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Four Techniques For AddingCinematic Polish to Your Videos

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>We’ve found the secret to making your video footage downright moving! The (not so) secret, is <i>moving</i> your camera as …

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

California Police Release New Video of Dog-Shooting

YouTube<p>The Police Department in Hawthorne, Calif., has released additional footage of one of its officers shooting a Rottweiler while police …

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Why Android Is Winning The Tablet Wars

Android tablets took the lead from Apple‘s iOS tablets in Q1 of 2013 (source). This is a huge change from three years ago, when Apple invented the modern tablet.<p>What is happening and where is this going? I see four driving forces:<p>Tablets are more than a media consumption device now<br>• Android has …

Trendnet outs new Nano Wireless Extender and cloud camera

Trendnet is a company that’s been around for a long time producing all sorts of networking hardware and other peripherals for computer users and …

Insteon Hub automates your home using iPhone or Android apps

Home automation is one of those technologies that a lot of people find interesting, but perceived complexity and cost keeps a lot of people from …

Gaming Accessory Reviews

Don't care for the built-in headphones on your Oculus Rift headset? You can replace those on-ear cans with these Earphones -- for a price.<p>Gaming …

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Google's VP9 video codec nearly done; YouTube will use it

Google plans to finish defining its VP9 video codec on June 17, providing a date on which the company will be able to start using the next-generation compression technology in Chrome and on YouTube.<p>"Last week, we hosted over 100 guests at a summit meeting for VP9, the WebM Project's next-generation …

Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

Google Glass isn't even for sale yet, but it's already facing backlash.<p>There have been articles in the <i>Atlantic</i> and <i>Wired</i> mocking techies who have a pair, and even <i>Saturday Night Live</i> got in on the jabbing at the technology.<p><i>The New York Times</i> ran a front-page story about Google Glass and privacy, and …

Android chief working on smoother updates, fine with Facebook Home

Android head Sundar Pichai might be new to the job of leading Google's mobile operating system, but he's already working at improving the update process for that software.<p>In a Wired interview published Monday, Pichai acknowledged that update paths to new versions of Android can be difficult, but …

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26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

A Teary-Eyed Bill Gates Emotionally Recalls His Final Meeting With Steve Jobs

- May 13, 2013<p>During an interview with Charlie Rose that aired on CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday evening, an emotional Bill Gates talked about his final …

Could Skype Be The Killer App For Microsoft's Next Xbox?

As we look ahead to Microsoft‘s announcement of its next Xbox, there’s as much attention being paid to non-gaming uses as there is to actual games. That’s good and bad — while broader appeal is always nice, this is a games console and it needs to attract gamers. The notion of a TV tuner has gotten …

Philips updates Hue App with recurring schedules and more

We have talked about the Philips Hue LED lighting system several times over the last year or so, in fact we reviewed the system late last year. The …

FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

Six months after wireline telephone operators and trade groups asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to begin shutting down their aging switched networks, the agency responded late Friday, calling for further study.<p>In a public notice (PDF) issued by an agency task force created …

Tesla's path to the upgradable car

At Tesla's sunny headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., I asked CTO JB Straubel when to expect the next model upgrade for the Model S. He quickly dismissed the automaker cliche of updates based on model years, saying that Tesla would release new features for the Model S as his team finished creating …

Sound Blaster Recon3D Omega Wireless

While not everyone needs a wireless headset, many appreciate the versatility and freedom of a cordless gaming experience. That tethering cord might …

HP goes Android with x2 hybrid

Hewlett-Packard has a newfound affinity for Android.<p>After announcing the Slate 7 in February, HP announced Tuesday that it is adding a second Android tablet, the SlateBook x2.<p>The SlateBook takes its well-received Envy x2 design and loads Android 4.2.2 and Nvidia's brand-new Tegra 4 chip inside a …

Web radio station gives smaller churches high-tech way to spread Gospel

By Hamil R. Harris<p>Hamil R. Harris<p>Bio<p>As a child, Pastor Wayne Green saw his father use radio and television to build Free Gospel Deliverance Temple into one of the largest Pentecostal ministries in the Washington area.<p>Now the 56-year-old leader of the Armor of Light Christian Worship Center in Bowie …

Air Force One goes on sale for $50,000

An aircraft believed to have served as Air Force One has gone up for auction in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>The twin-engined DC-9, which has served five presidents, is being put on offer for a reserve of $50,000.<p>GSA auctions, the federal agency selling the plane, told prospective buyers that the DC-9 aircraft …

Boston judge limits access to Aaron Swartz court records

A federal judge has rejected attempts by the estate of the late Aaron Swartz to disclose confidential court documents that could have revealed key details about MIT's role in his prosecution.<p>U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton in Boston ruled today that the possibility of violence aimed at MIT …

Latino Activists Declare Victory Over Texas Ethnic Studies Law

They fought the law, and they won.<p>The Texas activist organization known as Librotraficante celebrated a victory last week over state lawmakers that wanted to put the squeeze on ethnic studies.<p>Conservative State Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston) raised a fury among Latino activists and professors with a …

The GOP's Former Head of Hispanic Outreach in Florida Becomes a Democrat

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The former head of the RNC's Hispanic outreach committee in Florida is so fed up with the national …

India launches biometric data project to make every citizen count in official eyes

Could a semi-Orwellian programme to collect biometric data for 1.3 billion Indians become a key tool to pull people out of poverty and integrate them …

Bernstein rips W.H. on AP subpoena

Carl Bernstein said Tuesday the Justice Department’s decision to subpoena the phone records of dozens of Associated Press reporters in the name of stopping national security leaks was part of a broader campaign to “intimidate” reporters and their sources.<p>“It is outrageous, totally inexcusable,” the …

Two waiters face homicide charges over Malcolm Shabazz death

Two waiters at a Mexico City bar will face homicide and robbery charges in the beating death of Malcolm X's grandson Malcolm Shabazz, authorities …