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3D Paper Dioramas by Helen Musselwhite

I am so impressed with the intricate hand cut paper art of Helen Musselwhite. Her 3D dioramas are so well done, it is easy to get lost inside these whimsical little vignettes. I love the soft warm glow she achieved in this piece above using LEDs. What a clever way to integrate electronics into your …

Paper Craft

Handmade Holidays Blog Hop - Day Two

Sara Vukson - Saturday, November 02, 2013<p>Welcome back to the second day of the Handmade Holiday Blog Hop! We have over 20 of the best crafters …

Candles

DGiT Daily - DGiT

‘New’ Tolkien novel The Fall of Gondolin to be released later this year<p>Derrek Leigh4 hours ago<p>The story is among the earliest written by …

DGiT

How to close programs on a Mac<p>Frederick Blichert3 hours ago<p>A step-by-step guide to force quitting problem programs.<p>Retro look back: The 15 greatest …

Mobile - DGiT

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus get the (PRODUCT)RED treatment<p>Derrek Leigh2 days ago<p>This time with black bezels instead of white!<p>Tinder Loops lets you show your …

DGiT

‘New’ Tolkien novel The Fall of Gondolin to be released later this year<p>Derrek Leigh18 minutes ago<p>The story is among the earliest written by …

Gadgets - DGiT

Best note taking apps for the iPad<p>Tab TimesApril 19<p>Looking to use your Apple tablet for productivity purposes? Why not check out our list of the best …

DGiT Daily - DGiT

Is the HTC Vive Pro worth it?<p>Frederick Blichert20 hours ago<p>This great new VR headset goes for $799. As good as it is, is it worth it?<p>15 funny things …

Miniature Clay Artworks on the Outside of Altoids Tins

Redditor Qoth recently uploaded an album of clay polymer artworks affixed to the outsides of Altoid tins. The post quickly went viral, with the …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

Samsung launches 55-inch 'flawless' curved OLED TV in Korea

Just as the rumors foretold, Samsung has announced Korean availability of a 55-inch curved OLED HDTV. Priced at 15 million Korean won (around $13,000) Samsung claims its "Timeless Arena" design eliminates potential for defective OLED pixels. It also reiterates the claim LG made when it launched its …

Windows 8.1 RT looks just like regular Windows 8.1, performance hasn't changed

When we got hands-on with the Windows 8.1 preview earlier this week, it was on a Surface Pro -- i.e., an x86 system running full Windows. Until today, though, we hadn't had a chance to try the software on a device running Windows RT. Well, fortunately for us, Microsoft has a row full of freshly …

Microsoft Build 2013 event wrap-up

We came. We handled Windows 8.1. We grabbed news about the latest and greatest from Microsoft. We picked up a few new Steve Ballmer catch phrases ("touch touch touch touch!"). Then, we left. In a nutshell, this was our experience covering Microsoft Build 2013 this week at the Moscone Center, though …

Reeder for iPhone goes free for now, gets Google Reader alternatives soon

Silvio Rizzi made the iPad and Mac versions of Reeder free to use in the wake of Google's plans to shut down Google Reader, but he left the iPhone app at its usual $3 price -- and its fate in the air. Existing users can now rest easy, as Rizzi has pledged ongoing support for the smaller screen. The …

Huawei MediaPad 7 Youth tablet reaches the FCC

Huawei must know that not everyone is keen to make phone calls on a tablet -- that would explain why an unannounced WiFi-only slate, the MediaPad 7 Youth, has appeared at the FCC. The filing doesn't reveal much by itself, although it shows that the Youth isn't just a rehash of the MediaPad 7 Lite …

Chrome OS dev channel gains Quickoffice powers, lets users edit native Excel and Word files

Chrome OS hardware continues to proliferate, and on the software front, Google continues to add features to the platform in the hopes of persuading more folks to exit the traditional PC paradigm. Today marks a significant step in achieving that latter goal, as the dev channel of Chrome OS has …

Arianna Huffington Implores You: Stop Taking Bright Devices Into the Bedroom

She's talking about tablets, smart phones, iPods -- anything that is backlit. The light can significantly diminish your ability to sleep.<p>Reuters<p>Speaking as earnestly as an iPad is backlit, Arianna Huffington implored attendees at the Aspen Ideas Festival Wednesday to ban their tablets and smart …

Siri Will Now Read You The News, Courtesy of Wibbitz

Israeli startup Wibbitz doesn’t want you to read the news. It wants to read the news to you, in the form of 1-2 minute video summaries narrated by a helpful synthetic voice and accompanied by video of related images and animated infographics.<p>Wibbitz made a splash last summer when it raised $2.3 …

Sony’s Vaio Pro 13 Takes on MacBook Air, and Mostly Delivers

When it comes to laptop-buying advice, Apple’s MacBook Air is a pretty easy recommendation. It’s lightweight, fast and has solid battery life. But …

MacBook Air

Samsung to ship two versions of Note 3 – AMOLED and LCD (rumor)

If this report sounds familiar, it’s because we’ve heard it before. Back at the beginning of the year, it was rumored that Samsung would use LCDs instead of AMOLED displays for the Galaxy S4, or use both technologies and ship multiple variants of the phone. As it turned out, Samsung managed to …

Galaxy Note

App developers taking their tablets in hope of boom times ahead

Tablets are already big business in 2013. Analyst firm IDC claims that 49.2m of them shipped in the first three months of the year alone, while rival …

Windows 8 Still In Awkward Adolescence

Complain or compliment all you want about the Windows 8 (and now 8.1 Preview) interface … Microsoft’s problem with Windows right now was summed up in one slide during CEO Steve Ballmer’s keynote presentation yesterday at the Microsoft Build conference.<p>The slide just showed icons for three new apps …

Report says fitness video games are proliferating as gamers get off the couch

Fitness video games have grown sharply in the past decade, according to a new report released by the game industry’s trade group and a White House study group. That means that getting gamers to exercise is no longer just a novelty; it’s a $750 million a year business.<p>The Entertainment Software …

All screens great and small: Windows 8.1 on an 8-inch slate and two Retina Display competitors

Microsoft's Windows 8 introduced some interesting new user interface paradigms, but it did so on a very limited selection of screens. To have a compelling touch experience, you pretty much needed to have a laptop or tablet with a low-resolution display larger than 10 inches. Here at the company's …

Apple Proposes New Multifunction Input Ports, Could Merge SD Card Slot and USB Port

Apple has applied for a patent on a computer port that combines two connectors such as a USB port and a SD card reader according to an application recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and noticed by <i>AppleInsider</i>.<p>The invention, which Apple calls a 'combined input port', adds …

Apple patent stuffs two ports into one, saves space in your laptop

Port space is very limited on laptops, but Apple has just received a patent that could solve that problem in the simplest way possible: cramming two ports into one. Expanding on what we've seen with some multi-format card readers, Apple has designed a layered port whose staggered electrical …

Microsoft anticipates 7-inch, 7.5-inch, and 10.6-inch Windows 8 tablets at super high resolutions

Leading up to Microsoft's Build developer conference there were a number of rumors related to a possible Surface announcement. Now that both keynotes are over it's clear there's no new 7- or 8-inch Surface tablet or a refreshed Haswell Surface Pro. However, Microsoft appears to be dropping some …

How much will Apple's new Mac Pro cost?

Apple's upcoming top-of-the-line desktop still doesn't have a price tag, though experts anticipate it will cost more than the current model.<p>Perhaps more mysterious than the stealthy look of Apple's upcoming Mac Pro desktop is its price tag, which has yet to be announced.<p>Apple detailed some of the …

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