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Inspire New Ideas with the Gift of Flipboard for Creatives

<i>Click here to send the Creatives gift.</i><p>The Gift of Flipboard is a set of 21 gifts we’ll be “uncovering” every day in December on this blog. Each gift is free and highly likely to get the creative juices flowing. In the gift for Creatives, you’ll find a pre-populated mix articles about design from …

South Korea legalises adultery

Constitutional Court says state should not intervene in people’s private lives<p>South Korea’s Constitutional Court has struck down a 60-year-old statute outlawing adultery under which violators faced up to two years in prison.<p>The nine-member bench ruled by seven to two that the 1953 law was …

Human Rights

Remembering '2001: A Space Odyssey'

We talked to the lead actors from Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece—the greatest sci-fi movie of all time.<p><i>This article was originally published on VICE UK</i><p>That moment when a recently enlightened monkey tosses a bone into the air and it transforms into a shimmering nuclear weapon, orbiting earth. That …

Science Fiction

Microsoft Lumia phone with a huge camera bump appears in leaked photos

Microsoft appears to have been developing a new Lumia device with a camera bump that’s bigger or equal in size to the 41-megapixel Lumia 1020. Leaked photos from a Chinese auction site show a device identified only as "Nokia RM-1052" running Windows Phone 8.1 alongside 2GB of RAM and what appears …

Man uses Facebook to find FedEx package allegedly stolen from doorstep

A Texas man's surveillance camera catches someone allegedly taking a sweater for the man's son from the man's doorstep. His Facebook friends help get the package back.<p>Technology can expose you, but it can also protect you.<p>One Texas man is very grateful for two technologies at his disposal that, he …

Houston Rockets

Apple's iOS Has Once Again Decimated Android When It Comes To Data That Matters

Adobe, which is tracking online shopping, reports the following: "iOS users drove four times as much mobile sales revenue as Android users, 79 and 21 percent respectively."<p>IBM's data produced similar findings:<p><b>iOS vs. Android:</b> iOS once again led the way in mobile shopping this holiday season, …

Apps

Apple iPhone 6 review: iPhone 6 sets the smartphone bar - CNET

iPhone 6 sets the smartphone bar<p><b>The Good</b> The iPhone 6 delivers a spacious, crisp 4.7-inch screen, improved wireless speeds, better camera autofocus, and bumped-up storage capacities to 128GB at the top end. iOS remains a top-notch mobile operating system with an excellent ecosystem of apps, and …

Phones

Tech Gifts For Geeky Guys This Holiday Season

I have been told that buying gifts for me is difficult. I’m obviously passionate about my PCs and technology in general, but I already have access to virtually all of the latest gadgets and PC hardware out there. Friends and family often come to my place to check out the latest gear, before heading …

How the PS4 and Xbox have raised PC system requirements

<i>Read my response to the controversy over this article</i><p>The rift between PC gamers and console gamers is filled with fanboys and flamebait, but there’s …

Gaming

Stunning video of Earth from space made from 80GB of images

Considering we live on it, and haven’t traveled too far from it in the scheme of the universe, we have a lot of imagery of Earth as a planet floating …

This Wind Waker wood carving is fit for a king

Many will recoil upon hearing Navi’s never-ending nagging, or groan at Fi’s incessant insights; but no one complains about The King of Red Lions. …

Virtual reality has a future beyond video games, and it's already started

With devices like the Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus driving the public's interest in virtual reality, it's easy assume the future of VR lies in video games. It's a safe prediction, but it isn't right: "It's a broad category," Matterport's Matt Bell said at Engadget Expand. "I think it's …

Play Fallout 1 and Fallout 2 on Android - some assembly required

Do you remember the days before you got your first Pip-Boy 3000? They were a little rough, but they were fun, and they can now be re-lived on your Android device. I speak of Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, both of which have found a new home on Android, sort of.<p>The short of it, if you don’t mind the …

