Adnan Shahid

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This Martini-liveried LEGO Porsche 911 RSR is awesome

Classic Porsche racing lines, recreated with interlocking bricks.<p>If you haven't yet seen <i>The Lego Movie</i>, go out and get yourself inspired to build something. Take this, for instance: Malte Dorowski's exacting tribute to the Porsche 911 RSR. Built in 1974, the actual race car was a privateer racer's …

iOS/Android market share vs. installed base visualized

As the <i>Guardian</i>‘s Charles Arthur points out, market share is a very different thing to installed user-base. The highly-detailed piece is worth reading in full, but the take-out is the bottom graph. That’s what the real world of U.S. smartphone users looks like. Or, to put it in two sentences …<p>Here’s …

We should be worrying about Google’s assimilation and consolidation, and here’s why

Google(s goog) has caused quite the stir with its announcement of new integration between Gmail and its Google+ social network. In case you missed …

Testing Reebok's Checklight head impact monitor with a human punching bag

Last year Reebok showed up to CES with the Checklight, a head-impact sensor developed in collaboration with mc10. Problem was, the company didn't really have a way to demo the preproduction version of its G-force sensor. They simply slipped it into a black skullcap and let the press take photos. …

Steam Machines are here, but who are they for?

Too many options can be a bad thing<p>Last year at CES in Las Vegas, Valve finally announced its long-rumored Steam Machine platform, designed to bring the PC gaming experience into your living room. At the time, the appeal was obvious: a small PC that fits under your television and lets you play the …

Bitcoin vault offering insurance is 'world's first'

<b>A Bitcoin storage service that is insured against the loss and theft of the digital currency has launched in London.</b><p>Elliptic Vault uses "deep cold storage", where private encrypted keys to bitcoins are stored on offline servers and in a secure location.<p>The facility's founders say they are the …

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Turtle Beach unveils Xbox One headsets at CES, still waiting on hardware adapters

Audio hardware maker Turtle Beach brought its first Xbox One-compatible headsets to CES 2014 this week, showing off three forthcoming models. But the company is still waiting on Microsoft to provide the adapters that will ultimately make those headsets work with the new console.<p>On display at Turtle …

Closing Windows: Microsoft and its platforms are nowhere to be found at CES

For over a decade, Microsoft was the dominant presence at CES. But since pulling out of the show in 2013, the company has faded almost completely from view this year: the biggest Microsoft story at CES 2014 is that first-choice CEO candidate Alan Mulally has declined the job.<p>Since it’s not at the …