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How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

Street Photography

Utah’s Unicorns, How “Silicon Slopes” is Gaining Momentum

It’s snowing this time of year along the Wasatch Front, a patch of connected cities spreading from Ogden to Provo, that some in Utah refer to as the “Silicon Slopes.” But this part of the Rockies isn’t just turning out large amounts of fluffy, white stuff, it also seems to be producing a strong …

QR Code start-up Codacast shortlisted for 'Best New Web App' awards

Galway-based QR Code start up, Codacast, has been shortlisted for the Irish Web Awards in two categories.<p>Codacast creates, designs and manages …

This $5,900 workstation lets you work lying down

If you thought standing desks were extreme, you are in for a treat, my friend.<p>Sonoma Valley, Calif. based startup Altwork has announced its first …

Spacio Pro Plans To Supercharge Open House Showings With A Smart App

If software is eating the world, it’s also eating our houses. The real estate market changed radically when companies like Zillow unpacked the data around house sales. In theory you’d think there wasn’t much to do on house sales, but there remains a relatively untapped area. One of the next areas …

Real Estate

Watch the Final 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer

It's here! Disney just released a dramatic two-and-a-half-minute trailer for "Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens" on October 19, during ESPN's "Monday Night Football."<p>The footage starts with the question, "Who are you?" and the answer, "I'm no one." It's not Arya Stark, but it sounds like …

Star Wars

US Announces the Upcoming Federal Drone Registry: Register or Face ‘Consequences’

The Obama administration announced today that it will be creating the first ever federal drone registry to reign in the wild wild west of drone …

U.S. government to require that hobbyists register their drones

Federal officials plan to announce on Monday that all drones will have to be registered with the U.S. Transportation Department, <i>Fortune</i> has …

Disney's 3D coloring book lets you paint with all the colors of augmented reality

Coloring outside the lines is one thing. Coloring in 3D is another.<p>Disney Research has developed an augmented reality coloring book app, Disney Color …

FAA Fines Drone Photography Company Almost $2 Million

In unrelated news, that drone company was suing the FAA<p>On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Authority announced that it was fining aerial photography company SkyPan International $1.9 million dollars “for endangering the safety of our airspace,” specifically citing 65 drone flights between March 21, …

Drones

Mobile Devices Will Either Have 3D Sensors Or Suffer Flat Sales

When Apple’s “Shot on iPhone 6” ad campaign covered billboards and posters in 24 cities around the world, it proved two things: The quality of mobile camera technology is astronomical, and mobile device manufacturers <i>badly</i> want you to know about it.<p>Moves like these are smart in a world where 1.8 …

Augmented Reality

Recently for iOS Turns Your Camera Roll Into a Print Magazine Every Month

Snapping a collection of photos on your iPhone and then having them disappear into your Camera Roll never to be seen again can be quite a common …

Kodak PixPro SP360 4K: A 360-Degree Action Camera

JK Imaging has announced the latest in their series of Kodak-brand action cameras. The new PixPro SP360 4K is a 12MP action camera with the ability …

Videography

The Ricoh Theta S lets you upload 360-degree photos right to Google Maps

At IFA 2015 (and a parallel event in New York City), Ricoh announced its newest 360-degree spherical camera, the Ricoh Theta S.<p>The Theta S is a …

Asus VivoStick Continues The Trend Of PCs On A Stick

Windows 10 in the palm of your hand<p>The Asus VivoStick is the latest HDMI dongle computer out of the Taiwanese computer maker. The VivoStick offers a Windows 10 machine in the same slim, tiny form factor as a USB drive, or Google's Chromecast. Like the latter product, it seeks to replace the need …

Windows 10

Microsoft is turning the iPhone's camera into a 3D scanner

Microsoft wants the camera on the back of your phone to do more than take 2D photos. A new project from Microsoft's research lab is turning the average smartphone's rear camera into a 3D scanner — one that can automatically create 3D models that are supposed to be good enough for printing. In a …

