Antonio Zamudio

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How Avengers: Infinity War turned Josh Brolin into an eight-foot purple madman

Visual effects supervisor Kelly Port on how Digital Domain worked its movie magic on Thanos<p><b>Warning: plot spoilers ahead for</b> <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i><b>.</b><p>Despite the title of <i>Avengers: Infinity War,</i> the lead character isn’t Iron Man, Captain America, or any of the other Avengers who protect the world from …

Machine Learning

Before the spaceship: A look back at the previous campuses that Apple called home

<i>Apple’s design studio at Infinite Loop</i><p>On November 17th, Apple will welcome the general public to its expansive new campus for the first time, marking an important milestone in the history of the company. This isn’t the first time Apple has moved their campus, though. Let’s take a look back at the …

Apple Park

Bento Stack aims to make it easier to organize & travel w/ your Apple accessories

When it comes to Apple products, there are often quite a few accessories that you need to bring when you take your setup mobile. From chargers to headphones to dongles, the accessories can quickly turn an otherwise organized bag into a cluttered mess. That’s where Bento Stack comes in, a new …

Apple Pencil

Nikon is making a full-frame mirrorless camera

To say Nikon has been conservative with mirrorless cameras would be an understatement. While most of its rivals have embraced mirrorless (even a cautious company like Canon takes them seriously), Nikon's efforts have been timid at best -- the 1 series is closer to point-and-shoots in spirit than a …

New Nissan Leaf: Behind the 150 mile strategy

A gutsy move to skip all the EV range flexing.<p>The new Nissan Leaf is here and a single number stands out: 150.<p>That's the number of miles it can travel on a charge, much less than the 220 miles of Tesla's Model 3 or the Chevy Bolt EV's stout 238 miles. At first blush, it would appear Nissan's …

Electric Vehicles

This 6-minute short film starring Jared Leto shows what happened between the original 'Blade Runner' and its upcoming sequel

The six-minute short film, titled "Nexus: 2036," centers around Jared Leto's character in the sequel, Niander Wallace.<p>Wallace claims to have "perfected" a new line of replicants (human-like robots), and he's seeking to repeal a prohibition of replicants that took place after the events of the …

Blade Runner

New content blocker Unobstruct declares war on ‘dickbars’

Sick of those annoying bars that follow you around certain websites, urging you to share a story on Facebook? A new iOS app called Unobstruct lets you banish those “dickbars” forever.<p>The creator of the $1 app says he hopes it sends a clear message to web designers: Nobody wants these weapons of …

iOS Apps

Sustainable Danish school is covered in 12,000 solar panels

The panels generate over half of the school’s electricity<p>A number of companies have been working to disguise solar panels as roofs, roads, and even window blinds. But one Danish school is taking a different approach, using custom-built solar panels as a featured architectural element. Almost the …

iMessage App 'Checkmate' Available for Free as Apple's App of the Week

Each week, Apple chooses an "App of the Week" to highlight, which means it can be downloaded for free. This week's pick is an iMessage app called Checkmate, able to be played with friends using Messages.<p>Checkmate is one of the first iMessage apps to be named App of the Week, and it is normally …

Hasselblad X1D Review: Here's what $14,000 in photo gear gets you

I’m not one to baby my tech gear. As a reviewer, my job is to test gadgets in the field, and tools are meant to be used.<p>That doesn’t mean I didn’t get a bit nervous when Hasselblad sent me their $8,000 X1D camera, along with another two lenses, each worth about $3,000 a piece.<p>I spent two weeks with …

Ex-Google exec: People who care about photography own an iPhone

Every year, we see some fancy new Android handset try to challenge the iPhone camera, whether it be in sheer number of megapixels or some smart AI image processing technology.<p>However, Vic Gundotra, Google’s former senior vice president of social, says there’s only serious contender when it comes to …

Samsung made a giant 34-foot LED TV for movie theaters

So you just spent $120,000 on a 120-inch 4K HDR screen and think you've got the biggest, baddest TV around? Nope! Samsung has unveiled the Cinema LED Screen that's an epic 10.3 meters (33.8 feet, or 406 inches). It runs at full 4K (4,096 x 2,160) resolution, features HDR and peaks out at 146 fL of …

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

Creativity

Apple shares short film shot on iPhone by Oscar-winning filmmaker

Apple has posted a short film online, shot on iPhone by Michel Gondry, the director of 2004’s <i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i>. Called “Detour,” the short French language comedy tells the somewhat surreal story of a girl’s lost tricycle — which just so happens to also include plenty of …

