New service ranks smartphone manufacturers by number of updates

Buying an expensive flagship is quite the investment nowadays. It is therefore reasonable to expect long term support with software updates and security patches. AOSMark aims to help consumers be more informed with its new service, which ranks Android manufacturers by the number of updates they provide.

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UK invests millions in micro-robots able to work in dangerous sites

Devices could be deployed in underground pipe networks, reducing need for roadworks

The UK government is investing millions in the development of micro-robots designed to work in underground pipe networks and dangerous sites such as decommissioned nuclear facilities.

The ambition is for the robots, developed in British universities, to mark the end of disruptive and expensive roadworks by carrying out repairs without the need to dig up the roads.

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