30 photographs that will blow your mind
Capturing a moment in a snapshot is a real art, you have to be ready with your camera at the right moment and right place. Photographers who can achieve those shots are usually professionals who always keep their camera with them, constantly look for something to take a picture of and have the ability to snap a picture very quickly. Following you’ ..read more.. Like Flipboard for the iPhone
Apple iPhone 5 Launch: Here's What to Expect
The iPhone 5 is coming. This is no rumor, no guesswork, no fuzzy photo taken by someone allegedly holding an iPhone 5 prototype. Apple has set the date and the place for a real product launch. Okay, I am getting ahead of myself a bit. The invite does not explicitly mention an iPhone 5. It just promises we’ll talk about the iPhone. Yes, a nice litt ..read more.. Like Flipboard for the iPhone
I'm Deleting My Facebook Tonight.
Well, it’s the end of the web as we know it. I’d already been thinking about this all weekend, and last night, I decided. I just can’t deal with Facebook’s crazy privacy stuff anymore. I mean, I already basically forked Twitter over their ToS, and Facebook has been a lot more evil for a lot longer. Frictionless sharing is pretty much the las ..read more.. Like Flipboard for the iPhone
After 28 years in prison, man emerges into a...
Randall Lee Church didn’t believe his fellow inmates when they warned him about culture shock after he got out of prison — he thought they were just jealous. But then Church, who’d been locked up since 1983, emerged into a world that made no sense. When Church got out of prison, he tells the Houston Chronicle, “I didn’t know how to use computers o ..read more.. Like...
Google = Google+ - John Battelle's Searchblog
Earlier this week I participated in Google’s partner conference, entitled Zeitgeist after the company’s annual summary of trending topics. Deep readers of this site know I have a particular affection for the original Zeitgeist, first published in 2001. When I stumbled across that link, I realized I had to write The Search. The conference reminds me ..read more.. Like Flipboard for...
Microsoft Cracks Down On Spammy Windows Phone App...
Chris Velazco is a mobile enthusiast and writer who studied English and Marketing at Rutgers University. Once upon a time, he was the news intern for MobileCrunch, and in between posts, he worked in wireless sales at Best Buy. After graduating, he returned to the new TechCrunch to as a full-time mobile writer. He counts advertising, running, musical ..read more.. Like Flipboard for the iPhone
Sony To Stop Comping 3D Glasses For Theaters –...
Devin Coldewey is a Seattle-based writer and photographer. He has written for the TechCrunch network since 2007. Some posts he’d like you to read: The Dangers of Externalizing Knowledge | Generation i | Surveillant Society | Choose Two | Frame Wars | The User’s Manifesto | Our Great Sin His personal website is coldewey.cc. → Learn More Sony, w ..read more.. Like Flipboard for the iPhone
Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update starts rolling out →
Twitter Lets SMS Users Share Photos
Twitter just announced that users can now post photos by attaching them to simple SMS messages. The feature is available on many popular carriers, and the post says they’re working to bring on more. SMS has always been an important part of Twitter’s platform, especially in places with low smartphone penetration. It’s possible to follow, tweet and vi ..read more.. Flipboard for...
Facebook Launches Music Dashboard That Shows What...
Thanks to the integrations Facebook launched with Spotify, Rdio, and many other music services at yesterday’s f8 conference, users are now finding out what their friends are listening to in the home page’s Ticker. To make it even easier to discover music, Facebook has launched a “Music” dashboard that shows users trending albums, top songs, ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Go Beyond Ticker, Use Facebook Music Dashboard To...
Alexia Tsotsis currently works for TechCrunch as a writer. She is also a blogger who attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. She majored in Writing and Art, moving to New York City shortly after graduation to work in the Entertainment/Media industry. After four years of living in New York City and attending courses at New ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Apple prepares for pre-iPhone 5 iCloud launch
Apple [AAPL] is preparing to launch its iCloud and iTunes Match services in early October as it warns beta testers of its much-vaunted services that it intends resetting their accounts. [ABOVE: What Apple’s competitors don’t have — here’s the staff attempting to incite a crowd frenzy at last week’s opening of an Apple store in Nanking East.] See th ..read more.. ...
Barnes & Noble to launch $349 Android tablet?
The Barnes & Noble NOOK Color is one of the best-selling Android tablets in the US, even though the company positions it as a color eBook Reader first and a tablet second. Now it looks like B&N’s 7 inch, $249 tablet may be getting a pricier sibling. Nate at The Digital Reader received a tip that the company plans to launch a new $349 device next q ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Two men who ate poisonous mushrooms survive
Physicians offer the cautionary tale of Frank Constantinopla, 49, who after a Sept. 12 rainstorm looked in wonder at his backyard in Springfield, Va. “Oh, there’re so many mushrooms,” Constantinopla recalls thinking. “They look so lovely; I’m so lucky.”Constantinopla plucked a handful and stir-fried them with noodles.“They tasted good. ..read more.. Like Flipboard for the iPhone
A mule will labor 10 years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege...– William Faulkner
Rogers iPhone Pre-launch Training Document Refers...
Back in early August we first reported on Rogers employees starting ‘iPhone pre-launch’ training, an annual occurrence. That document detailed training via Rogers Fast Track.Now, we’ve received a further tip documenting details of that apparent training, that specifically refers to ‘new iPhone, iOS 5, and iCloud’, as seen below:The ‘Expe ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
How To | Create a Twitter List | Bit Rebels
Twitter’s new feature “Twitter Lists” is widely talked about right now and maybe the biggest addition to the Social Media scene since…I don’t know when. But the fact is that it’s quite a unique feature and an odd one coming from Twitter. Twitter is usually a very careful company and wants to rather minimize functions on their super succe ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
10 Incredibly Cute Snapshots of Baby Crocodiles
Seventy million years after they first appeared on this planet, crocodiles remain some of the world’s most successful freshwater predators. Hardly changed since the age of dinosaurs, they attack in a flash, bringing down large prey – such as unwary wildebeest and zebras. Yet there is another side to crocodiles, one rarely talked about or even imag ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
New MacBook Pros In October, With Two Chassis...
A new post at T-GAAP speculates on the future of the MacBook Pro, suggesting that Apple may offer a new model in October, and may allow users to choose between the traditional “Pro” design and a new, slimmer MacBook Air-like design. Apple has updated the MacBook Line in the fall before, in 2008, and the MacBook Pro has gone 201 days since it was ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Female Blogger Receives 50 Lashes · Global Voices
These are the words Iranian blogger Somayeh Tohidloo wrote [fa] in her blog after receiving 50 whip lashes in Evin Prison on September 14, 2011: Be happy, for if you wanted to humiliate me, I confess that I feel my entire body is suffering with degradation. Somayeh Tohidloo Somayeh was active during the 2009 presidential election in the campaign for ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone