Cool Animated Infographics Show How Things Work

Aside from creating cool illustrations and infographics from his clients, Jacob O’Neal runs Animagraffs, site where he reveals the inner workings of objects like handguns, speakers, car or jet engines with great detail. Going through his motion graphics is always interesting.


The Best Nerf Gun For Every Kid (At Heart)

As a kid, I strapped a Nerf gun to my bicycle so I could dive bomb the neighbourhood kids while travelling — I imagined — at five times the speed of sound. As an adult, I’ve carried a foam-firing blaster to no fewer than three jobs. But a funny thing happened earlier this year: I realised my old guns weren’t any good anymore.


Install New Watchfaces On Android Wear

When Google rolled out the 5.0 Lollipop update for Android Wear, it brought with it a number of cool features, not least the ability to install any watchface from Google Play (rather than just the ones pre-installed on your device). What’s more, you can now manage them from your smartphone more easily. Here’s how to change the look of your smart wristwatch.


Fitmodo: Food Tracking And The Basic Maths Of Losing Weight

Shaping up for summer? Here are some fundamental tips to inform and inspire you. If you can track it, you can improve it.


BBC: Apple Still Failing To Protect Factory Workers

An undercover investigation by the BBC’s Panorama team has found that Apple is still failing to protect those that work at the factories of its parts manufacturers.


You Can Now Explore Street View Using Google Cardboard

Google’s Cardboard VR headset is great and getting better. Now, you can tour Street View using its budget virtual reality hardware too.


Watching A USB Hack In Action Makes Me Never Want To Leave My Computer

Remember BadUSB, the pervasive and unfixable security vulnerability that turns every USB device into a vector for attacks against just about every computer? The one that’s out in the wild now? I always knew it was bad, but this video really brought it home for me, and now I want to fill my USB ports up with cement.


Gift Guide: What Our Editors Want For Christmas

Editors like prezzies too. Here’s what’s on our Christmas lists this year.


This Could Be The World's First Robotic Action Figure

As eerily predicted in 1998′s Small Soldiers, a Japanese robotics company called Speecys is developing what it claims to be the world’s first robotic action figure that can move and pose all by itself — no imagination required.


All Of My Gadgets Are Screaming At Me, And It's All My Fault

If you were to send me an email right now, a number of things would happen. My wrist would vibrate. My pocket would vibrate, light up, and make a sound. A pop-up would appear in the corner of my laptop screen. A counter next to a small icon of an envelope would increase in my Google Chrome window. I’ll twitch and squirm and swear in frustration but I need all these things to happen, I swear. Still, I probably won’t answer your email.