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Build a Simple Android Photo App with Jasonette

For someone who doesn’t write code for a living, creating even the simplest Android app can be a daunting proposition. Fortunately for those of us with basic coding skills, there is Jasonette. In simple terms, Jasonette makes it possible to

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Big Update for Little Backup Box

After a few evenings of coding and testing, I rolled out a new version of Little Backup Box. It is one of the most significant updates in the project’s life, and it introduces new functionality and a wide range of

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Little Backup Box: Now with Geocorrelating Powers

Although the current version of Little Backup Box does the job, I still keep tweaking and improving it. And the latest version of the script brings a few minor but useful improvements. First of all, the script now shuts down

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olympus-photosync: Wireless Bridge Between Olympus Cameras and Linux

Although modern Olympus cameras are not particularly hacker-friendly, enterprising and determined coders still manage to extend the existing functionality beyond its intended use. Case in point: olympus-photosync, a handy little tool that makes it possible to wirelessly transfer JPEG and

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Little Backup Box Update and FAQ

I’ve been traveling quite a bit lately. And to fight the battery anxiety syndrome, I’ve bought an Anker PowerCore 20100 mAh power bank. This relatively compact and light pack features two USB charging ports capable of delivering up to 2.4

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Compare Photos with ImageMagick and a KDE Service Menu Action

Need to compare two photos side-by-side? Using the convert tool, you can quickly stitch two or more photos together and compare the result in any image viewer: The example command above stitches photo1.jpg and photo2.jpg from left to right (i.e.

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Coarse Geotagging with Bash and Google Maps

If all you want is to geotag photos with coordinates of the city where they were taken, a simple Bash shell script is all your need.

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

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Practical advice for nighttime photography

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