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We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: Remember that awesome scene from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>? It's one step closer to reality: A California startup just built a real, working hoverboard. Arx Pax is attempting to …

Panic over Ebola reaches fever-pitch despite calls for calm

The virus has killed nearly 4,500 people, most of them in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, and the disease has reared its ugly head further afield in the United States and Spain, sparking post-apocalyptic fears of mass contagion.<p>And while tropical disease experts and health authorities have …

Disease

More Than 350,000 Customers Have Asked AT&T for a Refund After Bogus Charges

Hundreds of thousands of AT&T customers have requested refunds for bogus cell phone charges since the telco reached a settlement with the Federal …

Y Combinator-Backed Greentoe Now Lets You Haggle Prices On Your iPhone

The online shopping experience is usually one of comparison: You visit numerous sites to find the best deal. Today, e-commerce negotiation site Greentoe puts a spin on that process with an iOS app that lets you name the price you’re willing to spend on that camera or watch you’ve had your eye …

NFL fines quarterback Colin Kaepernick for wearing Beats headphones

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for wearing Beats headphones, which are banned by the league, at a post-game press conference on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. Bose recently took over as the NFL's new headphone sponsor, and as part of …

Nano 'missiles' help kill cancer through the power of green tea

Many will tell you that green tea is good for your health, but researchers at Singapore's A*STAR might just make it a literal life-saver. They've developed nanoscale drug delivery "missiles" that use a key ingredient from green tea, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), to kill cancer tumors more …

Consumer Reports weighs in on iPhone 6 bending

As much as Apple would like for this discussion to be over, controversy and conversation over whether the iPhone 6 / 6 Plus has a durability problem is continuing. Just as it tested out antenna reception for the iPhone 4, <i>Consumer Reports</i> has forced Apple's newest mobile devices into its torture …

iPhone 6 has serious camera problems, say Tom’s Guide testers

The iPhone has been known for its great camera. But iPhone 6, maybe not so much.<p>Even with its new “focus-pixel” autofocus and optical image stabilization (in the iPhone 6 Plus), the cameras on the newest iPhones have some serious problems. That’s what the good (and typically reliable) people at …

Apple Might Replace Your Bent iPhone At The Genius Bar

If you're one of the (likely very) few people who has bent their brand new iPhone, you could be in luck: Apple might replace it at the Genius Bar.<p>The Next Web contacted an Apple support representative online and asked if a bent phone falls under Apple's warranty. The employee said that if the …

When Hacked Celebs Sue Apple, Guess Who Cashes In?

The hacking and posting of nude photographs of celebrities provoked discussion about protections from invasions of privacy. The victims included Kate Upton, Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Krysten Ritter, Yvonne Strahovski, and Teresa …

Your New iOS 8 Phone Is Not “NSA-Proof”

But it is a whole lot more secure.<p>Last night, Apple unveiled an overhauled privacy section to its website along with a personal message from Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirming the company's "commitment to your privacy." In the note Cook says, "Apple cannot bypass your passcode and therefore cannot …

Fuji X-T1 ‘Graphite Silver Edition,’ 50-140mm f/2.8 and 56mm f/1.2 R APD Also Announced

The X100T is far from the only announcement Fuji decided to make today. In addition to revealing the brand new fixed lens camera, the company is also …

Air HES system to collect water and generate electricity from the clouds

Using three proven technologies – water vapor condensers, hydroelectric generators, and airships – the Air HES (HydroElectric Station) is planned to …

Birthday Suits

For 40 years, Lucy Hilmer has photographed herself on her birthday wearing nothing but her white lolly pop underpants, shoes and socks. She made her first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974. Without fail, she has faced her camera every year since then, on April 22nd, to create …

Death Valley

Are You Up For a Challenge? Try ‘The 6 Minute Dirty Edit’

The video above is called <i>The 6 Minute Dirty Edit Challenge</i>, and it’s an interesting project/dare by photographer Jeff Rojas. The goal is simple: how …

How to Photograph Pets: 16 Tips to Capture the Perfect Shot

Photographing pets is a bit more challenging than photographing people. It is due to their unpredictable nature, and due to the fact that they don’t …

The Inverse Square Law of Light Explained in Simple Terms for Photographers, Part II

A few weeks ago we shared with you the first part of a series Karl Taylor created, explaining the inverse square law of light. That is, the intensity …

Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images

There are many of us who sigh at hearing the dreaded acronym, HDR. Oftentimes we associate it with oversaturated, cartoon-like compositions put …

The What, Where, Why, and How Guide to Polarizing Filters

One of the many reasons people become attracted to photography is the capability of capturing the world around us in wondrous ways. While choosing …

Netflix is looking to pay someone to watch Netflix all day

Ploughing through your new favourite series on Netflix is something you probably enjoy doing <i>after</i> a working day, but what if it <i>was</i> your working day? You see, Netflix has a fancy recommendation engine that suggests movies and shows you might like based on your prior viewing habits. To do that …

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

How a Single Photograph Thwarted One of the Most Heinous Cheats in Soccer History

Photography and sports are easy bedfellows. As wonderful as it is to watch a goal unfold before your eyes on television, it’s just as powerful to see …

Fuji X-T1 Review: The Best Mirrorless Fuji Camera Yet?

The Fuji X-T1 is a highly anticipated addition to the rapidly growing Fuji X-Series lineup. In many ways, the X-T1 offers new features that make it a …

Learn To Build Apps With 88% Off The Complete iOS 7 Development Course

We know many readers are interested in learning to code. So, we partnered with StackSocial to offer TNW readers a special deal on one a great iOS 7 development course. In this iOS bootcamp, you’ll gain the skills needed to build your own iPhone & iPad applications for iOS 7. Normally $499, TNW …

Christmas gift guide for photographers 2017

Buying gifts for the lens-lover in your life can be a daunting (and often expensive) task. With so many variants of just about every photographic …

Batman: the Caped Crusader at 75 – in pictures

From Detective Comics #27 to The Lego Movie: the ever-shifting psychology of a cultural icon