Jean-Francois Houle

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Fit Chick's 10 Minute Fat-Frying Workout

​Kick start your metabolism and melt fat in just ten minutes<p>No time? Use these dynamic exercises to put all your muscles in motion, raise your heart rate, improve power, and make some muscle to burn fat and stay fit. By activating nearly every muscle in your body and keeping your heart rate …

Bodyweight Exercise

7 gentle yoga poses to help ease neck and back tension - Health - ABC News

With historic roots stretching back thousands of years to ancient India, yoga is a practice that has stood the test of time.<p>Devotees will tell you: …

6 Ways to Deal with Work Stress and Insomnia (Because We’ve All Been There)

If you’re like most people, you’ve been affected by stress-related sleep problems at some point or another, lying awake at night filled with anxiety …

7 YouTube Yoga Workouts for Every Day of the Week

There are countless health benefits of practicing yoga. At the same time that it gives you enviable toned arms, yoga helps improve your mental health (and say buh bye to your worries for at least an hour). But though you may swear by your daily om session, going through the same flow day after day …

Yoga

Mobile Photography Tips Part 2

Today, more than ever, mobile photography is redefining the way we see and share our worlds, whether online or in print. Back by popular demand, we …

Mobile Photography

Retail And Business Intelligence: How Video Technology Can Impact The Bottom Line

Video is a powerful retrospective tool that can enable insight and improvement. Think of all the NFL football teams who, the day after every game, sit down to review yesterday’s “film” to break down the game into what went wrong and what went right so they can learn and up their performance the …

A Polaroid-style phone case can print selfies in under a minute

The allure of instant photo printing may have passed for most folks, despite some semblance of Polaroid hanging around, but a French startup is looking to rekindle the habit. The company is working on Prynt: a phone case that packs a compact printer inside a frame that resembles a point-and-shoot …

Tip of the Day: How to Take Panoramic Shots with Your iPhone

Whenever I see a breathtaking landscape, my first instinct is to pull out my iPhone and attempt to capture a picture of it. So many times I’ve snapped away with my camera, brimming with excitement, only to look into my Camera Roll and find that my pictures were disappointing at best. After all, …

Mobile Photography

Automatically Categorize All Your Images with PhotoTime

Orbeus, the company behind various image and video indexing tools, has added a new photo gallery alternative to the iTunes store. Using image recognition capabilities, <b>PhotoTime</b> <b>(Free)</b> identifies who or what is in the photo and groups them by keywords.<p>The current search function for photos in iOS 8 …

Apps

Full video from Vanity Fair Jony Ive interview on design, Steve Jobs, and more now available

Last week Jony Ive took part in an interview during Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit where he discussed topics such as his views on product design, development of the first iPhone, Steve Jobs, and more. Today the magazine made the full 25-minute video from the interview available for …

Jawbone UP API opening to iPhone, Android, WP8.1, more

Jawbone is expected to open up its platform to the movement sensors in devices other than its own UP24 fitness band, with new apps for iOS, Android, …

Wearable Wearables: The Full Code Conference Video of Intel's Brian Krzanich

A "smart shirt" is both a wearable computer and a wearable. Discuss.<p>As promised, we’re posting the full videos of interviews from the recent <b>Code Conference</b>.<p>A new video of one of the many stellar speakers for the event, which took place three weeks ago in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., will go up …

Lomography Konstruktor review: the $35 camera you build yourself

As camera-makers trim their point-and-shoot lines in the face of encroaching smartphones, one company is keeping the faith and doing what it's done for the past three decades. Lomography's wide range of film cameras dates back to the early ‘90s, when some students in Vienna discovered the potential …

What Happens When The Pace Of Startups Slows Down

Since the financial crisis hit five years ago, there aren't as many Americans starting new businesses. In uncertain economic times, it's harder for entrepreneurs and investors to take the risk.<p>And if you look back over the past 25 years, it turns out the overall trend is toward fewer new businesses …

These are the worst of times for technology

<i>Time for a new Foundry Group video. If you want the backstory, go take a look at the post Foundry Group Announces Major Shift In Investment Strategy. If you just want a break from reality and hopefully a few laughs in the process, enjoy.</i><p><i>The video has more than 100 easter eggs referring to either</i> …

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

Productivity

Going Paperless: 5 More Tips for Speeding up Productivity with Evernote Using Third-Party Tools

As I became more determined to go paperless, I realized that getting information into Evernote <i>quickly</i> and easily was critical. Jumping through hoops …

Productivity

Going Paperless: 7 Ways I Use Reminders in Evernote to Avoid Embarrassing Myself

A few weeks ago, I took our car in for its regular maintenance. I had snapped a photo of the maintenance reminder in the windshield of the car and …

Productivity

Web Design Dribbble Screenshots by Cosmin Daniel Capitanu

Web Design Inspiration.<p>Look at these stunning dribbble screenshots of web design and user interface concepts by Cosmin Daniel Capitanu aka Radium, a …

Graphic Design

3Five Media Corporate Identity by Wiktor Malinowski

3Five Media Branding.<p>Warsaw, Poland-based graphic designer and art director Wiktor Malinowski was asked to create the corporate identity for 3Five …

Graphic Design

Dew Water And Tasty!

The Air Water Collector is a water collection device to be used by those folks who are out in the desert, arid lands. The appliance uses the process …

Alpine Chic Shelter

Let’s say you’re lost in the wilderness, exhausted from a mountain excursion, about to freeze your a$$ off in the snow. What would be better than …

Can Soy Lattes Really Change Lives? An Entrepreneurial Priest Says Yes

Quaint cafes are surely a sign of gentrification. But in Brooklyn’s once-rough Bedford-Stuyvesant, a Catholic priest thinks they can also offer at-risk young people a cup of salvation.<p>Rare is the entrepreneur who has taken a vow of poverty.<p>Yet Father Jim O’Shea, the Catholic priest behind a new …

Talented Father-Daughter Duo Shoot Creative Portraits Together

Not too long ago, photographer Nagano Toyokazu’s series called <i>Kiss Me Please Project</i> charmed many of us with a little girl kissing her way through …

Cute

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

eBooks

Mark Hartman: North

My friend and Montreal photo editor, Julien Beaupré Ste-Marie gave me the heads up about Mark Hartman‘s terrific work, especially his series, <i>North</i>, …

It Takes Two…to Make a Thing Go Right

“Two shots only, no retakes or retouching.” In today’s world of digital photography (aka endless frames) and image-editing software this is a bold …

An Interview with Photographer Zhang Jingna

Chances are you may, at some point or another, have seen New York-based photographer Zhang Jingna‘s work in your daily lives. Her work has appeared …

Philip Bloom on Shooting Film and Using Too Many Cameras

British filmmaker Philip Bloom was recently in Frankfurt working with digital agency Szyygy, and while he was there, he was selected as the subject …