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12-inch MacBook review

<i>(Shot on location at WeWork. Also available on YouTube)</i><p>Apple's latest laptop is simply called the MacBook.<p>Actually, I suppose, you're going to see everybody refer to it as "the new MacBook" for a little while, but that's just temporary. The name is a signal. Apple could have called it the MacBook …

Google’s Snapseed photo app gets its first major update in two years

The Google-owned Snapseed photo editing app has received a major update today, which promises to deliver "the precision and control of professional photo editing software on your phone or tablet." The new version, rolling out now for Android and iOS, adds new tools including lens blur, tonal …

Hands On with Microsoft Surface 3: The Thinnest and Lightest Surface Tablet To Date

Almost 10 months after Surface Pro 3 was first revealed to the world, <b>Microsoft</b> has decided to unleash yet another <b>Surface</b> tablet last month in the …

Achievement unlocked: Microsoft gamifies Windows 10

Because putting up with Windows 8 wasn't enough of an achievement in itself, Microsoft has baked Xbox-style achievements into Windows 10.<p>As noted by …

Review: Microsoft Surface 3

Microsoft introduced the Surface 3, its newest tablet/laptop hybrid starting at $499, nearly two weeks ago to little fanfare. There was no big press conference or fancy showcase this time around. That’s kind of a shame, because the Surface 3 is the most important device in the series since the …

Microsoft is improving Windows 10's touch mode

Microsoft introduced the concept of a touch mode and its Continuum feature for hybrids with Windows 10, but it's fair to say that existing previews have been largely optimized for the mouse and keyboard experience. A newly leaked build (10056) has surfaced on the internet today, and it shows that …

How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

High Magnification Macro Photography on a Budget

Hey folks, my name is Siddhant Sahu, I am a 16 years old aspiring photographer from India. I have been shooting macro photographs for about a year …

This Toothbrush Cleans Your Teeth With Nanotechnology

Designer Kosho Ueshima collaborated with Japanese technology company Yumeshokunin to create an incredible toothbrush that uses nanotechnology to clean your teeth–no toothpaste necessary. The brush’s bristles–which are 0.178 millimeters thick–are coated in mineral ions, and when passed over your …

Solo is a ‘Smart’ Camera Drone with Computer-Aided Flight and Picture Taking

The camera drone continues to heat up. Just days after industry heavyweight DJI announced its new Phantom 3 camera drone, 3D Robotics has unveiled …

Microsoft's New Industrial Revolution Of 'Perceptive' Human-Robot Workers

Even in 2015, our first notion of these things called ‘robots’ are the shiny humanoid objects with two arms, two legs and a whirring 360-degree-spinning head that houses two electronic eyes and a square mouth. By 2016, the Hollywood movie notion of the robot will be secondary to the new devices we …

Van Gogh, Picasso and others go on display before New York sales jamboree

An important Vincent van Gogh painting from a time when he was at the height of his powers – and working easel by easel with his friend Paul Gauguin – will be auctioned next month in New York.<p>L’allée des Alyscamps has an estimate in excess of $40m (£27m) and is a late entry for the marquee May …

Art

Michael Massaia believes his melted puddles of multicoloured ice-cream are abstract art – but they just make me sick. All that’s missing is a hot pavement and some flies<p>Art and food have an ancient and mysterious relationship. Artists have been depicting what they eat since the Ice Age – the bison …

Art

My boy lollipop: Michael Massaia's stomach-churning ice-cream art – in pictures

Summer treats rich with childhood nostalgia – from Bugs Bunny to SpongeBob and Dora the Explorer – are reduced to messy, sickly swirls of colour in the name of art

Ice Cream

Sonia Delaunay review – the woman who made colour dance gets a knockout show

From the early 20th century until her death in 1979, Sonia Delaunay painted, designed fabrics and clothing, ran shops as well as a textile design company, and collaborated with poets Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars and Tristan Tzara. She played gender games, was a polyglot, danced the tango, …

Stereotypes

See Ant-Man's second full trailer right here (Update)

