Viewpoint Granasjøen / Bergersen Arkitekter AS

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Viewpoint Granasjøen is a modern version of the old norwegian Gapahuk (english: lean-to), overlooking the Granasjøen lake in the scenic mountain region Trollheimen in Norway. The structure functions as both shelter/ summer house, grill shed, bath house or just somewhere to take in the surrounding landscape, and was designed in close collaboration with the customer […]

Solar Egg / Bigert & Bergström

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Solar Egg is an oval sauna created by the internationally renowned artists Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström. It draws inspiration from Kiruna’s Arctic climate, where light conditions change with the seasons from 24-hour winter darkness to round-the- clock midsummer sun. The egg shape seeks to symbolise rebirth and new opportunities at the start of Kiruna’s […]

Why Jewelers are Investing in Rough Diamonds

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High jewelry houses are traditionally at the tail end of the diamond supply chain. Once they’re extracted, rough stones are typically acquired by specialist diamond cutters and polishers, who analyze each stone — sometimes for up to a year — to determine the ideal cut in which to shape them. Only after this process are […]

Veetee / EKA Sisearhitektuur

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Floating structure Veetee (Water Way) was created in 2016 during a ten-day summer school titled 5th Season: Wilderness, organised by Estonian Academy of Arts interior architecture department and bringing together students from Estonia, Iceland, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, etc. With its biggest wetlands in Estonia and changing water levels, Soomaa was the inspiration for creating a […]

New Emojis Coming to iPhone and iPad

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New emoji characters are coming soon to iPhone and iPad. Hundreds of new emoji, including more emotive smiley faces, gender-neutral characters, clothing options, food types, animals, mythical creatures and more, are coming to iPhone and iPad with iOS 11.1. The new emoji are designed to reveal every detail and adapted from approved characters in Unicode […]

Supersonic Jet Capable of Crossing Atlantic in Three Hours

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Supersonic jet ‘capable of crossing Atlantic in three hours’ completes first test flight. Spike S-512 Supersonic Jet Enjoy the prestige and exclusivity of flying on a Spike S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet – and saving half of your current air travel time. Now any destination, over land or over sea, is just a short supersonic flight […]

Motorola RAZR Flip Phone is Back in a New Form

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The tech firm Binatone is preparing to release a new version of the iconic RAZR flip phone called the Blade. Binatone confirmed the existence of the Blade and described it as being inspired by phones we loved nearly 20 years ago. The stripped back new phone is designed to be the antidote to gadgets like […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Open Beta Now On PC, PS4 and Xbox One

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Everyone is now invited to play the Star Wars Battlefront II beta and engage in galactic warfare. Following a two-day Early Access period that was made available to people who pre-ordered the multiplayer title, Electronic Arts has opened up the beta experience to all players on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, and Windows PC gamers. The open beta runs through the weekend […]

Sharp Smartphone Robot`s Affordable WiFi Version

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If you’ve been waiting for a price drop for Sharp’s super adorable robot phone, your wait is sort of over. As of October 6th, you can get a RoBoHon for 138,000 yen (excluding tax) which is about $1,230. That’s a notable 60,000 yen or $530 drop from the original price, but there’s a catch: this […]

Google Unveils New Phones

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Google on Wednesday unveiled new phones, smart speakers and other devices infused with artificial intelligence in its bid to claim the high ground against rivals Amazon and Apple. ___ NEW PHONES The second generation of Google’s Pixel phones unveiled Wednesday feature larger, brighter screens that take up more of the phone’s front, changes that Apple […]

Nokia 3310 Can Actually Make Calls Now

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If you find the iPhone 8 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 too pricey and newfangled, Nokia sure has some good news for you. The company on Thursday announced a version of its famous 3310 phone that you can actually make calls from. Nokia re-released the phone earlier in the year, but it didn’t work […]

Why You Shouldn’t Charge Your Mobile Phone Overnight

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You may already have heard the warnings: Don’t overcharge your mobile phone. Make sure you unplug it from the charger after it reaches 100%. Wait to charge your phone until it’s almost down to 0%. Don’t leave it charging overnight. Or else.The direness implicit in those imperatives may be overblown, but they’re not paranoid conspiracy […]