Why can't every single digital camera be encased in gorgeous walnut and cherry wood? Probably because it'd be outrageously expensive. Luckily, for those with the means, these custom Japanese Fujifilm X100 coverings are stunning. High tech meets... trees.
Westone gained plenty of respect for their quad-driver Westone 4 earbuds. Now they're inching further into audiophile territory with their updated Westone 4 R-Series buds.
In an attempt to make hitting a poke button convey as much emotion as actually jabbing someone with your finger, researchers at Osaka University have developed a smart balloon interface that knows when it's being touched or squeezed.
Well, this is possibly the most heartbreaking scene you'll see today. This amazing father and deployed military man made some pre-recorded bedtime stories for his 2-year-old daughter while he was away. And from the look of it, she can't tell.
First of all, yes, okay, pretty much anything can kill you under the right circumstances. But what about marbles, shot by a stainless steel slingshot into ballistic gelatin, by an amusingly t-shirted Eastern European madman? In super-slow motion?
In a video just posted on Wikileaks, Julian Assange announced that Wikileaks will temporarily halt publication because the site needs to find alternative ways to pay its bills. Measures taken to cut off the organisation's revenue have effectively strangled it.
Fancy watching a bit of David Brent on your iPad? To celebrate his 10th birthday, the BBC has just made The Office's back catalog available for purchase on iTunes. £12.99 for both series and the Christmas special. [iTunes]
Boxes and crates have a long and storied history in gaming. From the store-room shuffling of Sokoban to Solid Snake's portable cardboard hideaway with enough crates of ammo and supplies in between to fill a Big Yellow Storage depot, a strong case can be made that boxes ARE gaming.
While I'm still not convinced anything will surpass the majesty of Bacon Ipsum, or match the blunt hilarity of Samuel L. Jackson Ipsum, there's something just so deliciously sweet about Cupcake Ipsum. It's also the only text generator I know of where you can sprinkle in a little dash of love.
It turns out that Seamus McGarvey, the cinematographer for the upcoming Avengers flick, was misquoted in an interview with the Irish Film & Television Network last week that claimed a handful of shots in the movie were filmed with an iPhone.
There's no doubt that being a doctor is hard work. Long hours and little sleep, where one wrong move could be disastrous for the patient. But is turning to drugs to stay alert really the answer?
On October 19th, Apple held a special memorial for Steve Jobs to celebrate his life. In the video, you can watch Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Al Gore and others talk about Steve and see performances by Norah Jones and Coldplay.
Following in the footsteps of the Spotify-Facebook union, Google is reported to be preparing Google+ integration into its forthcoming Google Music store. You'll be able to share purchased tracks for one free listening with your G+ friends.
The easiest way to learn a language is by doing it in situ, and what better way than using our French cousins' favourite language? No, not the language of love -- the language of food.