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This is Why Your Pictures Suck

Dear Charlie,<p>You’ve asked me in evaluating your work to be brutally honest. Admittedly, it’s something that other photographers have asked for, but …

Facebook kills Social Roulette, the app with a 1/6 chance of deleting your Facebook account http://tcrn.ch/12vgv6K

Raspberry Pi camera module comes to the UK May 14th, lands early for some (updated)

Remember that Raspberry Pi camera module we wrote about a few months ago? It looks like UK-based electronics retailer CPC / Farnell will start taking orders for the shooter on May 14th. Users on the Raspberry Pi forums who signed up for info about the camera module have received an email from the …

Google I/O attendees will see their every move recorded in real time

During Google I/O this week, visitors to the Moscone Center will have their every movement tracked, but it's not as creepy as it sounds. Google's Cloud Platform Developer Relations team is spearheading a project called the Data Sensing Lab, which utilizes a network of Arduino sensors to collect …

Amazon launches new photo sharing app, Cloud Drive Photos, for iPhone

By T3 Online<p>Amazon has released its new Cloud Drive Photos app for iPhone with 5GB free Cloud Drive storage<p>Cloud Drive Photos is now available for …

Apps

Springtime picnic kit sits neatly on the back of a bicycle

The Springtime picnic set contains two side storage compartments, with enough space for cutlery, plates, cups, and food and drink for two. When taken …

Picnics

ScraperWiki lets anyone scrape Twitter data without coding

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The Obama administration’s open data mandate announced on Thursday was made all the better by the unveiling of the new …

Microsoft's IllumiRoom takes gaming visuals outside the box and onto the living room

The team's initial prototype consists of a widescreen InFocus IN126ST projector and a Kinect for Windows sensor mounted above and behind the user, …

Augmented Reality

The Matrix, retold by Mom

Austin filmmaker Joe Nicolosi: "My mom hadn't seen (or heard of) the Wachowski's classic sci-fi film <i>The Matrix.</i> We watched the entire movie together …

Skinny RFID tags could soon show up embedded in paper

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Two new developments in RFID research could pave the way for tags that are thinner, cheaper, and more …

NY Disrupt Hackathon Hardware Find: Robots! - http://tcrn.ch/Z6o4P4

Barman Drink Mixing Platform Will Turn You into the Drunk Knight - Technabob

We’ve seen a couple of robots that take the hassle out of making alcoholic drinks. If you think about it, the most valuable function of those robots …

Forget touchscreens: paint a computer interface anywhere with WorldKit

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / kangshutters<p>Ubiquitous, gesture-controlled interfaces are one step closer to reality, thanks to a new …

Leap Motion shoves release of gesture control tech to late July

<b>Update:</b> Leap Motion announced April 25 that it needs more time to beta test its technology and will thus extend the release date for the gesture …

Tweets based on your location may soon bubble to the surface

Twitter may soon have a feature it probably should have had long ago, if the word of some sources is to be believed.<p>According to these twittering …

Facebook acquires mobile development platform Parse

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Facebook(s fb) has acquired Parse, the company that provides tools for developers building mobile apps, the startup announced …

Pinoccio: A wireless, gossiping microcontroller for the Internet of Things

Pinoccio is a new Internet of Things-friendly microcontroller designed to get home-brew electronics projects talking to the internet and, usefully, …

Arduino

Udoo mini computer combines best of Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Pitched as a board suited to rapid prototyping of projects with both hardware and software sides, Udoo is effectively a one-stop shop for driving …

Raspberry Pi

Facebook Home Phone Pulls You Back Into Facebook

Facebook Home and HTC First Review<p>HTC First with Facebook Home's Cover Feed<p>HTC First Starts with Google Account Sign In<p>Facebook-Home-Setup: The …

LinkMe is an LED smart bracelet that displays scrolling lines of text - http://tcrn.ch/10ybyJ2

Iain M Banks, and what we might be when we have nothing to fear | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

The terrible news that Iain Banks is officially Very Poorly arrived on Wednesday. Unlike others on these pages, I don't know him personally, but his …