Robin Ho

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500px ISO: A New Visual Storytelling Blog for ‘Unique, Crazy and Beautiful’ Photos

Earlier today, 500px officially launched <i>500px ISO</i>: a story-telling blog consisting of 500px photos and original content created by a team of editors …

Easy Studio Lighting for Noir Portraits

Noir portraiture – timeless, sleek, and mysterious. A product of Hollywood’s film noir period of the 1940’s and 50’s, noir portraiture has the …

Photography

Sports Photography Video Tutorials That Cover 5 Different Sports

Sports photography brings with it a different set of challenges. You not only have to be on your toes for the duration of the game but also look out …

Old Black and White Photographs of Distant Stars

Everyone who has ever been interested in space documentaries will remember Carl Sagan. It was he who put such an interesting spin on the study of the …

A Photographer Asks Strangers to Pose for Him. The Images Are Touching

en_US<p>article<p>In 2007, photographer Richard Renaldi began a project where he asked complete strangers to pose for him but with a condition; they have …

Sport picture of the day: like father like son

They say that you're getting old when policemen start looking younger, but don't worry it isn't the case with golfers, especially when it's the traditional par 3 Augusta Masters competition. This often turns into a family affair with family members serving as caddies and sometimes even playing a …

The confidential internal slides that show why Apple is making a bigger iPhone 6

<i>Apple internal slides</i><p>There has been no shortage of rumors that the iPhone 6 will have a big screen ranging from 4.7-inches to over 5 inches. But why is Apple doing this? They just changed the display size from 3.5-inches to 4-inches and another screen size increase could present a headache for …

'Moto X + 1' = Motorola's next Android phone?

Here come the Moto X successor leaks. Early word from the rumor mill is that Motorola is taking some inspiration from algebra for its next flagship.<p>The kids, they just love the algebra these days. At least that's what the marketing folks at Motorola seem to be thinking if the latest from online …

Mobile Technology

Apple buys tech that could take Siri offline

Apple has sort-of-confirmed that it recently snapped up another small company, called Novauris. The firm specializes in speech recognition and has historical ties to the core technology and patents underpinning Siri. <i>TechCrunch</i> reports that Novauris' experts are already working inside Apple to …

White House on the Obama-Ortiz selfie: Ugh

President Obama's press secretary reveals that the White House objects to Samsung's use of a selfie taken by its sponsored slugger, Red Sox' David Ortiz.<p>The president of the United States is just another celebrity.<p>Yes, just like Ellen Degeneres or the Rich Housewives of Some Suburban Hell.<p>So surely …

The White House

Turkish court half-heartedly orders end to YouTube ban

Turkey's Twitter ban may have come to an end, but the country's block on YouTube remains steadfast. In the latest development to this censorship saga, <i>Reuters</i> reports that a court in the Turkish capital has declared the YouTube situation a human rights violation, and instructed that the block be …

Samsung claims a graphene breakthough — which may be huge for future wearables

Get to know the name “graphene,” as it’s primed to be one of the most important materials for the technology industry over the next few years.<p>The ultra-thin material is around 200 times stronger than steel — and most importantly, it’s flexible, unlike the fragile silicon we rely on today. Graphene …

Xiaomi has two phones in the top 10 global list of best selling devices

A glance at any list of top 10 phone makers is guaranteed to include Apple and Samsung and peppered around the list you would expect to see other big names like Sony, LG and HTC. But, that was before Xiaomi. According to new market research released by Counterpoint, an independent market research …

Mobile

Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS 8 called “Healthbook” that monitors all …

Brilliant Time-Lapse Video On Retouching A Rolex Watch

Retouching jewelry is an extremely time intensive task, especially when it is done correctly. It can involved hours of work to fix the most minute …

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Element

Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight concept dazzles at CES

This year marked Audi’s fourth appearance at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest forum for gadgets, gizmos and cutting-edge technologies. And as it has each year since 2011, the Ingolstadt, Germany-based carmaker came to CES loaded for bear.<p>Amid announcements that …

Le Mans

Articles about 11 amazing prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.<p>From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.<p>The allure …

Prefab Homes

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Apps

The New Oil Landscape

<b>When Susan Connell arrives</b> at the first oil well of the day, she tosses her stylish black-rimmed glasses onto the dashboard of her 18-wheeler, climbs down from the cab, and pulls the zipper on her fire-resistant coveralls up to her neck. It’s early July, about 7 a.m. We’re on the Fort Berthold …

The Macalope: One guy

The Macalope managed to sneak in the first column of the year last week, but now he is literally (by which he means figuratively) in 2014’s elevator, …

Why 2014 will be Apple’s year of big reveals

2013 was a very Apple-y year, in that incremental improvements were pretty much all Apple rolled out. This kind of refinement and polish is one of the things the company does best. It’s easy to forget, for example, that Steve Jobs once unveiled a version of the Mac OS in which the only major …

MacBook Air

These Are A Few Of Your Favorite Things (In Photos)

What do the objects we keep say about us? Which things, if any, are the ones we wouldn't want to live without?<p>In December, for our ongoing community "Public Square" photo project with KPCC, we asked you to photograph and share some of your favorite things — and tag them …