Mark Rogers

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What you need to know about commercial drones

Wondering why you don't see drones everywhere, despite the intention of Amazon and others to deliver <i>all the things</i> with flying robots? Here's why: It's illegal. The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) doesn't permit filming, crop-spraying, spying, tour-guiding, pizza delivery or any …

Focus on the Shot

Inside Flipboard / September 12, 2014<p>It took three decades for Joseph Nicéphore Niépce to take the world’s first photograph: a black-and-white grainy …

How to Get Soft Light in Portraits

By definition, soft lighting has to do with the quality of the shadows. Generally, the darker the shadows and the less details that you can see in …

Print, Assemble, Drive: The 3-D Printed Plastic Car

Its makers are hoping to have it assembled and ready to roll by the end of the week.<p>In a convention center in Chicago, there's a living-room-sized 3-D printer that's just finished printing the parts for a driveable plastic car. The engineers working on the car -- including those involved in …

3D Printing

Intel's RealSense 3D tech offers glimpse at future of mobile cameras

The Dell Venue 8 7000 series is the world's thinnest tablet. But its standout feature is Intel's RealSense depth camera that, when it makes its way to smartphones, will revamp mobile photography.<p>SAN FRANCISCO--Snapping touristy shots with a tablet is a modern day taboo, but that may change for …

Augmented Reality

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

Head-mounted cameras capture falcons' killer strategy – video

Footage from cameras strapped to falcons' heads and backs reveals how they close in on crows without alerting them. Rather than head straight for the prey, the falcons keep the birds in a fixed position to one side. The strategy exploits an effect called 'motion camouflage' where the predator does …

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Zimperium Raises $8M For Mobile Security That Turns The Tables On Attackers

Let’s say you’re at the airport, checking your email on your iPhone over the wifi. Well, you’ve already made your first mistake. You’ve trusted the airport network to be secure enough to protect you from hacker attacks.<p>Zimperium announced today it has raised $8 million from Sierra Ventures to build …

Mountain Bike Trails & Reviews

Buyer's Guide: Budget Fat Bikes

Whether you’re new to mountain biking and have decided that a fat bike is the best one-quiver bike you can buy on a budget, or you’ve been mountain …

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Ktrack Snow Bike Kit

The <b>KTRACK Snow Bike Kit</b> is a sweet solution designed by a Vancouver based designer for the biking addicts who just can’t live without their bikes in …

Here’s the one thing someone needs to invent before the internet of things can take off

<i>Part III in a series.</i><p>As Quartz has already reported, the Internet of Things is already here, and in the not too distant future it will replace the web. Many enabling technologies have arrived which will make the internet of things ubiquitous, and thanks to smartphones, the public is finally ready …

Internet of Things

One is Enough: Why You Should Give Singlespeed Mountain Biking a Chance

Do you remember the first time you saw someone riding a singlespeed (SS) mountain bike? I bet your first thought was “what do they think they’re …

Top 3 Core Training Exercises for XC/ Trail Riders

For a mountain biker, building a strong, high performance core for the demands of riding for hours on grueling trails requires a smart, multi-pronged …

Hardtail vs Full Suspension Mountain Bikes

Hardtail or full suspension? This question comes up all the time on the Singletracks Forums so hopefully this quick list of the pros and cons of each …

Mountain Biking

Mountain Bike Trails & Reviews

Week in Review: Mountain Bike PODs

Every day of the week we feature an excellent user-submitted mountain bike photo as our Photo of the Day. Just in case you missed one or two from the …

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

You can whip one of these up in a matter of minutes. They’re so easy to make and they work really well. First find yourself some scissors and a …