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How to Photograph Fireworks eBook Deal for New Year’s

Fireworks photography is indeed one of the most daunting types of photography. This in-depth tutorial eBook explains the process from start to …

Body & Soul : Life in my Shoes - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jun/30/photography-exhibition<p>720<p>The Body & Soul: Life in my Shoes exhibition challenges public …

How to Photograph Fireworks

Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With New Year’s Eve just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks …

Photography

Photographer Captures Soap Bubbles as They Burst and Disappear

For his project titled “Iridient,” Zurich, Switzerland-based photographer Fabian Oefner shot a series of beautiful high-speed photographs showing …

Documentary: The Life and Work of Vivian Maier, the Unknown Nanny Photographer

Vivian Maier never saw much recognition for her work. When she passed away four years ago in 2009, her treasure trove of over 150,000 photographs had …

Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-1875): The “Father of Art Photography”

Elaborately staged tableaus have become a staple of fine-art photography and something of their own medium — the artistry of a Gary Salter or Annabel …

A Brief Exchange: Why You Takin’ Photos of My Car?

Photographer Karl Baden (a part time faculty member in Boston College’s Fine Arts Department) tells us of a brief and humorous encounter he recently …

Customizable DIY String Stool by Not Tom

Strung is a new stool design by Not Tom that lies at the place where craft and DIY meet design. Their first self-produced design, the stool consists …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

“I try to make poetry. Not minimalism. Not purism. Just poetry.”<p>NeoCon 2018 showcased some of the boldest brands in commercial design.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Discover the iconic …

Architecture

Design Entrepreneurs: Jonathan Olivares

<i>This is the fifth profile in our series on American design entrepreneurs, looking at how they got where they are, what they do all day, and what</i> …

Israel’s Altair gets another $25M to build its LTE superchips

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / alphaspirit<p>Israel’s homegrown LTE device chipmaker Altair semiconductor has raised another $25 million …

The Sweet Story Of Candy Crush Saga, The Most Unlikely Hit Mobile Game Ever

A saga of sweet, sweet proportions has been unfolding on smartphones across the world over the last several months. And a new darling of mobile game publishers may have been born.<p>Candy Crush Saga, by United Kingdom-based games publisher King.com, is the most downloaded game for both the iPhone and …

3D-printed cast is made to scratch

It usually goes like this. You break your arm. You get a big plaster cast. Your friends sign it and draw on it. You invest in chopsticks in an attempt to get at the never-ending itches hiding beneath. Designer Jake Evill has a better idea. His Cortex exoskeletal cast concept uses 3D printing to …

3D Printing

TomTom's Runner and Multi-Sport watches now available

With all this talk of some prominent companies casting their wrists into the increasingly hot world of wearables, let's not forget the number of folks that have been toiling away in that world for some time now. Companies like TomTom, which is already on the, erm, pulse of the watch world. The …

It's time for Google to build a Mailbox-style ‘inbox time machine’ right into Gmail

Google’s recent tab-based Gmail redesign showed that the company isn’t afraid to tackle a problem that far too many of us suffer – inbox overload. It could be doing a lot more, though. How long before it builds a Mailbox-esque ‘inbox time machine’ into its email service?<p>Mailbox received praise when …

HP says smartphones are in its 'long term' plans, but has no launch timeline

Despite the fact that HP spent $1.2 billion on Palm and then subsequently dismantled the mobile OS and its hardware without ever giving it much of a shot at survival, the company has hinted recently that it's ready to get back into the smartphone game. Last September, CEO Meg Whitman said that "we …

Nokia buys out Siemens stake in Nokia Siemens Networks for $2.2B

Nokia has agreed to buy out Siemens‘ 50 percent stake in Nokia Siemens Networks for $2.2 billion. Nokia Siemens Networks will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Nokia, and the Siemens name will be “phased out,” the company said.<p>Finnish phone maker Nokia has had a rough couple of years. It was once …

Rumor: iPhone 5S Will be Capable of 150Mbps LTE Advanced Speeds

- Jul 1, 2013<p><i>The Korea Times</i> says Apple is rumored to be in talks with SK Telecom about launching an LTE-Advanced phone later this year. LTE-A is …

The 28 Highest Paid Tech CEOs

The New York Times put together a list of the 200 highest paid executives in the world. Twenty-eight of them run tech companies.<p>Marissa Mayer and Larry Ellison are some of the highest paid individuals. Activision Blizzard's Robert Kotick makes the highest base salary which exceeds $2 million, …

Venture Capital

French Government Raids Apple’s French Headquarters as Part of Antitrust Investigation

- Jul 1, 2013<p>The French government conducted a raid on Apple’s local headquarters last week. During the 24-hour raid, the government’s competition …

Microsoft’s Xbox Head Don Mattrick Leaving to Take Top Role — Possibly CEO — At Zynga

Don Mattrick, the president of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment unit — which centers on the Xbox and all the software giant’s gaming and …

Android, Led By Samsung, Continues To Storm The Smartphone Market, Pushing A Global 70% Market Share

Google is grappling with an ongoing antitrust case in Europe over its online search business, and if its rivals have anything to do with it, that might extend into Google’s power in the mobile sphere, too. Figures out today from Kantar Worldpanel may not help Google’s case very much. The analysts …

Apple reportedly applies for 'iWatch' trademark in Japan

Apple apparently likes how the "iWatch" moniker fits a wearable computer and has reportedly applied for a trademark for the name in Japan.<p>The iPhone maker seeks to protect the name for a product that is categorized as a handheld computer or watch device, according to a filing earlier this month …

CES