Android News

Carl Zeiss unveils its sub $100 virtual reality headset for iOS and Android

Carl Zeiss has just recently announced the VR One virtual reality headset for use with iOS and Android smartphones. While it still feels like a bit of stretch to get people to put these things on their heads, the typically steep price point of early contenders does’t help. The VR One is a similar …

Sony reminds us what the PlayStation TV can do ahead of its US launch

If you need a video refresher of just exactly what the PlayStation TV is capable of ahead of its US and Canadian release, Sony has something to take care of that. The video we've embedded below reinforces that Sony's micro console is a device for families with kids and touts its ability to do more …

Apple's Design Guru Jony Ive Really Likes This $1,100 Lamp From A Famous Italian Designer

Vogue magazine profiled Apple's design leader, Jony Ive.<p>In the profile, we get a sense of what things he likes. As one of the most influential designers in the world, it's always interesting to learn about what influences him.<p>According to the story, he likes suits from British tailor Thomas Mahon. …

Mid-Century modern

Child Goldsmiths Went Blind Making Stonehenge Treasures

Prehistoric children as young as ten were put to work making gold treasures so fine that the smiths would have gone blind by the time they were 20.<p>A dagger found less than a kilometre from Stonehenge had 1,000 gold pins per centimetre, each as thin as a human hair, embedded in its wooden hilt.<p>The …

See inside the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with new teardown

Intrepid wreckers have broken into the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to reveal their secrets -- and found out how easily they smash.<p>Some people just want to watch the world burn. And some people can't get their hands on a new piece of technology that costs a month's salary without wanting to immediately …

Mobile Technology

Totem: the premium, full-featured Virtual Reality headset

<b>Game Informer:</b> "The clarity was impressive, rivalling some of the best experiences I’ve had with a Rift or Morpheus."<p>The Totem is a premium Virtual …

The Rise Of Open Source Hardware

Hardware has always lagged behind software in the open source movement. But one website is beginning to change that.<p>Emile Petrone founded Tindie for selfish reasons. “The basic idea was that there wasn’t a marketplace for the things I was interested in,” he says. At the time, those things were his …

Open Source Movement

Samsung Gear VR and Google Project Tango Support Coming to UE4

In a unique bout of transparency, Epic Games makes publicly available their internal to-do list for Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) development. The company …

Virtual Reality

Virtual Desktop Tech Demo

Saying Goodbye To Windows 8

We’re starting to understand what’s next for Windows. Considering the most recent leaks involving the Charms Bar, desktop improvements, and the like, it’s becoming plain that some of what Windows 8 emphasized and introduced will be scaled back in Microsoft’s next Windows build.<p>Windows 9, often …

Disney Research's latest tech will accurately 3D print your mullet

Printing in three dimensions allows for a ton of really cool (and life-saving) stuff, but one area it apparently hasn't conquered just yet is realistically reproducing human hair. The masterminds at Disney Research think they have a solution for that conundrum. Instead of trying to capture …

On the Set of 'The Mission VR,' A WWII Short Film Shot for VR

<i>The Mission VR</i> is a forthcoming short film shot specifically for virtual reality. The film is being produced in conjunction with Jaunt VR and New …

VorpX Update to Add Oculus Rift DK2 Support and More – Skyrim Positional Tracking Demo (video)

It’s been a little while since VorpX, the 3D injection driver that allows you to use your Oculus Rift with many non-VR games, was released. VorpX was …

Ready Player One

Oculus Rift Lets You Rest Your Lonely Head on an Anime Woman's Lap

It found you a car. It enlisted in the Navy. It gave this grandma the thrill of her life. And now, at long last, the Oculus Rift is giving you a …

Janus VR Update & Dot Matrix on Oculus Rift

Solving the Problem of Fitting Virtual Reality into the Living Room

Source: Virtuix Omni<p>Video game systems used to easily fit into whichever room you chose, in whatever media center you owned. Consoles used to quietly …

Virtual Reality