Neil Shivram

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Seene for iPhone Lets You Create and Share 3D Photos

Computer vision R&D startup Obvious Engineering has released Seene, an iPhone app that aims to be a “3D Instagram” by using depth capture technology to let you create photos with a parallax effect.<p>Seene records an image from four different angles in order to generate its 3D images. The recording …

Original Banksy Artwork Sold for $30 at New York Street Stall

Here’s another reason to love Banksy and his penchant for shaking things up. The controversial artist from the UK quietly organized an unassuming street stall in Central Park, New York, this Saturday, from where a salesman sold original artwork worth tens of thousands of dollars for just $60 a …

Google Can Now Use Your Name and Photo For 'Shared Endorsement' Ads

Google published some upcoming amendments to its terms of service today, revealing changes that would enable the company to feature users’ names and photos in certain parts of its advertising.<p>The new terms of service (spotted by The New York Times) includes some limitations, however.User names and …

The Blue Screen Of Death Is Showing On iPhone 5s

The iPhone 5s has been presenting a strange display to some users recently — the blue screen of death, presumed before now to be a uniquely Microsoft feature.<p>The problem, spotted first by The Verge, has been reported by several users in various threads on Apple’s support community, as well as …

Forget About Generating Billions: Why You Should Build a $1,000 Startup

<i>Walter Chen is the founder and CEO of iDoneThis, the easiest way to share and celebrate what you get done at work, every day. On his downtime, he blogs about management, entrepreneurship, and happiness on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>Most entrepreneurs dream about building the next big billion-dollar …

Android 4.4 KitKat Will Require An SMS App to be Set as Default

Google today revealed that Android 4.4 (KitKat) will introduce the concept of a default SMS app, which the user can select in system settings. Furthermore, the new version will make existing APIs public so that developers don’t have to worry about losing them.<p>Google notes that many Android app …

General Assembly Launches Dash, A Codecademy-Style Code-Teaching Site

General Assembly launched today a new service designed to help get more people to take advantage of its Web Development courses. Called Dash, users will be able to take courses in HTML, cascading stylesheets, and Javascript right in their browser. It follows in line with what other services like …

The Best Resume You'll See in a Long Time

Getting potential employers’ attention in an overcrowded job marketplace can be quite a challenge, which is presumably why New York based designer Robby Leonardi decided to present his as an interactive webpage in the style of a Mario side-scrolling platform game.<p>Navigating the page is simple …

How long does it take to learn a new skill? 20 hours.

If you have 20 minutes, watch the video, it’s worth it. If you want a summary, read below the video.<p>The speaker, Josh Kaufman, author of The Personal MBA, explains that according to his research, the infamous “10,000 hours to learn anything” is in fact, untrue.<p>It takes 10,000 hours to become an …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Nintendo losses continue despite slight Wii U sales bump

Nintendo made an operating loss of ¥18.4 billion ($187 million) on sales of ¥115 billion ($1.17 billion) this quarter as Wii U sales continued to lag. The company sold 300,000 Wii U consoles between July and September, an 87.5 percent improvement on the previous quarter; sales were buoyed by a …