That National Security Bill We All Hated? Yeah, It's The Law Now, And There Are More Coming

Oh boy. Remember that piece of National Security legislation that we’ve been talking about recently? Yeah, those have just officially been passed into law.


Windows 10: One Operating System To Rule PCs, Phones, Tablets

Microsoft just announced the newest version of Windows. It’s called Windows 10. Yes, Microsoft has decided to skip a digit in search of the perfect name. More importantly, Windows 10 will be a single operating system that finally spans all of Microsoft’s Windows powered devices, from desktops and laptops all the way through to tablets and phones. “Windows 10 will be our most comprehensive platform ever,” says Windows boss Terry Myerson.


Breakfast Wrap: Wednesday Night's Top Stories

Facebook Apologises Over Real Name Policy But Doesn’t Back Down (Yet) You don’t have to use your legal name, but it has to be the name you use in real life.

Nexus 6 Rumour Roundup: Everything We Think We Know It might not even be called the Nexus 6.

Bloomberg: Gold iPad Coming This Month, 12.9-Inch Version Next Year My hand is getting sore just thinking about holding a 12.9-inch tablet.

Holy Crap, This New Interstellar Trailer OK, yes, it does totally make me wanna go watch it.

You Can Download The Windows 10 Preview Right Now Proceed with caution.


This Is How Luke Skywalker Looks In The New Star Wars

Mark Hamill appeared yesterday at the Golden Heart Gala in Los Angeles sporting a full beard and long hair. Since they are filming now, I think it’s safe to say that this is how he looks on the new Star Wars Episode VII by J.J. Abrams. So I photoshopped his face on top of Obi Wan to get Master Skywalker.


The Apple Watch Screen Is Smaller Than The Original Promo Video Showed

Apple has released a new version of its Apple Watch design video. While that’s not newsworthy in itself, it’s interesting to note that it’s also reduced the screen size of the watch that’s on display too.


Facebook Apologises Over Real Name Policy But Doesn't Back Down (Yet)

Facebook just posed a statement apologising for the consequences of its draconian policy requiring that people use their “real” names on Facebook. The policy was used to unfairly target members of marginal LGBT communities, but we’re promised a solution is in the works.


Nexus 6 Rumour Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

The Nexus line is Google’s Android champion, the annual display of Android in its purest form. As we get closer to this year’s refresh, rumours are beginning to flesh out what the Nexus 6 is going to look like. Here’s what you can expect from the next great Android phone.


Bloomberg: Gold iPad Coming This Month, 12.9-Inch Version Next Year

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is set to announce a refresh of its iPad range later this month, including the addition of a gold-colourd model. But the rumoured 12.9-inch version apparently won’t appear until next year.


Holy Crap, This New Interstellar Trailer

This is the final trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. If you’re not already dying to see this movie, you will be now.


Jony Ive Even Engineered The Sound Of The Apple Watch Clasp

Even though most of us never even notice it, Apple has a fantastic history of sound design, from the ping of the text message to the decades-old powering up noise. That legacy runs through Apple’s new era of product design too, right down to the sound of the new Apple Watch clicking open.


Murakami Turns Pharrell Music Video Into Anime-Style Video Game

Video: Here’s the official music video for Pharrell Williams’ latest single “It Girl”. It’s a visual trip that combines lovely anime and nostalgia inducing 8-bit video games with the always colourful imagination of artist Takashi Murakami. It’s not so much a music video as it is moving art.


Cool Animated Technical Illustrations Show How Animals Fly

Science illustrator and animator Eleanor Lutz has created these cool animated technical drawings of flying animals in motion. I would love to paths the wings draw in 3D.


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