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This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>There are a lot …

Chrome APK Packager Turns Your Android Apps Into Chrome Extensions

Android: Running Android apps inside Chrome is surprisingly easy. Getting the apps to run is a little harder. Fortunately, Chrome APK Packager can …

Six tips for great summer photos

These quick tips will help you turn average holiday photos into memories worth framing.<p>Summer is the perfect time for capturing memories on camera. Here are some quick tips designed for beginner photographers to get the most out of holiday photos.<p>Fill it with light<p>Thought that using your on-camera …

Save Sticky Photographs by Soaking Them in Lukewarm Water

In case your old album of photos has been damaged, whether stuck together or by spilling some sticky liquid, don't panic. All you need is lukewarm …

Snorkeling

The Next Big Thing: Social Media Designed For Photographers

Want to get more leads in a specific area of your business? Have you heard of PhotogRefers.com? The next big social media platform for photographers …

Marketing

A Different Kind of iPad Cover

Twelve South presents SurfacePad for iPad mini, a multifunctional, luxury leather cover for iPad mini that introduces several innovative features …

Flickr teases a slick visual revamp of its photo data display

Yahoo has unveiled the beta version of an upcoming user interface for showing EXIF data on its Flickr photo sharing site. EXIF data—those specs that detail how a particular photo was shot, such as camera make and model, lens type, ISO, F-stop, flash, and other image-specific information—are now …

Here's What You Should Really Be Eating For Breakfast

While the benefits of eating breakfast are well-known — it can prevent weight gain, boost short-term memory, lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, and even make us happier— most of those health rewards depend on choosing the right foods.<p>"In general, a healthy breakfast contains protein, fruits, whole …

Nutrition

How Best to Combine Strength Training and Running

Hard running workouts hampered the day after leg strength training.<p>Many runners now accept that they'll perform and feel better if they do more than just run. That's especially true for people who took up the sport as adults and whose non-running hours include a lot of sitting. Regular strength …

Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Prominent VCs and angel investors may dominate the headlines with their big sticker investments, but personal loans and credit – along with investments from friends and family – make up the lion's share of funding for startups in the …

Venture Capital

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

Photography

Mike Berkofsky's best photograph: Jimi Hendrix

'You could smell him 30 seconds before you could see him – the patchouli was so strong'<p>It was 1967, and I was just starting out as a photographer. My father-in-law was trying to get me to drive a taxi because I hadn't made any money for a long time. Then I got a call from the editor at Rave …

Employment

Apple Introduces The iPad Air

Three years ago, Apple unveiled the original iPad, boxy and thick and heavy by comparison. Four iPads later, we’re here, welcoming the fifth generation iPad into the world.<p>And boy is it a beauty!<p>You’ve been waiting long enough, through a summer of rumors, so let’s just get right down to business on …

7 Things You Need to Know to Deal With Major Life Changes

In a split second, in a freak accident, I lost much of my sight. The reaction and adaptation to the trauma and my new disability taught me some key lessons about going through a major life change. A set of life lessons that helped me to survive and thrive. And since most of us go through changes in …

When Exercise and Supplements Don't Mix

Another study finds that resveratrol interferes with the benefits of exercise.<p>Back in July, I wrote about a study in which it appeared that resveratrol (a much-hyped antioxidant) seemed to block the fitness benefits of aerobic training. A group of men exercised, half took resveratrol and the other …

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

6 Biggest Mistakes Brands Make on YouTube

In the beginning, YouTube was a playground for amateurs to post home movies, webcam confessionals and videos of cats chasing string. And it was …

Michael Porter: Why business can be good at solving social problems

This Is Why No One Follows You on Twitter

Twitter users often make the decision of whether or not to follow someone in seconds, meaning that you have very little time to impress.<p>We looked …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Look Closely, Photographer at Work in Norway

A lot of times, landscape photography means waking up well before the sun does and going on a wilderness adventure in the pre-dawn darkness all in …

Landscape Photography

Unique Patek Philippe Titanium Watch Gets Nearly $4 Million At Auction

This weekend in Monaco the Only Watch 2013 charity auction event put over 30 watch lots on the block as bidders from all over the world fought for a slew of completely unique new watches. In support of the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy medical charity, the Only Watch auction event occurs every two …

The Two Simple Equations That Lead to Financial Success

If you read financial books and magazines, visit financial websites, and watch money-focused TV, you'll come to the conclusion that managing money is …

Uses This / Cory Schmitz

My primary setup is a 27" iMac (one of the fancy new thin ones). It's got 16GB RAM, a 1TB Fusion Drive, & a 3.4GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 processor. …