Jacob Bolduc

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Olympus PEN E-PL9: A Pint-Sized Mirrorless Camera with 4K Video

Olympus has just announced the new PEN E-PL9, a camera “to put you in touch with your creative side.” It provides quality and creative control for …

A Catholic Priest Snorted Cocaine Surrounded by Nazi Memorabilia While on Camera

The 37-year old priest said that he collects "historical stuff" and doesn't have a drug problem: "It was just the one night and that was it."<p>In a story that hits nearly all of the British tabloid sweet spots, a Catholic priest in Northern Ireland was caught on camera snorting coke surrounded by …

Northern Ireland

Music Theory: Adding Richness To Your Chord Progressions

In most commercial genres of contemporary music since the advent of the Rock era, the most common way to play chords is with the root note of the …

BioShock shakes hands with Stepford in 'We Happy Few'

Smile for the camera -- and for the TV, and during the walk to the store, and while you're sitting in the living room, in the dark, all alone. Smile, because if you don't, <i>they</i> will come for you. That's the story behind the first trailer for <i>We Happy Few</i>, the new game from Compulsion Studios, maker …

VAIO's first post-Sony laptops transform into tablets

Sony jettisoned VAIO more than a year ago now, but the iconic PC brand isn't dead. Sold to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners, VAIO is back with two new PCs, announced today in Tokyo. The VAIO Z and the VAIO Z Canvas are the first devices designed and put out by VAIO itself — the former is …

Mobile Technology

Brand New’s Jesse Lacey shares cover song featuring his wife - News - Alternative Press

Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey has posted a studio cover of John Prine's classic hit, "In Spite Of Ourselves," which features guest vocals from his …

Will.i.am to go head to head with Apple over smart watch

Britain's 7Digital has seen its share price soar 44pc after being named in collaboration with the Will.i.am smart watch<p>The share price of a small British company supplying the music system to a new smart watch designed by Will.i.am, has soared today off the back of news of the device's launch.<p>The …

Apple Watch

GitHub's free student bundle gets you started on writing code

It's harder to score student discounts on programming tools now that many of them are subscription services, but GitHub has just launched a bundle that could make it far less expensive to get cracking. Its new Student Developer Pack gives you free access to the kind of tools you'd typically need to …

Portal Flexible Smartphone Is Worn On Your Wrist (video)

If you are looking for a wearable device that has a much larger screen than the new range of smartwatches recently unveiled and launched by the likes …

Crowd Funding

The End Of Passwords? This Bracelet Unlocks Computers And Doors With Your Heartbeat

Bionym’s Nymi offers a glimpse of the future of wearable biometric authentication.<p>This much we can all agree on: Passwords suck.<p>With that in mind, companies are hard at work developing other forms of user-friendly authentication. Fingerprinting is already being used to unlock iPhones and the PayPal …

Information Systems

Tokyoflash Kisai Vortex Watch

The guys from Tokyoflash have released their latest geeky watch, this one is called the Tokyoflash Kisai Vortex and it comes with a touchscreen LCD …

Gear & Gadgets

Go way retro with this mechanical-typewriter computer keyboard

You love the look and feel of old typewriters, but don't want to give up the comforts of modern technology. Meld the two with the Qwerkywriter keyboard.<p>Your computer keyboard is a bore. It's a long piece of plastic with more pieces of plastic sticking out. It's not glamorous. It doesn't conjure up …

Portable

Tokyoflash Kisai Radio Active Watch (Video)

Tokyoflash has launched their latest geeky watch, the Tokyoflash Kisai Radio Active watch, and as usual it comes with a geeky design, and a different …

Police offer $100,000 reward in 20-year-old AC/DC murder mystery - News - Alternative Press

In 1993, Former AC/DC manager and singer/songwriter Chrispin Dye was robbed and assaulted in Sydney, Australia. After suffering traumatic head …

