Von Tron

137 Flips | 5 Magazines | 15 Likes | 4 Following | 2 Followers | @TechSavvyStoner | Keep up with Von Tron on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Von Tron”

iPhone Falls Further Behind Samsung Galaxy

As if Apple wasn’t having a tough few days, the market conditions to help turn around the iPhone sales figures are nowhere to be seen. IDC’s latest report on smartphones shipments during the last full quarter shows no signs of the market returning to significant growth over the next year.<p>The first …

Mobile

The Vive can save HTC

The new VR headset is more important than any HTC smartphone<p>At this year's Mobile World Congress, the HTC Vive virtual reality headset has been adorned with an aggressive $799 price and a few small aesthetic tweaks to finalize its consumer edition look. It has also wowed and amazed everyone who has …

The 6 most important things you need to know about Facebook's Reactions

Facebook just got a lot more emotional.<p>The social network rolled out its long awaited redesign of the like button Wednesday, which added five new …

23 Things from The World of Ice and Fire That We'd Love to See on Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin’s novels about Westeros are fiendishly addictive, because he’s created a world that’s just crammed full of amazing details. And</i> …

Archos announces Diamond 2 Plus & Note w/ metal bodies + stock Marshmallow

Ahead of MWC 2016, Archos has announced the Diamond 2 Plus and Diamond 2 Note. Both phones are aimed at the European markets and feature metal bodies, high ends specs, and stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow at low price points.<p>The Diamond 2 Plus has the better specs of the two devices with a Mediatek …

Alcatel enters the high-end with two new handsets

The Idol 4 is the direct successor of last year’s model and the lower-specced of the two, with a smaller 5.2-inch 1080p display; an octa-core processor; a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera; and 3GB of RAM. The more up-market Idol 4S has a 5.5-inch 1440 x 2560 display, a faster processor, a …

Mobile Technology

New Moto 360 boosts battery and design, but the 'flat tyre' remains

Motorola has revealed its next generation Moto 360 smartwatch. The problem? It's still not... 360.<p>The new Moto 360 collection, unveiled at IFA in …

Mobile Technology

Qualcomm introducing Kryo CPU with the Snapdragon 820 - 2x performance and power efficiency

Qualcomm likes to tease us with periodic updates on its upcoming processors. This is why they usually don’t have a solid announcement for their chipsets; they just tell us the new SoC is on its way and then give us all the details as we approach the release date. Today we get an idea of how …

elcilantroo

This Guy Turned A Quadcopter Into A Star Wars Speeder Bike And It’s Amazing

Okay, this is the last quadcopter-to-“Star Wars Universe”-thing we (or at least I) will post*, I promise.<p><i>[* this week]</i><p>BUT SERIOUSLY, LOOK AT THIS THING. It is perfection. About 30 seconds into the video, I actually stood up and whooped.<p>We’ve seen the Millenium Falcon quadcopter. We’ve seen a TIE …

Star Wars

Firefly stars Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk are making a web series

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

Alan Tudyk

Chrysler Renamed FCA US LLC in North America

Aligns with parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.<p>Chrysler Group will henceforth be known as FCA US LLC within North America, an abbreviation that stands for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The name change aligns the company’s North American outpost with its global parent company, which earlier …

Automotive Industry

Why Everyone Wants to Kill the Mouse and Keyboard

In the past few decades, everything about our computers have changed. The screens. The guts. The size, weight, and materials. The software itself, of …

NASA’s Orion spacecraft could make ‘Interstellar’ a reality

Christopher Nolan’s epic movie “Interstellar” is set to open next week…but already NASA’s Orion spacecraft is well on its way to making this sort of space exploration beyond the Moon a reality.<p>In the movie, a group of explorers break through current limitations on human space travel and traverse …

Google will have to pay publishers for aggregating news in Spain

News companies in the country will be able to charge Google and others for displaying stories<p>The fight between Google and news publishers is a story that's been playing out for years. Publishers have argued that aggregation services — like Google News — are infringing on copyrighted material, while …

Lenovo Completes $2.9 Billion Motorola Purchase From Google

The newly merged entity will become the third-largest smartphone maker in the world.<p>When Motorola Mobility President Rick Osterloh said Tuesday that the Lenovo deal was nearly done, he wasn’t kidding.<p>Lenovo officially completed its $2.9 billion deal with Google early Thursday.<p>“Today we achieved a …

Seth Rogen Is Woz

<i>Variety</i> is reporting that Seth Rogen's got the part as Woz in <i>Jobs</i>, the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-penned take on the Apple icon. Christian Bale had …

Slumdog Millionaire

See every Apple product ever made on one poster

Even the terrible hockey puck mouse<p>It's maybe not as iconic as a blacklight Led Zeppelin poster, or this cat parading as an actual sandwich, but Pop Chart Lab has a freshly updated version of its history of Apple products poster. It goes all the way back to 1976, when the company was making the …

LG slims smartphone bezels to a virtually non-existent 0.7mm

You might talk about how much you hate large bezels, but LG is actually doing something about it. It just unveiled a 5.3-inch, 1080p LCD display with 0.7mm bezels, less than the width of a credit card. The Korean company said they're the world's narrowest, thanks to "Neo Edge" module processing and …

HP's Sprout Is a Creation Machine With No Mouse or Keyboard Required

Not satisfied with just revealing a printer, HP has also launched a new type of device that combines a computer, projector, and scanner into one …

Gear & Gadgets

​Screen Size Is Not Phone Size

There's a handy little shortcut we all take when we talk about how big a phone is. Instead of talking about actual dimensions, we use the size of the …

Mobile Technology

Odezsa - Say My Name (Slow Magic Remix)

JavaScript is disabled<p>You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud<p>Official remix of Say My Name by @Odesza featuring my dad on guitar. ♡ ♡ ♡ (not …

Guitar

Our Love

Scientists Have Located the Brain's On/Off Switch for Consciousness

Every one of us loses consciousness on a daily basis: it's called sleep. But scientists have never understood which part of the brain controls when …

How to photograph the supermoon

When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon and Earth in the lunar orbit, a supermoon occurs.<p>In 2014, the moon will appear unusually bright and full on the following dates:<p>Saturday, July 12 at 11:25 UTC<br>• Sunday, August 10 at 18:09 UTC<br>• Tuesday, September 9 at 1:38 UTC<p>The true …

23 Life-Changing Ways To Eat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Something about the idea of deep-frying a ball of cookie dough seems very reasonable.

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin: We Will Make Machines That 'Can Reason, Think, And Do Things Better Than We Can'

Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin sat for an interview with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla.<p>During the interview, Brin was asked about machine learning and artificial intelligence. He says that so far, we haven't come close to replicating human intelligence. However, he thinks it's only …

A Google Employee Says Google Employees Are Too Confident, And Too Isolated From The Real World

At his blog, Apenwarr, Google Fiber engineer Avery Pennarun is largely complimentary of Google and its employees: "I continue to be amazed at the overall smartness of people at this place. Overall, very nearly everybody, across the board, surprises or impresses me with how smart they are."<p>However, …