197 Results for



Google Doodle circles creator of Venn diagram

Google celebrates the 180th birthday of John Venn, the man responsible for so many fascinating PowerPoint diagrams.

By August 4, 2014


New Zeiss Milvus lens focuses on high-resolution dSLRs

The latest line of Zeiss lenses targets current and future cameras with more precise and high-contrast optical designs.

By September 10, 2015


Mysterious ancient star chart shows foreign skies

A star chart carved into the ceiling of an ancient tomb in Japan is believed to be the world's oldest, and may show the sky as it was seen from China.

By July 19, 2015


The Witcher 3's 'major' update adds new movement option, tweaks horse behaviour

Find out about all the changes introduced in the new update.

By July 9, 2015


No free Witcher 3 DLC this Week, but major patch announced

"Various improvements to horse behavior" are among the changes included with patch 1.07.

By July 5, 2015


Hands-on with the Unofficial Cardboard 2.0 Plus

Why go to the trouble of building your own Google Cardboard VR viewer when this preassembled kit costs just $20?

By June 5, 2015


XKCD cartoonist's new book: 'Thing Explainer'

Like his "Up Goer Five" explanation of Saturn V rockets, Randall Munroe's next book marries a highly constrained vocabulary with detailed diagrams to explain everything from planes to plate tectonics.

By May 13, 2015


NASA's Pluto probe could carry your photo to aliens

The man responsible for Voyager's "golden record" wants to beam crowdsourced data to the New Horizons spacecraft and take it beyond our solar system.

By May 21, 2015


How color on your TV matters, and why it's about to get much better

With new technologies and standards well on their way, TV color realism will significantly improve for the first time since the dawn off color TV. Behold, the technicolored future.

By March 20, 2015


Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Has Microsoft suddenly pushed us into the age of "Star Trek" and "Minority Report"? For those confused about what's actually going on with the company's new head-mounted gadget, here's the rundown.

By January 24, 2015