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Apple recently launched a new, environmentally focused video called "Better" and what's more — it was narrated by their CEO, Tim Cook. That, having a high ranking executive voice-over a video, marketing or corporate, isn't common for Apple. Steve Jobs, famously, recorded the voice over for the now-iconic "Think Different"... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
The internet is a fire hydrant of content. Keeping track of the pages you enjoy is a pain. A team of UK design students has a conceptual solution: Amoeba, an electronic monocle that files away the pages you find most interesting, as measured by your biofeedback response. It's the emotion-tracking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Loom, the cloud storage and organization service and app for photos and videos, has been bought by Dropbox. Loom allowed you to quickly and easily share photos from your iPhone and Mac through the cloud, and was about to face some tough competition from Dropbox and their recently-announced Carousel app.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Artist Dan Hernandez has an awesome new show up in New York City at the Kim Foster Gallery, combining Renaissance theology with the iconography of early computer game art—or Space Invaders by way of the Book of Genesis. Read more... Source: Tags: Anna Kendrick Malaysia Plane Found the giver... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
HDR, or high dynamic range, is one feature the iPhone, particularly the iPhone 5s really excels at. Taking an okay photo is easy, but taking an amazing photo that manages to balance everything just right, that's something else completely. Whenever you have a lot going on in a photo, HDR... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Arsenic-contaminated water is a massive problem in the developing world. But, even when you filter it out, the toxic sludge that the process produces often gets dumped right back into the water supply. It's tough to dream up a use for arsenic soup, but one research team finally has: They're... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
On stormy days and windy nights, Tribeca residents say their neighborhood is filled with a strange, high-pitched whistling sound coming from the redeveloped World Trade Center site. It's an inopportune location for howling (although, really, where is?), but it's hardly the first building to surprise its neighbors by humming or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Leaving baby Milan at home for some couples time, Shakira and Gerard Piqué attended the FC Barcelona vs. Fenerbahce Ulker Istandbul Euroleague basketball game in Barcelona, Spain on Friday (November 29). The "She Wolf" singer smiled brightly in a gray top, blue jeans, and black boots as she snuggled into... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
One of the coolest/creepiest features of the Xbox One is its ability to obey your spoken and flailed commands. But which speaks and flails will it understand, and which will be met with a blank Kinect stare? Don't spend all Thanksgiving weekend trying to figure it out; just consult this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Working up quite a healthy sweat, Gerard Butler went for a run with a friend in Los Angeles on Thursday (November 21). The "300" star looked determined as he chugged away in a blue T-shirt and black pants, keeping in step with his running buddy. Shaping up for his career,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Yahoo recently announced that it will encrypt webmail by default, and today Marissa Mayer shared that the security measure will be applied across all Yahoo products "by the end of Q1 2014." In a post on the company Tumblr, CEO Mayer outlined three specific measures to protect user data: Encrypt... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
We've seen the audition script; here's how to nail the part. By Alex Zalben Source: Tags: iPad Air world series game 4 liberace Daft Punk Becky G Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
'No planned support' for Google's app platform on BB10, company says A recent round of rumors, sparked by images allegedly showing the Google Play Store running on a BlackBerry 10 handset, led to speculation that a deal may have been done to bring Google's app marketplace to BlackBerry devices. For... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Gus Mueller of Flying Meat has sold VoodooPad, his personal wiki app for Mac, to the Plausible Labs collective. From The Shape of Everything on why this is awesome news for VoodooPad customers: Development on VoodooPad is going to happen at a quicker pace now. And instead of a single... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Some phone manufacturers and carriers provide secure cloud storage for wirelessly backing up and syncing device content. Open the app and then follow the prompts to sync the data to the cloud. When you want to access the data in the future, open the app and then choose the content... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Jerry Jones owns the Dallas Cowboys. Can we all agree that we know this now, and don't need to be reminded of it over and over? Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images Late in the third quarter of October’s Broncos-Cowboys game, Peyton Manning underthrew Eric Decker on a midrange pass, leaving... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
This photo provided by It Books shows the cover of the biography, “Last Night at the Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind” (It Books), by Gavin Edwards. The book revisits the tragic life of actor River Phoenix. (AP Photo/It Books) This photo provided by It Books... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
Most low-priced color lasers are big disappointments: slow, with mediocre color images and costly toner prices. The Samsung Printer XPress C410W rises above some of the stereotypes, offering impressively good print quality and decently priced black toner. However, its color toners are costly, and print performance is agonizingly slow. Its... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
He’s scheduled to be christened later today (October 23) and Prince George Alexander Louis has quite a list of loved ones that have been selected as his godparents. However, obvious choices like Uncle Prince Harry and Aunt Pippa Middleton were both skipped when Prince William and Kate Middleton sat down... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
According to Alex Kantrowitz at AdAge, Microsoft's Google-bashing Scroogled ads work. As much as I detest Google's (possibly actionable) insistence on scanning every inbound and outbound Gmail message for ad-triggering keywords, Microsoft has just as many skeletons -- albeit in different closets -- and the Microsoft transgressions are getting worse,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
A piece of rock history is up for sale on eBay. Actually, a three-piece set of indie rock glory is more exact. The drum kit belonging to Guided By Voices drummer Kevin Fennell is up for auction with a starting bid of $55,000. The deal includes two toms, a bass... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
In this courtroom sketch, Abu Anas al-Libi, 49, second from left, sits as his lawyer David Patton, second from right, address Judge Lewis Kaplan, far right, in a federal courtroom in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Abu Anas al-Libi, a Libyan, pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges in the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
SEATTLE (AP) — In five previous outings this season, Marcus Mariota was wearing a baseball cap and sending in signals from the Oregon sideline by the time the fourth quarter rolled around. When the Ducks were finally pushed on Saturday, Mariota and his teammates gave an emphatic response that added... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, a service that delivers broadcast television stations over the Internet, will come to Android devices on Oct. 22. The service started on iPhones and other Apple devices along with the Roku streaming box before expanding to personal computers. The company says that the Android offering... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog
How is data moved between systems? In the enterprise environment, point-to-point application interfaces are either handled with expensive and cumbersome utilities or, more likely, with custom code...and frankly, a lot of manual labor. BroadPeak Partners has a better idea. The company is today introducing its application known as K3 Server,... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2012 at Cumpstonlshiloh87's blog