Apple’s virtual helper might soon appear in additional types of hardware from the tech giant, with snippets of code found within the iOS 7.1 SDK suggesting that a version of Siri for Apple TV may be in the works.
Remember Sabu, the Anonymous hacker turned FBI informant
Jeff Bezos wants to feed you. No, really: Amazon’s latest venture is Prime Pantry, a service that allows you to have 45 pounds’ worth of household essentials, in everyday sizes, shipped to your door for $6.
Gather ye e-cigarettes while ye may. According to a report from The New York Times, the FDA is preparing to announce "sweeping new rules" to regulate the sale of e-cigs, cigars, gels, and pipes. Tomorrow, the agency will unveil a "hundreds-of-pages-long" blueprint for the regulations—a long-delayed attempt to gain control over a booming industry.
You know what makes Daft Punk’s "Better, Stronger, Faster" even better? Mashing it up with Kanye’s "Stronger." And you know what Akira makes even better? Everything.
Automotive designer friends Pawel Wisniewski and Jans Slapins decided to mix classic rat rod design with supercars to bring you the Lamborghini Rat Rod. It seats 4 and made from lightweight carbon fiber. Powering this beast is a a twin-turbo small block V8 engine, mated to a sequential 6-speed transmission. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If you’re a technology enthusiast, none of these may come as a surprise, but for others, you may be surprised that Apple pulled some of their most recent ideas from other places, gadgets. Take for example, Siri, the voice service itself is powered by Nuance and its original interface borrowed ideas from Xiaoi Bot, an Android app released in 2010. However, there’s nothing wrong with improving upon existing ideas, like how Facebook improved upon the now almost defunct MySpace. Click here to view the first image in this week’s funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what an ultra busy intersection is like with no traffic lights.
Matthew Albanese is a master of shooting surreal scenes, but unlike other photographers, his versions involve “the construction of small-scale meticulously detailed models using various materials and objects to create emotive landscapes.” That’s right, every aspect, from the construction to the lighting of the final model, is meticulously preplanned using methods which force the viewers perspective when photographed from a specific angle. The end results combine play on scale, depth of field, white balance and lighting. Continue reading for more.