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Mavic Pro - A foldable 4K drone by DJI that fits in your hand (Video)

The DJI Mavic Pro is a small yet powerful drone that turns the sky into your creative canvas easily andwithout worry, helping you make every moment an aerial moment. 

Its compact size hides a high degree of complexity thatmakes it one of DJI’s most sophisticated flying cameras ever. 24 high-performance computing cores, an all-new transmissionsystem with a 4.3mi (7km) range, 5 vision sensors, and a 4K camera stabilized by a 3-axis mechanical gimbal,are at your command with just a push of your thumb or a tap of your finger.

Video: DJI Osmo Mobile - 3-axis gimbal stabilizer for your mobile

Capture memories and share life’s moments more easily and more cinematically than ever with the Osmo Mobile. It turns your smartphone into a smart motion camera, making every moment you shoot look smooth, professional and ready to share. Use it with the DJI GO app to automatically track your subject, capture stunning motion timelapses or even stream a moment live around the globe.

ActiveTrack technology built into the DJI GO app allows the Osmo Mobile to automatically keep your smartphone facing you as you move. You no longer have to choose between recording a moment or taking part in it. Do both and share scenes from your life that people have never seen.

Share moments using YouTube Live inside DJI GO, or stream straight to Facebook Live while using the Osmo Mobile. Every stream you shoot will be steady and smooth, as if you have your own personal camera crew.

Houseparty - If FaceTime was built as a social network

Houseparty is a synchronous social network and it just finished going through a successful beta period of six months.

On the surface it’s like a super fast and simple “group facetime”, while also becoming the foundation for an elaborate virtual space where people can hang with friends when they are physically apart.

Face-to-face conversations over the internet are way too formal right now. We wanted lightweight way for us to see our friends everyday, no setup required.

Houseparty Manifesto:

* Rule #1: it’s a party
* Open up the app, and you’re with your friends — immediately
* You may have expectations of who you’ll see at the party — you may also be surprised
* The more people you know at the party, the more fun it is!
* No randos
* A house party is comfortable and casual
* You can show up — or leave — at any time

Product decisions:

* Users are always live (screen is live on open)
* Permissive; Friends can join friends-of-friends conversations
* Users know when friends are in the app
* We clear/update notification to always reflect who is currently in the house

Video: Robots patrol Chinese airport

China for the first time deployed a robot to maintain security at Shenzhen International Airport The robot's has a digital display and a high-definition camera to take pictures of travellers for analysis. It can answer passengers' questions about flight information and communicate with people. It can move at speeds of up to 18 kph and can also look for explosives, weapons and drugs. They are also equipped with a defence mechanism: an extendable arm that produces an electrical current.

Revealed: The Fundamentals Of Every Successful Tech Startup

If you’re reading this, then I bet you want to start a tech company, right? Well, I have some important considerations that every tech startup must be aware of: 

Provide A Worthwhile Product/Service

The thing with tech companies is that you can go down either one of two routes. You can either create a product and release it for sale. You see this all the time with mobile phone companies, tablets, wearable tech, etc. And, it’s that last idea that I think is the best one for you to start. Wearable tech is becoming more and more popular. It’s definitely seen as worthwhile these days. This tech is about to experience a boom, so, get started and ride the wave.

The second route you can go down is to provide a service. Naturally, this needs to be tech-related. Things like tech support are very popular and common. But, there are loads of other ideas for you to consider too. The main thing to think about is whether you’ll provide a product or service.

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Focus On Your Employees

Good employees are vital for every business. But, hiring employees for a tech startup is harder than you might think. Mainly, this is because you’re looking for the best staff possible. But, you have to ensure they’re good with technology. How can you run a successful tech business if half your staff don’t know how to operate anything? So, the first point I’ll make is to ensure you’re hiring the right people for your company.

