Sam Khorsandy

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The 5 Most Terrifying Excerpts From the UCSB Shooter's Manifesto [Updated]

More details have emerged regarding the mass shooting that happened in Isla Vista on Friday night. The shooter has been confirmed as Elliot Rodger, son of the second unit director of the first film in the <i>Hunger Games</i> franchise, and aside from the videos that Rodger left detailing his plans, he also …

Beijing to limit Hong Kong visits by mainland Chinese

Unlimited trips cut to one a week per person after territory’s residents complained of being swamped by 47 million visitors last year<p>China will limit visits by residents of the city of Shenzhen to neighbouring Hong Kong, a politician and the media said on Sunday, following recent tension in the …

Hong Kong

Google buys Word Lens makers: Can you say better translations on more devices?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Quest Visual introduced its augmented reality Word Lens app in 2010, and it’s now owned by Google(s goog). The small company …

Against The Odds, Bunkr Raises $1.4 Million For Its PowerPoint Killer

French startup Bunkr raised $1.4 million (€1 million) from Idinvest Partners, Deezer co-founder Daniel Marhely and Free founder Xavier Niel. When I first covered the online presentation service in August 2013, the company told me that it was about to begin raising a seed round. It took a while …

LG launches fridges, washers and cookers that chat

<b>A new LG text chat service allows fridge owners to see what food is inside as well as controlling other home appliances from the company.</b><p>The app can only be used to do this in South Korea, but LG said it planned to extend it to the US and other markets at a later date.<p>Samsung has already released …

Smart Homes

Lunecase - Bring the back of your iPhone to life!

You can pre-order the Lunecase on our website: www.lunecase.com<p>Now, you are able to pre-order the Lunecase Eclipse for iPhone 5/5s or 5c choosing the …

Lunecase: Notifications on the Back of your iPhone

When using phones, we mostly pay attention to the front side of the gadget where the screen is, while its rear isn’t usually considered to be of any importance. Ukraine-based startup Concepter, known for its crowdfunded smartphone flash iblazr, has decided to put the back of your iPhone to use by …

Infographic: How Much it Would Cost for the Entire Planet to Switch to Renewable Energy

As Inhabitat readers know, we live in a time marked by rising emissions, melting ice caps and the looming threat of climate catastrophe. Fortunately, …