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Get a SlideStand stick-on smartphone stand for $5.59

In my ideal universe, pizza is a health food, "The Matrix" sequels were never created, and all smartphones come with built-in stands.<p>It's getting there. I order my pizza with light cheese and extra sauce (it's less unhealthy, anyway), and I pretend those two "Matrix" abominations don't exist.<p>As for …

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Paranoid Android's Notification Peek available to all, ported as APK

The new builds of Paranoid Android are slowing building up an impressive list of features, and one of the best looking ones is Notification Peek. But if installing custom ROMs is a little bit too much hassle just to try it out, fear not. Zhe Lu, a Computer Science student, has kindly ported the …

Tools, Tips, and Tricks to Create Successful Social Video Content

Video content is staging a takeover of the Internet. By 2017, Cisco projects that video will account for 69 percent of all Web traffic. The majority of that traffic will come from non-PC devices, including tenfold increases in smartphone and tablet usage.<p>To capitalize on those numbers, you must …

Now you can play XCOM: Enemy Unknown on Android, too

Android gamers who've been yearning for <i>XCOM</i>'s deep, turn-based tactics just got their wish: 2K has released a version of <i>XCOM: Enemy Unknown</i> for Google's mobile platform. Much like last year's iOS edition, you'll get to fight off invading aliens and build your bases in an interface optimized for …

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The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

Three Tips on Using a Flash in the Middle of the Day

Shooting with a flash in the middle of the day? Why would you do that? Believe it or not, you’ll want to use a flash during the day more than any …

In Broad Daylight: Flash in the Sun with High-Speed Sync

This is one of my favorite portraits of my dad – taken on his farm in Indiana a couple years ago. I love the drama of the Midwestern sunset and the …

Say Yes To Noon Sun - Create Amazing Portraits With One Simple Tool

I've been there, standing in the middle of a field on a hot day with a scorching sun, mulling back and forth on how to capture a quality shot. In the …

Simple Ways to Use Your Flash by Joe McNally

In a recent podcast with Joe McNally, he mentioned a few simple techniques that will be further explored at his upcoming Photoshop World …

Essentials: The Beginning Street Photographer

<i>Essentials is a series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could surely be</i> …

Apps and Hacks for Editing On Your Phone

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>The secret behind the very best pix on Instagram is that they’re not exactly “insta.”<p>Most wow-worthy shots have had …

MergePay Pulse Lets Businesses Manage Their Finances

MergePay, the beautifully simple business-focused financial tracking service that we wrote about back in 2012, has finally exited beta and made a number of significant changes, including a rebrand to MergePay Pulse and shift to a freemium model.<p>Previously, users opting to use the service for free …

Skit!, An Animated Video App For Telling Silly Stories, Comes To Android

Skit!, an animated video app in the same general category as Bitstrips, the cartoon-making app which recently scored $3 million in Series A funding, is coming to Android. Like Bitstrips, Skit! is also focused on letting users create characters, and share stories to social networks like Facebook, …

Sponsor: Is 2014 The Year of No More Touchscreen Fingerprints? It’s up to you…

2014 is your year! It is also the year of the Mobile Cloth Z5. A redesigned, refined, colorized MC that is getting praise around the world! Whether you are a newbie tablet user or an old veteran you know how quickly your beautiful high def touch displays get very low def due to fingerprints and …

A Look Back At How The Content Industry Almost Killed Blockbuster And Netflix (And The VCR)

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Derek Khanna is a technology policy consultant and columnist. He previously worked for the House Republican Study Committee where he authored their report on copyright reform. He</i> <i>spearheaded the national campaign on cellphone unlocking that resulted in proposed legislation to legalize</i> …

The future of broadband looks very much like cable TV. Here is why

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>There is a coming clash between the telecommunications firms and the internet giants, but it’s not just about the internet …

PingTune Raises $1.6M And Unleashes Messaging App Based Around Music

With the success of SnapChat, Line and others, many have been wondering who will own the next big messaging service. Now, we’re not saying it’s necessarily the next big thing, but it is interesting to us that PingTune (formerly named Tuneit) has appeared with a service which slices off a …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: which one to buy this holiday season

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>‘Tis the season for some big decisions: Fake tree or real tree? Self-gifting or hoping for the best? And, of course: which …

Kiind Launches An API For Its Digital Gift Card Platform

Just in time for the holidays, virtual gift card service Kiind today announced that it now offers an API, which will allow third-party vendors to hook right into its services and to create gift cards from their own systems.<p>The company also today said that it has added Nike and Apple’s iTunes as …

This online journalism startup raised $1.7M in crowdfunding and you’ve never heard of it

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>We’ve been writing a lot lately about online journalism startups like Matter — which was acquired by Medium and just dropped …

Spotify for iPad App Gets Browse Playlist Discovery Section

Three months after it debuted on the iPhone, Spotify is introducing its ‘Browse’ playlist discovery feature on the iPad. The tool replaces the ‘What’s New’ area previously accessible from the menu bar, with a selection of mixes based on new releases, moods and an eclectic range of music …

Wibidata Machine Learning Platform Offers Capabilities Comparable To Amazon.com And Google

Wibidata, a big data application provider, has a new platform for building real-time apps that shows the increasing accessibility of machine learning and how e-commerce companies can provide an experience similar to a giant like Amazon.com.<p>The new WibiEnterprise 3.0 platform allows a company to …

Facebook Testing Timehop-Like Feature to Surface Past News Feed Posts

Grufnik/Flickr<p>Facebook is getting the slightest bit more nostalgic.<p>The company is trying out a new feature inside of the News Feed that lets users …

Twisted iOS hit 'Badland' now on Android

The dark and beautiful <i>Badland</i> was one of our favorite mobile games when it hit iOS earlier this year (we even named it a Best New App), and now Android gamers can finally see what the hype is about. Developer Frogmind had previously announced its Android intentions back in August, and today the …

Audeze LCD-X Review: When A $1,700 Headphone Is 'Mid-Range'

The LCD-X is the second new headphone from Audeze this year, which wouldn’t be as big of a deal if they didn’t a) only sell four headphones, and b) make some of the best high-end headphones available.<p>At $1,700 the LCD-X isn’t cheap, but it is cheap<i>er</i> than the top-of-the-line LCD-3, and the X’s …

PS4 And Xbox One Pose Major Problems For Internet Providers

As the Sony's Playstation 4 launched midnight today in the UK, there are some potential pitfalls that mean consumers might not get the most out of their systems unless they carefully consider their home network.<p>Consoles used to be the easy option. They were plug and play devices that worked …