Truth Lets You Send Anonymous Texts

With Whisper and Secret raising millions of dollars to build anonymous services, all kinds of apps are popping up that let you share things without attaching your identity.<p>While most of the apps emerging try to build a community by letting you scroll through streams of anonymous messages, some …

InkCase Plus Adds A Second, Standalone E-ink Screen To Your Android Phone

With more of our attention being gobbled up by smartphone screens it’s no wonder phone displays have gotten bigger. But there’s a natural limit on how big a phone’s screen can get before you’re basically holding a tablet. And not everyone wants such a whopper.<p>Wither next, then? Well, what about …

Five Unforgettable (and Free) Games for Your Mobile Device

Mobile gaming is here. It is established, and it has had an effect on the video game market. One of the most significant challenges of mobile gaming …

PS Vita

10 Best Found-Footage Movies Ever (and the 5 Worst)

Fifteen years ago this week, on July 16, 1999, moviegoers were stunned by a little Sundance-approved movie called "The Blair Witch Project," which purported to be the newly-discovered footage of three documentarians who disappeared in the Maryland woods while investigating an old ghost story. Those …

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LaMetric Is A Smart And Hackable Ticker Display

Ever since covering Fliike, a beautifully-designed physical ‘Like’ counter for local businesses, I’ve been thinking about how the idea could be extended, with a fully-programmable, but simple, ticker-style Internet-connected display.<p>A few products along those lines do already exist, but I’ve yet to …

Final Fantasy Explorers Announced for 3DS

The newest entry is coming to Nintendo's handheld.<p>Final Fantasy Explorers, a multiplayer role-playing game, is in development for the Nintendo 3DS, …

These VR gloves will let you control Oculus and more for $350 (updated)

With the sale of Oculus Rift to Facebook for $2 billion, virtual reality has officially become <i>very</i> interesting for developers. One of the companies trying to ride that wave is Control VR, which is ready to launch its gesture control gloves on Kickstarter. Though VR gloves have been around for a …

The must-have Pebble Time apps, watch faces, and games for your wrist

The Pebble was one of the first major smartwatches to hit the market, long before the Apple Watch and Android Wear secured a spot on our wrists. The …

Apps

Nokia Has Just Epically Trolled Microsoft By Making An Android Launcher

Nokia completed the multi-billion-dollar sale of its phone-making business to Microsoft back in April. But that doesn’t mean it’s done with phones entirely. Oh no.<p>The company that transferred some 32,000 of its staff to Redmond in exchange for more than $7.2 billion has just released a launcher …

Asus Unveils Five-Mode, Three-In-One Dual-OS Device

Taiwanese PC maker Asus took the wraps off a series of devices at Computex today, with the headliner being the Transformer Book V — a device that wants to be everything all at once.<p>The Transformer Book V is what Asus terms a “five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop” that features a Windows and …

Save Portugal. The Man’s “endangered song” and the Sumatran Tiger - Features - Alternative Press

For Earth Day, <b>Portugal. The Man</b> have teamed up with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute to create an "endangered song" …

Research project Cider allows unmodified iOS apps to run on Android

Cider, an operating system compatibility layer, allows iOS applications to run natively on Android devices.<p>Developed by computer science students from Columbia University, Cider effectively tricks iOS apps into running on Android’s Linux kernel just as they would on Apple’s XNU kernel.<p>Quoting from …

iOS Apps

These Headphones are Made Just for Women

We love just about any brand that takes the time to think about what we, as women, really want and need. What will make our lives easier? Better? More fun? And of course, more fashionable? The team over at Skullcandy has been doing just that, and this week released a range of headphones exclusively …

Apple confirms WWDC 2014 keynote to be held Monday, June 2nd at 10 AM PT; new hardware likely

This morning, Apple revealed the schedule for next month’s Worldwide Developers Conference. To start things off, an Apple keynote will be held from 10AM to 12PM on Monday, June 2nd at Moscone West. Apple typically holds keynote addresses to kick off WWDC, but this schedule serves as the first …