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  • Spylight App is “Shazam for Fashion” in Movies and on TV

    Spylight App is “Shazam for Fashion” in Movies and on TV

    If you’ve ever been watching TV or a movie and wanted to know exactly what someone onscreen is wearing, there is now an app that purports to be able to tell you exactly that. It’s called Spylight, and it’s seeking to do for fashion what Shazam does for music. Spylight works by identifying the audio of […]

  • FILFURY Turns Sneakers Into Digital Art (Photos)

    FILFURY Turns Sneakers Into Digital Art (Photos)

    You might remember FILFURY as the artist who converted Nike Air Max sneakers into guns for an art project. And he’s back again, but it’s not as specific as turning Air Max into guns – instead, he’s digitally manipulating sneakers of all kinds into many different shapes and forms. FILFURY, whose real name is Phil Robson, […]

  • ‘Pac-Man’ for Google Maps is Now Playable (GIF)

    ‘Pac-Man’ for Google Maps is Now Playable (GIF)

    Another fine innovation from the people at Google comes in the form of yet another Pac-Man revival. It’s Pac-Man for Google Maps, and it’s a good way to lose an hour or two while you’re supposed to be working. Here’s how it works: Fire up Google Maps and find a section with a lot of intercrossing roads (we’re […]

  • Orgasmia: Bluetooth Vibrating Vaginal Implant is for Real

    Orgasmia: Bluetooth Vibrating Vaginal Implant is for Real

    Being a woman in today’s world means making a lot of important decisions about yourself and your lifestyle. And another enticing option has just become available – Orgasmia, a Bluetooth-connected vibrating vaginal implant (!!) for hands-free orgasms. Nope, I’m not making this up – here’s a bit of smooth talking from Fun Factory, the company […]

  • Tidal: Artist-Owned Music Streaming Service Launched (Video)

    Tidal: Artist-Owned Music Streaming Service Launched (Video)

    The millions of people who use music streaming services like Spotify or Pandora are probably for the most part satisfied with their experiences. But the artists who make the actual music evidently aren’t, because a whole bunch of them got together and launched Tidal, a premium, high-quality streaming service that purports to be artist-owned and […]

  • Olio Model One Smartwatch

    Olio Model One Smartwatch

    The smartwatch market seems to be getting more and more saturated all the time, which makes it increasingly difficult for any one entry in the field to stand out from the pack. But the Olio Model One manages that feat anyway, thanks in part to the team behind it, made up of veterans from brands like Apple, Beats, […]

  • The Tempo App Speeds Up and Slows Down Your Videos

    The Tempo App Speeds Up and Slows Down Your Videos

    Video and film are the only media that can effectively manipulate time itself, which is why slow-motion (and it’s less cool cousin, fast-motion) are so effective. Tempo is a new app that lets you take advantage of the power of these techniques more easily and conveniently than before. Tempo gives users four speed settings (five if you […]

  • All-New Jaguar XF Crosses Thames on High Wire (Video)

    All-New Jaguar XF Crosses Thames on High Wire (Video)

    Jaguar is going all out in promoting the all-new, all-different Jaguar XF. That means hiring Hollywood stuntman Jim Dowdall to perform the “world’s longest high-wire water crossing by car.”  More specifically, Dowdall attempted to take the car across 787 feet of the Thames river in London, on a high wire that was only two inches wide. And […]

  • Memoji: Turn Yourself Into Emojis

    Memoji: Turn Yourself Into Emojis

    Even if you don’t know how to paint, write music, or dunk a basketball, there’s now another way for you to achieve true immortality: By turning your face into a set of emojis. It’s called Memoji (get it?), an app which gives you the ability to convey complex emotions in text messages or tweets with your […]

  • ‘Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto’

    ‘Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto’

    When Barack Obama was in Austin, TX, he ate at Franklin Barbecue (he didn’t have to wait in line with everybody else, though). He wasn’t alone, as seemingly everyone in the city lines up outside those hallowed doors just to get some of that sweet smoked meat. But now you won’t have to wait in […]