Ray Parker

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The Ultimate Full-Body Dumbbell Workout

You don't need a gym filled with equipment to build serious muscle, strength, and conditioning. All you need is two dumbbells and a plan! I put …

Workouts

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

LG Tone Infinim New Premium Bluetooth Headset Unveiled

LG and Harman Kardon have this week announced the launch of a new premium Bluetooth headset they have created in the form of the new LG Tone …

Gear & Gadgets

Sync your iOS Photo Stream with Flickr, Dropbox or anything else

I have at least three apps set to auto-upload my iPhone photos whenever I reach a Wi-Fi connection. That’s three apps running in the background and using bandwidth to send my pictures up to the cloud, and they all run in addition to Apple’s own Photo Stream.<p>There’s nothing really wrong with this …

Apps

Endless runner gives you highs, lows and a fat guy jumping bombs

Marathons

Outwit goons in noir detective game Third Eye Crime

There are over a million apps in the naked App Store, and <i>Third Eye Crime</i> is one of the stylish ones.

App Store

Motrr’s Galelio Robotic iPhone Photography Gadget Makes 360 Shots Easy!

- Apr 28, 2014<p>Taking panoramas, time-lapse videos, or recording personal interview podcast videos without a cameraperson and with an iPhone or iPod …

Eye-Fi Cloud, Unlimited, Automatic Cloud Storage For All Your Photos

Eye-Fi – the company that makes the Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards we use for covering trade-shows – has launched a Eye-Fi Cloud, a new app and service that stores all your photos in the cloud, whether you took them on your iPhone or a big fancy camera.<p>Confusingly, the iOS App is called Eye-Fi Mobi, while …

iOS Apps

Anki Drive getting two new cars, two new tracks, Race Mode

<i>Anki Drive</i>, the robotics-based video game that takes place in the real world, is being expanded with new cars, new tracks and a new mode, developer Anki announced today.<p>The $199 game ships with two cars, and one track that features a slightly tweaked oval layout. Two additional tracks will be …

MakerBot Starts Taking Pre-Orders For Their Itty-Bitty 3D Printer

Back at CES 2014, MakerBot announced three new 3D printers: one small (Replicator Mini), one huge (Replicator Z18), and one that’s about the same size as the one they’ve sold for years (now just the “Replicator”). With a new smart leveling system and built-in webcams for monitoring prints, these …

Square Testing 'Pickup' App to Speed Up Ordering of Takeout

Square is testing a new app called <i>Square Pickup</i> that allows users to order and pay for takeout food. The app is currently in beta testing with select San Francisco restaurants, according to <i>Priceonomics</i>.<p>Instead of calling a restaurant to place a pickup order, users can just make the purchase with …

Matching iOS Card Game Threes! Receives Its First Update

Popular numerical puzzle game <i>Threes!</i> has received its first ever update, adding several player-requested features.<p>For those who haven’t played <i>Threes!,</i> it’s a game which challengers players to come up with multiples of 3 by sliding and matching pairs of cards. The object is to gain the highest score …

App Store

U.S. Consumer Stockpile of Unused iPhones Valued at $13.4 Billion

Almost half of the consumers who buy a new smartphone are storing their older phone instead of recycling it in the used handset market, according to the "Mobile Mountain Study" conducted by research group OnePoll for resale site SellCell (via <i>MarketWatch</i>). These unused phones are worth almost $47 …

Panasonic's GH4 clearly packs serious 4K video chops, but pricing and availability remain TBA (hands-on)

Long gone are the days when digital cameras were just for still photographers. In fact, with its GH4, it's easy to argue that Panasonic is putting an even greater emphasis on video capture -- of the 4K variety, in this case. The Lumix GH4, teased as the "next GH" just last month at CES, offers …

Padcaster's tablet movie rig comes to the iPad mini

The larger iPad's high-res screen is a plus for shooting video, but wielding it can make one look like, dare we say, <i>a dork</i>. One way to overcome that stigma is by shooting with the original Padcaster (pictured above), a metal frame that lets you mount your tablet on a tripod and attach lenses and …

