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CamFi DSLR controller now offers real-time upload to Dropbox

The makers of the CamFi wireless DSLR controller have launched a new version of their iOS app. It now allows the user to transfer photos to Dropbox …

Cameras

5 things that happened when I did a sugar detox

Yeah, I eat pretty darn healthy. But I'm only human. Every once in a while there's a birthday at work, and I eat a cookie. Sometimes two if I'm stressed. Then that cookie reminds me, wow, refined sugar is delicious! And also, that I love apple fritters. Then the next morning, I might buy an apple …

Thoughts after spending two days with a Nikon 750 in my hands.

<i>This image has nothing to do with the content of this blog.</i><p><i>I shot it with my friend, Noellia, for fun.</i><p><i>It was done with the Nikon D750 and the Nikon</i> …

Cameras

This is What a 200mm f/1.0 Lens Looks Like

“200mm” and “f/1.0” aren’t two specs you generally see together in the world of camera lenses. After all, the Canon 200mm f/2.0 is already a giant …

Desperate Guy Attempts to Escape Tow Truck Towing Him

This man isn’t having a good day, and the last thing he needs is his car getting towed.<p>So with nothing to lose he floors it, and trys to give the tow …

Cajon Pass fire victims outraged about towing fees: 'I didn't do anything illegal'

Laura Caro thought the fire on the freeway in the Cajon Pass was bad. And then she got the bill for leaving her vehicle there.<p>Caro was driving her 80-year-old mother home from a doctor's appointment Friday when the North fire spread to Interstate 15 and started burning vehicles. On officers' …

Best Trucks for Towing/Work

The Best Configurations for Getting the Job Done<p>There is no question that pickups are popular in the U.S. But they’re not inexpensive. Loaded models can reach well into the $70,000 range. Not all consumers need a loaded truck, though. With 14 pickup models on the market (separating light-duty and …

GMC Sierra

Towing firm, recently fired by Buffalo Grove, given 3-year contract

After firing them earlier in the year, Buffalo Grove's Village Board has re-hired a company to take on all of the village's public towing work.<p>Arlington Heights-based Hillside Towing was chosen as the contractor because of its lower rates and high quality of service, according to Deputy Chief Roy …

Court upholds San Francisco’s permit fees for tow trucks

A federal appeals court upheld San Francisco’s permit fees and most of its rules for tow trucks Thursday, rejecting trucking companies’ argument that local towing regulations are prohibited by federal law.<p>Federal laws bar state and local governments from regulating any “price, route or service” of …

San Francisco

No injuries after Dan Ryan tow truck shooting

No injuries were reported after a gunman fired at a tow truck on the Dan Ryan Expressway late Sunday, according to state police.<p>At about 11 p.m., someone fired shots and struck a tow truck on the inbound lanes of the interstate near 28th Street. A description of the shooter was not available, and …

Man tries to drive off in car - while it's attached to a tow truck

A frustrated SUV owner tries to free his car from being impounded - by driving off while it is still attached to the tow truck<p>A video has emerged of a man trying to save his SUV from being impounded by a pick-up truck at an Orlando shopping centre car park.<p>The SUV was already being towed when the …

Fighting

Fellow has bad luck trying to stop his car from being towed

This guy did not want a tow truck to take his car away, so he tried to drive away while his car was attached to the truck.

Florida Man Tries To Escape Tow Truck, Fails Spectacularly

This guy really didn't want to get towed.<p>The video shows the driver of an SUV trying to drive off while connected to a tow truck... but not having much luck.<p>This clip was posted online by YouTuber Brady Miller with little information, but UPI reports that the incident took place in Orlando, Florida.<p>…

This Guy Is Trying Too Hard To Stop His Car From Being Towed

Give it up, dude. It's over.

Apple Recruits Trojan Horse To Attack Android

As I highlighted in Forbes’ weekly digest of news from Cupertino, Apple is on the hunt for Android software engineers (the job listing is currently here, and copied below). While there is natural speculation about what other projects the engineers could be working on (after all, the job description …

Apple Music

The Most Affordable Town for London’s Commuters Is Full of Snakes and Despair

Lloyds Bank reckon people who work in the city should move to Wellingborough because it's really cheap. I went there and found out why.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>According to the Guardian, the town of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, is now the cheapest place for London's legions …

Lloyds Bank

What camera should I buy? Use our step-by-step guide

<b>A high-end compact is perfect for quality-conscious enthusiasts who want a 'proper' camera small enough to fit in a coat pocket.</b><p>Where bridge cameras …

Cameras

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Your Next Camera from the Gray Market and Why Those Nikons Aren’t Really ‘On Sale’

I am probably going to piss off Lee Morris and Patrick Hall and probably some of you with this post but there has been a lot of conversation lately, …

Cameras

Court wants Comcast to expose commenter sued for defamation

Here's a reminder that online anonymity can't always protect you: the Illinois Supreme Court has ordered Comcast to reveal the identity of a subscriber involved in a defamation lawsuit. The case was filed by Bill Hadley who ran for the Stephenson County board a few years ago. In 2011, the <i>Freeport</i> …

Samsung’s ‘Safety Truck’ Features a Camera and Live View Display

Samsung wants to help make roads safer by incorporating some camera technology into semi-trailer trucks. By adding a front camera and a giant rear …

Opinion: The future of DSLR or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the ILC

Convergence has become something of a buzzword in the industry. Unhelpfully, this is used by different people to mean one of several things, …

Cameras

Testing a Waterproof Pelican 1510 Case by Dunking it in a Swimming Pool

Pelican’s $170 1510 carry on case is advertised as a durable, dustproof, and watertight option for hauling your camera equipment from place to place, …

Swimming Pools

Popular Android Apps Vulnerable To HTTPS Bug, More Education on Technology Needed?

June 20, 2015 · 1:55 pm<p><b>One aspect that is slowing down mass Bitcoin adoption is the rather steep learning curve when it comes to understanding the</b> …

Alert: Freedom of Panorama Under Threat in Europe

Should photographers be able to include copyrighted public building and sculptures in photos without having to worry about payment or permissions? …

Asynchronous Patterns for Client, Server, and IoT

Asynchronous Patterns for Client, Server, and IoT<p>Recorded at:<p><i>|</i> by Andrea Giammarchi Andrea Giammarchi Follow 0 Followers on Jun 20, 2015 <i>|</i> <b>NOTICE:</b> The …

Barriers to smartwatch adoption are proving difficult to overcome

There are plenty of smartwatches, fitness bands and other wearables that we can choose from, though it looks like manufacturers are still fighting to …

Wearable Tech

Uber says no guns in cars, changing policy

The ride-hailing firm updates its terms and bans firearms for both drivers and passengers using its services.<p>Uber, the ride-hailing company based in San Francisco, has reworked its legal policies to include a ban on firearm possession by its drivers and passengers.<p>"We seek to ensure that everyone …

Guns