Adrian Ogden

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Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

Photograph: Empics Entertainment<p>Stewart gave Barack Obama one of his toughest interviews, suggesting his 2008 election slogan should have been ‘Yes we can, …

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9 frustrations I’d like to see Apple fix in iOS 9

Recently, 9-to-5 Mac reported that iOS 9 will likely be a stability release. If true, this is welcome news.<p>I’ve become very frustrated with that the …

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Possible Anne Boleyn portrait found using facial recognition software

Photograph: Ed Miller/BBC/Company Productions Ltd<p>Claire Foy and Damian Lewis as Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII in the BBC’s adaptation of Wolf Hall<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/15/1424021948620/36c961ce-a84d-4d15-83e7-e72db00356a8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ed …

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How to fix your cracked iPhone or Samsung phone without leaving the house

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot.<p>You can use iCracked if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Samsung smartphone. You can also choose to sell your phone …

“We think we can do better than plants”: New “bionic leaf” makes fuel from sunlight

Scientists have developed a revolutionary new system to harness our planet’s greatest energy source<p>Here's a new way to make fuel from sunlight: starve a microbe nearly to death, then feed it carbon dioxide and hydrogen produced with the help of voltage from a solar panel. A newly developed …

The FAA just took a huge step towards legalizing commercial drone flights

The agency's outlook on this new breed of aircraft is much less conservative than expected<p>The FAA's long-awaited rules for flying small drones have arrived. Up until today it was illegal to fly drones for commercial purposes unless you had a specific exemption from the FAA for testing. The new …

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

British hostage John Cantlie appears in new Isis video

A new propaganda video by Islamic State featuring the British photojournalist John Cantlie, in which he says it is the “last film in this series”, has appeared online.<p>The documentary-style production is titled From Inside Halab, the ancient name for the Syrian city of Aleppo. Cantlie reports on a …

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An Australian HR assistant is making beautiful, sad, sexy art with MS Paint

With some TLC, MS Paint can do spectacular things<p>Miranda Lorikeet, aka Lazy Bones on Tumblr, is an artist who leads a double life as an HR assistant in Sydney, Australia. While other artists use expensive materials or software, Lorikeet crafts landscapes, portraits, and abstractions with MS Paint. …

Is Everything Good About 'Minecraft' Gone?

<i>Minecraft</i> may have jumped the shark. It may be passed its prime. The phenomenon may be dwindling. And it has nothing to do with Microsoft purchasing the game. Nor do I think the game mechanics have lost any of their excitement. But from my perspective, as a parent, I’m not as supportive of my …

A few reasons why I'm thankful for video games

Gaming has suffered a tough year of culture hate-mongers, self-serving corporations, death threat nutters, broken games and derivative designers.<p>So it's difficult to talk about gaming's sparkling orbs of goodness without sounding a tiny bit Pollyannaish.<p>Even so, this is Thanksgiving, and gaming …

How the boundary between board and video games is blurring

It’s easy to paint board games and video games as natural enemies. At one end of the stereotype are the traditional gamers arguing over increasingly obscure interpretations of the rules and turning to manuals thicker than a phone book to arbitrate; at the other end are the video gamers, dazzled by …

Science fiction writers must battle video games with words

The genre’s capacity to summon new worlds is threatened by immersive media. Writers need to sharpen their prose, says <b>Damien Walter</b><p>The megastructure is one of science fiction’s most enjoyable guilty pleasures. There is no other genre of literature that takes quite such glee in describing buildings, …

Gmail now lets you edit Microsoft Office documents from your inbox

Import attached files to Google's Docs formats<p>Google has today added a new feature to Gmail inboxes that allows users to edit Microsoft Office documents sent as email attachments. Click the new "edit" option on an Office file attachment and Gmail will convert the file to the relevant Google format, …

Why Apple Pay may be the gateway drug bitcoin needs

When Apple released Apple Pay to the masses, it became a “moment.” Social media was flooded with photos and tweets of people tapping their phones to …

Yota's e-paper smartphone goes on sale this week

The YotaPhone 2, a smartphone with a second electronic paper display on its rear side, is set to go on sale in the UK, December 3rd. It's the sequel to the first YotaPhone, and looks very similar to a prototype from Yota Devices that we saw at MWC earlier this year. The secondary display consumes …

LA Unified School District brings ‘iPads for All’ program to a close as FBI opens investigation

Earlier this year the Los Angeles Unified School District announced that it would be suspending its “iPad for All” program after it ran into an array of problems. Things started off optimistically in July 2013 when the district announced that it would give 640,000 students iPads for school.<p>A few …

Daily Inspiration #1938

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

New Google messaging app rumored for 2015, with no Google account needed

Google is reportedly in the process of creating its own mobile messaging application, along the same lines as WhatsApp, Line, and Viber. The news …

New TV Show Sounds Like Bill Burr’s Chance To Play Future Bill Burr

Former <i>Breaking Bad</i> co-star Bill Burr didn’t have a meltdown on <i>Conan</i> last night, but he did ruffle a few feathers with his politically incorrect stance on the NFL’s breast cancer awareness effort and other topics pertaining to the league’s recent cornucopia of controversies. As a mostly filter-free …

Photo Editing On The Go: A First Look at Lightroom Mobile for iPad

Mobile apps for photographers have come a long way since the the release of the original iPhone and iPad. Perhaps a real marker for this progress has …

Marc Newson says his role at Apple is only part-time for a specific project

In an interview with dezeen.com, designer and new Apple employee Marc Newson spoke about his latest project with Heineken while providing a little bit more insight into his new role at Apple. While we knew as of early last month that Newson, who happens to be a close friend of Apple design guru …

Apple Watch at Paris fashion week – five things we learned

Fashion,Paris fashion week,Paris fashion week spring/summer 2015,Apple Watch,Apple,Fashion weeks,Life and style,Watches<p>The fashion editors were invited to have a play with the new Apple Watch in Paris. Here are five things of note from a morning of madeleines and wearable tech<p><b>1. You will definitely</b> …

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‘Netflix for pirates’ comes to jailbroken iOS devices

Popcorn Time, the service that allows users to stream movie torrents, today makes its debut on iOS. It’s available only to jailbroken devices — there’s no way Apple would have approved it for the App Store — and it can be obtained through Cydia via a dedicated Popcorn Time repository.<p>Popcorn Time …

Mississauga man pleads guilty in international Xbox hacking ring | The Star

Prosecutors said the small group of gaming enthusiasts called itself the Xbox Underground.<p>“These were extremely sophisticated hackers. Don’t be …

A mother wasn't happy with Minecraft — so she's making her own game

When a parent finds a problem with their child’s favorite game, they often don’t have a lot of alternatives. But for one mom, the solution’s simple: Make a game for your kids.<p>Allison Huynh is an entrepreneur and a mother of two, and when she found out that block-building megahit Minecraft was …

How to stream torrented movies on iOS 8 without jailbreaking

Popcorn Time is finally out for iOS, giving iPad and iPhone users direct access to “The Netflix of Pirated Movies” service for the first time ever. There’s just one catch: it requires a jailbreak.<p>Over 50% of iPhone and iPad users have already upgraded to iOS 8 and a jailbreak isn’t coming out …

Apple Is Suing A Man Who Claims To Be A Beats Cofounder

Apple subsidiary Beats Electronics is suing Steven Lamar, who claims to be a Beats cofounder alongside Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, according to The Hollywood Reporter.<p>The suit alleges that Lamar's current claims to be a Beats cofounder is advertising.<p>Lamar claims he conferred with Iovine about a …