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2,190 Flips | 5 Magazines | 1 Like | 34 Following | 13 Followers | @samwigget | I am a tech enthusiast who keeps up with all tech news in my magazine, "All Things Tech", "All lf Nature's Beauty", and "Into the Abyss". Co-Creator of EduDek.

The Inspiration Pad takes your writing to new places - The Fox Is Black

By way of the NSFW American Apparel Tumblr, I found myself reading an article on My Modern Met staring at notebooks whose lines had apparently gotten …

Tidy Organizes Your Smartphone Photos Into Albums With Just A Swipe

A new application called Tidy wants to help you better organize the photos you have stored on your smartphone, by grouping them into albums by time, distance, or even by “shapes,” meaning type of photo – panoramas, squares, screenshots, portrait or landscape, for example.<p>The app doesn’t do the …

Huawei teases new devices for MWC, also takes a jab at Samsung and Apple

With MWC only a week away, we’re starting to see plenty of companies teasing their upcoming devices ahead of the event. Huawei is no exception, and has now launched a new advertisement that not only hints at several new devices, it also semi-subtly takes a jab at the two biggest giants in the …

Mobile Technology

Love in the age of Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-data-science/the-formation-of-love/10152064609253859<p>Facebook engineers and data scientists are exploring …

Through Its Network Of Mentors, HackHands Offers Live Help For New Programmers

With sites like Codecademy and Stack Overflow, there are plenty of ways to learn programming and get help online — but there’s nothing like a live human being who can answer your questions and look at your code, according to the co-founders of a new website called HackHands.<p>One of those …

Seventh grader builds a braille printer with $350 worth of Legos

When Lego revealed its line of EV3 Mindstorms robots last year, Bay Area tech companies came up with some very goofy applications. 12-year-old Santa …

Apple Offers Official Tetris App Free Via Apple Store App

- Feb 17, 2014<p>Apple is offering the official Tetris game from Electronic Arts for free via its Apple Store iOS app. Apple periodically offers free …

AllCast creator demos Android screen mirroring through Chromecast

AllCast developer Koushik Dutta has hinted that he could do more with Chromecast than just queue up media, and he now has a demo video to prove it. The clip (below) shows Dutta using Google's peripheral to mirror an Android phone's screen on a TV, much like you might with Miracast (or an Apple TV, …

Google To Take Over San Francisco Space For Engineers Who Don't Want To Commute To Silicon Valley

A Google-owned building in the middle of San Francisco's Mission District.<p>And now Mission residents can look forward to just that: Google plans to take over a 35,000-square-foot building in the Mission, at 285 Alabama St., according to the Financial Times.<p>Sources who spoke to the Financial Times …

Silicon Valley

Passwords and Email Addresses Leaked in Kickstarter Hack Attack

Stores like Target and Neiman Marcus aren't the only places to get hacked. The popular crowd-funding site Kickstarter reported that it also had been …

Microsoft Taps DocuSign for Office 365 Integration

Microsoft and DocuSign have announced a deal that will see Office 365 users able to digitally sign and send documents using the service without ever needing to print, scan or copy a document on paper ever again.<p>The companies announced the move on Monday, with DocuSign’s Jesper Frederikson, general …

Philips takes on Apple's iBeacon with lights that send deals to your smartphone

Philips is already one of the biggest names in smart light bulbs, and now it's beginning to test a new unit that could be even smarter. At a retailer in Düsseldorf, Philips is piloting a lighting unit that includes a built-in beacon that can relay location and product information to smartphones. By …

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox plans to resume withdrawals soon

Troubled Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox apologized Monday for suspending withdrawals and promised to resume withdrawals soon.<p>The Tokyo-based exchange announced on February 7 that it was suspending all Bitcoin withdrawal requests, citing a glitch in the way the currency handles transactions paid out to …

Apple Rejecting 'Flappy' Titled Games From App Store

Apple has begun rejecting games attempting to take advantage of the popularity of the now-defunct <i>Flappy Bird</i>, a hit game that developer Dong Nguyen removed from the App Store earlier in February.<p>Shortly after <i>Flappy Bird</i> was pulled from the App Store, several clones of the original game soared up …

Secret revealed: inside the most scandalous social network

Will anonymity make Secret essential reading — or become its undoing?<p>Late on a Saturday evening in San Francisco, at a party filled with tech workers, people keep retreating to odd corners to stare at their phones. This happens at every party these days, of course, but what’s different here is that …

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Met With Apple Executives: Report

Two of the world's most innovative companies may have discussed working together or even joining forces, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report.<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with Adrian Pierca, Apple’s head of mergers and acquisitions, last spring as analysts were suggesting Apple acquire the …

Review: Anker IQ 40W 5-port smart USB adapter is the last power source you’ll ever need

As our families grow, so do our device charging needs. Where we just used to need 2 USB ports to charge our iPhones, we now have iPads, cameras, Bluetooth speakers, portable flashlight/batteries and even a few Android devices laying around that constantly need to be chargers. Our excellent 2-port …

Experimental Photography by Nadia Maria

Artistic Photography Inspiration.<p>Selected artworks of experimental photography by Nadia Maria, a Bauru – São Paulo, Brazil-based photographer. Nadia …

Photography

Official Lego Ghostbusters Kit Launching In June For $50

After the announcement was made earlier this year that Lego would be launching a new official Ghostbusters Lego kit, thanks to the Lego CUUSOO …

Lego

Toy Story: Smash It! for BlackBerry 10

Quantified Health Startup Exogen Bio Wants People To “Track & Hack” Their DNA Health

The quantified health movement is really just getting going, with basic stuff like fitness tracker bands. The potential for helping curious people measure, track, analyse and diagnose aspects of their personal health in the context of their lifestyle choices — potentially in highly granular detail …

Mozilla Foundation chair tackles thorny issue of ads in Firefox

Mozilla just recently made an announcement that made everybody’s heads spin. Firefox was going to have ads. Naturally, as with anything related to …

Power Sleep app lets your phone perform scientific research while you sleep

More and more we hear that for a good's night sleep, we should keep our smartphones out of the bedroom, but that doesn't mean the phones have to rest …

House of Cards star Spacey dreams of 'no cliff-hangers, no spoilers'

Kevin Spacey, star of Netflix political potboiler <i>House of Cards</i>, reckons the new online-focused way of making entertainment could transform the TV …

GadgetellSolutions Media

26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Customers

How to Fire Someone -- And Have Them Thank You For It

As companies reach a certain size, they inevitably outgrow some employees who have become "family."<p>"Some of your team members, who may have been very loyal in the beginning of the company and were awesome--good utility players--are no longer the right people to get you to the next level," declared …

Art's Post-Media Malaise

PARIS — Mute magazine, based in London, has been a robust critical presence in the domain of cyber-connected art and theory for twenty years now, but …

This Miniature Fishing Rod Catches and Kills Brain Cancer

You won't be able to catch your supper with this fishing rod—because at just 6 millimetres long, it's designed to catch and kill cancers before they …

Giant leap for nuclear fusion as lasers blast new route to ultimate energy source

Researchers in the US have overcome a key barrier to making nuclear fusion reactors a reality. In results published in Nature, scientists have shown …