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I want a Microsoft Surface Studio monitor

Microsoft's beautiful Surface Studio is a PC that's much more than an all-in-one. While you can do all the regular PC things you'd expect from a Windows PC, it's really the screen that makes it different from a regular computer. It's a screen that folds down to transform the PC into a drawing …

I feel like I would actually buy will.i.am’s fancy Bluetooth earbuds if I had some money

I know will.i.am is the laughing stock of the gadget world, and I get it — he’s had some bad ideas.<p>Featuring a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in a music video<br>• A hideous phone case meant to look like a gold-plated camera and also it turns your iPhone 4 into a 14-megapixel camera and also there’s a …

How Samsung out-designed Apple

What started years ago as a generation of large, chunky phones, is now almost unrecognizable to any fan of Samsung's Note series. It has a bigger screen than the iPhone 6s Plus, yet it's more svelte and pocketable. And it features that gorgeous curved screen Samsung pioneered a little over a year …

The Xbox One S is the most beautiful game console out there

The Xbox One S doesn’t feel like a toy.<p>Whereas setting up the original Xbox One often felt like I was handling some sort of Medicare-provided DIY iron lung, the One S is a far tighter experience that’s luxurious and efficient in its build.<p>Shoddy vent grids covering an alarmingly hollow-sounding …

HP Claims Innovation Over Apple With 'World's Thinnest Laptop'

Amid rumors that Apple is working on ultra-thin 13 and 15-inch "MacBooks", HP yesterday announced the "world's thinnest laptop" in the form of the Core-i powered 13.3-inch Spectre, with a design that the company said offered proof that it is driving innovation faster than Apple.<p>Created with a focus …

You Can Now Play Legend of Zelda on Your Computer

It’s been 30 years since video game fans plugged their Nintendo Entertainment Systems into their television sets and (after blowing on the cartridge …

Retrogaming

This Opera Singer Kills It With Her Cover Of AC/DC’s ‘Highway To Hell’

Brian Johnson might be out of commission as frontman for AC/DC, but it would seem they have plenty of options for a backup. Take Cristina Ramos for example, a contestant on <i>Spain’s Got Talent</i>. She kicks off her performance with a splendid operatic number that would likely impress at any high school …

6 Things You Need to Know About Gear 360, Samsung's New VR Camera

<b>What:</b> A dual-lens camera capable of capturing 30-megapixel photos or high-resolution video in 360 degrees.<p><b>Tunnel vision:</b> It’s intended to work with …

Samsung's de Grisogono Gear S2 isn't made for peasant wrists

Baselworld is going down in Switzerland this week, which means you can expect a ton of smartwatch news. We've already seen a few announcements, and today Samsung revealed a super fancy version of its Gear S2. The company teamed up with jewelry and watchmaker de Grisogono for a "fashion …

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Indie Music

Razer's 'Core' external GPU ships in April for $500

Razer announced pricing and availability for its new Core external graphics box at GDC on Wednesday. The device is available for pre-order starting today and units will begin shipping in April. It will set you back $400 if purchased in tandem with a Blade Stealth or $500 if you buy it separately. …

The world's most enchanting ruins

Archaeology

10 Places Every 20-Something Should Travel To Before Turning 30

<i>By CHRISTINA LIAO</i><p>Whether or not you studied abroad in college, the wanderlust bug is sure to bite when you hit your 20s. One trip and you'll realize that--as cliché as it may sound--you truly haven't lived until you've traveled. See what the world has to offer, experience different cultures, weave …

The best Caribbean island for every type of traveler

There's nothing like a tropical getaway to escape the cold. If you have your sights set on the Caribbean, there's plenty of stunning islands to choose from.<p>We recently ranked the 25 best islands to visit in the Caribbean, but determining which one is the right fit for you can be tough.<p>So we've …

Galaxy S7 pre-orders rumored to open on Feb. 21, free Gear VR for early shoppers

According to <i>Android World</i>‘s ‘reliable’ sources, Samsung will open pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 on the same day that it announces the device at MWC in Barcelona; February 21. What’s more, it’s claimed that early shoppers who order between Feb 21 and March 10 will receive a free Gear VR …

