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DJI’s Phantom 2 Vision Makes Aerial Photography Easy

The advent of affordable quadcopters has made aerial photography accessible for almost anybody. Getting really good results still often takes a bit more than just attaching a GoPro to a quadcopter. A few months ago, I looked at the DJI Phantom and that was already a lot of fun to fly, though the …

Netgear wants to replace your cable box with a Chromecast-sized Android dongle

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Honey, they shrunk the cable box: Netgear (S NTGR) introduced a new TV dongle called the NeoMediacast, also known as NTV300D, …

Evernote to focus on fixing bugs after complaints

<b>Evernote has promised to focus on tackling stability problems rather than adding new features after complaints about its record-keeping apps.</b><p>Founder Phil Libin acknowledged that the release of an app for Apple's iOS 7 had proved particularly "frustrating" after bugs had "disproportionally hit …

Google acquires Bitspin, makes its stylish Android alarm app free to celebrate

Bitspin is probably most well known for its swish Timely alarm app on Android, and it seems that Google likes how the Swiss team is doing it, because it's just acquired them. "For new and existing users, Timely will continue to work like it always has," noted the Bitspin team in their announcement …

“NSA gate” makes global expansion a sticky wicket for U.S. cloud providers …

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Marina99<p>It’s clear that American tech companies are pushing their respective cloud services abroad as fast as possible …

What to do if millions of Romanian vampires pitch camp at Marble Arch

During the Thatcher era, wealthy British people leaving the National Theatre skirted British homeless people in the cardboard cities of the South Bank subway. Today, wealthy Arabs, Russians and Europeans, leaving the Princess Diana memorial playground, skirt Romanian homeless people in the Marble …

The apps to look out for in 2014

From digital health apps to ephemeral messaging, 2014 looks like an exciting year for mobile apps, says Frederic Lardieg<p>2013 was a bumper time for mobile apps. It was the year we saw a 17 year-old school boy sell his news summarising app to Yahoo! for £19 million, while conversely Snapchat, which …

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We need to have a frank discussion about marriage

Marriage, as most know it in western countries, is regarded as the end goal of a relationship between (usually) a man and woman, and it normally has some sort of religious component. Marriage is regarded as "sacred". Weddings are planned that few really want to attend; pointless dresses are worn …

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Ancient burial box claimed to have earliest reference to Jesus

For 2,000 years, pilgrims and archaeologists have hunted for physical evidence of Jesus and his family, without success.<p>But now an ancient burial box claiming to contain the earliest reference to the Christian saviour is about to go on public display in Israel after its owner was cleared of …

Mike Lazaridis drops plans to buy BlackBerry

Blackberry co-founder Mike Lazaridis walks away from a takeover of the ailing smartphone maker and sells down his stake<p>Mike Lazaridis, the BlackBerry co-founder and former chief executive, has dropped plans for a takeover of the struggling smartphone maker and cut his stake in the company.<p>He now …

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Photographer Called Out by PhotoStealers Threatens Defamation Lawsuit

Many of you are familiar with the website PhotoStealers, which acts as “a wall of shame… dedicated to photographers that feel that it’s okay to steal …

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …

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Hands On With The Afinia H-Series 3D Printer, A Rugged Printing Rig For Home And School

In the kennel of 3D printers, I’d equate the oddly-shaped and homegrown RepRap printers to lovable mutts. The Makerbot is a golden retriever, ready to please. And the $1,599 Afinia H-Series is a solid, scrappy Jack Russell terrier, willing to get dirty and able to take on all comers.<p>The H-Series …

Pixelstick Takes Your Long Exposure Photography To A Trippy New Level

Remember that night when you and your friends discovered how to “draw” with your camera’s long exposure function?<p>You started out simple, piercing the dark with a cheap handheld flashlight as you traced a terrible rendition of your name through the air. You were hardly halfway through the last …

Z-Machines: the robot band that headlined Maker Faire Tokyo (video)

Once they've finished hunting us down, it looks like the machines will be able to put on a good show to celebrate. The all-robot band, Z-Machines, have been making erratic appearances across Japan since early Summer, and Maker Faire Tokyo seemed like the most appropriate place to show off some …

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Michael Kenneth WilliamsAbbot Genser/HBO<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Michael Kenneth Williams is hardly a …

The Capital of Expo 2020 will be decided by technology, not David Cameron

Earlier this week, the Prime Minister threw his weight behind Dubai’s candidature for Expo 2020, but it will be technology, not politicians, that will decide which city wins the prize.<p>The World’s Fair, or what became known as Expo, after the 1967 show in Montreal, has always been the place where …

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Android 4.4 KitKat comes with a deep, non-destructive photo editor (video)

Google revealed many things about Android 4.4 KitKat on the software's launch day, but it glossed over one of the sweetest treats for shutterbugs: a much more advanced photo editor. As the company's Nicolas Roard demonstrates, creatives can now apply effects, filters and adjustments at very precise …

Android 4.3 Update for Galaxy SIII (GT-I9300) Leaked

Samsung Galaxy SIII is expected to get the Android 4.3 update by the end of this month, but if you’re impatient and want to try Android 4.3 on your …