Archive for May, 2014

Photo: Josh Valcarcel/WIRED

Back in the day, Sigma was just a cheap alternative for SLR lenses. They made mid-range, affordable stuff that appealed to college students. The pros, however, stuck with brands like Canon and Nikon. Continue reading

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Jailbreak 7.1.1 UnTethered i0n1c

I0n1c: the handle of hacker Stefan Esser, a name that’s echoed through the jailbreak community as of late due to said hacker’s development of a new jailbreak 7.1.1 UnTethered solution. Continue reading

We’re just counting the days until LG officially takes the veil off the G3 and the company is making good use of that time to try and make us drool. A quartet of videos attempt to do just that by teasing us about the the things that are to come later this week. Continue reading

Meet A Japanese Gangster And His Flashing Neon Lamborghini

What does a slick-suited, tousle-haired, big-spending associate of Japan’s infamous Yakuza drive? Apparently, as the saying goes, anything he wants. Continue reading

The distinctive look of the Mini Cooper hatchback isn’t easily distilled into other body types — the Mini Coupe, Roadster, and Countryman are living proof of that. Continue reading


If there’s one automotive niche that’s suffered in the 21st century, it’s “people’s cars,” vehicles designed as basic, reliable transportation for the masses.

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A hardy little spacecraft is about to come home after an incredibly long journey and an unexpected mission it had not been built for. As it flies by Earth next month, scientists will have a brief window to attempt to communicate with the vintage NASA craft and put it back to work on its original mission. Continue reading

Sony will be updating several Xperia smartphones and one Xperia tablet to Android 4.4 Kit Kat over the coming weeks. The smartphones include the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and the tablet is the Xperia Tablet Z. Sony has yet to release a firm timeline for the rollout, however there was mention of the update beginning today for “selected markets.” Continue reading

One of Google Glass‘ more prominent apps is now officially part of the Google family. And in its first official action as owner and curator of developer Quest Visual, Google has made Word Lens available to all free of charge. Continue reading