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Apple Said to Launch Dedicated iOS Gaming Controller

<i>Pocketgamer.biz</i> reports Apple is set to launch an official gaming joypad, according to its anonymous developer sources at the 2013 Game Developers …

Faking Anime Fight Scenes is Emerging As a Fun Photo Fad in Japan

There’s a humorous new photography meme emerging from Japan. Students in the country are shooting photos that look like they’re ‘Kamehameha’ scenes …

Six Years Ago, Apple Made a Crowd Gasp With Pinch to Zoom and Swiping

If you want a taste of how fast technology progresses in the world of digital photography, just look at the consumer camera industry through the lens …

Weekend Humor: Take Your Child to Work Day Backfired Horribly at B&H as Children Got Lost in the Conveyor System

<i>Weekend Humor isn’t meant to be taken seriously. So don’t. We’re serious.</i><p>For years, B&H would not allow its employees to join thousands of other …

New Service Turns Facebook Photos Into Products Without Your Friend’s Consent

Want to turn your friend’s Facebook photograph into a mug to sip your morning coffee from? A new service called Photos At My Door can help you do …

ThrowBack Aims to Bring Some Nostalgia to the World of Smartphone Photography

Most smartphone photography apps are all about three things: taking, editing and sharing. ThrowBack, however, isn’t about any of them. Instead of …

How to make money on YouTube

Viral videos are the one-hit wonders of the Internet Age: Their creators blow up, then usually disappear just as quickly. But John Evershed, who left Toronto in 1983, has built his San Francisco-based Mondo Media into one of the most popular—albeit puerile—original channels on YouTube by figuring …

To get this job, make a great PB and J

If you can make a killer PB and J, Buzzfeed wants you.<p>In a job ad placed Buzzfeed placed on its site, the quirky news and entertainment media company says it is looking for a support specialist to work in its New York offices. While the job ad lists a number of expected responsibilities and …

Nexus 4 receives a slight redesign

The Pure Android Google LG Nexus 4 has received a slight design change. This news was first noticed by German site <i>Mobiflip</i>, then confirmed by <i>Android</i> …

Find Out Who Survives this Drop Test: HTC One vs iPhone 5

The folks over at Android Authority are at it again with their drop tests, this time pitting the latest HTC One versus the iPhone 5, with drops …

iPhone 5

Apple’s Cheaper iPhone Could Be Housed In A Unibody Ceramic Enclosure

<i>Apple Insider</i> is reporting that an Apple patent filing for a “Multi-layered ceramic enclosure” shows the Cupertino company’s growing interest in …

Phones

Rogers Xperia T users complaining of tethering issues, a fix is coming

Rogers and Sony pushed out the long-awaited Jelly Bean upgrade for Xperia T (The Bond Phone) users a couple weeks back. While we haven’t received any …

Will Wal-Mart’s customers become its new delivery staff?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering a radical plan to have store customers deliver packages to online buyers, a new twist on speedier delivery services that the company hopes will enable it to better compete with Amazon.com Inc.<p>Tapping customers to deliver goods would put the world's largest …

Apple’s Free App of the Week: Poster-Making App Phoster

Apple’s free App of the Week is Phoster, an app that enables you to create stylish and funky posters from a wide variety of templates. There are 197 …

Facebook holding an Android event on April 4th: "Come See Our New Home On Android"

Facebook has just sent out invites to an Android-specific event on April 4th at 10:00am PT (1:00pm EST). The invite states “Come See Our New Home On …

Patent Reveals A Stunning Future iPhone Featuring Wraparound Display

A patent application from Apple published by the US Patent & Trademark Office reveals a stunning future iPhone concept, that features a wraparound …

Articles about sustainable brownstone transformation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and …

Architecture

Curious Cat Walks Over Medieval Manuscript

Inky paw prints have been discovered in a 15th century manuscript.<p><b>From ancient Egyptian religions to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" to the latest I Can Haz Cheeseburger meme, felines, literature, and culture have enjoyed a long love affair. But perhaps no other feline has walked through history</b> …

Jane McGonigal on the good and bad of video game escapism

Game designer Jane McGonigal began her GDC talk this year with a quote from author Jack Finney: "It seems too bad — this universal craving to escape what could be a rich, productive, happy world." Finney was writing about the ‘40s, but McGonigal said the trends he was talking about are magnified in …

How Bungie shaped Destiny from fantasy to 'mythic sci-fi' world

When Bungie set off on its journey to build an all-new universe for <i>Destiny</i>, the mythic science fiction, "shared world shooter" it unveiled earlier this year, it started with a more traditional fantasy concept starring wizards, grub lords and giant frogs battling in ancient settings.<p>Bungie also …

Lennox power plant gets $7 million a month for operating at 1.5 per cent capacity

While the cancellation of gas-fired power plants in Oakville and Mississauga grab headlines, a much older gas plant labours in obscurity in eastern …

Review: Fujifilm X100s

The Fujifilm X100s is the successor to the very highly regarded X100. We had a first impressions experience with the camera during CES 2013, and were …

What's in a Name? Advice for Companies Expanding to China

<i>Note: The Latin script versions of Chinese names contained in this article are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be accurate</i> …