Taking pictures with your smartphone can be a fun and easy way to share moments with friends and family. With Magic Hour for Android you can improve or make variations on your photos with the app's easy-to-use features. In just a few steps, you can give a photo an antique look, a more professional feel, or maybe something more artsy for your blog. Magic Hour offers a free filter market, and you can even make your own and share it with others. Here's how to get started:
Does anyone else not understand Google+, or are we just getting too old for the Internet? After a week of using Google's new social network, we're not ready to leave Facebook, so let us know if we're missing something here. In other news, Jeff and Wilson met a real zombie, YouTube upped its video time limit to 10 hours, and Google might be tracking your sexual activity online, yikes.The 404 Digest for Episode 857 Google+ invitations no longer so scarce. YouTube ups video time limit to 10 hours. iPad rumors suggest new iPad 2 with better screen this year. Sexual activity tracked by FitBit shows up in Google Search Bay Area from Eric performs our first ever user-submitted Tang That Tune! Episode 857 Subscribe in iTunes (audio) | Subscribe in iTunes (video) | Subscribe in RSS Audio | Subscribe in RSS Video… Read more
Planning a good time to visit the beach, do some yard work, or stay inside and read are all heavily dependent on one factor: the weather. Choosing that ideal time during the day can save you from either freezing, sweating or getting soaked by rain and make the overall experience more pleasant. Here are three easy steps for finding the hour-by-hour forecast on your Android device:
1. Open the News & Weather app located in your app drawer. If you can't find it, open the Clock app and press on the current temperature.
Now that you have the main … Read more
Japanese ingenuity for taking the mundane out of the everyday strikes again. This time, it's The Tablecloth Hour--an arcade game recently set up for a test run at the Taito station in Shibuya, Tokyo. It challenges players to quickly yank a small piece of real tablecloth from under a virtual place setting.
While it's debatable whether this game is quirky enough to catch the fancy of busy Tokyo commuters, those planning to impress their dates with real tablecloth pulling can get practice runs on this arcade machine without incurring more than the cost of a token per try. … Read more
Freelancers, attorneys, project managers, and anyone else who need an easy way to keep track of the time spent on particular projects or clients often turn to software to handle this task. There are quite a few programs that do this quite well, but unfortunately, TimeSage isn't one of them. Although there's nothing functionally wrong with the program, it's not nearly as intuitive as many other time-tracking programs we've used.
The basics of the program are easy, as they should be: there are buttons to start and stop tracking time. But it's not immediately clear … Read more
The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid, which led its overall classification for more than 8 hours back in May at the Nurburgring 24-hour race, will now travel to the USA and Asia.
Due to its larger range, the GT3 R Hybrid took the lead in the race after the other cars pitted, but left it with less than two hours to go.
This fall, U.S. racing fans will get a chance to see the GT3 R Hybrid at the season finale of the American Le Mans Series. The "Petit Le Mans" on Oct. 2, at Road Atlanta. … Read more
Owners of the iPad are getting a racing exclusive. Audi of America and SkyGrid today launched the 24 Hours of Le Mans Experience. The application provides the latest news and high-definition multimedia as it unfolds in France this weekend.
Audi teams have won the storied competition eight of the past 10 years of the race that dates back 87 years.
"Audi has been at the forefront of finding innovative ways to share its performance story and brand momentum," said Scott Keogh, chief marketing officer of Audi of America. "Our partnership with SkyGrid will now deliver that experience … Read more
The BMW M3 GT2 is covered in a vinyl wrap with a design that really pops. The car will race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France, June 12-13, 2010.
The tradition of creating BMW art cars has been around since the 1970s. Previous art cars were designed by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Ernst Fuchs.
BMW announced on Monday that the 17th Art Car created by Jeff Koons will race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France, June 12-13, 2010.
Koons, who is most known for his public sculptures and whimsical themes, will transform a BMW M3 GT2 into a burst of color.
The Koons art car will carry on a long-standing tradition of famous artists, including Lichtenstein and Warhol, who have used BMWs as canvasses since the 1970s.
Koons has been traveling back and forth to Germany since February to work on the 17th BMW Art Car. The artist has worked with … Read more
You don't have to be drunk to act like an idiot. We prove that week in and week out. But it certainly doesn't hurt, either! If you're going to be a drunk idiot this St. Patties Day, you will want to check out this very special episode of Gadgettes.Subscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video) EPISODE 177 Bottle opener cufflinks: be prepared! Set of Five Star Wars Cantina Band Wine Stoppers Geek Squad wants to save me from myself Chatroulette being used for marketing… Read more