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3D Printing

Elegant, Clamp-On Table Legs Attach In Seconds

Any woodworker can attest to the strength of a bar clamp to quickly affix a job to a table. But while we trust these clamps while wielding a power saw, we don’t trust them while holding a knife and fork at the dinner table. Why isn’t more of our furniture clamped?<p>Adap.Table Legs ask just that. A …

Woodworking

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

The 10 best digital cameras in 2018

Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question. The best camera for a pro photographer is a million miles from the best camera for an adventure …

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

The Art of Looking Down: How to Choose Your Shooting Position Intentionally

The idea for this article, on the art of looking down, first occurred to us several weeks ago while visiting the historic city of Savannah, Georgia. …

10 Inexpensive Kitchen Helpers & Organizers We Can't Live Without

A super smart IKEA railing and wall-mounted dish drying rack, from Becca's "Just Enough Space to Dabble" Kitchen<p>(Image credit: Gina Eykemans)<p>With …

Kitchens

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance is Coming in 2014

Samsung has once again introduced a new addition to its Galaxy family of smartphones after announcing the Galaxy Core Advance, a 4.7-inch screen, Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)-powered device that it says will go on sale “early next year.”<p>There’s very little to get excited about with this phone — which …

10 Ways to Make Your Home Happier

Create a cheery, inviting space.<p>From a fresh coat of white paint to choosing comfortable, neutral furniture, decorating experts share their advice on creating a cheery, inviting home.

Technique & Artistry of Food Photography

Food photography has a special place in the world of commercial photography because of how unintimidating it can seem at first. Snapshots on …

Food Photography

Mosaic Brings Its Slick Photo Book Service to Android Devices

There are a lot of photo book makers out there — even Flicker joined the fray not too long ago — but one company that we’ve been really impressed …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

How to take Amazing Portraits in the Golden Hour

If you are a part of the photography community in any way, whether as a hobbyist, a newbie photographer or even a professional photographer, you’ve …

Photography

Make & Do Archives | Laura Ashley

We’ve partnered with Camelot Fabrics to design several craft fabric collections available in the United States and Canada. Our premier assortment is …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

Ditch the Wristbands: For Next Generation of Wearables, Dumb Clothes Get Smart

As much excitement as there may be about wearable sensors, most of the activity tracking devices today are pretty lame.<p>That’s because they’re often …

Google Chrome extension brings hands-free voice search to the PC

Although the Chrome browser has had voice-powered search for a while now, today Google is bringing hands-free Google voice search over to the PC, courtesy of a brand new Chrome extension. Using the extension, searching by voice is now as easy as saying <i>“Ok Google”</i>.<p>Considering that Thanksgiving is …

Android News

25 Things You Didn't Know About Jennifer Lawrence

Critics praised the 23-year-old Oscar winner, saying she delivered a mesmerizing performance that makes the film's action, adventure, political subtext, and humor <i>work</i>.<p>How much do you know about the Girl on Fire?

Jennifer Lawrence

Notch Is A Wearable Sensor & App For Tracking And Capturing Body Movements

This embed is invalid<p>Movement tracking could get a whole lot more granular if the New York-based startup behind this wearable sensor gets its way. Notch, currently being shown off in prototype form on Kickstarter, is a wearable sensor designed to be concealed within clothing at natural hinge points …

Android has secret camera features, but Google won't let you use them yet

Buried deep inside Google's mobile operating are hidden two features that would make for a far more refined Android photography experience. Raw image …

A New Android App Gives You Amazing Control Over What Your Other Apps Can Do

Say no, and you might not get to use the app.<p>In the last version of Android, Google had included a feature called App Ops. It let you decide what you wanted to allow each app to do. Were you cool with the app waking up the device? Tracking your location? Accessing your camera? You got to choose.<p>And …

Apps

Rachel's All Work All Playhouse

(Image credit: Chris Perez)<p><b>Name:</b> Rachel Lavin of Pio Jewelry <b><br>Location:</b> Bouldin Creek, Austin, Texas <b><br>Size:</b> 700 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 7 …

Living Rooms

Grab a Coffee & Settle In - 33 Great Photography Links

The world of photography has been buzzing all week with great photographers and artists posting their work for the world to enjoy. Toad Hollow …

Retractable Bed Saves Space in a 580-Square-Foot Home

Designer Funn Roberts recently had the task of redesigning a 580-square-foot cabin belonging to actor Vincent Kartheiser (Pete Campbell of AMC's <i>Mad Men</i>). The small, sound space in Hollywood was renovated, bit by bit, since the two men first began working together in 2010. The construction of the …

Mad Men

Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

Attendance Register app review: a handy tool to help you keep track of the attendance of your employees

Introduction<p>With its gorgeous visual layout and selection of tools, this is a very handy app which enables you to insert entries for employee …

Humorous Photos of Dogs Caught Mid-Lick

Photographer Ty Foster carves a niche in photography by shooting images of our canine friends, and very occasionally some fellow humans. His latest …

The Ferrum Professional Styler Straightens Your Hair AND Gives You A Blowout

Before I owned a straightener, I would get down on the floor and drape my long hair over my ironing board and beg my friends to iron out my waves. Then, when I turned 14, I bought a very cheap straightener that fried my strands and made them extremely frizzy. When I turned 15, I bought another …