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Square launches Cash, a peer-to-peer payments service that’s incredibly simple to use

Square officially took the wraps off its planned peer-to-peer payments service Square Cash today, and the results are quite impressive — it isn’t …

Pokemon cocktails offer adult fun with a twist

Tumblr user and Pokemon fan meowpurrnom created nine frozen cocktails of the "Eeveelution" variety.<p>The cocktail menu includes an alcoholic spin on every known evolution of Eevee, including the newest addition, Sylveon. Although specific measurements for each drink aren't given, the mix for each is …

Want to develop a sense of empathy? Play Metal Gear Solid 2!

Having a deep affinity for the Metal Gear games, at this point, sort of puts you in a box. Somehow, in the fifteen years since the original Metal …

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Amazon picks up comedy pilot co-written by Jason Schwartzman

Amazon may not have impressed with its first slate of pilots, but the retail giant's original content arm is continuing its efforts to turn Prime Instant Video into a destination for exclusive television and film programming. Amazon Studios has ordered three more comedy pilots, and these projects …

24 Things Only People With Small Hands Will Understand

Confession: I have little hands. Now will you please help me open this jar?

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Watch it LIVE! Creative iPhoneography Course on creativeLIVE

...for free during the live webcast, and in <b>case</b> you miss it… the rebroadcast runs for 24 hours after each class day is finished, so every time zone …

Depth of Field Simplified

Depth of field (DOF) is probably one of the least understood principles of photography. Most photographers seem aware of its existence, but few seem …

Scrubba Wash Bag Is A Great Alternative to Hand Washing for Travelers

<b>Scrubba Wash Bag</b> has been awarded Australia’s top innovation in 2012, a pocket sized wash bag that you can carry anywhere with you, weighing only …

Former Grateful Dead Drummer's Brain Activity Recorded While He Plays

When Mickey Hart played drums for the Grateful Dead, he said he became intimately familiar with several mind-altering substances.<p>Now, as he …

The Future is Now: 9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With respect to the trend first recognized in 1965, it only takes a glance at the headlines covering the high-concept gadgets and gizmos of today to notice …

'Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs' Review (PC)

<b>Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs</b> (PC) is the survival horror sequel to the ever popular <b>Let’s Play</b> darling, <i>Amnesia: The Dark Descent</i>. Developed by The Chinese Room and published by Frictional Games, this follow up is measured doses of delight and disappointment. While there are some quality of life and …

Color in Filmmaking: From the First Color Photograph to Digital Color Manipulation

Long before there was any way to capture colors on film, filmmakers were hand painting their short movies frame by frame to breathe life into …

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

How to Photograph a Portrait of a Stranger with the WOW Factor

Have you ever met a person, while travelling abroad or at home, who has such an interesting face that you would really like to photograph? But, just …

Japan's Levitating Train Hits 310 MPH in Trials

It's currently the world's longest and fastest stretch of maglev train, reaching speeds as high as 310 mph in a demonstration last week. But Japan's …

The Perch App Creates An Always-On Video Chat Between Two iOS Devices

Perch has rebooted its iOS app with a new focus on linking up two remote offices through an always-on video conference.<p>The vision behind the app is that it would run on a dedicated iPad or iPhone hung on a wall or a stand in an office. Workers then create a “portal” from within Perch and then link …

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<b>Price: $0.99</b> <b><br>Rating: <br>Dragon & Shoemaker<br>Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com</b><p>Dragon & Shoemaker, developed by 4toon Studio, is sure to entice …

The best iPhone and iPad apps for bird watching

Do you need an app to help you identify birds in the wild? Whatever you do, don't search “birds” in the App Store because all that will gain you is …

How video games could be flattening the uncanny valley

The uncanny valley may be eroding, a process aided in part by video games.<p>A recent BBC article explores the term, which is credited to Dr. Masahiro Mori and refers to robots, animatronics and animations that aim to be lifelike but fall short.<p>A 2007 study called "Exploring the Uncanny Valley with …

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

When FuelBand fails: Human for iPhone simplifies the daily workout

Can 30 minutes of exercise per day save your life?<p>In 2006, Renato Valdés Olmos weighed 320 lbs. "Dude, you will die of heart disease or worse before your 30th birthday," he admitted to himself before embarking on a massive effort to lose 150 lbs over the next three years. Olmos succeeded, no thanks …

Verizon’s Vodafone buyout isn’t about wireless control, it’s about connecting everything

Microsoft’s(s msft) planned $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia’s(s nok) device business overshadowed a far bigger deal over weekend: Verizon …

NASA to Use Giant 3D Printing Spider Robots to Construct Huge Spacecraft

It has always been theorized that the construction of large spacecraft would have to be done in orbit. However, a US company called Tethers Unlimited …

Apple Patents iOS Unlocking Methods That Determine Level Of User Access To Device Features And Software

A big request from parents regarding iOS has been that Apple implement user accounts on its mobile devices, in order to make it so that a parent can sign in with greater access to device features and apps than a child, for instance. It’s a system that already has an analogue on the desktop, and …

The iPad Program That Watches You As You Learn Online

Woe to any student who dozes off in Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson’s class. The Scottish historian will instantly detect the grave affront to his (usually) brilliant lecture, and call out the poor chap in a way that will motivate others to fight off any similar instinct at all cost.<p>In distance …

Now There’s A Hospital-Based Treatment Facility for Internet Addicts

Digital addiction is no joke, and one hospital in Bradford, Pennsylvania, is treating it very seriously with therapy, workshops, and in some cases medication.<p>How many hours do you spend on the Internet a day? Do you stay online longer than you originally meant to? Do you feel anxious or irritable …

Vibrating shoes could be the future of navigation and wearable tech

<i>This article was taken from the September 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

AppoLearning For iPad Helps Parents & Teachers Find The Educational Apps Worth Buying

With an ever-expanding selection of apps on the market making educational claims, parents today have a tough time deciding which apps are worth their investment. Earlier this year, app search and discovery portal Appolicious launched a new resource called appoLearning to specifically address this …