Mobile

New Service Offers Unlimited Flights From $1,500

A new all-you-can-fly service, OneGo, takes off.<p>If you were a fan of JetBlue’s long-gone All You Can Jet pass, which let travelers fly around the …

Flying

Inflatable mattress turns your back seat into a nap pod fit for a startup

Sleeping in your car has never looked so good.<p>Sure, it's "technically" unsafe to sleep in a vehicle, moving or parked. But every once in a while, it …

HP's smartwatch has Swarovski crystals and a see-through screen

The product of HP's collaboration with American designer Isaac Mizrahi wouldn't look out of place next to ordinary analog watches designed for women. It looks just like any other Swarovski-encrusted arm candy, which could be good or bad, depending on your preference. Only difference is that its …

Review: Slicks Backpack BIZ Goes Easily From Business To Adventure Travel

Rating: 4.5/5<p>Traveling with multiple carry-ons is an issue, and if one of them is too big while boarding an airplane, you might hear, “that will need …

Who is WiseWear's $395 luxury smart bracelet even for?

A basic fitness tracker meets high fashion Life Alert<p>It's no secret that the market is flush with terrible wearables — functional pieces that are a total eyesore. Even a lot of wearables that aren't <i>ugly</i> per se aren't exactly beautiful accessories that one would naturally pair with a nice outfit. …

Forget driving, EHang's drone shuttles you from place to place autonomously

CES is ripe with buzz about consumer drone technologies: autonomous drones, obstacle avoidance technologies and better batteries that can dramatically increase flight time. But, what if you could combine all of those technologies and the ability to carry people?<p>That’s exactly what Chinese …

Drones

The perfectly named ninja lanternshark is a new glow-in-the-dark shark species

Also known as the Etmopterus benchleyi<p>Meet the ninja lanternshark. It was officially declared a species just last week, and its superhero-esque new nickname — known scientifically as a "common name" — makes up for its slightly unsettling little frown mouth and iridescent eyeballs.<p>The shark's …

A 900-pound elephant seal shut down Highway 37 because she could

As soon as I heard about her, I was in love: the 900-pound elephant seal who shut down Highway 37 in Sonoma County, northeast of San Francisco. Elephant seals have no natural predators; they pretty much do what they want. She wanted to cross the road, and she was up on the highway divider before …

Seals

This designer has made a flying hoverboard that actually works

We’ve all heard for much of our lives that hoverboards will exist…one day. Well, apparently that day has arrived, with the introduction of the …

Women’s Everyday Problems Illustrated By Romanian Artist

Life can get real tough when a Youtube “smokey eyes” make-up tutorial turns you into a raccoon instead of a dazzling beauty. Or when you wake up in …

Cassandra

Enlightened

Photos

Photographer Captures Stunning South Korean Landscapes Reflected in Mirror-Like Lakes

South Korean photographer Jaewoon U has gathered quite the following on 500px, and rightly so. His majestic landscape shots of his home country are nothing if not magical, overflowing with colors and rich details. The Seoul-based artist is particularly skilled at capturing beautiful outdoor scenery …

South Korea

Walli: The Smartest Wallet, Ever.

Not long ago, we brought you <b>the news about Walli</b>, a connected smart wallet that notifies you if you’ve left it behind. Since <b>the campaign for Walli</b> …

Crowd Funding

PS4 Remote Play feature coming to PC and Mac

Sony studios boss confirms work on an 'official application'<p>According to Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Computer Entertainment's Worldwide Studios and frequent PlayStation spokesperson, work on an "official application" for Remote Play support on PC and Mac is underway.<p>This follows the summer …

Humai Wants To Resurrect Humans Within 30 Years

A new quest to defeat death--or at least make it optional<p><i>Spoilers ahead for those who aren’t caught up,</i>​ but last season of Game of Thrones ended with a true Caesar ​outcome​ for all-around-hero (and potential Azor Ahai) Jon Snow. But unlike Caesar, today HBO teased the ​apparent​ resurrection of …

Singularity