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Flying a Drone with React and Node.js

One of my favorite developer/communicators, Wes Bos, has put together a two-part video series where he shows how he built a Node.js backend and a React frontend to…

Two great sights from a little star gazing I did this evening: The International Space Station passed over my head just after 10:30pm. It slowly started reflecting enough…

Osmo Mobile 2 – smartphone gimbal

DJI has announced the second generation of their popular smartphone gimbal, Osmo Mobile 2. Priced at $129, it’s an affordable way to capture some amazing video with those…

Portable Dual Display Setup – The best of both worlds?

Luna Display turns any iPad into a wireless, 2nd display I love my desktop, dual 4K display setup. When I’m coding a website and checking how it looks…

Links of Interest – supplied by Hacker News

I happened to look at Hacker News today, and I found so many interesting reads, I couldn’t stop opening new tabs. So, I thought I’d save them here for later…

Links of Interest: Small Business Phone System, Spotify shortcut, and more

Time to clean out some of those links I’ve been waiting to share with you over on my Pinboard: Spoke Phone is an app that “turns mobile phones…

Mevo Camera

Here’s some cool tech for livestreaming your next event: Mevo Camera Pro-level production at your fingertips. Edit your shots in real-time on your mobile device or tablet. Zoom,…

“We’re entering totality” – Alaska Airlines

Behind the Scenes with Alaska Airlines’ Great American Eclipse Flight By now you’ve probably seen video of the Great American Eclipse as seen from a plane. Now you…

The Light Phone

I get a kick out of products like The Light Phone. Our smart devices have made life so complicated that something like a phone with a reduced feature…

Podcast Roundup – August 2017

In my Podcast Roundup, I highlight podcasts I’ve been listening to lately. Here are a few recommendations for August 2017: 30 for 30 Podcasts If you like ESPN’s…

How to post to Instagram from  your desktop

Instagram has just launched a mobile web version of their platform to encourage use by people who haven’t downloaded their app. Though not officially supported, you can post…

My favorite iPhone 7 Plus “hidden” feature

If you’re not one to watch Apple Keynote addresses, it’s easy to miss all the cool features available on your Apple devices. One new feature I’ve really enjoyed…

Welcome to Macintosh Season 3 – Coming Summer 2017

Recently I received a hand-written note, a t-shirt, and some stickers from Mark Bramhill, host of Welcome to Macintosh. Described as “a tiny show about a big fruit…

iskn – the Slate

The Slate lets you use your favorite pencil and a sheet of paper. Then your drawings get instantly reproduced on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. It looks to be…

ECLIPSE – charging station

The neat freak in me loves things that help me reduce clutter on my desk or at my nightstand. The ECLIPSE looks to do just that. It features…

Meet Graham

What if you re-engineered the human body to survive a low impact car crash? Project Graham shows what such a person would look like. A catalyst for conversation…

Vicinity: Ambient noise enhancer

Looking for an ambient noise solution that doesn’t require an Internet connection? Vicinity for Mac is a menu bar app that plays a variety of ambient sounds. Boost…

iPhone 7 Impressions – Marques Brownlee

Alright, if you’re a regular reader, my guess is you know all about the latest iPhone 7 Apple introduced yesterday. That’s not the point of this post. Rather I want…

Dual-Screen Backgrounds – Twelve South

Twelve South, makers of popular Mac-only accessories, has released another set of dual screen backgrounds. Their latest collection is an Hawaiian Island Adventure. The set features four scenes…