Luke Skinner

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Inklet Lets You Use the New Macbook Touchpad as a Pen Tablet for Editing

Apple’s new Macbook features a redesigned pressure-sensitive trackpad called the Force Touch. In addition to being more powerful for inputs from your …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

Martin Scorsese’s black comedy about an unscrupulous businessman comes out ahead of Frozen and Gravity on chart of illegally downloaded films<p>Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street has been named the most pirated film of 2014, closely followed by the Disney animated musical fantasy Frozen and the …

Instagram Worth $35 Billion, Facebook Stock $91, Citi Says

Just before its 2012 IPO, Facebook shelled out $1 billion for photo-sharing service Instagram in a move greeted by mixed reviews at best. Two and half years later, the word shrewd barely does justice to Mark Zuckerberg’s coup in snapping up the business.<p>Citigroup estimates Instagram is worth $35 …

The First 21 Apps To Download For Your New iPhone 6

Every iPhone 6 comes with Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system pre-installed, which is capable of some great features like app extensions, widgets, and better-than-ever graphics.<p>We've collected the best apps to get your iPhone 6 ready for action.

Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley on Steve Jobs: 'We Were Meant to Be a Team' | Inc.com

John Sculley wants to set the record straight. The former Apple CEO never fired Steve Jobs, and contrary to how Walter Isaacson depicted it in the book <i>Jobs</i>, Sculley wasn't directly responsible for ousting the visionary founder.<p>"Steve and I were really close friends," he told <i>Inc</i>. recently. Sculley, …

The 12 biggest moments for Apple in 2014

2014 was an absolutely monumental year for Apple. Haters will hate, but one thing can’t be denied: This is a company that refuses to rest on its laurels.<p>Under Tim Cook’s leadership, Apple debuted a new product category with the Apple Watch, sold a record number of new iPhones, made the biggest …

Whose Hack Is It Anyway?

It’s pretty clear that the Sony Pictures hack was neither an act of war or particularly belligerent. As Marc Rogers of CloudFlare and DEF CON notes, finding out who performed a hack, even one as ham-handed as this one, is difficult. Hackers with any sense use proxies and attack soft targets. But …

5 Super-Useful Things You Can Do With Your Old iPhone

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These 65 movies and TV shows are disappearing from Netflix on New Year's Day

Hopefully your New Year's resolution isn't to binge watch all five <i>Rocky</i> films, because Netflix won't be able to help you out. As usual, the beginning of a new month marks the disappearance of a lot of old films from the streaming service, and <i>Vulture</i> hasprinted a long list of which will be going …

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Hacker Gang 'Lizard Squad' Says It Has Stopped Attacking PlayStation Network And Xbox Live — And Will Never Do It Again

You can thank Kim Dotcom for that, the group says on Twitter.<p>Kim Schmitz, a.k.a. Kim Dotcom, is the German founder of the defunct file-hosting service Megaupload, and the current founder of his new file-hosting service, Mega. He is also the founder and main funder of New Zealand's "Internet …

Sony PlayStation and Xbox networks still recovering from Christmas disruption

Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the online world just as eager video game players were unwrapping new consoles on Christmas morning.<p>Microsoft's Xbox Live service, which also went down Thursday, was back online Friday although the …

Anonymous To 'Lizard Squad': Stop Attacking Tor

Anonymous, which has a long history of hacking and cyber attacking governments, corporations, and religions organizations, says, "We don't give a f--k about corporate bulls--t networks, we do care about 3rd world communications."<p>The Tor Project is one of the most effective sites for encrypted …

Apple Lucky Bag Promotion Returns To Japan For 2015

Apple’s “Lucky Bag” deal will return in Japan shortly after the country rings in the New Year. The promotion, which is set to start Jan. 2, was …

North Korea blames the US for internet outages following Sony hacks

It may appear we've reached a climax in the Sony Pictures hack saga - what with <i>The Interview</i> finally seeing a theatrical release - but the international finger pointing is alive and well. Today, North Korea's National Defense Commission is accusing the US of causing nation-wide internet outages, …

Hackers say Xbox/Playstation attacks are over, target Tor

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Christmas Day gamers ran into problems connecting their Xbox or Playstation to the internet thanks to a denial of service …

How to Make a DIY Camera Slider for $75 In Less than 3 Hours

How do you build a quality DIY camera slider on the cheap? Who better to ask than the founder of a slider company? In the video above, Rhino Camera …

2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering …

Landscape Photography

The Fujifilm X-T1 Globe-Trotter Kit Costs $14,000 and Comes with an iPad

Want to get started in photography? A camera and a kit lens can help you do that. Want to do so while touring the world on your private yacht? …