Eric Balshan

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Time-lapse Photography: Full Tutorial on Each Step of the Process

With so many timelapse videos floating around the internet recently, you may be looking to create your own timelapse. Well look no further than …

Time-lapse Photography

Roku 3 review: our favorite media streamer, and the simplest to use, too

Roku's media streamers have carved out a notable niche for themselves, with what started out as a Netflix box, but quickly grew to include hundreds of other entertainment options. Whatever they've lacked in style, they've always made up for with an easy-to-navigate menu and remote, not to mention …

Google pulling the plug on Chrome Frame plug-in

2009 was such an innocent time. Barack Obama was in the White House, we were all enjoying the latest <i>Star Trek</i> movie and the world's browser usage left a bit to be desired. So much has changed in those intervening years -- enough to cause Google's engineering team to put Chrome Frame out to pasture. …

NM - Big Air 2013

RK1 snowboarding - Vierli

So are you coming to the Pre Season Party of the year? Whiteroom Tours and Maer Snowboarding will be in Melbourne and Sydney to host these parties, celebrating the opening of the Aussie Snow Season 2013. Free Rego, Limited Tix. Loads of giveaways including lift passes, Arnette Goggles, clothing, beanies, Yoga passes, BounceInc passes, Coalition Brands vouchers and MORE! Lets celebrate Season 2013 in style. Registration- Melbourne (7th June, Loop Bar) http://preseasonpartymelbourne.eventbrite.com.au/ Sydney (14th June, White Horse Hotel) http://preseasonparty-sydney.eventbrite.com.au/ Proudly supported by WHITEROOM TOURS / CHIX SHRED / MT HOTHAM ALPINE RESORT / BACARDI / ARNETTE / COALITION BRANDS / ONEHOTYOGA / BOUNCEINC & More!

HTC One with stock Android announced, launching June 26th for $599 in the US (update)

It was rumored, and now it's here: on stage at D, Sundar Pichai just revealed a new version of the HTC One that runs an untouched, stock version of Google's Android operating system. It will be available from the Google Play store starting June 26th for $599. The unlocked device will run on both …

Papaya Smoothie Recipes and Nutrition

I love papaya and I use them in my green smoothie every chance I get. Their uniquely tropical flavor blends well with other fruits from the region …

Nutrition

Can A Fitness Tracker Really Change Your Life? Part One Of A First-Person Experiment

In 2013, fitness tracking is all around us: in iPhone apps like Map My Fitness and DailyBurn; built into your Samsung Galaxy S4 phone; in a device on your wrist if you own a Nike+ Sportswatch or a Pebble smartwatch. But does any of it really work? Not just do they track your fitness, but do they …

How to Take Better Photos With Your EOS Camera

The marketing departments of the camera manufacturers would like you to believe that buying the latest versions of their digital cameras will make …

Lesbian love story 'La Vie d'Adele' wins top prize at Cannes

An emotional lesbian love story by French director Abdellatif Kechiche won the top prize at the 2013 Cannes festival on Sunday, ending 12 packed days of premieres, celebrity appearances, rain and dramatic jewelry thefts.<p>"La Vie d'Adele -- Chapitre 1 & 2" ("Blue is the Warmest Color") was chosen …

Will The Xbox One Rule The Living Room? Price Will Determine The Size Of Its Kingdom

The Xbox One is more or less a known quantity now, but its price has yet to be revealed by Microsoft. Price and ship date are always the biggest concerns when new gadgets or hardware hits the market, but in the case of the Xbox One, it’s likely to help determine whether the “home entertainment …

A Stack of Photography Links That Just Plain Rock

Join us once again as we enjoy this list of links from Toad Hollow Photography that shares the best tutorials, reviews, special features, …

Landscape Photography

Google Glass: The Next Big Thing in Photography?

The tech world is buzzing with news about Google Glass, the Internet giant’s latest innovation. With Google having recently released the developer …

Photography

The Fairphone, World’s First Ethically Sourced Smartphone, Opens Pre-Sales To General Public

Netherlands-based hardware initiative Fairphone began around three years ago as a project designed to highlight the use of conflict minerals in the construction of consumer electronics, and then evolved three years later into a full-fledged hardware startup, with the aim of turning its knowledge …

Sigma 120-300mm telephoto lens lands in Australia

<b>The latest telephoto monster from lens manufacturer Sigma has arrived in Australia.</b><p>This telephoto lens means serious business, featuring a maximum …

Cameras

Obama security speech: 5 questions

President Barack Obama’s security speech Thursday — covering topics from terrorism and drones to the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay — was by far the most sweeping address he’s delivered on the subject since the early months of his first term.<p>He made some concrete announcements, including a …

Clinton and the 'Feminine Mystique'

For Hillary Clinton, any gender-related problems she encountered in previous races have been “wiped out,” and her gender would only be an asset if she runs in 2016, writer Anna Quindlen asserted on Thursday.<p>“I think the gender issue as a problem or a deal breaker — ‘Can we have a woman as president …

Senate GOP's budget battle

Senate Republicans are warring over the budget, creating rifts between the old and new guards, the mainstream and the tea party and Sens. John McCain and Ted Cruz.<p>Republicans typically are a well-oiled message machine, keeping their dirty laundry behind closed doors as they hammer Democrats on …

The Nikon D3s Can Survive Getting Wet, Muddy, Frozen, Dropped, and Burned

High-end DSLRs by major camera manufacturers are made to be durable. After all, photographers find themselves in all kinds of environments …

Turtle Beach gets Microsoft stamp of approval to build Xbox One headsets

Microsoft's new Xbox comes with a console, controller and Kinect, but even if you pre-order One for yourself, you may choose to go elsewhere to pick up a matching headset. And, Turtle Beach will be one of the first next-gen headset providers, as it's just signed a license with Microsoft to build …

Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

Inside Flipboard / May 20, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Snow Travel Expo. Australia’s comprehensive ski show

Meet over 70+ Resorts at the Sydney and Melbourne Snow Travel Expo!<p>Canada, Europe, Japan, Korea, Chile, Kashmir, Australia, New Zealand and the …

Skiing

Dubai: Stunning Dynamic Timelapse Photography

Dubai is a truly incredible city. It contains some of the most glorious skyscrapers, including the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world …

Time-lapse Photography

The first successful ascent of Everest 60 years ago – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/may/23/mount-everest-first-successful-ascent-in-pictures<p>720<p>A new book published by the Royal …

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Hands-on with Maxwest's $65 7-inch dual-core Jelly Bean tablet at CTIA 2013

It's true that cheap affordable Android tablets are a dime a dozen at most trade shows these days, but here at CTIA 2013 we stumbled upon something that caught our eye -- a 7-inch dual-core tablet running Jelly Bean that costs just $65. The Maxwest TAB-7155DC aka. Ippo Y88 measures 182 x 122 x 10mm …