TEDxMogadishu: Rebirth

An impromptu conference aimed at reforming a war-torn nation

For many Somali‬ refugees, the film Black Hawk Down serves as one of their only memories of the civil war that has ravaged their country for the last two decades. This Thursday, 17 May 2012, thousands of expats—along with the rest of the world—will see their nation again in a live broadcast of TEDxMogadishu, an impromptu conference bravely taking place in Somalia’s capital city. Documenting …

Sonos Play:5 Giveaway

Art-inspired grills deck out our latest audio giveaway

As part of a New Year’s resolution to up our music game, we’re giving away a special-edition Sonos Play:5 speaker system to one of our readers. With a custom grill bearing music-inspired art, these speakers are the largest—and most powerful—of the Sonos line. The line made an impressive debut at the NADA Art Fair, where Sonos teamed up with a crop of artists to produce …

Boxee for iPad

New software streams all your favorite videos to your iPad

Adding to their suite of streaming video utilities, Boxee recently released the Boxee for iPad application, introducing massive potential for streamlining online video experiences. Designed for all iPad users, the app consolidates all sources for online video into one location with three separate pipelines—Friends, Watch Later and Featured (edited by Boxee). With the ability to link to Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr, it automatically populates your …