Adam Vargas

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How to Remove Sent from my iPhone from Your Email Signature

The default iPad and iPhone signature in iOS Mail is "Sent from my iPad" or "Sent from my iPhone." But while some people may be happy to declare what device they are using at the bottom of every email they send, others prefer to provide other information, such as the name of the sender and …

Handy

An Apple Watch app is coming for people with diabetes

Image copyright Tom Krazit/Gigaom.Medical device maker Dexcom has been showing off iPhone and Apple Watch integration for its implantable diabetes …

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …

What Apple products are in the pipeline?

Bloomberg's Adam Satariano discusses Microsoft unveiling Office software for the iPad and what to expect from Apple's WWDC event<p><i>Source: Bloomberg</i>

Apple

Roku Streaming Stick Now Shipping in the US

Google recently launched its Chromecast streaming dongle in almost a dozen new markets, but now Roku is offering an alternative. The company’s new Streaming Stick, which plugs into the back of your TV through the HDMI port, is now shipping from Roku.com, Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, Target.com and …

Dan Leader's 4-Hour Baguette

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: You can make baguettes at home -- in 4 hours, from nothing -- and they'll disappear faster than your favorite bakery's.</i><p>Raise your hand if you've always wanted …

Baking

A delicious cake you can make in a mug in the microwave in just 90 seconds? Oh yes. It can be done. RECIPE: Oatmeal Nutella Mug Cake: http://thekitc.hn/1gpZViA

No Studio? No Problem! Part 5: Creating Authentic Portraits in Your Back Yard

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Siblings

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

Love Myself

8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset Images

Landscape Photography

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

HDR Vertorama Photography – How to Create Mind-bending Images

Photography

20 Qualities Every Photographer Should Look for in a Spouse

<b>A good driving record:</b><p>Guess who's going to do the driving on photo expeditions. That's right -- not the photographer. What's more, if you're like …

Trespassing

Facebook Tips for Photographers: Tip #3 - Be Social

<i>This week we’re sharing our top four strategies to engage people on Facebook and ultimately help get more potential clients through the door.</i> <i>These</i> …

5 Myths about moving to a full frame camera

Everywhere you look there is this general idea that full frame cameras are the best choice. They are better, they are the choice of professionals, …

Cameras

Do You Really Know How To Break the Rule of Thirds?

For some people, the rule of thirds has been a standard guide of good composition. Diligently following this rule has led many to great results. I …

Landscape Photography

The Secrets To Taking Awesome Dog Portraits

Here at HQ, we have a special spot in our hearts for dogs. So when we stumbled upon Elke Vogelsang‘s dog portraits, we were instantly smitten. Her …

Photo Film Screenprint Series

These days, shooting film photography is about much more than just taking an analog approach to the activity of capturing images. Every aspect can be savored—from the smell of fresh film to the acute understanding that each frame is precious. And, for Chicago-based designer Jerome Daksiewicz of …

Fitbit Tops 1M Downloads On Android, Now Works With 44 Android And iOS Devices

Fitbit was a key part of HTC’s One (M8) announcement yesterday, as it’s coming preloaded on devices in select markets, to act as the fitness hub of the new Android flagship. But it’s making strides across all Android devices, with one million downloads total of its free fitness tracking app for …

Scribd’s Subscription E-Book Service Moves Into Travel With The Full Lonely Planet Library

Subscription e-book startup Scribd is announcing a deal with famed travel publisher Lonely Planet.<p>Scribd started out as a service where users could share different types of written content (writers at TechCrunch still use it to share documents that we want to embed in our posts), but last year the …

Put your best face forward with PortraitPro's airbrushing app for Mac and Windows

Portrait touchups have always been controversial—especially now with ongoing debates about extreme Photoshopping that transforms humans into wiry, plastic facsimiles of themselves. The relevant question with software like Anthropics Technology’s PortraitPro is not only how to use it properly, but …

14 PVC Heels to Shop Now

These pretty, translucent pumps are like windows to the sole.<p>Warm weather is just around the corner (we hope), which means it's finally time to put some <i>spring</i> in your step. From candy-colored hues to mind-bending, flirty silhouettes, these pretty, translucent pumps are like windows to the sole and …

Clothing

10 Skin Fixes From the Fridge

By Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, <i>SELF</i><p>Forget the beauty aisle -- the secret ingredients for glowing, gorgeous skin live right in your kitchen. Simplify your skincare regimen with these 10 delicious "recipes."<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Follow SELF on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SELFmagazine

15 Stupidly Simple Cooking Tips From Famous Chefs and the CIA

CREDIT: All Photos by Phil Mansfield<p>Without basic cooking skills, even the simplest dishes can blow up in your face, and then your face won't look very good because it'll be covered in chicken marsala and failure. So to help improve your cooking skills to non-destructive levels, we asked a group of …

4 Rye Whiskeys to Fit Your Budget

As we learned last week, rye whiskey can really carry a cocktail. It's bold, spicy and dry, and those characteristics provide a firm foundation on …

Famous Last Words | 16 Manly Last Words | The Art of Manliness

We’ve always been intrigued by the last words of others. What did a person use his final mortal breaths to utter? What were they thinking about? Were …