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Surf City, China?

Riyue Bay in Hainan, far less crowded than most waves of its caliber. How long will that last in China? Photo: ISA/Munoz<p>The World Surf Cities Network …

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In Focus: Taiwan

Taiwan. Photo: Gilley<p><b>Photographer:</b> Rob Gilley<p><b>Subject:</b> The Bridge to Somewhere<p><b>Location:</b> Taiwan<p><b>Image Specs:</b> Canon EOS 1V, Kodak 100 VS, 20mm f4.0, …

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Google Keep Gets Fast Search for Text in Images

Google is rolling out an update to its Evernote rival Keep that introduces the ability to search for text in photos uploaded to the service.<p>While Evernote has had this feature for a long time, we found that Google’s implementation located text in images instantly. Evernote, on the other hand, took …

Kinvey bulks up its support for HTML5 development

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Kinvey<p>Kinvey, one of a handful mobile platform providers still on its own, is upping its game when it comes to HTML5 …

Ludei aims to lure HTML5 developers away from Adobe's Phonegap

Ludei takes a swing at Adobe today, announcing that HTML5 games and apps built with its CocoonJS tools can run 10 times faster than similar apps made with the older company’s traditional Phonegap development tools.<p>Normally, most HTML5 developers use Adobe’s Phonegap tool to develop their games and …

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with important memos from my boss? If you answered yes, you're probably wasting valuable time sifting through junk to get to the information you really …

Trim Minimalist Wallet Eliminates Embarrassing Pocket Bulge

Simplify you’re life, or at least your wallet, with the new Trim Wallet that does away with bulky pocket bulge and provides you with easy access to …

SlatePro Is A Desk For All Your Tech Needs

If you are one of those people who are searching for a personal desk that can cater all your tech-related needs such as proper ventilation for …

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Camera Plus AirSnap feature lets iOS photographers into the picture

Does this sound familiar? You’re always the self-appointed—or designated—photographer for your family and friends. It’s not that you’re the only one with a camera—everyone’s packing a smart multi-megapixel mobile device these days—but you’re always the one who winds up documenting all the events, …

Flazio, An Italian Web-Design Engine, Lets You Build A Site Through Your Facebook Page

Website creation software is a dime-a-dozen. You press a button, type in some jazz, and come up with a one page website for you and yours. But what if I said there was something that could make it even easier? Flazio, a service made by Sicilian brother and sister team Elisa and Flavio Fazio, can …

Microview Shrinks Arduino Into A Teeny, Weenie OLED Module

Do you desire a teeny, tiny, little Arduino board with OLED display? You bet you do! Microview is a new “chip-sized” Arduino on Kickstarter that costs $45. What can it do? All kinds of stuff!<p>You basically get a micro controller and a lot of inputs and you can drive the display via software, …

Leitz Icon Is The iOS Label Printer Apple Would Make

Leitz’s Icon is a label printer for iOS (and other mobile) devices, and it actually looks good enough to be an Apple product – the shape is clean and pretty, yes, but it also looks dead easy to use.<p>The printer works with your iOS, Mac or Windows machine via an app, and also supports AirPrint to …

Stream Web for iOS is a Social, Gesture-Based Internet Browser App

Most mobile browsers are shrunken versions of their desktop counterparts. You type in a site with the traditional ad bar at the top of the screen and either go back or switch between tabs by tapping tiny icons. It works, but it rarely feels like an experience built from the group up for smartphones …

Seagate Backup Plus/Slim portable drive review: A fast portable drive with massive storage space - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The fast and affordable Seagate Backup Plus/Slim has the highest capacity of any portable drive. The drive includes helpful backup software and a free two-year 200GB subscription to Microsoft OneDrive online storage.<p><b>The Bad</b> The two-year warranty is short and there's no security option to …

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