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Meet the feminist tattoo artist shaking up today’s ‘pale, male & stale’ art world

Think of the tattoo world and you probably conjure up images of some black-clad dude covered in full-length sleeves in some darkened studio.<p>The …

Art

Razer opens preorders for GTX 1060-powered Blade laptop

The first deliveries of Razer’s upgraded gaming notebook will be arriving in October<p>Nvidia’s Pascal-based GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card is coming to the 14-inch Razer Blade gaming laptop. Making the news official alongside an Intel Kaby Lake upgrade for the slimline Blade Stealth, Razer is opening …

Razer

Razer upgrades Blade Stealth laptop with new Intel CPU, more RAM, and a bigger battery

The Blade Stealth, Razer’s 12.5-inch ultrabook, only made its debut in January of this year, but it’s already getting its first significant upgrade with a major spec bump. Headlining the new changes is a 2.7GHz Intel Core i7-7500U processor, part of the brand-new Kaby Lake generation of chips. It’s …

Razer

Nvidia’s GTX 1060 is a high-end PC graphics card for a budget price

Two months ago, Nvidia unveiled two new graphics cards: the GTX 1080 and the GTX 1070. They provided a significant power boost over the previous …

Bodyscapes: Artist uses UV paint on naked models to produce landscape pictures

Disney unveils the first official Star Wars iOS app w/ lightsaber training, themed selfies, more

<i>From</i> <i>9to5Toys.com</i>:<p>As we ramp up for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to hit theaters in December, we are getting Storm Trooper Bluetooth speakers, a new mobile RPG and a SW themed playset for the upcoming Disney 3.0. But it looks like it won’t stop there as Disney has just launched an official new …

How to Run Android Apps on Your Mac in One Easy Step

Running Android apps on your Mac desktop just became easier than ever with the official release of the BlueStacks emulator this week. BlueStacks was …

Apps

T-Mobile Knocks Down Borders With Its Latest Uncarrier Move

“Ok, I’m back.”<p>Those three simple words are enough to turn wireless executives’ stomachs when they’re uttered at the beginning of a video blog by …

Telecoms

Watch: Colorblind people react to seeing colors for the first time

Being colorblind can make the world a duller place since it means you see some of the world’s most gorgeous colors as shades of gray. To fix this, …

Color Blindness

AirParrot 2 brings Mac & Windows screen mirroring to Chromecast, drag and drop media streaming

AirParrot, the app that lets you send your desktop display to an Apple TV-connected TV, is today releasing version 2 with Chromecast support and number of other new features. Sure, you can mirror your Mac’s display to an Apple TV using Apple’s built-in AirPlay feature, but AirParrot provides …

The funniest thing you’ll see today: 3 grandmothers smoke pot for the first time

Now that marijuana is legal in the state of Washington, the team at YouTube channel Cut Video decided to find three grandmothers in the state who had …

Macotakara: 4.7-inch iPhone called ‘iPhone 6’, 5.5-inch model ‘iPhone 6 Plus’

While we seem to know all about the features in the new iPhone and the new design, something still left up in the Air are the names of the new phones. While some have long-referred to the new devices as the “iPhone 6” or the “iPhone Air,” no outright claims have been made about the names until a …

This is the first review of an actual iPhone 6

After leaked pictures and short videos showing what appears to be a working 4.7-inch iPhone 6 model popped up over the weekend, complete with what …

iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know (Updated)

It's iPhone time of the year again! Apple will reportedly show off the eighth generation of its flagship device today. If you believe the rumors, …

Mobile Technology

Light-up logo rumors for iPhone 6 likely have a more mundane explanation

While we can’t say for sure that rumors of a MacBook-style glowing logo in the iPhone 6 are false, the evidence for this idea is rather … ah … thin.<p>We first saw photos of what appears to be an ultra-thin rear casing more than a month ago, with some sites then claiming this would facilitate a …

WSJ: Apple prepares record number of 80 million 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones for production

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has told its suppliers to prepare to build a record number of next-gen iPhones. According to the Journal, Apple is looking to produce 70-80 million units by December 30th. As reported earlier this month, both the 4.7-inch and the larger 5.5-inch models of …

This is the only iPad stylus you should care about

Let’s be frank for a moment: most smartphone and tablet accessories are garbage. Countless companies race to the bottom and do everything they can to …

Working iPhone 6 clone appears in hands-on video

It will still be about two months until the world gets its first official glimpse at Apple’s new iPhone 6, but you can already buy a working iPhone 6 …

Senate bill passes bringing regulated post-contract cell phone “unlocking” closer to reality

iPhone users could soon finally be able to easily use any supported carrier at the end of their service contract without having to jump through hoops or use other means to unlock the device. That is if a proposed bill currently processing through Congress passes and becomes law.<p>The Hill reports …

Photographer Creates “Facebook Safe” Versions of Louvre Statues

Art World<p>,<p>Photo: Peter Kaaden.<p>Facebook removed a photo of a nude statue in the Louvre a mere three minutes after photographer Peter Kaaden posted it. …

Art

Leak may reveal crucial details about the iPhone 6’s A8 processor

Apple’s 2014 iPhones are expected to come equipped with a new 64-bit A8 system-on-chip (SoC), with <i>CNBeta</i> having learned that the iPhone 6’s A8 …

Because It's Almost the Weekend, Here's a Naked Photo of Richard Gere - PAPER

It's been a while since we shared any celebrity peen shots with you on Papermag.com, so we're glad to be able to update our files with this photo courtesy of our friends at OMG Blog. Behold, a black and white portrait of a sultry, c '70s-'80s long-hair-don't-care Richard Gere posing nude for …

New report gives key details about the iPhone 6 announcement and release date

The rumors surrounding the release date of the iPhone 6 are finally beginning to coalesce. <i>MacRumors</i> reports that a reliable source has confirmed the …

Huge leak shows the iPhone 6’s curved glass screen for the first time

We’ve already seen countless images of iPhone 6 dummies and now we’re finally getting a good look at actual iPhone 6 parts. <i>9to5Mac</i> has obtained some …

First comparison photos of black and white 4.7-inch iPhone 6 screen glass [Gallery]

Photos of physical mockups and various parts for the upcoming iPhone 6 have been leaking out an almost weekly basis over the course of the past several weeks. However, actual parts for the display cover for the larger phone have yet to leak out. Today, Sonny Dickson sent us several photos of …

This might be the most important iPhone 6 leak yet

Without question, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6 launches are the most hotly anticipated smartphone launches of the year. According to reports from …

The iPhone 6 phablet’s most important component has apparently been leaked

Apple is expected to unveil two iPhone 6 versions later this year, including a 4.7-inch model and a 5.5-inch model to finally compete against Android …

The untold story of why the Command key replaced the Apple key on your Mac

Susan Kare is a well-known graphic designer who has worked for various companies including Apple, where she created the icons that were part of the …

Here are the first photos of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6’s alleged display part

Apple is gearing up to launch two larger iPhone sizes this fall: a 4.7-inch version and a 5.5-inch model. While the 4.7-inch version has been leaked extensively with a thinner body design, the 5.5-inch model only saw its first significant leak in the form of a dummy model last week. Today, Sonny …

This may be our best look yet at the space gray iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 leak bonanza continues, as two more dummy iPhone 6 units have been photographed in the wild. Unlike previous leaks, which mostly showed …