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Canon's 120-megapixel camera plumbs the depths of your pores

In case you thought current cameras didn't expose your physical flaws enough, this week's Canon Expo featured a prototype of the company's EOS series packing a whopping 120 megapixels. For contrast, Canon's current offerings top out around 20 to 50 megapixels. But 120? That's enough to capture …

Cameras

Holiday guide to Alsace, France, including Strasbourg

Alsace runs west to east from the pine-clad Vosges mountains through some of the most beautiful vineyards in France, to the mighty Rhine river and the border with Germany. Changing hands several times over the centuries between France and Germany has only strengthened the independent character of …

France

Say hello to the $150 version of Star Wars' cutest droid

<b>Update:</b> We have one! Here are our thoughts.<p>This is the toy version of BB-8, the fan favorite droid from the upcoming <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. We knew this version of the character was coming, but this morning we were given our first official images and details of the $150 droid.<p>"Meet BB-8 — the …

Samsung's Gear S2 is its best-looking smartwatch yet

Samsung and smartwatches have had a tenuous relationship. It's not for lack of trying — Samsung released six different smartwatches before Apple even launched one — it's just that none of them have been particularly good. Chunky designs, slow performance, and limited software have all been things …

Wearable Tech

Inside Star Citizen's new social module

Over the weekend <i>Star Citizen</i> released an early version of its much-anticipated social systems, which for the first time allow players to interact with each other on the ground. Polygon was able to experience that social environment first hand. What we found was very clearly an in-production early …

Blade Runner

Wacom's Bamboo Spark offers another option for digitizing scribbles

Do you still prefer the feel of pen on paper but need an easy way to catalog your handwritten notes digitally? Wacom's Bamboo Spark will do just what. The product is something the company calls a "smart folio" that uses its digital pen technology to capture the scribbles of a real ink pen on A5 …

Jailbreak attack reportedly stole more than 225,000 Apple logins

Researchers for Weiptech and Palo Alto networks revealed today that more than 225,000 valid Apple accounts were stolen from jailbroken users without their knowledge.<p>The credentials were stolen via malware that was distributed using the popular jailbreak tool Cydia, which makes it easy to install …

Watch the trailer for werewolf horror When Animals Dream

Coinciding with its release today, a new trailer has arrived online for the werewolf horror <b>When Animals Dream</b> which is the feature length debut of …

Watch the trailer for Turkish horror Baskin

Ahead of its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, a trailer has arrive online for the Turkish horror <b>Baskin</b>, which we have for you …

Horror

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.<p>Imagine if all you needed to put out fire was a subwoofer. It's an idea that has been toyed with, theoretically, over the years -- DARPA demonstrated an acoustic extinguisher in 2012, …

Engineering

Immersive Virtual Reality gaming center opens in Australia

A new gaming center has opened its doors in Melbourne, Australia, and it's not quite your typical after-school haunt. This place, called Zero Latency, offers true immersive virtual reality experience: if you want to kill zombies, you'll literally have to walk/run around, aim and shoot a VR gun. <i>CNET</i> …

Bring some classic flair to your new Nexus with these dbrand skins

Google struck gold with its very first Nexus logo, featuring an awesome blue, red, green and yellow ‘x’ that made the design really stick out. While the company doesn’t use that logo anymore, there’s still a way to bring the classic look to your current Nexus device. Popular smartphone skin maker …

Nexus

Meet the AeroMobil 3.0, a crazy beautiful flying car

The AeroMobil 3.0 brings us one step closer to what we all thought we'd have in the future -- a flying car.<p>Even though we're quickly getting lots of the "tech of tomorrow" that was promised when I was a kid (wristwatch phone anyone?), there's still one big gaping hole in futuristic technology -- …

Flying Car

8.7 Inch Folding Flexible Touch Screen Display Unveiled By SEL

SEL has this week unveiled a new 8.7 inch flexible touch screen concept which takes the form of a 3-fold display building on the technology the …

Gear & Gadgets

Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an internationally …

​Warner Bros is building a holographic Batcave for the Oculus Rift

Like comic books? Then you're probably familiar with the style of Bruce Timm, the father of the DC animated universe -- a specific era (and style) of DC Comics animation projects that started with the 1992 Batman: The Animated Series. If you missed it, it was a fantastic series: Batman had an …

The secret to this interactive hologram tech is water vapor

It's 2014 and while we don't have flying cars just yet it looks like interactive holographic displays could be a reality rather soon. The not-so-cleverly-named Leia Display System (LDS) uses a combination of light, water-vapor and air to provide a transparent canvas for projected images while …

Virtually Tour the 2015 Chrysler 200 Assembly Plant

Thanks to Google Street View, we’ve been able to virtually tour the Mazda Museum in Japan and the Lamborghini Museum in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy, from the comfort of our own homes. Now, we can virtually tour the 2015 Chrysler 200 assembly line.<p>Using Google Maps Business View, viewers are invited …

Google Street View

Twin solar storms arrive at Earth

‘Space weather’ experts say double event unlikely to cause problems but alert issued to power and communication networks<p>Twin magnetically charged solar storms will arrive at Earth on Thursday and Friday, raising concerns that GPS signals, radio communications and power transmissions could be …

New Android-based set-top box combines broadcast TV and online video

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Israel-based video startup Vidmind is getting ready to unveil the second generation of its Android-based set-top box at IBC …

Review: The SETA Tablet Stand for iPad (And Yes, It Works With Other Tablets…)

Rating: 4.5/5<p>A few weeks ago we made the SETA Tablet Stand our Kickstarter of the Week. Now, with the Kickstarter quickly coming to a close, the fine …

Sony's QX1 will turn your smartphone into a mirrorless camera

Sony ILCE-QX1<p>Like the QX10 and QX100, the QX1 is essentially a standalone camera which lacks a body or a monitor. Using Wi-Fi and NFC, it wirelessly …

Cameras

Ricky Gervais returning as David Brent in Life On The Road movie

Slough’s favourite son – and most obnoxious office manager of all time – David Brent is returning for our viewing pleasure, only this time to the big …

Logitech’s new Bluetooth Multi-Device keyboard doubles as iPhone/iPad stand

Logitech today announced a new Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard (K480) that doesn’t just make switching between devices easy, it also doubles as a stand for your iPhone or iPad. While Logitech has made similar keyboards previously that let you switch between connected devices, the new keyboard adds …

Robotic exoskeletons give dock workers superhuman lifting abilities

We talk a lot about robotic exoskeletons that give people almost supernatural lifting skills, but these tend to be confined to labs or science fiction. Not in South Korea, though. Daewoo has been testing suits that let shipyard workers carry objects as heavy as 66 pounds like they're nothing. The …

Turn your Lens Blur images into 3D live wallpapers with this app

HTC may have impressed us with their image-blurring technology in the HTC One M8, but Google really took it home with their Google Camera app. It is able to determine distances without the need of a secondary camera. This doesn’t just give us the selective blurring abilities, there’s also a 3D …

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