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Apple is really bad at design

Let me just rip this band-aid off...<p>The “notch” on the new iPhone X is not just strange, interesting, or even odd — it is bad. It is bad design, and …

iPhone 5

These Blackout Shades Will Make You Feel Like You Live in a Penthouse

In New York City or London, no less.<p>Sensitive sleepers know blackout shades are a must. But they're not exactly known for being the prettiest accessory — until now. Ukrainian designers at HoleRoll found a way to combine functionality with fun. Seriously, tell us it wouldn't be totally delightful …

8 killer Typography Tips To Maximize Your Design Skills

Come the time when typography has become the lifeblood of your brand image. The advanced web designing junkies swear by good typography because it …

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.<p>With its amazing ability to replicate handmade crafts, collapse the development timeline of health initiatives, and, inexplicably bringing modern society closer to understanding its own humanity —3D …

3D Printing

Star Citizen Passes $141 Million as Dev Teases 2017 Plans

The crowdfunded PC space game Star Citizen starts the New Year with a big number: $141 million. That's how much money the ambitious title has brought in from backers.<p>Not only that, but developer Cloud Imperium Games boss Chris Roberts has released a "Happy New Year" statement in which it talked …

Electric scooter goes totally tubular for portability

Other compact folding scooters, electric and manual, can be folded and carried, shoulder-bagged or strapped directly over the shoulder easily enough. …

Carbon Fiber

Evidence Of Right Handedness Found In Homo Habilis Fossil

The mysterious trait stretches back farther than our species.<p>Dominant hand preference in humans is a trait that scientists are still trying to understand, but new evidence may show that whatever its purpose, the existence of dominant hands might stretch back way further than previously thought. A …

What $50 Buys You at Huaqiangbei, the World’s Most Fascinating Electronic Market.

<b>We’re building the Model 01, a hackable ergonomic keyboard with mechanical keyswitches, programmable RGB LEDs, opensource firmware, and a gorgeous</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Pokémon Go crosses $200M in global revenue one month into launch

While bugs and feature complaints are still causing a decent amount of negativity among users, Pokémon Go continues its upward trajectory in terms of overall revenue. App analytics platform Sensor Tower reveals that the game now have over $200 million in net revenue from players based on their …

Pokémon Go

NIH might start funding human-animal chimera studies

The NIH could start funding experiments that inject human stem cells in animal embryos to create hybrids called "chimeras." It issued a blanket ban on chimera research last year, but it looks like the organization changed its mind after examining the science behind it and talking to lead experts in …

StarCraft Universe, a massive MMO-like RPG built in the SC2 editor, is now in open beta

People have been asking for World of Warcraft-only-StarCraft since the first ten boar corpses were returned for 50 copper. Rather than waiting on …

Starcraft

This is the End: There's Now an Uber for Dog Poop

No sh*t: You'll soon be able to call someone to pick up your dog's droppings. For those too lazy and with too much disposable income, a new app named …

Consumer Tech

These 12 Small HDB Flats And Their Clever Interior Design Will Inspire You

Space is a luxury in Singapore where smaller-sized apartments and HDB flats are the norm. In terms of interior décor, organisation and storage, it …

'No More Ransom' helps you fight ransomware without paying

Ransomware is one of the most chilling type of malware floating around the internet: an attack that locks a user's files hostage behind an encrypted paywall. Universities, hospitals and even seats of government have fallen victim to these kinds of attacks, paying thousands of dollars in ransom to …

Three Fresh Men’s Haircuts From New York’s Most Stylish

Is there such a thing as “New York” hair? On reflection, probably not – the Big Apple is such a melting pot of various style influences that it’d be …

Grabr launches peer-to-peer marketplace for international shopping and delivery

The international shipping industry is under siege by the tech world. Fleet and Flexport are just a few of the companies hopping into the space, but entrant Grabr is taking a different approach with a marketplace powered by individuals.<p>The company is launching a peer-to-peer marketplace via web and …

Peer-to-peer

Arm Holdings confirms Softbank is buying the chip designer for £24.3B in cash in big IoT move

In the wake of the historic Brexit vote and the fall of the Pound, the UK is now witnessing its biggest-ever technology exit. Today, Arm Holdings confirmed that Japan’s Softbank Group has offered to pay £24.3 billion ($32 billion) in cash to acquire the company — known for its chip designs for …

Venture Capital

Yahoo's Patents Are a Pile of Junk, Report Says

Little has gone right for Yahoo, which is one reason the flailing tech giant decided this spring to sell off the bulk of its patent portfolio. Now it …

Biotechnology

Here's How Fast Harry Potter's Treasure Trap Would Kill You

There is a scene in <i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2</i> that I always find interesting. I suppose I should give a spoiler alert, but it's …

Pokemon Go Has Full Access Permissions to Your Emails and Documents

<i>Update 7/12: Niantic, the developer of Pokemon Go, says it isn’t accessing users’ Google accounts and is working with Google to restrict permission.</i> …

Pokémon Go

Robbers used 'Pokémon Go' to lure their victims

<i>Pokémon Go</i> is introducing many people to location-based gaming... and unfortunately, that includes the potential pitfalls as well. Police in O'Fallon, Missouri report that robbers used the mobile augmented reality title to reel in victims. Based on the description, it's most likely that the crooks …

Why You Should Switch to Synthetic Motor Oil Right Now

It's all about viscosity.<p>You've probably heard folks talking about the superiority of synthetic motor oil. You may even use it yourself—if you drive a newer high-performance car, it's probably mandatory per the owner's manual. But full-synth oil is one of those things that's gone from smart car …

Olive robotic suitcase brings new meaning to carry on luggage

Olive is the brainchild of Iran-based Ikap Robotics, and although it may look like a standard piece of luggage, it has a Segway-like, self-balancing …

Robotics

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1060 delivers GTX 980 speeds for $249

If you haven't noticed by now, 2016 is shaping up to be a killer year for PC gaming hardware. We've already seen two major new video cards from NVIDIA, the powerhouse GeForce GTX 1080 and the mid-range 1070, as well as a supremely capable budget GPU in AMD's $200 Radeon RX480. Now, NVIDIA has a …

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks: Dual cameras and 4K screen incoming - Pocket-lint

The next generation Samsung Galaxy S8 is still a while off but already it's begun to leak with impressive 4K screen and dual cameras.<p>According to …

Electronics Industry

Japanese Students Hatch Baby Chick Without An Egg

This is a video of a group of Japanese students hatching a baby chicken with no shell, just a glass and some Syran wrap. Is that really hatching …

iPhone and iPad scammers hit users with iOS crash warnings - here's how to block them

Users are reporting fake crash reports demanding payment in order to fix their Apple devices<p>iPhone and iPad users have reported receiving pop-up notifications telling them that their software has crashed and that they must dial a support helpline to fix it.<p>Scammers have targeted Safari, the default …

Google's Deepmind AI will play Go against the world number one

After it beat Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol by four games to one earlier this year, Google's AlphaGo has become the Go player to beat. Even while the series was still being played, 18-year-old Chinese Go champion Ke Jie remarked that he could beat Google's Deepmind computer. Now he has his chance. …

Multifunctional Lantern serves a variety of lighting needs

In addition to the multifunctional lighting solutions we mentioned above, we've also seen a few lantern/flashlight hybrids over the years. Models …

Crowd Funding

HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Tackles an Uncomfortable Topic

For all the experimentation and risk-taking it encourages, Silicon Valley isn’t much for admitting its mistakes.<p>Naturally, HBO’s <i>Silicon Valley</i> took …

Silicon Valley