The Tons-of-Bricks Edition Sunday, July 4, 2021

How To Identify A Pile Of Lego On Your iPhone, by Malcolm Owen, AppleInsider

A free app built by fans of the blocks, Brickit for iOS is a handy tool for situations where you have tons of bricks but no idea what to do with them. By taking advantage of the rear camera and computer vision, the app can tell you what pieces you need for a project and where they are in the pile.

5 Apps To Make The Most Out Of Your Road Trip, by Haley Weiss, Popular Science

Whether you’re traveling alone or cruising the interstate in a caravan, heading out for the day or going fully nomadic, there’s an app out there that can add something unexpected to your auto adventure. You just have to know where to look.

Zhiyun Smooth Q3 Gimbal Review: Small, Feature-packed, And Well Lit, by William Gallagher, AppleInsider

While the iPhone has image stabilization to smooth out the video as you walk and talk, a gimbal does it dramatically more.

Plus, a gimbal like the Smooth-Q3 has a feature that keeps you perfectly positioned in the frame.


Starbucks Has A Big Problem And It's Hard Not To Notice, by Chris Matyszczyk, ZDNet

One wonder how much technology is turning fast-food restaurants into vast, glorified vending machines.

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