Niquole Leitch

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YouTube Music Is Breathtakingly Pointless

The new YouTube Music app is a failure. YouTube is quietly one of the most powerful forces in digital music, and this—THIS!—is the app that’s …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the hoverboard craze

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and one of the most sought-after gifts is loved by celebrities and athletes alike, happens to be illegal to use in some countries—and catches fire on occasion. The hoverboard is everywhere right now, and Quartz has complied a guide to help you understand …

Mark Cuban

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Mathematics

The New York Times to launch slate of VR films, will give out 1M+ Google Cardboard viewers for free

<i>The New York Times</i> will distribute Google Cardboard virtual reality (VR) viewers to its home-delivery newspaper customers in the U.S. as part of a new campaign.<p>The media giant has partnered with Google for the initiative, and will deliver more than one million of the units to readers’ homes over …

Virtual Reality

Stanford and Renovo Motors Built an Electric, Self-Driving DeLorean

It's called MARTY, naturally.<p>Great Scott! Engineers at the Revs Program at Stanford have done what nerds have dreamt of doing since 1985. They build a robot DeLorean.<p>Teaming with the electric car startup Renovo Motors, the university students tore down a vintage 1981 model, reconstructing it to run …

Robots

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

Brands Saying Bae is the Twitter account we've needed in 2014

Here's a brief look at American slang in 2014. "Bae," if you've never heard the word before, is a term of endearment used to convey affection toward a significant other or some good thing that's caught your eye. In common parlance, it might be used in a sentence like "She's the bae," indicating …

Keyboard Waffle Iron Sells Like Hotcakes, Surpasses Kickstarter Goal

Batter up! A late push gives Chris Dimino the dough he needs to make his type of breakfast a reality.<p>Chris Dimino set a bold goal for his keyboard waffle iron project.<p>The Kickstarter effort needed to raise more than $50,000 by Christmas Eve in order to go into production. With just a couple days …

Look At This Gorgeous Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4

Sledgehammer Games/Activision<p>Ubisoft<p>Ashley Gilbertson for TIME<p>The Creative Assembly<p>Ubisoft<p>Ubisoft<p>Bungie<p>Nintendo<p>Sucker Punch …

The MythBusters take on Corning’s Gorilla Glass to see how it stacks up against the regular stuff (video)

The displays on most smartphones these days, including the iPhone, are made using Gorilla Glass from Corning, Inc., which is stronger and lighter than regular glass. Just how much stronger and lighter, exactly, is a question that was put to the test by MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as …

20 fascinating facts for PlayStation's 20th anniversary

To start our week of coverage celebrating the Japanese launch of the original PlayStation in December 1994, here are 20 things you may not know about Sony’s first console<p>It revolutionalised the games industry and brought us classic titles such as Gran Turismo, Tekken and Resident Evil – and this …

Android 5.0 Lollipop Review: Smartphone Edition

Google’s new Nexus 6 is officially available, and along with that comes Android 5.0 Lollipop. The latest version of Google’s mobile OS has already been accessible to those who’ve had a chance to experience the Nexus 9 tablet by HTC, but the Motorola-made Nexus 6 is the first smartphone to ship with …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

iOS

Electronic Typewriter with E Ink Screen: Hemingwrite - Technabob

Unlike most artforms or professions, writing needs the most basic of tools. Even if you’d rather work with a word processor instead of pen and paper, …

Gear & Gadgets

Here's what the Apple Watch software would look like running on an iPhone

Once again, looking at your phone is the new looking at your watch<p>Inspired by an article on <i>9to5Mac</i>, developer Lucas Menge programmed a home screen for the iPhone inspired by the Apple Watch's visualization. Gone are the rows of apps, replaced by the honeycomb structure of the upcoming tiny …

Apple's bankrupt sapphire glass supplier plans to shut down its plant

890 employees will be laid off<p>Apple's sapphire glass supplier has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to shut down two production plants and lay off 890 workers. The supplier, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT), says that it's burning through an unsustainable amount of money at the Arizona …

Eyeo unveils a tool that blocks Facebook's Atlas from tracking you on mobile and desktop

We come in peace!<p>That’s the motto of Eyeo’s Ben Williams, who today updated ad-blocking tool AdBlock Plus with the ability to “work-around” the tracking mechanisms of Facebook’s Atlas advertising platform.<p>Facebook bought Atlas earlier this year from Microsoft for under $100 million. It’s a big …

This bizarre bendable phone wears like a shirtsleeve

A California startup is crowdfunding a flexible phablet that you strap to your arm and it might not be totally ridiculous. Maybe.<p>For the past few years, the standing lazy punchline about wearables has been something about awkwardly strapping a computer or a phone to your body. Finally, a …

DNA Sanitizer Will Wipe Your Identity Off Everything You Touch

Not just for hit men, these evidence-destroying sprays will protect you in a world where everyone wants to know your genetic code.<p>A new kind of sanitizer spray kills more than just bacteria. Artist and technologist Heather Dewey-Hagborg’s “Invisible” line aims to wipe all traces of personhood from …

Privacy

A Lick Of The Tongue Changes This Ice Cream’s Color

By the time you're done, it's like a whole new ice cream.<p>At first, it’s a delightful shade of periwinkle blue. Then, it turns into a lilac purple before settling on a vibrant magenta.<p>No, these aren’t the stages of your old mood ring. Believe it or not, this is the colorful transformation of the new …

SnapPiCam Raspberry Pi Powered Digital Camera Kit (video)

There are plenty of digital cameras to choose from in the market, but if you are looking for something a little more unique, hackable and with …

Apple's iPhone is golden in China

The dumbest column I ever wrote was the one that suggested that if Apple wanted to sell a lot of iPhones in China it should stick with silver.<p>This …

Galaxy S5 Sport is a Sprint-exclusive Galaxy S5 with a bit of rubber trim

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>At an event in Chicago on Monday, Sprint and Samsung announced a new high-end handset, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport. …

Gear & Gadgets

How to go completely paperless with iOS

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an …

Apps

Adventure-Proof Your iPhone with Catalyst's New Touch ID Compatible, Waterproof Case

I've consistently been impressed with Catalyst iPhone cases, ever since their first iteration of waterproof protective cases for the iPhone 4. Each version of the Catalyst protective case has gotten better, with marked improvements over the previous model. The Catalyst + Survivor case saw the …

Mobile Technology

This University Is Adding The Video Game 'League Of Legends' To Its Athletics Program

And now Robert Morris University Illinois wants to prep students on their journey to becoming video game playing superstars.<p>The school announced today that it's adding eSports to its athletic program. And more specifically, the school is building a varsity team to play "League of Legends" as part …

College & University

Google Loon Wi-Fi balloon creates panic in New Zealand

Rescue helicopter dispatched for what was thought to be a crashing plane<p>When Google began testing its Wi-Fi enabling balloons, the company probably wasn't expecting to cause panic in New Zealand. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> writes that the country's emergency services were contacted on Friday after one …

First Transatlantic “Scent Message” Sends Smell of Paris To New York

The aroma was, well, undeniably smelly.<p>At 11:31 EDT on Tuesday, an email message encoded with the scent of Paris, winged its way across the ether to land in the inbox of a Harvard professor waiting eagerly in a skull-littered basement room in New York’s American Museum of Natural History.<p>The sense …

YouTuber 'PewDiePie' Is Making $4 Million A Year

Watching other people play video games is growing increasingly popular these days. Sites like Twitch—where people can tune in to watch other people play games, eSports, and so forth—have exploded in popularity.<p>In fact, Twitch ranks fourth in peak US internet traffic, ahead of sites like Facebook …