands the conditions in
Folks from Google and some other space enthusiasts got together recently and ran an experiment with the new Samsung Nexus S smartphone to see just how well the smartphone sensors and accelerometers worked when the temperatures
A team at Google has launched a total of 7 Samsung Nexus S devices into “near space.” In an effort to test the phones capabilities at 30,000+ meters in the sky, the team constructed boxes made out of beer coolers to