Patrick Mullaney

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Ambiguity can be a film-maker's best friend, especially when it's understood correctly and harnessed properly. To my mind, it should go something …

Blade Runner

Ed Sheeran Creates Guitar Magic, Covers 50 Cent at Queens Show

Ed Sheeran has studied at the Conan O’Brien school of self-denigration. For a multiplatinum, Grammy-nominated singer headlining a mostly sold-out …

Music

Lower-leg exoskeleton could take the work out of walking

Gadget created by US researchers won’t be available to the public for some time, but has the potential to help disabled and elderly people<p>The market is undoubtedly there. Country strolls. Visits to museums. Weekend shopping trips. How much easier they would be wearing an unpowered, lower-leg, …

Engineering

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

ZTE Blade S6 Review

The Bottom Line<p>Bottom Line<p><i>The ZTE Blade S6 brings LTE, 64-bit hardware, a great camera, and Android 5.0 lollipop in a budget-friendly package.</i><p>8.5<p>In the last year or so, budget-friendly smartphones have become a huge part of the Android landscape, with OEMs not compromising on elements like build …

'A golden shining moment': the true story behind Atari's ET, the worst video game ever

Legend has it that millions of copies of Atari’s tie-in with the sci-fi blockbuster were secretly buried in New Mexico after the game was branded a stinker. A new documentary, Atari: Game Over, goes digging for the truth<p>On 22 September1983, in the dead of night, 13 trucks were driven to a landfill …

Retrogaming

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket - Bon Appétit

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

How to Refine Photoshop Layer Masks with an Overlay Brush

There are a thousand ways to create a layer mask in Photoshop. Many of them will yield a gray-scale mask with many shades of gray, and it can be a …

The Best Headphones At CES

With dozens of headphone booths at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, finding the best headphones at the show wasn't easy.<p>As someone who listens to hours of music every day, I was determined to find the perfect pair of headphones, regardless of cost. Even if I couldn't afford them, …

Microsoft Windows 10 Spartan Browser Details Emerge

Cortana included with every Spartan.<p>New details have been revealed for Microsoft’s Windows 10 browser, codenamed Spartan.<p>Sources familiar with …

How People Are Allowed To Fly Drones Indoors At CES

Ever wonder how drones are shown off at CES?<p>Plenty of exhibitors simply displayed their drones on the ground at their booths, but some would actually give flying demos.<p>Due to safety concerns, you're not usually allowed to fly a drone indoors at CES, but exhibitors were given a pass this year if …

CES 2015: This 4K TV is thinner than a smartphone

Thin is in, and Sony's newly-announced ultra thin 4K TV is as "in" as it gets. This thing is downright silly when it comes to thickness, and that's no exaggeration. From the front it's huge, sharp, and gorgeous, and from the side it's barely even there. Seriously.<p>It's called the Sony Bravia X900C, …

CES

The Elio needs only 3 wheels to reach 84 mpg - Roadshow

LAS VEGAS -- With an expected price of just $6,800 and a claimed 84 mpg on the highway, the Elio seems too good to be true.<p>Showcased here at the 2015 International CES by its creator Paul Elio, this weird-looking orange vehicle takes a stripped-down approach to efficent transport. The American-made …