Sherwin Noronha

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Microsoft launches Windows Phone web tool to let anyone create apps

Microsoft wants Windows Phone developers and apps, and it's launching a developer tool on Tuesday in its latest effort to secure apps for its ecosystem. A beta version of Windows Phone App Studio is now available, and it lets anyone create a Windows Phone app from the web without any knowledge of …

How to Avoid 8 Common Road Biking Hazards

Former Olympian and current USA Cycling coach David Brinton rides bikes for a living—and as a professional stuntman, he used to get paid to crash them, too. Brinton shares some advice on how he handles his bike in eight common road hazards. (For more skill-building and learning how to commute by …

Roads

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

Capturing a Ride in Pictures

Use these photographer’s tricks to get great cycling pictures<p><b>Shoot Early or Late</b> The light is softest in the morning or evening when the sun is lower in the sky. Position yourself with it off to the left, right, or behind you so it illuminates the rider.<p><b>Follow the Rule of Thirds</b> When visualizing a …

Mobile Photography

What’s in a risk? That depends on who you ask

GAP, France (VN) — Of course, this had to happen here. No where else, but here.<p>Alberto Contador (Saxo-Tinkoff) was attacking the yellow jersey on …

10 Quick Questions... - Stonesoup

One of the biggest sources of inspiration for my musings on Stonesoup is the Stonesoup-by-Request Survey I setup earlier in the year. Or questions …

Guide to Power Meter Metrics

Riding with a power meter on your bike reveals a trove of information. Here’s what it all means for your training.<p><b>Power</b>Power is the rate at which energy is used (energy over time) and is measured in watts. In cycling, energy is expressed in terms of work (such as how hard you have to work to ascend …

Cycling

One Line, No Waiting

Follow these paceline rules to keep your group together and in good formation<p>When carried out properly, a paceline is an effective tool for a group ride: It enables cyclists to share the work of pushing through the wind. When performed poorly, the formation becomes counterproductive. "Most people …

Lehigh Valley

2013 Tour de France Mountains Preview

Only a few more days until the 100th Tour de France begins. While not a brutally tough course, the 2013 edition is certainly tougher than last year. …

1st Match, Group B, ICC Champions Trophy at Cardiff, Jun 6 2013 | Match Summary

21.2 Rohit's pulled this straight to deep square leg, who is again several yards in, it was not that short, under the waist, he's just picked it up …

Cricket

5 Tips for Faster, Stronger Hill Climbing

These climbing secrets will have you soaring in 30 days<p>This climbing regimen, from Carmichael Training Systems coach Andy Applegate, will put so much power into your pedals, your buddies will swear they see wings as you leave them in your wake. Start today and you'll see results by the end of the …

Cycling

Eat to Ride

Three nutrition tips every cyclist should live by<p>Whenever I advise athletes about bike nutrition, I tell them that they don’t need a special diet to fuel performance. The one that’s best for health is also the one that’s best for strong results. If you want all your systems firing at 100 percent, …

Nutrition

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Landscape Photography

Portraits of Angelina Jolie Captured by Brad Pitt

It is a little known fact that Brad Pitt can hold his own behind a camera. Not just any camera, mind you, but an old school film model. A November …

Brad Pitt

Wiggins and Hesjedal Drop out of Giro d'Italia

Reigning Tour de France and Giro d'Italia champions abandon race due to health concerns<p><b>TREVISO and ROME, Italy, May 17, 2013 (AFP)</b> - Bradley Wiggins, the winner of last year's Tour de France, and defending Giro d'Italia champion Ryder Hesjedal have pulled out of the Giro d'Italia cycling race due …

Road Bikes