Alex Shaffer

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Skreens puts all your content in a single display

People are more connected than ever. Entertainment is anywhere we go – we have game consoles, cable, mobile devices, computers and more, but so far you can pretty much only enjoy one or two at a time. Picture-in-picture is available, but it is quite limited and Skreens wants to take things a step …

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Apple Watch’s secret port could unlock cool accessories

The Apple Watch has a secret connector port the company hasn’t shown off, yet it could unlock some exciting possibilities in the future for Apple’s wearables.<p>Apple designers placed a secret Lightning port inside one of strap connector slots during development, reports TechCrunch which confirmed …

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Image Reveals Dragon Head Sculpture On Mars — Pareidolia And The Search For Extraterrestrial Life

Scott Waring, editor of <i>UFO Sightings Daily</i>, claims he is certain that the Curiosity rover image above shows an ancient Mars civilization carving of …

One of the coolest things about the Apple Watch may be a feature no one really talks about

It will be able to share your heartbeat, prompt you to stand up when you've been sitting all day, and, of course, show you the time in a bunch of different ways.<p>But, one of its most interesting capabilities is a somewhat minor one that's easily overlooked.<p>Apple's industrial design chief Jony Ive …

NASA is Preparing the World for Extraterrestrial Contact

A couple of months ago top US astronomers gathered in front of congress to let them know that extraterrestrial life exists without …

5 can't-miss apps: 'Alto's Adventure,' Storm, OneNote and more

Alto's Adventure<p>OneNote<p>Pop -- Video Texting<p>Storm<p>Dropbox<p>With news that Lenovo's Superfish adware put users at risk and rumors of a possible Apple car …

Apps

Futuristic Wind Turbine Doubles as Modern Apartments

This futuristic combination of a wind turbine and an apartment complex harnesses natural energy while providing sustainable housing. The Dutch Windwheel Corporation drew up the design with the port city of Rotterdam as its intended location.<p>The steel-and-glass structure is comprised of three inset …

Check Out the Amazing Set from the New Pirates of the Caribbean Movie

Captain Jack Sparrow is still two years away from swashbuckling back to the big screen, but now there’s photographic evidence that the latest …

Mars One Finalist "Could Sow the Seeds of a New Civilization"

By Hannah Earnshaw, Durham University | February 20, 2015 2:41 pm<p>Hannah Earnshaw – student, scientist, adventurer. <i>Photo by Monica Alcazar-Duarte</i><p>I …

Best photo extension apps for iPhone

Photo extensions mean you no longer have to jump from image editing app to image editing apps, opening and saving as you go, hoping you never make a …

Apps

The Apple Watch Edition is not for you

There’s a lot of chatter right now on what sort of madness it’ll be seeing the prices of the highest-end Apple Watch Edition devices this Spring. But …

On Apple Watch pricing and strap swapping

There's a lot we don't know about Apple Watch. We don't know how much it will cost, beyond the $349 price tag Apple's hung on the entry-level Sport …

Smartwatches

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Light speed is often spoken of as a cosmic speed limit… but not everything plays by these rules. In fact, space itself can expand faster than a …

The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …