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iPad Pro 9.7 Reviews: Apple's Finest Beaten By The iPad Air

Tablets were around long before the first iPad showed up in January 2010, but as you would expect from a device debuted by Steve Jobs, that was the moment when the world shifted. From that moment, so we are told, everybody understood that you no longer needed a personal computer to do your work, …

Hayao Miyazaki art show features stunning illustrations of Studio Ghibli classics

But it's exactly those otherworldly elements that makes Miyazaki films feel simultaneously familiar and fresh. The art style's courtesy of Studio Ghibli, the animation house Miyazaki co-founded, also go a long way in differentiating each classic and pegging them to the evolving toolset animators …

You Should Definitely Watch 'The Division: Agent Origins' Before The Game Comes Out

Those who played <i>The Division</i>’s two betas were dropped into the world without all that much context. Unless you’ve been following the development or marketing of the game, you more or less begin the game not really knowing much. A virus took out New York. You work for a group trying to put the city …

Woo lets tech talent hunt for a better job while remaining anonymous

The grass is always greener<p>The competition for engineering talent in Silicon Valley is fierce. Perks typically include signing bonuses, stock options, free meals, and more. In that environment, tech workers are always looking for the next best thing. But using a job-seeking portal like LinkedIn or …

40 Unforgivable Plot Holes in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

<i>Disney/LucasFilms</i><p><b>Warning: major spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>I loved the film. Seriously, I did. And yet it also has more plot holes than any film I've ever seen, which makes the reviews it's getting pretty irksome. Why can't we just admit that BB-8 is adorable, Finn is …

First pictures of the Nikon D5 DSLR camera

<b>Update</b>: there is a third button under the Fn1 covered by the finger, more D5 pictures are available here.<p>Above are the first two pictures of the …

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The beauty of Diwali, a kaleidoscope of color and light

Bright flames will light up small earthen lamps across the world as millions gather this week to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights.<p>The …

India

T-Mobile is writing the manual on how to fuck up the internet

Yes, John Legere, it is a net neutrality problem<p>The internet is still in trouble, and now we know how it’s going to get worse.<p>T-Mobile has just announced "Binge On," a deal that gives customers unlimited access to Netflix, HBO Go, ESPN, Showtime, and video from most other huge media brands (but not …

Microsoft wants to make you feel good about dumping your MacBook

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Attention, MacBook users: Microsoft wants you. Really wants you.<p>And Microsoft believes you want the new Surface Book. Really want it.<p>It knows you've been wed to Apple for a long time. So it needs you to …

Research

The Problem With Chase Pay, The Bank’s Forthcoming Apple Pay Competitor

Big retail is looking to carve out a piece of the mobile payments pie, where competitors like Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, PayPal, Square and others now battle. This week, the retailer-backed mobile payments consortium MCX announced it would be the premier partner for the newly unveiled …

Microsoft Monday: Windows 10 Eternal Patch Angers Users, Cortana Texts On The PC And Halo 5 Updates

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 launch, a partnership with John Hopkins School of Medicine, an update for the Microsoft Edge extensions, Cortana for PC …

Microsoft Spinning The Surface Book Story To Fight Apple

As Microsoft’s Surface Book goes on sale in the US and in Canada, Wired’s David Piece has posted an excellent article on ‘The Inside Story of Surface Book.’ Not only does it illustrate how Microsoft went about designing its first laptop, it also shows the mindset that Microsoft is taking in …

There's A Huge Problem With 'Halo 5' Reviews, And Only One Way To Solve It

I’m really anxious about <i>Halo 5: Guardians,</i> even though I’ve played through the riveting campaign twice, and have happily lost 20 hours to its meaty multiplayer component <i>before</i> Microsoft's flagship title has even gone live to the public. I’m anxious because I was burned by <i>Halo: The Master Chief</i> …

Poland's New Music Hall is a Jagged, Luminescent Icon for a City on the Rise

A small Polish city is home to one of Europe's most dramatic new architectural destinations—and the continent is taking notice.<p>Europe has it's share …

Apple's new Watch ads picture the wearable as part of your everyday life

The Apple Watch launched in April, but it's now October, and it's still tricky to find a specific case where you'd really <i>need</i> to have one. Apple's solution? Carpet-bomb potential Watch buyers with ideas. After six videos surfaced earlier this month, the company has produced seven new ads that …