Short Films

These Are the Best iPhone Photos of the Year

Grand Prize Winner – Photographer of the Year: Children roam the streets in Qayyarah near the fire and smoke billowing<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Sebastiano Tomada<p>1 …

Hands-on: LumaFusion – this is the iPad video editing app we’ve been waiting for [Video]

If you’ve never heard of LumaFusion ($19.99), I won’t fault you for that. I hadn’t heard of it either until commenters on our YouTube channel vehemently encouraged me to give the app a shot.<p>Pardon me for initially being skeptical, as I’d heard this story numerous times before: “So and so has …

Videography

The Bugatti Chiron can't go over 300 MPH because no tire can handle it

Motor Authority The Bugatti Chiron had big shoes to fill when it arrived to replace the beloved Veyron.<p>So far, it's showed it has the credentials to be a proper follow-up act. However, no one has been able to fully experience the true speeds the 1,480-horsepower hypercar is capable of.<p>That's …

Sports Cars

Caltech's 'lensless camera' could make our phones truly flat

Even as our phones get thinner, there's one spot that keeps sticking out: the camera lens. Taking good pictures and being able to focus at multiple distances requires a layer of glass that's a certain size, but there's really no getting around it -- or is there? Researchers at Caltech have devised …

Fill up your ebook reader with beautifully formatted free classics

I’ve long been meaning to get around to finally reading some classic must-read books by the likes of Jules Verne, HG Wells and Anton Chekov, and I’m glad that I’ve finally run out of excuses.<p>You’ve probably heard of Project Gutenberg, an incredible initiative that’s turned over 54,000 books whose …

Apple’s eye-popping history of visual storytelling

The Mac and iPhone are Apple’s biggest product innovations. But the innovation in its ads and videos is even more significant.<p>'1984' was a simple, brilliant middle finger to the personal computer establishment<p>Patrick Read Johnson

Storytelling

A visual overview of Apple’s essential design principles

Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines have been the core of the company’s design philosophy ever since the Macintosh in 1978. Apple design evangelist Mike Stern gave an overview of the ever-evolving guidelines during a Wednesday session at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference.<p>The session, …

The Genius of Apple’s New iPad Pro Commercial? Masterful Transitions

At Monday’s WWDC keynote, Apple announced the latest iteration of the iPad Pro, leading with a 75 second commercial that is as slick as one would …

proKeyboard, New app for Professional iPad Users

SPONSORED POST<p>Prokeyboard it’s a complete multilingual typing keyboard. It has many features designed specifically for iPad intensive professional users like:<p>– Advanced gestures for faster typing.<p>– Thesaurus to improve your writing.<p>– A complete math keyboard with symbols, a big numpad, subscripts, …

Foster + Partners' Milan Apple Store to Feature Public Plaza and Waterfall Entrance

Renderings have been revealed for the upcoming apple store in Milan’s Piazza Liberty, designed by Foster + Partners in their latest collaboration …

Songwhip links to songs from Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube all at once

The sheer ubiquity of on-demand music streaming has made it easier than ever to play your favorite jams. Things, however, tend to get much messier when sharing songs with friends – especially when they all subscribe to different services. But there might be an app that turns this ordeal into less …

Humans may have turned the Sahara from a thriving ecosystem into a barren desert

Once upon a time, the Sahara was green. There were vast lakes. Hippos and giraffe lived there, and large human populations of fishers foraged for food alongside the lakeshores. The “African Humid Period” or “Green Sahara” was a time between 11,000 and 4,000 years ago when significantly more rain …

Ecology

Nose Shape Linked To A Person's Ancestral Climate, Says Study

The shape of a person’s nose is determined by the climate of the place his or her ancestors originally came from. This is because noses are …

This Secret Camera Trick Will Help You Take Better Photos

A few years ago, a special feature started showing up in the new generation of mirrorless cameras. Even now, nobody really talks about it, but it’s …

Master Motion Blur in Street Photography

Canon EOS 5D Mark III; 24mm/ƒ/3.2/1/6s/ISO 200. Photo by Ollie Nord.<p>Canon EOS 6D; 24mm/ƒ/11.0/1/15s/ISO 400. Photo by Ryan Millier.<p><b>Gear</b><br>Before you go …

After a year of use, Tesla Powerwall systems are performing well with 90% utility savings

Solar power is typically seen as the most viable source of renewable energy to the average homeowner. The only issue is that the sun only shines for …