Steve Jobs got fired in the 80s, and a strange thing happened at Apple when he was not around. They decided to make the gadgets everyone thought was cool, they would have to make matching clothing too. In 1986, they released what was called "The Apple Collection".
Technologies have come and gone throught the last 100 years, even ones that are reliable, and widely used. Has Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) reached that point? Is MPLS heading down the same path as all these other technologies? MPLS may not be on its deathbed yet, but it is facing some heavy competition from its competition. Some industry leaders are suggesting that within five years, a good portion of MPLS traffic will have moved to alternative systems.
It's hard to decide which phone to get if you're in the market for a new one. There's just too many to choose from these days. If you take a step back and look at them from a different point of view, you'll realize they're all pretty much similar. How about choosing something with the most practical protection: a waterproof phone.
New research is suggesting that where your date is looking can indicate whether they are assessing you as a romantic partner. Or if they are just looking for a fun time in the sack.
The new study was published in Psychological Science, and it tracked participants' eye movements when shown non-erotic images of attractive people of the opposite sex. They found that there are visual patterns that concentrate on a stranger's face if the viewer saw the person as a potential romantic partner.
It is difficult to keep folding paper in half. The reason for that: there's no paper big enough. The hypothetical though: if you fold paper 103 times, the thickness of it will be larger than the observable universe - which is 93 billion light years.
Jibo is the world's first family robot. It will be a constant part of your life and will take care of all things digital for you. Check out the crowd-funding page at MyJibo.com and watch the video after the jump:
The rule of thumb when shooting a video on your smartphone is to never shoot it in vertically. Portrait orientation makes terrible videos. Dan Toth, however, reimagined the vertical video and made it amazing.
By now you should have heard of the terrible tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. According to Reuters, a U.S. official said that the U.S. believes it was a surface-to-air missile that brought down the passenger plane, killing all 295 people on board.
These days, traveling usually requires making sure that your smartphone, tablet and laptop are on hand at all times. Here are some other nifty gadgets that you might want to add to your checklist before you decide to head overseas:
The FingerReader was built to read printed text out loud. It scans text and provides audio feedback of what it says as well as haptic feedback for things like the end of a line.
It is a tool both for visually impaired people that require help with accessing printed text, as well as an aid for language translation. Wearers scan a text line with their finger and receive an audio feedback of the words and a haptic feedback of the layout: start and end of line, new line, and other cues. The FingerReader algorithm knows to detect and give feedback when the user veers away from the baseline of the text, and helps them maintain a straight scanning motion within the line.
What do you think this looks like? A butt? Balls? Vagina? Seriously. This is a legitimate question. And it seems that we're not the only ones asking. Airbnb revealed their new logo to the world and has left everyone wondering what the heck is it.
This beautiful 3D concept art by Neil Maccormack doesn't quite look 3D because he finishes it in Photoshop and adds the effects of acrylics painted with real brushes. Check out some of his art in the gallery below:
We shed tons of skin cells every day. So why are tattoos permanent? How does it work exactly? Why doesn't our tattoos fade away when our skin sheds? This TED-Ed explains that our body's self defense mechanisms is what causes the ink to become permanent. Check it out below: