TCL Plex hands-on: A promising global debut for the Chinese brand

[ad_1] The TCL Plex is the first internationally-available self-branded smartphone from the growing TCL Electronics empire. Known for owning the BlackBerry and Alcatel brands, TCL has been selling self-branded smartphones in its home market, but now it’s ready to expand. So, how does the mid-range device look, and does TCL flex on the competition with the […]

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite certified by Google, could be the global Mi CC 9 variant

[ad_1] Back in July, Xiaomi launched three phones under its Mi CC 9 series in China. Called the Mi CC 9, Mi CC 9e, and Mi CC 9 Meitu Edition, the devices are targeted at young buyers and photography enthusiasts, complete with a 32MP selfie camera and a triple rear camera setup offering a 48MP […]

HMD Global commits to updating most Nokia phones to Android 10

[ad_1] HMD Global just set the bar for Android system updates really, really high. In fact, it’s likely no other phone maker will be able to reach the heights defined for Nokia phones. HMD Global’s Nokia smartphones will nearly all be updated to Android 10, the brand new version of Android. HMD announced the news […]

Europe has the untapped onshore capacity to meet global energy demand

[ad_1] An onshore wind farm. Credit: Onshore wind farm image courtesy of Envision Energy. Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms, new analysis from the University of Sussex and Aarhus University has revealed. In an analysis of all suitable sites for onshore […]

Natural gas storage research could combat global warming

[ad_1] Synthesis at small scale (82.11 grams of product). Note that the reaction is carried out in a beaker open to air. Credit: Vepa Rozyyev/Texas A&M University To help combat global warming, a team led by Dr. Mert Atilhan from Texas A&M University and Dr. Cafer Yavuz at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and […]

Australia should learn from global hydrogen focus, report says

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Countries around the world are now making rapid advances in hydrogen energy technologies and strategy—and Australia has much to learn from their experience, according to the authors of a new report by the University of Adelaide. The report, “Advancing Hydrogen,” was commissioned and released by the Future Fuels Cooperative Research […]

Are automated email responses a good idea? Let me get back to you on that! | Hadley Freeman | Global

[ad_1] Last week I got an email from my boss about a recent piece I’d written on Donald Trump’s penis (just out here doing the family name proud). Surprisingly, it was a kind email as opposed to a notification of the termination of my employment for besmirching the paper of CP Scott with wisecracks about […]