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Castro violated Hatch Act by touting Clinton

<b>(CNN) —</b> Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro violated a federal law against mixing official business with politics when he touted Hillary Clinton in an April interview with Yahoo's Katie Couric, the Office of Special Counsel said Monday.<p>Castro is a top surrogate for Clinton's …

The presidential election polls agree on one thing: Voters rue their choices

The GOP convention has brought a surfeit of new polls, and although they differ slightly on the standing of the two major candidates, they concur that voters don't like their choices.<p>A Washington Post/ABC News poll released over the weekend, for example, found 58% of voters were dissatisfied with …

Government

α7R II Beats Canon, Nikon & Leica

DPReview.com just published the 2016 roundup of semi-pro interchangeable lens cameras. Praised for its myriad technical innovations, the Sony α7R II …

Make the Perfect Breakfast Egg Sandwich Using Just a Microwave

Most of us don’t have a lot of time in the morning to cook a luxurious breakfast, but this technique from Epicurious delivers one of the most …

How to Use Google Photos to Store an Unlimited Amount of Photos

Google Photos offers unlimited storage for your photos and videos, a slick website, and automatic-upload apps for Android, iPhone, Windows, and Mac. …

New iPhone and iPad apps - developers news on appPicker

Developer News<p>Subscribe to our newsletter:<p>Online Casino Gaming Is Legal in Several US States, but Restrictions Apply<p>Online Casino Gaming in the USA – …

Apple adds multitasking to iPad tablets

Apple boosted the amount of multitasking people can do with their iPads -- a long-sought addition to its tablets -- with its new iOS 9 mobile operating system.<p>"iPad has always supported forms of multitasking," Craig Federighi, senior vice president of software engineering, said Monday at Apple's …

Apple

Lumioto LED Arduino Prototyping Tool (video)

Makers, developers and hobbyists that enjoy creating projects using the Arduino platform may be interested in a new Arduino prototyping tool in the …

A Guided Tour of Your Camera's Viewfinder

You look through your viewfinder, and you take pictures. Sounds simple, right? The viewfinder on your camera is not just an interface between you and …

Cameras

Microcontroller Register Manipulation

High Velocity Vortex Cannon<p>WiFi Controlled Camera Slider<p>How to Make an Interactive Sound Wave Print<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Maybe the cause of the random …

How To: Make a Woodgrain Magnetic Tool Holder

Whether they're your fancy German chef's knives, your perfectly honed chisels, that Xacto blade you wield so well, or your razor-sharp, …

Woodworking

Quick and Easy DIY Project: Make a Faux Wood Grain Mouse Pad

A super simple office project, requiring but two ingredients and ten minutes of work? We'll take it. Petite Apartment offers this crazy basic …

Build Your Own 3D Printer from E-Waste for $60

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Arduino Uno and the InvenSense MPU6050 6DOF IMU

A while back I bought the InvenSense MPU-6050 sensor in a “GY-521” breakout board from eBay. For a long time it sat quietly in my box of “possibly …