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1 hr ago | Ubergizmo
It has been observed recently that the seats in our airplanes are starting to get smaller. This is because by using smaller seats, it could potentially allow airline companies to offer up more seats in their planes, thus making more money per trip than they used to.
5 hrs ago | Engadget
We've seen plenty of interesting rebrands in past years. Leica's perhaps the most prolific manufacturer to redesign housings and jack up a camera's price, but Hasselblad is also guilty of trying to pass off a competitor's cam as its own, with the $10,000 Solar .
7 hrs ago | Engadget
One of the great benefits of shooting with 120 film is that not only will they enlarge with much less graininess, but it also allows for a shallower depth of field. We're not sure either of those considerations will necessarily apply to the amateur photographers with an eye on Lomography's latest casual snapper, the Lomo LC-A 120.
7 hrs ago | Engadget
We know. It's only September, but it's never too early to start dreaming of that greatest of all gadget gatherings, the International CES .
7 hrs ago | Engadget
Leica cameras are not without their critics, especially when it comes to pricing , but the company's point-and-shoots are more affordable. Of course you'll still pay a significant premium for the Leica name, but if you have the cash to spare, there are some very capable cameras to choose from, including the latest X model we met at Photokina today.
9 hrs ago | Engadget
Thinking about building something out of LittleBits' library of interconnecting circuit boards? Until today, your creativity has been artificially limited -- LittleBits uses a proprietary magnetic connector for each of its snap-on components, without any ability to add objects to your project that fall outside of the company's offered modules. Today that changes: Today LittleBits announced a new program that allows customers to prototype, design, manufacture and sell their own LittleBit components.
14 hrs ago | Gizmag
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have announced the latest developments in their robotic cheetah project. The project aims to provide insights into how cheetahs can move so quickly.
18 hrs ago | Engadget
There's nothing like a set of fresh kicks to add the finishing touch to your get-up, but then there's the problem of tracking down the perfect pair. We know that's exactly why you haven't been cracking out your PS4-themed outfits recently, but luckily there's now a shoe for that.
21 hrs ago | Engadget
In this post-PRISM world , basically everyone is worried about privacy -- especially when it comes to cloud-based storage. Offloading your files to the likes of Dropbox doesn't come without a share of caveats regarding security, so that's where Places comes in .
The US government's threat that it would fine Yahoo $250,000 per day back in 2008 was bad enough by itself, but declassified documents show that the penalties could easily have been much, much worse. Marc Zwillinger and Jacob Sommer note that $250,000 was merely the baseline, and that the requested fines would double for every week that Yahoo refused to hand over user data.
His pitch is passionate and his dedication to his Nutritarian lifestyle is fully articulated in his latest book, The End of Dieting . "You're not following a diet to loose weight you're following a diet for the rest of your life.
Folks looking for crowdfunding in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Ireland just got a lucky break: Kickstarter is expanding its international reach . Starting today, creators in Ireland and Scandinavia will be able to submit projects to the crowdfunding site.
There's a growing trend among smartphone manufacturers these days and it deals with the selfie phenomenon. Selfies are very popular and many customers who go out in the market for a new smartphone look for one that has a good front camera, which is why many manufacturers have been coming out with their " selfie-phones ."
Amazon's Fire TV hasn't had a lot of choices for on-demand music; for the most part, you're been stuck with either the company's own music service or Vevo. As of today, though, you can add Spotify to the list.
Amazon tried its hand at the set-top market earlier this year by launching the Amazon Fire TV . The set-top box puts many of the online retail giant's own services front and center while also supporting some popular third party content services.
Compact, point-and-shoot cameras are dying, simply because people would rather use smartphones and tablets to snap their dinner and instantly share them to Instagram . Unfortunately, that's a segment of the market that Panasonic abandoned back in 2013.
The Muppets did it; Godzilla did it; and now it's your turn to take Manhattan. As part of Expand 2014, we're teaming up with LEGO MINDSTORMS to host a robot-building competition.
When you're looking to buy a camera, the physical size of the sensor -- not the megapixel rating -- is what you want to keep an eye out for. The larger the better, of course, and while we may never see pocketable full-frame cameras with powerful zoom lenses, some manufacturers are getting close.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:50 pm
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