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How to use Google Photos for iOS to conquer your iPhone's photo storage issues
How to use Google Photos for iOS to conquer your iPhone’s photo storage issues

Many iPhone users have wrestled with storage limits, especially when it comes to managing the device’s camera roll. Apart from deleting old pics and purchasing a paid iCloud subscription, there’s another option for alleviating storage woes: using Google Photos for iOS. read more

3D Printed Face Reconstruction

A cancer survivor whose face was ravaged by a tumor, leaving him with a large hole where his eye, nose and cheekbone had been, has become the first person to receive a 3D printed face prosthesis made with a smart phone.

Married former salesman Carlito Conceiçao has lived with the hole and an uncomfortable prosthetic that kept falling off since 2008 – but now a ground-breaking procedure used a free app on a smartphone to build and print a 3D image of the missing part of his face.

Researchers now hope to train as many people as possible to make the affordable and practical technology accessible in remote areas of the world where people have minimal health care services. read more

Pokémon-Go is Un-Islamic Harmful Mania

by: the Common Constitutionalist

This year, February 27, Pokémon (pocket monster) turned 20. It was created by Japanese game designer Satoshi Tajiri for Nintendo as a video game for the old Gameboy handheld video game platform. My sons still own theirs. It was introduced to the United States in 1998. Nintendo was quick to capitalize on its popularity. The video game soon spawned a celebrated trading card game, books, movies and a television series. The tag line of Pokémon is: “Gotta Catch Em All.”

Since then, at least a few of the Pokémon characters have gained international recognition. One of the most recognized characters, called Pikachu, was made into a five story tall Thanksgiving Day parade balloon.

But like most everything else, particularly in the what-have-done-for-me-lately world of video games, all things must come to an end – except Pokémon.

Unless you have been living under a rock – and even then it would be hard to miss the hundreds and thousands of people in any given geographic area that appear to just be walking around aimlessly. The one thing they all have in common is the smartphone, which they stare into as they stroll about. read more

Illegal Alien Gets a Free Education

by: the Common Constitutionalist

Short of buying a house, paying for college is the number one expense any American will incur in our lifetimes. And today some Ivy League and specialty universities can run well above what the average home might cost.

I have a personal friend whose son is attending one of these universities which cater to a special type of science and engineering for which the tab is around $70,000 per year. This poor kid will be paying off his student loans until he retires. This may be a slight exaggeration, but only slight.

Sure, he was able to apply for and receive some assistance in the form of grants through the school, but it doesn’t amount to much, relative to the overall expense.

So when I read this, I about fell out of my seat. CNS reports that, “Sarah Espinoza Salamanca found it hard to find money for college after graduating from North Hollywood high school in Southern California. She was brought to the state illegally from Mexico by her parents when she was four, but following a free K-12 education, she faced paying tuition for college – something she could not afford.” read more

Take a Selfie – Pay a Bill

The technology is demonstrated at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The technology is demonstrated at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Credit: Mastercard)

If paying for something with your smartphone still seems like a strange concept, then news that you’ll soon be able to do so with a selfie is likely all the more confusing. Indeed, though, MasterCard is set to roll-out both facial recognition and fingerprint payment authorization. read more

Podcast – Torture Photos Released – A Reparations APP

Today I will discuss 200 photos the ACLU demanded our Military release documenting the horrific acts of torture our service men and women perpetrated on the innocent detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, at places like the infamous Abu Ghraib facility.

I also discuss reparations and one black activist’s want for America to pay up. The good news is that if you happen to be white and guilty about being so, there is an APP just for you.

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Uber Clashes With Cronyism and The Entitlement Society

by: the Common Constitutionalist

In a free society which has a free market economy, is there any reason a person shouldn’t be able to pick up a passenger in his or her own car and drive them to their destination for money? The passenger willingly makes the decision that it is safe to enter the vehicle, as does the driver of the passenger and they both agree on a price for the trip. That’s the free market and it is the crux of ride-sharing businesses like Uber and Lyft.

But of course we do not live in a free society nor do we have a free market economy – at least not in cities and states controlled by authoritarian liberal democrats who prefer government supported monopolies. They abhor the free market because, by definition, the market is free of their influence and meddling.

So as ride-sharing becomes more and more popular, governments and their crony partners-in-crime, the Unions, are stepping in to attempt to “control” these companies, or put them out of business.

Until the advent of these free market companies, taxis were the only game in town. One of my heroes, Walter E. Williams, wrote in August that in order to become a taxi operator in a place like New York City, a city commission, filled with bureaucrats on the take, must first grant you the privilege of purchasing a taxi license. Then that license must be purchased from an existing cab company for an astronomical fee of as much as $700,000 or more – and that’s for each vehicle. read more

Augmented Reality for Cyclists

Riding a bike while looking at a smartphone is not the brightest idea. Now, I’m not a hi-tech guy by any stretch of the imagination, but these “augmented reality” glasses are cool. Chinese tech manufacturer Insenth is offering augmented reality glasses designed specifically for cyclists. Called Senth IN1, they not only let riders place and receive phone calls, but they also let them select music, take photos, navigate, and more, all through a virtual heads-up display.

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How to Save Snapchat Video

Snapchat is one of the most popular apps used today for sharing quick photos and videos, which disappear within a few seconds after viewing. To save Snapchat videos before they’re gone for good, you have a few options to try out. - Photo © Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

Saving Your Own Snapchat Videos: Easy!

If all you want to do is figure out how to save your own videos, then the solution is ridiculously easy. You simply do it the same way you save a photo before posting it.

  1. Film your video by holding the big red button down for as long as you want.
  2. Tap the downward arrow button that appears between the timer and the story buttons in the bottom left corner of the screen.

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