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Pixable: From Photo App to ContentSite

Longtime readers may remember Pixable, a smart app that helped highlight the most interesting photos and videos taken by your friends on Facebook, among other things. It was acquired by SingTel for $26.5 million in 2012 and since then… well, it’s transformed beyond all recognition.<p>The Pixable of …

How-To: Safely shrink your Mac’s giant photo library, deleting duplicate images to save space

I’ve focused a lot over the last few months on helping readers to speed up and optimize Apple’s Macs — everything from adding RAM to recovering hard drive space and upgrading old hard drives to faster SSDs. Today’s How-To is focused on something very specific but with a lot of optimization …

Tutorials

Aussie Streaming Services Compared

A closer look at the big names of streaming in Australia. Which one is right for you?<p>It was only a matter of time before Netflix hit Australian …

Televisions

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

How to Receive Positive Feedback With This One Simple Hack

<i>Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>Traditional surveys have been the go-to source for gathering feedback from your users.<p>While it works for the sender, no one on the receiving end enjoys …

Microsoft brings its OneNote scanner to the iPhone with Office Lens

Microsoft is bringing its OneNote scanner app called <b>Office Lens</b> to the iPhone after first launching on Windows Phone a year ago. Office Lens is similar to other on-the-go scanner apps letting you use your iPhone camera to capture information from receipts, documents, and other information around …

Apps

19 of the Best iPhone and iPad Apps from March 2015

With a wealth of new photo and video-related apps, and a number of new live-streaming entrants onto the market, March was a busy month in the the App Store.<p>Here, we’ve got the best new and updated apps from last month in one place for your easy perusal. We’ve split this story over several pages to …

Apps

Tumult releases Hype 3 and Hype Professional with new HTML5 physics, responsive design tools

Tumult, developer of the user-friendly HTML5 web site and animation builder Hype, today announced two major updates to the powerful OS X application.<p><b>Hype 3</b> ($49.99) is a free upgrade for Hype 2 owners, refreshing the app with a new user interface — notably with a Yosemite-matching Light color theme …

Web Design

Introduction to Pixelmator

Gear & Gadgets

Who were America’s biggest Web traffic winners and losers in 2014?

Who were the biggest winners and losers on the Web in the USA during 2014? At SimilarWeb, we looked closely at the data we collect about Web traffic to find out.<p>We compared the ranks of 100 popular websites in the USA during October 2013 and October 2014. Here’s what we found…<p>Here’s the full list …

Foreign Policy

Understanding the Exposure Triangle in Photography

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Even with the advent of digital technology, the …

Shutter Speed

Netflix neutrality: Court ruling won't boost your Netflix bill. Yet

When a court quashed the FCC's Net neutrality rules, Netflix became the bull's-eye for fears of higher fees from broadband providers, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"It would be easy to make [a network] bad. It's hard to guarantee it being good." <br ></span>--Don Bowman, the chief technology …

Net Neutrality

Fan TV’s Streaming Set-Top Box Will Soon Be Available To Time Warner Cable Subscribers

Last year, I got a sneak preview of Fan TV, a next-generation streaming set-top box from the makers of the Fan (née Fanhattan) iPad video discovery app. Now, 11 months later, the product is going to finally be made available to users through a partnership with Time Warner Cable.<p>Based on my demo of …

Guide: How to watch Netflix in 4K resolution

Netflix has been streaming select content in stunning 4K resolution since April, but we are often asked what it takes to get started. Here is a quick …

Smart TV

Amazon begins streaming video in 4K resolution

Customers will not have to pay any additional fee for the resolution upgrade, which is always nice. The selection for now is very limited, including …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

Street Photography

10 of the Best Social Media SlideShares from 2014

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of my favorite visual social networks—and one that probably flies under the radar compared to other visual spots—is SlideShare. Browse through the featured slidedecks, and you can find big ideas and helpful strategies condensed into a couple …

How to Use the Color Red for Impact in Your Photography

Believe it or not, the first attempts at color photography date all the way back to the 1840's. Over the years, various inventors improved the color …

Landscape Photography

Netflix packets being dropped every day because Verizon wants more money

Verizon wants to be paid by consumers and Cogent, but Cogent refuses to pay.<p>The battle over who should pay to carry Netflix traffic is heating up …

Record iTunes radio with AirPlay Recorder for Mac

Today we are launching our popular doubleTwist AirPlay Recorder on the Mac, bringing Mac users the ability to save iTunes radio streams for offline …

WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower

A pair of daredevils, a Russian and a Ukrainian, scales the as-yet-unfinished Shanghai Tower, the world's second-tallest building.<p>As Russia Today writes:<p>"Donning army camos, black hoodies and face masks, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov evoke a Black Bloc aesthetic and an even more nonchalant …

Mind-Blowing TV Spot Recreates Six Iconic Images in One Uninterrupted Shot

This TV Spot is the height of creativity, and we absolutely love it. In 50 seconds and one uninterrupted flowing video shot, UK directing duo <i>US</i> and …

ZIIIRO Celeste Watch is a clock face without hands or markings, but a constantly changing pattern of rings indicating the passing of time

ZIIIRO Celeste Watch is a clock face without hands or markings, but a constantly changing pattern of rings indicating the passing of time. The main theme is minimalism, so there are no distracting elements in the design

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Icarus Frames Show Bike

Icarus Frame’s entry for the 2010 Philly Bike Expo further proves Ian Sutton’s ability to blend the elaborate skill of the artisan frame builder with a Zen master’s restraint, the result of which is a sublime pastel velodrome-inspired beauty. The predominant feature is the yellow to white fade …

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