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  • iPhone Photography Awards for 2015 Announced (Photos)

    iPhone Photography Awards for 2015 Announced (Photos)

    The more people that are doing something, the harder it is to recognize excellence in that thing. That’s why the iPhone Photography Awards, even though such a thing might seem silly at first, are so vital. 2015’s crop of IPPAWARDS have recently hit the internet, and they’re a good cross-section of what’s possible with smartphone […]

  • Burger King Japan Launches Red “Aka” Burgers (Pics)

    Burger King Japan Launches Red “Aka” Burgers (Pics)

    You might have seen those crazy looking black cheeseburgers from Burger King Japan a while back, with buns and cheese turned black by some kind of forbidden kitchen chemistry. Now, the restaurant is rolling out something almost as disturbing – the “Aka” burger, which translates in English as “Red.” As you might expect from a […]

  • UE ROLL: Portable, Waterproof Speaker (Photos)

    UE ROLL: Portable, Waterproof Speaker (Photos)

    Portable speakers aren’t exactly hard to find these days, particularly with the advent of Bluetooth technology. But that portability tends to have a limit – you can only take the speaker to a place that’s dry enough not to gum up its internal workings. UE ROLL is different, a portable and waterproof speaker that you […]

  • You Can Buy a Real Velociraptor Claw for $12,500

    You Can Buy a Real Velociraptor Claw for $12,500

    With Jurassic World‘s record-setting opening weekend and the Rolling Stones touring again, dinosaurs are so hot right now. Which is why you might be interested to know that a real, fossilized Velociraptor claw is currently listed for sale at the Astro Gallery of Gems – where it’s priced at just $12,500. This Velociraptor claw is […]

  • Calbuco Volcano Eruption Captured in 4K and 8K Resolution (Video)

    Calbuco Volcano Eruption Captured in 4K and 8K Resolution (Video)

    Martin Heck and his German production company Timestorm Films didn’t set out to capture a volcano eruption in two different high-definition video formats – volcano eruptions are difficult to predict accurately, for one. But he did nevertheless, and his work documenting the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is stunning to watch. Heck’s footage of the […]

  • ‘Star Fox Zero’ E3 Trailer Released (Video)

    ‘Star Fox Zero’ E3 Trailer Released (Video)

    One of Nintendo’s higher profile offerings at this year’s E3 convention was a trailer for the upcoming next installment in the Star Fox saga. It’s Star Fox Zero, set to hit the Wii U console in time for the 2015 holiday season. Now, Nintendo has put that gameplay trailer online for fans all over the world to enjoy. The […]

  • Sony RX100 IV Camera Fits in Your Pocket

    Sony RX100 IV Camera Fits in Your Pocket

    The phrase “camera that fits in your pocket” probably doesn’t have as much cache as it once had in the pre-smartphone era, but it’s nevertheless an impressive engineering feat when the camera in question is an advanced, professional-grade device. That’s the case with the new Sony RX100 IV, a point-and-shoot camera that can go anywhere you […]

  • Casio G-Shock G-Steel: Practically Indestructible

    Casio G-Shock G-Steel: Practically Indestructible

    The Casio G-Shock line of digital watches is already known for its rugged durability – that’s where the name “G-Shock” comes from in the first place, as the watches were developed to withstand shocks that could incapacitate lesser timepieces. But the brand has been experimenting with even more sturdily designed pieces, and the latest is […]

  • Land Rover Autonomous Car Technology Prototype (Video)

    Land Rover Autonomous Car Technology Prototype (Video)

    James Bond and other fictional heroes have had cars that can be controlled without the advantage of sitting in the driver’s seat for decades now, but real life is taking a while to catch up. We might be getting there soon, though, thanks in part to the unveiling of prototype Land Rover Autonomous Car Technology, recently posted […]

  • Aumeo Tailored Audio Device (Video)

    Aumeo Tailored Audio Device (Video)

    Hearing is probably one of the most mysterious of the five senses, as evidenced by the fact that you’re always having to turn up and down your volume in order to suit whatever mood your ears are in at that moment. Now there’s a new product that seeks to tailor your audio experiences to your […]