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This year has seen a range of innovative technologies infiltrate the transport industry. Continuing our review of 2017, editorial assistant Natashah Hitti has selected 10 of the best examples, including a trackless train, an air-purifying bicycle and a Jaguar E-type with an electric engine. Read more
Leica gear has never been for the masses, but this takes exclusivity to a new level. For the price of a year-long backpacking trip around the world, you can now own the fastest-ever 75mm aspherical lens. The Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 is a US$13,000 piece of glass with a monster aperture and a razor-thin depth of field to deliver dreamy out-of-focus bokeh...Continue Reading Leica "pulls out all t
We checked in with Harebrained Schemes' Mike McCain to see how progress is going on the Kickstarter-backed Battletech. ...
I take a lot of photos. Usually, I pack either a Sony a7R II or a Leica M — two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses. But lately, I’ve been shooting exclusively with the iPhone X, and have found it absolutely excellent.I am the design half of the team that makes the iPhone app Halide, which is a camera app with manual controls and, most importantly, RAW capture.RAW is a file fo
After almost four decades of dormancy, NASA has successfully ordered the Voyager 1 deep space probe to fire a set of thrusters that have been inactive for 37 years. The November 28 test was carried out by mission control at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, as part of an effort to keep the unmanned explorer functional for up to an additional three years as it speeds
a recently surfaced samsung patent reveals the network may use palm recognition in the future, perhaps for the samsung galaxy s9...The post samsung patent reveals palm recognition for password hints appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Shared workspaces within the offices of advertising agency Canvas have partitions made of dichroic glass, which change colour when viewed from different angles. Read more
With some surveys finding the average American spending close to an hour per day behind the wheel of their car, the looming autonomous vehicle (AV) disruption is causing some to ask, what will people do with all this extra free time? Intel and Warner Bros. are already on the job, announcing a new partnership to develop what they are calling "in-cabin immersive experiences" designed to keep yo
PUCKPUCK allows aeropress owners to hack their beloved coffee maker into a cold brew drip tower for the price of a few cups of coffee.The post cold brew drip coffee becomes more accessible due to this tiny device appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Our Firmware Friday roundup this week has gone absolutely stratospheric, with news of a mind-blowing 52 interchangeable-lens camera and camcorder updates, plus one for a hybrid instant camera. Admittedly, we probably can't count this as a Firmware Friday record; part of the reason for the deluge is that in our turkey-stuffed post-Thanksgiving stupor, we didn't quite get to last week's is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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