Ghana To Get First Spaceship Launch Pad In Africa

Ghana is set to become the first country in Africa to get a Spaceship Launch pad, following a partnership deal between KESHE Foundation Ghana and BONADES Limited, a Ghanaian-owned Construction Engineering Management (CEM) company. The two companies are combining their expertise for the development and construction of the first-of-its-kind Spaceship Research Centre in Ghana. The agreement comes after the completion of the feasibility studies and … Continue reading Ghana To Get First Spaceship Launch Pad In Africa

Vibrations Bring Still Photos To Life

Interactive photographs in which still objects can be manipulated have been developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). MIT said its algorithm analysed video of a still object to detect “tiny, almost invisible vibrations” that determined how it moved. The technique, called interactive dynamic video (IDV), does not require any special cameras. It could be used to create special effects in video games or … Continue reading Vibrations Bring Still Photos To Life

HP apologises after £1.58 laptop error

HP has apologised after an error on its website let shoppers buy expensive laptop computers for less than £2. One device was listed with a previous sale price of £2,378, but was “reduced” to £1.58. The computer firm briefly took its UK store offline on Saturday to resolve the error, and said it would not honour the sales that had been made. “We apologise sincerely … Continue reading HP apologises after £1.58 laptop error

Last Call For Free Windows 10 Upgrade

Friday 29 July marks the last day that users can get a free upgrade to the Windows 10 operating system. Those who do not take advantage of the offer will have to pay for it, with the home edition costing $120 (£91) and the professional edition $200 (£151). Eligible devices include tablets and PCs running windows 7 or newer Microsoft has been criticised for heavy-handed … Continue reading Last Call For Free Windows 10 Upgrade