Secondly, you have to think about the welfare of your employees. They can end up in work for a long time, and it takes its toll on them. Even the best can suffer problems when they work the same job for too long. Consider things like Employee Assistance Programmes to check the welfare of your staff. You can help them get back on their feet if they’re feeling stressed. So, you can have fully productive staff at all times.
Create A Specific Brand Image

All tech companies have a specific brand image. This is an image they wish to convey to the consumers. When people look at your company, you want them to associate it with certain things. For me, the ideal brand image for a tech startup combines a couple of things. Firstly, you want to focus on quality. Ensure that people associate your brand with high-quality products/services. Secondly, you want it to appear modern and fun. If a tech company seems too professional, it won’t be that successful. This industry is built around bringing fun and exciting things to the public. So, you can’t be too serious with how you present your company.

Of course, that’s not to say you shouldn’t act professionally where it counts. You still have to follow rules and regulations, and ensure your employees do professional jobs. But, to the outside world, convey yourself as fun and relaxed. More people will identify with you, and there’s a better chance of attracting customers. 

If your startup uses the advice in this article, it will be on the road to success!

Spectacles - Embedded camera sunglasses by Snapchat

Spectacles connect directly to Snapchat via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi and transfer your Memories directly into the app in our brand new circular video format.

Circular video plays full screen on any device, in any orientation, and captures the human perspective with a 115 degree field of view. We can’t wait for you to see it!


How To Leverage Twitter To Find Your Next Job

Fast forward to 2106, social media is more than just a platform to connect with families and friends. It has evolved into an effective marketing channel for companies both small and huge to reach their audience, strengthen their brands, and discover talents in the market pool.
Similarly, it has also become a powerful tool for job hunters to stay updated on job vacancies and company news.

Twitter is perhaps one of the highly used social media platforms by companies to announce job vacancies. Hence, more and more people these days sign up on Twitter solely for the purpose of keeping updated for job-related tweets.
But as an applicant, how can Twitter work for you? We have rounded up tips on how Twitter can help your career.

Make connections 

It may appear cliché but in its truest form, Twitter, is a platform for making new connections and strengthening existing ones. Follow the people that interest you. It may be the CEO of a tech giant company or the editor-in-chief of a fashion magazine you love, it doesn’t matter. What you are looking for are opportunities for you to connect with these people and build relationships outside of social media.
Twitter is the perfect place to meet high-level executives. Make it work for you.

Build your personal brand 

Much like the companies marketing their products and services, Twitter is an invaluable tool for you to enhance your online presence and market yourself. Your name is your brand and your tweets are like your products or services. So as much as you want to rant next time, you have to be careful with what you post online. Social media offer a quick way for companies to conduct a background check. You don’t want your potential employer having a bad impression when he or she looks at your profile. To make most of your Twitter account, tweet something that would demonstrate your skills. Re-tweet topics you are a subject matter expert of and share your opinion.

Stay on trend 

Following the key movers in the industry you are interested to work in enables you to know about innovations and trends. Through self-learning, you can use this information to further your skills. Moreover, staying abreast with the latest news also provide you with better understanding on the direction of your industry and give you time to prepare for it.

Job hunt 

As mentioned above, companies these days create Twitter handle solely for the purpose of looking for the right candidates to fill in vacant posts. Who knows? The company you want to work for may have a vacancy soon. You’ll immediately learn about it if you follow it.

Engage and make an impact 

Engage as much as you can. Answer questions posted by the people you are following or share your opinions. If one of the people you are following posted a question and you have the answer for it, don’t be afraid to interact. Let them know what you are good at. Who knows? It may be the perfect opportunity for you to get noticed.

Author bio:
Stephanie M. Braun is a social media marketer who knows a lot about Travel Guide in New Zealand

Amazon Launches Photo Print Service - Amazon Prints

Amazon Prints offers high quality, affordable prints of digital photos, delivered by Amazon. Create custom photo books and online photo prints, and receive free standard shipping and free expedited shipping on orders of $15 or more. Every time you print online photos with Amazon Prints, you can customize your order with your favorite photos, themes, paper types, and print sizes. By printing with Amazon, your custom prints are always high quality and made to order especially for you. To get started, upload your photos to Amazon Drive, select your prints, customize your order, and check out.

