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To celebrate Amsterdam Central Station's 125th anniversary, Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde has transformed one of its facades into a rainbow-colored wonder using telescope technology. Roosegaarde has partnered with University of Leiden astronomers to conjure up a projector that floods the station's...

December 14th 2014 at 3:51am 0 Comments
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Despite working with authorities to legally launch its private and luxury car services in Amsterdam, Uber's regular taxi service, uberPOP, hasn't enjoyed a very warm welcome. Bloomberg reports that Dutch police yesterday arrested four drivers for using the Uber app to provide taxi services in the...

October 13th 2014 at 10:02am 0 Comments
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Stop being all worried that the Unity development engine won't support Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices – it totally does. Er, it will at least, whenever Unity 4 launches (currently unknown). Unity Technologies announced intentions to support Microsoft's flagship operating systems during...

August 22nd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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In the world of technology, having one of your inventions rendered in Lego form is the equivalent of a musician being parodied by Weird Al -- it's a sign you've truly made it and tribute to your influence. So, we're more than a little surprised to see that it's taken this long for the Turing Machi...

June 22nd 2012 at 3:42pm 0 Comments
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The new Apple Store in Amsterdam, Netherlands is a work of art. The exterior has a classic European look and the inside is filled with Apple's gorgeous mix of glass, metal and minimalist design. Two of our readers were on hand at the opening today and sent us links to their photos. You can check o...

March 3rd 2012 at 2:02pm 0 Comments
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Apple has been doing an amazing job at making new Apple Stores really stand out, but photos from Dutch Apple site OneMoreThing.nl show that the first Apple Store in the Netherlands is a stunner. The Amsterdam Apple Store opens this Saturday at 10 AM, and Apple has updated the Apple Store app so th...

March 1st 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple will open an Apple Store in Amsterdam on March 3, bringing the number of countries with an Apple Store up to 12. It will occupy two levels of the historic and beautiful Hirsch Building in Amsterdam city center. Rumors of the store's construction started in November of 2010. The store's window...

February 22nd 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple is prepping a new retail store in Amsterdam, and MacRumors has collected pictures of the orange and white window coverings that have shown up at the location. They're pretty unique and striking, with the bright orange modern look really standing out in the colder, more traditional buildings...

February 14th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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A strong windstorm gave some bloggers in the Netherlands a chance to view the progress of construction at the new Apple Store on the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. The wind blew away part of the barriers around the new store, and Apple fans in the city quickly took advantage by shooting some great phot...

January 23rd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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My long search for the perfect iPad sleeve has come to an end. That's because I've found the Joli iPad sleeve. And it's a sleeve I'll use as long as I own my iPad 2. The Joli iPad sleeve is handmade, which probably accounts for its excellent quality. The sleeve is made by the Amsterdam-based ar...

September 26th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments