Ďuro Ďurček

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Obama urges caution as final push begins on Iran nuclear talks

President<p>Obamasounded a cautious note Sunday on the outlook fornegotiationsover Iran’snuclear program, as Secretary of StateJohn F. Kerryand Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met in Oman to begin a final two-week push to seal a historic deal.<p>"There's still a big gap," Obama said in a …

Microsoft's bone-conducting headset guides the blind with audio cues

While nothing can replace the companionship of a guide dog, technology can help make treks through busy cities a lot less stressful and more enjoyable for the visually impaired. Microsoft, for one, is currently testing a new headset (developed with help from UK charity Guide Dogs) that uses 3D …

Apple Is Reportedly Planning a 12-Inch iPad

The tech giant's new product would rival Microsoft's Surface tablet.<p>Here's the oddest Apple rumor that just won't go away.<p>Apple is planning a 12.2-inch iPad that will rival Microsoft's Surface tablet. The big iPad, which many are calling the "iPad Pro," will be thinner than the iPhone 6 Plus, …

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Why Synthetic Biology Could Be the Key to Space Travel

Don't pack everything you need for a space mission. Just pack enough bacterial to build things for you.<p><b>Here's one reason why space missions are so</b> expensive: For every pound of payload launched into space, you've got to launch another 99 pounds, mostly in the form of fuel. As a result, it can cost …

How to Get Creative with Long-Exposure Photography

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Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year

The best-selling drug in America isn’t what you think—and it’s a whole lot more powerful than you’d expect.<p>Quick: what’s the top-selling drug in the …

Imagination reveals powerful graphics chips for smartphones and wearables

The graphics in digital gadgets, from wearables to smart TVs, are about to get more snappy and responsive.<p>Imagination Technologies is launching its latest graphics cores that can be licensed by chip vendors to build full graphics chips. The London company says that these new cores offer a 60 …

5 Tips for Filtering Advice from Other Photographers

Things seems to all be falling into place. You have your gear all set, a fancy new logo, a great new set of business cards and your portfolio is …

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Need to Shoot at Night? Three Essential Pieces of Lighting Gear

I just returned from a nighttime photography trip (Ron Risman’s Timelapse Workshop). The goal was to shoot the night sky… over and over again. With a …

This Gadget Reveals Exactly Where Veins Are, So Nurses Don’t Stab You Blindly

Even the lowliest medical trainee can find a vein with a new device piloted by the Australian Red Cross.<p>For people with hard-to-find veins, giving a simple blood sample can mean getting stuck like a pin cushion as the nurse or doctor roots around for the target. The Australian Red Cross Blood …

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Interstellar dominates global box office but Big Hero 6 wins in US

The canvas for Christopher Nolan’s three-hour intergalactic drama stretches to distant galaxies accessible only through wormholes. So it’s fitting that the film comprehensively dominated the global box office on its weekend of release, with a $132m haul.<p>Along with the $50m scored in the US, the …

Wearable fight! Apple Store flushes Fitbit after it declines to support HealthKit

Nobody puts Apple’s HealthKit in a corner.<p>Just a few weeks after Fitbit said it wouldn’t support Apple’s new HealthKit platform, Fitbit devices have vanished from Apple’s online stores. The disappearance, spotted by Slash Gear, comes just a few weeks after rumors began to circulate that Apple would …

If you've ever wanted a 13-megapixel selfie, look no further

<b>The Good</b> The HTC Desire Eye is the first smartphone to feature a front-facing flash to illuminate your selfies. Its screen is bright and bold, it has plenty of power and its colourful body is waterproof.<p><b>The Bad</b> Although the front camera has 13 megapixels, images still suffer from noise and blur, …

A History Of Parody Twitter Accounts From 2010 To 2013

Before there was @PharrellHat, there was @AngiesRightLeg.<p><b>What was the parody Twitter account?</b> Now that as a planet we've had eight years to crack jokes on Twitter, tweetable humor has evolved into a veritable creative medium of its own. Take @SeinfeldToday, which broadcasts imagined modern-day …

Microsoft formally completes $2.5B purchase of Minecraft & Mojang

Microsoft’s Xbox division head Phil Spencer took to Twitter this week to announce the company had officially completed its purchase of open-world …

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US air strike on Islamic State convoy killed leader’s key aide

A key aide to the leader of Islamic State (Isis) has been killed in a US strike on a convoy near the Iraqi city of Mosul that destroyed 10 vehicles carrying a number of the group’s top militants.<p>Abdul Rahman al-Athaee, also known as Abu Saja, died in the attack on Friday. A key aide to the Isis …

All Info, Press Pictures and Price of the Canon 100-400mm II Lens Leaked

Holy product leaks Batman! Info and photo leaks don’t get much more comprehensive than this. In what they’re actually titling the official …

This is Qualcomm’s world and we’re all just living in it

Guess who puts the turbo in the Droid Turbo’s name<p>Qualcomm is the mobile industry’s equivalent of a god: omnipotent and omnipresent, yet invisible to the naked eye. The company that was founded on the premise of building "Quality Communications" can now be found inside every major smartphone in the …

The Puzlook Case Attaches a Sliding Tile Puzzle of 5 Lenses Onto Your iPhone

This is… interesting. Attachable iPhone lenses and even lens-carousels are nothing new, but the puzlook case is a bit different. Unlike most of the …

‘Prototype’ iPhone 6 that nearly won 100K finally sells on eBay

Remember the iPhone 6 “prototype” that was listed on eBay and almost sold for $100,000 before getting mysteriously pulled? It was relisted last week and just sold for $11,100.<p>The seller got what he thought was a brand new iPhone 6 from Verizon only to find what appeared to be an unfinished …

Microsoft Word mobile app shoots to tops of Apple's charts

In case you ever question the power of "free" among consumers, just look at Microsoft Word.<p>On Friday, the mobile version of Word surged to No. 2 among free apps in Apple's App Store. This comes just one day after Microsoft dropped the requirement of buying an Office 365 subscription to edit …

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Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 router review: A solid but overpriced home router - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 router has two built-in 5Ghz bands to support both low- and high-end clients without compromising data rates. The router has an easy-to-use interface and helpful remote management features.<p><b>The Bad</b> The router's Wi-Fi range and network storage …

Interstellar review – if it’s spectacle you want, this delivers

The title of Christopher Nolan’s behemoth space epic says it all – a grandiloquent declaration of scale that smacks simultaneously of ambition and hubris – like Titanic, both the ship <i>and</i> the film. The good news is that this flawed but frequently awe-inspiring movie about wormholes and black holes …

Former Marine banned from daughter’s school after dispute over Islam lesson

A former Marine who served in Iraq says he's been banned from his daughter's Maryland high school after a heated argument over a lesson on Islam.<p>Kevin Wood told MyFoxDC.com that he went to La Plata High School in La Plata, a town about 30 miles southeast of Washington, and challenged a history …

The Art Of Eating Through The Zombie Apocalypse

You've got your bug out bag packed. You've got plenty of bottled water stored. And you've got a cache of food hidden away. But unless you plan on …

Burkina Faso president refuses to step down | Burkina Faso News

Burkina Faso's president has refused to resign in the face of violent protests that posed the greatest threat yet to his 27-year rule, saying instead he will lead a transitional government after parliament is dissolved.<p>Protesters stormed the parliament building in the capital city of Ougadougou on …

First Muslim to be awarded Victoria Cross needs recognition, say former Army chiefs

Khudadad Khan, the first Muslim soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross, should be more widely recognised, say two former heads of the Army<p>Two former heads of the Army have called for greater recognition of the first Muslim soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross, in a move intended as a …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …