Show Notes, October 13th, 2014

Rose has a new phone!
Painting, the intersection of painting and technology
Hong Kong – is still going on
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London Zoo’s otters now livestreaming to YouTube using leftover TV signals Like most residents of The Smoke, you probably don’t visit tourist attractions like London Zoo unless out-of-towners (or your sprogs) require entertaining. Now, though, you don’t even need make the trip to Regent’s Park to gawk at some of the zoo’s…
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I Want to Write iOS Apps. Where Do I Start? Dear Lifehacker,I have a little background in coding, but I’d like to make an iOS app. I’m just not sure where to get started or what tools I need. Where do I start?Sincerely,App Store AmateurDear ASA,Learning to develop for iOS is kind of a two-pronged process. If you don’t know how to code at all, you can find plenty of resources here. If you’re versed in coding, you’ll need to get familiar with
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At least 200,000 Snapchat images stolen from third-party image-saving service A group of hackers on 4chan claim to have hacked a third-party Snapchat image sharing service and made away with potentially hundreds of thousands of Snapchat photos and videos that users thought had long been deleted. Many of the photos have since started showing up online.
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Explore Historical Visuals with Modern Techniques in Tower of London’s Time Machine Displays Immersive experience that tourists from around the world can understand
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10 Helpful Spreadsheet Templates To Help Manage Your Finances I’ve always thought that one of the reasons why staying afloat is so challenging is because money is such an abstract concept. It’s just numbers on a page, or pieces of paper in a wallet. But what if that wasn’t the case? What if you could easily and accurately visualize your financial health? Wouldn’t it be great if you knew where your money was, at all times? Thankfully, Vertex42 (which we’ve co
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How Predictive Keyboards Work (and How You Can Train Yours Better) Almost all of us have a predictive keyboard on our smartphone, which suggests upcoming words for super-fast typing. Even so, they’re not perfect, and sometimes turn up hilarious results. Luckily, it’s not hard to train your keyboard to understand you, once you know how it works. Android users have had modern (that is, post-T9) predictive keyboards for several years. Before Google’s own official ke
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Inflatable Hot Tub Lets You Relax Anywhere The Vanish Spa is a mobile bath product that you can set up anywhere
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Framelapse Is a Hyperlapse Alternative for Android Android: Framelapse is a quality timelapse camera for Android users who feel left out of the release of Instagram’s “dead-simple” Hyperlapse. While Framelapse isn’t quite as streamlined as Hyperlapse, it’s the closest Android alternative to its point and shoot competitor. You get moderate controls, such as frame interval, video duration and options for zoom and autofocus. With the $2.99
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Project Ara to use a modified version of Android L that will allow most modules to be hot-swappable During a recent chat at the Linaro Connect Conference, Project Ara director Paul Eremenko revealed quite a bit of news on the status of the modular smartphone concept.
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Hong Kong protest: drone flyover The throngs of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators, captured by Nero Chan’s drone. Read the rest
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After seven years, Australia’s rescue-drone challenge has a winner If you’re planning a hike through the Australian outback, and hoping technology will keep you safe, you might want to re-read the small print on your travel insurance. The UAV outback challenge is an annual event designed to promote the use of drones…
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Say Ello to the anti-Facebook Ello seems to have come out of nowhere. The creators are designers and artists. Its CEO,

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