On Tuesday Apple had their semi-annual new product announcement fest that in years past would have dominated the news. The big news this year? To be honest, the biggest news coming out of the Apple event was that there wasn’t much news, it barely got noticed, and didn’t dominate anything.
Fingerprint scanner build into the Home button; slow motion, 120 fps, camera; A7 processor; fitness monitoring coprocessor; lots of colors, and plastic, plastic, plastic; OpenGL, and more. Live updates from the Apple launch, last in, first out:
The iPhone 5S TouchID fingerprint detection will be built into the home button, with a small metal ring around it. http://t.co/QsPTr1esSI
Apple's long-awaited iRadio may be close to officially launching, as reports indicate Cupertino is "close" to clinching a deal with two major record companies to stream their respective tracks.
NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) made a textbook launch at 1:02 pm EST yesterday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
NASA's ability to track satellites and orbiting spacecraft is about to get a big boost, following the launch last night of a next-generation communication satellite.
I’ve often wondered why more companies don't follow the Steve Jobs script when announcing a product.
RIM is gearing up for the launch of the BlackBerry 10, scheduled for January 30, and it looks as if users can expect six devices over the course of the year, running on at least three major networks.
The US Air Force's experimental X-37B space plane is off on its travels again, blasting off from Cape Canaveral yesterday atop an Atlas V rocket.
A month late, Apple has released iTunes 11, a revamped version of its music software.
Nintendo's announced pricing and availability for the Wii U console in Japan. Details on the international release can be found here.
Amazon's Appstore is launching in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, in what's a pretty strong hint that the Kindle Fire will soon make it to Europe too.
Launch managers at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida scrubbed the launch of NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes early this morning, just four minutes before takeoff.
The UK's telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has made the controversial decision to allow Everything Everywhere, which owns the T-Mobile and Orange brands, to use its existing bandwidth to launch 4G services.
Nintendo's launching a new version of its 3DS handheld with a screen almost twice the size of its predecessor.
China has announced plans for its first manned space docking, and says it will launch the mission as early as this month.
As promised, Microsoft has released a new preview of Windows 8, saying it includes 'tens of thousands' of improvements.
SpaceX was forced to abort the launch of its Falcon 9 mission to the International Space Station on Saturday, just half a second before liftoff.
Late last night, three astronauts blasted off for the International Space Station on a Soyuz TMA-04M, after several weeks of delay.
NASA has confirmed an April 30 launch date for SpaceX's Dragon spaceship, the first private resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Europe's launched its heaviest-ever cargo to the International Space Station, carrying food, water, air and fuel, as well as experiments and spares.