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Introduction to the New 3D Capabilities of Photoshop CS6 Extended

Photoshop CS6 Extended is packed with new and exciting features to help you work with and create 3D objects much more efficiently. In this tutorial, …

Tutorials

How to Apply a Plastic Mask Effect to a Portrait

In this tutorial, we will show you how to quickly and easily create a beautiful, futuristic portrait by applying a plastic wrap effect or mask to a …

Graphics

The Cast Of ‘Power Rangers Megaforce’ Talks Historic Rangers And Scenic New Zealand [SDCC 2013]

We may be getting on in years around here, but there are still few things we like more than teenagers with attitudes -- and by that, we mean the <b>Power</b> …

Comics

Alexander Semenov's Amazing Jellyfish Photos

_Russian photographer Alexander Semenov spends a lot of his time under the sea, capturing the alien-like beauty of jellyfish as part of his career. …

Honeycomb Drone Swarm Can Fly In Any Shape

Happily, these drones are for educational (not killer) purposes.<p>These honeycomb-like drones use advanced networking technology to fly smoothly in large formations. Created as a teaching aid by researchers at ETH Zurich, the Distributed Flight Array consists of at least two modules, linked …

Dance through Saturn's rings in beautiful film made of NASA imagery

It's easy to see only lifeless nothingness when glancing over the pixelated stills taken by NASA's spacecrafts, but there's really a gorgeous, moving universe hidden within them. Sorting through eight years of photos taken by the Cassini probe, film editor Fabio Di Donato is taking viewers for a …

US panel calls for ambitious X-ray laser

The United States should build a powerful new X-ray laser that could make movies of electrons moving in materials and chemical reactions, a US …

August 2013

Hasselblad Quietly Announces the Stellar, an RX100 With an Expensive Makeover

About a week ago, the first images of Hasselblad’s upcoming compact camera, the <i>Stellar</i>, leaked onto the Internet amongst rumors that it would …

Google Chromecast review: Google's $35 streamer inches on, not past Roku - CNET

MSRP: $35.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Google Chromecast</b> is a dirt-cheap wireless video dongle that streams Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, Google Music, Google Movies & TV, and HBO Go to your TV using Android or iOS tablets as remotes. Its small size hides neatly behind your TV and makes it easy to take with you when …

Smart TV

Verizon calls on President to veto coming iPhone ban

Advertisement<p>34 Comments<p>As an import ban on Apple(s aapl) products gets set to take effect two weeks from now, a Verizon executive is asking the …

Leaked photo shows Nokia's rumored 6-inch Lumia

Following a <i>Financial Times</i> report indicating Nokia was working on a large-screen smartphone, an image leaked by <i>ICTech</i> claims to depict the display glass of what looks to be a giant phone. The <i>FT</i> originally reported that Nokia was working on a Samsung Galaxy Note competitor based on Windows Phone 8 …

Making New Elements

How scientists create superheavy atoms.<p>Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of two lighter elements to form one large atom with 119 protons in its nucleus. Like other …

Apple Ramping Up For Stylish iWatch, Curved Casing Could Be Liquidmetal

Reports this week indicate that Apple is building a substantial team of veterans from multiple industries to build a stylish, multi-functional iWatch. The timing of the hires points to a late 2014 release, according to an analyst report and a story in the <i>Financial Times</i>. Far from being a bad sign …

750 million phones could be vulnerable in massive SIM security flaw

<i>The New York Times</i> reports that a security researcher has found a vulnerability in the encryption used by some mobile SIM cards that could let hackers remotely take control of a phone. The flaw relates to cards using DES (Data Encryption Standard) for encryption — it's an older standard that's …

An Ingenious Paper Map Zooms In Just Like Google

Pinch-to-zoom? That was so last year. Fold-to-zoom is our new jam.<p>It seems that the convenience of GPS-centered, pinch-zoomable digital maps have left good old paper maps behind. That was, until designer Anne Stauche brought some interaction magic back to the paper world.<p>Map² is probably the …

My First Studio Car Shoot (plus behind-the-scenes)

(<b>Above:</b> <i>a 2014 Mercedes Benz CLS 550, in a dark grey with a hint of blue. Thanks to Tony Pinero for the car).</i><p>Ever since I started shooting cars, I’ve …

Touch: Where Microsoft Went Wrong

Microsoft had a pretty bad week. The software giant announced disastrous earnings, which prompted its stock to tank more than 11 percent the next day. One reason for the bad quarter was the $900 million charge it took against “Surface RT” inventory adjustments, but even without this writedown, its …

Why Hackers and Makers Latest Toy is Puerto Rican

As we noted in a previous post on Puerto Rico’s nascent tech ecosystem, launching startups after or before graduating is still new on the island, where computer science graduates often take job offers from large corporations in the continental U.S.<p>However, Kytelabs’ story shows that things have …

Why are schools using iPads instead of Chromebooks?

If you think the world as we know it is tech-centric, think about what life will be like when our kids grow up. Those little monsters will probably exist in a space we can’t even imagine, and many of them are often more tech savvy than their parents. Kids are the future, technology is the future, …

Education Technology

Don’t miss this photo of Phobos

ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft captured this photo of Phobos – the larger of Mars two moons – orbiting in front of its planet.<p>Phobos and Deimos – <i>Fear</i> …

Astronomy

Nokia Cinemagraph update brings 720p, improved desktop quality and color pop feature

Lumia users have no need for low-quality-GIF makers, thank you very much. Why? Because they can now use the new version of Cinemagraph to create animated images in full 1,080 x 720 glory. What's more, HD cat mems made with the updated app -- not to be confused with the similar Cinemagram -- can be …

8 Best Google Play Store alternatives (video)

The Google Play Store is easily one of the best app stores out there on any platform, but you might get to the point where you just want to try something else out. So, if you’re looking to expand your horizons, we’ve put together eight of the best Play Store alternatives. Check ’em out!<p>#08 …

Apps

42 Awesome Rustic Home Office Designs

Rustic style for a home office design is a very original and cozy idea. Natural wooden furniture, checked patterns, real tree branches on the floor …

Video: Photo Restoration and Colorization Demonstrated Through a Time-Lapse

Digital image editing technology — culturally controversial uses aside — has enabled us to do some pretty amazing things. In the past, we shared a …

Superman and Batman will face off in 2015

In an announcement made today at Comic-Con 2013, Warner Bros. will bring Superman and Batman together in a follow-up to this year's <i>Man of Steel</i>. Originally reported by the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, the unnamed film, set for a 2015 release, will be directed by Zach Snyder. Henry Cavill will reprise the role …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

Breaking Down The Inertia Around Android And iOS Innovation

As Android closes in on 1 billion activations, the companies grouped around Mozilla’s Firefox OS are asking how, and over what period of time, can we break down the Google/Apple OS duopoly?<p>I got talking earlier this week to Dan Appelquist, of Spanish carrier Telefonica, a keen supporter of Firefox …

First Motorola X Press Images Hit The Web [Updated: White And Profile]

The leakiest and one of the most mysterious phones in recent history just got a little less mysterious as @evleaks dropped the first official press …

There's A Batman / Superman Movie Coming In 2015!

Warner Bros. surprised everyone at Comic-Con today announcing a Batman / Superman movie in 2015.<p>"Man of Steel" actor Harry Lennix opened the panel quoting a line from Frank Miller's 1986 comic "The Dark Knight Returns" in which Bats says the iconic line:<p>"I want you to remember, Clark, in all the …

Comic Books