George B. Cheng

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Acer’s new $225 modular PC lets you upgrade your machine with magnetic blocks

Computing giant Acer made a plethora of announcements at consumer electronics exhibition IFA in Berlin today, some more notable than others.<p>Alongside a new tablet for gamers, a convertible Chromebook, and new smartphones, the Taiwan-headquartered tech titan unveiled a slew of new laptops and …

Why is Russia sending bombers close to U.S. airspace?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian bombers intercepted by U.S. fighter jets off the California coast on July Fourth could be seen as having raised a metaphorical middle finger to the United States.<p>"Good morning, American pilots. We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," they said, …

How To Take The Best Food Photos With Your Phone, According To An Expert

Admit it: You take the occasional food photo on your phone. You might even do it a lot. If you're not guilty of this all too common practice, you must know someone who is. At some point, you've probably patiently awaited permission to dig into your entree while someone's iPhone hovers over your …

‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an appalling little boy. He taunted his mother (“Prepare for annihilation, pitiful Earth female”), tormented a classmate by telling her he had …

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Galaxy S5 video capabilities showcased in impressive short film

Samsung wants to convince you that you too can shot great video on your smartphone, especially if said smartphone happens to be a Galaxy S5.<p>A new short film titled “Sunrise to Sunset” is showcasing the Galaxy S5’s video shooting capabilities, including HDR and Full HD video, and we have to say …

Google X project aims to describe a healthy human, to make disease prevention easier

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Google(s goog) wants to establish what a fully healthy human looks like, in order to make it possible to detect diseases …

How DreamWorks reinvented animation software to make How to Train Your Dragon 2

Before it could make this summer’s blockbuster movie <i>How to Train Your Dragon 2</i>, DreamWorks had to build a whole new animation tool. Here’s the story of how the studio built software that lets animators work faster and more organically than ever before.<p>In the past, animation artists had to go …

Google, Microsoft Adding 'Kill Switch' to New Smartphones

Microsoft and Google have agreed to add a "kill switch" to the next versions of their operating systems for smartphones, following efforts by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon to publicize the increasingly prevalent crime of smartphone …

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Japanese Taxi Driver Takes Multiple Exposures While Looking for Passengers

Taxi driver Issui Enomoto captures unique multiple exposure photographs of Yokohama, Japan and its residents as he drives around at night looking for passengers. He always keeps his camera with him in his taxi so that he can shoot various scenes of the town as they strike him. For this series …