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Infographic: Outsourcing Industry In The US

As a delegating practice well known to successful entrepreneurs, business process outsourcing has been one of the biggest market trends over the past few years. Global competition, mobile technology and the rise of the free agent have been some of the major factors responsible for this phenomenon, and as predicted in the early 2000s, all of them have led to the rapid rise of the BPO industry.

With a growing number of well-calculated executives and managers joining the trend, business process outsourcing continues to spur new models – in addition to old variants such as crowdsourcing, the 21th century has welcomed newer, more socially aware and comprehensive concepts like impact sourcing and knowledge process outsourcing as well. So far, the increased popularity of BPO activities has made the industry’s contract values reach their financial peak, with 36 billion dollars earned a couple of years ago, and in 2015, the number of outsourced jobs increased to 2,382,000.

Instead of having to hire new staff members and to reorganize an already functioning infrastructure, the majority of United States businessmen now leverages the potential of specialized freelance talents provided by BPO suppliers and online services. Benefits of such practice are various and all equally significant for further improvement, and businesses that have outsourced a part of their operations have all reported increased organizational capacity and staffing flexibility, improved performance and cost reduction, as well as operational revenue growth and competitive advantage.

With IT sectors, accounting, finances, human resources and customer services still on the top of the BPO chain, and China and India competing for the title of the best outsourcing destination, little is expected to change in the years to come. A vast number of outsourcing contracts has already been proven as successful and extended further, gradually becoming prolific long-term collaborations. Like those, BPO suppliers have also drastically improved their service, which now includes management consulting processes as well.

If predictions of global market analysis are correct, the BPO industry in the United States is expected to reach 220 billion dollars by the end of 2020. Taken together, the advantages of outsourcing strategies promise a steady growth in the future, and not solely due to cost reductions and increased efficiency – the decrease of business risks, lowered product development cycle, innovative solutions, access to expertise and new technologies and better analytics are all equally important motives that drive entrepreneurs toward outsource service providers.

The concept of business process improvement that suggests new operational models and further technological automation remains a primary force of outsourcing, and will continue to demand comprehensive, sector-specific and high quality services. In the following years, outsourced service providers will therefore be compelled to additionally boost their traditional services, as well as to include analytics and big data services, cloud infrastructure, social media technologies and robotic process automation to their current offer.

Until then, the BPO industry will proceed with what’s been achieved so far, and constant practical innovation, long-term partnerships and value-added services that this practice provides will certainly reshape for the better, if not entirely transform, the future of business.


Google launches Allo messaging app with Smart Reply and Google Assistant for iOS and Android

Introducing Google Allo, a smart messaging app that helps you say more and do more. Express yourself better with stickers, doodles, and HUGE emojis & text. Allo also brings you the Google Assistant, preview edition.

Respond without typing, in your style.

Smart Reply lets you keep the conversation moving with a single tap by suggesting text and emoji responses based on your personality. For example, it learns if you're more of a “haha” or “lol” person so the more you use Google Allo, the more “you” the suggestions become.

Shout, or whisper it, to get your point across.

Add more meaning to your words by adjusting the size of your text. When you need more than ALL CAPS to get your point across, simply slide up to shout, and down to whisper.

Turn any photo into a work of art.

Get creative with the photos you send by doodling on them or adding text. Draw a smiley face, turn your friends into memes, and mix in some color.

Say it all with the perfect sticker.

Stickers in Google Allo are designed by independent artists and studios from around the world. From Drama Llama to Food Party, add some fun to the conversation when words aren't enough.

2016 Apps That Will Help You Find A Job

Job hunting used to be made up of knocking on doors and looking in the newspaper every day. Now, you can simply get an app on your smartphone and find a job or a new career. They allow you to discreetly look for open positions and respond to employers quickly with the click of a button. It is even so simple that you can just upload your resume and send it to postings with one click. Obviously some are more user-friendly or cost effective, so here is a list of the best apps to find you a new job.

One of the most accurate apps to help guide you towards a new career is iPQ career planner. This 99 cent application has a 52 question assessment to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. It will then give you job options that best match your skills and is ideal for recent graduates.

