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Expect Labs Raises More Funding for MindMeld App

San Francisco’s Expect Labs announced additional funding from cable giant Liberty Global and IDG Ventures.<p>While the company would not disclose the …

So What Would Happen if Superman Punched You in the Face?

Man of Steel is out and if you want to get your eyes pummeled with insane fight sequences, I suggest you watch it. But what if Superman actually …

Designer of the original Mac icon (and many others) gives thumbs-up to iOS 7

You may not know her name, but you know her work: Susan Kare is the woman who designed the original Mac icon and has designed thousands of icons for a great many other clients. While armchair quarterback designers have been quick to offer their negative opinions about the new icons in iOS 7, …

A "Global-Extinction-Sized" Asteroid to Sail Past Earth This Week

Astrophycisist, Sir Martin Rees pf Cambridge University, has famously speculated that the asteroid risk is just one of many reasons why humankind has …

Noise-canceling twin signals could lead to a faster, more reliable internet

Researchers have discovered a way to dramatically improve the reliability of high-speed internet. Fiber optic lines use light waves to transfer data, but sending high-speed long-distance communications requires a lot of power. The more power used to transmit a signal, the more interference, or …

Consciousness; it's a science thing | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

TEDxCERN was a lot of fun. The speakers were amazing, covering cosmology, cancer cures, underwater earthquakes, gender politics, ignoble bras, the …

This Is NASA's Solar Propulsion Engine of the Future

This Tron-esque glowing blue ring isn't the latest designer lamp. In fact, it's NASA's cutting-edge solar-electric propulsion thruster, being tested …

Background Manager brings true backgrounding back to Cydia

There was once a time when iOS lacked any form of multitasking. Yes, that includes the pseudo-multitasking that is fast app switching, which is what …

Give your iPhone's UI a reboot with Motif

I’m not usually a theme kind of guy. I know there are a lot of people out there that love customizing the look of their devices, and that’s awesome, …

New Hybrid Car-Quadcopter

Quadcopters have become a very popular type of devices lately, with many traditional RC helicopters and planes being replaced with models that have …

Apple confirms WWDC keynote address scheduled for Monday, June 10th

Apple has confirmed to <i>AllThingsD</i> that this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will kickoff with a keynote address on Monday, June 10th. Apple typically kicks off its WWDCs with keynotes.<p>Apple previously said that it would debut new versions of iOS and OS X at WWDC. The conference runs …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

Apple trolls us with ‘iWatch’ tease in latest iPhone music ad

Here’s an amusing little image for your Friday: the screenshot above is a clip from Apple’s newest “Music Every Day” ad, which was posted on their YouTube channel last night.<p>If you pay attention at around 0:30 in the commercial, you’ll see what would almost appear to be someone wearing a large, …