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100-Year-Old Box of Negatives Discovered by Conservators in Antarctica

Almost one hundred years after a group of explorers set out across the frozen landscape of Antarctica to set up supply depots for famed explorer Sir …

Humorous Photography Flowchart Helps You Decide Whether or Not to Take a Photo

Here’s a little funny to get you through your Sunday afternoon: a flowchart that can help you decide whether or not that photo you’re thinking of …

SD Cards Aren’t As Secure As We Think

The hardware hacker Bunnie Huang gave a talk at the Chaos Compute Club Congress where he offered some good news and some bad news. The good news? SD cards contain powerful, handy micro controllers that are useful to hackers and hobbyists. The bad news? SD cards are woefully insecure.<p>In a detailed …

20+ Cheatsheets & Infographics For Photographers

We love cheatsheets as one can refer to them and make quick amendments to better our skills. Since many loved our last compilation of cheatsheet for …

Dish may be considering a bid for T-Mobile

Dish network, the satellite cable provider, is said to be in talks to acquire T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom. <i>Reuters</i> is citing <i>“people close to the</i> …

Any.do Cal app arrives for Android

The Any.do To-Do & Task list app has been available for Android for some time now, however there is a new addition that has arrived from the folks at …

11 New Ways to Use Leftovers

You're probably a little full right now. You convinced yourself the annual post-meal nap was due to tryptohphan (it's not!), and you gave plenty of thanks. But it's not time write off Thanksgiving just yet -- your Tupperware is stuffed to the brim. Why not transform your leftovers into dishes that …

News from the Vatican - News about the Church

07/05/2018<p>Pope Francis sends video message to forum on 'modern-day slavery'<p>07/05/2018<p>Pope Francis writes preface for 2nd volume of Ratzinger's …

Native American travels across U.S. photographing citizens of tribal nations

She sleeps on couches, dines with strangers and lives out of her car. Still, Matika Wilbur does it for the art and for the people.<p>Wilbur is Native American. Invariably strapped to her arm is a camera, and other than a few provisions and clothing, she owns little else. Last year she sold everything …

Springpad update introduces smart customized notebooks

Evernote may be one of the most popular digital note-taking service around, but it is definitely not the only one, nor is it always the best. In some …

Why the Chromebook pundits are simply out of touch with reality

The Chromebook(s goog) pundits have their heads in the sand again. In the past week, I’ve read not one, but two extremely myopic commentaries on how …

Android Device Manager remote locking now implemented

As previously mentioned, Google‘s latest Android security system was scheduled to get a new feature and it seems that it has now been rolled out to …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Photography

10 tricks for using the Google Maps app

Do you use Google Maps on your phone or tablet? Of course you do. But if you're anything like me, you probably install the updates, skip over the details, and continue to use the app like nothing ever happened. That's bad. You see, Google Maps is constantly changing, and keeping up with the latest …

China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

Grid, An App That Helps You Organize Ideas And Projects, Announces A Seed Round From Jerry Yang, Phil Libin And Others

Grid, an “Excel minus the equations” app that helps you plan and organize more effectively and beautifully, announced today that it has raised a seed round. The app, made by a former Microsoft Excel designer, is an interesting take on the way many people use Google Docs or Excel …

Photographer Captures Outdoor Scenes Inside His Tiny Indoor Studio

So you want to create stirring nature documentaries. You could go the <i>National Geographic</i> way and risk trench-foot, snakebite and more in pursuit of …

Video Tutorial – Importing Your Images into Lightroom 5

In this video tutorial (Importing Your Images into Lightroom 5), Julieanne will reveal how to quickly download and import your images into Lightroom. …

Flipboard Is Coming to Windows

Inside Flipboard / June 26, 2013<p>As reported earlier today, Flipboard will be coming to Windows later this year.<p>Flipboard will be custom-made for this …

Launchers: taking Nova, Action and Yandex for a spin

One of the attractions of using Android is the ability to customize. This can be everything from adjusting and tweaking the layout using your stock …

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Nuance Dragon Mobile 4.0 brings Facebook updates, e-mail, and more

In the same way that Dragon Naturally Speaking can enhance a PC users day to day life, Nuance Dragon Mobile, which recently bought up Swype, has the …

Use Google Now to send text messages, e-mail

During Google I/O Google announced some improvements to its Google Now service. One of those improvements -- as we have already covered -- was the ability to create reminders within the app. One other feature we haven't discussed yet is the ability to send a text message or e-mail using Google …

Google+ Now Using ‘Computer Vision’ to Identify and Index Photos by Content

Google I/O brought with it a lot of exciting updates for Google+, not the least of which were a slew of automatic improvements to Google+ Photos …

Chelsea flower show 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gallery/2013/may/21/chelsea-flower-show-2013-in-pictures<p>720<p>The final touches are made to the RHS Chelsea …

With an Eye on Viacom, Netflix Adds More Kids’ Shows From Disney

Do you use Netflix to babysit your kids? Me, too. So, good news for us: The streaming video service is adding five new shows from Disney’s Disney …