Last week in tech: Let’s get back to (post-CES) business

Android Wear Watch $200,000

Nintendo has a new toy, a new camera captures 400-megapixel photos, and there’s a $200,000 smartwatch.

Seriously, we want a Nintendo Labo.

The original article can be found here: https://www.popsci.com/last-week-tech-nintendo-labo?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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20 handy things you didn't know Google Photos can do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/20/20-handy-things-didnt-know-google-photos-can-do.html

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7 Tips for Powerful Product Photos


Product photos are a vital part of e-commerce. Because they provide the central connection between customers and products, photos can make or break an e-commerce business. “You can have a great looking website and user interface, but if you don’t have great product photos it is like driving a Mercedes with a flat,” said Sam Werkmeister, CEO of ProductPhoto.com. “You won’t get very far,” he said. “Products with high quality product photography look better and will almost always have higher conversion rates.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85051.html?rss=1

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6 steps for organizing your messy photo library

Using the most basic digital or smartphone camera, you can shoot thousands of photos, dump them onto a computer and then shoot thousands more. In seconds, you can edit a photo series in ways that would take days to develop in the darkroom. But our images are usually stored on our devices, often leaving duplicates to sort through.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/22/6-steps-for-organizing-your-messy-photo-library.html

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Study shows taking photos improves visual memory, reduces auditory recall

Does taking photos help memories, or hurt them? A new study suggests photographers can better recall visual data, but not auditory. The study is the first to look into which areas of memory are impacted by taking photos.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/28/study-shows-taking-photos-improves-visual-memory-reduces-auditory-recall.html

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If you're hoping humans find evidence of life on Mars, scientists have some very good news

Despite all of the breathtaking photos, video, observations, and scientific discoveries that have happened so far on Mars — thanks to probes, rovers, and the like — there’s one burning question that remains completely unanswered: was there ever life there?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/02/if-youre-hoping-humans-find-evidence-life-on-mars-scientists-have-some-very-good-news.html

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NASA's newest photo of Jupiter will blow your mind

Lately, NASA’s Cassini orbiter has been delivering some stunning photos from its trips around Saturn, but that’s not the only fancy camera floating around a nearby planet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/29/nasas-newest-photo-jupiter-will-blow-your-mind.html

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Instagram no longer requires square photos in private messages

Private chats on Instagram are getting even more streamlined — photos can now be sent without editing, no crop required. The change also comes with in-chat link previews as Instagram continues to refine Direct.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/instagram-no-longer-requires-square-photos-in-private-messages.html

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Here's how to protect your phone from hackers

Kelly Rohrbach is the latest celebrity caught up in a hacking scandal, her private photos reportedly released on the heels of her upcoming film, “Baywatch.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/10/heres-how-to-protect-your-phone-from-hackers.html

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Website's Holocaust Memorial selfie-shaming message hits home

A website set up to shame people who took inappropriate photos and smiling selfies at Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial has achieved its objective, according to the Israeli artist behind the ‘Yolocaust’ project.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/27/websites-holocaust-memorial-selfie-shaming-message-hits-home.html

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'Yolocaust' website shames Holocaust Memorial selfie takers

An Israeli artist’s website is shaming people who take inappropriate photos and smiling selfies at Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial by merging the images with horrific pictures from Nazi concentration camps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/23/yolocaust-website-shames-holocaust-memorial-selfie-takers.html

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Flashing the peace sign can get your identity stolen

Thanks to improvements in technology, the following popular hand gestures are no longer advised in photos: waving, giving the thumbs up, and flashing the peace sign.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/12/flashing-peace-sign-can-get-your-identity-stolen.html

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Two employees are suing Microsoft, alleging their jobs gave them PTSD

Two Microsoft employees claim the company made them look at photos and videos “designed to entertain some of the most twisted and sick minded people in the world.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/11/two-employees-are-suing-microsoft-alleging-their-jobs-gave-them-ptsd.html

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How to hide sensitive data on your mobile device

Think of everything you do on your phone. All of the photos you’ve taken, messages you’ve sent, notes and calendar appointments. Many of those things are private, but how can you protect them from prying eyes?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/02/how-to-hide-sensitive-data-on-your-mobile-device.html

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Apple’s new $300 coffee table book contains 450 product photos, little else

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Apple just released a $300 book with 450 product photos detailing the last 20 years of its own design history. The only problem? It forgot all the words.

The post Apple’s new $300 coffee table book contains 450 product photos, little else appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239498-apples-new-300-coffee-table-book-contains-450-product-photos-little-else?source=Computing

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