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How This Teen Turned Her High School Internship Into A Game Design Career

Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16.<p>She played them, sure. But when she walked up to the JumpStart booth to chat about the internships they had available, she had absolutely no experience with making games. “I …

App Store

Showstoppers: The Top 15 Must-See Vehicles From The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

It’s hard to think of a recent car show with more surprises than this year’s North American International Auto Show.<p>From forward-looking cars like the Hyundai Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept and Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE, to the stunning Ford GT that stole the Acura NSX’s thunder, automakers …

Autos

An Entire House Gets a Makeover in Just Two Weeks

A house decorated with coastal style on a quick turnaround.<p>For a client's Emerald Bay, California, house, Laurie Alter, owner of Tuvalu Home, was given free rein because there was limited time frame of just two weeks for the renovation. "I called my client to say that in order to complete this on …

All Sony Stores in Canada are closing down

Sony is opening another year with a round of closures of its Sony Stores, in this case all 14 locations within Canada.<p>The Ottawa Citizen first reported the news, later confirming it with a statement from Sony. The business will be redirected to Sony's online store and retail partners, Sony …

Canada

Why It's Okay to Keep Your Design Simple

Striking details used with restraint.<p>Comfort and practicality characterize a 1920s Shingle Style cottage in East Hampton, New York, designed by Robert Stilin. Striking details used with restraint give this house its warmth and character. Read the interview with the designer here.

American Sniper review – Bradley Cooper stars in real-life tale of ‘legendary’ marksman

“God, family, country.” After the awkward dysrhythmia of <i>Jersey Boys</i> (a musical with a tin ear for its tunes), Clint Eastwood is back in the saddle with this bleak western-inflected thriller. Adapted from the autobiography of Chris Kyle, a navy Seal (nicknamed “the Legend” – really) who racked up …

American Sniper

World Economic Forum Ranks Water Crises as Top Global Risk

<i>Water rises on the world agenda.</i><p>Photo © J. Carl Ganter / Circle of Blue Though much of India is water-rich, the country hasn’t invested nearly enough …

Infiniti Shows First Full Picture of Q60 Coupe Concept

Apparently over the striptease thing after just one picture, Infiniti has released a full-frontal photo of its upcoming Q60 concept coupe; the car will debut just one week from now under the bright lights of Cobo Center during the 2015 Detroit auto show. Technically, it’s a front-three-quarter …

21 Unique Styling Ideas For Your Bookshelves

Expertly-decorated bookcases to inspire your next bookshelf-organizing endeavor.<p>Expertly-decorated bookcases to inspire your next bookshelf-organizing endeavor. Plus, get more cool ideas for bookshelves.

Interior Design

You've heard of the Xbox, now meet the OBox

The OBox is a meaty Android home console powered by the Nvidia K1 processor, the same seen in Nvidia's Shieldtablet. Snail plans to allow retailers to sell many variations of the hardware. Options will include two different processors, two different HDMI set-ups, and four hard drives ranging from …

4G LTE

10 Kitchen Storage Hacks We Love

To whomever thought of these brilliant kitchen-organizing hacks: You're hired<p>To whomever thought of these brilliant kitchen-organizing hacks: You're hired

Hacking

The Music of Grand Theft Auto V Box Set Announced

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> was a blockbuster video game, yes, but it also housed an impressive, huge soundtrack. There were original songs created specifically for the game and radio stations hosted by Flying Lotus, Wavves, Twin Shadow, and others. Now, that music is getting released as a 59 song box set.</i> …

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How to Access 'Inbox by Gmail' Without an Invite

It’s been almost a week since Google launched its new standalone email app called Inbox, and still not everyone is able to access it. The invite-only affair remains, well, invite-only.<p>But the good folks at WonderHowTo have a slight workaround that may expedite your access – but you still need …

Nexus 9 review

It gets hot and runs slow — not a great combination<p>The Nexus 9 just isn't as good as it needs to be

Taylor Swift removes all music from Spotify after '1989' bickering

Hell hath no fury like Taylor Swift scorned. Her exes know that. And now Spotify does, too.<p>The "Shake It Off" singer is shaking off Spotify, removing …

Google has 'outgrown' its 14-year old mission statement, says Larry Page

Google’s chief executive Larry Page has admitted that the company has outgrown its mission statement to “organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” from the launch of the company in 1998, but has said he doesn’t yet know how to redefine it.<p>Page insists that the …

11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

Dining Rooms

Robert Downey Jr. on How Many Times He'll Play Iron Man

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’71, first-time director’s film about the Troubles, wins nine Bifa nominations

A historical drama about a soldier in Belfast at the height of the Troubles has picked up the highest number of nominations at this year’s British independent film awards.<p>’71, from the first-time director Yann Demange and starring the former Skins actor Jack O’Connell, picked up nine nominations, …

How spies can eavesdrop using your phone's gyroscope

In the age of surveillance paranoia, most smartphone users know better than to give a random app or website permission to use their device's …

Hiring underway for first Apple Store(s) in the oil-rich nations of the Middle East

If you look at map of Apple Store locations around the world, there’s one very obvious wealthy area of the world without a single store: the oil-rich nations of the Middle East. This now looks set to change, as ifoAppleStore spotted Apple job listings for the United Arab Emirates for the complete …

Humin lands on iOS to make your phone app more human

As much as our smartphones have evolved to become smarter, sometimes even more than us, the “phone” part of our devices have changed very little …

Apps

AT&T Moto X Gets Android 4.4.4 Update

Earlier in the month owners of the Motorola Moto X on AT&T were received invites for a soak test of Android 4.4.4 KitKat, and now Motorola and AT&T …

Android News

Lego’s new Fusion sets blur the line between iOS gaming and physical toys

Love Lego? Love iOS? Prepare to get your chocolate in your peanut butter.<p>Lego has just started selling Lego Fusion, a series of toys that blend everyone’s favorite plastic bricks with iOS gaming.<p>Fusion is different from games like <i>Lego Star Wars</i>. Designed for kids 7 and up, each Lego Fusion set is …

From Google to Lenovo: the ups and downs of Motorola's last three years

On August 15th, 2011, Google revealed that it would be purchasing Motorola Mobility, which was formerly in charge of the eponymous corporation's cellular phone division. One of the major reasons motivating the acquisition was Google's desire to pick up Motorola's library of patents. In a blog post, …

20 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps and games to have emerged on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed by the time you read this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases are used within the app.<p>Want more apps? Browse …