Here's a sample of what to expect from Panasonic's 4K-ready Lumix GH4

It's been a mere couple of days since Panasonic unveiled its next-generation GH camera, the Lumix GH4. But, since there's no release date information as of yet, chances are it's going to be a little while before interested parties can take this new shooter out for a spin. Luckily, Panasonic has …

iDraw 2 Now Imports And Edits Photoshop Files

IDraw, the iPad vector-based drawing app, has just gone v2.0, and turned from a great drawing app into a crazy full-featured pro-level app. Here’s a taster of the new features:<p>Photoshop PSD Import/Export:Import layered PSD files with vector paths and effectsShape layers are imported as editable …

Tutorials

5 iPad Apps for the Productive 21st Century Student

When I was at school, I struggled badly with random, un-filed bits of paper, leaky ink cartridges in my Parker Pen and terrible hand writing (as well as chronic laziness and an addiction to Cricket). I’m sure this approach to my organisation affected my school work. If I would have grown up in the …

Take Better Photos With The Ultimate iPhone Photographer’s Lens Kit [Deals]

Apple revolutionized your iPhone’s camera with the introduction of the 5S, but now you can unlock its full potential with what’s being offered through this Cult of Mac Deals.<p>With <b>The Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit</b>, smartphone photography has never been this versatile. This package arms you with six …

Mobile Photography

Toss Out iPhoto And Replace It With The 6MB MyPhotostream

Man, do I feel clean today. No, it’s not the fact that I quit drinking two summers ago. Nor that I stopped smoking a few years before that. Nope. I feel clean because I finally deleted iPhoto from my Mac. It’s gone, never to spin up the fans again because it’s detecting faces with the accuracy of a …

Smoking

FLIR ONE iPhone 5S case brings high-end thermal camera to your mobile

Introduced at CES this week, FLIR has taken the wraps off its FLIR ONE, a case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S that gives the handset a thermal …

Cassette Adapter Bluetooth brings retro car stereos into the 21st century

Remember back when people carried Sony Discmans in their cars, and used those cassette adapters to listen to them through their tape decks? Well, …

Audiophile

Sony puts 4K Ultra Short Throw projector up against the wall

After first bringing 4K resolution to lounge room walls in 2012 with its VPL-VW1000ES projector, Sony is making another run at the Ultra HD home …

Home Theater

Skrub’a Veggie Gloves

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CES 2014: 3D Systems Releases iSense 3D Scanner iPad Accessory

At CES today, 3D Systems introduced an iPad-version of its popular Sense 3D scanner called the iSense. The device clips to the iPad and allows users to scan an object in three-dimensions in real-time, without needing to put the object inside a special scanning box.<p>The iSense is ideal for physical …

Winner of the ‘most expensive iPhone case’ at CES is a cool – and hot – gadget

Short of any solid gold or diamond-encrusted cases you might find for those with more money than taste, you are probably looking at the most expensive iPhone case on the market: the FLIR One, yours for $350.<p>The case is, however, a fully-fledged gadget in its own right: a thermal imaging camera.</i> …

HDR Photography Software - Photo Editing Programs & Plugins - Photomatix

<i>21-May-17</i>: Photomatix Pro 6.0 released, adding a new HDR rendering method for realistic results, a Brush Tool, color adjustments, straightening, and …

Apple announces App Store sales top $10 billion in 2013, $1 billion in December alone

Today, Apple has announced that App Store sales topped $10 billion in 2013. In December alone, customers spent over $1 billion in the store, a record-breaking figure — the most successful month in App Store history. In total, developers for iOS and OS X have now earned $15 billion on the App …

Apple Acquired SnappyLabs, The One Man Development Company Behind SnappyCam Photo App

- Jan 6, 2014<p>Apple acquired SnappyLabs, the one man development company behind the SnappyCam app. The acquisition took place just before the end of …

Shuttle’s new mini computer can drive multiple displays and offers optional LTE support

<b>In this week’s Best of 9to5Toys:</b> Apple’s AirPods drop to $140 shipped, the iPad Pro 10.5-inch 512GB gets a major discount, Amazon officially announced Prime Day, more…<p>expand full story<p>Using a stylus with your smart device, be it iPhone, iPad, Android, or even touch screen laptop, is one of the best …