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RedShark Replay: On July 20 1969, Neil Armstrong descended the steps of the Lunar Lander and became the first man ever to walk on the surface of the moon. What few people realise though is that the grainy, ghostlike images we all associate with that event were not the best quality ones recorded and that the tapes of that original footage have all disappeared

  • NASA
  • Moon landing
  • Slow Scan TV
  • Missing tapes
  • Missing moon tapes
  • Missing moon landing tapes
    ]]> (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000
    BBC experiments with holographic TV Help me Obi-Wan...

    *Now* we’re living in the future. Holographic TV has been a mainstay of science fiction for years to such as extent that even the BBC can’t resist namechecking the Princess Leia hologram from Star Wars: A New Hope when it talks about it. Science fiction though has a way of becoming science reality.

    • BBC
    • BBC R&D
    • Hologram
    • Holographic
    • Holographic TV
    • futurology
      ]]> (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000
      The rise and rise of the almighty GPU The current state of the art: an Nvidia Pascal architecture PGU

      In our continuing series of articles about the GPU, we delve into the history of the GPU and its evolution into a more general-purpose computing platform.

      • GPU
      • Graphics card
      • graphics processing unit
      • History
      • technology
      • video games
        ]]> (Phil Rhodes) Technology & Computing Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000
        Samsung launches new SSDs up to 2TGB in capacity Samsung launches new SSDs up to 2TGB in capacity

        Samsung’s new 960 EVO and 960 PRO M.2 NVMe SSDs feature third generation 48-layer NAND technology for an increased boost in capacity and speed.

        • Samsung
        • SSD
        • SSDs
        • samsung 960 PRO M2 NVMe
        • Samsung 960 EVO
        • NAND
 (Leo Waldock) Technology & Computing Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000
          SanDisk shows off prototype 1 Terabyte SDXC Card A lot of information in a very small space

          One Terabyte in a tiny SD-sized package? That’s extremely impressive. Unfortunately the headline pretty much gives you all the information we have.

          • SanDisk
          • SDXC
          • 1 TB SDXC
   (Leo Waldock) Technology & Computing Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:00:00 +0000
            NASA’s plans to share Mars with the world Astronaut training to operate VR

            NASA’s mission to Mars could be the dominant world news story of the 2020’s with the Agency saying that video is essential to its technical and scientific success as well as mankind’s ability to experience an entirely new world.

            • NASA
            • NASA TV
            • Mars
            • Moon landings
            • space photography
     (Adrian Pennington) Technology & Computing Sat, 17 Sep 2016 07:00:00 +0000
              Apple rolls out possibly game-changing upgrade program (Not so small) objects of desire: The new iPhone 7

              The Apple Upgrade Program is now rolling out in the UK and China after debuting in the US last year and is the main reason why I’m glaring balefully at the iPhone 6S Plus on my desk.

              • Apple
              • iPhone
              • iPhone 7
              • iPhone 6s plus
              • Apple Upgrade Program
              • Hire purchase
       (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Thu, 15 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000
                Apple’s iPhone 7 promises wireless audio revolution The Camera Eye: The 7 Plus' new camera set-up

                And it’s not just all about the lack of an audio jack in the chassis either, as there are some powerful new features on the camera side of things with the new iPhone. By K Stewart.

                • Apple
                • iPhone
                • iPhone 7
                • Airbuds
                • Audio
                • headphones
         (Guest Author) Technology & Computing Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 +0000
                  HDR screens and VR sets wow IFA Acer's new Predator 21 X - memorably described by Cnet as

                  As the last major consumer electronics show before Christmas, the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) show in Berlin carries considerable momentum into the present-giving season and electronics firms were focussing on Virtual Reality and HDR screens to turn consumer heads.

                  • IFA
                  • HDR
                  • VR
                  • VR headsets
                  • Consumer Electronics
                  • OLED
                  • OLED 4K
                  • OLED TV
           (Adrian Pennington) Technology & Computing Mon, 05 Sep 2016 23:00:00 +0000
                    Sony has made a new type of screen Sony Canvas to be exhibited at IBC 2016.

                    At IBC2016, Sony will showcase its new Canvas technology, which brings HDR to large screens.

                    • Sony
                    • Canvas
                    • large screen
                    • IBC
                    • IBC 2016
             (David Shapton) Technology & Computing Thu, 01 Sep 2016 08:00:00 +0000