Noah Adelman

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Make Your Own DIY Softbox for $7

DIY projects can be really fun, and filmmaker Dustin McLean has a cool tutorial on YouTube on how to make your own softbox. His is mostly targeted at …

FEC reviews Bitcoin donations

Coming soon to a political campaign near you: Bitcoin donations?<p>The Federal Election Commission is poised to determine rules governing donations made in Bitcoins and how they apply to political campaigns.<p>Attorneys for Conservative Action Fund PAC asked the agency decide if political candidates and …

Google sets Internet record with 25 percent of U.S. traffic

In an average day, more than 60 percent of all Web-enabled devices exchange traffic with the tech giant's servers. That means Google is now bigger than Facebook, Netflix, and Twitter combined.<p>It's no surprise that Google is leaps and bounds ahead of other companies when it comes to search, but …

Google Fiber

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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SendGrid picks fight with heavyweight MailChimp in email marketing

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>SendGrid made its name connecting people with their web apps via “transactional emails” — sales confirmations, invoices, …

Dell unveils redesigned Alienware 14, 17 and 18 gaming notebooks, available now from $1,199 (hands-on)

Hot on the heels of refreshing its X51 gaming desktop, Dell is sharing the news gamers have <i>really</i> been waiting for. The company just unveiled some fresh Alienware laptops, complete with a new look and even a new naming scheme: Alienware 14, 17 and 18. As you'd expect, they step up to Haswell …

Adobe XD's Project Mighty and Napoleon: the future of cloud-connected design tools for tablets (hands-on)

Adobe's best known for its creative software, but lately it's been toying with the hardware side of design. Over the past few weeks, the company's XD division's been teasing Projects Mighty and Napoleon for tablets: the former is a pressure-sensitive stylus, while the latter is a ruler for …

Intel Shares Additional Details on 20Gbps 'Thunderbolt 2'

Intel announced the next generation of Thunderbolt, codenamed "Falcon Ridge," back in April, but today the company shared some a few additional details about the upcoming release.<p>As previously announced, Falcon Ridge, now officially dubbed Thunderbolt 2, supports up to 20Gbps bi-directionally, …

ASUS launches dual-band router with combined 1900Mbit/s speeds

Some of ASUS' big Computex 2013 launches today involved the latest 802.11ac WiFi flavor, and since you'll need to feed them with a router packing the same tech, ASUS has also announced one of those: the RT-AC68U. The company claims it's the first dual-band 802.11ac router with AC1900 data rates up …

Kwikset Kevo review: This brainy smart lock just isn't brawny enough - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Kwikset Kevo</b> packs a lot of subtle smarts into a little device. The indoor/outdoor sensor worked flawlessly, never once letting us in when it shouldn't have.<p><b>The Bad</b> The SmartKey deadbolt at the heart of the Kevo is too easy to break for a lock that costs $219. Also, phones that aren't …

Home Automation

Google and Facebook $1bn 'bidding war' over Waze navigation app

Google is considering a purchase of mobile navigation app Waze, setting up a possible bidding war with Facebook.<p>Waze is considering expressions of interest from multiple parties and is seeking more than $1 billion for any sale, a source familiar with the matter claimed.<p>The Palo Alto, …

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Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

Google's New Trend Visualizer Is a Truly Beautiful Thing

Google's been logging data about hot trends ever since you started tip-tapping search terms into its front page, but now it's gone and made it look …

Nvidia intros GeForce GTX 780, and ShadowPlay to record your gaming exploits automatically

Nvidia's GeForce Experience software is starting to do quite a few things. It cleverly optimizes your game settings. It fetches new graphics drivers. It even streams games from your gaming rig to Nvidia's new Shield handheld. And this week, alongside the launch of the GeForce GTX 780 — the …

The Return of the Mac-vs.-PC Ad Wars, Siri Edition

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After taking a little break from the classic Mac-vs- PC wars to punch a little lower (at Samsung), …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 is a Tweaked Model A1428 Phone with AWS Support

The iPhone 5 that will be sold through T-Mobile is a modified version of the A1428 iPhone 5 that is currently produced for AT&T's network, among others. The new version of the A1428 has been tweaked on the hardware side by Apple to support Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) bands for T-Mobile's …

Taking Cues From the Valley, Walmart Brings the Shotgun Approach to E-Commerce

Imagine walking into one of Walmart’s stores today. You’ll see the familiar aisles, the usual customer service floor reps, the check-out stands. …

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