Google apologises for glitch that left smart speakers unable to answer questions

Google has apologised after a technical glitch left its internet-connected Google Home speakers unable to respond to queries. The smart speakers house the artificial intelligence-powered Google Assistant which responds to voice commands and requests. Users worldwide reported that queries were met with the response of “there was a glitch” or “sorry, something went wrong” and […]

Two ‘second Earths’ more similar to our planet than first thought – could harbour alien life

A pair of planets dubbed “second Earths” are more closely related to our planet than first thought. Kepler-186f and Kepler-62f – located approximately 500 and 1,200 light years away respectively are two exoplanets that could potentially harbour alien life. They are both within the “habitable zone” of their parent star, similar to Earth’s location in […]

What is a blood moon? Here’s why the moon turns red during a lunar eclipse

The UK is set to experience a “blood moon” next month as our lunar neighbour turns a deep coppery shade of red. It’s a fairly common phenomenon that happens roughly twice a year – but has always had mysterious connotations. Plenty of conspiracy theorists have seized on blood moons as evidence of the coming apocalypse. […]

How much is the Samsung Galaxy S9? Tesco Mobile launch insanely good deal that gets you free pair of £279 headphones

There’s nothing better than getting a brand new phone, especially when it comes with £300 worth of freebies. Affordable mobile network Tesco Mobile, which piggybacks onto the O2 network, have just announced some incredible new deals on their Samsung tariffs, that net you some seriously decent freebies. Everyone that picks up a Samsung Galaxy S8, […]