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Lewis Hamilton could be suspended by Mercedes for defying team orders during dramatic Abu Dhabi finale

Lewis Hamilton could be suspended by Mercedes after brazenly and repeatedly defying team orders in a futile attempt to deny Nico Rosberg a first world title. In an astonishing climax to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the three-time champion set out to back his team-mate into the path of nearest pursuers …

Tools

Apple wins patent on opaque-to-transparent bezel tech

The bezel around touch-screen displays might become a bit more useful in the future, if Apple has its way.<p>The company on Tuesday was awarded a patent on a bezel technology that could extend the viewable area of the screen. The patent, which was filed in September 2012, specifically describes a …

Touchscreens

Measuring-cup scale tells a different story with stainless steel

Stainless steel just belongs in the kitchen. It resonates in a certain way beyond its mere culinary capabilities. Bang it around enough and you can almost hear echoes of meals past. Or when in use, meals to be. It's tough, durable, and reliable, but most importantly it tells a story. Best of all …

Kitchens

'Star Wars' wedges are made for skywalking

The world of "Star Wars" fan fashion is a wild and wonderful place full of Wampa-skin dresses and Boba Fett ski hats. No outfit is complete without a great pair of shoes, however. Etsy seller DeckoFab offers a pretty stunning set of "Star Wars" wedges.<p>The made-to-order wedges are crafted from …

Comic Books

Telescopic contact lenses could give superhero vision

Many superheroes come equipped with special seeing abilities, like X-ray vision or night vision. Superman even sports telescopic vision, the ability to see over long distances. Researchers are working on a contact lens that bestows telescopic vision, though it won't let you spy on faraway …

University of California

Guy dressed as Darth Vader runs Death Valley in 129-degree heat

Say it five times fast: "Darth Vader-dressed dude dashes in Death Valley." It sounds like a comic convention fever dream, but it's very real. Jonathan Rice is a fan of heat running. It's pretty much what it sounds like. It involves running in stifling hot temperatures.<p>Rice is the originator of the …

Darth Vader

Happy 6th birthday, iPhone!

Six years ago today I was watching in barely contained rage-jealousy as my friends lined up to buy the original iPhone at Apple Stores across …

Possible Photos of Plastic Rear Shell from Apple's Lower-Cost iPhone [Updated]

<i>Nowhereelse.fr</i> shares [Google translation] a pair of photos of what may be the rear shell of Apple's rumored lower-cost plastic iPhone. While the site acknowledges that the part could simply be a Chinese clone of an iPhone 5 rear shell, certain features such as a round rear microphone hole and …

These Leaked Pictures Of The Budget iPhone Are As Colorful As A Pack Of Skittles [Image]

It’s looking very likely that the so-called “budget” iPhone will be announced in September. In reality, it will be less budget than mid-range, costing about $350 before contract subsidations. Even so, that should be enough for carriers to sell for $0 with a two-year contract, strengthening Apple’s …

Apple Moves For ‘iWatch’ Trademark In Japan

Apple has applied for the “iWatch” trademark in Japan following months of speculation that has claimed the company will launch its first smartwatch later this year. According to the June 3 filing with the Japan Patent Office, which was spotted by <i>Bloomberg,</i> the iWatch name will cover products …

iOS 7 Installs Hit All-Time High for Beta Software

According to mobile publishing company Onswipe (via <i>TechCrunch</i>) adoption of Apple's iOS 7 beta software is ramping up faster than for previous versions.<p>For example, after the iOS 6 beta was released to developers on June 11, 2012, Onswipe noted two weeks later that 0.25% of mobile devices that …

Hacker Who Stole 114K Emails From AT&T iPad Owners Appeals Conviction

Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, one of the hackers responsible for exploiting a security flaw in AT&T’s website to steal over 110,000 email addresses from iPad subscribers, has appealed the 41-month sentence that was handed to him back in March.<p>Auernheimer still maintains he did not violate any laws …

Possible Photo of Lower-Cost Plastic iPhone Rear Shells Shows New Blue Color

This past weekend, <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i> shared photos of what could be the rear shell of Apple's rumored low-cost plastic iPhone in the colors green, red and yellow. While the site still acknowledges that the shells could be Chinese copies, certain features are still consistent with previous leaks and …

OS X Mavericks preview: Safari

OS X Mavericks doesn't just bring core improvements like Finder Tabs, better battery life and more efficient processor use; a new version of Safari …

iOS 7 gestures might allow for a bigger iPhone – but that’s not what’s most exciting

On a recent episode of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast, Brandon Miniman gave us a first-person account of what it’s like to use Apple’s new platform for …

Apple Continues Rolling Out iWork for iCloud Beta Invites

After introducing iWork for iCloud during its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple began sending beta invites for the service to registered developers on June 13.<p>Since then, Apple has continued to send out beta invites on a rolling basis to both paid and free developer accounts. It appears the …