Hasselblad Unveils New Medium Format Cameras

The Swedish company’s new medium format range marks their return “to the top of the photography pyramid”, Hasselblad’s CEO says Hasselblad has announced the H6D, a new range of cutting-edge medium format cameras. With two models boasting up to 100-megapixel resolution and a wider range of shutter speeds from 60 minutes to 1/2000th of a second, the new range brings…

How One Programmer Broke The Internet

A man in Oakland, California, disrupted web development around the world last week by deleting 11 lines of code. The story of how 28-year-old Azer Koçulu briefly broke the internet shows how writing software for the web has become dependent on a patchwork of code that itself relies on the benevolence of fellow programmers. When that system breaks down, as…

The Beginning of the End of Fossil Fuel – Tesla

While wind and solar power have made great strides in recent years, with renewables now accounting for 22% of electric energy generated, the issue that has held them back has been their transience. The sun doesn’t shine at night and the wind doesn’t blow year-round – these are the mantras of all those opposed to the progress of renewables. Now…

Did the Windows 10 Update Cost you Hundreds?

Consumer groups have slammed Microsoft for its policy of forced updates for Windows 10, which is hitting customers in remote locations with massive bill shocks by blowing out their data caps. But they warn bill shock may affect many more customers, regardless of where they are located. And, with many customers yet to receive their monthly internet bills, the full extent…

Meet the World’s Youngest Master Penman – Jake

When reflecting on elementary school penmanship lessons, it’s safe to say very few pupils would consider them a time of great self expression or creativity. For Jake Weidmann, though, it’s an artform. At 30 years old, Weidmann is the youngest Master Penman in the world by three decades, and one of only twelve who can claim that title. Master Penmen…

$32 Worth of Electronics Can Open Almost Any Keyless Car Door or Garage

Here’s another great reason to lock your doors, hide under some sheets, and never leave your home again. Samy Kamkar, already well known for cracking Master combination locks, has built a $32 wireless device that can intercept and steal the wireless codes used to open keyless car doors and garages. At DefCon in Las Vegas, Kamkar revealed his RollJam device,…