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Plenty of people have switched to smartphones for their photography needs, but that doesn't mean standalone cameras are dead just yet. Companies like Fuji, Canon and Olympus continue to make great DSLRs and interchangeable lens cameras for photograph... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/voHheFpnJM4/ Related Topics: jurassic park Imagine Dragons Kylie Jenner Solar Eclipse... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at Asa Powell121's blog
Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers on Tuesday in Fort Myers, Fla. Scott has narrowly beaten Charlie Crist, NPR projects. Erik Kellar/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Erik Kellar/Getty Images Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Asa Powell121's blog
Fitbit recalled its Force wearable back in February after owners reported skin irritation, but after an investigation, says it will not do the same for the Fitbit Flex. The New York Times reports that the company and the Consumer Product Safety... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/afvmDrhGCac/ Category: Morgan Harrington Hello Kitty Tony Stewart... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2014 at Asa Powell121's blog
It's time. This week NFL football is back (and so are the Engadget HD Podcast fantasy leagues), and the season kicks off Thursday night as the Packers face the defending Super Bowl Champion Seahawks on NBC. Boardwalk Empire on HBO starts its final... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/tgafoJGcTOc/ Related Topics: Argentina vs Belgium... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Asa Powell121's blog
If I had to name one food that defined my childhood it would have to be astronaut ice cream. I can still remember getting it from the gift shop at the Minnesota Science Museum in the late 1980s and thinking that it was absolutely the coolest thing in the world.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Asa Powell121's blog
While some scientists fritter away their time searching for extraterrestrial life, two astronomers have performed a genuine public service for Earth by calculating the likely number of nearby planets inhabited by the undead. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/p646tU5NoTs/+gmanaugh Tags: spring equinox san francisco fire Kare 11 Brooklyn Nine Nine amanda knox Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Asa Powell121's blog
Microsoft Office for iPad is a pretty full featured product – now it's finally here – but it turns out it has no native printing functionality. However, that won't be forever. In 2014 printing documents onto paper may feel antiquated, but for many regular Office users it's all part of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Asa Powell121's blog
Microsoft made a big deal of building 3D printer support into Windows 8.1, and today it's releasing a tool that lets even newcomers create objects of their own. The new 3D Builder app includes a catalog of pre-designed items that virtually anyone can start printing right away. Especially curious users... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
The sharing economy was the feature of our All Tech theme week. Are You Gonna Eat That/Flickr The sharing economy was the feature of our All Tech theme week. Are You Gonna Eat That/Flickr It's time for your week in review. In case you missed any of the technology and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
Stanford scientists create a low-cost, long-lasting water splitter made of silicon and nickel PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 14-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Mark Shwartz mshwartz@stanford.edu 650-723-9296 Stanford University Stanford University scientists have created a silicon-based water splitter that is both low-cost and corrosion-free. The novel device a silicon semiconductor... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
Essential News from The Associated Press AAA Nov. 11, 2013 3:38 PM ET Iran criticizes Kerry for 'conflicting statements' By ALI AKBAR DAREINIBy ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi, left, and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano, pose for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
Microsoft may have dropped a whole lot of news on us today, but that doesn't mean Sony hasn't got a few surprises up its sleeve. With just a week until the PlayStation 4 hits stores in North America, the company has revealed a trio of surprises for PlayStation 4 buyers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
Illustration by Greg Ruth In her journal in the mid-1960s, Susan Sontag vowed “to give no interviews until I can sound as clear + authoritative + direct as Lillian Hellman in Paris Review.” Sontag’s ongoing investment in the development and definition of herself always seemed less like self-obsession than a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
Microsoft opened its doors to its Beijing research center celebrating the division’s 15 year history in the region. In this video report, we’ll look at a few of the projects Microsoft showcased during its open house. Among the projects we saw was one that employed a Kinect sensor to translate... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
The Washington Post reports that, according to new documents leaked by PRISM whistleblower Edward Snowden, the NSA has been secretly tapping into the main communication links connecting both Yahoo's and Google's data servers. And you can see it all scribbled—smiley-face included—right here. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/f8RhMRZl1NE/the-scariest-part-of-the-latest-nsa-revelation-is-this-1455050775 Tags: aldon smith krispy... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - A technology start-up said on Monday that it had come up with software that works like a human brain in one key way: it can crack CAPTCHAs, the strings of tilted, squiggly letters that websites employ to make users "prove you are human,"... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
A woman drives a car in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Saudi Arabia is the only country where women are barred from driving, but activists have launched a renewed protest and are urging women to drive on Saturday. Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters/Landov A woman drives a car in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
At the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., the graduating class has been about 16 percent female since the institution first accepted women more than 30 years ago. Mike Groll/AP At the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., the graduating class has been about 16 percent female since... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
A National Park Service employee uses an edge trimmer as workers tend to the North Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, after a 16-day partial government shutdown was resolved by lawmakers late Wednesday. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) A National Park Service employee uses an edge trimmer... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
WD My Cloud (for desktop) is Western Digital's companion application to its new My Cloud NAS—a device for sharing and streaming data to a variety of WD mobile apps and the Web. With the WD My Cloud desktop application, users can access data stored on a My Cloud from any... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
Columbia Pictures The local premiere of "Captain Phillips" opened the Australian International Movie Convention on Sunday SYDNEY -- Australia’s major film exhibition and distribution confab, the Australian International Movie Convention opened Monday with a keynote speech from returning federal arts minister, Senator George Brandis, underlining the issues of copyright reform,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
Tyrone Spong will face Nathan Corbett for the second time at Glory 11. - Ed Diller, Glory MMA Fighting has Glory 11 results for the Glory fight card Saturday night at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. In the headline event, Tyrone Spong will square off against Nathan Corbett.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
If you’re not currently salivating over the Sony VPL-VW1000ES 4K Home Theater ES Projector, then you certainly should be. This gorgeous piece of home entertainment hardware comes boasting pristine 4K resolution? (For those not keeping up, it’s 4096 x 2160 resolution, around four times that of 1080p. As far as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
(Reuters) - A Kentucky policeman was shot and killed in an apparent ambush when he stopped to pick up debris on a highway exit ramp, the Courier-Journal newspaper said on Sunday. Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis, 33, was found shot to death on an exit ramp on the Blue Grass... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog
President Barack Obama picks up 4-month-old Parker Cornell of Hubert, N.C., while visiting Section 60 on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) President Barack Obama picks up 4-month-old Parker Cornell of Hubert, N.C., while visiting Section 60 on Memorial Day... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 at Asa Powell121's blog