Computer art is awesome, especially if it's hidden in plain sight. It's been discovered that every photo you upload to Facebook or Instagram is secretly being replicated as a html page using ASCII. Put simply, your images are being converted to text and they look incredible!Read More
Father Shea wanted to help his 2-year-old son Alejandro discover the world. Suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, his movements are severely limited and confined to a wheelchair. So they look into power wheelchairs, and discover the health insurance wouldn't cover one for another five years. Disgusted by this, Shea decided to go out and build one himself, allowing Alejandro to go out and explore.
When checking if your flies are done up, there has never been a discrete way to do so. That is until now, as a trouser hack makes your clothing vibrate when the zip is down, allowing you to subtly check your fly...on the fly!
Would you like the life of Bond? The British Secret Intelligence Service posted a job opening online for a "Target Elimination Specialist," with the job code "007." Unfortunately, this was fake, and taken down rapidly after being published; but made for a rather humourous slip-up regardless.
Let's be honest, we call our music tastes "diverse;" but there is always that one favourite song that deserves multiple uses of that Repeat button. The Infinite Jukebox takes this concept in a new, algorythmic direction, remixing said song to continue playing forever.
Okay, so this isn't quite an accurate replica of Valve's esteemed gravity gun, or a meaningful bid towards reaching a real-life equivalent to it, but even so it serves well as a hardware love letter of sorts to the company – an amalgamation of inventions from Portal and the seminal Half-Life, all in one pretty neat package.Read More
Ever thought the Nintendo Zapper for the original NES couldn't get any better? Jumping out of the augmented reality of shooting on-screen foes, North Street Labs have turned the classic Duck Hunt controller into a real laser gun, capable of setting things on fire.
Last week's theft of 6.5 million LinkedIn user passwords not only once again demonstrated the threat the hacking community poses in acquiring our personal data; but it also highlights the sheer ignorance and stupidity of millions of people on the internet who are not taking necessary precaution in protecting themselves on the web.
For anybody who believes that instagram is an adequate photographical meeting point between modern technology and vintage style, this Canon 5D Mark II with a lens from 1919 attached would beg to differ.
Japanese game publisher Square Enix has admitted the personal details of over 1.8m North American and Japanese user accounts have been compromised in a recent security breach, the extent of which was first detailed on Wednesday.
We've seen many Siri protocol hacks that have innovated and pushed the concept of voice control further beyond what Apple currently allows the software to do. But not even we could envision that robotic voice making for a pretty sweet rapper.
As soon as mobile developers Applidium cracked the Siri security protocol (the wall that stops it from working on anything other than an iPhone 4S) and released a set of developer tools to expand upon what the service does already, various prototypes have already made it into the wild: from the menial tasks of changing your thermostat temperature to the more scary possibilities like starting your car.
We've seen filters applied to displays before for privacy reasons; but a monitor hack to remove the built-in polarizing filter? That got us interested.
Microblogging with a twist, 140-character debonairs can now enjoy the thrill of an "analogue" telephone, via the Tweephone, for your Tweeting pleasures: using a rotary dial phone to transmit your short diatribes.