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Microsoft delays tool that will bring Android apps to Windows

Microsoft has confirmed that a tool that lets Android apps easily run on Windows 10 is "not ready," according <i>Windows Central</i> and other sources. The software giant introduced the Windows Bridge for Android, dubbed "Project Astoria," earlier this year as part of a larger effort to help app-builders …

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If You Want Unlimited Power, Visit Kickstarter, Pronto!

I don't like to recommend Kickstarter projects too much, because I've been burned and I hate to let others down. But once in a while a project comes along, like the Pebble watch I backed on Kickstarter, that makes it worth it. That was an example of an existing smartwatch firm, with a good design, …

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Very Useful Lightroom Script Can Help You Recover Lost Photos When All Else Fails

Have you ever accidentally deleted or lost a folder full of master images in Lightroom? If you have a backup you should be okay, but even backups …

NeuroOn: World's first sleep mask for polyphasic sleep

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The Top Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2013

Crowdfunding is helping many startups’ dreams come true. 2013 saw a slew of extremely popular crowdfunding projects smash through goals and world records. Many great new technologies are emerging from successful fundraising rounds on platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo.<p>2012 had a handful of …

Building a Film Style Look in Lightroom

If there's has been a noticeable trend in post-production in the past few years, it's the enthusiasm for old school, film-style looks. Multiple …

How to Tether to Lightroom Wirelessly

On my last corporate photoshoot, I was taking headshots in a small conference room cluttered with a large table and chairs. I wanted to give my …

Advanced Photoshop

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Photoshop

Kickstarter Loves This Camera That Lets You Take Street View-Like Panoramic Photos

Anyone who’s ever seen a Google Street View car has noticed the orb camera hoisted on top of the vehicle. Though such technology has been used primarily in mapping, one company is hoping to bring it to consumers. Roughly the size of a baseball, the Bublcam is capable of shooting panoramic photos …

A Photographer’s Impressive First Timelapse Project Exploring Jersey For 10 Months

There are many, many traits needed to be a successful photographer. One of the most important of these is patience. Photographers need patience to …

Hydrobee Harvests Water Energy for USB Power to Go

Friends! We are near the end of our campaign and we need your donations! We have invented new ways to spin the Hydrobee with wind, bicycles, even …

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera now supports RAW video for better dynamic range

After releasing its $995 Pocket Cinema Camera last summer with ProRes422 support only as it warned, Blackmagic Design has finally unleashed RAW CinemaDNG video recording with a firmware update. The format losslessly compresses each frame like a .zip file to capture 1080p video from the Super 16mm …

The Panono Throwable Camera Ball Lets You Shoot Aerial 360-Panoramas

Panoramic, 360-degree photographs can be tedious and difficult to capture, despite projects such as Google’s own Photo Spheres and the upcoming BubblePod. Aerial snaps are even tougher to achieve, but the Panono – launching today as a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo – could make both forms of …

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ParaShoot wearable cam heads to Indiegogo after Kickstarter suspension

You may remember the ParaShoot wearable camera we covered a few weeks ago, which had shattered its crowdfunding target with a month and change to spare. If you decided to sink some cash into the project, then you may also be aware it was suspended on Kickstarter a couple of days ago. Matt Sandy …

Indiegogo Project Seeks To Drastically Improve First-Person View For Home Drone Pilots

Drones are very fun, is something that I recently realized playing with a Parrot AR Drone 2.0 for the first time. But the image on the screen you see from most drone cameras is laggy, pixelated and generally sub-par, even if the camera on your drone itself is capable of recording much higher …

eleMount : Premium Mount / Stand for iPhone, iPad, Android

<b>Meet eleMount.</b> This universal mount raises the bar, allowing gadgets to be placed on a premium pedestal that matches their beautiful design and …

SkyBell: Answer door from smartphone

SkyBell is a Wi-Fi video doorbell that let's you see, hear and speak to visitors from a smartphone. | Check out 'SkyBell: Answer door from …

Nota: The Ultrafine Tip Stylus for iPad + Android Tablets

Nota is now available to order at NotaStylus.com<p>The Nota is shipping to backers in late 2013 - you can pre-order or buy the Nota Stylus from our …

Hex Airbot Shatters Crowdfunding Goal For Its Cheap, 3D Printed Drones

This embed is invalid<p>Hex’s tiny Airbot drone first turned heads earlier this year at China-based hardware accelerator Haxlr8r’s second demo day, and now the team behind it is finally pushing to bring the inexpensive flier to market by way of a recent-launched Kickstarter campaign.<p>The basics will …

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Researchers claim 'almost instantaneous' quantum computing breakthrough

Silicon is great, but we're tickling the edges of its speed limit. As a result, researchers at Oregon State University have been plugging away at a low-cost, faster alternative for the past three years: tiny quantum devices called metal-insulator-metal diodes, or MIM diodes for short. Silicon chips …

Galaxy Gear: What's Dumb About Samsung's Smartwatch

Samsung has made its play for our wrists, and it’s a doozy. Its showy unveiling of the $299 Galaxy Gear was clearly designed to position the smartwatch as a hot lifestyle gadget.<p>The company showed off a slew of Gear features that work from the start—taking photos, speech commands, counting its …

Panasonic's 20-inch 4K Toughpad tablet ships in November for about €4,500

Panasonic's 4K Toughpad tablet initially debuted at CES in January, but here at IFA in Berlin, the company is finally ready to shed some light on availability. Speaking at a press conference focused on the device, GM Jan Kampfer detailed the giant slate, which includes a fiberglass housing and …

Friction in the gears of Samsung's Galaxy Gear

Enter the Galaxy Gear. Samsung is raising the bar for what a smartwatch can be, aiming for functionality closer to that of Google Glass. You can answer phone calls, control Galaxy Gear with your voice, take pictures, and share content -- just like you would on a smartphone, but you don't have to …

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Toshiba has invented a quantum cryptography network that even the NSA can’t hack

If you’ve got communications that absolutely cannot be intercepted—whether you’re a NSA whistleblower, the president of Mexico, or Coca-Cola—quantum cryptography is the way to go.<p>It harnesses the bizarro-world properties of quantum physics to ensure that information sent from point A to point B …

University of Washington harnesses RF and TV waves for battery-free wireless devices (video)

The problem with power is that, eventually, it runs out. To help cope with this inevitability, scientists at the University of Washington have developed prototype "ambient backscatter" devices that can passively harness the juice in radio and TV waves. Because they don't generate their own signal, …

Kinect app that turns any surface into a touchscreen now available, starts at $149

With several companies developing technologies that can turn any surface into a touchscreen, it should be widely available soon. Those who want to try it out before it's cool, however, should look towards Ubi Interactive's software that combines the talents of Microsoft's Kinect for Windows sensor …

Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography

In portrait photography, lighting ratios are comparisons of the main light in a photo to the lesser light that fills in the shadows. This main light …