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10 great examples of web design portfolios for 2017

If you want to get the job or freelance gig you’re looking for, your portfolio needs to impress. And web designers have a tougher time than other …

Fossil Whale Found Surrounded by Prehistoric Puke

Spread along the southwestern coast of Peru, the 9.9 to 8.9 million year old rock of the Pisco Formation has yielded some stunning fossils. Paleontologists working there have found the bones of enormous predatory whales, delicately-preserved shark jaws, and sea turtles, just to name a few …

Tony Hawk Helped To Design The Hendo 2.0 Hoverboard

Back to the present<p>We’re almost at the end of 2015, and the question isn’t <b>if</b> <i>Back To The Future</i>’s Marty McFly would have a hoverboard to ride, but <b>which one</b>?<p>If McFly has any sense of branding, perhaps he'll be swayed by the new Hendo 2.0, a redesigned magnetic levitation board featuring design input …

Call of Duty: Black Ops III's "Realistic" Difficulty Is One Shot and You're Dead

The existence of a "Realistic" difficulty mode for Call of Duty: Black Ops III was recently discovered by the game's achievement/trophy listings. Now, Treyarch has provided more details on how this uber-challenging mode works. Producer Jason Blundell tells XboxAchievements, “[In Realistic] you have …

Call of Duty

How to Frame Your Subject (Part Two..... In Post Processing)

We reviewed ideas and tips on framing our subjects while in the field here. We'll now explore framing our subject in post processing. There are times …

Daimler tests a self-driving, mass-produced truck on real roads

Daimler's dreams of self-driving big rig trucks just took one step closer to reality. The automaker has conducted the first-ever test of its semi-autonomous Highway Pilot system in a production truck on a public road, driving an augmented Mercedes-Benz Actros down Germany's Autobahn 8. While the …

Driverless Cars

Ex-Google employee owned google.com for one minute

Using Google’s new domain buying service, Sanmay Ved purchased world’s most popular website for $12 before transaction was cancelled<p>A man was able to successfully buy google.com, the domain name for the world’s most popular website, for $12 (£7.90), minutes before the company contacted him to say …

AdWords

Microsoft Office 2016 adds new features to Word, Excel and Outlook

Microsoft's first new version of its productivity suite in three years is available for Office 365 subscribers to download on Tuesday, adding new cloud computing and teamwork features<p>Microsoft has released the first new version of Office for Windows in three years, adding a series of new features …

Watch an exoplanet orbit its star

A series of images has been made into a video, showing Beta Pictoris b moving through 18 months of its 22-year orbit around its star. Very …

Xiaomi will sell a flagship Android phone for $204

Xiaomi has somehow put one of the best processors on the market into a smartphone that costs just $204. The Mi 4c is a Xiaomi's China-only version of the company's Mi 4i, but it's updated some of the internals to keep things fresh. The two big changes over the Mi 4i are a new powerhouse in the form …

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Lowepro Expands Applauded ProTactic Line with Four New Photography Bags

It was some time ago now that I reviewed one of Lowepro's first ProTactic AW bags when it first came out, and it was quite well received on this end. …

Samsung launches its fastest mainstream SSD yet

Samsung has just launched the 950 Pro, its first consumer SSD that puts vertical NAND (V-NAND) tech into a gumstick-sized M.2 PCI Express device. The result, as you might guess, is speed. The 512GB model, which costs a reasonable $350, can read at 2.5GB/s and write at 1.5GB/s, easily beating the …

Chinese company to help build high-speed train between LA and Vegas

China Railway International USA and XpressWest have agreed to build a high-speed train line connecting Las Vegas and Los Angeles.<p>Scheduled to begin …

NASA confirms there's a global subsurface ocean on Enceladus

The more we study our Solar System, the more water we find<p>We've known there is water on Enceladus for a while now, but NASA has just confirmed a more recent theory about the icy moon of Saturn: it has a subsurface ocean that spans the entire globe. The news comes just a handful of months after the …

Astronomy

Samsung fights back against the iPad, wants you to feel better

Technically Incorrect: Just after Apple launches its latest iPad, Samsung releases a new ad for the Galaxy Tab S2. Apparently, your downtime needs to be elevated.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>What do you do after Apple has made such a …

Gear & Gadgets

Google searches for a new identity

Google's new logo has been parodied, criticized as being too childish and subject to numerous thinkpieces explaining the psychological and design …

Markets

Apple Unveils Cool, New Stuff

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Dello Dribbblers, Hope you had a great weekend! Our engineers were cry when they first saw this shot. How do you think about it? Is it possible to …

Apple unveils A9X processor for its latest gadgets

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple announced its latest processor is the A9X processor, unveiled today at the Hey Siri press event.<p>Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller announced the processor today as part of the new iPad Pro tablet. The new chip shows that Apple is still committed to its strategy of …

Hell freezes over: Microsoft makes surprise appearance at Apple event

Hell just froze over.<p>Microsoft — Microsoft! — made a surprise appearance at Apple's big iPhone media event on Wednesday with execs showing off how to …

Philippines to roll-out nationwide free WiFi by 2016

A new plan from the government of the Philippines would offer free wireless internet to people across the country while also likely eating into the …

Wi-Fi

Verizon will start testing speedy 5G wireless in 2016

Fast 4G data is only just becoming relatively commonplace in the US, but Verizon is already thinking about the next big thing. The carrier just unveiled plans to trial 5G wireless service sometime during 2016. You won't likely see it deploy 5G in earnest until 2017 at best, but the technology …

This Is Exactly How Important Soil Is To Life On Earth

Scientists put an exact number on soil biodiversity's impact above ground: 32 percent<p>When we think of biodiversity, usually our minds conjure up colorful lush images of plants and trees, bright amphibians, reptiles and fish, mammals, and brightly tinted birds on the wing. Maybe you even think of …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Intel's Skylake chips to power PCs as thin as tablets, with big battery boost

The company highlights new Windows 10 devices using its new processors -- including an updated Intel Compute Stick -- during a press conference at the IFA electronics show in Berlin.<p>BERLIN -- Intel on Wednesday officially took the wraps off its new Skylake processor family and showed off computers …

Wireless Charging

Google's new logo: Why John Gruber is dead wrong

Google has a new logo or rather a new wordmark, if you want to be pernickety about it. And let’s be honest, when it comes to typefaces and logo design, people <i>always</i> want to be pernickety. It’s more than a hobby, it’s a lifestyle.<p>When it comes to precision in both language and ‘taste’, John Gruber …

Hendo's hoverboard technology could help NASA control satellites

In space, no one can hear you shred<p>Last October, we rode a hoverboard. No, not the hoverboard you saw Lexus create last month for a brand activation, but one made by a little company called Arx Pax. It hovered thanks to "Magnetic Field Architecture" (MFA), a fancy name for what the company's …

Hoverboards

The latest ROG laptop comes with a giant water cooler

ASUS is one of a rare few companies that's both a mainstream PC manufacturer and a respected name among the gaming community. Its ROG (Republic Of Gamers) line is a favorite, with giant laptops like the G751 earning top marks from gamers and reviewers alike. We're looking forward to its …