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Apple trying to patent gesture unlock method that’s dangerously close to Android

For the last couple of weeks, in a courtroom in California, Apple has been trying to convince jurors to award it hundreds of millions of dollars as compensation for Samsung’s alleged infringement of its infamous slide-to-unlock patent.<p>Meanwhile, the Cupertino-based company is applying for two …

Tech Industry

Tactus working to bring physical buttons that rise out of touchscreen

The smartphone industry has come along way in the last few years, and during that time mobile device form factors have evolved quite a bit. While Blackberry still continues to cling on to the physical keyboard approach, finding an Android device with a physical QWERTY keyboard is becoming harder …

Android News

Will the smart, connected automobile be the next big thing in mobile?

As I write this, Apple is currently showing off Carplay integration at the New York International Auto Show using partners Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai. All three companies will be releasing cars equipped with CarPlay latter this year, bringing us the next generation of ‘smart’ connected …

Car Tech

Amazon expanding Fire TV voice search to Hulu, Crackle and Showtime

Amazon Fire TV is barely out the gate, but it’s already doing quite well and is arguably one of the most powerful streaming solutions on the market today. One of the more compelling features for the Fire TV is its voice search functionality, despite the fact that voice search is limited to only …

Smart TV

Offbeat

Need a smile or a laugh? Offbeat will turn your day around with an uplifting dose of hilarious, heartwarming, awwww, and awesome. We bring you the …

Did Iapetus's Mountains Fall From Space?

Where peaks come from<p>If you could hike to the equator of Saturn's moon Iapetus, you would find a strange sight: a sudden mountain range jutting out of the ground, more than 12 miles high. Images from the Cassini spacecraft show that the ridge is a narrow 12 miles in width, and extends for more than …

Astronomy

Scientists Clone Stem Cells From Two Adult Men In Major Breakthrough

By Sharon Begley<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced on Thursday, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two adult men.<p>The advance, described …

Tsai residence by HHF Architects & Ai Weiwei

Tsai residence is a project completed jointly by HHF Architects & Ai Weiwei.<p>It is located in Ancram, New York, USA, and was finished in 2008.<p>Tsai …

Beachfront A-Frame House With Wide Open Interior

Once a traditional cabin worn down by time, this A-frame house has been beautifully transformed into a residence that feels completely new without …

Architecture

3 Glass Cubed Volumes sheltered under Roof define Sustainable Home

Located in Upper Hutt, New Zealand, the Dulieu residence by Studio MWA is a completely private home, located on the edge of the 100 year flood zone …

Santa Barbara: An AKA Beverly Hills suite in an Airstream trailer? Yes

Finally, someone has designed a luxury hotel suite with wheels. Long-stay AKA Beverly Hills hotel has created a suite inside an Airstream trailer with leather interiors, full kitchen and bathroom, a bed with comfy linens, and even its trademark Bulgari bath amenities.<p>Price-tag for a five-day trip …

Beverly Hills

Why the Ultimate Italian Sandwich Took 2 Years to Create

Why did it take 2 years to create the perfect Italian sandwich? We spoke with its inventors—Court Street Grocers' Eric Finkelstein and Matt Ross—to find out<p>Meat-sandwich lovers are in luck—restaurants from Roman Candle Baking Co. in Portland, Oregon, to Publican Quality Meats in Chicago are doing …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …