Dominic Haren

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Chromecast in a '70s TV is wonderful and weird

You've no doubt seen some interesting attempts at melding vintage tech with the modern world, but few of them are likely to be as fun (and vaguely practical) as this. Gadget tweaker Dr. Moddnstine has modified a 1978 General Electric portable TV to include a hidden Chromecast, giving your YouTube …

George Brandis joins calls for Apple to comply with FBI request to unlock San Bernardino shooter's phone

Attorney-General George Brandis has joined calls for Apple to comply with an FBI request to unlock an iPhone used by one of the shooters in …

Privacy

Take it from me, tiny apartment life isn't so bad

<b>Why are we prohibiting the construction of efficient housing that (especially young) people want to live in? I just don't get it, writes Alex</b> …

Housing

Anonymous-linked hacker rescued at sea and then arrested

A purported member of online activist group Anonymous was arrested by the FBI in Miami after a Disney cruise ship rescued him and his wife from a sailboat near Cuba. As <i>NBC</i> reports, the FBI had been investigating Martin Gottesfeld since October 2014 for his possible involvement with Anonymous' …

Upholstered Faux Taxidermy Heads and Animals by Kelly Rene Jelinek | Colossal

<p>Artist Kelly Rene Jelinek fabricates life-sized replicas of taxidermied animal heads using fragments of upholstery fabric. The decorative objects …

Beauty How-To: 5 Spring Hairstyles You'll Love From the Front and Back

What's going on behind your head is as important as the front view. Get the at-home how-to for runway hair here.

19 Science Fiction Shows And Movies To Binge On While The Blizzard Has Trapped You Inside

Winter Storm Jonas pretty much has the East Coast stuck inside this weekend, which means that you’re probably sitting in front of your television …

Siri technology is coming soon to more apps, fridges and even robots

Your smart life is about to get even smarter with a new set of software development tools that will let coders include world-class speech recognition and natural language processing — the same stuff that powers Siri, Apple’s personal digital assistant — to thermostats, refrigerators, apps and, yes, …

Automation

UK Rap Producer The Purist Has Dropped a Helpful Guide to Cooking Crack

The visual instructions are part of the artwork for his album, Pyrex Scholar, so we asked some experts if it’s actually legit.<p>Okay, hands up, where’s everyone getting their failsafe instructions for cooking crack these days? The guy who hangs outside Bethnal Green KFC and smells like an ancient …

Your VPN may be worthless

You may have heard that VPN provider Perfect Privacy found a massive security hole in most services -- one can de-anonymizes users, thus rendering it useless.<p>Two weeks have passed and most affected providers still haven't fixed the problem, called "Port Fail."<p>Perfect Privacy told <i>Engadget</i> via email, …

It's way too easy to buy legal hacking gadgets online

As more of our devices become connected, we have a greater chance of becoming a victim of cybercrime.<p>And to make matters worse, there's a number of tools readily available online that can help a hacker break into anything from your WiFi network to your car.<p>We rounded up eight gadgets that anyone …

Best of Android 2016 - The phone of the year is…

If you’re like most of Team AA, you’ll often be asked which to provide advice on which phone your family, friends, or people you randomly meet should buy. In 2015 we introduced Best of Android to answer this question and this year, we picked the top ten phones on the market in a bid to help you …

Mobile Technology

'Reckless' weapons transfers to Iraq fueled 'IS' atrocities: Amnesty International

Irresponsible weapons transfers to Iraq over decades enabled terror group "Islamic State" to carry out its atrocities, Amnesty International reports. …

America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans

Arms and legs aren't the only appendages that American servicemen lose to IEDs but, thanks to a pioneering surgical technique, injured soldiers will soon have the option of replacing their war-damaged wedding tackle. A team of surgeons from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine announced on …

Kink.com's VR porn experiment is a lesson in extreme anatomy

Six years ago, I exited the porn industry after the studio I worked for succumbed to a decline in DVD sales. Toward the end, I was one of two employees. I answered phones, designed box covers, scripted Brazilian gang bangs and spent hours airbrushing razor burn and other skin conditions in …

Consumers are buying a super-secure phone that's not meant for them

Let's get this out of the way right up top: Sikur's GranitePhone is not for you. Security as a feature is nothing new -- BlackBerry's entire existence rests upon it at this point -- but the GranitePhone takes security to another level. While the phone is based on Android, it runs a forked version …

A feminist artist has turned photos of her vagina into a scarf

For those who were looking for a more adventurous way to keep their necks cozy this winter, listen up: feminist performance artist Christen Clifford …

10 Best Art, Design and Video Submissions from Readers in 2015

With so many innovative creators in the world, it should come as no surprise the amount of fantastic submissions we received in 2015. Our community …

Art

Apple Pencil Artist James Jean Shows off His Exquisite Digital Artwork

As featured in the promotional video for the iPad Pro.<p>To promote the Apple Pencil and its subsequent platform iPad Pro, Apple hired the talents of artist James Jean. His finely detailed artwork along with his ultra precise hand was the perfect match for the promotional video when it released back …

Apple Pencil

The Next Big War Will Be Digital—and We’re Not Ready For It

In the 21st century the familiar form of warfare in which physical damage is meted out against the opponent’s military forces and infrastructure has …