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June 2016

28 Jun

Shooting The Perfect Video Interview

Shooting a video interview is one of the very first skills every budding videographer should learn. Video interviews are a great way to get started with videography and they're a staple in most video pieces. Plus they’re easy to practice - all you need is some basic equipment and a willing interviewee. The Setup The first thing to think about when shooting a video interview is how to set up the shot, which requires some basic equipment most photographers already have - a DSLR camera, a tripod, a mic, two chairs and a light source. You’ll want to place the person you’re interviewing on a chair, where they can sit comfortably for the duration of the interview - there’s nothing worse than...
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28 Jun

Control a Drone Using a Hacked Nintendo Power Glove

Nolan Moore
Leave it to a hardcore gamer to figure out how to take an impractical device made as a novelty collector’s item and refigure it into something truly extraordinary. Engineer Nolan Moore has taken Nintendo’s Power Glove, inspired by a similar device in The Wizard, and completely transformed it into a  whisperer. That’s right, Moore took the peripheral of Nintendo’s Power Glove, which is nothing more than a hand-mounted NES controller, and retooled it to create a gesture-based controller that can actually control a Parrot AR drone. Using this modified Power Glove, Moore was able to guide and direct the quadcopter around with his hands. While the device is essentially the Nintendo Power Glove, Moore had to completely strip the interior of...
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28 Jun

5 Moves and Wearables For Great Thighs

thigh exercises
It is officially the beginning of summer, and a lot of us are probably sweating – not just because of the rising temps, but because it’s crunch time for getting our bodies into summer shape. With summer already here, you don’t need to live in the gym to make sure you’re body is toned and tanned. In fact, all it takes are some quick, targeted workouts to trim and tone the parts of your body that you think need the most work in order to get them perfect for summer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zgq4B02m9vY   When the sun’s out in full force, so are the legs usually. Fitness host and guru Anna Renderer has five effective moves for trimming your thighs and getting those legs ready...
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28 Jun

Misfit Ray Is Getting a Makeover Just in Time for Summer

Misfit Ray accessories
Misfit Ray is one of the more stylish and affordable wearables out there. Its sleek, minimalistic design is the perfect accessory for just about any outfit or occasion, and with a price tag of just $100, it’s a perfect wearable for beginners or those who want some fancy wearable tech but don’t want to break the bank. To continue cashing in on its fashion credo, Misfit Ray is releasing a bunch of new bands and accessories this summer to ratchet up its style quotient even further. After debuting sport, cord and leather bands at this year’s CES, Misfit is finally making these options available to the public. Currently, wearable junkies can snatch up a Misfit Ray in either the rose gold...
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