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iPhone Photography Tips: 5 Tricks to Master Landscapes With Your iPhone

I enjoy shooting landscapes, so many of the tips I'm sharing with you here cross over from what I use with my Nikon D850 when I'm out looking for …

Mobile Photography

When This Happens, Bitcoin Could Be Doomed

You probably thought this was good news, but this late October announcement could be bitcoin's undoing.<p>What's more powerful than a speeding …

The Blockchain Token That Simplifies Entry and Adoption Into the Ecosystem

Despite the popularity of Blockchain technology and the solutions that it has brought so far in various industries, its relative level of adoption is …

The truth about fat and sugar is finally explained

<i>Why did it take us so long to realise sugar, not fat, was the enemy? In a move that would make most big pharma companies proud, new research</i> …

Jesus’s secret message: 250yo ‘time capsule’ found hidden in Messiah’s butt (VIDEO)

Restorers of an 18th-century statue of Jesus in the Spanish town of Sotillo de la Ribera have uncovered a mysterious note hidden in Christ’s backside.<p>…

Cryptocurrency is accomplishing PayPal’s original mission

In a 2014 editorial titled “Bitcoin is the New PayPal,” we made the case that PayPal’s history could provide insight on Bitcoin’s future. Specifically, we argued that, in the short term, the Bitcoin ecosystem would expect a bumpy ride from fraudsters, but with some precautions the various players …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin: Seven questions you were too embarrassed to ask

We're resurfacing this explainer to shed some light on the recent bitcoin drop.<p>This explainer originally ran in early December. With continued high …

Bitcoin

Comparison: iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8 video quality

Apple's iPhones have been compared to Samsung flagships for a long time, and there's usually a lot of talk around camera quality. We already compared …

Front-Facing Camera

Google's new museum tours bring dinosaurs to life

With Google's help, museums and cultural institutions all over the world have been able to open up their archives to millions of people who wouldn't otherwise get the opportunity to visit. The Art and Culture app combines the best Street View, VR and Photos collections from 1,000 museums, whether …

Turn an Old iPhone Into Wall Art

If you have an old iPhone sitting around, Instructables user Purincess shows off how to build a custom frame that makes it easy to turn that iPhone …

Ledge Is A Mobile Peer-To-Peer Lending Platform Powered By Venmo

Launching today with $900K in seed funding, Ledge is an app that lets users easily borrow money from their peers.<p>Everyone knows it’s hard to lend money to family or friends. The process is awkward, and most people never actually get paid back. Ledge is trying to fix this issue by bringing …

The MythBusters take on Corning’s Gorilla Glass to see how it stacks up against the regular stuff (video)

The displays on most smartphones these days, including the iPhone, are made using Gorilla Glass from Corning, Inc., which is stronger and lighter than regular glass. Just how much stronger and lighter, exactly, is a question that was put to the test by MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as …

Posture perfect: How to text and work at a desk without destroying your body

Electronics are slowly turning humanity into a humpback species. Poor posture is a major contributor to back pain and can even negatively affect our emotions. Fortunately, there’s a an easy way to remedy the situation. At VentureBeat’s Healthbeat conference this week, Crossfit San Francisco Founder …

The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

Universal Pictures

Dash Restaurant Payments App Nabs $1.2 Million In Funding, Launches iOS 7 Update

Dash, the mobile payments service for bars and restaurants, has today secured a $1.2 million seed-2 round from Mike Germano, CEO of Carrot Creative, as well as existing investors like New York Angels, Caerus Ventures, and founder and CEO of the One Group, Jonathan Segal. Along with the funding, …

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: courtesy of Colin Price and the Designer Fund.<p>Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the …

[New App] Type Machine Securely Saves Everything You Type So You'll Never Lose Text Again

It's profoundly annoying when some janky web form or app crashes and you lose a bunch of text, but you're just a few clicks away from stopping that …

Nokia Lumia 1020 — six months with the best smartphone camera

If you want the best smartphone camera right now, you buy a Nokia Lumia 1020. It’s been that way ever since the Lumia 1020 launched on AT&T here in …

Mobile Photography