Daniel MINDRU

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Top 6 Essential Android And iOS Apps From This Week

It’s time for this week’s Android and iOS app round-up. As usual, the apps included will be a combination of the best of what has been released this week, but also my favourite must-have apps that I’ve recently come across.<p>If you’ve got an app suggestion, or, if you’re a developer and want me to …

Apps

Led Zeppelin Raid Secret Vault for Super-Deluxe Album Series

Jimmy Page and Robert Plant open up about the biggest archival Zeppelin project yet<p>Jimmy Page is standing in almost the exact spot at London’s …

Guitar

Kickstarter Loves This Camera That Lets You Take Street View-Like Panoramic Photos

Anyone who’s ever seen a Google Street View car has noticed the orb camera hoisted on top of the vehicle. Though such technology has been used primarily in mapping, one company is hoping to bring it to consumers. Roughly the size of a baseball, the Bublcam is capable of shooting panoramic photos …

Animația asta nu e Pixar, dar tot îți topește inima

Prietenosul aparat electrocasnic din anii '50 se ridică și pleacă de acasă atunci când crede că proprietarul său are de gând să -l înlocuiască cu un altul mai bun.<p>Niște studenți de la Ringling School of Art and Design din Florida trebuie să se aștepte la un telefon de la Pixar cât de curând. Emily …

The Math Trick Behind MP3s, JPEGs, and Homer Simpson’s Face - Facts So Romantic

Nine years ago, I was sitting in a college math physics course and my professor spelt out an idea that kind of blew my mind. I think it isn’t a …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Hands-on thoughts on the iPad Air and iPad mini with retina display

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>So Apple’s(s aapl) big fall event is over. It was packed with product updates across the entire Apple line: …

What will recorded music sound like in 2050?

John La Grou, founder and CEO at Millennia Music & Media Systems, forecast how recorded sound will evolve over the coming decades.<p>Last weekend in NYC John La Grou was a keynote speaker at the Audio Engineering Society convention. He based some of his assumptions about how recorded music will evolve …

Music Production

Mesmerizing & Elaborately Styled Fashion Cinemagraphs

Barcelona-based photographer and fashion filmmaker Gustavo Lopez Maas has collaborated with hairdressers from Madrid-based fashion styling company X-presion to produce what they call “the first hair collection in cinemagraph.” The project, known as <i>Sketch</i>, presents a series of animated images …

Earrings

LinkedIn’s Intro Feature Is Very Cool And A Spectacularly Bad Idea

Earlier today LinkedIn launched a new iPad app and what appeared to be a pretty slick feature for iOS Mail called Intro. It presents the a profile of email senders right within the body of the message, with more details available with a single tap. It works like using Rapportive, which LinkedIn …

Twitter Cofounder Dorsey Offers List of Dos and Don'ts for Success

As the co-founder of Twitter and Square, two of the most high profile tech companies in Silicon Valley, Jack Dorsey can claim at least some sage …

Watch the video that helped Apple land its 'spaceship' HQ

In this rarely seen video, the people bringing Apple's new Cupertino headquarters to life give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at its inception.<p>Last week, Apple all but got the green light from the Cupertino City Council to build its lavish new corporate home in Cupertino, Calif., dubbed the …

City Politics

Video: New Super-Waterproof Material Makes Water Drops Bounce Off

Nanocones make surfaces more hydrophobic than ever before.<p>Is that a rubber ball making its way down a two-by-four? No, it's actually a drop of water hitting a strip of experimental material that's so water-resistant, it makes drops bounce.<p>The video above comes from the work of a team of materials …

Nanotech

Was iOS 7 created in Microsoft Word?

Best New iOS Games: Type: Rider And Duet Game

The 60 Most Beautiful Cinemagraph GIFs

Like a refined animated GIF, a Cinemagraph is an image in which a small and repeated animation occurs. The Internet has taken a particular liking to these beautiful images--which straddle the line between a still and a video--and here are some of the best. Inspired by their uniqueness, GE took to …

The History (And Future!) of the Chemistry Set

NSA responsible for new breed of anti-spying smartphones and devices

When it comes to privacy it seems that the world is divided into two distinct camps. The “I don’t care, I have nothing to hide” camp and the “Privacy is a basic human right” lobby. Since the revelations of Edward Snowden about the NSA’s spying antics, the ethical, political and technical questions …

Privacy

On the Red Couch with Cinemagraph Co-Founder Kevin Burg

Inside Flipboard / October 10, 2013<p><i>Kevin Burg remembers his first animated GIF. He was in high school and it was the 1990s—a time when the Internet</i> …

Quantum black hole study opens bridge to another universe

Singularities, such as the infinitely strong crushing forces at the center of a black hole, in a physical theory are bad. What they tell you is that …

Black Holes

Researchers laugh in the face of flatness with new approaches to haptic displays (video)

If the future of haptic technology is your jam, then the symposium on User Interface Systems and Technology at the University of St. Andrews is the place to be this week. Teams from Disney Research and the University of Bristol will present two different approaches to adding 3D tactility to touch …

Sharp Is Bringing A Multitouch 4K Retina Display To The Mac

Admit it. There’s two major things you still want from OS X: multitouch support, and 4K support. 4K support would make the Retina iMac finally possible, and as for multitouch, this is where the laptop and desktop market is heading despite Steve Jobs’s protestations about “gorilla arm.”<p>It’s taking …

Multi-Touch

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Translating Emoji into a Giant Light Show