Oscar Yasser Noriega "Akira"

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Music

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Indie Music

This small company wants to be Marvel 2.0 — and they just might do it

Valiant Entertainment<p>It was in a cramped, messy conference room overflowing with boxes and memorabilia. That's where three men sat across from me and …

Graphic Novels

Pixar tech director is building his own desktop robot companion with emotional intelligence

Technical director at Pixar, Alonso Martinez, is currently in the early stages of developing a new companion robot. Mira, as it is currently named, is apparently an exploration into human-robot interaction and emotional intelligence. While currently in the very early stages of development, the …

An app that wanted to change the way we get news has shut down after running out of money

Circa News, the mobile news app that was founded in 2011 and received $5.7 million in venture capitalist funding, is shutting down — at least for now.<p>Circa CEO and co-founder Matt Galligan announced on Wednesday that his app and website have been put on "indefinite hiatus" due to a lack of …

6 Secret Tricks You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do

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iPad Mini

Shipping Dates For 42MM Apple Watch Now Show July Worldwide

Apple’s online store in the U.S. as well as storefronts in Europe and Asia, now show July shipping estimates for 42-millimeter stainless steel and …

At least 2,200 are dead after the Nepal earthquake, and aftershocks keep coming

A day after an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck Nepal, at least 2,200 people have died and more than 5,500 have been injured.<p><i>Here is some of the latest that we’re learning, as of 9am US ET:</i><p>Aftershocks continue to rattle the area. One that measured magnitude 6.7 struck on Sunday, …

Natural Disasters

Airline unveils Star Wars-themed plane

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>It might not be the droid you're looking for, but a …

The next tech bubble is about to burst - The Kernel

My timer for the bursting of this tech bubble currently stands at nine months. That’s when investors and venture capital markets will stop throwing …

Apple engineer explains where the iPhone came from

Offering a rare interview in the run-up to another legal fray between Samsung and Apple, the senior engineer behind the iPhone has explained where it all started, part of Apple's plan to communicate how groundbreaking the original iPhone was. Talking to the <i>WSJ</i>, Greg Christie explained how the …

GoPro from space: watch a stunning NASA spacewalk

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Headphones

Next iPhone rumored to (unsurprisingly) feature 2 GB of RAM, Force Touch, Apple SIM

AppleInsider is reporting that it has received information about the next-generation iPhone hardware. It claims that the next iPhone, generally expected to be a ‘6s’ style device (meaning that it will feature internal changes but the external chassis will be the same as the 6), will feature 2 GB of …

These interactive sites let you try out Apple Watch band combinations & apps

Two new interactive tools let you try out the Apple Watch before it hits Apple Store shelves next month: The first lets you try out various Apple Watch case colors and finishes with the different strap options available. The next lets you play with the Apple Watch apps that have already been …

‘Spring forward’ banners start going up at Yerba Buena ahead of March 9 event

The banners for the Spring Forward Apple event have started going up at Yerba Buena, in preparation for March 9th. As is usual, the display mirrors the logo and patterns seen on the event invite sent last week. Apple has already been setting up an outdoor structure behind the venue, which will …

How to find your iPhone’s last location even after the battery dies

Picture this: You’ve lost your iPhone somewhere, but it’s run out of juice and it’s not ringing or vibrating when you call it.<p>You might think you’re out of luck, but there’s one function you can enable (or disable if you’re into privacy) that will keep track of your iPhone’s last location, even …

Why Samsung Design Stinks

Blame Steve Jobs Syndrome.<p>Kevin Lee calls it “Steve Jobs Syndrome.” As the former head of product strategy and user experience design at Samsung Design America, Lee watched as the $100 billion Korean tech giant wrote check after check to countless Western design firms to develop future products for …

Product Design

Snapchat Discover could be the biggest thing in news since Twitter

A few weeks ago, Snapchat updated its app. The new version had a little purple dot in the upper-right corner of the app's Stories screen. If you're a …

Here’s David Carr Brilliantly Decoding The Future of Media

David Carr, renowned media critic and columnist for <i>The New York Times</i>, died Thursday night at the age of 58 after collapsing in the newsroom.<p>News of Carr’s death sent shock waves through the journalism field and and far beyond, not only for its unexpectedness and sadness, but also for following so …

Journalism

Zane Lowe to leave BBC Radio 1 for Apple

Zane Lowe, the BBC Radio 1 DJ , is leaving the network for Apple’s new iTunes radio service.<p>New Zealander Lowe, credited with helping to make the name of British music stars such as Arctic Monkeys, Adele and Ed Sheeran, is moving to America with his wife and two sons to work at Apple.<p>His final show …

On Its First Birthday, Slack Declares Itself The “Fastest Growing Business App” Ever

And its daily users have doubled twice in six months.<p>Slack could be the only business application that doesn't provoke regular bursts of homicidal rage from its users, and instead, on occasion, prompts real joy.<p>The corporate chat tool — or "essential team communication platform" — is celebrating …

Bjork Surprise Releases New Album ‘Vulnicura’

Björk has released her new album, <i>Vulnicura</i>, on iTunes just one week after announcing it in a handwritten note and two months ahead of its original …

New Albums

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The Richest 1 Percent Hold Nearly Half of All Global Wealth

A study released by Oxfam shows the rich are indeed getting richer as nearly half of all global wealth is concentrated in wealthy elites.<p>Sign up to …

Income Inequality

One Apple Watch feature that the iPhone desperately needs to steal

One of the more annoying aspects of our smartphones is all the notifications we get that make our devices either make noise or vibrate in our …

65 of the Best iOS Apps From 2014

Another year, another great set of new apps that hit the iOS store. As you unwrap your new iPhone or iPad, get these apps installed on your new device!<p>More of an Android person? Check out 60 of the best Android apps launched in 2014.<p>Productivity<p>Workflow<p>“Europe's leading digital technology …

Here's why the Xbox One is getting another temporary price drop

It's been just 12 days since the long-running Xbox One $50 sale stopped and already Microsoft is announcing a second, similar deal.<p>Starting Friday, Jan. 16, the Xbox One without Kinect will receive a $50 price drop.<p>While Michael Nichols, corporate vice president of marketing for Xbox, told Polygon …

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

Flow Wireless Controller Promises to Ease the Creative Workflow

The concept behind graphic design controllers is not new — just ask anyone who’s used the Coutour Express or 3D Connexion’s SpaceNavigator. The idea is to help you perform complex, repetitive or tedious tasks — some of which may not even be possible with a mouse and keyboard — with natural hand …

Sony's e-paper watch is a thing of minimalist beauty

Two days ago, we heard of Sony's plans to build a watch made entirely of e-paper — one where the band and the watch face would both change in response to the user's wrist gestures. It sounded wild and provocatively different, but what we really wanted to know was what it looked like. As it turns …