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Galaxy S5 mini (SM-G800) specs leak: 4.5-inch 720p screen, quad-core processor, and KitKat

The 2013 Galaxy S4 mini, compared to the Galaxy S4<p>Samsung is gearing up to release a sequel to the Galaxy S4 mini, and if one report from <i>Sam Mobile</i> is to be trusted, the S5 mini’s specs are quite attractive. The website cites its usual insiders, who have provided accurate leaks in the past.<p>First …

Ion Is A Wireless Smart Light That Reacts To Touch And Tunes

Make way for another smart light in the room. Ion, currently in production-ready prototype form seeking $20,000 from the Kickstarter community for its final push to market, is best described as a digital updating of the 1960s classic slice of kitsch called the lava lamp.<p>(It’s clearly no accident …

Google founders look to cement control with novel share split | Financial Times

From Thursday, stock market investors will face an unusual choice when it comes to buying shares in Google: whether they want a negligible vote in …

Autographer's Life-logging Camera Now Has Its Very Own Android App

OMG Life, the company behind the Autographer life-logging camera, has finally released an Android app compatible with the device.<p>Announced today, the app allows people who own the camera to preview images in chronological order, use multiple shots to create GIFs or stop-frame videos, tag images or …

Nexus 10 returning to sale 'soon', Google Play listing says

Following an absence of some months, Google's popular Nexus 10 tablet will soon be back on sale, according to Google Play.<p>The 16GB version of the 10-inch device was listed as 'out of inventory' back in October, Phandroid wrote, while the 32GB version also went out of stock, but did make a return in …

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Mozilla CEO resigns after Twitter uprising

The Twitter uprising by Mozilla employees has helped topple the company’s co-founder and CEO. After the appointment of Brendan Eich as CEO of the …

Samsung Smart Home makes its debut in the US and Korea

Samsung Electronics announced the official global launch of its Samsung Smart Home service today, which will enable users to automate their various home appliances from a single app. The service will be rolling out in Korea and the United States first.<p>Through the app, users can add and manage a …

Galaxy S5 off to good start in South Korea, despite carrier sales ban

The Galaxy S5 is selling well in South Korea, the only market in the world where it’s currently available. That’s despite a partial sales ban affecting local carriers, giving Samsung reasons to be optimistic for the performance of this key device.<p>Earlier this year, the local communications watchdog …

This is the reversible USB cable that will end your frustrations

The most abundant connector standard in technology, the Universal Serial Bus, is getting ready for its most revolutionary change yet with a new specification that will be finalized in July of this year. Breaking physical compatibility with current ports, USB Type-C is much smaller than the USB …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Teardown Reveals Camera, Heart Rate Monitor And Fingerprint Sensor Innards

The Samsung Galaxy S5 won’t be officially on sale in the U.S. until next week, but already people have gotten their hands on early hardware and torn it apart to see what makes it tick. Chipworks (via 9to5Google) has disassembled one of Samsung’s new flagships, and it provides an interesting look at …

Schiller Says Samsung Has ‘Caused People To Question’ Apple Innovations

Phil Schiller took to the stand yesterday for the second day of Apple’s latest patent trial with Samsung.<p>Schiller mostly rehashed the same defense he used when the two companies met in court last November, also over a patent dispute — namely that Apple was the company which took the risk developing …

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After Healthcare.gov, can the government make its technology suck less?

It’s been six months since the Healthcare.gov fiasco. Here’s what the government is doing to prevent another one<p>When the government’s health insurance shopping site Healthcare.gov first launched on October 1st, it was obvious that something was very wrong. The site rejected valid passwords, served …

Print Your Own Offline Glass

Remember a few months ago when I talked about the Offline Glass, a clever hack by a Brazilian ad agency that ensures that you and your good friends will be focused on chatting and drinking rather than futzing with your cellphones? Well now you can 3D print your own glass on almost any printer.<p>The …

Book Creator: Create Ebooks From Your Android Tablet

After almost three since launching for iPad, Red Jumper Studio has brought its personal ebook-creating app to Android tablets.<p>The aptly-titled Book Creator app probably isn’t what you’d use to self-publish your first piece of fiction, but it will work well for personal use, say, creating stories …

Apple SVP Phil Schiller Takes the Stand in Second Apple v. Samsung Trial

- Apr 2, 2014<p>Apple SVP Phil Schiller took to the stand yesterday, as the first day of the second California Apple v. Samsung patent trial drew to a …

Adobe announces new features for After Effects, Premiere Pro & more coming to Creative Cloud

Adobe announced a few product updates today at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas including updates to all of its video apps in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite including Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects. Among the standout new features are Live Text Templates, autosave, and Masking and Tracking …

Apple so rattled by ‘Next Big Thing’ ads, it almost changed ad agency, claims Samsung

Apple senior VP of marketing Phil Schiller was so concerned about Samsung’s <i>Next Big Thing</i> ad campaign, in which the company poked fun at Apple customers, that he emailed Tim Cook to suggest a change of ad agency to fight back – according to a claim by Samsung lawyer Jon Quinn.<p><i>The Verge</i> reports that …

Tutorial: Quickly Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves in Photoshop

There are a few different ways to address bags under the eyes when you’re editing a portrait in Photoshop, but the video above shows one that is both …

Adding These Three Elements to a Landscape Composition Can Make Your Shot Pop

One of the keys to stunning landscape photographs is so obvious that it is often overlooked. If you find your landscapes lacking in awe, try adding …

Aaron Nace Teaches us How To Remove A Model's Bra . . . In Photoshop

Aaron Nace from Phlearn released a great video yesterday which highlights his technique into removing unwanted and distracting objects off of an …

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A Concise Explanation of How Crop Factor Affects Both Focal Length AND Aperture

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: Due to some issues with the camera, this video is very shaky at times. It didn’t bother us much, but if you’re easily distracted this …

How to Find Your Photographic Niche

I’m told I give good advice. In my previous life as a lawyer, people were even known to pay a considerable amount of money for my advice. When …

A Message to All Artists: Use Photoshop Responsibly

In recent years Photoshop has garnered more negative attention than any other platform that is utilized for image manipulation. Photoshop can be used …

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Lighting for a Headshot: a Simple and Inexpensive Technique

Two lights and a Reflector. That is all you need to create stunning headshots that will wow your clients and bring you new business. No need for huge …

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From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Beautiful Portraits of Black Dogs Help these Oft-Overlooked Pets Find a Home

As the owner of an extremely cute rescue puppy from my local humane society, I can attest to how wonderful it is to be able to rescue a pet whose …

You’ll Be Shocked By What This Model Really Looks Like Before Photoshop

It’s official: mass media has gone too far. And not only have advertisers successfully indoctrinated us by telling us what women should look like, …

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