vu nguyen

139 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @vtnguying | Keep up with vu nguyen on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “vu nguyen”

T-Mobile Pledges To Enable Wi-Fi Calling On Every Phone It Sells

Over the past year and a half or so, T-Mobile has made announcement after announcement in what they’ve dubbed the “Un-carrier” series. Each announcement brings some change that’s meant to rid T-Mobile of some common wireless industry pain point — things like early termination fees, or the absurd …

Attention T-Mobile Suitors: FCC Chairman Still “Skeptical” of Consolidation

Tom Wheeler says the death of Sprint’s T-Mobile bid was a good idea and warns off other potential suitors.<p>While most of the wireless industry was focused on a big white box in Cupertino, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler was giving a speech at the wireless industry’s trade show in Las Vegas Tuesday …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Amazon promo: 31 apps normally worth $100 FREE until tomorrow

We’ve already got a sweet deal from Amazon today in the Gold Box offer on Sony memory cards for up to 70% off.<p>Now Amazon is giving away a bunch of apps that you can use to fill all that storage, as part of a sweet 48-hour promotion.<p>The promo can net you 31 normally paid applications for free, for a …

Origin's New 'Game Time' Feature Lets You Play Titanfall For Free This Weekend

The mech shooter is the first game in the program's line-up.<p>Origin has introduced its new "Game Time" program, which allows players free access to a …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Jim Goldstein Offers Invaluable Advice for Novice Photographers

The question, “how can I take better photographs” never goes away for the photographer who is constantly looking to improve and evolve, no matter how …

Minbox Chrome Extension: Send large Gmail Attachments

It’s been more than a year since we last looked at San Francisco-based Minbox, a (then) new-entrant to the busy file-transfer space that had just raised $800,000 to “take on the establishment with its ‘freaking fast’ service”, as we wrote at the time.<p>To recap, Minbox is a Mac file-transfer and …

7 Daily Exercises that Will Help Make You a Better Photographer

The saying ‘practice makes perfect’ is as valid for photography as any other activity, so we’ve put together a collection of exercises that will help …

Danny Santos Photography - Familiar Faces

Songza now cues up the blues when it rains

Songza has always been about the feels — about finding the right music to match any moment, whether it's waking up on a Sunday morning, pre-gaming in your apartment with friends, or moping over a breakup. The service even offers a "3 AM Airport" station that provides relevant jams for when you're …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Visualizing the Trends and Patterns of the World Through Instagram

Living smack in the middle of the information age, we’re well acquainted with the incredible amount of data and statistics gathered and thrown around …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

Tutorials

#I Love Photography Live - Feb 27, 2014

This week we decided to switch things up and put a more true-ringing title to this livecast, one that captures what Allen has really been doing all …

Nikon Unveils Capture NX-D: A New RAW Image Processor for Nikon Shooters

In a rather interesting development that was somewhat overshadowed by the announcement of the Nikon D4s, Nikon has unveiled a new piece of photo …

Google Acquires Spider.io To Help Spot And Stop Online Ad Fraud

London-based Spider.io has been acquired by Google, the company’s DoubleClick advertising blog announced today (via Re/Code). Spider.io is a startup that specialized in weeding out fraudulent clicks around online ads. The three-year old company has tech that will help Google identify bad behavior …

Do You Have a Prime Lens in Your Camera Bag?

Do you own a prime lens? Every DSLR owner should have at least one fast, fixed focal length lens in their camera bag. Zoom lenses are great; they can …

15 Ways to Change Your Thoughts and Transform Your Life

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale<p>The nature of our thoughts determines the quality of our life whether it is …

It Is Possible! How to Fit Everything You Need into One Carry-On

By Wendy Perrin, Condé Nast Traveler<p>If the fashion police in Condé Nast Traveler's Style Department were to peek inside my luggage, they would have me arrested. They'd find few if any designer labels or logos-only inconspicuous clothing that helps me blend in at my destination; if drab is what the …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Seeing Beyond the Negative: It’s Better Than You Think

<b>“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.” ~Shirley MacLaine</b><p>When I first started teaching, I was really ambitious. I took a line …

The Proof Is in the Pull-Up: 10 Tools for Getting Better at Pull-Ups

Once upon a time, I could not do one pull up. Heck, I couldn’t do a push-up, either. I used to ask my mom to write me notes to get me out of gym in …

Workouts

Dreamy Milky Way Photography

The universe is a big place. So big that it could give the most priggish person a more human, down-to-earth personality. We're such tiny beings that …

From Jailbreaks To App Store Awards, Developers Grow Up iPhone

“This is going to sound a little odd,” Ari Weinstein says, “but when I was a kid coding…was a lot harder.”<p>Ari Weinstein is just 19. He’s about to start as a freshman at MIT after deferring for a year to do a little fooling around. And he’s been playing in Apple’s ecosystem — in one form or another …

Out Of The Fields And Into Computer Science Classes

To earn money for her family, Alicia Leon Rios worked in the fields in Salinas, Calif. Meanwhile, she sent her toddler, Leticia, to Mexico to be raised by her grandparents.<p>Even now, Alicia Leon Rios chokes up thinking about that difficult decision more than two decades ago. But it was worth it, she …