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
Spool Is Instapaper On Steroids
Spool is a new service aimed at addressing the problem created by the multi-device, multi-screen environment we now live in, where the content consumption experience can vary widely from platform to platform. On iOS devices, for example, you can’t watch Flash videos without serious workarounds. On an iPod Touch or other standalone media player, yo ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Managing your Online Blogging Reputation Across...
This week’s guest article is written by Christian Arno. Christian is going to share why keeping track of what people are saying about your blog in other languages is important… As the old adage goes, “One happy customer tells three friends; an unhappy one tells ten.” That may have been true around 20 years ago, but nowadays it’s closer to te ..read more.. Flipboard for the...
Virtual skull: 3D peek at hominid brain
A virtual endocast of a hominid skull that dates back nearly 2 million years raises questions about the evolution of the human brain. The brain of Australopithecus sediba can be seen in incredible detail, including blood vessels, in this transparent image of the virtual endocast. The researchers estimate that the brain was 420 cubic centimeters, aro ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Steve Jobs’s Best Quotes - Digits - WSJ
Steve Jobs has stepped down as CEO of Apple, the company he founded and turned into the largest technology company in the world. Although his tenure as CEO will be remembered for ushering in fundamental changes in the way people interact with technology, he has also been known for his salesmanship, his ability to turn a phrase – and a knack for ta ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
History Of The Cell Phone in Photos
Cell phones aren’t exactly ancient technology, though with every year it becomes harder and harder to remember what they were like before our beloved iPhones. The iPhone was released in 2007, but mobile phones have been around since the 70s and have made leaps and bounds since then. From the very first “brick” phone, to the first camera phones and smartphones, this gallery...
The World’s Most Beautiful Bridges
Today’s bridges not only symbolize our world’s advancement in design but its advancement in technology as well.Consequently, architects and engineers have been able to merge design and technology together in order to create bridges that are bigger, better, and more spectacular than ever before.Several of these are simply stunning – a true marv ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
#Blackberry #Tips: 9900 / 9810 / 9850 Battery...
Many users have been complaining that they have been getting mediocre Battery life on their Blackberry 9900 /9810. To fix and improve the battery life: 1. Go into Options -> Device -> Application Management. 2. Delete the “Social Feeds” Application and reboot the blackberry.
How To Trigger The 4 Forms Of Twitter Engagement
Engagement is a word that gets thrown around a lot these days. And I believe it’s great. Thinking about how we can increase the human interactions with each other is what makes up a great presence in Social Media. Yet, not all engagement is the same. There are different ways you can get someone to interact with you. Knowing exactly which type of engagement you want to trigger is crucial in...
5 Social Media Metrics You Should Be Measuring
You’re spending serious time and money on social media, but are you measuring your return on investment? If not, how do you know it’s even working? By measuring these 5 metrics, you will be well on your way to getting an accurate representation of your ROI.Referring Sites (or where your clicks come from) This metric tells you which percent o ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Natural Beauty of Galapagos | World Travel
With a population of around 23,000, 1000 kilometers off the west coast of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean, one can find the island group of Galapagos, which maintains such a unique and diverse animal wildlife, that it once gave inspiration and source to even Charles Darwin, in studying the vast species found in that area. Further evolving the exotic ad ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Blogging For Newbies – 7 Types Of Blogs
So you’re thinking of starting a blog? The first thing you think about is obviously, what you are going to write about. It sometimes gets confusing for a newbie to decide what to write about. Well, look no further, because here are some ideas to help you! There are several types of blogs out there, let’s check out some of them: 1. The di ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Top 18 Excellent and Most Professional Online...
Online Photo Editors? Are you serious? Yes! Have you ever heard about the terms Cloud Computing and SaaS – software as a Service? Both terms are among the most hyped in the IT space right now and many experts believe they represent a mega trend that are just about to change how we all use and access software for ever. There is still a lot of hype ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
The Power of Positive Thinking and Action
The Power of Positive Thinking and Action – the benefits are endless! Ultimately, you attract into your life and become what you focus on the most. I know many people are facing some of the biggest challenges of their lives. It may seem difficult to be positive, but we have to be strong, search for the goodness and walk in the light of actio ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
RT Command! Why Requests for Retweets are often...
If you are rather vague about your matters, you should not expect that your intentions are guessed by someone. Often people are likely to support you, but it needs a little push, a reaffirmation, a crucial stimulus. Helpful is a clear statement: the “Call to Action”. How should the reader act having read a blog post? How can he be motivated to r ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Elements Of A Viral Launch Page
Google+, Hipster, Connect.me and Instagram! They all hit a gazillion users in no time at all — and you can even read all about it in everyday media today. This is every product creator’s dream. Ok, granted, Google already had their users well before the launch of its social extension. But how did the other ones succeed in building such a str ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
10 Foods Every Dieter Should Eat
Bikini season may be gracefully bowing out after this weekend, but you’re smart enough to know that even jackets and sweaters aren’t a ticket to give up your healthy living motives. But try this: when watching your figure, instead of thinking about what you need to remove from your diet, focus on what to ADD to it. In this week’s post by Heal ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
The Top 30 Best Photography Apps for iPhone
iPhone photography has come a long way in the last three years since the advent of the App Store. Every once in a while we like to make our way through the ranks of the photography category to see what kind of cool apps are out there for iPhone shooters these days. This is a carefully compiled list of camera replacement, editing studio and single-effect apps that will help enhance and enable your...
The Power of ReTweeting: The 7 Reasons to RT on...
If you ask someone on Twitter why they enjoy tweeting, you would most definitely get varied responses. But a common answer would be it’s because they learn so much from people from all over the world. For those new on Twitter you might wonder why you see people sharing a tweet with an RT at the beginning of each tweet. This is called a ReTweet ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
Do You Remember What “Social” Was Before Facebook?...
It’s easy to forget that social media hasn’t been around forever. Facebook, Twitter and other social sites have become so ingrained in our ever day routines that it feels like they’ve always been here. A new infographic from Morrison Foerster explores A Short History of Social Media, reminding us of all the events from the last 15 years or ..read more.. Flipboard for the iPhone
10 Apps That Let iOS and Android Users Interact
No matter how violently devoted you are to Apple, sooner or later, someone will slip into your circle of friends that just doesn’t get it. They might like the look of your iPhone 4, or the slim awesomeness of your iPad 2, but there’s just no tearing that Android-powered Xperia Play or Eee Pad Transformer out of their misguided hands. Despite your insurmountable difference of opinion,...