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App of the Week: The Great Suspender

      If you’re like me, someone afflicted with what could be construed as ADD/ADHD of opening and never closing browsing tabs then this little baby could save your … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shut Up and Take my Money!!! – Lily, The No Excuse Drone based Camera.

    I say no excuse because with Lily there are no excuses for losing your drone or shaky video caused by jittery flying  because Lily is the first “Throw … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Site of the Week: Canistream.it

  Hello everyone and happy St. Patrick’s day, This week’s “Site of the Week” isn’t about productivity or learning Linux or how to code. It’s about entertainment. It’s about finding … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Site of the Week: Docker

If you’re in the IT world in any capacity you’ve undoubtedly heard of docker. If not here’s a quick rundown.     Docker is a open source container technology that … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Warning: Emotional Content – Samsung teaches an entire community sign language to surprise a hearing impaired man

  The man’s name is Muharrem and he’s deaf. Muharrem’s normal day is spent in relative isolation due to the difficulty communicating with others. That all changed one day.   … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Site of the week: Linux Academy

      “If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”   … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

OutRunner: A remote controlled robot that’ll kick your ass in a race

  I first saw this on the Discovery News website and it immediately sent my Geek senses into code red. I had to know more about this awkward looking bit … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

Novena: The ugliest laptop you’ll want to own

The title of this post is a little misleading. We all know that aesthetics is the most subjective of topics. I showed the video below to some non geeks and … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Has Technology turned more people into Thrill Seekers?

I think the question does have some merit. With the proliferation of cameras everywhere and the means to be able to share footage globally almost instantly the question does need … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ice Cube, Conan O’brien and Kevin Hart call a Lyft car (the outtakes)

Last month  Ice Cube, Conan O’brien and Kevin Hart shared a car using the new Lyft app. We featured it on our blog here. In this outtake Ice cube makes it clear that … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canon “Play” aims to make you a better photographer.

It appears that Canon certainly believes that it has a vested interest in making their users better photographers. Hence the website simply called “Play”. It’s a pretty facile idea really, you simulate … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Continue?9876543210 is looking to dethrone Minecraft. Is it possible?

That’s right I said it! Continue?9876543210 is looking to take it’s place amongst the stylized video game elite. Continue?9876543210 looks to delivers the same potent, pixelated, pleasure packed pandemonium as it’s predecessor … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Please stop hashtag abuse!!! #funny

Along with the growth of social media the use of hashtags or better yet the abuse of hashtags is at an all time high. Here are some of the best … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

FREE KNOWLEDGE!!! Over 500 free programming and design books.

Originally this resource of freely available books on the web was organized and stored over at stackoverflow by our friend George Stocker. Then Swiss developer Victor Felder cloned it, cleaned up the broken … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Temple Grandin|The World Needs All Kinds of Minds

I decided to make this my first post of 2014. This short talk is centered around the Aspergers and/or Autistic mind and how these minds are both different and necessary. … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

Ok so Ice Cube, Conan O’brien and Kevin Hart call a Lyft car…..

I had to share this comedy bit. This was sent to me several times from many different people so I knew it had to be good. I didn’t think it … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Raspberry Pi Kano reaches it’s Kickstarter goal on day number two

If you know me then you know that I’m a Raspberry Pi junkie. I love everything they do, the ideas they generate and the third party “stuff” that comes out … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do you really know how to use Google? This infographic will help take your “Google-fu” to almost ninja like status.

We all know how to google something, or at least we think we do. The infographic below will help your search technique become faster, easier and more precise. -Enjoy Infographic courtesy or … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

How “New” is the New GoPro Hero3+ Camera?

Originally posted on Photofocus (old site):
GoPro has unveiled two updated cameras… the Hero3+ Black and Silver editions.  We’ve got one on order and should have some test footage up…

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

100 Photography Tips

Thanks to our friends over at Expert Photography for this list chock-full of useful tips. The one that really resonates with me personally was under the heading: 10 Reasons why … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Windows 8, so easy a 3 year old can use it. If you’re having issues contact your nearest 3 year old.

Hello all of you OS addicts, We’ve all heard the griping about Windows 8 and all of it’s possible shortcomings. Personally, I’m still sticking with Windows 7 when I have … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Innovation of Loneliness

This video is both insightful and a little shocking. It really makes you think about the impact technology has on our interpersonal relationships.

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Black Magic Design Cinema Camera is now 1000.00 cheaper

Thanks Black Magic! Personally my cinephilia is usually reserved to watching, rating (sometime berating) and generally enjoying movies. I am a photographer though, so I tend to run into cinematographers … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Photography by the Numbers

Have you ever wondered what photographers spend most of their time doing? This infographic does a good job of answering some interesting questions concerning photography.

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment