Tag Archive: Life


Spray-on solar cells could be answer to smartphone battery life problems

Up until the present, the various paintjobs of our phones have existed primarily as a means of personalization. In the near future, they could well be the way that our phones are charged. A new study by the UK’s University…Read more ›

Sci-fi toys spring to life in filmic photos

By day, Robert Larner works for an investment firm. By night he directs Stormtroopers, Transformers and Daleks. Using toys, camera tricks and a keen sense of story, the photographer delights Flickr and Instagram fans with movie stills. But the movies…Read more ›

The most breathtaking game of 2013 comes to life as a live show

“You have no idea what loss is,” says Joel, the protagonist in the best game of 2013, The Last Of Us. On July 28, you’ll be able to watch a live stream of the principal actors read select lines from…Read more ›

5 ways iCloud Drive will upgrade your life

While iCloud has been a trusty storage companion for photos and documents, Apple’s recently announced iCloud Drive upgrades what we already know and love about the service. In today’s video, we take a look at five ways iCloud Drive will…Read more ›

Secret Apple partnership could give your iPhone week-long battery life

  The iPhone 6 isn’t expected to get a huge battery upgrade, but in just a few years your next iPhone might be able to go weeks on a single charge. Apple and the British fuel cell firm Intelligent Energy,…Read more ›

Bringing imaginary cities to life with the iPad

Matthew Watkins has brought iPad finger paintings into the real world in more formats than any other artist we know. His digital artwork has made the leap into the tangible on carpets, cars, plexiglass and the more usual prints, videos,…Read more ›

Battery life will still suck on ultra-slim iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is poised to become the thinnest, lightest iPhone Apple’s ever made, but all that thinning might mean the iPhone still won’t be able to hold a charge for more than 10 hours. Eight iterations of iPhones have been…Read more ›

Lust List: Time to seriously upgrade your life

Siri may have helped this 2-year old girl just save her mother’s life

Siri. You love her or hate her. For many of us, Siri is a novelty at best, and an inconvenience at worst: the annoying voice who starts asking you what you want from your back pocket when you accidentally sit…Read more ›

Surreal photos capture Stormtrooper’s life on Earth

Eric is a Stormtrooper who escaped the exploding Death Star and wound up on Earth. Now he wears jeans, enjoys lavender-scented bubble baths, drinks Johnnie Walker whisky and sings a song about his tomato allergy. No longer a member of…Read more ›