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Meet the world's first phone with a Snapdragon 820 chipset

Just a few years ago, we might have scoffed at the idea of buying a smartphone from a Chinese OEM. Now, with companies like Huawei and ZTE showing us that smartphone pedigree matters less than ambition and execution, things are totally different. That's exactly the opening China's LeTV is trying to …

Phones

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This Photo of Tea Freezing Midair Is Unreal

It's not magic, and it's not CGI. This surreal arc of ice you see was made with nothing but a thermos of hot tea and the -40˚C (also -40˚F) …

8 Adventures in Wonderland

Don’t just see the world, seize it. From swimming with whale sharks in Baja California to horseback riding across Mongolia, these eight wild adventures turn vacations into calls to action.<p>> Swim With Whale Sharks<p>Goosebumps. That’s what snorkeling near a bus-size shark can get you.<p>Floating on the …

Hot Springs

Watch The Trailer For One of 2016's Most Beautiful, Mysterious Sci-Fi Movies

<i>Evolution</i>, directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic, is as soft, beautiful and mysterious as sci-fi films get. It’s about an island that’s just populated by …

This app lets you draw digital connections between physical objects

'A digital screwdriver that allows you to manipulate how things behave'<p>Whether we like it or not, more and more of the world's objects are coming online. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC standards are all being used make everything from your car to your smoke alarm digitally connected. The problem is, how …

Ex-federal agent gets 6 years for stealing Silk Road bitcoins

Shaun Bridges, the second federal agent taken to court for stealing Bitcoins while investigating Silk Road, has been sentenced to 71 months or almost six years in prison. US District Judge Richard Seeborg told the court that he was compelled to hand a high-end sentence for one count of money …

Corruption

Researchers bring us one step closer to the 'ultimate battery'

WonderHowTo<p>A research breakthrough in lithium-oxygen battery development could now make the ‘ultimate battery’ a possibility, as a number of barriers to development appear to have been overcome.<p>Lithium-oxygen (Li-air) has been hailed as the base for the ‘ultimate battery’ due to its energy density …

Clean Energy

How to Create a Surreal Look in Photoshop Using Hue Adjustment

When you start learning photoshop it is scary to see all those different tools you can choose from. It is often said there are seven ways to achieve …

Recording a Timelapse on a Nikon Camera

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

The Ion Belt - wear your battery pack around your waist

Smartphones are useful, even necessary, but most of us are haunted by the dreaded charging woes which come with such powerful and portable computing devices. The situation has definitely been improving, but even fast charging is not enough for the street warrior who finds it a nuisance to be …

Researchers believe breakthrough might make batteries drastically cheaper

Against an assumption that has prevailed in scientific communities for over eighty years, researchers at Oregon State University believe that potassium can be used to create a replacement for lithium-ion batteries. Chemist Xiulei Ji says that this possibility hasn’t been revisited since it was …

Energy

How will technology enhance our bodies by 2025?

<i>This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Apple Invents A Screen Fall Protection System For iPhone, Here's How It Works

If you’re sick of seeing drop test videos that show people destroying brand new smartphones in the name of video view counts, then you will be …

World’s first fully modular Android device, Fairphone 2, to arrive in December

If you were paying very close attention to the Android scene, then you might remember the Fairphone 1, a mid-tier device that put an emphasis on acquiring all of its parts and labor in an ethical way. That meant that everyone who built it earned a fair wage and none of its metal was scraped out of …

Mobile Technology

Searching for the Genes That Are Unique to Humans

The human genome is littered with unique genes that may have been important to our evolution. And they’re a bit like Oreos.<p>The human genome contains between 20,000 and 25,000 genes. Most of these pre-date our species by millions of years, and have counterparts in chimps, mice, flies, yeast, and …

Genetics

Hormone health: Could testosterone be the new Botox for women?

Younger-looking skin, more energy and a revved-up sex drive? All promises of the latest form of hormone therapy. Could it really hold the key to better health? Anna Magee reports<p>Hormonal health is about much more than how grumpy we get when it’s that time of the month, or being a certain age. From …

Oculus Touch Demo Reaction at Oculus Connect

Yesterday we spent some time at the Oculus Connect event, where we were able to try out the new Samsung Gear VR, as well as get some hands-on time with the Oculus Rift. We already gave our reactions to the Gear VR, but now we want to focus on Oculus Touch as well. While the Rift is a PC-centric VR …

Dreamscapes of Los Angeles in Cotton Candy Colors

The world is turned into a realm of colored pastels as the skies and the horizon meet in Anthony Samaniego’s series entitled <i>Dreamscapes</i>. Photographed …

Works of Fire - Photographs and text by Christopher Colville | LensCulture

<i>Christopher Colville is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is his winning entry and artist’s statement. View his profile to learn more about him and to see more of his great …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Why Every Photographer Should Use a Manual Focus Lens

Your camera is smart. It has processors that are able to run algorithms, for near instantaneous adjustments to compensate for lighting conditions and …

Hard work really can kill, as longer hours increase risk of stroke

It is thought that the stress of long hours can trigger biological changes in the body which lead to deadly disease<p>It is said that hard work never killed anyone, but a new study suggests that staying late at the office could have a deadly impact on health.<p>Working just one extra hour a day increases …

Medical Research

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

MIT Created a Camera That Will Never Overexpose a Photograph

MIT scientists have designed a new camera that will never overexpose a photograph, no matter what the lighting situation is. Called a “modulo …

Researchers in Australia have developed a new way of printing 3D structures that closely resemble layered brain tissue<p>In the latest effort to build an artificial laboratory model of the brain, Australian researchers have developed a novel method for constructing layered biological structures that …

Neuroscience

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

New York University

Samsung files patent for smartphone that can display holographic images

The USPTO (U.S. Patent & Trademark Office) is full of patents from every manufacturer out there. Some make it to the market, other’s don’t, and a select few of them are simply insane. We are not sure under which category this one fits under, but what we know is many of you will be interested in …