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Sir Mix-A-Lot Takes "Baby Got Back" To The Symphony

Seattle Symphony loves the classics. Beethoven. Bach. Sir Mix-A-Lot. All the greats.<p>In what may be the greatest classical-meets-rap mashup since Biz …

The CIA's cute first tweet can't cover its bloody tracks

In the latest CIA coup, America's leading spooks have sent the Twittersphere into a frenzy with their chucklesome debut on social media: "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet." How droll! More than a quarter of a million people have retweeted what has been described as "the …

The camera Nikon shouldn't have made

<b>The slightly quirky and rather pretty Nikon 28Ti.</b> <b>I honestly think that Nikon had no business in making this camera…</b><p>But it did. At the time of the …

BEYOND 2013: What Will Apple Make Next?

We already have a pretty good idea of what's coming from Apple this fall: A new iPhone 5S, a plastic "cheap" iPhone, and a few new iPads.<p>But what about next year and beyond? Well, there's still a lot of talk about a computerized wristwatch and a larger iPhone. And it looks like 2014 will be the …

LG's 55-inch curved OLED TV hits Germany for 8,999 euros this week

Following its availability at several Best Buy locations across the US, LG's 55-inch curved OLED TV is finally making its way to Europe. The company today announced that it'll arrive in Germany this week for 8,999 euros (roughly $12,000), with wider availability and pricing set to be announced in …

Steve Wozniak: Microsoft resting on its laurels

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1005000/1005504_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524711939_bb197c25ce347743503be464420cdbfe<p><b>Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that rival Microsoft has been "resting on" the markets it built up a "long, long time ago".</b><p>He added that …

Coming To A Theater Near You: Apple's Last Gasp At A Pro Computer

Apple has started running ads in theaters and on YouTube for the Mac Pro—a product that it preannounced in June. We now know it will come out this fall, according to the message that the clip closes with.<p>Is that too late, both for this model—and for the Mac Pro line? Could we be seeing the last …

How does a 3D printer work? The science and engineering behind this emerging technology

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>There is a lot of excitement building around what 3D printers can and might do. But how does a 3D …

Apple Wants To Use The iPhone To Take A Bigger Bite Out Of Russia

With all eyes focused on what new iPhone handsets Apple may be launching very soon — if reports are to be believed, two new models, and a new color, on September 10 — some of Apple’s top executives this week are making a trip to Russia to meet with key distributors to revisit how it sells devices …

Sketch it out: hands-on with Wacom's Intuos Creative Stylus and retooled Bamboo Paper app

Last week, Wacom unveiled its latest tablet pen -- the Intuos Creative Stylus -- alongside a trio of Cintiq Companion standalone slates. The stylus is indeed a departure from the regular ol' scribbling units that we've seen popping up all over. This time around, the Intuos Creative Stylus draws …

Feedly Pro now available to everyone, offers a 'more powerful' reader for a fee

Feedly's popularity increased massively with the news of Google Reader being put out to pasture, so much so that it figured it wouldn't be such a bad idea to introduce a paid version of its RSS service. Therein Feedly Pro was born. Now, after being available to a limited amount of people, Feedly …

Can Facebook And Its Business Partners Get 5 Billion More People Online? Only If They'll Make Money At It

With the requisite New York Times exclusive, a Mark Zuckerberg blog post, and a bonus Zuck white paper, Facebook Tuesday evening announced a plan to connect 5 billion more people in the developing world to the Internet.<p>The drive, called Internet.org, is a partnership with six other …

This is the REAL reason to turn off your electronic devices during takeoff and landing

IF YOU’VE EVER wondered why you need to turn off your electronic devices on takeoff and landing — and don’t buy the interference excuse — maybe …

With Just Hours Left, The World’s First PC-Phone Hybrid Still Needs $19 Million

The Ubuntu Edge sets a crowdsourcing record toward its $32 million goal, but will it ever get made?<p>There are 35 hours left and $20,060,108 needed in Canonical’s IndieGogo crowdsourcing campaign for the Ubuntu Edge, the world’s first PC-phone hybrid. If Canonical raises anything less than its $32 …

Magnificent Lettering Works

Lettering is an art for very few. Coming up with these fantastic compositions is the work of some very talented people, which I truly admire! So …

Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch colors revealed

Samsung Smartwatch Concept<p>It seems like there’s been a rush of information about the Galaxy Gear smart watch over the past week, and here’s yet another piece of information. Samsung is planning to launch the device in a range of five different colors, which is good news for those looking to color …

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MHL 3.0 will bring 4K video to your phone or tablet’s USB port

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: MHL Consortium<p>There are plenty of ways to connect your phone or tablet to your television, but right now, none of …

Gmail: You weren't really expecting privacy, were you?

The Internet is in a panic over a Google legal brief that claims Gmail users have no expectation of privacy when they use the service. Good headline, but let's be honest: that's the entire point of Gmail.<p>So, I just finished reading Google's motion to dismiss in response to a lawsuit alleging that …

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Here’s what connected cars will be doing by 2020

<i>Pavan Mathew is Global Head of Connected Car for Telefonica Digital.</i><p>Many of us dream of autonomous cars. Just imagine the relaxation of completely hands-free driving that is both seamless and safe, unlocking new time for us to work, talk, and learn while going from point A to point B. A recent …

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

JVC's HA-RX700 not only sounds better than a lot of $100 headphones, it's remarkably comfortable and ruggedly built.<p>I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I …

iDoorCam shows you who's at your door, helps you hide from unwanted visitors

If you've ever gone on a long vacation (or hidden from someone at least once in your life) there's a chance you'll find high-tech doorbells useful. A new device called iDoorCam, in particular, claims to be able to notify you via iPhone or iPad whenever there's someone at your door -- even if you're …

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

Vertical Landscape – Papercut Illustration by Eiko Ojala

Vertical Landscape – Paper Art.<p>Today I want to present you this beautiful papercut illustration by Eiko Ojala, a graphic designer, illustrator, and …

The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …