Round-up Wednesday: Read a novel in 90 minutes, and other news you might have missed

Here's your chance to catch up on the biggest news you might have missed over the last few days
Be a speed reading machine with this tech from Spritz

Need something to help you on towards the weekend? Here's a recap of the big news that made the headlines for the past few days.

Be a speed reading machine with this tech from Spritz

It might sound like magic but it works. This new speed reading technology from Spritz allows you to read up to 900 words per minute without impeding your comprehension. The best part? It should be hitting devices pretty soon, and you might even see it on the Samsung Galaxy S5

READ MORE: Spritz text-streaming tech will turn you into a 900 word-per-minute reading machine

Travel to space for cheap with the Oculus Rift

Travel to space for cheap with the Oculus Rift

Why pay an obnoxious amount of money for a Virgin Galactic flight, when you can do it in the comforts of your own home? All you'll need is an Oculus Rift and Virtual Ride to Space, a Kickstarter project by the University of Surrey that'll allow anyone to experience the joy of going into space, minus the danger.

READ MORE: Travel to space for S$85 with Oculus Rift

Check out how incredibly detailed the LG G3's camera is

Check out how incredibly detailed the LG G3's camera is

Don't believe us? Maybe this cat image might convince you. Apparently it was taken with the LG G3 and it seems to pack an imaging wallop. We were already impressed with what the LG G2's camera could do, and it looks like the LG G3 is going to top it. 

READ MORE: This incredibly detailed photo of a cat was apparently taken with the LG G3

Move aside Siri, here comes Cortana

Move aside Siri, here comes Cortana

Who's Cortana? Halo fans will recognise her as the faithful AI that stuck with Master Chief through the series. Apparently, she (or it) will be your digital personal assistant on Windows Phone. The mobile version might not be as advanced as her video game counterpart, but Microsoft is hoping she'll be a compelling alternative to Apple's Siri and Google's Voice.

READ MORE: Cortana will be Windows Phone’s answer to Siri

HTC teases better low-light performance on the HTC One M8

HTC teases better low-light performance on the HTC One M8

Seriously, HTC? Showing us a video about the upcoming HTC One M8 and you *bleep*ing censor the details? We know how good last year's HTC One was, there's no need to try this hard with these videos. Still, we're liking the more light-hearted take.

READ MORE: HTC teases better low-light performance on the new One M8