MacWorld also gets a Redesign

[TechHive](’s launch was not the only big event for Jason Snell and crew today, [Macworld]( also got a snazzy, new design.


Kindle Fire HD Review – TechHive

If this review is an indication of the quality of the writing we are going to get on the new [TechHive](, then this new site is going to be good.


Best Coverage of the new Kindle Lineup

Though [The Verge]( has some good stories on [new Amazon Kindle lineup](, [Techhive]( is absolutely killing it:

* [Summary](
* [New e-reader Hands On](
* [Kinde Fire HD: Hands On](
* [How the new Kindle fires Impact the Tablet Landscape](
* [4 Things to Know Before You Buy a Kindle Fire](

The new [Paperwhite]( model looks pretty sweet.


eInk Explained

TechHive with a break down of eInk. Pretty cool stuff, though I feel like it has not advanced as fast as I thought it would. A color, eInk Kindle would be extremely compelling.

Internet Technology

Security Options in the Cloud

Another excellent instructional article from the guys at [TechHive](

> Not everyone wants to hold the keys to their own data, and would prefer a trusted provider takes that role on, partly because the loss of a password or key means absolutely no way to restore data or access files that are locked away. But if you’re interested in maintaining your own data’s security, you can leverage a cloud provider or software to be the lord or lady of your own domain.

I wish [SpiderOak]([^aff], and their encryption of your data before it’s sent to the server, would get the same kind of ubiquity that [Dropbox]( has. That would ease some of my security concerns.

[^aff]: Affiliate links that increase my storage space when someone signs up from the link.

Photography Technology

TechHive with some tips on getting more out of the iPhone Camera

> [Camera Awesome](*bqlTuiXSo&offerid=146261&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=1826&[^aff] has two burst-mode settings: One that captures two full-resolution (8 megapixel) photos per second, and a “high-speed” mode that rattles off six shots per second at a reduced 640-by-480 (0.3 megapixel) resolution.

That’s how I took my [engagement photo]( Also interesting:

> And finally, there’s [Cinemagram](*bqlTuiXSo&offerid=146261&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=1826&, which lets you add a bit of motion to an otherwise still photograph. You launch the app and record a short video clip, then you select a portion of the video clip to use for your “photo.” The next step involves drawing a “mask” over parts of the image with your finger; anything within those regions will remain in motion while the rest of the image stays still. Cinemagram also offers an Instagram-like sharing community, but it also outputs your work as a 360-by-480 animated .gif that you can embed or share via Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, or e-mail.

[^aff]: Affiliate Link (as are the rest of the iOS app links in this post.)

Internet Software Sports

Apps for Olympics

No real surprises, but [TechHive]( sums them up nicely.