Keegan Brown

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Stainless Steel Sony SmartWatch 3 In Action

Sony announced at CES that they are launching a new stainless steel version of their Sony SmartWatch 3, and now we get to have a look at the …

Mac Setup: The Mac & PC Desk of an IT Consultant

It has been a little while since we’ve posted a featured Mac setup, but we’re back at it again with this weeks featured workstation. This time we’re …

18-Year-Old Artist's Amazingly Realistic Drawings of Celebrities

Although these images may look like snapshots of celebrities, they're actually the handiwork of Jack Ede, an 18-year-old artist who creates amazingly photorealistic portraits. Using graphite, colored pencils, and rubber erasers for blending, the UK-based teen crafts extraordinarily lifelike …

Morgan Freeman

It's Alarmingly Easy To Take North Korea's Internet Offline

But it appears likely that the country's paltry web infrastructure — which consists of a mere four networks and just over 1,000 IP addresses — was the target of a distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) conceivably motivated in some way by the events surrounding last month's Sony breach and the …

Maine entrepreneur builds sleek ship, but will military buy it?

Even on land, the Ghost looks futuristic and fast.<p>The angular vessel looks like a waterborne stealth fighter. It rides atop underwater torpedo-shaped tubes powered by a pair of 2,000-horsepower gas turbine engines. Gyroscopes keep the ride smooth.<p>Sadly, Ghost is all revved up with no place to go. …

Apple updates Macs without asking, but it's to foil hackers

Apple is pushing out its first automatic security update to protect your computer from being taken over.<p>Apple is updating its Macs to guard against hackers taking control -- the first time a Mac update has been sent out automatically without requiring your permission.<p>The automated security update …

Apple

Could the dwarf planet Ceres support life?

A NASA probe is about to get the first up-close look at a potentially habitable alien world.<p>In March 2015, NASA's Dawn spacecraft will arrive in orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Ceres is a relatively warm and wet body that …

Photographer Transforms His Dog into Different Animals and Characters Every Christmas

For the past 20 years, British photographer Peter Thorpe has upheld the festive tradition of dressing up his dog as different animals and characters for holiday-themed photo shoots. Instead of using Photoshop, Thorpe builds elaborate sets and props, assembles creative costumes, and uses treats to …

Pets

Dubai Buildings Are So High, You Can Look Down at the Clouds

Daniel Cheong's surreal cityscape photos capture some of the world's tallest skyscrapers engulfed in fog. The photographer stakes out incredible vantage points in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to shoot the tops of ghostly gray buildings as they puncture the thick carpet of fog.<p>Because …

Skyscrapers

NASA wants to build airship cities in the Venus sky

Since Venus is closer to Earth than Mars -- both in size and distance -- it would be a much more convenient candidate for manned exploration. There's just a slight hitch: the average temperature is 850 degrees F, and the atmosphere is 90 times denser than ours. In other words, you'd die in the …

500px iOS App Update Brings Lightroom-Powered Editing and a Built-In Camera

500px released a major update to its iOS app today. Users can now take advantage of an in-app camera and editing tools powered by Adobe Lightroom …

Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …

MIT unifies Web dev into a single, speedy new language -- Ur/Web

Building a moderately complex Web page requires understanding a whole stack of technologies, from HTML to JavaScript. Now a researcher from the …

Programming

PS4 tips – 10 ways to get the most out of your console - PlayStation Universe

With Christmas celebrations in full-swing and thousands more people around the world waking up to a brand new shiny console, it’s an ideal time to …

Apps

A First Review of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 ‘Nifty Fifty’ Clone

I will be the first to admit that I am not a street photographer, not a wedding photographer, and don’t generally shoot in low light, but I wanted to …

U.S. says ISIS did not down plane

<b>Amman, Jordan (CNN) —</b> For the first time since an international coalition began striking ISIS, one of its pilots has been shot down and taken captive by the Islamist extremist group.<p>The captured F-16 pilot is Moaz al-Kasasbeh, a member of Jordan's military, according to his uncle, retired Jordanian …

Food Prices Surge As Panicked Russians Empty Their Bank Machines Of Cash

Inflation is rampant in Russia, and the collapsing value of the ruble has triggered panic-buying and food-hoarding among ordinary Russians.<p>Food prices in Russia will have shot up by 25% over 2014 as Russians' confidence in their country's future starts to evaporate, according to the Association of …

This Chart Shows The Staggering Hourly Cost Of Operating US Military Aircraft

The US military is set replace many of its aircraft with planes that cost substantially more to operate by the hour.<p>James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, noted in a recent cover story for the magazine that costly military projects of questionable worth are becoming increasingly …

Five Standout Lenses from 2014

Each year, photographers of all levels, from professional to enthusiast, can reliably expect new and improved tools to help them realize their …

Nasa to test inflatable heat shield based on a child's toy that could help put people on Mars (let's hope they don't get too deflated if it doesn't work)

• <b>Nasa plan to test inflatable technology in their quest to put people on Mars</b>• <b><br>Scientists believe a blow-up heat shield could be used on future</b> …

Space Science

Planets Outside Of Our Solar System

Did Canon Leak a Glimpse of an Upcoming DSLR with this Connect Station Photo?

Do you recognize the DSLR seen in the photograph above? Reader Florian Feuchtner spotted the camera in a Connect Station product photo posted to …

I bought a fake Apple Watch for $27 at CES

LAS VEGAS— It will likely be at least two months before the highly anticipated Apple Watch hits shelves, but at least one company has already made a …

Steve Jobs And President Obama Had A Dinner Together In 2011 That May Have Changed The Course Of US History

But not Steve Jobs, the departed King of Apple.<p>That much was made clear at a February 2011 dinner for President Obama organized by John Doerr, the esteemed Kleiner Perkins venture capitalist.<p>Before the dinner, Doerr sent Jobs the menu.<p>As Walter Isaacson reports in his sterling biography of Jobs, he …

Silicon Valley

Do Mars rover photos show potential signs of ancient life?

A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and structures shaped by microbes on Earth. The findings suggest, but do not prove, that life may have existed earlier on the Red Planet.<p>The photos were taken …

Upcoming Ultra-Thin 12-Inch MacBook Air Design Imagined in New Renderings

Following a set of artist renditions that gave fans a basic look at Apple's long-rumored 12-inch Retina MacBook Air earlier this week, well-known 3D modeler and designer Martin Hajek has created a set of realistic renderings of the unannounced notebook on his blog.<p>Hajek follows details found in …

MacBook Air

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

Paid apps will be more expensive for some iPhone, iPad and Mac users

Apple is about to increase paid apps prices for some users, the company told developers, with the change affecting both App Store and Mac App Store …

CES 2015: SVALT Launches Stylish Cooling Dock for Apple MacBooks

SVALT today announced the launch of a new cooling dock designed for Apple MacBooks and select PC laptops, which the company promises offers a 12x improvement in cooling, 129 percent improvement in CPU power, and 53 percent improvement in CPU Turbo Boost by eliminating CPU throttling due to heat …