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The Aurora presets are like Instagram filters for pro drone videographers

If Instagram filters were designed for aerial video matching a camera's specific color profile, they might look something like this. PolarPro, a drone videography accessory company, today launched color presets for drone videographers. The post The A.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMay 19th, 2017

MakerBot co-founder Bre Pettis buys electronics milling machine maker Other Machine

 Entrepreneur Bre Pettis and Berkeley-based Other Machine seem like a match made in heaven. The MakerBot founder has been through the ringer once already, leaving the company he co-founded and ran after selling it to 3D printing colossus, Strata.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Samsung"s Galaxy S8 Active Looks Like a Rugged LG G6

The Wireless Power Consortium has released a leaked image of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. While it's only one photo, the image shows a smartphone greatly resembling LG's G6. The Verge reports: First, the display: the S8 Active won't have cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 14 min. ago

Kuang-Chi invests $5 million in SkyX, a maker of drones to monitor oil and gas pipelines

 Shenzhen-based Kuang-Chi Group is investing $5 million in SkyX Systems Corp., according to the drone tech startup’s founder and CEO Didi Horn. A former fighter pilot with the Israeli Air Force, Horn started SkyX in 2015 to help public and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Remote Pacific Island Is the Most Plastic-Contaminated Spot Yet Surveyed

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Plastic is durable -- very, very durable -- which is why we like it. Since it started being mass-produced in the 1950s, annual production has increased 300-fold. Because plastic is so durable, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

DJI’s teaser drops some not-so-subtle hints about the upcoming Spark drone

DJI is throwing a big event on Wednesday to unveil a new drone -- and the latest teaser video drops a few hints that confirm many of rumors that have been circulating for a while. The post DJI’s teaser drops some not-so-subtle hints about the u.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

The Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0 is an ebike that doesn’t look like one

Specialized's new Vado Turbo 5.0 ebike stealthily hides its battery and motor inside its frame, giving it a look that resembles a standard bike, while still providing a pedal assist that reaches up to 28 mph. The post The Specialized Turbo Vado 5.0 i.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

Tesla makes Autopilot "smooth as silk" for current models

Just because your Tesla can periodically drive itself doesn't mean you'll always like it. Elon Musk himself acknowledges that the sometimes rough Autopilot driving can be "unpleasant." You won't be jolted quite so frequently.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News4 hr. 49 min. ago

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review

The original Surface Pro was far from perfect, but Microsoft has committed to making it great. Has the effort paid off, and can the Surface Pro 4 bring new ideas to the increasingly stale 2-in-1 category? The post Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review appea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

How to Speed Up Your iPhone

How to Speed Up Your iPhone is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Today we want to show you how to speed up your iPhone, be it an iPhone 7, an iPhone 6s, or an older model like the iPhone 5. If your iPhone isn’t as fast as you’.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Injustice 2 Review: Gods, monsters, and unholy beatings

This sequel is great at everything except teaching you how not to get beaten. Enlarge / Little touches like these, before and after fights, really give the game personality. (credit: NetherRealm Studios) There’s a lot going on in Injustice.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Instagram Location Stories appear in Explore. Is Story Search coming?

 It’s taking Instagram less and less time to copy Snapchat. Less than two months after Snapchat launched its Stories Search feature for seeing what’s going on at a location or related to a topic, Instagram is rolling out Location Sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

25% off Pac-Man Connect and Play With 12 Classic Games - Deal Alert

Bandai's Pac-Man Connect and Play brings back your favorite classic video games right to your television. Connect the included cords directly into your television A/V jacks, and head back in time. Featuring 12 Classic games like: Pac-Man, Pac-Man.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

Volvo"s new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog

Rather than entirely automating garbage collecting, Volvo's new truck is designed to work alongside a trash collector, reversing from house to house to make collection more efficient. The post Volvo's new self-driving truck follows trash collect.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

With names like Burf Pink and Bank Butt, a paint algorithm fails spectacularly

A computer scientist fed a neural network around 7,700 of Sherwin-Williams’ paint colors and told the algorithm to create new colors while assigning them appealing names. Its attempt is hilarious. The post With names like Burf Pink and Bank Butt, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

Co-living gets more cash as shared housing developer HubHaus raises $1.4 million

 It’s an old story for anyone moving out to a new place, but for Merchant, and others like her, the idea that there can be a better way to move to a place, and live in a city, has led to the creation of new co-living spaces. In the old day.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Citi Global head of design on how design is actually a blue-collar profession

 Stephen Gates is the Global Head of Design at Citi. In our 15th episode, we talk about how design and creativity are actually blue collar professions, what it’s like to approach design for an industry as old as banking, and what it take.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

This concept video shows some great improvements for iOS 11

 2017 is no different — I still hate concept videos. But Federico Viticci and Sam Beckett teamed up once again to design some of the changes they’d like to see with iOS 11. It’s more convincing than your average concept video......»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Here’s the teaser for the mini-drone DJI is announcing this week

 DJI has released a video teaser for the new drone they are announcing at their event in NYC this Wednesday. When the company sent out an invite we assumed it was to announce a new mini-drone, and this video seems to confirm that. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Instagram Location Stories appear in Explore. Is Story Search Coming?

 It’s taking Instagram less and less time to copy Snapchat. Less than two months after Snapchat launched its Stories Search feature for seeing what’s going on at a location or related to a topic, Instagram is rolling out Location Sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Follow a pro mountain biker on a downhill night ride using LED-equipped drones

For their latest adventure, Red Bull has sent French mountain biker Loic Bruni downhill in the middle of the night. Lighting his way was nothing more than a drone equipped with bright LEDs. The post Follow a pro mountain biker on a downhill night rid.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 58 min. ago