Jordan Becker

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Switcher Studio turns your iPad into a live video editing studio

While improvements in camera-phone technology have led to our mobile devices slowly but surely replacing clunky single-purpose cameras, most heavy editing and production still has to be done on desktops. This is especially true for live video, which often requires a full mixing board and production …

Google’s Nik Collection of Photoshop & Aperture plugins are now free to download

In 2012, Google purchased Nik Software and made their excellent mobile photo editor Snapseed free on Android and iOS. Since then, many of Snapseed’s features have been integrated into Google’s various photo products. Besides mobile, though, Nik also developed plugins for desktop photo editors — and …

Photoshop

Uber recruiting engineers by randomly sending a coding game to play during rides

Microsoft engineer Joshua Debner was taking an Uber in Seattle to meet a friend when the new notification popped up on the screen.<p>Uber wanted to play a game called Code on the Road.<p>Uber confirmed to Business Insider that it’s found a new way to lure engineers to work for the fast-growing startup by …

Google is giving a big boost to Gmail security

Google is amping up security and protections for Gmail users, giving people a more noticeable warning if there’s a chance the government is trying to …

Encryption

Zuckerberg Backs Apple in Its Battle With the FBI Over iPhone Privacy

The fight between Apple and the FBI over the San Bernardino iPhone is growing more contentious by the day. But the tech giant is not alone in its …

'Operator' is a font designed to make coding easier

The idea is to put an emphasis on how certain characters appear in a programming environment.<p>While many of us bristle at the sight of Comic Sans (this writer included), coders have an altogether different view of typefaces and how they're presented. Thus, Operator Mono, the new font from one of the …

Typography

App that invests spare change on the stock market launches in Australia

If you regularly have 50 cents left over from your daily coffee purchase, you could be doing more with it than simply tossing it in a jar with all …

George Hotz Is Taking on Tesla by Himself

The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage<p>George Hotz is taking on Google and Tesla by himself.<p>By Ashlee Vance | …

Adversarial Machines

Fooling A.Is (and turn everyone into a Manga)<p><b>Adversarial A.Is</b> are a common sci-fi theme: Robot VS Robot. In recent years, real adversarial examples …

Android lockscreen can be bypassed by overloading with massive password

Security bug means Android smartphones running Android Lollipop can be broken into by simply entering a very long password causing the lockscreen to crash<p>A bug has ben found which allows anyone in possession of an Android smartphone running Lollipop to unlock the device by bypassing the lockscreen …

Lock Screen

Can Typography Help Us Empathize With Others?

It's OK if you're having trouble reading the words in this image. You're supposed to have trouble reading them.<p>What you’re seeing is Helvetica, or at …

La justice des bots, c'est maintenant

À la Une<p>le mercredi 13 mai 2015 à 19h 06 par<p>Depuis quelques jours, l'affaire Krach.in fait couler pas mal de pixels. Si vous avez loupé les épisodes …

Pourquoi les fournisseurs d’accès à Internet Français n’ont pas de Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS)

Bonjour.<p>Commençons par les faits :<p>Bon. <b>On peut déjà constater que leur implémentation du HTTPS est quelque peu trouée avec comme tête de winner :</b> …

The DOM Is NOT Slow, Your Abstraction Is

<b>follow up</b> something you shouldn't miss after reading this: Is Anyone Testing On Mobile? and more benchmark details in React + Performance blog post …

Apple could give old iPhones and iPads new life with iOS 9

The next versions of iOS and OS X are supposed to focus on performance and stability instead of new features, and that focus on performance could extend all the way back to devices that Apple released three and four years ago. According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, a focus of iOS 9 has been optimizing the OS for old …

The 3 laws of effective notifications

In his famed experiments, Ivan Pavlov trained his dogs to associate mealtimes with the ringing of a bell: every time his bell rang, the dogs began to …

The Master Designer Who Gave the Area Code Its Parentheses

In the early 1960s, Bell Systems was busy rolling out a new way for people to make phone calls. Called the Telephone Numbering Plan, the method was …

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

What’s happening with Secret?

Secret, the anonymous messaging app that captured the attention of Silicon Valley in the months after its January launch, is struggling.<p>Almost a year …

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Facebook Open Sources Its Proxygen HTTP Framework And Server

Facebook today announced that it is open sourcing Proxygen, the C++ HTTP libraries — including an HTTP server — that it uses internally. The company has open-sourced quite a bit of its code in recent months, much of it focused on mobile developers. In many ways, today’s launch is more interesting, …

HP Unveils Faster, Cheaper 3-D Printers

Like we said last week.<p>Computing and printing giant Hewlett-Packard stepped into the nascent 3-D printing market today with a product it says will be faster and cheaper than anything else on the market.<p>Called Fusion (pictured), it’ll be targeted mainly to business customers and will be available by …

Why Is Facebook Page Reach Decreasing? More Competition And Limited Attention

Every Page on Facebook wants everything they post shown to everyone. But people only read a limited amount of News Feed per day. There simply isn’t room for everything, and the competition for feed space is intensifying. The total number of Pages Liked by the typical Facebook user grew more than …

Before You Take Another Selfie in the Name of Personal Branding, Read This

I know. You have an image to keep up! Your public demands more information! Still, take a pause before you post.<p>The guy who sat down beside me noticed my shirt and said, "Hey, are you a cyclist?"<p>"I like to ride bikes, but I wouldn't call myself a cyclist," I said. "I'm nowhere near that …

This Quick Trick Can Vastly Improve The iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner

If you've been less than impressed with Touch ID, the fingerprint sensor that comes on Apple's new iPhone 5S, we may be able to help.<p>Touch ID worked well for me when I tried it out in September, but my actual experience with my new iPhone 5S was different. Often, after placing my finger on the Home …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

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