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BeatsX earphones briefly showed as in stock in select Apple Stores ahead of launch

Following a recent delay of Beats X Bluetooth earphones with Apple-designed W1 wireless chip, they briefly showed as in stock in select Apple Stores this morning suggesting either an imminent launch (not very likely) or limited availability later this week (more likely). The earbuds use a flexible cord that lets them hang around your neck when not in use. Announced at the […]

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Timber extension saves a shack and adds a view

Austin Maynard Architects crafted a timber box partly over the old shack but leaving the older ...

Australia's Austin Maynard Architects always puts an interesting spin on its projects, which is the case with this renovation and extension of a beach shack in Lorne, Victoria. In answer to the question "how could we add a clear and elevated view of the ocean without demolishing, damaging or dominating our beloved shack?" the firm added a new timber living space next to and above the old building.

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Morgan courts future electric drivers with EV3 Junior

The EV3 Junior is designed for aspiring Morgan drivers

At the start of this decade, the UK's Morgan Motor Company announced that its cult classic – the Threewheeler – was to be relaunched. At the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, the company revealed an electric three-wheel follow up in the shape of the EV3 prototype, which officially joined the company's portfolio last year. Now the brand is taking aim at future Morgan drivers with the EV3 Junior.

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Apple and other tech giants file legal brief opposing Trump’s immigration order

U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order that would bar Syrian refuges and travelers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the country is being formally challenged by Apple and 96 other companies, Bloomberg said Monday. Apple, Google, Facebook, Intel, Airbnb Netflix, Snap, Uber, Zynga, Levi Strauss, Chobani along with many […]

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Getting out of Auto: Understanding Shutter Speed

We look at what shutter speed is, and how you can use the setting to get ...

We've already looked at the importance of understanding ISO and aperture if you want to get your camera out of its automatic setting and start being more creative. Here we'll explore what shutter speed is, how it's measured, and how you can use the setting to take the sort of images you want, and start getting creative with your photography.

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Apple renews efforts to sell used iPhones in India

Apple is planning to kick off local iPhone production in India by the summer. While a final decision has yet to be made regarding a number of concessions Apple is seeking from the government before setting up a production plant in the country, the company is now said to be reviving efforts to sell used iPhones in the massive 1.25 billion […]

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The best flight tracker apps for iPhone

To many of us, the airplane has become as normal a means of transportation as the train or bus. By extension, when a family member or close friend is up in the air these days, tracking their journey on our smartphones has turned into a popular way to vicariously keep an eye on them. Ultimately, […]

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Greenery-clad towers take root in China

The Nanjing Vertical Forest project consists of a pair of towers atop a shared podium

Some thought that Stefano Boeri Architects' Bosco Verticale – a pair of skyscrapers clad in large amounts of greenery – was an idea best left on the drawing board. However, its completion and critical acclaim led to a successor being designed in Switzerland, and now a third "Vertical Forest" is planned for Nanjing, China.

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Category: Architecture

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Historical heroes and robot dinosaurs: New games on our radar in February

New Atlas rounds up some of the major game releases of February 2017

We've spent January hiding and creeping our way through Resident Evil 7, and as great as that's been, February's slate of games looks a little less nerve-jangling. For Honor seems like a solid action romp, the third chapter of Clementine's story begins in The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, and we round out the month hunting robot dinosaurs in the epic Horizon Zero Dawn.

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Historical heroes and robot dinosaurs: Games on our radar in February

New Atlas rounds up some of the major game releases of February 2017

We've spent January hiding and creeping our way through Resident Evil 7, and as great as that's been, February's slate of games looks a little less nerve-jangling. For Honor seems like a solid action romp, the third chapter of Clementine's story begins in The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, and we round out the month hunting robot dinosaurs in the epic Horizon Zero Dawn.

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