A detailed look at the Frax app's 90 percent performance boost on the iPhone 5S shows why Apple's A7 chip isn't a marketing gimmick -- even if the advantages aren't strictly because of a 64-bit design.
A computer-graphics A-team is digging into fractals again with software that's clearly a labor of love. Exploring the Mandelbrot and Julia sets is a spectacular marriage of beauty and math.
Web Workers let the application do background processing--handy for churning through mathematical calculations such as the Mandelbrot set.
A new version of the software adds texture presets and other options for those who need to make very large versions of their images.
Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.
ustwo has created a work of art in its Escher-inspired puzzle game, Monument Valley. Designer Ken Wong gives CNET an inside look at where it came from.
What happens when you run masses of electricity through a giant sheet of wood?
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta hosts hundreds of hot air balloons. Some geeky gems are among the flyers.
Fluery still roots for JBoss...Edward Tufte mostly likes iPhone interface...mysteries of Linux's /proc files...multicore compression...Actually *using* mammoth telephotos.
The continuing saga of the Richter Scales' Here Comes Another Bubble video: another unhappy photographer cries copyright foul and will take action.