GoPro launches licensing site to help users sell clips

<b>GoPro has launched a new site to help video-makers license their footage.</b><p>The firm suggests advertisers and news providers will be among those keen to pay for the rights to use clips and stills captured by its action cameras.<p>The US company said that videos would start at $1,000 (£640) for six …

Developer says he's got Project Tango streaming to a browser

Well, here’s something neat. A developer says he’s created a websocket that broadcasts Project Tango events locally to a browser.<p>As you can see in the Vine below, Rickard Berg says he is displaying something Tango-y on a tablet, in a browser using an Android websocket. He also hashtagged webgl, a …

JavaScript

Google's DeepStereo makes Street View 'tourism' more realistic

Who here uses Street View to do some virtual traveling? It's not a shabby option if you want to look at places you might never visit within your lifetime, but Google thinks there's still a better way to simulate real-world tours. A team of the company's researchers has developed a technique that …

QR codes and ingenuity bring recognition to Boy Scout Troop

Troop 302 from Fergus Falls used quick response codes to earn themselves the highest possible rank.<p>Michael Mortenson and Logan Stout of the Fergus …

QR codes

An Ubuntu HDMI dongle that runs Intel hardware is going on sale next week for $110

Canonical has announced that an Ubuntu-flavored version of the Intel Compute Stick will go on sale next week, priced at around $110, via online and brick-and-mortar stockists.<p>Essentially, the Intel Compute Stick is an HDMI dongle that you plug into a TV or monitor to get a PC-like experience, which …

Ubuntu

Retailers Must Unlock QR Codes' Full Potential

First launched as a method for tracking vehicles during manufacturing in 1994, the humble QR code has become instantly recognisable for most …

QR codes

The tech boom could end in 1 of 3 ways

For the tech industry, these are heady times. But economies and industries usually move in cycles. At some point the party has to end.<p>We polled several tech industry insiders and investors to find out the biggest risks that they see out on the horizon.<p>Here's what they said:<p>1. Something happens that …

Startups

New Facebook video tab will track the performance of posted movies

Facebook admins already know that video is a big traffic booster. But it’s hard to quantify.<p>Now, Facebook has announced a new videos tab in its Page Insights that will give video publishers a better sense of how well videos are actually resonating with viewers at any given time.<p>A blog post by …

APIs

Google looking for Jump VR camera rig testers

Google is investing a lot of its efforts and resources into helping jump start the VR revolution. They went nuts at Google IO, where they announced a new Google Cardboard, Google Expeditions and Jump VR, an all around set of tools for creating VR content.<p>It’s especially exciting to see Jump VR …

Virtual Reality

Online Meeting Service Join.me Expands To Video, Still No Download Required

As anyone who has attended online meetings knows, traditional software with its clunky user interfaces and required software installations was in need of a change. That’s why LogMeIn’s online meeting service join.me has for some time now offered an advantage: you could quickly host or join online …

The Intel Compute Stick was just released, but you can already start waiting for the new one

It’s no secret that computers are getting smaller, and everyone is trying to get in on the fun. Intel has strayed from its normal role as a processor …

Lenovo's first PC on a stick costs $129, runs Windows 10, even has a speaker

Lenovo has officially entered the PC stick game with the announcement of the Ideacentre Stick 300 on June 23. The stick is designed to plug into any display to give it PC capabilities, such as Web browsing and video conferencing. Lenovo has specified that the Ideacentre Stick 300 will debut on …

SQFT is a Real Estate App to Help Homeowners Slash Broker Commissions

If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, you know how expensive a six percent real estate commission can be. SQFT is an app that helps reduce these fees by allowing you to buy and sell a home without the need of a real estate agent.<p>After downloading the app and deciding you want to list your home, …

Oops, QR Codes On Ketchup Bottles Lead To Porn Site

Imagine one man’s surprise when he checked out a QR code on a bottle of Heinz ketchup for a design contest and instead was led to a porn site.<p>Daniel …

QR codes