Keeping meetings painless with conference calls
You might not like the idea of meetings, but when you’re working on projects that need a lot of input or you need to keep track of what your overall business goals are, you’re going to need to suck it up and get everyone together. However, you don’t need to actually pull everyone away from their computers. Instead, you can use conference calls and web conferencing to make meetings as painless as possible.
Stop what your doing, and get your Outlook.com email address now
Microsoft is looking to get back into the email game big time. And now is your chance to get the desired email address you always wanted, like maybe your real name, pseudoname or brand name with the @outlook.com email address. Microsoft is taking it’s experience, both successes and failures of Hotmail and creating a Gmail competitor. After setting up my accounts, it’s impressive and I may want to end up using it as my primary email, however I would like to test it further.
The world's first tested and working gun made from a 3D printer
3D printers are a wonderful thing. You can literally print and create objects out of nothing, with do it yourself printers from your own home. 3D printing is a new technology, but is booming in popularity simply because of anything you can print. If you don’t believe me, check out 22 objects you can print with a 3D printer. But this new object, a gun seems to be the most controversial yet.
Super Mario Post-it note stop motion fun!
Super Mario get’s animated using Post-it notes in this extremely creative and fun stop motion video. The video was created by Final Cut King. There is also a behind the scenes look at how this stop motion video was made, which utilized “hundreds and hundreds” of hand-made Super Mario images.
New artificial eye retina which restores vision hits the market
Millions of people across the world suffer from eye degenerative conditions which lead eventually to blindness. Through years and years of research, scientists have now come up with an artificial eye retina which can bring back vision for those that have lost it due to this maladies.
It's the little things that matter
Sometimes the things that mean the most throughout every day life are just the little things which can make a difference. I just received this very nice note from fellow Tumblr All-Seeing and this message alone helps keep me going with my blog. So I just wanted to say thank you for the message, I appreciate it. And for everyone else, please go follow their blog too!
When tweeting gets you kicked out of the Olympics
It’s not a good day for the Greek Olympic team. Olympic triple jumper Voula Papachristou (pictured inset) has been removed from the Greek Olympic team, and won’t be able to participate in the 2012 London Olympics because of some tweets she sent.
New iPhone 5 will have smaller 19-pin port
According to multiple sources familiar with Apple’s new iPhone 5 release, Reuters is confirming the rumors that the new iPhone 5 will indeed have a much smaller bottom port connection. Changing from the wider and standard 30-pin port to a much smaller 19-pin port.
Google adds advanced calculator to search results
You may not have noticed this yet, but overnight Google rolled out a new math function in search results. In the past if you typed 4+4 you would get the equation and answer shown, but now Google displays a fancy calculator in addition to the answer. So now right in Google you can do some advanced math. You can type the equation right into the Omnibox (search bar) to get the results, or go directly to Google.com and type the equation there to get it to come up. Alternatively if you just type “calculator” into the search, it will come up that way as well.
Incredible time lapse video of Space from the International Space Station
It’s been a while since I posted a really good time lapse video, but this one may take the cake. It’s a video compiled of photos taken from the International Space Station. I don’t know exactly how many photos were used, but must be thousands. Space is such a beautiful sight to see.
New Honda Accords will have Facebook and Twitter integrated dashboards
Honda has coined it HondaLink, which integrates several social services directly into the dashboard of the new 2013 Honda Accord and Honda Crosstour. HondaLink will be using the Aha mobile app service to take these services and display them in the Honda vehicles.
Siri's newest ad features famed director Martin Scorsese
The Departed, Goodfellas, Casino, and The Color of Money are just a few of the many films famous director Martin Scorsese has been a part of. I am not so sure if he will be so proud of his most recent project though. Scorsese is featured in a new Apple commercial for Siri, Apple’s voice activated assistant.
No water needed: How to put out fire with sound
It’s a simple concept really. All you need are two very loud speakers on both sides of a fire. Put on some Nicki Minaj, turn the bass up super high so you can hear that boom, badoom, boom, and watch the flames extinguish using physics. The flames are suppressed because the sounds increase air speeds, and the combustion thins and the temperature drops thus making the flames go out.
Use the ChargeCard to get rid of your old iPhone charging cables
It’s a fair statement to say that during the day, for iPhone users your battery will run low at at some point, and you will need to plug in your phone with the charger and cable to get some much needed juice to your device. However, carrying around your cable is bulky and a pain, especially for guys.
Instagram may finally be building website profiles
If there is one thing that everyone can agree on that is a lacking about Instagram is that it’s missing an official website for it’s users. Since Instagram was built specifically for mobile, iPhone first then later released on Android, there is no official website for users to display their photos.
The history and art of the logo
A logo should define an entity, and it should encapsulate everything you do in one singular image. With that mantra in mind, creating a successful, simple yet illustrative logo can be a difficult project to undertake.
Superhero Light Boxes
These are vintage looking light fixtures which are made from standard industrial electrical light boxes that are easily mounted to a wall for dim lighting. They feature classic comic book superhero’s such as Batman and Spiderman printed on a dictionary page mounted to the front. You can buy them on Etsy, and the Superhero Light Boxes are made by The Rekindled.
Get your Instagram photos published in a TIME magazine story on mobile tech
Want to get your Instagram photos featured in a TIME magazine print story? It’s easy, because TIME is searching Instagram for the next great photographer to possibly use your photos in a new story covering mobile technology.