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Geek 5: All the News You Need to Know

Sep 1 2012 - 3:45am

With Fall just around the corner, we got excited for the return of our favorite TV shows, showed you some cool prints inspired by astronomy, and shared some quick tips for taking photos with your iPhone. Just in time for Labor Day weekend trips, we also rounded up great ways to save money on gas. Check out what happened this week in Geek!

Get Ready For Fall TV

There are plenty of exciting new sci-fis, mysteries, and geek-friendly shows to watch this Fall [1], and plenty of shows we've come to love will return for a new season of entertainment. We put together a list of what to watch and record to get you ready for the upcoming Fall lineup.

Save Money at the Pump

There's nothing like a last-minute road trip to celebrate the end of Summer. Of course, Labor Day will be a lot less laborious if you can find some cheap gas. While you might save major bucks this weekend driving instead of flying, gas prices aren't exactly a bargain. Check out these websites, apps, and tips to help you save at the pump [2].

Astronomical Prints

Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, died last weekend at age 82 and will forever leave his mark on a monumental event of the 20th century. The astronaut who took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" changed history. Here are eight prints for astronomy enthusiasts [3] and anyone inspired by this science great, as a reminder of exactly what can happen when you shoot for the moon.

iPhone Camera Tips

With the HD powers of the iPhone 4S camera, iPhoneography is a medium even professional photographers praise. If you've become obsessed with capturing images on your mobile phone, then here are nine quick tips [4] from Stephanie Roberts to maximize your shooting style, efficiency, and effectiveness.

Learn How to Work Hard and Play Hard

Attaining a balance between work and your personal life is a skill in itself, but your smartphone is there to help. Make your phone an invaluable tool for streamlining tasks and managing time with these apps [5] that will bring peace of mind to the juggling act.


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