Is This Apple's Reinvention of the Button, AKA the iPhone 5S "Touch ID Sensor"?

Hot on the heels of the news that seemingly confirmed Apple's plan to integrate fingerprint scanning into its new iPhone 5S, we now have a photograph of said controversial button. This supposed marketing image describes it as the "Home button / Touch ID sensor." Read More >>

PC Development Legend John "Doom" Carmack Leaves id for Oculus Rift

One of the largest brains in computing is now working for Oculus Rift, with the co-creator of the likes of Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Quake lessening his role at id Software to help out at the new VR gaming headset company. Read More >>

The Ive Imperative: Can a Great Industrial Designer Also Design Great UI?

With iOS 7 a little over a week away, it's worth taking stock of the fact that this is Jonathan Ive's first WWDC as Apple's Head of Human Interface (HI). But what does it mean for an industrial designer—someone who works with atoms in three dimensions—to be put in charge of a team that works with electrons in two dimensions? Read More >>

Hacker Steals Nearly *All* of Greece's ID Data

A hacker has been rumbled in possession of personal ID data of Greek citizens, with the man holding a staggering nine million pieces of data -- enough to cover almost the entire population of the country. Read More >>

Doom 4 Shows Up in the Steam Database; Is It Almost Here?

It seems like we've been waiting forever for Doom 4 to finally arrive. Yeah, we've been thrown a bone recently, in the form of Doom 3 BFG Edition, and we know id's cranking it out as quickly as possible. But does it turning up in the Steam database basically mean it's done and almost ready for release? Read More >>

Stop Filling Up the Planet With Your Trash, Orders Robot Bin

Some parts of the Netherlands are acting on the terrible modern crime of putting rubbish in someone else's bin, requiring users to open their bins with an ID card before chucking stuff in it. Read More >>

Oi! Show Us Your Facebook Or You're Not Getting In

In a horrifying turn of events for those like myself that are Facebook sharing prudes, bouncers have begun demanding access to peoples' Facebook accounts before they'll let revellers in the door. Apparently convincing fake IDs are running rife, and Facebook's a better way of confirming who you really are. Read More >>


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