Kyle Dewayne Bounds

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U.S. Asks China to Investigate Cyberattack Targeting U.S. Sites

The United States has asked Beijing to investigate reports that China interfered with Internet content hosted outside the country and used it to attack U.S. websites, the State Department said on Friday.<p>"We are concerned by reports that China has used a new cyber capability to interfere with the …

Cybersecurity

4 things you should know about Freightliner's self-driving truck

This week, at a dramatic event atop the Hoover Dam, Freightliner and Daimler pulled the wraps off of their Inspiration truck, the first self-driving commercial truck in the world to receive a full license to operate on public roads. The autonomous truck is here, at least in the State of Nevada it …

Google executives talk Snowden and NSA backdoors during AMA

Senior members of Google's public policy team took to Reddit today to discuss the company's stance on government surveillance reform and the pending expiration of Section 215 of the Patriot Act that allows for the bulk collection of phone records. Google's director for law enforcement and …

Amazon details drone delivery plans

<b>Details about how Amazon's proposed delivery drones may work have been published by the US Patent Office.</b><p>According to the patent, the drones will be able to track the location of the person it is delivering to by pulling data from their smartphone.<p>The unmanned vehicles will also be able to talk to …

Automotive Industry

SimCity Creator Will Wright’s New App Wants To Create A Graphic Novel Of Your LIfe

The creator of SimCity, Will Wright, has come out with a new app called THRED — and it isn’t a game.<p>Instead, Wright describes it as a natively built way to browse “the World Wide Web” in a more pure sense. The THRED app is essentially a collection of pieces of content that range anywhere from …

Vivo X5 Pro specifications leak out, to be unveiled May 13th

According to the company’s official Weibo account, Vivo is slated to release its next smartphone, the X5 Pro, on Wednesday, May 13th. Seeing as how Vivo grabbed a ton of headlines in the past few months for producing one of the thinnest smartphones in the world, there’s no doubt that the company’s …

Designing for Android: an iOS developer’s perspective

As an iOS developer, I’m frequently asked, “When are you going to do an Android version?” Like it is just a matter of time.<p>But the truth is, we’ll probably never support Android. While there are sound business rationales for this, my motives are rooted in design philosophy.<p>The commercial and …

Apps

ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi review: thinner than air, but at what cost?

When ASUS formally unveiled the Transformer Book Chi T300, it did so in the cheekiest way possible: with a cleverly worded swipe at Apple. "Our Chi is thinner than Air," the company proclaimed -- a clear shot at the MacBook Air. ("Chi" means "air" in Mandarin Chinese, by the way, in case the dig …

Batteries

The best smart thermostat

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the full article below at</i> <i>TheSweethome.com</i>.<p>Three years after the Nest Learning Thermostat's debut, the second-gen Nest continues to offer the best combination of style and substance of any thermostat. …

The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

Military

Emtec PowerClip Adds a Battery without the Bulk

I had the opportunity to try <b>PowerClip ($61)</b> from Emtec. This clever charger snaps on to the bottom of the iPhone via the Lightning port. This can be a more compact alternative than a traditional battery pack case. I used to have a similar charger for my 30-pin iPhone and was glad to see a Lightning …

Rhino Slider Evo is a modular camera motion tool

We don't cover a <i>ton</i> of pro-level camera gear here at Engadget (though it's far from unheard of). But, a cool gadget is a cool gadget whatever it's for -- and this new motorized slider system from Rhino is one of them. For the uninitiated, sliders are what allow videographers and photographers to …

Jet Reaction is a 400mph two-wheeled rocket bike

Gallery: Jet Reaction is a 400mph two-wheeled rocket bike<p>Gallery: Jet Reaction is a 400mph two-wheeled rocket bike<p>+ 20<p>+ 19<p>+ 18<p>A rocket-powered …

Man Robs Bank, Shares Instagram Photo and Videos of Himself Doing So

It’s crazy what people do for their 15-minutes (or 15-seconds) of Instagram fame these days. One man in Virginia is accused of robbing a bank this …

Pictures of the Week 5.8.15

Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - An elderly Nubian woman from a nomadic tribe of the Bayuda Desert, north of Khartoum. Like her early Nubian ancestors, she wears clothes made from linen fibres, and many items of gold jewellery, including a nose ring, bracelets, and rings on her fingers.

Sally Mann on Her New Memoir and the Fate of Art Photography in the Age of Selfies

<b>Sally Mann</b> has spent her career examining those things closest to her. Her subjects—captured in arrestingly candid, luminous black-and-white images—have included her own young children, facing down the slings and arrows of childhood in <i>Immediate Family</i> (1992); the beloved Shenandoah Valley …

Poolscapes - Photographs by Karine Laval | LensCulture

<i>While visiting Photo London 2015, the otherworldly “poolscapes” of photographer Karine Laval caught our eye. Her vibrant but enigmatic work prompted managing editor Alexander Strecker to reach out by email. Here is an edited transcript of their exchange.</i><p><b><br>LC: How did you begin making the pictures in</b> …

How Instagram Changed Street Photography

Gary takes a drag from his cigarette as he listened to the Colts defeat the Broncos in his small box radio. He is originally from San Diego, but …

Street Photography

TAAB is a Universal Lens Tab That Puts Manual Focus Control At Your Fingertip

Some lenses have tabs on their focus rings that allow photographers to precisely control focus with a push or pull of their finger. For those that …