Lívia Kovács

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Law firm follows through with plan to file class action suit against Apple over ‘Error 53’

Earlier this month, Apple acknowledged an issue referred to as “Error 53” that causes iPhone 6 units with home buttons repaired by a third-party to potentially be bricked with software updates. Shortly after Apple acknowledged the issue, a Seattle-based law firm announce that it was considering …

Digital images can't be trusted, says war photographer Don McCullin

Best known for moving pictures of Vietnam, McCullin says photography has been hijacked by digital cameras and art world<p>One of Britain’s most celebrated and respected photographers has lamented the digital domination of his field, calling it “a totally lying experience” that cannot be trusted.<p>Don …

Photography

Adidas’s Latest “Futurecraft” Shoes Are Made From One Seamless Piece Of Leather

At first glance, Adidas’s new shoe looks like their iconic Superstar, just sewn up in leather. That is, until you look closer at the toe box, ankle, those three stripes. You see that’s not stitching holding the shoe together. Actually, that’s not <i>anything</i> holding the shoe together.<p>In fact, the …

Shoes

A billion people now use Facebook every single day

A billion people use Facebook every day, according to the social network's quarterly results, up from 968 million in June 2015. The increase comes …

Social Media

Agricultural Guerrillas Are Secretly Transforming Urban Saplings into Fruit-Bearing Trees

Launched in 2011, the group known as the Guerrilla Grafters has been secretly (and illegally) modifying ornamental trees along the streets of San Francisco. These fruit-lovers make it their mission to graft fruit bearing branches onto the non-fruit bearing trees that line the city, in efforts of …

A $1.5M Kickstarter Project Fails, Leaving Most Backers Without Their 3D Printer

Pirate3D Inc raised nearly $1.5M on Kickstarter in 2013, promising a 3D printer that anyone can use. A total of 3,520 backers pledged money to the project including 3,389 who pledged over $300 to eventually get a printer. But as of now, 60 percent of the orders have still not been fulfilled and it …

Crowd Funding

Facebook paid £4,327 in UK corporation tax last year

Facebook has paid less than £5,000 in annual UK corporation tax for the second year in a row: the social network's 2014 tax information -- released …

Income Tax

Frank Gehry Designed Himself A Yacht

“Don’t let me get too crazy,” he reportedly said. “It has to work.”<p>Many of Frank Gehry’s designs, such as the Guggenheim Bilbao, or the Los Angeles’s Walt Disney Concert Hall, looks like the billowing top sails of a fleet of boats. Now the 86-year-old architect is finally applying the aesthetic …

The Folding Lamp Makes Origami Out Of Light

Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into beautiful shapes. The Folding Lamp features an even rarer form of origami: it elegantly folds light, giving a room any ambience you want it to have.<p>Designed by Belgian architect Thomas Hick, the Folding Lamp is a standard table lamp with an …

Furniture

Articles about 5 green renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>The star of Breaking Bad opens the doors to his family’s recently completed beach house located just outside of Los Angeles.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a …

Artist Removes Makeup from Glammed Up Dolls to Turn Them into Inspirational Real-Life Heroes

So many children grow up with a cherished toy that is a source of comfort and joy. The idea that these playthings can play a role in the development of our identity is something that artist Wendy Tsao chose to explore by remaking a series of manufactured dolls into portrayals of inspirational …

New "Infinity" Rooms by Yayoi Kusama Offer Expansive Look at Her Dreamlike Body of Work

For years, we've been enamored with the colorfully dazzling work of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Her awe-inspiring installations feature a dizzying amount of dots that engulf the viewer in a fantastical, dreamlike world. Now, she has taken over the south wing of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art …

How is Google fixing the Stagefright vulnerability that affects 95% of all Android phones?

The Stagefright vulnerability is likely the biggest Android security scare we have seen in a few years. And of course, this exploit leaves 95% of all Android users susceptible to attacks, which could easily be triggered by using a simple MMS message.<p>We know Google is working hard to keep Android …

Android News

The Lexus Hoverboard Is Real…and Looks Very Difficult to Ride

Get ready to be amazed. Lexus has made good on their promise, following up their much hyped teaser announcement made over a month ago with a full …

Hoverboards

The 2015 International Best-Dressed List

Whether this year’s best-dressed honorees wowed in McQueen (FKA Twigs), a top hat (Prince Harry), custom Maison Margiela (Amal Clooney), or Louis Vuitton (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), it’s worth asking what inspires them.

Surreal Hybrid Drawings Bloom and Burst Across Sketchbook Pages

Self-taught artist and graphic designer Joseph Catimbang (aka @pentasticarts) creates visually complex doodles using only black pens and a sketchbook. The surreal, sprawling compositions seamlessly combine subject matters and artistic styles, ranging from realistic depictions of animals to small, …