Tag: technology

The EPA Is Rolling Back California Emissions Standards — Here’s Why That Matters

California, the joke goes, is basically its own country. With roughly 10 percent of the total population of the U.S., the Golden State is home to three of the nation’s 10 largest cities, 53 representatives in the House of Representatives, and a state government that often holds the power to effect change on a federal […]

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Weekend Preview: ‘Unbelievable’ Debuts While ‘The Ranch’ Returns On Netflix, And ‘Undone’ Comes To Amazon

Unbelievable (Netflix, Friday) — This new series boasts a trio of extraordinary leading performances. Two female detectives, played by Toni Collette and Merritt Wever, push through red tape to link up sexual assault cases and find a serial rapist. Meanwhile, Kaitlyn Dever’s character is fighting false reporting charges after being attacked in her own apartment. […]

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blind inventor creates ‘smart cane’ that uses google maps to navigate blind people

a white cane that uses smart technology aims to help visually-impaired people navigate their surroundings. called weWALK, the device is equipped with built-in speakers, smartphone integration, and sensors that send vibrations to warn users of obstacles up ahead. the weWALK cane consists of an electronic handle with a regular ‘analog’ white cane that is inserted […]

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LG SIGNATURE and fuksas’ explore infinite possibilities at LDF 2019

literally reflecting the endless possibilities of LG SIGNATURE’s technology and design, studio fuksas created the kaleidoscopic ‘infinity’ installation for the brand’s stand at IFA 2019 in berlin, germany. under the theme ‘art inspires technology, technology completes art’, the design represented the symbolic relationship between the two disciplines and how they are intertwined. at the same […]

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iPhone 11 becomes instant meme with triple camera but really, why are there so many?

after apple‘s 2019 iPhone event on tuesday the internet has been a buzz turning the newly announced iPhone 11 model into a series of memes. burnt for its tryophobia-triggering aesthetic, naysayers and apple fans alike have likened the trio of cameras on the rear of the smartphone to a bowling bowl, stovetop and a fidget […]

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KFC Is Launching A Dating Game In Which You Can Woo A Hot Colonel Sanders

Popeyes may be out of their instant classic chicken sandwich until further notice, but KFC knows they’ll never win this battle, even if they created some concoction with, let’s say, Cheetos as well as a kind of Cheetos-mayo sauce. So they’ll have to think outside the box — like, way, way out of the box. […]

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Everything You Need To Know About This Week’s Apple Event

It’s the season you’ve been waiting for. No, not the beginning of Fall. As far as we’re concerned, it’s still boiling-hot river-swimming weather. We’re talking, of course, about the bi-annual Apple Event, held every September and March — so that the consumer technology behemoth can roll-out new products, make updates to old products, and make […]

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apple introduces three new iPhones, including the first ever ‘pro’ model

apple has revealed a host of new technology, including three new iPhones, at its autumn keynote event in cupertino. headlining the raft of new products are iPhone 11 pro and iPhone 11 pro max, devices that apple is calling ‘the most powerful and advanced smartphones ever’. a new triple-camera system provides a pro-level camera experience […]

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the polaroid lab turns your phone photos into instant polaroid prints

polaroid has revealed an instant camera that reprints images displayed on your smartphone as instant polaroid pictures. described as a ‘miniature table top darkroom,’ users can place the tower-like device over their smartphone to create analog versions of their favorite memories. users select an image from their smartphone via the polaroid originals app, before placing […]

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new land rover defender makes its long-awaited debut at IAA 2019

as the choice of car for adventurers for more than 40 years, the new 2020 land rover defender finally debuts at IAA 2019 in frankurt, germany. the all-conquering, iconic 4×4 has been reimagined for the 21st century with an all-new design and equally advanced technologies. however, although detailed with design differences, the model retains its […]

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volkswagen brings electric mobility to the masses with the all-electric ID.3

german car manufacturer volkswagen has just unveiled the ID.3 at frankfurt’s IAA 2019, an all-electric car that aims to bring electric mobility to the masses. priced at under €30,000, the car resembles one of volkswagen’s most popular vehicles: the golf hatchback. with sustainable mobility in mind, the ID.3 is the first model to be carbon-neutral […]

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chicago-based biotech company has 3D printed a miniature human heart

chicago-based biotech company BIOLIFE4D has successfully 3D-bioprinted a mini human heart. the heart was printed with patient-derived cardiac muscle cells and has the same structure as a full-sized heart. it features four major internal chambers and other structures, like valves, that are usually found inside the human heart. BIOLIFE4D used a specially designed proprietary bioink, […]

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two-tone mercedes-benz vision EQS sustainably crafted for green mobility

debuting at IAA 2019 in frankfurt, the mercedes-benz vision EQS is a futuristic union of innovations. it presents an elegant yet dynamic exterior design, highly crafted yet sustainable luxury inside, and an emotional yet rational mobility experience overall – all while using a renewable power source. as a vision show car, the design highlights what […]

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ecovative turns mushrooms into walls, packaging and now meat

ecovative is a business making compostable packaging from mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms, for companies like dell and IKEA. now with plant-based foods like impossible burger and beyond meat becoming popular, the company’s co-founder eben bayer, wants to use mycelium to create plant-based meats. images courtesy of ecovative ‘mycelium is a self-assembling 3D scaffolding […]

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carlo ratti’s feel the peel juice bar turns orange peels into bioplastic cups

circular economy is all about designing out waste and pollution. with this in mind, carlo ratti has developed an experimental orange squeezer for eni which 3D-prints a bioplastic cup out of the orange peels. called the feel the peel, this prototype aims to bring circularity to everyday life. all images by nicola giorgetti, courtesy of […]

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