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Ministers signal the end of Britain's 'solar revolution'

Ministers say that they plan to slash the amount of money given to families who put solar panels on their homes<p>Britain's solar boom is over after ministers announced they would offer virtually no subsidies for people to install panels on their homes.<p>In a surprise move, ministers on Thursday said …

Solar Panels

The Future of Photography

After reading Stephen Mayes’ <i>TIME</i> essay on the end of photography I couldn’t help but respond. To begin with, his main proposition is that “in the …

Ten new marketing concepts your company needs to understand right now

The basics of marketing will, for the most part, stay the same but the landscape is continuously evolving. Technology is speeding everything up and companies who want to get the message out about their business need to constantly educate themselves on new trends. Here are ten key concepts you need …

Brooklyn Outfitters Launches Outdoor Gear Line with Locally-Made Packs

1/11<p>PeopleTowels Winners Lead<p>And now for the moment you've all been waiting for! Last month we announced the talented finalists who made it through …

Outdoors Gear

The Simple Little Trick That Will Make Audiences Trust You

I am happy to report good news for speakers. A recent study in the <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> offers a relatively easy way to increase your connection with an audience along one significant dimension.<p>To understand what’s going on, it’s useful to know something about an older body of …

How To Really Get Things Done?

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

5 common problems iPhone users have and how to fix them

The iPhone is widely known as the pinnacle of smartphones and mobile technology. We love our iPhones for the intuitive navigation, seamless design and integration between our favorite apps and the iOS operating system.<p>So why is it that iPhones seem to run into so many problems? From a battery …

How to Install the iOS 9 Public Beta

The forthcoming iOS 9 has a lot of great new features, including the News app, split-screen multitasking on the iPad, transit and walking directions in Maps, new formatting options in Notes, and a more intelligent Siri. For the first time, Apple is making a beta version (which means a not-yet-final …

Easy writing with the Adonit Jot Script 2: Evernote Edition

Steve Jobs may have insisted there was no need for a stylus with iOS devices, but that hasn’t stopped multiple accessory makers from manufacturing …

Concentrate On One Thing

There are so many distractions now that it’s very difficult to give anything your full, undivided attention. No matter how good your intentions, the …

20 Amazing Writing Tools That Will Rock Your Content Marketing

If you’re a blogger, writer or content marketer…<p>You need to adapt.<p>New technology and on-the-go expectations from your audience have led to a growing …

Wow: This Algorithm Can Separate Reflections from Photographs

Researchers at Google and MIT have figured out a way to automatically remove reflections and obstructions from photographs, and their latest demo of …

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Landscape Photography

What To Read Next: 100 Timeless Books, Poems, And Essays

<b>What To Read Next: 100 Timeless Books, Poems, And Essays</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>This collection was put together by a good friend of mine, Nicholas Rudolph, who …

Literature

25 Valuable Lessons from Seriously Successful Writers

Stop it.Stop feeling sorry for yourself.You might think your problems are special, unique, or impossible for anyone else to understand. But you know …

Writing

How to Go from Wanting to Write to Actually Writing

Have you ever been standing in a circle of friends, about to say something, when all of the sudden you forget what you were going to say?<p>Just had it. …

Creative Writing

Znaps adds a magnetic charging port to any smartphone

Apple may not be our favorite company here at Android Authority, but we gotta give it to them for coming up with the MagSafe charger; it’s about the most convenient and safe charging technology we have seen. In fact, we wonder why they haven’t applied a similar concept to their mobile devices. …

Gear & Gadgets

E1: The World’s Smallest Micro Four Thirds 4K Camera

It’s not every day that a startup company launches a new camera to challenge the likes of heavyweights like GoPro and Panasonic, but that’s what the …

Cameras

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute intervals for three hours per day.<p>His strategy is explained in Mason Currey's book, …

Time Management

Hands-On: Affinity Photo is the Photoshop Alternative You’ve Been Waiting For

The most affordable package option for the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop costs $110 a year. If you are a photographer, you know …

Raw Footage: fashion meets fine art - Telegraph

Five Common Rookie Storytelling Mistakes

In honor of this week’s launch of our new online course, Presentation Prep: 10 Steps to Persuasive Storytelling, I’m devoting this post to some of the rookie storytelling mistakes I’ve seen in my 18 years as the President of Public Words Inc. Specifically, in the form of presentations and speeches. …