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3 lessons from my first Uber ride & how I escaped the surge

All the cool kids are using Uber these days. I gave it a whirl in Chicago this week. Despite one big uber gotcha that almost cost me 100 bucks (yeah, $100), it worked like a charm. Here’s how I wiggled into and back out of that hundred-dollar Uber mistake — and a few other lessons I learned as an Uber n00b.


GoPro Blurfix Mod

After trying out my GoPro Hero 2, I was immediately impressed with the flexibility and image quality of the tiny video camera. Except for one […]

Taking a photo to the next dimension with Vanishing Point

Photos are great, but they’re also flat. Two dimensional. And sometimes 2 “Ds” just aren’t enough. That’s when you need 3D. Today I stumbled on […]

iPad goes to school

Taking nerdiness to new levels, I’m trying out a new gadget to turn my ipad into a mini-laptop. Why? Because it’s smaller and lighter weight […]

10 ways to make soccer awesome

They say a starving person will eat anything. And I’d say that’s almost always true. As a hungry sports fan in the middle of a […]

A Polarizing Kit Addition

  The brave new world of DSLR video often presents unexpected challenges. Assembling a workable kit usually involves identifying the “gotchas” of shooting video with […]

Review: Brushes for iPhone

Brushes is an art creation app that lets you craft multi-layered paintings or drawings on your iphone. Everything from quick diagrams to print-ready art — […]