Google's New Science Journal App Turns Your Android Phone Into a Lab Full of Sensors

If you’re working on a rocket destined for Mars, Google’s new Science Journal app might be a bit limited. But if you’re an aspiring scientist, the free app will turn an Android smartphone or tablet into laboratory full of experiments by grabbing data from the device’s various sound, light, and motion sensors.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

iPhone robbery in NYC turns subway into a bloody scene

Police in Brooklyn arrived to a bloody scene at the busy Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center train station on Friday morning after a 33-year-old man was stabbed while riding the N train. The assailant apparently knifed the victim in the stomach after grabbing his iPhone while the Coney Island-bound train pulled into the subway station. Emergency responders […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Indian actor teases ‘Apple VR’ after meeting Tim Cook

Is Apple finally going to dip its toe into the fast-growing world of virtual reality? Everyone’s been waiting for the Cupertino company to make its move as devices like the Samsung Gear VR become increasingly popular, and according to Indian actor Emraan Hashmi — who met with Tim Cook this week — “Apple VR” is on […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Pianist remixes iconic iPhone ringtones into classical song

The iPhone’s classic marimba ringtone has grown a bit annoying after nine years of playing in pockets across the globe. We’ve seen the classic tone remixed a ton of different ways, but perhaps none are better than this classical remix cooked up by musician Tony Ann. The pianist has recreated the most popular ringtones ever […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

A Pianist Recreates Popular Ringtones, And the Results Are Actually Really Fun

Musician Tony Ann recreated popular ringtones—like the iPhone’s Marimba and T-Mobile’s jingle—with a piano. Though hearing other people’s ringtones in real life is totally annoying, listening to their piano arrangements is quite nice (in a “hey, I know this tune but can’t quite figure out why I know it” sort of way).Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Want to sell your iPhone? Better do it soon

Although WWDC is mostly software focused, it’s also significant reminder that Apple is always moving forward with new devices and other big announcements on the horizon. Unfortunately for us Apple addicts that means you have to be prepared to shell cash when Apple busts out a surprise ‘One more thing…’ announcement, but it turns out Apple devices are […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Truck Yeah The New Jeep Wrangler’s Roof May Do Three Things It’s Never Done | Lifehacker Seven Quest

Truck Yeah The New Jeep Wrangler’s Roof May Do Three Things It’s Never Done | Lifehacker Seven Questions You’ll Probably Be Asked in Your Exit Interview | io9 The Severed Head of Cyborg Michael Fassbender Keeps Dropping More Alien: Covenant Hints | Kotaku A Useless Quest From Fallout 4 Finally Pays Off In The New DLC |Read more... Source: Gizmodo

A Flaw Has Been Detected in a Ground-Breaking Fertility Treatment

Scientists say a groundbreaking fertility treatment to correct potentially harmful genetic mutations has the potential to backfire, recreating the exact mutation the intervention was meant to fix. It’s a problem that could put an immediate halt to the pending practice—but a work-around may be possible.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

The Severed Head of Cyborg Michael Fassbender Keeps Dropping More Alien: Covenant Hints

We’ve gotten a few tidbits about what to expect from Ridley Scott’s Prometheus sequel, Alien: Covenant. The (cryptic) plot summary ’s been out for awhile, along with the cast list, including Katherine Waterston as the lead. And now Prometheus’ only returnee, Michael Fassbender, has offered up some details on the film’s “used future” aesthetic.Read more... Source: Gizmodo