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This flappy bird-drone keeps airports safe

Remember that plane that landed in the Hudson which resulted in a Tom Hanks movie? That whole saga started with a flock of Canada Geese getting shredded through the plane’s jet engines, destroying them. By “them,” I mean both the birds <i>and</i> the engines, but for the purpose of this story, the latter …

I really hate how much I love Apple’s AirPods

Apple’s AirPods are weird. There’s no way around it. Apple has been known for the stunning designs of its products for decades, but the company’s …

Watch: Apple's 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar vs. 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro in performance shootout

Apple recently released the first MacBook Pro redesign since 2012, and in typical Apple fashion, there's been some controversy over the new machines. …

29K-Mile 1993 Acura NSX

This 1993 Acura NSX is a stock and essentially original example which has just over 29k miles from new. Finished in in classic Formula Red over black …

The new MacBook Pro is kind of great for hackers

A million hot takes have been posted about how the late-2016 MacBook Pro with USB-C is the undeniable proof that Apple doesn’t care about developers …

MacBook Pro

Canon Will Release an 85mm f/1.4L Lens in 2017, Portrait Photogs Rejoice

Portrait photographers who have been hoping for an affordable alternative to Canon’s 85mm f/1.2L, you’ve got reason to celebrate. It sounds like …

Siri’s next stop could be iMessage, and it would be awesome

Apple was the first company to integrate a voice-controlled virtual assistant into a smartphone’s operating system, although its main competitors …

AT&T users can send messages with Amazon Echo speakers on Nov. 18

Texting is sometimes a drag because, well, you have put some effort to use your fingers on a keypad after all. How about sending text messages with your voice? That’s what AT&T wants to offer its users who also own an Amazon Echo or Echo Doc connected speaker.<p>The wireless carrier announced today …

This is how Apple gets Netflix on its new TV app

Apple’s late October event wasn’t solely about the new MacBook Pro and its Touch Bar keyboard, although the new Mac was undoubtedly the star of the …

Smart TV

Elon Musk Says His Smart Solar Roof Could Cost Less Than Your Dumbass Regular Roof

Shortly after shareholders approved the acquisition of renewable energy firm SolarCity on Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed that his company’s …

Clean Energy

New MacBook Pros can use external graphics cards (sorta)

The new MacBook Pros may feature feature a slim new design and fancy Touch Bar, but the specs aren’t exactly anything to write home about – especially if you’re a gamer. last year’s CPU tech aside, integrated and middling dedicated GPU options don’t bode well for decent framerates.<p>Of course, if …

It's time to stop complaining about the MacBook Pro's ports

The new MacBook Pros forego all traditional ports for Thunderbolt 3 via USB-C connectors, and that’s caused af consternation among the Apple fanbase and ridicule from the Windows front. Both sides are unjustified.<p>USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 are awesome<p>Let’s get this straight: USB-C is a <i>great</i> connector. …

4 Ways to Caffeinate at Your Desk That Taste Way Better Than the Crappy Office Coffee

Where you get or how you make your morning cup of coffee says a lot about you. Whether you brew a pot at home, buy it from a cafe on the way to work, …

My Quick iPhone 7 Plus Review

Wondering if it's worth it to upgrade to the iPhone 7 Plus? Here are my quick thoughts so far after about a month with the phone.The post My Quick …

The Honda NSX-GT Is the Pinnacle Of Evil

Built for Japan's top-level sports car racing series, this NSX ditches the hybrid drivetrain for rear-drive and 600 horsepower.<p>Long before the Acura NSX could prove that it was worthy of <i>Road & Track's</i> Performance Car of the Year Award, Honda turned it into both a rear-wheel drive GT3 racer and a …

55 Logo Templates

55 modern and minimalist logo templates for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.Handcrafted with love and attention, this exceptional set of modern logo …

“A Sharper Scaling” is a Free Photoshop Alternative for Upscaling Photos & Enhancing Quality

Now that most of us are shooting with high-resolution cameras, the need to upscale our image files isn’t as pervasive as it was a few years ago. But …

Inside the Development of Light, the Tiny Digital Camera That Outperforms DSLRs

The creator of the new Light digital camera explains how he made it work Photo: Gabriela Hasbun Photo: Sue Tallon <b> T</b> <b>he best digital cameras today are</b> …

5 Hidden functions of Mac you did not know

Your News Ticker | October 25, 2016<p>Mac OS X debuted back in 2001, and during that time has become very popular OS. Apple operating system is very …

AT&T’s streaming TV service will include over 100 channels for $35 per month

100-plus channels delivered over the top<p>AT&T’s effort to build a cable alternative for cord cutters now has a price. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said today that DirecTV Now will launch next month for $35 a month with access to more than 100 channels, including channels from Disney and Time Warner. …

Google’s new Pixel XL is no match for iPhone 7 Plus in one key area

Google’s new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones were released on Thursday and diehard Android fans were excited. In fact, unlike Nexus phones from …

Apple’s ‘A10′ iPhone Chip Smokes the Competition, Says Linley Group

By<p>Oct. 21, 2016 1:43 a.m. ET<p><b>Linley Gwennap</b>, director of the esteemed chip industry research firm that bears his name, and editor of its newsletter, …

Elon Musk says all Teslas will now be built to be fully self-driving

Musk: If you discourage autonomous tech, “you're killing people.”<p>All Teslas will now be manufactured with hardware that will enable the vehicle to completely drive itself in all situations, CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday.<p>That means when Tesla’s fully self-driving software is ready, all it will …

How to use vanishing point perspective in Photoshop to add graphics to a surface

The actual title for the latest video tutorial by Phlearn is “How to create a Packaging Design Mockup in Photoshop”, but it’s so much more than that. …

Tutorials

Quantum-Dot Coating Could Pull Solar Energy From Your Windows

Engineers inch toward the goal of achieving efficient conversion of sunlight energy Photo: Los Alamos National LaboratoryIn big cities, sometimes …

How to Use Your iPhone to Type on an Apple TV

Apple’s iOS 10 has added rich notifications that allow users to view and interact with a variety of apps right from the lock screen.<p>One of the more …

I've owned an Amazon Echo for nearly a year now — here are my 19 favorite features

Mark Lennihan/AP I activated my Amazon Echo for the first time last December. It's quickly become one of my favorite tech gadgets ever.<p>Google unveiled a similar device on Tuesday, called Home, but Echo is the device it's trying to emulate. Amazon's speaker, which responds to either "Alexa" or …

Nvidia working with Apple on graphics for 'revolutionary' new Mac products

Though Apple's current Mac lineup relies on AMD graphics, a switch to Nvidia could be in the works for the MacBook Pro and beyond, if new job …

Verizon Wireless Now Promises 300Mbps Speeds

America's fastest mobile network is getting faster. Verizon today announced that it's speeding up its LTE network, to theoretical maximum speeds of 300Mbps, using a technology known as three-carrier aggregation.<p>Carrier aggregation bonds together separated lanes of spectrum so they can be used as …

Automatic Pro will track your car for five years over 3G with no fees

Smart car features for a fraction of the price<p>Automatic is back with a new version of its connected car adapter, and this time it doesn't need to be connected to your phone over Bluetooth to work. The Automatic Pro comes with free 3G connectivity for five years, and can track your vehicles location …