Nicholas Gali

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Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

DJI launches new $650 4K handheld steadicam to make your movies as smooth as Hollywood's

DJI might be best known in consumer circles for its drones, but the company has announced a new integrated camera and handheld stabilizer designed to make your footage as smooth as a pro’s.<p>Rather than design a fixed single-purpose unit, the Osmo comes with a 12-megapixel 4K camera but is also …

Articles about modern hawaii house built lava flow on Dwell.com - Dwell

Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.<p>Dorit Mizrahi and Oliviero Godi, working in Bergamo, Italy, as the firm Exposure Architects, have designed a house using...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, …

Windows 10 gets its own Minecraft, coming July 29

How many more platforms can Minecraft be announced on? Does Windows 10 count? At today's MineCon conference, a worldwide gathering for Minecraft players, Microsoft announced Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta will be arriving on Windows 10 on launch day, July 29.<p>It joins the many other places you …

Windows 10

What The Heck Is Sugaring, And Is The Hair Removal Treatment Better Than Waxing?

<i>"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty product techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting onto and into your body.</i><p><i>Photo Credit: Maskot via Getty Images</i><p>When it comes to getting rid of unwanted hair on your body, shaving and waxing are …

iOS 9 is turning the iPad into what it always wanted to be: the new-age PC

Split-screen multitasking and more pave the way for a more serious iPad<p>Apple's upcoming iOS 9 has a bunch of under-the-hood performance improvements and new features, like a new, more intelligent personal assistant. While all iOS devices dating back to 2011's iPhone 4S will benefit from the new …

Google Wants To Be Your Wireless Carrier

The service would let phones jump between Wi-Fi and 4G<p>Google's been many things to many people: search engine, email service, social network. Now the folks from Mountain View are branching out into a brand-new arena by launching a mobile phone carrier, Project Fi.<p>The cell phone market might seem …

Google Now Lets You Hang The World’s Greatest Paintings Right In Your Browser

If you’re tired of blank, white “new tab” windows in your browser, Google has a solution. Its Cultural Institute–Google’s arm that works with museums–has released a Chrome extension that will hang works from artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Edgar Degas, and Claude Monet in your browser. Whenever you …

Claude Monet

PC makers mock Apple’s new MacBook

Mac vs. PC is always fun. It's a never-ending war of words between Apple fans and Microsoft fans, mixed with tech spec comparisons of GHz, nits, and RAM speed. While Apple was busy unveiling a new 12-inch MacBook without any full-sized USB ports, PC makers took the opportunity to mock the future …

MacBook

5 Ways MIT Is Reinventing Your Power Cord

Inspired by a water hose, MIT’s Tangible Media Group has come up with a way to make cords and cables part of your gadget’s UI.<p>Bending your lamp cord to turn off the light? Pinching your headphone cable to mute your music? A new project out of MIT is looking to change the way you look at cords by …

Headphones

The first Ubuntu phone arrives next week, but there's a catch

It's been a long time coming, but finally Canonical is ready to release its first Ubuntu phone. After teaming up with Meizu and BQ almost a year ago, we're getting a (sort of) new handset from the latter; it's actually a repurposed version of its Aquaris E4.5, a mid-range smartphone that normally …

Sony QX100 captures interactive panoramas from a model railway

<b>Thirty five years ago, Bruce Williams Zaccagnino set up a model railway in his basement. Since then, Northlandz has become the world's biggest model railway covering 4830 square metres.</b><p>Zaccagnino made his millions as a game developer and publisher, responsible for titles such as Perfect General and …

Trains

Project Ara, Google's Modular Smartphone, to Begin Trials This Year

When we last looked in on the Phoneblok modular smartphone, it was just a concept video. Fast-forward to 2015 and it's...a new concept video.<p>But the …

Mobile Technology

Evernote's new app turns your iPhone and iPad into a scanner (updated)

