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Everything You Need To Set Up Raspberry Pi Home Automation

Raspberry Pi has for the last several years been a do-it-yourselfer’s dream. The device, which costs just $39 for the Raspberry Pi 3 and even less for older versions, is designed to let you create whatever you can dream up.<p>Raspberry Pis have been used to control computers, create game experiences, …

Raspberry Pi

Essential Tips to Printing Amazing Photos

Photographer Adam Karnacz is a landscape photographer who loves seeing his work come to life on print. No really, listen to him! May we all be this …

Photography

Android Things: Everything you need to know about Google's plan to disrupt IoT

Android isn't just for phones. We already know this because we see Android on Chromebooks, televisions, watches, and even microwave ovens. And we're …

Android News

Smartphone shootout: Huawei P20 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs. Google Pixel 2 vs. Apple iPhone X

The Huawei P20 Pro has won praise, plaudits, and fans for its impressive triple-lens camera, but just how good is it compared to the other …

Google Pixel

DIY Every Cleaner You'll Ever Need With These 5 Common Ingredients

<i>Shia Su is a zero-waste blogger who manages to fit a year’s worth of trash into a Mason jar, and her new book,</i> Zero Waste: Simple Life Hacks to …

How controlling your gut bacteria could help you avoid a host of illnesses from diabetes to Parkinson's

Ever had a funny feeling in your stomach that tells you something is wrong? Or butterflies in your tummy when nervous? What about that bout of …

Photography 101: Nine Essential Travel Photography Tips

April 5, 2018 Comments (0) Photography 101, Travel<p><i>What if you suddenly got the chance to visit a breathtaking travel destination and you need want to</i> …

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

How to change your DNS to see if Cloudflare can speed up your internet

A couple days ago, Cloudflare launched its own DNS service at 1.1.1.1, promising that consumers would enjoy greater privacy and potentially faster internet if they switched over from their ISP’s default. Now, those speed differences might not be significant or noticeable enough to the point of …

How to Fold Amazing Stunt Paper Airplanes

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also a web hosting company that focuses on Managed WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

Web Hosting

Cinematic and Atmospheric Street Photography by Geert De Taeye

Creative street photos by <b>Geert De Taeye</b>, talented 38-year-old photographer and artist currently based in Brussels, Belgium. Geert shoots a lot of …

Getting Landscapes Sharp: Hyperfocal Distances and Aperture Selection

An important element of landscape photography is ensuring that all of the key elements within your composition are sharp. This can often include …

7 Tips For Improving The Marketing Effect Of Your Photos and Videos

Those who promote products and services through social platforms, like Instagram and Youtube, understand that the more engaging a photo or video is, …

Foreign languages: How to memorise vocabulary

When trying to learn a foreign language, most of us have the same complaint: “I’m just not good at memorising.” Learning new vocabulary can be daunting, especially for busy adults whose minds are already occupied with work, family, and other responsibilities.<p>A comfort? Linguists say that to “get …

7 Tips How to Shoot More Photos

Dear friend,A thought: to be happier in your photography and life, seek to shoot MORE photos, not “better” photos.<b>HAPTIC INDUSTRIES: Creative Tools</b> …

MicroLED is the first new screen tech in a decade. Can it beat OLED?

At CES 2018, Samsung wowed the crowds with a wall sized TV, using a technology called "MicroLED." This wasn't the first time we've heard about the tech. Both Sony and Samsung demoed a similar technology the year before for movie theaters and other huge-screen commercial uses. Sony even dropped …

5 Photo Editing Tricks You’ll Want to Use on Every Picture

Crop Skillfully<p>Eliminate anything that doesn’t help tell the story, says Tyson Wheatley, a New York City–based photographer with 623,000 followers on …

Tips on how to shoot close-up flowers

<b>Jacky Parker shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of close-up flowers</b><p>Despite being married to a photographer for over 30 years, I only …

Landscape Photography

Your home screen needs these beautiful custom map wallpapers

There are plenty of sources for wallpapers to grace your phone’s home screen, but this tool that’s presently doing the rounds on Reddit lets you add a personal touch on your Android or iOS device.<p>Over on Alvar Carto’s site, you can look up any location on the globe and generate a minimalist map of …

Android Phones

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

Learn Python and you could put yourself on track to make a six-figure salary

If you’re interested in giving up Netflix binge watching in order to pick up a new, perhaps more beneficial hobby then let us make a suggestion. …

Web Applications

The Gone World is a brilliant, complicated novel about the consequences of time travel

How do you solve a murder by jumping back and forth in time?<p>In his debut novel, author Tom Sweterlitsch constructed a fascinating mystery with <i>Tomorrow and Tomorrow</i>, set in a virtual version of Pittsburgh after a terrorist attack leveled the city. In <i>The Gone World</i><i>,</i> he introduces an even more …

Thanks to a built-in 10,400 mAh battery, this fast wireless charger truly is wireless

Wireless charging pads are awesome because you can just plop down your Android phone or iPhone and it’s instantly charging, without any need to mess …

Tech Trends

Stunning Analog Street Photography by Daniel Regner

<b>Daniel Regner</b> is a multi-talented storyteller, analog and digital photographer, cinematographer, video editor and visual artist currently based in …

Film Photography