Alex Lindsay

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Freefly Movi is a Cinematic Gimbal for Your Smartphone

Freefly creates professional drone and gimbal solutions for the cinema industry, and today it released a specialized gimbal for smartphones: the …

Videography

Apple Might Have Big iPhone Surprises in Store

Future Apple iPhones could be awfully interesting, if recent rumors turn out to be correct.<p>Over the past several days, several news reports have …

YouTube is Back on Amazon Echo Show

on November 21, 2017 at 11:50 am<p>YouTube is back on Amazon Echo Show today. This was a mini-controversy back in September when Google removed YouTube …

$216,181: That’s the household income needed to buy a house in San Jose metro area, report says

Here’s one more dubious distinction for San Jose and San Francisco: The two metro areas are the runaway national leaders in the amount of household …

Justice Department is suing to block AT&T-Time Warner merger

The Department of Justice is suing to block AT&T's $85 billion deal to buy Time Warner.<p>"Today's DOJ lawsuit is a radical and inexplicable departure …

Scoop: Bloomberg expects eight figures for new Twitter network

Bloomberg's new Twitter network will launch on Dec. 18 with six founding partners: Goldman Sachs, Infiniti, TD Ameritrade, CA Technologies, AT&T and …

Big Tech Cannot Stop Shooting Itself In The Foot

Trust, arguably more than ever, is Silicon Valley’s most coveted feature now. And blunders coming from tech’s biggest companies now feel more unsettling.<p>Since summer’s end, Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies have been embroiled in an endless series of missteps and mini scandals.<p>In early …

FCC paves way for 4K over-the-air TV broadcasting

4K films and TV shows have been relegated to streaming services and on-demand media, but the FCC just paved the way for television broadcasters to show programming in the ultra high resolution. The commission adopted new rules today that allow companies to use the Next Generation TV broadcast …

TV shows

This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people.<p>A Swedish food-tech company called Plantagon is proposing that cities consider building what it calls …

Aquaponics

The Cameras Behind Netflix’s Original Films and Series

Curious about the cameras behind Netflix Originals? Here are the cameras Netflix has officially approved — and the series using them.

Mac concept imagines a refreshed mini form factor w/ built-in Touch Bar & Face ID

With 3 years now gone by since the last Mac mini update, it’s one of Apple’s long running product lines ripe for a complete overhaul. That’s likely why industrial design student Louis Berger’s latest concept envisions a miniature desktop Mac but with a much more modern approach. He’s dubbed the …

Apple pushes HomePod release to early 2018

So much for the holiday rush. Apple announced this morning that its premium HomePod smart speaker won’t be making the company’s initial December ship date. According to a brief statement issued by the company, the production process needs “a little more time” to bake.<p>A spokesperson told TechCrunch, …

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

Black Pixel launches Pixelboard, a collaborative whiteboard app for iPad

Black Pixel has built a new collaborative whiteboard app for iPad called Pixelboard.<p>Pixelboard is the best way to whiteboard collaboratively on iPad. With powerful features and a beautiful design, the app is the perfect tool for remote teams and distributed workers to turn any meeting into a …

Apple Maps Vehicles to Begin Surveying Croatia and Portugal

Apple Maps vehicles will begin surveying Croatia and Portugal for the first time in a few weeks from now, according to Apple's updated list of locations.<p>In Croatia, the Apple Maps vehicles will be in Split-Dalmatia County and Šibenik-Knin County beginning November 20. The vehicles will begin …

With $70M from Alphabet, UnitedMasters replaces record labels

Record labels are obsolete. They haven’t kept up as music evolved from selling CDs to streaming songs to promoting concert tickets and merchandise. Labels were meant to help artists generate albums, fame, and money. But now anyone can record themselves and no one “buys” music. So today that …

You can now find concert tickets from Ticketmaster under YouTube music videos

Ticketmaster is rolling out a new integration with YouTube that will allow you to purchase tickets for concerts underneath music videos. Ticketmaster has worked with the video platform to add tour dates below official music videos for major artists, with the closest date to your location listed …

New iPhone X Leak Uncovers An Important Feature

Tim Cook’s dream of Augmented Reality is back on course as Apple works with its component suppliers to bring the power of FaceID and its real-world sensors to the rear of the iPhone, allowing the world of AR to explode into iOS powered devices in 2019.<p>This new information comes from Alex Webb and …

Roku hits record high on Philips licensing deal

(Reuters) - Roku Inc's shares surged nearly 43 percent to a record high on Monday after the streaming device maker said it signed a licensing deal that would put its technology on Philips-branded televisions in the United States this year.<p>The company said the licensing partnership with Japan's …

Skype’s new Professional account lets online tutors manage bookings, accept payments, and more

Skype is introducing a new version of its telecommunications app geared toward online tutors and small businesses.<p>Known as the Skype Professional Account, the new service will initially only be available on desktop and will be landing shortly in preview for U.S. users, who can apply for early …

Apple Retakes Top Spot in Global Wearables Market

Apple has retaken the lead in the global wearable band market thanks to strong Apple Watch shipments in the third quarter of this year, according to new research data from Canalys. According to the data, Apple shipped 3.9 million units in Q3 2017, compared to 2.8 million the year previous.<p>Those …

Hackers just broke the iPhone X's Face ID using a 3D-printed mask

When Apple released the iPhone X on November 3, it touched off an immediate race among hackers around the world to be the first to fool the company's …

Pittsburgh's Microgrids Technology Could Lead The Way For Green Energy

When President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, he said he represented "Pittsburgh, not Paris."<p>Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto disagreed. He traveled to Germany this week as part of an unofficial delegation of more than 100 Americans, American officials and …

Renewable Energy

Apple found $640 million under the couch

Three theories about where it came from.<p>Apple’s Services revenue got a 30% boost last quarter from a $640 million windfall, source unidentified. …

Trump DOJ suggests iPhone encryption costs lives following Texas shooting

The debate over privacy and security between tech companies and the government is playing out in public yet again. Without naming Apple specifically, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested this week in comments reported by <i>The Washington Examiner</i> that the company’s position on strong …

US regulators demand CNN sale to approve AT&T-Time Warner deal

AT&T has been told by the US Department of Justice that it needs to sell CNN, Time Warner’s cable news channel, to get its $84.5bn acquisition of the …

Warby Parker’s app is cleverly using the iPhone X’s face mapping to recommend glasses

The iPhone X has only been out for a few days, but we’re already seeing people take advantage of the face mapping technology on the phone in numerous ways. Some, like Animoji karaoke are more entertaining than useful, but others — like Warby Parker’s new app — are a little more useful (as spotted …

Apple Pay Cash proves Apple hasn’t lost its attention to detail

After several years of boring iPhone upgrades, buggy software updates, and design travesties like the Mac Pro and Magic Mouse, some might say Apple lost its attention to detail. But the mesmerizing design of Apple Pay Cash proves it is still alive and well in Cupertino.<p>Following its introduction at …

Virtual Reality tours go to the next level

Ever wanted to visit Egypt’s Pyramids but never had the chance? Well now you can do the next best thing and go on a virtual reality tour of the inside of the Great Pyramid of Giza.<p>Using 3D technology the Scan Pyramids Project team allows visitors wearing headsets to explore the Queens Gallery and …

Virtual Reality

How to give the best advice to newcomers

Here's the best career advice anyone in the film industry can ever give you: 'It's so poorly-managed that there is no effective career advice'. This …