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Beautiful Triptych Shows Photographer's 14 Year Struggle with Fibromyalgia

Though, year after year, we've featured her surreal photos on My Modern Met (see here and here), we had no idea that for the last 14 years of her life, photographer Brooke Shaden has been suffering from fibromyalgia. Over 5 million Americans are affected by this condition that causes chronic muscle …

7 Simple Maintenance and Care Tips to Keep Your Digital Camera in Great Shape

Camera bodies, lenses and accessories are significant investments that require care. They start the day with us at sunrise, finish at sunsets and …

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Right Now, Apple Risks Missing Out On The Next Big Thing In Technology

The initial reactions to the HoloLens have been overwhelmingly positive.<p>Business Insider's Matt Rosoff got to try it for himself on Wednesday. He says he's "convinced personal computing is on the verge of a major change," predicting head-mounted displays like these will "be a huge leap over the …

Completely open source, high-end laptop gets closer to reality

If you've wanted a laptop where <i>all</i> the software is free and open source (FOSS), you've usually had to settle for mediocre hardware. Even FOSS champion Richard Stallman is making do with a ThinkPad that's several years old. At last, though, it looks like you won't have to compromise your ideology …

What Happens To Privacy When The Internet Is In Everything?

This week Google’s Eric Schmidt was on a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he suggested that the future Internet will be, in one sense, invisible — because it will be embedded into everything we interact with.<p>“The Internet will disappear,” he predicted (via The Hollywood Reporter). …

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Microsoft’s Revolution deal is the latest proof the company is serious about open source

A significant percentage of Microsoft’s revenue comes from the sale of proprietary software like Office and a little thing called Windows. Despite that legacy, though, the technology giant in the past year has made a point of championing free, open-source software, and yesterday’s acquisition of …

​Google leaves most Android users exposed to hackers

People with Android smartphones and tablets running older versions of the mobile operating system -- around 60 percent of all Android users -- are going to have to live with a security flaw Google has decided not to fix.<p>A known security bug in the default, unbranded Web browser for Android 4.3 …

What to Expect at CES 2015

The annual CES extravaganza begins next week. While the relevance of products launched after the holidays seems questionable, it’s still home to tons of new and weird technology.<p>TNW will send three brave souls (Natt, Napier and Roberto) to the desert event to bring all the latest news from the …

7 Surprising Biometric Identification Methods

Everything from your smell to your ears can be used to prove you're you<p>Biometrics has long been put forth as the next big thing in authentication, replacing or supplementing the concept of "things that you know"—passwords, PINs, and so on—with "things that you are." But despite lots of advances in …

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Snapchat’s $10B value proves ephemeral messaging is here to stay

One of the enduring truisms when it comes to the tech sector is that valuations often get pumped up by pockets of bubble-style enthusiasm, which …

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