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Apple Patents Built-In Automated Emergency Detection And Assistance For iPhone

A new patent application by Apple just published by the USPTO (via AppleInsider) adds a feature to an iPhone that may not be as cool as an optical heart rate sensor, but could be just as (or more) life-saving: the new tech would use data from onboard sensor to automatically detect when a user is …

Oscar Pistorius murder trial: Blade Runner so distraught after killing Reeva Steenkamp witness feared he might take his own life

One of the first people on the scene after Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend has testified that he feared the Olympic star might kill himself with …

Julie Bishop says new code of conduct with Indonesia will cover spying

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says a new code of conduct being negotiated between Australia and Indonesia will include a clause dealing with future …

Yahoo Is Putting A Stop to Facebook And Google Log-Ins

Yahoo started allowing users to log in to its services with their Facebook and Google IDs in 2011, but now it is putting an end to that, starting with the sign-in process for Yahoo Sports Tourney Pick’Em.<p>A Yahoo spokeswoman tells TNW: “This new process, which now asks users to sign in with a Yahoo …

Nikon Partners with BlackRapid on Fancy New ‘Quick-Draw’ Shoulder Straps

Quietly announced alongside the Nikon D4s is a new pair of accessories from Nikon. Partnering with BlackRapid’s Ron Henry, Nikon has created a series …

Photographer Uses Emulsion layer of the Polaroid to Create Unique Compositions

One camera whose concept was way ahead of its time is undoubtedly the Polaroid. It is an idea that to this day holds-up in relevance, despite many …

Portraits and Love Stories of Couples that Have Survived Fifty Years of Marriage

<i>Everyday my wife expresses her love for me. She says, did I tell you how much I love you today? Everyday. Everyday she says that. —Moses Rubenstein,</i> …

Fuji UK Will Now Let You Customize Your X-Series Cameras with Different ‘Skins’

Fuji’s retro-styled X-Series camera’s aren’t known for their customizability. In fact, it took a whole separate announcement for Fuji to release a …

The utopian estate that's been left to die

It was meant to be the future, a place where milk floats would trundle up ‘streets in the sky’. But despite being Grade II listed, Sheffield’s Park Hill, a brutalist post-war estate, has all but gone to rack and ruin. David Sillitoe captures its eerie expanses<p>Park Hill is one of those places that a …

Nissan's rearview mirror switches to an LCD at the touch of a button

What if your rearview mirror could see through your backseat passengers' heads? We've seen cameras and screens integrated into cars in many ways over the years, but Nissan will make them front and center soon. Nissan's new Smart Rearview Mirror will launch next year, offering a blend of a …