An incredible application for job hunting is Jobrapido. This is a great app to find jobs in large US and UK cities such as Birmingham or New York. This search engine groups all the career opportunities posted on the websites of job boards, temping agencies, and companies’ websites.

If you are confident in your resume and want to keep a nice format for employers, you should look at Pocket Resume. For only $2.99 you can craft a professional looking resume to store and send directly to employers. You can update it from anywhere and effortlessly reach job postings.

Hidden Jobs is a great app that tracks hidden jobs you cannot find in newspapers or job boards. They keep tabs on unadvertised jobs from organizations who are expanding and opening up new positions.

One of the most streamlined interfaces is an app called Real-Time Jobs. This is an app from the Twitter job search that makes the search process easy and effectively by reporting jobs posted on Twitter. It allows users to pitch themselves with one tap to make job searching fun and easy. More than 1000 jobs are posted every hour making it one of the best apps out there.

The Reach app helps local professionals find jobs in their industry faster than ever. Once you are logged in through LinkedIn or email you can connect with other users to network within your area. It is the best networking application out there to help you find a great new opportunity.

Last but not least is the Linkedin app. This popular social network has a great app that allows you to connect and stay in touch with other professionals and potential employers. It allows you to upload your professional information equivalent to your resume and easily apply to hundreds of new jobs. 

Apple Releases macOS 10.12 Sierra

Apple has just released macOS 10.12 Sierra bringing new features to the Mac including Auto Unlock, Universal Clipboard, Siri, and more!

Siri makes its debut on Mac, with new features designed just for the desktop. Your Mac works with iCloud and your Apple devices in smart new ways, and intelligent capabilities make your photos, music, and messaging even more enjoyable.

Get things done by asking Siri, the intelligent assistant now on your Mac. • Enjoy your favorite features from iOS as well as new ones optimized for Mac.
• Send messages, create reminders, search the web, and more while you work.
• Drag and drop or copy and paste Siri results into your documents.
• Pin Siri results in Notification Center and reference them later.
• Find files, adjust settings, and get system information just by asking Siri.

Copy and paste between your devices with Universal Clipboard.
• Copy a quote, image, or video from an app on one device and paste it into an app on another device.

Automatically log in with Auto Unlock.
• Log in to your Mac automatically when you wear your Apple Watch — no need to type your password.

Enjoy the convenience and security of Apple Pay when you shop on the web.

• Use Apple Pay to make easy, secure payments when shopping in Safari on your Mac.
• Complete your purchase with Touch ID on your iPhone or with your Apple Watch.

Access files on your Mac desktop from your iPhone with iCloud Desktop and Documents.
• Automatically store all the files on your desktop and in your Documents folder in iCloud, and access them from all your devices.
• Keep the same desktop and Documents folder on your other Mac. Easily free up space on your Mac with Optimized Storage.
• Automatically store seldom-used files in iCloud, where they’ll be available on demand.
• Additional tools help you remove files you don’t need, to save even more space.

Get control of your desktop with tabs in apps.
• Use tabs to manage multiple windows in Maps, Pages, Keynote, Numbers, and more.
• Work with tabs in your favorite third-party apps — no developer adoption required.

Keep an eye on the big game or your favorite video with Picture in Picture.
• Float a video window from Safari or iTunes over your desktop as you work.
• Place the Picture in Picture window in any corner, and it stays put when you switch spaces or work in full screen.

Rediscover the most meaningful moments in your Photos library.
• Enjoy favorite and forgotten occasions from your photo library with Memories.
• View your images by who’s in them. Photos uses advanced face recognition technology to automatically group photos of the same person together.
• Search your photos by what’s in them, such as beaches, dogs, or concerts, thanks to intelligent search that can recognize objects and scenes.
• Track your photo expeditions across an interactive world map.

Enjoy an all-new Apple Music experience in iTunes.

• Easily navigate your library with the redesigned Apple Music.
• Discover great new music thanks to expert curation and advanced machine learning that give you the best recommendations.

