Apple Watch Series 4 Screen Designs Are More Than What You Might Think

We wear-tested the latest version and learned important development stories

Unveiled last week and available tomorrow, the Apple Watch Series 4 is a major update to the now four-year-old device series. Having wear-tested one for the last week I definitely feel it’s well worth the upgrade for existing users and finally the right time to get an Apple Watch for anyone who has been on the fence. Valuable new health features, a louder speaker, thinner case, …

Our Favorites from CES 2018

It’s impossible to see everything at the annual tech show, but we covered a lot of ground and found some gems

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas promises endless crowds, countless gadgets and a consuming buzz that’s heard around the world. This year the addition of a torrential rainstorm and a power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center threw some unexpected flavor in to the otherwise predictable mix. In terms of overarching themes, we saw voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant …

Thunderspace

New app creates a relaxing thunderstorm experience using stereoscopic 3D audio

Sometimes there’s nothing more calming than hearing the soft sounds of rain against your window. The newest app from the user interface research lab Taptanium, called Thunderspace, takes relaxing nature sounds to the next level with stereoscopic 3D audio and flashes that mimic lightning. In collaboration with Emmy-winning nature sound recordist Gordon Hempton, Thunderspace captures the experience of a thunderstorm outside your window and puts …

Photos to Art

Mobile snapshots become personal prints in a new app

In an expansion of Art.com‘s online service, Photos to Art, the eminent supplier of household decor is bringing personalized prints to social media. Photos to Art is now available as an iOS app capable of pulling images from phones as well as from Facebook and Instagram accounts, letting users order prints direct from their mobile devices. This means that the mass of digital content previously …