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How To Start A Food Blog: A Step-by-Step Guide + Additional Resources

It’s sometimes hard for me to believe that I started this blog nearly NINE years ago. Nine years! That is an extraordinarily long amount of time, …

Five Guys coming to Liverpool before Christmas

Popular burger chain Five Guys has announced it will open a branch in Liverpool city centre.<p>The restaurant, will move in to the old Rat and Parrot …

Burgers

Adobe is giving away Photoshop's best features for free

It seems like everyone knows a person with a pirated copy of Photoshop. If you ask them why they don't pay for it, their answer probably amounted to something like this: <i>Photoshop costs well over $1,000, and I use 10 percent of its features</i>.<p>For so long, Photoshop simply hasn't been for those people …

Paul on Drums, George on Bass: 10 Great Beatles Instrument Swaps

With every single LP, the Beatles shed some creative skin. Decades later, it's still difficult to process their two-year leap from <i>Revolver</i> to <i>Sgt.</i> …

5 Savory Mix-Ins for Better Burgers

<i>Five ways to ensure that you'll never end up with flavorless hockey pucks.</i><p>Making a burger that's just the right amount juicy, flavorful, and properly dressed is no small feat. (Think you have it down? Test your smarts here!) There's the meat blend and the temperature, the bun, how long should it …

Cooking

All 30 Recipes from the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2015

Want to cook like a chef in the Hot 10? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes.<p><b>Want to cook like a chef</b> at one of the Hot 10 best new restaurants in America? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes from the pages of the September issue of <i>Bon Appétit</i> (and catch our 2016 list here!).

Take photos like a pro: Everything to know about your iPhone camera

Lights, camera, action<p>As the old dictum goes, “The best camera is the one you have with you.” In all likelihood, the camera that you <i>always</i> have with …

Mobile Photography

'The Last Guardian' is a stripped-down sort of beautiful

<i>The Last Guardian</i> needs to be perfect. Fans of <i>Ico</i> and <i>Shadow of the Colossus</i> have been waiting for this, the third game from director Fumito Ueda, since it was announced in 2009. As issues with its production went public and development appeared to slow to a crawl, <i>The Last Guardian</i> entered the …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google Photos Master

You’ve no doubt heard a lot about Google’s brand new photo service and you might have even played around with it for a few minutes—but have you …

Apps

Google makes its case for VR by reinventing the field trip

I was standing on the surface of Mars. The rocky terrain was red and dusty, with nothing above it except the vast expanse of space. "Now if you look over here, this is where the Spirit rover landed," said a voice. An arrow emerged, pointing to a circle hovering over a sandy spot close to me. Yeah, …

Fast & Furious director Justin Lin on making 360-degree movies with Google

The director of the best <i>Fast & Furious</i> movies recently made another action blockbuster — but you won't find it in theaters or on VOD. It's called <i>Help!</i> and it's only available on Android for now, but the bigger deal is that it's a live-action Spotlight Story. That's Google's format for 360-degree …

Filmmaking

Google's latest Cardboard app is a how-to guide for good VR design

Cardboard Design Lab explains what works, and what doesn't, in virtual reality<p>There's one very simple rule in virtual reality development: don't make people sick. But when it comes to making suggestions instead of prohibitions, we're still formulating the guidelines for <i>everything</i> — sound, motion, …

Reflector 2 Review – Turn your Mac or PC into an AirPlay receiver

You have probably heard of or used the Reflector app before. Reflector lets you mirror your iPhone and iPad display to a Mac or PC. Squirrels rolled …

Talking to Gamer Turned Poker Pro Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier

Once one of the top "StarCraft" players in the world, the Frenchman's move to poker paid serious dividends.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier is a professional gamer turned poker pro. He was one of the top <i>StarCraft</i> players in the world, finishing …

How-To: Clean your iOS device with free downloads, recovering lost space

When Apple was designing the Mac app iDVD, then-CEO Steve Jobs directed his development team to build a dead-simple DVD-burning application: instead of a mess of options and windows, Jobs wanted one window with one button marked “Burn,” which would be pressed once the desired video file was …

Best photo editing apps for iPad

The screen real estate and touch surface of the iPad make it an ideal tool for doing some serious photo editing.Whether you want to get rid of a skin …

Tutorials

14 ways to dramatically improve your Facebook ad campaign

Increasing Facebook ad conversion rates without simply increasing ad spend can be a challenge if you're not an expert. But there are some …

Marketing

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps was a terrific one, and a few of the apps on that list can still be downloaded for free if you hurry. …

Best manual camera apps for iPhone

Obscura's tagline is, "There's always a better camera then the one you have with you. And that's Obscura" – and they wouldn't be wrong!<p>The Obscura …

Mobile Photography

Watch Host Hamilton Morris Debrief Our HBO Episode About Dangerous Synthetic Drugs

We sat down with Morris to debrief the new episode and reflect on his time tracing the drugs' origins to China and New Zealand.<p>Our third season of <i>VICE</i> is currently airing Fridays on HBO, and you should all obviously be watching. We just aired a new episode where host Hamilton Morris tracked the …

Android customization - how to make a screen recording, using ADB - root not required

Last week on our Android customization series, we dove into a deep and involved developer tool called ADB, or Android Debug Bridge. Our purpose last week was pretty simple, we were trying to hunt down apps that were eating up the battery on our Android devices, and we used logcat to do so.<p>This …

Hanging Out With Sydney’s Dedicated Anti-Abortion Protesters

I spent a few days with them to meet the seemingly regular people behind the hate.<p>Elias, early 20s, was pro-choice until he met a group of women his age who were anti-abortion and they changed his mind.<p>Three days a week, every week, pro-life protesters congregate on a cement patch in Surry Hills …

10 apps that will make your life infinitely easier

We get by with a little help from our apps.<p>From smartphone apps that help get you places to those that remind you about morning meetings to those …

Apps

Exclusive: Amazon makes even temporary warehouse workers sign 18-month non-competes

Amazon is the country’s largest and most sophisticated online retailer, but it still runs largely on manual labor. Scattered around the country are massive warehouses staffed by workers who spend their days picking objects off shelves and putting them in boxes. During the holiday season, the …

5 Best ASUS Tablets under $200 You Can Buy in 2017

<b>ASUS</b> is one of the most popular brands in the world, and they are famous for their Laptops, Tablets, Phones and other accessories. They produce top …

9 apps to help you get the most out of New York City

New York City is packed with restaurants, bars, theaters, activities and basically every form of entertainment you can think of — and more.<p>Visiting …

New York City

Time to geek out: 12 sci-fi movies turning 20 this year

1995 was a great year for science fiction.<p>Not only had sci-fi legends John Carpenter and Terry Gilliam both released new films, but the biggest, most …

Science Fiction

How I manage my creative process on an 11-inch MacBook Air

Image copyright Apple.Last week, I waxed poetic about the largest iPhone Apple makes, the iPhone 6 Plus. If I told you a week later that I bought a …

Reasonably-Priced Bluetooth Buds That Don't Make You Look Like a Doofus

With its new Shadow Wireless headphones, reasonably-priced audio purveyor Sol Republic is tackling a problem no one else has gotten right yet: A …

Consumer Tech

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free for a limited time

Mobile World Congress is clearly the talk of the town this week, and it started off with a bang as Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 …