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Our Best Map Yet Of Io's Volcanic Activity Looks Terrifying

Jupiter’s moon Io is the most volcanically-active body in our solar system, and a recent observational campaign offers a little more insight into the a terrifying hellscape that awaits any unfortunate space probes we send there.

Io's Atmosphere Keeps Collapsing

Reason number 9000 not to colonise Jupiter’s moon Io: Not only is it a frigid hellscape covered in eruptive ice volcanoes and lashed by the gas giant’s powerful radiation belts, but the atmosphere just collapsed.

A Lava Ocean On Io Could Mean Better Prospects For Alien Life

Io is an eruptive mystery. Based on scientific models, the tiny Jovian moon’s volcanoes flare up in the “wrong” places. How could that be? Well apparently, our models didn’t account for a massive subsurface ocean of lava.

Google's Craziest Moonshots -- And Where They Are Now

Google is kicking off I/O as we speak, and you can follow our liveblog here. There probably won’t be any wild surprises — but then again, this is Google, and we could get a little sweet, sweet moonshot action if we’re lucky.

Google I/O 2015 Live Blog: Follow All The News As It Happened

It’s that time of year again! Google is holding its annual developer conference, I/O, in San Francisco, and we’re here to bring you all the action as it happens from the opening keynote. Get in here and follow along!

USB Type-C: I've Never Been So Excited About A Dumb Little Port

The future of cables is finally coming and it’s god damned fantastic. Welcome to USB Type-C.

USB Type C: Your Next Laptop Could Have The Holy Grail Of USB Ports

In just a couple years, your MacBook Air or Surface Pro could look obsolete. Denizens of the future won’t understand why you have so many gaping holes in your machine. Why would you need a full-size USB socket, a magnetic charging port, and a video output when you can cram them all into a single tiny plug? Because that’s what the VESA standards body just announced with the new USB 3.1 Type-C jack, coming right around the corner.

Everything Google Didn't Announce At I/O

They keynote at Google’s big developer conference is over, and in its three hours(!) we found out about AndroidTV, Android Auto and the next big release of Android for your phone. But there was also a lot of rumoured stuff that Google didn’t announce. Here’s what was missing, and our best guesses at why.

What Material Design Means For The Future Of Android

Today at Google I/O, we were introduced to a new design language called Material Design. It’s Google’s first design manifesto, and within it lies a message about how the company sees its users interacting with everything from watches to cars. Here’s how to decode it.

Google Wants To Keep Track Of Your Vitals With Google Fit

Going head-to-head with Apple’s newly announced HealthKit, Google has just revealed Google Fit, a fitness tracking service service to call its very own.

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