Don’t Hit the Slopes Without These Essential Apps

Don’t hit the slopes unprepared: In addition to all your snow gear, there are a few apps that will make your skiing or boarding trip that much better. Find the freshest powder, navigate your way out of that blinding white, or find your friends on the mountain—with just a little …

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Don’t Set Your iPhone Back to 1970, No Matter What

An iPhone bug has arisen, as they do from time to time, that will render your device completely unusable. In this case if you set its clock to January 1, 1970, it’s brick city. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, why would I ever set my iPhone clock back …

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Ubersnap Prints Out Your GIFs. Yes, Prints

If you’re old enough (or young enough), you may remember trading cards and Trapper-Keepers with pictures that looked like they moved. They were the coolest: neon dolphins jumping out of the water and Michael Jordan dunking with a simple wave back and forth. GIFs are basically the next-gen version of …

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This New Animated Lego Star Wars Short Looks Legit

Looks like we won’t have to wait until next year’s Episode VIII to see our favorite characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens again. OK, that’s only kind of true. If you consider “watching animated Lego versions of” characters “seeing” them, then you’ll definitely be seeing them again soon—like three-days-from-now …

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Indonesia Bans 'Gay' Emojis on Messaging Apps

In the latest crackdown on gay rights in Indonesia, the government has demanded all instant messaging apps remove same-sex emoticons or face a ban in the Muslim-majority country. The emojis – which are available on the popular apps LINE and Whatsapp as well as Facebook and Twitter – depict same-sex …

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Apple Is Reportedly Making a TV Show Starring Dr. Dre

Apple appears to be getting in on the original content game. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple is developing a TV series starring Dr. Dre — who, of course, is a co-founder of the now Apple-owned Beats. Dre’s series is already said to have started filming. The show is reported to …

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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming Soon to a Highway Near You

I’m driving on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on my way to my parents’ house when I finally decide to let go of the steering wheel. As I release my grip, the car veers closer toward the adjacent lane. My palms begin to sweat and pupils dilate. Just as I’m about to …

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Instagram Rabbit Hole: Snake Wranglin’ and a Moody Orange

This week Amy Lombard (@amylombard) takes us down the Instagram Rabbit Hole. Lombard is a Brooklyn documentary photographer who has shot for numerous publications including WIRED, New York Times and Vanity Fair. She started with Alexis Gross (@alexisjadegross), a photographer whose gritty images of LA offer a fresh perspective.“Instagram is a place where …

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