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Explore the geysers and waterfalls of Iceland on Google Maps

In his book Tales of Iceland, Stephen Markley wrote, “The problem with driving around Iceland is that you’re basically confronted by a new soul-enriching, breath-taking, life-affirming natural sight every five... minutes. It’s totally...Show More Summary

The Icon Bluetooth Speaker: Wirelessly Play Music From Your Mobile Device

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Given the constant advances in audio and battery technology, portable speakers are really starting to make sense. As the compromise in sound quality is getting smaller, so is the size of the products. The Icon Bluetooth Speaker is aShow More Summary

This Classic Beauty Is One Of The Most Powerful Electric Cars Ever Made

Briefly: Jalopnik will be trying the Renovo Coupé at Pebble Beach, California. I just wanted to post it here because it’s a glorious thing: a modified Shelby powered by an electrical engine capable of developing an insane 1355Nm of torque, pushing the car from 0 to 100km/h in under 3.4 seconds. It’s gorgeous. More »      

Nokia Here chief Halbherr steps down a few months after taking CEO role

2 hours agoTechnology : GigaOM

Michael Halbherr has stepped down as CEO of Nokia Here, the Finnish firm’s mapping and location-based services division, after just a few months in the role. He had been with Nokia for eight years and on its leadership team for three,...Show More Summary

Motorcycle Accident Ends in the Craziest Possible Way

Bike crashes often don't end well, and very few of them can be called fun. This one, though, caught on a Russian dashboard camera, has the least likely outcome you could imagine — and it seems to leave participants unhurt. The 30-second video, which has a July 30 datestamp, was published on YouTube on Aug. Show More Summary

Chinese Pokemon Fans Petition Nintendo for Language Support

Pokemon fans in China have started an online petition to have the popular video game include Chinese-language support, telling its owner, Nintendo that now is an ideal time to spread the game throughout Greater China.

GIFYouTube does exactly what its name implies

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Not sure how to make an animated GIF? Don't worry, you don't have to learn a darn thing -- an unofficial web tool will do it for you. The website, simply named GIFYouTube, does exactly what it sounds like: it converts your favorite streaming video...

A swarm of cars

It’s a given that we will have ‘intelligence’ in our cars within the next decade.  Quite frankly, there’s no way it is avoidable, given the appetite of consumers for  all things to be connected to the Internet and too each other.  In the case of cars, it actually makes sense for them to be talking […]

When someone at Reuters designed this, they probably didn't expect that it would be interpreted as a

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When someone at Reuters designed this, they probably didn't expect that it would be interpreted as a Venn diagram. But once you see it that way, it's impossible to unsee. Just what are its values? [ Reddit ] Read more...

Announcing the All-New Beginner's Guide to Link Building

3 hours agoInternet / SEO : SEOmoz Blog

Posted by Trevor-Klein It is my great pleasure to announce the release of Moz's third guide for marketers, written by the inimitable Paddy Moogan of Distilled: We could tell you all about how high-quality, authoritative links pointing...Show More Summary

3-D Printing: Are We There Yet?

The vision of printing your own food, gifts or shoes at home is at least five to 10 years away, analyst firm Gartner says in a new report on 3-D printing, part of its annual tradition of trying to gauge how much of the talk around various technologies is real vs. hype.

The best wallpaper downloaders for Windows

3 hours agoTechnology : Ghacks.net

One of the first things I do when I install Windows is to personalize the operating system afterwards. On Windows 7, this means switching to a basic theme and changing the default wallpaper of the system in the process as well. While...Show More Summary

The 10 best startups from Y Combinator’s summer 2014 mega-demo day

Something happens to you when you sit through 75 Y Combinator startups all vying for press coverage and investment dollars. Well, besides the fact that you body goes numb from sitting in a plastic chair for nearly seven hours, you see...Show More Summary

Xbox 360 HDD now comes in 500GB format, costs less than 320GB version

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Been taking advantage of the Xbox 360's "Games with Gold" deal? You might be running out of hard drive space, and Microsoft knows it: it just updated the Xbox website with a teaser for a 500GB hard drive. At $110 it's still more expensive than PC...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 20, 2014

If you think Siri is great, wait until you get a hold of Viv. Developed by the creative team behind Siri, Viv blows Siri out of the water. While Siri is limited to the tasks Apple wants it to do, Viv can teach itself and break down commands or questions into individual parts, figure everything... Read More

Parallels upgrade brings more Windows-on-Mac integration for $80

Windows virtual desktops will integrate with OS X Yosemite's Continuity system.

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