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Coming Sept. 9: Apple TV's one-two punch

What good is a new Apple TV box without new TV programs to stream through it?<p>That’s a question Apple watchers have been asking since contract talks …

Smart TV

Verizon confirms that existing contract customers can still get phone upgrades

Verizon stopped offering on-contract plans to new customers this month, but it failed to do a good job of explaining what that meant for people who were already on a contract. Now Verizon is clearing all of that up with a new blog post discussing what existing contract customers will and won't be …

Mobile

Yahoo’s Tumblr Gets Mobile-Friendly In Bid To Lure Developers, Brands From Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat

NEW YORK -- “Content is king,” said Simon Khalaf, Yahoo’s senior vice president of publishing products, onstage in front of an audience of app …

Working in the cloud: Five ways to maximize online collaboration

Five lessons we have learned about maximizing performance in the cloud Read more

Project Management

Create a Chalkboard Menu in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, I will walk you through the process of making a chalkboard menu in Illustrator. We will use the basic tools and effects along with …

Graphics

How to Design a Folky Gig Poster in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Adobe Illustrator and Wacom Intuos Pro tablet to design and illustrate a poster for a folk music and …

Create a Chalkboard Effect with the New Pen Tool in Illustrator

On June 18th, Adobe rolled out some updated features for their latest release of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014. Included in the update was an improved …

Graphics

How to Create a Surreal Poster Design in Adobe Illustrator

1. Build the Mouth<p>Step 1<p>Let's start with the mouth. It's the top of the image and where the viewers' eyes will likely fall first. To begin, sketch …

How to Create an Easy Coffee Shop Facade in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a street landscape with ease, using mainly the Rectangle Tool and a few effects in Adobe Illustrator.<p>1. …

New leak reveals the first Microsoft-branded Lumia phone

2014 has been a very quiet year for Windows Phone and we’ve been wondering when Microsoft would finally give the platform the high-end flagship …

Can you hear me now? Verizon, AT&T to make voice-over-LTE interoperable in 2015

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Verizon<p>AT&T and Verizon have just started rolling out voice over LTE (VoLTE), but they already have plans to link their …

The Birth of the Internet Troll

Trolls are shitting all over our internet. You can hardly search for something as innocuous as "dog" on Google without coming across inflammatory …

The Best of Android Lollipop in 8 GIFs

Android Lollipop has been around as a developer preview for months, but the real version—complete with all its new Material Design tricks—just …

Google's Got a Great New Calendar App for Android and (Eventually) iOS

Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop has officially rolled out, we're all getting our first look at what is an awesome little revamp to the Google Calendar …

Why Bing's new campaign planner is better than Google's keyword planner

Bing is somewhat like the store brand version of an advertising platform, but the generic version may have the upper hand in the particular instance. …

Adobe Releases a Murder Mystery PSD for Halloween to Test Your Photoshop Skills

To celebrate Halloween, Adobe has been running an interactive murder mystery event this week. The company has released complex PSD files of photos …

Garry Winogrand: Visions from the Street, Portraits of America - Photographs by Garry Winogrand | LensCulture

<i>Sometimes I feel like…the world is a place I bought a ticket to…It’s a big show for me, as if it wouldn’t happen if I wasn’t there with a camera.</i><p>—Garry Winogrand<p><i>[above:</i> <i>a video included</i> <i>at the exhibition.]</i><p>Garry Winogrand didn’t believe in teachers. He didn’t believe in school. He didn’t believe in …

Street Photography

11 free tools to protect your online activity from surveillance

The documentary <i>Citizenfour</i>, which debuted to a limited release on Friday, offers the closest look yet at Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who …

How Does Tokenization Work? (Infographic) | Inc.com

The recent cyber attacks at Kmart and J.P. Morgan Chase have businesses on high alert, as hackers continue to pose a significant security threat to companies big and small.<p>One of the valuable techniques for safeguarding sensitive information is tokenization, where data behind a firewall is assigned …

Cyber-attacks

CurrentC Scuffle With Apple Pay Highlights Consumers' Security Concerns

This week’s skirmish over digital wallet turf brought out the real apprehension shoppers feel over data security.<p>According to a new study, two-thirds of consumers are concerned about their financial data being stolen at retailers, and many of them seemed to voice those concerns this week. Their …

The Ins and Outs of Azure Stream Analytics – Real-Time Event Processing

Yesterday at TechEd Europe 2014, Microsoft announced the preview of Azure Stream Analytics. This post will give you the ins and outs of this new …

The cloud and your health data: Who do you trust?

Microsoft, Google and Apple are all looking to aggregate your health data, launch wearables and crunch your information in the cloud. How much does …

Wearable Tech

Amazon keeps on wooing enterprise admins, this time with Windows System Center support

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Barb Darrow<p>If you thought Amazon would let up on its enterprise cloud push, you have another think coming. The company …

58% Off 1 year of SpiderOak Pro Secure Cloud Storage

When it comes to storing data, it’s important to choose a solution that’s easy to use, secure and private.<p>You need to be able to back up your files, access them when you want to, share them with friends, family and colleagues, and rest assured that no one will be able to snoop around to steal or …

Five Ways to Move Your Big Data Projects Into the Cloud

• Partner Content<br>• Author: James Kobielus, IBM. James Kobielus, IBM<p>As the cloud goes mainstream, the technology will become crucial to executives …

Microsoft Band Hands-On: An Activity Tracker That's Actually Smart

The new Microsoft Band is probably the most ambitious activity tracker I've ever seen: It jams 10 sensors into one slim wristable. But after …

The Worst Bugs in OS X Yosemite and How to Fix Them

There's a lot to like about OS X Yosemite, Apple's brand-new, super-powerful operating system of the future, but a quick glance around the software's …

The two worlds of Private Cloud Storage

Various industry sources estimate that unstructured data (user files, PDFs, email, rich multimedia, machine sensor data, etc.) accounts for upwards …

Study: Solar Energy Will Be as Cheap as Fossil Fuel Energy by 2016

A new study on solar energy from Deutsche Bank bears very good news. Thanks to technology and innovation, solar energy will be just as cheap as …

Garry Winogrand: Visions of the Street

Project info<p>The Jeu de Paume presents the first retrospective in twenty-five years of the great American photographer, Garry Winogrand (1928–1984), who chronicled America in the post-war years. Winogrand is still relatively unknown because he left his work unfinished at the time of his death, but …

Street Photography