Liven up your Messages conversations.
• See web content previews and watch web videos right in a conversation.
• Respond to messages with quick, handy Tapbacks.
• Express yourself with 3x larger emoji.
• View the stickers, Digital Touch, invisible ink, and handwritten messages that friends send from their iOS devices.

Some features may not be available in all regions or all languages. Some features have hardware requirements. Some features require an iCloud storage plan.

You can download macOS Sierra from the App Store for free.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Google Sends Out Press Invites to October 4th 'Pixel Phone' Event

Google has sent out press invite to an event on October 4th at which the company is expected to unveil a new Pixel phone.

Google also posted a teaser video and teaser site which appear to confirm those rumors.

4 Lesser-Known Smartphones Worth the Change

While the masses flock to the iPhone or Galaxy, there are plenty of other smartphones available that may meet your needs more effectively. Many come at a lower price point than the major brands, and offer just as many — if not more — features. Whether your priorities are customization, camera abilities or storage, there is an alternative smartphone out there for you. Instead of getting in line for the latest release from Apple or having to return a flaming Galaxy, take a look at some other options available in the market.


If you're looking for a smartphone that's different from the norm, the LG G5 is a great option. You've likely heard of LG electronics in regards to their home appliances and televisions, but their smartphones also have great and reliable technology. The all-metal uni-body creates a sleek and modern look, and truly represents the phone. It features a dual camera with an ultra wide-angle lens, allowing you to capture amazing photographs. The 5.3-inch Quad HD screen is bright and big, making it a very user-friendly device. Plus, it has big storage capabilities and a strong battery life. The brand you know continues to provide high-quality and trustworthy products.

Huawei P8

Huawei is one of the most popular smartphone brands in China, and it garnered its popularity for good reasons. The P8 delivers top performance speeds and one of the best cameras available on a smartphone. It has a DSLR-level image signal processor, a 13 MP rear camera, time-lapse capabilities and more. It even has a light painting feature and Director mode so you can create professional-grade art right from your phone. For creative minds always seeking a new project, this is a phone to consider.

Nextbit Robin
The Nextbit Robin is a game changer for those who are always reaching their storage limits. This phone is smart — it merges cloud and onboard storage, allowing for much greater capabilities. The Robin archives apps you don't use and restores them when needed in order to intelligently save space. Another exciting feature is the touch capabilities on the side button. Just press the side button to wake up the phone, and leave it there for another second to unlock, eliminating the need for passwords or codes. The creators also encourage users to make it their own, by choosing their own carriers, uploading custom ROM and more, so developers may find it a good fit.

Fairphone 2

The Fairphone products are a great choice for those interested in sustainability and social change. It's easy to feel good about buying a phone when you know where it comes from, down to the source materials. It's also a modular phone — an extremely unique feature in the market. If something breaks or gets damaged on the Fairphone, replacement parts can easily be purchased in their online shop, and the phone can be fixed in minutes. With most mainstream phones you need to go to a special technician or get a completely new smartphone, so this could be a time, money and stress saver. 

Before you hop onboard with the trendiest smartphone release, take time to consider the other options that are available to you. There are many phone manufacturers besides Apple and Samsung, and they are creating great products that may be even better for you.

GoPro Karma Gets Official - GoPro's first official drone

More than a drone.
Capture amazingly smooth footage in the air, handheld or mounted to your favorite gear.

Ultra Compact

Karma goes with you. It folds into its own lightweight, compact case that’s comfortable to wear during any activity.

Easy to Fly

Never flown a drone before? New pilots will fly with confidence while seasoned pros will enjoy Karma’s performance.

Take your friends for a ride.

The GoPro Passenger™ App lets friends view your flight and control your GoPro while you fly. Available 10/23.


Karma’s removable camera stabilizer attaches to the included Karma Grip for shake-free handheld shots. Perfect for hikes, chasing your kids through the park and wherever your adventures lead you.


Capture smooth body- and gear-mounted shots. Karma Grip can be used with most GoPro mounts including Karma Case’s shoulder strap mount.

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