Jack Willebrands

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SlideMail Is An Intelligent Email App For The Rest Of Us

A new email application launching today called SlideMail is designed to help those of us with bad email habits sort through our inbox, while also intelligently organizing our messages and alerting us to important meetings and other events. While other email apps focus on presenting power users with …

Apps

What it Takes to Build the World's Best Bicycle Wheel

The Gokiso Wheel is a no-compromise, fiendishly expensive marvel of modern engineering<p>If you're having a bike race with a sibling and you lose, you …

Electric Vehicles

These USB Cables Link Together Without A Hub To Share One Port

Every year, USB ports get scarcer in laptops that grow thinner. The problem is, we still have a ton of devices to plug in, from our phones to our thumb drives to our fitness bands.<p>Historically, that has meant you have to carry around some bulky multiport hub. But a new product called InfiniteUSB, …

Gear & Gadgets

The Future Of Video Games Is The Future Of Animation

Video game or Pixar movie? You tell us.<p>Pixar would spend 29 hours rendering a single frame of <i>Monsters University</i> using what’s considered one of the fastest supercomputer rigs in the world: 2,000 computers with 24,000 processing cores. The new animated short <i>A Boy and His Kite</i> was rendered on a …

Animation

The Five Things Android Finally Got Right With 5.1

Google is finally delivering a few perks that didn’t make the cut when it rolled out Android Lollipop.<p>Android 5.1 is here (at this time only for Nexus devices), and it tidies up Google’s operating system with some extra niceties that help you zip through various tasks. Here are the details as to …

6 awesome comic books you must read before the movies hit theaters

Having to do your background reading just to go and watch a movie sounds a whole lot like schoolwork, but thankfully when it comes to the world of comic books things ain’t so bad!<p>With theaters set to play host to a gorgeous buffet of superhero flicks over the next year, Cult of Mac took it upon …

Graphene Is The World's Most Amazing Material, And Now We Have A Simple Way To Make It

Graphene just might be the world's most incredible material. A honeycomb-like sheet of pure carbon only one atom thick, it's one million times thinner than a human hair and yet 200 times stronger than steel. It's also an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and is stretchable, flexible, …