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Scientists Just Emerged From a Year in Isolation After an Epic NASA-Funded Mars Simulation

Intense.<p>The longest-running NASA experiment of its kind designed to simulate living conditions on Mars has come to an end, with six volunteers …

Amazingly Useful HTML, CSS and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>Front-end development is tricky: it’s not difficult to learn, …

Best Nigerian Blog

Kristine: “Why haven’t you been to your house for two weeks and why have you decided not to return my calls?” She asked Kingsley immediately his …

First Click: USB-C is the best thing to happen to mobile computing in years

There are tons of similar and cheaper options available from companies like Anker and Kanex — all you have to do is choose based on capacity, design, or price. But that’s the beauty of USB-C; it’s designed to be ubiquitous. Compact, practical, inexpensive batteries that charge your laptop quickly …

Samsung officially out of the Android Wear game (UPDATE: Maybe not!)

<b>UPDATE:</b> Engadget has reached out to Samsung regarding the Fast Company report that the Korean company was ceasing development of Android Wear products. Although Samsung’s response is ambiguous, it does reveal that the company <i>might</i> just have plans for Android Wear for the future: “We disagree with</i> …

Wear OS

Android will have password-free sign-ins by the end of 2016

Back in 2015, Google teased the prospect of Project Abacus, a sign-in approach for Android that ditches passwords in favor of a trust system that uses patterns (such as location, typing speed and voice) to verify your identity. But when is it coming out? Sooner than you might think, actually. In a …

ZTE Axon 7 goes official with up to 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 820 chip and 2K screen, costs just $450

ZTE has just unveiled the next phone in its series of high performance, affordable, flagship-beating smartphones; the ZTE Axon 7. Like last year’s Axon, this year’s model seeks to offer a competitive experience at a price which undercuts similar smartphones from big-name manufacturers, and it might …

Mobile Technology

Why Failure Should Be Seen As An Asset, Not An End Point

Progress, development, growth and achievement — these are all things for which we strive. We seek short-term gains in the hope that they will …

Motivation

12 Courageous Things Every Person Should Do Before Turning 30

If you think your time is running out and life is moving faster than you can keep up with, you’re not delusional, you’re perceptive.<p>Time is moving …

Game of Thrones

10 Of The Best Android Note Taking Apps for Teachers and Students

May, 2015<br>In response to requests from some of our readers here in <i>EdTech & mLearning</i>, we have curated this list featuring 10 Android apps for taking …

Apps

20 uses for Evernote that you probably haven’t thought of yet

When it comes to getting organized, Evernote can be a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. In fact, it’s our favorite note-taking platform—by …

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

How to create eBooks on a Mac

Introduction<p>Pages is a fantastic program used to create visually appealing documents, but you might not realize how versatile it is. It can also be …

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …

9 Species of Photographer You Can Spot in the Wild

Our buddies over at DigitalRev TV made this humorous nature documentary parody about 9 species of amateur photographer you find out in the wild. From …

Essential Travel Photography Tips for Your Next Trip

COOPH just released this short 3-minute video in which adventure photographer Ray Demski shares a number of helpful tips for travel photography. It …

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

Why You Should Get A Pen Tablet for You Photographic Post-Production

I’ve been editing my photos with a computer mouse for more than half a decade. So far, I've gone through only two PC mice: one a generic Deluxe 800 …

Camera backpacks: the smart way to carry all your gear

So your iPhone has you convinced you’re a pretty good photographer and it’s time to raise your game with a dedicated camera and all sorts of lenses. You are going to need something to sling your gear.<p>There are so many types of camera bags – shoulder, belt packs, roller cases – with designs tailored …

Backpacking

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone as a Photographer

As with many other areas in life, you may find yourself susceptible to falling into a routine with your photography – a comfort zone, if you will. It …

5 Easy Furniture Makeovers That Skip the Paint

Give a plain Jane piece a new look — with minimal mess.<p>Give a plain Jane piece a new look — with minimal mess.

4 Ways To Train Your Mind For Better Photography

All your gear, including your camera, are tools you use to capture great images. That is a fact – nothing new about it. However, any of these tools …

Your 7 most cliched travel photos—and how to fix them

Let’s start with a cliche: It’s time to start thinking outside the box with your travel photos. We know you don’t want your vacation pics to look …

iGame

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …