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Jony Ive goes inside Apple’s design lab in new video

Going inside Apple’s design lab is a rare privilege some Apple execs don’t even get, but Jony Ive is giving the world a glimpse inside his lab to celebrate the company’s new book.<p>In Apple’s latest video, Jony Ive’s disembodied voice floats through his Industrial Design Studio while describing the …

Design

3D printer owners rate the best 14 machines

Online user community 3D Hubs has published its third annual 3D Printer Guide for 2017, based on reviews from 8,624 verified 3D printer owners of 513 …

3D

Tesla's Former Chief Engineer Has a New Luxury Electric Car

Peter Rawlinson has a surprisingly bold new act as CTO of Lucid Motors.<p>One of the key engineering minds behind Tesla’s groundbreaking electric Model …

Electric Vehicles

Best New Luxury Cars at 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show: Preview - Bloomberg

Next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, manufacturers will introduce more than 50 brand-new vehicles to the car-buying public.<p><b>Bentley</b>, <b>Bugatti</b>, …

Autos

Cup o’ Music!

Ai means love in the Japanese language. In english, AI stands for artificial intelligence. Wth this in mind, the thoughtfully designed Plus Minus …

Design

Zero Motorcycles unveils its 2017 electric bike lineup: now over 200-mile range & more power

In term of size and market share, Zero Motorcycles is the clear leader in the electric motorcycle segment. And that’s mainly because the company has been consistent over the past few years in releasing significantly improved model lineups with better battery pack technology and more power. They …

Motorcycles

Google's Project Soli Can Now Identify Any Object

In the hands of third-party researchers, Google’s wearable sensors get a wild upgrade.<p>Google's Project Soli was was revealed last year, born out of the company’s most secretive lab. To create Soli, interface guru Ivan Poupyrev fit a tiny radar into a smartwatch, allowing it to recognize the tiniest …

Google

Virtual reality transforms actual construction (and its ability to execute complexity)

Speed, accuracy, and complexity don't have to be mutually exclusive in construction. At least, that's the theory behind augmented reality …

Virtual Reality

A bit of the future, a bit of the past

You may not see gramophones around anymore, but even if you have, you sure as hell haven’t seen anything like the Infinium. Inspired by the burst of …

Record Player

Cup of Joe in a Jiffy!

In a hurry and craving coffee? Need a boost while you’re stuck in a meeting? No need to run out to the coffee shop… keep your coffee on-hand with the …

Gear & Gadgets

Get Eco-cozy!

DI5 QFlow, Caloventor ecológico from Roque Federico Dorfman on Vimeo.Nothing’s an energy suck quite like a central heating system. The QFlow heater, …

Energy

Page 5 - Industrial Design Consultancies in the United States

Priority Designs is a leading industrial design consultant and product development firm. Our Industrial Designers and engineers specialize in product …

New “Super Fast” 3D Printer Extruder Created By Zesty Technology (video)

Those of you building your very own 3D printer or have already built one looking to upgrade the extruder might be interested in a new piece of …

3D

The GoPro Drone is Finally Here, and It Looks Amazing

Karma is a marvel of well-thought-out physical and UX design<p>There is perhaps no company that has helped change the way we view video more than GoPro. …

Gear & Gadgets

Here are all the ways your Mac is about to change

Apple's new operating system for Mac, macOS Sierra, launches Tuesday as a free update for most users. (Go to the Mac App Store to get it.)<p>macOS Sierra isn't a major overhaul, but there are several important new features such as Siri and a redesigned Photos app.<p>Keep reading to see what else is …

OS X

A drone to move shipping containers including homes

<i>Our Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from designers who illustrate the ideas. Some of them will be extensions of existing concepts, others will be new, some will be production ready, and others really far-fetched.</i><p>The concept<p>The Modal is a logistics drone …

The ROV Underwater Drone Will Capture Underwater Fun

Drones are quickly taking over the news, the skies and most recently social events and all kinds of competitions. There are already a lot of drone …

Gear & Gadgets

Gadget Thirst Trap: A tattoo robot, a pen that creates 16 million colors, and a booze gadget

<i>Gadget Thirst Trap rounds up the weirdest gadgets of the week that made us thirsty for more. Be sure to follow The Verge on Snapchat for the video edition.</i><p>A tattooing robot<p>The first thing that grabs my attention about this GIF of a robot tattooing a human is the duct tape. That leg is strapped down …

Gear & Gadgets

A Wild Half Copter, Half Plane Drone

The Zelator-28 takes home first place in the Airbus Cargo Drone Challenge for its super-streamlined yet highly functional design. Conceptualized for …

Gear & Gadgets

Hackers create 3D printed TSA Safe Skies master key, release blueprints

Is 3D printing a real threat to our safety and security? Leaving the 3D printed gun debate aside for a moment, 3D printing does certainly reveal some …

Security

Wearable drone that Unstraps from your Wrist to take photos and then Flies back

Nixie is a wrist watch like thing that becomes a camera drone when you want it to be. And it only takes a gesture to set it off. It is a little …

Gear & Gadgets

This Tiny Camera Takes Pictures Of Space That Would Make NASA Blush

The Tiny1 is a point-and-shoot designed for astrophotography.<p>Ever been out under a beautiful night sky, and tried to take a picture of it with your smartphone or a handheld camera? If so, you know how bad the results usually are: the sky-filling moon in a sea of bright stars reduced to a smudge of …

Space

Researchers create skeleton robot with human-like muscles

The strands of muscles work just like the real thing.<p>If robots that mimic animal or human behavior are your nightmare fuel, turn away now. Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology went one step further with a skeleton robot, giving it human-like muscles to help with movement. The …

Robotic furniture aims to help make room in tiny apartments (Tomorrow Daily 389 show notes)

Micro-apartments in major metropolitan cities are on the rise (no pun intended), and Ori hopes to help renters free up space in their homes with its three-in-one system. Using motors, Ori can change on demand between a bedroom, an office and a living room.<p>Starship Technologies is starting an …

Robotics

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. From global …

Design

Walk on Water: Christo Unfurls 1 Million Square Feet of Golden Cloth

[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Installation & Sound. ]Known for his work on large-scale art projects, including the world’s biggest interior art …

Art

This Boeing private jet is a flying luxury home

Imagine if you owned a 2,400-square-foot luxury home with the ability to fly you and 39 of your closest friends to anywhere you want in less than 17 hours. Next month, China's HNA Group will take delivery of a new Boeing 787-8 private jet. As configured, the 787 Boeing Business Jet, has a range of …

Aviation

This Chinese SUV Has More Power Than A Chevrolet Corvette

BYD is best known abroad as an electric vehicle maker, but in China, the company is famous for its cheap compact cars, trendy SUVs, and manically fast hybrids. The fastest is the BYD Tang, a monstrous plug-in hybrid SUV; it has a combined output of 505 horsepower and 820 Newton meters of torque.<p>For …

Autos

Boeing's solar-powered airplane looks ridiculous, but it might just be crazy enough to work

The first solar-powered airplane completed an intercontinental flight four years ago last week. NASA’s Pathfinder made headlines with its pilotless, …

Airplanes