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November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species found, sparking fears for its survival

Researchers have identified a new species of orangutan in an isolated forest on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Fewer than 800 individuals remain, and the construction of a dam and road threaten the prime habitat of the ape, which is distinguished from its cousins by, among other things, frizzier hair and a taste for caterpillars. "As a scientist 55

November 2, 2017 2:46 PM The Razer Phone is the smartphone with gamers in mind

Gaming giant Razer has unveiled its first step into a whole new market with the Razer Phone, which it says hopes to take personal entertainment to a new level. To do that Razer, known for its headsets and gaming laptops, has placed a 120Hz display into its new device, which means the screen refreshes at a much faster rate than any other smartphone. In fact it’s the same rate as a high-end 72

November 2, 2017 10:42 AM Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite bring Xiaomi into the selfie game, but Y?

Xiaomi announced a new India-exclusive selfie focused smartphone series with the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite. This adds to the already existing Redmi lineup of affordable smartphones including the Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4A and the Redmi 4. These phones are aimed to offer a value for money package with minimal compromises on the hardware, battery and design 49

November 2, 2017 8:54 AM Xiaomi Announces MIUI 9 Global ROM Rollout in India

At the same event where it launched the brand new Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite in India, Xiaomi has announced the availability of the MIUI 9 Global ROM. The stable MIUI 9 ROM will start rolling out to select devices including the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Mi MIX 2, and the Mi Max 2 from early November. The Chinese company promises that the MIUI 9 Global stable 65

November 2, 2017 7:01 AM HTC U11 Life review: The U11's affordable cousin is one of the best mid-rangers

The HTC U11, see our full review, is one of the most underrated phones of 2017 and is often ignored because it has distinctive bezels, capacitive buttons, and no headphone jack. However, the camera is one of the best, it has IP67 dust and water resistance, HTC Sense is a light skin with extremely responsive performance, and it is priced hundreds less than competing 49

November 2, 2017 3:10 AM Xiaomi to Launch 'New Smartphone Series' in India Today: Watch Live Stream Here

While initially, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 smartphone was expected to be launched in India - after all, that would indeed be a 'brand new series' for the country, as no Mi Note smartphone has made it here so far - Xiaomi later refuted that speculation. This, combined with the fact that the Redmi India Twitter handle was also promoting the launch, leads us to believe 15

November 2, 2017 1:14 AM A gaming company just announced a high-powered smartphone geared for games — but its best feature is its price

And, as you might expect from the maker of high-powered gaming laptops, its new phone has outrageous specs and is geared for video games. Indeed, judging from its specs, the Razer Phone, which the company announced Wednesday, could handily beat Apple's iPhone X, Google's Pixel 2, Samsung's Galaxy devices, and other top smartphones, when it comes to performance 1

November 1, 2017 9:46 PM The Most Expensive Drug in the World Is About to Be Made Worthless by Gene Therapy

A drug approved last year to treat a rare, fatal genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy came with one of the world’s highest price tags: $750,000 per year for the first year, then hundreds of thousands of dollars every year for the rest of the child's life. However, soon that drug, called Spinraza, may also have a gene therapy rival, giving 30

November 1, 2017 7:41 PM Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Piven, Brett Ratner Accused of Sexual Misconduct

New sexual misconduct accusations have been leveled against several Hollywood A-listers as the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to roil the film industry. Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman, "Entourage" star Jeremy Piven and "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner all face new accusations of sexual misconduct. Additionally, a second actor has come forward 13

November 1, 2017 7:29 PM 6 reasons why Nintendo Switch is the best console to buy right now

The new "Super Mario Odyssey" is receiving near-universal praise, and the Nintendo Switch is beating the competition month after month in sales. There's a good reason for that: The Nintendo Switch is the best console to buy this holiday. Here's why! Since launching in March, the Nintendo Switch has taken the mantle as the must-have console for playing 24