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These new skyscraper tilting windows are designed to freak you out

Holy crap. The John Hancock Tower in Chicago rolled out a snazzy scary new attraction for people who visit the top of the skyscraper: windows that tilt down to give you a better view of the ground beneath you. It's like a roller coaster ride for those afraid of heights (that would be me). Just stand next to the window… » 5/09/14 7:36pm 5/09/14 7:36pm

Watch A Livestream of the Equinox Right Now

Summer is really over. For real. Today. No. Stop making cutoffs. Actually, if you're in the southern hemisphere summer is just beginning. You may proceed. The Earth will reach the equinox at 4:44 EST and the Slooh Space Camera is livestreaming now. If you haven't started talking about nutmeg and using words like… » 9/22/13 4:58pm 9/22/13 4:58pm

This Throne of Books Is Your Own Private Personal Library

There's an endless number of distractions that can prevent us from curling up with a good book. So the folks at the London-based design studio, Tilt, created the OpenBook chair. It's an oversized comfy seat wrapped in an empty library that you can fill with your favorite books and magazines, creating an oasis of… » 6/25/13 5:00pm 6/25/13 5:00pm

Someone Finally Designed a Folding Chair That's Easy to Store

They're light, they're cheap, they're marginally comfortable, but ironically, folding chairs are rarely easy to stack and store. They're supposed to be, but their random curves and bulges make it a task that's frankly just not worth it—especially knowing that Folditure's ultra-flat hanging Tilt chairs are about to… » 5/16/13 3:15pm 5/16/13 3:15pm

American Online Poker Is Under Attack Again

Last Friday, the DOJ unveiled a 52-page (52? LOL.) indictment against three of the biggest online poker companies providing service for Americans—PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker—and alleged that they were guilty of money laundering, along with wire and bank fraud. According to the DOJ attorney, the… » 4/21/11 6:50pm 4/21/11 6:50pm

HTC TyTN II Gets Windows Mobile 6.1 Update, AT&T Tilt Soon

HTC's TyTN II, the Euro/whitebox version of AT&T's Tilt, just officially got updated to Windows Mobile 6.1. While you could put the update on a Tilt if you were seriously jonesing for WinMo 6.1, it would wipe out all the AT&T stuff and give you a regular HTC phone. Besides, it'll start rolling out to branded phones… » 5/24/08 1:46pm 5/24/08 1:46pm

HTC Says Software Fix is Coming For Lousy Video Drivers

Users have been complaining about HTC's undercooked video drivers for the TyTN II, the touch and the Mogul for a while—only to get various reassurances that everything is OK in response—but HTC's finally released a statement saying that a fix is coming. They say that the video acceleration will be supported in the… » 2/25/08 2:50pm 2/25/08 2:50pm

AT&T Tilt to Get Bug Fixes, Maybe Stop Sucking Today

A ROM update (version 1.62.502.0) for AT&T's Tilt—basically the best Windows Mobile phone around, hardcore bugginess aside—is supposedly rolling out today that'll fix a handful of the critters, such as device freezing during a password unlock, busted Bluetooth headset functions, tones for the slide-out keyboard and… » 2/15/08 11:06am 2/15/08 11:06am

Hands-on With the AT&T Tilt: GPS-Enabled Windows Mobile 6 Smartphone

The Gadget: The AT&T Tilt, a Windows Mobile 6 smartphone that has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS navigation, a 3-megapixel camera, and Push-to-Talk along with a slide-out/fold-up keyboard and a 2.8-inch touchscreen. It's a Windows Mobile phone, yes, but it's also the Windows Mobile phone with the best GPS package we've… » 10/04/07 9:10pm 10/04/07 9:10pm