alwaiztrue

27 Added | 4 Magazines | 2 Following | @alwaiztrue | Keep up with alwaiztrue 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 “alwaiztrue”

Whisky 101

Want to know everything about whisky? Start here.<p>This tool will help you figure out the ideal whisky proof for you—and exactly how much water to add …

Squito: A Throwable Panoramic Camera Ball that Captures 360° Aerial Shots

Boston-based artist and inventor Steve Hollinger has just been granted a second patent here in the United States for his Squito invention, a ball …

Flexible 'electronic skin' can help heal, detect touch and temperature

Surgeons could one day restore lost feeling in humans by using artificial skin that's been augmented with flexible sensors, and a new development from researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology may bring that closer to reality. The research team has developed a flexible sensor that …

Programming is FUNdamental: A closer look at Code.org's star-studded computer science campaign

"All these people who've made it big have their own variation of the same story, where they felt lucky to be exposed to computer programming at the right age, and it bloomed into something that changed their life," explains the organization's co-founder, Ali Partovi, seated in the conference room …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

10 World-Changing Innovators for 2012

Tires that maintain their own air pressure. A brain-to-computer interface. Cameras that can see around corners. This year's Breakthrough Award-winning innovators are the brains and sweat behind some of the world's biggest ideas.

Flight, Reimagined: The First Robotic Hummingbird

No thrusters, no propellers, just flapping wings. These Breakthrough innovators embraced the challenge of building a tiny aircraft under those constraints. Their creation, a machine that look and flies just like a hummingbird, shows the wild potential of tiny remote-controlled aircraft.<p><b>The</b> …

The Energy Fix: Reinventing The Solar Array

Reinventing the array could usher in a new age for solar.<p>The solar market has been on fire. In the U.S., it's grown by 600 percent over the past five years, culminating in 3,313 installed megawatts in 2012. This past March, seven solar projects added the only new utility power of any kind to the …

Polarizer Filters: What They Are & When They Can Be Used in Photography

There are few more important things that a nature photographer can do to improve his or her photography than becoming familiar with the use of the …

Landscape Photography

The Week in Review: When Tech Took Over

Inside Flipboard / June 14, 2013<p>Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, caught much of the tech community’s attention early this week. The tech …

Final Fantasy XV -- E3 2013 Announcement Trailer

Bungie unveils its Destiny

A deep look at the first game in a planned multi-part series from the creators of the Halo universe.<p>It's a game of superlatives.<p>The studio's biggest game. Its longest development cycle. The first with new publishing partner Activision.<p>It will also be the first game many at the studio have made that …

Sony confirms PlayStation 4 is region free

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 will be region free.<p>Sony worldwide studios president Shuhei Yoshida took to Twitter to confirm that Sony's next-generation console wouldn't opt to restrict games to specific geographical regions.<p>"And yes, PS4 is region free :D," said Yoshida.<p>Microsoft's …

The One PS4 Caveat You Should Know About

Last night, Sony gave an E3 press conference that brought the house down as they announced that the PS4 would support used games, have no internet connection requirement and was $100 cheaper at launch than their competition, the Xbox One.<p>They did manage to tuck away one bit of “bad” news, something …

PS4 effectively forces you to get PS Plus... but that's a good thing

After Sony’s E3 press conference, PlayStation fans have only one thing to complain about: Multiplayer gaming will no longer be free on PlayStation 4. …

Online

7 Ways The Microsoft Xbox One Can Fight Back Against The Sony PlayStation 4

For many E3-watchers, the climax of the event came on Monday evening, when Andrew House, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, said with the lusty precision of a surgeon cutting a Thanksgiving turkey:<p><i>I’m very proud to announce that PlayStation 4 will be available at $399.</i><p>Given the …

Final Fantasy 15 coming to Xbox One

<i>Final Fantasy 15</i> will launch worldwide on Xbox One as well as on PlayStation 4, Square Enix announced today during a presentation on the Final Fantasy franchise.<p><i>Final Fantasy 15</i> is the rebranding of <i>Final Fantasy Versus 13,</i> which was announced at E3 2006.<p>"It was a huge amount of joy that we were …

Final Fantasy 14 launching in 2014 for PS4, includes transfers from PS3

<i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn</i> will launch in 2014 on the PlayStation 4 and will allow players to transfer data from the PlayStation 3, producer Naoki Yoshida said today during a Q&A session.<p>"While waiting for PS4 there is no reason not to start your adventure on the PS3," Yoshida said.<p>The …

Battlefield 4 - E3 2013 Official Trailer

Xbox at E3 2013: everything you need to know

Microsoft’s Xbox One announcement last month left something off the list: video games. Yes, Microsoft was very clear that the Xbox One would dominate and absorb every facet of your living room and your entire entertainment lifestyle. But it wasn’t clear about “Halos.” Well, there’s a <i>Halo</i> TV show, …

DICE is making Star Wars: Battlefront

<i>Stay on top of all our E3 2013 coverage here.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — The Star Wars shooter that we all knew Electronic Arts would make is happening.<p>At its pre-Electronic Entertainment Expo media briefing today, the publisher confirmed it is making Star Wars: Battlefront. Battlefield developer DICE is …

Game makers' take on used game sales unclear in wake of Xbox One policy

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it would leave it up to game publishers to decide how and if used games could be bought and sold for the Xbox One. But Activision, EA, Take-Two and Ubisoft all either declined to comment on what their policy will be or said they hadn't yet …