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The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Photography

CalUAS and Tetracam team to produce agricultural drones. - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

California Unmanned Aircraft Systems (CalUAS), a Ridgecrest, CA based leading unmanned aerospace firm, is teaming with Tetracam, maker of advanced …

Secure Your Mac By Setting A Firmware Password [Quicktip]

You may be using <b>a password to secure your data</b> on your Mac – and you should, but unless your Mac is encrypted, a tech-savvy thief can still access …

Operating Systems

Steadidrone QU4D - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

The good folks at Steadidrone the Knysna South Africa based multirotor manufacturer have very kindly sent one of their ready to fly units for us to …

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

Software

How to jailbreak an Apple TV 2

What you'll need<p>An Apple TV 2<p>A Micro USB cable that's no longer than 1 m (3.3 ft) or the jailbreak won't work<p>Physical Apple TV remote control<p>The …

Don't Want Trackers Watching Your Web And Smartphone Activity? This Start-up's For You.

One hot afternoon in June four software engineers, a lawyer and a miniature pinscher named Lunch were gathered around designer Dan Kwon’s computer at Disconnect, a startup in San Francisco. They were watching their new education video, “Unwanted Tracking Is Not Cool.” Its star is an octopus puppet …

Take A Tour Of Slixa, The Website That's Like Facebook For Escorts

The site offers you an incredibly easy way to hire local escorts over the Internet.<p>If you want to learn more, we have all the details for you here. If you'd rather take a work-safe tour of the site ...

Let This Robot Teach You How To Be Less Awkward

MIT builds a virtual person to help people practice talking to other people, which already sounds like an awkward situation.<p>If you think you're awkward in social situations, and would like the solution to that problem to be as awkward possible, try this: have a robot coach you on how to interact …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

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PlanGrid’s Blueprint App Adds Automatic Hyperlinking And Web-Based Markup

PlanGrid, a startup that hopes to replace blueprint printouts on construction sites with those that can be viewed on an iPad, has just released its latest app update. PlanGrid version 3.0 is designed to make it easier to find connections between plans, with an automatic hyperlinking feature, as …

Connected Data announces Transporter v2.0, focuses on user experience and mobile apps

It's been an exciting couple days for the folks at Connected Data. After entering into a merger agreement with Drobo yesterday, the company's just announced Transporter v2.0 -- the latest software for its cloud-aware NAS. To jog your memory, Transporter is a device that lets you share data online, …

The 5 Coolest Car Stunts of the Last 5 Years

We may no longer live in the golden age of the stuntman, with names like Evel Knievel attempting death-defying stunts. But don't believe that everything that can be done with a car or motorcycle has been done. These five recent stunts prove there is no en<p>We may no longer live in the golden age of …

Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

Inside Flipboard / May 20, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

On the border between China and North Korea, the trucks still queue

Nuclear war? Stepped up sanctions? For all the rhetoric and drama of the past few months, for Chinese traders at the border with North Korea, it’s still business as usual.<p>“Look at all the trucks out there and you tell me if trade has slowed,” Chinese exporter Liu Mingjin told Reuters at the Dandong …

North Korea