A short, crucial explanation of the USA Patriot Act and USA Freedom Act

A little over a month after the events of September 11th, 2001, an Act of Congress called the USA Patriot Act was signed into law by then President George W. Bush. Despite its controversial expansion of government power pertaining to domestic surveillance, law enforcement, and border security, …

Popcorn Time for your browser makes illegal movie streaming even easier

A Popcorn Time developer has made it easier than ever before to stream pirated movies and TV shows by placing the streaming service directly in your browser. Popcorn Time, which operates like Netflix but via pirated media streams from torrent sites, was previously only available as a desktop and …

Aggressive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases found in California

Unusually aggressive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases have been found in many parts of California, including Los Angeles and Orange counties, health officials warn.<p>The two invasive species of mosquitoes spotted in California — the Asian tiger and yellow fever mosquito — can transmit infectious …

The new Gear VR will work with any new Samsung phone and cost $99

Samsung and Oculus have announced a new Gear VR mobile virtual reality headset, and it's coming before Black Friday. At today's Oculus Connect show, Samsung executive Peter Koo said that the latest Gear VR will work with Samsung's whole 2015 line of smartphones — previous editions worked with …

I would hate Metal Gear Solid V were it anything but a video game

My favorite video game this year is <i>Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain</i>. Were it anything but a video game — a movie, a book, a television show, a Vine, anything really — I would despise it.<p>The game doesn't conceal its warts. An espionage adventure, set in Afghanistan and a vague location in …

The second 'StarCraft II' expansion arrives November 10th

It's been a long time coming, but the second <i>StarCraft II</i> expansion is nearly here: Blizzard has announced that <i>Legacy of the Void</i> will arrive on November 10th. As with both the original game (<i>Wings of Liberty</i>) and <i>Heart of the Swarm</i>, this latest title will focus primarily on one species. In this …

Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe to Launch with Edition 1 Package

There’s something to be said for being first. First in line, first out of the gate, first on your block to get the new 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 coupe. But once your copycat neighbors get their own C63 coupe, how will people be able to tell that you got yours first? Best to preserve that me-first …

Tesla's Model X crossover will be hitting streets on September 29th

After a number of delays, Tesla had previously said that its Model X crossover would reach production this month, and now CEO Elon Musk has finally signed off on a date: September 29th. (In other words, just barely September.)<p>Tesla customers who put down deposits for early builds of the car can now …

What to put in your bag before the world ends

Prepare for the end of days<p>When all hell breaks loose, it may be a while before anyone comes to help. That’s why the government suggests having a three-day supply of essentials — aka a bug-out bag — on hand. Especially if you live in an area that’s due to be completely crippled by a devastating …

Driving the Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Is the 492bhp, track-ready 911 the best of the bunch? Top Gear’s Ollie Marriage reports.<p><b>New 911 GT3 RS? It's going to be rubbish, right?</b><p>Well, if you're hoping to transport six people to the seaside or follow a mountain goat up an Alp, then yes, the GT3 RS is genuinely rubbish. But if you care about …

Porsche 911 News: 991 Goes Turbo, 992 to Get Plug-in Option

The next-gen Porsche 911, due to be launched about four to five years from now, will most likely be available as a plug-in hybrid, according to sources familiar with the project. Internally called the 992, the fully redesigned model will be powered by turbocharged flat-six engines; four-cylinder …

Leap 的咖啡虽好,坐着轮椅喝不到

6 美元,大概是人民币 37 块钱,在京东还不够免邮,而足够让旧金山人在沙龙式的休闲环境里移动到城市的另一边。 这就是豪华公交初创 Leap (跃)提供的服务。虽然价格比普通公交高出数倍,由于出行中皮质座椅和高品质咖啡带来的幸福感太强,Leap 还是收到了很多好评。<p>然而现在 Leap,跳不起来了,因为有人递上一纸诉状,控诉他们违反了《美国残疾人法案》,因为车上没有给残疾人提供应有的无障碍服务,据卫报报道。原告 Pangilinan 曾是一名公交从业人员,不幸落下残疾后在轮椅上坐了大半辈子,可以说对“公交无障碍”这个话题拥有充分的发言权。<p>Pangilinan 的指控并非过度敏感,在 Leap 的 …

Private bus startup in San Francisco is temporarily off the roads

Leap, San Francisco's luxury bus alternative, is shutting down service — at least temporarily. The company said on Facebook last night that the company received a cease and desist notice from the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC), so Leap is suspending its bus services through at least …