You likely already have a favorite scanner app if you regularly deal with documents outside the office. But in case you haven't found The One yet, there's one more contender to consider: Evernote's Scannable app for iOS. The company first announced it at Evernote's annual conference in October …

North Korea’s OS X clone is now available to the public

The newest version of North Korea’s state-controlled operating system was made available to the public for the first time ever this week. The last version (Red Star 2.0) was designed to look just like Windows, but for the sequel, Kim Jong Un’s minions have taken some inspiration from Apple and …

Why Mercedes’s Self-Driving Car Is So Much More Tempting Than Google’s

Mercedes-Benz just dreamed up the first tempting self-driving car. And in the process, they show us all what Google was missing.<p>A man pulls his cellphone out of his pocket and hits a button. A glowing vehicle pulls up that looks like it was carved from a single block of silver. The door opens …

Angry Birds

This machine uses an iPhone to sort M&M’s by color

Let’s face it. Deep in our hearts, we all know some colored M&M’s taste better than others. For me, it’s the red and green ones; for my wife, it’s the brown and orange ones. And Van Halen famously stipulated in all its contracts that the band should never be served any brown M&M’s, requiring some …

Google Designers Turned Their Inside Jokes Into Easter Eggs

The newest animations in your chat window are the latest in a long line of digital surprises.<p>Last week, I discovered a little fellow who likes to cheerfully block the very bottom of my Google Hangouts window every time I typed the phrase "hahahaha." It looks like this sometimes:<p>Other times it pops …

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for yourself to finally bring Netflix to your TV. You unpacked it, …

Japan's first Firefox OS phone is transparent

Transparency has always been one of Mozilla's big selling points with Firefox OS, but a new smartphone from KDDI in Japan is taking that idea to its literal extreme. KDDI's Fx0 is the first Firefox OS phone to hit Japan, and as you can see, its clear case (crafted by designer Yoshioka Tokujin) …

Getting the most out of your Chromecast this Christmas

Google's Chromecast makes it easy to stream pretty much anything to your TV. Movies, TV shows, music, games, photos -- whatever you're interested in, there are plenty of smartphone and tablet apps equipped with Google's little Cast button. So, whether you have one hooked up to the main TV in your …

Watch This Man Turn a DeLorean Into a Monster Truck, a Limo, and a Hovercraft

Avoid flat-spotting and choose your own tire-storage adventure.<p>John Z. DeLorean's DMC-12 began with an ambitious idea—a Wankel-powered sportscar—that was whittled down by production pressures and other issues to become a not-particularly-sporty shadow of DeLorean's dream. It became an icon in spite …

This $6,000 'Lamborghini' smartphone will make you feel special

If you want a smartphone to match your <i>lux</i> lifestyle, you can't settle for the same old iPhone as everyone else. You need something unique to show off just how special you are. That's where the 88 Tauri from Tonino Lamborghini comes in. Only 1,947 of these Android smartphones will be made, so you …

iOS App Design Bundle: Name your Own Price!

If there’s one thing the world’s most popular mobile apps have in common, it’s that they look great. Designing the perfect interface takes time and requires skill and practice – and our latest bundle includes everything you need to shape a beautiful iOS app.<p>Pay what you want for four top-notch …

Now Boarding 'Mint': JetBlue's take on the first class experience

When JetBlue took flight in 2000, the company aimed to "bring humanity back to air travel." The team started by ordering a bunch of new Airbus A320 aircraft, filling them with comfy leather seats (and enough legroom), serving unlimited free snacks and, best of all, offering a TV at every seat with …

Real-Estate Porn: Homes With Breathtakingly Large Windows

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

The Pirate Bay goes offline after police raid server room

File-sharing site's homepage is mirrored at Costa Rica URL<p>Infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay was taken offline on Tuesday after a raid by Swedish police. Officers investigating the decade-old file-sharing portal's alleged copyright infringements targeted a server room in Stockholm, seizing …