Leslie Lim

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Paul Walker dead: Vin Diesel reveals he lost his ‘other half’

Vin Diesel has shared the moment he and Paul Walker’s mum sought comfort in one another following his friend’s shock death.<p>Diesel, 46, became close …

Fascinating Behind the Scenes Look at Aviation Photography and Cinematography

Wolfe Air is a company with a very specific niche. It specializes in producing aerial footage for big-budget movie productions, airlines, private …

Cinematography

Forget Your Phone

This video made the rounds yesterday, tugging at heartstrings and giving us all in the Era Of Communication a bit of a kick in the buttocks. It shows a woman who forgot her phone. The premise is hokey at best, but it still tells us something about ourselves these past few years. Our world is …

Mobile Miscellany: week of August 19th, 2013

If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week brought a free TV streaming service for Bell subscribers, the arrival of NFL Mobile to BlackBerry 10 and little bit of Windows Phone love from General Motors. …

What's the best way to keep a bottle of wine fresh?

Others have tried and failed, but Greg Lambrecht claims to have finally invented a gadget that preserves an opened bottle of wine. Meet the Coravin.<p>It’s a scenario many husbands will recognise. Greg Lambrecht’s wife became pregnant with their second child (Walker, now 14) – and he found his …

PS4 vs Xbox One controller

T3.com looks at the controllers for the Microsoft and Sony consoles which will battle it out for a slice of the Christmas market.<p>With both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 due to be released in the UK before Christmas, the experts at T3.com give you all the information you need to decide which has …

Touchscreens

The future of touchscreens revealed: bigger, cheaper, bendier

At CES this year, we were writing about "monster" 20-inch touchscreens. But by this Christmas, 23-inch and 27-inch touchscreens will be available on …

Engineering

Chill out! 8 gadgets and apps to help you lower your stress levels

We're all staring at our screens too much. For hours on end, we click through web sites, type up Word documents, and "pin" images.<p>Fortunately, …

Gear & Gadgets

Researchers Manage To Get Malicious App Approved in App Store

Previously, a researcher managed to get a malicious app in the Google Play Store and it was even mentioned in the description of the application. The …

Google goes dark for 2 minutes, kills 40% of world's net traffic

You can all relax now. The near-unprecedented outage that seemingly affected all of Google's services for a brief time on Friday is over.<p>The event …

Trusted Reviews

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

Daily Roundup: Laptop buyer's guide, Apple's gold-colored iPhone, Withings Pulse review, and more!

<i>You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on</i> …

How Twitter scaled its infrastructure to handle record tweet-per-second days

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>http://blog.twitter.com/2013/new-tweets-per-second-record-and-how<p>Raffi Krikorian, Twitter’s Vice President of Platform …

A five minute Google outage equals a big dip in internet traffic

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>If there was any doubt about Google and its dominant reach on the web, then the five minute outage that took down all Google …

Apple adds new rules on children's apps to iOS developer guidelines

Apps for under-13s must avoid behavioral advertising, include a privacy policy and get parental permission for in-app purchases and outbound links<p>Apple has paved the way for the launch of its new Kids category on its App Store by adding new rules for children's apps to its developer guidelines.<p>The …

Why does America have such a big prison population?

“TOO many Americans go to too many prisons for far too long, and for no truly good law-enforcement reason.” The person who said that was neither a …

Facebook use 'makes people feel worse about themselves'

<b>Using Facebook can reduce young adults' sense of well-being and satisfaction with life, a study has found.</b><p>Checking Facebook made people feel worse about both issues, and the more they browsed, the worse they felt, the University of Michigan research said.<p>The study, which tracked participants for …

Psychology

Children get police warning letters for ‘intimidating’ and ‘antisocial’ behaviour because they played outside

Children as young as three have been sent warning letters from police for playing outside their homes – raising fears of antisocial behaviour …

Carbyne could upset graphene as the strongest material in existence

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Rice University<p>Graphene, a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon atoms, has been the recent wunderkind of the material …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is looking to continue in the same vein as the original Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note 2, offering you a phone which could …

Phones

MakerBot and Stratasys merger now official, promises 'full speed ahead' on 3D printing

Just a couple of months after Stratasys announced it would be acquiring 3D printing firm MakerBot, their marriage is now officially complete. Following the terms of the merger, the Israeli 3D printer and manufacturer will exchange up to 4.7 million of its shares for 100 percent of MakerBot's …

6 Tips for Effectively Shooting Behind The Scenes

In my experience there seems to be a common misconception that shooting production photography and behind the scenes videos/documentaries are an easy …

Prints vs. CDs: When Business Strategies Collide

There seems to be a constant war waged between photographers who sell prints and the “shoot and burn” photographers that give their clients a disc …

What it Looks Like to Leave Earth: Timelapse Photography

Many space and photography enthusiasts have taken images from the International Space Station files to create some rather stunning timelapse videos …

Photographer Cabbie Captures the Magic of New York City from His Taxi

David Brandford became a cab driver in 1990, and immediately picked up a camera when he realized he now had a front-row seat to life in New York …

Single Composite Made from Photo Sequences Shot over 2-4 Hours Show Slices of Time

Singapore-based photographer Fong Qi Wei believes that time is a dimension, and he explores that hypothesis by shooting cityscapes and landscapes …

Photography

Friday Morning in Strobe Alley

“Ya wanna see Edgerton’s lab?”<p>Now, asking a photographer if he would like to see the workspace of the guy who made all those iconic stop-action …