<i>Ant-Man</i> is getting its second full trailer sometime today — the first one hit back in January — and Marvel teased it last night with this, shown during the MTV Movie Awards. <b>Update:</b> Welp, that didn't take long. Marvel just put it up moments ago.<p>This time Marvel is taking a more serious tone. A …

Marvel Universe

How to watch Game of Thrones free this week with Xbox

<i>Game of Thrones</i>' latest episode is free to watch onXbox 360 and Xbox One though Thursday, April 16, as long as you're an Xbox Live subscriber.<p>According to an Xbox Wire post, season five's first episode isn't the only thing Xbox users can watch.<p>"And if that’s not enough to get you ready for Season …

Grand Theft Auto 5 PC's built-in video editor lets you make your own movies

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s Windows PC version includes a robust video editor, the Rockstar Editor, and you can see its potential for producing interesting short films in a trailer released today by publisher Rockstar Games.<p>The Rockstar Editor lets <i>GTA 5</i> players record gameplay footage from story mode and …

Grand Theft Auto

Shoot Like a Pro with your iPhone + Giveaway!

The iPhone is quickly taking the place of the everyday point and shoot camera with their digital zooms and overall lack of features. There’s less and less reason to pick one up when you’ve already got the almighty iPhone – which camera improves with each updated model.<p>We wanted to see whether it’s …

New Infrared iPhone 5 Case Lets You See Behind Walls

The smartphone case industry is beginning to move away from bling-encrusted cheap tat and into the realms of ‘useful accessory’.<p>FLIR systems has done just that and invented a case for Apple's iPhone with thermal-imaging capabilities, which it revealed at CES earlier this year but is finally …

NASA reveals instruments selected for Mars 2020 rover

The Mars 2020 rover uses the same basic design and engineering as Curiosity, which is currently exploring the Gale Crater region of Mars. While it …

'Real Life FIFA' Takes The Video Game And Makes It Reality

FIFA (the video game, not the dodgy governing body) has a style and aesthetic all of its own. From the classic isometric camera view, to the Martin …

Solar Skin EV

The ultramodern SOLARAY projects aims to develop a sustainable vehicle for urban environments in 2050 by providing an innovative solution to reduce …

A Brief History of Unusual Objects Designed to Kill People from Far Away, Part 3: A Remote-Controlled, Gyro-Stabilized Sniper Rifle Mounting System

As we saw in an earlier post, part of what made the Mongols so militarily successful is that they had an unstoppable weapon that they learned to fire …

A Journey to the End of the World (of Minecraft)

On March 28, 2011, a man who calls himself Kurt J. Mac loaded a new game of Minecraft. As the landscape filled in around his character, Mac surveyed the blocky, pixellated trees, the cloud-draped mountains, and the waddling sheep. Then he started walking. His goal for the day was simple: to reach …

Intrepid Gamer Attempts To Find Edge Of Minecraft World

There is a place in gaming where no one has trodden. It's so far off the beaten path that it would take a lifetime's worth of gaming and a heck of a lot of patience to get there. If it were plotted on the far reaches of a map, it would undoubtedly be marked with a cautionary 'Here there be …

A Social Entrepreneur Mixes Minecraft, YouTube And STEM Education

<i>Update: Mine-O-Rama has been postponed. Here’s a link to the site and the statement that was released.</i><p>This is the story of one of the wilder social enterprises out there trying to address the crisis in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, especially in under-served …

$600K Minecraft movie Kickstarter cancelled

<b>A third-party film based in the world of Minecraft has been cancelled for failing to make a licensing deal with IP holder Mojang.</b><p>Let this be a strong …

Warner Bros. Are Looking To Turn ‘Minecraft’ Into Their Next Blockbuster

<i>Blockbuster! Because Minecraft is blocky! See what I did there?</i><p><i>Minecraft</i> is a game without much of a backstory, featuring indistinct cardboard box characters and gameplay that’s all about freedom and creativity as opposed to structured storytelling, soooo of course that means somebody wants to make …