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'Orbis Spike' in 1610 marks humanity's first major impact on planet Earth

Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."

By 13 March 2015


New Samsung Gear watches are coming -- here's what they need to succeed

Commentary: The Samsung Gear S2 watch will be round. But it will need a lot more than that to stand out in the smartwatch jungle.

By 12 August 2015


PlayStation 4 Orbis release date, graphics and specs news

Sony is busy polishing up the PS4, its next-gen PlayStation. But when will it launch, and what can it do? Find out in our complete guide.

By 26 April 2012


PlayStation 4 to be called Orbis, out Christmas next year?

A gaming site reckons it knows the name of the next PlayStation, as well as details regarding the console itself.

By 29 March 2012


PS4 will have voice controls, Sony confirms

Sony's PS4 will have voice controls and facial recognition, but you'll have to shell out £55 for an accessory.

By 3 September 2013


PS4's 'play while downloading' feature arrives early on PS3

A feature that lets you play games before they've finished downloading will debut on a PS3 game in a couple of weeks, ahead of the PS4.

By 19 May 2013


PS4 to get voice recognition, job ad suggests

Sony is looking for a speech recognition expert to work in its PlayStation division, prompting rumours of a voice-controlled PS4.

By 18 May 2013


Ouya console shipping now, to earliest backers only

The Android-powered console is winging its way to homes now, if you laid down some cash early, that is.

By 30 March 2013


Sony chairman Howard Stringer will retire in June

The ex-chief executive will step down in June, to pursue some mysterious new opportunities he didn't divulge.

By 10 March 2013


PlayStation Plus will play a 'prominent role' on the PS4

The downloading service will be a big part of the PlayStation 4, and could offer PS3 games for the console, too.

By 2 March 2013